Photography Awards

Chuck Miller’s photographs have won awards at various competitions, in both local, national and international competitions.  The following is a list of photographs and their awards earned.

CAPITAL DISTRICT PHOTO REGIONALS

The following Chuck Miller photographs have been accepted into the prestigious Capital District Photo Regionals.  The photos, along with the years of acceptance, are listed below.

THE JUMBUCK

The Jumbuck: Icelandic Sheep 6095-2

Accepted, 36th Photo Regionals, 2014, Albany Center Gallery.

VIVALDI’S POND

Accepted, 38th Photo Regionals, 2016, Fulton Street Gallery, Troy.

STEP AND PIVOT

Step and Pivot. AGFA Clipper Special f/6.3 camera, Kodak Ektar 100 film. Photo by Chuck Miller.

Accepted, 39th Photo Regionals, 2017, Albany Center Gallery.

ALTAMONT FAIR, Altamont, N.Y.

The following images have won awards at the Altamont Fair Photography Competition.  Items marked with a * indicate that the award was won outside of the Fine Arts Building, and was won as part of a separate competition.

FIRST PLACE (BLUE RIBBON)

  • * The Jumbuck, 2013 (Sheep and Goat Barn, Sheep photography winner)
  • * Rutland the Goat, 2015 (Sheep and Goat Barn, Goat photography winner)
  • Dream Window 17: Friday Night Fish Fry
  • * We Are Not Chickens, 2016 (Sheep and Goat Barn, Goat photography winner)
  • Farrell, 2017

SECOND PLACE (RED RIBBON)

  • Midnight at the Palace Theater, 2011
  • * Chile, 2017 (goat photography)

THIRD PLACE (YELLOW RIBBON)

  • The Railsplitter, 2011
  • The Lenten Meal, 2013

HONORABLE MENTION (YELLOW RIBBON)

  • The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake, 2011
  • Re-Lighting L-Ken’s, 2014
  • Midnight at Brown Tract Pond, 2014
  • Aerochrome Falls, 2015
  • The Heavens Above, The Forest Below, 2016

PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS, NEW YORK STATE FAIR

The following images have won awards at the New York State Fair Photography Competition in Syracuse, N.Y.  The State Fair’s photo competition involves each image being judged against others in their respective categories.

FIRST PLACE (BLUE RIBBON)

  • Lodge’s in Polaroid PolaBlue, 2011

Lodge's Variety Store, Albany NY - taken with Polaroid PolaBlue film

SECOND PLACE (RED RIBBON)

  • Nipper’s Polar Panorama, 2010

Nipper "His Master's Voice" Polar Panorama, Albany NY

  • The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake, 2011

The Agfa Bridge over Ansco Lake

  • The Walkway, 2015

The Walkway

HONORABLE MENTION (YELLOW RIBBON)

  • Action Under the Basket, 2009
  • Low Tide at Sunrise, 2013
  • Pies on the Windowsill, 2013
  • Vivaldi’s Pond, 2015
  • Lane 2, 2015

Lane 2

DISPLAYED (no ribbon)

  • Poestenkill Falls, 2012

DURHAM FAIR, Durham, Conn.

The following images have won awards at the Durham Fair Photography Competition in Durham, Connecticut.

BEST IN SHOW

  • The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake, 2013

FIRST PLACE (BLUE RIBBON)

  • The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake, 2013
  • Jessica: Instamatic Dichotomy, 2015
  • Jesus Saves, 2016
  • Step and Pivot, 2017

SECOND PLACE (RED RIBBON)

  • What the Grasshopper Saw, 2017
  • Stone, Saltwater, Surf and Seagulls, 2017

THIRD PLACE (YELLOW RIBBON)

  • The Jumbuck, 2013
  • Vivaldi’s Pond, 2015

HONORABLE MENTION (WHITE RIBBON)

  • The Cumulo-Nimbus Eclipse, 2017

EASTERN STATES EXPOSITION “BIG E” PHOTO COMPETITION, Springfield, Mass.

The following images have won awards at the Eastern States Exposition “Big E” Photography Competition.  The Big E’s photo competition involves each image being awarded ribbons based on its achievement of technical merit.

FIRST PLACE (BLUE RIBBON)

  • Poestenkill Cascade, 2012
  • The Jumbuck, 2013
  • Jesus Saves, 2014
  • The Heavens Above, The Forest Below, 2016
Blue ribbon for The Heavens Above, The Forest Below!!
The Heavens Above, The Forest Below.  Photo by Chuck Miller.

SECOND PLACE (RED RIBBON)

  • Midnight at the Palace Theater, 2011
  • Butterfly and Citrus, 2012
  • Star Trails of Paradox Lake, 2012
  • The Three-Two Pitch, 2013
  • Just Vic, 2015
  • Parabola: From Hadley to Corinth, 2015
  • The Saratoga and North Creek Railroad, 2016
A ribbon of red like a rooster's head!!
The Saratoga and North Creek Railroad.  Photo by Chuck Miller.

THIRD PLACE (WHITE RIBBON)

  • The Star-Barn of Harmony Corners, 2014
  • Beecher Creek Falls, 2014

HONORABLE MENTION (YELLOW RIBBON)

  • The Last Sermon, 2013
  • Aerochrome Falls, 2015
  • Stone, Saltwater, Surf and Seagulls, 2017
  • Step and Pivot, 2017

IOWA STATE FAIR PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION, Des Moines, Iowa.

The following images have won awards at the Iowa State Fair Photography Competition.

FIRST PLACE (BLUE RIBBON)

  • The AGFA Bridge Over Ansco Lake, 2018 (“Anything Goes!” category)

THIRD PLACE (WHITE RIBBON)

  • What The Grasshopper Saw, 2017 (“What’s Up” themed category)

DISPLAYED (no ribbon)

  • Farrell, 2017 (infrared photography category)