Johan Scheepers 1

Lives in South Africa Pretoria, South Africa
Works as a Business Manager
Joined on Jul 15, 2009
About me:

Equipment: D90 & 18-55 Nikon kit lens & Sigma 70-300 f4-5.6. Dreaming of getting some nice lenses.

Comments

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On photo La Biela in the Art posters: Coffee shop challenge (2 comments in total)

A Tea room is NOT a coffee shop

Link | Posted on May 3, 2011 at 07:30 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo SDIM1187 in the The best Sigma SD14 Image for photokina 2010 challenge (11 comments in total)

Congratulationa on a beautiful photo

Link | Posted on Aug 12, 2010 at 07:53 UTC as 11th comment
On photo Blue in the Picasso ME! challenge (14 comments in total)

The great master himself would have approved of your effort. Great work!!

Link | Posted on Aug 6, 2010 at 13:44 UTC as 4th comment
On photo the Spirit of the Team in the B.F.F.E. challenge (1 comment in total)

A fantastic picture, congratulations!

Link | Posted on Jun 29, 2010 at 11:04 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Seattle Airport in the Urban Lanscape challenge (3 comments in total)

Don't let that impact too much on your views. it really is anice pic
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Joh S

Link | Posted on Jun 15, 2010 at 14:14 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Seattle Airport in the Urban Lanscape challenge (3 comments in total)

I think you captured the hustle & bustle of the airport very well (the blurred images really work well). The city photo against the background make the overall photo a very good capture of a cityscape. Certainly among my top 10 pics in this challenge - congratulations

Link | Posted on Jun 9, 2010 at 07:18 UTC as 3rd comment
On photo Drainage in the In your bathroom challenge (1 comment in total)

Frank, what a beautiful pic. My No1 choice and (together with twopossum's 'paste me') in a class apart from all the other entries. You give me inspiration to keep on trying.

Link | Posted on Feb 10, 2010 at 07:31 UTC as 1st comment
On photo paste me in the In your bathroom challenge (2 comments in total)

Congratulations with your win. Both your entries were in my top 6 but personally I thought this was a much better pic than your winning entry and also I thought this picture (together with Torrejon's drainage) was in a class apart from all the other entries. The shallow DoF was handled very well as you maintained sharp focus on the entire head of the t/brush while the colourful blurred background really provides the punch to the picture

Link | Posted on Feb 10, 2010 at 07:21 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo yellow marguerites in the Pictorialism challenge (2 comments in total)

I was very impressed with your entry. A beautiful rendition in the true spirit of pictorialism. I think you certainly deserved to be in the top 10

Link | Posted on Oct 8, 2009 at 00:30 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo Skating Pricess in the Your Best Photo Ever.... challenge (7 comments in total)

An amazing high standard of photography. A pity that the competition is so tough that it made only second place - but it just shows the standard of entries

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2009 at 07:34 UTC as 6th comment
On photo Fibonacci Forest in the Your Best Photo Ever.... challenge (20 comments in total)

What can one say? I truly professional picture - subject matter, composition, technical aspects all of the highest standard. What really makes it for me is the vivid demonstration of the wonderworld of Fibonacci numbers - the unbelievable order that we find in nature. CONGRATULATIONS!

Link | Posted on Jul 29, 2009 at 07:29 UTC as 19th comment
On photo Fruitaly in the Street Food challenge (1 comment in total)

The fruit leaps right off the page! Beautiful colours

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 15:14 UTC as 1st comment
On photo Aaloo Chaat in the Street Food challenge (1 comment in total)

You managed to create a feel of an old 50's photo through unusual colour rendition. What makes the photo however, are the faces of your subjects. Very nice work!

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 14:54 UTC as 1st comment
On photo people, dog and food in the Street Food challenge (9 comments in total)

Maybe you photo does not comply to the rules of the challenge and maybe the PP is over the top but it looks like a Rembrandt oil painting. The day that I can deliver an end result like this, I will be a very happy man. CONGRATULATIONS on a beautiful photo.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 14:32 UTC as 4th comment
On photo Colours of Beirut in the Decaying Buildings challenge (1 comment in total)

A very worthy entry. This building really tells a story and the colour palette adds to the sense of decay. Congratulations on a beautiful picture.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:55 UTC as 1st comment
On photo sacrificed in the Decaying Buildings challenge (2 comments in total)

I think this was one of the top entries. The rotting decay in the foreground against a backdrop of new industrialisation captures the mood very well. Pleasant composition in this panorama layout

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:49 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo Tonight's Movie... in the Decaying Buildings challenge (9 comments in total)

The picture managed to capture the aura of dark decay

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:42 UTC as 6th comment
On photo Hiroshima in the Decaying Buildings challenge (2 comments in total)

I thought this is an excellent entry; from the apt title of the pic to the forlorn atmosphere of dark decay against the washed out bleak sky. Technically a very satisfying result. I wonder how many voters actually take the trouble to look at the photo in its full size to evaluate technical competence. Crucial subject matter that is out of focus (unless it was planned to contribute to the overall result) should for instance be marked down in my view.

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:39 UTC as 2nd comment
On photo Emmental Sunrise in the Compressed Groupings challenge (30 comments in total)

I agree with previous comments. How could anyone rate this photo at 0.5 or even 2.5. It is close to a masterpiece! The only negative comment could be that the variety in subject matter was somewhat limted but otherwise almost perfect. CONGRATULATIONS!

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:21 UTC as 21st comment
On photo Mosaic in the Compressed Groupings challenge (4 comments in total)

Beautiful photo, meeting exactly the challenge that was posed. The colour rendition is particularly pleasing

Link | Posted on Jul 27, 2009 at 11:13 UTC as 4th comment
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