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Jordie, 2015

by Jeremy Shaw

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 Finalist

Jordie had just jumped off the cliffs into the Bronte Beach pool. He stood back at the edge of the pool to watch his mates follow suit – they run the risk of being fined by Waverley Council rangers and keep watch for each other whilst jumping.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Other NPPP photos from Jeremy Shaw

Chest piece, 2014 by Jeremy Shaw
NPPP 2015 Finalist
What the world needs now is love, 2012 by Jeremy Shaw
NPPP 2013 Finalist

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National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Previous exhibition, 2016

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.

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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.

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