Tag Archives: DxO Nik Collection

Subjects of mystery art photos for “O” stories voting revealed

The voting for The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round will close tomorrow at noon (Central Time). The writers were pleased to see an increase in the number of votes cast. For a while, we thought we’d been forgotten, what with … Continue reading

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Mystery art for “O” stories voting

Two days left in The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round and — what do you know? — the voting round is showing some signs of life. Perhaps all my begging is not going to waste.    . . . so, just … Continue reading

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Thistle time art for “O” stories voting

Three days left in The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round and it’s official . . . this will go down as a low participation round. With three days left, I don’t see a slew of voters coming in from a … Continue reading

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Thistle time for “O” stories voting

Four days left in The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories round and it’s looking to be a low participation round. It happens, and we hope for better in the future, and I’m almost past even asking . . .   . . … Continue reading

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Bug for “O” stories voting

I bug, but there’s no love for The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories. Voting has stopped in its tracks and it ain’t budging.  The writers are at a loss to explain the sudden dearth of voters. Worse yet, it appears the … Continue reading

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Bugs and more for “O” stories voting

I hate bugging people, but The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories voting still lags the voting for the last round . . . not by a little, either. But, I get it . . . two conventions, hurricanes, fires . . … Continue reading

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Acorns for “O” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “O” Stories voting has hit a bit of a Big-Time lull . . . but, if willing readers are up to it, we can get it going once again with just a moderate a hefty push shove.  … Continue reading

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Reminder for “N” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “N” Stories are active and the stories have yet to drawn first, second, and third blood (as I write this). You can be the first to vote! Of course, you have no obligation to do anything . … Continue reading

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Mantis and “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories voting has stalled. The “M” stories, mired and morose and melancholy, sit waiting for kind readers to stop by and give them a chance to enthrall, or at least entertain. . . . er . … Continue reading

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Flash Hummingbird and “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories are duking it out, and you can help cheer on the eventual winner. If you’ve not already done so, read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the … Continue reading

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Birds on a wire and “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge “M” Stories are duking it out, and you can help cheer on the eventual winner. If you’ve not already done so, read the stories and cast your vote for your favorite of the three. Links to the … Continue reading

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Hard rock reminder for “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories are out there, fighting it out for the top spot in the biweekly poll . . . and you can do your part to cheer them on. Of course, you don’t have to do anything . … Continue reading

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Reminder for “M” stories voting

The Alphabet Challenge M-Stories is active and stories have drawn first, second, and third blood.  You have no obligation to do anything . . . but it sure would be swell — if you’ve not already done so — if … Continue reading

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A quick post about Topaz Labs DeNoise AI

I’ll start by saying I get no compensation for mentioning any of the programs I use. The reason I mention something is to either trash it or praise it. In the case of Topaz Labs programs and plugins, it’s usually … Continue reading

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To bee, wasp, or not bumblebee — “H” stories voting reminder

On my previous bug post HERE <<<this is a link I mentioned I used to photograph bugs . . . and if one wants a bit of proof, I have a SmugMug Folder <<<this is a link dedicated just to … Continue reading

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