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Meika IV, 2015

by Michael Murchie

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016 Finalist

Eleven-year-old Meika.

National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016

Other NPPP photos from Michael Murchie

Gemma, 2013 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2014 Finalist
Alex, 2018 by Michael Murchie
NPPP 2019 Finalist
Rory, 2019 Michael Murchie
NPPP 2020 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.