Author: Sharon Swaney

Hach-Otis Sanctuary Extension Ceremony

The ceremony took place on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at the field on Dodd Road, formerly known as the Riggin Orchard.  This was a celebration ceremony to acknowledge the 80.5 acres being added to the Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland’s Hach-Otis Sanctuary. For a summary...

2017 Annual Meeting

2017 Audubon Society of Greater Cleveland (ASGC) Annual Meeting was held on June 3, 2017 at the Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC) Central Office in Moreland Hills.  For a summary of the meeting, click on the photo above and then click here.

Grand Prize

  Prize: Grand Prize Winner’s name: Michael Knoechel Home town:  Columbus, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Nikon D500; Exposure: 1/3200 sec Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6) Focal Length: 500 mm Story behind the picture: This photo was taken while on the National Audubon Christmas Bird...

Cell Phone – 1st Prize

  Prize: Cell Phone – 1st Prize Winner’s name: Kathy Cochran Home town:  Aurora, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: LGMS429; Exposure: 1/60 sec Aperture: 2.40 EV (f/2.3) Focal Length: 3.2 mm Story behind the picture: Title: Spring Frozen Wonder This picture was taken during...

Nature – 3rd Prize

  Prize: Nature – 3rd Prize Winner’s name: Michelle Becker Home town:  Burton, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: NIKON Coolpix P900 Exposure: 1/100 sec Focal Length: 357 mm Story behind the picture: I took this photo at the West Woods in Novelty, Ohio last...

Nature – 2nd Prize

Nature – 2nd Prize

  Prize: Nature – 2nd Prize Winner’s name: Brad Imhoff Home town:  Mount Vernon, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Canon EOS 6D; Exposure: 15 sec Aperture: 7.61 EV (f/14.0) Focal Length: 24 mm Story behind the picture: The photo was taken in the fall...

Nature – 1st Prize

Nature – 1st Prize

  Prize: Nature – 1st Prize Winner’s name: Douglas Bryant Home town: Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Canon EOS 70D; Exposure: 1/800 sec Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6) Focal Length: 400 mm Story behind the picture: This photo was taken along the Bike-and-Hike Trail in Cuyahoga...

Birds of Ohio – 3rd Prize

  Prize: Birds of Ohio – 3rd Prize Winner’s name: Patrice Mowry Home town: Avon, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Canon EOS REBEL T3I; Exposure: 1/1600 sec Aperture: 5.00 EV (f/5.7); 75-300mm (kit) zoom lens Focal Length: 300 mm Story behind the picture: Taken...

Birds of Ohio – 2nd Prize

Birds of Ohio – 2nd Prize

  Prize: Birds of Ohio – 2nd Prize Winner’s name: Sean Hollowell Home town: Beaver Creek, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Canon EOS 7D; Lens: Canon 400mm f/5.6L Exposure: 1/800 sec; Aperture: 4.97 EV (f/5.6) Focal Length: 400 mm Story behind the picture: I...

Birds of Ohio – 1st Prize

  Prize: Birds of Ohio – 1st Prize Winner’s name: Kevin McKelvey Home town:  Sheffield Village, OH Type of camera/lens used: Camera: Canon EOS 60D; Exposure: 1/640 sec Aperture: 6.38 EV (f/9.1) Focal Length: 400 mm Story behind the picture: The photo was taken at...