this is kind of cool for me

Recently i received this flickrmail:



Hi Kecia,

I am writing to let you know that one of your photos has been short-listed for inclusion in the fifth edition of our Schmap Portland Guide, to be published at the end of this month.www.schmap.com/shortlist/p=7767537N04/c=SH20251988Clicking this link will take you to a page where you can:i) See which of your photos has been short-listed.ii) Submit or withdraw your photo from our final selection phase.iii) Learn how we credit photos in our Schmap Guides.iv) Browse online or download the fourth edition of our Schmap Portland Guide.While we offer no payment for publication, many photographers are pleased to submit their photos, as Schmap Guides give their work recognition and wide exposure, and are free of charge to readers. Photos are published at a maximum width of 150 pixels, are clearly attributed, and link to high-resolution originals at Flickr.Our submission deadline is Sunday, July 13. If you happen to be reading this message after this date, please still click on the link above (our Schmap Guides are updated frequently - photos submitted after this deadline will be considered for later releases).Best regards,Emma Williams,Managing Editor, Schmap Guides



and then today i received this one:


Schmap Portland Fifth Edition: Photo Inclusion

Hi Kecia,

I am delighted to let you know that your submitted photo has been selected for inclusion in the newly released fifth edition of our Schmap Portland Guide:Embassy Suites Portland Airportwww.schmap.com/portland/toppicks_hotels/p=115113/i=115113.jpgIf you use an iPhone or iPod touch, then this same link will take you directly to your photo in the iPhone version of our guide. On a desktop computer, you can still see exactly how your photo is displayed and credited in the iPhone version of our guide at:Embassy Suites Portland Airportwww.schmap.com/?m=iphone#uid=portland&sid=toppicks_hotels&p=115113&i=115113Finally, if you have a blog, you might also like to check out the customizable widgetized version of our Schmap Portland Guide, complete with your published photo:www.schmap.com/guidewidgets/p=7767537N04/c=SH20251317Thanks so much for letting us include your photo - please enjoy the guide!Best regards,Emma Williams,Managing Editor, Schmap Guides
this is the image that will appear in the guide book: