Peter Brew-Bevan, War hero, 2013 digital print.

16 August to 5 October 2014

The National Photographic Portrait Prize is an annual event promoting the very best in contemporary photographic portraiture by both professional and aspiring Australia photographers. The National Portrait Gallery offers a prize of $25,000 to the most outstanding photographic portrait that reflects a distinctive vision. The 2014 National Photographic Portrait Prize exhibition consists of 45 finalists selected from a national field of over 1,400 entries. The full list of finalists is available at: www.portrait.gov.au/site/nppp.php

The exhibition tour is supported by the National Collecting Institutions Touring and Outreach Program, an Australian Government program to improve access to national collections.