The thrills and dangers of Portuguese bullfighting come alive in Eduardo Leal's documentary project Forcados

Archival material is mixed with photographs and interviews to explore the relationship between the people of Manchester and its most iconic buildings

Cool and Noteworthy, BJP's showcase of the people and projects that caught our attention this year, is on shelves now

The 'decorative degeneracy' of Louis Porter's urban fabric forms a discordant social critique

Tech company 1&1 provide photographers with new ways of utilising their online profile

Dan Burn-Forti has reached the final of the Commissioned editorial series category in the AOP Awards, for a story shot for the Evening Standard's ES Magazine. Image © Dan Burn-Forti.

The AOP's revamped awards come with a lively expo showcasing services and kit

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Discarded objects and found images take on a new life in the Canadian photographer Sara Cwynar's still life

Eamonn Doyle finds a new vision of street photography with the hunched, solitary figures of one Dublin highway

Axiom GB01, from the series Axiom, 2014 © Viviane Sassen

Africa leads way as The Photographers’ Gallery annual Deutsche Börse Photography prize announces shortlist

Phil Le Gal documents the pagan festivals and religious processions that stem from the Christianisation of Brittany, France

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A bus-top tour of his home town gave Ross Paxton the chance to explore a general history of timeless landscapes

Jacksonville council threatens public art gallery because of "pornographic" photograph of nude pregnant woman

A project for Google sparked Carl Kleiner's There Will Be Blood, an investigation into composition and colour

A criminal case in Japan involving a restaurant soliciting sex sparked Mayumi Hosokura's Crystal Love Starlight

Valerio Polici’s documentary project about graffiti artists who sleep by day and tag by night offers a gritty and raw insight into lives lived on the edge

French artist Laurent Millet’s hazy self-portraits challenge our understanding of two-dimensional photographic space

Images from Dominic Hawgood's series Under the Influence, which has won the BJP's International Photography Award series category. Images © Dominic Hawgood.

Dominic Hawgood scoops BJP's International Photography Award series category with Under the Influence

A woman walks to back to her room after bathing in what remains of Badia East, an informal settlement in Lagos, Nigeria on February 27, 2014. One year earlier, residents woke to construction equipment demolishing their community on order from Lagos State Government. Most only had time to get their children to safety, losing all businesses and belongings. Many took refuge with family and friends in the remaining portion of the settlement. Thousands are still displaced one year later. Image copyright Jane Hahn, www.janehahn.com

Jane Hahn wins the single image category in BJP's International Photography Award

Tiago Casanova explores the point where nature and construction collide for a project on his home island of Madeira

Image taken from Mariela Sancari's series Moises, which won the Descubrimientos prize at this year's PHotoEspana. Image © Mariela Sancari

Mariela Sancari, Alberto Lizaralde and Peter Watkins make the IPA series shortlist