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Darkroom DDs: September 2012These beautiful darkroom photographs were featured as Daily Deviations in September 2012.
Whose Point Of View by jusuart shadows of souls by tsiapas Sunset on the Quarry by runyouknow1 Infinity by SongOfAwakening ini by mano-svanidze Fruit Bat by hidarime-images Rope Bridge by KrisSimon cgt hdr by mau5 Window Shopping by SuperSnappz Cursed Church by hakaba Leaving makes the windows cry by ensilencio MaYBe... by DilekGenc Breathing light! by Ullises in the weeds by sparkbearer Aikucho by BrittaniLuv old Tugboat by IndianRain auf der erde und in der hoelle IV by BuChWien :thumb327043595: Jane in stripes by PHaarhus
Darkroom Exposed: AmbrotypesDarkroom Exposed is a series of articles highlighting talented deviants, noteworthy art and helpful information all about the Photography > Darkroom gallery on dA.
This issue features ambrotypes, which are positive images created on a sheet of glass using the wet-plate collodion process. They are also known as collodion positives. You can find out more about ambrotypes here.
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007007 by mikm-STOCK
negatives stock 1 by hatestock
Polaroids and Negatives by Absinthyium-stock
Darkroom DDs: June 2012These beautiful darkroom photographs were featured as Daily Deviations in June 2012.
lith-osci by xvadix IR Tree in Lith by Mohain
Separation by leongard The beggining is the end.. by Diabolik-sixsixsix River Snake by IraMustyPhotography
Back in Time by ha-rat-kiri MDSNQSNLL by Rainsenigma Diptych Fish by CozyComfyCouch :thumb261865170:
Darkroom DDs: December 2012These beautiful darkroom photographs were featured as Daily Deviations in December 2012.
Chemgram by rockershay Air Show collection by RichardBublitz I Am What You Think I Am (Ver2) by ippiki-wolf Fishing Boat by JacqChristiaan Self Portrait - Variation by serdarb Power by nutsapple Winter Solstice by Sun-Seeker Zamanin Izi by oguzhanerdogan Kind of crowdy by SauleaPhotography 13th Beach Storm by DanielleMiner 13. 2. 2009 by j-nny Shuttle Endeavour East of The Forum by exopix :thumb344541677:
Darkroom DDs: July 2012These beautiful darkroom photographs were featured as Daily Deviations in July 2012.
Show Me The Way by Jude20 ::: Cyclone Chamber ::: by nexion Octopus by kakaoconad Facing death with Fright by CharleySmink Goth stairs by akseiya DD: A78 after sun set by Dr-Koesters :thumb313865473: Don't Cry by WojciechDziadosz Ginza by Morrisjohnjohnuy Degraded by Anticherry Platform by Vividlight the light -- a knife by AlicjaRodzik Mother Nature by justanothersomeone 31. Mai 2012 by Filterkaffee Purgatory by DinnerSpoiler Morning's hound by iram Two of us by getested Polaroid 94 - Pic of Pic of Pic of pic by Picture-Bandit Pinhole Photography 2 by dellycious obscure project act II part B by xlavoc
Darkroom Exposed: Digital OverlaysDarkroom Exposed is a series of articles highlighting talented deviants, noteworthy art and helpful information all about the Photography > Darkroom gallery on dA.
This issue features digital overlays, which are created by layering two or more images (including but not limited to texture and colour layers) to create a final image, mimicking the effect of exposing photographic paper to two or more negatives and/or filters during printing. This differs from photomanipulations, where elements of numerous images are separately extracted and combined to make a final image.
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007007 by mikm-STOCK
negatives stock 1 by :de
Celebrating Diversity #13In this issue of Celebrating Diversity, I would like to remind you of an amazing feeling...when you see a piece of art created in a medium or genre that you have little or no experience of working in, and it feels like you're witnessing something magical, something beyond your comprehension.
It's wonderful to revel in the joy of How do they do that? and find inspiration in the creations of other artists. So I challenge you to take a step outside of the galleries that you regularly browse and immerse yourself in the experience of indulging in something new.
How do you celebrate diversity?
Do you regularly browse, comment on and collect art that's wildly different from what you create?
Do you watch artists who use mediums that you don't use in your own
Darkroom Exposed: jonniedeeDarkroom Exposed is a series of articles highlighting talented deviants, noteworthy art and helpful information all about the Photography > Darkroom gallery on dA.
This issue features jonniedee, who prints his photographs on resin-coated photographic paper at the Chicago Community Darkroom. This is just a sample of what you can find in his gallery...
A Tight Hold by jonniedee In Between by jonniedee
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007007 by mikm-STOCK
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Project Educate: Darkroom Photography Week Begins!Welcome to Darkroom Photography week at projecteducate!
Here's a taster of what you can expect to see here over the coming week...
Introduction to the Darkroom gallery on dA
What is Traditional Darkroom?
What is Digital Darkroom?
dA Groups that welcome darkroom photos
Darkroom photography tutorials
Photography Weekly: Edition FifteenPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
“In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt.”
― Margaret Atwood
In the UK Spring is most definitely here. And with it comes a plethora of Photo-graphical opportunities. Whilst there are the flowers, trees and in particular blossoms coming into bloom there are also the youngsters. Baby Animals! Birds beginning to nest and in general it seems - an influx of human babies too! There is no shortage of opportunities to take a photo at this time of year here and there are some useful tips to get you out and about making the most of the season...
Use sunrises and sunsets - the lightest part of the day at lunchtime and the dusky evenings to capture spring landscapes at their best. Utilize the foggy mornings with sun streaming through too! Avoid white light - at this time of year it's incredibly harsh and doesn't do much to enhance your photos. And also k
Photography Weekly Edition FourteenPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"Take Only Photographs, Leave Only Footprints." - Urban Explorers Creed
Sometimes it's easy to forget the things around us that were once iconic and useful. In everyday life that could include a multitude of household objects, bits and bobs, clothes, gadgets - all sorts. But in Photography - a specific aspect of Photography - people close doors and board up buildings sometimes with little or no notice. They erect a fence around that old asylum and ship everything out or they install security guards at the boundaries of an army camp. Those places get forgotten and one day there will be nobody left that will remember them. That's where Urban Exploration comes in.
I'm not telling you to go out and scale the wall of your nearest derelict hospital in the name of photography. It takes a certain kind of person (and agility!) to do that anyway, but there are many depths to U
Photography Weekly: Edition SixteenPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
“Photoshop is just like makeup. When it’s done well it looks great, and when it’s overdone you look like a crazy asshole.”
Photoshop. You either love it, hate it or don't know because you can't afford it. As well as there being some fantastic tutorials out there to help you learn how to get the most from your work - I recently discovered Photoshop Actions. There are plenty here on deviantART to help you enhance your work in the most intriguing of ways. I had an experiment this week and found that the results were just amazing. Browse PS Actions yourself here on deviantART and see what you can find. The actions are fairly straightforward to use. You just download it and then install it into your actions pane on Photoshop. Most of them have a mini tutorial attached t
Photography Weekly: Edition Thirty SixPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and others have greatness thrust upon them.”
Basking in the glory of finally getting recognised for your hard efforts and photographic skill is pretty awesome and at the start of this week I took the opportunity to enjoy georgewjohnson's after he got published in a UK Photography Magazine. It's really nice when something like that happens and the knowledge that across the country - and because of deviantART and other networks - across the world, people are looking at your work. And if you're me, smiling! I once stumbled across lauren-rabbit's work in Black and White Photography Magazine and was truly proud that somebody I had found here on deviantART was here in my mag! So have you been published? Has your work received any recognition that makes you proud? What are your tips to getting out there and having your work showcased?
Photography Weekly: Edition Twenty FourPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"If I could tell the story in words, I wouldn't need to lug around a camera"
- Lewis Hine
This week I happened across a Photographer who shoots the economy - currently in the UK. If you ever wondered what Economy looks like - and what the recession looks like - in the Photographic sense then wonder no more. Simon Robert's has it captured. What really struck me though, aside from the complete normality and sometimes mundane life that made the photographs, was the comments on the Article that I read about Simon. The BBC Wrote about him yesterday and nearly all the comments were from people advocating boredom. The Irony is that Simon Robert's had, in full colour, photographed our lives. And the general consensus was that it was dull and unimaginative. How very English we are.
Copyright Simon Robert's
Photography Weekly: Edition Forty FourPhotography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"Creativity, like human life itself - begins in Darkness "
I read a very interesting article this week debating Photography Vs Literature and which one of the two tells us more. Of course there is always the element that a picture could be accompanied by words but neither aspect is enough to tell a whole story. But as the article says, Photography has become a universal constant in the world today and is accessible to nearly everybody. Yet many still believe that only pure narration can truly tell a story. What are your thoughts? As Photographers we can choose to limit what we tell or show with a photograph, we can even mislead. Can we convey more with words? Or more with an image? You could describe a person with words but never truly give an accurate picture of who they are visually without a photograph...
Community Relations News
Photography Fortnightly: Edition Forty Nine
Photography Weekly Header created by TouchedD
"Skill in photography is acquired by practice and not by purchase"
- Percy W. Harris
The other week, a piece of my writing was selected for a Daily Literature Deviation. If you're curious you can see the article here. I was humbled by that, but my reason for mentioning it in Photography Bi-weekly is that 0hgravity then highlighted a website to me that I found absolutely fascinating. It's soul purpose is to highlight Endangered Languages through Photography. 3170 lens are capturing the people who hold the key to the worlds most secret languages. Once again something like this highlights the complete and utter importance of Photography and reminds us of how far we've come, and how much we can do from mobile ph
Daily Deviation Report: January 2013Hallo, and welcome to my second Daily Deviation Report. What follows is a comprehensive feature of the Daily Deviations that I featured during the month of January 2013 in the Abstract and Surreal categories. Additionally, there also a number of Conceptual works included this month as I helped out during a time when there was no Conceptual CV in place. That, of course, has now been put to rest with the appointment of astridle in the role.
In terms of this collection, all of these images caught my eye in some way; whether it be through technical perfection, compositional intrigue, or the concept within. I am proud to present these works, and I applaud the relevant artists for their dedication and inspiration.
January 1st in Conceptual
111212 18:09 by *encorine
January 2nd in Abstract
General Photography Daily Deviations April 2012 April General Photography Daily Deviations
My book of dream by halucynowa
Against all odds by Healzo
Luna by SylwesterSzymanski
sunset sonata ii by isamon
The moon dance by RahLuna
Cheesecake with Strawberry by Studioxil
Light up my face by MariaForHisGlory
The little Mermaid by AnitaAnti
Dark words of death. by andokadesbois
staying here. by gloeckchen
Easter Egg Love - Day 252 by escaped-emotions
when will i see you again by mihaivasile
Madam Blue by TheUnknownAssassin
biscotti by illusionality
A Red Tulip by theresahelmer
106 by Bela01
Lack of_ Inspiration by sofiawilhelmina
Cat. by CarolinLauer
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Previous Photography Daily Deviation Roundups for 2012
Darkroom DDs: January 2013These beautiful darkroom photographs were featured as Daily Deviations in January 2013.
last leaves of the fall by Writto napoli among vezuvio by uurthegreat 2012-13 by SmallFly bridge to dreams by DUN09 shine on me by miss-gardener Lille-Umination 1 by jeje62 The cow and the road by clemlef just raw reality II by Deutschr Target by Kleemass 1. Ciridian by Mishudo ghost town : 3 by pekipeki60minutes Ziggurat by FxSanyi winter solitude by Migrena tehe by love-dimitra N O R E T U R N by seicke Someone's Nightmare by Tamakin #VI by atomboygirl Instant Stains by JillAuville :thumb349851944: Nothing left by ShesAllFuckedUp
Bo.When Lindsay was born, Bo was there. Standing beside her mother, he was the first thing she ever saw. But he was not her father; her father stood on the other side.
Bo was there until the very moment she died.
The sun shone bright through the windows of her pink-laden room. She loved pink. And black.
“Because Bo is black,” she’d told her parents.
Her imaginary friend, they soon concluded.
“Bo is all black,” she described one night as her father tucked her in, “His skin and his hair and everything. He doesn’t talk a lot.”
Her father frowned.
“He sounds scary.”
“He’s not,” she insisted.
Bo sat on the bed and said nothing.
Her father kissed her good night and turned out the light.
“Why can’t Dad see you?” she asked.
“Are you real?”
“Are you real?” he replied.
“How do you know?”
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