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FiPP 2017

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Lawrie Beilin

Professor Beilin has been FiPP’s Chairman since it’s inception. He is also Emeritus Professor of Medicine at the University of Western Australia and a very keen and talented amateur photographer

Dale Neill

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

Sandy Chaney

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

Peter Ramshaw

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 web presences


OVER $13,500 IN CASH &


FiPP: The photography award the World is coming to love




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

For several months in mid-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? It makes no difference at FiPP. 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 FiPP. No convoluted rules, no age limit, no restrictions. If you’ve got access to a credit card or PayPal, you’re in… (Image: Tim Bradshaw)

Easy & ethical

World class

Open to all

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Six completely random entries from

FiPP 1, 2, & 3 (updated weekly)

FiPP Rules & Regulations  Read the general rules and regulations of the award. Technical specs for entrieds will be posted in 2017. 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.
Compete Test yourself against the world’s best or just your next door neighbour! Win Share in over $12,000 (AUS) in cash and prizes including a $5,000 cash first prize. Prestige Being short-listed for FiPP is a terrific advertisement you can use on your website or promotional gear. Practice FiPP provides valuable experience in how to prepare for and enter major photographic awards. Exposure FiPP’s website has received over 10 million hits and over 20,000 people have attended the exhibition.

Why get involved?

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; Committee Members: Jane Fraser BA (Hons) FAIM & Seng Mah, Webmaster/Media Manager Peter Ramshaw MCSE


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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

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