CFWF Photography Workshop

Cindy Zimmerman

Improving photography skills was the goal of a post-conference workshop for the Canadian Farm Writers Federation last weekend. Photographer Elaine Shein with DTN/Progressive Farmer took close to 20 participants around the Legacy Garden behind the PEI Farm Centre and through the Royal Forest on the east side of the Crops and Livestock Research Centre grounds. Our Canadian correspondent Trudy Kelly …

CFWF, Photography

The CT Farm Project

Jamie Johansen

The fertile soils of the Connecticut landscape has sustained generations of farmers who toil from dawn to dusk to work the land and grow the food to feed a hungry state. It also has inspired award-winning photographer Jack McConnell to document the hardscrabble life of farmers. The CT Farm Project is a new exhibit that celebrates the faces and places …

Ag Group, Photography

Hawaii Pictures by Vincent K. Tylor

Chuck Zimmerman

In this week’s program we’re going to talk photography. Hawaiian photography with Vincent K. Tylor, Hawaiian Landmark Images. I want to be like Vince! Taking photos in Hawaii! A lot of you in the AgWired community are photographers or at least like taking pictures. I think you’ll enjoy our conversation. I asked Vince what was his favorite type of photography …

Photography, ZimmCast

NCGA Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest

Cindy Zimmerman

If you shoot it, they will vote – in the new National Corn Growers Association Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest. NCGA is calling all photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America with this brand new photo contest. Submit your favorite high-resolution photos of corn growth from seed to harvest and the families that grow it and you …

Corn, NCGA, Photography

2nd Syngenta Photography Award Call for Entries

Jamie Johansen

Syngenta announced that the second Syngenta Photography Award is now open for entries. The Award aims to stimulate dialogue and create awareness around significant global challenges through powerful photography. The Syngenta Photography Award invites professional and amateur photographers from all over the world to submit applications in two categories – the Professional Commission and the Open Competition. The Award offers …

Agribusiness, Contest, Photography, Syngenta

ZimmComm Hits 100,000 Photos During IFAJ 2013

Cindy Zimmerman

“I got a Nikon camera, I love to take a photograph, so Mama don’t take my Kodachrome away.” Paul Simon Sometime last week during the IFAJ 2013 Congress, ZimmComm reached a milestone of 100,000 photos in our eight-year-old Flickr account. We picked this photo as our 100,000th – since we are not exactly sure but it’s one of our favorites. …

General, IFAJ, Livestock, Photography

AgNewsWire – Ag Media’s Online Ag News Service

Melissa Sandfort

ZimmComm New Media, LLC has expanded its AgNewsWire.com website to serve as a new agricultural media content service for reporters, companies, organizations and individuals seeking high quality photos and audio from industry events and concerning current issues. “We generate so much content on our agricultural and renewable energy websites that we decided to create one place for all of it …

Agribusiness, Audio, Events, Photography, Podcasting, ZimmComm Announcement

Learn, Laugh, & Lead at 2013 CCA Bootcamp

Jamie Johansen

The Cooperative Communications Association’s 2013 Professional Development workshop will be here before you know it. Register by January 11 to attend the CCA Bootcamp held January 29th & 30th in Bloomington, IL. Be sure to pack your tools of the trade including camera and/or video camera to fine tune skills in web design, photography, videography & social media. The world …

Agribusiness, CCA, Events, Photography, Social Media