In 2020 there were eight categories to enter. Across all eight categories we were looking for original, thought provoking photography.

As photography develops so do new ways to produce work. For digital composite we accepted imagery in our Open/Illustrative category. In all other categories we only accepted traditional manipulations.

Secondary and or tertiary students automatically went in the running for the student category prize after submitting an entry into any of the other categories. We also have a Junior category for people aged 13 and under, entrants must be of age when entering.

All entrants can select to be in the People’s Choice Award by sharing their entries through Facebook after submitting. The 40 highest voted images will be added to a Facebook gallery. The image with the most engagements will receive a People’s Choice Award.

Portrait Prize, 2020

(1x) Elinchrom D-Lite RX 4/4 Softbox to go set valued at $1750

$2,000 cash prize

(1x) Momento Pro Voucher valued at $100

Supported by Kayell Australia and Momento Pro 

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Landscape Prize, 2020

(1x) Nikon Z 6 mirrorless camera with a NIKKOR Z 24 – 70mm f/4 S lens valued at $4,000

Supported by Nikon Australia

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Documentary Prize, 2020

(1x) Fujifilm X100V Camera valued at $2,350

(1x) Momento Pro Voucher valued at $200

Supported by Fujifilm Australia and Momento Pro 

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Wildlife / Animal Prize, 2020

(1x) Nikon Z 6 mirrorless camera with a NIKKOR Z 24 – 70mm f/4 S lens valued at $4,000

Supported by Nikon Australia

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Travel / Street Prize, 2020

(1x) Fujifilm X100V Camera valued at $2,350

(1x) Momento Pro Voucher valued at $300

Supported by Fujifilm Australia and Momento Pro 

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Open / Illustrative Prize, 2020

(1x) Nikon Z 6 mirrorless camera with a NIKKOR Z 24 – 70mm f/4 S lens valued at $4,000

Supported by Nikon Australia

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Student Prize, 2020

(1x) Fujifilm X-T2 Graphite Silver Edition + XF56mm F1.2 lens valued at $2,000

(1) Fujifilm Instax SP3 printer – $200 

Supported by Fujifilm Australia 

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication

Junior Prize, 2020

(1) Fujifilm Instax SP3 printer – $200 

$200 cash prize

Supported by Fujifilm Australia 

All finalists will be featured through online galleries and in the APA Annual publication