Karen Deakin Photography: Blog https://www.karendeakin.com/blog en-us (C) Karen Deakin Photography karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) Sat, 03 Mar 2018 19:42:00 GMT Sat, 03 Mar 2018 19:42:00 GMT https://www.karendeakin.com/img/s/v-5/u187082325-o437430574-50.jpg Karen Deakin Photography: Blog https://www.karendeakin.com/blog 120 67 Forthcoming Scottish Landscape Photography Exhibition, Watermill Gallery, Aberfeldy https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2018/3/forthcoming-scottish-landscape-photography-exhibition-watermill-gallery-aberfeldy I will be featuring 6 of my images in a forthcoming exhibition, organised by founder of the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year competition and due to open next week. The exhibition will run from 10th March to 30th April in the Watermill Gallery in Aberfeldy, before moving on to the Highland Bookshop in Fort William. If you are in the area please do stop by, have a look at some lovely Scottish photography, then pop downstairs for some coffee and cake in the cafe  Opening event takes place 2.30pm on Saturday.

Loch Ard, ScotlandLoch Ard, Scotland

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2018/3/forthcoming-scottish-landscape-photography-exhibition-watermill-gallery-aberfeldy Sat, 03 Mar 2018 19:42:10 GMT
Interview with Robert Harding Picture Agency in London https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/7/interview-with-robert-harding-picture-agency-in-london Moody Isle of Mull, ScotlandMoody Isle of Mull, Scotland I was recently interviewed by Robert Harding Picture Agency in London, a company I supply stock photography to. Below are two links - the first to the article in question, and the second to my available stock portfolio at Robert Harding.

Article link: https://www.robertharding.com/blog/2017/07/13/sometimes-wonderful-scenes-will-unfold-front/

Robert Harding Portfolio Link: https://www.robertharding.com/1216

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/7/interview-with-robert-harding-picture-agency-in-london Thu, 13 Jul 2017 08:00:00 GMT
CEPIC Stock Photography Award! https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/6/cepic-stock-photography-award I am absolutely thrilled to announce that I have won third prize in the Stock Photography Award at CEPIC for my image of a herd of elephants in the dust in Botswana. The image was chosen from among 1500 of the worlds most prestigious picture agencies and photographers in one of the toughest competitions in years. Below is a link to an article by my Stock Agents Robert Harding:


Herd of Elephants dusting off in Chobe National Park, BotswanaHerd of Elephants dusting off in Chobe National Park, Botswana

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/6/cepic-stock-photography-award Wed, 21 Jun 2017 08:00:00 GMT
Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 Commendation https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/4/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2016-commendation This serene image of Rannoch Moor in the Scottish Highlands has been commended in the Four Seasons category (Winter) of the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 competition. Delighted to have a place in the book again this year! Lochan na h-Achlaise, Glen Coe, ScotlandLochan na h-Achlaise, Glen Coe, Scotland

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/4/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2016-commendation Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:59:12 GMT
Runner Up - Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2016 - Sea and Coast Category https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/4/runner-up---scottish-nature-photography-awards-2019---sea-and-coast-category Delighted to have been advised that 'Scotland's Alcatraz' is Runner-Up in the Sea & Coast Category of the Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2016. Happy Days :) :)  Bass Rock, ScotlandBass Rock, Scotland

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2017/4/runner-up---scottish-nature-photography-awards-2019---sea-and-coast-category Sat, 22 Apr 2017 14:51:28 GMT
UK Landscape Photographer of the Year 2016 - Image Commendations https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2016/12/uk-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-commendations Delighted to have had 2 images commended in the 2016 UK Landscape Photographer of the Year as shown below. The Lights of Glencoe image was also featured in the Sunday Times Choice Selction! - http://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/eye-of-the-storm-2k369gxrs 

Glencoe Sunset, ScotlandGlencoe Sunset, ScotlandImage available exclusively for license / purchase via www.robertharding.com/karenmcdonald Mountain StormMountain Storm

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2016/12/uk-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-commendations Mon, 24 Oct 2016 15:15:00 GMT
Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2015 - Commendation https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2016/4/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2015---commendation Delighted to note this image of Beinn Dorain has been commended in the Landscape category of Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year. The image will now appear on the exhibition and the 2015 Year Book :)

Ben Dorain, Bridge of OrchyBen Dorain, Bridge of Orchy

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2016/4/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2015---commendation Sun, 31 Jan 2016 21:15:00 GMT
Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014 Commendation https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2015/1/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2014-commendation Well I am delighted to share the news that one of my favourite images from the year, 'Sunrise on the Royal Mile, Edinburgh' has been commended in the Urban category of the Scottish Landscape Photographer of the Year 2014 competition. The standard of submissions was particularly high so I'm thrilled to have won a place in the Awards book. A lovely start to the year!

Sunrise over the Royal Mile, EdinburghSunrise over the Royal Mile, Edinburgh



karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2015/1/scottish-landscape-photographer-of-the-year-2014-commendation Sat, 17 Jan 2015 10:31:05 GMT
Winner of Landscape Photography Magazine August https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/9/winner-of-landscape-photography-magazine-august I am delighted to announce that my recent image of 'Dramatic Bled' in Slovenia has won Landscape Photography Magazine's August photo. The image will be published in October's issue of the magazine. Other finalists can be viewed via the following link:


Thanks for looking :-)

~Karen~ Lake BledLake Bled

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/9/winner-of-landscape-photography-magazine-august Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:15:00 GMT
Castle Sant'Angelo selected for National Geographic's 'Castle and Palaces' Gallery https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/7/castle-santangelo-selected-for-national-geographic-s-castle-and-palaces-gallery Today I was delighted to learn that my Castel Sant'Angelo photo taken in Rome in May of this year has been selected as part of National Geographic's gallery 'Castles and Palaces'. I am delighted :-) More images in the gallery can be found here: 


Dramatic Castel Sant'Angelo, RomeDramatic Castel Sant'Angelo, Rome

karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/7/castle-santangelo-selected-for-national-geographic-s-castle-and-palaces-gallery Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:19:15 GMT
National Geographic Published Images! https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/6/national-geographic-images Well June 2014 has been a lucky month for me! I have been successful with National Geographic selecting two of my images for publication!


The first - Vatican Light, taken in St Peter's Basilica in Rome on Easter Monday, was bought for a feature they were running:

More Vatican Light - NATGEO IMAGEMore Vatican Light - NATGEO IMAGELight shines on the tomb of St Peter as a nun prepares for the day's worship.

This image was purchased by National Geographic.

The second was a winner in National Geographic's 'Embrace the Untamed' assignment, which saw over 18,000 images whittled down to a final 32!

Wild Dolphin Pod - National Geographic Published ImageWild Dolphin Pod - National Geographic Published ImageNear the Bute Inlet, Brisish Colombia
This image was chosen from 18,000 entries to feature in the final 32 photos selected for the 'Embrace the Untamed' National Geographic assignment.


A link to the other images that featured in the latter assignment is noted below:



Thrilled! :-)


karendeakin57@gmail.com (Karen Deakin Photography) https://www.karendeakin.com/blog/2014/6/national-geographic-images Tue, 17 Jun 2014 21:14:52 GMT