The winner of the 2016 National Photographic Portrait Prize was Elizabeth Looker for her portrait Life Dancers.
Highly Commended: Sean Davey, Asha on North Brother.
Inaugural Art Handler’s Award: Matthew Newton, On Albatross Island.
People’s Choice Award: David Darcy, Levi Miller on the set of Red Dog: True Blue.
The judges selected 49 portraits for the National Photographic Portrait Prize 2016.
JUDGES: Penelope Grist, Assistant Curator, National Portrait Gallery; Dr Christopher Chapman, Senior Curator, National Portrait Gallery; Narelle Autio, guest judge, photographer.