The winning work for 2009 was Cormac and Callum by Ingvar Kenne.
The judges selected 57 portraits for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2009.
Of the winning work the judges said, ‘…we were impressed by the potent connection that is evoked between the subjects in the photograph and the viewer. The portrait is powerfully direct. We also appreciated the complex compositional qualities and sculptural sense of space within the photograph, and its technical excellence.‘
JUDGES: Andrew Sayers, Director, National Portrait Gallery; Dr Christopher Chapman, Curator, National Portrait Gallery; Sarah Miller, guest judge, Head of the School of Music and Drama at the University of Wollongong.