A BC photographer has claimed the highest prize for the Canadian Geographic journal’s images competitors.
Sara Kempner, from Cumberland, BC, submitted a surprising self-portrait titled Seal Bay Play. The picture pays homage to the seaside she grew up on situated on Vancouver Island.
Photographers have been requested to submit a photograph capturing what dwelling means to them.
“Rising up within the ’80s and ’90s we didn’t have the web and even TV plenty of the time, so we spent plenty of time exterior. Fortunately, the seaside was my entrance yard. As children, we used to play a recreation to see how far we might make it down the seaside with out touching the bottom by hopping from log to log,” Kempner instructed Each day Hive.
“I believed it might be neat to create a picture that pays tribute to the place that closely influenced my general way of life from an early age.”
A self-taught photographer, Kempner formally launched her enterprise in 2018 with nature and panorama images as her favorite genres to shoot.
“I can spend hours in a single place making an attempt to create the proper picture. And despite the fact that I’m not a morning individual, I like to be up early and catch the dawn. It’s normally so quiet and peaceable, and I might be completely alone in locations which can be busy in the course of the day.”
With the COVID-19 pandemic, Kempner has been ready to spend so much extra time on her images enterprise regardless of not being behind the digital camera as typically.
She explains that she’s discovered different methods to encourage herself like educating images on-line, beginning social media challenges to remain engaged along with her followers, and capturing front-porch household portrait periods of parents from a secure distance.
“It was a very neat approach to get out and have interaction with my neighborhood once more in a secure method”, explains Kempner.
“The pandemic type of pressured me to enter images full time, to make the leap into the freelance world. So, I’m very grateful for that chance.”