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Byron Bay photographer Natalie Grono’s award winning image Feather and the Goddess Pool.

The National Portrait Gallery has announced the People’s Choice award for this year’s National Photographic Portrait Prize has been won by Natalie Grono from Byron Bay for her photograph Feather and the Goddess Pool 2014.

The award is the result of some 10,000 votes cast during the exhibition and on the Gallery’s website.

Natalie Grono said she was ‘thrilled to be chosen from this field of remarkable photographers. I am excited that the portrait of Feather resonated with so many people and I thank Feather for her confidence and wisdom!’

As well as the honour of winning the prize Natalie gets to spend a free day in a studio, courtesy of Sunstudios, valued at $2,000.

 


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