NATJA, the North American Travel Journalists Association, just announced the results of their 2016 travel media awards competition. I’m very happy to share that my newest book, Oregon, A Photographic Journey, won Gold in the Travel Book/Guide category. In addition to the Gold award, I earned a Silver in the Landscape Photography category for a photo of Smith Rock State Park in Oregon that was published in VIA Magazine, and was cited as a Finalist in the Travel Guide category [read more …]
Trying to decide where to go and what to photograph in the Pacific Northwest? Here’s a great deal: through the end of July, I’m selling my award-winning guidebooks with no charge for shipping. That’s the equivalent of more than 20% off for a personally autographed copy of Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington. Note: This deal is only for orders placed via the “Add to Cart” buttons on this page http://www.gregvaughn.com/books.html and it is only good for books to be shipped to U.S. addresses [read more …]
The North American Travel Journalists Association has just announced the winners in their annual awards, and I’m very pleased to say that Photographing Washington was honored with the Bronze award in the Travel Book & Guide category. The NATJA award comes on the heels of receiving the Silver award in the Travel Book category in the 2014 Benjamin Franklin Awards. For more information on Photographing Washington and my other award-winning guidebook, Photographing Oregon, please click this link. These books are part [read more …]
For those who have been asking if my books Photographing Oregon and Photographing Washington are available as ebooks, I’m happy to announce that complete versions of both are now available in Kindle and iBook formats. Both books have won honors for editorial and design excellence in the annual Benjamin Franklin Awards, and both continue to receive very positive reviews at Amazon.com, as well as on a number of websites and in print publications. For more information about the books, including links to order or [read more …]
I am very happy to announce that my book Photographing Washington won Silver in the Travel category in the Independent Book Publishers Association annual Benjamin Franklin Awards. The IBPA Benjamin Franklin Awards, which includes fifty-two categories recognizing excellence in book editorial and design, are regarded as one of the highest national honors for independent publishers. This makes the sixth time that my publisher, PhotoTripUSA, has been honored by the IBPA in the Benjamin Franklin Awards, including my Gold award in Travel for [read more …]
The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA), recently honored the best books in 50 categories at the 22nd Annual Benjamin Franklin Awards™ in New York City prior to the BookExpo America tradeshow. Photographing Oregon was named best book of the year in the Travel category. Judged by a panel of book industry experts including buyers at wholesale and retail levels, librarians, book critics, design experts, and independent publishing consultants, these books have been scrutinized by individuals involved in the very markets [read more …]
If you’re anywhere in Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley this weekend, please join me in celebrating the release of Photographing Oregon. There will be a slide show and some prints on display, and we’ll have light refreshments. The event takes place on Saturday, April 25, from 5-7 pm at Tsunami Books, 2585 Willamette Street in Eugene.
I am very happy to announce the release of my new book, Photographing Oregon. The latest in the series of specialized travel guides published by PhotoTripUSA, the book is written for those with an avid interest in photography, from beginners to advanced amateurs to pros. In it I describe hundreds of the most photogenic natural landmarks and other attractions for scenic photography in Oregon. The book contains 300+ pages of text and over 240 photos, and includes detailed location directions [read more …]