1000 acceptances

I recently received the results from the Victoria circuit in India. I got 42 acceptances, including 8 new photos. This means that with the results from this competition, I’ve reached two of my personal goals:
  • 1000 acceptances
  • 200 different photos

The acceptances have been received from 53 different countries.

The first competition I entered was Al-Thani in 2011. I entered 8 photos, and got the following three photos accepted:

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Image result for EFIAP-S buttonI’m really proud to be one of five Norwegians, who have been awarded EFIAP/Silver this year.
Here is a news article in the NSFF magazine.

I have been participating in international competitions since 2011, and received 3 acceptances in the Al-Thani competition that year. Since then I’ve been sending my photos to a lot of competitions, and received numerous acceptances and a few awards (which can be viewed here – some nudity).

I’m especially proud of having received two gold medals for my photography, which can be viewed below.

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EFIAP – Brag post

Warning: This is a brag post 🙂

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Yesterday I received my EFIAP award. The Excellence FIAP award is given to photographers based on acceptance of photographs in international competitions. The requirements for receiving the EFIAP are:

  • 50 different photographs
  • Receiving at least 250 acceptances
  • In 30 different competitions
  • In at least 20 different countries

I am very proud to have received this award 🙂

Here are some of my accepted photos (warning: some nudity)

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Another Diploma

I received a diploma from the 2nd Greek Photographic circuit :-).

In total, I’ve now received 27 international FIAP acceptances for this photo, in addition to this diploma.



FIAP_LogoToday I received notice my AFIAP application was approved 🙂

“The distinction “Artist FIAP” (AFIAP) is the first artistic distinction that can be obtained [from FIAP]. It is awarded to photographic artists whose artistic qualities, technique and production of work have been acknowledged through the participation in international salons under FIAP Patronage.”

“The purpose of FIAP (Federation Internationale de l’Art Photographique) is the promotion of photographic art under all its aspects and by all kinds of photographic events. All considerations of political, ideological or racial order are absolutely banned from the activities of FIAP.”

The following are the requirements for AFIAP:

  • At least 40 accepted photos, whereas 4 of these with printed photos
  • From at least 15 different photos
  • From at least 15 different competitions
  • From at least 8 different countries

Here are some of my accepted photos

Across the bridgeAcross the Bridge

Let me out           Stay away
Let me out                                                     Stay Away

Canal AmsterdamCanal Amsterdam

One drink too manyOne drink too many


Zabrinskie Point SunriseZabrinskie Point Sunrise