The Walkley Foundation presents events throughout the year to encourage excellence in press photography, including workshops, exhibitions and slide nights.
The 2013 Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition
The Nikon-Walkley Awards for Excellence in Photojournalism recognise the top images from the year in news – from politics and sport to portraits and photographic essays. These photos capture stories from our own backyards to the furthest corners of the globe. Celebrate the enduring power of the still image as the exhibition tours around Australia:
PERTH - Nikon-Walkley Winners Exhibition
See the biggest stories of the past year through the lenses of Australia’s best press photographers Heartbreak and triumph, jubilation and devastation: it’s all on show at the Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition, featuring works by Australia’s most outstanding photojournalists.
Each year, following the annual Walkley Awards the Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition hits the road to showcase the outstanding moments in sport, daily life and news reportage.
The Perth Nikon-Walkley Winners Exhibition is open until March 15 nd will showcase the work from the 2013 Nikon-Walkley Award and Prize winners.
SUNSHINE COAST - Nikon-Walkley Press Photography Exhibition
Join the Walkleys, Nikon and APN for the official opening of the exhibition at the University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery on Thursday March 27.
Guest speakers will include:
- Christopher Warren, Federal Secretary of MEAA and CEO of the Walkley Foundation
- Brian Cassey, multi award winning and 2013 Nikon-Walkley Press Photograher of the Year Finalist
Drinks: Thursday 27 March at 6.30pm
Location: University of the Sunshine Coast Gallery, 90 Sippy Downs Drive, Sippy Downs QLD
RSVP: essential by Tuesday 25 March 2014 (acceptances only) – Gallery 5459 4645 or email: email@example.com
The exhibition will be on show at the Univeristy of Sunshine Coast Gallery from March 27, 2014 to May 3, 2014.
Walkley Photography Program: Coming up in 2014:
In 2014, the Walkleys have partnered with APN News & Media and Nikon to take the exhibition to an even wider audience, with a new touring schedule also including regional Queensland:
- Hervey Bay: May 7, 2014 – June 1, 2014 at Hervey Bay Regional Gallery
- Rockhampton: June 4, 2014 – June 30, 2014 at Rockhampton Regional Library
- Toowoomba: July 4, 2014 – August 3, 2014 at The Grid: Hybrid Arts Collective (TBC)
NIKON-WALKLEY AWARDS FOR EXCELLENCE IN PHOTOJOURNALISM FINALISTS ANNOUNCMENTS (SYDNEY & MELBOURNE, OCTOBER 14)
Finalists in the 2013 News Photography, Sport Photography, Feature/Photographic Essay, Nikon-Walkley Portrait prize, Nikon-Walkley Community/Regional Prize, Photo of the Year and Nikon-Walkley Press Photographer of the Year will be announced at simultaneous exhibition openings in Sydney and Melbourne.
Sydney Finalist Announcements
DATE: Monday October 14
TIME: 6.00pm to 9.00pm (AEST)
VENUE: The Metcalfe Auditorium, State Library of NSW, Macquarie St, Sydney NSW
Melbourne Finalist Announcements
DATE: Monday October 14
TIME: 6.00pm – 9.00pm (AEST)
VENUE: Gallery Eleven 40, 1140 Malvern Road, Malvern, Victoria 3144
Numbers for these events are stricly limited. If you wish to attend, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org with the event in the
Media: Read or download the Nikon-Walkley Finalists Announcement press release (2012)