Category Archives: Awards

Thank You! We Owe Our Big Wigs Top-Pick Award to You!

Voting awards mean a lot; it is proof of recognition to be a top-pick in a field. They gauge the community’s awareness of theView full post »

Top Photographers Consistently Win Awards through Consistent Quality

Top photographers don’t win awards year after year unless they produce consistent quality. However, award-winning photographyView full post »

Importance of Being Told (Nicely) Why Your Images Suck

Joan Genest’s critique of my photo was very detailed, advanced, and done in a very compassionate way. She never says that it sucks.View full post »

American Advertising Federation photographers

Please Help! Vote for Me for Best Photographer in AAF’s Big Wig Awards

Thank you for all of your continued support. It is that time again for the Big Wigs competition, and this year I am eligible to win asView full post »

Colby is Certifiable Again! A Certified Professional Photographer, that is.

Certified Professional Photographer certification was another step along the way to becoming a better and better photographer. ColbyView full post »

AAF Award for Being of Service

I was presented with the Presidential Award by Sarah Ward with Frame Theory, this year’s president of the American AdvertisingView full post »

I Never Dreamed I’d Earn the Master of Photography Degree. Now I Have!

When I first visited a professional photography trade organization, I noticed members whose work was dumbfounding–a quality ofView full post »

Best Knoxville photographer

2016 Commercial Best in Show in Trade Organization Competition

The Professional Photographers of East Tennessee (PPETN) recently recognized me for winning Commercial Best in Show once again thisView full post »

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2016 News Sentinel’s Readers Choice Award for Best Photographer

Thank you again to all my past clients, students, friends, and all of Knoxville for voting me the News Sentinel’s Best PhotographerView full post »

Gold Medalist Knoxville Photographer

I won the Gold!!! Gold Medalist Photographer that is.

You might have heard of Simone Biles and Michael Phelps? Yeah, they’re gold medalists too. I won the gold at the the 2016View full post »

Vote for Me Again this time for The Knoxville Mercury’s Top Knox Reader’s Poll

  Thank you Knoxville for voting me the Best Photographer over the years. I strive to provide exceptional imagery and serviceView full post »

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Professional Photographer of East Tennessee – Awards Banquet

The Professional Photographers of East Tennessee (PPETN) had their annual awards banquet this past month.  It commenced at theView full post »