Dawn at Sand Dunes, <br />
Gobi Desert

Education: University of Pennsylvania, BS in Physical Therapy

Active participant in photo classes, seminars and photographic travel experiences

Passionate, Enthusiastic Photographer

Website: BarbaraBarbaraPhotography.com

Contact: bbarbour@mac.com

Photography Awards

1. "Morning Therapy" was voted winnning photo for the 2022 Penn Alumni Travel Photo 

Contest, in the category "Backyard Exploration"

2. "Pink Pelican" received Award of Merit by the Columbia Council of Camera Clubs for March, 2021,EID competition, and first place in “End of the Year Competition “ for King City Camera Club, June, 2021

3. "Enchanted Forest"  was voted the winning photo  for the 2021 Penn Alumni Travel photo contest in the category "Backyard Exploration"

4. “ Taxi in Cienfuegos, Cuba” selected for the 2020 Juried members Exhibition of the Lehigh Valley Photography Club, at the Allentown Art Museum, February 2-March 3, 2020

5. 23 works exhibited at Gallery at MedSpa, Advanced Dermatology, Allentown PA, from September 2019 thru July 2020.

6.  PSA honorable mention, 2019, 3rd round, national inter-club travel competition, for the image "Mongolian Horseman"

7.  Exhibited 2 works  at NHarts,  2019,  4th Juried Photography exhibit, "America on the Move", with "Crusin'" and "Tango Dancers"

8. Gallery Exhibit of 19 works at Dick Blick, in Allentown, PA, as sole artist, the month of June, 2019

9. Gallery Exhibit, “Here on Earth”, as sole artist, Burrison Galley, Philadelphia, of 26 works for the month of February, 2019

10. Gallery exhibit at C Leslie Smith month of December, 2018 with 21 works.

11.  Gallery exhibit “The World in which we Live” of 18 photos in at Allentown’s JCC Gallery, October-December 2017

12.  Exhibited 2 pictures in NHarts 2nd Juried Photography Exhibit, “Portraits, and Landscapes Re-imagined”, July 2016, with “Mongolian Horseman” and “Young Woman, Mursi Tribe, Ethiopia”.

13.  Winner of “Peoples Choice Award” for “Mongolian Horseman” in NHarts 2nd Juried Photography Exhibit. July 2016

14. Exhibited “Walking the Dog in a Winter Storm” in NHarts first juried photographic exhibit “ Exposure 2015”

15.  Winner of “People’s Choice Award” for “ Walking the Dog in a Winter Storm” in Nharts “Exposure 2015” exhibit.

16. Penn Alumni Travel contest: Grand prize winner, 2015, for picture titled “Torres del Paine”

17. Penn alumni travel contest, 2015, First place award for “Places category” for picture titled “Torres del Paine”

18. One of “Top 50 photos”, Images selected by The World Wide Photography Gala Awards, and published in Portraits and People around the World, 2011, “Scaffolding, Jaipur, India”

19.  One of “Top 50 photos”, Images selected by The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, and published in The Beauty Around Us, 2011 “Walking the Dog in a Winter Storm”

20.  2nd place Backroads Travel Photography contest, 2009, photo “Yellow Wall, Hoi An, Vietnam”

21. 3rd place winner at International Juried Art contest, Mayfair, Allentown, PA, 2001, “Bicycle in Rabat”

22. Numerous prizes at local photo contests at Dans Camera City, Allentown, PA

23. Current Stock Photography contributor on Shutterstock, and Adobe Stock, and also a contributor to Dreamtime and istock, with total sales of over 3,500 images.

24. Contributing Photographer for Congregation Keneseth Israel, Allentown PA; for newsletters, special events, web site, and special projects, such as their Centennial Book

25.  Photo published in “Gus at Work”,  and "Oscar and Gus",  two children’s books by Peter Barbour

Artist’s statement:

To capture a moment forever, to always be able to remember it and savor it, that is a gift.

To try to uncover the heart of the moment, the feeling of the experience through one fraction of a second of exposure, that is the challenge.

To be able to share those moments, some common, some exotic, with friends, family, and strangers, that is the pleasure.

To me, this is the essence of photography.

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