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Landscape Photographer Chris Saunders was named Overall Winner at the 2018 AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards.

The AIPP, with our Platinum Sponsors Olympus, Aon and Panasonic, congratulates all of the category winners for 2018.

2018 AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year

Chris Saunders APP

2018 AIPP Australian Documentary Photographer of the Year

Lacey Barratt APP AAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year

Chris Saunders APP

2018 AIPP Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year

Steve Wise APP M.Photog. II

2018 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year

Dan O'Day APP M.Photog. III

2018 AIPP Australian Emerging Photographer of the Year

Belinda Richards

2018 AIPP Overseas Photographer of the Year

Tony Carter AAIPP

2018 AIPP Commercial Photographer of the Year

Geoff Comfort APP.L GM.Photog. FAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Family Photographer of the Year

Kelly Champion APP AAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Newborn Photographer of the Year

Jodie Andrews APP M.Photog.

2018 AIPP Australian Nature Photographer of the Year

Darren Jew APP.L M.Photog. III

2018 AIPP Australian Album of the Year

Eric Ronald APP AAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Student Photographer of the Year

Callan Shiel

2018 Australian Highest Scoring Print

Darren Jew APP.L M.Photog. III

2018 AIPP Australian Creative Photographer of the Year

Rebecca Croft APP M.Photog. I

2018 AIPP Australian Illustrative Photographer of the Year

Suellen Cook APP AAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Pet/Animal Photographer of the Year

Karen Alsop APP M.Photog.

2018 AIPP Australian Travel Photographer of the Year

Lesley Downie APP.L M.Photog. VI

2018 AIPP Australian Photographic Book of the Year

Peter Eastway APP.L GM.Photog. I P.B. Hon. FNZIPP, FNZIPP, FAIPP, Hon. FAIPP

2018 AIPP Australian Student Photographer of the Year

Callan Shiel

2018 Grand Master Award

Geoff Comfort APP.L GM.Photog.

2018 AIPP APPA CATEGORY WINNERS

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - CHRIS SAUNDERS APP AAIPP

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - GEOFF COMFORT APP.L GM.PHOTOG. FAIPP

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL CREATIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - REBECCA CROFT APP M.PHOTOG. I

FINALISTS ARE: SARA MCKENNA AND SIMONE ADDISON

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL DOCUMENTARY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - LACEY BARRATT APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: VICTORIA BEREKMERI AND SELENA ROLLASON

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL FAMILY PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - KELLY CHAMPION APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: DEAN MANSBRIDGE, LISA IVANDICH AND NICOLE ANDERSON

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - CHRIS SAUNDERS APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: SCOTT MCCOOK, FRANCES SUTER, GUY HAVELL AND TANIA MALKIN

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL ILLUSTRATIVE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - SUELLEN COOK APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: CHARMAINE HEYER, HILARY HANN, KIRSTEN WOODFORTH AND KRIS ANDERSON

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - DARREN JEW APP.L M.PHOTOG. III

FINALISTS ARE JOSHUA HOLKO AND JOHN ANSELL

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL NEWBORN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - JODIE ANDREWS APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: MICHELLE ARDLE AND CAROLINE BOWEN

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL PET/ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - KAREN ALSOP APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: ALEX CEARNS AND PETER SHARP

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - STEVE WISE APP M.PHOTOG. II

FINALISTS ARE: KEREN DOBIA, DAMIEN BOWERMAN, MICHAEL TEO AND BRUCE MOYLE

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - LESLEY DOWNIE APP.L M.PHOTOG. V

FINALISTS ARE: STEVE SCALONE, KEN SPENCE, RICKY GESTRO AND PETER CARROLL

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PROFESSIONAL WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - DAN O'DAY APP M.PHOTOG. II

FINALISTS ARE: KELLY TUNNEY AND NATHAN MADDIGAN

2018 AIPP OVERSEAS PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - TONY CARTER

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR - BELINDA RICHARDS

FINALISTS ARE: GLENN MARTIN AND CHRIS DARK

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN STUDENT OF THE YEAR - CALLAN SHIEL

FINALISTS ARE: KATIE MCDONALD, LILY MARTIN AND SHAUN FUREY

2018 HIGHEST SCORING PRINT AWARD - DARREN JEW APP.L M.PHOTOG. III

2018 AIPP TERTIARY INSTITUTION OF THE YEAR - NORTH METROPOLITAN TAFE

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK OF THE YEAR - PETER EASTWAY APP.L GM.PHOTOG. I P.B. HON. FNZIPP, FNZIPP, FAIPP, HON. FAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: TONY HEWITT, LISA SAAD, IGNACIO PALACIOS AND PETER EASTWAY

2018 AIPP AUSTRALIAN ALBUM OF THE YEAR - ERIC RONALD APP AAIPP

FINALISTS ARE: NADINE SAACKS, SELENA ROLLASON, AND BEN CONNELLY

THE 2018 EPSON AUSTRALIAN SIGNATURE WORTHY AWARD - BARBARA BROWN

GRAND MASTER OF THE YEAR - GEOFF COMFORT APP.L GM.PHOTOG. FAIPP

2018 HONOURS RECIPIENTS

AIPP ASSOCIATES

The following recipients have been awarded the achievement of Associate at the 2018 AIPP APPA. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievement.

Nicola Duncan
Nigel Unsworth
Ricky Gestro
Erin Hardy
Tiffany Selzer
Melanie Birt
Vikki Siliato
Lauren Starr
Angie Chia
Naomi Reiter
Julie Kerbel
Melissa Alagich
Leanne Curtis
Linda Warlond
Robert Hiette
Bruce Moyle
Matthew Vasilescu
Tania Malkin
Chris Saunders
Natarsha March
Deb Muir
Frank Cecconi
Anthony Ponzo
Robert Monteleone
Peter Sharp
Aries Tao
Natalie Rachlewicz
Reza Zamani
Digby Brown
Matthew Gianoulis
Ty Stedman
Jason Robins
Louise Sedgman
Tony Carter
Murray Redpath
Michelle McKoy

AIPP MASTERS

The following recipients have been awarded the honour of Master of Photography at the 2018 AIPP APPA. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievement.

Jessica Truscott
Marija Sullavan
Roxanne Gorman
Selena Rollason
Kate Ellis
Angela Miller
Stef Dunn
Roger Wandless
Kylie Garner
Scott McCook
Elizabeth Reeves
Andrea Thompson
Karen Alsop
Jodie Andrews
Peter Carroll
William Dielenberg
Colleen Harris
Benjamin Houston
Kirsten Woodforth
Roza Marciniak
Michelle Ardle
Sarah Brown
Sara McKenna
Terry Hann
Erica Serena
Michael Smith
Justin Blank
Amanda Neilson
Leah Kennedy
Forough Yavari
Ken Spence
Mauro Cantelini
Jason Soon
Craig George

AIPP GRAND MASTERS

In 2018 there were no new Grand Masters.

After achieving their Grand Masters in Photography the following recipients received a Platinum Bar at the 2019 AIPP APPA which represents an additional 25 points earned over 10 consecutive years. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievement.

PLATINUM BARS - I P.B

Andrew Campbell
Jackie Ranken
David Oliver

AIPP MASTERS
GOLD BARS

After achieving their Masters in Photography the following recipients received additional gold bars at the 2018 AIPP APPA which represents an additional 10 points earned over 5 consecutive years. Please join us in congratulating them on their achievement.

FIRST GOLD BAR

Nathan Maddigan
Lisa Ivandich
Ignacio Palacios
Guy Havell
Dean Mansbridge
Gee Greenslade
Lee Duguid
Vicky Papas
Shannon Cotterill
Peter Barnes
Steve Scalone

SECOND GOLD BAR

Melissa Anderson
David Summerhayes
Shane Monopoli
David Evans

THIRD GOLD BAR

Dan O’Day
Robyn Campbell
Charles Foulsham
Frances Suter

FOURTH GOLD BAR

Darren Jew
Trevor Foon

SIXTH GOLD BAR

Lesley Downie

VIEW APPA JUDGING ON LIVESTREAM

APPA 2018 print judging can be viewed at any time in the 2018 AIPP APPA Youtube Playlist and the AIPP Awards Youtube Channel.

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