Posted by: Date: March 15, 2012 In: ,
Albatross pari nesting in the Falkland Islands (Photo by Charles Bergman)

PLU Professor Charles Bergman took this photo of a pair of albatross at their nest in the Falkland Islands. (Photo by Charles Bergman)

PLU prof named as “Highly Honored” photographer in global photo contest

PLU Professor Charles Bergman was named to the “Highly Honored” list of photographers for The Nature’s Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards.

His photograph of an albatross pair at their nest in the Falkland Islands has been selected to be included in an exhibit at the Smithsonian Natural History Museum featuring the photo selections from the competition.

The global competition consists of about 21,000 entries with about 100 selected as “Highly Honored.” About 40 will be included in the exhibit.

The contest is sponsored by Nature’s Best Photography Magazine. Bergman’s photo was published in the November 2011 issue.