Australia’s largest open-entry, photo-media exhibition and competition, the 2012 Kodak Salon is now twenty years young! The 2012 Kodak Salon presents an exciting and diverse snapshot of contemporary, Australian photo-media practice and asks the question, What makes a great photograph?
This annual event celebrates the latest developments in photo-media practice around the country. Supported by leaders in the photographic industry, the Kodak Salon provides an excellent opportunity to exhibit work in a professional, high-profile context, with $20,000 worth of prizes awarded. Visitors are also invited to vote for their favourite image in the Crumpler People’s Choice Award.
Dan Rule, Critic, Writer and Independent Publisher, Lou Hubbard, Artist and Head of Photography, School of Art, VCA, Karra Rees, CCP Managing Curator, Naomi Cass, CCP Director, non-voting Chair
Contest Prize & TERMS
Adobe Best Use of Digital Media: Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium ($2,950)
Borge's Imaging Excellence in Colour: Epson Stylus Pro 3880 printer ($2,194)
Patrick Corrigan AM Acquisitive Award: Works priced at $1500 or under will be eligible
Manfrotto Best Portrait: Manfrotto Lino collection clothing, 190 Series Black Carbon Fibre Tripod 4 Section Class 4 Pro Column, Ball Head Pro Quick Release Q2 For 190 Series Tripod ($1,500)
Kata Best Travel Image: Photo/Video bags ($1,300)
Gitzo Best Landscape Image: Gitzo Tripod Explorer Series 2 Carbon 4 Section, Gitzo Off Centre Ball Head Series 2 With Quick Release ($1,300)
Kayell Best Inkjet Print: Kayell Australia hire ($1000)
JCP Studios and Fini Frames Best Architectural Image: Print and frame package ($800)
AIPP Best Use of Light: Australian Institute of Professional Photography membership pack ($566) & Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards Book ($120)
Bond Colour Best work on an environmental theme: Bond Imaging digital printing ($600)
Woodminster Framing Best Composition: Framing services ($500)
Lexar Best Moving Image: Liquid Image Ego mountable sports camera ($199) and Lexar memory pack to the value of ($300)
Centre for Contemporary Photography Staff Favourite: Les Walkling weekend photography course ($345)
Lomo Best Animal Image: Lomo Fisheye No. 2 Camera ($160)
Lomo Best Night-time Image: Diana Mini F+ ($165)
Photographic Imaging College Best Documentary Photograph: Vanbar Imaging voucher ($300)
Australian Centre for Photography Best Street Photography: Australian Centre for Photography Premium membership & Folio Review ($300)
Rae and Bennett Excellence in Conceptual Photography: Fine art printing services ($300)
TFIA Best Fashion Image: Annual Textile & Fashion Hub registration ($300)
Crumpler People's Choice Award: Crumpler camera bags ($280) for the winner and one lucky voter
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all Australian residents Not eligible to enter? - Find contest where you are.
COPYRIGHT: No Copyright policy
USAGE RIGHTS: CCP will choose images for the catalogue, promotion and the CCP Kodak Salon Facebook page.