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Thread: Competition Results
02-26-2007, 10:54 PM #1
Our state convention ended today..I entered 2 prints, and a folio of a h.s. senior girl session. This was my very first print competition.
Don Chick was a judge, so I made it a point to seek him out at the print show and he critiqued my entries. I didn't watch the actual judging because there were seminars that I really wanted to see. Next year I am going to volunteer for print committee so I can see and be a part of it.
Result: The folio received a 78. The main 'faults' - not enough variety of expressions and lighting issues (it was a beach session and I knew there were lighting issues, but I just wanted to enter something portrait-related.)
Dew Point - 78
Exotic Beauty - 81 (it was apparently challenged - a 79 was crossed out! )
Thanks to all who offered critiques and suggestions! I wouldn't have entered if it wasn't for the support at this forum. And I wouldn't have done as well without all your help. I can't wait to enter again!
02-26-2007, 11:13 PM #2
Absolutely fantastic. Good for you!
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02-26-2007, 11:36 PM #3
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02-27-2007, 12:09 AM #4
Way to go, Cassandra! I really *really* like Dew Point, btw.
-eLiz Vance, Cr. Photog, CPP
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02-27-2007, 12:32 AM #5
02-27-2007, 01:31 AM #6
78 and an 81 on your first comp. Way to go. Isn't Don Chick the cats meow?
So happy to have him in our association.
JeffJeff Dachowski M.Photog Cr.CPP A.C.ph
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02-27-2007, 02:23 AM #7
Way to go! Work up 2 more and send them on to national.
PS you do not need to send 4 to national but it cost the same so why not.
Last edited by Keith_A_Howe; 02-27-2007 at 02:24 AM. Reason: clarificationKeith A. Howe
02-27-2007, 03:02 AM #8
Congratulations! Very good results and a great learning experience!Linda Gregory
02-27-2007, 04:39 AM #9
Cassandra, Congrats!! I entered for the first time this year too - it's a great learning experience isn't it? I got to watch our judging - I learned a lot! Great job - and I also really like Dew Point!Lori Clapp
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02-27-2007, 04:43 AM #10
Congratulation, Cassandra! I am entereing a mock judging at our local chapter next month...Art Wright CPP, Team Recon,
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