So about 2 months ago, I entered some of my work into a photography contest on a whim. Most of it was my work of the boys, but a few of you babes may recognize your beautiful faces (or bellies 😉) in there.
Around 412,000 images were submitted to this contest from some insanely talented photographers across the world. There was a month-long period of voting, where over 60 MILLION votes were cast from over 125 different countries.
Last night, I was finally able to see my results andddd drumroll please:
I had 5 photos place in the TOP 100. I placed 22nd, 35th, 46th, 64th + 88th in my category!!
20 photos were finalists (top 3% of all images)
16 photos were in the top 10%
3 photos were in the top 20%
and the remainder of my images placed in the top 30%!
While I didn't crack the top 20 this year (SO CLOSE THOUGH!), I'm going to humble brag here + say I'm pretty damn proud of myself for my first year in the competition, and having been shooting "professionally" for a little over a year and a half. The talent in this competition was incredible + I am so humbled and honored to have my work even be in the running alongside so many photographers who I admire. <3
Also, I have to give HUGE congratulations to some of my dear friends + fellow photogs who kicked major butt in the competition this year! I am so proud of you guys + always inspired by you!
Anyway, I'm over the moon + just had to share the exciting news with you all! Oh and Top 20, I'm coming for you next year ;)