Jerry Ghionis, Portrait Photographer
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AWARDS

MAJOR AWARDS (1999 – 2016)




2017

• AIPP Grand Master
• WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) In Camera Artistry Category
• WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
• PPC California – Best in Category – Portrait Studio
• PPC California – Top Ten Case
• PPC California -Judges Choice Award x 2

• PPC California – Prime Image Collection x 2


2016

  • 2016 AIPP Australian Fashion Photographer of the Year
  • 2016 PPA Album / Non Event Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • 2016 PPC California Professional Photographer of the Year
  • 2016 PPC California Highest Scoring Print Case
  • 2016 PPC California Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year
  • 2016 PPC California Album of the Year
  • 2016 PPC California President’s Choice Award
  • 2016 PPC California Judge’s Choice Award
  • 2016 PPC California Best of Show Award
  • 2016 PWS (Athens, Greece) Album Open Category (3rd Place)
  • 2016 PWS (Athens, Greece Boudoir/Fashion Category (3rd Place)
  • 2016 PWS (Athens, Greece Open Category (3rd Place)


2015


  • 2015 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • 2015 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA)  Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride Alone Category
  • 2015 PPC California Runner Up Overall Professional Photographer of the Year
  • 2015 PPC California President’s Choice Award
  • 2015 PPA Portrait print accepted in the loan collection
  • 2015 PPA Album accepted in the loan collection
  • 2015 PPA Album/Event Album of the Year – 1st Place
  • 2015 AIPP Victoria, Album/Book of the Year – Finalist
  • 2015 AIPP Victoria, Highest Scoring Book
  • 2015 AIPP Australian Album of the Year

2014


  • 2014 United Nations IPC (International Photography Community) Photography Leadership Award
  • 2014 Named Grandmaster of WPPI (The most awarded photographer of WPPI)
  • 2014 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • 2014 Shutter Magazine - Top 5 most influential Photographers of the Year

2013


  • 2013 Jerry is named as 1 of only 16 United States Nikon Ambassadors and 1 of 2 people who specialize in wedding photography.
  • 2013 SWPP (United Kingdom) Open Category 16x20 Print of the Year
  • 2013 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • 2013 Shutter Magazine - Top 5 most influential Photographers of the Year


2012


  • 2012 PPA 2 x Albums accepted in the loan collection
  • 2012 PPA 1 Print accepted in the loan collection
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Category Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Category Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • 2012 PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Album of the Year - 2nd Place

2011


  • 2011 PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • 2011 PPA 4 x Albums accepted in the loan collection
  • 2011 PPA 3rd Place in the Album Category - Grand Imaging Awards
  • 2011 PDN Magazine votes Jerry as one of the Top Workshop Instructors in the World


2010


  • 2010 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • 2010 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Fashion Category
  • 2010 SWPP (United Kingdom) Overall Winner of Album Competition
  • 2010 SWPP (United Kingdom) Winner of the Overall16x20 Print Competition

2009


  • 2009 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Wedding Informal Album of the Year 1st Place
  • 2009 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Wedding Informal Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • Category
  • 2009 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • 2009 SWPP (United Kingdom) Overall Photographer of the Year
  • 2009 SWPP (United Kingdom) Fashion Photographer of the Year
  • 2009 PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • 2009 PPA 4 x Albums accepted in the loan collection

2008


  • 2008 SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 1st place
  • 2008 SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 2nd place
  • 2008 SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 3rd place
  • 2008 PPA Master of Photography
  • 2008 PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Glamour Category
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Glamour Category
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Advertising/Fashion Category
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Event, Informal Album of the Year 2nd Place
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Event, Informal Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • 2008 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Judges award for highest photographic achievement


2007

  • 2007 Microsoft acknowledges Jerry as an "Icon of Imaging" for his contribution to photography and digital imaging. He is the only Australian and is one of only thirteen people in the elite group.
  • 2007 PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Awards
  • 2007 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • 2007 AIPP Australia Master of Photography x2 (1st Gold Bar)
  • 2007 AIPP Victoria, Australia Runner Up Portrait Photographer of the Year

2006


  • 2006 PPA Gold Level - Photographer of the Year Awards
  • 2006 AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • 2006 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • 2006 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • 2006 AIPP Victoria, Australia Victorian Professional Photographer of the Year
  • 2006 AIPP Victoria, Australia Portrait Photographer of the Year
  • 2006 AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year

2005


  • 2005 AIPP Victoria, Australia Victorian Professional Photographer of the Year
  • 2005 AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Illustrative Print
  • 2005 AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Print by a Master
  • 2005 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Fashion Category
  • 2005 AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • 2005 AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year


2004


  • 2004 AIPP Australia Master of Photography
  • 2004 AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • 2004 AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year

2003


  • 2003 WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • 2003 AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Print by an Associate Member


2001


  • 2001 AIPP Victoria, Australia Runner-up - Illustrative photographer of the Year


1999


  • 1999 AIPP Victoria, Australia Best New Talent