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Awards, competitions and recognition

- International Garden Photographer of the Year 2022 (finalist in Beautiful Gardens category, highly commended in Wildflower Landscapes category, and commended in Breathing Spaces category)

- UK Landscape Photographer of the Year 2021 overall winner

- Astronomy Photographer of the Year competition 2021 (shortlisted in Our Moon category)

- London Photo Festival 2021 (public vote winner - Architecture exhibition)

- EPSON International Pano Awards 2020 (finalist in Architecture category)

- National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest 2019 (Editor's Choice)

- Outdoor Photographer of the Year contest 2018 (3x finalist)

- National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest 2017 (2x Editor's Choice)

- Landscape Photography Magazine Photo of the Month  contest winner (October 2016)


Published in Print

- Outdoor Photography Magazine - In conversation with LPOTY 2021 winner Mara Leite (August 2022)

- BBC Sky at Night Magazine - Astrophotography Gallery: Photos of the Month (August 2022)

- Outdoor Photography Magazine - Opening Shot (March 2022)

- Amateur Photography Magazine - Mara's Top Photography Tips (November 2021)

- Landscape Photographer of the Year: Collection 14 (October 2021)

- Astronomy Photographer of the Year: Collection 9 (September 2021)

- National Geographic Photography Book “Spectacle” (October 2018)

- Northwest & Travel Magazine (May 2017)

- Landscape Photography Magazine (December 2016)


Published Online

-  Eye for the Light by Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) two part interview - "Rising Star" and "Interstellar Rising Star"  (August 2022)

- PetaPixel: How to Photograph Christmas Ligh Displays (December 2019)

- Bored Panda trending page: I Try To Capture The Magical Beauty Of Christmas Time In London With My Photographs (December 2019)

- National Geographic: Photo of the Week (February 8, 2019)

- Featured Cover Photo in the National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year (2019)

- Clipper Vacations Magazine: Top 10 inspiring Seattle based Instagrammers (March 2018)


Exhibitions & Galleries

- Photography NOW at The Brick Lane Gallery (London, UK -May  2022 )

- Astronomy Photographer of the Year exhibition (London, UK - September 2021)

- London Photo Festival (London, UK - May 2021)

- Difference Festival (London, UK - February 2020)

- Holiday RAWk (Seattle, WA - December 2017)

- Rotella Gallery (Bellevue, WA - March 2017)


Judging

- 2022 Envision Kindness' photography contest

- 2021 International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) 'Capture the Dark' astrophotography contest

- 2018 Envision Kindness' photography contest

- 2017 Envision Kindness' photography contest


Talks

- Seattle Astronomical Society: Winners of the 2021 "Capture the Dark" contest (August 2021)

- Girlguiding Anglia: How to Photograph the Milky Way with a Smartphone (October 2020)





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