If someone asks you to keep a secret, you do. Right?…
Well I do.
But in this case, there’s no point keeping the secret, so I’m taking a moment to get excited that I’ve achieved my “Master” honours status with the Australian Photographic Society!
You’ve never heard of it? Well, I’m not surprised. Since its inception in 1962, the Australian Photographic Society has only awarded the “Master” honour to a grand total of 24 Australians. And it takes lots of work (and diligent record-keeping) to achieve it.
So what’s involved? Well, the MAPS honour can be achieved in two ways – by panel assessment, or by exhibition. I chose the latter method, which requires candidates to submit photographs (print or digital) to (approved) International Exhibitions all over the world, and to gain 300 acceptances f