Martin Dudley

Creative Fine Art Photographer

Martin Dudley is an inspiring Creative Fine Art photographer from South Africa. He has been passionate about photography since he received his first camera when he was 9.

When digital cameras first hit the market in South Africa, Martin quickly got his hands on one and mastered Photoshop. His main focus and passion lie in Black and White and Creative Photography, and he loves expressing his emotions in his work.

Sharing the passion

Mastering his love for photography and his focus on creative art demonstrates the depth of his technical knowledge and skills.

The ability to teach others about this beautiful art form has become his passion. Helping others capture and express their love, pain and experiences through their photos.

Award winning photographer

Martin, an internationally acclaimed photographer, has achieved numerous 1st place awards in countries like America, the United Kingdom, Serbia, France, Germany, and South Africa. His exceptional speaking skills have led to invitations to various photographic events as a keynote speaker. Martin’s unmatched passion for photography and people shines through in his engaging talks.

Notable Events:

  • PSSA National Congress Sabie 2019
  • PSSA National Virtual Congress 2020
  • PSSA National Congress Nieu Bethesda 2021
  • PSSA National Congress Greyton 2022
  • Cape Photographers Congress Montague 2019
  • Cape Photographers Congress Prince Albert 2018
  • KZN Regional Congress 2018
  • Southern Gauteng Regional Congress 2022
  • Photo and Video Experience 2020
  • Cape Town Photographic Society Groot Constantia Photographic Exhibition 2023

Martin holds an MPSSA honour, the highest recognition bestowed by the Photographic Society of Southern Africa, along with FPSSA and 2 APSSA honours. He served on the PSSA board of directors for 6 years and was the 2nd Vice President for 2 years. For the past 7 years, he has been a respected PSSA Honours Judge.

Martin’s accolades include various local and international awards, such as:

  • Photo and Video Experience Creative Photographer of the Year 2019
  • Admired in Africa Creative Photographer of the Year 2020
  • Photographic Society of South Africa Impala Trophy (highest PSSA award)
  • Winner of 3 Impala Trophy Mono awards
  • Winner of 2 Impala Trophy Colour awards
  • Africa Photo Awards: 2 images in the top 10 and 2nd place in the Conceptual Section

Internationally, Martin has secured awards and top positions in countries like the USA, United Kingdom, Greece, France, China, Morocco, Russia, Serbia, and a Gold Medal in the Photo Olympics in Greece.