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Apr 13, 2018 06:11:29   #
gnadeau80 Loc: Rowley,MA
 
[quote=Bill_de]Congratulations Laura! It is a great achievement.

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Apr 13, 2018 06:12:32   #
Georgews Loc: Wellington, New Zealand
 
Lap it up Laura - you have done well to be recognised like that! Just bask in the glory.

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Apr 13, 2018 06:15:32   #
gnadeau80 Loc: Rowley,MA
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


Congratulations

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Apr 13, 2018 06:17:38   #
par4fore Loc: Bay Shore N.Y.
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


VERY NICE! Congratulations, Laura!

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Apr 13, 2018 06:42:53   #
billnikon Loc: Pennsylvania/Ohio/Florida/Maui/Oregon/Vermont
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


Congratulations. Way to put yourself out front. I bet you were really nervous about it. But now you feel accomplished, and you should. Good for you.

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Apr 13, 2018 07:08:07   #
d2b2 Loc: Catonsville, Maryland, USA
 
Do not second guess your capabilities. You are worthy of the showing and congratulations that go along with it. Good luck!

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Apr 13, 2018 07:11:38   #
DAN Phillips Loc: Graysville, GA
 
Beautiful! Enjoy the moment!

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Apr 13, 2018 07:19:26   #
rmm0605 Loc: Sarasota, FL
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


Good show! Keep at it!

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Apr 13, 2018 07:20:43   #
durango Loc: Marietta, Ohio
 
Congratulations!

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Apr 13, 2018 07:32:57   #
Atilehs1022
 
Awesome Achievement!!

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Apr 13, 2018 07:51:07   #
IDguy Loc: Idaho
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


You might find this interesting. Your comments suggest you are on the right side of the curve: a true expert.

https://www.dpreview.com/news/7500791302/dunning-kruger-effect-why-you-re-not-as-good-a-photographer-as-you-think-you-are?ref_=pe_1674010_132618830

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Apr 13, 2018 08:03:08   #
yorkiebyte Loc: Scottsdale, Arizona/Bandon, Oregon USA
 
Well done!! Personal showings are a thrill...yes!!

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Apr 13, 2018 08:08:26   #
Dikdik Loc: Winnipeg, Canada
 
Lovely...

Dik

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Apr 13, 2018 08:18:53   #
DanielJDLM
 
I have been doing art shows for over 10 years. Inevitably someone will enter my booth display and made that stupid comment I could do that. Most times I just ignore them because they’re ignorant, other times I’ll make a simple statement like “Well, you should.” I then offer my business card and tell them to call me for information on how to get started. Funny, only one call in 10 years. Best of luck and congratulations on your showing.

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Apr 13, 2018 08:50:04   #
StevenG Loc: Long Island, NY
 
Laura72568 wrote:
I have my first pop-up show in a small local art gallery! I don’t feel worthy and I’m probably not. Of course, I am nervous that someone will walk in, look at my work and say “I could have done that!” But it is what it is. I am patting myself on the back just because I had the nerve to put myself out there! :)


Congratulations! That’s wonderful!
Steve

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