Photographic Competition Artwork. Every year I enter print competition to grow creatively as an artist. Below are works that helped me to improve my photography and finishing techniques. Several of these images are published in the Professional Photographers of America’s (PPA) distinguished Loan Collection from 2014-2016; several earned a place in PPA’s General Collection. Other awards earned include: 2013 Dallas PPA Highest Scoring First Year Entrant (runner up), Dallas PPA 2014 Illustrative Photographer of the Year, Texas PPA 2015 Best Wildlife Illustrative and Best Illustrative, and PPA 2016 Silver Photographer of the Year.
I am proud to have been honored by my peers to receive many awards from local, state, district and national levels in the photography industry. Awards are nice, but what does it really mean for you? Well, competing motivates me to hold my work to a higher standard. It brings inspiration to each session, from start to finish, in hopes of thoughtfully creating timeless keepsakes especially for you.