Courtesy of Merav Maroody

The BarTur Photo Award celebrates photographers who challenge how we view the world

Following a call out to all of those people that participated in this years competition, THE BARTUR AWARD is pleased to present  Merav Maroody as the WINNER of $500 for her images around  experiences of COVID-19 her local community, capturing everyday life under lockdown. In second place was Dharam Khalsa and in third place was Chantal Lesley. To see more of our winners and those that were highly commended, please visit our 'COVID19 Reflections Winners' page.


THE BARTUR PHOTO AWARD would love to see more of your COVID19 images, and so we are now opening out the opportunity for anyone to enter our COVID19 Reflections Prize. Please see details below about the competition:

The BarTur Photo Award: COVID-19

Entry is free of charge.

The BarTur Photo Award: COVID-19 Reflections is open to anyone making photographic work around the impact and experience of the current Coronavirus global pandemic.

Submissions will be evaluated by a world-leading panel of judges drawn from our existing judging panel and some of this years' BarTur Photo Award winners.

There will be 3 prizes allocated:

First prize $750,

Second prize $500,

Third prize $250

All applicants maintain their intellectual ownership of the work.


Award Opening: Monday 8th June 2020

Award Submission EXTENDED Deadline: Wednesday 15th July 2020, 11:59pm BST

Winner Announcement: Monday 27th July 2020


Generously funded by Lars Gitz Architects, our 2020 BarTur Photo Award winners were also supported to produce this fantastic body of work around their experiences of COVID19. 

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BarTur Photo Award is a not for profit organization that aims to find, support and recognize the best contemporary photographic talent. The award is looking for work that is unique, compelling and inspiring. To be judged by a panel of industry leaders.

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