|Canon Australia professional photography awards|
Nic Rossmüller : June 6th 2006 - 00:02 CET
Canon Australia professional photography awards : Canon Australia congratulates Urs Buhlman as the winner of the 2006 Canon/AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year Award. The awards celebrate the cream of Australia's professional photographers by subjecting entries to a rigorous, peer-review process. Subjecting entries to such extensive judging innovation and photographic excellence among Australia's professional photographers. Having previously won the 2004 AIPP Advertising/Fashion Photographer of the Year, Mr Buhlman joined the peer judging panel for the 2006 competition. Speaking after his win, Mr Buhlman said judging the entries was a tremendous opportunity in itself to develop his own skills as a photographer.|
Canon - Advice and opportunities|
"Even after winning this award, having the opportunity to participate in the Canon APPAs as a judge has helped me learn even more about how to grow as a photographer. I really encourage every professional photographer to be involved both in these awards, and the Australian Institute of Professional Photography. "I'm at the stage where I've accumulated a lot of experience in advertising photography. As a photographer and a person I believe it's essential to continually look for new ways to grow and develop my craft, and to help other photographers receive the advice and opportunities that have been available to me," said Mr Buhlman.
Canon Photography award - Consumer Imaging Products
As winner of the 2006 Canon APPA, Mr Buhlman receives his choice of Canon imaging product to the value of twenty thousand dollars. In addition to the Canon/AIPP Professional Photography Award, Mr Buhlman also won the AIPP Advertising/Fashion Photographer of the Year category. Stuart Poignand, Marketing Manager, Consumer Imaging Products Group, Canon Australia, said the depth of emotion and creativity seen in the 2006 entries demonstrated the passion and commitment to excellence held by Australia's professional photographers. "The images that have brought success to this year's winners were chosen from thousands of entries, submitted by hundreds of professional photographers. Competitive peer judgement, applied with the rigour of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography, drives excellence, innovation and creative experimentation all values Canon shares in professional photography," said Mr Poignand.
Australian Professional Photography Awards
"Canon has a long association with Australian professional photographers, and we're incredibly proud to continue our sponsorship of the Australian Professional Photography Awards. "We're honoured to support such a talented and dedicated community of professionals who continue to delight and inspire us with their work," said Mr Poignand.
Canon awards - Winning entries
The Canon Australian Professional Photography Awards are open to all professional photographers in Australia. In addition to the coveted 2006 Canon/AIPP Australian Photographer of the Year Award, entries are also judged in sub-categories covering specialised forms of professional photography including: Advertising/Fashion, Editorial, Commercial/Industrial, Illustrative, Portrait, Wedding, Science & Nature, Landscape, Photo Illustrator and Open. As the winning entries are judged by their peers, the awards represent the best of the best professional photography in Australia.
Canon Professional photography awards winner:
• Rocco Ancora - 2006 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year
• Tim Griffith - 2006 AIPP Australian Commercial/Industrial Photographer of the Year
• Urs Buhlman - 2006 AIPP Australian Advertising/Fashion Photographer of the Year
• Daniel Murphy - 2006 AIPP Australian Illustrative Photographer of the Year
• Chris Barry - 2006 AIPP Australian Science & Nature Photographer of the Year
• Geoffrey Lea - 2006 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year
• Stephen Jones - 2006 AIPP Australian Editorial Photographer of the Year
• Pippin Walton - 2006 AIPP Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year
• Nick Morgan - 2006 AIPP Australian Photo Illustrator of the Year
• Damien Bredberg - 2006 AIPP Australian Open Award