Terri Gold Awarded Honorable Mention in 13th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards

I was so thrilled to receive an Honorable Mention in the Culture & Daily Life category in the 13th edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, a competition celebrating women photographers all over the world, held by the Photography Gala Awards.

The winning images were three of my favorites from my latest adventure to the Turkana region of northern Kenya.

See the full list of winners here!

Terri Gold’s “Mermaids of Coney Island” Photo Album Available for Purchase!

I recently had fun putting together a photo album of my favorite moments from the Coney Island Mermaid Parade, which I have been attending for over 20 years.  I never cease to be amazed by the spirit and creativity of all the diverse creatures of the sea…

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I’m excited to share my Mermaid images in book format! The collection includes both infrared and color imagery from several years of the Parade.

“The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonder forever.” Jacques Cousteau

For a journey through the wonders of the sea, order your own copy here!

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“I must be a Mermaid. I have no fear of depth and a great fear of shallow living.”

Anaïs Nin

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Order the book here!

Terri Gold Wins Grand Prize, Featured as Cover Artist in Shadow & Light Magazine

I am so honored to win the Grand Prize for Shadow & Light Magazine’s special March/April edition, Color It Red 2019.  The issue features work from some of my favorite tribal expeditions.

Having just returned from an amazing trip to the Turkana region of northern Kenya, my imagery was filled with color.  Though I am known for my infrared photography, I was very inspired by the challenge presented by Shadow & Light’s Color It Red competition, since I always have a color camera with me too, and was thrilled to have the work so well-received.

My work is truly about discovery, both while traveling and in creating the images. I think of my work as magical realism.

“Color! What a deep and mysterious language, the language of dreams.” – Paul Gauguin
Follow this link to read my full interview and order a print copy or PDF download of my Color It Red edition!

 

Terri Gold Artist Spotlight – Photoshop User Magazine

I’m so happy to be featured in Photoshop User Magazine‘s Artist Spotlight for the February 2019 issue.

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Photoshop User Magazine is the official magazine for KelbyOne users — a huge resource for photographers all over the world.

 

Terri Gold Finalist in One Eyeland Photo Awards

I was very happy to be chosen as a Finalist in the 2018 One Eyeland Photography Awards.  The contest received over 4,000 submissions from 64 countries.

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I am very proud to be included with so many amazing photographers from all over the world.  This image is of women of the Rendille tribe in Turkana, in northern Kenya.

You can see more of my work from my latest adventure here.

 

Terri Gold Awarded Honorable Mention in Neutral Density Awards & Photography Gala Awards

This month I was happy to receive Honorable Mentions in the Neutral Density Photography Awards as well as the Photography Gala Awards with some of my favorite images from the Coney Island Mermaid Parade.

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I have been photographing the Parade for more than 20 years, and it never disappoints.  It is an honor to continue to receive recognition with images from one of my favorite New York City events.

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The highly acclaimed ND AWARDS is a melting pot of some of the world’s most outstanding and talented souls in the field of photography. The Gala Awards, with the sponsorship of the Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography, celebrate women photographers of all levels.

I am always thrilled to be honored alongside so many wonderful photographers from all around the world.

See more of my awards and press on my work here.

Terri Gold Wins Grand Prize in Santa Fe Photographic Workshop “Diversity” Competition

I received the wonderful news this week that I have been awarded Grand Prize in Santa Fe Photographic Workshops’ 2018 “Diversity” competition with one of my favorite images from Ethiopia, a portrait of a Suri family wearing some of their amazing headdresses in the Omo Valley.

With my work, particularly my ongoing series Still Points in a Turning World“, I am always exploring our universal cross-cultural truths: the importance of family, community, ritual and the amazing diversity of its expression, so this award is especially meaningful to me.

Many thanks to Santa Fe Photographic Workshops for this incredible honor, and congratulations to the other winners and honorable mentions; may we all continue to celebrate diversity together.  Though we may not see our own customs and traditions in these images, it is my hope that we recognize our common humanity.