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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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JOCAPS Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015 important part of life you too!
NemetonaWyld Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the :llama: :D
AlyonaTretyakova Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the Llama)
Celem Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav: on my tiger pic :)
Sadova302b50 Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2015  New Deviant
Thank you for the llama :-)
bear48 Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Professional
:llama: :headbang: :squee: :headbang: :llama:

Thank you for the Llama :llama:

:squee:  :squee:  :squee:  :squee:  :squee:  
Mr-EskimoMadness Featured By Owner Jun 15, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Thanks for the llama, have one in return. c:
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
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