Wild Light exhibit | National Center for Nature Photography

18 May 2017 2 Comments Home » Birds, Books | Art | Misc, Exhibitions, Insects etc.
Wild Light Exhibit at the National Center for Nature Photography.

The National Center for Nature Photography will host Rick Lieder’s “Wild Light,” 90-plus images of the diverse beauty of Midwest animals and nature, including his filmmaking for PBS NOVA's "Creatures of Light", produced by National Geographic.

With minimal equipment and boundless vision and patience, Lieder shoots active portraits of finches and fireflies, fawns and swans, revealing the world of the creatures that live all around us, in our parks, ponds and backyards.The exhibit includes some of Lieder’s never before seen video, and more than a dozen paintings and illustrations.

Lieder’s work is featured in a series of stunning picture books—STEP GENTLY OUT, SWEEP UP THE SUN, AMONG A THOUSAND FIREFLIES, and the just-released WAKE UP!—with his co-author Helen Frost. He is working on a new book exploring the lives of Sandhill cranes. Signed copies of the books will be available during BugFest, Saturday, August 19th, and Lieder will offer several workshops/presentations during the course of the exhibit, which runs through the end of August.

Come enjoy the beauty of “Wild Light” at the National Center for Nature Photography, with an opening Friday, June 9 from 5-8 pm. The exhibit is free to all, and the Center is located at Secor Metropark, at 10001 West Central Ave (US-20), outside Toledo in Berkey, OH, just 5 minutes West of US-23, and less than an hour from Ann Arbor.

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  • Diane said:

    How wonderful for you Rick! Your spectacular work deserves all the recognition it’s receiving! Going to do my best to see the display in Ohio in June! YAY for WILD LIGHT!!

  • Rick said:

    Thanks Diane! Hope to see you there.

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