- CANDID OF FACES
The above images were taken using OLYMPUS E510; edited on I-Photo, HP Smart Studio and final framingusing Ilustrator-Adobe
Andy Manuhutu, one of Voorale.com photographers, had the opportunity to accompany Amanda Zevannya to Japan in late Septermber, 2012; and took candid shots of her during her activities as the presenter of KOKORONOTOMO TV program.
KOKORONOTOMO will be aired in Metro TV, Jakarta, starting 3rd of January 2013 @9:00 AM; every Sunday of the week.
Copyright 2012 Andy Eric Manuhutu; Location: Various places in Japan-September 2012
- JAKARTA THE CAPITAL
|Canadian Geographic Wildlife Photography contest winner's work permanently featured on new Royal Canadian Mint collector coin|
|Written by news desk - yahoo.com|
|Wednesday, 20 June 2012 08:04|
OTTAWA, June 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Royal Canadian Mint is pleased to introduce the $10 Fine Silver Coin Canadian Geographic Photo Contest - Praying Mantis,
which features the work of Robert Ganz, the grand prize winner in the fourth annual Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year contest. The coin and the award-winning photograph which inspired it are the centerpieces of the Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year exhibit at the Canadian Museum of Nature in Ottawa. This exhibition showcases the work of contest winners from across Canada, from June 8 to August 26, 2012.
The reverse side of the collector coin which beautifully captures Mr. Ganz's work features a slender praying mantis clinging to the underside of a tufted grass flower. The sharp contours of the mantis' body starkly contrast the soft texture of the downward-curving plant. This elegantly designed coin has a limited mintage of 7,500 and is composed of 99.99% fine silver. It will retail for $69.95 CAD when it goes on sale July 16, 2012.
"The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to celebrate both our nation's talent and natural beauty by reproducing a stunning Canadian wildlife photograph on an eye-catching collector coin" said Ian E. Bennett, President and CEO of the Royal Canadian Mint. "The breathtaking moment captured by the lens of Robert Ganz can now live on for the enjoyment of coin collectors and nature lovers world-wide thanks to the crafting of a fine new silver collector coin from the Royal Canadian Mint."
"The Canadian Wildlife Photography of the Year contest attests to the artistry, talent and determination of the photographers who are keen to share with other Canadians their own fascination with wildlife," said André Préfontaine, Executive Director of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. "As a result of the unique partnership of the Canadian Museum of Nature, the Royal Canadian Mint and Canadian Geographic, Canadians will have unprecedented access to this year's winning photos that are featured in the exhibition, on a collector coin and in the magazine."
The public can view the stunning wildlife imagery captured by all the contest winners, runner-ups and honourable mentions online at http://photoclub.canadiangeographic.ca/photos/wildlife_contest/default.aspx.
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