Accolades and Awards

 Big Sur Turbulence

Big Sur Turbulence

“When I saw your work, I was absolutely stunned. I’ve lived in Big Sur all my life and never seen a sky so beautiful as what you captured in your image. You were at the right place at the right time with the right stuff.”

Erin Lee Gafill, 2011, Award Winning Landscape Painter, Big Sur

Oak Cloud Ablaze

Oak Cloud Ablaze

“Your photographs are world class art in the tradition of Ansel Adams and the Westons.”

Terrence Zito, 2008, Award Winning International Landscape Painter

Point Lobos Twilight Moonset, Carmel

Point Lobos Twilight Moonset, Carmel

“I just love your [Twilight Moonset]. Even the greatest, most accomplished painter could not capture what you achieved.“

-MT, Carmel Fine Art Expert, 2011

“We’ve seen thousands of Big Sur photos, but you’ve captured it.

Carmel Foundation photography critic 2007

Eeyore, by Disney

Eeyore, by Disney

“David’s photographs aren’t as bad as they look.

Eeyore

(Just Kidding– I made this last one up ;-) derived from the ironically witty — “Wagner isn’t as bad as it sounds.” . . . Which is doubly ironic because Wagner’s “Die Valkyrie” is one of my favorite music pieces.)

Selected Awards:

Eye Light

Eye Light

“EyeLight” won a NewScientist International Photography Contest in London, January 2011


Milky Way, Big Sur

Milky Way, Big Sur

Center for Photographic Art Judges selected “Milky Way, Big Sur” for their 2012 Competition Exhibit.

Endangered Condor

“Endangered Condor” won a Jurors award from the Arts Council of Monterey County in 2010 and was displayed outside the Supervisor’s Chambers for a year from Fall 2010.

Mt Toro Snowstorm

Mt Toro Snowstorm

 
Arts Council Jurors of Monterey County selected two Photographs for 2012 Show: “Dramatic Flight” and “Mt Toro Snowstorm.”


White Tailed Kite Stopped in Mid-air

"Dramatic Flight"


 
 
 
 
 

“David Dilworth’s photographs of the coast capture its mood, its magic, and its mystery . . . for many locals, seeing Soberanes Point looming up against the sky is the first sign that we are on the way home. Check out David’s work . . .

Nepenthe website-blog, Sept 2012