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Oscar, 2015

by Charlie White

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 Finalist

Oscar is a friend I met at college and skate with every so often. He's very pleasant, but there is an oddly hardened, sinister character to his angular, youthful face and the way he carries himself.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Other NPPP photos from Charlie White

Nasty, before the Dam, 2016 by Charlie White
NPPP 2017 Finalist
Georgia and Angus (Australian Gothic), 2016 by Charlie White
NPPP 2017 Finalist
Bonnie, 2012 by Charlie White
NPPP 2013 Finalist

Related information

Life Dancers, 2015 by Elizabeth Looker
Life Dancers, 2015 by Elizabeth Looker
Life Dancers, 2015 by Elizabeth Looker
Life Dancers, 2015 by Elizabeth Looker

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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