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2017 MEDIA ECLIPSE AWARD-OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Professional Photographic Services are available by appointment: farms, private & public stables, horse shows & race tracks.
Specializing in : Portrait, Conformation, Stock photos, Feature & Live Racing Action for Commercial/Advertising & Editorial venues.
Also, photojournalism services available, with 40 years experience at a daily newspaper in New Jersey.
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THOROUGHBRED RACING PHOTOS PAGES:
Graduated from Moore College of Art & Design, Philadelphia, Pa. in 1975
with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Illustration.
Has been a Photojournalist at a Daily Newspaper in New Jersey, since 1979
where throughout the years, has won numerous awards in the annual
Daily Newspaper Press Photography contests: NJPA, NJPPA and the PPA.
As well as receiving the coveted 2017 Eclipse Media Award for Outstanding Photography.
Was a contract photographer for the Miss America Pageant's annual internationally televised event
in Atlantic City, N.J. from 1988-1995!
Professional Photography skills include: working with the Nikon Digital Camera system, Panasonic video camcorder,
Adobe Photoshop software for editing stills on a MacBook Pro computer, and Final Cut Pro software for editing videos.
Time lapsed pictorial photography.
AWARDS IN PHOTOJOURNALISM
2020 Marquis Who's Who in America: Lifetime Achievement Award!
2022 Pemmsylvania Keystone Media Awards-Professional, DIII
New Jersey Press Association's Annual Better Newspapers' Photography Contest...Daily Newspaper Division
*Awarded First Place in 2018...Category:SPOT NEWS*
*Awarded First Place in 2017...Category :SPORTS FEATURE*
A WET MORNING AT THE RACETRACK
*Awarded Second Place in 2016...Category: SPORTS FEATURE*
IN NEED OF A BATH
*Awarded First Place in 2015...Category: SPORTS ACTION*
AMERICAN PHAROAH WINS TRIPLE CROWN
*Awarded Second Place in 2015...Category: ILLUSTRATION*
CLEAN UP TIME, AGAIN
*Awarded Third Place in 2015...Category: PICTORIAL*
WHEEL GOOD TIME
*Awarded Second Place in 2012...Category: SPORTS FEATURE*
*Awarded Second Place in 2010...Category: SPOT NEWS*
*Awarded Third Place in 2005...Category: SPORTS FEATURE*
*Awarded First Place in 2004...Category: PICTORIAL*
*Awarded First Place in 2000...Category: SPORTS ACTION*
*Awarded Honorable Mention in 2001...Category: PORTRAIT*
Also, *Awarded Third Place in 1995...Category: SPORTS ACTION*
Philadelphia Press Association Media Awards Competition...Daily Newspaper Division
*Awarded First Place in 1993...Category: Daily Sports Photography*
*Awarded First Place in 1990...Category: Sports Photography*
NJPPA Photojournalist Competition...Daily Newspaper Division
*Awarded an Honorable Mention for 1991*
*Placed 10th in Overall Clips Contest for 1991*
AWARDS IN EQUINE PHOTOGRAPHY
2017 MEDIA ECLIPSE AWARD- OUTSTANDING PHOTOGRAPHY
Equine Ideal Spring/Winter Professional Division Photography Contest Awards
Western States Horse Expo Equine Art Show Awards-Professional Division 2007, 2006 & 2005
PHOTOGRAPHS PUBLISHED IN BOOKS
"Miss America, the dream lives on"
"The High School Athlete. her personal journal", by Bobby Shultz, editor
"Yes, You Can Heather", by Daphne Gray
"The Miss America Cookbook", by Ann-Marie Bivans
"Miss America, in pursuit of the crown", by Angela Saulino Osborne
Jockey Frank Lovato Jr.'s, "Racing Terminology Booklet"
"Scientific Training of Thoroughbred Horses", by Dr. Allan Davie (Second Edition)
"Truth to Power", by Zack Ranes
"King's Gift", by Loretta Weaver (First & Second Editions)
PHOTOGRAPHS PUBLISHED IN MAGAZINES
Today's Christian Woman
New Jersey Woman
Classic-The Magazine about Horses and Sport
AFSCME Public Employee Union Magazine
Carpenter Union Magazine
Miss America Pageant
Miss New Jersey Pageant
North American Trainer ( Issue 29 Summer 2013 - Cover & 3 Feature Photos-Barclay Tagg )
North American Trainer ( Issue 29 Summer 2013 - 'Photo of the Quarter' )
North American Trainer ( Issue 33 Summer 2014-Cover & 5 Feature Photos-Christophe Clement )
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2013
Echoes of LBI Midsummer Dream 2013
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2015
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2018
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2019
Echoes of LBI Midsummer Dream 2019
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2020
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2021
Echoes of LBI Midsummer Dream 2021
Echoes of LBI Spring into Summer 2022
Echoes of LBI Midsummer Dream 2022
SNOW MOON OVER HOLGATE
ECHOES OF LBI SPRING INTO SUMMER 2020
PHOTOGRAPHS FEATURED ON NATIONAL TV
Story on Mount Laurel bus driver suprised with tickets to Super Bowl LII
Still photos featured on:
The Today Show, on Jan. 31 & Feb. 4, 2018
The Steve Harvey Show, on Feb. 2, 2018
LX-TV Open House New York City-Tips of the Trade-24 Hour Makeover-Libby Langdon, aired Sept. 27, 2010
Equine photography has been my passion since owning my Thoroughbred/Quarter horse mare, 1970-1987.
Currently, photographing today's 'Thoroughbred Racing Greats' as showcased on this website.
Thank you for visiting!
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