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Since becoming involved in photography in 1986, Elizabeth has achieved a number of awards at regional, national and international level.

In 1995 Elizabeth qualified as an Accredited Judge of the Photographic Society of New Zealand and has since been called upon to judge
numerous photographic competitions throughout New Zealand, ranging from regional and national to international level.
She has also
twice been on the panel of selectors for the Photographic Society of New Zealand's annual National Exhibition of Photography and
once each on the panel of selectors for the Nelson National Triptych Salon and the Laurie Thomas New Zealand Landscape Salon (chair).

Her work has been exhibited in many competitive international photography exhibitions in over a dozen countries and several of her
natural history images are held in the permanent collections of the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique.

 

Honours & Distinctions

2014 Associate of the Wilmington International Exhibition of Photography  (AWIEP)
2011 Associate of the Australian Photographic Society  (AAPS)
2010 Licentiate of the Australian Photographic Society  (LAPS)
2010 Fellow of the Nature Photography Society of New Zealand  (FNPSNZ)
2009 Excellence distinction of the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique  (EFIAP)
2009 Associate of the Nature Photography Society of New Zealand  (ANPSNZ)
2008 Licentiate of the Nature Photography Society of New Zealand  (LNPSNZ)
2001 Artiste distinction of the Federation Internationale de l'Art Photographique  (AFIAP)
1999 Fellow of the Photographic Society of New Zealand  (FPSNZ)
1997 Associate of the Photographic Society of New Zealand  (APSNZ)
1995 Licentiate of the Photographic Society of New Zealand  (LPSNZ)

 

Awards

Highlights from an extensive list of awards (1987 - current)

PSA Silver Medal - Best Fungi Image 2016 Northern Counties International Salon  (England)
PSA Bronze Medal - Best Still Life Image 2016 Northern Counties International Salon  (England)
CVDCC Bronze Medal 2016 Coachella International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
Geoffrey C Wood Trophy - Portfolio 2015 Seddon Shield Area Photography Competitions  (New Zealand)
PSNZ Bronze Medal 2015 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
CVDCC Bronze Medal - Nature 2015 Coachella International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
Judge's Choice Medal - Color General 2015 Coachella International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
UPI Gold Medal 2015 Greek Photographic Circuit  (Greece)
PSA Silver Medal - Nature 2014 Smethwick International Exhibition of Photography  (England)
APS Bronze Plaque - Nature 2014 Queensland International Digital Circuit - Townsville Salon  (Australia)
PSA Bronze Medal 2014 Rockland Photography Club International Exhibition  (USA)
DIGA Medal of Excellence 2013 Digital North Georgia Circuit  (USA)
Judge's Choice Medal - Color General 2013 S4C International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
Judge's Choice Medal - Open 2013 Hervey Bay National Digital Salon  (Australia)
Prix Nature Faune avec Nat'Images 2013 International Photographic Festival of La Gacilly  (France)
PSNZ Silver Medal 2013 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
PSA Gold Medal (Best of Show) - Color Open 2013 Coachella International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
Judge's Choice Medal - Nature Open 2013 Coachella International Exhibition of Photography  (USA)
Massachusetts Camera Naturalists Award for Best Botany 2013 Greater Lynn International Color Exhibition  (USA)
Maitland Salon Founders Award - Nature 2013 Maitland International Salon of Photography  (Australia)
CAPA Gold Medal (Botany) 2012 Toronto International Salon of Photography  (Canada)
DIGA Medal of Excellence 2012 Digital North Georgia Circuit  (USA)
Medal for Best Non-flowering Plant 2012 Minnesota Botany International Salon  (USA)
Herbert Medallion (1st Place) - Nature  2012 Australian Photographic Society National Exhibition - Digital
Botany Award - Nature Division 2012 Photographic Society of America International Exhibition
AFCC Gold Medal 2011 Finland International Digital Circuit
Diversity Award - Nature Division 2011 Photographic Society of America International Exhibition
Gold Medal 2010 North Shore National Salon of Photography  (New Zealand)
PSNZ Bronze Medal 2009 Trans Tasman Competition  (Australia / New Zealand)
S4C Bronze Medal 2009 Southern California Council of Camera Clubs International Exhibition  (USA)
TCC Silver Medal 2008 Toronto International Salon of Photography  (Canada)
PSA Bronze Medal 2008 Mississippi Valley International Salon of Photography  (USA)
Champion Nature Projected Image 2008 Photographic Society of New Zealand Southern Regional Salon
PSNZ Gold Medal and William C Davies Memorial Trophy
for Best New Zealand Natural History Print
2008 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
PSNZ Bronze Medal 2008 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
Silver Merit Award - Individual Portrait 2001 Kodak Gold Awards  (New Zealand)
PSNZ Silver Medal 2001 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
PSNZ Silver Medal and H S James Landscape Award
for Best Landscape Print
1999 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
PSNZ Silver Medal and Richard Ratcliff Marine Award
for Best Marine Print
1998 Photographic Society of New Zealand National Exhibition
Champion Photojournalism Print 1997 Photographic Society of New Zealand Southern Regional Salon
FIAP Bronze Medal 1997 Northern Counties Photographic Federation International Exhibition  (England)
1st Place 1989 Royal Astronomical Society of New Zealand Astrophotography Competition
Ellis Dudgeon Memorial Landscape Award (won 3 times) Seddon Shield Area Photography Competitions  (New Zealand)
Webber Memorial Natural History Award (won 3 times) Seddon Shield Area Photography Competitions  (New Zealand)

 

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