Sirli Raitma is a London based photographer. She was born and grew up in Suure-Jaani in Estonia. Sirli’s images span portraiture, landscapes and interiors, but portraiture – especially involving ambiguity via costume or displacement – is her heartland.

Awards

2021

The Independent Photographer Emerging Talent Award - Second Prize

2020

The Independent Photographer Portrait Award - Editors Pick

Portrait of Humanity - Shortlist

2019

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize - People's Pick Second Place

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize - Shortlist

American Photography Open - Shortlist

Portrait of Britain - Winner

Life Framer "Open Call" - Shortlist

The Independent Photographer Portrait Award - Editors Pick

ShutterHub "Time to Think" - Shortlist

Bedford Park Photography Competition - Winner

2013

Thames21 Annual Photography - Shortlist




Exhibitions

2021

Visage(s) d'Europe - Paris, France

Museum of Photography - Tallinn, Estonia

2020

Portrait of Humanity - Space (Altitude 36300m)

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ShutterHub "Time to Think", Festival Pil'ours - France

2019

Taylor Wessing Portrait Prize - National Portrait Gallery, London

"Pile ou Face" - Maison de ma Region Carcassonne, France

Life Framer "Open Call" - Officine Fotografiche, Milano, Italy

Portrait of Britain - JCDecaux’s digital screens across UK

Life Framer "Open Call" - Project Place, London

ShutterHub "Time to Think", Festival Pil'ours - France

Bedford Park Festival - Group Exhibition, London

2014

Group Exhibition - 1 America Square, London

2013

Thames21 Annual Phototography Competition - National Maritime Museum, London