Collected & edited by Hans Aarsman, Claudie de Cleen, Julian Germain, Erik Kessels, Hans van der Meer.

Sporting stars have Wimbledon, the Olympics, the World Cup. Movie and television stars have the Oscars, the Grammy's and Cannes.

There is nothing as motivating as a large, sculpted, shining award in recognition of your personal achievements. That feeling of reward and pride is desired by all, not just the Hollywood star. The teacher, the masseuse, the engineer and the weekend golfer need love too. Thankfully, there is a multitude of awards for every humble occasion, profession and hobby. Useful Photography #007 explores the sub-word of non-celebrity achievement in a proud series of photographs that are, quite literally, award-winning.