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Awards & Recognition

Participating in photography competitions is a great way to push yourself further as a professional photographer. .

I'm very competitive and that personal drive is reflected in the continuous improvement in my work. The list of awards you'll find below is an overview of the more notable recognition I've received as a commercial photographer, portrait photographer, and wedding photographer.

1st Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge1st Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge2nd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge2nd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge2nd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge3rd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge3rd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge3rd Place WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge
Gold Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeGold WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeGold WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeGold WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge
Silver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver Distinction WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition BadgeSilver WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, & Filmmaking Competition Badge
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The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of FameThe Knot Best of Weddings 20172016 The Knot Best of WeddingsThe Knot Best of Weddings 2015The Knot Best of Weddings 2014The Knot Best of Weddings 2013The Knot Best of Weddings 2012
WeddingWire Couple's Choice Award 2016WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2015WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2014WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2013WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2012WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2011WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2010
WeddingWire Bride's Choice Awards 2009Published on Junebug WeddingsJunebug Weddings Best of the Best 2014 EngagementsPPA International Photographic Competition Merit Award​PPA International Photographic Competition Merit Award​PPA International Photographic Competition Merit Award​PPA International Photographic Competition Merit Award​

WPPI Annual Competition

The WPPI 16x20 Print, Album, and Filmmaking Annual Competition recognizes outstanding photographers and filmmakers. The awards are presented each year at the WPPI Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference + Expo held in Las Vegas, an event focusing on the creative and business aspects of wedding photography, portrait photography, and filmmaking.

  • 2017, Silver (83), Album, Wedding Multiple Photographers
    "The Black Dress"
  • 2017, Silver (82), Album, Wedding Multiple Photographers
    "Love & Laughter"
  • 2016, Third Place, Silver Distinction (85), Album, Wedding Multiple Photographers
    "The Force Awakens"
  • 2016, Silver (81), Album, Non-Event Informal
    "Nine Months"
  • 2016, Silver (81), Digital, In Camera Artistry
    "The Belly"
  • 2015, Silver Distinction (86), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
    "Mother"
  • 2015, Silver Distinction (85), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
    "Popping Pappa"
  • 2015, Silver (84), 16x20 Print, Engagement
    "Star Wars Fans"
  • 2015, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
    "The Grandparents"
  • 2015, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Portrait: Individual
    "Wolverine"
  • 2015, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Wedding Couple Together: Wedding Day
    "Jumping"
  • 2015, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Bride or Groom Alone: Wedding Day
    "The Black Dress"
  • 2015, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Portrait: Children
    "The Cub Scout"
  • 2015, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Engagement
  • "The Jugglers"
  • 2015, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
  • "Daddy"
  • 2015, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
    "Mirrored Sunglasses"
  • 2015, Silver (81), 2nd Half Online, Engagement
    "Sky Walkers"
  • 2014, Title Bestowed
    — Master of WPPI
  • 2014, First Place, Gold Distinction (95), Album, Engagement
    "501st Legion"
  • 2014, Second Place, Silver Distinction (85), 16x20 Print, Bridal Party / Family and Friends
    "First Dance"
  • 2014, Gold (91), 16x20 Print, Fashion
    "The Bubbles Are In Camera"
  • 2014, Gold (90), 16x20 Print, Bridal Party / Family and Friends
    "Joyful Joy"
  • 2014, Silver (83), 16x20 Print, Bride and Groom Together: Wedding Day
    "Play on Patterns"
  • 2014, Silver (82), 16x20 Print, Portrait: Individual
    "Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps"
  • 2014, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Bridal Party / Family and Friends
    "Lollipop Kids"
  • 2014, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Bride and Groom Together: Wedding Day
    "Disney Hall Duo"
  • 2014, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Bride and Groom Together: Wedding Day
    "Mary J. Blige Celebrates Same Sex Marriage"
  • 2014, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Portrait: Individual
    "Los Angeles Police Department"
  • 2013, Second Place, Silver (83), 16x20 Print, Commercial/Advertising/Editorial
    "Folding Bicycle Demonstration"
  • 2013, Third Place, Silver (82), 16x20 Print, Commercial/Advertising/Editorial
    "Lawn & Landscape: The Workers"
  • 2013, Third Place, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Engagement
    "Movie Lovers"
  • 2013, Silver Distinction (85), Album, Wedding Multiple Photographers
    "Young-Gi & John"
  • 2013, Silver Distinction (85), 16x20 Print, Commercial / Advertising / Editorial
    "Navy Seal: Act of Valor"
  • 2013, Silver (83), 16x20 Print, Bride and Groom Together, Wedding
    "First Dance"
  • 2013, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Bride and Groom Together, Wedding Day
    "Uphill from Here"
  • 2013, Silver (81), 16x20 Print, Bridal Party
    "Pipe Organ Processional"
  • 2013, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Wedding Photojournalism
    "F%#king Church Lady"
  • 2013, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Wedding Details
    "Kirk Loves Jesus"
  • 2013, Silver (80), 16x20 Print, Animals / Pets
    "Lizard Lady"
  • 2012, First Place, Gold (90), Album, Engagement
    "Movie Lovers"
  • 2010, Second Place, Silver Distinction (88), Album, Non-Event Informal
    "Double Mastectomy"
  • 2010, Silver (83), Album, Non-Event Informal
    "Nine Months"

PPA Competition

I entered the PPA International Photographic Competition for the first time in 2017. Although I received respectable scores, I need to better understand the judging criteria and entry strategy in order to receive higher marks.

  • 2017, Bronze Medalist
  • 2017, Merit, Event Album, First Place Regional Competition
    "The Force Awakens"
  • 2017, Merit, Event Album
    — "Love & Laughter"
  • 2017, Merit, Album Non-Event
    "Nine Months"
  • 2017, Merit, Album Non-Event
    "We Love Games"

Fearless Awards

Fearless Awards are presented to wedding photographers whose amazing images redefine wedding photography. Winning photographs are selected by curators who select winners from thousands of entries submitted by photographers from around the globe.

Junebug Weddings

Junebug Weddings Best of the Photo Contest celebrates 50 most creative, exciting, technically impressive, and truly personal photos submitted by wedding photographers across the nation and the world.

  • 2014, Best of the Best Engagement Photos
    "Star Wars Fans"
  • 2013, Best of the Best Wedding Photos Honorable Mention – Hilarious Wedding Photos
    "Mother's Love"
  • 2013, Best of the Best Wedding Photos Honorable Mention – Wedding Portraits
    "The Allure of Men"

The Knot

The Knot Best of Weddings titles are awarded to the top one percent of local wedding vendors and are based primarily on feedback by provided by actual brides and grooms.

  • 2017, Best of Weddings
  • 2016, Best of Weddings
  • 2015, Hall of Fame
  • 2015, Best of Weddings
  • 2014, Best of Weddings
  • 2013, Best of Weddings
  • 2012, Best of Weddings

WeddingWire

This annual awards program recognizes the top five percent of WeddingWire professionals who demonstrate excellence in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism based on positive experiences expressed by past clients.

  • 2017, Couples' Choice Award
  • 2016, Couples' Choice Award
  • 2015, Couples' Choice Award
  • 2014, Couples' Choice Award
  • 2013, Bride's Choice Award
  • 2012, Bride's Choice Award
  • 2011, Bride's Choice Award
  • 2010, Bride's Choice Award
  • 2009, Bride's Choice Award

Other Awards

Here are a few other awards and recognition that don't fit into the other categories seen on this page.

  • 2016, Top 100 Photographers in the USA, SLR Lounge
  • 2016, Member of the Month, WPPI

Rob's Mom

My mother was stingy with her awards. In fact, I'm afraid that my emotional and personal growth were severely stunted because she wasn't able to recognize my inner, hidden genius.

  • 1984, Adequate Son Award
  • 1983, Almost Perfect Attendance
  • 1982, Most Improved Groomer
  • 1978, Happy Kitchen Helper
  • 1976, Best Block Walker

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