Biography

Tim Aiken is a photographer from Stanford, California. He specializes in landscapes, underwater, and wildlife, but he also enjoys shooting portraits and sports. His family travels frequently and widely, providing him with many unique photo opportunities. In addition to photography, Tim is a Category 1 road cyclist, racing with Stanford University and the U23 Bear Development Team.


International Awards

2012 & 2013: Included in Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame
Hall of Fame

Young USA Landscape Photographer of the Year
Runner-up, MyUSA Category
Announcement
2014 Nature's Best Photography / Divers Alert Network Ocean Views
14th Place
2014 Nature's Best Photography Wilderness Forever Photo Contest
Winner, Most Inspirational Moment, Student Category
Announcement
2013 Windland Smith Rice International Awards
Highly Honored Youth Photographer of the Year
Print Magazine Page
2013 Photographer's Forum College & High School Photography Contest
Third place
Online Publication
2012 Nature's Best Photography / Divers Alert Network Ocean Views
Honorable Mention
Alert Diver Online Publication
Alert Diver Print Publication
2012 Photographer's Forum College & High School Photography Contest
Third place
Online Publication
2012 BirdLife South Africa Oceans of Life Photographic Competition
Finalist, selected for exhibition
Exibition Page
2011 Travel Photographer of the Year
Finalist, youth division age 15-18
Finalist List

2011 Nature's Best Photography Ocean Views
"Rising Star"
Print Magazine Page

2010 Windland Smith Rice International Awards
Highly Honored Youth Photographer of the Year
Award List
Print Publication

2010 Nature's Best Photography Students issue 7
Cover photo, top 10 contest winner
Online Magazine

Local Awards

2014 Palo Alto Online Annual Photo Contest
Views Beyond the Bay Area - adult 1st place
Online Publication

2012 Palo Alto Online Annual Photo Contest
Portraits - youth 1st place
Online Publication
Bay Area Images - youth 1st place
Online Publication
Views Beyond the Bay Area - youth 2nd place
Online Publication

2011 Palo Alto Online Annual Photo Contest
Views Beyond the Bay Area - youth 2nd place
Online Publication

2009 Palo Alto Online Annual Photo Contest
Views Beyond the Peninsula - youth 1st place
Online Publication
Peninsula People - youth 3rd place
Online Publication

Features

2010 Nature's Best Photography Students issue 8
Cover photo, feature article
Online Magazine

Maluku Divers Featured Photographer
Gallery