Craig and his fascinating images are consistently awarded and are growing in worldwide recognition, making him among the most awarded landscape photographers to date. With every new

release, Craig promises to stir our hearts

and eyes with even more high impact

images of our planetary home.
 

AWARDS HONORS PUBLICATIONS

Awards, Honors & Publications

2020   2019   2018   2017   2016   2015   2014   2013   2012   2011   2010   2009   2008   2007

Digital Photographer Magazine

      Issue 220, Fall 2019

Digital Camera Photographer of the Year 2019

  • "Tidal Trees" Expert Commended Water

  • "Into the Blue" Expert Commended Water

  • "Shores of Neptune" Expert Commended Water

  • "Key West Sunrise" Expert Commended Water

  • "Enter the Dragon" Expert Commended Travel

  • "Shooting Moon" Expert Commended Travel

  • "Edge of a Dream" Expert Commended Travel


One Eyeland Photography Submissions 2019

  • "Magic Mountain" Photograph of the Week

  • "Close Encounter" Photo of the Day Nov 2019

  • "Submarine" Photograph of the Day August 2019

  • "Sapphire" Photograph of the Day July 2019

  • "Moonquest" Photograph of the Day May 10

  • "Starquest Type 2:1" Photo of the Day April 17

  • "Lunarscape" Photograph of the Day April 18

  • "Moonland" Photograph of the Day April 23

  • "Odyssey" Photograph of the Day June 2019

  • "Sapphire" Photograph of the Day June 2019

  • "Luminosity" Photograph of the Day July 2019


AdoramaPix 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Top 100 Your Best Shot

  • "Canyonscape" Sunset Challenge Winner


The 12 Annual International Color Awards 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Honorable Mention

  • "Rainbowland" Nominated

  • "Hell's Calling" Nominated

  • "Winners Book 2019" Inclusion


The Motif Collective 2019

  • "Origin" 3rd Place Sunset & Sunrise July 2019

  • "Stargate" Shortlist Finalist Sunset & Sunrise July 2019

  • "Sleeping Dragons" Shortlist Finalist Sunset & Sunrise

  • "Luminosity" 3rd Place June

  • "The King of Wings" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "Starquest Type 21" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "Canyonscape" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "City of the Sky" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "Moonland" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "Sublunar" Shortlist Finalist Feb

  • "Tempest" 3rd Place Stormy Days Competition


Skylum Travel Adventure Photography Contest 2019

  • "Moonland" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Origin" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Edge of a Dream" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Heights of Civilization" Featured Contest Photo

  • "Sublunar" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Lunarscape" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Starquest" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Fountain of the Gods" Featured Photo 2019

  • "The King of Wings" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Sunquest" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Destination" Featured Contest Photo 2019

  • "Past and Present" Featured Contest Photo 2019


Shoot The Frame 2019 Competitions

  • "Starquest Type 21" Grand Winner Landscapes

  • "Edge of a Dream" May Finalist

  • "Waterworld" Grand Winner in Wildlife

  • "Extracelestial" August Finalist

  • "Submarine" August Finalist

  • "Aquamarine" Grand Winner Landscapes

  • "The King of Wings" Grand Winner in Landscapes March 2020

  • Exhibition in Indian Photography Festival 2020


Master Photographers International MPI IIC 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Award of Distinction

  • "Eternal" Award of Distinction

  • "Canyon of the Gods" Award of Distinction

  • "Heights of Civilization" Award of Distinction

  • "Moonland" Prestige Award

  • "Sublunar" Award of Distinction

  • "City by the Bay" Prestige Award

  • "The King of Wings" Award of Distinction


Fine Art Photography Awards FAPA 2019

  • "Ausangate" Nominee in Panoramic

  • "Canyonscape" Nominee in Landscape

  • "Destination" Nominee in Panoramic

  • "Discovery 1Hour" Nominee in Panoramic

  • "Ghost Valley" Nominee in Landscape

  • "Hell's Calling" Nominee in Night Photography

  • "Moonland" 3st Place Winner in Panoramic

  • "Shooting Moon" Nominee in Night Photography

  • "Origin" Nominee in Travel

  • "Rainbowland" Nominee in Panoramic

Dark Sky Travels Magazine Nov 2019

World's Top 10 Fine Art Photography Awards 2019

  • "Lunscape" Gold Award

  • "Canyonscape" Bronze Award

  • "Moonbeam" Bronze Award

  • "Eternal" Bronze Award

  • "Wanderland" Bronze Award

  • "Hall of Mosses" Bronze Award

  • "Hell's Calling" Finalist Award

  • "King of Wings" Finalist Award

  • "Tidal Trees" Finalist Award

  • "Shores of Titan" Finalist Award

  • "Starquest Type 2:1" Silver Award

  • "Moonquest" Silver Award

EPSON Int'l Panoramic Awards 2019

Int'l Landscape Photographer of the Year 2019

Annual Photography Awards Competition APA 2019

2019

2019

World Landscape Photographer of the Year 2019

USA Landscape Photographer of the Year 2019

World Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2019
USA Fine Art Photographer of the Year 2019
Master Photographer of Fine Art, MPF - Master Photographers International MPI
Photographer of the Month January, February, July 2019 - CreationEarth
ViewBug Ambassador 2019

Amateur Astrophotography Magazine Featured Photographer 2019
One Eyeland Photographer Of The Week

Dark Sky Travels Magazine - Featured Photographer Nov 2019

Best of the Best Photographers 2018 - Inclusion One Eyeland Vol9

Pursue Pictures 2019

  • "Waterworld" Featured Image of the Week

  • "Shooting Moon" Featured Image of the Week

  • "Canyon of the Gods" Featured Image of the Week


BetterPhoto International Photo Contests 2019

  • "Luminosity" 2nd Place Sept 2019

  • "Luminosity" Top Finalist August 2019

  • "Hell's Calling" Finalist August 2019

  • "Edge of a Dream" Grand Winner April 2019

  • "Area 51" Top Finalist July 2019

  • "Sunquest" Top Finalist April 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Top Finalist April 2019

  • "Enlightenment" Finalist April 2019

  • "Discovery 1Hour" Finalist April 2019

  • "Origin" Finalist April, Photo of the Day July 2019

  • "Moonbeam" First Place Winner January 2019

  • "Destination" Finalist January 2019

  • "Heights of Civilization" Finalist February, April 2019

  • "Sublunar" Second Place Winner February 2019

  • "Starquest Type 21" First Place Winner March 2019

  • "Moonland" Top Finalist March 2019

  • "Solar Sands" Top Finalist March 2019

  • "Rainbowland" Finalist March, April 2019

  • "Eternal" Finalist March 2019

  • "Rainbowland" Photo of the Day, Sept 2019


13th Annual Black & White Spider Awards 2019

  • "Circle of Life" Nominee in Nature


CreationEarth - Photography, Travel & Adventure

  • Photographer of the Month - July 2019

  • Photographer of the Month - February 2019

  • Photographer of the Month - January 2019

  • "Antelope Canyon: A Photographer's Nightmare and Amazing Visual Dream" Article Photography by Craig Bill

  • "Edge of a Dream" Photo of the Month Jan 2019

  • "City of the Sky" Photo of the Month Feb 2019


GuruShots 2019

  • "Heights of Civilization" Guru's Pick


YouPic Photography Submissions 2019

  • "Submarine" Inspiration Featured

  • "Magic Mountain" Cover & Inspiration Featured

  • "Waterworld" Inspiration Featured

  • "Solar Sands" Inspiration Featured

  • "Luminosity" Inspiration Featured & Instagram Featured

  • "Area 51" Inspiration Featured

  • "Earthly Embrace" Inspiration Featured

  • "Abandon" Inspiration Featured

  • "Elemental" Inspiration Featured


Pixoto World Photography Contests 2019

  • "Mystical" #1 in Waterscapes June 25

  • "Luminosity" #1 in Waterscapes June 20

  • "Sunquest" #1 in Nature Up Close up Feb 19

  • "Starquest" #1 in Starscapes Feb 24

  • "Hell's Calling" #1 Caves and Formations Feb 24

  • "Ghost Valley" #1 in Landscapes April 16

  • "Gates of Eden" #1 in Landscapes April 17

  • "Close Encounter" #1 in Starscapes Nov 2

  • "Close Encounter" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "The Golden Age" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Solstice" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Sunquest" Best of Year Award 2019

  • ""Hell's Calling" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Ghost Valley" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Magic Mountain" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Mystical" Best of Year Award 2019

  • "Luminosity Type 3:2" Best of Year Award 2019


ViewBug International Photography Submissions 2019

  • "Submarine" Finalist in Social Exposure Contest

  • "Magic Mountain" Finalist Covers Contest

  • "Heights of Civilization" Grand Winner Machu Picchu Image Challenge

  • "Moonbeam" Celeibrity Award in Social Exposure

  • "Wishing Tree" Grand Winner Remarkable trees  around the world Photo Challenge

  • "Discovery 1Hour" Finalist, Night Wonders Contest

  • "Sunset Sands" Finalist in Textures 2019

  • "Dragon's Lair" Top Shot Awarded

  • "Twilight Cove" Finalist Water and Rocks Contest

  • "Circle of Life" Featured Editor's Choice April 2019

  • "Moonquest" People's Choice in American Southwest Photo Challenge  


​World's Top 10 Landscape Photographers Awards 2019

ND International Awards 2019

National Geographic 2019

  • "Dominion" Multi Editor Selected Featured

  • "Solar Cliffs" Editor Selected Featured

  • "Sleeping Dragon" Editor Selected Featured

  • "Fountain of the Gods" Editor Selected Featured

  • "Discovery 1Hour" Editor Selected Featured

  • "Lunar Cliffs" Editor Selected Featured


Landscape Photography Magazine 2019

  • "Epic" Featured Article

  • "Celestial Gateway" Featured Blue Hour Assignment

  • "Sublunar" Featured Nocturnal Visions & Long Exposure Assignment Photograph

  • "Rainbowland" Website Monthly Splash Feature Cover Nov 2019


Nature's Best Photography Winland Smith Rice Awards 2019

  • "Edge of a Dream" Semi-Finalist

  • "Enter the Dragon" Semi-Finalist

  • "Heights of Civilization" Highly Honored Award

  • "Canyonscape" Semi-Finalist

  • "Rainbowland" Semi-Finalist


Outdoor Photographer Magazine 2019

  • "Moonbeam" Photo of the Day Nov 7, 2019

  • "Canyon Dreams" Photo of the Day July 1, 2019

  • "Sublunar" The American Landscape Finalist

  • "Sublunar" Inclusion "The American Landscape" 2019 book

  • "Enlightenment" Photo of the Day August 14, 2019

  • "Canyonscape" Runner Up Motivational Moments Assignment

  • "Hall of Mosses" Photo of the Day June 2, 2019

  • "Shores of Titan" Photo of the Day Sept 2019


ePHOTOzine Photography Submissions 2019

  • "Divercity" Top Editor's Award, Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Close Encounter" Top Editor's Choice Award, Guest Editor's   Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Rising Star" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Magic Mountain" Photo of the Week Award, Top Editor's Choice Award, Guest Editor Award, Reader's Choice Award, Best of 2019 Award

  • "Dawn of Time" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Waterworld" Featured "How To Master Underwater Photography With Our Complete Guide"

  • "Submarine" Featured "How To Master Underwater Photography With Our Complete Guide"

  • "Submarine" Top Editor's Choice Award, Guest Editor Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Heights of Civilization" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Luminosity" Reader's Choice Award, Guest Editor's Award

  • "Edge of a Dream" Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Shores of Neptune" Highly Commended Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Area 51" Highly Commended Award, Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Moonland" Reader's Choice Award, Guest Editor's Award

  • "Hall of Mosses" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Moonquest" Highly Commended Award, Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Sublunar" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Odyssey" Top Editor's Choice Award, Reader's Choice Award, Guest Editor's Choice Award

  • "Canyonscape" Highly Commended Award, Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Rainbowland" Highly Commended Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Ghost Valley" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Sunquest" Highly Commended Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Canyon of the Gods" Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Starquest" Highly Commended Award, Guest Editor's Award, Reader's Choice Award

  • "Epic" Reader's Choice Award

  • "Lunarscape" Highly Commended Award, Reader's Choice Award


Tokyo International Foto Awards TIFA 2018/2019

  • "Heights of Civilization" Silver Panoramic Award


Moscow International Foto Awards MIFA 2019

  • "Heights of Civilization" Gold - Panoramic Nature


I-Shot-It World Photography Contests 2019

  • "Waterworld" Mark of Excellence

  • "Sublunar" 1st Place Winner & Mark of Excellence

  • "Canyonscape" Mark of Excellence

  • "Other World" Mark of Excellence

  • "Moonbeam" Mark of Excellence

  • "Odyssey" Mark of Excellence

  • "Hall of Mosses" Mark of Excellence

  • "Area 51" Mark of Excellence

  • "Moonquest" Mark of Excellence

  • "Luminosity" Mark of Excellence

  • "Submarine" 2x Mark of Excellence

  • "Reefquest" Mark of Excellence


Photocrowd Submissions 2019

IPA Lucie International Photography Awards  2019

​Better Photography Magazine Photo of the Year Awards 2019

 

 

 

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