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08/27/2004 05:32:39 AM · #1
I was looking at the cat & dog threadand noticed my worst scores:


Message edited by author 2004-08-27 05:33:42.
08/27/2004 05:34:45 AM · #2
My worst score is the one for the current challenge.

David
08/27/2004 05:36:37 AM · #3
4.480 - 08/08/2002 - 3rd Challenge
4.862 - 07/17/2002 - 1st Challenge

I'm now on 121 challenges and haven't had a 4 since, in over 2 years. I think I learned my lesson :)

Message edited by author 2004-08-27 05:36:54.
08/27/2004 05:39:39 AM · #4
Since the current challenge is my *first* challenge.. my worst score is also the current one.. currently sitting at 4.3ish

I like saying the word current.
08/27/2004 05:41:32 AM · #5
I prefer raisins
08/27/2004 05:42:39 AM · #6
Originally posted by Konador:

I prefer raisins


Hehe.. umm.. that would be "currant"
08/27/2004 05:44:34 AM · #7
sultanas are better :P

worst scoring so far were both in the 3's


and
she hasn't eaten a banana since
08/27/2004 05:57:22 AM · #8
4.2
A bit of experimentation with blown out highlights and dark shadows coupled with a slight problem with the monitor.
meant to look like this..(doubt if that would have fared much better.)

4.7...No excuses, just c**p
08/27/2004 05:58:36 AM · #9
My photo in my second challenge, "Once in a blue moon" got the lowest score that I will ever get on dpc hahaha...

4.810 - 44%
So, no more challenges for me if I want to be safe! hehe

And ofcourse I couldn't understand WHY my so very creative and original photo and piece of art got so highly underrated... why... why...? Oh, am I not the only one who thinks this way!? :-)


08/27/2004 05:58:42 AM · #10
My worst score is 5.049
with this one


08/27/2004 06:10:45 AM · #11
4.804

i thought it would be at least a bit higher...
08/27/2004 06:14:05 AM · #12

This was the only thing to ever drop below 4.

I guess it just goes to show that you can't always agree with the voters - although this wasn't the best picture I ever took it certainly wasn't the worst.

I think I got hit badly by negative votes from the "this doesn't conform to my idea of a portrait" because it didn't show a face. The lesson there is that having a slightly different 'take' on the topic than the voters hurts you worse than taking a bad photo!
08/27/2004 06:20:44 AM · #13
This is my lowest scored photo, not very creative on my part


08/27/2004 06:27:37 AM · #14
Originally posted by ganders:


This was the only thing to ever drop below 4.

I guess it just goes to show that you can't always agree with the voters - although this wasn't the best picture I ever took it certainly wasn't the worst.

I think I got hit badly by negative votes from the "this doesn't conform to my idea of a portrait" because it didn't show a face. The lesson there is that having a slightly different 'take' on the topic than the voters hurts you worse than taking a bad photo!


Personally, I'd rather take a great photo that I personally love, and have people mis-interpret it against the challenge, and live with the lower score... than succumb to the sheeping of the masses and stamp-produce stuff that may be technically fantastic.. but personally and emotional devoid.

Or I could just be saying this stuff to mentally prepare myself for the future ;)
08/27/2004 07:16:03 AM · #15
Originally posted by Artyste:

Personally, I'd rather take a great photo that I personally love, and have people mis-interpret it against the challenge, and live with the lower score... than succumb to the sheeping of the masses and stamp-produce stuff that may be technically fantastic.. but personally and emotional devoid.

one of the cool things about these threads is they do high-light images beyond the challenge.

one of the cool things about the challenges is that there are really two challenges: 1) to produce as technically flawless an image that you can (and that you love), and 2) to try to wow the masses.

i don't remember which thread it was, but shannon had a great summary of how his approach had evolved to where it is now: consistent top 10's with images he enjoys. he's a good example of meeting both challenges.
08/27/2004 07:25:51 AM · #16


3.926 - and no brown ribbon! Gutted.
08/27/2004 07:30:36 AM · #17


Humor lost on my Blue Moon entry. Lowest score and only 1 comment
08/27/2004 07:31:56 AM · #18


4.33 :-)

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08/27/2004 07:32:23 AM · #19

4.496
And not even in focus :o
So I guess its a very good score for this picture
Maybe I could have gotten a brown ribbon for it If it wouldnt have fitted the challenge
08/27/2004 07:38:10 AM · #20
My lowest score, and first entry:


My lowest percentile, and second lowest score:

08/27/2004 07:43:30 AM · #21
3.9

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08/27/2004 07:51:05 AM · #22

got a 4.584 - fair enough although one person accused it of being a snapshot - well, yea im out in my garden, although i don't speak "bee" to be able to ask him to pose nicely ;)

Message edited by author 2004-08-27 07:51:22.
08/27/2004 07:58:50 AM · #23

i realize it isn't stunning, but i thought it was cool to have three views of the same object. the original, the shadow, and the reflection all in one image.
08/27/2004 08:03:44 AM · #24
This did not go too well.



Message edited by author 2004-08-27 08:04:32.
08/27/2004 08:03:48 AM · #25
leaf - i voted that a 7 ;} must have seen what you saw i guess..

i am currently at 3.4 in the nude challenge - by far my lowest - but it i was expecting it.

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