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    Portrait Without Eyes :: Bad Dream
    The People Next Door :: The Good Listener
    Image Grain IV :: November Mist, Daybreak
    Beds & Sofas & Chairs :: Ice Cream Daze
    Postage Stamp :: Celebrating New England's Maritime Heritage
    Family III :: "Family" is a history of moments shared...
    Beginnings :: 2014: It BEGAN with a BRRRRR!
    Flora IV :: Chrysanthemums
    Movies II :: Alfred Hitchcock's "The Birds"
    Breaking the Rules :: "Avoid centering your subject"
    Tis the Season for Feasting! :: Christmas Cheeseboard at the Inn
    Time Capsule II :: We called them "Swans", and they were beautiful!
    Tools of the Trade: the Great Outdoors :: u n t i t l e d
    Feast III :: Turkey enough for 48 days?
    Day Taken At Night :: The Bridge to the Eastern Shore
    Framing VI :: Evening Rest
    The Username Challenge III :: CapeCodDreams
    Fences IV :: Dune Fence & Tide Flats, Early Spring
    Low Contrast :: Catboat in the Evening Mist
    The Mail :: The Daily Withdrawal
    Point of View Diptych :: Subject / Verb
    New Happiness :: Portlight & Loadline
    Free Study 2013-11 :: Early Snowfall
    Subject in Another Room II :: Christmas Eve at the Museum
    Nine II :: Dinghies at Stage Harbor
    Parks :: Boathouse, Salt Creek, Cape Cod National Seashore
    Autumn :: Evening Light
    Camera Phone Free Study II :: Day Lily, Summer Evening
    Sky :: Winter Sunset
    Landscape Layering :: Indian Summer, Riverbend
    Rivers & Streams :: Herring River, Clearing Storm
    Churches III :: First Congregational Church, 1747
    Back To School IV :: The Old Schoolhouse (circa 1869)
    White & Blue :: Object 'A' (& the sky so blue)
    Effects of Water :: Buoy 201
    Posthumous Ribbon :: "The Parliament of Birds"
    Flora At Night :: Midnight Masquerade
    Before And After Self Portrait :: o v e r s i g h t
    Proportion II :: Condor, Clearing Storm, Point Sur
    Object Isolation by Contrast II :: Homeward Bound
    Mug Shot II :: 20180322 - ZW 13796 SJ
    A Tribute to Stephen Hawking :: d e p a r t u r e
    Tools II :: Breaking the Molds
    Beauty In The Everyday II :: m u d f l a t / s u n s e t
    Freedom III :: Emergence
    B/W Landscape II :: Dune Fence, Chapin Beach
    Body of Water III :: Tracy Arm Fjord, South Sawyer Glacier
    Double Take III :: Morning Mist
    Autumn II :: These dark days of autumn rain / are beautiful as days can be.
    Flowers for Sherpet :: Dahlia for Shez
    4:00-5:00 a.m. II :: Passing Squall, Herring River
    My Drug :: Lighthouses are my passion: tone mapping is my drug...
    Sports V :: Skiing the Treeline
    Wildlife V :: Herring Gulls, Orchard Beach
    Shadows VI :: Dune Fence, Lighthouse Beach
    Honorable Mentions
    Emotion II :: Annoyance
    Ducky :: Laughing at the demons of her past, Duckie returns to the slough where she was born.
    HDR III :: Red Skiff, Blue Skiff, Geese Foraging in the Morning Mist...
    Suburbia II :: COMING SOON! To a Neighborhood Woodland Near You!
    Abstract in Color :: m i d w a y
    Shoes III :: Barefoot in the Dunes at Sunset
    Pareidolia II :: The Witnesses
    Environmental Portrait :: Jim Talin, Master Bookbinder
    Junque :: The Bat Fisherman
    A Fork in the Road :: Middle of the Road
    Warmth :: Down on the marsh, in January, we call this warm!
    Free Study XIII ::  View from Ecola Point, Sunset
    Distracting Elements :: Oh, Rats!
    Your Corner of the World IV :: Sundown at the Icehouse
    All is Calm :: Winter Calm, Evening Light
    All Alone II :: S Q U A L L
    Textures VII :: Hosta in Winter
    Landscape or Seascape :: View of Bixby Creek from Hurricane Point
    Tarot Card :: The Sun
    Woody III :: Good Morning, Sunshine!
    Natural Body of Water :: Estuary at Daybreak
    Procrastination ::  This Year: Patch, Paint & Float the Boat...
    Off With Their Head! :: Pulp Fiction
    Air :: The Air up There : Daybreak at 36,000 Feet
    Negative Image IV :: Summer at the Shore
    Perspective VII :: Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge, 1933
    Off Color :: The Cuckoo's Calling
    Leaks :: They don't come any leakier than this :-)
    Free Study 2016-09 :: Black Sands Basin, Yellowstone
    My Left Foot :: Angle of Repose
    DIY Google Street View :: 293 Bay Drive, Heading East
    Calendar III :: Clearing Fog, Early June, Pt. Reyes National Seashore
    Shoot the Moon :: Full Moon Across the Bar
    Barns, Farms or Rural Countrysides :: Hill Country
    Monuments II :: The Bridge of Sighs
    Death :: The Long, Bleak Sleep, the Winter of the Bones
    DPChallenge User Portrait :: Whiterook
    Beatles Song/Lyrics II :: It seems like years since it's been clear; here comes the sun...
    Free Study 2011-12 :: The Oysterman
    Forced Perspective :: "Perfect Data" : The landscape photographer's secret.
    Cardboard Box  II :: Jimmy, is that YOU?!!!
    DPChallenge User Portrait II :: NotAnsel
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: Winter Ebb
    In The Style Of: Art Roflmao :: Godzie the Riveter
    DNMC :: The April Fool
    User Profile
    Name: Robert Ward Age: 71
    Username: Bear_Music
    Gender: M
    Type: Administrator Location: Cape Cod, Massachusetts
    Cameras: Sony Alpha a7r
    Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX5
    Samsung Galaxy S7
    Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+
    Sony Alpha a7
    Sony Alpha a7 II
    Lenses: Sony 24-70mm F4 Vario-Tessar T* FE OSS
    Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
    Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
    Lensbaby Composer Double Glass Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Pinhole Zone Plate Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Plastic Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Single Glass Optic
    Sony 16-35mm f/4 Vario-Tessar T* FE ZA OSS Lens
    Sony FE 70-200mm f/4.0 G OSS Lens
    Sony FE 90mm F2.8 Macro G OSS
    Registered: Dec. 18th 2004
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    Proud recipient of the Sherpet "Jewel of Excellence" award: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1025373.jpg and the Sherpet "Star": Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1025375.jpg

    Proud recipient of the original Team Suck "Often Out of the Box" OOOBIE award ooobie.gif

    Proud recipient of the Team Suck YAPPIE award for commenting: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_503170.gif

    Delighted and honored to be hanging in the Posthumous Gallery: artpost.jpg

    Proud recipient of five Posthumous Blue Ribbons: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1077284.jpg a 746233.jpg and a Posthumous Blur ribbon:Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1077281.jpg
    Proud recipient of a Silver Sturgeon: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_963227.jpg

    Proud to have been nominated for PostLumie awards: 677021.jpg and to have WON 2 PostLumies as well: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_677020.jpg Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_677020.jpg

    Proud recipient of Ubique's "Thumb" award: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_827763.jpg

    Proud recipient of 4 Undieyatch "Undie" awards: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_753886.jpgCopyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_753886.jpgCopyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_753886.jpgCopyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_753886.jpg

    Proud recipient of 3 "Most Underappreciated" awards from Vlado: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_858386.png Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_858386.png Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_858386.png

    Proud recipient of a Prash's #1 award: DPC-PrashTrophy.jpg

    Proud to have been recognized by 21.gif Dr.Confuser for my Body of Work: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_935430.png

    Proud recipient of the first-ever "Paully" award: [thumb]984308[/thumb]

    Honored to be the recipient of a Timfy Too-Too: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_649860.jpg

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    Happy owner of a sooper-dooper Melethia no-comments ribbon: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_410590.gif

    Proud to have finished in the Top 10 in the 2011 and 2012 "Points & Ribbons" race: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_846084.jpg Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1046235.png

    And an Asigmatic! : Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1000203.gif

    The first-ever Flying Pig! from 21_F.gif PixelPig: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1038123.jpg

    Plus two wonderful "Eyes of the Beholder" from 31.gif MinsoPhoto: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1028934.jpg Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1028934.jpg
    A "Breaking Rad" from 38032.gif Tate! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_1174300.png

    Signature: And Nature from a simple recipe–
    Rocks, water, mist, a sunlit winter's day–
    Has brewed a cup whose strength has dizzied me.

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    Celebrating New England's Maritime Heritage
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    Average: 7.8190
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    The Bridge to the Eastern Shore
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    Day Taken At Night
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    • First Night, 2007 •
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    Average: 7.6061
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