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Photographic requirements

All photographs should show differing aspects of the project including unique features and should be taken by a professionals photographers. Landscape preferred.

Photographic requirements

All photographs should show differing aspects of the project including unique features and should be taken by a professionals photographers. Landscape preferred.

All photographs should show differing aspects of the project including unique features and should be taken by a professional photographer. Images in landscape orientation are preferred for the awards presentation. Your first photo should be the front elevation of the project, in landscape orientation.

Supplied images must be actual digital images of the home. Images cannot be digitally enhanced to alter the project and 3D rendered images are not permitted. Images must be high resolution, a minimum of 300dpi and submitted in jpg format.

Suggested daytime images:

  • Streetscape/front elevation
  • Kitchen
  • Bathroom
  • Living Area
  • Outdoor
  • Points of difference e.g. cellar, environmental features, storage solutions
  • Apartment Complex – foyer – common area – recreational facilities

How many images do I need to submit?

  • Housing entries must submit 10-15 images
  • Kitchen & Bathroom entries must submit 10-15 images
  • Renovation entries including renovated kitchens and bathrooms must submit 4-10 ‘before’ photos in addition to the above images.
  • People & Business Award entrants must submit up to three (3) images.

Photography copyright

Professional photographers routinely reserve copyright and other intellectual property rights of the photos they take for you, even if you have purchased the images. As these images may be reproduced in promotional material, and as you are warranting this will not infringe anyone’s copyright, it is important you obtain the copyright of the photos. If the photographer will not sell the copyright, you may obtain their written agreement to the reprinting of the photos.

Note: This signed documentation is not required for your entry, but is required to protect you from copyright infringement.

Download transfer/licence of copyright

Professional photographers

For Western Australia members only, HIA offer a photography service with photos taken at the same time as judging. There are 8 images supplied to you after the award presentation. This option is available when you submit your online award application.

Other regions can choose a professional photographer from the list below. If your region is not listed, contact your local HIA Events Team for recommendations.

ACT and Southern NSW
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Bradley Cummings APP - Photographer


Matt Beaver


Patrick Lindley


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Atelier Photography - Jerome Treize

Phone: +61 484 607 901


Edge Commercial Photography

Email: mark@edgecommercialphoto.com.au
Website: edgecommercialphoto.com.au/


iDeal photography

Phone: 0439 559 210
Website: idealphotography.com.au/builders-trade-services


Tim Brand Photography

Email: 02 4324 1169
Website: timbrand.photography/spaces

North QLD
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Phil Copp Photos

Phone: 0439 575 340
Email: phil@philcoppphotos.com


Phone: 0424 156 464
Email: info@krda.com.au

Budd Photography

Phone: 0408 495 031
Email: roslyn@buddphotography.com.au

Cameron Laird Photography

Phone: 0418 238 811
Email: cameron@cameronlaird.com

The Saint Media

Phone: 0438 215 196
Email: john@thesaintmedia.com.au

Chris Sinclair Imagery

Phone: 0450 696 151
Email: chrissinclairimagery@gmail.com

Insta: @chris_sinclair_imagery
Facebook: chrissinclairimagery


Shadowlight Studio

Phone: 0403 123 357
Email: bookings@shadowlightstudio.com.au


Catherine Coombs - BWRM

Phone: 0407 588 361
Email: catherine.coombs@bwrm.com.au

Andrew Watson Photography

Phone: 0401 666 921
Email: info@andrewwatson.com.au

Picturesque Photography

Phone: 0427 119 418
Email: info@picturesquephotography.com.au

J Create

Phone: 0417 759 037
Email: info@j-create.com.au

Style Productions

Phone: 0452 071 600
Email: wayne@styleproductions.com.au

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Open 2 View Professional Photography (Coffs Harbour)



Ben Greaves

Architectural Film Maker 7 Photographer

Shutter Speed Studios



Sunlit Media William



Shelly Willingham Highlands Photography

m: 0412243640



V-Mark Design (Sydney)


Northern Territory
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North Australia Media

Justin and Stevie

Mobile: 0400 717 460

 Email: info@northaustraliamedia.com.au

Website: northaustraliamedia.com.au

Facebook: facebook.com/NorthAustraliaMedia

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Michael Hatcher

Zocc Media Productions


Shaun Murray


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Photographer / Videographer

Jay Moyes / Moyes Media


Tom Molnar / 2oc Productions



Ben Liew / Ben Liew Photography


Sam Oster / Silver Trace


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Paul Redding Photographer

Email: paul@paulreddingphotographer.com.au
Website: paulreddingphotographer.com.au/

Next Creative

Email: info@nextcreative.com.au
Website: nextcreative.com.au/

Prime Perspective

Email: tim@primeperspectives.com.au 
Website: primeperspectives.com.au

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Chris Groenhout



Daryl Gordon



Ian Wilson



Chris Magee



Sophie Tomaras



Mark Munro



Martin Saunders



Paul West



Peter Dunphy



Rachel Lewis



Russell Winnell



Tim Turner



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