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Awards

2011 to 2020

2018     Award of Excellence – Our World Underwater Chicago
2015     Winner Underwater Category NHM Photographer of the Year
2013     Recipient – NOGI – American Acadamy :Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences
2012     International Book of the Year Palme D’or 39th World Underwater Pictures Festival Marseille – Global Treasures
2012     Merit of Excellence, Diver of the Year – Art: Beneath the Sea NJ

2001 to 2010

2010     NHM BBC Photographer of the Year Competition – High Commendation
2010     Gold Diver: Portfolio – 37th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Marseille
2010    Gold Diver: Diaporama – 37th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Marseille
2010    Recipient of the WYLAND ICON Award for Conservation
2009    Silver Diver – Slide show AV “Wonderful World” 36th World Underwater Pictures Festival
2009    International Book of the Year Palme D’or 36th World Underwater Pictures Festival Marseille – Heart of the Ocean
2008    Recipient of SRI Peter Benchley Shark Conservation Award – Media
2008    Silver Diver – Slide Show AV 35th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Antibes
2008    Bronze Diver – Portfolio: 35th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Antibes
2006    Silver Video – Open Category Mediterranean Underwater Film Festival
2006    Bronze Diver – Portfolio: 33th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Antibes
2005    Gold Diver: B/W Print – 32th World Underwater Pictures Festival, Antibes
2005    BBC Natural History Museum – SHELL Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2006 competition – Winner: underwater category
2001    Nikon International Photographic Competition – Open Section – Highest Commendation
2001    Silver Ocean NZ – Plight of Napoleon Wrasse Video

Before 2000

2000    BBC Photographer of the Year Competition – Highest Commendation
2000    Gold Ocean NZ – Marine Life – Static
2000    Silver Ocean NZ – People Underwater
2000    Silver Ocean NZ – Video “Rainbow Sea”
2000    Bronze Ocean NZ – Marine Topside
1999    Best Music Adaptation for Music Documentary – World Underwater Film Festival, Antibes
1999    1st Place Open Section Marine Photographic Festival Japan
1999    Silver – Ocean NZ People Underwater
1997    Seascapes – First Place, Ocean Society, NZ
1996    People of the Sea – Silver award – Ocean Society NZ
1995    Highest Commendation Awards (Seascapes), Ocean Society NZ
1995    Best Superb Close-Up Award , Nikon International Photographic Contest
1994    Silver, Marine Animal Life, OCEAN SOCIETY Photographic Competition, New Zealand
1994    Highest Commendation, Aquatic Seascapes, OCEAN SOCIETY Photographic Competition, NZ.
1994    First Place, Close Up, 32nd International Underwater Photographic Society Competition. USA
1993    Honorable Mentioned and Bronze Medallion, Nikon International Photographic Competition
1993    3rd Place – Top Side, New Zealand Ocean Society Underwater Photographic Competition.
1992    Finalist, Sportdiving Magazine, “Ultimate Photographic” Competition
1992    3rd Place, Close Up, New Zealand Ocean Society International Photographic Competition
1992    Highest Commendation, Antibes Festival, France International Photographic Festival
1991    2nd runner-up, Animal Life, Flores International Underwater Photographic Competition
1990    2nd Place, Wide Angle, Flores International Underwater Photographic Competition
1989    Best of Show, Malayan Nature Society Underwater Photo Competition
1989    First Place Best Picture – Photographer of the Year, Malayan Nature Society
1985    THE GONG GOLD AWARD – TV Commercial “That’s Life” Singapore