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January Photo Comp Results

Discussion in 'Photo Competitions' started by wiseowl, Feb 6, 2018.

  1. wiseowl

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    I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE WHO HAS ENTERED

    THE PHOTO COMPS AND SAY A BIG THANK TO YOU ALL FOR YOUR SUPPORT AND ENTRIES

    THE RESULTS OF THE JANUARY PHOTO COMP ARE AS FOLLOWS

    :star:FIRST PLACE
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    SHEAL WITH 34 POINTS

    :star:COLD AND FROSTY MORNING:star:

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    2ND PLACE WITH 17 POINTS
    IRMEMAC
    ONE LUMP OR TWO
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    3RD PLACE WITH 12 POINTS
    TETTERS

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        Congratulations to the winners and all who entered the competition. :yay:

        A good turn out. :dbgrtmb:
         
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          Lovely photos everybody well done to the winners.
           
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            Well done Sheal,Irmemac and Tetters :dbgrtmb:
             
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              Hi Folks, I am currently in hospital following some rather painful surgery earlier today , and I am BLOWN AWAY to have won a place in January's winners. Congratulations to the other winners - they are wonderful photos, and it is an honour to be rated for my little bit of fun.

              :ThankYou:
               
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                @Irmemac .....ditto.... (blown away that is - no recent surgery) hope you recover quickly from the surgery.

                Thanks all, it is great fun trying to find a suitable subject each month, and an encouraging way to keep trying (for a novice like me)
                 
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                • Sheal

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                  I wish you well very soon @Irmemac. :)

                  Thank you to all. :thumbsup: Congratulations to Irmemac and Tetters and well done to all that entered. Keep the photo's coming everyone!
                   
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                    One day Sheal - when I have practised (and practised and practised) I`m gonna beat you....:snorky:
                     
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                      That may be a lot sooner than you think Tetters. :) As Armandii says it's mostly about having the 'eye' for a shot. When looking through a lens it's a bit like looking at a painting. Don't just look at the subject you have in mind but look at all corners of the viewfinder to spot other things you may or may not want in your shot, study it for a short while particularly with scenery. Don't forget to keep an eye on horizons too, many a picture has been spoilt by a sloping horizon.
                       
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                        Yes, that`s something I started to learn when I tried water colour painting (something I could do at home as a carer)
                        I bought lots of books to learn from......


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                        This is one of my efforts...
                         
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                            Wow, @Tetters, that's a lovely picture. You clearly have an artistic eye.
                             
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                              Thanks for your well wishes re surgery. I am recovering well, despite this being my second surgery in a month. I am still feeling quite groggy from the anaesthetic but I'm sure some fresh air will blow that away soon enough!
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                                ...Well there`s plenty of that (very) fresh air out there at the moment - especially in your neck of the woods.
                                Hope your recovery is speedy :)
                                 
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