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About the Artist
Melanie Votaw has exhibited at Westside Camera in New York City, and her work has also graced the office walls of Sting's Rainforest Foundation. Galleries of her work taken on four continents can be found on her website, . Eight of her photographs, along with nearly 70 images by other photographers, are included in her coffee table book, "Hummingbirds: Jewels On Air," published by Running Press in April 2003. For more information about the book, please visit www.RuletheWord.com.
Additionally, Melanie's images will appear in an upcoming book by the Michael Wilcox School of Colour, as well as the National Honey Board website. Melanie's images are also featured on several fine art websites, and she is a member of the North American Nature Photography Association, Nature Photographers Network, Women In Photography International, and the Authors Guild.
"From the leopards of Africa to the icebergs of
Newfoundland, from the macaws of the Amazon to the peaks of
Switzerland, my sense of wonder has been nurtured by the natural
world. One of my greatest joys is experiencing a wild place while
photographing its fauna and flora. The feeling of awe I experience
immersed in mountain, birdsong, bush veldt, or cicada choir is as
profound a spiritual practice as any meditation. Thus, my
photographs are not a travel record, but works of art which reflect
a constant striving for, and testament to, the human connection to
all things and the circle within which we must participate rather