Speaking of contests, I’ve never been very lucky. In fact, I don’t think I’ve ever won a random drawing, raffle, or even a Sunday school contest in all my life. (I was never the child with the prize hidden under my chair). No, luck was never a friend of mind. In fact, I’m still a little miffed that year after year I was never chosen to be Mary in the Christmas pageant. I still lay awake in bed at night wondering, Was it my blond hair? Was my face not saintly enough? Okay not really, but I suppose after all these years I should really let the whole Mary thing go.
Back to the topic at hand, over the past year I’ve received emails asking if I offer scholarships to my workshops. After giving it some thought, I decided to create an opportunity for someone to attend who might not otherwise be able to. So I’m happy to announce that I’m giving away one workshop seat to a worthy applicant! However, you don’t necessarily have to be financially strapped to enter the contest. And I guess luck or random drawing doesn’t have anything to do with this one either. I’d really like to give this workshop seat to someone with heart- someone who inspires others, even if it’s behind the scenes without a lot of recognition. Tell us how you love, serve or inspire other people in your life, and what attending the workshop might mean for your photography journey.
Also, I wanted to add that Grand Rapids area photographers are also welcome to attend my workshops. You don’t need to have a business to enter. Whether you are a pro, semi-pro or hobbyist with an SLR, I am so, so excited to hear your story!
I’m collaborating with the sweet Angie and Amy over at I Heart Faces for this contest. I’ve had the really cool experience of being a guest judge for them a few times and I think what they are doing is awesome. They have a wonderful community of photographers- fun, genuine and ego free! So if you would like to enter to win the workshop seat, you’ll need to do so through I Heart Faces right here. Be sure to read the complete contest rules and requirements. You have until March 17th to enter, and the winner will be announced on March 31, 2010. Have fun!!
And lastly, I really wanted to share these photos today. This was my absolute favorite session last summer (maybe my favorite session to date), and I never blogged it. Who knows why. Maybe it was just the chaos of my life or maybe I was hoarding the photos because I liked them so much. I do that sometimes. Okay, I need to end this post before I make any more confessions!