News from Steve Reynolds
May 2016: Fire Ritual
This image gained a merit award in the Asian Travel Photographer of the year 2016
Photographic news and distinctions gained
I entered a few International Photography competitions in 2007, but only really started in earnest in 2008. These competitions are either organised by the Photographic Society of America (PSA) or the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP).
So far I have managed to achieve a number of acceptances and distinctions which are listed below:
2007: Man of Bath accepted at the 150th RPS Print Exhibition.
2008: Honourable Mention (FIAP ribbon) for 'Scars of Childhood' at the Southampton International.
2009 (June): Awarded first PSA star (18 acceptances) in Large Colour Prints-Photographic Society of America.
2009 (Nov): 100th international acceptance.
2010 (April): Awarded first PSA star (18 acceptances) in the electronic images division-Photographic Society of America.
2010 (May): My panel of 20 'Dark Venice ' images gained a Fellowship with the Irish Photographic Federation (IPF).
2010 (Sept;) awarded second PSA star (36 acceptances) in Large Colour Prints. Also second PSA star (36 acceptances) in the electronic images division.
2010 (Oct) Website re-design and launch.
2011 (Jan) 102 International acceptances (projected images and prints) in 2010.
2011 (Jan) awarded first and second PSA stars in the Colour Projected Images Division-Photographic Society of America.
2011 (Feb) 'The Conversation' awarded 'best of show' and gained four other hon; mentions in the Geogia Southern Exhibition Circuit, Travel-People section
2011 (March) Wishing and Hoping (one of the Jilted bride series) accepted in the Portraits and People category (One of the Gold Awards) at the Worldwide Photography Gala awards.
2011 (March) 250th International acceptance
2011 (March) Received DPS Bronze medal for Marianna's Umbrellas (judges choice at the Delware Photography Society)
2011 (March) gained Artiste distinction (AFIAP) from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP).
2011 (June) Gained third PSA star from the Colour Projected Images Division-Photographic Society of America.
2011 (Nov) 'Dance of Life' gained highly commended award at this years Southern Federation Exhibition.
2011 (Dec) awarded 3rd PSA Star for large colour prints-Photographic Society of America.
2012 (Feb) awarded 3rd PSA star from the Electronic Imaging Division-Photographic Society of America
2012 (Feb) 500th International acceptance
2012 (June) gained Excellence distinction (EFIAP) from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP).
2012 (July) gained first two PSA Stars in the Photo Travel Division-Photographic Society of America
2012 (Nov) gained Fourth PSA star from the Colour Projected Images Division -Photographic Society of America.
2012 (Nov) gained Fourth PSA star from the Electronic Imaging Division -Photographic Society of America
2013 (Jan) gained Proficiency distinction PPSA with the Photographic Society of America.
2013 (Feb) One careful owner awarded Salon Silver medal at the Portrait International, Paracin Salon free colour section
2013 (June) gained my 1000th International acceptance.
2013 (Dec) Cigar man gained salon gold medal (Miroc International-Donji Milanovac salon) in phto travel theme
2014 (Jan) gained third PSA Star in the Photo Travel Division-Photographic Society of America
2014 (Jan) Enchanted garden awarded Silver medal -best creative colour print at the Wilmington International
2014 (Feb) Enchanted garden awarded UPI silver medal in Greek circuit Salon Santorini
2014 (May) gained EFIAP/b Bronze award from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP) 2014 (August) Enchanted garden won best of class for large colour prints (experimental) at the Central Washington State Fair.
2015 (March) photos have now been accepted in over 50 counties in photographic competitions.
2015 (March) gained Galaxy first and second stars with the Projected Image Division from the PSA.
2015 (October) Snow Blizzard won Chairman's Choice medal at the Harapasad Salon, Vibgyor circuit, India.
2015 (December) Dignity awarded Hon Mention at the Podgorica Salon in Montenegro and also at two further salons, Novi Sad and Adria.
2016 (Jan) Awarded fourth star in the Photo Travel Division from the PSA.
2016 (Feb) Spiritual Purification awarded salon Gold medal at the Kula salon, Serbia.
2016 (March) Pride and Disdain awarded Bronze Medal in the Sounthern Counties Print Championship.
2016 (April) gained 2000th International acceptance.
2016 (May) Fire Ritual gained Merit award at the Asian Travel Photographer of the year 2016.
2017 (Jan) Gained third Galaxy star from the Colour Projected Image Division from the PSA
2017 (Feb) Gained EPSA (Excellence award) from the PSA.