Call me mean spirited or paranoid but I NEVER enter competitions nor put my images up on public galleries.
You're definitely not alone thinking like that, Leigh.
If pictures should be seen at all, they should be printed, framed and put on the wall, not splashed across the lawless badlands of the internet where anybody can come along and call them "Mine!".
.::Gary Rowan Higgins
A comfort zone is a wonderful place. But nothing ever grows there.