1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
"Man from Morikami"
Biography: I love photography - it allows me the joy of being a lifelong learner. The challenge of looking at our world in unique ways enthralls me. In the words of the famed photographer Elliot Erwitt, “It's about finding something interesting in an ordinary place. I found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”
Exploring the world through our vision and the magic of light reveals hidden relationships. I strive to use my photographs to find the essence of what I am shooting, trying to capture the emotions, the awe and the energy that I...