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David Van Elslande
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  • Deviant for 13 years
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My Bio
Current Residence: Between Belgium and Sweden
Favourite genre of music: Look at me I am so Indie !
Favourite photographer: Still undecided...could be a painter.
Favourite style of art: A picture that shows people has sthg more appealing than other no matter the style
Operating System: Anything that doesn't prompt me to be installed
MP3 player of choice: ipod mini, 1st gen, blue one, 4G, used in planes mostly, to forget the fear of flying...
Shell of choice: Moules frites + Chimay Bleue
Wallpaper of choice: Black, or any picture I happen to like at a particular moment - but nothing produced by me
Skin of choice: Chicken (roasted)
Favourite cartoon character: Mmmm I'd rather go for a creator than his creation. Otomo, Hergé, Watterson,....
Personal Quote: Every cat is a masterpiece - Leonardo da Vinci

Favourite Visual Artist
Impossible to answer.
Favourite Movies
Any movie without Vincent Gallo
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
From Pixies to the Pet Shop Boys, passing by RATM, Gainsbourg, Radiohead, Nick Cave, Cohen,...
Favourite Writers
James Ellroy, Robert McLiam Wilson, S.King (I know...), D.Simmons, Stendhal, J.Heller, A.Cohen...
Favourite Games
Jeu de l'amour et du hasard
Favourite Gaming Platform
PC, oh and a gameboy 20 years ago or some, only for Tetris and Super Mario
Tools of the Trade
Canon products 5d, 50mm 1.4 and 24 1.4
Other Interests
People, myself, novels, music by people dressed in black, portraits, spam, the www, ...

Merry - belated - perlimpinpin everyone!

Merry - belated - perlimpinpin everyone!

winter gallery cleaning

winter gallery cleaning

booooooooooring * update : 300+ pictures deleted, done for today (why isnt there a selection tool to delete more than 1 dev at once is beyond my comprehension ?)  ; gallery should be much more interesting now it's been skimmed or at least, easier to go around.

On photography

On photography

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/071391128X/?tag=imreading-20 A nice little collection of essays by Madame Sontag about photography, many aspects of which are studied here : the influence it got on the modern art scene - or even the journalistic one ; how, as spectators, it influenced the way we look at the world, our education, our sensibilities, how it relates to what is real...in a surreal way, its position vs other art techniques. The "act" of taking a picture is also analyzed, the potential reasons why people take pictures (the theory that photographs are predators made me smile), and so on... The book was written during the 70's...th

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sandybankHobbyist General Artist
Super gallery and great variety of images.
phydeauHobbyist Photographer
Nice gallery!
Largest print is 30 inch? I'm looking for a original Frank Sinatra, but larger...
Hiya - My blog about DNA using your cool Homemade DNA photo was translated into Spanish and German. These are the URLs with the original:

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Hope that's OK with you. Thanks!

Best regards,

Niall
OpusImperfectum Photographer
I really loved your gallery! Great artworks there!

:aww: :coffeecup:
Thanks. Cheers!