12.22.14

MODERN ART IS STUPID

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12.22.14

Well known Wildlife Photography Exhibit to lionize its fiftieth anniversary

The wildlife photographers of South Africa have once again showcased that they are among the top in world at fiftieth Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest. The yearly global contest for world’s well known wildlife and nature snaps is fierce, with more than forty two thousand entries given from throughout the world.

The contest culminates in an exhibit of hundred of judge’s favorites, selected for a collection of technical skill, narrative excellence and creative vision. In this context, the 6 finalists of South Africa as well as one category winner mark a great achievement for the nation.

The exhibit that is co-owned by Natural History Museum of London as well as BBC Worldwide is arranged in South Africa by NHU Africa, would be on showcase at Iziko South African Museum in Cape Town from 5th December, 2014, Friday, to 5th March, 2015, Thursday, and is bought at by the National Geographic Channels for the very third time running.

With a little but hardworking and highly talented community of photographers in South Africa, there are a few familiar names chosen for exhibit. The top title winner in the year 2013, Greg du Toit, had 2 snaps placed when 2013 animal portraits top prize winner Hannes Lochner, has once again been selected for his Spikes as well as stars image.

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11.24.14

This Is Modern Art – Shock Horror – 2 of 6 (BBC Documentary, 1999)

Video Rating: five / 5

11.13.14

Stampeding antelopes gets top European honor

A snapshot of stampeding blesbok antelopes on South Africa’s Kariega Game Reserve’s plains has won the best European Wildlife snap. The photograph, named Living Rock Art by Neil Aldridge, targets to click the energy and movement of blesboks in a still frame.

Mr Aldridge from North Somerset told that when he saw the photo on his camera’s screen, he really knew that it was very special. He was really speechless when the winner was announced. Mr Aldridge is a conservation photographer. He was in South Africa as he was working on a story regarding the whole rhino poaching scenes when he saw the herd of blesbok. Read the rest of this entry »

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10.27.14

Black Lips – Modern Art – Bowery Ballroom 2011-07-29

Video Rating: 5 / five

09.29.14

Arame Art Gallery Presents “Armenian Modern Art”

Movie Ranking: four / 5

09.10.14

Winners of the Jamestown Audubon Nature Photography competition

Winners in the Jamestown Audubon’s Nature Photography 2014 contest took part from as near as a few miles from Audubon Center & Sanctuary to as far away as from the other side of the world. Jennifer Schlick, the contest coordinator and director at the Audubon Program, told that in the 6 year history of the photo contest, they have had a number of international entries, but this is the first time they have had international winners. It is really very exciting.
Jennifer added that part of the purpose of the competition is to accomplish Jamestown Audubon’s mission to bring people closer to nature. They are expecting to inspire all those people who have seen these stunning snaps.
The classes for submissions of photographs were Plants, Wildlife (animals in their natural habitats) and Landscapes, with Youth (18 and under or still in high school) and Adult Divisions in every category. All the snaps were sent digitally. More than hundred and fifty snaps were handed. Adult photographers from the 30 states of the United States as well as 4 foreign nations submitted three hundred and fifty five images. Youngsters from 18 states as well as 4 foreign nations made 88 submissions.
The winners are mentioned below –
Youth Landscape – Frances Gu (Beijing, China), Crevices
Youth Wildlife – Shannon Kelley (Amissville, Virginia), Rising Up
Youth Plants – Taegan Smith (Frewsburg, New York), Makin’ Shade
Adult Landscape – Justin Hicks (Anchorage, Alaska), A Reflection of Clouds on the Kenai
Adult Wildlife – Giorgio Guarraia (Mirano, Italy), Red-footed Falcons In Love
Adult Plants – Sue Lawrence (Birmingham, Alabama), Counting in Color: Stamens & Leaflets of the Mimosa ‘Silk Tree’

Winners in the Jamestown Audubon’s Nature Photography 2014 contest took part from as near as a few miles from Audubon Center & Sanctuary to as far away as from the other side of the world. Jennifer Schlick, the contest coordinator and director at the Audubon Program, told that in the 6 year history of the photo contest, they have had a number of international entries, but this is the first time they have had international winners. It is really very exciting.

Jennifer added that part of the purpose of the competition is to accomplish Jamestown Audubon’s mission to bring people closer to nature. They are expecting to inspire all those people who have seen these stunning snaps.

The classes for submissions of photographs were Plants, Wildlife (animals in their natural habitats) and Landscapes, with Youth (18 and under or still in high school) and Adult Divisions in every category. All the snaps were sent digitally. More than hundred and fifty snaps were handed. Adult photographers from the 30 states of the United States as well as 4 foreign nations submitted three hundred and fifty five images. Youngsters from 18 states as well as 4 foreign nations made 88 submissions.

The winners are mentioned below –

Youth Landscape – Frances Gu (Beijing, China), Crevices

Youth Wildlife – Shannon Kelley (Amissville, Virginia), Rising Up

Youth Plants – Taegan Smith (Frewsburg, New York), Makin’ Shade

Adult Landscape – Justin Hicks (Anchorage, Alaska), A Reflection of Clouds on the Kenai

Adult Wildlife – Giorgio Guarraia (Mirano, Italy), Red-footed Falcons In Love

Adult Plants – Sue Lawrence (Birmingham, Alabama), Counting in Color: Stamens & Leaflets of the Mimosa ‘Silk Tree’

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