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Beaker Street Science Photography Prize

Beaker Street Science Photography Prize

2024 entries open soon!

Have an eye for science? Beaker Street’s annual Science Photography Prize invites all Tasmanians to showcase the wonders of our extraordinary part of the world — which is teeming with science and scientists. Finalist images are displayed at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery during Beaker Street Festival each August, with great prizes on offer for Judges’ and People’s Choice winners.

Judges’ Choice Winner 2023

Luke Brokensha, Skeletonema

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People’s Choice Winner 2023

Anthony Davey, Blackwood Fractals

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All 2023 Finalists

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Pixies Parasols – Another Perspective

Pixies Parasols - Another Perspective Shan Karunathilake (Ryan Shan) Category: Utilises MacrophotographyMost of the mass of these beautiful mushrooms (Mycene…

Blackwood Fractals

Blackwood Fractals Anthony Davey Category: Shows a Biological Concept Winner of the People's Choice AwardThis image of a Blackwood tree…

Graceful Giants: A Mesmerising Dance with the Majestic Humpback Whale

Graceful Giants: A Mesmerising Dance with the Majestic Humpback Whale Nathaniel Shihui Lau Category: Shows a Physical Process in ActionEvery…

Milky Way over Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory

Milky Way over Mount Pleasant Radio Observatory David Nolan Category: Shows Scientific Equipment or a Research OutputThe Milky Way is…

Death of a pest

Death of a pest Diane Nicolson Category: Shows an Ecological ConceptThe European Rabbit (Oryctolagus cuniculus) was introduced into Tasmania in…

Bumblebee Blues

Bumblebee Blues Toby Schrapel Category: Utilises MacrophotographySome of these fluorescent materials in the bumblebee’s eye correspond to the rhodopsin and…

Night mapping in King Island – Looking for tungsten ore!

Night mapping in King Island - Looking for tungsten ore! Angela Isaura Santos Costa Category: Shows the Scientific Value of…

Cider

Cider Benjamin Alldridge Category: Shows a Physical Process in ActionIn a narrow sliver of Tasmania’s highlands, one species dominates the…

BlueTears

BlueTears Kerry Doyle Category: Shows an Ecological ConceptThe photo shows 'sea-sparkle', which is bioluminescence produced by a bloom of the…

Future Energy

Future Energy Bruce Moyle Category: Shows Scientific Equipment or a Research OutputIn the vast expanse of the ocean, where beauty…

Ancient folds

Ancient folds Grant Dixon Category: Shows the Results of a Physical Process than has Altered a LandscapeA major geological deformation…

Skeletonema

Skeletonema Luke Brokensha Category: Utilises Microscopy Winner of the Judges' Choice AwardThis image was taken using a Scanning Electron Microscope.…

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