2018 Nikon-Walkley Press Photography exhibition

Check out some of the biggest news stories of the last year as seen through the lenses of some of Australia's best press photographers. The exhibition showcases winners from the 2018 Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Awards. Around since 1956, the Walkley Awards are the highest honour in Australian journalism, and celebrate excellence across all media.

© Matthew Abbott, Oculi. “Rain On My Parade”. At the annual Poddy Dodgers Festival in the Queensland town of Croydon, people gathered to walk the main street with umbrellas, raincoats and homemade raindrops.
© Matthew Abbott, Oculi. Rain On My Parade. At the annual Poddy Dodgers Festival in the Queensland town of Croydon, people gathered to walk the main street with umbrellas, raincoats and homemade raindrops.

The Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism recognise the work of photographers across a range of genres, from news and sport to portraiture and photographic essays. From the other side of the world to our own backyard, this exhibition lets viewers reflect on the year in news, through the individual worldviews and skilled lenses of Australia’s best photojournalists.

 

Image © Jenny Evans, from her series “Life Saver”, for Getty Images and the Daily Telegraph. Winner of the 2018 Walkley for News Photography.
Image © Jenny Evans, from her series, Life Saver, for Getty Images and the Daily Telegraph.
Winner of the 2018 Walkley for News Photography.

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December

Extraordinary images of late 19th and early 20th century Sydney in transition, captured by the Macpherson family over a 50-year period.

March

An ancient rock shelter in remote Arnhem Land decorated with complex x-ray figures and naturalistic animals is one of a number of extraordinary Indigenous sites featured in this exhibition of work by acclaimed Melbourne photographer, John Gollings.

April

Melbourne photojournalist Darrian Traynor presents ‘Occupation Displacement’ - a selection of uncommissioned and self-funded work made over three years focusing on stories of people affected by conflict in the Middle East.

The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event intended to promote the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australian photographers.

May

In this boutique workshop, John Gollings will demonstrate photographic techniques and technologies used to document the architectural form.