Awards

In addition to the recent awards I have received for my photography as listed below, I have also been featured in Africa Geographic Magazine.
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NSW International Photographic Salon – 2023

I am extremely proud of my achievement, winning 5 Gold medals and 2 “honourable mentions” in this international competition.

My image of a leopard hunting a wildebeest titled “Shujaa” won a FIAP Gold and a PSA “Honourable Mention”.

My image of 7 lions chasing a buffalo titled “The Chase” won two GPU Golds.

My image of 2 cheetah hunting a topi titled “A Good Hunt” won both a PSA Gold and a FIAP Gold.

My image of a lone zebra at dawn titled “Tranquility” won a GPU “Honourable Mention”.

PSA=Photographic Society of America

FIAP=Federation Internationale De L’Art Photographique

GPU=Global Photographic Union

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APS National Nature Photographic Salon – 2023

Another good result for me, winning one gold medal and two certificates of merit in this competition.

My cheetah hunt image titledĀ  “A Good Hunt” won the Gold medal.

My image “Mating Dragonflies” won a “Cetificate of Merit”.

My image of a hyena carrying away a newborn thompsons gazelle titled “A Short Life” won a “Certificate of Merit”.

International Photographic Awards – 2023

The International Photographic Awards is a prestigious global photographic competition which attracts thousands of entries from both amateur and professional photographers from around the world.

My image “A Good Hunt” was placed second in the wildlife category.

Four Nations International Photographic Competition – 2023
The Four Nations Photographic Competition is an annual photographic competition between Australia, South Africa, New Zealand and Canada.

My image “A Good Hunt” was selected to represent Australia in the nature section of this competition, where it won GOLD.

I am particularly happy with this win because of the high standard of images entered in this competition.

Australian Mono Awards – 2023

I entered the images below in the Australian Mono Awards, a competition that attracts over 4000 entries.

It was the first time I have ever entered a Mono only competition.

All my images were awarded with at least a “Highly Commended” certificate, with the “Buffalo Hunt” image doing best by finishing in the “Top 20”.

Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year – 2023
My image “A Good Hunt” finished in the top 20 of the 2023 Africa Geographic Photographer Of The Year competition with a “Highly Commended” award.

Whilst I had hoped to win that great prize of a safari to Botswana, this was an extremely tough competition with around 8,000 entries. I am really happy to have made it to the top 20 and receive the “Highly Commended” award. Next time… šŸ™‚

The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year – 2023

“Joy Of The Chase”, “A Good Hunt” and “Locked On” have all been selected as finalists in the 2023 competition.

The Australian Landscape Awards – 2023

“Moonrise Over The Mara”, “Mara Dusk” and “Ostriches in a Storm” all won “Highly Commended” awards in this competition. My image “Layers of the Mara” won a “Commended” award.

Australian Photographer of the Year – 2022

My portfolio entry “Big Cats of the Maasai Mara” was awared a “Highly Commended” certificate in the Nature section of this prestigious competition.

In this section, entrants had to enter a portfolio of 4 related images and the entry was judged as a portfolio not on individual images.

The Greatest Maasai Mara Photographer of the Year – 2021

I entered the two images below in this prestigious competition and both of them made it through to the final round.

The Impala image, “Storm Duty”, ultimately finished in the top 10 images in the competition.

Australian Photographer of the Year – 2021

In the “Wildlife Portfolio” category, my collection of images “A Proud Mum” finished in the Top 10

In the “Landscape Portfolio” category, my collection of images “Colours of the Mara” finished in the Top 20

In the “Photo of the Year” category, my image of a baby giraffe in the long grass, “Beautiful Maasai Mara”, finished in the Top 30 and my images “Storm Duty” (Impala), “Zebra at Dawn” (Zebra) and “Maasai Heaven” (Buffalo) were each awarded a “Highly Commended” certificateĀ 

NARAVA International Contest of Photography – 2021

My image “Storm Duty” was awarded a “Honourable Mention” by the Photographic Society of America

NARAVA International Contest of Photography – 2020

My image “Zebra at Dawn” was awarded a “Silver Medal” in this competition