Category Archives: Alaska: Inside Passage

Black and White Spider Award

I was honored recently by receiving a Nominee in Nature award from the International Black and White Spider Awards for an image from Alaska’s Inside Passage.  For more information on the Spider Awards, click on the image:


Official press release:

LONDON October 19- Professional photographer, Maureen Ruddy Burkhart,  was presented with the 8th Annual Black and White Spider Awards Nominee in the category of NATURE at a prestigious Nomination & Winners PhotoShow. The live online ceremony webcast Saturday, October 19, 2013 was attended by photography fans in 75 countries who logged on to see the climax of the industry’s most important event for black and white photography.

The awards international Jury included captains of the industry from the Tate in London, Heffel Fine Art, FoMu Fotomuseum, FTM Advisory, Camera Work, Art Stage Singapore, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Galerie Baudoin Lebon in Paris, to Fratelli Alinari in Florence who honored Spider Fellows with 246 coveted title awards and 938 nominees in 14 categories.

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.

contact:  Maureen at


Alaska: Inside Passage Part 1: Tracy Arm

There have been far too many adventures to post at once, so I will dole them out piece by piece…

I will begin by posting a few photos taken with my Canon EOS, then later add my iPhone photos, they both serve different purposes, like the Yin and Yang of my personality …

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