Spencer Murphy

2013 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

Kent photographer Spencer Murphy has won the 2013 Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize for his portrait of jockey Katie Walsh

Katie Walsh © Spencer Murphy / National Portrait Gallery

The £12,000 award was presented to Spencer Murphy at the National Portrait Gallery tonight as a selection of this year's entries went on show at the gallery in London.

"Taken at Kempton Park Racecourse the winning portrait of Katie Walsh was photographed whilst shooting a series of jump jockeys' portraits for Channel Four's The Original Extreme Sport campaign," says the gallery.

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