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##UPDATE - I WON the People Prize! Thank you so much everybody for supporting and voting for me. The prize ceremony and exhibition is on 21st so more information to come soon!##  

This news makes me very happy and I hope I can get your help on this!

My surf photograph of Byron Bay has been selected part the “Tell me Ten Words”Photography competition by the French Alliance in Sydney in the jury’s top 10 photographs. This means my photograph will be exhibited in Sydney and I'll be attending the award ceremony where I might possibly win an amazing trip to New Caledonia (crossing fingers really).

AND there is also the people’s prize where I really need your help! All you have to do is to vote for my photograph via this link. You just have to click on my photograph and enter your vote via your email address. Don’t forget to check your email to validate your vote! This will make me super happy and I might win another prize!

For a bit of background behind my picture's choice: I chose one of the 10 words celebrated this year in the French-speaking countries. Mine was VIGOUSSE, a Swiss word which means being "vigorous, vivacious, full of life, alert."

And my description for the picture was:

"If I had a title for this picture, I would name it "The light comes out for surfers in Byron Bay". This was taken on Wategos Beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales. We were waiting for the sunset light and al the surfers started to appear, ready for an amazing surf. I saw this girl running on the beach and ready to jump in the water so I also ran the catch the perfect moment with the perfect light. A much needed vigousse attitude to jump in the water with a longboard!"

So please vote for me by clicking on this link below thank you so much! (4th picture, click on it to enter the vote)

Behind the scene of me shooting pictures of surfers.
Behind the scene of me shooting pictures of surfers.

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