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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2007

Previous exhibition
from Thursday 6 December 2007 until Monday 31 March 2008
Lindy Lee - Birth and Death, 2006 by Robert Scott-Mitchell
Lindy Lee - Birth and Death, 2006 by Robert Scott-Mitchell

The National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition is selected from a national field of entries, reflecting the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects. The winner for 2007 is

Lindy Lee - Birth and Death by Robert Scott-Mitchell

75 NPPP 2007 portraits

1 Elia, 2006 by Alan Lesheim. 2 Nothing to hide, 2006 by Bindi Cole. 3 Mary, 2006 by Bo Wong. 4 Paul Kelly, 2007 Martin Philbey. © Martin Philbey. 5 Gulpilil (David) Dreaming - Kakadu 2006, 2006 George Fetting. © George Fetting/Copyright Agency, 2021. 6 Steven Heathcote, 2007 Julian Kingma. © Julian Kingma.

Related people

Michael Desmond (curator)

Related information

The hunting lodge, 2007
The hunting lodge, 2007
The hunting lodge, 2007
The hunting lodge, 2007

Seduce Amuse Entertain

Magazine article by Michael Desmond, 2007

Michael Desmond profiles a handful of the entrants in first National Photographic Portrait Prize and notes emerging themes and categories.

Daniel Whitechurch and Laura McKellar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, 2009 by Nikki Toole
Daniel Whitechurch and Laura McKellar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, 2009 by Nikki Toole
Daniel Whitechurch and Laura McKellar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, 2009 by Nikki Toole
Daniel Whitechurch and Laura McKellar, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Australia, 2009 by Nikki Toole

Skater

Portraits by Nikki Toole

Previous exhibition, 2012

Nikki Toole has travelled the world to photograph skateboarders.

Lucy, 2001
Lucy, 2001
Lucy, 2001
Lucy, 2001

Present Tense

An Imagined Grammar of Portraiture in the Digital Age

Previous exhibition, 2010

Technology has been a major influence on art since the invention of the camera, particularly in the field of portraiture.

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