An MA Commercial Photography graduate and AUB staff member has won a Portrait of Britain 2018 award

Lauren Forster’s work called Dad in Uniform had already been chosen by the editorial team of the British Journal of Photography (BJP) as one of their favourite weekly Portrait of Britain entries.

The photo of her father in his Salvation Army uniform was then voted as the People’s Choice favourite by BJP’s Facebook users, becoming its first weekly winner.

Now the Associate Lecturer in Photography and Lens Based Media on the Diploma in Art and Design – Foundation Studies (Media) course here at AUB has won a Portrait of Britain 2018 award for the work.

This powerful picture of her father is being exhibited on JCDecaux screens nationwide from this month and will also be included in the first ever Portrait of Britain book, published by Hoxton Mini Press.