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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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ROLLING MATERIAL...............AH, RUSSIA
:iconshenanigan87::iconzcochrane:...............:iconinobras::iconlilok-lilok: RUSSIA by inObrAS

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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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DD-caf

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:
The Freaks Come Out at Night by limegintonic 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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:iconbarnum60:
Barnum60 25 minutes ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so happy for your support, Eric!  Hi!
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:iconniklin1:
niklin1 1 day ago  New member Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the watch and for the faves!
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
You're welcome! :)
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:icondenneris:
Thanks Eric :iconboogieonastickplz::iconraindanceplz::icontrampolineplz:
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
Always a pleasure, Asha! :iconweekenddanceplz::woohoo::iconchickendanceplz:
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:iconeintoern:
EintoeRn Apr 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
:iconfavouriteplz::iconshockedbluebirdplz: - DANKØ !
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
:iconweekenddanceplz::sun:
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:iconbabou-shka:
Thanks for the fave! :) (Smile)
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
My pleasure! :)
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:iconseiglie:
Seiglie Apr 5, 2014   Photographer
Thanks a lot for the fav Eric! :highfive:
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EricForFriends 1 day ago  Professional Photographer
You're welcome, Sergio! :handshake:
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:iconbidboroughstreet:
Hi! Thanks for taking a look at Escape Artists. I hope you'll enjoy the series :)
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:iconkvnvk:
thanks for the :+fav:s.  :D:horns:
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends Apr 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
My pleasure! :wave:
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:iconpatrickmonnier:
Hi Eric,
Thanks for the watch!

Patrick
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends Apr 1, 2014  Professional Photographer
And thank you for yours, Patrick! :)
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:iconpatrickmonnier:
Welcome, not sure why you weren't on my watch already...
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:iconericforfriends:
EricForFriends Apr 2, 2014  Professional Photographer
Same here. :D
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:iconrdalpes:
joyeux anniversaire :cake:
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EricForFriends Mar 29, 2014  Professional Photographer
Merci beaucoup, Marc! :)
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