Announcing the 2015 Nikon Surf Photo and Movie of the Year Winners

In partnership with Surfing Australia, we’re excited to announce this year’s winners of the 2015 Nikon Surf Photo and Surf Movie of the Year Awards.

This year’s awards have again shown the calibre of surf photography and film production in Australia, which made the judging process a very tough one.

The Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Award is a prestigious award that recognises the ‘best of the best’ of Australian surf photographers. Congratulations to Ray Collins winner of the 2015 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year award for his photo ‘Convection’.

The Nikon Surf Movie of the Year Award recognises the best feature-length surf movie released in 2014 filmed, produced or directed by an Australian citizen or resident. Judged on their level of contribution to the sport of surfing, entertainment, sound and visual content, this year’s awards celebrate the incredible talent and diversity of film makers in Australia. The 2015 Nikon Surf Movie of the Year Award has been awarded to renowned filmmaker Andrew Kidman for the feature film Spirit of Akasha.

Nikon Surf Photo of the Year 2015 Winner – Ray Collins

Ray Collins - Convection

“The force of a breaking wave on this particular spot’s busiest day of the year. Observed from a helicopter.”

Nikon Surf Photo of the Year 2015 winner, Ray Collins has won a new Nikon D4s DSLR.

See the top 20 finalists of the Nikon Surf Photo of the Year 2015.

Nikon Surf Movie of the Year 2015 Winner

Nikon Surf Movie of the Year 2015 winner, Andrew Kidman has won a Nikon D810 along with $2,000 RRP worth of Nikkor lenses and accessories.

Click here, to view the finalists trailers including: Gathering by Nathan Oldfield, Surfing Queensland 50th Year Documentary by Surfing Queensland, Thundercloud by Talon Clemow, Lemonyip Livin by Owen Milne, Spirit of Akasha by Andrew Kidman, Stephanie in the Water by Ava Warbrick, and iON The Barrel VO.2 by Tony Harrington.

Published by mynikonlife Feb 13, 2015
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