Mountainfilm Commitment Grant

Mountainfilm in Telluride Sacred Headwaters, Sacred Journey was one of five film and photography projects awarded Mountainfilm's inaugural Commitment Grant. I'm honored to be apart of this amazing group and am looking forward to the Mountainfilm Festival in Telluride, CO, May 27-30, 2011. We'll have an exhibit at the Festival and Wade Davis will speak about the cause. Thank you Mountainfilm! Find out more here.

Philip Hyde Grant

foundation_logo I'm proud to announce that I've been awarded the Philip Hyde Grant for the Sacred Headwaters, Sacred Journey project. The NANPA Foundation, an offshoot of the North American Nature Photography Association, annually awards the $5,000 grant to a peer-reviewed environmental project.

The funds will help support the fieldwork needed to tell the story of the Sacred Headwaters in northern British Columbia. For more on the project, visit

A big thank you to the NANPA Foundation and NANPA! If you haven't been to one of NANPA's annual Summits, they are a tremendous resource for nature photographers, a lot of fun, and a great way to connect with photographers and others in the industry. For more information, visit:

The grant will be presented at NANPA's 16th Annual Nature Photography Summit, February 16-21, 2010 in Reno, Nevada.

International Photography Awards

I've been awarded an honourable mention at the 2009 International Photography Awards (IPA) for the following series. From the IPA website: IPA salutes the achievements of the world's finest photographers and promotes the appreciation of photography worldwide. The IPA has become one of the most significant in the photography industry. There were almost 18,000 submissions in competition this year from 104 countries around the world.

Mountainside Burn

Hillside Regrowth

Rocky Mountain Fire