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.