Viewbug Member Selection Award for « View over the Sound of Last Hope »

A good surprise this week on my Viewbug page: "View over the Sound of Last Hope" won the Member Selection Award.  Nothing fancy but very much worth noticing and appreciating.  It was taken 2 and 1/2 years ago above Puerto Natales, Chile, while out horseback-riding at the end of our 3-month volunteering at my friends' [...]

Viewbug Staff Winter Selection 2015 for « Catching the Sun »

As incredible as it may seem, my picture "Catching the Sun" won the Staff Winter Selection 2015 award this week on Viewbug.com. I was pretty surprised as it definitely is not one of my favorites.  I took this photo in Uyuni Salt Flats, Bolivia, in 2010 and have improved so much since then than I [...]

Photo of the Week: « Climbing Villarica Volcano » is a Staff Favorite!

A good surprise this week was waiting for me on my Viewbug page: "Climbing Villarica Volcano," which I had entered in the "Hiking Photo Contest" was chosen for the Staff Favorite Award!  I took it 2 years ago on the way back down from a tedious hike up the Volcano in the Lake District of [...]

Photo of the Week: The « Great Wall in the Mist » is Remarkable!

As some of you know, I have for the past 2 years submitted many of my pictures to a few photography contests held by Viewbug.  You can see all these pictures and many more there, by the way.  Earlier this week I was sent a message informing me that my picture "Great Wall, China" had [...]

Photo of the Day : a photo award, in loving memory

The photography judges of the Foliage Photo Contest at Viewbug chose yesterday to recognize my picture, « River, » by giving it the « Cool Capture » award ! I just love this !  It was taken on the trail of the Dientes de Navarino trek in Chile in February 2012.  Read here for the complete tale and more photos. (Remember [...]