Jerry Ghionis, Wedding Photographer

MAJOR AWARDS (1999 – 2018)


Jerry Ghionis is a member of and has won awards from the following organizations:

AIPP
Australian Institute of Professional Photography

WPPI
Wedding & Portrait Photographers International

PPA
Professional Photographers of America

SWPP
Society of Wedding & Portrait Photographers, United Kingdom

PWS
Photo Wedding Stories, Greece

PPC
Professional Photographers of California

2018

  • SWPP Fashion 16×20 Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • SWPP Fashion 16×20 Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • SWPP 16×20 Print of the Year - 3rd Overall
  • AIPP Victorian Portrait Photographer of the Year - Finalist

2017

  • AIPP Grand Master
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride Alone Non-Wedding Day Category
  • PPC California Best in Category - Portrait Studio
  • PPC California Best in Category - Wedding
  • PPC California Top Ten Case
  • PPC California Judges Choice Award x 2
  • PPC California Prime Image Collection x 2

2016

  • PPA Album/Non-Event Album of the Year – 1st Place
  • AIPP Australian Fashion Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Australian Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • PPC California Professional Photographer of the Year
  • PPC California Highest Scoring Print Case
  • PPC California Straight Out of Camera Photographer of the Year
  • PPC California Wedding Album of the Year
  • PPC California Non – Wedding Album of the Year
  • PPC California President’s Choice Award
  • PPC California Judge’s Choice Award
  • PPC California Best of Show Award
  • PWS Greece Album Open Category (3rd Place)
  • PWS Greece Wedding Album Category (3rd Place)
  • PWS Greece Wedding Same Day Category (3rd Place)
  • PWS Greece Boudoir/Fashion Category (3rd Place)
  • PWS Greece Open Category (3rd Place)

2015

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Bride and Groom together Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride Alone Category
  • PPC California State Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • PPC California State Wedding Album of the Year
  • PPC California State Runner Up Overall Photographer of the Year
  • PPC California State President's Choice Award
  • AIPP Victoria, Wedding Photographer of the Year – Finalist
  • AIPP Victoria, Album/Book of the Year – FinalistAIPP Victoria, Highest Scoring Book
  • AIPP Australian Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • AIPP Highest Scoring Wedding Album of the Year – Score of 95 (Gold Distinction)
  • PPA Album/Event Album of the Year – 1st Place
  • PPA Album accepted in the loan collection
  • PPA Portrait print accepted in the loan collection

2014

  • United Nations IPC (International Photography Community) Photography Leadership Award
  • Named Grandmaster of WPPI (The most awarded photographer of WPPI)
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) In Camera Artistry Category
  • Shutter Magazine - Top 5 most influential Photographers of the Year

2013

  • Jerry is named as 1 of only 16 United States Nikon Ambassadors and 1 of 2 people who specialize in wedding photography.
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Open Category 16x20 Print of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award - Wedding Print of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Bride and Groom together Category
  • Shutter Magazine - Top 5 most influential Photographers of the Year
  • Framed Awards - nominated as one of the Top 10 Wedding Photographers in the World

2012

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Multiple Photographers) 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Bridal Party Category
  • WPPI International 2nd Half Online Competition - Groom Alone - 2nd Place
  • WPPI International 2nd Half Online Competition - Bridal Party - 2nd Place
  • WPPI International 2nd Half Online Competition - Bride and Groom Together - 3rd Place
  • WPPI International 2nd Half Online Competition - Bride Alone - 3rd Place
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • PPA 2 x Albums accepted in the loan collection
  • PPA 1 Print accepted in the loan collection
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Post Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • Loupe Awards Wedding Category 2nd Place
  • Loupe Awards Wedding Category 5th Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Wedding Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Category Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Category Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Black and White Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 1st Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 2nd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Photojournalism Print of the Year - 3rd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Wedding Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Wedding Album of the Year - 3rd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Engagement Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Engagement Album of the Year - 2nd Place
  • PWS Award (Athens, Greece) Open Album of the Year - 2nd Place

2011

  • AIPP Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Gold Award & Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Single Photographer) 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Multiple Photographers) 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year (Multiple Photographers) 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bridal Party Category
  • PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • PPA 4 x Albums accepted in the loan collection
  • PPA Highest Scoring Wedding Album
  • PPA 3rd Place in the Album Category - Grand Imaging Awards
  • PDN Magazine votes Jerry as one of the Top Workshop Instructors in the World

2010

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Fashion Category
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Album of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Overall Winner of Album Competition
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Overall Wedding Winner of the 16x20 Print Competition
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Traditional 16x20 Print of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Contemporary 16x20 Print of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Photojournalism 16x20 Print of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Winner of the Overall 16x20 Print Competition

2009

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Wedding Informal Album of the Year 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Wedding Informal Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Wedding Details
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Wedding Photojournalism Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Engagement Category
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Overall Photographer of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Photojournalism Photographer of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Fashion Photographer of the Year
  • PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • PPA 4 x Albums accepted in the loan collection
  • AIPP Australia Gold Award & Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year

2008

  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Album Photographer of the Year 1st place
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Album Photographer of the Year 2nd place
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Wedding Album Photographer of the Year 3rd place
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 1st place
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 2nd place
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) Non-Wedding (Informal) Album of the Year 3rd place
  • PPA Master of Photography
  • PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Award
  • PPA 4 x Top Ten Wedding Album of the Year (accepted in the loan collection)
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Glamour Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Wedding Photojournalism Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Wedding Details Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Advertising/Fashion Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Event, Informal Album of the Year 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Non-Event, Informal Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Judges award for highest photographic achievement
  • AIPP Australia Gold Award & Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year

2007

  • American PHOTO names Jerry amongst their Top Ten Wedding Photographers in the World. He is the only Australian to be included in the coveted list.
  • Microsoft acknowledges Jerry as an "Icon of Imaging" for his contribution to photography and digital imaging. He is the only Australian and is one of only thirteen people in the elite group.
  • PPA Wedding Album of the Year - 1st Place
  • PPA Wedding Album of the Year - 3rd Place
  • PPA 4 x Top Ten Wedding Album of the Year (accepted in the loan collection)
  • PPA Diamond Level - Photographer of the Year Awards
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place
  • AIPP Australia Master of Photography x2 (1st Gold Bar)
  • AIPP Australia Gold Award & Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Runner Up Portrait Photographer of the Year

2006

  • PPA Gold Level - Photographer of the Year Awards
  • PPA 2 x Top five Wedding Albums of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) International Wedding Album Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Wedding Album of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Runner-Up Australian Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 2nd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (2nd Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride Alone Category
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Victorian Professional Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Portrait Photographer of the Year
  • DWF Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year

2005

  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Victorian Professional Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Illustrative Print
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Print by a Master
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Wedding Print
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Coverage of the Year
  • SWPP (United Kingdom) International Wedding Album Photographer of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Gold Award & Runner Up Wedding Album of the Year
  • DWF (Digital Wedding Forum) Wedding Album of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (1st Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bridal Party Category
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Fashion Category
  • AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Wedding Print Competition
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year

2004

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place Perfect Score of 100
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Print Awards (3rd Place) Bride and Groom Together Category
  • AIPP Australia Master of Photography
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • AIPP Australia Audio Visual of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Album of the Year

2003

  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 1st Place Perfect Score of 100
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Wedding Album of the Year 3rd Place
  • WPPI International (Las Vegas, USA) Grand Award in the Album competition
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Runner-up - Wedding Album of the Year
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Print in the Wedding Category
  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Highest Scoring Print by an Associate Member

2002

  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Wedding Album of the Year

2001

  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Runner-up - Illustrative photographer of the Year

1999

  • AIPP Victoria, Australia Best New Talent