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01/03/2015 10:05:53 PM · #1
I've decided to not continue the "Member of the Week" posting.

My membership has just expired and I'm not renewing. It has nothing to do with the site, the people or the photos. But for most of this year I've only been entering the free studies. I rarely come here except to post the Member of the Week thread & I stopped voting on most challenges in September.

I'm not sure what caused me to lose interest in DPC but I suppose no one stays around forever. My photography, website and photo-of-the-day blog are still going strong. Who knows, I may renew my membership sometime in the future but for now I'll just peek in from time to time, maybe an open challenge will catch my eye.

I've enjoyed sharing the profiles different members since 2008 and I hope you've enjoyed it as well. There are so many fantastic photographers here, I hope you are all proud of your accomplishments.

Take care,
Karen
01/03/2015 10:12:26 PM · #2
Oh Karen, I cannot bear this!!!!

Please stop by often. Stay in touch. Share your adventures. And come back whenever you start missing us :)
01/03/2015 10:29:20 PM · #3
Karen,

I've been so impressed with your commitment to starting a "Member of the Week" thread each week. It's been a wonderful gift to the site and its members. Thank you, and enjoy all your other photography activities.
01/03/2015 10:30:53 PM · #4
Thanks BUNCHES, Karen, for your blessing us with your hard work for so long! I hope you prosper wherever you go.
01/03/2015 10:35:02 PM · #5
Thanks for doing that as long as you did!
01/03/2015 10:43:43 PM · #6
Thanks Karen, I know you have made many people happy by highlighting them for a week and I often have stopped to see some photos from highlighted profiles that I would have missed if not for your thread. Both you and the thread will be missed, thanks again!
01/03/2015 10:51:14 PM · #7
Thank you Karen. Wishing you all the best in your endeavors. Peace and happiness.
01/03/2015 10:58:35 PM · #8
Ah, that's bad news, Karen, but it's understandable. Hopefully you'll still hang around a little bit? We'll all miss you. You've been a real asset to DPC as long as I can remember...
01/03/2015 10:59:59 PM · #9
' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/31_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/31_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' KarenNfld member of the decade ;) Thanks Karen, a wonderful effort. Go forth and be even more brilliant ;)
01/03/2015 11:05:45 PM · #10
Thank you Karen for your long commitment.
01/04/2015 12:00:38 AM · #11
Thanks Karen for presenting us with Member of the Week.
You will be missed.
01/04/2015 12:20:07 AM · #12
seems like a good time for a "in the style of KarenNfld" challenge
01/04/2015 12:22:07 AM · #13
Sorry to hear this, but thank you, of course.

I wonder if someone else would be willing to carry on this tradition...
01/04/2015 12:43:14 AM · #14
Thank you Karen for all your hard work and commitment. It's been truly appreciated.
01/04/2015 01:04:13 AM · #15
Thank you Karen. I hope your break rekindles your spark for the site.
01/04/2015 01:08:00 AM · #16
Thanks for doing it as long as you did. I always kinda hoped I'd get picked.
01/04/2015 01:17:30 AM · #17
Karen, I wanted to add my thanks for all you have done. I hope you are just going "on a break" and that we will soon see a thread saying you are back. You are appreciated :)
01/04/2015 01:20:16 AM · #18
Sad, but I totally understand.. You're amazing!
01/04/2015 01:29:41 AM · #19
You will be missed. Your member of the week forum is one of my favorites.
01/04/2015 01:52:46 AM · #20
Another heartfelt thank you - your Member of the Week is one thread I always looked forward to when I visit here. Really appreciate you keeping that up for so long!
01/04/2015 02:27:36 AM · #21
Sad news. Thank you for your time and the effort you have put into the member of the week. I understand your reasons but hope you will still pop in and see us from time to time :-)


01/04/2015 03:05:41 AM · #22
So sad and so sorry to hear this, you are one person I really loved learning from and seeing your style, Thank you for doing what you have done, you will be missed

Message edited by author 2015-01-04 03:06:00.
01/04/2015 04:17:24 AM · #23
Thank you, Karen. I've always admired your technical prowess and professional execution, and you've shared a lot with many.

Despite your numerous impressive challenge submissions and achievements, however, I think this member of the week idea has been your greatest contribution to the DPC community.

I echo Brian's (and other's) hope that your departure won't mean the end of this.

But regardless of all of that, thank you for being such a tremendous member of the community here. All the best to you.
01/04/2015 05:19:30 AM · #24
Sorry to hear this, but thanks for letting us know and all the things you did here. Happy to hear that you continue your photo-a-day blog.
01/04/2015 06:52:40 AM · #25
Thanks for everything you've put into the site Karen. I think the Member of the Week series was a great idea to allow people to look deeper at peoples photography.
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