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!
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.
Winners and Honorable Mentions in this year’s Julia M Cameron Awards will have their work exhibited in the 5th Biennial of Fine Art & Documentary Photography to be held in Barcelona on October 4-21, 2018.
570 women photographers from 63 countries participated in the 11th edition, collectively submitting 5,732 images. It is a huge honor to be featured alongside the beautiful work of so many great women photographers.
My images selected are from Kenya, India, Ethiopia, and the Mermaid Parade of Coney Island.
12TH ANNUAL BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS HONORS PHOTOGRAPHER TERRI GOLD FROM THE UNITED STATES
LOS ANGELES 11/15/17 – Professional photographer Terri Gold of the United States was presented with the 12th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Honorable Mention in the category of Nature at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow streamed Saturday, October 14, 2017.
“It’s an incredible achievement to be selected among the best from the 8,121 entries we received this year,” said Basil O’Brien, the awards Creative Director. “Terri Gold’s “Mysterious Sossuvlei Dunes”, an exceptional image entered in the Nature category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we’re pleased to present her with the title of Honorable Mention.”
BLACK AND WHITE SPIDER AWARDS is the leading international award honoring excellence in black and white photography. This celebrated event shines a spotlight on the best professional and amateur photographers worldwide and honors the finest images with the highest achievements in black and white photography. http://www.thespiderawards.com
I’m honored to give a talk at Professional Women Photographers (PWP) monthly meeting tomorrow, Wednesday, November 8th. I will be showing and discussing work from my travels in Asia and Africa throughout the years…
Nevada Wier is an award-winning travel and fine-art photographer specializing in the remote corners of the globe and the cultures that inhabit them. Enjoy her musings, creative tips, and practical suggestions. Excelsior!