Photo credit: Elizabeth Weinstein
The Bradford Washburn American Mountaineering Museum presents
The 2012 Environmental Photography Exhibition
Thirty (30) photographs have been selected for a six-week-long exhibition at the American Mountaineering Center, in conjunction with the 2012 Colorado Environmental Film Festival, beginning February 23rd.
We would like to thank all of the photographers who submitted work for this juried exhibition. We were overwhelmed by the response and level of talent exhibited with each entry. Our judges expressed how difficult it was to narrow down the selection.
Congratulations to Eric Tomberlin for winning
Best in Show for his image, Mineral Wealth
This year's exhibition entries were juried by:
Kim Hubbard, Senior Photo Editor for National Geographic
Wendy Erickson, Editor for Photo Technique Magazine
Stephen Weaver, Earth Systems Imaging
View images from our Grand Opening Reception [click here]
View links and videos from last year's exhibition.
Selected Photographs for the
2012 Environmental Photography Exhibition
"Bacon Creek" by Ethan Welty, Colorado
"Bicycle Hugger" by Ethan Welty, Colorado
"Busy Brickfield" by Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan, Bangladesh
"Cape Kiwanda" by Evgeny Vasenev, California
"Decending Mount Saint Helens" by Jon House, Oregon
"Dragonfly Parking Place" by Kitty Kolden, Montana
"Encroachment" by Carrie Tomberlin, North Carolina
"Fire at Failed Development" by Carrie Tomberlin, North Carolina
"Fontana Dam" by Eric Tomberlin, North Carolina
"Green Balloon" by Ethan Welty, Colorado
"Laguna Leija, Atacama desert, Chile" by Christine Cauble, Nevada
"Landscape Backstage" by Evgeny Vasenev, California
"Looming Mountain" by Mei Wu Lemmon, Maryland
"Lost" by Mahfuzul Hasan Bhuiyan, Bangladesh
"Milky Way Reflection - Tioga Lake" by Rick Whitacre, California
"Mineral Wealth" by Eric Tomberlin, North Carolina
"Night in Arches" by Evgeny Vasenev, California
"Northern Lights" by Randulf Furuholt Valle, Norway
"Retired Farmer: Old Habits Die Hard" by Hillary Mason, Colorado
"Sage-grouse in Gas Country" by Jeremy Roberts, Montana
"Sea and Sky" by Amy Gulick, Washington
"Silver Hunter" by Robbi Dixon, Colorado
"Skeleton" by Lewis Francis, California
"Sky Waves" by Fred Fisher, Georgia
"Spout" by Neville Peterson, South Africa
"Summit in Spring" by Harold Wallace, Utah
"The ground submits to the sky" by Becky Brice, Colorado
"View from Nankoweap" by Alex Sebastian, California
"Waiting for the Shuttle, Yosemite Valley" by Franka Gabler, California
"Yellowstone Coyote" by Rick Whitacre, California
Kim Hubbard is a senior photo editor for National Geographic magazine where she works primarily on natural history and environmental stories. Prior to that she was the photo editor of Audubon magazine for 11 years.
Kim's editing work has been honored by American Photography, PDN, SPD, Communication Arts, and the Art Director's Club, among others, and was a finalist for the ASME General Excellence honor in 2007, 2010 and 2011. She has also served as a judge for Pictures of the Year International, Communication Arts, and PDN.
She received her master's degree in photojournalism from the University of Missouri.
Wendy Erickson, editor of Photo Technique Magazine, is a New Jersey based photographer, writer and teacher. She seamlessly blends together traditional and digital imaging, and uses both in her art. Her photographs and writings have been widely exhibited, and published in numerous books and articles.
She taught photography, digital printing and digital textile printing to hundreds of photographers at prestigious workshop settings and colleges and is dedicated to the craft and history of the medium, with special emphasis on education.
She holds BA and MFA degrees in Art/Photography/Digital imaging, and has more than 25 years business experience in marketing and communications. Wendy teaches photography at Montclair State University and as Editor, is putting the technique back into Photo Technique Magazine.
Stephen Weaver is an award winning photographer with over 35 years experience making images of the natural world. Formally educated as a geologist, Steve combines his scientific knowledge with his photographic abilities to produce stunning images that illustrate the beauty of the structure and composition of the earth and its natural systems.
Steve currently photographs throughout North America with a major emphasis on mountain and desert environments. He uses a large format 4x5 view camera with transparency film as well as Nikon Digital SLRs to capture his images.
Stephen is a charter member of NANPA (The North American Nature Photography Association) and a member of the IEPA (The International Environment Photographers Association)