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H2OOne of my photos has been accepted into the juried exhibition, H2O, at the Darkroom Gallery, Essex Junction, Vermont, USA. The show opens on December 12, 2015 and closes on January 3, 2016. http://darkroomgallery.com/ex76
The juror is environmental photojournalist and writer, Gary Braasch. http://www.braaschphotography.com/ He documents nature, environment, biodiversity and climate change around the world. He has been a nature photographer for more than 40 years, and is internationally known for dramatic, artistic and science-based nature photography. His images and assignment articles have been published by Time, LIFE, New York Times Magazine, Discover, Smithsonian, National Geographic, Scientific American and the United Nations among many others.
Most of his work is on conservation or natural history subjects, the coverage of which gained him the Ansel Adams Award from the Sierra Club in the U.S., and