Awards

Travel Photographer of the Year 2016, Best Single Image in a Portfolio-Journeys and Adventures, Special Mention

72nd POYi, Pictures of the Year International 2015, 'Award of Excellence' for Science & Natural History

Honoured as one of the world's top '100 Photography Heroes', Professional Photographer Magazine UK

Travel Photographer of the Year 2013: One Shot – Extraordinary, Runner-Up; Portfolio - Vanishing & Emerging Cultures, Highly Commended

Lucie Foundation International Photography Awards 2013, Professional Category: Editorial: Environmental - Honourable Mention, People: Culture - Honourable Mention, People: Children - Honourable Mention, Nature: Underwater - Honourable Mention, Nature: Wildlife - Honourable Mention

Communication Arts Photography Annual 2013, Award of Excellence for Series, Winner

Communication Arts Photography Annual 2013, Award of Excellence for Single Image, Winner

PromaxBDA 2013 Promotion, Marketing and Design Awards for Global Excellence, Winner of 2 x Silver Muse Awards for Design Art Direction & Design

The Eureka New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography 2012, Winner

Travel Photographer of the Year 2012, Portfolio-Journeys, Runner-up

PromaxBDA International Awards 2012, Winner of 2 x Golden Muse Awards

Lucie Foundation International Photography Awards 2012, Professional Category: People and Culture - Honourable Mention, Fine Art Landscape - Honourable Mention, Editorial Environmental - Honourable Mention, Editorial Photo Essay and Feature Story - Honourable Mention

Veolia Environment Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2012, Finalist, The Wildlife Photojournalist Award

The Eureka New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography 2011, Winner

Communication Arts Photography Annual 2011, Award of Excellence for Single Image, Winner

Melbourne High School Distinguished Old Boys Gallery, Inducted May 2011

2008 New Scientist Eureka Prize for Science Photography, Highly Commended

Australian Geographic Society 'Pursuit of Excellence' Award 2004

Visa Pour L'Image Photojournalism Festival, Perpignan France 2003, National Geographic "Where Ships and Workers go to Die"

BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Finalist 12 times.

BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Semi-Finalist 20 times.

Travel Photographer of the Year 2006, Magnum Photos Judges Favourite Award, Winner

Travel Photographer of the Year 2006, Iconic Portfolio

ANZANG Nature and Landscape Photographer of the Year 2006, Highly Commended

The Henries, London 2006, Award for the Best Photographic Selection of Greeting Cards by National Geographic

New Scientist Eureka Prize for Photographic Journalism 2005, Highly Commended

African Safari Magazine Canon Award 1992, Winner