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.
The exhibition of 40 portraits will be on display at the National Portrait Gallery from Saturday 23 February until Sunday 7 April 2019.
The winner and highly commended photographers will be announced at 6pm (AEST) on Friday 22 February. Thanks to our wonderful sponsors the winners of the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 will take home $30,000 cash and a swag of prizes.
Following the launch, it’s over to you to vote for your favourite portrait in our People’s Choice Awards!
After the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2019 will tour to a range of venues around Australia.