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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
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ActiveRainPhotoBloggerContest-Localism Gone Wild A Realtor Spreads Her Wings. In "spreading my wings", I've been focusing on the whole localism phenomenon which is new to me. Frankly, I didn't know the difference between colloquialism and localism! Colloquialism being informal conversation, localism, according to wikipedia being more about promotion of local history, local culture and local identity. Okay, so we got that straight.
For me, it's been about spotlighting businesses in my Fishhawk Lake community and bringing businessto them in some manner through my photos and blog posts. That was part one of spreading my wings. Part two was actually DOING IT. That meant throwing the camera in the truck and "winging my way" into photo opportunities!
One of them was going to Cascadian Nurseries with peacocks walking about like they owned the place.
I was there to meet my landscaper, All Natures Construction and had never been there before. After picking out plants, I stalked these elusive and shy creatures for about 30 minutes. With this particular photo, I found myself almost prone, trying to shoot quickly because wild winged-creatures don't always stand still saying, "Shoot me, please!" I also had no idea how this would turn out because my eyes are going and it's not a great camera and the view of the shot was hard to see.
Got home, tweaked the photos, wrote a blog post about them AND my landscaper and e-mailed it to Cascadian Nurseries after looking them up on Google. Well, guess what? They loved the photos and asked if they could use them in "future media". P.S. Found out today that because of my post, my landscaper got a call from someone with property here at Fishhawk Lake because he wants to fix the landscaping before he lists the property--a win for ALL OF US!
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.