Stunning nature photos now on display at BurkeJuly 3rd, 2012 by cdunagan
About 475 people attended the public opening and member preview of the International Conservation Photography Awards Exhibit at the Burke Museum over the weekend, according to Andrea Godinez (Barber), public relations coordinator for the museum.
The amazing photographs will remain on display through Nov. 25 at the museum. For information about this and other exhibits, visit the website for the Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture.
A slideshow presenting many of the winning photographs can be viewed on the website of the ICP Awards.
Below are three of my favorites. Click for a little larger view, and scroll down below the photos for a complete list of the winners.
Cristobal Serrrano, First Place – Underwater
Douglas Orton, First Place – Puget Sound at Risk
Phillip Cola, Honorable Mention – Natural Environment at Risk
International Conservation Photography
Canon Award: Grand Prize, Paul Bannick
Director’s Award: Stefano Pesarelli
Community at Risk: First Place, Scot Hoyle; Second Place, Tom Reese; Honorable Mentions, Alex Wong, Alex Wong.2, Marinz Javie Sanchez.
Documenting a Conservation Project: First Place, Cheryl-Samanatha Owen; Second Place, Justin Gilligan; Third Place, Neil Aldridge.
Flora: First Place, Harry Ableman; Second Place, Kelli Breeton-Fairall; Third Place, Cynthia Flynn; Honorable Mentions, Tom Reese, Sherena Al Suwaidi, Cynthia Flynn, Andas Szekely, Chris Linder.
Landscape: First Place,Robin Black; Second Place, Vadim Balakin; Third Place, Sean Bagshaw; Honorable Mentions, Georg Popp, Andras Szekely, Orvar Thorgeirsson, Christoph Fischer, Cristobal Serrano, Neil Aldridge, Vadim Balakin, Fortunato Gatto.
Natural Environment at Risk: First Place, Justin Gilligan; Second Place, TJ Watt; Third Place, Peter Mather; Honorable Mentions, Phil Colla, Sandesh Kadur, Susanne Weissenberger, Micheal Eastman, Chris Linder.
Puget Sound at Risk: First Place, Douglas Orton; Second Place, Tom Reese: Honorable Mention, Dayton Knipher.
Student: Top three, Timothy Brooks, Sam Edmonds, Cameron Karsten; Honorable Mentions, William Freedberg.1, William Freedberg.2, Jackson Lee, Donavon Preiser.
Underwater: First Place, Cristobal Serrano; Second Place, Jim Patterson; Third Place, Jon Cornforth; Honorable Mentions, Ryan Hellard, Franco Banfi, Alex Varani, Todd Mintz.
Wildlife: First Place, Cristobal Serrano; Second Place, Brian Joffe: Third Place, Carol Freeman; Honorable Mentions, Robin Moore, Jon Cornforth, Peter Mather, Lori Foreman, Kerry Griechen, Phillippe Jean-Petit-Matile, Justin Reznick.