BRMP National Juried Photography Exhibit
September 7th - October 13th, 2013
Opening Reception: September 7th, 5pm to 7pm
The 2013 BRMP National Juried show is open to all photographers, both amateur and professional, and all original photographic media, including film and digital images. Monetary prizes totaling $3,000 will be awarded including $500 for Best of Show. The exhibit will be on display in the Richard Low Evans Gallery in the Art Center from September 7th through October 13th.
Don Saunders is an award-winning, internationally-published nature photographer and author.
His subjects include: Landscapes, wildlife, and flora.
Don's images have been published in books and magazines including Nature's Best Photography, EOS (published in the U.K. for Canon photographers), Blue Ridge Country, Virginia Wildlife, NANPA Currents, and in NANPA's "2006 Impressions", "2008 Expressions", "2009 Expressions", “2010 Expressions”, and one Top 100 image in "2012 Expressions" books. He has also published his own calendar “A Beautiful Year of Birds”.
His images have received numerous awards in exhibits and competitions including: First Place in the Georgia Public Television's "Georgia Outdoors" Nature Photography contest, Second Place in the Blue Ridge Mountain Photographers National Juried Nature Photography exhibit, Third Place in the Shepherd Center Hospital (Atlanta) Permanent Exhibit, Sponsor's Award at the Meadowlark Nature Photography Exhibition, and Best in Show and multiple First Place awards from the Georgia Nature Photographers’ Association.
Don speaks to photography groups and teaches photographic workshops and individual photographers. He has received training from some of the finest nature photographers in the world, including: John Shaw, Bill Silliker,Jr., George Lepp, Rod Planck, Jim Clark, Bill Fortney, David Middleton, Ian Plant, Tony Sweet, and Craig M. Tanner.
Don is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA), the Georgia Nature Photographers’ Association (GNPA), and the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP). Don's photgraphs are on display in the main lobby of the Inova Heart & Vascular Institute, Fairfax, VA and in businesses and private homes.
BRMP National Juried Photography Exhibit Entry Payments
The Blue Ridge Mountain Photographers 2012 National Juried Nature & Fine Art Photography Exhibit
There were over 200 attendees at the opening 2012 reception. Awards are announced at the reception. Below is a list of the talented, photographic winners for the 2012 exhibit:
Best of Show Jack Martin, "Green Llight"
First in Nature Stanley Greenberg "Clearing Mist"
First in Fine Art Charles Dyer "Country Maiden"
Second in Nature Jim Shirey “Conversation with the Wind”
Second in Fine Art David Vanderlaan “Pinto Beans”
Third in Nature Chet Burgess “Mitchell’s Cove Sunset”
Third in Fine Art David Ferguson “School’s Out”
Kathy Aspy “Spiral Rainbows”
Charles Cessac “Out of the Dark #1”
Donna Curry “Foggy Martins”
Vicki Hale “Stirling Falls”
Jeanette Jenkins “Morning Glory”
Don McGowan “Middle Prong of Little Pigeon River”