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    Perspective VI :: Plane of perspective
    In the Spirit of Charles Addams :: Nikolai Diablo
    Edward Gorey :: Villainy awaits
    Extended Free Study 2018-02 :: Swimming in maple sap...now, how to get out?
    Feast II :: Pauper's feast
    Abandoned Buildings V :: You are home
    Best of 2013 :: The Day Heavy Shot Kicked The Sky
    Implied Lines II :: Terminal
    Comic Book Page :: The fate of the nosy neighbour
    Honorable Mentions
    Abandoned VI :: Dead of Winter
    Fear II :: The dolls await
    Bovine II :: Mr Whitesteer
    Bite Me :: Biting the dust
    Foliage III :: And so it begins
    The Secret Life of Food :: Dance like no one's watching
    Free Study 2014-08 :: Hung up
    Foliage II :: Frosted fall
    DPC Cinema III :: Dear Papa's Cabin
    Woody III :: Shhh, Woody...just dance
    Free Study 2013-04 :: And I dream I'm an eagle
    In The Style Of: Art Roflmao :: Barbie vanished after the Thunderpaws sighting
    DNMC :: Rumpless pony, faceless cat
    User Profile
    Name: Susan Andrews Age: 53
    Username: snaffles
    Gender: F
    Type: Member Location: near Ottawa, Ontario
    Cameras: Nikon D7100
    Nikon D90
    Lenses: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
    Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
    Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G
    Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 200-500mm f/5.6E ED VR
    Nikon AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4.0D IF-ED
    Nikon TC-14E II 1.4x Teleconverter
    Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
    Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Autofocus Lens
    Registered: May. 15th 2006
    Contact: Private Message
    Biography: 13 years and counting since I fell down the rabbit hole, clutching a 2.01 mp Samsung Digimax and entering every challenge I could! Things sure have changed.

    Past member of Team Suck and recently, past Queen of the Critique Club with over 700 critiques under my belt. Thoughtful, constructive critiques helped me improve my photography tremendously, and I try to help those that request critiques in the same way.

    February 16 2010: Won my first blue ribbon with Plane of Perspective for Perspective VI with a score just under 7 :-)

    November 14, 2011: Finally broke 7 with Frosted fall, making it my new PB and also giving me my first Honourable Mention.

    December 2 2011: Won my first red ribbon with Pauper's feast for Feast II...again, with a score just under 7 :-)

    February 6, 2014: Finally broke the 7.000 curse with a red ribbon for The Day Heavy Shot Kicked The Sky...and in Best of 2013 no less!!

    July 21 2017: At long, long last, a ribbon in an Expert Extended Editing challenge with The fate of the Nosy Neighbour for Comic Book Page. Woohoo!

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    Life is for the living. Enjoy every moment, always treat others well or you're in for a cosmic spanking. And tides are for swimming against.

    Pay attention to omens. A Canon-toting redhead introduced me to DPC, and another Canon-toting redhead is my boyfriend!

    Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky and I thought to myself, where the heck is the ceiling. - Sean Michael Matos

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