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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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Assassayah Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the llama :)
Smaoi Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Here's a llama! :la: 3D Llama Badge
Saphytrix Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2015
thnks for the llama
heleer Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
thnks for the llama!!!! :D :D
CeciiLottersberger Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2015
Thanks for the llama! Greetings !! :D
SilverzXx Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Thanks for the llama Hug 
fractal2cry Featured By Owner Mar 13, 2015
ty for :llama: and u work magic w/a camera!
Gunnut51 Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for my new pet :llama:

Here's one to keep it company 
Elena-Shabalina Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  New member Professional Artisan Crafter
Thank you for the fave and for added me to your watch!
ManitouWolf Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
You are most welcome.  It's a gorgeous serpent bracelet.  I look forward to seeing what else you create.  :)
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