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My Bio
Welcome to my page.
I'm Tom, aka Achillies875. I've been photographing for about 7 years, and 4 years digitally. I mainly shoot street photography / social documentary, but I also do any other type of photography for pay; for example, concerts & musicians, photojournalism, portraits, sports, etc.
I enjoy all art! Abstract, expressionist, and postmodern paintings are my favorite trad style.

I'm currently enrolled in the University of Oregon in Eugene, where I will be going after my Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography.

Is ever-changing. The definition of art is ever-changing.
My current definition of art is: Ideas expressed through images

Come visit my Photoblog Here

Current Residence: Eugene, OR
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Medium
Favourite genre of music: Jazz, Jam Bands, Classic Rock, Alternative, Funk, Old Rap, Instrumental, pretty much anything
Favourite photographer: Way too many to list.
Favourite style of art: Photography, Trad
Operating System: 
MP3 player of choice: iTunes
Wallpaper of choice: Simplistic/photo, Desktopography
Favourite cartoon character: Charlie Brown
Personal Quote: "dA is like a drug. Once you stop, you just can't stop...wait"

Favourite Visual Artist
=rubberman542, Gustav Klimt, Banksy, Dali
Favourite Movies
Casablanca, In Bruges, Cloverfield, Across the Universe
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Yes, Coldplay, Beatles, Flaming Lips, Gorillaz, Daft Punk, Maroon 5, Natalie Portman's Shave
Favourite Writers
Sherman Alexie, Ken Kesey
Favourite Games
World in Conflict, COD4, GTAIV
Favourite Gaming Platform
XBox 360
Tools of the Trade
Canon 40D + 50mm 1.8, 28-135mm 3.5-5.6 IS USM, and a backup 350D.
Other Interests
Photography, Drum Corps International, Saxophone, Rock Climbing

Back from Indy

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Hey everyone, I'm writing again to tell you that I am back from my summer DCI tour. I got back from Indianapolis yesterday. It was a hard season, but it was a lot of fun, despite the never-ending frustration. We got 8th place in Open class, but we had such a great final show that our score doesn't matter to even one of us. A bit of news; my old ford explorer died while I was gone (something about a very, very, very unsafe drive shaft), so we had to replace it. I now have a silver Volvo S40 that I love. It may be smaller, but its what I need. I don't need a giant SUV to carry my cameras... Finally, I'm driving back down to Oregon today to g
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Hi everyone. So I'm writing to assure all of you that I am not dead or gone or anything. I've been preoccupied with a project I am working on with about 90 other musicians. This summer, I am marching with the Oregon Crusaders Drum & Bugle Corps, a "Professional Marching Band" (even though we hate being called a Marching Band) that performs a 10 minute show across the country. Today, I just got back from our first set of "all-days" rehearsal, and our first tour. A few weeks ago I moved into the Scappoose High School gym in Scappoose, Oregon, where we got up at 7AM each day, rehearsed, and went to bed at 11PM. After a week there, we moved our
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So I feel like I need to update this. I notice I haven't been doing it lately. My last journal is over a month old. Lately, I've been working on lots of school, photoj, and drum crops. I got back from the June camp for the Oregon Crusaders this weekend. More than half of the corps was gone because of either the Rose Parade in Portland, or Graduation. So I'm looking forward to re-learning all 15+ sets of drill at 184 BPM that we covered this camp. That was sarcastic. However, as much as that is annoying, I'm really excited for tour this year. I don't like the music for the show, but I like the drill so far, and the show concept: Equili
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Happy early birthday!
Hope you have a good one!
haha nice quote
thanks Tommy.

how ya doin?
Thank you so much :iconfavwhoreplz::iconyaysupplz:
Holy god, man, how've you been? Still producing awesome photos, I see... it's been ages, and I saw you when cleaning up my AIM list. Let's go jogging sometime!