08 March 2013
My Photo Selected by Smithsonian
Posted by Sonya Kanelstrand
My Burning Clouds photo got selected as one of the TOP TEN Altered Images in the 10th Annual Photo Contest of Smithsonian Magazine. It was chosen among more than 37,600 submissions from extremely talented photographers in 112 countries. As the Smithsonian Magazine representative says "We feel these images excel in technical quality, clarity and composition and provide fascinating lenses into our world." I feel honored and humbled.
Smithsonian is an institution I have deep respect for. Established in 1846 it is considered the world's largest museum and research complex with 19 museums, 9 research centers and more than 100 affiliate museums around the world.
Smithsonian Magazine is the official journal published by the Smithsonian Institution, with articles on history, science, arts and nature.
But I am sure you all know that. Now, on to the main topic:
While the jury is busy deliberating the winner of every category - The Natural World, Travel, People, Americana and Altered Images, as well as the Grand Prize winner, there is also voting going on for the Readers Choice Winner.
So, please, if you like my image, vote for it and help me get the highest percentage of votes! Voting is open until March 29th, 2013 and you can vote once every 24 hours.
Just in case the link doesn't take you to the page above, my photo is Number 47. I only have a feeble chance to win if you vote just once, so if you want to make sure you are really helping me out you can set a reminder and go back there to vote every day.
You can buy the same image right now in my etsy shop. Use coupon code KAN15 to get 15% discount.
If I win, I promise to send each of you a postcard with the same image. Just drop me a comment every time you vote, so I can keep track and make sure I have a way to contact you later for your mailing address!