Honors, Publications & Awards

Bigger Than A Show, Jumping With My Fingers Crossed, Summer 2016

"Qline Construction", Hell Yeah Detroit, 2016

Best Art Galleries of Metro Detroit 2017,  WDIV Vote 4 The Best, 2017

​The results are in for Local 4's Vote 4 the Best.  Hundreds of thousands of Metro Detroiters voted for their favorite local businesses and you can view the results

Twenty20 (Formerly Instacanvas), Santa Monica, CA, Summer 2014

After Chris Ahern was a Top 10 Finalist in several contests, beating out thousands of entries, Chris was invited to Twenty20's headquarters in Santa Monica where he provided artist insight and opinion in the creation of the new mobile app.

"Spirit of MSU", Detroit Marriot, Instagram, 2016

Showcased Social Media Masterpieces

Mike Bonner Show (Interview w/C.Ahern), 910am Superstation, Fall 2017

CatFe Fundraiser at MBrew, The Oakland County Times, ​Summer 2017

"Tropical Island", Belle Isle State Park, 2017

"New Spirit", Embrace Detroit, Instagram, 2017

Issue 95, Indyfest Magazine, Summer 2016

"Adventures of Duke & Lucy", Madison Heights City Council, Spring 2017

As part of the website redesign project, the internal design committee of Madison Heights hosted a contest among residents and employees in an attempt to generate high definition, quality photos to be used in the redesign.

"Girl In The Lost Room", Nadia Cannon, Instagram, 2017

St. Andrews Wide View, St. Andrews Hall, 2015

It's A Wrap!, Listen To Your Mother, Summer 2016

"Bridge To Belle Isle", Detroit Good, Instagram, 2016

LTYM Alumni Reflections, Listen To Your Mother, Spring 2017

The Ernest Clarke Show!, January 2018

"Sunset Cityscape", Down With Detroit, 2016

Melissa Grunow, Author, Website, Summer 2016

Best Of Photography 2017, Photographers Forum, 2017

Chris Ahern Photography will be featured in their "Best of Photography 2017" hardcover coffee table book now released.   His work was included in the top 13% of over 9,100 images from the US and Canada as well as 46 other countries worldwide. The book is sold to photographers, college libraries and instructors of photography, art, and graphic design.

Best Art Galleries of Metro Detroit 2016,  WDIV Vote 4 The Best,  2016

The results are in for Local 4's Vote 4 the Best.  Hundreds of thousands of Metro Detroiters voted for their favorite local businesses and you can view the results

Seen In Detroit, CBS 62Detroit, Fall 2015

Detroit's Best Shots of February, CW50 Storify, Winter 2016

Detroit Picket, Spirit Airlines, Instagram, 2017

Seen In Detroit, CBS 62, Spring 2016

Local After Dark, Cranbrook Institute of Science,  Fall 2015

IngJoy Boutiques, Detroit Fashion Shows, Fall 2017

Featuring Chris Ahern, 910 Superstation, Instagram, 2017

Best Shots of April, Hell Yeah Detroit, Spring 2017

Detroit Youth Choir,MCNYE Twitter, Winter 2017

"Gold" Editor's Picks (2nd/508), Twenty20, Winter 2013

"Hart Of The Plaza", Hart Plaza, Instagram, 2016

"Cats Take Over Detroit" 2018 Calendar, Catfe Lounge, 2018

Taking some of Chris Ahern Photography's most iconic Detroit shots along with exclusive never before seen ones and combining them with pictures taken from Catfe Lounge in Ferndale, Content managers at Crain Detroit has designed this adorably cute 2018 calendar of cats and kittens taking over Detroit. 

All Proceeds go towards The Ferndale Cat Shelter.


Detroiters, Season 2, Comedy Central, 2018

Detroit's Skyline Never Looked Better,Curbed Magazine, Summer 2016

Ferndale Cat Shelter Fundraiser, Macaroni Kid, Summer 2017

"Christmas In Detroit", Visit Detroit, 2015

"Sunset at Scott Fountain", Canvas Pontiac Awards, 2016

Of over 100 submissions and 25 stunning finalist pieces, Chris Ahern Photography's "Sunset at Scott Fountain" picture was an Honorable Mention (Independent Judge Favorite) by a prestigious, seasoned, passionate pannel of judges from the Detroit Institute of Arts at the Canvas Pontiac Awards

Model Shoot, Mackenzie McLaughlin, Instagram, 2015

"CoOwnaz", Down With Detroit, 2016

"Qline Construction", Detroitgrams, 2016

Award-Winning, Internationally Published Photographer 

Serving the Metro Detroit Area and Beyond

Marc Motley for Mayor, Southfield MI, Winter 2017

Sip & Shop at Urbanrest, Carpe Diem Detroit, Winter 2017

Where To See Art in Detroit, Time Out Publication, Fall 2017

"Sunset Cityscape", Belle Isle State Park, Instagram, 2016

"New Arena Structure", Detroit IGers, Instagram, 2016

This Week in Entertainment, Detroit News, Summer 2016

Chris Ahern Photography Featured

Nadia Cannon, Model, U10 Blog, 2017

Realizing River City, Melissa Grunow, Spring 2016

Spirit Airlines Picket at O'Hare, Chicago Business Journal, Fall 2017

"Head In The Clouds", Top 10 Picks Of The Week, Instagram, 2015

Movement Weekend,Club Zone, Summer 2016

"New Arena Structure", Hell Yeah Detroit, Instagram, 2016


Seen In Detroit, CBS 62, Summer 2016

"Movement Detroit", MotorCity Shooters, 2017

Oreo Show, Mister, Instagram, 2016