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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

Previous exhibition
from Tuesday 20 March until Sunday 20 May 2012
Jack Charles
Jack Charles, 2011 Rod McNicol. © Rod McNicol

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 2012 is

Jack Charles by Roderick McNicol

44 NPPP 2012 portraits

1 Portrait of Margaret Olley in her Paddington studio, 2011 by John McRae. 2 Peta, 2011 by Eryca Green. 3 Eden, 2011 by Arianne McNaught. 4 Frog Hunter, Damien Wurrkidj, 2011 by Matthew Abbott. 5 Jeffrey Smart, Tuscany, June 8, 2011 by Dave Tacon. 6 The 70 year old jetty jumper, 2011 by Alex Frayne.

Related people

Rod McNicol

Joanna Gilmour (curator)

Related information

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2011

Previous exhibition, 2011

The NPPP exhibition is selected from a national field of entries. The annual exhibition, now in its fourth year, reflects the distinctive vision of Australia's aspiring and professional portrait photographers and the unique nature of their subjects.

Jack Charles
Jack Charles
Jack Charles
Jack Charles

NPPP 2012 learning resource

Learning resource archive

Exploring select works from the NPPP 2012. For secondary students.

Daniel Johns, Silverchair Melbourne 2007 by Martin Philbey
Daniel Johns, Silverchair Melbourne 2007 by Martin Philbey
Daniel Johns, Silverchair Melbourne 2007 by Martin Philbey
Daniel Johns, Silverchair Melbourne 2007 by Martin Philbey

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Magazine article by Andrew Mayo, 2016

Andrew Mayo talks to three of Australia’s most prominent and prolific music photographers — Martin Philbey, Kane Hibberd and Daniel Boud — about the challenges and inspiration behind their craft.

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