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Why I’m Proud to be an Amateur Photographer

  “I’t’s about time we started to take photography seriously and teat it as a hobby.” – Elliott Erwitt, Photographer “In my heart I like to remain an amateur, in the sense of being in love with what I’m doing, forever astonished again at the endless possibilities of seeing and using the camera as a […]

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Smithsonian 2012 Photo Contest Winners

  Smithsonian.com is currently running their 11th annual photo contest called (appropriately) “PhotoContest2013“.  Over the duration of the contest, 290,000 photos have been judged from over 112 countries.  There are five categories for this year’s competition:  the American Experience, The Natural World, People, Travel, and Altered Images.  They will also be highlighting work done with […]

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Interview with Nature Photographer Kari Post

  Several years ago, I stumbled upon a blog of a young photographer located in the Northeast United States by the name of Kari Post. What I enjoyed about her blog was not only the amazing photography, but her writing. What came across in her posts was the passion she had not only for photography […]

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest Winners 11 through 20

Earlier this week, I posted on the top 10 winners in Nikon’s Small World Photomicrography Contest.  Below are the rest of the top 20 winners (numbers 11-20).  Thanks again to Nikon Small World for allowing me to post these amazing photos. Technorati Tags: contest, Feature, Nikon, Photomicrography, Small World

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Nikon Small World Photomicrography Contest Top 10 Winners

  On October 30th, Nikon announced the winners of their 2013 “Small World Photomicrography Contest“.  This is the 39th anniversary of the contest and was won by Wim Van Egmond of the Netherlands.  According to the Nikon Small World website, “Winning images were selected for displaying both artistic quality and masterful scientific technique”. I would […]

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“Your Shot, National Geographic’s Photo Community” Contest 2013 Photos

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Photography Contests

This entry is part 2 of 2 in the series Photography Contests  About a week ago, I wrote an article on National Geographic’s previous “Your Shot, National Geographic’s Photo Community” photographic contest.  Anna in the Communication Department at the National Geographic Society contacted me and asked it I would like to post some of the […]

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National Geographic’s “Your Shot” Photo Contest

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests

This entry is part 1 of 2 in the series Photography Contests  One of my posts last week was about “National Geographic’s” National Geographic 125 Years: Legendary Photographs, Adventures, and Discoveries That Changed the World, which reminded me about the wonderful submissions they have for their “Your Shot” Photography Contest.  So, I went to the […]

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National Geographic Photography Edition

  I was checking out the National Geographicwebsite and it looks like their most current issue is focused on the past 125 years of photography in the magazine.  It appears to cover a wide range of topics from polar bears, to Ellis Island, to Africa, to Egypt, to the Titanic, and many more.  If you’re […]

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