1992 Receives the Erna and Victor Hasselblad Foundation Photography Prize.
Named Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.
1994 After four years of work in the “Black Triangle” region, conceives and realizes the exhibition and the book of panoramic photographs, Cerny trojúhelník - Podkrusnohorí: Fotografie 1990-1994 [The Black Triangle - The Foothills of the Ore Mountains], that is published by Vesmír in Prague.
Invited by the producer of Ulysses’ Gaze, directed by Theo Angelopoulos, Koudelka accompanies the film crew to record his personal vision of the Balkan countries where the film was shot. These photographs were exhibited and published under the title, “Periplanissis: Following Ulysses’ Gaze.”
1996-97 Invited by the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony and the Siemens Culture Program to participate in the project, “Aufriss: Künstlerische Positionen und Industrielandschaft in der Mitte Europas.” Koudelka and eight other artists were asked to react to the region in Saxony, Poland and the Czech Republic where the landscape has been ruined by irresponsible industrial exploitation and rapacious stripmining.
1997-98 Receives a commission from Ffotogallery, Cardiff on behalf of Cardiff Bay Arts Trust to make a series of panoramic photographs in South Wales. The culmination of this project is the book and exhibition Reconnaissance: Wales, accompanied by exhibitions in Wales of other groups of his work.
1998 Awarded the Centenary Medal by the Royal Photographic Society, Bath, England for his “sustained significant contribution to the art of photography.”
2001 Completes a series of panoramic photographs for the Lhoist company, lime and dolomite producers. The photographs present Koudelka’s view of changes to the landscape as a result of the mining of limestone. Publication of this work as the book Lime Stone.
2002 Named Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture.
A major retrospective exhibition conceived and designed by Koudelka is presented at the National Gallery of Prague.
Awarded the Medal of Merit from the Czech Republic by President Václav Havel.
2003 Completion of a project to photograph in Rome. The resultant exhibition “Teatro del Tempo” is accompanied by the publication of a book of the same title. Photographs archaeological sites in Greece for an exhibition to coincide with the Olympic Games in Athens.
2004 Presented with the Cornell Capa Infinity Award for “distinguished achievement in photography” by the International Center of Photography, New York.