2008 AIPP Canon APPA

By |2016-11-29T20:21:50+10:00June 4th, 2008|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , |

The other main highlight of PMA 2008 was watching the judging of the 2008 AIPP Canon APPA (Australian Profesional Photography Awards). Firstly, I went to the AIPP stand and acquainted myself with the book from last years awards - and found 2 of my own pictures on page 84 (yay!). Then having got a feeling for the level of Silver, Silver with Distinction and Gold, I went to watch some of the judging. It was fascinating, if for nothing else, just for the organisational structure. I'm not sure how many entries there are but I am pretty sure it is up around 10,000. In any case, it's a lot of images to judge in a few days. Nonetheless, not having seen any photographic judging at this level before, I was somewhat surprised initially at how little time they devoted to each image. 5 up to possibly 20 seconds [...]

Silver with Distinction

By |2016-10-22T09:42:34+10:00June 14th, 2007|Categories: Photography|Tags: , , , |

It's time to blow my own trumpet.. Two of my photograhs were awarded at the 2007 Canon Australian Professional Photography Awards just a few weeks back. One, entitled Feet First was awarded a Silver with Distinction, and the other, Reflection got a Silver award. Competing directly against professional photographers across Australia, I must admit I'm stoked to achieve such fabulous results on my first attempt at a national photography competition. It's going to be difficult to follow up on this, but I'm very happy nonetheless. Feet First Reflection