Lights. Camera. Action. The 2018 Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year competitions are now open for entry. In partnership with Surfing Australia, the awards seek to recognise Australia’s very-best photographers and videographers within the surfing community.
Here’s everything you need to know:
Nikon Surf Photo of the Year
The 2018 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Award recognises the best single surfing-themed image (action, lifestyle/portrait or scenic) taken by an Australian resident in 2017. The photo can be taken anywhere around the world and there is a maximum of THREE photos per photographer.
Nikon Surf Video of the Year
The 2018 Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award celebrates the best surf video or film – of any length or format – that’s filmed, produced or directed by an Australian resident in 2017.
- Entries close at 5:00pm (AEDT) on January 8, 2018
- Winners are announced on March 6, 2018 at the Australian Surfing Awards at the QT Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast
Great prizes to be won:
Get inspired by past Nikon Surf Photo and Video of the Year Award winners below.
Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award – 2017 Winner
Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award – 2016 Winner
Nikon Surf Video of the Year Award – 2015 Winner
Be inspired by The Best of the Best: Australia’s greatest surf photographers book!
A beautifully designed, full-colour collection of the best Australian surfing photographers and their award-winning work. Featuring the winners and finalists of the Nikon Surf Photo of the Year from 2013 to 2017 in conjunction with Surfing Australia. The book also includes an introduction from 6 x World Champion Stephanie Gilmore.
‘The Best of the Best: Australia’s greatest surf’ is available to purchase now via the Nikon Store.