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Ami
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Photography is a passion of mine and someday I hope to have all pro lenses. Right now, I do the best I can with what I have. I have learned a LOT over the years, and my skills have vastly improved. However, much improvement is still needed. Regardless, I hope you enjoy my gallery, and I give a lot of heartfelt thanks to everyone on deviantart who supports me with comments and/or favorites.

The deviantart community is awesome! :dalove:

About that girl in the photo:

Hi there! Call me Ami online.
I have Fibromyalgia, and sometimes life is VERY challenging.
I love God, believe in Him, and consider myself a Christian.

I love all of God's creatures. :heart:

Well OK...maybe not mosquitoes.

Current tools of the trade:

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lenses: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM , Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD, Sigma 18-300mm F3.5-6.3 Contemporary DC Macro OS HSM


About my photography: I only use natural light and rarely use flash. I do not use Photoshop and only do minor editing with either Windows Photo Gallery or Photofiltre (highly recommended). My style is extremely challenging because of this but I feel it is the best way to learn. My biggest tip to other photographers would be to get out there and photograph everything. Look above you and below you. The more you look around, the more wonders you will see.

Who Are You In The Mane 6?
Who Are You In The Mane 6?
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Hello to all of my watchers...I FINALLY have some new photos for you, taken on all new gear!  That's right I have traded all of my Canon gear and switched to Pentax!  Why? I don't know, it seems to me I could never quite master the Canon so I decided to try something new entirely. I heard good things about Pentax and so I made the decision to try all new gear and see if that improved anything.

Well I guess you will have to be the judge of that!  I LOVE the 55-200mm lens I use now for the zoo shots, because it's so sharp!  Also this lens is spot on with the focus making my task so much more enjoyable and rewarding.

I still have a lot of learning to do and want to go to photography school or take self-taught lessons.  Another idea my brother had was to be an apprentice and learn as I also would enjoy learning to do weddings or pet portraits.  As for gear I'm slowly but surely trying to acquire a fixed lens.  I would like to have this for both zoo and bird photography.

Enjoy the new photos and please do let me know what you think! I love comments and favorites and appreciate every one of them!

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-As always, no flash, no Photoshop  (just simple editing) and no lack of patience. I try very hard to get the best shots I can with what I've got to work with.  Please do check out my gallery and thanks to all deviantart watchers for so many entries in my 50+ folder!  I really do appreciate it.  :huggle:

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I saw this photo and instantly was awestruck. This fantastic photographer is so talented and has a way with capturing the fantastic che...

Fox

This is an amazing photo. First the off-centering is done perfectly and the shot is beautifully composed. I like that there is less bok...

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This is so adorable I could cry. Love the bowtie and the (blanket?) he's sitting on, also the fuzzy effect is very cool and adds a soft...


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Sheep-in-the-moon Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Student Digital Artist
Thanks!!! :love: =D
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Agent36496 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2018   Writer
Happy Birthday :hug:
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HappyHyenaGirl Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Happy birthday! Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Lily Wishing a Happy Birthday Birthday Sis 
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2018  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3DHappy birthday!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D  
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iytj Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2018
Dearest-friend by KmyGraphic   Birthday cake by KmyGraphic  
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FantasyFeathers Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Love Your gallery! I had to give you a llama :D
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Agent36496 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017   Writer
Happy Birthday :cake: Hope you're well :huggle:
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DameTenebra Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Professional Photographer
Happy birthday :)
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EthanRedOtter Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Student Writer
Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D Happy birthday!!!!!!!Super Fantastic Golden Platter Cake 3D 
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Mouselemur Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2017  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy birthday, dear Ami :happy birthday:Sini Birthday Party
I hope you enjoy it with all your favorite people and pretty flowers (and let's not forget those super cute hamsters!) surrounding you :heart:
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