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Abundantia - Daily Deviation

Fri Aug 30, 2013, 8:39 AM
Just yesterday I arrived back from vacation, and at the first day at my desk, I discovered that my picture 'Abundantia' has become today's Daily Deviation for the Street gallery, courtesy of myraincheck, who is one of the true treasures of the site. Thank you so much, Mary!

Abundantia by EricForFriends

I don't want to heap praise on my own work, but let me just say that for me, the picture and the praise that it got represents the experience that can makes Street photography special to the photographer himself or herself. You milk many cows to get the cheese, in the words of HCB, you wear out your best shoes for years, you try to be as clever and adroit as possible, and then, one Sunday afternoon, everything comes together in abundance, in a quick parting shot, when you weren't thinking that much about Street really.

It can happen to any camera, to anyone. Wear good shoes and keep your eyes and your hearts open. :camera::heart:




  • Mood: Daily Needs
  • Listening to: Anzhelika Varum - Yesli On Uydet
  • Reading: Gerry Badger, The Pleasures of Good Photographs
  • Watching: Top Gear
  • Eating: Buggles
  • Drinking: beer

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EricForFriends
Eric
Artist | Professional | Photography
Netherlands
I work as a travel writer, translator and semi-professional photographer.

My DA Portfolio is here: ericstrijbos.daportfolio.com/ Feedback and comments are welcome.

You can read more about me and my DA works in this Ezine, that was created by stuartperry because one of my photos won the The-Yard-Collective's first Street contest:
Meet Ericforfriends by The-Yard-Collective

BUYING MY WORK
A lot of my work is on sale through the Deviantart Print service, a lot of it isn't. Don't hesitate to contact me if you see a work that's not available for printing, there might be no particular reason for that and I can put it up. Some of the works that are available for print are in need of a different title or will have their frame removed. That will happen sooner or later, but if you don't want to wait, contact me too, I'll put you in the fast lane. :)

Finally, some of my best works are for sale on Redbubble. You might have a look there if you prefer their conditions. Also my works there don't have the black or white frame that's present around many of my pictures.

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Full-frame cameras... do you think they're worthwhile? Informed opinions very welcome :aww: 

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VERY OLD FRIENDS AND BREATHTAKINGLY INTERESTING PEOPLE :faint:
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LOCAL HEROES (Dutch Friends)...........AWESTRALIA
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I could read Russian by inObrASThe Yard Collective stamp by The-Yard-CollectiveArtist's comments stamp by ShutsumonclubSEARCH by parallellogicmy stamp by matricaria72

Supportstamp by Nomikjustkaty by EricForFriends <-- MY SUPPORTSTAMP (thank you Katy!):

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My own DD :hug:

One in Every Crowd bw-version by EricForFriends
It also won the first contest by :iconthe-yard-collective:

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DD's for others that I suggested
(almost as much fun)

3D - Fractals at an Exhibition by Doublecrash by :icondoublecrash: :thumb130049853: by :iconwiebestavast:
:thumb130185101: by :iconlimegintonic: dreams by lukasvasilikos by :iconlukasvasilikos:
Sketch III by sunflowerer by :iconsunflowerer: :headbang:

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Mythraill:iconmythraill:
so can you speak dutch? XD if so: hoi hoe gaat ie XD
Fri Apr 18, 2014, 10:19 AM
EricForFriends:iconericforfriends:
:iconravesplz::iconbrewplz::lol:
Sun Nov 17, 2013, 10:51 AM
GeminiArtNStock:icongeminiartnstock:
hi Eric
Tue Apr 16, 2013, 5:48 PM
EricForFriends:iconericforfriends:
:wave: Nadège! :aww:
Sun Dec 16, 2012, 8:33 AM
P1eTru5zka:iconp1etru5zka:
Hi Eric :)
Thu Nov 1, 2012, 2:39 AM
ahdhan:iconahdhan:
HAAAPPPYYY BIRRTHDAAAY :heart:
Thu Feb 16, 2012, 3:26 PM
ikreate:iconikreate:
Wish you much success with your Books Eric!! You deserve it!! :heart::blackrose:
Fri Jan 27, 2012, 5:47 AM
Pajunen:iconpajunen:
Thanks for the :+fav:
Sat Apr 30, 2011, 11:20 AM
cheekymonkeyali
cheers :)
Thu Apr 14, 2011, 3:57 AM
shhhs
Happy Birthday for tommorow Eric.
Tue Feb 15, 2011, 3:13 AM
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:iconansdesign:
ansdesign Featured By Owner Jul 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Hartelijk dank voor al je faves Eric! :iconbemyvalentineplz:
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xbastex Featured By Owner Apr 22, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for the fav
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner May 3, 2014  Professional Photographer
You're welcome!
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Trippy4U Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014
Thanks kindly, Eric :icondullvivid:
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Professional Photographer
My pleasure, Richard! :)
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Adsarta Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for the recent :+fav:s and the continuous support, dear friend! :hug:
Enjoy a wonderful Easter holidays with your loved ones :sun: :blowkiss:
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Professional Photographer
You're welcome, and same to you and your loved ones, Gergana! :iconhappysunplz::hug:
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Barnum60 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so happy for your support, Eric!  Hi!
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2014  Professional Photographer
My pleasure! :)
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niklin1 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the watch and for the faves!
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
You're welcome! :)
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Denneris Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014
Thanks Eric :iconboogieonastickplz::iconraindanceplz::icontrampolineplz:
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2014  Professional Photographer
Always a pleasure, Asha! :iconweekenddanceplz::woohoo::iconchickendanceplz:
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EintoeRn Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconfavouriteplz::iconshockedbluebirdplz: - DANKØ !
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
:iconweekenddanceplz::sun:
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Babou-Shka Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2014
Thanks for the fave! :) (Smile)
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
My pleasure! :)
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Seiglie Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2014   Photographer
Thanks a lot for the fav Eric! :highfive:
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
You're welcome, Sergio! :handshake:
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BidboroughStreet Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2014
Hi! Thanks for taking a look at Escape Artists. I hope you'll enjoy the series :)
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