Saddle up: Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize 2019 – in pictures #cowboysandcowgirls
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Saddle up: Taylor Wessing photographic portrait prize 2019 – in pictures #cowboysandcowgirls



Young Riders; Delacroix-Like Dance, from the series Delta Hill Riders The Smithsonian magazine has estimated that one in four cowboys after the US civil war were African American, but the subculture has been often overlooked. Rory Doyle photographs cowboys and cowgirls in the Mississippi Delta, asking viewers to question what it means to be a cowboy. Here, Dkamyion, left, and Carlos share a horse outside a rodeo in Greenville, Mississippi. See more of Doyle’s images in our gallery Photograph: R

From a transgender soldier to a young sumo wrestler, this year’s exhibition represents the most exciting portrait photography from around the world. Winners were chosen from 3,700 submissions from 70 countries

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