Commissions

1854 Commissions connect the best photographic talent with major international brands to collaborate on powerful, narrative-led projects that serve a social and cultural purpose.

Our award-winning visual content agency, Studio 1854, facilitates visual campaigns that cut through the noise, all the while granting photographers and filmmakers full freedom to lead the work with their own voice.

Star Wars Families with Lucasfilm

Star Wars Families

We commissioned 10 photographers in 10 countries to pay homage to the iconic Skywalker saga, and the families who have enjoyed its magic for nearly half a century.

Breaking Barriers with Adidas

Photographer Alice Mann created a new body of work exploring women’s football clubs in London in the lead-up to the 2018 Women’s World Cup.

Stories for Change with Panasonic LUMIX

Panasonic LUMIX

In an ongoing collaboration that celebrates the power of photography in driving positive change, three photographers have been awarded a grant and Panasonic LUMIX S Series kit to create a new body of work around themes Inclusion and Belonging.

Meet California with Visit California

Visit California

Four photographers and one filmmaker were flown to California and commissioned to create new personal projects shedding light on lesser-known sides of the state.

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  • British Journal of Photography magazine
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  • British Journal of Photography iOS & Android monthly digital editions
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  • 7 years+ digital back issues
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  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
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  • Get Seen

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  • Female in Focus
    Female in Focus
  • Portrait of Britain™
    Portrait of Britain™
  • Decade of Change
    Decade of Change
  • International Photography Award
    International Photography Award
  • OpenWalls Arles
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  • Portrait of Humanity™
    Portrait of Humanity™
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  • Priority access to all paid commissions
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  • British Journal of Photography magazine
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  • British Journal of Photography iOS & Android monthly digital editions
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  • 7 years+ digital back issues
    7 years+ digital back issues
  • VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
    VIP access to all BJP & 1854 events
  • Get Seen

    Get Seen

  • Female in Focus
    Female in Focus
  • Portrait of Britain™
    Portrait of Britain™
  • Decade of Change
    Decade of Change
  • International Photography Award
    International Photography Award
  • OpenWalls Arles
    OpenWalls Arles
  • Portrait of Humanity™
    Portrait of Humanity™
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  • Priority access to all paid commissions
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