Awards and other Accolades along the way...

2016 - 'Silver Medalist' - International Photographic Competition, Professional Photographers of America

2016 - 'Silver Medalist' - International Photographic Competition, Professional Photographers of America

2016 - 'ASP State Elite Award' awarded at the Professional Photographers of Washington (PPW) annual conference

2015 - 'Diamond Photographer of the Year' - International Photographic Competition, Professional Photographers of America

2015 - 'Diamond Photographer of the Year'. Doug Walker was one of 35 photographers to receive the highest possible honor at Imaging USA in Atlanta, Georgia. Professional Photographers of America (PPA) is the world's largest non-profit association for professional photographers.

2016 -  Grand Imaging Award 3rd Place Illustrative/Commercial “Daily Grind" Professional Photographers of America (PPA), Atlanta, Georgia.

2016 -  KODAK Gallery Elite Award - 2nd Place “Daily Grind"

2015 Professional Photographers of America Western District Competition

2015 -  Western District Award 2015 1st Place Illustrative/Commercial "Daily Grind"

2015 -  KODAK Gallery Award - PPA District Kodak Award “Harmony”

2015 -  KODAK Gallery Award - PPW State Kodak Award “Daily Grind”

2015 -  CPP Award - Highest scoring CPP Print, “Harmony”, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Best of Show Trophy- “Harmony”  (For the best single print from all divisions as determined by the jurors) Judges Choice Award, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy) (Highest aggregate score of 367 in the Commercial Division) PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Roger Dudley Trophy (Best single entry from the Commercial Division) - “Reflections of Industry”, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Best Industrial Award (A location image for publicity or brochure) - “Daily Grind”, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Best Unclassified Portrait Award (A photograph utilizing unusual concepts, forms or manipulation or such concepts as to be otherwise unclassified in other categories) - “Harmony”, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Best Architectural Award (Featuring architectural structure or design for commercial purposes) - “Reflections of Industry”, PPA Western District Competition, Vancouver, Washington

2015 - Peoples Choice Award (Lee Merrill Trophy) “Harmony” (For the best single print from all divisions as determined by the members) Peoples Choice Award

2015 - The Jentoft Award, The Washington Photographer of the Year

2014 Professional Photographers of Washington

2014 -  CPP Award - Highest scoring CPP Print, American Made, Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Best of Show Trophy- “American Made”  (For the best single print from all divisions as determined by the jurors) Judges Choice Award, Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy) (Highest aggregate score in the Commercial Division) Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Roger Dudley Trophy (Best single entry from the Commercial Division) - “American Made”, Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Best Industrial Award (A location image for publicity or brochure.) - “American Made”, Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Best Unclassified Portrait Award (A photograph utilizing unusual concepts, forms or manipulation or such concepts as to be otherwise unclassified in other categories) - “Courtside Dreams”, Tacoma, Washington

2014  - Best Architectural Award (Featuring architectural structure or design for commercial purposes) - “Bayside Retreat”, Tacoma, Washington

2013 Professional Photographers of Washington

2013 Professional Photographers of Washington

2013 -  Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy). Professional Photographers of Washington, State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Bellevue, Washington

2013 -  Best Unclassified Portrait, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Bellevue, Washington

2013 -  Best Editorial Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Bellevue, Washington


2012 -  Photographer of the Year’ Bronze Medalist, International Photographic Competition, Professional Photographers of America


2010 -  Kenmore Camera – Canon Honor Award - recognized for excellence in image making!

2010 -  Best Architectural Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Everett, Washington

2010 -  Roger Dudley Trophy for Best Single Commercial Award. Professional Photographers of Washington, State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Everett, Washington

2010 -  Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy). Professional Photographers of Washington, State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Everett, Washington

2010 -  Charles Libby Award - Best Pictorial, Professional Photographers of Washington,  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Everett, Washington

2010 -  Honorable Mention/runner-up - Best Advertising / Illustration Award Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Everett, Washington


2009 -  Honorable Mention/runner-up - Best Architectural Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Western States Educational Conference and Print Competition, Grand Mound, Washington


2007 -  Best Architectural Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Ocean Shores, Washington


2004 -  Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy). Professional Photographers of Washington, State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Olympia, Washington

2004 -  Best Industrial Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Olympia, Washington

2004 -  Best Architectural Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Olympia, Washington


2001 -  Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy). Professional Photographers of Washington, State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Spokane, Washington

2001 -  KODAK Gallery Award, Professional Photographers of Washington, Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Spokane, Washington

2001 -  Best of Show Award. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Spokane, Washington

2001 -  Roger Dudley Trophy for Best Single Commercial Image. Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Spokane, Washington

2001 -  Best Architectural Image, Professional Photographers of Washington. Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Spokane, Washington


1998  - Best Advertising / Illustration Award  Professional Photographers of Washington.  Western States Educational Conference and Print Competition, Wenatchee, Washington

1998  - Fujifilm Masterpiece Award, Professional Photographers of Washington.  Western States Educational Conference and Print Competition, Wenatchee, Washington

1998  - Roger Dudley Trophy for Best Single Commercial Award. Professional Photographers of Washington.  Western States Educational Conference and Print Competition, Wenatchee, Washington

1998  - Best of Show, Professional Photographers of Washington.  Western States Educational Conference and Print Competition, Wenatchee, Washington


1997  - Fujifilm Masterpiece Award - Professional Photographers of Washington.  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington

1997  - Charles Libby Trophy - Best Pictorial, Professional Photographers of Washington,  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington


1996  - KODAK Gallery Award - Professional Photographers of Washington,  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington

1996  - Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy), Professional Photographers of Washington,  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington

1996  - Best Architectural Photograph, Professional Photographers of Washington.  Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington


1995  - Commercial Photographer of the Year (C. C. Yang Trophy), Professional Photographers of Washington,  State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington

1995  - Best Architectural Photograph, Professional Photographers of Washington.  Washington State Educational Conference and Print Competition, Tacoma, Washington