Photojournalist Andrew Quilty wins Gold at 61st Walkley Awards for Excellence in Journalism

Freelance photographer Andrew Quilty has won the Gold Walkley Award for his extraordinary body of work, “The Man on the Operating Table”. Related pages Walkley Awards main page Showcase of 2016 general and photo finalists Our other awards for freelancers, women and young journalists (entries ...

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Photo of the Year unveiled; finalists for Nikon-Walkleys and Walkley Documentary Award announced

Warning: This is a graphic image showing the violence of war. It may distress some readers. [caption id="attachment_19823" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Man on the Operating Table. Andrew Quilty[/caption] Andrew Quilty’s “The Man on The Operating Table” has been named the 2016 Nikon-Wal ...

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Racing to shoot the picture

The history of press photography in Australia is one of racing to get pictures to the newspaper, write Fay Anderson and Sally Young. If you're in Sydney, see Fay and Sally live at their Gleebooks book launch, Wednesday, Aug. 24. Above: Photographers at the Caulfield Cup in 1955 photographing the win ...

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How to take photos like a pro: A new visual dictionary

Reporting with photographs isn’t so different to putting a story together with words, writes photojournalist Guilio Saggin. When I joined ABC News Online as their photo editor in 2007 I was asked to give reporters some advice on how to take photos. I wondered how I would compress 20+ years experi ...

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Watch a video of this year’s Nikon-Walkley photo entries

Just some of the amazing photos entered in the 2015 Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism, Australia's most distinguished honour for photojournalists. Credits due to the entrants and Christine Bratkovic, ABC, who made this video. Winners announced Dec. 3 at the Walkley Awa ...

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Finalists announced for Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism and Walkley Documentary Award 2015

Nikon-Walkley Photo of the Year 2015 unveiled [caption id="attachment_15623" align="alignleft" width="1500"] "Ice Nation," Gary Ramage.[/caption] Gary Ramage’s “Ice Nation” has been named the 2015 Nikon-Walkley Photo of the Year. The image shot by Ramage in Perth, was the clear stand-out for the ...

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