Aug 16

Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards attracts 46000 entries

Outstanding photographs, attractively fragile nature, championing top ethical wildlife photography measures: a panel of judges from all over the world uses this criterion to fix the Wildlife Photographer of the Year awards.

The renowned contest, owned by Natural History Museum, is open to all pro, amateur and youth photographers. It gets 46000 entries from ninety-six nations this year.
Out of all these entries, the judges panel viewed as young local photographer, Josiah Launstein, 10, worthy as a competitor in his age category not once, but two-times in the 2015 contest. His presented images – ‘Snowy snowy’ and ‘Goose attack’ – are now displayed in the museum in London, and would tour more than seventy nations over the next few months.
Josiah Launstein’s older sister, Jenaya also has a reputation for clicking award-winning wildlife images. She was honored with Youth Photographer of the Year title in the year 2013 in Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards. Continue reading →

Jun 15

Photography reception at Northwest Regional Library

Northwest Regional Library’s photography exhibition awards 2015 reception took place on 7th April, at the Charles H. Stone Memorial Library in Pilot Mountain that is the very first stop for the traveling showcase. The 9th annual showcase carries hundred and ninety seven photography. Anna Nichols, the Head Librarian, said that the first year they had twenty five to thirty entries, so they are very happy with this year’s number.

The event started with a photography workshop called My Journey with the Camera, conducted by photographer Beth Tilley Green. She told that she started out taking pictures of her own children. In fact, she also spoke regarding her very personal journey, photography techniques, and she also answered questions for the audience.
With 8 years of pro experience, Beth has a journalistic approach to photography, clicking her subjects in their very natural element. Her work could be seen on her website i.e. – Continue reading →

May 15

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Apr 15

Fluent in Photography all set to hit Barnstable

Cape Cod Art Association offers “Fluent in Photography,” an open exhibit as well as sale featuring snapshots in different styles at its adeptness on Route 6A in Barnstable, from 26th March to 20th April.

Everyone is asked to the opening reception as well as the award event on 26th March, Thursday, from 5 pm to 7 pm. The award event will start at 6 pm. Awards for this showcase include Most Creative, Best of Show, Best Black and White and First and Second place. The exhibit juror was Caleb Cole, a Boston-based photographer.

Cape Cod Art Association is open 7 days a week, 9 am to 4 pm from Monday to Saturday; while from noon to 4 pm on Sundays.

The Derby-based photography fest called Format Festival is all set to come back this week along with a special theme ‘Evidence’, taking its cue from the well known series that goes by the similar name by Mike Mandel and Larry Sultan.

The main exhibit that takes place at Derby’s Quad arts place and is co-curated by Louise Clements, Format Festival’s artistic director, and photo editor and independent curator Lars Willumeit. There is a contemporary take on the whole series – Beyond Evidence – An Incomplete Narrative of Photographic Truths. Continue reading →

Apr 15

Aaron’s Art Tips – 13 Grounding Your Creature Designs In Reality

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Mar 15

Unusual Art Tips #2 – Attention

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Mar 15

Winning snapshots in British Wildlife Photography Awards all set to come to Moors Valley

winning photographs from an well known photography contest would be there on display at the Moors Valley Country Park. British Wildlife Photography Awards exhibit, from 19th March till 4th May, would feature the best of thousands and thousands of lovely entries relishing the diversity and beauty of British wildlife.

This year’s winners, among the categories, include a gannet breeding colony, Scottish woodland and a puffin in jaws of an otter. Alex Mustard, based in Hampshire, won 2 of the contest’s sixteen categories with his snapshots of blue sharks off Cornish coast.

In general, central London was the spot for Lee Acaster’s winning picture of a greylag goose against a city skyline. Chris Packham, a wildlife photographer, naturalist and TV presenter  is a very keen supporter of the contest and has also showcased his images at the Moors Valley. Continue reading →