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Challenges Entered: 99
Votes Cast: 2,715
Avg Vote Cast: 6.0022
Votes Received: 17,181
Avg Vote Received: 5.6708
Comments:
  • Made: 1,052
  • Helpful: 897
  • Received: 1,335
  • Helpful: 1,318
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  • Posts: 130
  • Threads Created: 0
    Profile Views: 5,011
    Total Image Views: 110,203
    Total Images Viewed: 7,924
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  • Photographs: 22 times
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    Awards
    Order :: Liquid Spectrum
    Stock Photos: Medicine :: To The Point
    Summertime Meals :: Tossed Salad
    Honorable Mentions
    DNMC :: DNMC: Do Not Mention Clocks
    User Profile
    Name: Mark Parry Age: 38
    Username: menele
    Gender: M
    Type: Registered User Location: Cambridge, UK
    Cameras: Canon EOS-7D
    Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
    Canon PowerShot G9
    Lenses: Sigma 17-70mm F2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM
    Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
    Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM
    Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
    Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
    Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Canon
    Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro for Canon
    Registered: Mar. 28th 2007
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: Relative newbie to these things but been back into photography for the last few years. Started out with a shiny new 400D at the foot of a big learning curve, now it's 2010 and I've picked up a 7D, but still a whole lot to learn! Planning to start posting more photos here again as I value any feedback. If you have any input on my photos, please drop me a comment - positive or negative - I'm here to learn and have fun :)

    I live in Cambridge UK and I work as an analytical chemist so bring on the science challenges :) If you are in the area and want to meet up to shoot, drop me a PM.

    If you are here because of a comment or score I left then you may care that when I vote, I will generally always give out all the scores between 4 and 10 in a given challenge, with 3 or less reserved for visually unappealing and completely DNMC type shots. I'll score lower for shoehorned DNMCs however pretty they are, and higher for entries that really tackle the challenge - although I try to be open minded for more creative approaches :)

    I try to put suggestions in my comments when they occur to me, but these are just my opinions - feel free to ignore me!

    2010 Targets (well from June anyway!)

    Enter 30 challenges (23/30 Entered)
    Earn 7 more scores of 6+ (7/7 achieved) - DONE!
    Replace as many of my top five with new shots as I can! (5/5 done) - COMPLETE!
    A top ten finish (I can dream!) Wow, did it with a new PB! Lets try for another to check it's not a fluke Wow a ribbon! Lets see if we can find another this year? Complete the set with a Red? Colour me happy :)
    Make it up to 1250 comments made
    Take on 3 side challenges (2/3 so far)
    Submit a posed (not street or candid) portraiture type shot to a challenge Done, "Portrait with Chair"!

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    Highest Rated Photographs
    Liquid Spectrum
    1st PlaceLiquid Spectrum
    Order
    Average: 7.0829
    To The Point
    2nd PlaceTo The Point
    Stock Photos: Medicine
    Average: 6.6990
     After Dinner Pursuits
    After Dinner Pursuits
    Portrait with Chair
    Average: 6.6437
    Tossed Salad
    3rd PlaceTossed Salad
    Summertime Meals
    Average: 6.6122
    The Leopard Spots
    The Leopard Spots
    Free Study 2011-07
    Average: 6.5394
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