Best of Nature Photography Show 2011 at the San Diego Natural History Museum
~ Sample 2011 Best of Nature Photo ~ Christine O’Riley, Snow Owl
January 9, 2012 – May 13, 2012
The Ordover Gallery at the San Diego Natural History Museum would like to thank everybody who submitted their work to the jurying process for the Best of Nature Photography Show. Two hundred photographers submitted just less than a thousand images. Judging was very difficult as there were so many extraordinary entries, yet only space to hang 72 photographs.
We would like to congratulate the following photographers whose work has been juried into the Best of Nature Photography Show 2012. (Listed by last name, then first name, then image ID.)
The prize-winning images will be chosen when the show is hung. The winners will be announced at the opening reception on Saturday, January 21, 11 AM–2 PM in the fourth floor gallery at the Museum. The show will be on view January 9, 2012 – May 13, 2012. A curating letter will be sent soon via e-mail to the selected photographers.
Notification of acceptance: Beginning November 21, 2011
Opening reception for the show: Saturday, January 21, 2012; 11 AM–2 PM
Show dates: January 9–May, 2012
First Round: San Diego Natural History Museum
Final Round: Abe Ordover, owner of The Ordover Gallery
Grand Prize: $1000
First Place: $500
Second Place: $250
Third Place: $150
Six Honorable Mentions: $100 each
People's Choice Award: $100
Instructions for Photographers
The Best of Nature show will include approximately 70 images. The selection of images for the show will be done through a jury process.
For accepted works, the San Diego Natural History Museum will take responsibility for the artwork while it is in the Museum gallery. The photographer is responsible for the artwork during shipping to and from the Museum.
Submission and payment are due by November 9, 2011. Digital submissions and payment only.
No refunds and no exchanges. The selection of the judges is final.
lf your work is selected for the show, all images must be black framed and white matted.
Please use only one email address for all correspondence regarding the juried show, preferably an email address with your name in it.
All artwork in juried show will be for sale.
The photographers will set the price for their work; 50% of each sale goes to the artist.
A portion of sales will benefit the Museum.
The show will be promoted through press releases distributed by the San Diego Natural History Museum to local and national media. Award-winning images will be highlighted in the promotions for the show. Submission to the show grants permission for your images to be used to promote and advertise the Best of Nature show by The Ordover Gallery and the San Diego Natural History Museum.