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On God's Country in the MobilePhone: Nature challenge (17 comments in total)

Only goes to show one doesn't need a big fancy camera to capture a classic cliche. ;)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 13, 2013 at 05:47 UTC as 5th comment | 1 reply

From the country of Rene Magritte...following in the master's footsteps.
Nicely done.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 13, 2013 at 05:43 UTC as 61st comment

All this will help sites like Zenfolio & PhotoBucket tremendously, which is a good thing.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2013 at 22:15 UTC as 78th comment
In reply to:

Teila Day: People getting their under garments all bunched up over such a trite (but true-in-context) statement. What's amazingly sad is the number of photographers that haven't awakened from dreaming and can't understand that what she said (within context) is exactly correct.

Just like there aren't any professional cobblers today r-e-l-a-t-i-v-e-l-y speaking, even though using our common sense we know that there are individuals that still professionally make shoes on their own. . . but using our common sense, we understand what is meant within the context being spoken.

The number of professional photographers generating specialized work that cannot be easily and readily recreated in volume by the general public has been drastically reduced since digital photography became a mainstay. General photography is easily generated by the public today for cheap, and is why general photography in most locales is not *generally* as profitable as once was.

Too many people devoid of common sense.

None of which has anything to do with defining a "pro" account.

Direct link | Posted on May 22, 2013 at 22:13 UTC
On Covered Parking in the Repeating Verticals challenge (11 comments in total)


Direct link | Posted on Mar 30, 2013 at 06:41 UTC as 11th comment
On Photoshop Gradient Tool: Blending Images article (223 comments in total)

Funny, I thought the article was about HOW to use gradient layers to modify images, not WHAT kinds of modifications should be allowed.
Photography seems to be turning into one more fundamentalist religion, at least on DPR.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 11, 2013 at 06:24 UTC as 78th comment
On Victorian House in the I Made This: challenge (3 comments in total)

Your daughters are very fortunate & you are a master craftsman, in both realms.
Stunning work!

Direct link | Posted on Feb 16, 2013 at 07:29 UTC as 1st comment
On Hands-on with Nikon V2 article (455 comments in total)
In reply to:

mpgxsvcd: I just don't get this camera. There is nothing about it that makes me want to buy it.

I guess Nikon should shut down because they didn't give you whiners a pretty Hello Kitty camera you could love.

Direct link | Posted on Oct 27, 2012 at 15:51 UTC
On Maco in the Americana, through the eyes of Pete Turner challenge (2 comments in total)

And what is special about this...funny church?

Direct link | Posted on Sep 5, 2012 at 00:00 UTC as 2nd comment
On Quit Fidgeting! in the Switch The Faces of Your Subjects challenge (10 comments in total)

And very well done.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 29, 2012 at 23:11 UTC as 8th comment
On Orange and White please challenge (4 comments in total)

6 votes total for the first place winner.
How long can these contention-filled "challenges" last?
Boring topics are no help.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 27, 2012 at 14:30 UTC as 1st comment | 1 reply
On Mobile Arts Festival touted as world’s largest article (21 comments in total)
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azmish: The expression of 15 minutes of fame has now (due to technology) become 2.3456 seconds and ANOTHER opportunity to market a product.


Ha ha, so true, but in such tiny splinters of time I think the word "peep" would be more appropriate than "fame".

Direct link | Posted on Aug 19, 2012 at 23:13 UTC
On Secret Shropshire in the Silence is Golden challenge (5 comments in total)

"I would suggest you also shared the camera settings used." - what does that even mean? The exif is all there. isn't it?

Direct link | Posted on Aug 19, 2012 at 21:34 UTC as 1st comment | 3 replies
On Roses : Macro photography challenge (5 comments in total)

How do you "explain" a rose?
Ever hear of Confucius? ;)

Direct link | Posted on Aug 10, 2012 at 00:39 UTC as 5th comment
On The Farm in the Morning Commute challenge (4 comments in total)

Beautifully done. A classic landscape.

Direct link | Posted on Aug 2, 2012 at 22:36 UTC as 1st comment
On Review: Nokia 808 PureView article (349 comments in total)

The problem with a review like this is that it focuses on the camera feature of a phone that is otherwise receiving pretty mediocre reviews. Just read Wired Magazine's article.

Then there's the cost. $650+ unlocked on Amazon.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 31, 2012 at 15:20 UTC as 89th comment | 3 replies
On Sensuality ... At a Glance. challenge (16 comments in total)

Most disappointing challenge I have seen so far on DPR...& that's saying something. Nothing remotely approaching sensuality here. Sensuality does not mean cute, pretty or "hot".

A big part of the blame probably should be put on the heavy-handed rules & guidelines.

Just embarrassing.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 30, 2012 at 03:37 UTC as 1st comment
On IMG_7709-1 in the Stockings and high heels challenge (2 comments in total)

Looks good to me, tho its true I haven't tasted it. ;)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2012 at 20:41 UTC as 1st comment
On Time to move on in the Creative Composites challenge (16 comments in total)

Looks very Thomas Kincade-ish.

Direct link | Posted on Jul 27, 2012 at 15:11 UTC as 4th comment
On DreadLocks in the Hair challenge (6 comments in total)
In reply to:

Bart Aldrich: I shot this same guy back in 1996!!! Kathmandu, right?

Looks like he wasn't a blond then. ;)

Direct link | Posted on Jul 24, 2012 at 19:59 UTC
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