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1st place photo as of Friday, April 6
There are over 50 photos already included, and several great images vying for the top votes, after just two weeks of the gallery being open. The gallery (and contest) continue until April 30, so now is the time to add photos, vote for favorites and share the discoveries.
We're noticing some definite trends in submissions. At this time the gallery includes:
- 11 photos of children
- 12 budding trees and plants
- 14 spring flowers
- two birds
- one summer beer unveiling
- three people enjoying their patios
- three easter images
- and three dogs.
What's missing from this visual representation of spring in Grand Rapids, Michigan? Be sure to add your own to the collection, and let everyone know to vote for you!
Voting can happen four ways. Users logged in to the site can "vote up" or comment; visitors can tweet or Facebook like/comment their favorites! There's still plenty of spring moments to be captured; be sure to take a minute to add your own and join in this friendly competition.
the red penner, ink slinger, storyteller, page changer. when not working as the managing editor at The Rapidian, holly is typically found scribbling in her journal, playing in her studio, getting muddy in the garden, or experimenting in the kitchen. she has a not-so-tiny boy for a son and a very patient man for a husband.