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Sam James
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My Bio
Current Residence: Melbourne Australia
Favourite photographer: Peter Lik, Ken Duncan
Personal Quote: The more photos you take, the closer you get to a good one

Favourite Visual Artist
Anyone who inspires me
Tools of the Trade
Canon 400D, Manfrotto tripod, several ND filters
Other Interests
1) Enjoying Life 2) Photography 3) Weather

2 Year Absence

2 Year Absence

I couldn't believe it today when I visited DA for the first time in a long time, just how much time it has been since my last contribution to this community.  So what have you been up to during all this time? Here is what I've been up to: I am now a semi-professional photographer specialising in landscapes and tourism.  I have had and are currently having 1 of 7 solo exhibitions based on a very specific landscapes project.   At times my photography has driven me to near madness and I've had to have 'time-off' from it. It's too hot an evening for me to go in to any more detail.  For those of you who remember me, G'day! and for those who don

A Seasonal Message for all of you.

A Seasonal Message for all of you.

Just incase I don't get another chance to add to my journal before 2004, I'd just like to say a big Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of you. This year for me has been a great one for so many reasons, and being a part of the DA community and sharing in the passion of art with you all is definately one of them. I hope your year has been a good one, and that you have the opportunity to enjoy the festive season with loved ones.  So till 2004, godbless and goodluck. -Sam

Sitting down with a Master.

Sitting down with a Master.

It's not every day that you get the opportunity to sit down and have a chat with an internationally celebrated photographer. Ken Duncan is without a doubt one of the worlds best landscape photographers, and arguably the best in the panoramic format. He was in town yesterday, and I jumped at the chance to speak to him.  His knowledge was so broad and his examples very specific.  We covered a wide range of subjects including locations, lighting, printing and digital photography, attitude and even some of the new 3D photographic technology. I've spoken to a lot of photographers since I started and none have given me such inspiration.  As you

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You have a great gallery, i hope you will made some new pics !!!
I really enjoyed looking through your gallery.
Your nature photography is vey impressive.
just wanted you to know

greetings, josh
Hello! You were featured in my journal You are red, arent ya?? :D
Hi steampoweredk9,


I recently and gladly and as you may have noticed, favourite’d some of your work. I find it eye-catching and wonderfully composed.

I don't know if you are already aware of the fact, but I am doing a study at college on how people decide if they like or dislike a piece of art. At the top of my DeviantART home page, I had a statement outlining the study.

I've just been reported to the staff here on DeviantART by an artist for intellectual property infringement, and was very saddened and shocked by this. As a result, I wish to fully inform all those who’s work I fav’d to let you know that no infringement of your intellectual property was intended, or will occur at any time during my study. Furthermore, if you want to me to remove you from consideration, or if you wish withdraw at any time later on, please let me know. No profit is or will be made from this academic endeavour, and all images are used under the fair uses rationale (low resolution image only, all credit to the artist, academic purposes only, etc). None of the works used will be printed, but instead will only be displayed on a computer screen for a few seconds.

If I am not banned, I plan to continue posting updates of my study, and the final findings in or around March 2008.

I hope that you would feel positive about this, fully informed, and would like to take part. If you have any further questions, please contact me, and I will be only too happy to clear anything up, or just have a chat about the study, art, or anything else.

Regards,
Olivia Rohan
D-ciz-N

p.s. My apologies if I have already contacted you in relation to this, but since I want to ensure that everyone is kept informed, erring on the side of caution with the sheer number involved will have the occasional double-up.
I was wondering how you get the water to have that fog look in your pictures, as none of your pictures have your settings for your camera on them?
I live in the same area as some of those photographs, you truly present our area beautifully :)