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Storm Image Earns 4th Runner Up in Competition

I am pleased to share the news that my image of the high waves hitting the pier of the St. Joseph Lighthouse received 4th Runner-Up in the 2012 Photograph of the Year Contest at PhotographyCorner.com! For this I’ve received some pretty cool photo gadgets, gift certificates and software. This happens to be the fourth time… Read More

09/19/12 – ArtPrize Opens – Peaches Bed & Breakfast

Stacy Niedzwiecki’s 2012 ArtPrize entry – From the Shores – will be on display in the dining room of Peaches Bed & Breakfast. A current work-in-progress – the From the Shores photography collection will feature unique, new images captured not only from the Great Lakes – but will feature streams, rivers, inland lakes and may… Read More

ArtPrize 2012

It’s that time of year again – I have officially registered my entry “From the Shores” for ArtPrize 2012. What is ArtPrize, you say? If you live anywhere in West Michigan, you’d have to live in utter seclusion to not be aware of this radically unique competition held throughout the streets and downtown establishments of… Read More

Help Send Stacy to the Rainforest!

Today, I learned my photo (of which you see posted here) has been chosen as a finalist in the Forests category of the 2011 Rainforest Alliance Photo Contest. There are 25 finalist in five categories. One person in each category will win a Fuji camera package. However, the GRAND PRIZE winner will receive a six-day,… Read More

09/28/11 – Pig Roast / Block Party Reception – Grand Haven

ArtWalk Centertown Block Party – Parking Lot at Frame & Mat Shop Come on down to Centertown in Grand Haven. Pig out on pig roast – complements of Anthony’s Kicked Up Catering. Or, chill out with a bowl of JW’s infamous white chili while listening to live music by Barefoot Sunday and watching Reb Roberts… Read More

08/01/11 – Rockford ArtCapsule 2011 – Marinades Pizza Bistro

Just a couple of hours ago, I hung up my entry at Marinades Pizza Bistro in downtown Rockford for the kick-off of ArtCapsule 2011. My entry piece is photography on canvas, and is titled Wash, Rinse, Repeat. It is hanging on the west wall just inside the pizzeria. This spin off from Grand Rapids’ ArtPrize… Read More

05/07/11 – NCCA Statewide Photography Competition Exhibit

The Newaygo County Council for the Arts (NCCA) Statewide Photography Exhibition Opens May 6, 2011 –  through May 28, 2011 Reception and Award Ceremony Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 10:00 am – noon   Judged by Adam DeKraker, the 2011 NCCA Statewide Photography Competition exhibit promises a great selection of photographs ranging from breathtaking landscapes… Read More

Great Journey – To Scotland?

There probably are more amazing photography opportunities than I can even imagine in Scotland. Today, I entered one of my images into the Macallan Masterclass Competition with the hopes I could win a trip to travel Scotland for 10 days. The competition celebrates the launch of the Albert Watson edition of The Masters of Photography… Read More

08/14/10 – Rockford ArtCapsule – Wise Photography

Rockford Michigan ArtCapsule A Social Art Event to Celebrate the City of Rockford’s 75th Anniversary Presented by the Rockford Area Arts Commission in conjunction with the Rockford 75th Anniversary Weekend Celebration. Concept: On Saturday, August 14th, the general public is invited to vote on their favorite pieces and prizes will be awarded in the following… 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