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I have been a photographer for over 20 years working with both film and digital images. These days I do my editing in Photoshop CS5. My subject matter varies from landscapes and architecture to portraits. Most of my early work was in black and white but I have been working with color for a few years. I work with both digital and film. I look for light, shadow, texture, shape and form and that certain something that cannot be described. While I do quite a bit of work with set-up and posed shots, I am always on the look out for what I refer to as "the divine moment" when all those things described above come together for one moment in time. I prefer not to pose models but to capture moments.

New Group - Artistic Nudes DDs

Journal Entry: Sun Jan 31, 2016, 3:52 PM

Dear Deviant Friends and Watchers,

Ever since deviantart decided to stop featuring artistic nudes in the Daily Deviation section, I have longed for a group that features only artistic nudes deserving of daily deviations (especially so I don't have to sift through the crap to find good, quality photographs). I have finally decided to create that group myself.

Several things will happen in the coming weeks:

1. I will serve as the only administrator right now while I get the group going.

2. I will slowly but surely be sending invites out to other photographers on DA.

3. I will slowly but surely send out requests for images that I think are DD worthy and for images that were already DDs before deviantart changed its policy.

4. In the meantime, please sign up to be a watcher of this group. I expect it to be good. Here is the link: Artistic Nudes DDs

I appreciate your support and assistance. I hope it will make it worth your while. I have never run a group before so I would appreciate any words of wisdom you can share in the comments to this journal entry and I certainly will apprecate your patience as I get this going as I am very busy.  I have applied for Super Group status and am waiting to hear back.


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Jack-Nobre Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the FAVES :)
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AbsurdePhoton Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Just stumbled upon "Autumn glow" and loved it, so I came here and... wow. I especially love your windows photos, the way you played with light and rays and cloths and... models.

Went to see also your group, and you're right : artistic nudes *should* continue to be able to receive DDs. Well, I didn't even know they stopped featuring them ! Just a thought : I think some photos I saw there weren't worthy of a DD, so don't post too many pictures, I prefer quality to quantity.

If you have the time, come and visit my own gallery, there are nude photos you could like, I love playing with light too.
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Wrightam Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Many thanks for the Fav :)
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JACAC Featured By Owner 4 days ago

h e l l o . :wave:

t h a n k . y o u . f o r . m y . 4 0 8 5 . :+devwatch: . =)


i . h o p e . m y . p h o t o s . a r e . i n t e r e s t I n g

i f . y o u . g e t . t h e . c h a n c e . i . w o u l d . l o v e . t o . r e a d . a l s o . y o u r . c o m m e n t s


s m i l e . t h e . c o l d . c o l o u r s . o f . w i n t e r . a r e . o u t s i d e . =)=)

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Pino44io Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Welcome to the most qualitative post-apocalyptic group on DA :iconworld-in-ruins: The group has a RIGOROUS SELECTION. Don`t forget to read the rules please! ;)
DaddyHoggy Featured By Owner 5 days ago
I'll be watching.
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Dark-Indigo Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks 4 faving You raise me up... by Dark-Indigo ...:) (Smile)
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silber-englein Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Photographer
Hello! :wave:

Thank you for joining CRPhotography ~ the central heart of the Photography Gallery on DeviantArt! :love:

To help you get started with the group, please check out our Important Information box to find out how we can help you, including submitting your photographs into the group, receiving constructive feedback, promoting your photography contests and more! Find out how you can submit your work to the group here.

We also have a lot of things happening at the moment:

:bulletblue: Our monthly Photography Newsletter contains a lot of news covering a wide range of photography categories.

:bulletgreen: Monthly Theme Shenanigans focusing on People and Portraits! :la:

:bulletpurple: Check out our latest 52 Week Photography Challenge for a chance to win :points:!

:star: We also have a Monthly Contest on People and Portraits!

We hope you enjoy the group!

~ CRPhotography
Callme-Ismael Featured By Owner 6 days ago   Photographer
Welcome to :iconsexydolls:

Please read the FAQ before posting!

Pleasure to have you in the Club

Alkima Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2016
Thanks for the Fav :-) (Smile)
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icarolajn Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the fav, yaaay! :heart: :D
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veeegeee Featured By Owner Jan 9, 2016  Professional Writer
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Dieffi Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
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                                   Simple Sun by uguardian

:iconemptyspaceplz:Thank You by BGai :iconemptyspaceplz::iconemptyspaceplz::iconemptyspaceplz:Thank You by BGai
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yume-no-yukari Featured By Owner Dec 28, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the +fav 
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photorip Featured By Owner Dec 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Excellent gallery  :#1:
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MonikaTherese Featured By Owner Dec 15, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for faving Night in the forest ... 4:)
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lux69aeterna Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2015   Photographer
Thank you kindly! :)

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TheDewdropFairy Featured By Owner Nov 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for faving Watching the world burn ~:heart:~
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Phototubby Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
   Many thx!!!!! 
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Rick-TinyWorlds Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2015   Photographer
Hello! Thank you for favoriting my tiny world "Circle of Life"!
Circle of Life by Rick-TinyWorlds
Feel free to discover more of my gallery: Rick-TinyWorlds
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DaniRDA Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2015  Professional Photographer
thanks for the fave :love:
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SerpentineFyre Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2015  Professional General Artist
thanks for the watch and faves! :)
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ZombiePossum Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist

Just wanted to pose a question. I hope it's not taken as rude. I'm not sure how you ended up on my follow list other than you've worked with another photographer/model that I enjoy, but I've noticed that pretty much everything you've posted lately seems to be from shoots you did 5 years ago or more.

Are you not shooting any longer? You do great work so it would be a shame to learn you've stepped out from behind the camera. Hope this finds you well.
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gb62da Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for watching! :)
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Pajunen Featured By Owner Oct 7, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:
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