I got picked!!!

Y’all.  Y’ALL! I’m so excited.  It’s 3:00 a.m., and I’m not even tired because I’m SO EXCITED! Ree Drummond (AKA – The Pioneer Woman) picked a photo I submitted for her photography assignment! SERIOUSLY!  It looks like there were about 12,000 photos submitted, and almost 90 chosen from that for the semi-finals.  I’m so honored!  Go ahead – click the link below to see for yourself. I’m the third one down…

http://thepioneerwoman.com/photography/2011/01/your-flower-photos-group-6/

I can’t stop looking at it!  This is one of my favorite photos I’ve taken since I started playing with photography a few months ago.  This was actually taken within the first month I had my camera!

There are professional photographers who put their photos in these contests! This is crazy.

There are so many awesome photos – I doubt I will be one of the finalists, let alone the winner.  I’m just so excited that my photo was chosen! I’m just barely starting out with this camera, so I’m totally excited about this.  I don’t think I’ll be able to sleep at all tonight…

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3 thoughts on “I got picked!!!

  1. Have you slept?!
    I wanted to come by and congratulate you about your flower being selected in Ree’s gallery. I have been looking at all of the submissions, and there are a lot of beauties. Yours is a standout! You happiness about this makes me smile, and feel excited for you. Enjoy! And for sure, keep playing with your camera!

  2. Congratulations! And I agree w/ Natalie that yours is a standout. The colors, detail, positioning – all of it so nice to look at. I’m a beginner at photography, but what I do know is that I love, love, love your shot!! I’m so happy & excited for you. And love how you said, “EEP!”, very cute =)

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