posted on 24th of november, 2008

Recently a local newspaper of Ventura County held a photo competition with the idea of creating a coffee table book entitled “Capture Ventura County”. The book would highlight landscapes, daily life, newsworthy events, sports and recreation, people, pets and nature as captured by local photographers.

Nearly 10,000 entries were received from 549 photographers, and only 250 images would be selected for publication.

The release party was Friday November 21. I did not receive any of the prizes but I am beaming all the same, 3 of my photos were chosen for publication in the book. I feel like I won everything!

Best of all, once again my favorite little model the jumping spider is a star. This photo received a full page in the book!

My very best wishes to all for a safe and happy Thanksgiving holiday!



Comments (9)

Posted by Fulviovilla on February 09, 2009
CONGRATULATIONS, you deserve it!
You have a very beautiful portfolio and your close-up tecnique is excellent, consistent with your stunning photos.
Wish your best and many other satisfactions!

Posted by Toneimage on February 09, 2009
Posted by Misscanon on January 24, 2009
Congratulations! The jumping spider is indeed a lovely model! I have seen one only once in my life!
Posted by Adpower99 on November 25, 2008
Congratulations, Marilyn. The honor is well deserved!
Posted by Marilyngould on November 25, 2008
Thanks everyone! In addition, while attending the book reveal party I had the opportunity to tell tons of photographers and designers about Dreamstime. :)
Posted by Marilyngould on November 24, 2008
Dear Dcb - Thank you for this information, a great lesson and truly worth keeping in mind. You have not spoiled or diminished my happiness -- you have shared information that will help me consider choices more wisely. Cheers! Marilyn
Posted by Littlemacproductions on November 24, 2008
Congrats!! Great shots!
Posted by Roberto1977 on November 24, 2008
Posted by Lifesazoo on November 24, 2008
Congrats! They are all fantastic photos and I have to say I like the spider best :)

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