It’s as clear as black and white

I wasn’t planning on entering any more photography contests this year. My good friend and fellow photographer Melissa Simser-Iovino changed that for me. Melissa – who has a thriving photography business and who also took my head shot that adorns this blog – entered some photos in the upcoming LensCulture Black and White Photography Awards…

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Results from the 2017 Iowa State Fair

When last we checked in, two of my four entries for the Iowa State Fair’s 2017 Photography Salon were accepted, and will hang on the walls of the Patty and Jim Cownie Cultural Center in Des Moines.  This is great.  This is exciting.  This is … still unknown.  Which two of my four entries got…

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A postcard from the 2017 Iowa State Fair Photo Competition

What you see here are two postcards from my previous Iowa State Fair submissions.  Five entries sent in 2014 … four entries sent in 2016.  All nine entries were rejected like Chuck Miller on date night. And yet, I’m trying one more time.  Such is the masochist in me.

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Going all in for Iowa 2017

And Competition Season 2017 begins … today.  I’m boxing up my four entries for the Iowa State Fair’s photography competition, and they should be on their way to Des Moines by this afternoon. This will be my third attempt to enter photographs in the Iowa State Fair’s Photography Competition.  It’s the largest fair photo show…

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