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Stephen Geldenhuys
South Africa
Current Residence: South Africa
Operating System: XP
MP3 player of choice: Winamp
Skin of choice: my own
Favourite cartoon character: Invader Zim
Personal Quote: Here is written something deep and poetic
Hi all

After a long absence - I logged on to DA to check out some amazing art as I used to do a few years back.

To my disappointment it seems that the site has been bombarded and over run with really really bad and amateur nude photography.

Now - don't get me wrong - Im not at all against nude photography. On the contrary - there are some amazing nude photographers on DA who really captures the human form artistically and stylistically.

Im against a 18 year old girl just taking a blurry grainy photo with her phone of her tits and posting it on DA. (And a swarm of adolescent boys faving the pic for obvious reasons that doesn't include art.) Or some dude who get desperate girls to take their clothes off and take really bad photos of them (in really explicit positions) and post it online.

Im really really disappointing that the DA admins haven't put stricter rules in place for this site - not just regarding nude photography - but just regarding the quality level of art on the site in general. Back in the day - DA was a rockin underground site that was basically filled with awesome art. Now - its filled with a lot of crap that's just diluting it.

Has DA become so greedy that they just want more and more people to join the site (even if they will only contribute crap) ? Have they completely lost the essence of what the site was originally intended for?

I used to love just browsing through the latest deviations - now I just get bombarded with bad composition, grainy, low quality, non artistic, no-concept, perverted, fuckin pathetic pics of people trying to make themselves feel better about their loser life.

Or maybe thats just me (and im not "artistic" enough to see the beauty in those pics)

Peace out


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pinkycmm Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2009
Hi! :)

You were featured in my journal! :)

Last-Savior Featured By Owner Aug 30, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Really nice works:clap::rose:
Good luck..
Gemmfyre666 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2009  Hobbyist Writer
hi :wave: here's a battery oh and the Doc said don't hold it in ya hands if they are wet :evillaugh:
blackdahliasoul Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2009   Writer
Long time no talk :D hope all is well with you
BWB Featured By Owner Mar 10, 2009
hey . im ok thanks. Ive lately had a craving to start some photography again - so hopefully I will b able to submit some new art on DA soon. How u?
blackdahliasoul Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009   Writer
That would be awesome ! You have an excellent eye and I would love to see something in my deviations from you lol

I'm good, just doing the same ole same ole. Mostly have writer's block so I don't post much these days myself.
BWB Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2009
:) you still busy with warbook?
Alibragotgunshot Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2009
what up.
Hey, whats going on? 23/female.. come chat with me on this website CLICK HERE
Absence- Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2009
Hey hey! Nou net weer gebrowse deur jou gallery, net weer besef hoe amazingly talented jy is, ons moet defnitief weer missions doen!!
BWB Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2009
thanks babe - ja sal fun wees!
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