Announcing the Finalists of the 2014 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year and Surf Movie of the Year Awards

In partnership with Surfing Australia, Nikon is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2014 Nikon Surf Photo and Nikon Surf Movie of the Year Awards.

The Nikon Surf Photo of the Year and Nikon Surf Movie of the Year awards showcases the finest work taken by Australia’s best surf photographers and filmmakers during the past 12 months.

The Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Award is a prestigious award recognising the best single surfing-themed image taken during 2013 by an Australian photographer, with strict criteria including dramatic effect, sensory impact, composition, innovation and creativity. The photo can be taken anywhere around the world and can be drawn from action, water, lifestyle, line up or portrait photography. This year presented some outstanding entries featuring the best-of-the-best in Australian surfing photography.

For a sneak preview of the top 20 finalists for the 2014 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year, watch the video below.

 

The Nikon Surf Movie of the Year Award celebrates the best feature-length surf movie released in 2013 and filmed, produced or directed by an Australian citizen or resident.

The finalists for the 2014 Nikon Surf Movie of the Year are:

‘MISSING’ – Taylor Steele

 

‘Drift’ – Morgan O’Neill and Ben Nott

 

‘Slow Dance’ – Beren Hall

 

The winners of the Nikon Surf Photo and Nikon Surf Movie of the Year awards will be announced at the Australian Surfing Awards on 13th February in Sydney. The winner of the Nikon Surf Photo of the Year award will win a Nikon D4 and the winner of the Nikon Surf Movie of the Year award will win a Nikon D800 plus $2,000 RRP worth of lenses and accessories.

Stay tuned for the winners announcement soon.