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Cliff LaPlant is honored by peers and jurors for high-quality photography.

May 14, 2015 (Alpine) – A photograph created by Cliff LaPlant, ) of Alpine, California has recently been accepted into the Motif Collective Galleries of Artists Showcase for the 2015 Landscape Photographic Competition. LaPlant’s work is now on display in the Online Gallery at  This International Photographic Competition is held monthly supporting Fine Art Photographers from around the world.

A panel of jurors selected the top photographs from the submitted entries where they were judged against a standard of excellence, the top four images were selected for the Artists Showcase — the best of the best.

Titled " Reflections in Lake Ediza” LaPlant’s photograph was honored with honorable mention and is being displayed in The Motif Collective Galleries Artists Showcase alongside other top photographic works from the competition. These images constitute one of the world's finest monthly exhibits of professional photography gathered simultaneously in one display.

About The Motif Collective: The Motif Collective is dedicated to showcasing the work of Fine Art Photography and was built by professional photographers, for professional photographers. It is designed to give photographers the opportunity to showcase their passion as well and on an international stage. See how The Motif Collective helps photographers be more at

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Spectacular!!! :D

You can turn this photograph upside down and would never know that it was because of the clarity of the reflection. The Ritter Range is one of my favorite places to look at at in the high Sierra because of all the jagged granite peaks. Sunset is a great time of day to be at the Minaret Summit looking towards the Ritter Range because the peaks stand out against the backdrop of a color-filled sky. Our family has so many wonderful experiences enjoying the beauty of the high Sierras that I have a granddaughter named Sierra Joy. Thanks for sharing this photo with such an amazing reflection and congratulations on your achievement!