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FiPP 2017

Meet our team

Chair: Professor Lawrie Beilin AO, Emeritus Professor of Medicine University of Western Australia; Chief Steward: Dale Neill BA, Grad Dip Ed Tech, Cert Photog, Master Photographer AIPP; Administrator: Sandy Chaney LAPS; Exhibition Master: George Woodward BSc, ARPS, DPAGB; Exhibition Master: Ivor Metlitzky MSc BSc(Eng) AAPS; AOWA Liaison Officer: Dr John Quintner MB, BS, MRCP, FFPMANZCA, Rheumatologist; Social Media Consultant: Amanda Kendle MEd BSc; Webmaster/Media Manager: Peter Ramshaw MCSE: Committee Member: Seng Mah BA (Hons), Dip.Ed.








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“It’s one thing to make a picture of what a person looks like, it’s another thing to make a portrait of who they are.” Paul Caponigro

AND THE WINNERS ARE….

Winner FiPP 2017

Faces in the Window by Istvan Kerekes, Hungary

Third Place FiPP 2017

Scream by Vicki Bell, Victoria, Australia

Second Place FiPP 2017

The Wrestler by Ricky Gestro, Western Australia

Fourth Place FiPP 2017

A Mother’s Strength by Vicki Bell, Victoria, Australia

Phone Winner FiPP 2017

Skin Deep - Laura? by Robyn Macrea, New South Wales, Australia

THE  

Winner  

of  

the  

4th  

biennial  

Fremantle  

International  

Portrait  

Prize

(FiPP  

2017)  

for  

portrait  

photography  

was  

announced  

at  

a  

standing  

room

only  

event  

in  

Fremantle’s  

historic  

Moores  

Art  

Gallery  

on  

Saturday  

night

(21 October 2017).

The 2017 award attracted 1600 images from 22 countries.

Hungarian  

photojournalist  

Istvan  

Kerekes  

won  

the  

first  

prize  

of  

$5,000

cash   

(courtesy   

of   

the   

event’s   

organiser,   

Freo   

Faces   

Inc

)   

for   

an

astoundingly   

complex   

and   

heartrending   

image   

of   

poor   

gypsy   

children

peering  

through  

the  

window  

of  

their  

rudimentary  

home  

in  

Romania.  

Mr

Frigyes   

Schaffer,   

President   

of   

the   

Hungarian   

Association   

of   

Western

Australia, accepted the award on Mr Kerekes’ behalf.

This  

year,  

for  

the  

first  

time,  

Freo  

Faces  

Inc  

offered  

a  

$1,000  

prize  

for  

the

best  

image  

taken  

with  

a  

mobile  

phone  

camera.  

This  

inaugural  

award  

was

won by New South Wales (Australia) photographer

Robyn Macrea

.

Second  

Prize  

(the  

prestigious  

Nikon  

Australia  

Award

,  

which  

included  

a

top  

of  

the  

line  

pro  

DSLR  

camera  

and  

portrait  

lens  

was  

won  

by  

Fremantle

photographer

Ricky Gestro

.

Third  

Prize  

(sponsored  

by  

Eizo  

Australasia

)  

was  

won  

by  

Vicki  

Bell  

from

Preston in Victoria, Australia.

Fourth  

Prize  

(sponsored  

by  

Cygnet  

Bay  

Pearls  

in  

Broome)  

was  

won  

by

Sandy Goddard of Barwon Heads in Victoria, Australia.

Two   

‘packers’   

prizes’   

were   

awarded   

as   

well   

as   

six   

images   

that   

were

declared ‘Highly Commended’ by the 2 panels of judges.

Proceeds from the 4th FiPP will go to

Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA

.

The public exhibition at the Moores Gallery, 48 Henry Street,

Fremantle, is open to the public from 10am to 4pm every day from 22

October to 5 November 2017.

A gold coin donation would be appreciated but entry is free. The FiPP

Showcase is an official Fremantle Festival event.

Dale

Dale, our Chief Steward, is a professional portrait photographer based in Fremantle, Western Australia. A former teacher, he conducts regular photography workshops around Australia.

John

John is a retired consultant physician in pain medicine and rheumatology. He has been published widely. John acts as FiPP’s Liaison to our principal charity beneficiary, Arthritis & Osteoporosis WA.

Sandy

Keen master amateur photographer Sandy is FiPP’s Administrator, keeper of the official minutes and all round executive guru.

Peter

Our Webmaster and Treasurer, Peter, is a former journalist, editor and press photographer. He also has a dodgy qualification as a computer systems engineer, which he claims qualifies him to run our website.

SNAP UP YOUR SHARE OF

OVER $13,500 IN CASH &

PRIZES IN 2017

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Pay the fee and wait to win

big prizes

The small administration fee covers FiPP’s costs, with the rest going to our partner charity/charities. So you can feel good about helping a very worthy cause…

Upload it to FiPP during the

2017 entry period

From 12 June to 11 August 2017 the official entry web portal will be open. This page will link to it. You can enter up to 5 digital images per entry form…

Snap a photo of someone

you love or a stranger

Colour, black & white? Amateur, professional? Smart phone or camera? You’re covered! The competition’s open to anyone in the world…
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Photographs of loved ones, from babies to our seniors, always feature prominently in the gala FiPP Showcase after each event… (Image: Amber Scobie)
The FiPP has attracted entries 52 countries in all. Amazingly, however, 2 of the 3 winners so far have come from Western Australia… (Image: Goran Jovic)
Anyone can enter. No heavy rules, no age limit, no restrictions. If you’ve got a Master, Visa or AMEX credit or debit card, you’re in… (Image: Tim Bradshaw)

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Six completely random entries from FiPP 4









FiPP Rules & Regulations  Read the rules and regulations of the award  including our privacy and pricing policies. 2015 Exhibition Catalogue Get some idea of the variety of images that are chosen for FiPP fame by looking at last time. 2013 Exhibition Catalogue If you want more, there’s also a listing of all the shortlisted entries from the 2013 award. Our Judging Panel for 2017 Meet our judging panel: Lynn Whitfield King, Steve Wise and Greg James. Sign up Join FiPP’s mailing list to keep up to date with all the latest news and development.
Entries Open - 12 June The entry portal will accept entries worldwide: Visa, Master and Amex Credit/Debit Cards accepted Entries Close - 11 August  Your last chance to enter FiPP2017. But don’t leave it too late. There’s always a late rush. Awards Ceremony - 21 October The invitation-only event of the year in Fremantle where we find out who the winners are Showcase - 22 Oct - 5 Nov 100+ prints and 40+ slides in our magnificent heritage exhibition space in Fremantle Camera-free zone New $1,000 cash prize reserved only for for images taken with a smart phone

FiPP 2017 at a glance

Meet our team

Chair: Professor Lawrie Beilin AO, Emeritus Professor of Medicine University of Western Australia; Chief Steward: Dale Neill BA, Grad Dip Ed Tech, Cert Photog, Master Photographer AIPP; Administrator: Sandy Chaney LAPS; Exhibition Master: George Woodward BSc, ARPS, DPAGB; Exhibition Master: Ivor Metlitzky MSc BSc(Eng) AAPS; AOWA Liaison Officer: Dr John Quintner MB, BS, MRCP, FFPMANZCA, Rheumatologist; Social Media Consultant: Amanda Kendle MEd BSc; Webmaster/Media Manager: Peter Ramshaw MCSE: Committee Member: Seng Mah BA (Hons), Dip.Ed.

Contact

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FiPP 2017
$5,000 cash (First Prize, Camera Section) $1,000 cash (First Prize, Mobile Phone Only Section) Nikon D810 professional digital SLR with AF-S Nikkor 85mm F1.4G portrait lens valued at $5,000 and supplied by Nikon Australia $1,500 professional image editing computer monitor by Eizo $1,000 worth of Broome pearls from Cygnet Bay Pearls
FiPP 2017