Overall runner-up, Australasia's Top Emerging Photographers 2018
Michael Borzillo was born and raised in Melbourne. After completing a degree in engineering and almost eight years in the industry, he decided to quit his job and spend a number of years travelling. He returned home with the desire to become a photographer. Following three and a half years studying photography at RMIT, he graduated in November 2017. Since completing his studies, Borzillo has continued his assisting work and is in the process of setting up his business as a portrait and architectural photographer.
Category prize: $450 plus any pair of Merrell shoes up to the value of $295.