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    Shoes III :: All you need is shoes
    Architectural Detail - Triptych :: No Loading at Any Time
    Abstract With People II :: A moment of reflection
    Horizon Line :: The rooftops of Copenhagen
    Shoot From Behind Your Subject :: Mirror, mirror...
    Break the Rules II :: That day
    Simple Pleasures II :: Skinny Dipping
    Silence III :: It's quiet at the top of the world
    Art of 2016 :: In Vitro
    Windows (the glass kind) :: Phonebox
    Mood :: Phone
    Image Grain VII :: Candid portrait of a contemporary gentleman
    Indoor Macro Shot III :: A Fishy Tail
    Benches II :: Summer Morning
    Got Milk Portrait :: Goth Milk
    Symmetry In Nature :: Foolish Pride
    Nude VI :: Mono
    30 Seconds or More II :: Exposed in 30 seconds
    Portrait Of A Wild Bird :: Flying to stay still
    Motion Blur V :: Hold on!
    Stripes :: Stocking top
    Free Study 2013-02 :: Another Afternoon at Mr Gormley's
    Table Shot III :: Pittsburgh from the Monterey Bay Fish Grotto
    S-Curve II :: S....circles
    Hidden Gem III :: Folded
    Natural Light Indoor Portrait :: Sitting Pretty
    Man's Best Friend :: Beach ball
    X Marks The Spot :: Midpoint
    Street Photography IV :: Skip
    Window View III :: The Outsider
    Reflections Without Mirrors V :: Interfacial Reflections
    Technically Flawed :: Into the sun
    Free Study 2014-04 :: A Jolly Trio
    Close Your Eyes :: Frilly dress
    Abstract Macro IV :: Electrogenesis
    Dance :: Dance with me...
    In the Rain :: Storm at Hogwarts
    Tilt-Shift IV :: My little corner of the world
    Literalisms II :: Going out on a limb
    Granular II :: Impact
    Upside Down IV :: Heads Up
    Art of 2017 :: Hell hath no fury
    Out of Character :: The Dark Hedges
    Ghosts :: The Old Apothecary
    Old Ways II :: A particular style
    Grey :: Barb
    Off With Their Head! :: The Constant Gardener
    Edgar Allan Poe :: The life still there, upon her hair - the death upon her eyes.
    Duotones V :: Kitchen Table
    Commitment :: Going above and beyond for a shot
    Inside Looking Out II :: Through the arched window
    Shapes VI :: Hex
    Human Portrait (Minimal) II :: Emily
    Free Study 2017-07 :: The King's Road
    Fine Arts: Exhibit IV :: Morning Glow
    April Fools 2015 :: Pug in the Blue Dress
    Free Study 2011-02 :: A life in recline
    Expert Free Study 2016-03 :: The oddness of guests
    In The Style Of: jagar :: The Vegetable Inspectors
    How to Change a Light Bulb :: With a little help from your friend
    Superpowers :: Miss Magneto never really enjoyed dinner dates.
    Portraits Without Children :: Flowers in her hair
    In the Style of Cindy Sherman :: U n t i t l e d
    Main Street :: Forbes Avenue
    Grown-Up Toys :: My eye in the sky
    Empty :: The Old Coat Room
    Best of 2012 :: Art Nude
    Zippers :: Warm chin
    Low Key IV :: Follow the leader
    Black & White V :: Skipping
    Baby Animals III :: Looking after Junior
    Centered Composition VI (Archival) :: Bathed in Light
    Black & White IV :: Detoxification
    Honorable Mentions
    Minimalist Landscape III :: Dunes of grass
    Town or City Scape :: Toy Town
    Black and White Landscape III :: Errigal
    Abstract Street Photography :: Rush
    Leading Lines VII :: Terrace
    Snapshot :: Churreria
    Surrealism III :: Transgression
    Numbers II :: SI-152
    Reflections in Water with People :: A wee bit kelpy
    The Smile II :: Library Candid
    In the style of Uta Barth :: Grounded
    Free Study 2014-06 :: Parlour games
    Birds In Flight :: Falcon
    Landscape VI :: Hilltop Farm
    Enthused :: 'Into' the Woods
    Free Study 2013-03 :: The Elegant Passenger
    Pieces of the Human Form :: Portrait of a sleeping son
    Free Study 2013-05 :: The Bare Room
    Weekend III :: Taking the dogs to White Rocks beach
    Free Study 2016-12 :: Night guest
    Pet Portrait IV :: Are you looking at me??
    In The Style Of: jmritz :: Done
    Dogs :: Stepping Out
    Best of 2010 :: Embracing the Light
    National Parks :: Remarkable Rocks, Flinders Chase National Park, Kangaroo Island
    Serpentine (DPL4 WK3) :: A river runs through it
    Orange IV :: Crime scene
    A Nod to Emmet Gowin :: Woodpile
    Free Study 2010-02 :: Classical
    Off-Centered Subject IV :: The girl in the yellow dress
    Convenience/Grocery Store :: Little Oasis
    Low Contrast II :: Dune
    Title Tale :: Echo Beach
    Tracks :: Beach life
    Free Study 2010-07 :: The Crossing
    Nude VII (Archival)  :: Traverse
    Wheels II :: Zoom
    Free Study 2012-04 :: Portrait with black skirt
    Baby Animals IV (Archival) :: Family portrait
    Update Your Avatar II :: Curated
    Extended Free Study 2017-04 :: Insomnia
    Shallow DOF VI :: Autumn Beauty, and the Beast
    Extended Free Study 2016-12 :: Resonance
    Framing VI :: Shark Tank
    Filmic II (Archival) :: That summer
    Shallow DOF VII :: Playtime
    Historic Landmark -- The Old & The Beautified :: Walking by the Watchtower
    Free Study 2010-11 :: Sugarbird on Protea
    Playgrounds :: Our beach
    Free Study 2013-01 :: Where she waits
    Candid Portraits :: The Muffin Man
    Fine Arts: Exhibit II :: The Empress's New Clothes
    First Entry :: 'self portrait 3' by aeli2468
    Sepia II :: Vintage Nude
    In The Spirit Of: docpjv :: In and out
    User Profile
    Name: Paul . Age: 53
    paulbtlw (Aug. 23rd, 2012)
    Gender: M
    Type: Site Council Location: UK
    Cameras: Leica SL
    Apple iPhone 11 Pro
    Apple iPhone 5s
    Apple iPhone 7+
    Canon Powershot G11
    DJI Mavic Pro
    Leica M240
    Olympus PEN E-PL1
    Sony Alpha a7 II
    Lenses: Voigtlander Ultron 35mm f/1.7 Aspherical MF Wide Angle - Black
    Canon 50mm f/0.95
    Jupiter 12 35mm f/2.8 for Leica
    Jupiter 9 85mm f/2 for Leica
    Lensbaby Composer Pinhole Zone Plate Optic
    Lensbaby Composer Single Glass Optic
    Nikon Nippon Kogaku Nikkor-S.C 50mm f/1.4 LTM
    Olympus 14-42mm f3.5-5.6 M.Zuiko Digital
    Skink Pinhole for Leica M
    Voigtlander Ultron 21mm f1.8
    Registered: Nov. 11th 2008
    Contact: Private Message
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    I returned to photography in late 2008 and my transition to working digitally continues. I find that I'm now starting to shoot with a specific edit in mind; I'm not sure whether this is a good thing or not!

    I do my post-processing with Aperture 3, Photoshop CS6 and the quite marvellous Nik Software's Complete Suite. Viveza 2 probably represents the best investment I've made in photographic software.

    Remaining aspirations:

    To get the Blue in a Free Study
    To ribbon in Best of Year
    To get the Blue AND the Posthumous Blue in the same challenge
    To get two images on the front page
    To score 8+ (yeah right!)

    Nothing too ambitious!! ;-)

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    Sitting Pretty
    2nd PlaceSitting Pretty
    Natural Light Indoor Portrait
    Average: 7.5556
    Flying to stay still
    1st PlaceFlying to stay still
    Portrait Of A Wild Bird
    Average: 7.5076
    The life still there, upon her hair - the death upon her eyes.
    3rd PlaceThe life still there, upon her hair - the death upon her eyes.
    Edgar Allan Poe
    Average: 7.5000
    2nd PlaceFolded
    Hidden Gem III
    Average: 7.4608
    Hold on!
    1st PlaceHold on!
    Motion Blur V
    Average: 7.4180
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    Lighting the Decorated Woods
    Lighting the Decorated Woods
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