Awards

Distinctions Achieved by Mark Russell-Hill Fippa /Cr./Fmpa. 1997- 2016.

 

We've had an amazing 19 years of winning the most prestigious awards both in Ireland and the UK which will probably never be repeated by another photographer. You can trust this photographer to give you the best results and a fun day.

2016

Selected Finalist for ''Team Ireland'' at the Federation of European Photographers Awards.

 

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2015

Appointed Judge at the Irish Professional Photographer's Asc.

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2014

Winner of the Silver Award at the FEP Awards for ''Illustrative and Creative''. One of the few photographers in Europe to receive this prestigious accolade.

Winner also of, ''The Open Art and Creativity Award'' for best Single Image and Portfolio at the IPPA Awards.

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2012

''Wildlife Photographer of the Year'' at the MPA Awards UK with ''Lioness'' which was also shortlisted for National Geographic.

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2010

This year we picked up an Illustrative Award from the Federation of European Photographers (FEP), nice to see we're still cutting it at the high end in Europe.

 

We also won the most Creative Portfolio Award at the Irish Professional Photography Awards. We beat off stiff competition from over 350 other professionals in Ireland.

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2007

 

Winner of the Best Fellowship Portfolio at the IPPA Awards.

Winner of the Best Avant Garde Portrait at the IPPA Awards.

 

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2006

 

'Winner of the Epson Award' for most creative use of digital imaging at the BPPA Awards, UK.

 

Received 2 'Fellowships' in Cambridge, UK from MPA and IPPA thus becoming the youngest ever professional photographer in Ireland, UK, Europe and possibly the world ever to receive a Fellowship. The highest possible distinction that can be achieved in any professional discipline for creative and technical excellence.

 

 

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2005

 

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European Overall Photographer of the Year (British Professional Photography Awards).

Overall Portrait Photographer of the Year (BPPA).

Overseas Avant Garde Portrait Photographer of the Year (BPPA).

Overseas Fashion Photographer of the Year (BPPA).

Fuji Masterpiece Collection.

Winner: ESB Awards.

Winner: Avant Garde Photographer of the Year (IPPA).

 

 

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2004

 

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Received 'Associateship' of the Irish Professional Photographer's Asc. and Master Photographers Asc. (A.I.P.P.A, Cr., A.M.P.A.).

Winner: Avant Garde Photographer of the Year, British Professional Photography Awards, (BPPA).

IEI Merit, Engineering Awards.

Winner: Best General Portfolio, IPPA.

 

 

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Solo Exhibition 'Mithras' Dublin.

 

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2003

 

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Kodak Open Portrait Photographer of the Year.

Winner: Award of Excellence, MPA.

Nominated for Fuji Masterpiece Collection.

Winner: Best Innovative Photographer (Bill Miller Award) IPPA.

 

 

 

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2002

 

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Received 7 Gold Crests,IPPA.

Winner: Best Alternative Image,IPPA.

Winner: Best Monochrome Image,IPPA.

Winner: Fuji Licentiate Competition, MPA.

Nominated for Fuji Masterpiece Collection IPPA.

Winner: 4 Awards of Excellence, MPA.

 

 

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2001

 

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Winner: Kodak Gold Award.

Commendation: Kodak Gold Awards.

Merit Award: Kodak Photographer of the Year.

Nominated for the Fuji Masterpiece Collection.

Winner: Overseas Commercial and Industrial Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Winner: Overseas Fashion and Illustrative Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Winner: Overseas Pictorial Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Winner: Overseas Black and White Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Achieved distinction of CRAFT (Cr),IPPA.

Winner: Two Gold Crests, IPPA.

 

 

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2000

 

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Winner: Overseas Fashion and Illustrative Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Winner: Overseas Avant Garde Portrait Photographer of the Year, MPA.

Winner: Fuji Licentiate Competition, MPA.

Invited to join The Master Photographer's Association of Great Britain with qualification,(LMPA).

 

 

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1999

 

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Winner: Best Overall Image, IPPA.

Winner: The "Bill Miller Award" IPPA. ( Best Innovative Photographer).

Winner: Best Alternative Image, IPPA.

Winner: Best Monochrome Image, IPPA.

Winner: Best General Image, IPPA.

Winner: ESB Environmental Photography Awards.

Winner: Kodak Gold Portrait Photographer of the Year for all of UK & Ireland.

Received Life-Time membership to the elite Kodak Gold Circle.

Winner: Kodak Gold Award.

Commendation: Kodak Gold Awards.

 

 

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1998

 

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Commendation: Kodak Gold Awards.

Runner up: ESB Environmental Photography Awards.

Winner: Best New Comer Image, IPPA.

Winner: Best General Image, IPPA.

 

 

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1997

 

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Winner: Best New Comer Image, Irish Professional Photographer's Association (IPPA).

Winner: ESB Environmental Photography Awards.

 

 

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