Harry Borden is one of the UK’s finest portrait photographers and his work has appeared in many of the world’s foremost publications including The New Yorker, Vogue and Time.
He won prizes at the World Press Photo awards (1997 and 1999) and was a judge in the contest in 2010 and 2011. In 2005 he had his first solo show at the National Portrait Gallery in London and the organisation currently have 117 of his prints in their archive.
In January 2017, his book ‘Survivor: A Portrait of the Survivors of the Holocaust’, was published by Octopus. Martin Parr said, “something really to behold…” and Alain de Botton declared it, “A masterpiece and deeply moving”. In 2018 it was judged one of the year’s 10 best photography books by the Kraszna-Krausz Foundation. His second book, Single Dad came out in March 2021. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Royal Photographic Society.
1997: World Press Photo awards
1999: World Press Photo awards
1998: National Portrait Gallery Kobal Photographic Portrait Prize
2000: National Portrait Gallery Kobal Photographic Portrait Prize
2014: Honorary Fellowship of the Royal Photographic Society
2018: Environmental Bursary, 2018 Over 30 Recipient, Royal Photographic Society, Bath