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Erich Caparas is a multi-award-winning International Master Photographer based in USA. He specializes on simple, yet, impactful images. Hi-res images.

Major clients including National Geographic, Discovery Channel, Victoria Secret, and Smithsonian Institution.

Erich Caparas earned his master photographer’s titles from:
Masters Photography Association (MPA), UK with a Fellowship (FMPA)
Professional Photographers of America (PPA) earned titles Master Photographer and Master Artist.
Masters Photography International (MPI) designated a title Grand Master Photographer.
WPPI, a designation of Double Master Photographer.

Messages: [email protected]

Accolades:

World Photographic Cup 2021 - Team USA. Won a Silver medal for Portrait, Rome, Italy

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2021 – 1st Place Portraits

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2021 – 1st Place Illustrative
PPA = Profession Photographers of America

World Photographic Cup 2020 - Team USA. Won a Gold medal for Portrait, Rome, Italy

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2020 – 1st Place Portraits

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2020 – 1st Place Illustrative

World Photographic Cup Runner-Up 2019 - Team USA. Won a Gold medal for Portrait, Drammen, Norway



Won 5 Trophies at the Prestigious WPPI Print Competition in Las Vegas 2019. 2 First placements, 2 Second placements, 1 Third placement.



PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2019 – 1st Place Pets

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2019 – 1st Place Portraits


Diamond Photographer of the Year from Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and International Photography Contest (IPC) 2018



World Photographic Cup Champion 2018 - Team USA. Won a Silver medal for Portrait and finalist for Wedding, Sydney, Australia



Won 7 Trophies at the Prestigious WPPI Print Competition in Las Vegas 2018. 3 First placements, 3 Second placements, 1 Third placement.

Featured on the cover of Professional Photographer Magazine - January 2018
Featured an article on Rangefinder Magazine Buyer’s Guide – October 2018

Highest Gold Award – Photographer of the Year 2018 from The Societies of Photographers (SWPP, UK)


Selected for Team USA to represent World Photographic Cup 2018 - Sydney



Rank #1 on World’s Top 10 Black and White Photographers 2018 – One Eye Land

Rank #2 on World’s Top 10 Fashion Photographers 2018 – One Eye Land



Awarded the coveted Becker Memorial Award for Creative Photography, 2017

Highest Gold Award – Photographer of the Year 2017 from The Societies of Photographers (SWPP, UK)

PPA - Grand Imaging Award 2018 – 1st Place Wedding

Diamond Photographer of the Year from Professional Photographers of America (PPA) and International Photography Contest (IPC) 2017



Master Photographers International (MPI) Competition, 2017:
TOP Photographer of the Year (Overall)
Commercial Photographer of the Year
Digital Illustration Photographer of the Year



Took 6 trophies at the Prestigious WPPI Print Competition in Las Vegas including the WPPI Grand Award Winner for 2016 Members Online Competition Creative Division - Feb 2017

Master Photographers Association (MPA), UK, 2016/2017:
International Master Photographer of the Year
Overseas Master Photographer of the Year

Master Photographers International (MPIO) Competition, 2016:
TOP Photographer of the Year (Overall)
Commercial Photographer of the Year
Portrait Photographer of the Year
Digital Illustration Photographer of the Year

The Societies of Photographers (SWPP), London, 20x16 Print Competition 2016:
Photographer of the Year - Portrait Fashion Beauty
Photographer of the Year - Portrait Avant Garde
Photographer of the Year - Monochrome
Photographer of the Year – Illustrative



WPPI Grand Award Winner Online Competition, 2015