Communication Arts 2022 Picture Annual » Michael Clark Images

I’m very excited to announce that the Astronaut on Planet White Sands photos proven above have been chosen for inclusion within the 2022 Communication Arts Photography Annual, which can be printed within the July/August 2022 challenge of Communication Arts (CA). The CA Images Annual is without doubt one of the most unique pictures competitions on the earth. The Communication Arts Images Annual competitors has been held for the final 63 years making this one of many oldest pictures competitions within the World. From the Communications Arts press launch, “Of the two,241 entries to the 63rd Images Annual, solely 117 had been accepted, making the Images Annual probably the most unique main pictures competitors on the earth.” My congratulations to all of my friends who had been additionally included within the Picture Annual this 12 months as effectively. Total, the standard of the work on show was fairly spectacular and really inspirational. I can’t wait to get the print model of the journal and spend somewhat extra time perusing all the nice photos.

For these not acquainted with Communication Arts, here’s a description from the press launch of the journal, which is extra like a high-end guide than {a magazine}: “Communication Arts is an expert journal for designers, artwork administrators, design companies, company design departments, businesses, illustrators, photographers and everybody concerned in visible communications. Via its editorials, function articles and the annual competitions it sponsors, CA gives new concepts and knowledge, whereas selling the best skilled requirements for the sector. With a paid circulation of 25,000, CA has a wealthy custom of representing the aspirations of a continually-growing and quality-conscious area of visible communications. Now in its 63rd 12 months, CA continues to showcase the present greatest—whether or not it’s from trade veterans or tomorrow’s stars—in design, promoting, pictures, illustration, interactive and typography. All the pieces is reproduced with printing expertise and a focus to element unmatched by any commerce publication wherever.”

For me personally, getting the e-mail that one other set of my photos made it into the Picture Annual, this being my fourth time to be included within the CA Picture Annual over the past decade, is a affirmation of how we knocked it out of the park on this task for New Mexico Tourism. Together with the discover, I additionally acquired an e-mail that I might announce that my picture was included within the Annual, regardless that the July/August challenge is simply beginning to ship out proper now. Having seen a PDF of the July/August challenge I’ve seen that Communication Arts additionally included one of many Astronaut photos on the opening web page of the Picture Annual part as effectively–as proven under.

The photographs included on this set had been all created for New Mexico Tourism and particularly for the Metropolis of Alamogordo and the New Mexico Museum of House Historical past. For the complete story on this task, and to see a bigger set of photos, try my Fall 2021 Newsletter and this web gallery on my web site. My due to New Mexico Tourism and Invoice Stengel–who introduced me in for this task–for giving me the chance. Huge props additionally go to Mike Shinabery, who was within the astronaut swimsuit, and the New Mexico Tourism workforce for bringing this task to life and for all of the arduous work to assist create these photos. Additionally, my honest due to Communication Arts and the jurors who selected the successful photos: Mike Davis, Jennifer Dorn – Selection, Luis Paulo Gatti, Natalia Jiménez – Washington Submit, Marcia Minter – Indigo Arts Alliance, Nikki Ormerod – Undivided Artistic, Adrienne Pao – Academy of Artwork College College of Images, David Roennfeldt – 3 Deep Design, Marcus Smith, and Steve Wallington – The Images Motion.