A big congratulations to PSC Graduate Chris Hopkins for being named the WINNER of the Nikon-Walkley Photo of the Year prize 2020 for his image 'I Want to Hold her Hand' for The Age. It is one of the highest accolades for journalism in Australia – and this is his second Walkley award.
Image by © Chris Hopkins for The Age.
Chris graduated from PSC in 2010, and works for the likes of The Guardian, The New York Times and The Age. Based in Melbourne, he focuses on social justice, humanitarian issues (although shoots everything from celebrity portraits to food). His work has taken him around the world, and his latest work, funded by a recent grant, is set in Uganda. Chris was the WINNER of a Nikon-Walkley Feature/Photographic Essay award back in 2018 for his commissioned piece 'My Name is Yunus' for SBS Online about the Rohingyan community in Melbourne. Follow Chris on Instagram @cnhop.