This year in the NSW Australian Institute Professional Photographers (AIPP) Print Awards I decided to enter both landscape and illustrative categories. I attended the live judging and was blown away to receive so many awards for my prints. I have never achieved a gold award before, so you can imagine my excitement to get two!
The results summary is:
Landscape – Gold, Silver with Distinction & Silver awards
Illustrative – Gold & Silver with Distinction
However, what I was not expecting was that I due to my results over multiple categories that I was awarded 2015 NSW AIPP Creative Photographer of the Year. I also was finalist for the Illustrative Photographer of the Year too!
Wow! a huge result, which now puts pressure on me to see how I fare at the Nationals later in Melbourne later in the year…
The local paper (The Southern Highlands News) also ran a nice article about me: