markmillerstudios

photography

 

I entered my first photography competition in October of 2011.

Below are photographs of mine which have won awards or recognitions since then.


Most of the photographs on this page are available for purchase.

To make a purchase, just click on the the appropriate photograph.

For more information on each award listed, just click on the award banners below the photographs.

Award Winning Photographs
1st Place
“Nature Shines Brighter”
SCC EXPO XXVII October 23, 2011
Division: General Colorhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
3rd Place
“Mother’s Day”
SCC EXPO XXVII October 23, 2011
Division: General Colorhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“Threading the Eye”
SCC “Close Up” Competition 
Division: Intermediate 
February 9, 2012http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“Gentlemen, Start Your Blenders”
SCC “Found Objects” Competition 
Division: Intermediate 
February 22, 2012

Competition rules: The following 5 objects needed to be incorporated into the photograph:
(1) faucet, (2) key, (3) egg, (4) wine glass, (5) coffee cuphttp://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Accepted
“Mother’s Day”
25th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 2012http://www.scahc.org
Accepted
“Downward Spiral”
25th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 2012http://www.scahc.org
Honorable Mention
“Minuteman”
SCC “Open Print” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
May 23, 2012http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Award Winner
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Photographic Society of America’s
EID Interclub Competition - Group 2
March 2012http://www.psa-photo.org/psa-news/competition-results/2011-2012-season/mar-2012-gallery/
Selected
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Cover Photo of Sparta Camera Club’s
2012 Annual Club Bookhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Honorable Mention
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Photographic Society of America’s
Color Projected International Competition  Group D - April 2012http://www.psa-photo.org
3rd Place
“Little Planet Newton”
SCC “Route 206” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
April 11, 2012http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“Nature Shines Brighter”
SCC Open Print Competition, May 23, 2012
Division: Advancedhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Honorable Mention
“Vacant Sunset”
Warren County Cultural & Heritage Commission
17th Annual “Skylands Scenic Beauty” Competition 
Division: Professional 
October 20, 2012http://www.wcchc.org/
Winner
“1/8000 of a Second”
AdoramaPix 
“Summer Splash” Weekly Photo Challenge
June 26, 2012https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150919860508507&set=a.81419103506.82970.7936578506&type=1&theater
Winner
“No Running”
AdoramaPix 
“September 2012 Facebook Cover Photo Challenge”
September 4, 2012https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151059423818507&set=a.10150651878818507.400595.7936578506&type=1&theater
2nd Place
“Nature Shines Brighter in B&W”
Fine Art America
“Black & White Lighthouse Photography Competition”
October 17, 2012http://fineartamerica.com/contests/1-black-and-white-lighthouse-photography.html?tab=leaderboard
Runner Up
“Out of the Shadows”
Weird N.J. 
“Issue #39 Cover Photo Competition”
September 11, 2012
Published on page 5 of the issue.https://www.facebook.com/WeirdNJ/posts/331737623589226
Honorable Mention
“Death of Film”
SCC “Junk & Antiques” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
October 24, 2012http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“Vacant Sunset”
Lusscroft Farms Artist’s Favorites 
Photography Competition
Division: Adult
December 2, 2012http://www.lusscroftfarm.com
Award of Merit
“No Running”
Photographic Society of America’s
PID Interclub Competition - Group D
November 2012http://www.psa-photo.org/psa-news/competition-results/2012-2013-season/pid-ic-2012-13-round1-gallery
Winner
“I Triple Dog Dare You” 
AdoramaPix 
“December 2012 Facebook Cover Photo Challenge”
December 3, 2012https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151178781518507&set=a.10150651878818507.400595.7936578506&type=1&theater
Selected

“Nature Shines Brighter”
Popular Photography’s Best Shots
April 2012http://www.popphoto.com/gallery/your-best-shots-gallery-april-2012?i=244433&s=22
3rd Place
“No Running”
SCC EXPO XXVIII January 9, 2013
Division: Photographic Arthttp://www.spartacameraclub.org/
1st Place
“Head Shot”
SCC EXPO XXVIII January 9, 2013
Division: Sports/Actionhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
Honorable Mention
“Baking Up Some Warm Wishes”
AdoramaPix 
“Holiday Baking” Weekly Photo Challenge
January 4, 2013https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151226013218507&set=a.10151226012478507.468690.7936578506&type=1&theater
3rd Place
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Fine Art America
“I Hate This Piece Because” Photo Contest
January 15, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/i-hate-this-piece-because.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“1/8000 of a Second”
Fine Art America
“I Hate This Piece Because” Photography Contest
January 15, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/i-hate-this-piece-because.html?tab=leaderboard

“Head Shot”

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2nd Place
“Waiting for a Bite”
Fine Art America
“It’s All About Colors” Photography Contest
January 12, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/its-all-about-colors.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“Canon Fire”
Fine Art America
“Don’t Tread On Us” Photography Contest
January 12, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/dont-tread-on-us.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Fine Art America
“The Perfect Silhouette” PhotoContest
January 21, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/the-perfect-silhouette-.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Harbor Storm”
SCC “Weather” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
January 23, 2013http://www.spartacameraclub.org
Honorable Mention
“Misty Beach Morning”
SCC “Weather” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
January 23, 2013http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“No Running”
Fine Art America
“Funky Sunsets” Photography Contest
January 26, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/funky-sunsets.html?tab=leaderboardhttp://fineartamerica.com/contests/funky-sunsets.html?tab=leaderboardhttp://fineartamerica.com/contests/funky-sunsets.html?tab=leaderboardshapeimage_36_link_0shapeimage_36_link_1
1st Place
“Out of the Shadows”
Fine Art America
“Folklore: Beware of the..” Photography Contest
January 28, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/folklore---beware-of-the-.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Wildwood at Dawn”
Fine Art America
“Carnivals or Circus” Photography Contest
March 2, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/carnivals-or-circus.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“No Running”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
14th Annual Juried Exhibition
Division: Nature/Landscape
March 8, 2013http://stcatharts.org/galleries2013/galleries_2013.htm
Selected
“Grazing North, South, East & West”
SCA&HC’s Wooden Duck B&B Exhibit  
for Spring & Summer 2013
March 14, 2013http://woodenduckinn.com/
Selected
“Sunset Silhouette”
SCA&HC’s Wooden Duck B&B Exhibit  
for Spring & Summer 2013
March 14, 2013http://woodenduckinn.com/
Accepted
“Harbor Storm”
26th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
March 27, 2013http://www.scahc.org
Award of Merit
“Smokin’”
Photographic Society of America’s
PID Interclub Competition - Group D
March 2013http://www.psa-photo.org/psa-news/competition-results/2012-2013-season/pid-ic-2012-2013-round-3/#D

“Smokin’”

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at this time.

Honorable Mention
“Grazing North, South, East & West”
SCA&HC’s CenturyLink Sussex County Photo Print Contest 2013  
April 9, 2013http://www.scahc.org

The Anne H. Hanifan Memorial Award 
“Harbor Storm”
26th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 27, 2013http://www.scahc.org

Honorable Mention
“No Running”
SCC “Open Print” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
May 22, 2013http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
3rd Place
“Harbor Storm”
SCC “Open Print” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
May 22, 2013http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
1st Place
“You’re Out”
SCC “Open Print” Competition 
Division: Advanced 
May 22, 2013http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
1st Place
“Harbor Storm”
Fine Art America
“Nautical Themed” Photography Contest
June 30, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/nautical-themed--one-image.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“Vertigo”
Fine Art America “Definition of Insanity” Contest  
August 2, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/definition-of-insanity.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“The Summer After Sandy”
Fine Art America “Summer Sunset” Contest  
August 11, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/summer-sunset-one-image-uploaded-august-2013.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“You’re Out”
Fine Art America “Baseball” Contest  
August 15, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/3-baseball.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Little Planet Newton”
Fine Art America 
“Little Planet” Contest  
September 4, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/little-planet-contest.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Wildwood Is A Happy Place”
Fine Art America “Summer Beach Boardwalk” Contest  
September 9, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/summer-beach-boardwalk-photography-.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Grazing North, South, East & West”
Fine Art America
“Altered Photographs FARMS” Contest
September 14, 2013http://fineartamerica.com/contests/altered-photographs--farms.html?tab=leaderboard
Accepted
“Up a Creek”
1st Annual Highland Festival at Waterloo
Art/Photography Exhibit and Competition
September 10, 2013http://highlandsfestivalatwaterloo.org/
Winner
“The Pumpkin Cart” 
(cropped version)
AdoramaPix 
“October 2013 Facebook Cover Photo Challenge”
October 1, 2013https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10151712428548507&set=a.10150651878818507.400595.7936578506&type=1&theater
1st Place
“Baking Up Some Warm Wishes”
SCC “Holidays” Competition
Division: Master
January 8, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org
3rd Place
“I Triple Dog Dare You”
SCC “Holidays” Competition
Division: Master
January 8, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org
2nd Place
“You’re Out”
SCC EXPO XXIX November 2013
Division: Sports/Actionhttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
Honorable Mention
“Harbor Storm”
SCC EXPO XXIX November 2013
Division: Landscapehttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
2nd Place
“Driving Myself Crazy”
SCC EXPO XXIX November 2013
Division: Photographic Arthttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
1st Place
“Driving Myself Crazy”
Lusscroft Farms Photography Competition 
Division: People
December 2013http://www.lusscroftfarm.com

Honorable Mention
“Swim At Your Own Risk”
SCC EXPO XXIX November 2013
Division: Monochromatichttp://www.spartacameraclub.org

1st Place
“Driving Myself Crazy”
Fine Art America 
“Composite Photographs” Contest  
February 17, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/1-composite-photographs.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Anxiety”
Fine Art America “Mental Health Awareness” Contest  
February 3, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/members-only--mental-health-awareness.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“Sunrise Frost”
Fine Art America “Old Man Winter” Contest  
February 26, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/old-man-winter--father-time--mother-nature--green-man.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“Sunrise Frost”
Fine Art America “Ice” Contest  
March 8, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/4-ice.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place (tie)
“Inquisitive Cow”
Fine Art America “Cattle Call” Contest  
February 28, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/cattle-call-.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“Reflective Motion”
SCC “Motion” Competition 
Division: Master 
March 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Honorable Mention
“Percussion”
SCC “Motion” Competition 
Division: Master 
March 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Honorable Mention
“Wildwood’s Giant Wheel”
SCC “Motion” Competition 
Division: Master 
March 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/

“Percussion”

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at this time.

1st Place
“Driving Myself Crazy”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
15th Annual Exhibition
Division: Digitally Altered
March 14, 2014http://stcatharts.org
Honorable Mention
“Swim At Your Own Risk”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
15th Annual Exhibition
Division: Landscape/Nature
March 14, 2014http://stcatharts.org
2nd Place
“Grazing North, South, East & West”
Fine Art America
“Farm Life” Photography Contest
April 22, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/farm-life-photo-and-digital.html?tab=leaderboard
Accepted
“Driving Myself Crazy”
27th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 2014http://www.scahc.org
Accepted
“Winter Farm”
27th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 2014http://www.scahc.org
1st Place
“Boots”
Fine Art America “Western” Contest  
April 22, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/1-western.html?tab=leaderboard
3rd Place
“Stigma”
Fine Art America “Purple Flowers” Contest  
April 30, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/photos-of-purple-flowers.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“Driving Myself Crazy”
SCC “Print of the Year” Competition
Division: Master Class
May 28, 2014
http://www.spartacameraclub.org
3rd Place
“Nature Shines Brighter”
Fine Art America
“Sensational Silhouettes” PhotoContest
June 6, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/sensational-silhouettes-.html?tab=leaderboard
1st Place
“Death of Film”
Fine Art America “Robot” Contest  
May 3, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/robot.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“Bumble Bee”
Fine Art America “Blossoms and Bees” Contest  
May 3, 2014http://fineartamerica.com/contests/blossoms-and-bees.html?tab=leaderboard
2nd Place
“Baking Up Some Warm Wishes”
SCC EXPO XXX November 12, 2014
Division: Peoplehttp://www.spartacameraclub.org
2nd Place
“Chipmunk”
SCC EXPO XXX
Division: Fauna
November 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
1st Place
“What Should I Wear Today - A Self Portrait”
SCC “Reflection” Competition 
Division: Master 
October 22, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“What Should I Wear Today - A Self Portrait”
SCC EXPO XXX
Division: Photographic Art
November 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
3rd Place
“A Roll of the Dice”
SCC “Reflection” Competition 
Division: Master 
October 22, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
1st Place
“Mela”
SCC EXPO XXX
Division: General Color
November 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
2nd Place
“Stormy Seashore”
SCC EXPO XXX
Division: Landscape /Waterscape
November 12, 2014http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
3rd Place
“Mela”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
16th Annual Exhibition
Division: Still Life
March 13, 2015http://stcatharts.org
3rd Place
“Chipmunk”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
16th Annual Exhibition
Division: Wildlife/Animals
March 13, 2015http://stcatharts.org
2nd Place
“Mela”
SCC “Image of the Year” Competition
Division: Master Class - Digital
May 27, 2015
http://www.spartacameraclub.org
3rd Place
“Chipmunk”
SCC “Image of the Year” Competition
Division: Master Class - Digital
May 27, 2015http://www.spartacameraclub.org
3rd Place
“Mela in Metallo”
Saint Catherine of Bologna
Patron of the Arts Association
17th Annual Exhibition
Division: Still Life
March 11, 2016http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
3rd Place
“The Apollo at Dorney Park”
SCC Motion Competition
Division: Master - Digital
January 27, 2016http://www.spartacameraclub.org/
Accepted
“Mela in Metallo”
Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council
1st Annual Xpose 
Regional Juried Photography Exhibit
February 6, 2016http://www.scahc.org
Accepted
“What Should I Wear Today - A Self Portrait”
28th Annual Skylands Juried Art Exhibit
April 2015http://www.scahc.org