Category Archives: Awards

Fine Art Pet and Animal Photography Surrey | Maned Goose

Fine Art Pet and Animal Photography Surrey | Maned Goose Over the years I’ve been a regular entrant into some of the industry competitions, most notably The Societies print competition and the BIPP competition. My principal discipline is portraiture but over the years

Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography

It still hasn’t quite sunk in that I am now a Fellow of the British Institute of Professional Photography. I won’t repeat what I’ve already said over an my main blog (accessed via the People Portraits tab on the menu bar) other than to say a little more about

Nominated for Animal Photographer of the Year | The Societies

I cannot believe the speed with which this year has flown by. They say that does tend to happen as you get older! I can clearly remember January of this year when I took my place at The Societies Photographer of the Year celebration in London to receive my Animal Photographer of

Pet Photographer West Sussex | SWPP/BPPA November Competition Results

There is no doubt that raising your profile with top-flight industry awards and distinctions can be an excellent way to increase the prominence of your business. Aside from affirming standards of excellence the professional competition circuit can help you to drive your work

Fine Art Animal Portraits | SWPP Print Competition October 2012 Results

The close of the monumental SWPP print competition is looming – in fact next month is the last of the 11 rounds of the year, making it the final opportunity for professional photographers from around the globe to submit their images in their respective specialisms (and for

Fine Art Animal Portraits | SWPP Competition Results – September

There are just two more rounds left in the yearly SWPP professional imaging competition – two more opportunities to submit an image in your chosen category. If your image receives a Gold Medal then you’re automatically shortlisted for the final judging for the

Award Winning Pet Photographer | Pet Photographer Surrey

As an award winning pet photographer I do my best to continually push my work forward, and entering competitions which attract many of the world’s finest photographers is one way of doing just that. The huge professional imaging competition run by the BPPA (British

Award-winning Animal Photography West Sussex | BPPA Professional Photography Competition, July Results

The BPPA professional photography competition marks several important points in the calendar for members of the BPPA and SWPP. There are 11 rounds each year and the photographers who have attained Gold Medals are automatically put forward to the final judging in December for the

Pet Photography West Sussex – Competition Results

As a portrait photographer, animal and pet photography is a big part of what I do. This site is evidence of how we Brits feel about our animals and pets. Entering professional photography competitions can really help to push your work onward, and so I was very pleased indeed to

May Results, SWPP and BPPA Competition {Pet Portraits West Sussex}

I’m so pleased to find out today that I’ve gained a Gold medal and two Highly Commended designations in the latest round of the S WPP and BPPA professional imaging competition. This competition is very important to me, because images achieving Gold status are

Associate Panel, in Print {Animal Portraits West Sussex}

It was fantastic to open the glossy pages of Professional Imagemaker magazine today, and to see my recent Associate panel published across one of its spreads. This is a magazine which has inspired me for so long, and it’s very much a dream come true to see my images

BPPA Competition, March

For the last couple of years I have done my best to enter images in each round of the BPPA professional imaging competition. This is an enormous affair, attracting tens of thousands of professional entrants from around the globe, and to make the competition manageable for

Wildlife Photographer Sussex gains BPPA Associate Distinction in Nature and Wildlife Photography

I’ve been carefully monitoring the BPPA and SWPP website this last week ….. I recently submitted a Panel of nature and wildlife photographs to the judges, to be considered for the distinction of Associate. Aside from my pet photography work I really enjoy wildlife

Associateship – Royal Photographic Society

I am thrilled to have gained my Associate distinction from the Royal Photographic Society in the subject of portraiture. As you can see, portraiture is my business, and my subjects are both human and animal. I am delighted to add this distinction to the Associateship I gained

Associate Distinction with the British Institute of Professional Photographers

I’m grinning as I write this, today has been the culmination of many months of work – I finally put my Panel of portrait images before the BIPP at their head offices in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire. Because my work is quite specialised, it can be hard to predict how it

The 2012 BPPA and SWPP Competition Begins

I do my best to enter as many rounds of this competition as I can squeeze in. A Gold award is considered to be the benchmark of our industry, and I’m very proud to say I have gained 24 Gold medals in the two years that I have been a member of the BPPA and SWPP. I am really

Pet Photographer of the Year – SWPP Photographer of the Year Awards

I’m absolutely delighted to report that my fine art pet and animal portraiture has been formally recognised worldwide – last night at a lavish awards dinner in central London I was quite overwhelmed to be awarded the coveted title of SWPP and BPPA Photographer of the

West Sussex Photographer Shortlisted for Major Award

I have been in shock for the last couple of hours. Today I found out that I am one of four finalists in my category in the monumental worldwide BPPA professional imaging competition which has been running throughout the year, there were 25,000 entrants last year and just under

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