Proudest Canadian photographer EVER!

by DaniGirl on April 25, 2012 · 9 comments

in Mothership Photography, My 15 minutes

When I got my royalty statement from Getty Images last week, I was pretty excited. Not only was it my highest-grossing month to date with 10 sales, but it had some pretty interesting-sounding buyers: a couple of European ad agencies, Microsoft (!), and Macleans magazine. I was particularly curious about the Macleans one, not only because it paid a pretty penny. Not in my wildest dreams could I picture a more awesome use than this!

Proud Canadian

See that bottom-centre photograph of the skaters? I took that one on my lunch break on a freezing but brilliant day back in January!

Skating on the Rideau Canal - Beginners

Talk about proud Canadian moments!

And I found this one, too, which isn’t nearly as awesome but interesting nonetheless:

Found in the wild - Caiman sale

That’s my picture of a caiman, snapped at the boys’ school Halloween party featuring Little Ray’s Reptile Zoo, masquerading as a crocodile on the website for NBC Miami, channel 6. šŸ™‚

I tell you, between having a picture of Lucas and Willie used to support the concept of “cutest kid/pet picture ever” and Macleans using this one to define the ultimate Canadian moment, Getty has been doing as much to boost my ego as line my pocketbook!

So you think this qualifies to enter as a “Proudest Canadian” moment?


{ 8 comments… read them below or add one }

1 allison April 25, 2012 at 1:38 pm

Hell yeah. And it’s also satisfyingly meta for my taste. Congratulations!

2 Chantal April 25, 2012 at 1:48 pm

AWESOME!!! Sorry but I did totally yell that šŸ˜‰

3 Amy @ Muddy Boots April 25, 2012 at 1:53 pm

Macleans?? That’s awesome! You might’ve just finally convinced me on this whole Getty thing… now to find the time to look into it a bit more.

4 Valerie April 25, 2012 at 2:56 pm

wow, proud moment, indeed! Definitely a good entry, LOL. Well done, Dani.

5 Sara April 25, 2012 at 4:02 pm

Amazing!!!!! Congratulations Dani

6 coffee with julie April 25, 2012 at 9:58 pm

O.M. Goodness! Maclean’s!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Too cool. Congrats! (and I do love that pic – it’s awesome.)

7 Jasmine April 27, 2012 at 7:00 am

Awesome!!! Congratulations, Dani! That truly is amazing and inspiring. šŸ˜€

8 Mary @ Parenthood April 30, 2012 at 5:46 am

Wow! Congrats!

Are you going to frame a copy of the magazine?

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