Update on Leave Nothing, Take Only Gold Hearts
My environmental-ish Gold Hearts project was launched a couple of months ago and although I did not get as much of a response as I had anticipated, it was a great experience and helped me to understand the nature of my target audience now. I learned that the expectation of the viewer is instant gratification; that I must relay the message in seconds, not minutes. Also, I may have underestimated the nature of hikers in the desert to NOT take something found. The old saying does say take ONLY PICTURES, leave nothing behind.
I am thankful to those who did participate. Thanks for making my day and look out for other artistic ambushes in the future!
IF YOU’VE FOUND MY LOVE YOUR ENVIRONMENT HEART IN THE DESERT
– Just upload/or link me a photo of you with the heart through my blog post and I will send you a signed original piece of artwork!
– I will make you the 8×10” black and white silver gelatin signed photograph (unframed) of your choice from my collection.
– Multiple hearts at these locations:
OTHER VISITORS CAN WIN TOO!
– Subscribe to my blog before October 5th nd I will donate $2 on your behalf to the Arizona State Parks Conservation fund (up to $1000).
This experience is for the other observers of the land, like me, to be rewarded and it serves as a reminder to enjoy and embrace what we have in our wonderful desert landscape. Thank you in advance to all participants! I will keep the blog updated as to the results. Good luck & happy hunting!!!