Susan Blanda
@susanblanda

Yesterday something amazing happened. It came out of the blue...and made me smile from ear to ear: . . Instagram featured my #WHPinspired entry! . . As an artist who has spent a lifetime creating images, this is huge honor that touches my heart deeply. Thank you Instagram!! β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»β€οΈ . . . I’ve been loving the IG app for the past 5.5 years and I’m so grateful for its inspiration. The daily access to diverse photo genres and cultures from around the word makes a positive impression on my work. This helps me to stretch and grow as a photographer. And, it’s the special connections between the creative souls on Instagram who share their work with each other, that is especially sweetβ€”a gift to all of us. . . . The image that Instagram featured is part of an ongoing series that celebrates the beauty of the ocean and the people who dance among the waves. Not the β€˜big wave’ famous types, but the every-day surfers who have a reverence for Mother Ocean and connect to the beauty of the moment as they ride the waves. . . The featured image is a capture between sets. It was a huge day, wave-wise, and the people in this shot were taking a breather in anticipation of the next big set. There is a soul-to-soul connection between them, that was palpable this day. It made me want to click the shutter and keep on clicking. . . This powerful connection between surfers, and the artistry that emerges as individuals express their joy amidst the waves, is what attracts me to this genre. And, I consider it an honor to share these moments with you. . . If you’ve stuck with me thus farβ€”-thank you. 😬❀️🀘🏻 You can probably imagine how excited I feel with this feature and I truly appreciate you celebrating it with me! . . Sending heartfelt thanks to all of you, new friends and old, for supporting my work here on Instagram. Your thoughtful feedback and friendships mean the world to me. . . With Love, Susan ❀️

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2017.12.07. 03:10

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@am_here_to_inspire_you

2017.12.08. 03:11
Great post

@susanblanda

2017.12.08. 03:13
@am_here_to_inspire_you Thank you! πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»

@beautifulartshop

2017.12.08. 05:56
That's so great Susan!!

@susanblanda

2017.12.08. 06:01
@beautifulartshop Thank you dear friend β€οΈπŸ˜˜πŸŒΉπŸ™πŸ»

@pwbcarson

2017.12.08. 06:49
Kudos! Well deserved.

@nabikirc

2017.12.08. 06:57
strike.well done mβ€œam.πŸ˜‰πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜ŽπŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜‰

@susanblanda

2017.12.08. 07:09
@pwbcarson Thank you! β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»β€οΈ

@susanblanda

2017.12.08. 07:09
Many thanks πŸ™πŸ»

@maribosch

2017.12.08. 07:28
Well deserved You are a talented artist ... you are inspiring

@fernandosfi

2017.12.08. 07:53
I like your style

@uone_

2017.12.08. 12:41
Glad to see you got featured! Well deserved!πŸŽ‰

@bslattery.monat

2017.12.08. 14:24
Great Photo! Let's connect

@leodesmidt

2017.12.08. 19:48
Achieve Greatness πŸ‘Š

@meg_everingham

2017.12.08. 20:00
Well deserved!

@ktobz

2017.12.08. 20:47
Wow! Awesome

@kielar_shots

2017.12.09. 09:11
Huge congrats Susan. I'm really happy for you. Thank you for your big contribution to making the Instagram amazing place it is today πŸ˜€πŸ˜πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ˜€πŸ’™πŸ’šπŸ’›πŸ§‘πŸ’œ

@hosmarianne

2017.12.09. 11:14
Ohhh my!!! Wow Susan!! This is AWESOME, I certainly understand your enthusiasm for beeing festured at INSTAGRAM!!πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ˜That's totally amazing and so well deserved!! Huge congrats dear!! I haven't been seeing the newsfeed lately but I'll head over to Instagram now!!πŸ˜˜πŸ‘‹πŸΌβ€οΈ

@naomi_craigs

2017.12.09. 11:30
It's such a great shot! Congratulations x

@d_pwhitaker

2017.12.09. 17:38
Wonderful pic... Congrats!

@dviviano

2017.12.10. 12:02
Congratulations well deserved! πŸ‘βœ¨

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:30
@maribosch You are such a kind friend Mari. Deep thanks for all of your support! πŸ˜˜β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:30
@fernandosfi Thank you Stephan πŸ™πŸ»

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:31
@uone_ Many thanks Johan. It’s thrilling to be honored in this way πŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:31
@bslattery.monat Thank you πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:32
@leodesmidt I’ll give it my best shot! Thanks for your uplifting comment. πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈ

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:33
@meg_everingham Thanks so much Meg. So kind of you! 😘

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:33
@ktobz Thanks so much! ❀️

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:36
@kielar_shots Wow. Thank you for the high praise Mariusz. I give it my best shot every day. Really appreciate your sweet comment. πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈπŸ˜˜

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:37
@hosmarianne Thank you so much Marianne. I am thrilled by the feature and touched by the amazing comments and support. Thanks for stoping by with your kind comment. β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸ˜˜

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:38
@naomi_craigs Many thank Naomi. So happy you like the image! β€οΈπŸ™πŸ»πŸŒΉ

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:38
@d_pwhitaker Many thanks Paula and Daryl. πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈπŸ˜˜

@susanblanda

2017.12.10. 19:40
@dviviano Thanks so much Daniel! It’s been a wonderful experience and I’m thrilled at the love I’ve received about my work. Appreciate your kind words of support! πŸŒΉβ€οΈπŸ™πŸ»

@morganmiller77

2017.12.11. 00:38
Yes this is worthy indeed!

@susanblanda

2017.12.11. 07:04
@morganmiller77 Thanks for the supportive comment Morgan. Really appreciate your kind words. ❀️

@sisakob

2017.12.11. 10:16
Great work, so nice to have you here...

@tracy_costello_photography

2017.12.12. 02:55
Congrats!!! 😊

@susanblanda

2017.12.12. 03:01
@sisakob Many thanks Silvia πŸ™πŸ»β€οΈπŸ˜˜

@susanblanda

2017.12.12. 03:02
@tracy_costello_photography Thank you so much Tracy! ❀️😘

@moombamart1

2017.12.14. 00:33
That's Awesome!!!

@texacali_

2017.12.14. 21:49
Congrats πŸŽ‰πŸŽˆπŸΎ

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