Recognition

2024
Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation’s Environmental Photography Awards

Finalist  – ‘A cool drink from a helping hand’

2023
BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition 
Winner – Human/nature category ‘Bare nose to bare-nosed wombat’

Nature and Humans Photo Competition
Winner – Nature and Human Series
Runner up – Individual image

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Finalist – Threatened species ‘Baby on board’
Finalist – Urban animals ‘Emergency exit – run, a giant spider!’
Finalist – Urban animals ‘Kerb-side snack’

2022
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Finalist (highly commended) – Photojournalism (single image) ‘Wombat Lockdown’

Sienna awards
Finalist – Animals in their environment  ‘Wings as raincoats’ 

Wildscreen Panda Photo Story Award
Finalist – Fighting the heat (series here)

National Wildlife Federation

Photographer of the Year (2021)

2021
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Finalist (highly commended) – Photojournalism (single image) ‘A caring hand’
Finalist (highly commended) – Behaviour: Mammals ‘A deadly huddle’

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Winner – Our impact ‘Bound, jammed inside and posted’
Winner – Animal Portrait ‘A white-capped at sunset’
Finalist  – Botanical ‘Signs of recovery’

COP26: Nature under threat
Winner – Gallery 2 ‘Little blue penguins’

2020
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Finalist  – Peoples choice award ‘Bat woman’

National Geographic
Best animal photos of 2020 – ‘Fatal attraction’

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Runner up – Our impact ‘Don’t forget to check for me’
Finalist – Animal behaviour ‘Fatal attraction’

BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition
Finalist – Human/nature category ‘A Koalas Eye View’

Environment Victoria
Outstanding commitment to safeguarding Victoria’s environment

2019
BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition 
Finalist – Human/nature category ‘Breakfast with bats’

National Geographic
Editors 20 favourites images from Your ShotBreakfast with bats

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Finalist – Animal Behaviour ‘Summer showers’

2018
Wildscreen Panda Photo Story Award
Winner – Rescuing the Night Gardeners (series here)

National Photographic Portrait Prize
Finalist – ‘Breakfast with bats’

Environment Victoria community environment award
Outstanding contribution as a wildlife photographer and successfully leading the platypus-safe fishing nets campaign

2017
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Finalist – ‘Our impact’ and ‘Animal habitat’
Peoples choice award, Australian Museum –Small penguin, big city’

National Geographic:
Photo of the day – ‘Like on of his own’

2016
Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Finalist  – Photojournalism (single image) ‘Caring for Joey’

BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition 
Finalist – human/nature category ‘A helping hand’

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Winner – Our impact category ‘The killing field’

2015
BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition 
Finalist – conservation category ‘Small Penguin, Big City’

Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year
Winner – Monochrome
Finalist – Animal behaviour
Finalist – Animal portrait
Finalist –
Threatened

International Photography Awards
Honourable mention- 5 images, 4 categories: Landscapes, Landscapes, Night photography, Wildlife

2014
National Geographic:
Photo of the day, Included in A year in 30 seconds