Hot on the heels of me receiving 7 IPA honorable mention awards, I received news that I received Merit Awards for 7 images in another Competition. This time, it’s the Master Photography Awards 2011! 7 is fast becoming my new lucky number!! Anyway here’s the excerpt from the email I received.
“Singapore based photographer, Michael Chan has won 7 merit prize in a major international photography awards.
Michael is now in the finals of the forthcoming Master Photographer of the Year Awards 2011. The Awards are run by The Master Photographers Association (MPA), the UK’s most respected organisation for professional photographers.
Michael now goes forward to the final judging and faces a nervous few weeks while he waits until the Awards Ceremony in October when the overall winners will be announced. The Master Photography Awards 2011 presentations ceremony will be held at the Gateshead Hilton in Newcastle-Upon-Tyne on Sunday 9 October.
MPA Chief executive, Colin Buck made this comment on Michael’s achievement: “It is exciting to reach the Merit award stage of judging as Michael was in competition with the very best photographers in the world. There were over 2,500 images submitted this year so to be awarded a Merit prize is a real success, well done to Michael, and good luck in the final!”
For further information on Michael’s photography, visit his website at www.expressivelyjoho.com to find out more about the MPA go to www.thempa.com ”
And the following 7 images are the ones that received the Merit Awards.