Since 2018, Hein has become a member of PSA and has started participating in international photography exhibitions which are recognized by PSA, FIAP and GPU.
Hein achieved Photographic Distinctions from various accrediting organizations.
GMPSA - Grand Master, Photographic Society of America, 2021
GPU Zeus – Zeus, Global Photographic Union, 2020
ARPS - Associate, The Royal Photographic Society, 2000
EFIAP - Excellence, Fédération Internationale de l'Art Photographique, 2020
GEPSS - Gold Exhibitor, The Photographic Society of Singapore, 2020