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Awards

After starting participating in international nature and wildlife photography contests in 2011, these awards are achieved:
 
 

2017:

Narava International Contest of Photography 2017

Entered images: 4,200
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Nature
Award: 1st place – FD GRČA Gold Medal
 

Oasis International Photo Contest 2017

Entered images: 24,000
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Mammals
Award: Oasis Magazine Award Commended
 

Oasis International Photo Contest 2017

Entered images: 24,000
Winning image: Captured
Category: Mammals 
Award: Opera Segnalata - Highlight
 

BioPhotoContest 2017

Entered images: 2,050
Winning image: Wolf in the Summer Midnight
Category: The Boreal Forests 
Award: Highly Commended
 

International Color Awards 2017

Entered images: 6,178
Winning image: European Shag in snow
Category: Wildlife 
Award: Honorable Mention
 

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016

Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Resting Polar Bear
Category: Animal World
Award: 1st Place, Category Winner
 

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016

Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Lion in the night
Category: Animal World
Award: Highly Commended
 

Memorial Maria Luisa – MML 2016

Entered images: 16,000
Winning image: Topi in the sunrise
Category: Biodiversity 
Award: Highly Commended


Global Arctic Awards 2016  

Winning image: Kittiwakes
Category: Arctic 
Award: GPU Gold Medal - 1st Place  
 

Global Arctic Awards 2016

Winning image: Common Guillemot
Category: Arctic
Award: GPU Honorary Mention
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Elephants under thunder skies
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention 
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Common Guillemots
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention 
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 8,122
Winning image: Red Fox
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention
 
 

2016: 

 

Black and White Spider Awards 2016

Entered images: 7,556
Winning image: Common Guillemots
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention
 

Glanzlichter European Nature Photographer of the Year 2016

Entered images: 21,654
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Black & White
Award: Highly Commended
 

Sony World Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Fighting Topis
Category: National Awards
Award: 1st Place, National Awards Winner
 

Sony World Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Lion in the high grass
Category: Nature & Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
  

Sony World Photography Awards 2016

Entered images: 95,541
Winning image: Fighting Topis
Category: Nature & Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

 

2015:

 
  

Global Arctic Awards 2015 

Entered images: 4,000
Winning image: Female Black Grouse
Category: Choice of Organizers
Award: PSA Ribbon 


Global Arctic Awards 2015 

Entered images: 4,000
Winning image: Black Grouse in backlight
Category: Arctic and Northern Wildlife
Award: PSA Bronze - 3rd place
 

Black and White Spider Awards 2015

Entered images: 7,700
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Wildlife
Award: Honorable Mention


Por El Planeta 2015

Entered images: 28,600
Winning image: Quizzical Cat
Category: Animal Portraits
Award: 1st Place, Category Winner
 

Narava International Contest of Photography 2015

Entered images: 4,100
Winning image: Fighting topis
Category: Nature
Award: 3rd place – PSA Bronze Medal
 

Narava International Contest of Photography 2015

Entered images: 4,100
Winning image: Walrus
Category: Wildlife
Award: 3rd place – FZC Bronze Medal
 

International Color Awards 2015

Entered images: 7,300
Winning image: Kittiwake Dream
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended - Honorable Mention
 

I Am Photographer - Baltic Photo Contest 2015

Entered images: 1,300
Winning image: Kittiwake Dream
Category: The Best Nature Photograph - Birds
Award: 1st Place
 

I Am Photographer - Baltic Photo Contest 2015

Entered images: 1,300
Winning image: Saluting Bearded Seal
Category: The Best Nature Photograph - Animals
Award: 2nd Runner Up (3rd Place)

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2015 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,300
Winning image: Overwhelming Arctic Landscape with Inhabitant
Category: Landscape
Award: Higly Commended
 

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2015 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,300
Category: Travel Photo (portfolio of six images taken on the same trip)
Award: 3rd Place
 
 
Winning image 1 of 6: Regal lioness in late evening light                                                
Winning image 2 of 6: Approaching young lions  
Winning image 3 of 6: Lion interaction
Winning image 4 of 6: Lion brothers 
Winning image 5 of 6: Lion stretch 
Winning image 6 of 6: Lioness before sunrise 
 
 
  

2014:

 

Memorial Maria Luisa - MML 2014

Entered images: 12,500
Winning image: Overwhelming Arctic Landscape with Inhabitant
Category: Biodiversity
Award: Higly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Wild Norwegian Lynx
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Resting Cheetah in the rain
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Lioness portrait
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Black Grouse at lek
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Brown Bear
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Wolf
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended
 

Monochrome Photography Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,000
Winning image: Polar Bear at night
Category: Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended 
 

Nature's Best Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2014

Entered images: 20,000
Winning image: Sleeping Polar Bear
Category: Polar Passion
Award: Highly Commended
 

Global Arctic Awards 2014

Entered images: 3,000
Winning image: Mindful Polar Bear
Category: Nature Polar Bear
Award: 3rd place – Bronze Medal PSA
 

Global Arctic Awards 2014

Entered images: 3,000
Winning image: Walrus close up
Category: Arctic and North Wildlife
Award: Highly Commended - Ribbon RPS

Narava International Contest of Photography 2014

Entered images: 6,800
Winning image: Mindful Polar Bear
Category: Nature
Award: 3rd place – FZC Bronze Medal
 

BioPhotoContest 2014

Entered images: 2,000
Winning image: Solitude female wolf
Category: The Temperate Forests
Award: Highly Commended 
 

International Color Awards 2014

Entered images: 7,400
Winning image: Maasai boy
Category: Silhouette
Award: Highly Commended - Honorable Mention
 

I Am Photographer - Baltic Photo Contest 2014

Entered images: 1,800
Winning image: Arctic Fox in early September snow at Dovrefjell
Category: The Best Nature Photograph - Animals
Award: 1st Runner Up (2nd Place)

 

2013:

 

Oasis International Photo Contest 2013

Entered images: 25,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox in early September snow at Dovrefjell
Category: Mammals
Award: Highly Commended


Memorial Maria Luisa - MML 2013

Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Polar Bear (black and white)
Category: Biodiversity
Award: Higly Commended
 

Memorial Maria Luisa - MML 2013

Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox portrait (black and white)
Category: Animal World Portrait
Award: Higly Commended
 

Memorial Maria Luisa - MML 2013

Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Arctic Fox
Category: Animal World
Award: Higly Commended
 

Memorial Maria Luisa - MML 2013

Entered images: 12,000
Winning image: Serval Cat portrait
Category: Animal World Portrait
Award: Higly Commended
 

Black and White Spider Awards 2013

Entered images: 9,500
Winning image: Wolf and Brown Bear
Category: Wildlife 
Award: 1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
 

GDT European Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

Entered images: 16,500
Category: Mammals 
Award: Higly Commended
 

Glanzlichter European Nature Photographer of the Year 2013

Entered images: 18,450
Winning image: Herring Gull
Category: Moving Nature 
Award: Higly Commended
 

Asferico International Nature Photography Competition 2013

Entered images: 9,000
Category: Mammals
Award: Higly Commended
 
 
 

2012:

 

Birds As Art 2012

Entered images: 5,500
Winning image: Wagtail and Brown Bear
Category: Small In The Frame 
Award: Category Winner
 
 
 

2011:

 

Nature's Best Windland Smith Rice International Awards 2011

Entered images: 21,000
Winning image: Leopard Silhouette
Category: Nature As Art
Award: Highly Commended
 

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,500
Category: Nordic Mammals
Award: Category Winner
 

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Wolf stare
Category: Threatened Nordic Nature
Award: Highly Commended
 

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,500
Winning image: Wagtail and Brown Bear
Category: Nordic Birds
Award: Higly Commended
 

Nordic Nature Photo Contest 2011 (NNPC)

Entered images: 4,500
Award: Overall Winner / Nordic Nature Photographer of the Year 2011