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this is my last upload on epz many many thanks for your support and encouragement over the years but most of all your friendship i will pop back from time to time to click and comment and if you want to stay in touch just pm me and i will send you my email
it's just time for me to move on
thanks once again Wink

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Title:a gift of memories
Username:andylea andylea
Uploaded:20 Nov 2011 - 7:26 PM
Tags:General, Still life
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magnificent ..

wolfy  1136 forum posts United Kingdom
20 Nov 2011 - 7:33 PM

Fabulous image Andy, beautiful tones and light...

I'm so sorry you are not going to be uploading anymore, thats a shame and I really do hope its not because of one or two of the clowns on the GEA forum?

Anyway its been a pleasure viewing your images and I wish you good luck with future venturesSmile

Your work and time that you have put into EPZ over the years will be sadly missed....

carp_27  8 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2011 - 7:35 PM

Stunning shot Grin


A lovely parting image. I've not been here long but I shall miss your support.

Cheers, Andy - good luck mate.



beautiful tones and colour Andy well shot.



Beautiful image, Andy from a truly gifted tog.

Glyn1  6 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 8:01 PM

Beautiful Andy, and so delicate. superb tones.

Congrats on your pictures in the LL calendar Wink

Sorry your leaving.



fantastic Andy, looks like we had a similar idea. those are the smaller brothers Wink

Last Modified By annettep38 at 20 Nov 2011 - 8:04 PM
andy_AHG  6106 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 8:09 PM

Shame you're going Andy. I've not been around these parts much lately myself, but you will be missed chap!

Take care feller,


20 Nov 2011 - 8:16 PM

Sorry to hear you're leaving the site Andy.
Your comments and participation will be missed not least by myself.
A big thank you for all your support.
All the very best.



May I say too how sorry I am to hear that you will not be posting any more, Andy.
I shall miss your wonderful images so much, but even more so your support of my own efforts which I have appreciated so much.
I wish you and your's all the very best no matter what your future plans are, and I know that you will go on clicking away and capturing magical images.
Take care and all te very best.
(PS. Nice shot to leave us withWink........R)


It comes as a shock that you are leaving us, I think many will miss you as much as I certainly will. Your pictures have been a true inspiration to me!

MoragM  5 Scotland
20 Nov 2011 - 8:32 PM

Outstanding shot Andy, I too shall most certainly miss you but I wish you all the best.


20 Nov 2011 - 8:46 PM

Why? May I ask why you will not be uploading here any more Andy?


andylea  737 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 8:48 PM

it's just time for me to move on bren

Roly  8 Wales
20 Nov 2011 - 9:06 PM

Lovely parting shot Andy. Sorry that you are leaving,all the best. Wink



Oh! I too am so sad you are leaving Andy. I have really enjoyed your images and have welcomed your supportive comments. Thank you again for your GEA this week. This is a sad day.... but I hope you continue to enjoy taking photographs; you have such a talent!! You are a real inspiration! Today's image is just beautiful!

20 Nov 2011 - 9:17 PM

Quote: It's just time for me to move on bren

As I'm new to the forums i would just like to say thank you for the very warm welcome and comments you have given me over the last few weeks Andy, you were one of the two fav'd photographers I have added here..... So I shall stalk you online from now on mateTongueTongueTongue
Best of luck Andy and all the bestSmileWink



I would love to know why, sorry to hear...........so you are going to deprive us from your magnificent images like this one !! I know you are not going to let photography down. Thank you for the great images.

All the best (still want to know why)

Anjantoo  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 9:51 PM

So sorry you're leaving, I have really enjoying seeing your brilliant work.


Beautiful Andy.Sorry you are leaving,you will be missed..Lin

Last Modified By sweetpea62 at 20 Nov 2011 - 10:02 PM

Have to say a sad day always look forward to your images all the best in the future and thank you for your support


martinjp  6 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 10:16 PM

Good luck in whatever your pursuits, all the
Best 👍as for the image, in you words Andy Nice one!!! Take Care!!!

Ray42  7 England3 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 10:42 PM

An outstanding still life picture -
I am sorry to hear your leaving - having enjoyed your pictures for some time - a sad day for EPZ - good luck to you for the future - and hoping you will return one day

EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
20 Nov 2011 - 10:54 PM

An oustandingly beautiful still life to leave us with. Deeply sorry to learn we are to be without you and your amazing images. To say i'll miss them is an understatement. Good luck and all my very best wishes.



Wonderful light, textures and those fabulous copper tones you are so good at producing, Andy. Very sorry to hear that you are moving on. You will be missed.


Beautiful still life. Such lovely light and colour in this Andy. I am so sorry to hear you are leaving, I know you will be missed by many including myself..............Sandy


This is beautiful photography Andy, you will be much missed but my very best wishes go with you!



Andy a truly impressive image. Detail and colour excellent and of cause great composition. I have only know you for a short while but it has been a pleasure seeing your pictures coming regularly in. Anyhow a lovely picture to what I really hope is not the last. Take care. WesternRed.


Beautiful arrangement, lighting, composition and detail.


I have to agree with Rog and all the others that its sad you are leaving.. especially as its likely to be down to comments made in the forums...
keep smiling and congratulations on your local achievements this week Grin



Thank you for a great time, this is so excellent with the light colours and composition


21 Nov 2011 - 6:30 AM

I will miss you Andy, i know i am not in the position to comment that because i took a "rest" too but i really hope to see you back here...
A wonderful gift, thank you for your beautiful pictures, kindly comments and friendship!


Very sad news, Andy, I sincerely hope that we will see the return of your stunning images again one day, you are going to be sorely missed by many.
You are leaving us with a mos beautiful still life, too, and in the colours that you so obviously adore, all the very best to you. Carol


Always sad when somebody of real quality leaves Andy, maybe a change of place will bring the rewards you deserve, for whatever reason you leave, it's a shame, we can ill afford to lose good people from our site and especially when they are such good photographers too.


a beautiful gift crafted by nature and presented so well here.

21 Nov 2011 - 7:28 AM

Fabulous shot Andy, I am so sorry to hear your leaving Epz, I shall miss your wonderful images and of course your support for mine, take care my friend and all the best for the future.



A stunner Andy, the detail, texture and colours are just fantastic. Such a shame you are moving on, thank you for all your votes and comments, your name appears a lot in my lists. Take care out there.


What a superb image to leave us with, Andy. I am so sorry you will not be posting anymore, I shall really miss your inspiring images. I will also miss your encouraging support on my own efforts as I am sure many people will. A sad day, but my best wishes to you for the future. Carole

JOKEN  6 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 8:45 AM

A simply stunning image with which to leave us.


Really good image Andy - I too am sad you are leaving but thank you for your comments and support over the past 12 months or so.Smile

21 Nov 2011 - 8:49 AM

What ever you chose to do I hope is is successful !


saeidNL  6 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 9:05 AM

Good morning Andy
Great composition with Wonderful light and colour a beauty nice one,very well done,


Another fine shot Andy. Sorry to see you leave,

Ridgeway  9222 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 9:42 AM

Best of luck mate with what ever you find your self doing,Ur photography has been a treat each time I have visited.
Everything changes,,eh .Change is good they say,,

Aidan,,Baily and Shadow,,

21 Nov 2011 - 9:57 AM

Simply stunning!
I hope to continue "seeing" you on other websites, and will certainly miss your images on here. The best of luck, and love to Baily and Shadow.

Last Modified By gingerdelight at 21 Nov 2011 - 9:58 AM
Jekaro  6 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2011 - 9:57 AM

So sorry to hear you are leaving the site, Andy, but may I wish you all the best for your future endeavours.
A stunning image to leave us with.


So very sorry to hear you are leaving us Andy, but a very sincere thank you for the support and encouragement you have given to me since I joined Epz. I shall miss those wonderful sunsets which you capture but wish you all the very best in the future. Thank you for the lovely image today.

imagio  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 10:14 AM

Good luck Andy..

saltireblue Site Moderator 55131 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway31 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 10:40 AM

All the very best, Andy, and thanks for many fine images and supportive comments.


mondmagu  574 forum posts Ireland
21 Nov 2011 - 10:49 AM

Lovely colour tones and textures Andy,simply beautiful.
I am sorry to hear you will not be posting any more as your style was so distinctive and stood out from the others.Always enjoyed looking through the gallery and identifying your shots.
Many thanks for all the kind comments you gave and the time taken to view other photos.
I wish you peace and happiness in your future endeavours,it has been a pleasure to converse with you and hope our paths cross again in the future.
Go n-ardoidh an bothar leat='may the road rise to meet you'.An old Irish saying,roughly meaning that may your journey be easy and fruitful.


dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 11:28 AM

All the best whatever you decide to do Andy.


Hi Andy. I just read Wolfy's comment and wondered what happened in the GEA forum.

EPZ's gonna suffer a loss once you go. But I'm sure your reason is an important one and I won't pry. Feel free to PM whenever, alright?

A deliciously lush and golden image you're leaving us with...although I'd like to be optimistic and think you'll be back again someday Smile

Take care, man.



Unfortunately this site is losing too many good photographers. It's a shame you are going and trust you will consider after your break. I know it interferes a lot with home life and the time involved.
Take care with whatever you are going to do and pleas let me know if you come across another good photography site.
You leave us with a cracker.
A bit early but have a super Christmas.


Sorry to here you are leaving Andy, will miss your work, with is alway of a fine standard. Will what for you elsewhere
Regards Richard

Suehh  839 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 2:01 PM

I am so sorry you are leaving us Andy - your work is truly wonderful, beautiful and often lifts my soul with the sheer elegance of light, colour and composition. And this one just emphasises my point.

I wish you well whatever you do and thank you for the support you have given me on EP. Bless you and those you love.


21 Nov 2011 - 2:31 PM

Good luck Andy and to the family and wooffie ...will misss your work.....you are still on the funnies list and will remain there

Nice work to go out on

Graham Wink


Lovely shot Andy ,just picked up on your decision ,Sorry ,will pm.Neil.

21 Nov 2011 - 3:19 PM

A beautiful image as always. I will miss your images and you encouragment. Thank you again, Sylvia



moiral  5 Scotland
21 Nov 2011 - 3:37 PM

Am so very sorry to hear you are leaving the site Andy. You have provided us with so many beautiful shots, and this one is no exception. I look at your shots and would be so happy to produce just one that is as good as yours. Thank you so much for your support and comments on my shots since I have joined EPZ. Do hope that you may decide to return at some point. Whatever your decision, look back at the comments here and see how many people will miss you on here. Take care and all the best to you in the future. Moira


Good luck with your future Andy !......have enjoyed your work....all very inspirational !!!!!!!!


Beautiful image, and lovely title Andy, and I certainly remember these .

John Smile

zapar40  566 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 6:05 PM

best of luck to you, hope to see you return, you have been a big insperation to me as i know we both love the sunny shots. keep up the great work.

and yes a lovely image with great colour tones, ( where else could you find such great support hey? ) Sad


have a good time my friend on 500 ,i'm sure there will be more on there soon,all the best AndyWink

Moj_o  7 United Kingdom
21 Nov 2011 - 6:41 PM

Lovely image, Andy... So sorry you are leaving Sad Like everyone else, I will miss your beautiful work and friendliness on EPZ.... I hope you will be back one day! Thank you so much for your support Wink Wishing you and your family all the best.


norton  11 United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Nov 2011 - 7:57 PM

Thanks for all your support on my images Andy, great parting image.

Good luck...........regards Tony.

21 Nov 2011 - 8:59 PM

Andy, NO! I can't believe you are leaving! When I first started posting, you were right there giving me support on my pitiful efforts, and you have been there ever since. I can't imagine EPZ without your golden beauties. I really feel so very sad - you wouldn't reconsider?


It's going to be a very long time before EPZ finds a Sunset Meister like yourself, Andy. I wish you all good things in your new ventures. You have supported so many EPZ-ers. What goes around always comes around, so Be Lucky! You will be, that's for sure.
All the best, Dave.

kathyg15  5 United States
22 Nov 2011 - 12:52 AM

So Sad to hear you are leaving, Thank You for the support, we will truly miss your kindness and beautiful work, A gorgeous parting image, ....Kathy

RTDS  7 Cyprus
22 Nov 2011 - 4:42 PM

This is an excellent capture Andy.
Lovely light and colors.

Shellio  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 5:11 PM

Sorry to hear you are leaving Andy, your images will be greatly missed I do wish you luck in whatever you do. Thanks for your support on my work also.
You have posted a wonderful last image with a fitting seasonal theme.
Shell Smile

Porthos  5 Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 7:16 PM

Great shot to finish with Andy. Good luck in your new venture. All the best....Derek

Peagreen  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Nov 2011 - 8:38 PM

So sorry to hear that you are leaving, Andy. Thank you for all the support and kindness you have shown me since my joining EPZ and for all the amazing sunsets and sunrises you have shared with us all. I wish you well in whatever you are venturing into . Also my sincere best wishes to you and your family. A beautiful parting shot, Thank you !!
Take care, Pauline


Sorry we won't be seeing any more of your delightful images Andy. I'm sure all EPZers will miss you. Whatever you do, I would like to wish your all the very best. Take care.


astyag  812 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 5:46 AM

You know, every time I open EPZ, I always fear to stumble on such a write up and message. That somebody among my friends on EPZ decide to leave. It's been a great ride, God bless you, may you enjoy great success in your life wherever you might go.

BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 10:47 AM

Oh Andy, I am sorry to see you feel you want
to leave EPZ, or at least stop uploading.
All the above comments show how well liked you
are and how much we appreciate your wonderful
photographs and enthusiastic support of our own
efforts. Be back soon !
All the very best to you,
Barbara x

BarbaraR  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 10:48 AM

Oh and PS, Love this last photo.
Very beautiful, warm and rich.
Well taken.



Such a wonderful image. I'm sorry you will be leaving the site, your images are so beautiful and enjoyable. I hope you will have success in your future ventures, and do come back.


You cant leave Andy.look at all the messages on EPZ..Lin


Another stunner Andy. I will miss your outstanding contributions.

23 Nov 2011 - 5:15 PM

Andy, a good image to end with. I have enjoyed viewing, voting and occassionally commenting on your work. All the best to you in whatever endeavour you undertake.

evelen  10 England
23 Nov 2011 - 6:25 PM

a lovely image andy,sorry you are leaving will miss your wonderful photoes,thanks for your comments on my work hope you will return to epz in the future ,good look ,
eve, len.

xwang  632 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 7:01 PM

Andy, your heart is just as beautiful as this image, I just learned that you were going, I shall not say more...I have seen and heard too much, losing another talented photographer from this site is not news for me...you will be missed. Sadly, we are going to lose a wonderful photographer and a great friend... I wish you well and good luck to you.
Thank you very much for your kind support all the time.

Mynett  7142 forum posts United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 7:30 PM

What a beautiful image Andy but the message it brings is so sad. I have no idea what has gone on while I have been grandmothering... if that is a word, but I am so shocked and saddened to see another wonderful tallent leave this site. Take care and hope you change your mind

Linda xx


Andy, I can't believe you are leaving EPZ. Thank you for uploading all your beautiful images for us. Thank you too for all your lovely comments on my portfolio. Look after yourself and of course Jan and Scamp. Good luck with any new venture you may have planned. Fingers crossed you will be back one day.


PinkK  680 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 8:30 PM

Hi Andy, I haven't been able to be on here as often I'd like and have only just viewed what seems to be your final upload. How very sad I feel at this news Sad your work is simply amazing and inspiring and I shall miss your uploads soooo much. I hope you'll be back, I wish you luck with everything life has in store for you.
Kaleena SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Rach1970  7 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 8:40 PM

Nooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sad
That's real sad news that you're leaving us Andy. Thank you so much for all your helpful words of encouragement over the years. You and your stunning images will be sorely missed, and from the comments above I know I'm not the only one who will miss your support. There will be a huge gap in my list of favourites. Good luck out there away from the fold. And I hope to see you back very soon.
Take it easy pal
R x

LexEquine  9 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
23 Nov 2011 - 9:01 PM

'Wonderful & Meaningful Image,' Andy.

"I am not very good at 'Good Byes'.~~~"

~ ALL The Very Best To You ~

As in Buddhism,..."Life is Focus & Flux,...~ Always Changing."

~ God Bless ~

~ Your Friend ~ Peter ~

Last Modified By LexEquine at 23 Nov 2011 - 9:02 PM

All the best for the future Andy . Will miss your beautiful sunsets and your wonderful style ......Phil


All the best to you in the future Andy, I hope we shall see you posting here again someday, you will be greatly missed, Ed


Great shot to sign off with Andy.
Bon Voyage wherever your journey leads,.

23 Nov 2011 - 10:28 PM

So sorry Sadyou are leaving Andy, won't be the same without your wonderful shots. I have been off line for a few weeks so have to catch up on your recent downloads. Your last shot is beautiful and thank you for all your comments on my p/f. I wish you well . Adieu Michaela

mikbee  8 Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2011 - 12:19 AM

I am late commenting on this one Andy as I must have missed it !!
Sorry to hear the news,but after reading many comments on other members uploads,
I think you have the backing of the majority of us !!

maryg  766 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2011 - 12:30 AM

great shot to finish with Andy. Goodluck!


A great table top image great lightting...
I have giving you an award for this great image...
Thanks for your support...


Hi Andy
Good luck with your future and hope you come back from time to time. Thank you for your comments on my images and a lovely shot to leave us with. All the best Sue.


Really a very beautiful image Andy. The tones and colouring brilliant.
Sorry to hear you aren't going to be around as much but I wish you all the best.

Dors-pics  6 United Kingdom
24 Nov 2011 - 1:39 PM

Another beautiful shot! So sorry we will not be seeing anymore!Sad Your pictures have been an inspiration,thankyou for all your kind comments.
All the best,


Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Nov 2011 - 4:57 PM

Hi Andy.
I have only just found out you are leaving EPZ. So sorry you are going, I will miss your excellent work and have looked forward to all your uploads. You have been so supportive for my efforts on here and I really have enjoyed your magnificent sunsets.
Your final? shot is a cracker, I would love to be able to match your standard of work. I'll miss looking at your uploads.
All the very best for the future whatever it brings.


Thanks Andy for your kind comments your photos have been outstanding , take care mate and all the best to you and your.
Cheers Allen, Smile

PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 6:56 PM

So sorry to hear your 'moving on' Andy. it has been wonderful to view and comment on your amazing photos over the years. and most of all thanks for your support on my humble work too. I am amazed your going but there you are. Take care of yourself and keep producing those wonderul images for others to view. Best wishes and here's my award.. Paul

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Brian65  6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2011 - 7:17 PM

All the very best to you Andy, i will miss your wonderful images and support. Many thanks to you.

DanielD  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
25 Nov 2011 - 7:38 PM

I already miss you, Andy - I will miss your lovely captures - all the best


johncob  5 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2011 - 7:40 PM

Andy Terrific image. Sorry about the news. stay in touch -- you have my E Mail . Regards John

25 Nov 2011 - 9:02 PM

Your fabulous images will be a huge miss, sorry you are going, wishing you well in the future and hopefully it will include photography.


Andy this wonderful last photo leaves us a taste for more...
Your first rate stunning images will be missed in EPZ. You are a true inspiration.
Good luck in all your advendures and God's Speed to you. IB

Last Modified By Chinga at 25 Nov 2011 - 9:48 PM

Outstanding image Andy - good luck and stay in touch. It has been a great privilege to view your work over the time I have been with epz. A

Last Modified By accipiter at 26 Nov 2011 - 10:43 AM
unicorn17  7 Scotland
26 Nov 2011 - 11:05 AM

Au revoir ! Sometimes you need to changes and to unplug yourself from a computer ! Take care Gill x

cassiecat  739 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
26 Nov 2011 - 4:37 PM

sorry to hear that you are leaving epz, not around much myself these days. hope that you will contnue to take pics.all the best. congrats on the collection of awards Smile lesley


What a stunningly, beautiful and crisp picture to finish with Andy. I will absolutely miss you on this site, I love your pictures, and always will and feel sad that you will not be uploading any more Sad It has been an absolute pleasure to meet with you via EPZ, and wish you all of the best in health, wealth and happiness for the future Grin Wink
Julie x x x

slide71  4 Scotland
28 Nov 2011 - 6:26 PM

Having not been on here recently myself I'm a little bit suprised that you are leaving Andy. As is obvious from all of the posts you will be missed. I'd just like to say thank you for all of the comments you were kind enough to give me and everyone else and we will miss your amazing shots.

Good Luck.



Been off here for awhile Andy, and have just 'popped in to see a sunset? and am saddened by your news
a wonderful image to leave us with,
you will be missed


A beautiful photo
You will be missed, your photo are very inspirational.
It is sad news.
Wishing you all the very best, keep in touch

Good Luck


2 Dec 2011 - 8:49 AM

" Hey Andy" just found out that you are no longer uploading your images, which is a bloody shame.
You produce fine quality images Andy, and your support and encouragement was always there, I for one will miss that.
And what a parting capture, Stunning.
All the best Andy Smile ..............................Rob

Patricia Fenn
2 Dec 2011 - 11:24 AM

Beautiful tastefully Christmas type of image, love the warm tones and great detail.

Wherever your 'moving on' takes you, I hope it continues to feed your creativity, and you occasionally remember your friends here on site.
Good luck and best wishes,


Wonderful farewell image Andy, sorry your leaving your be missed by all. Well the best of luck to you and hope you find what your looking for. Gary

imagio  9 England1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Dec 2011 - 4:06 PM

Glad to see your still around Andy..

nimmo47  7 England
4 Dec 2011 - 9:46 AM

Awesome shot, sorry your leaving, I have come to look up on you as a friend, and keep up the good work.


A great image Andy.... so sorry to hear that this will be your last upload.

Thanks for your support over the years, I for one will miss your input and will be vey pleased to see you upload in the future..... best of luck mate.


7 Dec 2011 - 8:11 AM

Before scrolling down I added the image to the shortlist - and wasn't surprise to see the row of awards you've already got. It is a fantastic image Andy - sheer gold and the red bg adds to the allover noble looks.
Well done!


superb image andy,sorry its late still having problems with my laptop.ray

8 Dec 2011 - 8:24 AM

Yesterday I was in a hurry and didn't read what you wrote. As I came back to give you my award I got aware that you leave us. A pitty, you will be missed here, but I can understand. Daily presence on epz asks a lot of time and we need some "leave" from time to time. I hope you'll be back someday, to give us more of your wonderful work to admire.
Take care, enjoy what ever you are doing.
I wish you a Merry Christmas and a healthy, prosperous and good New Year 2012.
May the sun always shine on your path dear friend!

TerryMcK  771 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2011 - 8:33 PM

Andy, I think you will already know from the above comments that you will very much missed on EPZ, & my own sentiments are included.

Thank you for your valued support since my early days on here. Best wishes for Christmas & the New Year & good luck in whatever you do.


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James_C  636 forum posts United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
15 Dec 2011 - 8:04 AM

I shall miss your contributions to his site, however I hope that the new pastures are green and that at some time in the future you will come back again.

Best wishes,



So sorry to hear you are no longer uploading Andy. Your work will be sorely missed.
Good luck and thanks for your support.

JustDucky  4 Canada
19 Dec 2011 - 2:21 AM

so sorry to hear you're not uploading no more Andy, I always looks forward to seeing them. You will be deeply missedSad

AshTree  61702 forum posts England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2011 - 9:53 AM

Ah Andy, such a great loss to EPZ Sad. I've not been around much myself lately, so only just found out you've left. When I finally get round to returning properly myself it will not be the same without your wonderful images. You will be leaving a gap that will be very difficult to fill. Best of luck Andy wherever you share your photography - and I sincerely hope you come back here one day. Thank you for all your support of my uploads, it has always been so valued.

20 Dec 2011 - 4:28 PM

To wish you and your family a Merry Christmas
Thank you for all of your support over the past year.

21 Dec 2011 - 6:54 PM

Congratulations on your Lancashire Life Calendar competition win, in particular the image they have used for front cover, well done.


Wishing you a happy Christmas and all the best for 2012

sable  7 England7 Constructive Critique Points
5 Jan 2012 - 7:44 PM

This is F A B - Elizabeth xx


This stood out amongst all your sunsets etc.GrinGrin: Stunning composition and light.Kate

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