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Girl, 11, wins RPS Distinction using Nikon D80


f11digital 11 98 1 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 7:02PM
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My 11yr old stepdaughter after being awarded her LRPS at the assessment day at Focus on Imaging earlier this month. I've taught her well Smile

John

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Ade_Osman e2
11 4.5k 36 England
22 Mar 2012 7:06PM
Hope for my 8 y/o grand daughter yet then Smile Tell you stepdaughter well done from me!

Ade
answersonapostcard e2
10 12.7k 15 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 7:07PM
Excellent set of images, well done to her Smile
billydo e2
11 78 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 7:12PM
That's a fantastic achievement, well done to you both.


Neal.
searlem e2
7 38 1 England
22 Mar 2012 9:40PM
Well done, I was at the advisory day at the National Media Museum, when Saskia's panel was discussed. Stunning images, one day I may even be able to say I was there early in her career.
22 Mar 2012 11:25PM
Very well done..! What's amusing is the need to mention it was "achieved" with a D80.. As if this was surprising...I used one quite happily for some time, I moved to D300 for the faster fps and a couple of other features, but because models had/have moved on it doesn't mean your existing device suddenly can't take pictures any more...even though the marketing boyos would try to convince you otherwise...!!
NEWMANP e2
6 1.6k 574 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2012 11:37PM
its an achievemt to be proud of at any age but at 11 its staggering. i know from experience just how tough it is to build a good panel, well done
Phil
peterjones 12 4.0k 1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2012 7:55AM
What a lovely thread after the last one I have just read; nothing surprisng about a Nikon D80 but a wonderful achievement at the age of 11; a very enjoyable photographic future awaits her with such a natural talent.

Peter Grin
psiman 11 551 Wales
23 Mar 2012 7:56AM
Wow what an achievement. My wife and I both know how much work is involved in pulling together an L panel and the assessment is a nail biting experience so to do this at 11 is a fantastic achievement. One to watch!

Simon
pluffy 7 135 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2012 8:18AM
Fabulous, you must be very proud of her.

Steve
User_Removed 5 4.6k 1 Scotland
23 Mar 2012 10:25AM
Huge congratulations to Saskia for a great achievement.

But also a very honourable mention for her parents for encouraging and facilitating her photography.

Great story.

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SlowSong e2
6 4.8k 29 England
23 Mar 2012 10:29AM
Well done to Saskia - an exciting achievement and brilliant at her age. I still remember when I got mine and it's still one of my top ten moments.
Is there a link to her panel? I'd love to see it properly.
Chris
DOGSBODY 6 1.4k 30 England
23 Mar 2012 11:00AM
Obviously she is a very talented young lady. Congratulations to her on such a fine achievement. Andy
Consulo 10 815 10 Scotland
23 Mar 2012 1:31PM
I'd agree that the fact that she has achieved this with a D80 is of no consequence, it's the eye behind the camera that's important. That aside, however, many congratulations are in order; your stepdaughter obviously has a good eye for a photo.
f11digital 11 98 1 United Kingdom
23 Mar 2012 1:36PM
Thank you for all your kind comments from Saskia, her mum and myself. I have posted a shot of Saskia's hanging plan for you all to see. A press release was issued yesterday by the RPS, so we're hoping a few magazines will take an interest in her.

Thanks again
John

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