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Frozen Explosion by ChrisLandis Frozen Explosion :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 3 4 DAID123 by ChrisLandis DAID123 :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 0 0 A way to stop time? by ChrisLandis A way to stop time? :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 8 2 When Old Stands Up To New by ChrisLandis When Old Stands Up To New :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 6 6 Home Sweet... wait what? by ChrisLandis Home Sweet... wait what? :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 3 0 Movement by ChrisLandis Movement :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 5 11 Colors by ChrisLandis Colors :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 11 9 Letting off some steam by ChrisLandis Letting off some steam :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 4 8 Comedy Hour in Iraq by ChrisLandis Comedy Hour in Iraq :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 11 7 Not so bad after all... by ChrisLandis Not so bad after all... :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 50 24 THAT GUY by ChrisLandis THAT GUY :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 8 3 The RipIT by ChrisLandis The RipIT :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 2 4 chemSuit4 by ChrisLandis chemSuit4 :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 0 0 chemSuit 3 by ChrisLandis chemSuit 3 :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 4 1 chemSuit 2 by ChrisLandis chemSuit 2 :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 0 0 chemSuit by ChrisLandis chemSuit :iconchrislandis:ChrisLandis 6 3


Angry owl is angry by CitrusVision Angry owl is angry :iconcitrusvision:CitrusVision 15 3 Bird by monsteroftheid Bird :iconmonsteroftheid:monsteroftheid 25 2 DA Politics Forum Map by Poopgoblyn DA Politics Forum Map :iconpoopgoblyn:Poopgoblyn 139 130 little Dragonfly by Libelula-Soul little Dragonfly :iconlibelula-soul:Libelula-Soul 10 2 The Evil Dead by Deep-Hurting The Evil Dead :icondeep-hurting:Deep-Hurting 1,964 483 Karma Police by Kel-----Bel Karma Police :iconkel-----bel:Kel-----Bel 65 29 Phishing Stamp by sidneyeileen Phishing Stamp :iconsidneyeileen:sidneyeileen 118 77
Street photography for dummies
What do we need to shoot a street picture?
1. A camera!
Whatever kind of a camera is good! Either it is a ridiculously expensive SLR or an unbelievably cheap point and shoot compact! Either it shoots digital or it shoots film. Either it weighs a ton or it weighs few grams. ANY camera is fine!
2. A public place!
This can be out in the streets or at the beach or inside a hotel's lounge or in a diner place or inside a supermarket or a mall or a school or whatever PUBLIC place! This public place must be visible in our picture! And things must be happening in this public place.
3. People!
Exactly, people! We need people in candid situations!
Definition of "candid" from Merriam-Webster's online dictionary: "subjects acting naturally or spontaneously without being posed"
Definition of "candid" from Wikipedia: Candid photography is best described as un-posed and unplanned, immediate and unobtrusive. This is in contrast to classic photography, which includes aspects
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Plitvice: running water in ice by Ilharess Plitvice: running water in ice :iconilharess:Ilharess 43 30
Contest: Nothing Gold Can Stay
the-mirror-club, a group for conceptual photography, is pleased to announce the opening of its first contest "Nothing Gold Can Stay".
It is based on the following poem by Robert Frost:
Nature's first green is gold,
Her hardest hue to hold.
Her early leaf's a flower;
But only so an hour.
Then leaf subsides to leaf.
So Eden sank to grief,
So dawn goes down to day.
Nothing gold can stay.

Your task is to interpret this poem in the form of a conceptual photograph.
Contest Rules + Important info
:bulletblack: The photo you send in must have some connection to the poem by Robert Frost.
:bulletblack: The part of the poem that you interpreted must be included in the "Artist's Comments" section of your deviation. This is important to avoid any misunderstandings.
:bulletblack: Each person may submit two entries.
:bulletblack: The photo you send in does not have to be one created specifically for the contest.
:bulletblack: However,
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18 by yondus 18 :iconyondus:yondus 4,917 473 Jack figures 8 by ni-en-neko Jack figures 8 :iconni-en-neko:ni-en-neko 4 5
Photography, a beginners Guide
After a recent pool i had, it seems like people miss more tutorials and guides to photography.
So i am gonna give it my best and make this easy and hopefully helpful.
No absolute answer to everything, but things from my point of view, including some facts.
Advanced facts that sounds sexy will not be included here, Mostly because you don`t need that information to take great photos.
But i will give you url to all the major subjects so that you can read in-depth about them.
First things first, you gonna need a camera, the question on everyones lips is; What camera should i get?
Whats with the freaking megapixels? what is a dslr?
A digital camera/Point and shoot, does not give you the opportunity to change lenses.
Meaning, that the zoom and usability of the lens is as it is.
That does not make it horrible, but for photographers who work with Macro and wildlife photography, that requires a zoom and a magnification that a point-and-shoot c
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A man in Bordeaux by Bl0ssom A man in Bordeaux :iconbl0ssom:Bl0ssom 4 1 Dirty Little Secret by knightbus33 Dirty Little Secret :iconknightbus33:knightbus33 106 10 Bookstore Scene 1 by bQw Bookstore Scene 1 :iconbqw:bQw 13 23



Christopher Landis
United States
Current Residence: Portland, Oregon, USA
Favourite genre of music: DnB
Favourite photographer: SLP / Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Photography
Operating System: Fedora Core with WINE
MP3 player of choice: Iphone3gs
Personal Quote: Im sorry sir, I would rather carry this camera into battle.



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Madam--Kitty Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist

Hi. wanna join my group called Anti-illuminati-01? anti-illuminati-01.deviantart.…

P.S. The group is about politics in case you were wondering.

IQ-Colors Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
rely nice gallery
Kharotus Featured By Owner Nov 22, 2010  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for watching :tighthug:
cheeseybananas Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2010
Thanks for joining :iconlolitics:
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xxChloeRosexx Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2010
Thanks =] And No problem, your pictures are great =]
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