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Steph and Steve, 2012

by Zelko Nedic

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2013 Finalist

Stephanie Calkin and Steve Jones are owners of Gallery Serpentine Australia's largest corsetiere and locally-made clothing line specialising in corsets, Victorian, burlesque and vintage clothing. They created a one-stop shop for Sydney's alternative community. Steve is a big collector of vintage synthesizers as well; he worked as a seasoned programmer for INXS’s ‘Switch’ world tour. This portrait is created using a wet plate collodion process.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2013

Other NPPP photos from Zelko Nedic

Sophie and Mercy, 2016 by Zelko Nedic
NPPP 2017 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2013

Previous exhibition, 2013

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.