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by Carol Clarke on Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:22 pm
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I have some exciting news to share. Ron's Bluebird Sketch image won Best in Show in the North American Nature Photography Association’s (NANPA’s) 2021 Showcase competition in the Altered Reality category. I know he has been working towards this for years, and I’m absolutely thrilled he has received the award. The panel of judges (Ellen Anon, George Lepp, and Kevin Schafer) made the selection, and there were over 3,750 entries. 

Ron contributes so much to Naturescapes, not only with his wonderful photographs but also his amazing talents in the Photo and Digital Art gallery, not to mention his hard work in moderating in Birds and P&DA, but also commenting in all galleries!  To top it all, he is a genuinely nice guy - and a pleasure to work with. 

Congratulations, Ron!  So well deserved!  :)

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by Kim on Fri Jan 15, 2021 5:55 pm
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Congratulations Ron. You really do deserve the applause for your win and for your efforts here.
 

by John Labrenz on Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:41 pm
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Big congrats Ron!
 

by david fletcher on Sat Jan 16, 2021 8:44 am
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Many, many congratulations Ron. Cannot think of a more deserving recipient! Fabulous!
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by Mark Boranyak on Sat Jan 16, 2021 9:32 am
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More congratulations coming from me, Ron.
 

by Craig Lipski on Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:15 am
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Congrat’s, Ron!!!
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by ADKShooter on Sat Jan 16, 2021 11:48 am
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Just noticed this on the Forum. Congratulations Ron !! Well done and much deserving for all the creative thought you put into your images.
 

by Ron Day on Sat Jan 16, 2021 1:57 pm
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Thank you, Carol, and thanks to all for the nice comments!
 

by david fletcher on Sat Jan 16, 2021 2:08 pm
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Hi Ron

Have sent you a pm, with content, lol.. just checked, and is in outbox.... bit weird as said message sent successfully.
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by Ed Cordes on Sat Jan 16, 2021 5:49 pm
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Congratulations Ron. It is a super honor and we are all happy you have been recognized.
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by Lerkes on Sun Jan 17, 2021 8:17 am
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Way to go, Ron - very well deserved award. Steve
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by LHays on Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:18 am
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Congratulations, Ron. Excellent work.
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by cwdavis on Sun Jan 17, 2021 11:37 am
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That is wonderful, Ron,
Congratulations!!  I loved that image when you posted it last year ... !
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by Cynthia Crawford on Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:03 am
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Fantastic, Ron!! I am so glad your superb work is being recognized on a National level where it belongs!!
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by Jeff Colburn on Mon Jan 18, 2021 1:09 pm
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Hi,

Congratulations on your Best Of Show image.

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by Gary Gulash on Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:24 pm
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Congratulations Ron, you are a true inspiration. Great image btw!
 

by Karl Egressy on Fri Jan 22, 2021 7:34 am
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As Cindy said "Fantastic, Ron!! I am so glad your superb work is being recognized on a National level where it belongs!!"
Plus 1 Ron. I'm happy for you and happy to have had you here at NSN.
 

by WDCarrier on Sat Jan 23, 2021 6:26 pm
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Add my congratulations.  Nice to see good people get recognized.
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