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    Smoke II :: Ethereal Convolution
    Straight :: Caught in a Matrix
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    User Profile
    Name: Francois Malan Age: 38
    Username: fmalan
    Gender: M
    Type: Registered User Location: The Netherlands
    Cameras: Nikon D7000
    Apple iPhone 4
    Canon PowerShot S45
    Canon PowerShot S95
    Nikon D80
    Lenses: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G
    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G
    Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di for Nikon
    Tokina AF 11-16mm f/2.8 116 AT-X Pro DX for Nikon
    Registered: Jul. 23rd 2005
    Contact: Private Message
    URL: http://francoismalan.com
    Biography: I'm a South African currently living in the Netherlands.

    I got my first camera from my uncle (who was a journalist) when I was about 10 years old - an old Kodak Retina rangefinder - it didn't even have an integrated light meter but I loved it. Took a high-school photography course (with dark room sessions) using a Nikon FM2, and owned a Pentax Zoom90WR for some years. I finally went digital in 2001 with the great little Canon S45. After extensively using a friend's Nikon D70 while backpacking through SE Asia in 2005, I fell in love with it and bought myself a Nikon D80 in 2006.

    I'm currently working towards a PhD in medical image processing and visualisation, but also have many hobbies and interests which distract me - among them this site! :-P

    Things I hope to achieve on dpchallenge:
    * score above 6.0
    * score above 7.0
    * top 10 finish
    * earn a ribbon
    * earn a blue ribbon!
    * achieve an average score > 6.0

    I would like to consistently score above my average - i.e. to learn from all the great photographers here, and to improve my own work. But lately this hasn't been going so well... I spend too little time taking creative photographs and end but not delivering the goods. But my intention remains!

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    Highest Rated Photographs
    Ethereal Convolution
    2nd PlaceEthereal Convolution
    Smoke II
    Average: 7.0607
    Curious Cows
    Curious Cows
    Free Study 2009-04
    Average: 6.9301
    Caught in a Matrix
    2nd PlaceCaught in a Matrix
    Straight
    Average: 6.8805
    Arrakis
    Arrakis
    Free Study 2009-08
    Average: 6.3433
    Trainspotting
    Trainspotting
    Movie Titles II
    Average: 6.3299
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