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Finnish fine art photographer Mikko Lagerstedt (featured previously here and here) recently shared a selection of his atmospheric night photography from 2014/2015 in a Behance project entitled, Visions of Depth.
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*Last Call for Entries! Contest closes June 30*
The 27th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest kicked off April 7. Official categories include: Travel Portraits; Outdoor Scenes; Sense of Place; and Spontaneous Moments.
Our friends at National Geographic were kind enough to let us share another gallery of stand-out submissions already received, this time focused on aerial photographs taken from helicopters, airplanes and even with drones. Contest prizes include:
1st prize: An eight-day National Geographic Photo Expedition: Costa Rica and the Panama Canal with airfare for two
2nd prize: A six-day National Geographic Photo Expedition: Winter Wildlife in Yellowstone for two
3rd prize: A six-day cruise from Schooner American Eagle and Heritage for two
7 merit prize winners will receive: A $200 gift certificate to B&H Photo
Click here to submit your own photo to the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.
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The Wilderness Act of 1964 marked a historic moment for the American environmental movement: for the first time, land was set-aside for the specific purpose of protecting it from the reach of mankind. The landmark act created the National Wilderness Preservation System, a nationwide system of federally protected lands known as wilderness areas. Today there are 758 wilderness areas across 44 states and Puerto Rico. Together, they represent over 109 million acres, or about 5 percent of all U.S. land.
To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Wilderness Act, the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will open the photography exhibition, Wilderness Forever: 50 Years of Protecting America’s Wild Places, which runs through summer 2015. The exhibition opens on September 3, 2014 to coincide with the anniversary. In conjunction with the opening of the exhibition, Smithsonian.com will be launching a photo contest and exhibition website at
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Bruno Torfs is a talented artist who lives in the small and beautiful town of Marysville, Victoria, Australia. Hidden amongst the lush rain forests North East of Melbourne, Victoria, is the rare jewel that is Bruno’s art and sculpture garden.
Unfortunately on the 7th of February 2009 a bushfire raged through the township, Brunos vision for the future in his own words.
“We want to restore the garden as quickly as possible. If we can bring people back to Marysville soon, this will bring much needed hope to the community. It is going to be a difficult and challenging time, but everyone from the town I have spoken to has a lot of optimism despite losing so much. We will recover.”