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    Holiday Decorations :: The  Lights of...  Stardom
    Human Hands :: Zebra at Lunchtime
    Norman Rockwell :: "Artist Facing Blank Canvas" : A Tribute to Norman Rockwell
    Weekend II :: "Dog Sitting"
    When DPC Breaks :: The World Tilts Off Of Its Axis
    Leaves :: The Lady Modestly Unfurls her Fans
    Portrait with Closed Eyes :: 11:24 pm
    Defining Moment :: determined
    Still LIfe with Shovel, Natural Light :: Barn Life
    Pareidolia :: "Wuv You... "
    Procrastination II :: The Push Mower and The Lawn
    Nursery Rhyme Character(s) :: Little Miss Muffet
    Holiday Decorations III :: Treedrop
    Sleeping Pets :: Dreaming in my Favorite Chair
    Magnifying Glass :: In A World Just Like Our Own
    Feast II :: Thankfully Feasting
    Political Slogans :: A Chicken In Every Pot   - Herbert Hoover  1928
    Coffee III :: Not Crying over Spilt Coffee
    Games II :: Cowboy Games
    Surrealism III :: Birthday Girl
    Simile :: Working Like A Dog
    Flowers (with a twist) :: Nymphaeaceae
    Cliche with an edge or twist. :: Portrait of a Young Lady
    I Quit :: One Too Many Low Scores
    Halloween III :: When the Spell backfires...
    Upside Down IV :: The Young Mister Escher and Companions
    Hello, I must be going! A Marx Brothers Challenge :: &#9835; "Lydia, oh Lydia, say have you met Lydia <br>Lydia, the Tattooed Lady"&#9834;  - Marx 1939
    Phined the Phone :: Veggies and Such
    Extended Free Study 2016-04 :: Rebel with a Cause
    Curiosity :: Sidewalk Encounter
    The Cowboy :: At Day's End
    Christmas Song Titles :: &quot;Dashing Through the Snow&quot;
    Toothpick(s) :: Girl with a Toothpick Earring
    Painting With Light VI :: The Attacker And The Attacked.
    Flowers IV :: calla
    Impressionism III :: One Fine Day
    Framed! :: Now you see me.
    Dairy III :: Tea with Milk
    Fly On The Wall :: Finally...   you're mine,  Fly!
    One Photo :: the Probe's only image
    Food In Black and White :: Bon Appetite
    Shallow DOF VIII :: Hi!
    Summertime Meals III :: Enjoying the Preparation
    Make a NOISY Picture. :: I like it LOUD!
    Old Ways II :: Tuesday is always Ironing Day
    Extended Free Study 2017-07 :: Trust and Love
    Extended Free Study 2017-09 :: Scattered Showers
    Extended Free Study 2017-08 :: Time is Ticking
    Time Travel (Method) :: Portal
    Extended Free Study 2018-03 :: Photo Shoot
    Comic Book Page :: Comic
    Animal/People Interaction :: &quot;Hammin' it Up&quot; Together
    Valentine's Photo II ::  L&#9829;Ve
    Bubbles III :: Professional Catcher
    Green III :: "When You Wish Upon a Star... "
    Stock Photos: Fitness :: Skin Sculpture
    In The Style Of: sherpet :: Tribute to Shez
    Science III :: &quot;Remove the WHAT?!&quot;
    Shallow DOF V :: Crunchy... Yet Satisfying...
    Shez Tribute :: For my sweet friend...
    Love III :: &quot;Oh, thanks! ...  I LOVE cheese...&quot;
    Foreground Bokeh II :: Reflecting
    Fake News :: Headliners
    Chimera :: Female HummingChicken taking a LizardFish back to her offspring
    Bones :: creation
    Dolls & Puppets :: Life is good.
    Reasons Why I Shouldn't Drink :: I get TOADily DRUNK
    Monty Python :: Monty Python:  Lingerie Robbery   (2006)
    Motion Blur V :: Escaping The Blur
    Personified Smiles and Frowns :: Spinach in his Teeth
    Over- :: Over Estimated My Appetite
    DIY Google Street View :: 1024 South Street.  Memphis
    Extended Free Study 2017-10 :: Life
    WALL ::  Blues
    Holidays :: February 14th Silhouettes
    And The Winner Is... :: Top of the Class!   <br>Valedictorian.
    Dirds :: Modern Family
    !deppilF :: Thinking Inside the Box
    Subject in Another Room II :: Dog Lady
    Promote Your Zoo :: Turtle Exhibit Billboard
    Homophonic Pairs :: two too many
    Bread II :: Bread Day
    Forensic Files :: Self-Defense or Not?  You decide.
    A Single Sheet of Paper :: Whoa!
    Distracting Elements II :: Second Tuesday Every Month
    The Egg II :: Daisies
    Paper II :: 1,000 Paper Cranes for Mary Anne
    Military :: Morning Patrol
    Fan :: Just Chillin'
    Subliminal :: Subliminal Brain Washing
    Side by Side  :: James and The Giant Peach
    Self Portrait In A Crowd :: Crowded
    Lens Effects :: "Because, I'm Happy ... "
    Alter Ego Diptych :: Here's to my Bad Side...
    Honorable Mentions
    In the Style of Vincent Van Gogh :: Four Sunflowers In a Vase
    Candid Portraits :: Alone
    Remembering :: Mary Anne.  <br> Gone... Way too Young
    Colorful :: Cray - on   <br><i> noun  <br> 1. a pencil or stick of colored chalk or wax, used for drawing
    Good Vibes for Jan (Cutout) :: Dwell in Possibility - Emily Dickinson
    Bags :: Uncertain Talent
    Abstract Expressionism :: Abstract Expressionism
    Light Bulb :: &quot;Frog has a Better Idea&quot;
    Canada Day :: Waving the Flag,  "O Canada! Our Home and Native Land!"
    Still Life VI :: Tulips at Rest
    Grown-Up Toys :: Porsches are a Girl's Best Friend
    Death II :: Open Casket
    Light on White V :: Virgin White
    Self Portrait IX :: Self Portrait
    Pi III :: 3.14 apples  =    Apple Pi
    Apple III :: Apple Generations.  He Left His Mark..
    Hanging On By A Thread :: Hangin' on...
    Obscure :: Fern
    Deck Of Cards :: I... Fold.
    Secret Self Portrait :: MeeeOW!
    Rope II :: Gathering Roots
    Independence II :: Grumpy, But Independent
    Things In A Row :: Attitudes
    A Photographic Tribute to Bob Dylan :: "I got a head full of ideas That are drivin' me insane"
    Pet Peeves :: Every.  Single. Toy.   I.  Buy.
    Tilt Shift III :: Tiny City on a River
    Secondary Colors II :: I am.
    Deja Vu V :: Eye Magazine Revisited   (Image ID= 65834)
    Post-Apocalyptic :: The New World begins.   Again.
    Books :: Yes, I'm reading.  You wanted something...?
    Sci-Fi Celebration II :: Eve
    Light Bulbs :: "What happened to them, Mommy?"
    Feast V :: Feasting Friends with Fun and... Thankfulness.
    Good Grooming :: Soapy Summer Chores
    Books II :: i &#9829; books
    Cool Colors III :: "Goin' Green"
    Anatopism :: Everybody's "Fitting In", except... the Tall Guy
    Communication II :: Listening to the Past whilst Ignoring the Present
    Wallflower :: On The Edge of The Party
    Abandoned V :: Tomorrow.
    Feast III :: A Family
    Battle of the Sexes II :: The Battle
    Yellow VI :: Smell the Yellow
    The Yolk's on You! :: "Scrambled Eggs" Ha!  You guys "Crack me Up" *rolleyes*
    Yes or No? :: Yes or No?
    Painterly Photo :: Sunflower StillLife
    Head Shot  :: Taylor
    New Year's Resolution VIII :: I want a body like...   Steel.
    Steampunk ::  The Secret of Capt. Artemis's Metropolis Cartographer
    Natural Light Indoor Portrait ::  The Man of... My Dreams
    Toy Story :: Nursery Rhymes
    Balloon II :: End of a Wonderful Day
    Fairy Tales III :: The Princess, charmed.
    A Bug's Life: Insects, Bugs, Beetle :: Pond Grass Visitor
    Panoramas Up Close :: Melody of Craftsmanship
    Extended Free Study 2017-01 :: World
    Extended Free Study 2018-01 :: Masks
    Before :: Just Before
    Portrait of a Single Human ::  Worlds
    Human Portrait (Minimal) :: Portrait in Black and White
    Youth Culture :: Cultured
    The Eleventh Commandment :: 11.   Thou Shalt Not Attempt to Best Gyaban in an Expert Editing Challenge
    Got Milk Portrait :: Got Milk?
    Pet Rock :: I Love Lamp
    In The Style Of: Art Roflmao :: Squirrel With Nut
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: Peter's Heart
    DNMC :: Reflections Not in Wine - Challenge
    User Profile
    Name: Lydia Age: 95
    LydiaToo (Jul. 23rd, 2014)
    Gender: F
    Type: Member Location: right here... duh!
    Cameras: Canon EOS-6D
    Apple iPhone 7
    Canon EOS-20D
    Lenses: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
    Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM II
    Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
    Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 I
    Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
    Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG HSM for Canon EOS
    Registered: Nov. 9th 2007
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: What?! I have all 7s on my Profile. HOW did it come to this?! Last time I remember, I was looking at the Big Guns with all 6s... and wishing... dreaming...

    Thanks, folks! I am so honored!
    UPDATE: Oh ... WOW!! An EIGHT!!!!


    A BROWN! Just for ME! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_602207.gif

    Unofficial Points Race: Unofficial Point and Ribbon Race
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    2008 - 22nd place
    2009 - 5th place
    2010 - 10th
    2011 - 14th
    2012 - 10th
    2013 - 28th (I took 5.5 months off this year)
    2014 - 21st
    2015 - 4th place
    2016 - 7th place
    2017 - 6th place

    Thanks BUNCHES for doing all of your record-keeping, 31.gif jeger and 69684.gif hajeka!

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    guess3.gif A ribbon... just for me from Langdon! I'm thrilled! I was third closest at guessing scores of entries in the Guess Your Score challenge (Feb 2015). "21_F.gif Lydia ranked 3 out of 34 guessing 22.6183 points off" guess3.gif

    Oh my WORD!! Thanks, Ken! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_793768.gif :)

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    Thanks, 21.gif Dr.Confuser for your recognition of # of challenges entered! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_935430.png

    Me in my outfits: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_751764.gif <---- Christmas hat . . . Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_752100.gif <---- Party hat

    GO Team ViewFinders! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_870320.jpg DPL 2010 Division B Champions! Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_897190.gif Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_898568.jpg

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    DPCers whom I have met (please PM me if I missed you.) 31.gif dtallakson, 96751.gif tanguera, 31_F.gif ja9,21.gif LevT, 31_N.gif bspurgeon, 31.gif pops, 31.gif thefly, 21.gif tvsometime, 21.gif ambaker, 31_N.gif slbaker, 21_F.gif melethia, 21_F.gif pennystreet, 31.gif ericwoo, 31.gif dirt_diver, 31.gif BrianTammy, 31_F.gif hihosilver

    I wish I'd started recording my average at the beginning of each year, so I could see my progress/decline. Nevertheless, there's no time like the present. Ha! So, here we go:

    01-01-2014 - Entries: 697 - Average: 5.9584
    01-01-2015 - Entries: 773 - Average: 5.9591 - Votes Cast: 55,822 - Comments Made: 17,477
    01-01-2016 - Entries: 873 - Average: 5.9694 - Votes Cast: 60,910 - Comments Made: 19,642
    01-01-2017 -Entries: 1007 -Average: 5.9614 - Votes Cast: 63,901 - Comments Made: 21,129
    01-01-2018 -Entries: 1150 -Average: 5.9541 - Votes Cast: 66,122 - Comments Made: 22,155


    Life is good, even when it's not. ~Lydia

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