…Head On is really the only opportunity to see the best portraiture work the country has to offer’ Good Weekend, April 2007

 CALL FOR ENTRIES 2009 (Deadline next week)

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION – Sunday 11pm (EDT), 22 March 2009

Prizes totalling approximately $37,000 will be awarded for the best images.

Judging will be done anonymously; no identifying detail will be visible by the judges in order to ensure that the selection is not affected by the celebrity of the photographer or the subject of the photograph.
Finalists’ work will be selected by Magnum photographer Trent Parke, Award winning Photographer Narelle Autio, Good Weekend picture editor Judith Love and Head On curator Moshe Rosenzveig. The ‘Critic’s Prize’ will be selected by the Sydney Morning Herald photography critic Robert McFarlane. More details

Please submit your images earlier in order to avoid the last minute rush which may lead to upload difficulties.

Head On Portrait Seminar

Head On Seminar held last week was a huge success. Eight of Austarlia’s best practitioners from a diverse background presented to a full house at the Chauvel Cinema. we’ll post highlights of the day on our site soon. More details
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Moshe Rosenzveig

Head On Curator

Head On is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote photography through an annual portrait competition and other related activities.

The show is supported by Canon, Adobe, Sandisk, DataBasics, Focal Press, ACDSee, emailbrain, Studio Migo, Gekko Images, Pixel Perfect Prolab, Frankel Lawyers, Lowepro, Orient Capital, Momento, Dragon Image, Kayell, Le Bukhara, Designer & Programmers and the Australian Centre for Photography.


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Head On Photo Awards 2024

Entries to the Head On Photo Awards 2024 open in May/June.

Image detail: Gary Ramage