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Manitou Wolf
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Current Residence: Texas
Favourite photographer: Monty Sloan
Favourite cartoon character: Gambit
  • Mood: Content
  • Listening to: blessed silence
  • Reading: One Witch's Way, by Bronwynn Forrest Torgerson
I am so humbled by the sudden outpouring of attention and comments my photography seems to be currently gathering.

I know, in great part, this is due to a feature of tanikel doing of my photo Surprise in his journal entry "Undiscovered Photography".  And I am deeply, deeply humbled that he thought my simple photography worthy of that.  Seriously, if you have the time, do look through the other photography he's featured in that journal entry.  They are stunning.

To say that my artistic/creative side has taken a beating in the past 6 months is an understatement.  I don't know why, but my photography drive/passion really just shut down on me.  Honestly, I shut down there for a while.  Between two jobs and a whole lot of internal chaos, I just didn't have the energy, nor the desire to even visit my favorite zoos or to touch my camera. 

I've been pursuing a new, less strenuous hobby -- sharing postcards.  *chuckles*  I know.  Sounds kind of dorky, but I'm doing it through and I can't express how nice it is to simply get a postcard from some stranger somewhere in this huge, VAST world of ours...just dropping a line to tell me a bit about themselves and their area of the world.  Very nice.

But all of this simply reminds me of what I DO enjoy doing. 
I love my photography.  And, like any skill, if I want it to get better, I need to PRACTICE it more.

So thank you.
To all my stalwart Watchers who have been with me for ages now, thank you for not giving up on me.  For cheering me on, to continue. 
And to my new Watchers, thank you for the encouragement you are bringing to me now.  :)

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Bronto-Thunder-Zaur Featured By Owner May 19, 2015
Thanks for the llama!:) (Smile) 
Akiles09 Featured By Owner May 1, 2015
Gracias por la llama!
ChippedBeak Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Student Artist
Thanks much for the llama. :D
ManitouWolf Featured By Owner Apr 29, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the :+fav:  :)
WritterInTheArtHat Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015
Thank you for the llama. Your photos look SO cool by the way :3
ManitouWolf Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you.  :)
StephiPhotography Featured By Owner Apr 25, 2015
Hello, thanks for faving my work!!! :tighthug: It is much appreciated! Please like my page if you get the time & would like to see more of my photos :facebook:… Thanks again!
Dreadpup Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2015  New Deviant Student Photographer
thanks for llama
Loki-Dalton Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the badge! =D :iconkirbyspinplz:
Assassayah Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the llama :)
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