Head On Photo Festival returns to Paddington Reservoir Gardens to transform it into a hub of photography in tranquil surrounds.

This year we showcase eighty-one artists from around the world including the prestigious Head On Portrait award and student exhibitions.

The venue is accessible by stairs or an elevator that fits wheelchairs and prams. 

Please check what COVID-19 restrictions are in place before you visit.

Dates: 19 November – 19 December
Open Hours:

Western Chamber (outdoors): 8am – 8pm
Eastern Chamber (indoors): Fri – Sun 10am – 5pm

Location: Paddington Reservoir Gardens
251-255 Oxford St, Paddington NSW 2021
Buses routes: 333, 380, 440, M40

See our other location at Bondi Beach




Supported by

Government partners

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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