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Gemma, 2013

by Michael Murchie

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014 Finalist

A portrait of Gemma Gemma is an astonishing beauty. Her strong features and amazing eyes really capture the essence of her Maltese heritage.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Other NPPP photos from Michael Murchie

Meika IV, 2015 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2016 Finalist
Alex, 2018 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2019 Finalist
Rory, 2019 Michael Murchie
NPPP 2020 Finalist

Related information

Matthew Martin, 2013 by Andrew Cowen
Matthew Martin, 2013 by Andrew Cowen
Matthew Martin, 2013 by Andrew Cowen
Matthew Martin, 2013 by Andrew Cowen

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2014

Previous exhibition, 2014

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.