Photo Contests and Exhibitions



8/1/2014 - One of my photos will be a Book Cover!

Details to come soon.



3/22/2014 - Photo Of The Day Winner at DailyDigitalPhoto.com!

This is the link to view my 2nd place winning photo "Map Quest", that was selected for 1-14-2014. As a result, I won a $200 gift card to Adormama.   click here




10/2013 - Another TOP PICK ON SOAPhoto.com!

My sunset landscape photo from Cinque Terre called "Monterosso" was a monthly top pick in 10/2013. Only 12 out of thousands of images a month get this honor.   click here




12/1/2012 - Iceland Naturally Monthly Photo Contest Winner!

Several of my photos from Iceland has been recognized by Iceland Naturally and is now the banner on their website.

* click here  to view for the month of October 2012.

* click here  to view for the month of December 2012.




More Photo Of The Day Awards at DailyDigitalPhoto.com!

These are the links to winning photos over the past few years on this website.  

    * click here to see Forgotten Storage 01/14/2015.

    * click here to see Pretty Boy 10/30/2014.

    * click here to see Shadow Chaser 9/10/2014.

    * click here to see Weathering The Storm from 8/14/2014.

    * click here to see Coloful Boxes from 3/31/2014.

    * click here to see Monterosso Of The Sea from 7/26/2013.

    * click here to see San Lorenzo's Squatters from 3/26/2013.

    * click here to see Blacktop from 1/14/2013.

    * click here to see Killarney from 10/5/2012.

    * click here to see Wild Africa from 8/4/2012.

    * click here to see Cathedral Cove from 7/24/2012.

    * click here to see Rustic Iceland from 11/26/2011.

    * click here to see Honest Abe from 9/26/2011.

    * click here to see Monk Road from 5/26/2011.

    * click here to see Patterns In Prague from 1/21/2011.

    * click here to see Los Lonely Boy from 5/16/2010.

    * click here to see Soul Mates from 7/22/2009.


1/10/2012 - National Geographic Readers Collection!

One of my photos from Iceland has been recognized by National Geographic and will be a part of their Readers Collection and stock photography. Next goal....to get published!   click here to view.




06/04/2011 - Another TOP PICK ON SOAPhoto.com!

My church interior photo from Rome called "Ornate" was a monthly top pick and is now included on their home page. Only 12 out of thousands of images a month get this honor.   click here




12/8/2010 - Everyman Photo Contest!

I fnished in 4th place in the Travel / Architecture category for my "Size Order" photo taken in Kenya.   click here




5/1/2010 - Monthly Winner at the Flamingo Beach Resort

This is the link to view my winning photo that was selected for March 2010. As a result, I won a free 5-night stay at the beautiful Flamingo Beach Resort in Costa Rica!!!   click here




3/22/2010 - Photo Of The Day DailyDigitalPhoto.com!

This is the link to view my winning photo "Size Order", that was selected for 3-22-2010. As a result, I won a wireless All-In-One Canon Printer.   click here




12/01/2009 - Category Winner on SOAPhoto.com!

My 'Tourist Bridge' photo finished in first place in the Landscape Category for the month of September 2009. This is my second win on that site and the prize is a Samsung Digital Camera.

The photo was actually part of a revolving banner on the site.   Click here to see it.




10/30/2009 - One of my photos becomes an album cover!

Matthew Robbins is a talented musician living here in New York City. He approached me about the idea of using one of my photographs for the cover of his upcoming second album. We spent the evening shooting around the LES of Manhattan and I cannot be more pleased with the final results.

CLICK HERE to view the album cover.  

View his website to see more photos from that day and to hear his amazing music at   http://www.mdrobbins.com




09/01/2009 - One of my photos on display at Pru Gallery

Prudential recently had an art exhibition for all of its employees and I was lucky enough to have one of my photos selected for the month long display.

CLICK HERE to view the handout from the show with my photo titled 'Bike In Bahktapur'.  



8/12/2009 - KODAK.com Photo Of The Day Honors!

Click here to view my winning photo "Bike In Bahktapur", for 8/12/2009. As a result, this photo was part of the Kodak Advertisement in the center of Times Sq, NY. It was also Editor's choice for the week!

Click here to view my winning photo "Thunder Bolt", for 7/31/2009. As a result, this photo was part of the Kodak Advertisement in the center of Times Sq, NY.

Click here to view my winning photo "Eye In The Sky", for 11/26/2008 that I just found out about.




5/4/2009 - TOP PICK ON SOAPhoto.com!

Only 12 photos out of the thousands submitted to this website are given this honor monthly.

This is the link to view my photo "Infinite Sadness". Make sure it is for month 02/2009   click here




3/12/2009 - TOP PICK ON SOAPhoto.com!

Only 12 photos out of the thousands submitted to this website are given this honor monthly.

This is the link to view my photo "Lovers Lane". Make sure it is for month 01/2009   click here

The photo is actually part of a revolving banner on the site now   click here




02/12/2009 - One of my photos becomes a painting!

Lorena Kloosterboer is a talented artist living in Europe. She approached me last year about the idea of basing one of her paintings on my 'Tibetan Prayer Wheels' photo. The piece is now finished and I cannot be more pleased with the final results. It has been an honor to be involved in such an experience.

CLICK HERE to view her rendition of my photo titled 'Tibetan Gold'.  

View the rest of her amazing work at   http://www.art-lorena.com




9/01/2008 - Category Winner on SOAPhoto.com!

My 'No Swimming' photo finished in first place in the Objects/Details Category for the month of August 2008. This is my first ever win on that site and the prize is a Samsung Digital Camera.



9/24/2007 - Finalist on BetterPhoto.com!

I was awarded another finalist on this site. This photo was taken with my new camera and was edited with my newly acquired PhotoShop skills.

This is the link to view the photo in all of its glory.   click here



9/15/2007 - TOP PICK ON SOAPhoto.com!

Only 10 photos out of the thousands submitted are given this honor monthly. I am now a Platnum member on this site.

This is the link to view my photo "Gods House". Make sure it is for month 08/2007   click here



7/10/2007 - Awards on EyeFetch.com!

Eyefetch.com is an international photography website where photos are judged by peers. Three out of the five photos I submitted won awards.

Click on the links to view the winning photos:   click here 1 | click here 2 | click here 3



6/01/2007 - Finalist on BetterPhoto.com!

My favorite photo from Prague just became my first ever finalist out of 24,000+ photos.

This is the link to view the photo in all of its glory.   click here



5/13/2007 - Honors on SOAPhoto.com!

I have an account set up there and have been rewarded with several honors recently.

  * I applied for an Advanced Amatuer Gallery and got it!! This is a great honor and a screen print of my gallery page can be seen.   Click here to view (expand image)

  * This is the link to my profile on the site. I have several albums and journals that were awarded "FOCUS OF THE WEEK"   www.soaphoto.com/mfarrugg



2/8/2007 - Top Finishes on NationalPhoto!

  * This photo was entered in the annual contest with thousands of entries. I got an "Award of Excellence" and finished 4th overall in my category   Click here to view

  * This photo finished in seventh place and category winner for the weekly contest.   Click here

  * This photo finished in sixth place and category winner for the weekly contest.   Click here

  * This photo finished in fifth place and as category winner.   Click here

  * This photo finished in sixth place.   Click here



1/31/2007 - Made it on CNN.com/TRAVEL!

One of my photos from Tibet made it as a CNN snapshot. It is on the main page today but will soon be moved to the archives

This is the actual page when clicked on.   Click here to view

This is the link to the archive when it gets moved there:   www.cnn.com/TRAVEL/snapshots/archive/



12/1/2006 - Everyman Photo Contest

Two of the Four photos I submitted to this international photo contest won honors!!

My best photo finish was in the Travel / Architecture category for my "Resting Camels Of Petra" photo taken in Jordan.   Click here to view

I won an honorable mention in the People / Portrait contest for my "Big Brother" photo taken in Nepal.   Click here to view

The "An Early Morning Cigarette Break " photo taken in Tibet also got a vote from one judge but it didn't make the final cut.   Click here to view



7/15/2006 - I won the PIE ART Contest!


Grand Unveiling on 7/25/2006 from 6:30pm to 9pm at

PIE

124 4th Ave
New York, NY 10003
Cross Street: Between 12th and 13th Sts.
(212) 475-4977

(Photographs will stay on display until 8/25/2006)


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