Awards

2019 Lucie Award Book Prize, New York
Lucie Photo Book Shortlist
Beyond the Darkness Book

2019 PX3 Prix De La Photographie Paris
Winner in State of the World/Social Documentary
Mining in Hell’s Fire for Devil’s Gold

2018 Monochrome Awards
Professional Photographer of the Year – Photojournalism 1st Place
Rohingya Refugee Waiting for Food

2018 Black and White Spiders Awards
Outstanding Achievement 1st place Children of the World
Corralled For Food, Rohingya Refugees

2017 PDN Photoannual
Personal Project Winner
Indian Jute Mill

2015 Monochrome Awards
Professional Photographer of the Year - Photojournalism - 1st Place
Toxic Water

2015 Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) London, UK
Winner in Color of the World
Tibetan Prayer Flags

2015 Critical Mass Shortlist

2014 IPA Lucie Award
1st Place - Professional - People: Children
A Life Beyond the Dumps

2012 Camera Obscura Journal
Professional Photography Prize
Sewing

2012 Black and White Spiders Awards
1st place in Photojournalism (Professional)
Runner Up – Photographer of the Year
Toxic Water, Bangladesh

2012 Vistek Photo Awards
1st Place

2011 Critical Mass
Finalist
Working Children of Bangladesh

2010 Traveler of the Year (TOTY)
Grand Prize Winner

2010 National Geographic Traveler
First Place Winner
Temple in the Fog, Kathmandu

2010 Asian Geographic Magazine
Asia Without Borders - Runner Up

2010 IPA
First Place Fine Art Landscape, First Place People

2010 PX3 France
Photo documentary of the Year

2010 B and W Magazine
Award of Excellence

2010 Premio Arte Launa, Venice, Italy
Finalist

2010 Charleston Center of Photography
Visual Maker of the Year – Cultural Peace

2010 International Aperature Awards
Silver and Bronze Awards

2009 World Photography Gala Awards
Humanitarian Documentary Award

2009 Photolucida/Critical Mass
Finalist
In the Underbelly of Kathmandu

2009 Silvershotz Magazine
Folio Special Edition Nominee

2009 British Journal of Photography
International Photography Award – shortlist

2009 Sony World Photography Award
Photographer of the Month - Sept.

2007 National Geographic Magazine - English Language Contest
First Place - Photo Essay

2007 Conde Naste Traveler Magazine Grand Prize Travel Photo Winner

2007 Lucie Award
Lucie Trophy Award Winner
Larry Louie

2007 International Photographer Awards
Photographer of the Year - People Photographer of the Year - Feature Story
Vanishing Faces of Tibet

2007 PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris
First Place: Photojournalism – Nature

2005 National Geographic Traveler
17th Annual Photo Contest Winner - 2nd Place
Blue City, Jodhpur