2016 REAL Landscape Photo Awards Winners
1st Prize – Jarrod Castaing
2nd Prize – Debbie Stevens
3rd Prize – Ignacio Palacois
The REAL Australia Landscape Photo Awards are for people who want to express their creativity through photo realism.
I believe it’s important to recognise the existance of two very different forms of photography and make a clear distinction between them. I separate these two diverse photographic styles by referring to them as Photo Realism and Photo Illustration. Both artistic forms are legitimate – both require creativity and skill – and I personally like some of the digital creations. However, each has a different place in the market – and in the hearts and minds of consumers. That’s … Read the rest
A word from our 2015 winner – Mark McLeod
“Getting the opportunity to travel one on one with Ken was a real honour. Ken and I set off from Sydney with the Toyota Land Cruiser packed with gear in an adventure across the country. We arrived into Alice Springs and after bypassing the icons like Uluru and Kings Canyon we went straight to the lesser known locations such as Ellery Creek. We even discovered impressive new locations that have never been shot before on an enormous cattle station. The highlight of the trip was spending a couple of days in a remote aboriginal community, sharing a dinner with some of the traditional owners and being invited to shoot on their wonderful country. This was not your typical photo tour! Ken has been very … Read the rest