Recognition

2021
Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Finalist  – ‘Our impact’ x 2
Finalist  – ‘Animal portrait’
Finalist  – ‘Botanical’

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’
Finalist – ‘Animal behaviour’

BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition (California Academy of Sciences)
Finalist – Human/nature category ‘A Koalas Eye View’

2019
BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition (California Academy of Sciences)
Finalist – Human/nature category ‘Breakfast with bats’

National Geographic
Out of 10 million photos, NatGeo editors pick their 20 favourites from Your ShotBreakfast with bats

Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year
Finalist – Animal Behaviour

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

National Photographic Portrait Prize
Finalist – ‘Breakfast with bats’

National Geographic
Yourshots best photos of 2018Breakfast with bats

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

Ecology Society of Australia
Finalist – ‘Outstanding in the Field: Ecologists in Action’ category – ‘Looking for cats’

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

International Photography Awards
Honourable mentions (4): Editorial, fine art, wildlife, wildlife

National Geographic:
Photo of the day – 28 January

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

International Photography Awards
Honourable mention x 6

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

BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition (California Academy of Sciences)
Finalist – human/nature category ‘A helping hand’

Moran Contemporary Photography Prize
Semi-finalist x 2

Australian Institute of Professional Photographers  – Victoria state awards
Finalist – Science, wildlife and wild places
1 x gold medal, 1 x silver (high distinction), 2 x silver medal

National Geographic:
Published in assignment “Photo of the day”

2015
BigPicture Natural World Photography Competition (California Academy of Sciences)
Finalist – conservation category ‘Small Penguin, Big City’

Australian Geographic ANZANG Nature Photographer of the Year
Winner – Monochrome
Finalist – 3  categories: Animal behaviour, Animal portrait, and Threatened

National Geographic:
Published in assignment “Urban Wildlife”
Published in assignment “Inside story”
Published in assignment “Create it”
Travel 365

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

PDN’s The Great Outdoors
First place  Landscape category – Devil’s Punchbowl

The compelling image – Chp 4 ‘The Art of  the Photograph’ (Art Wolfe)
Honourable mention

Australian photography
Peoples choice winner, April 2015 ‘Street photography’

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

International Loupe Awards:
Finalist: Science and Nature category
3 silver and 6 Bronze awards: Science and nature + Photojournalism categories

Center of Contemporary Photography – Salon Awards
Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) ‘Best Use Of Light’ Award

National Geographic:
Published in the ‘Spontaneous adventure’ story

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