Yesterday, during the open-air photography session of the members of the Roztocze and Subcarpathia District of the Polish Nature Photographers Union, the results of the competition for the Photographer of the Year 2019 of the Roztocze and Subcarpathia District of the Polish Nature Photographers Union were announced. I am pleased to inform you that the jury of the competition appreciated two photographs of my authorship taken in the Bieszczady National Park, granting them the following prizes
At the end of 2018, the photo album 'Forest District Kraśnik - natural wealth' was published, devoted to nature of the areas administered by the Forest District Kraśnik. This publication presents the most interesting fragments of forest inspectorates, natural and historical objects, characteristic flora and fauna species occurring there, as well as unique and varied landscapes of several geographical regions, including the most interesting episode of the Lesser Poland Vistula Gorge. Among the authors included in the photo album was also my name and three photographs signed with it.
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Regional Directorate of State Forests in Lublin, the occasional 13-board wall calendar for 2019 has been issued. The calendar cards in the 60x42 cm format include three photographs of my authorship that illustrate pages devoted to months: March, April and June. Published photos were taken in the Biłgoraj and Józefów Forest Districts.
In the "Four Seasons in the Lublin Landscape Parks" photo competition organized by the Team of Lublin Landscape Parks, my photo taken in the Imielty Ług nature reserve received a distinction and was among the works presented at the post-competition exhibition. The award ceremony and opening of the exhibition took place on December 7 at the Provincial Public Library Hieronim Łopaciński in Lublin.
Again, my photographs illustrate children's readings, which are published in the Eco-educational Bulletin, an addition to the Przyroda Polska monthly magazine. Two of my photographs were published in the Eco-educational Bulletin of November, where they illustrate a reading Mountain expedition "and two in the December edition, where one was on the cover of the newsletter, while the other illustrates a children's reading book" Winter blooms ".
A photograph of me by "Dawn in the nature reserve" was awarded in the 26th National Photographic Competition of Nature PHOTO EKO 2018 organized by the Polish Society for Nature Conservation "Salamandra". She was selected from over 500 photos submitted for the competition and was among the 17 works awarded in this year's edition. In addition, it will be presented in a group of selected works at the post-competition exhibition, the first presentation of which will take place at the Poznań Palm House, pavilion IX in Poznań from December 4 to 30 this year.
As part of the 11th International Festival of Nature and Photography 'Art of Nature 2018', an exhibition will be presented presenting the awarded and distinguished works in the 'Art of Nature' photo competition, which was organized by the Zoobotanical Garden in Toruń as part of the 10th Festival of Nature and Photography 'Nature of Nature' 2017 ". At the exhibition, the exhibition of which will take place at the Museum of Photography in Bydgoszcz from November 20 to December 15 this year, will be presented in the competition my work entitled "Dawn in the nature reserve".
"In Janów Forests" is the title of a nine-minute diaporama prepared for the Janów Lubelski Forest Inspectorate, in which three photographs of my authorship were placed. Diaporama was made on the basis of photographs collected in the album "Janów Lubelski Forest Inspectorate for nature values" and is another element of the promotion of Janów Forests.
In the last two issues, August and September, published by the League of Nature Protection monthly magazine Przyroda Polska, four photographs of my authorship were published. In both editions, my photographs illustrate texts by Ewa Kwiecień entitled "In August in nature" in issue 8/2018 and "In September in nature" in issue 9/2018. In addition, in the September issue of the Eco-educational Bulletin, an addition to magazine, a photograph of me authored illustrates a children's reading book entitled "Neighborly."
I invite you to the Educational and Museum Center of the Roztocze National Park in Zwierzyniec, where until June 22 this year. a collective exhibition of members of the Roztocze and Subcarpathia District of the Polish Nature Photographers Union will be presented "Climate and colors of nature". The exhibition consists of 30 works enlarged to 30 x 45 cm format by 18 members of the District. The photographs presented also included two of my authorship.