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COSTA RICA | Tuesday, 21 Jul 2015 | Views [294] | Video | Scholarship Entry

I recently lived for two years in Costa Rica, and I have a strong passion for the Latin world. What intrigued me, during my travels in Central America, is how many people gushed about Colombia. I have met so many people, from such different walks of life, ... Read more >

Tags: 2015 Film Scholarship to Colombia

The Hills of Paradise

LAOS | Sunday, 23 Nov 2014 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I have worked as a freelance writer for many years, and at times I am permitted to illustrate my own stories with original photographs. I have a decent camera, and I love taking pictures, but I have no formal training. For a long time, I took this as ... Read more >
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Tags: 2014 Travel Photography Scholarship

My Scholarship entry - A 'place' I have visited

LAOS | Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

Like my fellow applicants, I have long desired to become a globe-trotting photojournalist. Specifically, though, I am interested in photographing nations that have suffered widespread trauma. While I do not have the chops for war photography, I wish ... Read more >
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Tags: Travel Photography Scholarship 2012

My Scholarship entry - Through Local Eyes

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 11 Oct 2012 | Views [338] | Video | Scholarship Entry

We both love the outdoors, and we both love to climb. Bill is the more experienced climber, so we decided to focus on him. Robert is a seasoned photographer, so he shot most of the footage and edited it together. After filming in Bill's attic, we visited ... Read more >

Tags: Travel Film Scholarship 2012

My Photo scholarship 2011 entry

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 25 Aug 2011 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

When I was in high school, I met a young woman named Amila, a Bosnian refugee. We weren't close, but I admired her courage and ability to rebuild her life. Thirteen years later, we reconnected and she invited me to visit Sarajevo. That brief sojourn inspired ... Read more >
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Tags: #2011wnphoto, Travel Photography Scholarship 2011

My Travel Writing Scholarship 2011 entry - Journey in an Unknown Culture

WORLDWIDE | Thursday, 10 Mar 2011 | Views [281] | Scholarship Entry

Walking the Bay of Fundy By Robert Isenberg We set up our tents in the fog. Nova Scotia is famous for its gray weather, and mist subsumed the campground. On a clear day, we might see the rocky beach and grassy marshlands, but instead everything was ... Read more >

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My Photo scholarship 2010 entry

CANADA | Friday, 6 Aug 2010 | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

I recently drove the Trans-Labrador Highway, completed this year, to help film a documentary. Having grown up in Vermont, I always admired Canada -- for its kind people and progressive culture. But Labrador told a bleaker story: This area is ravaged ... Read more >
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Tags: #2010wnphoto, travel photography scholarship 2010