Invited: 2 from Costa Rica

I am delighted to report that two of my photographs from Costa Rica have been invited into a juried group show benefit for the Kansas City Zoo. My encounter with this tiny gladiator tree frog happened at Osa Interactive Gardens, a privately-owned habitat restoration project near Puerto Jimenez. The Gardens features numerous small ponds surrounded by native vegetation, and the native Costa Rican frogs are reproducing and thriving. What a contrast! The second image chose for the show is this not-so-cute but, IMHO, fascinating and beautiful in its own way creature, the green iguana. One of the big problems in…

Honorable Mention!

I’m delighted to report that “Red Flags over Atlanta” has won an Honorable Mention at the 27th Emerald Coast National Juried Arts Exhibition. As if the honor weren’t enough, it comes with a cash prize as well! I am especially heartened by this recognition because I have been photographing construction sites for a long time, and for a long time thought no one else would ever see the interesting and pleasing aesthetic in them that I do. I have long used two hashtags with these images. #HardHatArt is my recognition and great admiration of the role of construction workers, who…