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Award Winning Nature Photography by Wayne Bennett

Posted on: Jul 6, 2009 @ 10:32:15 am

Wayne Bennett's work depicts wildlife, as well as ethereal landscapes, and vibrant floral images from several countries and the U.S. He is past president of the Orlando Camera Club. One of his images was in a submission, sponsored by Natures Best Magazine, which won the Windland Smith Rice Award as the best camera club portfolio. The portfolio was featured at the Smithsonian Institution’s Museum of Natural History from November 2008 – May 2009. A photograph featured here, “Roseate Spoonbill Taking Off” was in the portfolio. Wayne is a dentist by profession and has been a professional photographer for the past 15 years. He now shoots for Corbis and Alamy agencies. He taught photography with the Great American Photography Weekends workshop group and also at Disney Institutes. Many of his images have been featured in national publications such as Outdoor Photographer. He has travelled extensively throughout six continents, capturing their natural beauty. Nikon has been his camera system of choice for 35 years. Wayne still leads workshops to various locations and can be reached at this web site:

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