RuthC

RuthC

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

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  • Hosts cannot, or should not disqualify entries even when they are really awful, and even though the hosts may have written rules such as 'pictures should be good quality'. I think that the voters ...
  • Submitted a challenge entry On Target!
    A blue-banded bee knows where the best pollen is to be found.
    Placed 18th in the challenge. A blue-banded bee knows where the best pollen is to be found.
  • Hi Bangers and Mash, DPR  allows only a certain number of letters within the DQ notice. You will have to shorten your message so that it is sent, but by all means write a separate personal message ...
  • Commented on photo An ant nursing aphids in the Ants challenge

    Another fabulous capture by you, gordzam, and another well-deserved top place in this 'Ants' challenge. This picture shows life as it really is in the small world of insects, where ants have been...

  • Commented on photo Cleaning the antennae in the Ants challenge

    This is a wonderful capture of an ant, gordzam, and it deserves second place in this 'Ants' challenge. Through your lens, we can see amazing details of this one small ant: the hairiness, the...

  • Commented on photo Ant Dance in the Ants challenge

    Congratulations, bcys1961, on achieving first place in the 'Ants' challenge. This is an excellent study of a single small ant, backlit to highlight its amazing little body on the end of a single...

  • Commented on challenge Ants

    I'm taking a break for a while. Thanks for your kind words of encouragement.
    RuthC

  • Submitted a challenge entry Hoverfly in Full Flight
    Placed 31st in the challenge.
  • Submitted a challenge entry Wave Rock
    Wave Rock is a very large rock formation carved out by winds, and stained by rain at Hyden, Western Australia.
    Placed 13th in the challenge. Wave Rock is a very large rock formation carved out by winds, and stained by rain at Hyden, Western Australia.
  • Commented on photo Dragonfly in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    These are unusual colours for dragonfly images: but they certainly work here for you, Mond, as the image has given you a top place in this week's challenge. I really like the bright azure colours...

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

    This is a superb capture of a pair of bee-eaters, drvanger, and it deserves second place in this week's challenge. The colours of your pair are clear and bright, and lift the action taking place...

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

    Congratulations, APenza, on your beautiful image of a preening egret, and which has earned you first place in 'My Best Photo of the Week' challenge. The bird is stunningly well displayed, the...

  • Submitted a challenge entry Kelp 'Serpent' on Flat Sand
    Long strands of kelp make interesting shapes against the flat tidal sand.
    Placed 15th in the challenge. Long strands of kelp make interesting shapes against the flat tidal sand.
  • Commented on photo Frosty in the Tree Branches challenge

    This is a simple, small branch pictured against a blue sky, but the sharp spines of frost have enhanced it so we see interesting details and textures.
    A great capture, jr, and a worthy top place...

  • Commented on photo Snag in the Tree Branches challenge

    This is a great capture, Kaappo, and it has earned you second place in this 'Tree Branches' challenge. I like the cragginess of the old, dead grey branches, leaning over the clear lake with the...

  • Commented on photo Tree Branches on a Cloudy Night in the Tree Branches challenge

    Congratulations, Kukla, on your well-deserved win in the 'Tree Branches' challenge, with this wonderfully evocative and mysterious image of tree branches at night. Beautiful colours in the sky, and...

  • Submitted a challenge entry Green Huntsman Spider (neosparassus sp.)
    Placed 22nd in the challenge.
  • Commented on photo Yosemite Falls Moonbow in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Jonathan Shapiro, the greyness of the harsh granite rocks, the starlight above, and the almost black foreground trees add a sombre note to this image. However, you have captured the beauty of the...

  • Commented on photo European bee-eaters in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Congratulations, drvanger, on your splendid capture of this pair of bee-eaters on a lichen-covered branch, and which has earned you a well-deserved second place in this week's challenge. I really...

  • Commented on photo The Approaching Storm in the My Best Photo of the Week challenge

    Congratulations, wam7, on your win in 'My Best Photo of the Week' challenge, with your very dramatic capture of an approaching storm in Portugal. The rocky headland, with its multiple layers of...

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