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Lava - Shortlisted in the Documentary category (Image credit: Leo Francis • The British Photography Awards)

The British Photography Awards has released its 2023 shortlist, comprising 475 images. The annual BPA is renowned for showcasing the best of British photographic talent, and this year is no exception; a whopping 475 images have been shortlisted across 19 categories. 

The British Photography Awards is a charity-oriented organization for British photographers, with all the proceeds going to 20 UK-based charitable organizations. It features photographers from all nationalities living in Britain, as well as Brits living abroad.

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Kalum Carter
Staff Writer

Kalum Carter is a photographer, photo editor and writer based in the UK, and for almost a decade he has worked with brands and publications to create, edit, and sequence imagery. Having recently graduated with a Master's Degree in Photography from the University of the West of England (UWE), Kalum joined Digital Camera World as a Staff Writer, covering news, reviews, and his biggest passion – photography books! 

Kalum's photography has been published and exhibited around the world, and he continues to photograph on a project-by-project basis. He is currently working on a personal project capturing the people and landscape of Gower, South Wales. Currently untitled, this body of work will be exhibited for the National Trust later this year.