2012 Kodak Salon







2012 Kodak Salon
What makes a great Photograph?

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

Entries Close Friday 9 November 2012
Artwork Due Thursday 15 November 2012
Exhibition Opening Thursday 22 November 2012
Exhibition Dates Friday 23 November – Saturday 15 December 2012
Artwork Collection Sunday 16 December and Monday 17 December 2012

Entry form & Booking

Entry has now closed.

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Kodak Professional Excellence in Photomedia
Kodak equipment and services ($3,000)

Julian Wolkenstein The Cernunnos Postiche (The Postiche Collection)

Julian Wolkenstein


Adobe Best Use of Digital Media
Adobe Creative Suite Design Premium ($2,950)

Danny Cohen Polar Bear

Danny Cohen


Borge's Imaging Excellence in Colour
Epson Stylus Pro 3880 printer ($2,194)

Adam Stone Shield #1

Adam Stone


Patrick Corrigan AM Aquisitive Award
Works priced at $1500 or under are eligible

Kirsten Lyttle Mekameka Weave

Kristen Lyttle


Manfrotto Best Portrait
Manfrotto Lino collection clothing, Manfrotto 190 Series Black Carbon Fibre Tripod 4 Section Class 4 Pro Column and Ball Head Pro Quick Release Q2 for 190 Series tripod ($1,500)

Astrid Piepschyk Steven

Astrid Piepschyk


Kata Best Travel Image
Kata Photo/Video equipment bags ($1,300)

Charlotte Reynolds Lost

Charlotte Reynolds


Gitzo Best Landscape Image
Gitzo Tripod Explorer Series 2 Carbon 4 Section and Gitzo Off Centre Ball Head Series 2 with Quick Release ($1,300)

Diana Wells Untitled (Epping)

Diana Wells


Kayell Best Inkjet Print
Kayell Australia hire ($1,000)

James Murphy Urban 570

James Murphy


JCP Studios and Fini Frames Best Architectural Image
Print and frame package ($800)

Linda Wachtel Composition I

Linda Wachtel


AIPP Best Use of Light
Australian Institute of Professional Photography membership pack ($566) & Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards Book ($120)

Aaron Claringbold Untitled #17 from 'Night into day'

Aaron Claringbold


Bond Colour Best Work on an Environmental Theme
Bond Imaging digital printing ($600)

Sam Dow Papamoa Beach, 13 October 2011

Sam Dow


Woodworks Framing Best Composition
Framing services ($500)

Aaron Christopher Rees Untitled

Aaron Christopher Rees


Lexar Best Moving Image
Liquid Image Ego mountable sports camera ($199) and Lexar memory pack ($300)

Nina Ross The foreignness of language

Nina Ross


Centre for Contemporary Photography Staff Favourite
Les Walkling course ($345)

Julie Davies 'Archives Nationales : Twenty-First of the Twelveth Two Thousand and Ten'

Julie Davies


Rae and Bennett Excellence in Conceptual Photography
Fine art printing services ($300)

Jo Scicluna Where Nothing Else Matters

Jo Scicluna


Photographic Imaging College Best Documentary Photograph
Vanbar Imaging voucher ($300)

Rachelle Davey Sister's Hope Farm

Rachelle Davey


Australian Centre for Photography Best Street Photography
Australian Centre for Photography Premium membership & Folio Review ($300)

Leah Holscher Cover

Leah Holscher


TFIA Best Fashion Image
Annual Textile & Fashion Hub registration ($300)

Leoni Branninghan Kaylen

Leoni Branninghan


Lomo Best Night-time Image
Diana Mini F+ ($165)

Vivian Cooper Smith Against Nature

Vivian Cooper Smith


Lomo Best Animal Image
Lomo Fisheye No. 2 Camera ($160)

Ryan Fernandes Do you see them?

Ryan Fernandes


CCP Best Use of a Found Photograph
Gift voucher from CCP Shop ($100)

Greg Neville 1931

Greg Neville


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