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INFRARED STUFF Compiled from my researches and those of Colinbm1

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Flickr Digital Infrared Group…

Flickr Digital Infrared Group Catalogue of Techniques by Oldoinyo…

Canon EOS 350D IR Conversion and Spectral Response Curves…

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digital photography for what its worth

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The Young Ones - Arwen by Okavanga The Young Ones - Big Ears by Okavanga…

The Poignancy of Watchers, Vol 1

Journal Entry: Sat Jun 27, 2015, 5:59 AM
Shortly after joining DeviantArt some years ago, I set up a Collection featuring an image from each of my Watchers ==>…?. I  continue to add to this Collection. At long last, I have got around to posting some of these images as a Feature. I'm starting at the very beginning of the Collection and shall work my way forward with further such occasional posts. Nowadays, I usually reciprocate Watches, but when I joined I normally didn't, so I shall also be trying to catch up on that. I'm restricting myself to 20 images per volume as sometimes Features can be a bit too long with too many images to take in. Twenty seems to be about right.

This is part of my revamp project.  RevampingAfter a busy not to say turbulent couple of weeks, I am updating and revamping much of my DA profile, input, and activities. Following on from my friend AngeInk :iconangeink:I decided to cut down, drastically, on the number of Groups that I belong to. From about 200 I'm now down to mid-twenties. I was not submitting work to the majority of them; some I could not recall a reason for joining; some were of the 1 submission every 31 days type; some were of the decline but don't give a reason discourtesy type; others were moribund. Now, I feel I can concentrate on those remaining Groups, some big, some small, some in between, that take there role as  Groups seriously, and hopefully I can contribute more to them. I'm also cutting down on being an admin, and have already left a couple or three Groups to which I was contributing very little. I have sent explanations to the Founders of those Groups. I shall probably leave another couple in due course, when some other matters are.

Looking through these early entries is a rather poignant affair. Some of these friends are still with me, but others no longer or only very rarely appear back in DA. Some have left entirely - the dreaded grey line through their name. Some seem to have flourished, others moved on to better things, some again, have been visited by sadness. The works themselves are a few years old, perhaps even forgotten by their authors! I wonder why I chose the works I did. There are quite a lot of cat photographs in the early parts of this collection - easy to see why I chose those - I like cats!. Now, I put cat photos in a Cat Collection ==>…. Otherwise, I choose images that have an immediate impact for me and/or ones that have some sort of resonance in my life. I wonder if I'd choose the same again?

Thus, starting at the beginning:

Giger 105 by SiradLah  SiradLah  Leaping Max by richardjwakefield  richardjwakefield TO_SEE_DAVID by My-he-art  My-he-art  Monarch of the Glen by tartanink  tartanink Tree Pattern III by MichiLauke  MichiLauke

Scher by Phostructor  Phostructor Stormy by AngelaLeonetti  AngelaLeonetti Blue reflections by piglet365  piglet365Second Point by Enkased  Enkased  Take II by BradLeeDaleNorth  BradLeeDaleNorth

Belle of the ball by printsILike  printsILike  DPP1500 by andy-j-s  andy-j-s  Girl In Red Stockings by Intergrativeone  Intergrativeone  Woolworth Bldg v.1 HDR 16 by AzankinoKING  AzankinoKING  .:A place to run to:. by bogdanici  bogdanici

THE DANCE   - animated - by hetorakelt  hetorakelt  Bruno the sleeper by Eisratte03  Eisratte03  slonce wsrod drzew by zynaiadi2  zynaiadi2  Old Spice by Coterabeth  Coterabeth  Me and my Wooky by Jaimiegirlz123x  Jaimiegirlz123x

:iconredsparklesplz: That's the first set. Many thanks to all these Watchers, active or not. Comments are most welcome. :iconredsparklesplz:  :iconjambang:


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Scientist, scholar, philosopher, writer, photographer, traveller, sportsman, oenophile, whisky drinker, beer imbiber, cat lover, art historian, walker, driver, reader, computer geek, TV watcher, music listener, photo editor, Web contributor, enjoyer of good food, expert witness, industrial consultant, legal advisor, problem solver, analyst, chemist, information retrieval expert, sometime rider, runner, keep-fit addict, hypocrisy hater, politician loather, altogether - a devious deviant.

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Seahorse66 Featured By Owner 6 hours ago
Thank you! Hug 
fuchsianinja Featured By Owner 22 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the watch.
Okavanga Featured By Owner 22 hours ago
MaresaSinclair Featured By Owner 1 day ago
Hi David, thank you for the favourite on my owl photo!  Much appreciated.
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relhom Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Hobbyist General Artist
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Dancin CAT 
Kitteh-Pawz Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:'s :)
Okavanga Featured By Owner 1 day ago
My pleasure!

Placi1 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Thank you very much for the faves, David!!


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