One of the current joys in my life is seeing the pleasure that Karen is getting by putting out some of her photos of our trips for assessment, and receiving some very appreciative comments from long-standing photographers. She has done really well, especially for it being the first time and submitting sometimes risky images!
Karrie got silver and bronze awards at this year’s International Loupe Competition and was placed 4th in the Photojournalism category for the Dante’s Inferno image of the wildebeest crossing.
She has had her two images of the wildebeests and the mountain gorilla accepted by the curator at the 1X website, which is the biggest international website for photographers and has some pretty amazing work on it. Her photos are at
Her national geographic site is at
and her wildebeest image was selected for publication at
As well as finalising the http://tropicstopoles.com site, she is working on putting her best images from all assignments on