Is your horse with the Dogwood tree available for purchase in a 16 x 20? WHAT ???
This is the question I received about the above Horse photo in my email on Nov. 11, 2007. At first I thought it was a silly joke. He couldn't be serious, could he? Here are the actual emails, with last names xxxx out for privacy.
Date Nov. 11, 2008 Actual email I received: "Good morning, I was wondering if the photo of the horse with the dogwood tree in the back ground would be available for purchase in a 16x20. I work for Atmos Energy Corp and we are building a new office just off the bypass in Owensboro and need additional photos to hang." Larry xxxxx
I thought surely he doesn't mean my activerain picture?( I show a bigger photo later in blog that is easier to see :)
My response: "Hi Larry,
Are you serious? Did you see it on the Internet? I am honored that you like it that much! "Vickie McCartney
His response: "Yes, my wife and I travel around Kentucky and do photo work for Atmos Energy when they build new offices, I also work for Atmos. I was searching the web looking for additional Owensboro photos when I saw your photo. I really do like the photo, you were in the right place at the right time. Did you take it with film or digital?" Larry
My response: "It is digital. I love that picture too! Hey, If I let you use it for free, could you give Vickie McCartney, Realtor in Owensboro, KY credit for it? I could really use the advertising since I am new to Owensboro? (But I am not new to real estate)" Vickie
(Note: I was trying to give away something for 29 days, so this was a perfect start.....)
His response: "When the photo is hung we put a label underneath with the photographer name and something about the photo. I can have a local lady with our company there in Owensboro arrange to contact you and if you can download the photo onto a cd that would be great. If you need a cd we would furnish also. The lady is Kay XXXXX, manager of public affairs."
His email to Kay, that she forwarded to me: "Kay would you contact a Vickie McCartney, broker at Home Reality Owensboro. 270-315-5354. She has a photo that would look good in the new office. She is willing to give us the photo (we would pay for enlarging) for photo credit. I agreed to this. Photo needs to be download onto a CD so I can have enlarged."
Vickie: Please forward me the horse photo. Thank you, kc
I still can't believe someone offered to BUY my photo! It feels good just to know someone noticed and liked it.....
I forwarded this photo and here it is in a bigger size so you can see it:
I still can't believe someone offered to BUY my photo! It feels good to know someone noticed and liked it. But I really feel good about GIVING it. I can't wait until the new Atmos Energy Building is complete. It should be interesting to see how this photo looks in a 16 x 20 size!
Vickie McCartney, Realtor Home Realty GMAC Real Estate~ Owensboro KY
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