Student Category

The student category can only be entered by students in academic years 10,11 or 12. Any student earning an income from photography will be disqualified from entering the student category.

This is the inaugural year for the Australian Portrait Prize. It is a national competition that Australian and New Zealand residents can enter. It awards and promotes photography excellence in all forms of analogue and digital photography with a focus on portraiture.
You are invited to enter this Portrait Competition, which will showcase the finest portraiture our region has to offer. It’s open to professionals, amateurs and students, to determine which category you qualify for please read our terms and conditions. The competition starts online with a prize pool of cash and prizes totalling $40,000 and the finalists will be automatically entered for free into an additional print competition that has an extra prize pool of $20,000. This print competition will be judged and drawn on the final night of the Australian Portrait Conference on the 14th of October 2018 in Sydney.

Student Category 1st     Place:  $2000 cash

Student Category 2nd   Place:  $1000 cash

Student Category 3rd    Place:  $500 cash

 

Competition Categories

Open Category The open category is open to Professionals who earn a full or part time income from photography. This is the inaugural year for the Australian Portrait Prize, it is a national...
Amateur Category The amateur category can only be entered by people who earn under $1000 per year in income from photography. Income and prizes from winning photography competitions is not counted....
Student Category The student category can only be entered by students in academic years 10,11 or 12. Any student earning an income from photography will be disqualified from entering the student...

Judges

Kelly Tunney Born and raised in Canberra, a current hotbed of fine photography...
Peter Eastway APP-L, G.M. Photog., Hon. FAIPP, FNZIPP, Hon. FNZIPP, FAIPP...
Damien Bowerman AIPP M. Photog lll Damien Bowerman is a Melbourne Based...