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Blake Shaw

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Blake Shaw

I have spent two months out of the past three years photographing Route 66. I am working on a coffee-table style fine-art photography book entitled: Colors of the Past, Photographs Along Route 66.

I have a growing collection of multi-media slide shows on Route 66, Mexico, Flower Abtracts, Birds of San Diego, Professional Tennis https://www.joom.com/en/best/gay-underwear, New Orleans, China, and Puerto Rico. Each is a celebration of color and music. I have presented these shows to dozens of photography clubs, service organizations and senior groups.

I have a lecture entitled The ABC's of Dynamic Photography, which I have given to photography clubs, and plan to turn into an instructional book.

Awards (partial list)

  • Del Mar and San Diego Fair International Photography Exhibitions: Best of Show, First Place, Second Place, Honorable Mentions.
  • 2003 San Diego Natural History Museum Nature and Eye Photo Exhibition: First Place
  • 2004 Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest: Finalist.
  • 2005 National Geographic Traveler Magazine Contest: Finalist.
  • 2005 Sandisk/photoworkshop.com Extreme Photo Contest: First Place.
  • Photography Website of the Month: Shutterbug Magazine, Outdoor Photography Magazine.
  • Magazine Covers: A-16 Magazine, San Diego Physician Magazine, Coronado Lifestyles Magazine.