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Photo on a Whim by VampireKetsuki
Photo on a Whim
:iconbjd-sparks: has a prompt of 'whim', so today while heading to the local doll meet, I took a picture of my Angel of Dream Qi, on a whim.
I set her up, and thanks to a very strong gust of wind, she leaned against the post herself, also bending one knee, and generally getting into a more natural pose, all on her own.
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I saw :iconqbark:'s journal, so I figured I'd join the fray and do the whole DeviantART birthday story thingy.
I originally joined dA with a different username when I heard about it through Neopets, but I have since lost and forgotten that account (it's probably been deleted due to inactivity). I returned here after another art site which starts with an 'E' became the target of art thieves and virus-laden ads. 

Seeing is Understanding by VampireKetsuki Hearing can be Selective by VampireKetsuki Sensitive Artists are Creative by VampireKetsuki Smells Evoke Memories by VampireKetsuki

These four are the first four images in my account. It was an assignment from a college I once went to. I was told to do square images with those quotes on them. And that's what I came up with. I had never used Illustrator or Photoshop before so I was basically dropped into the deep end.

Through that sucky little four-room Art School, I was bitten by the photobug.
Not Supposed To Take This Pic by VampireKetsuki Phone tried to close... by VampireKetsuki Support our... zuchini? by VampireKetsuki Shanksville Cross by VampireKetsuki

Those four are some of the first photos I took, either with a cellphone camera or with a cheapo point-and-shoot. I do want to reproduce the first and last with my good camera, but either you can't bring a camera on the ride (photo one) or they've moved the memorials around (photo four).

2008 was a year of Tragedy and a year of Joy. In May I lost my father, unexpectedly, and in September my sister got married.
Swinging---Whee by VampireKetsuki Sis and her DH by VampireKetsuki Wedding Square by VampireKetsuki Little I knew that morning by VampireKetsuki Mother Daughter Dance by VampireKetsuki
I took along my SLR camera (No D, it was film). I used Black and White color process film for these photos, except the one of my parents' wedding in the frame. When my sister got the images back from her wedding photographer, everyone agreed that I had done better than she had. I didn't know yet what I wanted to do, but I knew that it was photography.

I experimented. A lot. And this is what I came up with during my experimentations.
Silent Night by VampireKetsuki Snowflakes by VampireKetsuki Purple Grass by VampireKetsuki Teacup by VampireKetsuki Ice by VampireKetsuki Baby Birds by VampireKetsuki Glass Rose by VampireKetsuki Balloon Release by VampireKetsuki Sun Halo by VampireKetsuki
By then I had my first DSLR, a Nikon D60, though I did still often use my cell phone camera for quick shots (I still do). I then had the idea of going back to school and going for photography this time.

These are some photos from the year before my schooling
I'm Gonna Let it Shine by VampireKetsuki There's Santa by VampireKetsuki Tiny Drop by VampireKetsuki Pittsburgh by VampireKetsuki Dark Tunnel by VampireKetsuki
I also got my first doll around this time, though she wasn't a BJD
Pullip what are you looking at by VampireKetsuki Pullip Scene by VampireKetsuki Cheers by VampireKetsuki Lamb Chop Pullip by VampireKetsuki T33 H33 Pullip by VampireKetsuki

These were a few photos from around when I started my classes, some were assignments, some weren't.
Drunk Pup by VampireKetsuki So THAT'S why by VampireKetsuki Eggspert by VampireKetsuki Eggsactly by VampireKetsuki
As I got into my schooling I found I had less and less time to post here, which was unfortunate but life happens. I took all sorts of photos, eventually settling that I wanted to do portraiture, weddings if possible.

Three Wise - cats? by VampireKetsuki Whos Taking a Picture of Who? by VampireKetsuki Wedding 4 by VampireKetsuki So light it flows up by VampireKetsuki Like a Fish with no Water by VampireKetsuki Alas, poor Skull by VampireKetsuki Tunnel 7 by VampireKetsuki Underwater Rings by VampireKetsuki Sunburst Model by VampireKetsuki Not So Joy by VampireKetsuki Lean by VampireKetsuki Saving Three Lives by VampireKetsuki Sign3 by VampireKetsuki Sign1 by VampireKetsuki Day For Night by VampireKetsuki Umbrella Dance by VampireKetsuki Fumiko As a Yurei by VampireKetsuki Heading to the Light by VampireKetsuki Beauty Headshot by VampireKetsuki Might as well JUMP! by VampireKetsuki Model Shot by VampireKetsuki Horns by VampireKetsuki Horney by VampireKetsuki Up the hill by VampireKetsuki
That's just SOME of my photos from my schooling. I've also had the opportunity to meet celebrities, both local and national
-fangirl scream- O.O -faint- by VampireKetsuki Me and Dan 8D by VampireKetsuki It's a ME by VampireKetsuki Speedy Delivery by VampireKetsukiAlton Brown 1 by VampireKetsuki Uncle Yo Creeper by VampireKetsuki Me and Mark by VampireKetsuki Alex Guarnaschelli by VampireKetsuki
...what? :iconmarioplz: isn't a celebrity? Oh well...

These two are my favorite of my entire portfolio
Lightning Fireworks by VampireKetsuki Firework Lightning by VampireKetsuki

So that's my Devious journey through the past until now. Please comment on my pics and let me know what you think.

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Deanna Klemm
Artist | Student | Photography
United States
Current Residence: Planet Earth
Favourite genre of music: J-rock, Rock, Pop, Oldies, Moldy-oldies, Country, Jazz, Classical, basically everything but Rap Crap
Favourite photographer: Can I say myself?
Favourite style of art: Photography
Operating System: Windows 7 Premium
MP3 player of choice: My computer?
Shell of choice: Uh... seashell?
Wallpaper of choice: A beautiful pic of a nebula
Skin of choice: Uh, what's on my body
Favourite cartoon character: Most anything Anime
Personal Quote: Just remember, if the world didn't suck, we'd fall off
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Thank you for the :+fav:s!
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VampireKetsuki Featured By Owner Apr 13, 2015  Student Photographer
Welcome, of course ♥
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SailorEnergy Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I haven't heard from you so.
Happy Holidays!
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VampireKetsuki Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Student Photographer
Thank you ^_^
The holidays have been crazy here for me, I haven't been on dA for a while *cringes at the 8,000 messages I have to go through*
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SailorEnergy Featured By Owner Jan 6, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
you're welcome! :D

8000 messages?! O_O;  Oh dear...
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VampireKetsuki Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2015  Student Photographer
How was your holiday? :3
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Jasperinity Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014
Happy birthday! :D
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SailorEnergy Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Not sure which of our two accounts is more active, but may I wish you happy birthday? :)
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VampireKetsuki Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Student Photographer
This one is more active ^_^
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