Honors and Accolades

Tina Caron is an international award winning photographer and mixed media artist, earning such prestigious distinctions as Master of Photography, Master Artist, and Grand Imaging Award Finalist.

A multi-year International Photographic Competition medalist, Tina has continued to push her standards of Imaging Excellence through competition at local, state, and international levels.

Tina's work has been published in numerous online and print media over the last several years.

2023 Awards

Professional Photographers of America

Imaging Excellence Award

Master Artist Degree Recipient

Dallas Professional Photographers Association

1st Place, Illustrative - Commercial (monthly competition)

"The Original 'Do Not Disturb' Mode" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Illustrative - Commercial, First Place. Fine Art Still Life featuring an old style phone with the handset off the hook.

2022 Awards

Professional Photographers of America

Gold Medalist, Photographic Open

Imaging Excellence Recognition (x4)

Merit Image Collection (x3)

Elite Member

Master Artist Degree Candidate

Dallas Professional Photographers of America

Fellowship Plus

Silver Medalist, Photographic Open

1st Place, Illustrative - Landscape/Nature Year End Award

1st Place, Illustrative - Landscape/Nature (x4 monthly competition)

2nd Place, Portrait - People (monthly competition)

2nd Place, Artist (monthly competition)

Top Scoring Image, July

Judge's Choice, July

"Hold Me Tight" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Illustrative - Landscape/Nature, First Place; Judge's Choice; Top Score. Fine Art painting of a double calla lily in dramatic deep magenta tones
"Surviving Her Nightmare: An Homage to Sally" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Artist Division, Second Place. Dreamweaver Portrait portraying a woman's feelings as she beats breast cancer.
"The Original Angry Birds" - Professional Photographers of America: Artist Division, Imaging Excellence Award. Illustrative Creative Composite of three birds fighting over a worm
"Those Baby Blues" - Professional Photographers of America: Artist Division, Imaging Excellence Award. Painted portrait of a toddler girl in a blue dress and sunhat carrying a bouquet of pink roses.
"Becoming" - Professional Photographers of America, Imaging Excellence Award - Portrait of a Child. Classical Fine Art Styled painted portrait of a 7 year old girl in a white floor length dress.
"Take A Bow" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Illustrative - Landscape/Nature, First Place. Painterly still life of a pink hibiscus flower from Costa Rica
"Beauty In Simplicity" - Professional Photographers Of America, Merit Collection - Illustrative, Landscape/Nature. Fine Art still life of a simple vase of flowers.
"The Last Dance" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Illustrative - Landscape/Nature, First Place. Still life featuring a dried and dying frilled tulip on a black background. The anthropomorphism of the flower makes it appear to be dancing.
"Really, Mom?" - Dallas Professional Photographers Association: Second Place, Portrait - People. Painted portrait of a 7 year old girl with dark hair wearing an elaborately embroidered floor length pink dress.
"An Apple A Day" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Illustrative - Landscape/Nature, First Place. Fine Art Still Life of an antique cast iron apple peeler with 5 apples on a wooden tabletop with a green antiqued background.

2021 Awards

Professional Photographers of America

Master of Photography Degree Recipient

Grand Imaging Award Top Ten Artist Image

Gold Medalist, Photographic Open

Elite Member

Texas Professional Photographers of America

Texcellence Award for Imaging Excellence (x2)

Dallas Professional Photographers of America

2nd Place, Portrait - Animal (monthly competition)

2nd Place, Artist (monthly competition)

1st Place, Artist (x3, monthly competition)

2nd Place, Portrait - People (monthly competition)

1st Place, Illustrative - Landscape/Nature (monthly competition)

Top Scoring Image, October

Artist Division - Second Place (Year End Award)

"The Tower Waif" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Artist Division, First Place. Dreamweaver Portrait of a little girl in a castle tower
"Best Buds" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Artist Division, Second Place. Custom commissioned pet portrait of 4 labarador retrievers painted from client provided cell phone images.
"Sometimes You Just Need A Hug" - Texas Professional Photographer's Association: Texcellence Award for Imaging Excellence. Fine Art painting of a baby chimpanzee being hugged by an adult
"Remembering A Vibrant Life" - Texas Professional Photographer's Association: Texcellence Award for Imaging Excellence. Fine Art Still Life of Memorial Flowers
"I'm Not Fat, I'm Fluffy!" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Portrait - Animal, Second Place. Fine Art Commission Portrait of a long haired calico cat.
"Besties" - Dallas Professional Photographer's Association: Portrait - People, Second Place.

2020 Awards

Professional Photographers of America

Grand Imaging Award Top Ten Artist Image

Diamond Artist of the Year

Platinum Medalist, Photographic Open

Texas Professional Photographers of America

Platinum Medalist

Distinguished Print, Portrait of a Child

Distinguished Print, Portrait of a Group

Judge's Choice

Dallas Professional Photographers of America

2nd Place, Illustrative x2, (monthly competition)

1st Place, Illustrative (x5, monthly competition)

1st Place, Portrait (monthly competition)

Judge's Choice (monthly competition)

Top Scoring Image, September

Top Scoring Active Member (Year End Award)

Illustrative Category - First Place (Year End Award)

Diamond Medalist (Year End Award)

Publications

2018 - Summerfest Gallery Collection, page 35, 38, 40, 48, 52

2018 - PPA Showcase Volume XXI, page 131

2019 - PPA Showcase Volume XXII, page 122

2019 - Summerfest Gallery Collection

2019 - PPA Loan Collection Volume XXII, page 241

2020 - Professional Photographer Magazine Online, Grand Imaging Award Finalists- Artist Category

2020 - PPA Loan Collection Volume XXIII, pages 73, 226, 227, 228, 337, 338, 339

2020 - PPA Showcase Collection Volume XXIII

2020 - Summerfest Gallery Collection

2021 - Professional Photographer Magazine, February Vol 148 No 2505, page 67

2021 - Elevate Your Art Magazine, February - Inside Cover

2021 - Professional Photographers of America Website, www.ppa.com - Home Page Banner Image Gallery

2021 - Elevate Your Art Magazine, June - Featured Review Specialist

2021 - Professional Photographer Magazine Online, Grand Imaging Award Finalists - Artist Category

2021 - PPA Imaging Excellence Collection Volume XXIV, pages 48, 92, 93, 534

2022 - Keller Parish Neighbors, Featured Family - January, February, March

2022 - Elevate Your Art Magazine, February - Inside Cover

2022 - Stroll, Carillon Neighborhood Magazine - Cover and Family Feature Article, September

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