|AWARDS, EXHIBITIONS, PUBLICATIONS|
|Five photographs featured in On the Trail of Ansel Adams, Black and White Nature Photography, exhibition at the Ordover Gallery of the San Diego Museum of Natural History, 17 January-29 April 2013.|
One of my photographs in a two page spread in Conde Nast Traveller (UK), December 2012, pp. 156-57.
Two of my photographs entered into the permanent photographic collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, 2012.
Photographs on exhibit at the NoFound Photo Fair in Paris as part of the Paris Mois de la Photo, November 2012.
International Fine Art Photography Program's 2012 Grand Prix de la Decouverte: Second Prize in Still Life and Third Prize in Landscape.
Four page feature on my work in Myanmar, with seven photographs, including a double and a single page spread, in Lonely Planet Traveller magazine 44 (August 2012), 26-29.
Seven page feature on my travel photography, with an interview and twelve photographs, including a double and a single page spread, in Digital Camera 128 (August 2012), pp. 96-102. Text by Geoff Harris, Editor of Digital Camera.
My Travel Photographer of the Year Award winning portfolios published in Journey Four: A Collection of Images from Travel Photographer of the Year, ed. Chris Coe and Karen Coe (Suffolk, UK: Travel Photographer of the Year-The Photographers' Press, 2012), pp. 6-11.
My Travel Photographer of the Year Award winning portfolios plus a special showcase of my work, on display at The Travel Photographer of the Year Exhibition at the Royal Geographical Society, London, 22 June-2 September 2012.
7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards: Nominations in three professional categories: Portrait, People, and Nature.
Seven page feature on my work in Burkina Faso, with 8 images including 3 full page and one double page spread, in ART AND DESIGN (Beijing), no. 146 (February 2012), pp. 118-24. Text by September Jiang (in Chinese).
Portfolio on show at new exhibition of GAMMELGAARD MONOCHROME 2011, The Creative Hinckley Gallery in the UK, 14 May-15 June 2012.
First Prize Winner, The Best of Nature Photography Show 2012, The Ordover Gallery at The San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, California.
I have been named 2011 Travel Photographer of the Year by TPOTY in London. This is the world’s most prestigious annual award for travel related photography. The jury of fifteen editors, photographers, curators, and educators included Simon Bainbridge, editor of The British Journal of Photography; Manfred Zollner, Managing Editor of fotoMAGAZIN; and Caroline Metcalfe, Director of Photography for Conde Nast Traveller. Photographers from nearly 90 countries submitted thousands of images for TPOTY 2011. See press release.
Photograph on exhibit in The Best of Nature Photography Show, The Ordover Gallery at The San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, California, 10 January-6 May, 2012.
My Pollux Award winning photographs exhibited in the Worldwide Photography Gala Awards' Biennial Exhibition, The Borges Cultural Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina, 19 January-17 February 2012.
Three photographs published in The Photo Paper, Vol. 1 Issue 1 (Digital Edition): "B&W Collection--PROFESSIONAL Edition."
4 page Spotlight feature on my color work in B&W+COLOR 87 (December 2011), 138-41. Text by Shawn O'Sullivan.
First Prize Winner in Cityscapes category (Professional) of the WPGA September 2011 Pollux Awards.
5th Annual Master's Cup in Color Photography. Nominated in four professional categories: Americana, Architecture, Children of the World, People. The 2011 Master's Cup received 11,321 entries from 83 countries.
Portfolio of Black & White Photographs exhibited at GAMMELGAARD MONOCHROME 2011, Kunst- og Kulturcenter Gammelgaard, Herlev (Copenhagen), Denmark, 10 September-6 November 2011. Jurors: Steve McCurry, Susan Zadeh, Henrik Saxgren.
2011 International Photography Awards of the Lucie Foundation: Honorable Mentions for four portfolios in five Professional categories: Architecture : Buildings; Fine Art: Landscape; People : Culture; People : Children; Special : Travel/Tourism.
Awarded Third Prize in Editorial, Photojournalism and Documentary Category of WPGA Black & White Competition.
6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards: Nomination in Nature category (Professional) and two nominations in People category (Professional).
Half hour Interview by Brooks Jensen in LensWork Extended #94, also available as separate MP3 download from Lenswork.
Portfolio "El Dia de los Muertos" published in LensWork #94 (May-June 2011): 17 images in print edition and 25 images in DVD edition (LensWork Extended).
Photographs published in one3 (Edgecliff Press, Cincinnati, Ohio, 2011), pp. 11, 53.
Winner of the 2010 Pollux Award and named Professional Photographer of the Year by WPGA. Winner of First Prize in three categories (People, Culture and Daily Life, Peforming Arts) and Honorable Mention in four categories (Cityscape, Children, Fine Art, Environmental Issues). Juror: Philip Brookman, Chief Curator and Head of Research of the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC. Photographers from 65 countries submitted almost 19,000 images for the 2010 WPGA Annual Pollux Awards.
Three Merit Awards, 2011 COLOR magazine Single Image Contest; photographs published in COLOR 13 (May 2011), pp. 96, 114, 144.
Merit Award, 2011 B&W Single Image Contest; photograph published in Black & White Magazine 80 (February 2011), p. 187.
Photograph on exhibit in The Best of Nature Photography Show, The Ordover Gallery at The San Diego Museum of Natural History. November 2010-January 2011.
Photographs on exhibit at The RoHo Photo Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. August-October, 2010.
Three photographs published in WPGA Annual 2009: The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards (York, UK: Wonderpick, 2009), p. 75. Available here.
Photographs on exhibit at The 2009 World Photography Gala Awards Exhibition, El Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid. June-July 2010.
Two Merit Awards, 2010 COLOR magazine Single Image Contest; photographs published in COLOR 7 (May 2010), pp. 87, 191.
Photographs published in Travel Photographer of the Year: Journey 3. London, 2010, pp. 31, 40-41.
Photographs on exhibit at Adventure Travel Live Exposition. Royal Horticultural Halls, London. January 2010.
The 2009 Travel Photographer of the Year Awards (London): Winner (First Prize) in Single Image category; Commended (Fourth Prize) in Nature portfolio category. Jurors: Caroline Metcalfe, photographic director of Conde Nast Traveller, photographers Steve Bloom, Jeremy Hoare, Nick Meers and Chris Weston, and the editors of British Journal of Photography (Simon Bainbridge), Practical Photography (Andrew James) and Germany’s Fotomagazin (Manfred Zollner). Some 12,000 submissions from photographers in almost seventy countries.
The 2009 Worldwide Photography Gala Awards: Honorable Mention in Landscape and Cityscape category; Finalist in Documentary category; Finalist in Portrait Category. Jurors: Susan Zadeh, publisher, Eyemazing Magazine; Chris Steele-Perkins, Magnum; Tim Anderson, editor, Red Dog Journal; and Brooks Jensen, publisher, Lenswork. 3180 images were submitted by photographers in 47 countries; 187 images were nominated as finalists.
Merit Award, 2010 B&W Single Image Contest; photograph published in Black & White Magazine 72 (February 2010), p. 173. 4397 images submitted; 207 selected for awards and publication.
Bronze Award, 2009 B&W Single Image Contest; photograph published in Black & White Magazine 64 (February 2009), p. 181. 4140 images submitted; 188 selected for awards and publication.
2008 Street Photography Exhibition, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado. March-April 2008. Juror: Michelle Dunn Marsh, Deputy Director, Aperture Foundation. "Gallery Visitors' Choice Award." One of seventy photographs by sixty-five artists from five countries selected for exhibition.
Exhibition, India in Black & White, Ordover Gallery, Solana Beach, California, April-May 2008.
2007 International Exhibition of Fine Art Photography, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, Colorado. October-November 2007. Jurors: Roger Reynolds, former President of The Royal Photographic Society, and Raymond Spence, Warwickshire College School of Art, UK. One of fifty photographs by forty-eight artists from six countries selected for exhibition.
58th Annual Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar California. June-July 2007. “Best of Show,” 1st and 3rd Prizes in Night Photography; eight photographs hung. Juried exhibition.
57th Annual Exhibition of Photography, San Diego County Fair, Del Mar, California, June-July 2006. 4th prize and four honorable mentions; six photographs hung. Juried exhibition.