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Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

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How do you fare on the Simon Cowell scale, ranking from good to bad:

★KING★
I don't think you're human

★★★
sensational

★★
good


average


atrocious

††
that was a complete and utter nightmare

†††
it's total torture!

†RIP†
not in a billion years!!!


*rating for as long as I feel like/until someone wants to take over
**not for the faint hearted

Dec 07 12 10:42 am Link

Photographer

Dan K Photography

Posts: 5466

STATEN ISLAND, New York, US

Is your shirt buttoned down halfway while you are doing this?

Dec 07 12 10:45 am Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Dan K Photography wrote:
Is your shirt buttoned down halfway while you are doing this?

Yes and my chest hair is showing smile

★★
good

(not quite sensational, but very good)

Dec 07 12 10:48 am Link

Photographer

730372

Posts: 1952

Abbeville, Alabama, US

OK why not...

Dec 07 12 10:50 am Link

Model

Nadia

Posts: 402

Houston, Texas, US

shoot smile

Dec 07 12 10:51 am Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

T B O L wrote:
OK why not...

★★
good

Lovely shapes!

Dec 07 12 10:52 am Link

Model

Melodye Joy

Posts: 542

Rancho Cucamonga, California, US

Dec 07 12 10:53 am Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Nadezhda Repina wrote:
shoot smile

Why are you here? → [Audition for photographers only]

Dec 07 12 10:54 am Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Melodye Joy wrote:
Always wondered what Cowell would say if he ever came across my profile....why the heck not? Go for it!

These people have GOT to learn how to read, PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY
off you go!

Dec 07 12 10:56 am Link

Photographer

Sendu

Posts: 3501

Cambridge, England, United Kingdom

oh?

Dec 07 12 03:07 pm Link

Photographer

JAE

Posts: 2140

West Chester, Pennsylvania, US

Let's hear it smile

Dec 07 12 03:23 pm Link

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Rik Williams

Posts: 3491

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Starsquid wrote:
[Audition for →PHOTOGRAPHERS← only]

How do you fare on the Simon Cowell scale, ranking from good to bad:

★KING★
I don't think you're human

★★★
sensational

★★
good


average


atrocious

††
that was a complete and utter nightmare

†††
it's total torture!

†RIP†
not in a billion years!!!


*rating for as long as I feel like/until someone wants to take over

lol... go for it

Dec 07 12 03:25 pm Link

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A N D E R S O N

Posts: 2553

Rockville, Maryland, US

Shoot!

Dec 07 12 03:30 pm Link

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M Pandolfo Photography

Posts: 12116

Tampa, Florida, US

Starsquid wrote:

These people have GOT to learn how to read, PHOTOGRAPHERS ONLY
off you go!

I think I almost wet myself with the "off you go" comment. But thanks, now all I can picture is a middle-aged man in a skin tight t-shirt.

Dec 07 12 03:32 pm Link

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Fotografica Gregor

Posts: 4122

Alexandria, Virginia, US

I ain't the King - only Elvis is the King and there is, was and only will be one...

but I'll throw my hat in the ring smile

Dec 07 12 06:54 pm Link

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TDSImages

Posts: 854

Salt Lake City, Utah, US

me next?

Dec 07 12 09:46 pm Link

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DAN CRUIKSHANK

Posts: 1786

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Let's do this!

Dec 07 12 09:53 pm Link

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L Raye

Posts: 5028

Petaluma, California, US

Why not ?

Dec 07 12 09:56 pm Link

Photographer

ZEPhoto

Posts: 191

Los Angeles, California, US

Sure.

Dec 07 12 10:10 pm Link

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Fred McKie

Posts: 46

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

I've always wanted to know what Simon Cowell would say to me if I was faced with him! Of course, as I'm just starting out, I know I'm likely to get smashed, but what the hell!

Dec 07 12 10:13 pm Link

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Paul Tirado Photography

Posts: 4250

New York, New York, US

Take a look and let me know. Thanks.

Dec 07 12 10:18 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Sendu wrote:
oh?

★★
good

It's good but not great. A bit more variation would be nice too.

Dec 08 12 05:15 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

JAE Photography PA wrote:
Let's hear it smile

I'm divided between

★★
good

and


average

...
...
...

★ and a 1/2
Needs more work

Dec 08 12 05:21 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Rik Image wrote:
lol... go for it

★★
good but not there yet

Dec 08 12 05:23 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

A N D E R S O N wrote:
Shoot!

★★
good

Watch the contrast and saturation.

Dec 08 12 05:25 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Michael Pandolfo wrote:

I think I almost wet myself with the "off you go" comment. But thanks, now all I can picture is a middle-aged man in a skin tight t-shirt.

††
that was a complete and utter nightmare

Have you practiced?

Dec 08 12 05:29 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Fotografica Gregor wrote:
I ain't the King - only Elvis is the King and there is, was and only will be one...

but I'll throw my hat in the ring smile

No you're right, you're not the King.

★★
good

Dec 08 12 05:31 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

TDSImages wrote:
me next?


atrocious

Come back next year and you'll be average.

Dec 08 12 05:34 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

DAN CRUIKSHANK wrote:
Let's do this!


average

I do feel there is some potential.

Dec 08 12 05:36 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

L Raye wrote:
Why not ?


atrocious

Scrap 'Very Experienced', it almost average at best.

Dec 08 12 05:39 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Zombie Eye Photography wrote:
Sure.


average

But there's room to grow

Dec 08 12 05:41 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Fred McKie wrote:
I've always wanted to know what Simon Cowell would say to me if I was faced with him! Of course, as I'm just starting out, I know I'm likely to get smashed, but what the hell!


average

I see life style is more your thing, the base is there, work on technical skills and directing your models.

Dec 08 12 05:44 pm Link

Photographer

Starsquid

Posts: 356

s-Gravenhage, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

Paul Tirado Photography wrote:
Take a look and let me know. Thanks.

★★
good

Slightly inconsistent but good, not great.

Dec 08 12 05:46 pm Link

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Aaron Lewis Photography

Posts: 5083

Catskill, New York, US

Go ahead. No point in missing one of these threads now smile

Dec 08 12 06:51 pm Link

Photographer

JAE

Posts: 2140

West Chester, Pennsylvania, US

Starsquid wrote:

I'm divided between

★★
good

and


average

...
...
...

★ and a 1/2
Needs more work

Thanks sir!  Appreciate the feedback smile

Dec 08 12 07:07 pm Link

Photographer

Maura Housley

Posts: 540

Baltimore, Maryland, US

Sounds interesting...

Dec 08 12 08:59 pm Link

Photographer

APS-Chicago

Posts: 982

Chicago, Illinois, US

Ok "Simon", let's hear it...

Dec 08 12 09:51 pm Link

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David Kirk

Posts: 4501

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

Hit me.

Dec 08 12 09:54 pm Link

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mphunt

Posts: 901

Missouri City, Texas, US

Go ahead.

Dec 08 12 10:01 pm Link

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SYCF

Posts: 276

Los Angeles, California, US

You have good work.. judge away judge

Dec 09 12 12:29 am Link