(Yes, I know winning a competition is not the same as winning an award, but “competition-winning” didn’t sound as good.)
Take a look at this:
See that? It’s a GENIUNE certificate, that is. And I got a plaque. AND one of those fancy shields which will have my name engraved on. This one, to be precise:
Impressed? Hey, YOU SHOULD BE. This was no ordinary Photographic Competition. This was no less than the Camping and Caravanning Club Chiltern Region Summer Meet Photographic Competition 2012.
And I won it.
And this was my winning entry (Click to get a larger view.)
(Disclosure: There were only about 24 entries. And most were very much in the “snapshot” category. But I can still feel pretty chuffed about this. Yes. Yes, I can. Er… Can’t I?)