To my absolute amazement I recently won a photo contest.
A little background first. Ottawa Golf provides local golfers with up to date information on our local courses (any deals etc.). Further the Ottawa Golf web site runs a monthly photo contest and I thought I’d give it a go with my first ever submission . It’s open to amateur photographers with emphasis on golf landscape shots.
In September I was golfing at the Gatineau Golf Course and had my new portable Panasonic Lumix ZS 50 with me. The picture I submitted was taken at the Par 3 12th hole; I angled the shot for a bit of foreground to make it look different from most landscape golf shots. It seemed to work. Of the almost 50 September entries, this photo was chosen and I’m still in shock. Definitely a confidence builder and it certainly suggests we shouldn’t hesitate to expand our photo horizons. I think my picture taking is getting better but my golf is going the other way.