2015 FIPP

2015 FIPP

Woo Hoo made it into the short list of finals at the 2015 Fremantle Portrait Prize The official Short List (comprising 109 images) for the 2015 Fremantle International Portrait Prize (FiPP). Finalists images were professionally printed, mounted and hung in the 2015 FiPP Showcase public exhibition which commenced for public viewing on 25 October.   My Finalist Image: portrait of my dear friend Alison & her faithful bestie fur friend Gypsy. The Winner(s) of the 2015 FiPP were announced on the evening of 24 October 2015 in Fremantle.  Although I didn’t win, and it’s not all about winning, it’s about having your work seen by the best of the best in the photography industry and seeing where your works sits.  So I’m simply chuffed to be exhibiting my work among such inspirational world wide photographers.  Special thank you to my niece Sarah & partner Kane for checking in on my behalf at the opening ceremony in Fremantle, WA. Below:  Sarah Dalla at the FiPP Opening Ceremony    WINNER IS:  Steve Wise’s confronting study of childhood burns victim ‘Robbie’ (shown below) was chosen over 1,864 other entries  “Robbie was playing with matches in his bedroom when he was four years old,” Mr Wise explained about his winning image. “Things went wrong and he received burns to 95 per cent of his body. He was in a coma for nine weeks and in hospital for two and a half years. He’s just turned 28. His story is one of pain, struggle, continuing rehabilitation, courage and strength. He’s just like you and me; he enjoys a beer and a cigarette; a chat and a laugh. He has dark times and good times. He has...

Canon Light Awards

I love entering photography competitions and to be inspired by creative challenges that push the boundaries of my imagination craft and skill. Canon Masters set a monthly brief, they select their top 3 entries in each category, review each winning image and give feedback to help each photographer and the community grow as photographers – check it out here at the Canon Light Awards The Canon Masters / Judges are: JACKIE RANKEN Fine Art and Landscape Photographer KRYSTLE WRIGHT Extreme Sports Photographer JONAS PETERSON Contemporary Wedding Photographer STEPHEN DUPONT Reportage Photographer Jackie Ranken is the Judge for June’s Brief – High Key image Below is my entry: Dainty Succulent Flower Other one I tried but didn’t end up entering is our new fur friend ‘Kodie’.   I didn’t feel it was as strong an image as the flower, however I do like the solum look she is giving me. If you like entering competitions this is a good place to start as they also have amateur section – give it try and see how much fun it is to push your creativeness with photography – good...

Worldwide Gala Awards

Yippee…happy dancing…today I received an email from the organisers of the Gala Award (formerly the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards –  York, UK) letting me know that I have been selected as a finalist for two of my twins images and have been invited to exhibit these images in the 4th Biennial of Fine Art and Documentary Photography, which will be held in Spring 2016 in Berlin, Germany. The Charles Dodgson Black & White Award Details: 419 photographers entries, 1,804 submitted images and 29 participating countries 47 Finalists Title:  Twin Attitude Twins Joseph & Lillian, 4 years, Holland Park, QLD Australia Click here to view all finalists for The Charles Dodgson Black & White Award The Primary Colors Photography Competition Details: 512 photographers entries, 1,968 submitted images and 34 participating countries 37 Finalists  Title:  Autumn Leaves Identical twins Jenna & Stephanie, Canberra, Australia Click here to view all finalists for The Primary Color...