SAM travel photo competition

After much deliberation, SAM is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural travel photo competition. The judges were overwhelmed by the range, quality and sophistication of the entries. Finally, we can announce winners.
Image of a woman at Morocann gun rampart

Woman at Morocann gun rampart

FIRST PRIZE (Macbook Pro laptop)

Carolyn Watson, Figtree NSW – Woman at Moroccan gun rampart

“This is the strongest image by a long shot – had all the qualities of a great photo – was unexpected, formally very compelling, and also quite ambiguous, playing with our sense of expectation about what might be taking place.” Professor Merilyn Fairskye, Associate Professor in Photomedia.

RUNNERS-UP (iPad)

David Jackson, Marrickville, NSW – Luxembourg Gardens, Paris

Paul Bonitcha, Woolwich, NSW – Penguin on one foot

PEOPLE’S CHOICE (iPod touch)

Alison Tong, Westmead, NSW – Polar bear kiss

HIGHLY COMMENDED (iPod touch)

Jane Fraser – Moroccan donkeys



For a gallery of the winners and top 40 images, visit the competition website.

SAM wishes to thank all alumni who entered. Watch this space for more competitions.