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Rikitza

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Always Tel Aviv - artistic oblivion in the city
Artist // Professional // Photography
  • Israel
  • Deviant for 12 years
  • He / Him
My Bio

Born in Bucharest - Romania

Electrical Engineer - (Space Industry) - now retired

Living in Tel Aviv (Israel)

enjoying photography, travel and friends on DA


Favourite Visual Artist
Picasso, Robert Capa, Alex Levac, Jay Maisel
Favourite Movies
Moscow doesn't believe in tears, Bizalom, the life of others, the return of Martin Guerre
Favourite TV Shows
News - when they are bearable
Favourite Bands / Musical Artists
Perlman, Rubinstein, Horowitz, Leonard Cohen, Shlomo Artzi, Reinhard Mey, Paul Simon, Okudzhava, Serge Reggiani, Vladimir Vysotsky, Alifantis, Haris Alexiou,rivka zohar, Mercedes Sosa, Piaf
Favourite Books
it's seldom to read again a book ... but poetry I can read and read again
Favourite Games
chess
Favourite Gaming Platform
NONE - I already play too much
Tools of the Trade
mainly NIKON, Microsoft, Adobe

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To select the pic to be uploaded to the DA, is perhaps part of my first daily activity. I go thru (usually) my latest works and pick-up one work to be presented to the DA following a process I repeat with very few changes day-by-day. I try to do it by choosing a work that besides representing "my line" has to encompass some of the elements, I believe, are appreciated by my friends and followers. Therefore, it is not very often that I do select works that have not the element of "popularity" in this sense. I offer you all a renewed chance to gaze at my virtual "desk work" below in order to emphasize a bit more my insight about the selection process :
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https://www.deviantart.com/rikitza/art/Yesterday-flower-870399661
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It is almost a classical dilemma when it comes to selecting the chromatic way of photos processing: color or B/W. the fact that the history of photography starts and continued to develop for so many decades with the B/W as the only possibility and that all its giant creators have only produced B/W works weights, of course, in making the assessment, especially when focused on street photography. As people remain addicted to the B/W of the old days and to the "silver flavor" of the the celluloid film days it's somehow unique to this domain. I have experienced by myself and have seen so many examples of how the technological progress eliminates virtually the "old technology" in its essence and even in its totality. For instance let's just as an example refer to the rotary dial phones that all youngsters would certainly have a hard time to guess their functionality and way of operation. No one would these days use such a telephone certainly. Therefore, I tried to identify what would be
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Thank you for faving and comenting on The Land Countryside, much appreciated! Best, Victor

super-eserved Victor :)

Much obliged! Best, Vic

Thanks so much Riki for faving! 🤗🥰

Thanks for the fav. :D

Thanks for the fav's!

Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Thanks for the fav! 😀