'The critiques are generally considered to be the most useful aspect of this site. New members are strongly encouraged to actively participate in the critiquing process.'
From the TOS, just in case you haven't had time to read them through yet.
It's how this site survives. We are not here to show off how great (or bad) we are, but to learn through each other.
Give it a go, it isn't as bad as you think.
Here's my first from Feb 2005
'A truly beautiful shot. You have captured everything perfectly, the reflections, the light, the composition and such great detail.'
When it came to photography I didn't know what I was talking about (and still struggle), but I knew why I liked that particular image so just went for it.
Enjoy the rest of your week Peter.
Barn Owl bathing. (12) *