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Anne McKinnell is an award winning travel and fine art photographer based in Victoria, British Columbia.

In August 2009 she won first place in the prestigious photography contest sponsored by BetterPhoto.com. More than 22200 entries were submitted to the online photography contest, which attracted contestants from around the world and featured 10 separate categories. McKinnell’s stunning image, “The Metal Experience”, garnered top honors after being submitted in the Catch-All category.

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Anne has done course work with renowned photographers including Tony Sweet, Brenda Tharp, Jim Zuckerman, Kerry Dragar and William Neil.

For easier navigation, view Anne’s Bubblesite, where things are organized in convenient categories.

Anne is a featured member of the groups:
Photographers of Canada
Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!
Your Country’s Best

FEATURED WORK:
Featured in “Abstracts from Nature” October 2009.
Featured in “Made by Nature” December 11, 2009.
Top 10 Challenge win in the Patterns Challenge in Made by Nature, December 11, 2009.
Top 10 Challenge win in the Small ’scapes Challenge in “Mood & Ambience” December 14, 2009.
Featured in “Featured Features” January 8, 2009.
Top 10 challenge winner in “Abstract Reality” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” January 11, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Animal Macro” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” April 4, 2010

Featured in “Welcome to Washington” October 2009.
Top 10 challenge winner in “Patterns on/in Famous Buildings & Structures” in the group “Shapes and Patterns” February 16, 2010.
Featured in the group “Shapes and Patters” March 3, 2010.
Featured in the group “Metallic Junktion” March 6, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “New Avatar” challenge in the group Welcome to Washington June 26, 2010.

Featured in “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” October 2009.
Featured in “Made by Nature” January 31, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Rugged Beauty” challenge in “Made by Nature” January 31, 2010.

Featured in “Welcome to Washington” November 1, 2009.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” January 15, 2010.
Featured in “Metallic Junktion” February 11, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Metal Mixed with Nature” challenge in the group “Metallic Junktion” February 22, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Metal Artwork” challenge in the group “Metallic Junktion” March 26, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Outdoor Sculpture” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” August 25, 2010.

Featured in the group “Arizona” November 3, 2009.

Featured in the group “All Oregon USA” November 8, 2009.

Featured in the group “Sea” November 19, 2009.

Featured in the group “Canada” November 20, 2009.

Featured in the group “Canada” November 21, 2009.
Top 10 winner in the Beautiful British Columbia Challenge in the group “Canada” November, 2009.
Featured in “Your Country’s Best” February 21, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Canadian Cities, Towns and Villages” challenge in the group “Canadiana” February 28, 2010.
Featured in the group “Canadiana” February 28, 2010.

Featured in the group “Cityscapes and City Skylines” November 22, 2009.
Featured in the group “Canada” December 2, 2009.

  1. Challenge winner in “Canada at night challenge” in the group “Canada”, December 2, 2009.
    Top 10 challenge winner in “Symbolic Canadian Places” Challenge in the group “Canadiana” December 22, 2009.
    Featured in the group “Canadiana” December 22, 2009.
    Top 10 challenge win in “Dawn or Dusk in the City” in the group “Mood & Ambience” December 26, 2009.
    Featured in the group “Your Country’s Best” February 4, 2010.
  2. Challenge winner in the “When you visit my country” challenge in the group “Your Country’s Best” February 4, 2010.

Featured in the group “Nature’s Wonders” November 22, 2009.
Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” February 7, 2010.

Featured in the group “All Oregon USA” November 22, 2009.

Featured in the group “Welcome to Washington” November 22, 2009.
Featured in the group “Colours of Water” December 16, 2009.

Featured in the group “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” November 26, 2009.
Featured in “Shapes & Patterns” June 23, 2010.

Featured in the group “Going Coastal” November 27, 2009.
Featured in the group “All Oregon USA” November 28, 2009.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “January Avatar” challenge in the group “All Oregon USA” January 1, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “March Avatar” challenge in the group “All Oregon USA” March 7, 2010.
Featured in “Made by Nature” June 9, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Beach scenes from around the world” challenge in the group “The Beauty of Nature” July 7, 2010.

Featured in "Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence! December 10, 2009.
Featured in “Animal Portraits” December 24, 2009. Merry Christmas!

Featured in the group “Colour and Light” December 12, 2009.

Top 10 challenge winner in the “Blurred” challenge in the group “Mood and Ambience” December 11, 2009.

Featured in the group “Colours of Water” December 16, 2009.

Featured in the group “Colours of Water” December 16, 2009.
Featured in “Photographers of Canada” January 10, 2010

Featured in “Going Coastal” December 18, 2009.

Featured in “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” December 18, 2009.
Featured in “Shapes and Patterns” December 31, 2009.
Top 10 winner in the challenge “Who Wants to be the Next Groups Avatar?” in the group “Landscape and Abstract Photography” January 18, 2010.
Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” January 19, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Texture in Nature” challenge in the group “All that is Nature” February 21, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Blue Mood” Challenge in the group “#1 Artists of Redbubble” March 6, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Canyon and Cave Shapes” challenge in the group “Shapes & Patterns” April 13, 2010.
Featured in the group “Sold” September 30, 2010

Featured in “Even Toed Ungulates” December 31, 2009.
Top 10 challenge win in the “February Avatar Challenge” in “Even Toed Ungulates” February 1, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “In Opposite Directions” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” April 7, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Baa-a-aaa-aa-a” challenge in the group “Even Toed Ungulates” April 20, 2010.

Featured in “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” January 7, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Black and White in Classic Taste” challenge in the group “Fine Art of Landscape Photography” May 8, 2010.

Featured in the “Which Way” Group January 8, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Walkway, Path, Stairs, Road or Rail with Vivid Color” challenge in the group “Which Way” February 23, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Pathways and Walkways” challenge in the group “Your Country’s Best” March 3, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” January 8, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” February 18, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” January 8, 2010.
Featured in “Shoot the Moon” January 18, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” January 23, 2010.

Featured in “Nature’s Wonders” January 10, 2010.
Top 10 challenge win in the “Wandering” challenge in “Mood & Ambience”.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Three Element Landscape” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” February 28, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in “Sunrise/Sunset” challenge in the group “Photographers of Canada” February 28, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” March 6, 2010.
Challenge winner in the “Best of the Northwest” challenge in the group “Pacific Northwest” April 15, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Most Viewed Image” challenge in the group “All Oregon USA” April 18, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Silhouettes” challenge in the group “High Quality Images” August 23, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Sensational Sun” challenge in the group “Beachscapes” September 17, 2010.

Featured in “Photographers of Canada” January 10, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in “Favourite/Best Unfeatured Work Challenge” in “Photographers of Canada” January 10, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” January 14, 2010.

Featured in “All Oregon USA” January 17, 2010.

Featured in “Photographers of Canada” January 17, 2010.
Challenge winner in the “Nocturnal Canadian Photographers” challenge in the group “Photographers of Canada” February 13, 2010.
Featured in “Photographers of Canada” February 14, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in “The Colour Purple” challenge in the group “Made by Nature” March 6, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Purple Sky” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” March 8, 2010.
Featured in “Made by Nature” March 6, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Celestial Bodies” challenge in the group “All that is Nature” April 29, 2010.

Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” January 18, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” February 16, 2010.
Featured in “Metallic Junktion” February 19, 2010.

Featured in “Colours of Water” January 19, 2010.

Featured in the group “Pacific Northwest” January 23, 2010.

Top 10 winner in the “Historic Castles” challenge in the group “Historic Places” January 23, 2010.
Featured in the group “Historic Places” January 23, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” February 27, 2010.

Featured in “All Oregon USA” February 7, 2010.

Featured in “Photographers of Canada” February 10, 2010.
Featured in “All the colours of the rainbow” February 12, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Happy Valentines Day” challenge in the group “All the colours of the rainbow” February 12, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” February 14, 2010 – Happy Valentines Day!!
Featured in “Depth of Field” February 14, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Still Life” challenge in the group “Photographers of Canada” February 28, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Red” challenge in the group “Depth of Field” March 20, 2010.

Featured in the group “Colour and Light” February 13, 2010.

Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” February 14, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” April 26, 2010.

Featured in the “Which Way Group” February 16, 2010.

Featured in “The Beauty of Nature” February 18, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” February 22, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Avatar” Challenge in the group “Animal Kingdom” February 28, 2010.

Featured in the group “Shapes and Patterns” February 25, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Shapes with Food” challenge in the group “Shapes & Patterns” March 2, 2010.
Featured in the group “Complex Simplicity” March 12, 2010.

Featured in the group “Arizona” February 28, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Arizona Landscapes” challenge in the group “Arizona” February 28, 2010.
Featured in the group “#1 Artists of RedBubble” May 15, 2010.

Featured in the group “Sea” March 3, 2010.
Featured in the group “All Oregon USA” March 7, 2010.

Featured in the group “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” March 6, 2010.
Featured in “Made by Nature” March 15, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Naturally Orange” challenge in the group “Made by Nature” March 15, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “1-Bird” challenge in the group REDemption April 11, 2010.
Featured in “Artistic, Creative & Very Talented!” May 28, 2010.

Featured in Shapes and Patterns March 10, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Still Life” challenge in the group “Style! Class! Elegance! Excellence!” April 5, 2010.
Featured in “Complex Simplicity” April 5, 2010.

Featured in “Welcome to Washington” March 17, 2010.

Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” March 19, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Quick Avatar” challenge in the group “Stunning Skyscapes” April 4, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Dusk and Dawn” challenge in the group All that is Nature June 28, 2010.
Featured in #1 Artists of RedBubble July 10, 2010.

Featured in the group “Complex Simplicity” March 21, 2010.

Featured in “Pacific Northwest” March 22, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Nautical” challenge in the group “Pacific Northwest” March 17, 2010.

Featured in “Mysteries of the Common” March 22, 2010.
Featured in “Colous of Water” May 1, 2010.

Featured in the group “Complex Simplicity” March 25, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” March 26, 2010.
Top 10 winner in the “Our Zoo Friends” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” January 21, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Lovely Cat Portraits” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” February 22, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Patterns on Cats” challenge in the group “Shapes and Patterns” April 20, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “II – Cats” challenge in the group REDemption April 26, 2010.

Featured in the group “Arizona” March 31, 2010.

Featured in “Which Way Group” April 7, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” April 8, 2010.
Featured in “BBB’s – Boats! Beaches! Bays!” July 10, 2010.

Featured in “Your Country’s Best” April 9, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “February Avatar” challenge in the group “All Oregon USA” February 2, 2010.
Challenge winner in the “Lakes and Streams” challenge in the group “Your Country’s Best” April 21, 2010.

Featured in “Colour and Light” April 10, 2010.
Featured in “Your Country’s Best” June 19, 2010.

Featured in “Complex Simplicity” April 16, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Crackle” challenge in the group “Mood & Ambience” March 26, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Patterns formed by CORROSION Challenge” in the group Shapes & Patterns May 4, 2010.

Featured in “Flowering Bulbs” April 19, 2010.

Featured in “Shoot the Moon” April 25, 2010.

Featured in the group “Shapes & Patterns” May 12, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” May 19, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” May 20, 2010.

Featured in “Your Country’s Best” May 27, 2010.
Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” July 7, 2010.

Featured in the All Oregon USA Group May 31, 2010.

Featured in “Sea” group June 4, 2010.

Featured in “High Quality Images” June 4, 2010.
Featured in “Shapes & Patterns” June 17, 2010.

Featured in High Quality Images June 27, 2010.
Featured in Your Country’s Best August 13, 2010.

Featured in the group “Canadian Pioneer and Historical Sites” July 1, 2010.

Top 10 challenge winner in the “Insects” challenge in the group REDemption June 1, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Winged Insects” challenge in the group “Made by Nature” July 12, 2010.
Featured in “Made by Nature” July 12, 2010.

Featured in #1 Artists of Redbubble July 20, 2010.

Featured in “All Oregon USA” July 25, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” August 17, 2010.

Featured in #1 Artists of Redbubble August 19, 2010.
Top 10 challenge winner in the “Baby Animals” challenge in the group “The Beauty of Nature” August 24, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” August 22, 2010.
Featured in “Shoot the Moon” September 6, 2010.

Featured in “#1 Artists of Redbubble” August 30, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” August 30, 2010.

Featured in “Going Coastal” September 5, 2010.
Featured in “BBB’s – Boats! Beaches! Bays!” September 11, 2010.

Featured in “We Just Take Pictures” September 5, 2010.

Featured in “Canadiana” September 16, 2010.

Permanent “In the Mood” feature in “High Quality Images” September 20, 2010.

  • Age: 48
  • Joined: September 2009

Journal

Loosing Balance

Last week I had the privilege of being a guest blogger on the blog of Dan Bailey, a wonderful adventure photographer, great blogger and all around good guy. If you haven’t seen it yet, hop on over to Dan’s Blog to read Loosing Balance a post about my experience in the process of becoming a pro photographer. / I also highly recommend Dan’s excellent eBook, How to Become a Pro Photographer, availab…
Posted almost 6 years – 4 comments

2 ways of approaching high contrast scenes

I am the guest blogger today on currentphotographer.com! If you are interested in this topic, hop over there and check out the article!
Posted about 6 years – 2 comments

I got Photo of the Day!!

I’m so excited I got Photo of the Day today at betterphoto.com!!! They get around 20,000 photos per month, so it is quite an honour. You can see it here: / Photo of the Day
Posted about 6 years – 5 comments

Victoria Cards sold!

Thank you very much to the person who bought two cards of Victoria, BC! I really appreciate the support :)
Posted about 6 years – 3 comments
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