Australian Life Photography Competition, Finalists

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<ul><li><p>Australian Life Photography Competition, Finalists </p></li><li><p>Australian life in 22 prize-winning photographs </p><p>From Indigenous cowboys and football matches to Sydney sunbathers and pieshops, the photographs shortlisted for the 2014 Australian Life prize showcase a nation in technicolour and transition. Top prize went to Georgina Popes wry snap of a New South Wales washing line. All 22 winning images go on display in Hyde Park, Sydney until 12 October</p></li><li><p>Georgina Popes winning image, A great day for drying, in Oakdale, Goulburn, New South Wales. She was devoted to her household chores, but somehow, got strung out on the line, said Pope.Photograph: Georgina Pope</p></li><li><p>Runner up Jon Lewiss image, Farewelling Martin Sharp, Christ Church St Laurence, Haymarket, Sydney. Lewis: Before delivering my eulogy to my dear friend Martin, I made two frames. This one shows his friends celebrating an extraordinary life.Photograph: Jon Lewis</p></li><li><p>Paul Lander, 29, and his brother Dylan, 25, frock up for an Australia Day Ute Run, Hidden Valley, Darwin.Photograph: Glenn Campbell</p></li><li><p>Anzac Day Tribute, Ashfield Park cenotaph, New South Wales.Photograph: Berylouise Mitchell</p></li><li><p>Saltwater cowboys: Ambrose Dann and Terrence Carter, Broome, Western Australia.Photograph: Tamara Voninski</p></li><li><p>Children play at the Bentley Blockade, formed to oppose a proposed gas drilling on neighbouring farmland, Lismore, New South Wales.Photograph: Natalie Grono</p></li><li><p>Dinner time in Botany, Sydney.Photograph: Ivana Jovanovic</p></li><li><p>An elder of the Mutitjulu people draws the Dreaming in the red earth of the outback, Uluru, Northern Territory.Photograph: Jewels Lynch</p></li><li><p>For Sale: derelict shops on the main street of Wellington, New South Wales.Photograph: Desmond Kok Hui Ong</p></li><li><p>Pies: an Australian institution in Brookvale, New South Wales.Photograph: Richard Payne</p></li><li><p>Cornflour bombs showered over participants in the ColourMeRad 5K fun run, Motorsport Park, Eastern Creek, Sydney.Photograph: Rob Annesley</p></li><li><p>Im a Fire Starter: a protester against the logging of old growth forests in Tasmania.Photograph: Matthew Newton</p></li><li><p>Pondering the Tent of Wonder: surprise visitors to Rod McRaes Sculpture by the Sea, Tamarama, Sydney.Photograph: Brent Winstone</p></li><li><p>Rush hour: a lone face in the crowd at Glebe markets, Sydney.Photograph: Warwick Kent</p></li><li><p>Icebergs: suspended between sunshine and water, sunbathers at the sea pool, Bondi, Sydney.Photograph: Paul Blackmore</p></li><li><p>The Doll House: the photographers friend Julie in Wyongah, New South Wales.Photograph: Dianne English</p></li><li><p>Windbreak: two girls have fun with their hijabs on the Sydney ferries.Photograph: John Goodbridge</p></li><li><p>Match in Ngukurr: Arnhem Land, Northern Territory.Photograph: Godelieve Mols</p></li><li><p>The tradition of the suit-wearing Sapeurs from the Democratic Republic of the Congo makes its way to Blacktown in the western suburbs of Sydney.Photograph: Louise Whelan</p></li><li><p>Tin City: hidden behind the sand dunes of Anna Bay, New South Wales.Photograph: Andre Martin</p></li><li><p>Boarding at Garie beach, Sydney.Photograph: Rodney Campbell</p></li><li><p>Rio station: Nic Walker holds his son Tasman as he walks with daughter Saxony and Stan the emu in Longreach, Queensland.Photograph: Lisa Maree Williams</p></li><li><p>end</p></li><li><p>cast Australian Life Photography Competition, Finalists </p><p>images and text credit www. Music John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air created o.e.</p><p>thanks for watching</p></li></ul>