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So long and thanks for all the memories! Update

So long and thanks for all the memories! Update

Hey everyone.  So..the time has come.  At the moment I am uploading my new website, and deleting my photographs from DeviantArt.  I am not going to make this a long and drawn out goodbye and rant about what's wrong with DA but I will say a few things. First off, this is an amazing community to get your foot in the door when it comes to art and community building.  That being said, its a pretty horrible place for real photographers.  I'm not going to mention names but too much "Photography" here is based on ones skills in Photoshop and not photography.  While that isn't a problem in itself, too many people here claim they are amazing photogra

Thank god for the American People!

Thank god for the American People!

Thank you American Public.  I am proud that we as a people finally stood up against the out of touch religious Republican Machine and said ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!  Lets hope the democrats make some change and put the worlds foot in the right direction.  Is anyone actually surprised it only took a decade for Republicans to become to comfortable in their power and turn into the corrupt, scandalous, and incapable fools they became in 2006?  Here is to a strong two years and a great showing in 2008! Daily Deviations :thumb25510256: :thumb23376587: :thumb18577037: Popular Prints :thumb39654211::thumb38886963::thumb38814377: :thumb25510256: Visit

Goodbye for a while...maybe

Goodbye for a while...maybe

First for some Photography! Most of my prints are up!  If ya want one that is not, send me a note! :D  Oh yeh...and I'm boarding the Trans-Siberian Railroad eastbound in 2 days...don't know how much I will be updating for the next month!  Take care and thanks for all the support! Daily Deviations :thumb25510256: :thumb23376587: :thumb18577037: Popular Prints :thumb39654211::thumb38886963::thumb38814377: :thumb25510256: Visit my Store at http://xenotaku.deviantart.com/store/    Member of: #colorado (https://www.deviantart.com/colorado):iconnaturelovers::iconmacrophoto::iconnaturpics-club::iconFlower-Photographer: '~-Check what music I have been dancing around my

Prints Now Available

Prints Now Available

First for some Photography! I am going to be making prints available throughout the day.  If you want one that I don't make available, let me know.  Except it takes some time for DA to check and add, so give it some time. My Daily Deviations :thumb25510256: :thumb23376587: :thumb18577037: !!!Mini-Norway Gallery!!! :thumb38814377: :thumb38815063: :thumb38886963:: :thumb38887205:    Member of: #colorado (https://www.deviantart.com/colorado):iconnaturelovers::iconmacrophoto::iconnaturpics-club::iconFlower-Photographer: '~-Check what music I have been dancing around my room to lately-~' http://www.last.fm/user/Xenotaku/ :thumb37846325:  :thumb30023499:  :thumb286

Changes in my Journal...enough is enough

Changes in my Journal...enough is enough

I have tried for a long time to ignore the hatred and one sided debate that fills the pages of Deviant Art.  From the people that post pictures of Nazi propaganda, to the number of people that give one sided arguments about Israel "aggression", to the countless people that make up history regarding the middle east that couldn't be further from the truth.  Well, I'm not sitting back anymore, cause it's a bit ridiculous how much crap goes around on this website. So right off the bat, I am sorry for bringing politics onto my deviant art page. Is taking an unpopular political stand on DA going to hurt the support for my photography?  Possibly, bu

Thanks Thanks Thanks!

Thanks Thanks Thanks!

My Daily Deviations :thumb25510256: :thumb23376587: :thumb18577037: !!!Mini-Norway Gallery!!! :thumb38814377: :thumb38815063: :thumb38886963:: :thumb38887205:    Member of: #colorado (https://www.deviantart.com/colorado):iconnaturelovers::iconmacrophoto::iconnaturpics-club::iconFlower-Photographer: '~-Check what music I have been dancing around my room to lately-~' http://www.last.fm/user/Xenotaku/ :thumb37846325:  :thumb30023499:  :thumb28637979:  :thumb31467431: ....till next time!  

Norway a few more times...updated.

Norway a few more times...updated.

What's up everyone.  I have updated my gallery with my latest from Norway (again).   More to come from Norway and Finland...and then off to the East.  I also just published a brand spanking new website.  It's far from done and hosting on a darn slow server...but if you want to check it out....the adress is: http://web.mac.com/jon_leibowitz/iWeb/JLPhotography/Home.html As an update, I just want to say thanks so much for all the support and very kind comments.  Since in most places I pay by the minute to use my computer, its impossible to reply to comments and say thanks for all the favs and watches, but believe me when I say...I am honored a

Trip Pictures online!

Trip Pictures online!

Ok, so they have been up for a while.  But I have added a few and and retouched some others I was not happy with.  So...most of them are in their final versions.  I'm still not happy with the contrast and color set in some of the pictures from Loch Ossian, so those might get an update sometime down the road.  I hope everyone is enjoying my pictures from the trip thus far.  I read every comment, I just don't have time on my trip to respond to everyone.  So thanks again for looking and I hope everyone is enjoying the views from around the world!  I am currently in Prague, and will be making my way up to Scandinavia soon.  Take care everyone! M

I need your help!!

I need your help!!

The trip is going great. I'm in Germany right now. I need some help from whomever reads this.  I want to know if my pictures are often too dark?  I use a laptop which right away makes color brightness a bit different.  My laptop also has a really bright and brilliant display, so it makes everything look brighter than things are.  So, I never know if my submissions are too dark.  Sometimes I use other people computers and the pictures look pretty dark, but I'm never sure if it's their computer or just how dark many of my photos are.  So....let me know!  If any are really really dark I will be sure to make new versions of them!  Especially my r

OMG! Xeno Lives

OMG! Xeno Lives

I am in Scotland! At the start of my 6 month trip.  For some reason...I decided to bring my computer.  Yes it adds 3 pounds to my back...but I can look at my photos right away!   So...I don't have much else to say...cause I have no time.  But I am posting some stuff!!!  I hope you all enjoy!  Thanks to everyone who has continued to check back! My Daily Deviations :thumb25510256: :thumb23376587: :thumb18577037: Featured old picture :thumb16547863:    Member of: #colorado (https://www.deviantart.com/colorado):iconnaturelovers::iconmacrophoto::iconnaturpics-club::iconFlower-Photographer: '~-Check what music I have been dancing around my room to lately-~' http://

Hello...and school is almost over!

Hello...and school is almost over!

Why hello there everyone!  Long time no talk.  I assure you, my heart is still beating and I am still in one peice.  At last, I got a new camera...the 30D!  I have taken a few shots with it, but really just messing around, just learning the ins and outs.  If you have not noticed, I was fortunate to have another of my shots selected as Daily Deviation!!  A good number of people have asked for a larger version for their desktops of my picture.  So, because I am going to have some time on my hands, I have decided to resize it for whomever wants it.  Just reply here with you're resolution, and I will make one just for you!  The weather is warming

I am still alive

I am still alive

Bah...I'm sorry for not posting anything new.  Not only have I been bogged down with work and such, but I don't have a camera!!  I sold my camera nearly a month and a half ago now...and I am in limbo.  I almost bought the 5D, but it is too much $$$.  Then I decided to get the 20D, but then I decided to wait for the 30D, even though there is not much new on it, I just want it.  So it was supposed to be out mid march, then any time in march, and now march is almost over, and I still have no camera.  I have passed on some incredible sunrises in the last week here in Boulder, so I'm pretty bummed, and spring is here, and I want to get out and tak
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