Winners Announced | Opening Night | Assistant & Emerging Photographer Awards
Sydney crowds packed into SUNSTUDIOS on the 27th September for the opening of the 4th Assistant & Emerging Photographer Awards.
Synonymous with celebrating the creative flair and innovative talent of emerging photographers in the Australian industry; in 2013, the awards asked photographers to submit images to the theme of 'Movement'. Over a thousand people attend the opening night, many of them high profile leaders in the arts, media, fashion, entertainment and creative industries, celebrating the successes of the up-and-coming industry photographers.
The winner and runner-up, announced on the opening night, were chosen by a team of judges including, Jason McLean - Director, Canon Consumer Imaging, Jane Robinson - Producer The Artist Group, Inez Garcia - Fashion Stylist & Creative Consultant, Toby Burrows - Photographer, and Nicole Bentley - Photographer.
The 2013 Assistant & Emerging Photographer Award was won by Ashlea Skyes and Jeremy Shaw was announced as the runner-up. This year Canon Australia has supported a People's Choice award, which has also recently been won by Yasmin Mund.
The annual SUNSTUDIOS Emerging Photographer Award exhibition celebrates Australia’s next generation of photographic talent, launching in Sydney on September 19. Twelve finalists across four photographic categories will be showcased in the finalist’s exhibition, with three overall winners announced at the Sydney opening night.