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Photography is a magnificent way to click some memories home with you following a visit to a state park. Children would get a scope to learn how to deal with a digital camera and get tips on how to click better images.
To exercise their new skills, they would have an opportunity to click snaps of what they see as occupying. Digital cameras are offered and children would be able to print a snap to take to their home. It is time to be a part of the Minnesota DNR’s Scott Kudelka on Tuesday, 26th August, 7 pm, presenting Digital Nature Photography.
This event that takes place at Waseca Public Library is open to the public and it is free of cost. The seating arrangements are based on first come, first served basis. The 8th Nature Photography Contest & Exhibit would take place on 17th august.
Matted snaps have to be handed to the photo committee from 12 noon to 3 pm. After judging, snaps would be on exhibit at 5010 N. Jugtown Road, Morris, on 23rd August and on 24th August. The exhibit would be at the Goose Lake Prairie State Natural Area Visitors Center in open hours.
The first hundred snaps are guaranteed adoption. According to rule, all the snaps have to be matted. Snaps secured to mat board could be from 11 x 14 and 5 x 7 inches inches. Labels downloaded from the site should be secured on the snap’s back side.
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An amateur wildlife lensman has won a title from a conservation charity for his lovely snap of a cuckoo. Barnstaple, Devon’s Shaun Barrow has won the 3rd annual Julian Gardner Award that celebrates the United Kingdom countryside. The contest is operated by Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust in memory of Julian Gardner, a East Sussex farmer, who was killed when saving his property in the year 2010.
Judges included Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust biodiversity advisor Peter Thompson, publications editor Louise Shervington and wildlife photographer Laurie Campbell. Barrow spends most of his time taking snaps of wildlife on Exmoor. He told that he was very thrilled to win this award, mainly as it was judged by one of their top UK wildlife photographers.
He added that at times, people have to wait for several hours to get that perfect snap, but there are times when you hit the jackpot, occasionally you get very lucky as the bunch of cuckoos came in the lens focus just as he aimed his camera. It was really a thrilling time, and he is very delighted that the whole thing was a great success.
Fifteen year old Mairi Eyres, from Llanfylllin High School in Powys, Wales, was the winner of the U-16 category. Mairi and Shaun were handed their trophies by Julian’s sister Anna Murphy. They would also get prints of their winning snaps. Earlier, Mairi was recognized in the International Garden Photographer of the Year and British Wildlife Photography Awards.
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