Jack Atley

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Jack Atley was an Australian photographer.

Life[edit]

Atley is a former overall individual winner of The Australian Press Photographer of the Year Award,[1] and in 2008 he was named as the runner up winner in Australia's richest Photographic/ Art Portraiture Award - The Moran Portraiture Prize.[2] In 2010 he was listed as a top ten finalist in the Sony World Photography Competition (professional sports category).

For 14 years, he shot international sports for Australia's leading daily newspapers. (The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age)[3]

More recently, he received the award as 2010 Volunteer of the Year by The Steve Waugh Foundation, the charity established by former Australian Test Cricket captain Steve Waugh that aids youths with rare diseases.[4] In 2011, he was awarded the contract as The Official Photographer to document photographically the most significant changes to The Sydney Opera House site since it was first built (expected between 2011 and 2014).[needs update][5]

In May, 2011 he won the Open Section First Prize in The Moran Contemporary Photographic Prize - for an image taken on World Rare Disease Day.[6][7]

Photographic awards[edit]

Atley has won first place in several photographic competitions:

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