RuthC

RuthC

Lives in Australia Geelong, Victoria, Australia
Works as a Retired
Joined on May 18, 2009

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  • If you look at EVERY other entry, you will see that your shot does not comply with the theme and the rules of this challenge.
    Try reading the rules before you enter these challenges. It will save...

  • Commented on challenge A babbling brook

    Many of these entries show rivers or streams which would be quite difficult to jump over, unless you are an Olympic long jumper, or Tarzan.... :-)

  • Commented on photo Alpenglow in the High Peaks at Dawn or Dusk challenge

    Absolutely stunning, both the landscape and your capture of it!
    RuthC :-)

  • Commented on challenge Catching the Surf

    It's rude, impolite people like you that discourages hosts from continuing their thankless task. RuthC

  • I am so sorry to learn that you are leaving your hosting role. I have enjoyed your interesting and varied challenges. You will be missed. Ruth :-(
  • Many folks find it difficult to resize their entries without losing their EXIF data. The following website was suggested to me as an easy solution to this, though I haven't used it myself: http://p ...
  • Commented on photo Scattering the Snow in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Congratulations, MeganAlex9, on your win in this (mini) 'My Best Photo of the Week' challenge. Though there were only a few entries, your picture has been leading the votes all week, and rightly...

  • Hi picturemanmotion, The number of challenges in any week varies considerably, and the variety of hosts are able to offer a range of subjects which suit most tastes. If the number of challenges ...
  • Commented on challenge My Best Photo of the Week

    Thank you,
    I'm back at home, at least for a short while. I have another few days in hospital next week, but I'm hoping to be home soon after that. That's enough hospital time for 2015/2016!
    Ruth :-)

  • Hi Hansen, We will be sorry to lose you and your interesting challenges. As I wrote once before about this idea of handing over hosting roles, it can cause difficulties for you, the ultimate ...
  • Fantastic capture, as always, cfj2! Ruth :-)

  • Commented on challenge My Best Photo of the Week

    The challenge is open again. Thanks for your patience and understanding.
    Ruth :-)

  • Commented on photo Curled ferns in the The New Leaves of Spring challenge

    Congratulations, Jill Hancock, on placing third in this challenge, with your uncurling fern fronds. This is a delightful capture, which, IMO, has a wonderful alien appearance to it. You must have...

  • Commented on photo Spring Leaves in the The New Leaves of Spring challenge

    This is a beautiful picture of fresh young leaves, yannha, and it deserves second place in this challenge. I particularly like your choice of backlighting the subject, so that we see the veins of...

  • Commented on photo green hole in the The New Leaves of Spring challenge

    Congratulations, Kaappo, on winning this 'New Leaves of Spring' challenge, with your delightful capture of these sensuous ferns meeting, while a gnat stands and surveys her world. Wonderful details...

  • Commented on photo A Santa impersonation in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Congratulations, Lee8282, on your well-deserved third place in the weekly challenge, with your delightful picture of an exhibitionist? snowy egret, with its full frontal portrait. The details of...

  • Commented on photo Sunrise Palette in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Cassowary, this capture has the 'Wow' factor in every sense of the word, and it deserves to place second in this weekly challenge. Beautiful sky, reflected perfectly in the still waters below. You...

  • Commented on photo Riihisaari in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Congratulations, Kaappo, on your outstanding picture of Finland, and it deserves first place in 'My Best Photo of the Week' challenge. The image is stunningly beautiful, and looks stunningly cold,...

  • Commented on challenge Sensory Overload in Nature

    Thanks, photoman555, I hope you enjoyed your Australia Day celebrations. Hospital is NOT recommended as a place to enjoy our wonderful land! Ruth :-)

  • Submitted a challenge entry Japanese Tea Whisk
    Hand-carved bamboo tea whisk for the Japanese Tea Ceremony.
    Placed 18th in the challenge. Hand-carved bamboo tea whisk for the Japanese Tea Ceremony.
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