"A DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE FOR YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY" by Connie Mier

From February 28, 2019 7:00 pm until February 28, 2019 9:00 pm
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Connie Mier specializes in photography the Florida Everglades and Biscayne Bay from a canoe. This former KCC member, will provide a "Different Perspective for your Photography". 

 ARTIST STATEMENT

"My art is inspired by my canoe explorations of the wilderness areas of south Florida. I often spend several days at a time in the Everglades exploring remote places seldom photographed. It is with a camera that I attempt to re-create the peaceful solitude that I experience in these places and believe so many people desire to feel. With an artistic vision framed by the camera, my goal is not to simply illustrate a picture of a bird or a mangrove tree; rather, I seek to provide the viewer a perspective he or she has never seen before. I want them to imagine the peace of being in that place or the joy of watching a beautiful bird. To that end, a successful image is one that best represents my wilderness experience and invites the viewer to observe more closely with a deeper appreciation for nature's art."

AWARDS

Finalist (top 250) in the North American Nature Photography Association's 2018 Showcase; four images selected. Title of the top 100 finalist: Mangrove Drama 1.

Finalist in the Outdoor Photographer magazine 2017 American Landscape contest. Selected image: Biscayne Red.

Finalist in the International Contemporary Art Competition, 2017.

Nominee in the 3rd edition of Fine Art Photography Awards, April 2017. Six images nominated, some of which can be seen here.

The North American Nature Photography Association's 2017 Showcase, Best in Show in the Scapes category. Title of winning image: Floating.

Winner of the Fine Arts category in the 2015 Audubon Photography Awards. Title of winning image: "Gulls and Cormorants 1".

Honorable mention in the 2015 Outdoor Photographer magazine American Landscape contest. Title of winning image: Playful.

Member of the winners gallery in the Nature's Best Photography Best Backyards 2014 photo contest. Photograph of a common iguana is featured in the 2014 spring/summer edition of Nature's Best Photography magazine.

 For Connie's complete biography, please visit her website: https://www.constancemierphotography.com

 

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