Barbara du Pont combines her love of travel with a passion for photography. A Vero Beach resident for many years, has shown her photography at local and national galleries. She is a member of both the prestigious Photographic Society of America and the Professional Photographers of America. An award winning photographer, she has received numerous awards at the annual juried A.E. "Bean" Backus Photography competition, including a First Place for "Himba Boy" and her bald eagle, "Perfect Landing", was chosen from more than 60,000 applicants, as a runner up in a Parade Magazine national contest. Chosen by the Press Journal as an Editors' Pick, it won the highest award in the 3rd Quarter Florida Council Camera Club.