Photographer of the year: more than $34K in prizes up for grabs!

Photographer of the year more than $34K in prizes up for grabs - HERO

Entries are now open for Australia’s largest amateur photography competition, the 2016 Photographer of the Year. Held by Australian Photography magazine and presented by Panasonic, the competition celebrates Australia and New Zealand’s amateur photographers and offers a cash and product prize pool worth more than $34,000.

There are six portfolio categories to enter and for 2016 a new single-image category, Photo of the Year. Winning entries will be published in Australian Photography magazine and the overall winner will walk away with a LUMIX GX85 mirrorless camera and $3000 in prize money.

Single Image Category

To enter the Photo of the Year, simply upload one amazing image.

Photo of the year

Portfolio Image Categories

To any portfolio categories, upload four amazing images.


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Overall Winner’s Grand Prize: LUMIX G Series GX85
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The class-leading GX85 is Panasonic’s first G Series camera to incorporate 5-axis in-body stabilisation, so it really is made to capture life on the move. Photographers also love the 16 megapixel Digital Live MOS sensor, extensive 4K Photo and Video suite, high resolution 2764K-dot Live View Finder, and the 3-inch 1,040K-dot rear monitor with its versatile tilting design.

READ MORE: LUMIX GX85 is made to capture life on the move.

Enter the 2016 Photographer of the Year

To find out more about the conditions of entry, go to the ‘2016 Photographer of the Year, presented by Panasonic’ competition page at Australian Photography.

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