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The following are selected achievements:
2013
•Adds 15 more magazine covers to its total of over 500 covers including this year Ottawa Life, Wedding Dreams, Capital Style and Homes and Land.
•Covers events for Annheiser Busch, Run or Die, LinkedIn and Brookstreet Hotel and hundreds of others.
•Reprises Ottawa Roughriders Cheerleaders shoot for Ottawa Citizen Style magazine 20 years later.
•Official portraits carried out for...Chief Justice Barbara McLachlin, General Lewis MacKenzie, Ministers Joe Oliver and Chris Alexander as well as PR shoots for comedian Mike Macdonald and author Yoni Freedhoff.


2012

•Creates editorial and PR shoot featuring legendary Ottawa entertainer, Johnny Vegas.
•Noted portrait clients include General Leslie, Gabrielle Miller, and Paul Dewar.
•Shoots over 25 magazine covers including Frances Moore Lappe for Healthwise Magazine.
•Wins Best Cover for Architecture, Homes and Lands Canada.
•Photographs 9 Power Women of the North for Ottawa Life Magazine.


2011

•Couvrette is honored by Ottawa Life Magazine as one of the citys Top 25 Citizens.
•Notable portraits include US Ambassador David Jacobson, Bluesfest Mark Monahan, Julian Armour of Chamberfest, and Julie Nesrallah Ottawa Singer, Radio Host.
•Creates PR portraits for A Team/ CTV Morning.
•Creates stock photography decor for Ottawa and International corporate clients such as Opentext, Mosaid and Navistar.


2010

•Photographs Amanda Forsyth for the cover and inside spead of Capital Style Magazine, Ottawa.
•Creates PR campaigns for Waste Management and Business Developement Bank of Canada.
•Couvrette Studio are sponsors of Haiti Gala at NAC, helping to raise over $125,000
•Notable portraits... Margaret Trudeau, Jeffrey Turnbull, Jim Watson.

2009

• Paul photographs the Olympic Torch run for Dow Chemicals in Iqaluit.
• We help coordinate the visit of Shannon Tweed and Gene Simmons of Kiss, providing coverage of the event for use on Family Jewels.
• Portrait clients include David McGuinty and noted French Canadian chanteuse Edith Butler.
• Couvrette Studio is selectd by Canadian Press as photojournalists for Ottawa.

2008

• Paul lectures photographers on his work at the National Convention of Professional Photographers of Canada, as well as at the RA of Ottawa Camera Club.
• The studio is selected by the city to create all website images for the Museums of Ottawa project.
• Portraits include former Mayor Marion Dewar, Mayor Larry O'Brien, David McGuinty, Paul Dewar MP, and Marie Lemay CEO of the NCC.

2007

• Shoots Michael Potter at Vintage Wings for cover story Fifty-Five Plus Magazine.
• Photographs Rick Mercer and 4 Prime Ministers for CBC.
• Creates campaigns for Mizuno, New Cap Radio and Princeton University.
• Creates 2 books for Canadian Red Cross on First Aid training.

2006

• Commissioned to create portrait of four Canadian Prime Ministers for CTV's Next Great Prime Minister by Magna.
• Wins People's Choice Award for Portraiture in Ottawa.

2005

• Shoots Time cover of Belinda Stronach.
• Selected to create Christmas card images for all Canadian MPs for the upcoming year.

2004

• Photographs Maher Arar, Time Man of the Year, Canada.
• Portrait clients include Sir Terrance Mathews, Kurt Waldele, and St. Lawrence String Quartet (album cover).
• Couvrette images appear in Architectural Digest, InStyle, and dozens of Canadian publications.
• H2O Mini Series principal photographer for production stills.

2003

• Photographs Inuit Artists in the Arctic for Time/Life.
• Portraits include John Ralston Saul, Chief Phil Fontaine and Canada's Culinary Olympic Team.
• Wins Editorial Award for work with Carleton University Magazine and Fifty Five Plus.
• Chosen as Ottawa's Top Photography Studio by Ottawa Sun readers.

2002

• Wins Fuji Masterpiece Award for Commercial Photography - Ontario.
• Portrait clients include Paul Martin, Governor General Clarkson, Douglas Cardinal, and Mike Duffy.
• Shoots Sudbury Neutrino Lab, 2 km underground, for Time.

2001

• Creates Portraits of Canada's Top 10 high tech stars for TIME.
• Shoots Nortel annual report and website.
• Selected as official portraitist to the Mayor of Ottawa for the 10th consecutive year.
• Wins three Bronze Awards for Editorial Photography at National Mature Media Awards.

2000

• Lecture series includes speaking engagements in Toronto, Calgary and Ottawa.
• Wins Best Digital Print in Ontario PPO.
• Selected as Time Magazine's photographer for Ottawa.

1999

• Speaker at the National Convention of Professional Photographers of Canada.
• Wins Ontario Commercial Photographer Of The Year.
• Finalist, Canadian Portrait Photographer Of The Year.
• Wins "Best Architectural Photograph" in Canada.

1998

• Portraitist for HRH Prince Philip and the Commonwealth Conference.
• Finalist for Canadian Portrait Photographer of the Year.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year for the ninth consecutive year.
• Official portrait photographer of the National Gallery of Canada.

1997

• Editorial images featured in Macleans, Business Week and Forbes Magazine.
• Featured speaker at Maritime Professional Photographers Convention.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1996

• Chosen as Spokesperson for AGFA Canada a division of Bayer Inc.
• Featured in Professional Photographers of Canada magazine cover story.
• Images released as CD ROM via Corel Corporation.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1995

• Kodak Gallery Award for Ontario.
• Photographs the Astronauts of the Canadian Space Program.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1994

• Awarded "Photographer of the Year" for Canada.
• Ontario Photographer of the Year for the third year in a row. Wins 6th Kodak Gallery Award (Fashion).
• "Best Fashion Photograph" and "Best Computer Generated Image" in Canada.
• Commissioned by Public Archives to photograph group portrait of all living Canadian Prime Ministers.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1993

• Kodak Gallery Award for Ontario "Best Computer Generated Image" in Canada, PPOC National.
• Awarded Ontario Photographer of the Year and Ottawa Photographer of the Year (5th consecutive year)
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1992

• Ontario Photographer of the Year - first time for an Ottawan.
• Kodak Gallery Award for Ontario "Best Publicity Photograph" in Canada, PPOC National.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.

1991

• "Living Doll" photograph displayed at Epcot Centre and in PPA Loan Book.
• Wins Ottawa Ad & Sales award. This is his 3rd in three years (Magazine Ad, Outdoor Poster, and Self Promo).
• Awarded Kodak Gallery Award for Ontario (Commercial).
• Receives the title "Master of Photographic Arts", Canada's top honour in photography.
• Ottawa Photographer of the Year.