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Wildlife snaps on display at Dietrich Theater

There are no shortages of stunning images when it comes to Joan and Jim Borden photography.

Together, the duo avidly pursued their love by clicking the natural world in the northeastern part of the United States and Canada, that includes Maine, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Vermont, and now their images are on display till the end of March at Dietrich Theater, Tunkhannock.

When questioned regarding their most loved photographic shoot, both of them agreed that clicking the snap of moose in Maine has been very exciting. Going remote streams by canoe and being able to get very close to moose was a real highlight of their photographic raids.

Regionally, a favorite spot of theirs is Lake Carey in winter before the ice melts, a habitat rich with sightings of eagles, owls and small birds.

The exhibit is open to public for free when movies are shows. To know more, you can call at - 570-996-1500.
Meanwhile, pro wildlife photographer Tom Ulrich would give his year in snaps at Southern Arkansas University Reynolds Center Foundation Hall on 28th and 29th Jan, from 7 pm to 8:30 pm. This is his 23rd wildlife photography presentation at the SAU.

Ulrich is a freelance photographer since the year 1975. He is well known across the world for all his nature photography skills. A lot of his more than 100,000 transparencies have been utilized by several magazines as well as other publications, including Audubon, National Wildlife, Outdoor Oklahoma, Sierra, Ranger Rick, Alaska, American Hunter, Montana Outdoors, Life, National Geographic as well as several others.

Wildlife photographers win prizes

David Hargus clicked the snap of a burrowing owl that won him the 1st prize in a photography competition. Central Sierra Environmental Resource Center, which is based in Twain Harte, stated the winners of their 4th yearly wildlife photo competition. Entrants can submit snaps of animals in the Sierra Nevada or Central Valley.

Hargus, who is an Arnold resident, got US$ 150 for ending 1st in adult category. Modesto’s William Moore got the US$ 100 2nd spot for his snap of tule elk, this once-abundant species which now can be found in just few parts of the Valley.
Two entrants tied for 3rd and got US$ 50 each - Valley Springs’ Gemma Gylling for her snap of a howling coyote and Turlock’s Ginger Erwin’s hummingbird photo. Stockton’s Sydney Spurgeon won US$ 75 youth prize along with a close up snap of a gold colored butterfly.

Over three hundred saps were introduced in the competition. CSERC plans to use some of these in their slide shows for Valley and Sierra schools students. The winning snap as well as forty five other entries can be seen at - cserc.org.

The fiftieth Wildlife Photographer of the Year contest starts on 9th December in 2013. The contest stays as the most esteemed wildlife photography competition in the world, with the enjoyment and ethical discovery of the world through photography. To be in with an opportunity of capturing one of the most wanted awards and grand awards, entries should display technical excellence, authenticity, innovation and creativity.

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