Contest Judge Brenda Tharp2018-10-21T11:32:14+00:00

BRENDA THARP

2018 PEREGRINE FALCONS: BREEDING CYCLE PHOTO CONTEST

Brenda TharpA professional photographer for over 33 years, Brenda is also an inspirational speaker, writer, workshop instructor, and tour leader. Brenda works in part as a photography instructor aboard the Lindblad fleet in partnership with National Geographic. This past June, she was the photography instructor on several trips in Alaska’s Inside Passage, to photograph sea birds, wildlife and astounding scenery.

Passionate about the natural environment, she pursues images that showcase Nature’s awesome beauty along with the fascinating wildlife that inhabit these special places.

She is the writer/photographer of Creative Nature and Outdoor Photography, (original and revised editions), she co-authored Extraordinary Everyday Photography, and the author of Expressive Nature Photography (release date of August 2017)

Her award-winning images have appeared in national magazines and books, calendars, greeting cards, and posters and used for interior-decor. Her fine art images are in private collections across the United States, and she is represented by Danita Delimont Stock and Getty Images.

Brenda teaches workshops internationally and regionally, and leads photography tours to many places, including Ireland, Italy, Morocco, Spain, Slovenia and Bhutan.

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"When words become unclear, I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence."
ANSEL ADAMS
"There is only you and your camera. The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are."
ERNST HASS
"The eye should learn to listen before it looks."
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