Rodney Lough Jr. Awarded 2011 Grand Prize in Popular Photography Magazine’s 18th Annual Readers

World-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been awarded the Grand Prize of Popular Photography magazine’s 18th Annual Readers’ Photo Contest.

Online PR News – 22-December-2011 – – Portland, Oregon, United States., December 15, 2011 -- We are pleased to announce that world-renowned Master Photographer Rodney Lough Jr. has been named the Grand Prize winner of Popular Photography magazine‚Äôs 18th Annual Readers‚Äô Photo Contest. His winning photograph ‚ÄúPassing Through‚ÄĚ was taken at Nevada‚Äôs Black Rock Desert and is featured in the January 2012 issue of Popular Photography, available in stores now.

The competition received over 3,500 submissions from many award-winning photographers around the globe. Entries were judged in seven different categories: action/sports, animals, cities/architecture, landscape/nature, objects, people and readers’ choice. Rodney’s image received the highest honor overall, the 2011 Grand Prize Award. With readership exceeding 2 million, Popular Photography is the largest photography magazine in the world.

Rodney is honored to receive this award. Throughout 2011, his photographs have received awards from the Epson International Panoramic Awards, the International Loupe Awards (formerly Aperture Awards), the Professional Photographers of America and Popular Photography. When asked about the inspiration for his work, his answer was simple, ‚ÄúIt‚Äôs not hard to be inspired by what you‚Äôre looking at. I capture it the way I see it, so others who would never see this in real life are able to enjoy it forever.‚ÄĚ Having signature gallery locations in Las Vegas, San Francisco and Sausalito, allows Rodney to share his inspiration with the world and provide an opportunity for fans to become collectors by purchasing his work at each location.

About Popular Photography magazine: Popular Photography is the world's largest photography magazine and the leading technical authority, buyers guide and how-to resource for the photo enthusiast. Each issue covers every angle of photography, from equipment and software to photographs.

About Rodney Lough Jr.: Rodney is a Master Landscape Photographer known as a purist and recognized for the true to life detail, vivid colors and textures in his photography. His work has been awarded time and time again by some of the world‚Äôs most prestigious institutions including The United Nations, United States Senate, the Windland Smith Rice International Awards at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and the Professional Photographers of America. He has been leading photography workshops for nearly a decade and owns three fine art photography galleries in the United States (Las Vegas, San Francisco and Sausalito). His new San Francisco gallery is now the largest single artist photography gallery in the world. ‚ÄėLike‚Äô Rodney on Facebook at: or visit his website at:

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Amy Peradotta
The Lough Road, Inc.
16735 SE Ken's Court, Suite D
Milwaukie, Oregon 97267