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Capture: Australia's Top Emerging Photographer

The call for entries for Australia’s Top Emerging Photographers is now open.
The deadline for entries is 12 February 2016, 11.59pm AEST.

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For entry details and conditions, please visit and click on the Competitions link for Australia's Top Emerging Photographers.

Capture magazine’s Top Emerging Photographers competition is one of the country’s pre-eminent platforms for raising the profile of new photographic talent. The work will be judged by some of Australia’s, and the world’s best photographers, and be published online and in Capture magazine in the May/June print and iPad editions.
The total cash and prize pool is just over $15,000, and climbing all the time as new sponsors come on board. The overall winner, Australia’s Top Emerging Photographer 2016, will win $5,000 cash and a Fujifilm X-T1 camera and XF 18-135mm lens, valued at $2,599, from the major sponsor, Fujifilm.
Category winners will each win $500, along with amazing prizes provided by our wonderful category sponsors: EIZO, CATC, Fujifilm, Goal Zero, Momento Pro, National Portrait Gallery, Sally Brownbill and Sunstudios.
Competition rules and guidelines
Be sure to follow the submission guidelines very closely, and pay close attention to entry criteria. Anyone with less than four years’ full-time professional shooting experience is eligible to enter. To clarify, no professional experience equates to less than four years’ experience.