Category Awards and How Winners are chosen

CATEGORY AWARDS ELIGIBLE FOR PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR CONSIDERATION

The 2017 AIPP Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Creative Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Documentary Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Family Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Illustrative Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Newborn Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Pet/Animal Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Science Wildlife & Wild Places Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Travel Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year

OTHER CATEGORY AWARDS & PRIZES

The 2017 AIPP Australian Album of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Photographic Book of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Emerging Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Student Photographer of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Australian Tertiary Photography Institution of the Year
The 2017 AIPP Highest Scoring print of the Year


 

HOW ARE THE CATEGORY WINNERS CHOSEN?

The three highest scoring submissions with a minimum of two awarded prints (scored 80 or above) and a minimum aggregate score of 320 will be deemed as finalists for that category. These three submissions will then be judged privately against each other by five judges where the winner of the category will be selected. Judges will be asked to consider the

These three submissions will then be judged privately against each other by five judges where the winner of the category will be selected. Judges will be asked to consider the

Judges will be asked to consider the technical excellence, impact, innovation, creativity and diversity within each submission to determine the winner. Judges are asked not to look at the four entries as a folio, as they may be four totally diverse images. If there are less than three entrants that qualify the winner will be selected from the two entrants that achieve two awarded prints and the 320 aggregate. If only one entrant qualifies as a finalist this person will automatically be the winner of the category. If no entrants achieve two awarded prints and the 320 aggregate for the category no award will be given.

Student and Emerging photographer with a minimum aggregate of 240 points to qualify for the Student or Emerging Photographer of the Year title. If only one entrant achieved the 240 aggregate required this person will automatically be the winner of the title. If no entrants achieve the 240 aggregate for the category no award will be given. The three submissions with the highest aggregate with a minimum score of 240 will then be judged privately against each other by five judges where the winner of the category will be selected. The three highest scoring album and book submissions will be deemed as finalists for their respective categories. In each

The three highest scoring album and book submissions will be deemed as finalists for their respective categories. In each case these will be judged privately against each other by five judges where the winner of each category will be selected. Please note that the aggregate scores of the finalists are not a judging consideration to determine the final winner.

Please note that the aggregate scores of the finalists are not a judging consideration to determine the final winner.