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It would appear, from the comments on my ad, that many members thought you had to be invited to be GEs.
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I'm also happy to do a stint if you think my opinion is worth it
Yes, I would like to be GEs. Period, when you need.
I would be love to be a guest editor. I tend to look through every photo every couple of days anyway so would be fun to put that to some use.
Anytime is good or me if I can be of help,
Thanks for the Ad John
Weeks currently taken
pulsar69 10 - 16 June
lonely_oryx 17 - 23 June
zapar40 24 - 30 Jun
All those new member who've volunteered please pick your week from below. John can you ask Ron to add his name here if he wants to take a week. Thanks
8 -14 July
15 -21 July
22 -28 July
29 Jul - 4 Aug
5 - 11 Aug
12 - 18 Aug - rontear
Please follow these rules
Look through all the photos uploaded to the gallery in your week of appointment. With your special button click ones you think deserve an award - be selective only choose the very best and do not award friends / favourite genres unless they also genuinely deserve an award. The idea is your Awarded photos should be the very best pictures uploaded to ePHOTOzine - no bias please.
Would regard this as very special, awaiting an appointment. Available on 12-18 August at the moment.
consider yourself appointed Ron
Pete, if no-one claims the week starting 29 July, then I bags that one.
Could I choose July 8 - 14?
I can take 1-7 July, or 15-21 July, whatever's best for whoever wants the other one
5th August is fine for me but hapy with any of the above.
Quote: It would appear, from the comments on my ad, that many members thought you had to be invited to be GEs.
That's exactly the point I had previously made!
In addition, several people did not realised that they had to come on to this forum and select a date. Many thought that, by leaving a message saying that they were interested, that someone would contact them. In that respect I did and told them to come back and select a date, which some now have.
22nd-28th July?? Is that week still open? Happy to do that week - or will choose another later if you prefer.
I too thought you had to be 'invited' to be GE!
Well into the last few hours of my stint now and a very enjoyable week it has been, I have given out many GEAs on photos I have felt worthy and many votes on those I felt were very good. I have learnt a great deal too from this experience:
It takes more than a long lens to take a good wildlife photo.
It takes more than a good macro lens to take a good macro.
It takes more than a naked female to take a good nude/glamour shot.
It takes more than a 17-40 to take a good landscape
and so on ... !!
And there are a huge amount of talented photographers on this site, much more so than you realise till you do this ! I would suggest anyone to give it a go ...
I have been very unselfish and unbiased in my voting and voted purely on the artistic, perceptual and technical merits of the images combined as well as those shots i thought were unusual and unique and deserved recognition.
Now i need to go off and be inspired by this week to move my personal photography into new realms too
Many thanks for the opportunity
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