Weekly Wow! Week of September 10, 2018

All of this week’s Weekly Wow! images can be seen in the slideshow on the NANPA homepage at nanpa.org.

Showcase 2018 Top 100 winner. Virgin Falls, Girdwood, Alaska. © Margaret Gaines

Showcase 2018 Top 100 winner. Virgin Falls, Girdwood, Alaska. © Margaret Gaines

The following Showcase images have been selected to appear on the NANPA home page for the week beginning Monday, September 10, 2018.

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NANPA Weekly Wow

Mother leopard and cub tender moment , Botswana. © Adolfo Rapaport

 

Each week www.nanpa.org highlights 7 images from the top 100 submissions of the 2018 NANPA Showcase competition. This week’s images are by:

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VOLUNTEER: Margaret Gaines

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© Margaret Gaines

Margaret Gaines is a mom and a jewelry designer in addition to being a nature photographer. She is based in Alaska, and her focus is on Alaska’s nature. Margaret also covers remnants of the state’s history being reclaimed by nature. 

Do you have a “day” job? What do you do?

For the past five years my primary day job has been “Mom.” I do the traditional activities of cooking, cleaning, running errands and being there to support my kids when they need me. I maintain my sanity by escaping with my camera whenever I can. I’ve also been working on a master’s degree in biology for just as long with the hope that it will enhance my photography and possibly lead to regular employment when and if the time is right.  Continue reading