This book provides a unique opportunity to see an inspiring range of portraits from contemporary photographers selected from thousands of submissions. The works included are not only about the sitters but also reveal the outstanding skill of the photograp hers, in capturing a moment in time, and convey ing something of the spirit of those photographed. The In Focus display of new works by an internationally renowned photographer will be exhibited alongside those of the finalists. The works are reproduced in the catalogue, together with other well - known examples by the photographer and an interview about his life and work. Fully illustrated in colour throughout, the book also features all the selected entr ies, comments and insights from the judges and interviews with the prizew inners.