March 2017 - Very honored to say that one of my images has been short listed for Bird Photographer Of The Year. You can see my image here. This is a global wildlife photography competition with thousands of entries each year.
May 2017 - Black & White magazine - Just heard that my entry in the Black & White Portfolio Contest 2017 has been selected for a Merit Award. Several of my images will be published as a 2-page spread in the Special Issue #122 , scheduled to arrive on newsstands in early June.
August 2017 - Image published in the Daily Mail National Newspaper (UK), covering the Bird Photographer Of The Year. The caption read: "Astonishing: A female Cardinal contortio was captured on camera by photographer Gary Cook in Beavercreek, Ohio". See the article here.
December 2017 - Just heard that my entry in the Black & White Single Image Contest 2018 has been selected for a Single Image Award. This will be published in Issue #125 of Black & White magazine, scheduled to arrive on newsstands in early January 2018.