James Simmons (ECU Perth Graduate), who is a Photomedia Tutor, has set a new benchmark for wedding photographers by winning the photographic industry’s most coveted award, the 2014 Canon AIPP Australian Photographer of the Year.

This is the first time a wedding photographer has won Canon AIPP Australian Photographer of the Year and Mr Simmons believes this is great news for the wedding photography industry.

James Simmons completed a Bachelor of Creative Industries with ECU’s School of Communications and Arts in Perth. He now combines tutoring at ECU with running his own successful wedding photography business.

About the Awards:

APPA is the acronym for the Australian Professional Photography Awards, which are held annually. The current major sponsor of APPA is Canon, who have been major supporters and sponsors of the AIPP and APPA for many years. In recognition of Canon’s support, the awards are more properly referred to as "The Canon AIPP APPA" or CAPPA for short.

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