Articles and Essays

Festival Round-Up

Lauran Vohmann , 09 Jun 2015

Having Head On Photo Festival withdrawal symptoms? Or didn't quite make it to the festival? Never fear! We're here with a round-up of some of our favourite things...

Featured Finalist: Peter Solness

Lyndal Irons , 02 Jul 2013

Featured Finalist: Peter Solness

Sandstone Ridge, looking north. 2009

Featured Finalist: Kris Baum

Lyndal Irons , 27 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Kris Baum

Subterrania

‘Stockholm Metro’ from Kris Baum’s Subterrania took out the People’s Choice Award for the 2013 Head Off Landscape Prize. See the full gallery of Head off Finalists here.

Featured Finalist: KERRY PRYOR

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: KERRY PRYOR

Unseen

Unseen is a finalist in the 2013 Head On Portrait Prize.

Unseen is from a series of photographs I took while documenting the work of an Australian non-profit foundation, Eyes for Africa.

Featured Finalist: Didi S. Gilson

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Didi S. Gilson

​INFUSED & BLENDED​ – FACE OF THE NEW FAMILY

Didi S. Gilson is a native New Yorker, now a permanent resident of New South Wales near Anna Bay. ‘Untitled’ is a finalist in the 2013 Head On Portrait Prize.

Featured Finalist: Dallas Kilponen

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Dallas Kilponen

Dallas Kilponen’s Head On Portrait Prize finalist image first ran on page one of the Sydney Morning Herald.

The portrait of Lynnie Plate and her twin sister Annie Trevillian was taken whilst on assignment in Oodnadatta for The Sydney Morning Herald during January's nationwide heatwave.

Featured Finalist: Jodi McConaghy

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Jodi McConaghy

Jodi McConaghy’s ‘Phoebe’ is a finalist in the 2013 Head On Portrait Prize.

As a mum of two primary school aged boys, my working hours are limited. I have decided to pursue a career in newborn photography because I can shoot while my kids are at school and newborns are gorgeous. 

Featured Finalist: Alice Blanch

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Alice Blanch

Box Brownie Colour Panorama #10

Alice Blanch is a 2013 Head Off Landscape Prize finalist.

I took this photograph in Tasmania last year whilst I was studying my Honours in photography. It is from a larger, on-going body of work called Box Brownie Panoramas that is a series of unique and unconventional landscape photographs.

Featured Finalist: Paul Huntley

Lyndal Irons , 21 Jun 2013

Featured Finalist: Paul Huntley

See the image at the 2013 Head Off Landscape Prize exhibition Paddington Reservoir Gardens until June 23.