Australia's Top Emerging Photographers Awards 2013

The Australia's Top Emerging Photographers awards aim to encourage and identify amazing up and coming image-makers and promote them in the early stages of their photographic careers. Entrants to the awards have to be photographers with less than four years' full-time professional shooting.

Including the new category of Student, there are nine categories in the program:


This year's winners

Australia's Top Emerging Photographer 2013 is Ben McRae.

Category winners are:
Advertising – Stuart Miller
Architecture – John Madden
Editorial/fashion – Alexandrena Parker
Landscape – Ben McRae
Documentary/photojournalism – David Maurice Smith
Portrait – Ryan Fitzgerald
Sport – Jaimi Chisholm
Student – Jana Maré
Wedding – Peter Diakonikolis

Full details including runners-up and finalists are published in the May/June edition of Capture, now available in major newsagencies. You can also purchase the iPad version of this edition from the App Store for $4.99. This shows additional portfolio images from the winners, runners-up and finalists.

Image by Stuart Miller
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Stuart Miller Runner-Up: Rachel Brown
Image by John Madden
13 Jan 2014 Winner: John Madden Runner-Up: Zoe Wetherall
Image by David Maurice Smith
13 Jan 2014 Winner: David Maurice Smith Runner-Up: Ed Giles
Image by Alexandrena Parker
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Alexandrena Parker Runner-Up: Phillip Papadis
Image by Ben McRae
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Ben McRae Runner-up: Jérôme Berbigier
Image by Ryan Fitzgerald
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Ryan Fitzgerald Runner-Up: Ben McRae
Image by Jaimi Chisholm
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Jaimi Chisholm Runner-Up: Jon Wright
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Jana Maré Runner-UP: Bryan Sun
Image by Peter Diakonikolis
13 Jan 2014 Winner: Peter Diakonikolis Runners-up: Aurelie Beeston, Jarred Eid