GIVEAWAY ~ BC Easter Giveaways! Win a Canon Camera!

Mon 18th, Apr, 2011

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G’day lovelies!

Ooooh we have woken up to a lovely morning here on the beaches…sun is shining, sky is blue, ocean is lovely, surfers are out, we are on school hols and I am, my friends, taking a bit of a breather and heading down the beach to spend time with my beautiful family and my camera

So, seeing as I am in such a good mood, and just who knows how long that might last, I thought let’s get us some BC Easter Giveaway bling bling goin’ on. Yeah?  You know you want to.

So I have recently been looking at cameras and came across this little sweetie pie..just right to slip in your pocket on the way to the beach…

This is similar to the camera I was first using on this blog and seeing as so many people ask me about cameras, here we go…I love Canon and it would take a lot to persuade me to buy another brand now, and I’ve dabbled in a few.

It seems though that Cameras have come a long way from what I was using a couple of years ago when I started this blog though….this 14.1 Megapixel camera lets you create impressive large photos of family and friends, high-resolution imagess a 4x wide Optical Zoom lens to capture up-close and memorable images.

plus it does video too!

And the thing that caught my eye…there’s a Creative Filters Mode…a  fun, easy way to make your photography more creative. The camera does all the work – you simply choose an effect and shoot!

Other cool effects are Fisheye, Monocrome, B/W, Sepia, Poster, Miniature & more plus it even has a vintage effect…so when you shoot in Toy Camera, you get the vintage effect of a first-generation camera, for that oldie, slightly distorted, unevenly saturated, attic look we all just lurve.

And it comes in four colours and you get to choose!


so, what ya gotta do to win?

Well that’s the easy bit.

Just leave a comment  answering the question below, right here on this post (just hit the comment button)

what would you be taking photos of with this sweet little baby in your pocket?…your littlies in the ocean or playing in the snow, the scenery where you live, your house, your new shoes ;-) pics for your blog, your lovely pets, beautiful flowers…hit me with it…I want to hear some of your ideas and get some inspiration

For extra chances to win just post a link to my site to any of the social networking sites…

every LIKE on the New Beach Cottage  Facebook Page goes in twice (click here)

I’ll really love you &  put you in squillions if you connect on Google Friend Connect (right there on the sidebar)

(Please leave another comment for each social networking site you posted to…)

Just answer the above and you will be automatically entered to win.. I can’t wait to hear what you’d be taking pics of with this little beauty while I’m sitting on the beach with my kiddos this week

Good Luck Beach Cottager’s

Open Worldwide baby.

and vote for me in the Australian blogs competition!


p.s. if you like sweet lil giveaways and you love Orla Kiely gear as much as I do

go here, there’s a bag that’ll make your grocery shopping a whole lot more chic up for grabs!

and there’ll be lots more Beach Cottage Giveaways this week including coastal stripes, bring it on

The Rules : Ends close of play Tuesday 25th

Winner will be selected and announced Thursday.


camera giveaway sponsored by abeachcottage.com & in now way sponsored by or affiliated to Canon
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1,056 Responses to “GIVEAWAY ~ BC Easter Giveaways! Win a Canon Camera!”

  1. Lois Gibbs says:

    I have been longing for a digital camera for so long! If I win I will be taking pictures of the beautiful scenery on Cape Cod where I am now living. The ocean, the spring flowers, my new apartment I am trying to decorate, and the flowers I’ll be planting soon.

  2. Rita Green says:

    I would take photos of my four beautiful children in Wildwood NJ. They are the most natural little boogie boarders on this earth and I would love to be able to capture their talents, joy and awe of the waves with this beautiful Canon camera!

  3. Tiff says:

    My old Canon comes everywhere with me and I would love to give her to my 10yr old who is showing an interest in photography. Then I would have a lovely new one and will take photos of ANYTHING that takes my fancy! And those filters sound like great fun.
    Thanks Sarah, for a lovely giveaway :D

  4. Karen Hancock says:

    what would i take pictures of?
    boys in muddy puddles
    flowers in pretty white jugs
    the butterfly that lives on our letterbox
    the clouds so pretty and white
    boys feet on freshly mowed grass
    new shoes, shiny and bright
    smiles, frowns and tears
    husbands playing with children
    innocent looks and big messes
    fresh clean washing on the line
    boys in trees
    boys falling out of trees
    bandaids and sloppy tears
    views from up high
    views from down low
    wooden block castles
    toes in the sand
    boys jumping waves
    sunny days on blankets with cake
    cyclone days inside in a cubby
    baking cakes with flour sifting
    and fingers licking
    happy life pictures… and memories
    oh and i dont think i would use any mode
    other than toy camera!

  5. Anne says:

    I would be taking shots of EVERYTHING, stuff for my blog, the paintings I create, my dog and cats, the flowers in my garden, the clouds in the sky, the beach, the lakes, the scenery around me, the wildlife, the pretty little houses where I live, the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains, the glaciers, my friends, speedboats, canoes & kayaks, picnic tables, the shoppers at the Sunday Market, the produce and wares sold there – oh, so many, many more things :)

    Thank you for the fabulous giveaway


  6. Oh it would be my tiny granddaughters! Everything they do makes me smile from the inside out and I love remembering…
    All Things Heart and Home

  7. Elizabeth (ejay) says:

    I would take photos of the beauty that Mother Nature has to offer, landscapes, animals and also my four beautiful Grandchildren.

  8. darlene nahre says:

    I would take a lot of pictures of my 3 grandkids at the beach or at school functions, But mostly I would take pictures of my dear sweet husband of 21 years He has had 2 heart attacks in the last 4 years and he is disabiled now. His heart only pumps 10-15%, so we don’t knoq how much longer he will be with us. He will be very missed by me and our family

  9. Vicki K. says:

    With spring coming on here, I’d be shooting tulips and hyacinths and apple blossoms…plus all my sewing projects…and a sweet doggie or two…some handsome boys…and everything in sight at the beach!

  10. Lisa says:

    Okay, I’m so not expecting to win this, but it is the giveaway of my dreams right now. What wouldn’t I take photo’s of ? There would be photo’s of the beach – obviously, my home projects, all blog photo’s, my fur kids, my skin kid, all those random fun and interesting things I miss because my camera takes so long to turn on. I’ve just been posting recently about my camera woes – it doesn’t like dim light – grainy photo’s, takes so long to load up, doesn’t like closeup shots etc etc. If I never won another giveaway I wouldn’t care. 14.1 meag pixels of wonderfulness, why wouldn’t I want it? And everyone I’ve asked recommends Canon.


  11. beachcomber says:

    great giveaway! i’d take photos of the sea, the beach, my family, my cat, my home and every where else i go…love the sound of the effects!

  12. Joe K says:

    I live near a river and take nature photos, so I’d use the camera for that.

  13. I, sweet Sarah would be taking my camera to the Outer Banks on vacation. Snapping shots of all the things you my friend get to enjoy everyday at the beach. I can hardly wait. Counting down the days to enjoy the sweet days of the shore. Then when I return snapping pics of all the beautiful scenery here in good ole’ Va.

  14. the freckled minx says:

    BC Saturday Club Missions – Yay for BC Saturdays. Are you sick of us yet?

  15. Melissa says:

    My sweet great nieces Hannah, Katie and Gracie, my handsome great nephew Alec, kids’ projects from school where I teach art, some of my creations, and of course a happy (arm extended) self-portrait…thanks for the chance to win!

  16. Tina S. says:

    My “baby” will be graduating from high school in May so I would take lots of photos of his special day. In early June, he and his sister will be trotting off to Europe (her graduation present to him) for two weeks so I guess I would let him take it to get shots of all the lovely places they’ll be visiting without me! No…..I’m not bitter…..just a bit jealous! HA!

  17. Melissa says:

    I just “liked” you on facebook and added on GFC also.
    thanks again!

  18. melanie w says:

    i would take photos of our family adventures and outting the kids grow so fast i love how a photos capture everything i never want to forget and probably a few i wish i could ;)

  19. Carol Hobbs says:

    Oooooo!! What a lovely little beauty that camera is!! I might even be tempted to leave my “big” camera at home and take this one on short trips with me. I think I’d take it everywhere! It’d be lovely for trips overseas when I don’t want to look so conspicuous. :)

  20. Bex says:

    I would take photos of everything from A-Z! Why not? You only live once! But most importantly I would document my life, so that I can show my children and they can show their children’s children.

  21. bev says:

    I would be taking photos of everyday life. I do not capture enough ordinary…and the moments that make who we are…..and more FUN photos!!

  22. Priscilla says:

    What would I photograph?
    Well, as I live in one of the most beautiful places in the United States, I guess you will just have to send me the camera and I’ll show you. We live equal distance between Mt. Hood (World class skiing) and one of the most beautiful coastlines on the West Coast! Only one and a half hours either way. We have forests, deserts, mountains and beaches, all just waiting for me to record!
    I have your button on my blog and I’ve “liked” you on FB.

  23. Tanya says:

    Wow what a great giveaway. I would be taking pictures of my kiddos, my little cottage projects and by September, my first grand baby!

  24. Kari says:

    What a great give away! I would love to have this camera-I’m just beginning to find my inner crafter and I would love to use this camera to take pictures for my tutorials. Also it would be a great way to get pictures of me and my new husband-I love to have pictures of us and it would be so nice to have something that I can easily take with me on all our adventures.

    Much love!


  25. Maryellen says:

    I would be taking pictures of my 3 beautiful granddaughters, flowers, sunsets, the ocean, trees…..

  26. Kylie says:

    I would take photos of my 1 year old who has cystic fibrosis and document every part of his journey with CF to share with everyone. Just to show how far doctors have come in preventive treatments for this genetic condition.

  27. Chas says:

    I love taking photos for {A Woman’s Haven} blog and can’t wait to get outside and get some beautiful photos of spring blooming everywhere!

  28. Bec says:

    I would be taking lots and lots of photos! Bloggy ones, kiddie ones, I seriously think this camera would be in my pocket for every little photo presenting moment.

  29. samantha says:

    I will take a million billion pictures of my littles. I have 8 kids and I never take enough pictures of them b/c I have a giant Canon that I LOVE but is too big and bulky and headache-y to take everywhere. I super duper need a pocket slip camera to take with me when we are on the go!

  30. Bec says:

    I’ve also “liked” the new facebook page

  31. Drooool. This is a beaut that is for sure. I would love to have a camera like this to carry in my purse to capture the everyday moments, the now, the living, life captured one moment at a time. I cannot even tell you how many times I have missed moments because I didn’t have my ginormous camera with me and the ones on my phone didn’t turn out.

    I liked you on Facebook and I joined your Google Connect, cause I love me some BC. :)

  32. Debbie says:

    Thanks for a fantastic giveaway.
    I would love to take photo’s of our trip to Bali, my husband got it for my 50th birthday.
    After that I love taking photos of anything, flowers, rainforest, rainbows, my family, my pets, and of course my sewing.
    Thanks for the opportunity to win this fantastic prize.

  33. Bec says:

    Have linked to this on Facebook too

  34. Kat says:

    Wow this would make a great b’day present for me for next Wed :)
    I would take lots of pics of my four gorgeous little children and Hubby, our life in our little house by the beach, the bush behind us, the beach in front of us,friends and family, the beautiful autumn scenery that I love so much and of the painting and work we are doing to transform our very small and basic beachy house into something more beautiful.
    Great giveaway Sarah!

  35. Bec says:

    Also linked to on Twitter. Yeah, can you tell I LOVE a good Cannon camera?

  36. Shannon says:

    I would use that camera to take a ton of pictures of my girls, trips to the beach, flowers in the backyard and every other thing that looks beautiful to me :)

  37. Teresa McDaniel says:

    I could use this to take pictures of all the places my family & I visit so we can share the memories for a lifetime.

  38. kari says:

    I would take loads of pics of my lil girlie (that’s just a given) and also a vaca we are taking at the end of May! We will be visiting the rest of my fam in FL….. so there will be loads of pool pics, beach pics, picnic & park pics…… and hopefully no snake or creature pics :)

  39. kari says:

    Liked the new Beach Cottage page on FB

  40. kari says:

    Became a friend in your Google Network (up at the right)

  41. kari says:

    Linked to the giveaway on Twitter….

  42. kari says:

    Shared the link on my FB page

  43. joyce tx says:

    what to take with a fab camera? hummingbirds, beautiful flowers from the garden, sweet faces, architecture in this old town of Austin, gorgeous sunrises, luscious sunsets,… so many things in this new state of ours… it’s still so different than what we’d see back up north… it’d be nice to document all these new things…. don’t think I have your eye, but it would be fun to try!

  44. Teresa McDaniel says:

    Liked New Beach Cottage Facebook Page, user tj2052

  45. Jane says:

    Sarah, your generosity never ceases to amaze me. Stunning.

    If I won this little baby, I would be chasing my 3 pixies under 6, trying to catch all those unprompted and candid moments which are so fleeting and ephemeral. Not the standard ‘say cheese’ shots but the spontaneous, joyful ones. J x

  46. nicole beltane says:

    i would take photos of my daughter, my husband, pets, coffee cups, flowers in vases, flowers in baskets, tables, puddles, rain, the moon, the sun. so many things

  47. Jane says:

    I ‘like’ you on FB, of course. J x

  48. Jane says:

    I’m a GFC follower, too. J x

  49. The Distressed Mother says:

    Thank you for a fabulous giveaway!

    Ummm what wouldn’t I take photos of?? I’d love to join your Beach Cottage Saturday Club and not be embarrassed about pulling out my big old camera in coffee shops etc. I’d take pics of flowers, my kiddies, animals, my fave shops, delicious food, my projects, ruffles, anything greige white or French…

    TDM xx

  50. The Distressed Mother says:

    I’m a liker on facebook too.

  51. Jessica says:

    What an amazing giveaway. I am still using my camera that is one of the original canon powershots – love Canon too. Anyway, a new camera would be so lovely for the summer – pictures with family, the puppies, the garden, vacations….oh and it is ALWAYS so wonderful for blogging and my Etsy site. My Etsy pics could use a huge boost. I make baby hats and I have some baby models coming and would love a nice camera to help me out. Thanks!!

  52. Angie says:

    I would def give it to my best girl, my daughter, young wife and new mom ! You know how tight funds are for young couples starting out. She needs something better than her 8 year old camera to take pics of my beautiful granddaughter! Of course Id borrow it daily while baby sitting to take pics of all of Isabella’s firsts ! Trying to roll over, grabbing her toys, her trying to mimic Gigi’s smacky kisses and the way she stares into my face and smiles when Im rocking and singing softly to her.

  53. Jessica says:

    I am already a google connect friend!

  54. Jessica says:

    Oh and I liked you on FB – didn’t even know you had a page! Yay!

  55. The Distressed Mother says:

    I joined the Google thingy too.

  56. The Distressed Mother says:

    And I’m a liker on FB.

  57. What wouldn’t I take pictures of??? My daughter’s graduation this year, my son’s next year. My beloved Naples and Ft. Myers beaches, my friends, sunsets, sunrises, the crazy awesome nature here in Florida…Man I would love to have this camera! Right now I am taking my pics with my cellphone :)

  58. liked the new page and am already a Google connect friend :)

  59. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    I’m following with google friends connect!

  60. Jane says:

    And I’ve added your giveaway to my sidebar as well. J x

  61. marylou says:

    Ahhhhhhh, another fabulous give-a-way, let me get my thoughts together………okay………..WOOHOO;-)

    I would take pictures of gorgeous men, macho men, sensitive men, hunky men, tall men, handsome men…men….men………okie dokie, not really but ya have to admit, not a bad idea ((*_*))

    I would like to snap my family and the critters in my back yard…..the squirrels, the birds, the raccoons when I can catch em, the possums…..nah, not the possum, the deer……well, I think ya got the mental picture or is the only thing mental right now me????? LOL

    Signing off now, wrote a novel, sorry……love your give-a-ways and blog and the Saturday Club and all of the good life**


  62. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. says:

    Amazing giveaway! I would take pictures for my blog for sure, but also love to take family shots! I’d love to win!!!

  63. Emma says:

    How exciting! I would love a new camera, to document my impending move to a new country!! My old camera died some time back, and I’ve been sharing with my husband, which doesn’t work so well ;-p

    I’m moving to Melbourne and am looking forward to exploring my new city, and would love to be able to take lots of pics of our gorgeous new hometown – plus I have a developing obsession with beautiful bicycles, and can’t wait to see what beauties I could snap over there!!

  64. Ohhh..I have come full circle..started with a little pocket camera, went to a Kodak bigger digital one…then my Canon (Love Canon) with all the lenses and I was just thinking I need a little one like this for taking on my flights with me to capture my work life before I retire :-)
    I am sure my pup would also make it in there….hahahaaa. Great give away…crossing my fingers and toes.

  65. Debra C says:

    I would love to win this camera! I would take pictures of my beautiful grandbabies, Alexis is six and Jackson is six months and they are my pride and joy!

  66. … and i tweeted…

  67. Nicole says:

    And to think, I was just complaining about not owning a camera! ;)

    Of course I would be taking loooooots of pictures for my blog, that’s a given. But I have very few pictures with my husband since we got married over a year ago (my camera broke 2 weeks before the wedding, his -that I gave him- was stolen when we got back from our honeymoon). Maybe I would make it a point to go fun places with him, take pictures of our adventures, and share the fun with the blogging world. No house (only an apartment) or kids (only our kitty cat) to take pictures of, but maybe one day!

    What a fun giveaway. I hope you have fun reading all of your readers ideas!

  68. Debra C says:

    GFC follower

  69. Vanessa says:

    Hi Sarah, I desparately need a new camera for shooting some pics for my blog. I have been negletting my blog ever since my old camera got broken on a trip where it accidentally got lost with all my luggage for almost two days. The airline blamed it all on me for not “packing” it safe when I did and in reality was their fault loosing all my bags. With no good camera ever since, no pics have been taken in special occasions, and the blog is just behind… sad. I would love to win this sweetie!! Thank you for your generosity! Blessings, Vanessa

  70. Nicole says:

    And I connected with Google Friend Connect. You twisted my arm. :)

  71. I “like” BC on Facebook!

  72. Deb says:

    Wow, I just slipped home in my lunch hour to look at some photos I took this morning on my travels for work. The photos aren’t anything to do with work, its just that since blogging I see photo opportunities everywhere. I mean everywhere. I even stood back and looked twice and the clean contents of my dishwasher the other day. The glasses were lined up so beautifully and the sun was hitting them at just the right angle. You know what I mean?. So really, I would love to win because I need to have a camera at hand, just in case. Deb

  73. and I FaceBooked…can you tell I really would love this LOL

  74. Deb Gray says:

    Oh what would I take photos of? Everything. My kitties, all the gorgeous flowers, sunsets here on Georgian bay, – more sunsets, and even more sunsets – winter, summer, spring and fall. I would take photos of the stunning colour here in the autumn, barns – barns with red roofs (I love red roof barns…hopefully more lighthouses this summer and even new shoes. yes Sarah, I will buy new shoes and share them with my friends on facebook and in my blog.

    I got my first Canon A1 (I think) back in university as a grad pressie from my parents. (that was ohh so many years ago ;) Ever since then I have had a Canon – and it has gone everywhere with me. I take it on day trips, out for walks, at every family and friend function – ever vacation :) I have a Canon Rebel but it is an SLR and not digital and just recently my digi camera bit the dust :( the old call phone shots just don’t work.

    So with a new camera you would all see the latest photos of my kitties :) the herd of deer at the top of the hill in the early morning on my way to work, and all the flowers as they poke through the ground this spring. The tulips will be out in another few weeks – I simply can’t wait.

    Oh and in case i forgot – a new pair of shoes :)


  75. I want to pop that baby in my purse when we run off for my kids first ever trip to the beach! We live in Denver, they are 2 and 4 and it will present some great footage!

  76. Deb says:

    I am already a friend connect! Deb

  77. robyn says:

    I ofcourse LIKED your FB page! Is this contest for your area only? I live in Maryland, US…does that matter? That’s a delightful little camera and I would love to pop it in my bag and carry it wherever I go~!

  78. sandy says:

    Love the seasons and take pictures of everything from my kids to the clouds

  79. Marcia says:

    What a sweet giveaway! I’d use it for everything, family, home, desert life, beach visits (my hubby would be so jealous if he read your blog, btw., he’s a surfer living in the desert!) My daughter always takes my camera, so I’ve been wanting a new one too :-)

  80. Marcia says:

    I’m a google friend already! So glad you added that to your blog.

  81. robyn says:

    I’ve been a Google friend for a long time! In fact, I have you in the sidebar of my blog so I don’t miss any delightful posts!

  82. Deb says:

    I popped the giveaway on my side bar. (The one you just told me not to clutter!)

  83. robyn says:

    Sarah, I’m a ditz and just saw that it is WORLD WIDE BABY! …sorry! ;-)

  84. If I won this camera I would take photos of dogs, flowers ,tress, quilts, art, paintings, bugs, rainbows, people, beaches, snakes, books, houses, dirt roads, feet, clouds, fruit, shooting stars, hugs, kisses too, my hubby, did I mention dogs, wine glasses, thunderstorms, peaches,brick walls, pies, cats, hostas, roses, pebbles, deer, picnics, christmas trees,
    I guess i would be taking pics all the time.

  85. I would take pictures of the flowers and veggies I’m growing. This is the first year I am trying to have a green thumb. :)

    Also would take pics of my 3 year old and 1 year. They are always up to something interesting, and memorable.

  86. even though I always read your blog …I am now following with that google thing over there in your sidebar.
    If I won this camera I would take photos of good days and bad days, all the colors of the rainbow, oceans and sunsets, butterflies and boots

  87. And….I “liked” you on facebook….I didn’t even know you were there. If I won this camera I would take photos of ferns, bees, roads, barns, horses, family, rusty iron fences, antique doors and firetrucks

  88. Carol Blevins says:

    I used to take walks and take a mystery photo of the day to email to my house bound mother. It was a way of sharing my walk outdoors with her. She loved to try and guess what it was a picture of. BUT my darn camera broke and I can’t afford to buy a new one right now. So thank you so much for the chance to win one.

  89. NancyLee says:

    Wow! I feel like a winner just stumbling upon your post. I was just here earlier and this wasn’t here. I have an old fashioned Nikon which I use to take photos of almost anything I see everyday. It’d be nice for a change to take vintage photos straight from a camera like your Canon. I live by the beach and the atmosphere would look great in vintage.

  90. Mrs. Z says:

    I would take pictures of our first baby due in a little over a month!

  91. Rupa says:

    Fabulous giveaway !! My D-SLR camera broke while on over-seas holiday .. it fell from a horse and did not survive :(

    I would like to take pictures of the new house that we recently built and moved into ! It is fabulous and just 20 mins away from the beach !! I am so in love with it … that’s the first thing I would click !


  92. Rupa says:

    I liked you on the Facebook page !

  93. NancyLee says:

    Oh! And there’s me as your new google friend, Nance. With the light straight to the camera. Since I am the only one fond of taking photos, I would place the camera anywhere just to include myself in the photo.

  94. I tweeted your giveaway link to all of my twitter friends.
    I really would love to win this camera.
    If I won this camera I would take photos of men in suits, statues, cherry trees, dogs, elephants and tigers, lions too, I would take pictures of my husband and my ex husband too. I would even take pictures of my husband and my ex together….and post it on my blog…yes I would….I really want ot win this camera. I want this camera so much I would meet you in Hawaii and take a photo of the two of us on horses on a trail on our way to a wonderful winery on the island of Maui, I would take photos of coconuts floating in the ocean, I would take photos of pelicans and flamingos, mountains and balls of yarn, apples, notebooks, santa claus and holly trees.

  95. courtney says:

    I will be taking pictures of the beautiful minnesota summer and my adventures working on an organic farm!

  96. NancyLee says:

    And i just liked you on facebook too. I am also an avid follower but now I have to come out of the closet just because this camera is for me a real great giveaway. Thank you for the chance….

  97. I always liked taking photographs, but now its an obsession and a passion. I love my new addiction :-) My two kids and the beauty of the Pacific Northwest are my two inspirations. This camera sounds fantastic and I would love to capture the beauty of the world around me and present it on My Dream Canvas!!

  98. I am a follower on GFC

  99. Alice says:

    lol! Lately it has been pictures of literally everything that makes me stop and look twice. My kids, my cat and dog. My flowers in the garden. Our progress on the home and garden make overs. Of pieces of artwork (if it can be called that)created by me or by my daughter on her chalkboard. Of furniture (and other decor items) makeovers. Of chocolate cake, buttermilk cake iced in chocolate and sprinkeld with hundreds and thousands made by myself and daughter. Of fruit in the hope to entice my brother to eat more of it as easily as I did with the above mentioned cakes. Of my husband. Of the national park and it’s river running through its centre wishing they would resurrect the baths that existed not in the too distant past. Of our glorious harbour and many wonderful beaches….Of friends dancing and laughing with our kids at an ungodly hour of night to favourite music and enjoying dinner and desert afterwards…Of my new “furry nephew”, a great dane puppy that is so gorgeous that makes me want another dog, can’t wait ’till he is full grown he will look spectacular…. So much, much more… What do I do with all these pictures you ask. I email them all to friends and family mainly for a laugh or a stop and smell the roses momment in the middle of a busy and hectic workday.

  100. nicole beltane says:

    blogged it


  101. nicole beltane says:

    already on google friend connect

  102. nicole beltane says:

    put it on facebook

  103. lauren says:

    My camera just broke a few weeks ago so this would be the most amazing giveaway to win! I would use it for food pictures on my nutrition blog, project pictures on my craft/decor blog, snap shots of my precious yorkie, and everything in between!

  104. Alima says:

    I’ve already “liked” your new page on fb and connected through google, so i’ll just comment.
    Great giveaway. Glad to hear from a cannon lover. So many bloggers seem to love Nikon. I bought my first Nikon last year and I hate it!

  105. nicole beltane says:

    have tweeted too


  106. nicole beltane says:

    and also on your FB page

  107. Laura says:

    I would rely on the convenience of this little number to take photos on the go. If it’s already in my bag, I can pull it out when the herons fly down the river on my morning walk, when my baby takes her first steps (almost there!), when I’ve bought a dozen roses for $8 and want to capture the four little bouquets it’s turned into around the house — and upload it into my new blog, lickety split.

  108. nicole beltane says:

    does it count that i told my husband as well.
    and im now trying to convince him i need this camera for my sister wedding it two weeks.

  109. Hera says:

    Wow! I love Canon. I would love a digital camera with a higher megapixel. I’m still using a Canon Power Shot that’s only 2.0MP! I would use it for better pics that I can enlarge of my kids, pets, projects, garden–you name it. I’ve been using this one for about four years. I carry it everywhere & even use it for my Girl Scout troop. This would be really nice. Thanks for considering me.

  110. Theresa C says:

    I would take pictures of our upcoming Las Vegas vacation.

  111. Theresa C says:

    liked ABeachCottage on facebook

  112. I would try and get some candid photos of my family as they are hard to come by!

  113. New Facebook Follower HURRAH

  114. Oh, my current camera is 4 years old and very basic, so basic I use my phone instead! Then do the upload, editing and all other things photographic and this would save so much time.Not to good with the craft and showing details
    Plus new Grandchild arriving in November, happy snaps a must there!

    Facebook, Google connected and liked on my Blog,

  115. Bianca says:

    I think the question is ‘what won’t you take photo’s of’? I’d use it for probably everything ;) blog pics, house pics, holiday pics… and I’d love to take it on that trip that’s in the making… south america…. sounds pretty exciting…

  116. Barbara says:

    of my life!

  117. bec says:

    I’d take photos of my children … because my 3 year old dropped mine at a wedding on Saturday and it does not work anymore :)

  118. Kayla says:

    i want to capture pictures of the windy city- chicago, il!

    & my niece finley grayce.

  119. Laura says:

    I’d take horizon photos of the sunrise and sunset from my little house on the prairie, snapshots of my husband and the freshly blooming orchid he husbanded through a long twiggy winter, and pics of the bbq at our neighbor’s house tonight, where little girls rode their bikes past the driveway, handlebar streamers swirling in the downhill breeze.

  120. tami says:

    Id take anniversary pictures of the little cabin we rented in the big Red Wood forrest. Oh how I can’t wait!

  121. Ankita says:

    Giveaway time again! And here is my two pence on what I would make this beautiful lensed baby click!

    Where I live there are just so many gardens, so many flowers in bloom. They will def. be the first ones I will click. Then there are those hawkers that patrol the house lanes during the late afternoons. I look forward to photographing them during the weekend afternoons, as those are my days off actually! And, lastly there is a trip planned to a place called Pondicherry (In the Southern Part of India) sometime in June. It is a lovely place with rocky beaches and piers. I would love to photograph them for my blog, you see :)

  122. Tisa says:

    Smiley faces, pouty faces, silly faces, cranky faces – I just adore faces… especially on my precious girls. There’s nothing else I’d rather take a piccy of!

  123. Sherry Fraser says:

    I would be taking even more photos of my grandchildren…..those little people are the highlight of my week. Friday night at Granny’s house is a time of fun and cuddles. Then on Saturday we paint and play and laugh and sometimes I am lucky enough to catch it in a photo so I can enjoy it forever. This little camera would fit in my pocket better than my beloved Canon Rebel and I am sure I would catch even more moments to remember and share with my family and friends.

  124. Getter says:

    I think I take pictures of everything basically.. my brother’s new born baby, my mom’s garden, my boyfriend, our ferrets, landscapes, flowers..
    Right now I am without a camera.. (brother took his back) but I’ll be in Paris in a month.. what I’d really like is to take pictures there.. to capture the athmosphere, the people, the cupcakes, the houses, the streets.. everything that catches the eye!

  125. Rebecca says:

    Oooooooh!!! I need this!!! Really, really need it! What would I not take pictures of? My camera broke when I was on vaction in Europe last summer. . . at the beginning of my month-long stay. Fortunately I was able to borrow one. I still have not replaced mine – also a Canon. I like a camera I can keep with me at all times for pics of unexpeced moments, seashells, sunsets, the eagles flying at the beach, old barns, my Chocolate Lab. . .just about anything. My fingers are crossed!!!

  126. Priscilla says:

    I would take pictures of my roses, and lovely old character houses while I’m out. Thanks for the opportunity.

  127. Noemi says:

    I love this camera, its so little and nice, and makes video…. hmmmmm :) As a mother of two little girls I make photos almost every minute in our life, but our camera is so big, cant take it with me if I just go for a quick walk or shop… so I still need a nice little ‘friend’ who I can put in my bag and make more photos, on the way, outside, anywhere.
    Thanks for the chance!

  128. Noemi says:

    New follower on FB :)

  129. Liz W-B says:

    Oh this would be perfect for my photo walks when I dont feel like (or have the energy) to lug around my SLR.
    I could get some great photos of the cows around our house or even my multiplying fur kids that really are my first love when it comes to taking photos.
    Would be the perfect reason for me to get out and about and ignore my health problems.
    Plus you cant go wrong with a Canon :)

  130. Liz W-B says:

    Have just liked on FB as well and when my brain is working a bit better will do a bit more plugging :)

  131. Crystal says:

    I’m constantly taking photos of almost everything, but I have a trip to Montreal planned this summer, so I would definitely be taking TON of photos there!

  132. Crystal says:

    Oooh, I didn’t know about the new FB- I like you there now!

  133. Crystal says:

    I already follow via GFC!

  134. Mira says:

    I would keep it very close to me, ready for memorizing my summer. It would be my digital Smena. :)
    As good as I know myself I would probably take pics of colorful people in the park, or beautiful abandoned houses, or my toes…I’m not kidding for the last one. Have you tried it? Just point the camera and shoot. No mater where you are. It’s like your personal travel notes!

  135. Mira says:

    FB like :)

  136. Mira says:

    and GFC too (:

  137. Palomita says:

    Hi. Thank you for the awesome giveaway. My husband and I are are about to purchase our first home. We would use this camera to capture everything from paking up our tiny apartment to transporting a truck full of our stuff to setting up our new home to planting our first tree to installing shelf paper in the built-in pantry to repining the front door etc, etc, etc… But my favorite capture would be our cats moving about our new home with hardwood floors (we’ve always had carpet). :) THANK YOU!

  138. Laura says:

    What a great giveaway! If I win, I”ll be taking photos for my blog, plus photos of my daughter and two dogs. Oh, and Noosa next time I go there. I also love the beach, especially if there is a good cafe nearby. I’ve also liked your new facebook page. :)

  139. Janmary says:

    I think some photos on the theme of “the view from….” would be great – the view from my kitchen window, my car, my favourite seat in the park, my view from the loo!!!

    Thanks for another mention of my bag giveaway. Apparently there will be more Orlando Kiely designs in the next few months – can’t wait!

  140. Jo says:

    I’ve taken many pictures of yesterday, some of today and would dearly love a new camera to capture a beautiful tomorrow! xo
    ps heading over to facebook now :)

  141. bobbie says:

    I would take pix of my beautiful spring flowers and the house we will be moving to!!

  142. Jen says:

    I would definitely take the camera to the beach!!! I absolutely love going to the ocean when the tide is out and lift up the rocks. I used to do this as a child and now as an adult I can still spend hours doing this! I love seeing the little hermit crabs, looking at star fish…whatever runs out from under the rock is like a magical surprise to me :) I would love to take pictures of the creatures I find plus the gorgeous water and scenery…I would put it to good use for sure!

  143. Jo says:

    Love this camera! I have a big Canon (which I love!!) but this would be PERFECT to keep in my handbag…you know, for those times when you wish you had your camera? And with 3 kids, that happens a lot! LOL I have a ratty little old kodak that’s been dropped a few times and really isn’t up to the job anymore. I’d have replaced it by now if I could afford to! And I’m so glad to find you on facebook, too! Thanks for the opportunity to win!!

  144. i usually never enter but your giveaways are way too tempting… and worldwide.

    this toy camera will be perfect for travelling when my heavy nikon seems too heavy.

    i’d definitely try out all the filters and make lots of self-portraits and photos of me and my boyfriend (i’m kind of hoping he won’t notice a small camera and won’t mind:)).

  145. Jen says:

    I liked your Facebook page!

  146. Jen says:

    I am a Google Friend Connect follower (Jen) :)

  147. Elizabeth says:

    Sarah, I would pop her in my hand bag and I’d never have to say again “I wish I had my camera” : )

  148. Robyn says:

    What would I be taking pictures of?
    This summer is going to be an adventure! I’m a full-time student (no breaks until August 2012!) so anytime off will be looking for adventures: climbing the Chief, maybe braving the Grouse Grind (again), finding the most unique coffee shop and of course capturing the uniqueness of my friends! There’s just so much to do!

  149. Robyn says:

    And I’m now connected through Google Connect! yay!

  150. Kirsi says:

    This would be just what I’ have been hoping for! I do have a Canon 450d and I love it, but it’s way too heavy to carry with me at all tmes. This would be the best to have :) The answer is “I’d take pictires of disappearing snow, spring flowers, my girl and my dog. Sudden memories, happy moments, joy, smiles, knitted things, chicolate muffins, next eastern bunnies,..)

  151. Lee Mills says:

    Hi Sarah – very cool camera indeedy, I LOVE Canon too and carry my little trusty mate everywhere with me, sadly my girlies have started to love taking candis shots too and sometimes my camera disappears mysteriously out of my bag??? Hmmm my own very NEW camera in the colour of my choice well that is a competition to enter for sure! I snap away at everything but mostly I use it for memories, my husband’s family is having a family renuion this Easter, over 350 people, WOW (his dad was one of 16 can you beleive it), its held up in Coffs Harbour and will be a seaside gathering, imaging the cool pics I could take with the north coast in the background…lots of memories there! Thanks for letting me take part

  152. Deborah says:

    Great giveaway Sarah, I would take photos of my garden, a couple of reluctant photo shy teenage children and the beach as the weather is lovely at the moment x

  153. Delcie says:

    Loving the idea of a new simple to use cannon to take blog and fb photos. My daughter took of with my old one.

    • Elsina says:

      I would photograph my cats, family, nature…and still life shots perhaps. Would love to try that, but my current camera is not up to it. Thanks for the chance!

  154. Delcie says:

    have joined google connect and shouted/shared on fb so count me 3 times please!!!

  155. Susan says:

    oh my…… you know when I first saw this I just about jumped out of my skin and am doing a little happy dance. Even if I don’t win I know someone will just have an amazing time when they do get it. An inbuilt filter feature….. wowzers. I {like everyone else I suppose} don’t shop for cameras all that frequently. They come ahead in leaps & bounds don’t they??

    Now IF I win…… I would have to say my primary photographic subjects will be my twins….. and then the rest of my children…. and then the beach and pottering around my home….. maybe if I get desperate I might take one or two of my long suffering husband :):)

    I joined your google connect… and facebook… and your other fb page.. oh what the heck.. just put me in for a few chances…. a few hundred should do it! haha xx

  156. samantha says:

    Hi there, this sounds like a lovely camera, liked you on face book, follow in the google connect, and i would take lots of pictures using some of the cool effects that this camera can do, pretending I’m a photographer and getting every one to model for me.

    3 entries please.

    Thanks for a great give way! :)

  157. I used to have a lovely little pocket camera that I used for when I did wedding makeups at the Brides’ trial and her wedding day. My littlest one (2 years old), found it and killed it. It was great for the beach too and just randomness….is that a word? Anyhoo, that’s what I would use it for if I won your giveaway.
    x Marnie

  158. Laura says:

    I’d be snapping away at everything that takes my fancy… whether that be furniture, flowers, the ocean or the kiddies… although I wish this camera had a ‘make children look at the camera setting’, as my poor folks back home only get pictures of the back of my girls heads! Lx

  159. Drew Ann says:

    Hi Sarah,
    I would take photos for the blog I am putting together!
    Thank you!
    Drew Ann

  160. Lilly says:

    I would take pics of my family and friend. And my sister wants to be a photographer so I think she would love to try those cool effects.
    Thanks a lot for the chance.

  161. jenna Carey says:

    Good morning from Florida:) Your day at the beach sounds lovely! This morning I’ll be photographing boxes of old bottles for my etsy shop. I would absolutely LURVE to have this one because currently I’m using a borrowed one that likes to turn itself OFF whenever it jolly well feels like it. Not so nice in 90 degree heat when I’ve got everything staged just so and then I can’t snap my photos! Thanks for the chance to win:) Have a fun day at the beach with your kiddos and hubby.


  162. Lilly says:

    And I am a follower on GFC

  163. Shelly says:

    Flowers, flowers,and more flowers!! My sweet kiddos playing outside. I need to stop and take more pics of them like I did when they were babies. I so love looking at those sweet pictures and it goes by oh-so-fast it almost makes my heart stop.

  164. suzanne says:

    I see the perfect shot and want to take a photo. Glistening water splashing on the rocks, mother duck coming up to see me with seven baby ducklings behind her learning that I’m not a threat. The stream that I walk by with my dog, throwing sticks for her to catch and play with, what great memories , photo’s like these to keep.! A great camera, I would love.

  165. Rachal says:

    I just got a new horse and would love to get some cool pics of him.

  166. Nancy Phillips says:

    Love BC, photos and your life !!
    I am on my way to NYC from my home in Nebraska
    1500 miles; to see my boys
    it’s been over 3-1/2 years since we’v been together
    what is the point in taking pics. on the trip if I have to use
    my old 3mpx camera
    a new camera would be AWSOME

  167. kelsey says:

    That lovely lookin thing would come in handy for adventuring with my beautiful family of friends!

  168. Heaven says:

    I would use it to take pictures of my dad. He’s 88 and I’m not sure how much time we have left together, so every minutre counts..
    So I’d love a chance to win. Thanks for your help the other night regarding my tablew. Will keep you posted on how it came out.


  169. Juliette says:

    Worldwide!! Yeaaah Yuppiee! =) I would bring this camera with me when I think the bigger one would be too big and not fit in my purse or bag. Maybe when I go out at night with some friends, or to the seaside, swimming or other outdoor activities where a big camera would be too “uncomportable”.

  170. Juliette says:

    I also “liked” you on facebook

  171. Juliette says:

    Aaaand I am a follower,
    thank you !

  172. Suzann says:

    Oh this is an awesome giveaway! I know that I would use this camera to take photographs of all the incredible things that I see on my walks. Signs of springtime, nature at it’s best. OH! and I would absolutely be tossing that little beauty into my summer tote to take photos of all the adventures I go on with my son this summer!!

  173. Suzann says:

    I am already a follower and have been for a very long time.

  174. Suzann says:

    I “liked’ you on Facebook

  175. marybeth says:

    With 14 grandchildren and another on the way….I would have plenty of subjects!!!!

  176. Connie says:

    I would be taking pictures of my yard, kids, snowy day, summer days, stuff I see on my walks, stuff I find on my walks and of course the cats…. Way too many pictures of the cats to be healthy. I sure wish I lived on the beach again! Connie

  177. Tamara O. says:

    I would take snaps of the day to day of my husband and I’s life.

  178. Sherry says:

    Looks like that camera does everything but walk!!! Wonderful giveaway. Of course I would use it to take pictures of my 4 little Grandbabies and be ready for the one on the way in July. And it would be great to improve my photo’s on my blog. But of course the babies come first!!! ~~Sherry~~

  179. Hhmmm, what WOULDN’T I be taking pictures of!
    I would use it to take pictures of the upcoming Easter celebrations with my family and friends, of my gorgeous 7 month old daughter, of our upcoming family holiday to QLD, of my grandpa’s new Donkey (that reminded him of the donkey he was given when he was 12 back in Italy), of arts and crafts with my nieces and nephews and probably another thousand of two of my daughter again!

  180. T. Lawson says:

    I would give it to my son to take pictures of his upcoming trip to Italy.

  181. Misty says:

    I liked you on FB!

  182. Misty says:

    I would take photos for my blogs, pictures of my three boys playing, hugging, living and loving. There would be lots of photos of the flowers I love, the foods I cook, the sunrises and sunsets and definitely of the ocean which is only four miles down the road from home.

    Thanks for this great offer!

  183. Maggie says:

    This is a wonderful giveaway! I have wanted a camera that I could slip into my purse or pocket for a long time. If am the lucky winner I would use it to take lot’s and lot’s of photo’s of our first GREAT GRANDCHILD due next month. Our now grown beautiful granddaughter is making our dreams come true by blessing us with this miracle, something every parent hopes to live to see one day. We are blessed.

  184. Brenda Hurst says:

    Love this giveaway, Sarah. That little gem would find itself snapping away at Indiana trees in beautiful spring bloom, the gorgeous red fox that comes to my neighbor’s house every evening around 7 to eat the eggs she puts out for him, the head-to-toe red cardinal sitting on my porch yesterday (am sure it will return for more seed), and my friend’s bouncing baby boy — a moment in time is what I will be capturing. Thanks for the chance, girlfriend!

  185. Debbi Baker says:

    Terrific giveaway Sarah! Thanks for the opportunity… I have just become aware of the 365gratitude project & as a devotee of abundance thinking I love the idea of having a wonderful camera to record my daily moments of gratefulness. Wishing you abundance and love, Debbi

  186. Adrienne Gordon says:

    My kids are in so many sporting activities, it would be great for capturing all those moments.

  187. Margaret Smith says:

    I’d love to take photo’s of my kids during the summer, on vacation, visiting with my Dad, on the beach, and just enjoying the summer.
    Thanks so much.

  188. Margaret Smith says:

    Liked you on FB (Margaret E. Smith)
    Thanks again
    Entry 1

  189. Margaret Smith says:

    Liked you on FB (Margaret E. Smith)
    Thanks again
    Entry 2

  190. Margaret Smith says:

    I’m a GFC follower (rickpeggysmith)
    Thanks again

  191. stacie says:

    I take tons of pictures over the summer of the kids!

  192. stacie says:

    I’m a google follower

  193. Meg says:

    I would get pictures of my life outside of my house. Sometimes my big Canon is too big to lug around, but I wish I could grab pictures of my son at the park, in the grocery store, or lunch with my friends.

    What a great giveaway, thanks!

  194. Meg says:

    I liked you on facebook! And I agree, I LOVE cannon as well!!!

  195. Emily says:

    What a wicked awesome giveaway! I would use this camera on it’s vintage setting to capture my life around Boston, my flea market finds and definitely my new puppy! I have been following you on Google Reader for a long time, I just liked you on facebook and connected with you on Google Connect.
    Thanks for such a great & inspiring blog,

  196. Kari says:

    I would love to use this for taking pics of my kids. Our oldest son graduates high school this year, so we will have some special photos that we will want to get of him in his cap and gown!

  197. Marcia says:

    You simply amaze me with your generosity Sarah! I would be taking pictures of my own sweet little baby. Gran-daughter that is! My hubby, 2 daughters and I took her over to the local College yesterday and did a photo shoot. We brought all kinds of props with us, and with every shot I took I kept saying quite loudly “I WISH I HAD A BETTER CAMERA!” This would be so wonderful to win, but just having my gran-daughter is the biggest gift ever! Have a great week, Marcia in Nor-Cal.

  198. CHRISTINE says:

    the birds right outside my windows and my cat …..ty for a chance

  199. I would take food pictures for my blog and use it this summer for vacation and my daughter’s swim meets.
    Thanks for the giveaway :)

  200. I joined your site on Google connect too.

  201. Chrystal D says:

    I’d be taking pictures of my new kittens!

  202. Kalyn says:

    I’d take pictures of the summer vacation I haven’t planned yet and of my nephew who’s growing way too fast!

  203. caitlyn says:

    ooooooooh i love cameras! I moved to england a year ago from southern california. Because we don’t get to enjoy the change of seasons in southern cali, i am pretty much obsessed with the change of spring now and all the blossoming trees. I would love to take loads of creative pictures of the new beauty!

  204. caitlyn says:

    i just joined the google connect thing :)

  205. Rebecca says:

    I have long been a google connect friend

  206. Crystal F says:

    I would use it to take pics of my girls. I would use it during softball games and it’s getting to award season here so I would use it for that too. Thank you!!

  207. Crystal F says:

    I’m a google follower!!

  208. Pam Keener says:

    I have 2 dogs and a kissy kat & I would love to take better pictures of their antics because they always make me smile.
    Love & Hugs,

  209. Pam Keener says:

    I follow your blog via GFC & Google Reader.
    Love & Hugs,

  210. Kfowler @ MonCoeurVintage says:

    My camera just died recently so to win this would be perfect! I would use it to take pictures of my son, my house, items for my store that I’m trying to get started….all sorts of things!

  211. Kfowler @ MonCoeurVintage says:

    Am already a follower on Google.

  212. Kfowler @ MonCoeurVintage says:

    Posted about the giveaway on Facebook as well! :)

  213. Jill says:

    Wow, what an amazing camera! I LOVE the fact that it has the creative filters on it. My friend has a new camera that has this feature and she has taken some wonderful pictures with it – just everyday normal pictures of her daughter that look like a professional took them! I would use this camera to take photos of my two beautiful daughters, my husband, our cats, our farm…pretty much anything. The fact that it is small enough to take with you everywhere…the possibilities are endless. Right now I would be using it to take pictures of all the floods and washed out roads near us. Not to mention all the wildlife we get walking through our yard. This is an amazing give away and I want to say thanks for giving us all this opportunity to win such a wonderful prize. I would treasure it! Oh and did I mention that I absolutely LOVE photos and scrapbook them as well! My girls are starting to love photos as much as me…so it is just a matter of time when they will want their “kid” cameras upgraded…so if I won this one, I would let my oldest have my current camera, and she would be in 7th heaven! Thanks again!

  214. Rebecca says:

    I liked your facebook page

  215. Lynn says:

    I would use it to take pics of my grandsons on the beach in NC.

  216. Becky Holmes says:

    I would definately use this with the oncoming of spring…and to capture the moments of our new little addition to the family!!

  217. catherine says:

    baseball games and high school graduation!

  218. Maygan says:

    I would definitely take pictures of my niece – she is growing up way too fast!

  219. Susan Hahaj says:

    I would take pictures of FIRST my Grandbaby in the bluebonnets here in TX, and then my favorite Dogs, Cody and Ollie, my English springer Spaniels, and then everything else could follow after! Thanks for a great giveaway! Susan

  220. Susan Hahaj says:

    I liked BC on FB! Susan

  221. Susan Hahaj says:

    I posted your giveaway on my FB profile here http://www.facebook.com/suziebutton

  222. Susan Hahaj says:

    I posted also on Twitter! Tweet, Tweet! http://twitter.com/#!/SuzieButtons

  223. Heather says:

    If I had this camera, I would be taking pictures of EVERYTHING! :)

  224. kushla p says:

    i take photos of me and my son’s adventures. his blog is http://charliesantix.wordpress.com/ so i’d use it to take better photos for this!

  225. I’d take pictures of all the furniture re-dos I am working on and also my adorable daughter! Thanks! Megan

  226. I liked New Beach Cottage on FB! Megan

  227. I posted your giveaway on my Twitter at http://twitter.com/#!/Mstoeckl

  228. Louise Gilbert says:

    Camping season is around the corner so I would have to say the family and friends enjoying the outdoors:)


  229. Botão Doce says:

    I probably would take inspirational pictures for my blog. My surrounding nature, my plants, my creations… everything!!! Familly, friends…
    I’m always searching for beautiful things that can inspire my artwork. That’s why I’ve found your site. It’s very inspirational!!!!

    xoxo Fedra@Portugal

  230. Deci Worland says:

    I would take pictures of our beautiful California Coastline…Out my window!

  231. Johanna says:

    I would take pictures of the things I cook and my house. I also just got some new flowers and plants so I would take pictures of those too in natural light. I would also take pictures of the mountain range outside of our windows!

  232. Johanna says:

    I liked your page on Facebook!

  233. Michelle Wright says:

    I am in need of a new camera and this would be a perfect picture taker for me. I would be taking pictures of my family and friends at our new Lake House on High Lake. I would be taking alot of before and afters pictures.

  234. Cathy S. says:

    I LOVE pictures! I would take pictures of LIFE all around me!

  235. Kim says:

    Sweet Lil Giveaway! I would be taking photos while I’m in France, a smaller camera would come in handy.~Cheers Kim

  236. Paige says:

    I would take pictures of my teenage kids who are growing up way too fast!

  237. Lori R. says:

    I would be taking pictures of all the flowers in my garden to hold in reserve for my daily FB flower posts beginning 45 days til Spring. It was such a hit this year with my lousy pictures from my point and shoot that I plan on doing it again next winter.

  238. Deana says:

    Cute camera, I really need another lil one to carry in my purse, my lil Nikon just came up with a lense error and I haven’t felt like spending the money to fix it. Would just love this new canon to snap pics of my kids out and about doing whatever :)

  239. Deana says:

    “liked” your page on facebook!!

  240. Amy in Austin says:

    Hopefully lots of outdoor adventures enjoying everything central Texas has to offer.

  241. Nicolette says:

    I love Canon! I have a old dSLR – stolen shamelessly from my husband. The thing weighs a million pounds, and I try to lug it around, but sometimes it doesn’t make it into my purse… of course that’s when there is something awesome to take a picture of! I would love to get my hands on this little camera to take photos walking my dog on the beach or while pottering around in the garden, two things I do the most.

    Thanks for the opportunity to win this, Sarah. You’re so generous for offering these kinds of giveaways.

  242. Beverly says:

    I’d love to take some photos of all the flowers that will be blooming this spring! and not the snow we just got! Thanks for a great giveaway!

  243. Beverly says:

    I already LIKE you on Facebook!

  244. Deneen says:

    I would take pictures for my blog, of my theatre girl actress, and my son and his dog!

  245. Deneen says:

    I am a google follower!

  246. kim says:

    I would take pics of all kinds of inspiration photos
    pics of the kiddos playing as they grow up (never enough of these)
    my lil furbabies bella and dakota!
    pictures of family and loved ones!
    and lastly just anything that caught my eye and finally for pics when i get around to setting up that blog i dreamed about so many yrs ago!!!!
    g’day xoxoxo

  247. Nicole says:

    I would take picture of my son along with lots of family pictures. I currently do not have a camera. My husband is the Marines and deploys often. I like to take pictures of our three year old son and send them to him. I only have the camera on my phone so the quality is not as great as an actual camera. I would reall enjoy a new camera for sure.

  248. jackye says:

    I would take pictures of my seven beautiful grandchildren and the newest one on the way !!

  249. Michael says:

    my beautiful granddaughter

  250. cathy miller / rewcath says:

    My favorite pictures to take are of our dogs and our garden also scenic places we visit and our nieces and nephews. We need a new camera we keep checking them out but not sure what kind we’d like, this looks like the one we’d pick.

  251. cathy miller / rewcath says:

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  252. cathy miller / rewcath says:

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  253. Tracy H. says:

    I would take pictures of my awesome grandsons and my sweet english bulldog, Ivy. :)

  254. Debbie says:

    Oh I so need a new camera…and this one is awesome. I would be taking pix of the spring flowers that are desparately trying to bloom here in Ohio…of my artwork & my jewelry creations, of my best friend & sweetie, Phil, and, of course…of our precious kitty, SophieCat. I love your blog & photos, Sarah…I do miss living near the Pacific Ocean in southern CA…and your pix warm my heart & my soul.

  255. My old camera just died this morning – so I was excited to see your post! Hopefully I win, bc I take my camera EVERYWHERE and take pictures of EVERYTHING :)

  256. Being a photograher, I find photo ops in pretty much everything. But lately, it seems, that my twin sister is to be my muse! She has this face that just shows a lot of expression no matter her mood and I love that I can capture it on film (er, e-film).

  257. Elizabeth says:

    I would probably take a ridiculous number of photos of my new adopted cat, Kitty!

  258. Brooke says:

    I LOVE and NEED a new camera! What an awesome giveaway! I would take pictures of everything! {Is that an answer to the question?} Really I found a bunch of old barns this weekend that I would love to get some good shots of! Thanks for the opportunity! Good luck everyone!

  259. Brooke says:

    I “like” ABC on Facebook! Love the new FB page!

  260. Inga says:

    I will be taking pics of everything around me; the flowers of a new spring day, the beautiful beaches here in Orange County, my home decor which is inspired by A Beach Cottage, and of my beautiful friends and family! Plus, I’ll be taking a few trips this year, so it would great to have a camera that won’t die on me. :)
    Thank you!

  261. Brooke says:

    I shared a link on my FB page! {as Brooke Cox}

  262. Sharon says:

    My successfully-overwintered cane begonias are coming into their glory again (happy dance!) and I love taking pictures of them — they would be my first subject.

  263. Sharon says:

    I’m following you on GFC (Rusthawk).

  264. Sharon says:

    New fan of your new facebook page!

  265. Sharon says:

    I shared your giveaway on my facebook page (Rust Hawk). Thank you so much1

  266. Susan Tucker says:

    I love taking pictures of my husband and three children, but they get sick of me. That is why I have the world’s most photographed bulldog ;-) He never complains.

  267. Rose says:

    My growing daughter and belly! :)

  268. Donna says:

    pics of shoes for sure…..the dogs, the beach,o ok the kids! The camera sounds like a lot of fun to mess around with but I won’t be needing the vintage app to take self portraits , I ‘ve got that covered!

  269. Donna says:

    Already a fan!

  270. 409cope says:

    I would be taking pictures of my new puppy and the hawks that nest near my home.

  271. 409cope says:

    I follow through google friend.

  272. 409cope says:

    I tweeted-http://twitter.com/409cope/status/60049082609184769

  273. Tovah says:

    my dog and SPRING! yay for things blooming again. Cool contest, thanks!

  274. If I win the camera I will be taking lots, and lots of photos for my etsy store. i need to upgrade and this would be perfect!

  275. Jennifer says:

    I would take pictures of the outdoors,my pet rabbit,people,and for my etsy store and my blog. :)

  276. Melanie H says:

    Would be great for all those “on the go” shots of the kids!

  277. Darcy Bishop says:

    I would like to take pictures of my gorgeous children, my adorable kitty, and the lovely roses or Portland, Oregon.

  278. Sally says:

    I would love to have this camera. I raise chickens and ducks, love gardening and this would be great to photograph everything! Pick me!

  279. Ashlee says:

    I would photograh my precious daughter(Ella), son(Shepherd),and neice(Skyler) while they are together throughout the week. There is so much to capture on film as they explore their world together. We play color, paint, play in tents, garden, etc… I have the most wonderful job in the world with these kiddos!

  280. Judy Roemerman says:

    My mother is 91 and every day with her is precious. I’d like to have a decent camera so I can capture as many memories of her as I can. I would also like to start my own blog and a decent camera would greatly facilitate that project. A picture says a 1000 words, as they say, and I’ve got about a million that I’d like to express!

  281. Melody says:

    I would take pictures of my dogs and my beautiful granddaughter, nieces and nephews…

  282. I would take photo’s of life. I try to carry a camera with me at all times. My family just laughs at some of the photo’s I take until I turn them into a painting,etc. Would love this camera!

  283. mjsantos says:

    I would take loads of pictures of my mom’s six grandchildren that have never been photographed all together!

  284. Dusti Smith says:

    My point and shoot died last year when I dropped it :( I have a new baby girl (2 months old) and desperately need a new camera!

  285. Tina says:

    I’ve nearly completed turning an old dresser into a kitchen island and would love to take pics of it so I can show it off to all my friends! :)

  286. Tonja Owens says:

    I would be taking pictures of my sweet new grandson, Levi. After 5 years of infertility, we have been blessed with this little angel. He was 4 weeks early, and is back in the hospital with breathing problems. I want to capture every moment! And, then, I’ll post them on my blog!

  287. Lori-Anne says:

    What would I take pictures of if I was the lucky winner of the BC camera?? Why tea cups and coffee dates and garden flowers and sky lines. Old books and art projects and still lifes. My children being goofy, or dressed up to the nines… raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens… well you get the point. Hoping, hoping, hoping my name gets pulled!!

  288. Ronda says:

    flowers, ruffles, shoes, old things, kids having fun

  289. Linda Peters says:

    I would be taking as many pics of my beautiful grandchildren as I could for memories, thanks

  290. Kathleen says:

    I would take tons of pictures of my granddaughter.

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  291. Kathleen says:

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  292. Lesley says:

    I’d be taking pics of EVERYTHING!!! But especially my furniture makeovers. My lovely canon camera was stolen during a break-in in January and we’re still waiting for our insurance claim to be processed, so I’d love a camera coz the camera in my mobile phone just isn’t cutting it.
    Thanks for the chance…

  293. patty cole says:

    i would take it with me everywhere and take pictures of anything that catches my fancy.
    would so love to win! thanks for the chance.

  294. amanda h says:

    what a great giveaway! i would take pictures of my favorite things…. beautiful sunsets and sunrises, my pets and my loved ones… now if i can get all that in one pic, that would be perfect :) thank you!

  295. Maggie says:

    I would take lots of pictures of my 1 year old little man who is constantly doing things that I think deserve to be photographed :)

  296. amanda h says:

    following on gfc, miss manda

    thank you!

  297. Erica K says:

    I would go crazy- Lego creations. The vintage setting for some much needed family photos. I would also put that puppy to the test at Walt Disney World!

  298. Michelle says:

    I would probably take pictures of my kids!

  299. Michelle says:

    I’m following you! (lol doesn’t that make me sound a little like a stalker?! Lol)

  300. Michelle says:

    I ‘liked’ you on FB

  301. Michelle says:

    And I liked you on FB (for my second entry)

  302. Nicole says:

    I would love the little camera to take photos of my delightful 6 year old and our boxer named Murphy who is 5 months old. My old camera just doesnt cut the mustard compared to this little beauty!!!
    I would take it on our walks to take random photos of the beach and the things a boxer and a child can always discover with their child eyes.
    Winter is approaching and their will be lots of lovely walks by the beach, harbour and the bush. I hope Im the lucky one!! never one anything in my life!!!1

  303. Joanne says:

    Hi Sarah..Please enter my name in your give-away for the great little camera. I would love to take it with me this August when I travel to Churchill, Manitoba for a three week stay. I will be whale-watching and if lucky maybe see a Polar Bear or two. My old camera has a broken zoom and no instruction booklet! I would love to be able to bring some great photos back to show my classroom! Keep up the fantastic bog.

  304. I would take pictures of the springtime flowers, the sunset at the ocean, the beautiful fall colors, my children… everything I saw!

  305. Sarah says:

    Would love to have this little guy in my pocket while my husband and I travel to New Orleans for our 1st anniversary. We have some empty frames to fill in our Fort Lauderdale “wish-our-house-was-a-few-steps-closer-to-the” beach cottage.

  306. Kimberley says:

    I would take lots and lots and lots of photos of my new Hunter wellies that you inspired me to buy (and yes I did tell my husband that purchase was your fault) :) …I would take photos of those so darn cute wellies dancing in puddles, and dancing through fields, and just plain dancing … I might even take them off long enough to take photos of cute little flats and stripes on socks! :)

  307. Jack Palmer says:

    I would take pictures of all of the children I have taught over the years along with my family.

  308. Tracy says:

    I’m kind of a photo freak – I like to take pictures of everything! The “wild things” in my back yard, (deer, bald eagles, cranes, etc) beautiful morning sunrises and nature scens, craft projects and even food! But I LOVE to photgraph my family & friends best of all…fun shots, serious shots, silly shots! My daughter’s college graduation is fast approaching and I’d love to give her the camera so she can photograph the day. Her camera broke. :( Thanks!

  309. michelle says:

    I would take photos of my busy crazy cute always going boys… We have games friends trips school functions what wouldn’t I take photos of, if I had this little gem in my pocket! maybe even some beach photos this summer on our Cal. trip. :)

  310. Laura Knight Locken says:

    I would love to have this little cutie. I am planning on doing alot of traveling this year and need some great pictures. Also, my children just got a brand new Bassett Hound puppy and I know there has to be some moments that need capturing! thanks again for the opportunity.

  311. Laura Knight Locke says:

    Ps~ I am now a google and Facebook friend. Nice to have friends in far away places! Ha!

  312. Everything! Flowers, mountains, food, the pets, people, shoes, fashion, family, friends, ladybugs, etc.

  313. Maria says:

    Would LOVE that camera – so that I can take really great pix of my two little fellas when we are down by the sea building our castles (weekly). I’d also use it to document my furniture and home makeover projects – then there is our little teeny garden in progress we are growing.

  314. Maria says:

    liked and commented on FB

  315. Chris says:

    Just joined Google Friend and hit like on facebook!! Iwould definately take photos of my husband as he arrives tomorrow and I haven’t seen him for 2 years !! yippee … hope I win

  316. Marcy says:

    I would take pictures of the beautiful sunset off my balcony… and wish I was closer to the beach!

  317. John S. says:

    I would be taking pictures at my son’s swim meets. Thanks for the chance.

  318. John S. says:

    Like you on facebook.

  319. John S. says:

    Follow on GFC.

  320. Linda Lansford says:

    would be taking pictures of my great grandson

  321. Mrs. Cox says:

    How about all of the above? LOL Most likely I’d be snapping pictures of my daughter, Charlie, running amok :) Maybe some detailed close ups of flowers, or bugs when we go camping ;)

  322. Mrs. Cox says:

    Following via GFC

  323. Mrs. Cox says:

    Like on Facebook – Erin Cox

  324. Meredith says:

    My family has a house in Maine. I would use this to take pictures of the beaches, sunsets and family cookouts! Thanks so much for the chance!

  325. Meredith says:

    Following on GFC: MeredithDz

  326. LUV this sweet giveaway, Sarah! Thank you so much for being so generous!! ♥ Since my camera is an old digital that I can NOT zoom in and take any macro shots, I would sooooo love to win this camera! I would immediately set out to take some shots of the darling crocuses and hyacinths are now poking their little heads up above our dusting of snow – just so that I could share them with all of you chickies who are still sweltering under the hot summer sun! lol!

    xoxo laurie

  327. I LIKED you on your FB page! ♥

    xoxo laurie

  328. Just posted your giveaway on my sidebar, Sarah! :)

    xoxo laurie

  329. susan varney says:

    i would take pictures of my grandson and his dog when they wrestle it is unbelievaley funny mverno@roadrunner.com

  330. And, of course, I placed my vote for you, sweet Sarah!

    xoxo laurie

  331. Dez Lopez says:

    Hi :) I would extremely love this camera to start documenting the school years and life of my daughter who will be starting school this year. I know she’d appreciate when she get’s old that i captured her childhood with pictures :) Right now at the moment we cant really afford to spend that much on electronics so I’ve been stuck with the stupid disprovable camera :( I would appreciate the canon so much if i won it. So this is me entering for the canon. I hope i win it :) and good luck to everyone else :)

  332. Dez Lopez says:

    I liked you face book page

  333. Mike says:

    I would take pictures of my two golden retrievers…

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  334. Suzanne says:

    For now I can only dream of days at the beach… I am so blessed to have a country home with loads of fur-babies and plenty photo opps! Aside from the wonderfully fragrant honeysuckle that is now blooming there are precious baby goats in the field. Pictures need to be taken of the new peacock shelter that I spent the day building and the picket fence when it is done. I get so motivated from the wonderful makeovers in blogland that I’m preparing to paint my bedroom and makeover some furniture I’ve curbed. All these wonderful projects need pictures so I can share them and hopefully motivate someone else!

  335. Mike says:

    Liked you on FB #1

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  336. Mike says:

    Liked you on FB #2

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  337. Mike says:

    Following you on GFC as “Doc Holliday”

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  338. lucy says:

    i liked you on FB:)

  339. lucy says:

    i would take pictures of my garden, it’s finally coming to life!! and of course grandbabies and my 6 daughters!

  340. Timmy says:

    I would take lots and lots and of photos of my many worldwide trips!

  341. Kristin says:

    I would take photos of my son as he gets ready to head off to college. I would try to capture every moment I could of his last few months of childhood.

  342. I would love it! Today would have been a great day to use…I drove into my driveway and a wild turkey crossed in front of me. He/she did not even look back, slowly moving down to the cul-de-sac, all alone….green for this camera would be awesome, just like the land that I love! I already “liked” you! Thanks for the opportunity! Pamie G.

  343. Kiara says:

    I would take pictures of my whole family.

  344. Bella says:

    I would take photos of everything I saw that caused me to feel awestruck. I would photography my dog, Roxy and my son and the cappuccinos I love to drink and the sunsets. I would snap photos of faces and candids of strangers and the clouds in the sky. The question is, “What wouldn’t I photograph?” I would love to participate!

  345. Francis Welch says:

    I would take pictures of my old Victorian village on the Erie Canal before progress (?) ruins it more.

  346. Kimberley says:

    Dear Sarah,
    I too live in a beach cottage and am trying to jump into the world of blog. I live on a limited income (very limited) and would be thrilled to win the Nikon ! I do take wonderful pictures with my little throwaway cameras that get recycled, however to be able to capture the detail and lighting effects would be wonderful! I love the “art” that is present in everyday life! thank you for your wonderful creative sharing !

  347. JT says:

    Wow! Spring has arrived in Cleveland, perfect time for outdoor pics of everything!

  348. Cole says:

    I’d take pictures of my cats, no lie.

  349. Laura says:

    I’d take pictures of my kids, and everything they do!

  350. dramaqueen says:

    I am a tad obsessed with the passing of the seasons in my little garden. I would be taking photos of the protea and tibouchina that are in bloom right now. My pink camellias and gorgeous cream hibiscus are also crying out to be photographed.
    In a few weeks the Tallow trees will start to go burnt orange and loose their leaves and buds will form on the magnolia.
    I have a small garden around my little fibro house but I get so much pleasure from it

  351. Caitlin says:

    Everything that’s standing still…and quite possibly some things that aren’t….

  352. tara clancy says:

    I would take pics of my son! and maybe a few of the garden.

  353. Angie Dixon says:

    I am a photographer (mostly nature and zoos, but I’ve done pet photography and a local football team, and I’ve been asked to shoot a close friend’s wedding). What would I take pictures of with this?

    My life.

    I’m not being flip. My main rig weighs about seven pounds and is huge. I can’t carry it with me. Sometimes I steal my kids’ cameras and carry them with me, but I do not have a walking-around camera, and I need one. The camera in my phone is completely inadequate to capture the volunteer rose outside the library, the little bitty boy with his great big dad playing in the park, the two rottweilers sitting in the front seats of a parked car at Wal-Mart as if they were driver and passenger (missed that one because I didn’t even have my phone with me) and the great smile on my daughter’s face while she’s hanging out after school and doesn’t see my car in the pickup line yet.

    Yes, I have a great camera. For going out on photo shoots. But I would really love and appreciate this camera for every other minute of my life, and I thank you for giving me the opportunity to dream about it.

  354. Cheryl Pieper says:

    I think Angie Dixon, the comment before me, should get it. I don’t know her but it sure sounds like she would put it to good use! Happy Easter one and all!

  355. sky says:

    I would take photo’s of my beautiful precious daughter. Who took 4yrs, 5 miscarriages and a stillborn daughter born at 20wks to get.
    I am trying very hard to savour every moment with her but it just seems to be going waaaaay to fast. She is growing and changing in the blink of an eye.
    If i was able to capture all these precious moments not only would my heart be bursting with love everytime i look at her now but it will continue for a lifetime as all the moments will be frozen in time <3

    The best thing about a picture is that it never changes only the people in it do………………….

  356. Kathleen says:

    We are in the process of selling our home, hoping to move to the country, some acreage, cows, chickens etc. I would use this to take pics while house hunting to help decide which property is for us. Also would take pictures of our adorable Havanese puppies. Thanks for the opportunity!!!!

  357. Anne Hartman says:

    I’m taking a trip back to Old Blighty with my sister, brother and sis in law. I’d take a million, trillion pics of all the places we played as kids as well as Beatrix Potter’s Hilltop home and the Yorkshire Dales and…and… and…lambs and horses and old dry stone walls and stiles (I love stiles) and old buildings and cottages and bluebells. Can you tell I’m excited to revisit my childhood home?

  358. Lorna C. says:

    I would be taking pictures of the many adventures my husband and I have! We have a crappy camera right now so this would come in handy. Camping, hiking, biking, boating, jeeping, just hanging out… you name it!

  359. shay says:

    I would take MORE photos of my beautiful grand children!!!

  360. Tami C. says:

    Oh, what wouldn’t I take pictures of? Beach, flowers, kidlets, even my dog. Fun!

  361. Sandi Hixson says:

    i would take pics of the little squirrels and birds in my back yard, of my beautiful grandchildren, and vignettes i create about my house! :)

  362. Holly H says:

    I would take pictures of my kids…and maybe some of the budding trees and flowers just popping out of the dirt :)

  363. Jennifer says:

    This is a great camera to take to my 4 kiddos games, practices and school activities. Great giveaway!!!!

  364. Denise says:

    A camera with 14 mega pixels? Thinking of the possibilities! I have a 3 mega pixel camera. :/ I would photograph the ocean, which brings me peace; my shade garden, which is ever changing and evolving as I gain experience in gardening; and the two special young guys in my life, my 6 and 9 year old nephews. I so wished I had a good camera to capture the 9 year old as he pitched his first Majors Little League game a couple weeks ago. My heart was filled with joy to see him standing on that pitcher’s mound after working so hard to achieve his goal to become a pitcher.

  365. Jacob LaFountaine says:

    Take a hike in the mountains and take pictures of the city from afar

  366. oh boy i really really want this camera!!!
    I’ve just started a family blog and this camera will definitely give me much clearer pictures to use and share not to mention for our photo albums! pick me please…with sugar on top!!

  367. Suzanne K says:

    I’d love to take pictures of my daughter, flowers, animals and any random vacation that I might get to take (haha)

  368. Suzanne K says:

    I’m a GFC follower (sksweeps)

  369. Carissa says:

    I would photograph the stunning autumn leaves.

  370. Deb says:

    I’d take photos of everyone & everything I love!! Kids, grandbabies, my little dog Molly, my garden and all the creatures that live in it, & not to forget beautiful sunny Townsville!!

  371. Jo says:

    Oh you have no idea i need a new camera … my camera is hideous … just hideous and i do love a cannon the best! what pictures would i take … oh spring is starting here … so flowers first and always my daughter and dog!!!

  372. Ros Wyatt says:

    I love take pics of small vases of flowers dotted about my house, especially in the early evening light – they always look sooo beautiful. That and my garden, the big tree in front of my house and of course, my kids.

  373. Linda Granger says:

    - I would love to win this so I don’t have to haul my SLR around everyplace! I’m trying to do a 365 – picture a day for a year. I’d take pictures everyday of everyday things. Sometimes that means the traffic jam, others the beautiful sunrise. I even have a bag of words for inspiration one day it was doors and I took a ton of cool pictures. (I’m even willnig to shaer my list for the right bribe hehehe!)

  374. Tamara says:

    I would love to keep it in my purse for taking pictures of my students on field trips and creating family memories.

  375. Diane R. says:

    I would use the camera to record the excursions I take with my grandkids. So there would be pictures of them with the animals in the zoo and the butterflies at the California Academy of Sciences, and the fish at the Monterey Bay Aquarium.

  376. Heather S says:

    I would take pics of our next family reunion

  377. Ashley says:

    What an amazing giveaway! I would use it to take better quality pics to make my blog better. It would also come in pretty handy on my vacation to Napa in October!

  378. Dianne says:

    I would be able to take this little baby with me where ever my tween and I go. Right now she still likes being with mom so I would like to do some great outdoor activities with her in the coming warm weather months. If I had this camera with me I could capture all the fun , whether it is riding our bikes hanging out at the park or anything else we might come up with. Then I would have some proof of the fun we can have together when she is a teen and doesn’t think it is so cool to hang out with mom anymore and some lovely memories.

  379. Anne Taylor says:

    I live on the southern tip of Vancouver Island and this camera would be perfect to take photos of everything around me….Windsurfers, Waves, Moutains, Wildlife, Wildflowers, Gardens………oh everything lol


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  380. Stephanie says:

    I would be using the camera to forever record the wonderful events leading up to our daughters wedding in June. So many fun days ahead. Wedding showers, staggettes, and days just gathering together to create wonderful decorations for the wedding, some of which we have found here on your wonderful site. The whole wedding decor is basically white shabby chic.

  381. Anne Taylor says:

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  382. Amber says:

    I would take photos of my kids playing outside and of my lovely flower and herb garden!

  383. Anne Taylor says:

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  384. Amber says:

    I like you on Facebook -my FB name is Amanda Moore

  385. Amber says:

    I follow your blog publicly with google friend connect!

  386. Amber says:

    I voted for you in Best Australian Blogs!

  387. Joey says:

    I would take pictures of my girls enjoying splashing in puddles and mud as the snow melts and spring begins!!

  388. Ruth says:

    If I won this camera (and I love Cannons) I would be taking lots of photos of my oldest before she goes off to college in the fall, enjoy taking candid photos of her and our son, our two silly dogs, a new deck soon to be built, sunrises and sunsets, and walks on the beach.


  389. Ruth says:

    I am a new follower, too.


  390. Trisha P. says:

    I’d take many, many photos of our family enjoying the great outdoors of Alaska.

  391. Judie says:

    Sarah, you’ve got a great give-a-way this time. Please enter my comment. My friends who have Canon Cameras love them and I can attest to the fact that they take great pictures. I’ll be looking forward to this as my “go to” camera for everything.

  392. Donna Irvine says:

    I would take that little camera everywhere with me. What would I get out of my bag when I want to take pics of things I style up by the beach? The canon… What would I grab out of my pocket when I want to take photos of vintage stuff at markets? The canon… Oh, the joy and happiness it would bring. :) x

  393. Cynthia D says:

    I would take pictures of EVERYTHING. My mom while she’s baking, my boyfriend playing guitar, my sister painting, my garden growing, the cat stretching, the sun setting, a child playing, a couple dancing, the hundreds of dogs i work with everyday in their funny little doggie moments that i’ve been missing. I love taking pictures and haven’t had a camera for months now after mine broke. I miss it so much. thanks for the opportunity!

  394. Jan Johnson says:

    We have an adorable new pomeranian puppy that is extremely photogenic and also in a few days my children and I are taking their first visit to the beach at Tybee Island, GA. We don’t get to take vacations usually so we are very excited – a new camera would be perfect!

  395. Bonnie Ditto says:

    I would take lots of pictures of my grandkids. They are so cute and I don’t want to forget one moment. Like to take pictu

  396. Bonnie Ditto says:

    oops. Was going to say, I like to take picture of grands with Pops (my husband).
    Did like you on FB.

  397. Mary K says:

    Oh – fun! I would like to win this giveaway – easy, but good, photos would be a great addition to my life. I’d take pictures of my Grands (5 year ould Boy and 2 year old Girl) – we have lots of fun together playing outside and at the library and the fire station. I’d take pics of my needlework. I’d take pics of my family – grown kids and husbands are worth photos too. Then there’s the lakes, the woods, husbands guitars (such beautiful wood). On a really lucky day maybe I could get a picture of Ireland and the sea there.

    Thanks for the chance,

    Mary in MN

  398. Mary K says:

    Just another comment because I “liked” your current Facebook page

    Mary in MN

  399. Mary K says:

    AND another because I’m a Google follower! Have a great day!

    Mary in MN

  400. Sharon Smart says:

    I would take photos of my life….and then have lots of fun with all the settings turning the photos into something interesting…lol

  401. priscilla says:

    I would be taking pictures of family and friends. Before and after pictures of furniture that i paint for my booth at a consignment boutique. Pictures of the ocean where i like to vacation at Cambria, Ca. one of my favorite places to be a home away from home.

  402. Janna Johnson says:

    I would take pictures of the National Sweepstakes Convention I am going to in June!
    Thanks for the entry!
    Janna Johnson

  403. Pamela Barney LaBanca says:

    I would take a photo of my soon to be 86 year old mother’s hand palm up with my 3 year old grandson’s hand palm down in hers. And pics of sandy toes, bucket and shovels on the beach, my morning glories when they bloom and the red swing which was hung in an old oak tree here at my apt. community by a young man who does this and calls it “The Red Swing Project” so people can swing and revisit their childhood ways. (He uses retired climbing rope and wooden seats he paints red so they will stand out.) and does it all for free all over the city!

  404. Melanie B says:

    Definitely would be taking pics of my little baby boy and my four year old daughter for family far away to see, for my blog, and for my FB account.

  405. I’ll be taking pics of every craft market I go to…and that’s a lot! Also of my crazy chickens in my garden!

  406. Liz K says:

    I love your blog and I would love a cottage by the sea, I hope you win best Aussie Blog 2011 :)
    For me I would take lots of pics of my cat Miss Moggs, the big bull ant crawling across my ceiling, my nieces and nephew, my garden of weeds, the moon and the sun (not recommended without sunnies) and anything else that I can point a camera at.
    - & Good luck with the Aussie blog comp -

  407. Helen Thoms says:

    What would I do with a sweet little camera, well… i have started a project here in christchurch with the aid of a borrowed camera. Because of the earthquake here in February we Cantabrians have become very sensitive to any movement of the ground. So when cars speed past your house or buses and trucks go by, your whole house shakes and it sets your heart to beating fast… so what have residents of this fair city done to conteract this … they have created home made road signs of all shapes and sizes with varying messages asking the traffice to be thoughful and reduce speed, slow down or drive @ 20 KMP. I love this pro-active approach to a problem and the pleas on the signs look stunning when photographed. So rather than waiting to borrow a camera I could take a photo anytime I came across inspiration in my day!

  408. bj says:

    I would just about die to win this, Sarah…thanks so much for the chance.
    I would be taking photos of my 10 grands and 1 little greatgrand girl.
    and OF COURSE, photos for the ole blog.

    I am taking your giveaway home to live on the sidebar…

  409. bj says:

    I am a follower…:))

    Have you been to this blog before?
    I thought you would just love it….

  410. bj says:

    I *liked* you on FaceBook…

  411. Anya Adores says:

    Would adore to win this awesome beaut of a camera – love the idea of vintage fanction and all the other gizmos. I would be shooting high and low aiming at gorgeous princesses and my handsome king and general spring and sunshiney stuff from here. YAY. I liked you on FB, connected with GFC and commented – fingers xxxxxx
    Love A a xox

  412. sara says:

    I’d love to have a camera that I keep on me all the time (and is not in the blurry form of a phone!) This way I can snap the photo of my kids at the moments of funny or sweet, or while on a walk a picture of a newly sprouting fern, or of my dog running at the park. I always miss the perfect picture – how great would it be to have a camera with power and smallness?! awesooomee!

  413. Jeff says:

    It would be nice to have a newer camera to take pictures of those special cherished moments of family, friends, and loved ones that only a picture can capture for future viewing and memories.

    • Jeff says:

      I also voted your blog as the best blog in the Best Australian Blogs 2011 Competition. Good Luck!!!

  414. I’d be taking pictures of my girls non-stop. I have been so frustrated with my current (expensive) Fuji camera, and need a new camera that is capable of taking a decent shot. These years are too precious to leave them to poor quality pictures.

  415. Lynda E. says:

    Our son is graduating from high school in June and starting college (5 hours away!) in August, so I’ll have lots of “lasts and firsts” I need to capture.

  416. Marcie says:

    With my new Canon camera I would definitely be taking pictures of lovely vintagy items for my Etsy shop, RedTelly. And, if it ever decides to stop being winter here in the northern midwest of the US I will be out in my garden in a flash taking pictures of anything green that finally decides to poke out of the ground. If I’m lucky I may be able to “shoot” the miserable deer that keep wandering into the garden, trying to eat our pretty green things as soon as they appear.

  417. Judith says:

    I’d be taking pictures of family celebrations attended by most of the extended family – for elderly grandparents who were feeling too poorly that day to attend.

  418. Susan C says:

    I would take pictures of my twin nieces who are due this summer. I can’t wait!
    smchester at gmail dot com

  419. Susan C says:

    I follow you on GFC as sweetsue.
    smchester at gmail dot com

  420. Susan C says:

    I liked your fb page as Susan Chester
    smchester at gmail dot com

  421. Anthony says:

    My last digital camera broke about 2 years ago and I haven’t had the money to replace it. It would be nice to have at the birthday parties of my nieces and for Christmas time. Thanks for the contest. Good luck everyone.

  422. crystle tellerday says:

    the wildlife and nature where i live and my pets

  423. paige chandler says:

    I’d take pictures of my brand new * week old Pug Puppy named Petals.

  424. Heather says:

    If I had a new camera I’d take pictures of ANYTHING that would hold still long enough!!!

  425. eleanor greenly says:

    i only have disposable cameras so i really need to win this…i’d take pictures of my 8 darling grandchildrean with thier dogs…and spring here in pa ans the trees and flowers are blooming ..what a lovely setting for any pictures..sun is out and snow is gone yippee!!

    please pick me and i will be able to say ” i ahve a real camera”

    thanks for having this great contest and happy holidays!!

  426. Lim says:

    I’d be taking pictures of clouds. That’s right. Clouds. I am a Cloudspotter and would love to have photographic proof of some of my collection.

  427. Sue@housepretty.com says:

    Sarah, I would SO love this camera. I would take pictures for my blog that were actually nice to look at. I would also use it to get better pictures of my daughter it took SO long to make. And I would take pictures of my beautiful flowers, if they ever come up again after the l o n g winter we had here in New Brunswick, Canada!

    I already am a follower on Google Friends. Have been checking your blog out since I found it 1 1/2 years ago! Hope I win!

  428. Lesley Anthony says:

    I’d photogrph my gorgeous grandson who is just starting to stand up and wobble before sitting down again with a thump.

  429. Sara R. says:

    I would take pictures of my garden as things sprout and grow throught the spring and summer. I would love to document it all!

  430. Violet says:

    What a great giveaway!! What I would take pictures of are just photos of everyday life with my husband and Aussie puppy (still call him my ‘puppy’ even if he’s almost a year old.) Photos that will make us look back and share with our future children someday of when we were still (fairly) young and our life together amidst all the trials and tribulations (my husband is in the military and it’s been pretty hard these last few months; uncertainty with what will happen or where we will have to go can be quite defeating for one’s spirits.)

    I hope to be blessed to win such an awesome camera! :)
    Thanks again!

  431. Cathy Duvall says:

    I absolutely love your blog and your beautiful pictures. I would strive to take as beautiful pictures as you do. Of Everything, still life, my cats, my family, waterfalls, anything I could find to take pictures of. Thanks for the wonderful blog and as I said, I always look forward to your pictures. Hope I win!!!!

  432. Judy R. says:

    I am now a follower both here and on twitter, liked you on Facebook, and voted you best Austrialian blog! Yes, I’d love the camera but I really love your blog anyway. I subscribe to about 50 blogs but only have time to read about 5 per day and yours is always a must read! I love the feel of your pictures and the kind tone of your posts. As I said before, my mother, 91, would be my best photographic subject but I also have a yorkipoo and a toy fox terrier who desperately need many cute pictures taken. Thank you for considering me!

  433. Michelle says:

    I would take pictures of everything !!!! I am in need of a new camera and I heard cannon was a good brand. Please pick me!!!!! I want to start taking pics right now!!! Love your site.

  434. Denise B. says:

    I love pictures of our children sleeping! :)

  435. Sarah Rolf says:

    I would take pictures on my honeymoon! Its in a week and a half and I do not have a camera! I love to notice the little beautiful things in life – and as we are honeymooning in the mountains, I think that would be absolutely amazing.
    I’m also an aspiring interior designer and I would love to be able to take photos of my designs to share with the world and to have pictures to use for my business I want to start! :)

  436. Curtis Burnham says:

    Well I am getting married on the 4th of July, our camera just broke and we are going to Cabo San Lucas Mexico for our honey moon, we are SCUBA divers as well, so We would be taking picture of everything under water, on our honey moon, plus everything else under the sun and moon light there, we dont have tons of money so we saved up a lot for our honey moon, there is so much to say, I could say I would take pictures of EVERYTHING, but I am more into the memories of my life, and the life I will be creating with my future bride, she If I won this she would be so happy, we need something to make the memories we will have for years to come spectacular! we would be creating our life story with this camera. Thanks for your time in reading this and I sure do hope to win!

  437. Bryan says:

    I would take pictures of everything! Family, friends, mountains, lakes, oceans, food, sports events, and the list goes on! Love Canon and I don’t currently have a camera, so this would be amazing to win! Thanks!

  438. Cathie says:

    This camera would be an answer to my prayers for a great camera for my daughter to capture all the moments I will miss as she embarks on her travels to England this Christmas!! A white Christmas with her cousins in England has been the stuff of dreams since childhood.I would love to win it for her as a uni students budget doesnt have room for an amazing new camera.

  439. BM says:

    I would take pictures of my family and garden.

  440. I would take pictres of everyday details. The flowers we pass on our walks, the antique door ringers, the dog on the corner. Id love to just slip one of these cameras in my pocket and just click as the day goes by. :O)

    Thanks for the give away!

    Liesl @ The Little Road Said Go!

  441. Julie Jones says:

    Hi! Thanks for a great giveaway. I’m from the U.S.
    I would love to win this camera to give as a gift to my mom. She has some beautiful waterfalls and lakes near her home and she needs a better camera that what she has. It would make a great birthday gift for her coming up this summer. Thanks!

  442. Julie Jones says:

    I’m a FB fan
    Julie Jones

  443. Julie Jones says:

    I’m a FB fan
    Julie Jones
    Entry 2

  444. Julie Jones says:

    I’m a new GFC follower.

  445. Julie Jones says:

    I tweeted this giveaway on Twitter

  446. jolene says:

    hah i love taking pics of my niece, but my dog is the real photo hog!

  447. Zabdy says:

    I love taking photos of my puppy and trips with my husband. Of flowers too, I love beautiful flowers :)

  448. Zabdy says:

    Just Liked Your Page on Facebook:)

  449. Brittany says:

    I want the camera so i can persue my dream of being a professional photographer. We dont have the money to buy a new one thats why i hope i win this one.

  450. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    Grandbabies in the Gulf (they’re in Galveston) and mountains up here (we are in Denver) !

  451. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I’m a gfc friend (Beth Elderton)

  452. Michele says:

    I would love this for photos of my kiddos, blog & for that long awaited 2nd honeymoon my husband and I are planning on taking soon.

  453. Amanda says:

    My current digital camera is 5 years old, and with Spring here, it makes the pictures really bad. Thanks to my sister, I have found a love of flower photography!

  454. Alex says:

    it would be nice to have a little one to carry in my pocket to take the every snaps of daily life with two girly girls and two girly dogs. but since my slr cost so much i can’t justify purchasing another camera… but it doesn’t make sense to lug a huge slr around everyday ‘in case’ of a picture op.

  455. Jill L says:

    I would be taking lots of pictures of my kiddos this summer. We’ll be spending lots of time having fun camping and hiking. Would be able to get lots of great shots out in the wild.

  456. Jill L says:

    Follow via GFC under the name of Chip

  457. Jill L says:

    I’m a fb fan – Jill Lear #1

  458. Jill L says:

    I’m a fb fan – Jill Lear #2

  459. John Stetson says:

    I’ll be taking foliage pics this fall when we travel from FL to MA.

  460. janet says:

    my father in law will be visiting from Cuba for the first time in a few weeks and my only camera which i’ve had for 6 years finally died on me. i would love to take photos of his stay so i can make an album for him to take back. aside from that, photos of my kids! thanks!

  461. Mary Harper says:

    Good morning Sarah & BC Crew! We are heading to France in June so I would love to take those amazing vintage looking shots in the old streets of Nice perhaps some of the Le Cours Saleya market of the not to be missed flowers and food, the cathedrals, the old buildings, the list is endless. Then some fantastic shots in Paris of bakeries and the old streets, buildings would be in order. From there the country lanes of County Cork in Ireland then to the streets of Bristol and London bringing it home via Dubai for some trekking in the desert. That little Canon beauty would have an amazing trip taking some amazing vintage shots. Thanks for the chance Sarah voting is done for the writers blog awards. :)

  462. Mary OBrien says:

    I’d use it to snap pictures at an upcoming family gathering in a seacoast rental.

  463. Katrina says:

    I would be taking pics of my daughter at the beach and in the pool!

  464. Kathy Frazier says:

    I would be taking pics of my daughter during her auditions for the local “Sound of Music” play…..and then pics of her during rehearsals, and then pics of her during the actual play! :)

  465. Pearl Maple says:

    Any day at the beach in any weather is better than a day in the office ~ a new camera would give me more excuses to take photos at the beach.

    Have tattered old vintage Cannon early version of digital, keep thinking one day I might upgrade but – it keeps on working, it has been dropped it in the water and has bounced off rocks, not recommended use but can say this little baby keeps on taking pictures.

  466. Pearl Maple says:

    liked the new FB page and will blog link a bit as well

  467. Heidi Gail says:

    I like to take pictures of my family- including my extended family. I like to catch them enjoying themselves at parties and holidays.

  468. Pam says:

    Hi I would take pictures of my family this summer at the beach
    we are all tan berries by the end of summer and it would be fun to have pic’s to cronicle the tan contest from beginning to end

  469. Pam says:

    just liked you on facebook come visit me on facebook too

  470. Christine says:

    photos of the kids

  471. Candi says:

    I’m a google friend.. I’m liking your facebook group and if I win that camera I hope to take pics of flowers and boats and puppy faces.

  472. Carmen says:

    good day!

    tweeted you, liked you and connected with you! LOL

    I would be taking pics of everything under the sun; faces, feet, hands. My boys and their many adventures, the 3 seasons that we have out here, wet, hot and hotter! My surrounding (mostly mountains) and lots and lots of food! :)

  473. Kristen says:

    Well, i have a 4 month old son, so i’m sure that most of my pics will include him! Can’t wait to photograph his first meal, crawl, walk….LOTS of memories to create!
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  474. Kristen says:

    I like you on FB (Kristen H) #1
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  475. Kristen says:

    I like you on FB (Kristen H) #2
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  476. Kristen says:

    I follow you on GFC.
    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  477. Kristen says:

    I shared the giveaway on my FB page

    aeris321 at gmail dot com

  478. Jamie says:

    I love canon!

  479. Tammy says:

    I love to take pictures of my girls at the beach and my flower gardens.

  480. Monique Rizzo says:

    My daughter’s ballet recital.
    Thanks for the chance.

  481. Sandy Woodward says:

    Hi. I love reading about your life – so normal and happy. I keep my camera with me always – I try to catch a shot of my lorikeets in the morning on a dewy leaf, my niece with food all over her gorgeous face, my son when he lets me come close enough to see his handsome face, my golden retriever rolling on her back and squiggling – I love it all and try to catch it all. My camera is a little tired and it would be lovely to have a new one to keep up with the chronicle of my life. Thanks.

  482. Elizabeth says:

    I would be taking pictures of everything that i could. I love to photograph the little things around me!!

  483. Sue says:

    I’m a GFC follower and facebook visitor. What a generous gesture. I love to take photos of anything that takes my breath away – those magic moments. Grand children, nature, beautiful places, and, with time and patience, birds, butterflies, insects, flowers, family celebrations and those landmarks in life! I also record the renovation of our old French farmhouse and our finds in the vides greniers (car boot sales with extras), brocantes (antique shops) and depots vents (second hand shops). We photograph interesting places we visit – and rural France must be one of the most beautiful places on earth!!!!


  484. Alyssa says:

    I am a mommy of 4 young children and our camera was recently stolen~ I don’t have a way to take pics of the babies so that I can send it to their grandmother that has never seen them~ I would love to take pictures of my babies on Easter =))

  485. Karen says:

    I’m a follower! Love your blog!!

  486. Karen says:

    I would love taking photos of all the spring blooms…lovely!!

  487. mary says:

    i always have a camera with me, so i am constantly taking photos of everything
    from the unexpected snow on my daffodils two days ago, my beagle as he sleeps or has his head
    burried in an icecream container my husband gives him, to heirloom treasures from my mom..
    and that was just this week!

  488. mary says:

    i am also a follower on facebook :)

  489. mary says:

    and i am also a follower on your blog :) :)

  490. Michelle says:

    Definitely of my just turned 4 yr old daughter playing with her new doll house and her 7 year old brother who thinks it’s pretty fun too.

  491. Melanie R says:

    I’m a Canon user Photographer but because my camera is so heavy I end up only taking it with me when I leave the house half the time. And all of the times I DON’T take it with me I end up missing something and wishing I had it. If I had a little camera I could take pictures of all the cute (and not cute) things my kids do on a normal basis. EVERY TIME I LEAVE THE HOUSE!
    Thanks for the contest.

  492. Melanie R says:

    I like you on FB now. :-)

  493. Melanie R says:

    I’m following on GFC now too. :-)

  494. Katherine says:

    I love taking photos & especially like to take pictures of nature – flowers, branches, leaves, gardens, landscapes – and I love housey things too, like old doors/doorways, windowsills, rambling old houses….things of natural beauty, things with patina and interest. I love to take pictures of my son at the beach – I am doing a life long series of these; it’s a continous theme of mine. Really, anything that is beautiful Sarah! I love taking a picture of anything that captures not only my eye, but my soul too. Photos are my “forever” keepsakes!

  495. Bec H says:

    Oh how I would love this little camera! We are travelling around Australia at the moment and I am taking photos of my kids on my iphone to send to my Mum simply because it fits in my pockets and is simp-le to use. The SLR is in the bottom of a bag and has been since about day 3… If I had this little Canon imagine the photos I could send Granny of our boys!!!

  496. Carolyn says:

    I have a brand new grandson, he is ONLY 7 weeks old. His name is ZION. I also have a son that is graduating next month, and another son that is getting married in June. Gee, you can only imagine what I will be taking pictures of. And the only camera is Have is on my Iphone. Great for pinch hitting, but I’m ready to have a real big girl camera. So, this would be oh so lovely, and perfect timing. Either way, it’s delightful and so generous of you to offer such lovely gifts. As usual you inspire us all. Thank you.

  497. Bridget says:

    I’ve been meaning to start a blog for a few months -inspired by reading a beach cottage. You’ve recently given me the tips for successful blogging – but I do need a decent camera . I want to capture where I live (deep English countryside), what I like to do and the fascinating people I meet and do them justice.

    With a Canon I can! Or I could If I won the camera…..

  498. Babs says:

    I would use this lovely for taking pictures of so many things for my blog. How fun having something little to slip in my pocket at all times.
    A great giveaway! Thank you.

  499. Babs says:

    OK…..on FB as. Follower now also.

  500. Kristi C says:

    I would be taking pictures of my oldest daughter’s high school graduation.

  501. Nanna says:

    I would take pictures of my grandchildren and of the beach!

  502. Priscilla says:

    OK you got my vote, hope you win!

  503. 216amyc says:

    I would be taking pictures of my fiance’s band playing live.

  504. Suzanne says:

    I would take pictures of a sweet baby with that sweet baby! Our first grandchild is due in July~a girl!

  505. Kelcey says:

    I would take pictures of Spring arriving all around my house, and my dog enjoying every minute of it, and hopefully the beach (please… the beach… soon??)…

  506. Carol Bryant says:

    I like taking pictures of people when they are not posing. Thanks for the giveaway.

  507. Kelcey says:

    Just liked you on FB!

  508. Kelcey says:

    AND connected with GFC :)

  509. Kelcey says:

    AND voted – duh!

  510. Sharon K says:

    I voted – from the shores to california to the shores of australia –
    love the camera!

  511. Shar Y says:

    the beach, my grands, and my 2 standard poodles!

  512. I would take pictures of my kids and the fun things we do.

  513. I am a fan of FB now.

  514. …aaaaand I am already a friend through Google Connect. :)

  515. Ashley says:

    I would be taking pictures of my little 5 month old enjoying the coming of his first summer!

  516. Ashley says:

    I would be taking pictures of my first summer in Utah

  517. Chloe says:

    I would take photos of anything that made my heart happy. I would so so love to win this camera!

  518. Kristi says:

    WoW! what a great give a way! I only have the camera on my phone so it would be a great catch! I love to take pics of the grand kiddows and my garden and trips to the beach and vacations and family and things in my home, boy the possibilities are endless! Thanks for the op and hope you get all the votes you need, I voted!!

  519. Krisztina says:

    Oh, a camera! How great!

    What would I do? What would I not do?

    First of all I would take copious amounts of pictures of my son … which is something I used to do … but then he was getting older and did not want his picture taken every minute, the camera broke and never really got fixed, there was always somewhere to run to and no time … you name it. However, lately I’ve been trying to take more photos of him even with the old clunker of a camera.

    Secondly, I’d take pictures of both my house and my garden. I’d force myself to organize them and send them to my Mom who lives and ocean and half a continent away from me. Because with a new camera I would no longer have the excuse that “It’s just too much trouble”.

    Thirdly, I would slip the little beauty into my purse and take her everywhere with me and record all my adventures along the way … sunrises, flowers, the bees and the bugs, the wind blowing the branches, the little beach we go to picnic … all the beautiful things life has to show us …

  520. Angela says:

    My kids :)
    Nothing is better than catching them on camera doing the darnedest things

  521. Yvonne says:

    What a sweet little camera. I would use it on our summer family vacation to take oodles of pictures of my lovely grandchildren at the beach.

  522. Ashley K says:

    I’d love to start a 365, one photo every day for a year!

  523. Ashley K says:

    Im also a GFC follower!

  524. Karen says:

    I would be taking pics of our cute black & white kitty, Grady White, riding on the dash board of my car!

  525. Barbara Mars says:

    Would love to win this for my daughter! She is constantly borrowing mine, as she has 4 kiddo’s and 3 dogs, 5 fish and the list goes one and on here. . . . and she washed hers in the washing maching after forgetting she left it in her jacket pocket! WHO does she get this from??? LOL!
    Thanks for the giveaway – you are SO with it, honey! lol
    Barbara in TN

  526. Natalie says:

    Oh I would love to have this Canon to take product pics in my shop and pics of home,the kids.pets etc! I have to take my 12 year olds point and shoot for the day,she doesn’t appreciate it :s Does it come in turquoise??lol

  527. Natalie says:

    you know I am a FB fan too!!

  528. Natalie says:

    I just Tweeted it..had to shorten it by a few letters though lol

  529. Elaine Halford says:

    Oh, such a lovely prospect for such a wonderful camera. I’d show the world my rhubarb, my crepe myrtle, my coffee-sack seat cushions, my two doggies and mistress cat, my lettering, my altered books, my fabric stash and quilt tops, my tea cart, my dirty dishes (wanted to make sure you were reading this….). Oh please, my luck needs to turn.

  530. Natalie says:

    Just posted on my Carriage House FB page too :)

  531. Natalie says:

    I am a google friend!!

  532. Natalie says:

    Added it to my FB personal page!!

  533. Leonie-Australia says:

    I would pop that little beauty into my bag so I could take photos of anything & everything!

  534. Sheryl nMoffatt says:

    I would give this to one of my closest friends because her current camera is awful and she wants to buy a new one but she has no funds to do so. And i can tell you EXACTLY what she would be taking pics of ….. Keith Urban… yeah … uh huh.. you got it … the Thunder from Down Under !! She (We) are two of his biggest fans ! We are going to see him in concert in August and she would be sooo stoked to have a new piece of equipment to capture him with ! Thanks so much !!

  535. Penny H says:

    This would be great to win! Perfect for capturing everyday moments. All the little things that bring a smile to my face. :)

  536. Jodi Robertson says:

    Defintely photo’s of my baby girl, my nephew and my family and friends. Time floats by so fast and we are all getting older and you never know when the last chance to capture a beautiful memory is so I would love to have a new pocket friendly camera.

  537. Jodi Robertson says:

    I am the 550th person to like your new Face book page. That is pretty impressive. Congrats.

  538. Amy SJ says:

    Photos of my mum and I when we go back to Hertfordshire (from Sydney) in a couple of months for her first trip back in many many years. This will probably be her last trip “home” and I’d like to take some pics for her to remember it by.

  539. Sallie says:

    I’d take photos of my the spring flowers in the woods and the ten wild turkeys that were in our lawn at dusk last night. They and deer and other wild animals would be fun to try to catch a picture of. I’d need a camera at the ready for those wily animals! This would be just the thing!

  540. Pam says:

    I voted and I would take pictures of my zinnias.

  541. Courtnay says:

    My hubby and I are looking for a new little camera….I want to take pictures of the arrival of our first baby coming in August! We are quite excited!

  542. McKim says:

    I would take pictures of my new little grandson – lots and lots of pictures!

  543. McKim says:

    I ‘like’ New Beach Cottage on Facebook. (1)

  544. McKim says:

    I ‘like’ New Beach Cottage on Facebook. (2)

  545. McKim says:

    I’m a follower via GFC.

  546. Hali Mason says:

    I’d probably snap photos of everything in site until it annoyed everyone around me. Then I’d calm down and practice capturing the emotions in the faces of my family and friends during special occasions… and tablescapes… and walks on the beach… and storefronts at night.. and actually I probably would just keep it in my hand at all times. PS. I creep myself out with how many times I ‘like’ things on your facebook page but I can’t stop!

  547. James Dunn says:

    I would take pictures of the people in my city and in every city I visit. It’s what I already love to do and having a camera that could fit in my pocket would allow much more of this. I would also take photos of friends and classmates and especially take photos of road trips! I would take pictures of everything in my life.

  548. Debra Hall says:

    i liked New Beach Cottage on Facebook. #1

  549. Debra Hall says:

    i like New Beach Cottage on Facebook. #2

  550. Oh me oh my! I’m in the market for a new camera and just LOVE Canons! I would take pictures of my sweet little niece, whom I get to meet for the first time in one month!!!

  551. I “like” BC on FB, as well!

  552. Also following on Google Friend Connect! Aloha!

  553. Nicole says:

    I would take lots of pictures at my best friend’s upcoming wedding!

  554. Sally says:

    Oh my dear sweet Sarah….how I would love to win this camera and start learning how to take fabuous pictures like you!! Does it come with a trip to Australia?? OK, I’m, only kidding!! One can wish and dream right? Or how about this…..a little of your expert help now and then?? :) Thank for the chance to win such a fabulous prize. I have been wanting to learn how to take pictures for such a long time. Maybe this would be my inspiration to sign up for a class. YES!!!!!! Love ya sweet sister and I’m loving our Saturday Club. I’m counting down the days and hours!!!

    Love and many hugs……Sally

  555. Mel W says:

    I would take pictures of my upcoming trip to Amsterdam with my new husband!

  556. bev says:

    I am a FB follower…love the daily links!!

  557. Jean Abrams says:

    I would take pictures of my wares in my once-a-month store called Backyard Bungalow, which you can find on Facebook!! Would love the “vintage” look for those pics!!

  558. Jean Abrams says:

    Just signed up for google friend connect, too! I could take this camera with me on my 2013 trip to Australia to visit friends!

  559. karen Hancock says:

    have liked you on facebook!

    oh and photos of baby bums… cause they are so cute

  560. Courtney says:

    Hi Sarah! Thanks so much for the giveaway! How fun! My camera has certainly seen better days and none of my blog pics are quite up to Beach Cottage par, despite my best picnik-ing! If I had a new camera I would take a photograph every day for a year of something simple, meaningful or representative of my life beginning June 17. I’m getting married that day and my fiance and I have discussed how cool it would be to try to capture our day, every day, of the first year of our marriage. It could be the meal I magically whip up for us (uhhh…hopefully), the hole in the apartment wall we accidentally made trying to hang a new picture (let’s hope that doesn’t actually happen), a treasure found in a walk through the park, whatever! We just want to capture and remember our first days together. And preferably with a non dropped-one-too-many-times-so-it’s-kinda-fuzzy camera : )
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  561. Sherrill says:


    I love your blog! I always look forward to your posts! I would use the camera to take pics for my little blog.


  562. Eva D says:

    It is the perfect season to use this camera to take pictures of the grand kids in beds of wildflowers. We enjoy scenic drives this time of year and love to take the kids with us. The wildflowers are beautiful!

  563. Sherrill says:

    ooops! Forgot to mention I had become a follower a while back! :-)

  564. Tammi says:

    This would be perfect for my girl….she has just today started a photo a day blog and is currently using an ancient digital camera…less than fancy, whilst saving for a DSLR. She is never without her trusty camera and captures anything and everything :)

  565. Cricket says:

    Dear God over 500 comments… do dare even type..? Will you read this??
    i tweeted, I have been following, I have already had you on FB..
    and now..what will I take pics of? YOU>>>> keeling over with vats of margaritas after having to read all of these!!!
    But it is Brilliant!
    Love it!

  566. Kat says:

    I’m definitely going to use this to take pictures of my dogs! :)
    katch05 at gmail dot com

  567. I need a portable compact cam to use when I cant take out my DSLR, so this prize will be used for concerts, parties, quick drives, down at the beach shooting friends, and hey even held up to the eyepiece of my telescope, I am into astronomy!
    Thank you!!!

  568. Forgot to mention I liked your Facebook page too!

  569. Sandra says:

    I would love to win this camera! I would take pictures of everything I thought needed pictures taken of!

  570. melinda says:

    I would take pics of people haha! ;) No joking aside well kinda … I would take photos of my kids on our adventures to museums and playing outside. If my hubby is lucky maybe he would be in a photo or two HAHA! ;) I love scenery pics, unfortunately no ocean in Switzerland :( But I will be traveling back home (California) in July and will have plenty of opportunies for taking pics there, as well as in Hawaii, where my family and I will be spending a week also in July and August! :)

    so there ya have it! :)

  571. ferriz says:

    my 22 month old niece maddie is the cutest little terror tot on the planet. i would love to take her to disney and see what she does to poor mickey. ;)


  572. ferriz says:

    fb fan: xferriza2 (Danielle b)


  573. ferriz says:

    gfc: ferriz


  574. Tracie says:

    Oh for sure my kids!and bloggy stuff!!

  575. melissa says:

    I sooo need this Sarah. My camera just broke and it’s made me realize how often I take pictures, now that I can’t take ANY! We have a third little one arriving in August, so I’m sure this camera would be taking many photos of babies 1, 2 and 3!! :)

  576. Katie B says:

    oh, this is a sweet lil camera! I would enjoy capturing memories of my lil ones, 3yrs and 18mo, who are just developing so quickly! Once spring weather has officially brings warm temps and sunny skies, we will be outside playing ball, digging in the garden and the sand, going for walks and bike rides and just plain ‘ol enjoying life. Which is why this cam would be perfect as a busy mom on the go. Thanks for the chance to win! I’d love it in blue- cause I’m a blue kinda gal.

  577. Katie B says:

    Like #1 on FB

  578. Katie B says:

    Like #2 on FB

  579. Jan says:

    I would take lots of pics of the grandkids, this is the only time I wished I had facebook, sadly I donot:(

  580. Shannon says:

    I would take pics of the beautiful flowers that are blooming here in Alabama; my 3 wonderful children; and my sweet little Max, our Jack Russell….Just joined on Google Connect, also! Have a great day and a Happy Easter!

  581. Shannon says:

    LIKE #1 on FB! Subscribed a while ago to the page though! Love it!

  582. Shannon says:

    Like #2 and #3…..lol……..couldn’t help myself, I got LIKE happy!

  583. Jules says:

    I’m entering this even though I have never ever won anything on anyone’s blog! It seems I only comment when I want to win something … umm probs! Not really though …. I VOTED FOR YOU TO WIN AUSTRALIA’S BEST BLOG! I’m going to enter your other giveaway too – which if I’m honest, I’d rather win the tablescape stuff than the fancy camera – but either would be just a great Easter present … although I’m quite partial to Maltesers Eggs! Happy Easter :-)

  584. Shannon says:

    I’ll be following your tweets now as well! I absolutely LOVE this site; I go to it often during the day. Just wish I had enough time in the day and week to be able to follow some of your suggestions as well………..Have a great day!

  585. Nanna says:

    OOOOhhhhh….I would love this camera! to photograph my flowers, the beach and my grandchildren!
    Hope I win!

    I also follow you on FB!

  586. Carol says:

    I love your blog , it always brightens my day. Thanks for continuing to share your stories.
    I love taking photos of my family and our dog. I also love ‘water’ photos – the ocean,the lake.

  587. stacey says:

    Would Love the camera to take pictures of my three kiddos!

  588. Oh Sweet Giveaway…..My camera is playing up..
    I don’t know what wouldn’t I take photos of.
    Your site always inspires me to maybe do a photography course.
    I do love the effects you get.. My husband goes on about the F Stops??? etc
    He doesn’t have enough patience to teach me so this year I have determined that I am going to do some of the stuff I have been
    talking about. Just Do It! I need to make a list and follow through because it seems like over the last little while I have lost myself a little or a lot in the depths of trying to get a business of 30years from going under. I need to rise above and focus on the good things
    The things I love and just recently Photography was something that I realised I loved. Only taken me 55years but better late than never.
    Sorry I just realised I’m writing a novel…. and you have so many to read.
    Who knows I might take photos and videos of our business Easy Composter and it might just make the difference.

  589. Brenda Hurst says:

    Ok, today I would take pictures of the beautiful sunshine that is shooting across my crabapple tree. And I would hurry out this morning to take a closeup of the water droplets on my tulips. Cannon oh Cannon, come to me.

  590. Sara Anne says:

    Oooh, I’d take tons of photos. I am repainting my house so that would be the starter. Then my trusty mac recently went kaput, including all my cherished photos for the past 10 years, so I need to start taking some new ones and this would be a great start :)

  591. Jennifer says:

    Well…. My S.O. and I bought a cute little 1940′s cottage a year ago and have spent the entire last year gutting it and remodeling it. Only I don’t have any other camera then the one on my phone to document this process!!! We have put all our money into getting the house livable again. It was a total dump when we bought it!!! So I would take a zillion photos of the house, my lovely little dog child Sadie, my partner in crime Jason, and all those family and friends who stop in to see the progress or pitch in with projects along the way…….

  592. Guerrina says:

    My 1 y/o grandson, my family being crazy on Cousins Night, my beloved ocean from the top of Snake Hill, before & after pictures of projects! The list could go one, but these are the first to come to mind!

  593. Audrey Crothers says:

    Liking you on FB and following on Twitter. Also tweeted the contest. You’re awesome. Ty for the contest

  594. Michelle Wright says:

    I would be taking pictures like a crazy paparazzi of my family~friends. Going to be a family get together weekend at the Lake House. The weather man says a high of 60 degrees on Sunday. YEAH Easter egg hunt for the kids.

  595. Vickie Sykes says:

    I would love to win the camera to take pics of my littles ( grand children) and my ocean in Florida. I just voted for you on the blog contest also!!! Woot woot!

  596. Hadessa Mullane says:

    I would love an upgraded camera! I take pictures of our beautiful beaches in St Augustine, FL and find your site inspiring! (P.S. you should NOT be coming in last! I voted and some of the names of the blogs were so bad that should have been a mark against them!)

  597. I would take pictures of my son playing on the beach near our house.

  598. gina says:

    Please pick me!!! This camera would be making it’s way back to your neck of the woods. My daughter will be studying in Sydney next semester and she needs a camera badly to capture memories of this once in a lifetime opportunity!

  599. Hi Sarah,

    What a generous giveaway! The question is easily answered: What wouldn’t I be taking pictures of?!

    Your Friend,

  600. Ashlee says:

    I have been wanting to start an Etsy shop with my sister-in-law and this would help alot!

  601. Laura says:

    Ooooo! Fabulous Giveaway!

    If I won this Fantastic camera(love the Vintage mode!) I would Surely turn into a Shutterbug! I would go CRAZY takin pics of family(my DD is playing golf in State & has awards banquet coming up), Take pics of All my Roses that are Bloomin like mad right now! Take pics of my Doggies(rusty & snickers..Weenies), Take pictures at the Lake!, Take pictures of our new Home(before & after!) Lots of work to do at the new house!! and Lots of pics for my Blog:)

    Pick me Pick me!

  602. ktdid says:

    I would be snapping pics of my garden and all the birdies in my backyard.

  603. Lynn says:

    Graduation Day is approaching for the most wonderful Grandson anyone coould ever ask for…he has been accepted at a Cuinary University and pictures of him will be a must to keep him close..thank you ….

  604. Shell H says:

    I would be taking pictures of me and friends with cool nature stuff or cool statues or fun stuff like that! I love to pose in fun and random pictures =)

  605. Shell H says:

    I liked the ABeachCottage FB page

  606. Shell H says:

    I joined you on google friend connect

  607. Julnequwa says:

    I would be taking pictures of my amazing boyfriend and everything we do.I feel the world should see how much funn we have together lol I would be taking pictures of everything I see.I’ve been wanting to do this thing where I take pictures of everything I see that looks like a heart! So I would basically be using it like 24/7.

  608. Julnequwa says:

    Followed on google friend connect :D

  609. Jessica says:

    Oh I love your blog and this giveaway is amazing! I’m ready to take pictures of summer!

  610. Kim says:

    We’re dogsitting George, a fox terrier cross, while his family are away for 3 weeks in Malaysia. He is active, perky, intelligent and so incredibly cute! I would photograph him snuggling up to my 6 yr old daughter in bed, romping on the beach with our 2 old canines (who can’t believe his energy!) and just having a ball here at Roaring Beach Rd. Aaaah George, we need some memories of you for when you return to your family ♥

  611. MK says:

    I’ll be taking pics around town to send.

  612. maggie says:

    Oh! What WOULDN’T I take pictures would be easier to answer! My dog, kids at the swim meets, flowers, friends, the list is endless! What a great giveaway! Thanks

  613. Kelsey Kopec says:

    I am a amateur photographer. I have a nice Canon Rebel DSLR, but no longer have my 6 mpx point and shoot digital camera that used to be my one and only love. The Rebel is awesome, but it’s really annoying to lug around everywhere I go. And I kid you not, I like taking pictures everywhere I go. So let’s just say that when I don’t have my baby (the Rebel ^_^) around, my cell battery drains pretty darn fast. I take pictures of everything–my friends, events like concerts/shows/parties/etc, random people and things I see that look interesting, colourful things, shiny things, animals, anything…you name it, I probably have a picture of it. My favourite thing to just snap on the go is the sky. It is ever-changing, and is always beautiful no matter what crazy shenanigans are going on in the atmosphere. Nature is definitely something I love taking photos of. And if you’re good and know how to use camera settings correctly, a little point-and-shoot Cannon can even create some photographs just as well as a DSLR can. The fact that this one is 14 megapixels just excites the heck out of me, and I want it–BAD. Winning this would definitely save me a couple hundred bucks. For a 19 year old living on her own–this would be a god send!

  614. MelissaO says:

    My husband is the one who’d go batty for this. We haven’t had a digital camera since our other one died. He takes pictures of everything and especially loves to: take pics when we go away for the weekend to show his family and also take tons of pictures of his family in Mexico when we visit them. He especially likes the latter, as he looks at them throughout the year when he’s homesick. He’s also learned how to add photos on Facebook, so that’s especially exciting for him.

    wolverina401 at gmail dot com

  615. Elisabeth says:

    It would be very nice to have a little camera that doesn’t weigh 20 lb for taking on trips! I am going to Washington DC in a couple of weeks and I’d take it on that trip for sure!


  616. Denice P says:

    Well right now what interets me and has for a while are abandoned buildings. I live in Philly and there are a lot in area and they have some interesting architecture. So those are what I would be taking pics off. I love thought of transformations.

  617. Suellen Coveney says:

    I have a photo fetish – I take lots and lots of photos of anything and everything, but most of all, the family. The family would love a camera ‘cos they might just a chance to take some photo’s then ;-)

  618. Cottage Gal says:

    Ohhhhhhhhhh, I could SURE use this baby RIGHT now! I am 8 + months pregnant and lugging my DSLR around in my diaper bag or purse is just too much. I take pictures of everything – the beach, the beautiful golf courses that surround us, birds, alligators, my growing bump, and most of all, our 2 year old. Lately I’ve been leaving my girl (AKA camera) at home and it never fails that I regret it. With a second baby almost here, I would burn up this bad boy!

  619. Cathy says:

    Now that the spring has finally come to the midwest, I would love to be able to photograph the blossoms gently blooming and my daughter is bringing her new puppy to visit for Easter. I can’t wait to meet her and to photograph her meeting the spring for the first time

  620. Kayce Crews says:

    I’d be taking pictures of my boyfriend and of the sky.

  621. Kayce Crews says:

    I posted a link to your site on the ABeachCottage Facebook page.

  622. Briana says:

    I looooveeee photography. If I had a smaller camera I could take it more places then I could my larger camera. It would be easy to carry around. As it is I already take pictures of EVERYTHING but I usually only use my phone because its easier to carry. I would love to have a 14 mega pixels camera. My larger camera is so old its not even 14 mega pixels :( ! I would capture so many memorable moments! Outings with the family, my furry children, vacations, happy days, sad days, laughter, and tears….. everything!

  623. Sarah Matos says:

    I love to take pictures of my daughters and our dog or rabbit :) Every chance I get!

  624. Sarah Matos says:

    GFC Follower
    Sarah Matos

  625. ooooh… lovely giveaway! I’d be going nuts taking photos for my blog, but I have realized I’ve beent taking too many pix of tablescapes, etc, and not enough of my kiddos… uh oh. so I have made a new commitment to do more of that, so there would be lots of them, too!

  626. I “like” your new facebook page very much :-}

  627. I’m your “friend in google”, too!

  628. Couldn’t get this sweet little camera off my mind today! Wished I had it with me as my students and I were decorating our classroom door for summer. We painted old flip flops and hung them on the door! It was quite fun and the pictures sure would have been phenomenal! Can you post what type of camera this is? If I don’t win it, I’d love to look into purchasing it one day…aloha.

  629. Robyn says:

    Honestly? EVERYTHING.

    I still need to get into the habit of taking a camera with me everywhere I go to make sure I capture things for my blog or for everyday personal photo’s. The camera I use for the blog is big and chunky with a separate zoom lens and is just too much to carry around all the time. With one of these babies, I can simply slip it in my bag and snap away at leisure.

  630. karen says:

    I would take pictures of my dogs this summer at the beach and on trail walks in the woods! And also pictures of any thing that catches my eye when out walking my dogs around our neighborhoods here in Canada. We have recently been walking a lot of neighborhood lanes that run behind the houses and they can be very beautiful and would make a great photography subject!
    Thanks for the chance to win! And most of all, thank you for this blog!
    xoxo Karen

  631. karen says:

    I joined up with Google connect yesterday, does that mean I get to enter again? If so, here is my entry :) Thanks!

  632. karen says:

    And I just “shared” your post on FB! “Liked” your FB yesterday. Happy Easter!

  633. Sonia Lidbury says:

    I would take fairy photos of my little girls

  634. Pam says:

    I would delight in taking better photos of old french doors! Whenever we are out and about here in beautiful Poitou Charentes I try and capture the essence of the passing of years through the faded, dusty, peeling, cracked old doors that still guard the entrance to many an ancient old building… the old door furntiure, patina’d with age: fascinating big old door knockers; how many hands have touched them over the years.. have they been rattled feverishly by someone in trouble? Tapped shyly by a young man clutching a bunch of flowers? Banged menacingly by someone owed money? This is what I want to try and capture!

  635. Imogen says:

    I would style the food I cook then take photos! (I LOVE 2 cook)
    I LOVE photography and the beach, (there like a match made in heaven) so I would take pictures of the beach! :)
    And ANYTHING else I saw!

  636. wcc says:

    I would take photos of all of the special gatherings and parties that we have — my current camera isn’t really the best. I want to get those memories photographed in amazing quality! From day to day things, I would love to take photos of my family, flowers and plants from my garden, and well, just everything! Thanks so much for the chance! :)

  637. wcc says:

    I’m a public blog follower via GFC (username: wcc).

  638. wcc says:

    I like you on Facebook (username: Les Cerises).

  639. Trish says:

    My 4 kids & I like to go on photography excursions togethor & it would be fantastic for my son to have a camera of his own. He has such good vision & takes some very creative shots. I love inspiring & encouraging my childrens creativity!!

  640. Genevieve says:

    I would love to try that baby out…that vintage effect sounds especially enticing. I would love to shoot pics of my boys at the lake near our house, the baby calves at my parents’ farm and all the treasures that I cart home from my thrifting adventures.

  641. Genevieve says:

    Just “liked” your page on Facebook!

  642. Genevieve says:

    We are Google Friend “connected”!

  643. Barbara says:

    I’d take photos of my gorgeous teenagers. I have albums full of baby through the early school years yet not so many capturing them in their late teens. They aren’t as happy to be photographed as they used to be but I’d hate to miss these years.

  644. cath says:

    I’ll be taking a picture a day of my ordinary life (aka POTD, Project Life concept from Becky Higgins). Capturing the everyday – this covers everything from the tomatoes in my backyard to my daughter’s new shoes, the pile of bags on my table after the Coles Online delivery guy has been, my office desk, the clothes drying on the clothesline or my baby’s first tooth. It has widened my subject matter significantly, worth checking out!

  645. Sue says:

    ‘Liked’ you on Facebook!

  646. Sue says:

    Follow on GFC

  647. Dar says:

    I’m a Google Friend!

  648. Dar says:

    I’m a Facebook fan and I LIKE!

  649. Dar says:

    What would I do with this sleek little Canon? Hmm…continue to take and share pictures on my blog and with family and friends. Share my beach adventures and daily life including my family, friends and my fur babies! Learn to take close ups of mouth watering yummy food and things found in nature (especially lovely flowers and anything beachy). Lastly, since I’m a BC Saturday Club girl it’s a must to capture my Saturdays in my bright yellow wellies and ruffles, maybe using the vintage mode. Thanks for the great giveaway opportunity!

  650. Michelle Hall says:

    I’d take pictures of my kids, especially at their gymnastics class!

  651. Michelle Hall says:

    I follow on GFC – michellechristinehall

  652. Miranda says:

    I’ll be taking pics of my babies. Who are 5 and 5 months. = )

  653. Yuliya Sh says:

    I would take photos of my family – my lovely husband and my dog, I do love nature and beach…so I would have a lot to do :-)

  654. Yuliya Sh says:

    Your GFC follower YulyaShenka

  655. Yuliya Sh says:

    fan on FB Yuliya Sh

  656. Janne says:

    Hi Sarah,
    I don’t have a camera at the moment and my son’s camera just died a sad death, so we would both be sharing and taking photos of our beautiful family which we haven’t done for a long time. I would also start my blog which has been on hold until I can acquire a camera.
    I love your gorgeous shoe photos and everything about your blog, and of course I just voted for you in the bloggers competition!
    I think you deserve to win hands down!

  657. Talex says:

    I’d take pictures of the grandkids!

  658. Talex says:

    following via GFC

  659. Talex says:

    facebook fan – Theresa A.

  660. Violet says:

    Oh, I would take more pics of the beaches here in the Panhandle of Florida since we’ll likely be moving by the end of the year..*sigh*

  661. Corinna says:

    Actually I have a wonderful camera but my aunt has never had one and I would give it to her. She’s a schoolteacher of kindergarteners with special needs and could really use this for crafty projects using photos of the kids. She would love this!

  662. patty cole says:

    i am a follower … and i put in my vote for you. love your blog.

  663. cynthia says:

    i have a canon dslr, but could use this lil’ guy when i don’t want to lug my big one around. i’d use it for everyday photographs, especially of my children. thanks for the giveaway! :)

  664. April Oliver says:

    I love taking pictures of animals and fish in nature as well as the beauty of nature itself. Going to the zoo, I find all kinds of neat pics to take. I liked you on facebook.

  665. lisa says:

    Thanks Sarah for the giveaway. I would love to try this baby out and really appreciate your photography tips..

    Enjoy that chocolate and Happy Easter!

  666. Maryellen says:

    I love taking photos and my old point and shoot is dying! Help, I’ve got a new granddaughter who needs to be photographed!!

  667. Aaron Gonzalez says:

    I live away from my family and my camera just got stolen, with hundreds of memories in it. So I would use it to start recovering some them.

  668. Gayla says:

    I “like” you, I “like” you, I “like” you………. I would be taking lots and lots of photos of our trailering travels <3

  669. Leonie says:

    Wow how cool is that camera, I would be taking pictures of my boys aged 7 and 8, as we explore SE QLD over the next 6 months before my husband is posted (thanks to ADF), somewhere new… then it will be a whole new adventure list…..

  670. blue fruit says:

    I would capture a frozen moment in time of those perfect glimpses of unexpected beauty which so often grace our eyes on the daily journey of everyday life, but which I can never hold because I don’t have a camera this good!

    It could be morning sunlight highlighting the veins of a green leaf, or afternoon sun slanting across the roof profile of a beautiful building, or the coyly shy smile of a young engaged couple seen walking on the beach holding hands ~ these are the fleeting glances which, when captured and enhanced by a good camera such as this one, allow us to stop and smell the roses. And after all, isn’t that what photography is all about?

  671. Tracy says:

    I would take photos of my two sons and lots of photos of spring flowers, trees, and gardens:-)

  672. toni says:

    i would take lots of pics of my little minis playing at the park club this weekend and searching for easter eggs!

  673. Willow says:

    I just went to your FB page and LIke and put up a message. Would love to win the camera.

  674. Willow says:

    I could really use a new camera. I love taking pictures of my home, garden, and family.

  675. I have tried to convince myself that I am content to take my beach pictures with my phone…but I am LYING to myself! I want a camera!!! A real camera! Please pick me :)

  676. Oh how desperately I need a good camera. I love taking photos(since becoming a blogger) but im so limmited by only having my I-phone. I love to shoot around my home, yummy food, gorgeous houses and bedrooms and my honey kids in my class with the clever thin they do. They are only in year 3 but they are soo cute and so clever. Of course I cant publish them on a blog for privacy reasons but I will be showing the cute bunny bags they made for Easter( when we go back from hols).Fiona

  677. Ive been following for over a year now, and have been registered as a follower since you put it up. Fiona

  678. Karen Andraski says:

    I need to be able to post pictures on my blog! I also LOVE nature and would take pictures of God’s creation all the time as it is always changing. Then too – 7 grandkids. Need I say more?

  679. Karen says:

    I would take before and after pics of all of my furniture painting projects!

  680. Damarie Velez says:

    “what would you be taking photos of with this sweet little baby in your pocket?”

    A better question is what WONT i be taking picture of with that sweet little camera in my pocket!
    I’d take pictures of everything, but to be more precise… for the question’s sake I’d take family pictures!
    Memories I wouldn’t want to some day forget or take for granted!

  681. Kelly L says:

    this camera looks fabulous! and one my husband would use! I am the phototaker, and I think it sometimes gets on his nerves. i want this camera for HIM so that he can see all the great things he can capture…not to mention maybe taking a picture of me and the kiddos once in a while. :) love your blog and all your creativity! woo-hoos all the way from washington, dc!

  682. Kelly L says:

    google friended you!

  683. Kelly L says:

    liked you on FB! :)

  684. Paula Hafner says:

    I would take pictures of my kids playing together as proof that they can get along :) I’d take lots of pictures of my nephews, too.

  685. Paula Hafner says:

    I’m a GFC follower- Paula Michele

  686. Paula Hafner says:

    I Dugg on Digg- ksh123

  687. Kimberley says:

    I would take pictures of the wonder of life we experience everyday and need to stop and enjoy it !

  688. Kimberley says:

    PS Sarah….I love your blog and I can’t tell you of the beauty and inspiration you share and how much it means !

  689. kathy h says:

    Oh baby, I have been wanting one of these. I have a fancier one, which I don’t know how to use (so I’ll be reading those tutorials), but I’d love to have one to keep in my purse for those occasions that happen and you so wish you had a camera right there.. like just yesterday there was a mama deer with her brand new baby trotting safely by her side. It was the smallest, cutest deer I’ve ever seen. We have a lot of deer around here, and I’ve seen babies before, but this one was the size of a small dog! So stinkin cute!!

  690. ashley says:

    my chihuahua, my son camping, me & my girls hitting all the hot concerts this summer

  691. patsy says:

    I love taking pictures of the kids when they’re not aware of the camera. I take lots and lots of pictures when we’re at the beach because the colors are so bright there! I also take pictures of my journal pages and paintings.

  692. patsy says:

    Hi Sarah, I’m a follower and you’re on my bloglist and side bar. Great blog!

  693. ratty says:

    what a yummy little camera! i would be using it to take pics of my unsuspecting pets, my junk projects, my mom’s new border collie pup, my sewing escapades and maybe i’d paparazzi-stalk my children until they start throwing things at me to get me to”STOP taking so many pictures, MOM!”

  694. Amy G. says:

    I would love to take pictures of the birds that come to my bird feeder. Thanks for the great giveaway!

  695. Amy G. says:

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  696. Amy G. says:

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  697. Mzrc says:

    I would keep it in my pocket at all times, so can take pics of my 2 year old son, as he goes through his day. You just never know what exciting little adventure he is going to be on and want to have a camera handy to capture the moment.

  698. Carolsue says:

    I like taking pictures of things we see on our trips — waterfalls, lakes, mountains, wild animals, etc.
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  699. Carolsue says:

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  700. Carolsue says:

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  701. Kate Dickson-Battye says:

    I would take pictures the AFTER shots of our beach cottage up here in New Brighton, northern NSW. No stone has been left unturned, we have scrubbed, dug, and painted ourselves silly over the last 11 months. All whilst living in the house with our two kidlets (I think you might like it too!) …Katie
    PS Then I would take some photo’s of us all wearing dress-ups which is what we like to do in our down time!

  702. Paula says:

    Oh, everything and anything, from flowers to grandbabies to journal pages!

  703. Sara says:

    If I won this camera I would take photos of the crashing waves around Anglesey, North Wales. We’re planning a trip home in May and this camera would be perfect!

  704. addrienne mertens says:

    we’ll be doin quite a bit of hiking this summer..we have great high elevation spots to look across the horizon. that would make great pictures, especially with 14.4 MP! wow it would be like being there all over again!

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  705. addrienne mertens says:

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  706. addrienne mertens says:

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  707. Ginny says:

    I love taking pictures of my girls on the beach! I really want to win this though for our trip to Florida. It will be our first vacation, even though it is technically for a dance competition. We are vacationing around it though :)

  708. Ginny says:

    Like your new page on facebook #1

  709. Ginny says:

    Like on facebook #2

  710. kk says:

    I would use the camera taking pictures of my kiddos and my flowers.

  711. Avey says:

    My daughters are involved in sports, outside in this lovely spring weather…..I would most definitely be toting this little jewel around to snap photos of them in action….(so much better than hauling around my big, heavy one)! If you say it’s the best Sarah, then it is :o)

  712. Avey says:

    I’m your newest member on Google friend connect!

  713. katfam says:

    I would like to bring it on vacation this summer and take pictures of my kids!

  714. Lois Gibbs says:

    I am sooo hoping you don’t have a rule about winning twice in a row, because I am sooo in need (want, actually) of a digital camera. I carry a camera with me at all times, just in case I see something I want to capture forever, and I hate waiting until the roll of film is done to see the pictures. You take such expressive pictures, and I like to think I could, too. Loooove your blog!!!

  715. Deb says:

    with my new grandson around all the time, and he loves being outdoors with me, I can see all the pic’s I will be snapping constantly with this handy dandy tool, and with the zoom on it, OHHHHHH watch out Isaiah, I will be catching all those adorable expressions you make.

  716. Dana says:

    i would use it to shoot more fooooood!

  717. Hoa says:

    I would love to take pictures of my daughter at the beach, our family during vacations, and our family parties.


  718. sewprimitive karen says:

    Oh goodness would love to try the Sepia and the Toy Camera features. I would like to have it as my purse camera, so would take pictures of students and school activities at Day Job for the school website, also for catching blog pictures.

  719. sewprimitive karen says:

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  720. sewprimitive karen says:

    Joined the friendly Google people.

  721. sarah t says:

    i would use it to take pics of my son playing on his new swingset

  722. Ed Nemmers says:


  723. Love this blog Sarah… Count me in x’s 2 for the LIKE of your new facebook page. :)
    Would love to win this Canon as someone lifted my new little one out of my truck while garage saling. :(
    Pick me. :)

  724. Victoria says:

    Wow! I would use it for taking photos of my young musician – piano and violin. I would also take lots of flowers from my yard and the sunsets at my favorite beach. I have lots of fun things to take pics of, including my little flock of chickens and the tropical flowers around the neighborhood, and I have some chairs that I am going to try the BC treatment on. :)

  725. Jammie says:

    I would take pictures of my awesome family. My husband is going out of town in a few months this would be great for him to take and get us some great pictures.

  726. Jammie says:

    I like you on fb Jammie M

  727. Jammie says:

    I am a google follower.

  728. Daniel M says:

    me and my friends having fun!

  729. Michelle W says:

    I have a couple of kittens and would love a great small camera to capture these moments. I have a professional camera but by the time I get it out and ready the cuteness is over.

    mlynnw83 at gmail dot com

  730. Michelle W says:

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  731. kittycardero says:

    I would take pictures of my family, pets and my travels.

  732. kittycardero says:

    LIKE the New Beach Cottage Facebook Page

  733. indiansummer says:

    I live by the beach, too, and would certainly be taking pictures there. I would love some of our cat while he plays out in his “jungle,” and some of me and my SO, since we don’t have any of us, LOL. I’d like to take a bunch all around our area, just little snapshots of details of where we live. And I’d also like to see about getting some of them enlarged and printed on canvas for our home. I would also love to get into taking portraits. Okay, that’s enough for now… ;-) Thanks, Sarah!

  734. Jack Palmer says:

    I would take pictures of my wonderful family.

  735. Aisling says:

    We have two graduations, a vacation and a wedding coming up soon, so those are things I’d like to take about a gazillion photos of.

  736. Aisling says:

    I like you on Facebook as Gaye M. (1)

  737. Aisling says:

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  738. Aisling says:

    I connect on Google Friend Connect.

  739. Kirsty says:

    I would love a new camera, my nephew went swimming with my other one… so it doesnt work anymore! And with 5 kids there are so many opportunities I’m only getting with my iphone!

  740. Kirsty says:

    I liked you on Facebook!

  741. Kirsty says:

    I added you in Google Connect as well!

  742. Dean says:

    I would take this camera everywhere I go and take pictures of all the places I go to and the people I meet. I love getting outdoors and taking pictures and it would be amazing to win this!!

    Great givaway :)

  743. Dean says:

    Giveaway* :P

  744. Leona P says:

    I would take pictures of my husband and kids and my pets and alot of other things

  745. Melissa B. says:

    I would take pictures of my daughters high school graduation.

  746. lauren chan says:

    My graduation!
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  747. Sharon says:

    There are soooo many photo opportunities with my 4 girls. But the best thing of all is having and watching my nearly 8yr old take those photos. She’s pretty good!

  748. Sharon says:

    I think I got it right and I just commented and liked on Facebook.

  749. Alicia says:

    Definitely pictures for my blog and lots of pictures of my little grand-puppy Chorizo. She’s a doll!

  750. Debbie Kennedy says:

    I would be taking pics of my kids doing all of their favourite activities and silly things that kids do! and loving every minute of it!

  751. Jacob says:

    I would take pictures to document the interesting things that keep happening to me. In New York I was out side NBC Studios and ran into a bunch of SNL cast members and this would have been perfect to photograph the moment!

  752. Jacob says:

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  754. Jacob says:

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  755. I LIKE the New Beach Cottage Facebook Page – one

  756. Jacob says:

    I follow you on Google Friend Connect under the name jmcharries

  757. I LIKE the New Beach Cottage Facebook Page – two

  758. I already follow you via GFC!! Love your blog!

  759. I shared this giveaway on Facebook!

  760. Donna says:

    I try to take my Canon PowerShot SX20IS everywhere with me … you just never know when a good photo opportunity will arise! Sometimes however I leave it home by accident. What I need is one like this that I can keep in my bag all the time that way I’d never miss an opportunity!

  761. Debbie C says:

    I hope I would be taking pictures of a new puppy soon.

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  762. Debbie C says:

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  763. Karlene says:

    Woo! Well I’d be taking pictures of my friends & I when we go out on a weekend to party or just have fun :) I’d also take pictures & record the performances put on at my school (I go to a theatre school) <3


  764. Karlene says:

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  765. Judith says:

    I’d be taking pics of all of my Mum’s precious jewellery & other family heirlooms. She passed away recently (age 83) and we are about to sort out & pack up her home. There are so many stories in the `things’ she had packed away (& some on display). I want to photograph them all for a scrapbook for all family members. This way everyone will be able to have a record of the items and the stories that go along with them to share with future generations. This little camera would be amazing!!!!

  766. Suz says:

    Have just discovered your blog Sarah … I love your photography & thank’s for the tips! I love exploring Sydney’s waterways on kayak & the Canon would fabulous, especially with all those fabulous effects. Enjoy the chocolate eggs Sarah, have you tried Coco’s Quail eggs ~ filled with a delicious handmade praline centre. Just to die for!

  767. mistysunrise says:

    I would like to take some pics of my daughter with the newly bloomed spring flowers

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  768. mistysunrise says:

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  769. mistysunrise says:

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  771. Patricia O'Connor says:

    If I win, I’d take pictures of my 2 dogs, a shih/poo and a shihtzu/peke mix.

  772. Matthew Hofbauer says:

    Myself, my family, etc. I get yelled at from friends and family members that are distant because I have no camera to send them regular pics. I’d also use it to take pictures of things occasionally for sale or just for ‘art’… Thanks for the chance!

  773. JRG says:

    Headed to Europe next month; will use it then!

  774. Suzanne Lewis says:

    I would take pictures of my adventures when I go out with my friends.

    txhottie_86 at yahoo dot com

  775. Erica C. says:

    If I won this, maybe I could do the 365 project where you take a picture everyday of your life!

  776. christina singer says:

    I would love a new camera to take pics of my beautiful grand princesses. They are growing soooo fast and I want to capture every minute.

  777. valancia says:

    I dont have my own camera but this would be a good one to have, love to photograph anything and everything

  778. Julie says:

    I would use this to take pictures of my adorable newborn twins!

  779. Chelsea Combs says:

    I would love to have this camera considering we just got married in June of 2010 and we moved to california from ohio and have been making trips all over the state and would love to have a nice camera to take lots of pictures!

  780. Paula says:

    I would use this camera daily! I am a brand new teacher who loves to take pictures of her students! I also have two kids of my own. One is graduating in a few weeks and I would love to take his pictures on graduation day! Additionally, I have a small zoo of animals on my 8 acres that I would love to take pictures of. As you can see… I could really use this camera! Good luck to everyone!

  781. Paula says:

    Just ” liked” you on Facebook. Nice page!

  782. Barefoot Liz says:

    I would take mostly candid photo’s of my son. I’d like to get more pic’s of him in nature and with 14 mp, I’ll be able to get some good ones!
    I’d also love to take some picture’s of the places we go together. Photo’s taken with a slightly different composition, etc. I want us to get creative!

  783. S Carter says:

    I am doing the breast cancer 3-day 60-mile walk and have been hoping to get a camera to capture our training and the event.

  784. Barefoot Liz says:

    I posted your link on facebook.

  785. Barefoot Liz says:

    I connected via Google Friend Connect!

  786. Lauren E says:

    I would be taking pictures of my Bull Terrier, Tazz. It would be nice to have a great point and shoot camera.

  787. Lauren E says:

    I liked new beach cottage on facebook.

  788. Jenny says:

    I’d love to win this to get photos of my new vegetable garden!

  789. Beatrice says:

    I liked you on facebook

  790. Erin E says:

    If I was the lucky winner of this wonderfu camera I would take endless photos of our bundle of joy that is due in July. This is our first child, and we are just so excited about it! Thank you for the lovely giveaway.
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  791. Erin E says:

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  792. Erin E says:

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  793. Gloria S says:

    I would be taking pictures of my new little granddaughter

  794. DarcyO says:

    I’d be taking photos of my daughter.

  795. Sue says:

    Really want to develop my photography and capture the “critters” that live all around me and eat my flowers!

  796. Jean Fischer says:

    What a neat camera!

  797. Jean Fischer says:

    I follow with gfc.

  798. lauren says:

    this is great! I would take pictures of my 5 year old son, being a 5 year old…in his own surroundings and having a great time. He is all boy and I need something quick and sturdy, he likes to get dirty:)

  799. Anna says:

    I would be taking pictures of my nieces.
    It would have been nice to have last year because I would have taken pictures at stunt school.

  800. Kate says:

    I’d take pictures of friends, family, pets! The whole gang! I would use it to aid in my scrapbooking process b/c I love to scrapbook but I have a SUPER old camera!

  801. loni says:

    I would use it to take pictures of my four pets!

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  802. Jana says:

    This would be great! My digital camera is broken and I missed taking Easter pics today. I would totally be using this to catch up o’n my kids’ pictures!

  803. tina page says:

    I like going to cemeteries and taking photos of old headstones. There are so many stories to learn from our forefathers.!
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  807. Ashley Billings says:

    I would take a pictures of my pup running into the San Clemente waves :)

  808. Chrysa says:

    I would use it to take pictures of food for my newest blog – Thrifty Recipes.

  809. Chrysa says:

    I like you on Facebook.

  810. Raquel says:

    I would be taking pictures of my kids on a daily basis. And of my fur babies, and the scenery and nature where we live.

  811. Angela Winesburg says:

    I take pictures of all the activities that we’ll do this summer, the lake, beach and park! Thanks!

  812. Suz says:

    If I should win, I love to kayak the Sydney water ways & this camera fantastic for fabulous pics!

  813. Donelle Stocker says:

    I would take pics of absolutely everything from my kiddos to my friends to the full moon being tossed about in the branches of the trees in my backyard.

  814. Kellie Conklin says:

    I would love to use this camera to take pictures of my garden that will be blooming soon as well as to take when I got on vacation to Marco Island this summer! Thanks for the awesome giveaway!

  815. Angie says:

    I’d totally be taking pics of my kids with this sweet little thing!

  816. Celeste Wills says:

    I would take pictures of my cat.

    Celeste F Wills

  817. Celeste Wills says:

    I followed you on Google Friend Copnnect.

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  818. Celeste Wills says:

    I Liked a Beachcottage on FAcebook.

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  819. Nicole says:

    Liked you on Facebook just now!

  820. Nicole says:

    Again, liked you on FB. I had to wait until Easter was over because I gave it up for Lent! ;)

  821. Nikki Layne says:

    I would take pictures of my kids to be able to document all the memories.

  822. Nikki Layne says:

    I liked you on Facebook:
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  823. Nikki Layne says:

    I’m following via GFC:
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  824. Gianna says:

    I will be taking lots of pics of my twins and of my growing belly!

  825. Gianna says:

    I’m a GFC follower.

  826. vivian says:

    gfc follow ty.

  827. Carol F says:

    I ahve a new little kitten, I would love to be able to take pictures of her
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  828. Breanne says:

    I would definitely take pictures of scenery here. I’ve been living in Hawaii since October and only have like ten pictures.

  829. vivian says:

    nice to take pictures ty.

  830. Bernadeth says:

    If I would win the camera, I think it will be a dream come true for me! I have been taking photos since I was 10 years old by a cheap digital camera, from then on I considered myself as a learning-photographer, as years passed by my digicam broke and I found myself wanting to have another digicam (although my sister have a DSLR), I wanted to have a digicam since it’s lightweight and I can use it anytime & anywhere. I will take photos of everything from beautiful flowers to street lights and so on, because every photograph tells a story and when I grow up as I try to view the photos again, I can remember the memories I had when I clicked the shutter button. It’s a great feeling. And also, because my family loves traveling a lot I will take photos of every place I’ve been because pictures and memories last long. I’m keeping my fingers crossed on winning this :)

    Liked you on facebook and followed via google.

  831. Bernadeth says:

    and added your blog in my blogroll :)

  832. Debbie says:

    I would be taking lots os pictures of my grandsons!!!

  833. Crystal says:

    i would take pictures of our pets,especially the snakes:)

  834. amy h says:

    I would be taking pics of my pregnant belly now and TONS of pics of baby once he/she is born in October. Thanks for the chance.

  835. amy h says:

    I’m a fan on Facebook: Amy H

  836. dddiva says:

    I’d take blog pics- especially for the food blog.

  837. dddiva says:

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  838. dddiva says:

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  839. Suzanne Bowie says:

    Live on the beach – would take lots of seaside pictures :)

  840. dddiva says:

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  841. Nikki Davis says:

    Lots of pictures of our three children. My current camera battery does not charge right, guess I have just about worn it out.

    Thank you for the entry,

  842. Nikki Davis says:

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  843. barbara wright says:

    I would love to take pictures of my daughter’s high school graduation!

  844. barbara wright says:

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  845. barbara wright says:

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  846. barbara wright says:

    I posted this giveaway on twitter http://twitter.com/bsw529/status/62493650722103297

  847. Melinda says:

    That is simple. I would take pictures of every ounce of beauty I beheld. I would capture the sleepy look in my babies eyes when I take her out of her crib, the huge orange ball slipping behind the horizon, my husbands sweet smile, my grandmother squeezing and kissing my baby. Life has so much beauty to soak up and with this camera I promise I would document it endlessly!! I would LOVE to win this little beauty to capture the little beauties of my own ;-)

  848. Brandy B says:

    I’d (hopefully) be able to take better pics of my jewelry! Oh yeah, and those little monsters I call kids – I’d get some pics of them, too.

  849. Brandy B says:

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  850. Brandy B says:

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  851. Brandy B says:

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  852. Erin COok says:

    I would be taking pictures of my kids at the beach during our beach vacation and taking pictures of them dressed up during halloween.

  853. Erin COok says:

    GFC follower Erin Cook

  854. Erin COok says:

    I like you new facebook page Erin Cook

  855. Erin COok says:

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  856. Laurie W. says:

    I would take pictures of my kids. They’re growing up so fast and I haven’t been taking many pictures of them lately.

  857. Rhonda Struthers says:

    My daughter is graduating from university. My son is graduating from highschool. My daughter is getting married. I have numerous wonderful moments to take pictures of this year.


  858. Rhonda Struthers says:

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  859. susan smoaks says:

    i would love to use this to take pictures of our children and my husband, we love to have fun and take lots of pictures

  860. Leigh Singleton says:

    I’d love to snap photos of my son’s baseball games with this easy-to-take-along camera1 Thanks for the contest!

  861. Rosey says:

    I have scanned a lot of old photos into my computer and now I’m looking to get some great new ones to add to the collection so I can make a photo book for my dad for Father’s Day. I would take pictures of people, places, and things that he loves.

  862. Rosey says:

    I now like you on FB (Sarah Smile).

  863. Rosey says:

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  864. Rosey says:

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  865. kathy pease says:

    i would take pictures of my family nd my gardens and our cute pets

  866. kathy pease says:

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  867. kathy pease says:

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  869. Paula says:

    I would take lots of pictures for our new beach house – lobster pots and old ropes and sandshoes and driftwood and toes in sea foam bubbles and crab trails in the sand and metal buckets and trilby wearing cyclists toting surfboards in striped covers (honestly I saw one today!) and my kids laughing fit to burst with the sea behind them and the sun in their hair.

  870. Probably pictures for my blog! I usually do it with my Blackberry!

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  874. Shauna says:

    I will be taking pictures of our Mother’s Day party with this camera since my just broke. YAHOO!

  875. Shauna says:

    I am a brand new follower! Hope you’ll come visit and follow me too :)
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  876. Tina M says:

    I would be taking pics of my family. My son and hubby’s smile , everything.

  877. Tina M says:

    follow you on gfc

  878. Shauna says:

    Just liked on Facebook for 2 more entries ;)

  879. Tina M says:

    liked ABeachCottage on FB

  880. I would take pictures of our horses. When taking pictures of horses, what our eye sees and what the camera sees and translates for us, is not always the same thing. When setting a horse up for a posed picture, usually the most flattering shots are from the side, or a 3 quarter view from the front. Different breeds have different ways they are traditionally presented for a picture. Arabian horses, for instance, are set up with both front legs even and the hind legs apart, with the near hind leg (the one closest to the viewer) being behind the far hind leg. The reason for this is that the Arab, having one less vertebra than other breeds and thus a shorter back, is supposed to have a flat croup. Standing them in this way accentuates the flatness of the croup (the top of the rump that leads into the tail). The Arabian horse’s tail should be held high for the picture, and the neck should be up and gracefully arched, displaying a proud and noble presence.

    I enjoy photography and love taking pictures.

  881. I would definitely take pictures of my son with it! I want so badly to take pictures of him playing in the rain! And pictures for my blog too!
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  883. Brittany Rebello says:

    id be taking pictures of the baby ill be giving birth to in the near future!

  884. Tarah says:

    I would be taking pictures of my son growing up – it’s happening so fast already!

  885. Jennifer W says:

    I would take pictures of my nephews and niece. Some time a while ago, my parents lost childhood photos of my brother and myself, so I want to snap as many as I can of his children so we can all enjoy them together when they are grown.

  886. getpalmd says:

    I would take photos of daily life! Now I have an old heavy Canon EOS 300D and I’m too lazy to carry it with me everywhere, it’s huge and I always need a big bag for it. Would be nice to have one camera that is small enough to take everywhere you go. Then if you experience something you want to get a photo of, you know you can take a picture whenever you want! Everything doesn’t need to be that planned, I think it’s more fun to take spontaneous pics :)

  887. Kat Emerick says:

    Well I would be taking pictures of the grandkids when we see them on vacation.

  888. Tracy says:

    I am going on a once in a lifetime trip with my birthmother to Churchill Manatoba (in Notrthern Canada) to see the Polar Bears and I do not have a even half decent Camera, so I would be taking thousands of pictures of Polar Bears, dog sleading, my birth mother (I am adopted) and just a dream trip for this woman who gave another woman the gift of a baby! She really is amazing – and I would love to be able to take pictures of it for her!

  889. Tracy says:

    I like you on FB as Tracy Taylor post #1

  890. Tracy says:

    I like you on FB as Tracy Taylor post #2

  891. Tracy says:

    I follow you on GFC as Tracy Taylor

  892. Nicole Greene says:

    I would take pictures of all of our upcoming camping trips!

  893. Rondi says:

    Wish I could say that I would use the camera to take pictures in Austrailia – after seeing yours I have definitely added it to my wish list. Great giveaway – hope I win. I am just new to the blogging world so have only just started posting comments and liking sites on Facebook. I think right now I am a little overwhelmed and totally addicted – such inspiration – didn’t have a clue that all of you talented people were out there. Love reading about all of you.

  894. Lynn Endres says:

    After a few days of heavy rains after months of drought, I will be taking pictures of all the Spring blooms peeking out from under Winter’s mulch!

  895. kathy taylor says:

    It would be taking pictures of my precious granddaughter and my family.

  896. kathy taylor says:

    liked ABeachCottage on FB

  897. Justine says:

    I would be taking pics of my kids and dog :D I like to take a ton of pics so I can remember everything…

  898. Happi Shopr says:

    I would love to use this to take pics of raffles prizes for our Undy 5000 – Dallas team to post on our blog, to chronicle training and running in our first 5K to raise awareness and money for a cure for colon cancer in Daddy’s honor and memory and to get a shot of the team as we cross the finish line. It’s going to be hard this year – the race will be held on the first anniversary of Dad’s passing to the disease…

  899. Happi Shopr says:

    I follow you via GFC – happi shopr

  900. Happi Shopr says:

    I like you on Facebook – happi shopr & I love that camera in blue! It’s the color for colon cancer awareness!

  901. megan says:

    I’d take pictures of my family and our little treks around and about. :)

  902. Roxann says:

    I want to win this to give to my son for graduation. I know he would be taking a lot of animal and nature pictures because he loves wildlife.

  903. Roxann says:

    GFC follower. ladyt64

  904. Chris N says:

    We would be taking photos of the pets and kids.

    ezmerelda at mail dot com

  905. Tara Hill says:

    I would take pictures of my boys sitting in a field of Texas bluebonnets!

  906. Christine Mafera says:

    I would take pictures of my beautiful grandchildren doing things that make them laugh.

  907. Betty C says:

    Going to take our great grandson on his first fishing trip. I want lots of pictures.

  908. Betty C says:

    I like ABeachCottage on Facebook. #1

  909. Betty C says:

    I like ABeachCottage on Facebook. #2

  910. Betty C says:

    I follow with GFC.

  911. sarah says:

    I would take pictures of my new baby niece

  912. Jean D. says:

    I’d take photos of our monthly family get-togethers.

    Thanks for a great giveaway!

  913. Christal Couturier says:

    I would take pictures of the wildlife in front of my home. We have a protected wetland in front of our house.

  914. Christal Couturier says:

    like ABeachCottage on facebook

  915. Christal Couturier says:

    GFC follower (willdebbie)

  916. Joanne Schultz says:

    My niece is graduating high school at the end of May! This would be great for snapping perfect pictures of her!
    Thanks for the giveaway!

  917. Joanne Schultz says:

    I follow your blog on google friends connect- Joanne Schultz .

  918. Ronda says:

    I didn’t know I could comment more than once. I want the camera , the vintage effects. Thanks for the link to the pioneer woman, I’ll be reading that over and over. My word for the year is Light which I now know photos is the Greek word for light. Awesome….. I will take pics of everthing beautiful here in Utah, USA.

  919. Ronda says:

    And today is my birthday in Australia, not yet in American it’s still the 25th.

  920. brian e. says:

    Thanks for the giveaway…will need a camera to document my goddaughter’s graduation from college next month, and then to get some pics of a family reunion at the beach this July !

    senorpiero [at] yahoo [dot] com

  921. brian e. says:

    GFC Follower: Brian E.

  922. Claire Hawn says:

    I’ll be taking pictures of my two adorable schipperke puppies and my sister’s newborn baby rolling around in the spring grass. Yippee

  923. Rachael Peffer says:

    I would be using this to capture my job…I do hair and makeup and I specialize in weddings. My “work” camera broke last year and I have been relying on the pro photographer for portfolio work…really need a new camera! :)


  924. Rachael Peffer says:

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  925. Rachael Peffer says:

    GFC with you! (girls and curls)

  926. Rachael Peffer says:

    Twitter follow you! (@girlsandcurls)

  927. R Hicks says:

    I woulld use this on our upcoming vacation to Washington DC and take lots of pics of the kids

    ardy22 at earthlink dot net

  928. R Hicks says:

    liked you fb
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  929. R Hicks says:

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  930. Michelle H. says:

    I would take pictures of our family doing activities together this summer.

  931. R Hicks says:

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  932. R Hicks says:

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  933. R Hicks says:

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  934. R Hicks says:

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  935. I would take pictures of my newborn baby girl emma grace!

  936. Charlene Kuser says:

    I like taking pictures of Covered Bridges,Gates,Abandoned Buildings,Porches,Waterfalls,Weathered Wood,Anything Antique,and my
    beloved family.

  937. Charlene Kuser says:

    I shared on Twitter @Swtlilchick

  938. Lori L. says:

    I’d love to use this to take some summer pics of my kiddos playing at the lake. :)

  939. Ty Hodges says:

    I would love to take pictures this weekend of my kids and I fishing~especially if we catch a little something!

  940. Amy Delong says:

    our new baby due in august!

  941. Amy Delong says:

    fb fan

  942. patricia says:

    I would be taking pictures of my family.

  943. Tanner Call says:

    Pictures of my family and our vacations we go on!

  944. Eileen Marks says:

    As I read these wonderful comments I am hearing the little cries of my newborn granddaughter – my first grandchild. Needless to say I am beyond happy!
    My son named her Moxie, a different name for sure, however, a name I hope will bring all the best to her in life, a name that will allow her the opportunity to find her way, to succeed in whatever she chooses.
    I also think of the opportunity I am missing in not owning a camera to capture these precious moments!
    I want to be able to capture her smiles, her frowns, silly little moments when she sucks her thumb, or reaches for her toes, or just those tender moments when I can catch the look in her eye when her mom enters the room, or the exact photo when I realize the depth of love my son has for his daughter!
    Thank you for this opportunity and for reading this!

  945. Donna L says:

    I would take pictures of my granddaughter when we see her in NC. While we are on vacation.

  946. Aaron B from IL says:

    I would probably use this camera to take of some local scenery and flowers and such, but I’d also use it to take better pictures of stuff that I am trying to sell on ebay.

  947. Erica G says:

    I would take pictures of my handsome new nephew!

  948. Aura-Lee says:

    My husband locked inside my 1992 oldsmobile… I don’t know how he does it, but it’s a daily event… My car apparently has something against him….lol


  949. caryl says:

    I would take pics of my two darling grandbabies!
    spcale at yahoo dot com.

  950. caryl says:

    GFC carol lewis
    spcale at yahoo dot com.

  951. James Coyne says:

    i would take this to the track and take pictures of the horses.

  952. James Coyne says:

    i like you on facebook entry 1

  953. James Coyne says:

    i like you on facebook entry 2

  954. James Coyne says:

    i follow via GFC

  955. heather c says:

    I would love to use this to take pictures for my upcoming blog!

  956. susan conti says:

    I would take pics of my beautiful granddaughters, my grandson who I am going to visit in Florida and it would be awesome to have it for Special Olympics, which is coming up at the end of this month. Love to take pics of the kids I coach.. Also great for my special needs baseball team.! The kids just love to have their pictures taken!

  957. ohhh, it’s getting close…. fingers crossed :-)

  958. Pam says:

    I will be taking pics of my grandson and our new grandbaby due in July.

  959. Kerry says:

    I would love to win a new camera for my daughter’s college graduation.

  960. forreall says:

    I don’t have a camera right now and I would love to have one to take pictures of my God daughters graduation from high school and my 11 year ols graduation from 5th grade

  961. Alaina Bryant says:

    I would use this camera to record my baby girl as she grows these years. She is only four months old, being born on christmas 2010, and i dont want to miss another moment to share.

  962. mari says:

    I would snap what seems ordinary: the lilies of the valley poking their heads through the earth, the moss on fallen trees I see as I walk along the river, chalk on the walk created by neighborhood children, all things above and below the earth, that are really extraordinary.
    Ah, the magic of life!
    Thank you, Sarah, for filling someone’s Easter basket with this camera…even tops a chocolate bunny!

  963. pam in oregon says:

    I would love a camera to take simple photos of my everyday life, the usual and special events in our family, just for us. I would love to keep a photo journal and maybe, just maybe I would start a blog!

  964. I’d take this camera to the Louvre and stealthily take a picture of the Mona Lisa… WITH THE FLASH ON!!!! Oh, sweet sweet rebellion.

  965. mari says:

    I hopped over to your sidebar and joined your “Google Friend Connect” group.

  966. Robyn says:

    I’ll be sending it to my daughter in America.

  967. mari says:

    I also hippty hopped over and posted on your the new Beach Cottage Facebook page. Thank you!

  968. Jan says:

    I don’t have Facebook, thought I would try a 2nd chance here! Thanks!

  969. LeighAnneG says:

    It’d be perfect for recording my daughter’s high school graduation–thanks for the chance!

  970. Lois Gibbs says:

    Love your dresser! (Here in New England we call it a hutch.) Either way it looks loverly, and I can’t wait to see what you put in it!

  971. Jana says:

    I need a new camera for blogging :-)

  972. Jana says:

    and I just “liked” you on facebook!

  973. AgelessStyle says:

    I’ve been searching for a reliable camera, one that can actually take pictures for a long time. I love the way your photo’s look…so I’ll use you as a “learning curve” and hopefully win this to get me going with great photo’s for my blog. Not only will I use it for my blog, but for our upcoming trip to New England with family-yipee! I LOVE your blog and get inspired every time I read it! Thank YOU!!

  974. Tiff says:

    I went away over Easter to a music festival which had a flash-flooding incident and my camera is . . . gone :( I’m so sad.

  975. taylor says:

    i would take pictures of my college life! i am a freshman and i am so excited to start this chapter in my life!

  976. mitch says:

    i travel a lot and i have to borrow my parent camera. it would be a dream to win a great camera like this to document my journeys! thank you so much!

  977. ginger says:

    i would take pictures of my children as they grow up and get married and have grand babies :) i love being a mom and this would help me cherish every moment! even when they move out!

  978. blakelee says:

    i would document my trip to the Dominican Republic where i will be staying in a orphanage volunteering! Thank you!!

  979. Tracey says:

    I love to photograph the sunrise in front of our home. It’s amazing how different each morning is even though I’m standing in the very same spot. We are lucky enough to live on the river facing Canada … it’s a lovely sight. Hugs!!!

  980. Studio Danale says:

    Wow, what a great giveaway.. I would love to take photos of the Israeli landscape.. and my tween girls as well!!
    Happy Easter everybody!
    Studio Danale

  981. mjsantos says:

    I would take pics of the Oregon Ducks Football team…. Go Ducks!

  982. Rosa @ CtLT says:

    I would be taking pics of my boys playing throughout the day – you know, every day life that we so often overlook. :)

  983. Elizabeth (ejay) says:

    I would take photos of my Darling little Grandchildren……

  984. Judy R. says:

    I still need to take a lotta pics of my 91 year old mother and, with a little luck, will soon be taking some wedding photos. :)

  985. Jenn says:

    I NEED a new camera for family, flowers, blogging and my website. Mine is just plain worn out. Thanks for offering such a nice giveaway! Jenn :)

  986. Steph A says:

    I’d be taking pictures of my sister’s baby shower!

  987. Krista says:

    Well, my brother is getting married in Italy in September, so I’d be taking pictures of my family at their very best – laughing, dancing, telling outrageous stories, and eating their way through Italy. :-)

  988. mari says:

    And I adore all you do, Sarah, your projects (makes me hopeful!), your photography (gorgeous!) but most of all your joy of family! And you trudging everything home–gotta love that! As such, I have posted three times on your BC Facebook page!
    Thank you.

  989. Chloe says:

    I would love to play with all the features! I liked A Beach Cottage on FB.

  990. Chloe says:

    I liked A Beach Cottage on FB.

  991. Hi Sarah
    Thanks for the chance in your fab giveaway… As you know I’m a Canon lover too.. and I’d love this little baby to take overseas.. A little bit of dreaming really.. but I’d love to get back to Italy and France… and this cutie would be so convenient to take along for the ride!!

    Hope you had a lovely easter.. ciao xxx Julie

  992. Lindsay says:

    Can’t stop thinking about this sweet little camera! Aloha!

  993. Arielle says:

    Hello there Sarah,

    I may be too late to enter :( but it’s been a BUSY week at work and I haven’t been following my favorite blogs (yours) as well as I usually do! I love your blog and the pictures and tips you share. If I won this camera, it would replace my very loved and old cannon powershot. I am in need of an upgrade. I would take more pictures of my little weekend adventures and share them on my blog!

    Thanks for doing this :)


  994. Merry says:

    I would love to have this to give to my mother for Mother’s Day. She loves to take pictures of her garden flowers and such, and her current camera isn’t working like it should, so there we are! ;) Thank-you for the chance to win.


  995. love your blog and i never win anything

  996. Sarah says:

    I’ don’t know if I can pick just one category that I’d be shooting but if I had to choose. It’d be inspirational people in everyday life.


  997. Bella says:

    If I won this baby, I’d be shooting anything and everything! All the way from my puppy dog to still lifes in the kitchen! :)