Since we’ve found out that this country is populated by some seriously talented young people, we’ve decided to bring more of their stories to you. So: this is Art Kids. And in today’s edition, you’re meeting Josiah Launstein, a 13-year-old with a knack for silent observation, a keen eye and deep empathy for the animal kingdom. He’s barely a teenager, but he’s already become an accomplished wildlife photographer who’s garnered international acclaim for his photos.
The eighth annual “Art Gone Wild” exhibit will display artwork from alligators and anacondas, ocelots and okapis, snow leopards and sea lions throughout September in the south lobby gallery of the Myriad Botanical Gardens’ Crystal Bridge.
Among the new artists who will be showing their work are the zoo’s 3-year-old Indian rhinoceros Rupert, two baby flamingos and a group of juvenile Galapagos tortoises. Returning favorites like the great apes and Asian elephants were provided a few larger canvases than last year, meaning that there will be even bigger paintings for their fans to admire and acquire.
An amateur wildlife photographer has been something to croak about after leaping into first place with her colourful portrait of an exotic frog.
British snapper Michelle Howell took home the top prize with her image of an Argentinian ornate horned frog in the Society of International Nature and Wildlife Photographers’ Creatures Great and Small competition.
THE Comedy Wildlife Awards are back this year, putting the fun back into fauna and the fierce back into our furry friends.Photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks and Tom Sullam founded the awards to spotlight conservation efforts and to inject some humour into the otherwise serious world of wildlife photography.
A stunning image which captured the hearts of photography judges is so enthralling that many have claimed it’s too perfect to be real. The dazzling picture features a kingfisher flawlessly diving into a river with an amazing trail of bright blue light shining behind it. The phenomenon is rarely seen as it involves catching the… Read More
Central Florida is home to abundant assortment of wildlife. Everything from Alligators to Black Bear. Here is a small gallery of photos I took of the wildlife we came across in 2003 when we lived near Orlando.