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ubique


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Challenge: Free Study 2014-10 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Apple iPhone 4S
Location: S28, Kruger, South Africa
Date: Oct 15, 2014
Aperture: 2.4
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/449
Date Uploaded: Oct 16, 2014

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Statistics
Place: 3 out of 159
Avg (all users): 6.7928
Avg (commenters): 8.3125
Avg (participants): 6.8537
Avg (non-participants): 6.6207
Views since voting: 1465
Views during voting: 215
Votes: 111
Comments: 60
Favorites: 7 (view)


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11/14/2014 10:38:19 AM
Serene and moving, but the smart-ass in me is having difficulty resisting the temptation to comment about a stellar self portrait. Fun to see you on the front page.
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11/09/2014 09:29:23 PM
Well, I'll be... I'd love to offer a warm, witty, and insightful essay, but I'll just stick with "this makes me smile". I will add, however, that the prickly bit off to the right is somehow a stern message, even sterner than that of your title, making sure that we all understand the significance of this marvelous beast.

Oh, and nice going with that ribbon thingie.
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11/09/2014 06:08:07 PM
congrats on the yellow. I like your subliminal message to the rest of us!
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11/09/2014 06:03:16 PM
Excellent to see this!

Congratulations, wishing you continued fortune, while chipping away at those nudes on your profile page.
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11/09/2014 04:06:34 PM
may we never forget, congrats Paul.
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11/09/2014 01:57:49 PM
it is so lovely seeing this smack in the middle of the top line front page. (first time I appreciate the new look. so do it again).
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11/09/2014 11:50:54 AM
A favorite of mine......the plight of these beautiful giants is terribly sad, and your image touched on those emotions for me. Congrats on the ribbon.
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11/09/2014 11:29:45 AM
Oh...congrats...*promptly faints*
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11/09/2014 09:31:12 AM
Congratulations on another wonderful photograph. It's great to see one of yours on the front page. But it's always great to see one of yours. On any page.
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11/09/2014 03:32:48 AM
*sticks head in door*...
*looks around*...
*blink...looks around...blink blink*
(looking over shoulder)"...this is DPC right?" o.O
*checks sign on front door*...

Big congrats Paul! :)
I think Africa likes you. :)
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11/09/2014 01:31:39 AM
wow, never in my life I thought I would see this! (no, I don't mean an elephant ass) Well done, Paul! ...actually, I suspect you just could not figure out how to defocus an iPhone
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11/09/2014 12:52:31 AM
Thank you for all the comments.

Message edited by author 2014-11-09 00:57:58.
11/09/2014 12:19:13 AM
I am flabbergasted that this is your first ribbon. Great shot, I love elephants. I also love the title.
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11/08/2014 07:56:32 PM
Paul, you might want to change the subject now that you got so much appreciation. Something became fishy.
After all the elephant pictures, I would like you to turn your iphone around and show us (me) the place where you stand, where you eat your breakfast, your lunch (oh, and yes, I am quite a good cook or I won't be called an "artist") or the corner of your street.
Are you that close to Kruger Park? You must understand that even that Central Park has more bird species that Yellowstone, living in NYC still makes me still a city mouse with immense curioisty.
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11/08/2014 07:03:50 PM
Well, a ribbon and PB! Congrats Paul!
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11/08/2014 06:41:04 PM
So much personality in a derriere. Congratulations on the ribbon.
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11/08/2014 03:32:41 PM
pandering ribbon hog!!!

I'm sick of all these elephant asses on the front page.
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11/08/2014 02:11:41 PM
Wtg. I like the vignette.
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11/08/2014 12:01:28 PM
Everything about this is perfect: the subject, the pp'g, who took it, what he shot it with, and where it ended up :)

Congrats, Paul. Everything Bear said in his comment.
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11/08/2014 11:14:18 AM
Is this even supposed to happen to you? A ribbon in a Free Study to a non conformist.. Oh wait.. you did shoot it with your Cell phone.. It may. Congrats Paul! PS.. I dont think anybody at DPC could forget you
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11/08/2014 11:04:59 AM
I really liked this. Congratulations on the ribbon!
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11/08/2014 10:48:19 AM
I love the lean. :)
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11/08/2014 10:33:52 AM
Congratulations, it sure touches the heart. Super place to shoot
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11/08/2014 09:43:20 AM
Originally posted by Neat:

I'm surprised Don didn't say anything about the vignetting ;)

It's because he would hardly fail to recognise the plodding spoor of the elephant man, and he's long given up despairing of my love of excessive vignettes.
11/08/2014 09:34:49 AM
I'm surprised Don didn't say anything about the vignetting ;)
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11/08/2014 08:45:48 AM
Front page, ribbon shot of an elephant's posterior, center-middle composition with heavy dark vignette on the edges. Wow! Congratulations on your ribbon. It's a masterpiece!
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11/08/2014 08:29:13 AM
Haha! Love it!
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11/08/2014 05:53:59 AM
Ha too funny seeing this on the front page, and it's a ribbon in a FS, commiserations to you ;)

WD!
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11/08/2014 05:48:39 AM
Great shot, Paul. It sort of pulls at your heartstrings... Congrats on the ribbon and your new PB.
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11/08/2014 04:59:33 AM
Not bad for a non-photographer.
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11/08/2014 03:39:25 AM
Indeed a victory for your style of work. Congrats.
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11/08/2014 03:16:15 AM
Arse! Well done sir!
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11/08/2014 02:56:01 AM
Wow, ubique on the front page, happy times and also a splendid picture.
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11/08/2014 02:21:21 AM
you came from behind and you conquered.
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11/08/2014 01:19:45 AM
where's Ruby?
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11/08/2014 12:54:39 AM
Very cool! Congrats Paul on the Yellow and PB.
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11/08/2014 12:31:42 AM
Wonderfully seen and presented. Congratulations on the Yellow.
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11/08/2014 12:13:05 AM
Way to go Paul! iPhone 4s in the bush. You get a signal out there?
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11/08/2014 12:10:52 AM
Yay! Hip Hip Hooray!
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11/08/2014 12:06:19 AM
The black and white makes this poetic. Congrats on the yellow :)
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11/08/2014 12:03:23 AM
I bet you didn't expect that. Lovely image
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11/08/2014 12:02:56 AM
First ribbon, new PB and it's an elephant's ASS!
Congrats, Paul.
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11/08/2014 12:02:01 AM
Well, what do you know about that?
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/07/2014 11:34:45 PM
Baby got back
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11/07/2014 10:17:49 PM
Poetic.
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11/07/2014 09:19:01 PM
Something about this just let me go. Fills me with ineffable sadness, a sense of longing and loss. Superior image. All the hallmarks of an Ubique. 10 from me.
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11/07/2014 12:27:46 PM
Very cool shot but I'm not sure I would want to be in that position.
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11/07/2014 12:14:18 PM
impressive 9
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11/07/2014 11:37:54 AM
not a chance
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11/06/2014 10:17:04 PM
My only 10. There's just something about this that grabs at me.
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11/06/2014 02:02:13 PM
Typically I do not like behind shots of animals but with the processing it really works.
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11/05/2014 09:45:35 PM
LOL - nice view of an elephant there! Actually it is a fascinating angle to show it from...
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11/05/2014 08:06:58 PM
Beautifully photographed.
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11/05/2014 03:46:02 PM
My favourite in the challenge, I love this :)
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11/04/2014 11:12:05 AM
Wow. You are brave. Is this a typical day in the neighborhood? I like trhe b & w look.
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11/03/2014 07:15:29 PM
An ingeniously composed photo of ones behind. Has a touch of sadness to it, considering the title, wonderful!
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11/03/2014 02:58:48 PM
Can't explain why, but by far the most engrossing of the challenge...very well done!
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11/03/2014 06:45:11 AM
Love it.
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11/02/2014 08:36:32 PM
a little poem
bump
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11/02/2014 06:53:26 PM
Ha! Love your title.

And the image is really interesting and fun. Good choice for BW.
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