In partnership with Surfing Australia, we are pleased to announce the finalists for the 2019 Nikon Surf Photo and Nikon Surf Video of the Year Awards.
The Nikon Surf Photo of the Year and Nikon Surf Video of the Year awards showcase the finest work taken by Australia’s best surf photographers and filmmakers during the past year. 23 outstanding entries have been selected by our panel of 13 high-profile judges from within the surfing industry, including Nikon Brand Ambassador Stephanie Gilmore.
Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Award 2019
The Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Award is a prestigious award recognising the best single surfing-themed image taken during 2018 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.
The winners of the Nikon Surf Photo and Nikon Surf Video of the Year awards will be announced the evening of the 2nd April.
View the finalists below:
Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award 2019
The Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award celebrates the best surf video or film, of any length or format, made by an Australian resident in 2018. View the finalists below:
Entry 1: Jack Robinson/Mad To The Bone
Entry 2: Chippa Wilson/Octopus: “Number 4”
Entry 3: Nathan Oldfield, Wajung