2015 Photo Contest, Portraits, 1st prize



Raphaela Rosella


18 May, 2014

Laurinda waits in her purple dress for the bus that will take her to Sunday School.

About the photographer

Raphaela Rosella

Raphaela Rosella is an Australian documentary visual-storyteller. Currently based in Brisbane, she is co-editor of The Australian PhotoJournalist, a non-profit publication dedica...

Background story

Laurinda, a young Kamilaroi girl, plays with her dress as she waits for the bus that will take her to Sunday school.

Many disadvantaged communities in Australia face entrenched poverty, racism, trans-generational trauma, violence, addiction, and a range of other barriers to health and wellbeing.

Technical information

Hasselblad 500 c/m

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