$10,000 photo prize

A STIRRING image of a blind albino girl has taken out the renowned Olive Cotton Photography Award at the weekend.

NSW Central Coast photographer Richard O'Farrell was announced the winner of the $10,000 prize for the portrait, Savitri, at the Tweed River Art Gallery on Saturday night.

Byron Bay photographer Alberton Sanchez-Peinador's Frank was chosen as one of four highly commended awards, along with Sibling Rage by John Slaytor, The Last Supper, My Father's Death by Adam Hollingworth and The Bad Seeds by Stephen Dupont, all Sydney-based photographers.

The annual Olive Cotton award recognises excellence in photographic portraiture and is selected from entrants across Australia.



Why this businessman is disgusted by rate debate

premium_icon Why this businessman is disgusted by rate debate

"We pay eight times more than what Ballina pays".

Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

premium_icon Accused priest denies child sex claims at trial

Catholic priest is accused of abusing two boys in the 1980s

Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

premium_icon Fed-up dairy farmer predicts demise of Aussie milk

"It won't be long before there are milk shortages"

Local Partners