DPChallenge: A Digital Photography Contest You are not logged in. (log in or register
 
Statistics
Challenges Entered: 14
Votes Cast: 1,948
Avg Vote Cast: 5.7505
Votes Received: 2,293
Avg Vote Received: 4.9520
Comments:
  • Made: 193
  • Helpful: 175
  • Received: 87
  • Helpful: 76
    Forums:
  • Posts: 116
  • Threads Created: 6
    Profile Views: 1,195
    Total Image Views: 10,906
    Total Images Viewed: 4,138
  • Favorites
    Selected by other users:
  • Photographer: 0 times
  • Photographs: 1 times
    User's favorites: (view all)
  • Photographers: 0
  • Photographs: 11
  • Status
    User is currently offline.
    User Profile
    Name: Stacy M
    Username: retake
    Gender: F
    Type: Registered User Location: Virginia, USA
    Cameras: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
    Lenses: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
    Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III
    Registered: Jun. 8th 2010
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: Complete photography rookie

    My first challenge I ranked 21 out of 92, which I thought was pretty good, considering the caliber of my competition!
    My first goal will be to break into the top twenty. Due to an unfortunate DQ, I am actually 20th out of 91 in my first challenge! So I guess I will change that goal to breaking into the top 15. Yikes! That will be a toughy!
    My second (and probably more difficult) goal will be to get a score of 6.0 or better.
    My third goal is to get a website of my photos up and running.

    Revising some of my goals (hopefully a little more realistic):
    1st goal - Have all of the entries on the front page of my profile be a 5.0 or higher.
    2nd goal - Consistently get in the 50% or higher range.
    3rd goal - Get some real equipment! Obviously the shop light and foam boards are just not cutting it.
    My long term goals is to actually make money with my camera.

    And just in case anyone cares on how I go about voting -
    I give high scores (7-10) for photos that meet challenge, are different from everything else in the challenge, evoke emotion, and are technically something I couldn't replicate if my life depended on it.
    I give middle of the road scores (5-6) to photos that I could probably shoot, if I worked at it and that meet challenge.
    I give lower scores (2-4) to those photos that look like a five year old stuck a point & shoot out the window of a moving car to take a picture of the dump and I can't figure out how it would fit in the challenge.
    I think I've only given out one or two 1's and that was when it obviously DNMC and took absolutely no effort to produce.
    I try to comment on images, but because I'm so new at this, they rarely have any helpful comment. I use the word 'great' a lot. Some day I hope to have the technical knowledge to leave useful comments. :)

    And again, if you care, I will mark your comment as helpful if: it really is helpful, or if it's just plain encouraging/nice. If I disagree with it, or you obviously just 'don't get' what I was going for, or you were downright rude, then no check mark from me!

    For now, I'm just having fun taking pictures. Please provide feedback to help me improve!

    View this photographer's portfolio!
    Add this photographer to your favorites!
    Highest Rated Photographs
    Sugar and Spice
    Sugar and Spice
    Books
    Average: 5.8548
    Overacheiver
    Overacheiver
    Over-
    Average: 5.4597
    These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things - Picnic Version
    These Are A Few Of My Favorite Things - Picnic Version
    Summertime Meals
    Average: 5.1263
    BFFs  :)
    BFFs :)
    Between the Knee and the Neck
    Average: 5.0176
    Teen Angst
    Teen Angst
    Half II
    Average: 5.0148
    Challenge Entries
    Last 10 Forum Threads Posted To
    Thread   Section   Date
    I could WARM up II these COLORS SCORES   Current Challenge  99 months ago
    I'd post my score but I'm too cool!   Current Challenge  99 months ago
    Photo Domino game   Individual Photograph Discussion  99 months ago
    Pick your fav image from the person above you 19   Individual Photograph Discussion  100 months ago
    Black & White IV Outtakes   Challenge Outtakes  100 months ago
    the meaning of your username   General Discussion  100 months ago
    Split Challenges   Challenge Suggestions  100 months ago
    My SCORE hit me like a KNEE to the NECK!   Current Challenge  100 months ago
    Queen! The greatest rock band ever!! lol   Challenge Suggestions  100 months ago
    How to be honest without being rude.   Tips, Tricks, and Q&A  100 months ago


    Home - Challenges - Community - League - Photos - Cameras - Lenses - Learn - Prints! - Help - Terms of Use - Privacy - Top ^
    DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2018 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
    All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
    Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks. Current Server Time: 12/11/2018 10:24:28 AM EST.