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Little Scream by aloe Little Scream :iconaloe:aloe 1 0 My Cat by aloe My Cat :iconaloe:aloe 0 0 Triptych by aloe Triptych :iconaloe:aloe 1 6 Triptych - close part 3 by aloe Triptych - close part 3 :iconaloe:aloe 2 4 Triptych - close part 2 by aloe Triptych - close part 2 :iconaloe:aloe 1 1 Triptych - close part 1 by aloe Triptych - close part 1 :iconaloe:aloe 3 3 The Sixth Night by aloe The Sixth Night :iconaloe:aloe 11 3 Glass Lake -close-up by aloe Glass Lake -close-up :iconaloe:aloe 0 2 Glass Lake by aloe Glass Lake :iconaloe:aloe 0 4 weekly notebook by aloe weekly notebook :iconaloe:aloe 0 0 All That I've Got by aloe All That I've Got :iconaloe:aloe 0 1 Unicorn by aloe Unicorn :iconaloe:aloe 1 7 ocarina girl by aloe ocarina girl :iconaloe:aloe 0 0 Doris by aloe Doris :iconaloe:aloe 0 1


How I (Finally) Got Good Skin
I get lots of compliments on my skin in my photos. I got told yesterday on my latest set how nice it was. I won't ever deny it; I use photoshop to take out distracting blemishes, but for the most part, my skin is how you see it. I wanted to go into a bit more depth on how I got to this place. This journal may get a bit gross at times, just sayin'
My skin was not always baby-smooth. Throughout my teenage years I had what is known as cystic acne.  Life was depressing. I can't say which kind of acne is worse, all-over surface type, or one single giant zit-from-hell in the middle of your forehead. I had the second kind. I was extremely self-concious, and I wouldn't have dared to take stock photos had I not found a way to clear up my skin. Day-to-day, I took my stress out by picking at my skin. You can't see it in my photos now, but I do have some permanent damage from skin-picking. It's a reminder that self-harm is self-harm. You don't have to be taking a razorblade to you
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my world is sad by ath-adja my world is sad :iconath-adja:ath-adja 3 8 CAT2 cover by cellar-fcp CAT2 cover :iconcellar-fcp:cellar-fcp 31,061 1,210 london street space invaders by rasselas london street space invaders :iconrasselas:rasselas 4 0 siberian tiger by willustration siberian tiger :iconwillustration:willustration 32 18 asian silence by vicber asian silence :iconvicber:vicber 91 107 Lady Sophia by ClintCearley Lady Sophia :iconclintcearley:ClintCearley 816 37 Small_Self by HeatherHorton Small_Self :iconheatherhorton:HeatherHorton 121 32
I like pictures like those below (:

:thumb93774131: Bargain by Riangel
:thumb87776114: Just another shy princess by Enaaa Going nowhere by LolaCraven alice im wunderland by biene
fairy tale by inessa-emilia :thumb96199547: :thumb69150523: :thumb95082843:
:thumb67755691: :thumb58027925: Only The Lonely by leAlmighty :thumb57027995:
Can you search my soul? by shugarfree :thumb90592704: :thumb56378699: :thumb90987278:
pretty girl: pretty stripes by leAlmighty a world of my own. by forbidden-beauty :thumb93574554: sweet home gutter baby. by Pretty-As-A-Picture
It's all green by ennil _Polaroid IX: Bad Memories II by chipil _Polaroid III: Bad Memories by chipil :thumb84018893:
:thumb64880275: Valentines by TimelessImages :thumb30175770: Chuck x 4 by woodsac
lollipop 3 by seafoodmwg :thumb83969546: Courage by coffee-and-pepper :thumb91161199:
:thumb86200867: you don't bring me flowers by misssneezy :thumb65709242: it wasn't me by TrixyPixie
:thumb82913421: :thumb82147506: loose lips might sink ships by Yallume :thumb79256889:
:thumb75840918: pools of sorrow by Yallume :thumb69627639: :thumb68739733:
obla di obla da by Yallume :thumb66315172: :thumb63668740: :th
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So you wanna shoot Polaroid?
It's bad timing if you want to start shooting Polaroid... since Polaroid announced they have stopped making film.
At this point, I wouldn't waste money on an SX-70 unless you are rich and able to afford 600 film for over $15/pack.
Time-Zero is gone... even if you're rich, you won't be able to stock up on much Time-Zero, as it's going for $60/pack, and it's very likely it won't even work.
But the joy of instant photography is not completely dead yet. There are the Fuji packfilms that are still being produced. Many people don't realize that they are "Polaroids" because they don't have the classic white frame around them, but they are just like Polaroid's series of 690, 664 and 667... only a little better. ;)
So to get started shooting "Polaroid", you need to get a camera...
The most useful guide available is the lovely Land List:
[That links directly to the packfilm cameras]
I've got a few of them for myself, and I've given a few of them
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A quick self-portrait guide
Self-portraits seem to be quite popular but, to be honest, quite many people don't seem to get it that well most of the times. Also it seems that the question "how to shoot good self-portraits" frequently comes up in dA photography forum. So this will also work as a reference so I don't have to type same things time after a time.
This guide will teach you the basics of photographing self-portraits. What to do and what not to do. I won't go too deeply into portrait photography though, so this concentrates more to normal problems people usually have with these. If you're interested in learning more about portrait photography, I will provide you few links that are good for learning that.
If you're impatient, here's a really quick version: plan the shoot like a normal portrait, put the camera on tripod, compose, focus and shoot with self-timer.
Basic principle
There is one basic principle with self-portraits that you should keep in mind: they're portraits. What this means is that pe
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Heavyweight by CrossMirage Heavyweight :iconcrossmirage:CrossMirage 36 36
Red and Green Complimentary Colors Feature
I posted on the forum asking for people to show me their deviations that included both red and green since they are complimentary colors.
The following people have been featured:  Holly6669666, Tracys-Art, powderedtoastgirl, Alesana-x-Fan, yeji522, Jaras-angel, aimeelikestotakepics, firheruwen, Glori305, faerie-angel, JaM-FaiRY, aurora-design, oblivion00, borSmulders, SilentXeno, thescremingid, Blutr0t, Croppka, aloe, JoX1989.
And here are their thumbnails:
Ruby Red and Blueberry blue by Lissaburd After The Rain by aimeelikestotakepics Little Orange Flowers by hell0z0mbie Night roses by Glori305 Strawberries and cream by Glori305 Poinsettia by Glori305 Poinsettia 2 by Glori305 Greek Easter by faerie-angel Apples by faerie-angel E S C A P E by JaM-FaiRY D R A G O N by JaM-FaiRY Seeing Straight To The Heart by JaM-FaiRY I M P R E S S I O N by JaM-FaiRY AIRPORT 2 Crossed Destination by aurora-design :thumb95054596: :thumb94440308: Small Red by SilentXeno Tin Citizen by thescreamingid He who laughs loudest by thescreamingid fractured light 6 by thescreamingid Green Things. by Blutr0t :thumb76246191: Lucky thing. by Blutr0t
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:: Self Portrait Contest ::
For this contest, you must produce a self portrait. It can be literal or abstract, realistic or fantastical - the choice is yours. Who knows you better than you?... :D
Surprisingly, many artists have never created a self portrait and from personal experience, studying your own face - one that you see every day - can really test your skills. :faint:
I remember one of the first things I had to do in Art class at school was draw my own face, and I'm sure the same will be true for many of you.
I always thought it seemed a bit weird - why on earth would I want to draw myself?! :O_o:
In hindsight of course, it makes perfect sense. Sure, it can be challenging and sometimes frustrating but it can also show a side of you that is not visible from the outside.
:bulletred: How do I enter?
Upload your entry to your deviantART Gallery and send me a Note with a link to your entry.
Please do not link to an entry uploaded to an external site (e.g. Phot
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Madame 26.000
Current Residence: Áachen, Germany
Favourite style of art: i love sketches^^
MP3 player of choice: i just lost my new ipod...


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Raishuu Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2009
Hallo! Kennst du schon ~GetTogether? Wir wollen Treffen von Deviants in Deutschland organisieren. Am 19.12. treffen wir uns auf dem Weihnachtsmarkt in Köln [link] Hast du Lust?
AtariPunk633 Featured By Owner Feb 5, 2009
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SKULLKRAFT Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2009
Hello there,

Thank you kindly for visiting our gallery. Much appreciated!

Good day :) Scott
AloeVeraO Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2008
ahh you stole the name I wanted in the first place xD
mixmasterangel Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2008  Hobbyist Digital Artist
thank you very much :D
seriouslytwisted Featured By Owner Aug 29, 2008
thank you :heart:
Spellatio Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2006

Gratuliere zu einem seeeehr guten Musikgeschmack (okay, über Tocotronic seh ich mal großzügig hinweg)
Eliara Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2006
thx for the fav)
EMumford Featured By Owner Jan 8, 2006  Student Digital Artist
Heh, interesting name, I kept thinking of the skin care product and some horrible pun to follow up with that..
Thanks for the visit..
Urd-chan Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2005
Thanks so much for the visit!
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