Awards

 

2017 PPC Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year2017 PPC Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year2017 PPC Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year
Top Ten Photographer of Professional Photographers of California (PPC)Top Ten Photographer of Professional Photographers of California (PPC) 2016

Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year 2017 in Professional Photographers of California (PPC) Top Ten Photographer 2016 in Professional Photographers of California (PPC) Judge's Choice by Judge Pete Rezac 2016 in Professional Photographers of America (PPC)
 
Certified Professional Photographer (CPP) by Professional Photographers of America (PPA) Finalist in One Eyeland World's Top 10 Black & White Photo Contest 2018  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2022

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -International Photographic Competition (IPC)

2022 IPC Gold Medalist
Lights and Shadows : Merit, Imaging Excellence Collection
Sunset Mosaic : Merit, Imaging Excellence Collection
Nature is My Canvas : Merit, General Collection
Impossible Climb - A Visual Paradox : Merit, General Collection
Family Coffee, 2-D Wall Art : Merit, General Collection


PPA - Western District

Lights and Shadows : Sealed image, Top Ten in Illustrative
Sunset Mosaic : Sealed image


American Society of Photographers (ASP)

3rd Place, RAW (Straight Out of Camera)

Desolate : Merit
Family Coffee Time, Wall Art Style : Merit
Nature-ly, Painterly : Merit
Paint with Nature : Merit
Rock, River, or Liquid Gold? : Merit
Sunset Mosaic : Merit
Yin and Yang : Merit

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

California Master Photographer Degree (M-PPC)
Service Award 2nd Bar

Crazy Photographer Paints by Numbers : Merit
Desolate : Merit
Family Coffee Time, 2-D Art Drawing : Merit
Growing Upside Down : Merit
Honey, Do I Need Some Lipstick? : Merit
Sunset Mosaic : Merit
Yin and Yang : Merit

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Nature is My Canvas : Merit, Best of Master Illustrative (July)
Hiding in Plain Sight : Merit
I Can Work Anywhere Without The Internet : Merit
If Jellyfish Could Become Cuttlefish... : Merit
Impossible Climb : Merit
My Sweet Lavender : Merit
Never Wrong Time of the Day for Photos : Merit
Opie the Tiger Salamander: Merit
Peekaboo : Merit
The Blue Balloon Dog : Merit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2021

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -
International Photographic Competition (IPC)

Travelers of the Deep : Merit, Imaging Excellence Collection
Architect's LEGO : Merit, Showcase Collection

Professional Photographers of Orange County (PPOC)

Photographer of the Year in Computer Artistry - Living
Photographer of the Year in Computer Artistry - Creative
Sunset Mosaic : Merit, Best of Upper Division (Nov)
Family Coffee Time, Wall Art Style : Merit, Best of Computer Artistry Living (Nov)
Desolate : Merit, Best of Computer Artistry Creative (Nov)
Time Stood Still : Merit, Best of Computer Artistry Creative (Feb)

 

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Architect's Metal LEGO : Merit, Best of Master Illustrative (July)
COVID Boredom : Merit, Best of Master Photojournalism (May)
When a Photographer Learns to Paint by Numbers: Merit, Best of Master Photographic Artist (March)
What are You Looking at : Merit
Sunset Mosaic : Merit
Honey, do I Need Some Lipstick? : Merit
Yin and Yang : Merit
Bottles of Dreams : Merit
Ghostly Hammerheads : Merit
Atomic Bomb Survivor at Peace : Merit
Oblivious to the Masterpiece : Merit

 

Aquarium of the Pacific - Photographer's Night

Winner & Honorable Mention

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2020

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

Master of Photography (M.Photog.)
25+ Gold Merit Bar

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

Service Award 1st Bar

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Scholar of Photographic Arts (S.P.A.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2019

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -
International Photographic Competition (IPC)

Fishing Blues : Merit, Loan Collection
Last Survivor of Hiroshima : Merit, General Collection
Sky Dancer : Merit, General Collection

PPA - Western District

Fishing Blues : Sealed image
Last Survivor of Hiroshima : Sealed image

 

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

PPC President's Award
Service Award Medallion

Fishing Blues : Merit
Last Survivor of Hiroshima : Merit
Nightfall before the Snow : Merit

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Elmer and Vera Kingham Service Award

"New Work 2019" Juried Show by the City of Vista

Come Sit with Me : Acceptance
Serpent of Anza Borrego : Acceptance

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2018

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -
International Photographic Competition (IPC)

Winter Blues : Merit, Loan Collection
Dashing Through : Merit, General Collection
Teeny Tiny Nemo : Merit, General Collection

PPA - Western District

Winter Blues : Sealed image
Dashing Through : Sealed image
Teeny Tiny Nemo : Sealed image

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

Water Princess : Merit & Judge's Honorable Mention
Living in Sting : Merit
Dashing through the Broad : Merit

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Fishing Blues : Merit; Best of Class in Landscape
Heaven & Earth : Merit
Foggy Dawn at Yosemite : Merit
Death Gaze of an Egret : Merit
Just Stopping By : Merit
Hiroshima Standing Proud : Merit
An Earthquake Survivor : Merit
Poise : Merit
Becoming a Young Man : Merit
River of Gold : Merit
Aliens : Merit

One Eyeland

Hiroshima Standing Proud : Finalist, World's Black & White Photo Contest 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2017

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -
International Photographic Competition (IPC)

2017 IPC Bronze Medalist
Study in Steel : Merit, General Collection
Mom and I : Merit, General Collection
Painterly Pond : Merit, General Collection
Late Summer Night's Dream : Merit, General Collection

PPA - Western District

Mom and I : Sealed image

 

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year
Nature's Canvas: Merit & Judge's Honorable Mention
Into the Misty Meadow: Merit
This Lavender is Mine: Merit
Travellers of the Deep: Merit

Inland Empire Professional Photographers & Videographers (IEPPV)

Midnight Express at the Broad: Merit
Bone Dancers : Merit
Living in Sting : Merit
Painterly Pond: Merit
Winter Blues : Merit
Family Pampering Session : Merit
Anti-gravity : Merit

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2016

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

Certified Professional Photographer (CPP)

Professional Photographers of America (PPA) -
International Photographic Competition (IPC)

Charisma : Merit, General Collection
Spring's Paint Strokes : Merit, General Collection
Nature in an Art Gallery : Merit, General Collection

PPA - Western District

Charisma : Sealed image
Frank Gehry's Boat : Sealed image
Nature in an Art Gallery : Sealed image

PPA - Southwest District

Frank Gehry's Boat : Merit
Intrigued in the Woods : Merit
Nature in an Art Gallery : Merit
Spring's Paint Strokes : Merit

Professional Photographers of California (PPC)

Top Ten Photographers
Charisma : Merit & Judge's Choice by Pete Rezac
Frank Gehry's Boat : Merit
Mama, look! : Merit
Gallery of Nature : Merit
Painted in Spring : Merit
Vibrance of a Sea Urchin : Merit

The Chinese-American Photographic Festival & International Exhibition

My Baby Brother : Gold Medal
Frank Gehry's Boat : Acceptance
Translucent Symbiosis : Acceptance
One Winter Afternoon : Acceptance

Canon CPS Award at WPPI, Las Vegas

Frank Gehry's Boat : Winner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


2015

Wedding and Portrait Photographers International (WPPI)

Frank Gehry's Boat : Silver
Strokes of Nature : Silver
Vibrance of a Sea Urchin : Silver

The Chinese-American Photographic Festival & International Exhibition

Photographer in Wonderland : Acceptance

Aquarium of the Pacific - Urban Ocean Festival

Peekaboo : Winner, Photography & Digital Art

Asia Dive Expo (ADEX)

Perfect Glide : 1st runner-up, Best Artwork for the Conservation for Dolphins