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Awards

2017 Awards

  • Eight International "Honors of Excellence Awards" - WPPI Annual 16x20 print competition 2017
  • Six Merit Awards - Professional Photographers of California 2017
  • Orange County Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of Orange County 2017
  • Orange County Portrait Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of Orange County 2017
  • Orange County Electronic Artist Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of Orange County 2017

2016 Awards

  • Diamond Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of America IPC  2016
  • Platinum Master Artist Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of America IPC 2016
  • Second place in Illustration Division for WPPI International second 1/2 competition - 2016
  • Five Honors of Excellence Awards from WPPI International first 1/2 competition - 2016
  • First place in Commercial Division for WPPI International first 1/2 competition - 2016
  • Seven Honors of Excellence Awards from WPPI International first 1/2 competition - 2016
  • California Photographer of the Year - Professional Photographers of America 2016
  • Canon Par Excellence Award Artist - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • ASP District Medallion - Highest scoring print for ASP member at PPA's Western District competition - 2016
  • First place and highest scoring open print case - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • Second place for highest scoring Master Artist print case - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • 2nd place in Illustrative/commercial - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • Four Merit Awards Master Artist print case - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • Four Merit Awards open print case - Professional Photographers of America's Western District print competition 2016
  • Peoples Choice Award - Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • Prestigious ASP State Elite Award - Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • LexJet-Sunset Award -  Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • Three Honorable Mention Awards - Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • Top Ten Cases Award - Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • California Master Photographer Degree - Professional Photographers of California 2016
  • Third Place in Illustration - WPPI's  Annual 16x20 Honors of Excellence print competition 2016
  • Eight International "Honors of Excellence Awards" - WPPI Annual 16x20 print competition 2016
  • Best of Show - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2016
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Artist - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2016
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2016
  • 1st Place Award - WPPI International Competition Second Half for Child 2016
  • 3rd Place Award - WPPI International Competition Second Half for Child 2016
  • 3rd Place Award - WPPI International Competition Second Half for Illustration 2016
  • Eight Honors of Excellence Awards - Wedding and Portrait Photographers International  2nd 1/2 competition - 2016

2015 Awards

  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Artist - Professional Photographers of Orange County Nov 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portrait - Professional Photographers of Orange County November 2015
  • Four Merit Award for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County November 2015
  • "Platinum Photographer of the Year" Award - Professional Photographers of America, International Print Competition 2015
  • "Gold Master Artist of the Year Award" - Professional Photographers of America, IPC International Print Competition 2015
  • 5 Prestigious Loan Collections from PPA Professional Photographers of America, International Print Competition 2015
  • Eight Merit Awards from PPA Professional Photographers of America, International Print Competition 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County August 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Open - Professional Photographers of Orange County August 2015
  • Eight International "Honors of Excellence Awards" - WPPI Wedding and Portrait Photographers International 2015
  • Awarded Master of Photography - WPPI Wedding and Portrait Photographers International 2015
  • PPA Professional Photographers of America elected to serve the state of California as a PPA Councilor 2015-2018
  • "Best of Show" - PPOC Professional Photographers of Orange County May 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County May 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Artist - Professional Photographers of Orange County May 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Open - Professional Photographers of Orange County May 2015
  • Four Merit Award for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County May 2015
  • California Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2015
  • Studio Portrait Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2015
  • Photographic Artist Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2015
  • Two Judges Choice Awards -  Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2015
  • LexJet-Sunset Award -  Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2015
  • Prestigious ASP State Elite Award - Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2015
  • #1 of Top 10 Cases in California Award - Professional Photographers of California 2015
  • Presidents Award - Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2015
  • Awarded Professional Photographers of California service medallion 2015
  • Nine "Honors of Excellence Awards" - WPPI International Honors of Excellence Prestigious16x20 Print competition 2015
  • "Best of Show" - PPOC Professional Photographers of Orange County 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Artist - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2015
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Open - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2015
  • Merit Award for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Orange County Feb 2015
  • "Photographer of the Year Award" - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles 2015
  • "Portrait Photographer of the Year Award" - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles 2015
  • "Electronic Artist Photographer of the Year Award" - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles 2015
  • "Photographer of the Year Award" - PPOC Professional Photographers of Orange County 2015
  • "Portrait Photographer of the Year Award" - PPOC Professional Photographers of Orange County 2015
  • Awarded Master Photographer Degree - Professional Photographers of America 2015

2014 Awards

  • International Photographer of the Year Award - Professional Photographers of America 2014
  • Awarded four merit Awards - PPA International Print Competition 2014
  • Invited to join ASP American Society of Photographers "The Best of the Best" 2014
  • Best of Show - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles November 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portrait - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles November 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Imagery - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles November 2014
  • 4 merit awards - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles November 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Imagery - Professional Photographers of Orange County Nov 2014
  • 3 merit awards - Professional Photographers of Orange County November 2014
  • California Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2014
  • Studio Portrait Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2014
  • Child Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2014
  • Illustration Photographer of the Year Award -  Professional Photographers of California, 2014
  • Eleven Honors of excellence Awards - WPPI International Awards of Excellence first 1/2 competition 2014
  • Best of Show - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles July 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles July 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Imagery - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles July 2014
  • Judges Choice Award -  Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2014
  • LexJet-Sunset Award -  Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2014
  • Bay Photo Award - Professional Photographers of California, Pro Photo Expo & Conference 2014
  • #1 of Top 10 Cases in California Award - Professional Photographers of California 2014
  • Best of Show - PPOC Professional Photographers of Orange County 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portrait - Professional Photographers of Orange County March 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Open - Professional Photographers of Orange County March 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Imagery - Professional Photographers of Orange County March 2014
  • Ten Honors of excellence Awards - WPPI International Honors of Excellence 16x20 Print competition 2014
  • Best of Show - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles Feb 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Open - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles Feb 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Portraiture - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles Feb 2014
  • 1st Place Award & Best in category for Electronic Imagery - Professional Photographers of Los Angeles Feb 2014
  • "Photographer of the Year Award" - PPLAC Professional Photographers of Los Angeles 2014
  • Four Merit Awards - PPA Professional Photographers of America 2014

Exhibitions

  • 2016 WPPI international Award Winning Photography exhibit Las Vegas
  • 2016 Imaging USA Loan & General collection international exhibit Atlanta2016 Imaging USA Loan & General collection international exhibit Atlanta
  • 2015 Portrait of George Roberts in the permanent collection on display at the Magic Castle Hollywood CA
  • 2015 Pro Photo Expo and Conference 10 prints on display. Pasadena, CA
  • 2015 prestigious WPPI International Honors of Excellence16x20 Award winning Prints exhibition 9 prints on display
  • 2015 Imaging USA Loan & General collection international exhibit Nashville, TN
  • 2014 Pro Photo Expo & Conference 8 prints on display Pasadena, CA
  • 2014 prestigious WPPI International Honors of Excellence16x20 Award winning Prints exhibition 10 prints on display
  • 2014 Imaging USA Loan & General collection international exhibit Phoenix, AZ
  • 2013 Pro Photo Expo and Conference 10 prints on display. Pasadena, CA
  • 2013 prestigious WPPI International Awards of Excellence16x20 Award winning Prints exhibition 14 prints on display
  • 2012 Professional Photographers of America headquarters, and the traveling International Show
  • 2012 Professional Photographers of California Pasadena CA
  • 2012 RAW: Natural Born Artist Show Long Beach,CA
  • 2012 Ellen Charapko Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2011 Ellen Charapko Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2010 Ellen Charapko Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2009 Art Basel, Miami Beach FL
  • 2009 Art Scene Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2009 Ellen Charapko Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2009 Coral Springs Museum of Art, FL
  • 2008 Ellen Charapko Gallery Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2008 Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL
  • 2008 Tampa Museum of Art Tampa, FL
  • 2008 Gallery One Boca Raton, FL
  • 2008 Coral Springs Museum of Art Coral Springs, FL
  • 2008 Tarpon River Art Center Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2008 Coral Springs Artist Guild, FL
  • 2008 Orchard Society Del Rey Beach, FL
  • 2008 Art Scene Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 2006 Coast Gallery Long Beach, CA
  • 2006 - 2010 Gas Lamp Long Beach, CA
  • 2005 Gallery One Long Beach, CA
  • 2002 Gallery Figuerora Los Angeles, CA
  • 2002 Studio 54 Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000 Elsie's Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1998 Viper Room Los Angeles, CA
  • 1998 Brooks Institute of Photography Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1997 The Copy Cat Santa Barbara, CA
  • 1996 Brooks Institute of Photography Santa Barbara, CA

Publications

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