Awards (international only)
   

2019, Ocean Art Contest, USA, Wide Angle: 4th place

2018, Underwater Photographer of the Year, Great Britain, Black&White: 1st place

2017, Beneath the Sea International Photo Contest, USA, Cold Water: 1st place

2015, Deep Indonesia 2015 (Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide Competition), Animal Behaviour: 4th place (Honorable mention)

2014, Ocean Geographic Society - Pictures of the Year, Australia: "Animal Behaviour": 1st place; "Fish Behaviour": 1st place;
"Seascapes with Model": 1st place; "Creative Vision": 2nd place

2014, National Geographic, USA, Award for the best story in local editions of National Geographic Magazine in 2013

2014, ScubaCam Festival, Slovakia, Wide angle: 2nd place

2012, 50th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, Wide angle: 3rd place

2012, Beneath the Sea International Photo Contest, Macro: 1st and 2nd place

2011, 49th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, Behaviour: 1st and 4th place

2010, 4th Deep Indonesia (Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide Competition), Environment and Conservation: 1st place

2009, 1st Hugycup ( International Underwater Photo & Video Shootout Competition), Wide angle: 2nd place

2008, 2nd Deep Indonesia (Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide Competition), Environment and Conservation: 1st place

2008, 2nd Our World Underwater (Wetpixel and DivePhotoGuide Competition), Environment and Conservation: 1st place (and Best of Show)

2006, 44th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, Macro, 3rd place

2005, 10th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Estartit, Spain:
Macro - nudibranch: 8th place
Macro: 6th place
Ambient: 5th place
Overall individual ranking: 9th place

2002, 9th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Marseilles, France:
Macro - posidonia: 8th place
Ambient with a diver: 5th place
Ambient: 2nd place
Overall individual ranking: 7th place

2001, 39th LAUPS (Los Angeles Underwater Photographic Society) International Photo Contest, Wide angle - slides, 1st place

2001, 5th CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Monaco 2001, Makro: 3rd place; Ambient: 4th place; Fish: 5th place

2000, 8th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Soma bay, Egypt:
Macro: 3rd place
Fish: 8th place
Ambient: 5th place
Overall individual ranking: 3rd place

1999, 4nd CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Singapore 1999, Ambient: 5th place

1997, 3nd CMAS “50 Judges”, UW Photography Contest, Lausanne 1997, Macro: 5th place

1998, 7th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Alesund, Norway:
Macro: 8th place
Overall individual ranking: 8th place

1996, 6th CMAS World Championship in Underwater Photography, Menorca, Spain:
Macro: 7th place

1995, 1st CMAS World Cup in Underwater Photography, Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt:
Macro: 6th place

1995, 2nd CMAS “50 Judges” UW Photography Contest, Mauritius 1995,Fish: 8th place