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Ann last won the day on 22 March

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  • Birthday 24 September

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  1. Remember that you can also use the Radial Filter's own Brushes to remove or extend the affects from within the filtered area. That makes it possible to edit the effects to fit particular shapes fairly accurately.
  2. Hmmm . . . I would love to see another version of processing because my first reaction to these shots was that that plane needed to go through the airport equivalent of the Car-wash!
  3. Created with deep emotions I believe?
  4. Perfect! I sincerely hope that this really happened.
  5. Some nicely-judged (and very colourful!) Night photography. They are all displaying now.
  6. Another tremendous set!
  7. But one which is well within your capabilities! Regarding LCD screens: You can set them for maximum brightness (and shield with your hand) which helps in bright light but I don't chimp much while actually shooting except to glance occasionally at the Histogram. Some people who do want to review the LCD while shooting swear by the Hoodman Loupe and wear one on a lanyard around their neck; others swear at it and find it expensive and of poor optical quality. I regard the Hoodman as just more clutter and can see no advantage in using one on a D5's touch-zoomable screen. Regarding the Wimberley: the best thing was that you introduced it to Nicola and she bought me one as a present for the following Christmas!
  8. Some very capable shooting (and well-held HLs too!). I particularly like the expressions of sheer determination in shots 6, 7, & 8 and the composition of your high-angle shot in #10 — although #10 would be even better if you could add an extra sliver along the bottom-edge (with content-aware Fill and some cloning) and re-create the missing nose of the prow.
  9. Great portraits of wonderful people from a country for which I have huge affection.
  10. My creative next-door neighbour painted this delightful little Easter Egg for me; and filled it with scented white carnations. She first dyes the eggs and then decorates then with coloured and metallic Sharpie pens.
  11. Nice one! We did warn you: animal photography is addictive!
  12. Delightful scene: I love the the little girl's expression of intense concentration. My neighbour in Wiltshire taught my children how to do this. She would also wrap primrose flowers and small leaves under the onion skins so that they imprinted their shapes on the coloured eggs. We ran into a problem when I dyed some eggs purple for Easter breakfast and then introduced a visiting small boy to the chicken who had laid his purple egg. The upshot was that he inveigled his parents into keeping chickens although History doesn't relate if they bought a breed which would lay purple eggs.
  13. I had reckoned that the cheese had already dropped into the open jaws of the Fox?!
  14. Superb set! Capturing Aesop's Fable "the Fox and the Crow" in a single shot (even if the piece of cheese is missing!) is totally brilliant. I love all of these: from the lone fox in a vast icy seascape to that glorious close-up in the final photograph.
  15. I should have been clearer that I was talking about Fox Hunting in England and written: "Fox hunting was never the the pursuit of only "the Nobility" in England — it was a pursuit in which Country people of all classes . . . ." The Anti-Bloodsports Brigade were definitely Townies (or Weekenders!) with no understanding of the symbiotic relationships that have existed for thousands of years between Country people, Agriculture and the Countryside. The results of curtailing hunting and the urbanising of the countryside has been a proliferation of Urban Foxes in major cities where their attacks on domestic animals (and human babies!) are definitely unwelcome.