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Barry Doig awarded AFIAP


Barry Doig FPSNZ has been awarded the AFIAP, Artist of the International Federation of Photographic Art. FIAP, the International Federation of Photographic Art, is an umbrella organisation for over 85 Photographic Societies in many countries including New Zealand. Among many activities, FIAP awards Distinctions to photographers. The AFIAP, is a distinction awarded to photographers who gain the required number of successes in Salons in a variety of countries. Last year Rebecca Bowater was the first member of Nelson Camera Club to gain her AFIAP.

To gain this distinction Barry has had 53 successes in 20 exhibitions in 13 countries. 'It has been a lot of work,' says Barry 'the standards overseas are very high and it is exciting to have reached this goal. It has been fascinating to see the quality of photography in countries as diverse as Finland and India, Ireland and Egypt. Photography speaks an international language'.

 Read the article in Admire Magazine here

Created: April 2016

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