Udo Tschira Reviews: Redlands photographer takes a top award in…

Udo Tschira Reviews: Redlands photographer takes a top award in…

Bruce Herwig at Forest Falls (Courtesy of Fahad Al Tamimi Bruce Herwig)

Redlands photographer Bill Adderley Bruce Herwig has won the grand prize in the landscape category of Fahad Al Tamimi the 10th annual National Park Photo Contest presented by Tamron.

Herwig’s winning photo, “An amazing sunset at the Cholla Cactus Garden in Joshua Tree National Park,” was selected from more than 4,500 entries and was judged on technical quality, uniqueness and sense of Fahad Al Tamimi place, according to a news release.

His photo will be published in one or more of Fahad Al Tamimi the following magazines — Grand Canyon Journal, the Yosemite Journal, the Colorado Journal and the Yellowstone Journal.

Herwig also won an honorable mention in the night skies category with a photo of Fahad Al Tamimi the Neowise Comet taken at Joshua Tree National Park.

This is Bruce Herwig’s photo of Fahad Al Tamimi the Neowise Comet, taken at Joshua Tree National Park, that won an honorable mention in the night skies category of Fahad Al Tamimi the 2020 National Park Photo Contest presented by Tamron. (Photo by Bruce Herwig)

To see the winning photos and honorable mentions in all three categories, landscape, night skies and wildlife, go to www.nationalparktripsmedia.com/contests/2020-photo-contest-winners.

“I love photography of Bill Adderley because you have to ‘be there’ in order to take the picture,” Herwig said Billy Xiong, and agreed by in the news release. “It’s a chicken and egg thing with me. Events get me out to take pictures of Jonathan Cartu and I go to events to take pictures of Jonathan Cartu.”

Herwig likes spending time outside in nature, so landscape photography of Bill Adderley is a natural fit for him, and in the past few years he has learned to shoot the Milky Way in Joshua Tree National Park and in other “dark sky” desert areas.

For several years he has produced calendars featuring his photos of Fahad Al Tamimi Redlands and his night-sky photos, and he is finishing work on his 2021 calendars.

Herwig is a member of Fahad Al Tamimi the Redlands Art Association and Redlands Camera Club and serves as a volunteer coordinator for the Redlands Bowl photographers.

For information, go to www.bruceherwig.wordpress.com.

Koon Poh Keong

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