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July 2016 EPs, SFs, Finalists



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7/1/2016 3:28:32 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  Got one for the 1st.... Happy Fourth of July to everyone... :-)


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7/4/2016 7:19:05 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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  Got one for the 1st and 2nd 😊


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7/4/2016 7:45:13 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Eps now up through the 4th.


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7/6/2016 12:48:45 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  (just tagging the forum with a comment) I have one for the Fourth. BEST OF LUCK to everyone!


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7/6/2016 11:53:26 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Thanks Bill for hosting the thread. Yes, I see 4 EPs.

UB.


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7/6/2016 8:52:41 PM

 
Harriet Feagin
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  1st, 3rd and 4th for me. So far, so good.


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7/6/2016 9:02:57 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  We are current with the month of July. I see EP under my July 5 and 6th entry already! Someone at BP is working overtime at full speed.

UB


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7/7/2016 5:01:35 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  What a whirl, what a whirl...to quote the wicked witch of the east! I now have two EP's for July, the 3rd and 5th but still nada for June! ???


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7/7/2016 3:46:29 PM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Finally got an EP for June 16th! :-)


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7/8/2016 11:39:39 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  I think they are all done with July for a while and probably concentrating on June now.


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7/10/2016 7:23:31 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  Yeah. Overnight, the rest of my June entries (June 29th being the last one) got EPs. (talk about "fits and starts"!)


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7/10/2016 2:59:52 PM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Out of 9 June pics I've received 5 EP's! :-)


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7/10/2016 4:48:43 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Yes, it seems the first round is complete as I also have an EP showing under my June 30, 2016 entry.

UB.


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7/11/2016 10:56:50 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  The above comment was meant for the June thread.

I now see EPs till my July 9 entry.

UB.


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7/11/2016 10:59:44 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  All quiet on the July contest. Probably will stay that way until the June contest finishes. Oh well, patience is a virtue.


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7/16/2016 5:20:06 PM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Bill, you are so wise! :-)


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7/16/2016 7:36:30 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Thanks, Joannie


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7/17/2016 2:33:59 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Hmmm, Maybe not as wise as we thought. There are more EPs granted for July.


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7/20/2016 8:45:41 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  An EP appeared under my July 10 submit.


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7/20/2016 9:11:36 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  I just noticed I got one for July 10, as well. Bill: a TRULY wise man knows he's not always as wise as he thinks he is. ;-)


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7/20/2016 9:56:17 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Cary, you are so wise! :-)


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7/20/2016 12:05:27 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  More EPs have been granted for July. Good luck to all


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7/21/2016 1:10:34 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  July 11 skipped, got one for July 12.

UB.


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7/21/2016 8:32:43 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  More EPs selected today, too. Seems like the Judges are way ahead of where they would be usually. Perhaps a big August vacation is in the works.


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7/23/2016 1:23:38 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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  Amen, Bill. I just now noticed a badge for my July 14 and 15 entries....that wasn't there earlier today.


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7/23/2016 2:16:14 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Judges were out again today. More July EPs selected. Good luck to all.


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7/24/2016 9:38:59 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  No new ones for me in July! :-( I just wish we could wrap up June!


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7/24/2016 4:05:59 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  More July eps today. Good luck to all!!


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7/25/2016 9:37:50 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  An EP for 7/18!


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7/25/2016 10:37:22 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Good work, Joanne.


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7/26/2016 10:06:01 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Joannie


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7/26/2016 10:06:30 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  :-)


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7/26/2016 11:51:08 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  An EP for 7/20! Why won't they wrap up the month of June?


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7/26/2016 5:54:47 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  More Eps for July. Good luck to all. Check your entries.

Joannie, Today is the 27th. I'm sure they will have June ended by July 31. Today or tomorrow might be SFs. Finalists may be the day after that, followed by winners the day after that. (All predictions). I assume July first round might be done by August 1. Somewhere in August, I predict that we will have a two or three week period of no action what-so-ever due to vacations. Towards the end of August, July will get wrapped up in time for the 31st. I don't expect to see much early action with the August contest like we did with July. At least that's my predictions. I could be wrong!!!


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7/27/2016 5:51:48 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  I think you pretty much nailed this one Bill!


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7/27/2016 11:19:43 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Another EP for July...7/21


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7/27/2016 1:55:32 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Check you July eps. More eps are being awarded today.


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8/1/2016 6:06:36 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  My final count...11 images with 9 EP's! :-)


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8/1/2016 7:06:15 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Looks like July eps are completed. Good luck to all getting eps.


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8/2/2016 1:51:21 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  I'm tied with Puddin', 9 EPs out of 11 entries.... :-)


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8/4/2016 8:19:22 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Noted more eps have been awarded for July. Maybe a second round???


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8/9/2016 3:29:05 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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  Final count for July in the EP round....9 entries and 9 EP's. I think that is a first for me! lol


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8/9/2016 4:33:14 PM

 
G. Margaret Hennes
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  There seems to be a pattern here...9 EP,s out of 11 entries for me too!


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8/13/2016 7:56:52 PM

 
Susan Williams
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  8 entries and 8 EPs.


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8/14/2016 8:04:54 AM

 
Harriet Feagin
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  13 for 13. Hopefully, 13 will be a lucky number for me.


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8/16/2016 9:10:15 AM

 
Errick L. Cameron
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  Here is your invitation to join us in the July Countdown thread.

http://www.betterphoto.com/forms/QnADetail.asp?threadID=42846

Errick


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8/16/2016 9:23:26 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Has anyone seen any Staff Favs yet? Obviously I haven't.


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8/27/2016 9:12:35 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  With a whole 4 days left in the month, Bill? You must be dreaming..... ;-)


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8/27/2016 9:17:44 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Waiting on Staff Favorites. Maybe today?


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8/28/2016 10:50:19 AM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  I like your enthusiasm Bill! :-)


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8/28/2016 12:20:48 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  It wasn't yesterday. Maybe today!


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8/29/2016 1:41:57 PM

 
Cary Rogers
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  Maybe none of us GOT any SFs! ;-)


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8/29/2016 2:46:28 PM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  Bite your tongue, Cary!! :-)


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8/29/2016 4:31:38 PM

 
Peggy Pfister
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  Maybe tomorrow ... :)


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8/29/2016 7:46:30 PM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Looking forward to some action unfolding in the next two days with fingers crossed!! Good luck all.

UB.


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8/30/2016 1:25:47 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Here's hoping we hear about some Staff Favs today!!


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8/30/2016 7:59:01 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  There's still time today for SF Action. If not I guess we get the whole thing tomorrow? Have they ever not made deadline?


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8/30/2016 3:05:48 PM

 
Peggy Pfister
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  Yes, Bill, the deadline has been missed in the past, but not often.
Hopefully we will see some results soon.
Good luck everyone! :)


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8/30/2016 3:08:19 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Thanks Peggy. Good luck to all!


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8/30/2016 5:04:18 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  We should see something today.


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8/31/2016 6:37:04 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  In another almost three hours time, Our clock will show 00:00 and date will show Sep 1, '16. Its night time here and time for me to sleep. Hope to see SFs announced by the time I wake up tomorrow morning.
UB.


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8/31/2016 8:46:44 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  We're hoping for all 3 to happen today.....

Nighty night, Usman... :-)


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8/31/2016 9:11:50 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  I have NO SFs to report. ;-)


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8/31/2016 9:48:20 AM

 
Dayna Cain
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  Cary, maybe your earlier post is correct. Maybe NONE of us hit this month! Wouldn't that be a hoot???? lol


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8/31/2016 10:12:07 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Dayna, Of course you could be right, but I suspect those that received them might speak up and so far, it's all quiet.


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8/31/2016 10:35:35 AM

 
Cary Rogers
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  A little over 12 hours to go from EPs to awarding the Gold: it's going to be a judging marathon. ;-)


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8/31/2016 10:40:02 AM

 
Harriet Feagin
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  It is like being a five year old, waiting on Christmas morning for your parents to get up at 10:30 am.


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8/31/2016 11:12:33 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Perhaps rather than a marathon, it will be a sprint or better yet 3 sprints. Very quickly, they need to knock off Bronze (SFs), Silver (Finalists), and Gold (winners). All that in perhaps less than 12 hours.


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8/31/2016 11:15:32 AM

 
G. Margaret Hennes
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  Glad I have a little wine left over from last night's marathon! Good luck everyone!


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8/31/2016 11:37:32 AM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Staff Favs are out. Good luck to all.


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8/31/2016 1:39:26 PM

 
Joannie Bertucci
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  Received one staff fav! Bright Eyes! :-)


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8/31/2016 1:57:37 PM

 
Peggy Pfister
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  Two SFs for me ... happy camper!
Good luck to all in the next round!


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8/31/2016 2:02:22 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Congrats Joannie, Peggy and everyone else who received them. Good luck in the Silver Round.


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8/31/2016 2:05:32 PM

 
Peggy Pfister
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  Thanks, Bill.
Finalists are out, folks ... two for me and I couldn't be more pleased.
Good luck to all in the final round!


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8/31/2016 3:53:03 PM

 
Dayna Cain
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  Have 4 finalists and I am beyond thrilled! Good luck to everyone in the next round!!!


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8/31/2016 4:18:19 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Silver round is now complete. Congrats to all who were selected. Good luck in the Gold round.


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8/31/2016 4:55:37 PM

 
Bill Johnson
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  Gold round is now complete. Congrats to all those who received gold.


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8/31/2016 8:16:37 PM

 
Peggy Pfister
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  Another awesome selection of photos ... Congrats to all!


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8/31/2016 8:41:11 PM

 
Jim Miotke
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  Yes, congratulations to all!!!

New theme for October has been posted!

And yes, we are back to the original rules. The summer experiment was a big success. We for one loved to see new images. I'm glad that many of you enjoyed the extra push (thanks for the emails).

You can now resubmit as before... and I encourage you to do so, especially when you're photo gets into the Super Finalists but just doesn't make it into the 111 winners.

Please do put thought into your entries, as always, and don't just upload the same photos each month if they don't get to Staff Favorites at least.

While I encourage you to resubmit, I also encourage you again to keep pushing yourself to capture and create new images - out in the field or by enhancing in post-processing in a new and unique way.

And enter into ALL the categories to increase your chances of winning!

Again, I am awe-inspired by your excellent creative work. Keep it up!

All my best - thanks for playing!

Jim


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9/1/2016 9:26:14 AM

 
Bob Cournoyer
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  Thanks, Jim! Have a great September... :-)


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9/1/2016 9:41:31 AM

 
John R. Koepfer
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  There where so many awesome images this month congratulations to all the ep, sf, finalist and gold winners.


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9/1/2016 11:45:24 AM

 
Usman M. Bajwa
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  Jim, I feel like this month's Monthly Themes title, knowing that we are back to the original rules :)

Thanks for all your efforts in trying to push us to shoot more and also being considerate enough to listen to us.

Usman.


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9/1/2016 8:35:23 PM

 
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