News from Steve Reynolds

May 2016: Fire Ritual

Fire Ritual

 This image gained third place in the Asian Travel Photographer of the year 2016

Oct 2017: RPS Documentary Photographer of the Year

 Fire Ritual plus four other images from Sonepur Mela gained a Bronze medal (3rd place) in the RPS Documentary Photographer of the Year 2017 (colour section).

Nov 2017: 150 International Awards

April 2018: 3000 International acceptances now gained

May 2018: Awarded EFIAP Gold

Dec 2018: 200 International Awards

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.
2017 (June) gained EFIAP/s silver award from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP)
2017 (Oct) Fire Ritual plus four other images from Sonepur Mela gained a Bronze medal (3rd place)in the RPS Documentary Photographer of the Year (colour section).
2017 (Nov) 150th International award gained in FIAP and PSA exhibitions.
2018 (April) 3000 International acceptances. 
2018 (May) Awarded fifth star in the Photo Travel Division from the PSA.
2018 (May) gained EFIAP/g gold award from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP).
2018 (Dec) 200 international awards gained in FIAP and PSA exhibitions.  
2019 (May) Images accepted in over 75 countries
2019 (Oct) Fallen Angel image on book cover of Wyck'd You by Alistar Lavers. The book is dedicated to J.R.R Tolkein, a friend of the author's Garndfather, Alfred Charles, who was a member of Tolkeins's Viking Club whilist they were both teaching in Leeds.
2020 (Mar) Awarded fourth star in the Large Prints Division from the PSA.
2020 (Apr) Awarded first three stars in the Monochrome (PDI) Division from the PSA.
2020 (Apr) Awarded first three stars in the PhotoJournalism (PDI) Division from the PSA.
2020 (Apr) Awarded 4th and 5th Galaxy stars the Colour (PDI) Division from the PSA. 
2020 (May) gained EFIAP/p platinum award from the Federation Internationale De L'Art Photographique (FIAP)

 

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