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white canvas by FrenetikFred white canvas :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 3 0 Be positive by FrenetikFred Be positive :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 2 9 Lonely leave by FrenetikFred Lonely leave :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 1 2 Subtle delicacy by FrenetikFred Subtle delicacy :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 1 4 Old Town by FrenetikFred Old Town :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 2 11 La Canee by FrenetikFred La Canee :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 32 24 Sunk by FrenetikFred Sunk :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 2 23 Country's gonna sleep by FrenetikFred Country's gonna sleep :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 6 14 Fluffy Flower by FrenetikFred Fluffy Flower :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 0 2 Sitting on my head by FrenetikFred Sitting on my head :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 3 27 Retired by FrenetikFred Retired :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 7 15 Epis de folie by FrenetikFred Epis de folie :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 35 53 Dawn upon a roof by FrenetikFred Dawn upon a roof :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 6 16 What a wonderful day by FrenetikFred What a wonderful day :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 6 15 Ignition by FrenetikFred Ignition :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 4 13 Lil' Flower by FrenetikFred Lil' Flower :iconfrenetikfred:FrenetikFred 1 18

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General Photography DDs - March 2011
A full listing of the General Photography DDs in March, in case you missed any!

118 by DieZori
118 by `Syrilla is a classy diptych - a stunningly tranquil feel juxtaposed with a sense of stability.
(Featured by arbitrarynamechange)

Suburbs 14 by Opusmax
Suburbs 14 by ~Opusmax is creepy and amazing. The focus is perfect, the scene is chilling, and the doll is worrisome.
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038 by i-m-light
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Fashion Photography Daily Deviations: February '11

Candle by antoanette
"I love the split second capture of her hair, just beautiful!" - Candle by =antoanette
(Featured by mistercreevy, suggested by BetaAquilae)

Ira by cashboxx
A stunning dark emotive portrait, great use of low light conditions. - Ira by ~cashboxx
(Featured by mistercreevy)

Rosie's new shoes by uglybug
A beautiful combination of street & fashion. - Ros
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General Photography DDs - January 2011
A full listing of the General Photography DDs in January, in case you missed any!

sweetie by fotosister
There is no better way to start off a new year than with the pure and utter sweetness of sweetie by ~fotosister. It's impossible to resist smiling from the warmth of this photograph.
(Featured by Katerina423)

Blue orchid by Fladfisk
Blue orchid by ~Fladfisk! Orchids! Polaroids! 2011 will be full of both!
(Featured by arbitrarynamechange, suggested by Evil-e33)

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General Photography DDs - December 2010
A full listing of the General Photography DDs in December, in case you missed any!

torn by look-out-sunshine
torn by brambles by ~look-out-sunshine is creepy but epic.
(Featured by arbitrarynamechange, suggested by golddfische)

favorites and lovely things by suzi9mm
favorites and lovely things by `suzi9mm exudes the essence of spontaneous photography - you're in the scene observing, and a bit scandalized in doing so. This image oozes sex appeal, Romanticism and the concept of togetherness.
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Get to know: Nikos Vasilakis
Ever wondered how that deviant you admire got to where they are and jumped the walls your still looking at? Get to know has been created to get that need-to-know information out of that inspiring deviant you've always admired. From the first steps, to challenges they have overcome, what the future holds and friendly advice along the way.
Today I shall be interviewing the amazingly talented nikosalpha

Can you tell us about yourself and how you ended up in the fashion industry?
I started photography as a hobby in 2004. I got lucky enough to have some work opportunities in the very same year. I don't consider myself inside the fashion industry yet, but I am really working on it.
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What was one of the biggest challenges you had to overcome when starting out?
I was always attracted and challenged by technology itself, but that was not the hard part. The hard part, was to leave my room and go out to chase something or someone to take photos of.
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Fashion Photography Daily Deviations: January '11

069 by Yusia
Beautiful retouching and incredible colour tones! - 069 by ~Yusia
(Featured by mistercreevy)

Shut up by JustinaEzerskyte
beautiful photo with great emotion and general effect. Executed very well! - Shut up by ~Frrixin
(Featured by mistercreevy)

Silent Wingss by kemal-kamil-akca
"The lighting, the clothing.. her facial expression and her pose all work to create an incredibly dramatic and mysterious photo!!" -
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Project Educate: Text Art and Typography Recap
Welcome to the projecteducate Text Art & Typography Week!
This article will give an overview of articles i published during the week.
ABC of Typography
ABCs of Text Art & Typography // #1: A - HABCs of Text Art & Typography // #2: I - RABCs of Text Art & Typography // #3: S - Z
Introductions
Text Art & TypographyThe Text Art GalleriesThe Typography Galleries
Educational Articles
Digital CalligraphyFont DesignText-based ImageryMiscellaneousConceptual Typography & Feature
Featured Articles
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Fashion Photography Daily Deviations: December '10

inner place 3 by niqe
Amazing elegance and simplicity example of fashion - inner place 3 by ~niqe
(Featured by mistercreevy)

umbrella queen by BEINTAbeinta
"such a gorgeous piece with many interesting details to make it stand out. There are many beautiful umbrellas of course, but the clothing, fog and extra items on the ground add such a mysteriousness to the image." - umbrella queen by ~beintat
(Featured by mistercreevy, suggested by raemarshall)

Ofelia.
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An Image Critique Primer
A primer on possible tangents on giving constructive critique for images (especially photographs), giving real technical and emotional feedback useful to the image creator (and ultimately yourself). From The Digital Trekker blog, by Matt Brandon.
[http://www.thedigitaltrekker.com/2010/12/an-image-critique-primer/]
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Fashion and Commercial Fashion Photography

Photography > People & Portraits > Fashion Portraits

The emphasis in fashion photography does not lie on the garments, but on the mood and styling of the image. The garments are merely an accessory to convey a certain lifestyle. Therefore, the whole image is much more complex. You usually won't see plain white or off-white backgrounds in fashion photography and the models are usually styled very dramatically with thick eyeliners, dramatic eye shadows, etc. With the increased complexity in styling also comes an increased complexity in lighting to make the image look more dramatic. Here's some fabulous examples:

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Photography > Commercial > Fashion

Commercial fashion photography predominantly sells a product. Hence, the emphasis of the whole s
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Project Educate: Zines Feature
If you don't know what Zines are, you better take a look at this: http://news.deviantart.com/article/134747/
:bulletgreen: Feature
:bulletgreen: Complex Editions
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:bulletgreen: Columns, Single pages etc
:thumb163885801: Featured Artists n.68 by deviant-ARCADE :thumb113747504: Issue the First by Endzine Featured Artist: Saniika by Slovakia Featured Artists 01.08.07 by PhotoCrush
:bulletgreen: Groups
If you are interested in joining a group about zines, check out the ones listed below. Maybe there is one you like and want to contribute too!
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A photography-oriented webzine and the cabal associated with it.
While we get the group up and functional and get a team recruited and work the bizdev end of it all, enjoy our collections of outstanding photos. We're targeting for the first edition being released by the end
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Project Educate: Journals, Galleries and CSS
During our "deviantART related" week of Project Educate you will have the chance to expand your knowledge regarding that gallery as a whole and its subcategories.
If you have a question regarding a certain subject, but can't find any answer in the news articles and events provided, feel free to contact ginkgografix via note, mail or leave a comment.
The dA related week of Project Educate runs from Sunday October 31st until Saturday November 6th.
:bulletgreen: Introduction
Sooner or later everyone with a Premium Membership tries to style their journal and/or gallery a bit more. It doesn't always have to be very complex, but still there are things you should keep in mind to make sure everything will work without problems.
To give those that aren't really familiar with CSS and journal/gallery styling or those that give it a try for the first time, this news article should provide you some useful resources to avoid any frustrating experience.
No matter if you style y
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Project Educate: Group Feature
There are a lot of groups related to deviantART. Some focus on the subcategories of the gallery “deviantART related” while others are related in a wider sense.
Below you can find a mix of different groups that might be for your interest.
But of course you can still find more groups when browsing Groups.
:bulletgreen: Official Groups
These are groups you should put on your watch list as they provide you with lots of useful information and always share the latest news with you!
:iconhq:
This is the Official Home for the staff of deviantART.com. Expect updates and announcements regarding deviantART to be released from here!
:iconcommunityrelations:
The CR Team acts as a window of information for the community on how to utilize deviantART in a way that will empower and enable themselves as respected and successful artists.
:iconcommunityops:
Welcome to the Community Operations Group. The aim of this group is to provided a centralised locat
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Project Educate: ABC of deviantART related
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Adoptables
"Adj. - suitable or eligible for adoption; "a shortage of adoptable babies"."
(Source: http://www.thefreedictionary.com/adoptable )
Adoptables are (mostly) fantasy creatures that you can collect and place on your profiles. It's like a mini game that has rules for breeding and adoption – which can differ depending on the different groups/people that offer creatures for adoption.
The right place for such adoptable artworks is deviantART related > Devious Fun > Adoptables.
Avatar
"In Hinduism, Avatar or Avatāra refers to a deliberate descent of a deity and is mostly translated into English as "incarnation", but more accurately as "appearance" or "manifestation". "
(Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avatar )
In the virtual world and especially deviantART an avatar is a 50*50px big icon that represents you. It will always appear when you interact with other people, so that –
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Fashion Photography Daily Deviations: October '10
This is a monthly article showcasing the past months fashion photography DDs. If you have some suggestions please follow the guide found at the end of this article.
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Follow the White Rabbit by btmphotography
A spectacular mixture of scenery with high fashion. Follow the White Rabbit by *btmphotography
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White Leather by SindelChaos
A fantastic fashion portrait to help raise awareness of Leatherwork week (White Leather by ~SindelChaos
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Critiques

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What is impressive about this photograph is how the message goes directly into the viewer's mind and create a feeling in his or her min...

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Activity


Hey, there!

Apparently this is the Christmas season, so enjoy your holidays if you have some and enjoy your end of the year celebrations, whatever these are!

I have a few news about me and my photography work. NEWS ahead!

Photography pause ? Hum, no possible


During the few months I have taken a load of photographs for school related activities (about 5,000 photographs), so taking photographs is getting me quite nervous lately. I think I am going to retire a bit and calm down in order to make the pleasure come back :) This doesn't mean I would not make any picture from now on, simply that I would produce less media for a short time. This is just IMPOSSIBLE that I can take my retirement from photography, so much needs to be done in the future that I cannot hold back!

Activity on dA


Yes, I know I always say I take loads of photographs but none hit dA. The reason is simple, if I don't publish it is because I think the picture I took don't match my dA standard (which has risen a lot lately). I hope I would be able to publish there and finally get back to more interesting photography work!

My activity here isn't much impressive in general, most of the time I pass here is hanging in #photographers were there are amazing photographers and among all, great people. Be sure to hit that chatroom if you are any interested in photography or if you simply want to have a good time.

My future on dA


I am really thinking now about putting some of the photographs that are here into my scraps or even remove them from dA because they don't match what I think I can do, photographically speaking. This may sound pedant, but I really want this place to be the mirror of what I like and what I can do and not an history book of my creations. What do you think about it?

Future activities


I have applied to a BEST event in Finland next may. This is about smart spaces. I hope I will be selected among the 230 people that applied!
Did you have any experience in this kind of event (BEST or not, Europe or not)?

And after all

Happy Christmas season!

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ice-or-fire Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012
Hello!:iconcupcakesplz:
Happy [early] birthday!
May this year bring with it all the success and fulfillment your heart desires!
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meL-xiNyi Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2012
Hullo there! As you are an awesome member from the #photographers chat .. I has featured you here [link] :) hope you don't mind! Thanks for being awesome :D :glomp: continue the awesomeness! :happybounce:
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AnaNaszynska Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2011  Student Filmographer
Saluuuuuuut! :glomp:
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FrenetikFred Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Hey Anmari, comment tu vas ?
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AnaNaszynska Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011  Student Filmographer
Saluuut! Je vais bien, mais je fatigue! :faint: Et toi?
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FrenetikFred Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Je vais bien aussi, je suis à Montréal maintenant :) Pourquoi est-ce que tu fatigues ?
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davidmcb Featured By Owner Sep 22, 2011  Professional Filmographer
Thanks for the Llama! =P
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transculturelle Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011
JOYEUX ANNIVERSAIRE FREDDIE!!!!! bizbiz
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FrenetikFred Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Merci beaucoup Emaan !
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BrumalSilence Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2011  Professional Photographer
Happy Birthday!!! Hope you have a fantastic day! :D
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