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State of the Art Podcast

State of the Art Podcast

| November 13, 2011 | Reply

I recently had the pleasure of joining Jack graham and Bob Kulon on the 18% Gray Matter podcast. The main theme was the state of the art of nature photography. Click on the link below to listen to the show.

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Water in the West Contest Winners

Water in the West Contest Winners

| September 17, 2011 | 7 Replies

I am pleased to announce the winning images in the Water in the West photo contest. Author and contest judge Maximilian Werner picked the winning entries and explains his decision: I want to thank all the entrants for giving me the opportunity to experience their remarkable visions of water in the West.  I say “experience” […]

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Water in the Desert Photo Contest

Water in the Desert Photo Contest

| September 6, 2011 | Reply

I recently had the pleasure of working with Torrey House Press and author Maximilian Werner on the cover of the new novel Crooked Creek. Torrey House Press seeks to promote awareness of and appreciation for the land, history, people, economy, and cultures of the Colorado Plateau and the American West through the power of pen […]

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Bits & Pieces (7/14/2011)

Bits & Pieces (7/14/2011)

| July 14, 2011 | 10 Replies

I recently saw a photography contest in which the winner in the Nature category was a generic image of the famous Mesa Arch in Canyonlands National Park. In my mind, the decision reflected more on the adequacy of the judge rather than the talent of the photographer. Imagine Gordon Ramsay judging a cooking contest and […]

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10 Weeks of Creativity Grand Winner: Anne Black

10 Weeks of Creativity Grand Winner: Anne Black

| July 8, 2011 | 6 Replies

Congratulations to Anne Black for being the grand winner of my “10 Weeks of Creativity” contest. We received hundreds of entries over the past weeks and selecting just one overall winner was a daunting task. Anne’s image was originally chosen by guest judges Darwin Wiggett and Sam Chrysanthou as the winner in the “Breaking the […]

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Week 10 of 10 Winner: Larry Monczka

Week 10 of 10 Winner: Larry Monczka

| July 4, 2011 | 2 Replies

Please join me in congratulating Larry for his winning entry in the 10th and final week of the 10 Weeks of Creativity contest! Larry’s winning image: For his winning entry, Larry will receive an original signed print, a free 1-year membership to Nature Photographer’s Network, and a $20 gift certificate from Outdoor Photo Gear. Larry will also be […]

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Week 9 of 10 Winner: Luis Argerich

Week 9 of 10 Winner: Luis Argerich

| June 26, 2011 | 8 Replies

Please join me in congratulating Luis Argerich for having his image chosen by judge Bret Edge as the winner in the Trees theme. Luis’s winning image: For his winning entry, Luis will receive an original signed print, a free 1-year membership to Nature Photographer’s Network, and a $20 gift certificate from Outdoor Photo Gear. Luis […]

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Week 8 of 10 Winner: Steve Shuey

Week 8 of 10 Winner: Steve Shuey

| June 20, 2011 | Reply

The winner of Week 8’s theme “Edge of Light” is… Steve Shuey! Congratulations, Steve! Steve’s winning image: Judge Gary Crabbe provided this summary for the week’s entries: It was a pleasure to view all the entries, and I was delighted to be asked to be one of the Guest Judges. The people that entered this […]

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Week 7 of 10 Winner: Julian Barkway

Week 7 of 10 Winner: Julian Barkway

| June 12, 2011 | 5 Replies

Our winning image this week is by photographer Julian Barkway. His winning image below was described by guest judge Michael Gordon as “haunting”. For his winning entry, Julian will receive an original signed print, a free 1-year membership to Nature Photographer’s Network, and a $20 gift certificate from Outdoor Photo Gear. Julian will also be […]

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Week 6 of 10 Winner: Adam Baker

Week 6 of 10 Winner: Adam Baker

| June 6, 2011 | 5 Replies

Many thanks to everyone who submitted their work for last week’s theme: Nature in Monochrome. As before, the choice was an extremely difficult one. Other than the challenge of naming just one winner, a couple of very promising entries were regrettably disqualified for not adhering to all contest rules. Please read them carefully if you […]

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