I entered 25 photos in 4 divisions (B&W, Color, County Fair, County Natural) at our county fair, winning 7 1st place and 8 2nd place out of about 300 photos in the competition. Two of my 1st place entries won a Best of Show in the B&W and County Fair divisions.
I then entered 5 of the Blue Ribbon winners in the North Arkansas Regional Fair where 4 of them won Blue Ribbons.
The County Fair B&W Best of Show picture was the panoramic shot of two twin trees in a meadow (shown in the Flickr link below) which would have a bye to the State Fair, EXCEPT the State Fair didn't have a panoramic category within the B&W division, so I entered a full frame shot of the same scene. I really didn't think it was as good a composition as the panoramic because the full frame version had too much sky and foreground grass. In spite of my misgivings, it won a 2nd place ribbon.
The link to my Flickr images:
(no relation to any similarly named Real Photographer)
The October issue of "FINE Art Photo" (issue 5) published 14 of my images on 12 pages. In fact, one of the images made it to the cover. It was the smallest of the 3 images on the cover but, on the cover none the less.
Hey, Thomas, I've been keeping an eye out for this publication. I'll let you know when I find it.
The Krappy Kamera Competition is one which has held my interest for the past few years and had me keep focused (or not) on how my images fit into this annual event. I was recently notified of the inclusion of one of my images in the 50 selected for exhibition this year. This is the third consecutive year one of mine has been selected. This year's entry is a hybrid cyanotype. The two previous images were a platinum palladium print and a silver gelatin print. Although I've used a variety of different Krappy Kameras, each of the ones selected has been a pinhole image. The show will be at SOHO Photo GAllery in New York during the month of March. All the images will be posted on their site (sohophoto.com) in a few weeks. Bill Barber
Way to go Bill!! Congrats!
I received word that I took Honorable Mention at the Prix de la Photographie Paris (PX3). This is my second Honorable Mention in as many entries with them. Always the bridesmaid, never the bride.
I'm thinking of contacting Lars von Trier, as he has experience in this sort of thing.
Here was the entry:
This is from my Angels & Insects series. Shot on Type 55, lithed in and on Maco.
Oddly enough I have a show in France coming up in a month. Would have been nice to have gotten both!
For the 3rd straight year, 1 of my images made it into the DCist's "DCist Exposed" contest:
You can see my photo here on flickr:
I was accepted in a juried show which opens tomorrow in Colorado...I think I'm the only artist from Canada (British Columbia)
Go to the link for a quick read on it...
Recently had an image accepted at a local literary annual (art on left page, prose/poetry on right). It is in the gallery as "Market, Hustler, WI" if your are curious. It was also selected for a local, juried show recently.