Wednesday, January 28, 2009

A Joyful Contest

I don't usually enter contests...very rarely as a matter of fact. I mean, I already know I'm kind of a dork. Losing a contest makes me feel dorkier. But my sweet SIL has convinced me to do this one.

Here's the worst's a photography contest. And here's my problem...I'm not a good photographer. I have decent equipment...nice camera, MacBook equipped with photography enhancing software (that I have NO idea how to use). Shoot, I have three great subjects to photograph. But for some reason, nothing comes out how I want. But I don't care, this time I'm going to step out of my comfort zone and enter a photography contest (which luckily encourages "newbies" and "amatuers" like me to enter.

So go to this website and check out all the faces. It's called I Heart Faces.
This week's photography topic is "Joy." Now, I have to admit that my first instinct was to post a photo of my good friend The Fabulous JOY McGill...but then I thought no one else would think that's funny.

Get it? Joy...Joy. Ha--I think that's kinda funny, but like we established early on...I'm a dork.

So I had to come up with a photo of a face expressing joy. There's lots of joy going on at our house, but the trick is capturing it with my camera.

So here's what I came up with.
This is Katie on opening day at the swimming pool. She was super excited and there a lot of joy on her face that day. She was Swimming in Joy (that's the name of the photo).

Go visit that site...and get brave and enter the contest. At least you know you'll beat me.


theArthurClan said...

This is all about fun and inspiration so I am so very glad you joined us! What a cute photo of a beautiful girl. :)

co-founder of I ♥ Faces

Marsanne Petty said...

She's so cute! She does look very happy. Don't feel bad - I just started the contest as well :)

craftymommy said...

Cute photo! She looks like she's having so much fun.

Boybarian Dad said...

That's a sweet joyful picture.