Erlanger Executive Earns "Highly Honored" Distinction In International Photo Competition

Monday, October 23, 2017
Bourdon’s award-winning nature photo, “Osprey in Flight”.
Bourdon’s award-winning nature photo, “Osprey in Flight”.

Donna Bourdon, Erlanger Health System vice-president, earned the “Highly Honored” distinction in the international Nature’s Best Photography Awards Competition. Ms. Bourdon, who also serves as president of ContinuCare Health Services in Chattanooga, was one of only nine photographers world-wide to achieve “Highly Honored” status in the “Birds” category of the international awards competition.  Her award-winning photo, taken at Blythe’s Ferry in Dayton, was of an osprey in mid-flight carrying a lichen covered branch in its talons.   

The Nature’s Best Competition is considered one of the two leading international photography competitions in the world, with more than 26,000 entries from 54 countries.  It has become one of the highly-respected and visually compelling nature photography competitions in the world. Its goal is to use the far-reaching medium as a creative tool for encouraging greater public interest in outdoor enjoyment and conservation. 

Visitors and patients at the downtown Erlanger and Erlanger East Hospitals are well-familiar with Ms. Bourdon’s nature and sports oriented photo art.   She is a regular contributor to the Arts at Erlanger galleries at both hospitals and serves on the Arts at Erlanger committee.  She has traveled the globe with world-renowned nature photographers Bill Lea and Chris Norcott and has captured nature photos from Africa and South America to Scotland and Canada. 


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