I can hardly believe we're already to the close of our Leap into Spring Challenge! Can you believe another season is nearly gone? I've thoroughly enjoyed looking through all of your photos over the last 5 weeks as we've worked our way through the different prompts. You leave me inspired and in awe! You can find a sampling of your extraordinary talent over in our Pinterest Board.
Please continue to press that shutter! As with anything in life, practice only makes us better at our skill.
And just a heads up, we have a fun summer project in the works I think you're gonna love, so stay tuned!
If you missed any of the weeks, make sure to check out our photography tips...
Thanks so much for your continued support and participation. It's been so much fun capturing spring with you!
Here's a quick recap of our spring challenge...
Week 1: Sunshine/Light
Week 2: Easter/Eggs
Week 3: Blossom/Trees
Week 4: Rain/Water
Week 5: Grass/Green
Our finale giveaway just wouldn't be possible without a little bit of help from our wonderful friends.
Thank you to the following sponsors for their generous prize donations and support:
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And thank you to the following blog sponsors and business owners for their monetary contributions:
Five (5) winners will win an annual subscription of ThisLife's Adventure Box package, valued at $80 each.
One (1) winner will win a lovely card bundle template of their choice from Life-n-Reflection, valued between $24-30.
One (1) winner will win a 11 x 14 "pretty print" of their choice from Veronica Armstrong Photography, $25 value.
One (1) winner will win a beautiful camera strap of their choice from Forshee Designs, valued between $19-27.
One (1) winner will win a gorgeous Daisy & Elm camera charm bracelet, valued at $30.
One (1) winner will win a $50 gift certificate to Photojojo.
Three (3) winners will win a $25 gift certificate to Photojojo.
One (1) winner will win the "Beyond Snapshots: How to Take That Fancy DSLR Camera Off 'Auto' and Photograph Like a Pro" book, valued at $16.
Rules: The linky will be open from Friday, May 11th 9am CST – Friday, May 18th 11:59pm CST. Submit your favorite spring photos to be entered into the drawing. Link directly to your blog post or Flickr photo, not your blog’s homepage or Flickr photostream. Link back to the Leap Into Spring Photo Challenge in your post. One entry per household, please. All are welcome regardless of experience, time commitment and whether or not you’re experiencing spring at the moment. All winners will be chosen at random, prizes will be matched as best possible, no exchanges. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 21st.