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Jim H.
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Jack of all trades. Pretty much have done every odd job there is. Photography and digital art is my hobby and how I express myself artistically. I like to think I'm pretty good at them and always looking to improve my skills.

I call my approach to photography (especially cosplay) "Gonzo." Not in the pornographic meaning of the word but in the, "improvise and fly by the seat of your pants," definition. I get there, do quick compositions, take a couple of pics, have some fun and/or entertain/flirt with the cosplayers/models, and move on. Bing-bang-boom, done! I don't have a lot of gear (diffuser, ring-flash, tripod, and remote trigger) and use them sparingly. My personal nitpick is with photographers who travel around with walking studios. IMHO, I think you lose a lot of the fun and spontaneity of the moment when you bog yourself down.

I like constructive criticism. Please respect the models.

I have no real plans for world domination. Trust me.

Current Residence: Just outside of Washington, DC, USA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: XXL
Print preference: Minion Semi-Bold Pro
Favourite genre of music: Rock, Rockin' Blues, Jazz, World, anything that has makes you feel something when you hear it
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams, but I'm just delving into photography so this will probably change... radically
Favourite style of art: I really like Art Nouveau and the Beaux-Artes movement, ornate but organic
Operating System: Mac OSX
MP3 player of choice: iPhone
Shell of choice: tortoise
Skin of choice: my own?
Favorite cartoon character: too many to list - my ultimate wish is to be a cartoon as some point
Personal Quote: Friends help you move. "Real" friends help you move bodies. And books.
Interests
Found out that one of my photos was just used in an article by NYC Magazine (on-line edition), "Top 10 Reasons to Visit New York City."

I guess people like my photos? I'm humbled that my work is being well-received and amused that the photo they used was of the mega toy store, FAO Schwartz. I'm a pretty big toy geek so it's an appropriate choice. :-D

www.nycmagazine.com/2010/10/13…
  • Mood: Pleased
  • Listening to: Korn, "Got The Life"
  • Eating: breakfast
  • Drinking: Amp Sugar-Free Lightning energy drink

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:iconpaxingcai:
PaXingCai Featured By Owner Mar 20, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
Thank you for the watch!
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:iconratravarman:
ratravarman Featured By Owner Jun 14, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Good work as always!
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:iconratravarman:
ratravarman Featured By Owner Dec 27, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Nice to see you here, big guy! Found you via a mutual muse, Nicotine Desire, aka Lady Clankington. Great work! :thumbsup:
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cbombshell Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2011
thanks for your interest in :iconunlimitedcosplay:
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soulstrifer Featured By Owner Aug 31, 2011
Not at all welcome to the group!
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NexusHUB Featured By Owner Feb 17, 2011  Hobbyist Writer
Hey! Don't worry, I'll accept anything into :iconphotoshop-editors: as long as it's primarily made using Photoshop! You're always welcome!
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demmigoddess Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2011
Plz I can haz arts for V-Day? Make sumzing for mees? :P
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LaLumine Featured By Owner Nov 10, 2010  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav!
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MaxDaMonkey Featured By Owner Oct 8, 2010
Thanks for adding me to your watch list.
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weirdy182 Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2009
thanks :D
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