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Photography isn't just a hobby; it's my attempt at sanity! It's a diversion in a life with much responsibility, and also a way of looking at the world. Over the years, thinking photographically has made me more observant.

So, I keep a camera with me, wherever I go. If I'm dressed up, I'll probably have a point-and-shoot in the pocket of my sport coat. You know, the camera I keep in the office. When I'm driving, walking around town, or exploring a park, I take my DSLR, usually with a telephoto lens.

I shoot what I'm in the mood to shoot. Macros, nature, family, or things that make me think. My camera and I like to explore cemeteries. And, I use as little editing as possible. Not that I'm against Photoshopping; I just keep things simple for myself.

Photography also helps me with sanity because it introduces me to folks on Deviant Art and Flickr. Since I began posting photos, I've encountered many people, and enjoyed friendships that I value.

Thanks for stopping by. Some of the items in my gallery are actually attempts at quality photography. Others simply chronicle my life. Either way, I'm glad our paths have crossed.
  • Listening to: A Quiet, Empty Nest
  • Reading: Care of the Soul, by Thomas Moore
  • Watching: Dr. Who, on Netflix
  • Playing: harmonica. always.
  • Eating: anything cooked over charcoal
  • Drinking: Coffee

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John
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Current Residence: SE Pennsylvania
Favourite genre of music: Country, classical, singer-song writer
Operating System: Windows
Wallpaper of choice: My own photos
Skin of choice: Denim
Favourite cartoon character: Underdog
Personal Quote: "The bureaucratic mentality is the only constant in the universe." (Leonard McCoy)
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FicktionPhotography Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
:la: Thanks for the :+fav:! :)
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2017  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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mtsofan Featured By Owner Nov 19, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2016  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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mtsofan Featured By Owner Nov 12, 2016  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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ratinrage Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2015  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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mtsofan Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! 
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Nariscuss Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2015  Professional Photographer
Thank you for the llama! :la:
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Mheely Featured By Owner May 17, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the fav!

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-Mheely
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