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I'm not sure why I haven't mentioned this earlier, but my wife, Enamorte has published her very first book, Amethyst Eyes. It's been a few years in the making and has gone through lots of revisions to both the story and the characters (and even the way they look. See her collection of Amethyst Eyes art for a better idea.
There were many, many nights where she'd lock herself in her room and write furiously, and many times when we sat down and discussed the progress of the book (which at some points just seemed like an ever-shifting goalpost) but she did it, and I am so very proud of her for accomplishing what few have
If you're interested in buying the book or taking a look at a preview:
The book may not be in your usual "genre" (I know it's not mine) but it's still worth taking a look, especially for the ending which still leaves me thinking!
I guess you're probably tired of journals that are (not so) subtly telling you to buy stuff or join sites or add stuff to circles, but I only ever post the things I'm really passionate about. And this is one of those things
Sending me an instant gram
There is that new-fangled inter-net web-site that all the cool kids are on. It's called instant gram, and it lets you send photographs over the inter-net (which I predict won't last that long -- it's just a phase kids are going through) If you have an inter-net, and an instant gram, follow me there. I post far more often there than I do here (and I don't know why?). I don't use filters, because I tweak my photos like a man -- by bending pixels with my own two hands. Follow me on instagram I'm also on Google+, Facebook and also on SmugMug (this link is really important! Bookmark it!) In other news? I'm upgrading from my Canon EOS 40D, to a
davidgray Photography on Google+
I'm now on Google Plus! Now that I'm starting to ditch Facebook over concerns about my privacy, features being opt-out instead of opt-in, I've turned towards Google's fantastic new social network - Google+. And it's already starting to pay off. In the short time that I've had my page up, I've got more followers than I ever had on my Facebook page. Most of them are photographers themselves and the quality of their work is of a very high standard. It's quite refreshing. So if you're on Google+ (and even if you're not), head on over to my page and take a look. I'll be posting all of my 2012 365 challenge photos there, so keep coming back! dav
Win a camera, dA membership, print or merchandise!
Edit: I just read through the competition rules. Turns out only Australian residents can win the camera. However, my offer still stands. And regardless of the outcome of the Most Loved City, I will still donate some points or a premium membership to one lucky deviant! I've just entered a few of my photos into the "Australia's Most Loved City" competition. The photo with the most "loves" / votes wins a Canon DSLR. And if you vote up my photo, you go into the draw to win a Canon Powershot G12 which does full hi-def video (720p) and has outstanding image quality. It's worth $700, so this is no small prize! (Please see edit above for specifics)
Aaah shit, I wandered onto your page after seeing your complaint and thought Amethyst Eyes sounded familiar, and sure enough, I used to watch Enamorte YEARS ago on my first account. Congrats to her on publishing!