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Awards

Selecting images for competition gives me the chance to take another look at my images with fresh eyes, often in a different context to my original viewing of them.  I learn and discover during this process, so for me competitions are personally rewarding regardless of the outcome

a square frame shows off the back of a 90 year woman, shows the wrinkles plus a well worn bra
slow shutter and movement have blurred these orange autumn trees
moody icm image showing trees and a mountainside
Side on view of Ratana church near Whanganui
top half of image is blue sky and white cloud and then exactly bottom half is yellow sand dune
a multiple exposure image of a field and it gives a painterly but moody feel

2023 - NZIPP Iris Awards - 5 x Silver, 4 x Bronze
2023 - Third Place People - The Mono Awards 
2023 - National Portrait Salon - Overall Winner
2023 - Finalist - New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year
2022 - Gained NZIPP Master Of Photography With Distinction status
2022 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Finalist Wedding Open Category
2022 - NZIPP Iris Awards - 2 x Silver Distinction, 3 x Silver, 3 x Bronze
2021 - Finalist - New Zealand Geographic Photographer of the Year
2021 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Highest Scoring Entry - Wedding InCamera Category
2021 - NZIPP gained Associate of Photography status 
2021 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Gold, 1 x Silver Distinction, 5 x Silver, Bronze
2020 - North Shore Salon - Category Winner
2020 - Nelson Triptych Salon - Category Winner 
2020 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Highest Scoring Entry - Family Category
2020 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Finalist Creative Category
2020 - NZIPP gained Accredited Professional Photographer status
2020 - NZIPP Iris Awards - 1 x Gold, 1 x Silver Distinction, 5 x Silver, 10 x Bronze
2019 - Whanganui Salon - Overall & Category Winner 
2019 - PSNZ Associateship
2019 - NZIPP Iris Awards - Silver, 2 x Bronze
2017 - Creative Focus Salon - Category Winner