Happy Tuesday

posted on 3rd of june, 2014

It's a happy Tuesday today as I discovered I finally had two images accepted in the assignment contest! So far ive only ever had 3 total accepted ( none won- YET). So to see two chosen made me very happy.

Both are brand new images created just last week, one by design and one more a happy perfect accident. Please vote and happy shooting and happy Tuesday!

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Posted by Inyrdreams on June 07, 2014
and today I have a sale already of my man learning to ride with training wheels. fastest sale yet for me I think, 3 days after upload. Its going to be a good summer!
Posted by Dleonis on June 06, 2014
Congrats, Susan!
Posted by Alexstork on June 04, 2014
Congratulations Susan!!

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Why should I bother with contests?

posted on 12th of june, 2014

Another contest? should I enter? should I even bother?
Contests are very interesting... they are created for a lot of different reasons, the biggest most likely being that they give manufacturers a wonderful data base of names and addresses and data about you, which is worth it's weight for marketing. it also makes giving away something like a trip or a car worth more then the prize might actually cost.
There are small contests that give away a book or a movie pass, larger contests that offer prizes such as a trip or cash, and even nationwide sweepstakes that offer things like cars and even a house! So do people win these things? yes! actually they do, and over the years I have won toys, shoes, cash, trips, and once, even a mini van-...

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Posted by Dleonis on June 19, 2014
Nice article Susan! Good luck in contest to you....
but agree with Angelaostafichuk ....
Posted by Inyrdreams on June 14, 2014
oh I agree Angelaostafichuck, that is why I said read the fine print! There are a lot of contests I DONT enter because of that, and I rarely enter anything where you have to pay to be in. (lottery.. yes.. but I never win that! hahaha) years ago I heard about someone who made caramel apples for her kids on Halloween, and the bag of caramels promised a game piece inside. But in the frantic moments of making the treat and getting the kids out the door, she threw it in the trash with the wrappers. later that night she thought about it, pulled it from the trash, and discovered a $10,000 winning game piece! this winter, my partner Gary and I entered a local photo contest, and when his canvases came from the lab, he didn't like the color and didn't have time to have new ones printed. It DID cost $15 I think to enter 2 pieces and I told him well maybe they will sell and you wont have to look at them again and all you lose is the $15! instead, he won $250 for one of them as best in show for still...(More)
Posted by Angelaostafichuk on June 13, 2014
Dreamstime contests are fine to enter, but I would be very careful about other ones. They can have exclusive rights and you could lose a lot of money on your photography!

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