2017 International Photography Awards of the Lucie Foundation: 2nd place in Nature (Professional, Other) and Honorable Mention in People (Professional, Culture).
12th Annual Black & White Spider Awards: Nominations in Six Professional categories (Architectural, Children of the World, Nature, Portrait, Still Life, and Wild Life).
2016 Monochrome Awards International Black & White Photography Contest: Five Honorable Mentions in three Professional categories: Abstract, Architecture, and Landscape.
The Third International Travel Photography Competition--“New Eyes”: Honourable Mention.
2015 International Photography Awards: Honorable Mention in two Professional categories: The Deeper Perspective and Event: Traditions and Cultures.
The 7th Annual International Color Awards: Recipient of Five Nominations and Two Honorable Mentions in three categories (Portrait, Children of the World, Still Life).
The Humanity Photo Awards 2013 (sponsored by UNESCO and The China Folklore Photography Association): Documentary Award and Nomination Award.
International Fine Art Photography Program's 2013 Grand Prix de la Decouverte: Recipient of three Juror Awards of Merit in the Abstract, People/Portrait and Street/Documentary categories .
Two of my photographs entered into the permanent photographic collection of the Bibliotheque Nationale de France, 2012.
International Fine Art Photography Program's 2012 Grand Prix de la Decouverte: Second Prize in Still Life and Third Prize in Landscape.
7th Annual Black & White Spider Awards: Nominations in three professional categories: Portrait, People, and Nature.
First Prize Winner, The Best of Nature Photography Show 2012, The Ordover Gallery at The San Diego Museum of Natural History, San Diego, California.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.