ZimmCast 582 – More Members of the #GoldenMic Club

Chuck Zimmerman

In this week’s program I’m featuring some new members of the #GoldenMic Club. These folks got their first opportunity to be interviewed with one of our Golden ZimmComm Microphones during the Agri-Marketing Conference. Featured are Curt Dennison, Curt Dennison Photography; Daniel Lamoureux, LaTerre and Jeffrey Ross, Ross Creative Works.  I visited with Curt while Jamie did with Daniel and Jeffrey. If …

Audio, NAMA, Photography, ZimmCast

Flickr Now Owned by SmugMug

Chuck Zimmerman

There is no question that this announcement immediately caught my attention and caused some concern. We’ve had a ZimmComm/AgWired Flickr Pro account for 13 years and I also have a personal one for non-work photos. Right now we have 176,648 photos uploaded to Flickr in event albums. Our all-time number of photo views is at 21,429,821. SmugMug was built as …

Photography, ZimmComm Announcement

IFAJ Honors 2017 Contest Winners

Chuck Zimmerman

I absolutely love this photo. So did the judges of the International Federation of Agricultural Journalists Star Prize for photography contest. Here’s what it’s all about: Australian photographer Jacqui Bateman has won the 2017 International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ) Star Prize for Photography for her “Naked Truth” photo, which ran in Stock Journal magazine. She was honored at IFAJ’s …

IFAJ, International, Photography

ZimmComm Photos of 2016

Chuck Zimmerman

If you take lots of photos like we do it gets really hard to decide which is your favorite. In fact, I can’t do it. There are too many! But one on the short list would be this one from a beautiful morning at this year’s Farm Progress Show. During the year the ZimmComm Team created almost 70 new photo …

Photography

RFD-TV and FarmHer Form Partnership

Kelly Marshall

RFD-TV and FarmHer have signed a new agreement to bring a true-to-life, positive image of farm woman to television.  Marji Guyler-Alaniz, founder of FarmHer, will tell the story of farm women and capture the behind-the-scene stories from the FarmHer online community. Women have always been an important but mostly unseen aspect of agriculture. In recent years, women are rising to …

Ag Group, Media, Photography, Women

Congratulations to Farm Bureau Photo Contest Winners

Kelly Marshall

The American Farm Bureau Federation has selected twelve photographs as winners of the 2015 Farm Bureau Photo Contest.   Ten Farm Bureau members and staff chose winners in each of four categories; Consumer Outreach, Family Farm, Farm Labor, and Technology.  The winning photos reflect farm and ranch life and their efforts to reach consumers. This year’s winners are: Consumer Outreach: …

AFBF, Ag Group, Contest, Photography

UF/IFAS Photo Contest Needs Your Pictures

Kelly Marshall

The University of Florida Center for Public Issues Eudcation in Agriculture and Natural Resources (PIE Center) is inviting you to submit your favorite photographs in their 4th annual photo contest.  The Center is looking for pictures that capture a moment, landscape, product or service that represents and celebrates the agriculture industry. All photographs must be submitted by Friday, March 18 …

Agriculture Education, Contest, Photography

Farm Bureau’s 2015 Photo Contest to Begin

John Davis

Farm Bureau’s 2015 photo contest begins soon. This news release from the group says it is open to all state and county Farm Bureau members and staff above 18 years of age at the time of entry, including professional photographers. Photo submissions will be used to accurately portray today’s agriculture and the safe practices of farmers and ranchers, and also …

AFBF, Farm Bureau, Photography

2nd Annual Fields-of-Corn Photo Contest

Chuck Zimmerman

The National Corn Growers Association has just kicked off its second Field-of-Corn Photo Contest. The entry period is May 1-November 30, 2015. The National Corn Growers Association is calling on photographers to help tell the story of farming field corn in America. The goal is to capture high-resolution photos of growing corn from seed to harvest, the women and men …

Ag Group, Contest, Corn, NCGA, Photography