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Thank you!

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:21 pm

I want to thank everyone who's been so encouraging with the photography. Finally have a couple shots published.

One comes out in the next issue of Rock & Ice, table of contents page, issue #197 I believe. Should be out by the end of this month. (October issue, I think.) It was a shot of Josh Wharton's first free ascent of the Dunn-Westbay route on the Diamond on July 23, 2011.

Then Black Diamond contacted me and they're using one of the shots for their online journal.

I'm pretty excited about it. I want to thank everyone for the support and encouragement.


Jim

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Re: Thank you!

Postby dmccool » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:30 pm

SWEEEET! Congrats, Jim. Well deserved my friend =D> =D> =D>
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Re: Thank you!

Postby Screed » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:32 pm

That's incredible! Getting photos published is a dream of mine and seeing you stoked out on your first pubs really encourages me to work harder at improving my photog skills. With so many shutterbugs out there these days getting published is truly something to be proud of.

I salute you sir. =D>
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Re: Thank you!

Postby Aspen Summit » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:38 pm

Absolutely AWESOME!! =D> We have a love of the wild outdoors anyway so why not try and get what we "captured" published so it'll pay for that kewl camera. LoL!! :lol:

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Re: Thank you!

Postby TeamDino5280 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:57 pm

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Re: Thank you!

Postby Mark Curtis » Wed Aug 10, 2011 1:58 pm

Congratulations! Will there be an online version of this issue?

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Well Deserved!

Postby Jay521 » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:13 pm

If anybody deserves it, you do. Congrats, Jim!
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Re: Thank you!

Postby Johnson » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:21 pm

Dude, that is sweet. Can't wait to see them.

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Re: Thank you!

Postby gurlyclimber » Wed Aug 10, 2011 2:22 pm

I've seen some of your photos Jim. You definitely deserve to be published! Congrats!
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Re: Thank you!

Postby smrcka » Wed Aug 10, 2011 3:55 pm

That is an awesome picture - congrats!! =D>
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Re: Thank you!

Postby Dancesatmoonrise » Wed Aug 10, 2011 5:02 pm

Mark Curtis wrote:Congratulations! Will there be an online version of this issue?


Thanks, everyone. I owe you guys a lot, believe me. This is such an incredible community we have!


Mark, yes, they have the digital editions, but I don't think you can get the latest newstand print online. Anyway, here's a link:
http://rockandice.com/rock-and-ice-digital-editions

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Re: Thank you!

Postby colokeith » Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:02 am

Congrats Jim that is huge!!
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