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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

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Tom Keneally, 2011

by James Brickwood

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 Finalist

Portrait of Australian author and Booker Prize winner, Tom Keneally.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

Other NPPP photos from James Brickwood

Alex and Doug Dunn, 2013 by James Brickwood
NPPP 2014 Finalist
Reg, 2012 by James Brickwood
NPPP 2013 Finalist
Troye Sivan, 2018 by James Brickwood
NPPP 2019 Finalist
Adam Goodes, 2019 James Brickwood
NPPP 2020 Finalist

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Emmanuel at bedtime, 2011 by George Mifsud
Emmanuel at bedtime, 2011 by George Mifsud
Emmanuel at bedtime, 2011 by George Mifsud
Emmanuel at bedtime, 2011 by George Mifsud

To startle the eye

Magazine article by Joanna Gilmour, 2012

National Photographic Portrait Prize judge Joanna Gilmour previews the 2012 exhibition.

Jack Charles, 2011 Rod McNicol
Jack Charles, 2011 Rod McNicol
Jack Charles, 2011 Rod McNicol
Jack Charles, 2011 Rod McNicol

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

Previous exhibition, 2012

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

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The National Portrait Gallery acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and recognises the continuing connection to lands, waters and communities. We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and to Elders both past and present.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander viewers are warned that this website contains images of deceased persons.