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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

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

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

Help a Michigan Photographer Win!

I have a local Michigan photographer friend – John Dykstra – who has been fortunate enough to have several images selected in the semi-final round of a special American Life photo contest sponsored by Capital One and Newsweek. I am going to post his images here – he would love for you to vote on… Read More

Pure Michigan Photo Contest

The New Year brings an exciting new opportunity and challenge to my photography career. I’m pleased to announce I have been chosen as one of ten photographers to compete in the first annual Pure Michigan Photo Contest (Pro Division). This event will begin on March 1, 2009. Each selected photographer has been partnered with a… Read More

I Won A Trip to National Geographic ADVENTURE’s “Adventurer of the Year” Gala

See full press release I was just informed I won the Grand Prize in a National Geographic ADVENTURE magazine contest to receive two all-access passes to the third annual Adventurer of the Year Celebration. I was chosen after submitting a short statement describing a favorite adventure destination in 150 words or less.  This means I… Read More

Some Happy Guys…

I have some very happy guys in my house right now. Why? Because I received this email yesterday afternoon: Your photo entitled Flyin High over Battle Creek is the winner of this week’s Detroit News Celebrate Michigan! photo contest. You win 2 tickets to the Aug. 17 Tigers game at Comerica Park! I hope you… Read More

LAKE Magazine Project Snapshot Finalist

LAKE Magazine just had their first Photography Contest – and received more than 1,000 entries. They were looking for the best shots of the Great Lakes region – and there were some very fine entries. I received runner-up in the Lake Michigan category with this twilight image of Grand Haven. I also received an honorable… Read More

MyParkPhotos.com Best of Show

I’m very excited to announce my image of the Gerald R. Ford funeral was selected as a MyParkPhotos Best of Show image for 2006-2007! This is a big honor for me – there are terrific photographers who participate at this website, and it’s humbling for me to be included with them. Congratulations to all of… Read More

More Voting!

Speaking of voting – my intimate photo of the Gerald R. Ford Funeral could be in the running for the People’s Choice Award at MyParkPhotos.com. But – I need your help! Please visit HERE and cast your vote for the image by clicking on the button beneath the image that says “Add to my People’s… Read More