National Geographics Loss Is Your Gain


I was going to submit a few photos for the 2015 National Geographic Photo Contest but there was a $15.00 entry fee. I thought a photo contest would be free but I was wrong. My gut feeling is that  National Geographic is trying to control the number of entries, quality verses quantity as an example, by charging a fee and it seems to worked if that was the case. Well sort of. In my opinion a lot of great photographs will now never see the light of day and I think that’s a shame. I love looking into the world of others through their lens. I could live a hundred life times and never see all the beauty and wonders this world has to offer. It is through others sharing their world that I get just a glimpse of things not meant to be for me. I have a saying, which is about making money at my work that fits here as well: “A little bit of something is something but all of nothing is nothing.” I would rather have a glimpse and be filled with wonder than see not to be able to see at all. So for zero dollars are the three I was going to enter.



Author: The Jagged Man

I am a 59 year old guy who is asking questions about life like "what does it all mean?" and " how come hair will not grow on my head but grows real fast on my ears and back?" you know the deep stuff. I believe in Jesus Christ and that He died for all. The rest I am still working on.

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