The 2023 Australian Photographic & Videography Prize, Australia’s leading photography awards, has crowned the winners of the 3 day photography industry event held at the Photography Studies College, Melbourne, 21-13 July 2023.
This year the Prize received entries from some of the most talented and prolific photographers from over 18 countries, 650 entrants and 2,198 submissions – doubling last year’s numbers.
This presented a huge challenge for the distinguished international judging panel to review each image and select the winners of 22 categories.
The judges praised the winners for their exceptional storytelling and photographic artistry across the various genres showcased at the awards.
“We’re absolutely blown away by the standard of entries this year and the overwhelming response we’ve had from some of the industry’s most acclaimed photographers,” said Australian Photographic Prize Director, Robyn Campbell.
Featuring some of the most incredible images from around the globe, The Australian Photographic & Videography Prize is quickly becoming world-renowned as the premier photography competition for outstanding photographic work.
AUS PRIZE OVERALL WINNERS
Print Photographer of the Year (Sponsored by Epson) – Karen Waller
Digital Photographer of the Year (Sponsored by Nikon) – Robin Moon
Student Photographer of the Year (Sponsored by Nikon) – Richard Faris
Videographer of the year (Sponsored by Zoom) – Michael Ribbon
AUS PRIZE CATEGORY WINNERS
Astrophotography Landscape (Sponsored by Sidereal Trading & William Optics) – Tristian McDonald
Astrophotography Deep Space (Sponsored by Sidereal Trading & William Optics) – Steeve Body
Single Capture Nature & Wildlife (Sponsored by Adobe) – Robin Moon
Single Capture Portrait (Sponsored by Godox) – Karen Waller
Single Capture Reportage (Sponsored by MomentoPro) – Gavin Libotte
Single Capture Scenic (The Photographique Co) – Ignacio Palacios
Single Capture Travel (Sponsored by Adobe) – Ignacio Palacios
Creative Family (Sponsored by GraphiStudio) – Jo Frances-Moore
Life Events (Sponsored by Seldex) – Kelly Jordan
Maternity (Sponsored by Newborn Posing by Kelly Brown) – Jo Frances-Moore
Newborn (Sponsored by Professional Photography Business Network) – Jacinta Dal Ben
Creative Videography Prize (Sponsored by Music Bed) – Junghoon Oh
Family Videography Prize (Sponsored by FilmingLife) – Jarrod Le Cerf-Emerson
Wedding Videography Prize (Sponsored by Adobe) – Michael Ribbons
Photographic Artist Award (Sponsored by Eizo) – Andre Boto
Commercial (Sponsored by Epson) – Frances Suter
Creative (Sponsored by Wacom) – Rachel Owen
Family (Sponsored by Canson Infinity) – Jeremy Byrnes
Landscape (Sponsored by Canson Infinity) – Tony Hewitt
Pet & Animal (Sponsored by Kayell Australia) – Belinda Richards
Portrait (Sponsored by Global Image Products) – Karen Waller
Wedding (Sponsored by Waco) – Alana Orth