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santamonica812

Lives in United States CA, United States
Has a website at www.pbase.com/santamonica
Joined on Jul 26, 2009

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  • Commented on Alone in the somethings missing - mirror challenge

    To my eye, the subject in this image is clearly the child...my eye goes directly to her. If so, then this is not a great choice for this challenge, as neither she nor her reflection is cut off in...

  • Commented on IMG_2081-bw in the Winter people challenge

    Really like the image--quite cute composition.
    Really hate the title--lazy, meaningless, and far worse than having no title at all.

  • Commented on Winter walking in the Winter people challenge

    I tend to love images of people using umbrellas. But this photo has zero indications of winter. Rain does not equal winter at all. And the photo was taken in March, which is a month almost no...

  • I like the image. I really dislike that you identified yourself in your photo's caption . . . not cool to do in a DPR challenge.

  • Commented on Winter people challenge

    EXX,
    I'm confused by your post. I am not sure in what way "contrast enhancing, sharpening, etc..." suggests a color image.

    Per the host; there were no DQs re this issue. But when a rule says,...

  • No RAW? This is a camera for beginners, not for serious photographers. (If it was a camera with features that a pro or serious amateur would use, I'd definitely consider a camera like this for my...

  • Nice story for April Fools Day.

    Question: Where does one buy one of those arm thingies? No stores in the LA area seem to carry them, and Amazon.com is out of stock until mid-June.

  • 12 bucks a year sounds great, even if used only as a third backup options.

    I have about 9 TB of photos (RAW + TIFF & PSD). How do I get my photos from my computer to the cloud? Obviously, I...

  • Commented on DSC_0195 in the High speed photography challenge

    I think this shot is much more in keeping with the challenge theme than your other entry. You did a great job capturing the 'decisive moment.' If this had been taken at a different time of day,...

  • Commented on DSC_0195 in the High speed photography challenge

    I think this shot is much more in keeping with the challenge theme than your other entry. You did a great job capturing the 'decisive moment.' If this had been taken at a different time of day,...

  • Commented on Avaree at the tracks in the Strike a Pose challenge

    Congrats on the win. Vox populi . . . the voters have definitely spoken. You already know you'll have my vote at the "DPR image of the year" challenge, at the end of 2015. :-)

  • Commented on _MG_4506 in the Macro - Something Damaged or Broken challenge

    Love the image. Hate the lazy and meaningless title...much worse than having no title at all.

  • Clever idea for this challenge, I think.

  • Ruth,
    But it sure *looks* broken. When I saw this photograph and its caption, I had to smile. For me, some of the most successful animal photographs are ones that anthropomorphize. (Or whatever...

  • Ruth,
    But it sure *looks* broken. When I saw this photograph and its caption, I had to smile. For me, some of the most successful animal photographs are ones that anthropomorphize. (Or whatever...

  • Commented on tap in the Macro - Something Damaged or Broken challenge

    Is this a macro photo? It's a close-up, to be sure. But I don't think it's an actual macro.

  • Commented on Contemmplating Spring in the Strike a Pose challenge

    Damn you. With such a heartwarming story, I now have to raise the score I had given.

    Plus a few brownie points for you, and for all dog-rescuers, out there. Now stop, before you melt even more...

  • Commented on Cute pose in the Strike a Pose challenge

    No worries. It is a really cute image, and (the clothing rule aside) fits *perfectly* into the challenge theme.

  • Commented on Contemmplating Spring in the Strike a Pose challenge

    Well, it is a really adorable dog, so I get the urge to submit the photo. :-)

  • Commented on Strike a Pose challenge

    Really clever idea for a challenge. I am voting on Sunday (PST), so I don't know if any entries were DQ'd. The animals entries should all be out, since they are clear violations of the "fully...

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