Out of over 200 photography entries, a panel of judges voted "The Sunset Bench" as the 3rd place award winner of the 2020 Canvas Pontiac Awards.
This work will be displayed on a 10foot x 8foot canvas in the city of Pontiac throughout 2020 and 2021.
As part of the website redesign project, the internal design committee and mayor of Madison Heights awarded Chris for "Adventures of Duke and Lucy".
In late 2019, Peerspace, known as the AirBnB for Small Business
listed Chris Ahern Photography as one of the Top 7 Event Photographers in Detroit.
"Sunset at James Scott Memorial Fountain" by Chris Ahern Photography was an award winner at the Canvas Pontiac Awards, judged by a panel from the Detroit Institute of Arts. It could also be seen on the building located at Woodward and Pike.
One of Chris Ahern Photography's most recognized shots, "Hart of the Plaza" was purchased by the official afterparties of the Movement Festival in Detroit. Chris's work was featured on flyers, advertisements, banners, even an LED lit truck that drove around Detroit with the iconic picture flashing.
The Chris Ahern Photography Gallery at MIX Bricktown was voted as Metro Detroit's Top 5 galleries of 2016 and the Top 3 of 2017 in WDIV's Vote 4 The Best. Mix Bricktown has also ranked high as one of the top Happy Hours in Metro Detroit as well.
As the featured artist of the 35th African World Festival and Crowned & Adorned runway shows, fashion designers created wardrobes inspired by over thirty Chris Ahern Photography original works.
Chris Ahern Photography has been featured in Photographers Forum’s “Best Of Photography” annual hardcover coffee table book. His work was included in the top 9% out of over 9,100 images from the US and Canada as well as 46 other countries worldwide. This book is sold to photographers, college libraries, institutions of photography, art, and graphic design.
APA Awards; Honorable Mention, 2021
Visit South Haven, Pure Michigan, 2021
Travel Michigan, Featured Social Media, 2021
Eastern Market, Featured Social Media, 2021
Belle Isle State Park, Featured Social Media, 2021
IBEW Local 58, App/Social Media/Website Content, 2021
Huron Bear, Social Media Content, 2020
Cantinho Italiano, Promotional Content, 2020
America's Incredible Pizza Company , Promotional Content, 2020
2020 Canvas Pontiac Award Winners, CanvasPontiac, 2020
Ypsi Real, Pure Michigan, 2020
A Healthier Michigan, Blue Cross Blue Shield, 2020
Catfe Lounge, Website Content, 2020
Ventana Breakfast Bar, Gallery Showcase, 2020
Show Cause vs. COVID-19, Rain BDM, 2020
Cinema Chat, WEMU, 2020
The DJ Obey Show - Interview w/C. Ahern, Spotify/Itunes, 2020
Picsilanti of the Week, Ypsi Real, 2020
The 7 Best Event Photographers in Detroit, Peerspace, 2020
Chris Ahern featured at B-24's in Ypsi, Whatsontoday, 2019
Local 58 Coat Drive, IBEW Local 1, 2019
Ferndale Cat Caberet Video Highlights, Catfe Lounge, 2019
Mix Brings Art and Music to Detroit, USPA News, 2019
Manchester United plays Liverpool in A2, Macomb Daily, 2018
Drunkbrunch 2018, Allevents, 2018
I Am Angela Davis, Singer Website, 2018
2nd Annual Cat Cabaret, Ferndale Cat Shelter, 2018
August Happenings, The Detroit I Love, 2018
SHEIKOSchool FunFAIR, 2018
The Ernest Clarke Show, January 2018
This Is Home, City of Madison Heights, 2017
LTYM Alumni Reflections, Listen To Your Mother, Spring 2017
Spirit Airlines Picket @O’Hare, Chicago Business Journal, 2017
MikeBonner Show Interview w/C.Ahern, 910amSuperstation, 2017
Marc Motley for Mayor, Southfield MI, Winter 2017
Nadia Cannon, Model, U10 Blog, 2017
Sip & Shop at Urbanrest, Winter 2017
CatFe Fundraiser at MBrew, The Oakland County Times, 2017
C&A Video Promo, Bertavision, 2017
Crowned & Adorned, 2017
Motor City NYE “The Drop” Article, Metro Times, Winter 2017
Detroit Youth Choir, MCNYE Twitter, Winter 2017
It’s A Wrap!, Listen To your Mother, Summer 2016
Issue 95, Indyfest Magazine, Summer 2016
Detroit’s Skyline Never Looked Better, Curbed Magazine, 2016
This Week In Entertainment, Detroit News, Summer 2016
Seen In Detroit, CBS 62, Spring 2016
M. Grunow, Author, Website Content, Summer 2016
A'int No Party Like A Detroit Party!, Underground Mafia, 2016
Seen In Detroit, CBS 62 Detroit, Fall 2015
Local After Dark, Cranbrook Institute of Science, Fall 2015
“Candid” Editor’s Picks (16th/1644), Twenty20, Fall 2014
“Wanderlust” Editor’s Picks (10th/2617), Twenty20, Summer 2014
“Shadows” Editor’s Picks (5th/1175), Twenty20, Spring 2014
“Morning” Editor’s Picks (3rd/1108), Twenty20, Winter 2014
“Nautical” Editor’s Picks (9th/1002), Twenty20, Winter 2014
“Gold” Editor’s Picks (16th/1644), Twenty20, Fall 2014