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Stockyards

by Adrian Brown

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012 Finalist

Zane has lived on the land his entire life - he knows no other way. He now works the yards and the labyrinth of passage ways like a well-trodden path that he was destined for. The cattle move through the stockyards with great ease, it shouldn't be this easy but Zane just makes it happen. There is no fuss and, unlike other handlers, there is no yelling. Zane and the cattle move with an unspoken knowledge of what is supposed to be.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2012

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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.