In 2007 Rodney's image "Worldly Wonder" won in the prestigious Landscape category of the Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards competition and could be seen in the museum during the fall of 2007 thru the fall of 2008. After which it became the first of his images to become part of the Smithsonian's permanent collection.

 

 
Worldly Wonder

Worldly Wonder

 
 

September 2014 marked a historic event in Wilderness Preservation.  In 1964, then President Lyndon B. Johnson, enacted the Wilderness Act.  It is one of America's most successful and enduring pieces of conservation legislation and hailed as a triumph for all who enjoy the open landscapes of America.

To mark the occasion and celebrate this historic milestone the Smithsonian held a juried competition.  Rodney's image "Swan Lake" was selected as the Grand Prize winner from over 5000 worldwide public entries. Beginning in September 2014 and running through 2015 the image is on display at the "Wilderness Forever" Exhibition in the National Museum of Natural History at the Smithsonian in Washington DC.

Swan Lake marks the second of his images to become part of the Smithsonian's permanent collection.

 
Swan Lake

Swan Lake

 
 

In 2015 Rodney's image "Half Dome at Twilight" was selected as a highly honored winner in the Nature's Best Photography Windland Smith Rice International Awards competition and will be available to be seen in the museum during the fall of 2015 thru the fall of 2016. It has now become the third of his images to become part of the Smithsonian's permanent collection.

 
Half Dome at Twilight

Half Dome at Twilight