1st Place - Outstanding Achievement
Biography: Tony Hertz is an award-winning photographer with over 20 years of professional experience. He worked 10 years as a newspaper photographer in California and photographed U.S. Presidents, the Queen of England, Pope Paul, celebrities, musicians, famous sports figures and covered major events. Working as a photojournalist helped refine his compositional instincts when he turned to focus mainly on landscapes. When not out in the field, he's likely editing photographs from his photo trips or teaching photography & traditional darkroom at Cuesta College Fine Arts Department, San Luis Obispo, CA.