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rmdetoyato

Robert Marco Detoyato
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Artist // Photography
  • Austria
  • Deviant for 14 years
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My Bio
Current Residence: Vienna, Austria
deviantWEAR sizing preference: M
Favourite photographer: Man Ray, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Richard Avedon, Ansel Adams
Favourite style of art: Postmodernistic-expressionistic-minimalism (I'm not joking, or making this up...) AND Camp
Operating System: Windows
MP3 player of choice: Blackberry 9900
Favourite cartoon character: Snoopy, Mr.Happy
Personal Quote: good is never good enough, when better is expected...

Favourite Visual Artist
Pablo Picasso, Vincent Van Gough, Yoshitaka Amano, Andy Warhol
Favourite Movies
too many to mention...
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
the Zutons and The Whitestripes
Favourite Writers
Edgar Allan Poe, Neil Gaiman, Haruki Murakami
Favourite Games
games from the Final Fantasy and Tekken frianchises, Pac-man, and Super Mario Bros.
Tools of the Trade
Canon 1D MkIII, EF 17-40mm f/4 USM, Leica M4 + Summicron 35, Mamiya RB 67+65mm K/L, Diana F+, BelAir X 6-12 Jetsetter
Other Interests
Photography, and anything silly, amusing, or mundane...
I am a photographer, I am an artist…I love the tools I use, since I spent so much time and effort acquiring the perfect tool for each job. I currently use a Leica M4 from the late 60′s, the thing is almost 60 years old, but it was well cared for by its previous owner. Leica, like any other camera, it is not perfect, but it is exceptional in the things it does best. I don't usually walk around flashing my camera on the street… I prefer to be judged by my photographs, not by my tools. Besides, I use several cameras depending on my mood… I do, however love my Leica…I also love my Mamiya… They don't have lightmeters, and they are fully mech
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I was already intrigued by Leica's reputation even before I have ever laid eyes on a real one. Coming from the Philippines, it is a rare sight to behold an authentic German Camera (of any vintage), within the mainstream Japanese brands of Canon and Nikon. I have never been a brand fanatic when it comes to cameras. I have always used whatever was handy at the moment. I have shot with Minoltas, digital and analogue Nikons, a digital Canon, and even a Diana F+ toy camera. I used whatever camera was in hand whenever I needed to shoot. It didn't matter much until I had an epiphany. I decided I wanted a Leica. If I were ever going to commit to only
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Ganz coole Photos.;)
Echt nicht schlecht.
danke schön! ^^ wo bist du genau in Österreich?
Ich bin aus Wien! Du kommst ja a aus Wien, oda net?
ja! bin selber auch aus Wien... bin aber ursprünglich aus den Philippinen :)
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thank you for the support :hug:
im on my semester break and i don't want to go out in the cold...brrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr...hehehe...