Wednesday, June 9, 2010

AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year




Wedding photographer Rocco Ancora has been named as the 2010 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year at the 34th Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards (or 'APPAs') in Melbourne on Monday 7th June.

Having received the highest accolade in his profession tonight as the 2010 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year, Rocco will walk away with $2,500 in prizes for his stunning wedding images thanks to sponsor Lexar.

The Canon AIPP APPAs are a celebration of photographic excellence and represent the best of the best in Australian professional photography. In 2010, five new categories including sport, travel, fine art, family and creative (formerly the Open Category) have been added to the awards.


Winners for the 2010 Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photography Awards are:

• The 2010 Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year - Peter Coulson, Kilsyth South, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Commercial Photographer of the Year - Peter Coulson, Kilsyth South, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Sport Photographer of the Year - Cameron Spencer

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Travel Photographer of the Year - Joseph Koprek, Collingwood, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Landscape Photographer of the Year - Paul Gummer, New Zealand

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Science Environment & Nature Photographer of the Year - Darren Jew, Brighton, Queensland

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Documentary Photographer of the Year - Emily Hanna, Curtin, ACT

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Illustrative Photographer of the
Year - Charmaine Heyer, Mooroobool, Queensland
• The 2010 AIPP Australian Fine Art Photographer of the Year - Tanya Rochat, Bella Vista, New South Wales

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Portrait Photographer of the Year - Christopher Ian, South Yarra, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Family Photographer of the Year - Mercury Megaloudis, Strathmore, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year - Rocco Ancora, Balwyn North, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Creative Photographer of the Year - Peter Rossi, Cairns, Queensland

• The 2010 AIPP Student Photographer Of The Year - Kobe Pallis, Croydon, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Tertiary Photography Institution Of The Year - North Melbourne Institute of TAFE, Victoria

• 2010 Highest Scoring Print Award - Dan O'Day, Campbell, ACT
• 2010 Monochrome Print Award - Athol Shmith Award - Rocco Ancora, Balwyn North, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Wedding Album of the Year Award - Mercury Megaloudis, Strathmore, Victoria

• The 2010 AIPP Australian Photography Book Award - Peter Lik, Las Vegas, USA

• The 2010 AIPP Press Photography Award - Getty Images, Australia

The 2010 winning entries will be showcased in a national travelling exhibition which will tour the country from September this year through to June 2011. For further information, visit www.aipp.com.au.


To view Rocco's stunning work visit www.imagesbyrocco.com.au
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