Photographic Awards - Mike Martin Photography

Photographic Awards

EXHIBITIONS / SALONS

Bristol Salon 2019
- acceptance - Open Colour - Mirror, Mirror (12)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Pretty in Pink (12)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Summer's Gone (12)
- acceptance - Open Mono - Bejewelled (12)
- acceptance - Photo Travel - Night Tube (12)

Bristol Salon 2018

- acceptance - Open Colour - Love is Colour Blind (12)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Black Look (12)

Bristol Salon 2017
- honourable mention - Open Mono - Contemplation (Paul) (15)
- acceptance - Open Mono - Nash Point (11)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Beauty is on the Eye of the Beholder (Fluffy (12)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Shrouded in Gold (Kelly) (12)

Bristol Salon 2015

- acceptance - Open Mono - Contemplation (Paul) (12) 
- Lulu

Bristol Salon 2014 
- Dakhari

Cheltenham International Salon 2018
- acceptance - open colour - Axe Man Cometh (12)
- acceptance - open mono - Incarcerated (12)
- acceptance - Creative - Face Off (14)

Cheltenham International Salon 2017
 - acceptance - Open Colour - Beauty is on the Eye of the Beholder (12) 

Cheltenham International Salon 2016
- acceptance - Open Colour - Shrouded in Gold (Kelly) (12)
- acceptance - Open Mono - Contemplation (Paul) (12)
- acceptance - Open Mono - Pictures at an Exhibition (11)
- acceptance - Experimental/Creative - Dragon Queen (13)
- acceptance - Experimental/Creative - Rain Man (Paul) (12)

Cheltenham International Salon 2015 
- Repose (Lulu) 
- Dreaming (Lulu)

Cross Continental Circuit 2019 (Germany, Indonesia, South Africa)
 - accepted (Germany) - Beauty is one the eye of the beholder 
 - accepted (Germany) - Summer's Gone
 - accepted (Germany) - Contemplation
 - accepted (Germany) - Escher's Bride
 - accepted (Indonesia) - Beauty is on the eye of the beholder
 - accepted (Indonesia) - Summer's Gone
 - accepted (Indonesia) - Bejewelled
 - accepted (Indonesia) - Contemplation
 - accepted (South Africa) - Beauty is on the eye of the beholder
 - accepted (South Africa) - Face off
 - accepted (South Africa) - Hop, Skip, Jump
 - accepted (South Africa) - Race to the bottom
 - accepted (South Africa) - Summer's Gone
 - accepted (South Africa) - Temptation 

Frome & Wessex 2017
 - acceptance - Open Colour - Love is Colour Blind (11)
 - acceptance - Open Colour - Temptation (11)

New Zealand 2019
 - PSA Bronze Medal - Face off (15)
 - accepted - Temptation (12)
 - accepted - Grounded (11)
 - accepted - Night Tube (11)
 - accepted - The City Awakens (11)
 - accepted - Summer's Gone (11)

Nordic Salon 2019 (Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Finland) 
 - accepted (Norway) - Alive 
  - accepted (Norway) - Beauty is on the eye of the beholder 
  - accepted (Norway) - Contemplation
  - accepted (Norway) - Face off
  - accepted (Norway) - Pictures and an exhibition
  - accepted (Norway) - Summer's Gone
  - accepted (Norway) - Temptation
  - RSF Gold Medal (Denmark) - Temptation
  - accepted (Denmark) - Alive
  - accepted (Denmark) - Beauty is on the eye of the beholder
  - accepted (Denmark) - Contemplation
  - accepted (Denmark) - Face off
  - accepted (Denmark) - Summer's Gone
  - GPU RIbbon (Sweden) - Contemplation
  - accepted (Sweden) - Alive
  - accepted (Sweden) - Summer's Gone
  - GPU Ribbon (Finland) - Contemplation
  - accepted (Finland) - Alive
  - accepted (Finland) - Temptation

Smethwick International 2019
 - accepted - Summer's Gone
 - accepted - Temptation
 - accepted - Wreathed
 - accepted - Love is Colour Blind
 - accepted - Mirror, Mirror
 - accepted - Consideration

Solway Small Print Circuit 2019 (Solway, Loweswater, Eden, Derwent, Calder, Border) 
 - accepted (Solway) - Artist's Pallet
 - accepted (Solway) - Mirror, Mirror

 - accepted (Loweswater) - Artist's Pallet
 - accepted (Loweswater) - Caprice
 - accepted (Loweswater) - Grounded
- accepted (Loweswater) - Mirror, Mirror
 - accepted (Loweswater) - Speak no evil, seen no evil,  hear no evil

 - accepted (Eden) - Artist's Pallet
 - accepted (Eden) - Boots
 - accepted (Eden) - Figurehead
 - accepted (Eden) - Grounded
 - accepted (Eden) - Mirror, Mirror
 - accepted (Eden) - Haytor Tramway
 - accepted (Eden) - Speak no evil, seen no evil,  hear no evil

 - accepted (Derwent) - Alive
 - accepted (Derwent) - Artist's Pallet
 - accepted (Derwent) - Boots
 - accepted (Derwent) - Caprice
 - accepted (Derwent) - Figurehead
 - accepted (Derwent) - Grounded
 - accepted (Derwent) - Haytor Tramway
 - accepted (Derwent) - Mirror, Mirror,
 - accepted (Derwent) - Speak no evil, seen no evil, hear no evil

 - accepted (Calder) - Artist's Pallet
 - accepted (Calder) - Caprice
 - accepted (Calder) - Haytor
 - accepted (Calder) - Haytor Tramway
 - accepted (Calder) - Mirror, Mirror
 - accepted (Calder) - Speak no evil, see no evil, hear no evil

 - accepted (Border) - Figurehead
 - accepted (Border) - Haytor Tramway
 - accepted (Border) - Mirror, Mirror

Solway Small Print Salon 2018 
 - Salon Medal - Temptation
 - accepted - Contemplation
 - accepted - Little Man view
 - accepted - Wild Atlantic Coast
 - accepted - Wreathed

Southampton International Salon 2017

 - Open Colour - The Lady's Waiting (11)
 - Open Mono - Escher's Bride (11)

Varna (Bulgaria) 2019
 - Honourable Mention - Summer's Gone
 - accepted - Contemplation
 - accepted - Grounded
 - accepted - Temptation

Welsh International Salon 2019
 - acceptance - Open Colour - Face Off (12)
 - acceptance - Open Colour - Temptation (12) 
 - acceptance - Open Mono - Escher's Bride (12)

Welsh International Salon 2017
- acceptance - Open Colour - Beauty is on the Eye of the Beholder (12) 
- acceptance - Open Mono - Faceless (12)

Welsh International Salon 2016
- acceptance - Open Mono - Lulu (on chaise longue) (14)
- acceptance - Open Mono - Contemplation (Paul) (14) 
- acceptance - Open Colour - Charlotte's Web (11)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Lulu (nude) (12)
- acceptance - Open Colour - Shrouded in Gold (Kelly) (12)
- acceptance - Experimental/Creative - Rain Man (Paul) (11)


PHOTOGRAPHIC FEDERATIONS

Western Counties Photographic Federation (WCPF) - representative body for Camera Clubs and Societies in the South West.

2019 Members Exhibition
- accepted - Creative Digital - City Lights (12)
- accepted - Creative Digital - Night Watch (12)
- highly commended - Nature - Lesser Whistling Teal (14)
- accepted - Nature Digital - Dew Drenched Fly (13)
- highly commended - Open Digital - Stuff of Dreams or Nightmares (13)
- judges' ribbon - Open Colour Print - Mirror, Mirror (14)
- acceptance - Open Colour Print - In the pink (13)
- acceptance - Open Mono Print - White Snake (13)

2018 Members Exhibition
- acceptance - creative digital - Absorbed (12)
- acceptance - creative digital - Face Off (13)
- highly commended - colour prints - Love is Colour Blind (12)
- acceptance - colour prints - Penitent Man (14)
- acceptance traveling exhibition - colour prints - Veiled (12)
- judges' ribbon - open mono - Wreathed (13)

2017 Members Exhibition
 - acceptance - Colour Prints - Temptation (12)
 - Highly Commended - Creative PDI - Inner Torment (12)
 - Bronze Medal - Mono Prints - Contemplation (13)
 - Highly Commended - Open PDI - Escher's Bride (13)

2016 Members Exhibition
- acceptance - Creative Digital - Sentinel
- acceptance - Open Digital - Gold (Kelly)
- acceptance - Open Digital - Passion (Paul & Steph)
- acceptance - Open Digital - Pictures at an Exhibition
- highly commended - Travel digital - Homeward bound, Paddington
- acceptance - Open Mono Prints - Starling
- acceptance (travelling exhibition) - Work enslaves us all (Paul)

2015 Members Exhibition
- acceptance - Touch√© (James Artaeus) 
- acceptance - Despair 
- Judges ribbon - Mono Print - Repose (Lulu) 
- Judges ribbon - Open Colour Print - SK8R BOI (Kelly) 
- Judges ribbon - Mono Prints - Dreaming (Lulu)

2014 Members Exhibition 
- Judges ribbon - Mono Print - Hannah
- Judges ribbon - Colour Print - Helen

2014 Kingswood Salver
- 2nd individual print and Vivian Croucher Memorial Trophy - Bubbles 2012

2012 Members Projected Images Exhibition (MPIX) 
- Ladies of the Lake - Accepted 
- Men in White Suits - Ribbon


Photographic Alliance of Great Britain (PAGB) - the overall national body representing regional federations 

2019 - part of the Bristol PS image bank representing the WCPF in both the Print and Digital inter-federation battles, having won the right to participate by being one of the top two clubs in the Western Counties.
in the 2019 Print championship - Bristol PS emerged as the overall winners and my image "Summer's Gone" was awarded the PAGB Silver medal.

PAGB - Masters of Print 2019
- acceptance (limited to one image per photographer, 60 in total) - Summer's Gone.

2015 
- Bubbles - Dreaming 
- SK8R BOI

2014 
- Blondous Church (Iceland IR mono Print) 
- Resurrection (Claire trio at Westonbirt)


Other Photographic Bodies

National Photographic Society - National body representing professional and amateur photographers

2016

- July - Gold - Twisted - Paul
- July - Gold - Long way from home - Keith with guitar
- July - HC - Nash Point
- July - HC - Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford

- June - HC - Three's trouble (Kelly)
- June - HC - Under a Golden Tree (Azadeh)

- May - HC - Dragon Queen - Steph
- May - HC - Two trees (infra red)
- May - HC - Paul (sad clown)

- April - HC - Tears (Elliott Russell)

- March - Gold - Mono portrait - Paul

- February - Gold - Colour portrait - "Gold"
- February - Highly commended - Street - "dressmaker's tool"

2015

- March - Highly Commended - Portrait - Dan

- June - Highly Commended - Digital Art - Bugs Life (Kelly)

- August - Highly Commended - Portrait - Madam Butterfly (Kelly)
- August - Highly Commended - Digital Art - Rain Man (Paul)

- October - Highly Commended - Landscape - Lone Tree (IR Priddy)

2014

- Nov - Portrait - Lulu


The Photographer Academy - The largest European photography training company with already thousands of Pro Photographers as well as Artists and Hobbyists making use of the award winning training to get inspired or instructed every day

2015 Competitions 
- July Comp - Winner - Face. (Claire) 
- Aug Comp - 2nd - Colour (Waterloo underpass) 
- Sept Comp - 5th - Stripes (Zebra) 
- Oct Comp - 3rd - People (Oxford Street crowd)

2016 Critique - Top 5 (2016 Yearbook)

- 27th May - Sad Clown (Paul)
- 8th April - Contemplation (Paul)

2015 Critique - Top 5 (2015 Yearbook) 
- 21st Dec - Stars in her eyes (Natalie) 
- 30th Sept - On the street (Steph) 
- 2nd Sept - Rain Man (Paul) 
- 28th May - Warrior (Kelly)

2014 Critique - Top 5 (2014 Yearbook)

- Dakhari (KPS studio evening) 
- Dakhari (mono portrait at Noah's Arc Farm Zoo) 
- Let the music sing - Akari - Olympus Big Shoot experience 
- 12th March - Lulu - nude - Morgan & Ellis creative photography workshop

2013 Critique - Top 5 (2013 yearbook) 
- Cover - Umbrellas 
- Bubbles 
- Its a Beautiful Day (IR dawn at Balloon Fiesta)


MAGAZINE - Competitions / Articles / Features


Advanced Photographer

2015 - features

- Issue 58 - pages 60 & 61 - Car Park Capers feature

- Issue 60 - Inspiring Land / Seascapes - Waves

2014 - competitions

- Dec - 1st Best Indoor / Creative Portrait (Dakhari)

- Dec - Advance Photography Magazine - Samsung Comp - New & Old architecture

2014 - features

- Issue 51 - pages 58 & 59 - Infrared Cars feature 2013

- Photo 24 - Winner (Best photo taken on a Samsung device - Lloyds Building)

- Photo 24 - Column and photo (Iron Man) from the event.


Amateur Photography Magazine

2015 - Amateur Photographer of the Year (APOY)

- 29th Aug - Round 6 - 21st - Macro, insects, flowers or plants - Leaf abstract

- 31st Oct - Round 7 - 45th - Lie of the Land - Lone tree (IR Priddy)

- 28th Nov - Round 8 - 13th - Shades of grey - Lulu (mono)

2014 - APOY

- 1st Portrait in natural light - round 4 (June monthly winner) - Dreaming (Lulu)

- World Photography Day - winner - Umbrellas


Digital Camera

- issue 177, 22nd April 2016 - Shoot Out featured photographer - Porlock Weir.

Digital SLR magazine 2015

- September - Priddy Pools


OTHER

2015

Shooters - Issue 17 Part 1, 16th Nov, one photo (Kelly - Madam Butterfly) as part of a collaboration article.


2014

Vogue IT (on-line) acceptances

- Lady of the Manor - Stephanie K Davenport - Olympus Big Shoot Experience

- CJ Power

- The Joy of Ballet - Joy Clarke

- A time of beauty - Akari - Olympus Big Shoot Experience

- Aphrodite - Dee Dixon


Bath Fringe 2014

- Bath Photowalk Exhibition 2013 - Bath Photowalk Exhibition


International Salon Acceptances (30 images)

Pictures at an Exhibition

Pictures at an Exhibition

Love is Colour Blind

Love is Colour Blind

Models: Anna Randall and Paul Walker