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Thursday, January 03, 2008

Im Published!


:)

Stampington's Life Images , Winter 2008 issue has published a photo I submitted to them!

This has inspired me to keep snapping away..and to really try to capture and look for more hidden beauty that is around us everyday that we take advantage of.

I love looking for those ordinary things around us that have their own natural beauty.. to see and look for things we would normally pass right over.. to find something special about everything and everyone.

We get so caught up in the gossip and misfortune of others..crime and happenings in the news..we never stop to look for the good..or the beauty in things and people. Im hoping to keep searching for those little things that make me smile..and hopefully have a camera in hand when I do stumble across them!

My New Year's challenge to all of you who read this would be to do the same.. look for the good..look for the happy.. look for the special.. look for the tiny things in our life that bring us smiles :)

18 comments:

Dolly said...

Hip Hip Hurray Miss Sam I am Green eggs and ham,
I am so happy for you!
What an awesome feeling!
Congradulations girly girl!

You have a photogetic eye like my Sam...she can take a picture of a door knob and make it look like a magical piece of art!
Gotta love My 2 Sam I ams!!!!!

Hugz,Dolly

Sandy said...

I LOVE your New Years challenge! Congratulations on being published!!!It's so exciting! Thanks for your sweet comments at my blog!!

Sandy (P.s our name rocks!LOL!)

Brenda said...

Congrats, Sammie!! (Follow your heart, and see?!) Here're hopes for lots more 'publishes'!!
You inspire me! Thanks for sharing your gift with all of us..
Brenda
xxoo

vintagepaletteart said...

YIPPEE!!!!!!!!!!!! See! Now do you believe what we I (we) have been telling you for years now? You have the eye and the gift Sam!!

Congratulations Sam!!!! =o) =o) =o)

Bug Hugs! *Nana

Nancy Lee Malay said...

I am soooooo happy for you, Sandy!!! Your photos are always the best, but this one - WOW!!!

This is only the beginning for you, my dear - Talent like yours can't be held back!

CONGRATULATIONS ON BEING PUBLISHED!!!
Nancy

Enchanted Productions by Joyce Stahl said...

Congratulations Sam!!! YIPPEE! Doing the happy dance with ya! I'm so proud of you...and I know it's only the beginning! You have that special talent that it takes for capturing those beautiful moments! Keep up the great work!

And thank you for that New Year's challenge! I will keep my eyes open! Now I gotta go find this magazine!!!

Big hug,
JoycEE

Eccentricities Studio said...

WOO HOO!!! Congrats Sandy!!!

What a gorgeous photo ... so worthy of publication!!! Your photos are always great ... you have an eye for hidden beauty.

Thanks for the New Year's challenge ... I will give it a whirl!

xo,
Dana

Colleen said...

Sammie!!! That is SO fabulous! That photo is absolutely beautiful. You are such a talent. Keep snappin' away.

~Kammie~ said...

seriously???? the first time??? I find that hard to believe--your work is AWESOME!!!!

CONGRATS! What a great accomplishment! Way to go! WOOHOO gold star for Sandy!

Sherry said...

Oh hooray Sandy!! I haven't seen this publication yet but I have heard so much about it and I'm so thrilled that you are in it...hopefully it will be on the shelves here in Canada soon...

I love your challenge but I won't have to really take it...every single day since I was diagnosed with breast cancer in May '05 I pray for my blessings and each day I say "I shall look for the joy in the day"...and I do. I'm so glad you posted this as a challenge..it is something we should all be doing!!!

CraBBy GaBBy said...

How awesome is that? and Well put Sandy, it is the little things that you find joy in..the simple whispers of nothings that can make you smile :)

Lori said...

Congratulations Sandy!!! that is SO totally awesome!!!

The Smiling Goat said...

Yeah You!!! Like Lori said, you do have an eye for this!! I'm not worthy! Doing the happy dance! You rock.........

Goaty

Jennifer said...

Congratulations! That is so wonderful, having your work published and being inspired to do more. I will take your advice and try to see the beauty in all the deer footprints in our yard, and never mind about the fact that it means they are eating the evergreen shrubs....

Loudlife said...

Yay! I'm so happy for you! Your work is so fabulous it needs a wider audience!

"...look for the tiny things in life that..bring us smiles " Wiser words were never said.

xoxo
Laurie

Shabby Cottage Studio said...

Congratulations Sandy, I am not surprised though, I have loved your photography from the very first...now a whole lot more people will see it too.

I came to visit for my dose of refreshing Sam I Am. ;-)

Sylvia Anderson said...

Congrat's Sandy! I'll be sure to keep my eye out for it! :)

Jodi-SugarPlumStitches.com said...

Just BEAUTIFUL! congrats!
what kind of camera do you use?