2015 Grand Masters
AIPP Grand Masters of Photography for 2015
The following recipients have been awarded the honour of Grand Master of Photography at the 2015 AIPP and Canon APPA Gala Dinner on Monday 19th of October;
Andrew Campbell - APP.L GM.Photog
Andrew Campbell has been a professional photographer since 1983, specializing in Corporate, Portraits and People.
Andrew’s natural flair for lighting and direction was recognised by the AIPP in 1990, with an invitation to join the professional speaking circuit. A popular presenter, Andrew has since delivered many photography seminars, educating many professional and amateur photographers around Australia.
Andrew is also recognised by his peers as a discerning judge of photography. He has judged at the state and national awards for the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) for the last 19 years consecutively.
Mike Langford - APP.L GM.Photog FAIPP
Mike’s passion is travel/Landscape photography and travel book publishing with over 26 books to his name. Mike is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Professional Photography (AIPP) and a Grand Master and Honorary Fellow of the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography(NZIPP).
He has been a professional photographer for over 30 years and an International Awards judge and lecturer for 25 years. In Australia he has been awarded Australian Geographic Photographer of the Year, NSW AIPP Photographer of the Year, twice AIPP Landscape Photographer of the Year, twice AIPP Travel Photographer of the Year and is the current AIPP Travel Photographer of the Year.
In New Zealand he has been awarded the NZIPP Photographer of the Year, NZIPP Corporate/Industrial Photographer of the Year and NZIPP Landscape Photographer of the Year and Travel Photographer of the Year. He is co-director the Queenstown Centre for Creative Photography with his wife Jackie Ranken) and a Canon Master.