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Nikon-Walkley Photographic Awards & Exhibition

Nikon-Walkley Photographic Awards & Exhibition

Each year, along with their major sponsor Nikon, The Walkley Foundation celebrate the best in press photography.

The finalists for this years’ Nikon-Walkley Press Photo competition were announced last week and www.news.com.au has uploaded a gallery showcasing a selection of the finalists’ thought provoking photographs ranging from amazing and comical to heart-wrenching and inspiring. View the finalists gallery here.

If you want to view more of the finalist photos for the 2010 Awards, you’re in luck! The Nikon-Walkley Photographic Awards will be touring in an exhibition Nationally over the next year (Sydneysiders, you may want to quickly hop along, as the Sydney exhibition closes at the end of the month). Dates for the exhibitions are:

Sydney Exhibition: 15-30 October 2010
Australian Centre for Photography. (257 Oxford Street, Paddington)
Gallery Hours: Tues-Fri 12-5pm/ Sat-Sun 10am-6pm (ph. 02 9332 1455)

Melbourne Exhibition: 20th October-December 2010
The Age
(655 Collins St, Docklands)

Brisbane Exhibition: 31 January-28 February 2011
Brisbane Powerhouse (119 Lamington St, New Farm)
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-5pm/ Sat-Sun 10am-4pm

Newcastle Exhibition: March-April 2011
Newcastle Regional Library (Laman Street, Newcastle)
Gallery Hours: Mon-Fri 9:30am-8pm/ Sat 9:30am-2pm

Adelaide Exhibition: November-December 2011
Adelaide Festival (Festival Theatre Foyer)

For more information about the awards visit The Walkley Foundation’s website, here.

Note: Images courtesy of the Nikon-Walkley Press Photo Awards

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