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Photoimaging students from NMIT Win at the Victorian AIPP awards

20 May 2010

Final year Diploma of Photoimaging students, Kobe Pallis, Nina Williams and Amy Wandin have had great success with their print entries in the 2010 Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) Student of the year awards. NMIT also won the Tertiary Institute of the year award for 2010.

There was intense competition from Tertiary Photography students throughout Victoria, including RMIT and PSC.

Kobe Pallis won the 2010 Category Winner - Student Portrait Photographer of the Year and Winner of Highest scoring Portrait Student Print as well as a Silver Print Award - “In recognition of photographic excellence”.

Nina Williams won the AIPP 2010 student Landscape photographer of the year, also achieving two silver awards for her magnificent prints, “In recognition of photographic excellence”.

Amy Wandin won silver at the 2010 AIPP awards with a print from The mindscapes exhibition titled “If only”.

Photoimaging students actively participate in Industry events, competitions, seminars and exhibitions to maximize their learning experience and establish professional networks.

2009 Diploma of Photoimaging Graduate and Student of the year, Keren Dobia also continued her success with winning the Commemorative Ian Hawthorne Emerging Member award at the 2010 Victorian Epson Australian Institute of Professional Photography awards.

Keren's proven talent and energy will see her going from strength to strength as she establishes her professional career.

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