Local photographer Andy Woods has won big at the New Zealand Institute of Professional Photography (NZIPP) 2020 Iris Awards last week.
Woods received 16 awards in total- three awards in the commercial category, three in the landscape (in-camera) category, three in the nature category, five in the travel category, and two in the wedding (in-camera) category
Woods holds a Master Photographer distinction with NZIPP. He is also a member of the Advertising and Illustrative Photographers Association (AIPA).
“It’s a real honour to receive these awards,” Woods said. “I am pleased with the results as the Iris Awards recognise and honour the best in contemporary photography from New Zealand and overseas professionals.”
Woods was also one of the many judges at the awards. He judged five out of the 15 categories. Judging was done live-streamed online with a panel of five judges at a time considering each photograph.
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