Trumpeter Swans

PhotographerCraig Blacklock
PrizeHonorable Mention
CompanyBlacklock Photography Galleries
City/CountryMoose Lake, United States
Photo Date2/13/17
Technical InfoISO1250, f/6.3, 1/640 sec.
Entry Description

Trumpeter swans in evening flight over St. Croix River, Hudson, Wisconsin, USA.

About Photographer

Craig Blacklock Resumé EDUCATION AND TRAINING I learned photography from my father, Les Blacklock (pioneering color landscape photographer). EMPLOYMENT I’ve made my living as a freelance landscape photographer (stills and video) since 1976. PUBLICATIONS BOOKS Selected listing: “Apostle Islands — From Land and Sea”, 2012 “Pictured Rocks — From Land and Sea”, 2012 “Slot Canyons of Page Arizona, April 2011 “Minnesota’s North Shore” (with accompanying 3 hour movie), 2007 “A Voice Within — The Lake Superior Nudes”, 2004 “Horizons”, 2002 “The Duluth Portfolio”, 1995 “Gooseberry”, 1994 “The Lake Superior Images”, 1993 “Border Country, The Quetico-Superior Wilderness”, 1988; re-issued in 1999 “Photographing Wildflowers, Techniques for the Advanced Amateur and Professional”, 1987 “Minnesota Wild”, 1983 “Our Minnesota”, 1982, revised edition 1992 “Black Hills Badlands, The Web of the West”, 1981 “Journeys to Door County”, first edition 1979, revised edition 1985 MAGAZINES: Selected listing Airone, American Photo, Audubon, Newsweek, Black and White, Fine Art Photo (Germany), Focus, Outdoor Photographer, Lake Superior, National Geographic Adventure, National Geographic Traveler, National Wildlife, The New Nude, Reader’s Digest, Sierra Club, Smithsonian, and View Camera. EXHIBITIONS: (One or two person shows unless noted otherwise.) Minnesota Marine Art Museum, Winona, Minnesota, opens June 1, 2012 Ridgewater College, Willmar, Minnesota, 2008 Gallery 13, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2006 (group show of nudes) Minnesota Center for Photography, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2004 Banfill-Locke Center for the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2004 Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota, 2004 Pine Tree Gallery, Ironwood, Michigan, 2002 Waters of Superior/Blacklock Photography Galleries, Minnesota 2002 (ongoing) Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery, Grand Marais, Minnesota 2001 Sivertson Gallery, Duluth, Minnesota, 2000 Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota (group exhibition) 1999 Duluth Art Institute, Duluth, Minnesota, 1995 Lee Hall Gallery, Marquette, Michigan, 1994 Pine Tree Gallery, Ironwood, Michigan 1993 Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth, Minnesota 1993 Art Resources Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota 1993 Polaroid Corporate Headquarters, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992 Photographic Images Gallery, Portland, Oregon, 1991 Imprimatur Gallery, Minneapolis, (1984?) COLLECTIONS: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; George Eastman House; Minnesota Historical Society; Museum of New Mexico; Polaroid Collection; Tweed Museum of Art, and many corporate collections. AWARDS, HONORS, PRIZES: Midwest Independent Publishers, Best Illustrated book, 2007 Midwest Independent Publishers, Best coffee table/art book, 2005 Independent Publishers, Best Photography Book, 2005 (from 1327 publishers worldwide) Black and White Single Image contest, Bronze Award, Nudes, 2005 National Freedom Award, Nature/Art, 1999 Midwest Independent Publishers, Best Hardcover Book Award, 1996 Mid-America Publishers Association, Best Photographic Book Award, 1996 Lake Superior Magazine Achievement Award, 1994 Minnesota Book Award, Illustrated Book 1994 TEACHING/LECTURING: I have presented many photography workshops and lectures, solo or with the late Nadine Blacklock, since 1982. Programs include Fotofusion; Palm Beach Photographic Workshops; the Split Rock Arts Program and the Complete Scholar, of the University of Minnesota; Dillman’s; Madeline Island School of the Arts; Minnesota Center for Photography, and Vision Quest. In addition, I’ve provided keynote speeches for numerous groups including several large camera club symposiums.