Update on the 2016 Focus on Photography Competition

Posted Mon 12th Sep 2016 | efront

Entries for the 2016 Focus on Photography competition are now closed. Thank you everyone for all your marvellous photos! Our judges are currently judging, so watch this space, as winners will be announced in early October.

Our judges this year are: Dianna Snape and Victoria Bennett.

Dianna Snape is a freelance commercial photographer specialising in Architecture, interior and landscape photography.   She is an Honours graduate of Melbourne’s RMIT BA (Photography) course and is based in St Kilda, Melbourne.

Dianna has a passion for the built environment and urban landscape.  She works closely with architects, interior designers, landscape architects and property developers to establish a visual dialogue that records and promotes their buildings and vision.

Her work features regularly in leading Architectural and Design magazines both nationally and internationally.


Victoria Bennett is a Melbourne based program manager, curator and producer graduating from RMIT University in 2007 with a Bachelor of Fine Art Photography. With a focus on independent contemporary art, photography, design and writing Victoria has exhibited, curated and programmed exhibitions, publications and cultural events throughout Australia.

Over this time Victoria has worked closely with Melbourne’s fine art and commercial photographic communities, particularly in her role as founder/director of Rae and Bennett Fine Art Printers and Gallery 2010-14.

Other positions have included; coordinator at un Projects 2012-16, administration coordinator at Next Wave Festival 2015, Co-director of the George Paton Gallery 2014 and West Space Programming Committee member 2013-15.

Victoria is currently a lecturer at Photographic Studies College and program manager at Open House Melbourne.


Prizes include: a medium Haven camera pouch from our friends at Crumpler, priority passes to next year’s Weekend and copies of Momentum: New Victorian Architecture.


Image credit: Wanlapa Tantiprasongchai, Focus on Photography entry 2014.

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