I recently found out that I won first place in a CLIX photo contest I entered late last month. It was the first time I've ever entered a contest that related to photography, and after only seven months with my DSLR, I feel I've learned so much. This photo was shot in the city of Castries, in Saint Lucia. It won first place in the Arts and Life section. Luckily, I had my GoPro camera on my head and captured the exchange between the little girl and I... I definitely tried to play off elements reinforced by Brandon Stanton, the founder of Humans of New York (HONY).

Thoughts? Time to celebrate! x