Photography Contest [Help needed!]

This summer while visiting my favorite area of Normandy (France), I entered another photography contest at the Jardin Botanique de Vauville (Vauville Botanical Garden). You can see my entry below:


If you like my image, please take the time to vote for it in the contest by clicking on the above image (it will take you directly to the image within the competition) and you can then just like the image directly on the Garden’s Facebook page.

Do you REALLY LIKE my image?… Please also share it with your family and friends for them to vote as well.

I would really appreciate all your assistance with this!

In advance, THANK YOU!!!!!

PS: By the way, if you would like to view other images I took of this beautiful garden during my visit, you can view my full gallery at


Honored To Win The Last Week of #CestBeauLaManche Summer Photo Contest!

I am VERY honored and happy that my image below taken this past August in the village of Vauville (Basse-Normandie, France) was selected as the winner of week #6 in the #CestBeauLaManche photography contest!

You can visit the original post below by “C’est Beau La Manche” ( to view the other beautiful winning images from the past six weeks of competition… but watch out as you’ll probably want to go visit Normandy if you haven’t yet!…

Personally I can’t wait to go back next year but in the meantime I promise to post more images very soon from my stay this past summer.

Le concours photos de l’été #CestBeauLaManche est terminé ! Plus de 1400 photos ont été postées tout l’été… merci et bravo à vous tous ! Il est maintenant l’heure d’annoncer le verdict final Pour commencer, voici les 2 photos gagnantes de la dernière semaine du concours : ✸ Bravo à Laurent Lanée qui remporte un…

via Concours #CestBeauLaManche : Les gagnants de l’été ! — C’est beau la Manche

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Studio Laurent is now storytelling on

Telling stories through my photography is one of my favorite thing to do. So I thought I’d talk about a web-based publishing platform for photo essays that I discovered some time ago but which I have under-utilized until now (I plan on changing that by the way!) That website is (not .com but just .co).

What better way than to have a support with clean, elegant, high quality presentation that is image-driven instead of text-driven like a blog or a service like… not like there’s anything wrong with these!

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Above the Great Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel with Jérôme Houyvet

After blowing my own horn in my last couple of blog posts and talking about the beauty of Arizona, I figured that I would give my blog a big bowl of fresh ocean air while recognizing and promoting the work of fellow French (and also Canon equipped) photographer, Jérôme Houyvet of Lumières Marines (, as he gets ready to release his new book in May 2016, entitled “Vol au-dessus de la Grande Baie du Mont-Saint-Michel” (Flight Over the Great Bay of Mont-Saint-Michel).

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