Open now at London’s National Portrait Gallery, the 2009 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition. The exhibition presents the very best in contemporary portraiture, bringing together examples from established professionals and emerging young talent. From over 6,000 submitted photographs, 4 prizes are awarded. The Portrait Prize exhibition runs through February 14, 2009.

One of the candidates for the prize, Ashley Jordan Gordan, is subject of a nice profile on Cool Hunting. Her work is seen above, with more after the jump.

curated mag - Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize 2009

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