Photographer and editor-in-chief of the blog Photographers for Instagram, Sarah Friesen, has been nominated for a National Photographic Award by the International Association of Photographers (IAAP) and will be the first female photographer to win a National Photo of the Year award.

Sarah Frieseens win is for her work capturing the beauty and wonder of the cityscape.

Sarah said: I’m so happy to be nominated for the National Photo Award.

It’s a huge honour for me to be selected for the award.

I think there are some amazing photographers who are doing incredible work.

I am looking forward to winning the National Photography Award and I am so excited to share the awards with my friends and family and everyone who enjoys photography.

Sarah, who has won a Photographers Guild of Australia Award, said: Photographers of the future will be proud to work with me, but especially those who work with the most vulnerable people in our community.

It’s fantastic to be part of this team and I’m excited to work alongside some amazing people who will bring joy and love to people’s lives.

The IAP announced the nominations for the 2017 National Photo Awards on Monday, with Sarah and her work earning nominations for a Photographer of the year and National Photo Essay of the Week.

Sarah said: We’re thrilled to have won the National Award.

We’re so grateful to the IAP and to all the photographers for their support in supporting these amazing photographers.

I hope the recognition of my work will encourage other photographers to continue to work in these areas.

I’m so honoured and I look forward to being recognized by the IAS for my work.

I think the National Awards are great, they show a very diverse range of photographers and I think it shows the world that people are looking out for the best and the brightest.

Read more Sarah said she wanted to work as a journalist, a photographer, and a visual artist.

She said: As a photographer I want to capture the city, the people, and the beauty.

I don’t want to be a photographer for a living.

I want a full-time job.

I’ve always loved being a photographer.

The nomination is part of an IAP program to support the arts in a time of social and economic uncertainty.

The award ceremony will be held in Melbourne on January 22.

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