APPA 2013 - Professional Photography Awards - Dean did good.

Last weekend I had some prints entered into the family category of the AIPP national professional photography print awards. Photographers from all over the country enter their 4 best images and many get along to the event but for those who can't, the judging was live streamed throughout the weekend. This was awesome because I got to see one of my prints receive a Gold award.

AIPP gold award winning family photo-zanzo-.jpg

I love this print! It says so much about this family. They are cooky, close, crazy, they all make one beautiful family unit but they are all such individuals. It is awesome to be able to create something truly unique for my clients. That's what Zanzo is all about. 

Silver award-underwater family portrait-zanzo.jpg

I was up in NSW last year photographing some families on a bit of a working holiday. Thought I'd take the underwater gear which turned out to be a good idea. These guys were such typical Aussie brothers! PLEASE call me if you have a pool and would love some really different family portraits! I absolutely love this type of shoot!  

silver award family portrait on location hobart.jpg

My mate Jack. I love getting the chance to spend some time with families outdoors. This was from a really great shoot earlier this year that I still remember well. These two dudes were awesome and Jack's mum and dad bought this images as a nice big canvas print. It looks awesome big! 

family portrait with dog-newborn photo hobart-zanzo.jpg

This image always gets a strong reaction. Unfortunately it didn't get discussed by the judges but still got awarded. I think anyone who had fur babies before real babies can relate to the story it tells. ;) 

All up I'm really happy with these results. It's great to have acknowledgement from other professionals and with the point received this year, I am one step closer to becoming an AIPP Master of Photography. Maybe next year ;)