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Michelle L. Frick
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February 2010 Countdown Thread


Spring Break time in my part of the world! Can't believe how fast this year is whizzing past! Good luck to everyone, and Happy Spring!!

Share here that one photo you felt was your best or favorite entry of the month. That one special image you are proud of, or really would like to have recognized with a medal, whether or not it made Editor's Pick this time around. One gentle reminder: Please refrain from posting half a dozen of your entries; ideally, share that one excellent, meaningful, or otherwise favorite image of yours! Best of luck, to all the Contestants!
Helpful hints for attaching photos into Forum Threads:
1) Sign into BP completely (name + password.)
2) If you have NOT YET entered the Contest today, you can use the "Photo ID" to pull an existing image from your Member Center into your reply to this thread (avoiding a duplicate image upload.) Get the Photo ID# from your Member Center, come to back this thread, click Respond, enter the text of your reply, then choose "1" from the images-to-attach drop-down. Click Submit; at the next screen populate the "Photo ID" box at the right. Skip the other fields on that screen.
3) If you HAVE ALREADY entered the Contest today before replying to this thread, you can't use the Photo ID method today. You can either wait until tomorrow to reply here (before your new Contest entry!) or, upload a new copy of the particular image (from your PC) into this thread. This produces a duplicate image in your Member Center; however, you don't have to make that duplicate visible in your Gallery.
4) If you're uploading a duplicate, maybe title it "For Forum" so it stands out in your Member Center, for easier housecleaning later... This can help direct viewers to find the original image in your gallery, when they want to leave a comment. Likewise, if you want to add a comment to a photo seen here, try to tell if it is a duplicate upload. As a courtesy, try to find the original image in the member's gallery and leave your comment there instead of on the duplicate---that way, if the duplicate is deleted later, the comment history isn't lost.


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3/14/2010 4:56:39 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Friends for Life (thanks BP!)
Friends for Life (thanks BP!)
Yes, we met online thanks to BP! So, thank you to BetterPhoto for bring Sheila into my life!! I'm so grateful to have the blessings that BP has given to me!!
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I have several favorites in February, but I'm going to go with a sentimental fave from the MT.

Good luck everyone!


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3/14/2010 5:02:37 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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  For Forum
For Forum
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Thank you for the thread, Shell! Love that Photo!!!!

Here is my Favorite!


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3/14/2010 10:55:38 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Camel Power
Camel Power

We all know what horse power is, here you see a camel in action tilling the sandy fields in Central-West of Punjab province in Pakistan. In this particular region, camels are used to till the land as most of it is sandy. A small puff of sand behind the hoof of the camel is an indication!

I had to walk a considerable distance from the road to get this close-up. Of course the sand was all inside my joggers and socks!

Texture added in PS CS2.

Have a great day all!
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Here is my favorite of the month...!

Good luck to all of you in Feb contest.


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3/15/2010 1:21:16 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  tag...February was my resubmit month, so, Of course I love them all.


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3/16/2010 2:06:12 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  I'm not quite with Carolyn -- only about half of my entries were resubmissions and half of those were re-edits -- but I do have too many hopefuls to pick just one. That doesn't keep me from wishing you all good luck.


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3/16/2010 5:16:22 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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Montmartre Moment
Montmartre Moment
Finalist
The setting and the couple are quintessentially Parisian.
Originally entered in July, 2007, and later revised, I entered this version in March, 2008. It did not pick up the EP so I entered it in the cash contest where it got an honorable mention. Thought I'd try it in Monthly Theme -- this looks like the ultimate friendship to me :) Re-submitted 02/13/10
Category: Monthly Theme

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Well I have been encouraged to be more selective -- thanks for the nudge, Usman -- and pick one and since I enjoy seeing others' picks, I guess I will. I had five I thought MIGHT get a nod for one reason or another. One, a Chevy tail light, isn't even a personal favorite but I was surprised by the number of people I didn't "know" who commented on it and that is often a good sign. However, I guess my personal favorite is Montmartre Moment so that's the one I'm going to pick for this thread.
Shouldn't be long now -- good luck, everyone.


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3/17/2010 4:04:03 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's PickBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day   <font color=#ff0000><b>Full of love</font></b>
Full of love

February 2, 2010
This Valentine's day I want to dedicate this photo to all my friends and Better Photo staff and especially to that little person that did something special for me last year, not only for that but because I been receiving so many blessings, it's been like a domino effect with only good news.

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!!!
THANK YOU BETTER PHOTO!!!
THANK YOU FRIENDS!!!

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Hello everyone, have been so busy this days just stop by to say hi and to post my hopeful, of course my POTD.


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3/17/2010 10:20:23 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  Nikki - I love your favorite! And Elida - of course, this was my best Valentine's Day ever, and I will always remember your beautiful image getting POTD then! Good luck to you both!!! Fingers crossed for us all!


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3/17/2010 9:54:28 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  Oklahoma Breezes
Oklahoma Breezes
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I got "nudged", too.. I really can't decide on a favorite, so I'm going to pick the one I worked the hardest on..I started out with a picture of Cotton holding the chain, erased everything but the pole and chain, used the liquify tool to make the chain wavy, added a shot of blowing grass, and then added the sky.. So here it is, Usman!


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3/18/2010 4:11:38 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Thanks to both of you ladies. Its a pleasure to see your wonderful picks.

Lets hope we all hit bull's eye this time around. Good Luck.


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3/18/2010 5:02:13 AM

 
Kara L. Hendricks
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Thanks for hosting this again Shell...:) I am having a few dry months as far as inspiration go... So 90% of my Feb. entries were re-subs...sigh... Hope to snap out of it very soon!! Maybe some warm weather will help..:) My favorite for Feb. was....



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3/18/2010 12:03:44 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Whiteout
Whiteout
The Blizzard of 2010 hit the D.C. area yesterday (still continuing today) bringing 18-24 inches of snow!
I took this exposure from my balcony on the 6th floor, looking directly down to the condo's pool terrace steps and potted trees.
5/10 Finalist - DD

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My, how time flies!
Feb was a month of new + resubmitted images for me, so only considering my new images, this was my favorite---the historic blizzard that hit DC was pretty amazing, and I got about 5 shots out of it that I really, really liked. Good luck everyone!


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3/18/2010 12:19:25 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Should be any time now...! The 21st is the single most frequent date on which BP has released Finalists, in the last 4 years... but alas, Sunday is the least popular day of the week for Finalists... My guess is Monday...
Best of luck!


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3/21/2010 6:19:59 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  Good luck Chris and everyone!!! Hoping for tomorrow - the suspense is killing me, and after having a birthday and Spring Break - if I have any more cocktails or chocolate, I will literally BURST! Fingers crossed for us all!


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3/21/2010 6:42:11 PM

 
Leslie J. Morris
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Best Friends
Best Friends
Cody and Coco.
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Did not enter much in February, just to much stuff going on, but I do like this entry for MT. Good luck everyone!


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3/22/2010 9:23:50 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  Okay, Chris and Shell, so where are they??!!


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3/22/2010 3:53:47 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  It is starting to get to me!! I need a cocktail or some chocolate... clearly, I remember WHY this thread started out with that name now! ;)


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3/22/2010 3:56:53 PM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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  Sitting here eating a milk chocolate bunny, staring at the BP screen.... Good Times! :)


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3/22/2010 3:58:57 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  Nikki - are you asking us where the cocktails and chocolates are, or where the finalists are? I ate all the chocolate already - and I'm afraid we'll need to go stock up on the cocktails too! I think I've done that in too! As for the finalists - well...thinking they are seeing how nutty they can make us while we wait (or how chunky and tipsy!).


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3/22/2010 3:59:02 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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  Now that I have time to comment on the finalists, they are taking so long...

WHY?!?!?!


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3/22/2010 4:15:23 PM

 
Leslie J. Morris
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  They must know that I am out of all forms of chocolate and cocktails...hmmmm, maybe ice cream will do the job.....


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3/22/2010 4:22:34 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  Where the finalists are, Shell -- I know where the cocktails are :) And I was hoping for Friday, Elida, for the same reason -- it's much easier for me to make time to comment over the weekend than during the week. I know the opposite is true for you -- can't please everyone :) But it they would just announce, I'm sure they would please someone :)


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3/22/2010 4:24:34 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  I just sent my hubby out to get a McFlurry with M&Ms in it - chocolate and ice cream - OH YES!!!! Meanwhile, every time I see movement on this thread, I get excited. So, I'm sure I am making you all nuts now too - not yet!!!!


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3/22/2010 4:52:10 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  I guess there are two kinds of people in this world. Some like us who eat and drink chocolates, cookies, cocktails and shakes to kill the time in waiting, and then there are those who make us wait, lol!

I, too, thought that Finalists will be out sooner since there were less entries to judge for the month of February as it has fewer days!

I guess we gotta buy some more of what we like to kill the time!!


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3/22/2010 9:49:52 PM

 
Ellen Devenny
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  Waiting as well, although very impatiently!!! Had a Finalists last month, and would love to see another one this month... : )


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3/23/2010 2:50:21 AM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Other than saying "it surely will be today" every day this week... I dunno what to say! :) The 21st is the most common Date; that's gone. Monday is the most common Day; that's gone. I'll just toss the stats out the window ;)
Fortunately, Tuesdays are the 2nd most popular Day to announce Finalists... so I'm recrossing my fingers for today!!


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3/23/2010 4:56:39 AM

 
Anne McKinnell
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Heartaches
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I too am picking my valentine's day photo as my favourite of the month.


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3/23/2010 8:48:11 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  And, still we wait some more! Good luck everyone! Hey Chris - what do your stats say about Wednesdays?


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3/23/2010 8:35:12 PM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  It's bedtime in the midwest, Shell. Can't wait any longer today. See you maņana.


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3/23/2010 8:39:46 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  I'm in your time zone Nikki - and the alarm goes off early to get the kids off to school! Bedtime here too! Maybe we'll wake up to some good news! Sweet dreams all!


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3/23/2010 9:06:29 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Hey Shell; Wednesdays are the 3rd most common release day. AND, the 24th is tied in second place, for most common date. Sounds like a great alignment of past indicators! :)


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3/24/2010 4:24:23 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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  I look for Better Photo to announce the finalist by 3:30 PM E.S.T. today. If they don't oh well, wishful thinking!!!


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3/24/2010 9:44:30 AM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  Do you have Vegas oddsmakers helping you on this Tammy? LOL! Fingers and toes crossed!!! No drinking, other than caffeine, although I am sure it's 5 o'clock somewhere!


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3/24/2010 10:07:48 AM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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  LOL........NO, I just looked at the past e-mails of announcements and it seems as if they announce somewhere around lunchtime P.S.T. but as we all know, Better Photo has a mind of its own and no one can ever figure them out.

I am not worried about when they come out...lol cause I most likely will not get one and I only enter four photos last month.

But good luck to the rest of you!!!


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3/24/2010 11:10:38 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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  Can you imagine BP staff reading this thread and laughing at us, or maybe they aren't back from their spring break.
Here in Oregon this week is spring break and if the people in charge is on my same calendar as us and have kids, for sure they still on vacation and won't be back home until Friday or Saturday. Who knows?


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3/24/2010 1:45:18 PM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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  Looks like you all are stuck waiting until the 31st and guess I was wrong about when I thought they would announce the results but as I said, BP is unpredictable and impossible to figure out.


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3/24/2010 1:51:52 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Definitely could be a spring break kind of thing at BP, for their staff---the EP's seem to have stopped right at 3/19 as well... (which makes me worry, when they come back and have so much to catch up on, the review for EP's after 3/19 could be hurried/less thorough than usual... ;) Time will tell! Nice of BP to give me so many things to keep my mind occupied!


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3/24/2010 1:56:58 PM

 
Leslie J. Morris
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  Well, I think its time for me to stop watching for a while and go clean and pack my camera stuff....we are off to Sedona and Grand Canyon for our Spring Break in just a few days...Yahoo!!!!! Can't wait to post new photos when we get back...going to experiment with HDR from this trip.


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3/24/2010 2:04:07 PM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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  Well if they all went on Spring Break together, they could have invited us ;)


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3/24/2010 2:10:14 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Its 25th here already, and I have started to enjoy the waiting game just as much as I do when waiting for the Winners after the Finalists are announced!

And the fact is .... there are still 6 more days to end the month!!

Hope the wait were not in vain for all of us, good luck!


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3/24/2010 8:59:37 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Ok... today represents the combination of the 4th most common day and 4th most common date to announce finalists... fingers crossed, still!
Should they go past tomorrow, they will be entering rarified territory---Finalists have only come out after the 26th two times in the last 51 months.


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3/25/2010 5:00:05 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  Not sure about the year, Chris, but one of those months was a December -- 2007 maybe? It was just after I started watching the forums and discussions. I remember watching the anxiety and disbelief mount as Christmas came and went and still no finalists! Fill us in, please :)


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3/25/2010 3:51:31 PM

 
Christopher Budny
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  Excellent memory! 11/06 Finalists were released on 12/29! and 07/07 Finalists were released on 8/27.
This delay is quite puzzling, given the generally lower numbers of entries (compared to the heights of contest entry a few years back) and that Feb is a shorter month than the rest... SURELY they will come out late tonite, or Friday...!?


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3/25/2010 8:15:04 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  My crossed fingers and toes are getting numb. I think it's time to sleep!! Sweet dreams of possible finalists in the morning! Good luck everyone!!!


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3/25/2010 9:30:38 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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Following in my footsteps
Following in my footsteps
My son.

~~~
CATEGORY: Monthly Theme (September 30, 2010)

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Thought to share with all of you my second best pick for the month of February instead of just waiting and waiting...!

Its entered into DD category!


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3/26/2010 12:17:14 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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  I having a feeling we will see them tomorrow.... unless I just jinxed it :/


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3/26/2010 12:24:28 AM

 
Ellen Devenny
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BetterPhoto.com Editor's Pick   Morning Friends.............
Morning Friends.............
enjoying a meal of fresh seeds on a cold winter day. Cardinal and Junco


Camera used: Canon Powershot SX20IS

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My favorite EP photo of February was "Morning Friends..."


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3/26/2010 2:39:31 AM

 
Tiia Vissak
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  The Finalists are out!

Look at http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGall2.asp?catID=37641

Congratulations to everybody & good luck for the next round!


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3/26/2010 12:56:58 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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  Congratulations to all that snagged finalists! I snagged two, but not the one I picked for this thread (what do I know?). Time for resubs!!! Good luck in the next round everyone!!!


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3/26/2010 1:08:43 PM

 
Kerby Pfrangle
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  Congratulations to all the finalists. Best of luck in the next round.


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3/26/2010 1:41:12 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  I finally got one, myself. What do you suppose is going on with the LOW number in DD???? This makes no sense at all to me. That's where a lot of us do our favorite work and they give like 25 finalists for the whole category. Ridiculous!


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3/26/2010 1:46:14 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  CONGRATZ. to all the Finalists and good luck in getting GOLDEN. My first time ever in this thread having a photo pick matching with the judges!! However, it was on my second best pick...well!

Now that Finalists are out, I believe the Winners' will not take that long!

UB.


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3/26/2010 5:23:41 PM

 
Ellen Devenny
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  Yea!!! Two Finalists this month. Neither one being the one I thought would make it. That's OK! Congrats to all the finalists and good luck on the next round!


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3/26/2010 5:40:00 PM

 
Resa V
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  Congratulations to everyone with finalists and good luck!


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3/26/2010 6:42:26 PM

 
Tammy L. Newcomb
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  Congratulations to everyone and I am happy to see you all get your awards you have been so eagerly waiting for. I honestly thought I would get nothing since I enter only four shots which all four did result in an EP and to my surprise I snagged a finalist in the category people....

I agree with you Carolyn about the amount of finalist picked for DD and that is NOT fair at all.


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3/26/2010 6:57:10 PM

 
Garret Ray
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  Congratulations to all the Finalist this month! I came home and had a few??? Sweet! First time ever.
Where do you go to see all of them? It's not in the Finalist section?
Thanks, Garret


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3/26/2010 8:39:17 PM

 
Resa V
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  Awesome Garret!

Tiia posted a link to view all of the finalists. Here it is:

http://www.betterphoto.com/gallery/dynoGall2.asp?catID=37641


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3/26/2010 8:49:28 PM

 
Garret Ray
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  Thanks Theresa.. Isn't there a way to navigate around BP's site to find a link? I managed to see Tina's post, then cut-and-pasted into my address bar. Is that the only way to get there?


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3/26/2010 9:06:18 PM

 
Brian Lobdell
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  Hi Garret, you can always access the most recent finalist list by going to the "Membership" tab on the blue tool bar, then click the "Contest" link in the drop-down menu. You'll find the links for winners and finalists about mid-page on the right side. Visitors to the BP homepage can also use these links to view the contest - even if they are not members.

Hope this helps!
Regards, Brian


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3/26/2010 10:25:58 PM

 
Garret Ray
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  Thanks Brian. Found it.


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3/26/2010 10:35:59 PM

 
Ujjwal Mukherjee
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  Finally the wait is over !!Congratulations to all the Finalists!! And now that we are on 27th of the month,we even know that the Winners will be announced in next 4 days and that sounds so good !!


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3/26/2010 10:42:18 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
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  CONGRATS TO ALL THE FINALISTS!!!
The best Luck on the next round!!!


I have you noticed that on the DD category there are only 25 finalists and IMHO only 8 deserve to be there. There I opened the controversy, and I'm sure that many of you think the same as me, that category is getting mysterious by the day.


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3/27/2010 11:50:16 AM

 
Nikki McDonald
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  Came in last night to congratulate everyone and got side-tracked before my message posted so here I am again. Congratulations to everyone who snagged one or more, whether it was the hoped for entry or another. In my case I was lucky enough to get three, one on my posted favorite and two that quite surprised me. Not complaining, though :)

There are those who would say many of the images in other categories belong in DD, Elida. I think many of the DD finalists that you think belong elsewhere have switched out backgrounds or skies or otherwise combined elements from two or more images. While I don't necessarily think such creations MUST be classified DD for the purposes of the BP contest, I certainly think they CAN BE. Sure wish I had one of them -- love the odds LOL


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3/27/2010 11:57:52 AM

 
Elida Gutierrez
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/6/2007
  In my opinion some should be on other categories and some others aren't that good to even be finalists, -there, I said it- if you going to have that number (25), they should be images that make us say "WOW!!! no wonder they are so little", in other word they should have more representatives of the "DD Category" the judges should be more perfectionist look for the ones that really deserve to be among the few.

I know that BP will never take account my small opinion, and don't expect they do, but I can't stay silent.
Ok now to face the consequences, just give me some time to grab some pillows. LOL!!!


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3/27/2010 12:16:33 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  I had 7 in DD, all of which had EPs and they passed over every one of them. I'll put them up in my gallery behind this month and you can look and see what you think. I'm pretty disgusted with them over it. They say they want creativity, and when they get it, they ignore it.


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3/27/2010 12:34:12 PM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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  Ok, they are on pages 3 and 4 of my gallery. No good??? Should have been in another category??


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3/27/2010 12:40:42 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/6/2007
  Blow me Away
Blow me Away


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3/27/2010 1:09:51 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/28/2005
  I'm not big on controversy everyone, but it's been brought to my attention that this thread was taking a turn in an off track direction. I'd really like to once again congratulate all those fortunate enough to have received finalist(s) in whatever category, and wish you all luck in the next round! Let's hope those golds come out soon!


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3/27/2010 8:07:46 PM

 
Elida Gutierrez
BetterPhoto Member Since: 11/6/2007
  I believe it's time to apologize for diverting the attention away from the main purpose of this thread. I'm sorry if my sincerity attack has upset someone, I apologize also to shell for my comments, you know how often I make mistakes and maybe this is just one more.

CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WONDERFUL FINALIST!!!


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3/27/2010 8:58:58 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
BetterPhoto Member Since: 8/28/2005
  No worries Elida, but I do thank you for stepping up - you always do and it's a commendable attribute. I think we are all passionate about our art, and we are all entitled to our thoughts. I just hope this thread can always be a place where we can collectively whine while waiting on the judges, but always try to offer encouragement and support regardless of the outcomes.


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3/27/2010 10:15:05 PM

 
Anne McKinnell
BetterPhoto Member Since: 7/2/2008
  Congratulations to all the finalists!! None for me this time, maybe next month.


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3/29/2010 10:19:00 AM

 
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