William Patino

Photographer of the Year 2021: Judging

Entries are now closed for the annual New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year. Standby for the finalists.

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Entries have closed, judging has started, entrants are waiting by the phone. The best frames of the past year now hang in the balance—fame, fortune and the future of the photographers are on hold too.

Categories include Resene Landscape, Progear PhotoStory, Electric Kiwi Wildlife, Lumix Society, Lightforce Aerial and a new category, Resene Built Environment. The Nikon Photographer of the Year 2021 will be picked from all entrants, as will Resene Colour Award and the Young Photographer award. Finalists will be announced in early September, and will be voted on by the public for the Ockham Residential People’s Choice award.

The winners will be announced at an awards night in Auckland on October 28. Stay tuned for more.