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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

7th Swansea International Salon

In November, I had one acceptance in the Nature category, in the 7th Swansea International Salon 2011 photo contest, organized by the Swansea Camera Club, in Wales, UK (click here for complete results).

Here is the accepted photo of mine:

Hungry for pollen
Flower Chafer Feasting on a Crown Anemone

Monday, October 31, 2011

5th Annual Photography Masters Cup

On Sunday, October 23rd, four of my insect macros were chosen as Nominees in the Nature and Wildlife categories, in this annual color photography contest. None of them were awarded any prizes in the end, but it still feels great to see my photos distinguished among many others from around the globe.

These are the selected photos:

Monster rising


Lixus sp.

Close to a dragonfly

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

T-Mobile myTouch® 4G - Wildflower theme

My photo of a wet Osteospermum flower is being used as a wallpaper in the Wildflower theme, on the T-Mobile HTC myTouch® 4G smartphone.

The photo was licensed by T-Mobile via Getty Images (photo on

Here is the photo on Flickr:

Monday, May 30, 2011

6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards


On Sunday, May 29th 2011, my photo called "Roots" was distinguished as a Nature Nominee in the 6th Annual Black & White Spider Awards international photo competition.

Friday, March 4, 2011

98th Southampton International Exhibition

I had one acceptance in the Nature Digital class, in the 98th Southampton International Exhibition (SIE 2011) photo contest, organized by the Southampton Camera Club, in Great Britain.

They attracted well over 11,000 entries from more than 60 countries around the world, confirming their position as one of the largest photographic salons in the United Kingdom. There will be an exhibition of all the prize-winning images in the central atrium of Southampton's WestQuay Shopping Centre from Thursday 5 May to Sunday 8 May 2011, as well as presentations of a selection of the best images from SIE 2011 at several locations within the UK (for dates and venues, check their website).

Here is the accepted photo of mine:

Lampides boeticus