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New Mythology XI by EricForFriends
New Mythology XI
(My contribution to the "Against Ebola" project nature-abstracted.deviantart.c…. If you want to join, hurry, the deadline is November 7.)

Way outside my usual turf, but oddly close to my heart. Digital and analog photography, digital manipulation and drawing.
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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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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
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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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mecengineer Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Happy Birthday
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MarinaCoric Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Professional
:hug: ;)
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JonnyGoodboy Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
"Birthday Greets to you Eric...have a good one Pal!" :drunk:
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inObrAS Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Happy Birthday to You, dear Eric! RoseHi! Have your cake and eat it tooHeart
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Kaslito Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Professional General Artist
Eric, Happy Birthday from the Canary Islands to you!!! :cake:
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Adsarta Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday! Lots of love, happiness and inspiration :sun: :cake: :party: :sun:
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FeenoGraphie Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015   General Artist
Happy Birthday dear friend :rose:
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EarthHart Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
:party::cake: Many Happy Solar Returns of the Day, M'Lord Elric :cake::party:
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MustafaSEZER Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday dear friend :iconcakeplz:
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ansdesign Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Van harte gefeliciteerd met je verjaardag, Eric. :iconchampagneplz:
Ik wens je een fijne dag!
Groet Ans :hug:
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Andrei-Azanfirei Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015
Happy Birthday! :cake:
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scheinbar Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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Boo! happy :iconchampagneplz: birthdayBoo!
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serel Featured By Owner Feb 16, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday.
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Destroyer77 Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015
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LUCILALEYLA Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday dear friend :iconcakeplz: :icongiftplz: :iconwineplz: :hug: :party:
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gingado Featured By Owner Feb 3, 2015
Thank you very much for the :+fav:
:hug::sun::hug:
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Denneris Featured By Owner Feb 2, 2015
:ahoy: dear Eric, long time no see :D
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EintoeRn Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
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Thanks a lot, Eric !
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EricForFriends Featured By Owner Jan 25, 2015  Professional Photographer
You're welcome, Ulrich! :iconexcitedplz:
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Hermetic-Wings Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your support, appreciated a lot  :D
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