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November 25 – 18 December, 2022

2022 CCP Summer Salon

The CCP Summer Salon is back in 2022 for our landmark 30th year.


This exhibition continues to be one of the most significant surveys of contemporary photography in Australia, presented in the famous ‘floor-to-ceiling’ Salon hang that has become a signature of this community-focused event.

Australia’s largest photomedia competition, the CCP Summer Salon is be on exhibition in the gallery until Sunday 18 December.

This year Salon awarded 30 prize categories, with over $15,000 worth of prizes. CCP would like to thank all of our generous sponsors who are coming back on board to support this exhibition as it enters its third decade.

The CCP Summer Salon is made possible with the support of key sponsors Milieu Property, Leica, and Hahnemühle. Read on below for a list of prize sponsors and their categories!



Friday 25 November (6pm) – Sunday 18 December

Artwork collection from CCP

Monday 19 December – Thursday 22 December (& more dates in early January to come)

Prize Winners 2022

Alpha60 Best Fashion Work — Jude Worters, Maladjusted

Aperture Magazine Prize for Most Critically Engaged Work — Minami Ivory, Counted, Graded, Numbered #13

Bodriggy Brewing Co. Peoples’ Choice Award — to be announced at the end of the exhibition: please come cast your vote!

Borge’s Imaging Best Studio Work — Rhiannon Gamble, Boundary Constraints #03

Colour Factory Best Journalistic Photo — Justin Bergman, Rest Stop on Karakoram Highway (Between Xinjiang and Pakistan)

CCP Staff Pick Alissa Oughtred, Untitled

Emergent Designs Best Work on a Coastal Theme — Prosper Kelly, Fleurieu

Film Never Die Excellence in Colour — Sammaneh Pourshafighi, Reconnected To Myself And The Ancestors Through The Act Of Washing My Body

Film Never Die Best Analogue Image Showing Technical Skill — Lily Watkin, The Crying Lady

Gale Street Studios Excellence in Staged Photography — Dean Li, Leon

Hahnemühle and Spicers Grand Prize — Xiaolan Yao, The Memories of Autumn

Hillvale Most Really Makes You Think Image — Alessandro Biasotto, As I Climb I Find Thee

Leica Excellence in Photography Prize — Janusz Molinski, The Charred Alpine Road

Modern Times Best Architectural Work — Theodore Bulleid, Lavori in Corso

Momento Pro Best Photobook Design — Blake Dearman, Rest Repeat

M.33 Photobook Prize — Bri Hammond, Endline 

NCAT Photography Best Darkroom Print — Jack Murphy, Cracked 

Photography Studies College Best Commercial Work — Su Cassiano, Luigi and Nicole in their new home

Photography Studies College Strongest Narrative Work — Sally Coggle, While I wait

Prism Imaging Best Use of Paper — Amanda Swaney, Morandi Vases and Yellow Rose

RMIT Photography Imaging Futures Award — Laura Dubsky, Fracture

RMIT Photography World Centred Photography Practice Award — J Davies, In the backseat

RMIT Photography Client Centred Photography Practice Award — Xiaolan Yao, Towards the sun

Sandisk Professional Most Adventurous Image — Red McNamara, Sarakiniko

Swinburne University of Technology Best Action Shot — Ben Clement, Chains

Vanbar Imaging Best Use of Natural Light — Ryley Clarke, Sleep Eyes

Vanbar Imaging Best Street Photo — Grant Ellmers, Fitzroy, Melbourne 06