Together with major sponsor Nikon, the Walkley Foundation celebrates the best in Australian press photography each year. This year the competition was open to any photographer who submitted a picture for publication in an Australian media outlet in the 12 months from September 1, 2008 to August 31, 2009.
Nikon-Walkley photographic categories include:
- News photography
- Daily life/feature photography
- Photographic essay
- Nikon-Walkley Press Photographer of the Year
Nikon-Walkley Photographic Prizes include:
- Spot news
- General news
- Community & regional photography
- Portrait photography
Check out the gallery of some of the finalists below and view more here.