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Thread: Emerging from Lurkville

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    Emerging from Lurkville

    I've been lurking (adding a few comments already) here for about a week, and thought it was finally time to get friendly. I'm a little over two years old in digital scrapping and PSE. My main subjects are my grandchildren, but also some travel, as well as "Stories In Hand" using my digitized photos from the past 60+ years. I anticipate that this hobby will outlive me, for there is always something new to scrap even if I ever did finish all the old stuff (& don't see how I ever could!).

    What I've noticed and really like about DD (& why I, therefore decided to commit myself here):

    1. You are a cheerful and active community...always "new posts" even if I check back every half hour.

    2. The gallery (Ideas) has something fresh every 5 minutes! Lots of very classy inspiration.

    Glad I found you!
    Shar

    Just passing through.

    PSE-9 and CS5 on Windows 7
    PC
    Canon Rebel xsi

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    Well I am so glad you came out of lurking!! so glad to have you here!
    Terry



    Terry's Tales



    Gear: Nikon D60
    Software: CS4
    Platform: Mac

  3. I'm glad you found us, too! I just checked out your gallery and your pages are great. I look forward to seeing more of your work! Welcome!!
    Cassie



    My Gear: Nikon D300s w/18-200mm VR & 50mm 1.4
    Software: Adobe Photoshop CS4, PSE 10, Lightroom 2


  4. We're so glad you found us! Welcome!
    Merrilee



    Mac computer/Adobe Creative Cloud: CS and Lightroom; SonyA57

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    Hi Shar, and welcome to DD. Happy to have you aboard.
    Nikon D700
    Lens Nikon 24-70 2.8, 50mm 1.4, 60mm 2.8 macro, Flash SB600
    Dell PC, PSE5 and Wacom Bamboo fun

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    Ah, another 'peer' ...Nanas of the World. Glad to see you stop long enough to say hi! as you pass through. (I do get what you really mean by that.)
    Maureen
    My Blog:Cooking My Life
    What do we live for if not to make life a little easier for someone?
    iPhone4Gs is my camera!/27" iMac/Macbook/Mavericks
    PSE11/LR5


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    Glad you introduced yourself. Welcome to our world!

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    Welcome to DD -- I'm glad you found us!
    Linda

    My gear: Nikon D700; 24-70mm 2.8; 70-200mm 2.8; 105mm 2.8; 50mm 1.4; 150-500mm 5-6.3
    My software: Photoshop CC on a PC; Lightroom 5.2; ACDSee 17

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    Welcome! It's great to have you here!
    Angie


    My Gallery at DD
    My Blog

    My Gear: Nikon D800 and D700, 50mm 1.4, 85mm 1.8, 24-70mm 2.8, 105mm, 70-300mm, 70-200mm 2.8
    Software: Adobe PSCS5, Adobe Lightroom 4

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    Hi, and welcome!
    --Lynn

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    Welcome! Some of the same reasons I decided to hang my hat here! :-)
    Julie DeGuia
    Kennewick, WA
    My Blog

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    Welcome Shar glad you are here, you picked a wonderful community!
    Angela
    My Gallery
    PC Vista PSE6 CS4
    Canon Powershot A540
    Canon EOS Rebel XSi EF-S 18-55mm / 55-250mm

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    Welcome Shar! Glad you've given up lurking
    My Gallery

    My Blog: Feed Your Spirit



    Cameras: Canon Rebel XS DSLR and Canon Power Shot SD900 Digital Elph point-n-shoot
    Software: PSE8 and Lightroom 2

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    Yep, classy - that's us Welcome, Shar! You will love it here!
    Sharon





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    Hi!
    Camera: Canon powershot A530
    Software: Adobe photoshop 7.0

    Duct tape is like the force. It has a light side, a dark side, and it keeps the world together.

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    YAY! So glad you picked this place And your reasons are right on!
    Debbie

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    We're glad you're here! This is a super place to hang out
    Kerry

    Keep on the sunny side of life

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    Photoshop CS4

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    Happy to have you come out of lurkdom and join in our amazing community! Welcome!
    Jodi
    LOVES it here!



    Camera: Canon 60d
    Software: Adobe Photoshop CS3

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    Welcome!! Glad you came out of lurkdom!! I thin you're gonna love it here!
    Bailey

    My Gallery

    My Blog



    Software/stuff: PS CS3, Lightroom 2, Wacom Intuos3
    Camera: Nikon D300s & backup d40x, 55-200 4.5vr, 50mm 1.4G

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    Glad you found us too, Shar! Welcome to Designer Digitals

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    Welcome to DD. It's a fun place to hang out.




    Susie
    MY GEAR: Sony Cybershot; Olympus E-500 DigitalSLR
    MY SOFTWARE: Lightroom 2; PSE7; Photoshop CS2; Wacom Intuos 3 Graphics Tablet; Painter 8.

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    hello from another newbie, I am in awe of all the talent I see here, I hope to learn a lot and someday share my projects,
    Linda from Missouri

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    Welcome! You will love it here

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    Hi there! Welcome and I am happy you stepped into the warmth of the community! Had a look at your gallery - great work! I hope you will stick around so we can get to you know you and check out all the great challenges at the blog and in the forum!
    * Aino *

    My gallery



    : Nikon D4S & Nikon Df with various lenses.
    : Lightroom and PSCS6

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    welcome! glad you came out of lurkdom. You can get stuck in the idea gallery for ages with all the awesomeness around here.

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    I have noticed your gorgeeous "mug shot" leaving praise!! Welcome!
    Camera: Canon 7D, Olympus OM-D E-M5, Olympus TG2 (point and shoot)
    Lenses (for the 7D): Tamron F2.8 28-75mm, Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 and Sigma 50mm f/1.4
    Software: CS6.0, LightRoom 5, ACDSee 14
    Platform: PC
    My blog: snippets


  28. So glad you found us and came out from lurkdom Shar!! Love your mug too!!
    Kathie

    my gallery

    Camera: Nikon D90, Nikon D50
    Lenses: Nikkor: 50 mm 1.4, 24-70 2.8, 70-200 2.8, Micro 60mm 2.8G ED, 18-200mm VR, SB-800
    Software: Adobe PSE3 and CS2
    Computer Platform: It may be a PC, but at least it's fast

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    I too am glad you decided to join us! I have seen you commenting in the gallery! Welcome!!!
    Anke







    My gear:
    Nikon: D700, 50mm 1.4, 24-70 mm 2.8, 17-35 mm 2.8, 70-200 2.8, 85mm 1.4
    Tamron:18-270mm 3.5-6.3, 90mm 2.8,
    LR 5 (CC), CS6 on a 17" MacBookPro.
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