FREE Photography Tips & Tutorials e-book [Leap into Spring!]

The Leap Into Spring! Photo Challenge finale giveaway is in full swing. We’ve got an awesome selection of prizes up for grabs and it’s not too late to enter! Just stop by and share your favorite spring photos with us by 11:59pm CST on Friday, May 18th and you’ll be entered to win one of 20 fabulous prizes.* (I’ll tell you more about those prizes in a bit.)

But first…

Presenting the Leap Into Spring! Photo Challenge Photography Tips & Tutorials FREE e-book

My co-hosts, Alicia of Project Alicia and Kristi of Live and Love Out Loud, and I have a special gift for you all. We’ve compiled the photography tips and tutorials shared throughout the challenge, threw them into a lovely e-book and wrapped it up with a pretty little bow, especially for you.

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Access our tips and tutorials on the go!

The Leap Into Spring! Photo Challenge Photography Tips & Tutorials ebook is available in PDF form. Simply click on the image above and download to your computer or handheld device via iBooks, Kindle and more.

We’re always looking for ways to reward you all for your participation and we hope that you’ll enjoy the e-book. Feel free to pin it, tweet about it, share it with a friend.

And if you haven’t already entered our finale giveaway, there’s still time! Link up by 11:59pm CST on Friday, May 18th for your chance to win one of 20 fabulous prizes. Winners will be chosen at random over the weekend and announced right here on Monday, May 21st at 9am CST.

Twenty lucky winners will have a chance to win one of the following prizes:

Five (5) winners will win an annual subscription of ThisLife’s Adventure Box package, valued at $80 each.

Five (5) winners will win Topaz Labs fabulous Topaz Adjust plugin, valued at $50 each.

One (1) winner will win a custom 26-page 8″ in spine photo book from AdoramaPix, valued at $40.

One (1) winner will win a lovely card bundle template of their choice from Life-n-Reflection, valued between $24-30.

One (1) winner will win a 11 x 14 “pretty print” of their choice from Veronica Armstrong Photography, $25 value.

One (1) winner will win a beautiful camera strap of their choice from Forshee Designs, valued between $19-27.

One (1) winner will win a gorgeous Daisy & Elm camera charm bracelet, valued at $30.

One (1) winner will win a $50 gift certificate to Photojojo.

Three (3) winners will win a $25 gift certificate to Photojojo.

One (1) winner will win the “Beyond Snapshots: How to Take That Fancy DSLR Camera Off ‘Auto’ and Photograph Like a Pro” book, valued at $16.

And once again, thank you to the following sponsors for their generous prize donations and support:


ThisLife is an online service that automagically organizes photos and videos from your computer, Facebook, Instagram and more, in a chronological timeline; safely storing them in the cloud. Now available on your iPhone and iPad as well.

Topaz Labs

Topaz Labs’ innovative image enhancing plug-ins improve your workflow and streamline productivity with its easy-to-use interface. Powerful. Professional. Flexible. Available for Photoshop, PSE, Lightroom and more.


Impeccable service. Affordable prices. AdoramaPix is an awesome source for fine quality photo prints, photo books, photo framing, gallery wrapped canvases and all of your photo finishing needs.


Life-n-Reflection is your one-stop shop for gorgeous custom card, photo album and collage templates and photo enhancing textures as well.

Veronica Armstrong Photography

Veronica Armstrong is a talented New York based photographer who creates “pretty prints for pretty places”. Her growing collection of prints are a feast for the eyes – textures and light reign supreme.

Forshee Designs

Practical. Pretty. Handmade. Forshee Designs is overflowing with beautifully handmade camera strap covers, laptop sleeves, iPad/tablet/e-reader sleeves, aprons and more. Custom orders accepted as well.

And thank you to the following blog sponsors and business owners for their monetary contributions as well:

*Rules: The linky will be open from Friday, May 11th 9am CST – Friday, May 18th 11:59pm CST. Submit your favorite spring photos to be entered into the drawing. Link directly to your blog post or Flickr photo, not your blog’s homepage or Flickr photostream. Link back to the Leap Into Spring Photo Challenge in your post. One entry per household, please. All are welcome regardless of experience, time commitment and whether or not you’re experiencing spring at the moment. All winners will be chosen at random, prizes will be matched as best possible, no exchanges. Winners will be announced on Monday, May 21st.

Head on over to the Finale Giveaway post to link up and enter for your chance to win one of 20 awesome prizes!


  1. hi rebecca, thanks for choosing me as a winner of this life. but i don´t want to use it to store my pics, so you can give this price to someone else, who wanna use it 🙂 thank you so much! have a great evening 🙂
    Tina´s PicStory´s last post ..wordless beautiful – soft colors

    • Ok, if you’re sure. We’ll re-draw a new prize winner. Thank you, have a good evening!

  2. I must have missed the winners announcement, unless everyone was e-mailed separately. Thanks to all the generous sponsors!!!

    • Katherine, I have been emailing all of the winners today and we will update the post as soon as we have replies from everyone.

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