About British Journal of Photography & 1854 Media

1854 Media is a multi-award-winning digital media organisation with a global community including millions of photographers, arts lovers and international brands.

Our mission is to be the essential platform for photographers, giving them the vital tools they need to succeed – and to continue discovering and showcasing the most talented photographers of tomorrow, connecting them to international brands.

Our portfolio includes British Journal of Photography, the world’s oldest photography title (est. 1854), and our awards include Female in Focus, a platform for under-represented female photographers, Portrait of Britain and Portrait of Humanity which celebrate diversity and are among the most viewed photographic exhibitions in history, seen by tens of millions and garnering international media attention.

British Journal of Photography was founded in 1854 to record the scientific development of a fledgling medium. These days, BJP takes an international perspective on contemporary photography, focusing on fine art and documentary, and the cutting edge of editorial and commercial practices.

Our website, BJP-online, publishes new stories daily, reaching 200,000 visitors per month, and more than 3.8 million through our social channels.