$30,000 Photographer of the Year 2020 opens for entries
We're delighted to announce our annual photo competition, Photographer of the Year 2020 presented by Nokia, is now open for entries.
The biggest competition for amateur photographers in the Southern Hemisphere, winners and runners up in Photographer of the Year 2020 will share in a huge prize pool of more than $30,000 in cash and prizes, and have their work published in the special Photographer of the Year issue of Australian Photography magazine in February.
The overall winner and category winners will share in $10,000 cash, while the overall winner will also win a place on our upcoming Ultimate Creative photo tour to Tasmania, thanks to to sponsor World Photo Adventures, and Nokia's flagship smartphone, a Nokia 8.3 5G valued at $899 thanks to our new major sponsor Nokia.
Individual category prizes include Nokia 7.2 smartphones valued at $499 for all category winners thanks to Nokia, a Haida filter kit valued at $899 thanks to Haida, a Sony A6400 and lens kit valued at $1,699, Lacie storage valued at $829 thanks to Lacie, a WD My Cloud valued at $899 thanks to WD, Sandisk storage valued at $829 thanks to Sandisk, Storage from SeaGate valued at $699 thanks to Seagate, Camera House vouchers for all category runners up thanks to Camera House, and MSI creator bundles valued at $250 thanks to MSI.
For 2020, we are offering two new categories, Mobile, open to images captured on a smartphone or tablet, and a new single image category, Creative. All our other categories, including People, Travel, Black and White, Landscape, Animal and Nature, Junior and Photo of the Year are back for 2020. You can see all the category prizes on our competition page.
As always, our winners will be chosen by a panel of some of the world's finest professional photographers, the first of whom will be announced shortly.
Finally a huge thank you to our amazing sponsors Nokia, Camera House, World Photo Adventures, Sandisk, WD, Lacie, MSI, HAIDA Filters and Seagate for their generous support of photographers in Australia and New Zealand.
Earlybird entries are open now.