Although the Covid-19 Pandemic stopped all our travel and outdoor photography in 2020 and 2021 we continue to pick-up awards and prizes based on work undertaken prior to our six lockdowns! Spurred on by Robin's success in the International Garden Photographer of the Year 2020, Gigi blitzed the various categories of the 2021 competition including '2nd Place', two 'Finalists', a 'Highly Commended' and three 'Commended' images. Recently we both had amazing success in the Biocommunications Association International Exhibition 2021: with Robin taking out the top award in both the 'Natural Science' and 'Self-directed' categories along with the 'Canadian Founders Award'. Gigi also scored an 'Award of Excellence' and we both got 'Image of Distinction' in the Personal Work category. We also obtained no less than eight 'Image of Merit' awards including the 'Judges Choice Award'. We had no less than seven images recognised as 'Highly Commended' in the Wilderness Photographer of the Year 2021 – Gigi made it to the top ten! We were also both finalists in The International Fine Art Photography Awards 2021 and also The International Colour Awards 2021. Robin took out the Overall Winner and winner of The Beauty of Plants along with two Highly Commended images in The International Garden Photographer of the Year 2020 Competition; Gigi was awarded Finalist and Commended in the same competition (which received over 20,000 entries). Together we had 17 images accepted for the Tokyo International Foto Awards 2020; where Gigi won Silver and Robin won Honorable mentions for two portfolio series. We won no less than eight Bronze Awards in the Epson 2020 International Pano Awards - two for Robin, two for Gigi and four joint! We were delighted that three of our images that were accepted into the 2020 Prix De La Photographie Exhibition in Paris received Honourable Mentions. Both Gigi and Robin had four images each nominated for top awards in the 2020 International Fine Art Photography Awards. Gigi also got nominations for two images (one of which then received an Honourable Mention) in the 'Nature' section of the International Colour Awards 2020, a competition that saw entries from photographers in 73 countries. Robin also won nominations in both the 'Nature' and 'Architecture' sections of the same competition. Gigi recently had no less than five images shortlisted for the 2020 UK Landscape Photographer of the Year Award. 2019 had closed with another batch of top awards. Robin won Silver in the 2019 Tokyo International Foto Awards and Gigi won 3 Honourable mentions (one for a series and two for single images). Gigi won three Silver and two Bronze Awards in the 2019 Epson International Pano Awards whilst Robin won Silver. 2019 had got off to a great start with Gigi winning Best Monochrome Print at the San Remo Art Show and First Place in the Chelsea Art show. Robin's photograph of Maria Island was selected by International Landscape Photographer of the Year to be included in the book 'The top 100 Landscape Photographs'. We were both finalists in the 2019 Outdoor Photographer of the Year competition (which attracted over 20,000 entries).
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