Old and New

09/02/2011By MarijnAfrica, Awards, Mammals

— Extra Newsflash — I am very happy and proud to announce that my abstract image of zebra stripes has won the ‘Mountain and Nature in Abstract’ category at the 2011 Memorial Maria Luisa awards. This is a growing Spanish nature photography contest that this year attracted over 11.500 images by 1.000 photographers from all … Read More

Christmas award: OPOTY

25/12/2010By MarijnAbstract & Macro, Awards, Plants & Fungi

2010 has been a quite succesful year, photographywise, but it just got even better. The winners of the Outdoor Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced and I am very happy and proud that my image of a Fungus in predawn blue light has won the ‘Small World’ category! The competition is organized, this … Read More

Lobende Erwähnung

01/11/2010By MarijnAbstract & Macro, Awards, Plants & Fungi

Lobende Erwähnung. That’s German for Highly Commended (eervolle vermelding in Dutch) and exactly what my close-up photograph of two tiny mycenae received at the 2010 European Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition, organised by the German GDT. I am very happy and proud to be amongst the winners of this year’s competition, as it is widely considered … Read More

Back from Italy

07/04/2009By MarijnAfrica, Awards, Mammals

Last weekend, the annual Asferico photofestival took place in Marano Lagunare in Italy. I decided to visit the festival to receive the award for my runner-up position, because it might well be the only (and thus last) international recognition I’ll ever get. The Dutch really did well this year. We won 15 awards, Wendy Kreeftenbergs … Read More

Wild Wonders Runner-up

26/02/2009By MarijnAwards, Mammals

More good news from the contest front. This, I assume familiar, image of a Red Squirrel made it to the runner-up position of the January edition of the online Wild Wonders contest. Every month, the jury choose the finalists for the contest in four categories. It is then up to the visitors of the website … Read More

Asferico 2009 Runner-up

19/02/2009By MarijnAfrica, Awards, Mammals

The good news has been in my mailbox for about a month now, but only now are the results open to the public: I am very happy and proud to announce that my image of “stripes & stripes” has won a runner-up position in the “Composition and forms” category of the Italian photo competition Asferico. … Read More