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Photo from North Carolina earns Second Place

After submitting images into the Ludington Area Center for the Arts Photo Competition, the third time must have been the charm. I was pleased to learn on Saturday evening my image Odyssey took Second Place in the Landscape category. The competition is juried annually by the father-and-son professional photography team of Todd & Brad Reed,… Read More

2010 NWF Photo Contest – Honorable Mention

This is a screen capture of my Honorable Mention photo entry (Birds, Professional Division) in the 2010 National Wildlife Federation Photo Contest. My image of a Great Horned Owl peering out from a pine tree is #73 in the slide show of 80 image, and it’s well worth your time seeing the entire group. This… Read More

Vintage Michigan

Logging onto my computer this evening, I was pleasantly surprised to learn an image I entered in the Absolute Michigan Michigan Business Photo Contest won first place! The image was captured at the only remaining Dog-n-Suds Restaurant in Montague, Michigan. This was very exciting news – I’ll receive some great prizes such as a sponsorship… Read More

2009 Photograph of the Year Contest Finalist

After a month-long entry period, followed by a preliminary voting round that featured 7 groups of 21 photos each (147 photos), which was followed by a 1-week FINAL VOTING ROUND… … I was pleased to learn today my photo of the Grand Haven pier in winter was a winner in the PhotographyCorner.com 2009 Photograph of… Read More

05/01/09 – Statewide Photo Contest Reception – Fremont

I would like to invite you to attend the opening reception of the Newaygo County Council for the Arts Statewide Photography Contest. I have two pieces as part of the exhibit, one of which has received an award – to announced at the reception. Ray and Arlene Frodey, both nature photographers with over 75 years… Read More

Photo of the Week – People's Choice Award

I just now discovered that my photograph of a powerful October storm front at Grand Haven received the Photo of the Week (POTW) for Nov. 3 – 10, 2008 at MyParkPhotos.com. I am truly honored to have been selected for this People’s Choice Award by the other wonderful photographers on this website. I’ve been participating… Read More

Some Moments from Lansing

Just thought I’d post a few photos from our reception at the Governor’s Residence in Lansing on Monday… If you cannot see the Flash slide show below – click here: http://flickr.com/photos/stacyn/sets/72157608853493395

A Place of Honor

Well – there just hasn’t been time for blogging as of late – so I apologize for not adding something more current the past few weeks. Ever since we learned of our upcoming National Geographic trip, life has been somewhat of a blur! I have some exciting website projects I’m trying very hard move forward,… Read More

And the Winners Are…

The results are in! Great Lakes Forever and Anheuser-Busch announced the winners of their 2008 Great Lakes Photo Contest. More than 85 amateur and professional photographers entered over 220 photographs in July. Six photos were selected for online voting in August. More than 550 people voted, selecting the winners in both the professional and amateur… Read More

Governor's Residence Artist Program

The Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art of the Midland Center for the Arts worked in conjunction with Governor’s Residence Artist’s Program to assist the Governor in putting together a body of artwork to embellish the Governor’s Residence in Lansing. I submitted four works for consideration, and just found out two of the… Read More