I am still in disbelief.

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  1. Aaron Brooks Wolters

    Aaron Brooks Wolters Well-Known Member

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    Guys, Evangilder,GrauGiest, Gnomey, GeeDee, Trackend, HoHun, and more. All of your tutoring is finally paying off. The camera club that I am the President of had a Photography show that started this week and runs through July 16th. We had our open house today which I worked the whole time and and had fun doing.
    Two women came in and were looking around and asked if I had in photos in the show. I told them my name and let them know that I had four in the show that were tagged with my name. I had the marked NFS (not for sale) because one, I had now clue how much to ask for them and two I didn't think anyone would be that interested in them. Low and behold the younger women comes up and asked me if I would take $100.00 for my black and white photo. Needless to say it took me about three minutes to get my jaw off the floor. I studdered y y y y essss. The Arts Depot gets one third of the price and pays the taxes so I didn't do to bad.:oops: To you guys I owe a H-U-G-E thank you.:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy: Oh and this is the one she purchased.

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    Good deal ! Hundred bucks for a photo is not too shabby.

    Charles
     
  3. Vassili Zaitzev

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    Nice Job Aaron! :thumbright:
     
  4. evangilder

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    Congrats, Aaron! That's a great pan shot. May you have many more shots sell. :thumbleft:
     
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    How come you didnt share it with us prior to the show? Huh?

    LOL ...... Good Job!

    8)
     
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    Great job Aaron!
     
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    Good work Aaron!
     
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    Cool! Congrats, Aaron! :D :thumbleft:
     
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    WAY TO GO AARON!!!!!
     
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    Top stuff...Congrats Aaron!:D
     
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    G'd on ya Aaron

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    Welcome to the world of making a buck on your own. Great feeling! Good for you Aaron!
     
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    Great Aaron! Keep up the good work!

    I would have to PAY somebody to take one of my photos! :lol:

    TO
     
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    ....and well worth every cent mate! Bl**dy well done!
     
  16. Aaron Brooks Wolters

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    #16 Aaron Brooks Wolters, Jun 20, 2010
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    Thank you folks, but if it were not for all the help that I have received on this Great forum it would not have happened. I am forever grateful to you all. Thank you.:notworthy: :notworthy: :notworthy:
     
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    Well done, my friend!

    That was a great shot, and she got it for a steal!
     
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    Good stuff! 8)
     
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    You deserve it, Aaron.
    Congratulations and thanks for giving us your great work for free!!!
    :)
     
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    WOW, Aaron, I always knew your photography was top notch. I am so happy for you. great job, you will sell more of that I am sure. :D 8)
     
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