Entries are now closed in Photographer of the Year 2021, presented by Nokia. Thank you so much to everyone who entered – we're hugely impressed with your incredible skills and creativity! Shortlisting and judging will take place over the coming month and winners, runners-up, and finalists will be announced in the February 2022 issue of Australian Photography and online at

A huge thank you to our fabulous sponsors Nokia, SanDisk, WD, World Photo Adventures, Haida, BenQ, Camera House, MSI and Epson
for their amazing support!

Australian Photography is searching for Australia and New Zealand's most amazing amateur photographers. With the best entries showcased and celebrated in a special issue of Australian Photography magazine in 2022 and $30,000 in cash and prizes up for grabs, there are plenty of reasons to get involved.

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Click the images below to see winners, runners-up and top-ranked entries in each category of Photographer of the Year 2020.

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Travel 2020 - Top 20   Black and White 2020 - Top 20   Creative 2020 - Top 20
Mobile 2020 Top 10   Photo of the Year 2020 Top 20   Junior 2020 Top 20


Image credits (from top, left to right): Nicole Andrews, Ali Moughnieh, Julie Thomas, Anthony Lawrence, Jacqueline Hammer, Bec Lowe, Cameron Meacham, Emma Frater, Jake Frazer.