Awards & Recognition

2019 — TBA
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

International League of Conservation Photographers

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

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.


Current Riches
Finalist 2016, Wildlife Photographer of the Year

Chick's-Eye View
Finalist 2016, Big Picture Competition