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I am Alive!

Mon May 27, 2013, 9:51 PM


Hi Everyone,

Well its has been a long time since I was last active on dA, but I am thinking about giving it another go. =D

Its been a long time since my last Photo post and even longer since a Journal update.

For now this is just a quick update for those of you amazing people who still follow me, that I am coming back. I have a huge back log of messages to go through, and I do not have internet at home, so this will be done at work during lunch. So please bare with me.

I am going to be doing a massive cull of my old work, as much as I enjoy it, I think its time for an update.

I have done some more travelling during my absence from dA, and been experimenting with different formats of photography that I will share with you all.

For those of you who cannot wait, can click on the links below for my different social media profiles or can click here for my blog:

Mike Raats Blog

See you soon.

  • Listening to: Dan Brown's Inferno
  • Reading: Hot Water Product Sheets
  • Watching: Gaki no Tsukai
  • Playing: Bioshock: Infinite
  • Eating: Beef Strog
  • Drinking: Water


Mike Raats
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Current Residence: Perth AU
Favourite genre of music: Rock
Operating System: OS X
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Favourite cartoon character: Mickey Mouse
Personal Quote: Never Assume - Assumptions are the Mother of all F%$k ups.


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kippa2001 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2015
Happy birthday Michael, hope you have a good time.
kippa2001 Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014
Happy birthday Mike. :)
jennystokes Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2014  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday.
Pajunen Featured By Owner Dec 21, 2014
Happy Birthday! :cake:
Pajunen Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014
Thank you for the :+devwatch:
jennystokes Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2013  Professional General Artist
Happy Birthday Mike....................happy day and Year.
fogke Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Student Artist
:la: Thank you !
KymPhotography Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you so much for the watch, the favs and the comment :)
MikeRaats Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Again KimArts you are most welcome, thank you for sharing such beautiful work!! =D
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