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PhotoPhilanthropy Finalist

Posted in Awards, Photography, Preemptive Love Coalition by matt on Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Doctors prep for surgery in Najaf, Iraq.

Much to my surprise, I got an email this morning from one of the judges at the 2012 Photo Philanthropy photo competition saying I was a finalist!

Apparently they’re sending a bunch of sweet swag to my parent’s house (Iraq wasn’t ideal for shipping fancy photo gear) in Texas—a new camera bag is on the way. Considering all the applicants, it’s an honor to even be a finalist.

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  1. Beth said, on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 9:03 pm

    Congratulations! The picture is fantastic and really tells the story. Enjoyed looking at the other winners and finalists

    • matt said, on Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at 11:51 am

      That’s kind, thank you. It was great chatting with you the other day.


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