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Accolades and Awards.

February 6, 2010 - Fuji Masterpiece Award for print titled ""Vintage Goodbye".- CT Professional Photographers Association Convention in Cromwell, CT

February 6, 2010 - Awarded "CT WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR" (for the 3rd consecutive year) by CT Professional Photographers Association.

February 6, 2009 - Blue ribbon awarded for "Misty" - CT Professional Photographers Association

August 5, 2009 - "Best in Show" - CT Professional Photographers Association for print titled ""Vintage Goodbye".

March 2, 2009 - 1st Place in Best of Weddings Intl competition for image entitled "First Dance".

March 1, 2009 - Awarded the Court of Honor by Professional Photographers Association of Rhode Island for print entitled "Midnight Rondevous".

February 8, 2009 - Awarded CT 's "WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR" (for the second consecutive year) by CT Professional Photographers Association.

February 1, 2009 - 4 images chosen as finalists in the Best of Weddings int'l competition.

January 21, 2009- 1st place - CT Professional Photographers Association for print titled ""Gates of Heaven".

September 13, 2008 - Blue ribbon awarded for "Sophie's Smile" - Professional Photographers Assoc. of New England.

September 8, 2008 - "Best in Show" - CT Professional Photographers Association for print titled ""Anchored".

July 29,2008 - 2 Prints chosen for Professional Photographers of America's prestigous Loan Collection and Showcase Books.

July 28, 2008 - 3 finalist positions (out of 2500 entries) in Wedding Photography Directory national competition

June 25, 2008 - "Best in Show" - CT Professional Photographers Association for print titled ""Midnight Rendevous".

April 23, 2008 - "Best in Show" - CT Professional Photographers Association for print titled "Sophie's Smile".

April 2, 2008 - 4th place- Wedding Photography Directory national competition
March 7, 2008 - 3 finalist positions (out of 1600 entries) in Wedding Photography Directory national competition

March 3, 2008 -"Wedding Photo of the Month" .Wedding Photography Directory

February 20, 2008 - 3 out of top 10 finalist positions in Romance category - International -"Best of Weddings Contest" - Eventpix/WPPI -

Feb. 10, 2008 - CT "WEDDING PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR" - CT Professional Photographers Association

Jan. 21, 2008 - Best in Show - CT Professional Photographers Association

Sept. 9, 2007 - Fuji Masterpeice Award - Professional Photographers of New England Convention in Sturbridge, MA

Sept. 9, 2007 - 2 Blue Ribbons, 2 Red Ribbons- Professional Photographers of New England

April 30, 2007 - "Wedding Photo of the Month" - Wedding-Photos.org

April 25, 2007 - 1st place in Wedding/Candid category for "With you every step" - CT Professional Photographers Association

April 25, 2007 - Best in Show for "Beautiful Day"- CT Professional Photographers Association

April 18, 2007 - chosen to represent Connecticut wedding photographers at Macy's Bridal Event at West Farms Mall

March 29, 2007 - INTERNATIONAL GRAND PRIZE WINNER! - Best of Weddings Contest for "With you every step"

February 22, 2007 - 4th place- Wedding Photography Directory national competition

February 2, 2007 - 4 out of top 10 semi-finalists positions in Romance category -International"Best of Weddings Contest" - - Eventpix/WPPI -

January 15, 2007 - Selected as "Top Photographer" pick- Wedding Photography Directory (currently 18 photographers chosen nationally.)

October 2006 - "VPS Winner"- Virtual Photography Studio

September 2006 - 1st place-- "Most creative image" competition - Pro Photo Home

June 2006 - "Image of the Month" - Wedding-photos.org -