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Grant Hillebrand
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Artist // Hobbyist // Photography
  • Jan 6
  • South Africa
  • Deviant for 11 years
  • He / Him
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My Bio
teacher, geek, Christ follower
attention span of a grasshopper

Drinker of copious quantities of tea.

More video on YouTube: www.youtube.com/c/GrantHillebr…

Tools of the Trade
A7s/ 24-240 + various bits of vintage glass & GIMP, Sony a57/ 18-250

Pictures to think about more

Pictures to think about more

Being essentially analytical by nature, I like to know "why" I like a picture. There are various "rules" and guidelines around composition that can help, but why do they work, and why are they not absolute? I think, in part, it has to do with the way the image engages the eye and the mind. Pictures that make you think, that make the eye work a little in exploring what's going on, that make you discover something a little more in the image. These are from my "To Think About More" favourites. Most require full screen view to engage my eye properly. If you find them interesting, go and leave a comment as to why. My "whys" can generally be found

How do I add submissions to groups in Eclipse?

How do I add submissions to groups in Eclipse?

Hello clever, patient and persistent people. In Eclipse, when I click on the share-with-groups button, I see about half of the groups of which I am a member. And for the record, I have scrolled down. I have logged a 'bug' on the dA tracker system, but that has elicited no reply. Any ideas/ experiences/ ...?

Spider and Bees

Spider and Bees

There is a very sweet smelling Star Jasmine next to our house. It attracts a lot of bees. And this year, a spider. Because some stories need more than one image.

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thelizardking25Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fave and the watch!
AfricanObserverHobbyist Photographer
I love the way you see the people around you!
DieffiHobbyist Photographer
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Thank you so much for :icontftdwplz:,
you are really always very welcome!
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AfricanObserverHobbyist Photographer
Only a pleasure.
DieffiHobbyist Photographer
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arielrock670Professional Digital Artist
Your photos are amazing.(´∧ω∧`*)