> <<AP-18F.pdf>> > Contact: John Bianchi > jbianchi@xxxxxxxxxxx > 212/979-3026 > > AUDUBON MAGAZINE HONORED BY AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY > > Eight Audubon Photos Chosen from 5,000 Entrants for 'American Photography > 18' > > New York, NY February 28, 2002 - Audubon magazine announced today that > eight photographs originally published in the magazine have been chosen > for publication in American Photography 18. The photographs, by David > Liittschwager and Susan Middleton, Richard Misrach, Terri Weifenbach, and > Dan Winters, are among the best photographic images of 2001, chosen by > American Photography 18's distinguished jury. > > From more than 5,000 images submitted, American Photography's jury > selected only 340 for publication in American Photography 18. The > completed issue will be available in November 2002. > > "Audubon is honored to have 8 photographs make American Photography 18's > final cut," said Audubon Editor-in-Chief David Seideman. "To be > recognized by American Photography is a tribute not only to the work of > our photographers, but also to the efforts of our great design and photo > team: Design Director Kevin Fisher, Photo Editor Kim Hubbard, and Designer > Isabel DeSousa. It is abundantly clear that Audubon is becoming the > leader in finding and displaying great nature photography." > > Two intimate portraits of Hawaii's endangered species by Liittschwager and > Middleton were chosen from the photo essay, "Recapturing Eden". Richard > Misrach's haunting image of the Salton Sea, from the Article, "Of Salt and > Seabirds" was also honored, as were Terri Weifenbach's beautiful and > unique studies of flowers from the photo essay, "Suburban Renewal". Dan > Winters was chosen for his photographs from two Audubon pieces: striking > studies of Gorillas in the Bronx Zoo from "The New Zoo", and a jarring > look inside the machinery of a paper mill which accompanied "The Paper > Chase". > > Five Audubon photographs were chosen for American Photography 16 in 2000, > and three for AP 17 in 2001. American Photography's annuals not only > stand on their own as art books, but are also an exclusive resource used > by many top art directors, editors, and designers when assigning > photography. The 18 Competition honors the work of photographers in every > discipline. > > Called "The most beautiful magazine in the world," by the New York Times, > Audubon is currently celebrating 102 years of publication, during which > the magazine has set the mark for outdoor writing, conservation reporting, > and nature photography. > > # # # > -- Binary/unsupported file stripped by Ecartis -- -- Type: application/applefile -- File: AP-18F.pdf You are subscribed to Audubon-News. To unsubscribe, send email to audubon-news-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field. To adjust other settings (vacation, digest, etc.) please visit, http://www.freelists.org/list/audubon-news.