The Best of Nature 2016 Photography Show will be on view in The Ordover Gallery on Level 4 of the San Diego Natural History Museum through August 21, 2016. View magnificent nature-based imagery by amateur and professional photographers from San Diego and around the globe.
In February 2016, photographers were invited to enter this juried photography competition for their chance to win prizes totaling $2,500. The winners were announced at the opening reception on Saturday, April 30.
Best of Nature features more than 70 stunning works by 52 photographers, chosen from more than 1,200 entries. The images on display depict gorgeous landscapes and majestic creatures in their natural habitats.
Lisa Layne Griffiths
J. David Pincus
Sally Reis Vogt
Amateur and professional photographers were invited to submit nature photography to the Best of Nature Photography Show. Landscape, wildlife, flora, and nature-based abstract / impressionistic images were considered. Traditional, digital, and alternative-process photographic works were reviewed.
Two rounds of judging took place to determine the winning entries. The first round consisted of three prominent professional photographers including: Lee Peterson, Robert Barry, and N. David King. These judges received 1,273 images from 251 photographers. The second and final round of judging was done by Abe Ordover, owner of The Ordover Gallery in Cardiff, California, and curator of the exhibition, who chose the 73 entries featured in the exhibition.
Select photos that were featured in the upcoming exhibition are featured on this page: Mark Drawbridge (gorillas), Gerald Fleury (canyon wall abstract), Mike Shane (grasshopper), Leah Horstman (Yosemite), Debbie Tubridy (polar bear) and Wendi Schneider (owl).
For questions re: registration and payment, please call Customer Service at 877.946.7797.
For questions regarding submission guidelines, please contact The Ordover Gallery.