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    Bonnie’s Polar Bear Photo Wins Silver!

    Posted Sep. 25th, 2015 by Jill Mangum

    Bonnie’s Polar Bear Photo Wins Silver!

    We’re happy to announce that longtime Explorer and good friend Bonnie Forman-Franco has won a silver medal (or blue if you’re in Germany:) in the AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit photo contest! Her winning photo, a jumping polar bear, was captured on the recent NE Svalbard Photography Tour.

    Bonnie reports that Gunther Riehle, head coordinator of the competition, sent her a personal message of congratulations, “You took part in an international photo competition with Photographic Society of America patronage. AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit. This salon produces one of the most prestigeous exhibition catalogues in the world. The competition has 8 sections. In each section there are 3 medals. In the mammals section you got a medal. The exhibition received ca 9100 images in the 8 sections.”

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    Bonnie’s medal-winning polar bear photo. Svalbard, Norway

    In addition to this honor, two of Bonnie’s Palouse images along with two separate polar bear images received acknowledgement for being in the top 25% of entries. These photographs can be viewed in the slideshow below, along with a photo of Bonnie herself 🙂 Browse through even more of Bonnie’s images on her NE Explorer page.

    Bonnie loves traveling with Dan and Tanya and is about to embark on her fifth Natural Exposures photography tour, venturing this time to South Africa and the Cape Town region.

    Many of you know Bonnie, so be sure to drop her a “congratulations” for her most recent photographic accomplishment. Well done Bonnie!!

    Bonnie Franco on the 2014 Cuba Photography Tour.This Palouse photo was ranked in the top 25% of AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit's 9,100 submissions.This Palouse photo was ranked in the top 25% of AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit's 9,100 submissions.This polar bear photo was ranked in the top 25% of AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit's 9,100 submissions.This polar bear photo was ranked in the top 25% of AC-FOTO German Mega Circuit's 9,100 submissions.

    “I am an energetic, outgoing gregarious individual who loves to meet other people from the United States as well as from around the world. Travel and photography are passions of mine and have taken me to all seven continents. Every trip is an adventure waiting to happen.”

    Bonnie Forman-Franco

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    1. Lynn claytonOn Sep. 25th, 2015

      That is a fantastic achievement. Congratulations.

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