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Winners of the 2013 Macquarie Photography Prize announced

April 2, 2013

Overall Winner was Chan Kwok Hung from Hong Kong with ‘Feed Me First. He receives $10,000AUD
Sectional winners were :-

  • Arthouse – Daniel Domolky from Hungary with ’26 Minutes’
  • Macro – Raoul Slater from Queensland with ‘Fungal Sunrise’
  • Live Action – Alamsyah Rauf from Indonesia with ‘Buffalo Race’
  • Nature – Linda Keagle from Victoria with ‘Brolga’

Judge Luke Peterson’s comments – “It was always going to be hard to choose a winner from such diverse subjects ranging from animals, people, landscapes and everything in between. For the winner, I choose a photo that accurately portrayed nature at its finest. ‘Feed Me First’ captures a beautiful moment between a mother and her children. The backlight illuminating the stunning feathers, the shallow depth of field to separate the subjects from the background, the composition and timing of this photo all combine to produce an image that draws the eye. The patience and skill of the photographer are clearly seen in this wonderful photograph.”


Feed me First by Chan Kwok Hung


26 Minutes by Daniel Domolky


Fungal Sunrise by Raoul Slater


Buffalo Race by Alamsyah Rauf


Brolga by Linda Keagle