Monday, November 7, 2011

Contest Winners

Today I am going to pat myself on the back. 

This fall, I received the best in show award from the Friends of National Wildlife Refuges of, Rhode Island for my picture of a snowy egret preening.Snowy EgretD7K_0673-Edit-2

Yesterday, Massachusetts Audubon society held a reception for the finalists in their Picture This: The Great Outdoors photo contest.  There was 24 finalists chosen from over 2400 entries.  The awards were: Two Grand Prize Winners (one Adult and one Student);Two Winners for Best Mass Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary Photo (one Adult and one Student);
and 20 Honorable Mentions (10 Adults and 10 Students).  My photograph of a funnel-weaving spider was one of the honorable mention winners.Funnel Weaving Spider_ROT9598 August 08, 2011 NIKON D3S

Here are Photographs Of Me With the picture And with the award pic_D3C8525


All the Honorable Mention adult winners along with  Ms. Laura A. Johnson, President of Massachusetts Audubon Society



All the Winning photographs will be available to view on the Mass Audubon Site later this week