barb_s

barb_s

Lives in United States Boston, MA, United States
Works as a Engineer
Joined on Dec 19, 2010

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On Barbie is Mary Poppins in the Barbie challenge (7 comments in total)
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The Mick: Congratulations, Barb! Excellent take on the subject. Well done!
Mick

Thanks Mick!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 17, 2014 at 12:27 UTC
On Objects 100 years old or older challenge (2 comments in total)
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christian jacob: I think you should add "man made" or organic or similar to your rules. Every pebble or sand corn is far older than a hundred years.

Hmmm…. too late to append the rules but I agree. It's not a nature challenge. Thanks for the suggestion.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 17, 2014 at 04:14 UTC
On Barbie is Mary Poppins in the Barbie challenge (7 comments in total)

Thank you for the fun compliments! I did this a while ago playing with perspective and couldn't resist this challenge.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 16, 2014 at 16:42 UTC as 2nd comment
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CalBoy87: My apology to all who commented on my previous post: Apathy. As I agreed with most opinions regarding soft eyes, it is not something I could improve, so I came up with different shot. Thank you all for your effort and sorry for changing the shot.

I think changing the shot is the right thing to do if there's flaws you can't work around.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 15, 2014 at 15:20 UTC
On Running gemsboks in the Animals with Horns challenge (4 comments in total)

I feel like this is what inspired cave paintings. Love he framing - you caught the essence of it all with this small view of the herd. Great entry !

edit: I didn't read the 1st comment - but looks like I am not the only one getting that feeling from this image.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 13, 2014 at 12:35 UTC as 3rd comment

I like it with the mom in the background and I think the hair-do goes well with the expression.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 12, 2014 at 19:51 UTC as 2nd comment
On Discussion Challenge III 'People or Animals' Portraits challenge (2 comments in total)
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CalBoy87: Just a small favor to ask. Can we keep the size to 1600 mp? Some of the wonderful shots here, are posted at full resolution, which make it really hard to see them in full size. Thank you.

I can't adjust the rules after the challenge opened. IT's a good request though. If the entrants read here, they can comply on that with their re-submissions.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 11, 2014 at 12:50 UTC
On Discussion challenge: Off centered subject challenge (30 comments in total)
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Joe Pineapples: Someone was really handing out the 0.5s. Sandbagging in a "Discussion" challenge? Possibly a new low for dpreview...

I just noticed this comment. Yes someone came up with 17 .5's and 8 1's. to start their voting.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 19:32 UTC
On gravitation in the uncommon still life III challenge (2 comments in total)

Your images are always so complicated to look at, and here's a simple one - still just as interesting too!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 12:47 UTC as 1st comment
On Fish oil capsules in the Colorful Shadows challenge (5 comments in total)
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scooper1: Nothing complicated about this one. I simply arranged the amber-coloured capsules on a pale blue kitchen bench top -- camera vertically above. Illumination was bright sunlight falling at a low angle from a window at the top of the scene. I made several different arrangements but this symmetrical one was by far the most pleasing to me. Glad you liked it.

Thank you.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 11:55 UTC
On Fish oil capsules in the Colorful Shadows challenge (5 comments in total)

I thought this was pretty artsy in what you managed to do with fish oil and lighting.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:20 UTC as 3rd comment
On Three Blue Bottles in the Colorful Shadows challenge (1 comment in total)

One of my favorites here. Thanks for entering this image. It's delightful.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:12 UTC as 1st comment
On In the shadows in the Colorful Shadows challenge (5 comments in total)

Wildbegonia.... Good for you - getting runner up here. Another colorful shadow from stained glass. I love it!!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:11 UTC as 5th comment
On Natural light in the Colorful Shadows challenge (7 comments in total)
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Buzz Lightyear: Well captured! You've got to tell us where this is!

I was wondering that too :)

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:09 UTC
On Natural light in the Colorful Shadows challenge (7 comments in total)

Initially, I hadn't thought of stained glass windows creating the effect, but this was a nice capture of it. Congratulations on this win.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 10, 2014 at 01:08 UTC as 4th comment
On Hawk in the Nature's Beauty in Detail challenge (2 comments in total)

I must say.. this is my favorite. 200 mm and this crisp and clear!! Wow!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 8, 2014 at 17:47 UTC as 2nd comment
On Colorful Shadows challenge (16 comments in total)
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wolfytom: My photo has been disqualified and to be honest I'm getting fed up of this.

The photo consists of light passing through stained glass with its shadow falling onto a white net curtain - how is that inappropriate?

It seems ridiculous that people set challenges with poorly written (sometimes illiterate) text and then jump all over entries that don't meet some kind of image they have in their head!
What a joke.

I've also deleted a separate comment/question from you in this section - specifically because it drew attention to another entry and that's not proper when voting is in progress. I thought the photo referenced has some type of cellophane that light passed thru. Your entry is in.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 3, 2014 at 13:38 UTC
On Slinky in box in the 1 Box (Wood, cardboard, paper, glass, etc.) challenge (3 comments in total)

This one is really cute! Congratulations on the win.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 3, 2014 at 01:28 UTC as 3rd comment
On Colorful Shadows challenge (16 comments in total)
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wolfytom: My photo has been disqualified and to be honest I'm getting fed up of this.

The photo consists of light passing through stained glass with its shadow falling onto a white net curtain - how is that inappropriate?

It seems ridiculous that people set challenges with poorly written (sometimes illiterate) text and then jump all over entries that don't meet some kind of image they have in their head!
What a joke.

Sorry. I added a sample picture to help illustrate what I failed to state.

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2014 at 20:17 UTC
On Colorful Shadows challenge (16 comments in total)

To any entrants I have DQ"d: Please feel free to discuss your entry with me in private messages. I am not an expert on everything, and I can be mistaken with the DQ process. I am happy to re-instate anything if I am incorrect.

I did want this to be a challenge of light passing thru objects, and creating shadows with color from the objects as well as hoping for some creativity.

Good luck!

Direct link | Posted on Mar 2, 2014 at 18:08 UTC as 5th comment
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