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Kelly Walkotten

Hudsonville, MI, United States

Kelly combines her passions of photography and writing to bring the wonders of nature to others. Through her travels, she captures images for publication. Then, through research, writing, and presentation, she brings nature to an audience and teaches them about the habitat and behavior of unique creatures from around the world. She is an avid scuba diver, whose images, articles, and blogs have brought the undersea world to readers of the PSA Journal and Fem Worldview.com . These publications have featured articles by Kelly that include photos from diving the Caribbean, the Pacific, and Indo-Pacific. Her favorite destination is Indonesia, where she has spent fourteen weeks above and below the sea. She has been published in many other print and web publications. Through her extensive use and familiarity with photo editing software, she has developed lessons and enjoys teaching Adobe Suite products of Photoshop, Elements, and Lightroom. Kelly lives in the greater Grand Rapids area and her images have been exhibited in many venues around West Michigan including ArtPrize and Festival Of The Arts. Kelly has presented to numerous camera clubs and civic organizations, along with teaching Photography, Photoshop, and Lightroom. She has been published in Photographic Society of America’s The Journal: “Photographing Mandarin Fish”- January 2013
“Pika- Rock Rabbits of the High Mountains” – March 2014 “Nudibranchs – Jewels of the Sea” – January 2016

Kelly's ArtPrize Entries

These are Kelly's official ArtPrize entries from this year and past years.

  • Photo of The Holy Men of Nepal

    The Holy Men of Nepal

    2018 ArtPrize Entry Kelly Walkotten
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  • Photo of Windows Into Another World

    Windows Into Another World

    2017 ArtPrize Entry Kelly Walkotten
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  • Photo of Old Ways In A Modern World

    Old Ways In A Modern World

    2016 ArtPrize Entry Kelly Walkotten
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  • Photo of #grandrapids

    #grandrapids

    2015 ArtPrize Entry Street Level Photo
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  • Photo of Beneath the Waves

    Beneath the Waves

    2014 ArtPrize Entry Kelly Walkotten
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Kelly's Past Work

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