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Snaps showcasing the stunning beauty of British wildlife is now on display at the Whitstable Museum and Gallery. The exhibit, of selected snaps from British Wildlife Photography Awards that includes a snap from Kent snapper Robert Canis, who has earlier won Royal Photographic Society Gold Medal and several other commendations.
Mr Canis, who is from Sittingbourne, gave a snap of a saffron drop bonnet mushroom for the contest and he won in Botanical Britain category. According to him, one does not need any special equipment to get a great snap.
He told that it is just about being in the right place at the right time. and putting the time in. One could give someone the best equipment but if they are not prepared to get up early or wait out in the rain they would not get a good snap. He stated that Oare marshes, near Faversham, is one of his favorite place to take snaps of animals or birds.
Mr Canis added that he do not think that a whole lot of people say that British wildlife is one the hardest in the world to photograph. If one goes to Africa or Antarctica, they stroll among the animals so it is hard not to get a good shot. But in UK, the wildlife has been persecuted for very long they are extra shy and wary. It is really difficult to get a good snap.
The snaps first went on display in London’s Mall Gallery, where the exhibit was started by television presenter and naturalist Chris Packham who told that these magnificent snaps by many photographers highlight the breadth, beauty and diversity of their precious wildlife and the need to protect their habitats.
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Mike Jonas, A photographer from Colorado has documented the recent flood situation in Colorado. Several events and exhibits were called off. Hundreds and hundreds of disoriented pairs — already prevalent with marriage related tension — were left scouring Front Range for a accessible dry place to tell “I do” as all their earlier plans were darned or confused by the epic floods in Colorado.
The couples as well as their family members saw financial and logistical dilemmas, as places in pleasant mountain places are tough to secure as well as contractual clauses might result in thousands of dollars’ loss. During his photography, Mike also met some people and they explained their personal problems. Continue reading →
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This summer, Stratford Butterfly Farm visitors will have the scope to see a magnificent wildlife photography exhibit. A montage of snaps by wildlife snapper Peter Farmer of Survivalphotos will be on exhibit in the Caterpillar Room at the Swan’s Nest Lane centre throughout the summer holidays of 2013, featuring close up pictures of butterfly life cycle.
Peter Farmer has held several galleries exhibits and sells his work both internationally and nationally, offering greetings cards, bespoke calendars and printed images.
He told that the world of tropical butterflies has turned into a magnificent project, catching not just the charm of adult insect, but also the beauty across the breeding cycle.
Emma Bartholomew, the marketing manager of Stratford Butterfly Farm, told that they were delighted to have a selection of Peter Farmer’s snaps on display throughout the whole summer. The snaps are magnificent and she is sure all their visitors will relish seeing the results of Peter’s work.
Admission is fare for the exhibit. However, general admission charge apply. To know more, go to www.butterflyfarm.co.uk or you can also call at – 01789 299288.
Snapping snaps of people practicing old traditions in her native place Jerusalem makes award winning photojournalist Gali Tibbon of Israel feel like a time traveler. After she returned with the Travel Photographer of the Year title at the Sony World Photography Awards, he told that every stone you step on has so much history, and if you have imagination your brain can fly.
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