Awards & Recognition
2016 – Wildlife Photographer of the Year, Finalist Under Water
2016 – Big Picture Competition, Finalist Winged Life
2014 – Save Our Seas Foundation Photography Grant, Winner
2014 – National Geographic Society Global Exploration Fund, Grantee
2013 – International League of Conservation Photographers, Fellowship
2012 – National Geographic Emerging Nature Photographer Award, Winner
2011 – NESCent Evolution Film Festival, Winner Best Film
2011 – NANPA College Photography Scholarship, Recipient
The International League of Conservation Photographers (iLCP) aims to further environmental and cultural conservation through ethical photography. Joris has been a Fellow of iLCP since 2013.
Marius van der Sandt Academy aims to support young and talented photographers in the Netherlands and Belgium. Joris has been a judge and mentor on the academy’s yearly scholarship program since its foundation in 2014.