Lea Foster Photography
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NEWS & EVENTS

Awards:

2017:

Fine Art Photography Awards (London, UK) (International Jury): 3 Nominee Awards

Kokomo Photography Competition (Kokomo, Indiana): Honorable Mention Award for "The Sounds of Spring"

IN Focus Photography Competition (Anderson, Indiana): Best in Wildlife/Animal Category for "The Perky Little Poser"

International Color Awards: Honorable Mention award in Nature Category for "Dandelion and Dew Drops"
Nominee in Wildlife Category for 'The Assassin Always Wins"

International Photographer of the Year Award (International Jury): Honorable Mention Macro Category for "The Assassin"

2016:
Outdoor Photographer of the Year Award: Commended in Small World Category for "The Assassin Always Wins"

Nature's Best Magazine "Backyards Photo Competition": Semifinalist (2 images)

Share the View International Photography Competition (Jurors: George Lepp, Joann Brennan, Kevin Schafer): 2 images chosen for Top 250

Proify International Photography Competition (International Jury): Bronze Award in Macro Category

Tokyo Foto Awards (International Jury): 2 Honorable Mention Awards in Wildlife Category

International Neutral Density Photography Awards (International Jury): 3 Honorable Mention Awards in the Macro Nature Category

North American Nature Photography Association (NANPA): Top 250 (Jurors: Allison Jones, George Lepp, Marc Muench)

Better Photography Magazine Photograph of the Year Award: Revealing Nature Category--4 Silver Awards, 11 Bronze Awards. (Jurors: Peter Eastway, Tony Hewitt, David Oliver)

International Photography Awards (international jury): 2nd Place Macro/Micro category; 3rd Place Macro/Micro Category; Honorable Mention Macro/Micro Category; 3 Honorable Mention Awards in Wildlife Category

Honeywell Center Photography Show (Wabash, In): Honorable Mention Award for "Frogstool"

Nature Conservancy Annual Photo Contest: 2nd Runner Up Overall for ("Dandelion and Dew Drops")

Images of Nature Photography Competition (Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, In.) 1st Place in General Nature category for "The Assassin Always Wins" (Juror: Rich Clark)

"Indiana, Naturally Photography Exhibit at the Indianapolis International Airport (sponsored by the Arts Council of Indianapolis and the Indiana Nature Conservancy) (3 photos chosen) December 11, 2016 to March 19, 2017

International Garden Photographer of the Year 2016 competition: Shortlisted in Macro Art photo project category for "Dandelion and Dew Drops"

Tippecanoe County Fair Open Show Photography Competition: Best of Show Winner/Grand Sweepstakes Photography Division (Dandelion and Dew Drops); Reserve Sweepstakes Winner Photography Division (Frog on Toadstool)

1650 Gallery (Los Angeles): 2 photos juried into "I'll Fly Away: The Nature of Birds" photography show: "Hummingbird on Guard" and "The Acrobatic Nuthatch"

View Bug Photo Competition "Frogs": Grand Prize Winner for "Sitting Pretty"

2016 Moscow International Foto Awards (MIFA) (International Jury): HM Award for "Dandelion and Dew Drops", HM Award for "Colorful Calla", HM Award for "Toadstool Bed for Mr. Frog"

I Shot It Flower Photography Competition: Mark of Excellence Finalist Award for "Dandelion and Dew Drops"

Hoverfly photograph of mine published in National Wildlife Federation magazine June/July 2016 issue: article "Unusual Pollinators"

Open Lens VII Photography Show (Gallery 7, Joliet, Il.): Juried into show "The Little Charmer"

NVAL International Photography Show (Redding, California) (Juror: Jack Fulton) Silver Selection for "The Acrobatic Nuthatch"

Photoplace Gallery (Middlebury, Vermont) (Juror: Kathleen Clemons) Juried into online gallery for "Bursting at the Seams"



2015:

Juried into "Images from a Glass Eye International Photography Competition" with image winning an Honorable Mention Award for "Portrait of a Young Sparrow" (Red Bluff, CA) (Jurors: Neil and Susan Silverman)

Better Photography Magazine Photograph of the Year 2015 Photography Competition (Australia) (3 jurors): 2 Silver Awards (both images awarded in the Top 50 of the Revealing Nature Category) and 3 Bronze Awards (Jurors: Peter Eastway, Tony Hewitt, David Oliver)

Honeywell Center Clark Gallery Photography Competition (Wabash, In) (3 jurors): Honorable Mention Award for "Hummingbird on Guard"; Honorable Mention Award for "The Pollinated Pollinator"

International Photography Awards (IPA)(International Jury): 2nd Place in Special Micro Category for "Backyard Critters", Honorable Mention Award in Wildlife Category for "Looking at You"

Images of Nature (Eagle Creek Park, Indianapolis, In.): 1st Place in General Nature for "The Pollinated Pollinator" and 3rd Place in General Nature for "The Photogenic Wasp" (Jurors: Frank Oliver and Glenn Chang)

Logansport Art Association Photography Competition (Logansport, In.): Honorable Mention Award for "The Very Fine Finch"

Indiana State Fair: Honorable Mention Award for Colored Nature Category (Hoverfly)

Solo Photography Exhibit at "Art of Framing Custom Frame and Art Gallery" (Lafayette, In. ) August, 2015

Tippecanoe County Fair Open Show Photography Competition: Best of Show Winner/Grand Sweepstakes Photography Division (Gibbon photo); Champion in Nature Category (Hoverfly photo)); Champion in Animals Category (Gibbon photo); Champion in Unmatted Category (Masked Mare photo)

PX3 2015 International Photography Competition (Paris, France) (International Jury): 1st Place Gold Winner in the Nature/Flowers Category for "Colorful Calla"; 2nd Place People's Choice Winner in the Nature/Flowers Category for "Colorful Calla"
Honorable Mention Award Nature/Wildlife Category for "Nap Between Strokes"

Juried into "Butterflies and Insects" Exhibit at the Ordover Gallery in the San Diego Natural History Museum (Curator: Abe Ordover)--6 photos chosen for exhibit.

Juried into the Louisville Art Association Photography Show (Louisville, Colorado) (Juror: Eli Vega) with photograph "Momma and Her Brood"

Hoosier Women Artists Awards Winner 2015 for "Colorful Calla"

8th Annual International Color Awards (International Jury): Nomination in the Nature Category for "The Hoverfly"

Silver Selection for 2015 North Valley Art League (Redding, CA) (Juror: Thom Sempere) for "Indiana's Beauty"

1st Place Black and White Art Competition Photography Class (Logansport, IN.) for "Tranquility"

Juried into INFocus Photography Show (Anderson, INJ): "My What Big Eyes You Have", "The Perky Poser", "Fairy of the Flowers"

Juried into "A Winter's Tale" at 1650 Art Gallery (Los Angeles,CA) for "Dancing Trees"

Solo Gallery Exhibit at Tippecanoe Arts Federation January 12-February 13: "Images of Nature"





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