Judges have managed to whittle over 3,000 entries into Australia’s most prestigious photographic portraiture competition down to 40, just ahead of the winner’s announcement next Friday.
The National Photographic Portraiture Prize is presented annually, aimed at promoting the very best in contemporary portraiture by budding and professional photographers alike. This year’s shortlist saw portraits of Helen Garner, Osher Gunsberg and Troye Sivan alongside portraits of children, migrants and the elderly. The winner of the National Photographic Portraiture Prize will take home $30,000 in cash and will see their work featured in an exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra.
40 finalists have been selected out of 3,113 entries for Australia’s most prestigious annual photographic portraiture competition, the National Photographic Portraiture Prize.
The winner of the 2019 National Photographic Portraiture Prize will be announced on February 22. All the finalists, as well as the winner, will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery in Canberra from February 23 until April. Check out some of the finalists’ works below.
Via The Guardian.