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Cat photographs are quite common to see on dA, but this one definitely stood out to me when I saw it. One of the key aspects that makes...

Though I know it has been mentioned previously that there are a TON of cat pictures out there, there still are some that stand out; I f...

This is a wonderful shot! The first aspect that caught my attention was the bokeh in the background: it adds a nice backdrop to the sub...

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Critique courtesy of #The-Photo-Critics Critiqued by =Flame-of-the-Phoenix This is such a sweet photograph! First off, I wanted to say ...

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What do you think about people thanking you for a :+fav: and using the thumbnail of the image in their comment? 

26 deviants said It's alright either way.
13 deviants said I don't really like it...
9 deviants said Oh wow, I didn't know you could do that! That's awesome :aww:
4 deviants said I would prefer someone putting the thumbnail of the image!
3 deviants said I have an opinion that I will write in the comments! :la:


Help Wildlife Websites

:bulletgreen: :new:Cheetah Conservation Fund: Cheetahs are the fastest land animals, but are losing habitat daily; they are now endangered animals. Learn more about cheetahs and see how you can help (not all money-related)-
:bulletgreen: :new:The Orangutan Project: This site helps not only orangutans, whom are facing habitat loss due to the palm oil trade, but also allows you to adopt a tree and learn different ways to help out these animals during your daily life (including what items contain palm oil, fueling the trade and destroying the rainforest)-

:bulletgreen: FREE donations to help support big cats, baby seals, the rainforests, etc with one click. Can also sign petitions to help support many different causes-

:bulletgreen: Snow Leopard Trust Fund: Created specifically for helping save the Snow Leopard. Has quite a few items for sale, with proceeds going to Snow Leopard concervation-

:bulletgreen: Save the Tiger Fund: Tigers are some of the most endangered wild cats! Please check out this site for recent news stories featuring tigers, and donate to help promote tiger concervation!-

:bulletgreen: The Red Panda Network: Sponsored by the AZA (Association of Zoos and Aquariums) as well as the San Diego Zoo. Adopt a Red Panda, become a volunteer, or just check out their news involving red pandas.-…

:bulletgreen: Groups on Deviantart created to help the wildlife and other animals.


**Have any conservation sites/groups you'd like to promote? Send me a note!


:iconcasualphotography: :iconconservation-art: :iconcheetahsunlimited: :iconiloveanimals:


Snow Leopard: Peaceful by Flame-of-the-Phoenix
Snow Leopard: Peaceful
Subject: Snow Leopard (Uncia uncia)
Taken: Potter Park Zoo in Michigan.
Media Photo Taken Through: Cage bars.
Manipulation: None.
For more Snow Leopard, see:

Snow Love by Flame-of-the-PhoenixSnow Leopard by Flame-of-the-Phoenix
:dalogo: Comments and critiques greatly appreciated!

Sea Animal Portrait Winners

Journal Entry: Fri Oct 18, 2013, 6:27 PM

:winner: Sea Animal Portraits Contest Winners!

:iconanimalsoftheworld: announced the winners of their Sea Animal Portraits Contest! Here they are:

1st Place
Dark Pup Portrait by Shadow-and-Flame-86
by Shadow-and-Flame-86 :iconshadow-and-flame-86:

2nd place
Turtle by fatboygotsick
by fatboygotsick :iconfatboygotsick:

3rd Place
Spread your wings! by Kriloner
by Kriloner :iconkriloner:

Runner Ups
Jellyfish by pyro-helfier
by pyro-helfier :iconpyro-helfier:

 Penguin by linneaphoto
by L-E-photography :iconlinneaphoto:

Lost in Blue by LashelleValentine
by LashelleValentine :iconlashellevalentine:

Congrats to all the winners!! Beautiful work everyone :w00t:

:facebook: Facebook Page

:pointr: So, I decided to finally start a facebook page for my photography!! Please check it out and "Like" :flirty:

*I will be uploading new pieces there first, so if you'd like to see more of my work or see it sooner, that's the place to go! :la:

:aww: And as usual...

Thank you to everyone who :+devwatch:ed, :+fav:ed, commented, and/or visited my gallery!! :glomp:

:dalogo: My Stamp Collection

Stamp: Creepin' by Flame-of-the-PhoenixStamp: Love Commenters by Flame-of-the-PhoenixI'm a raccoon lover by pjukReply Comments Stamp by Mirz123DA Stamp - Zoos 01 by tppgraphicsHunger Games Stamp by Jt-ClrkI support Advanced Critique by Jibrille-HillbertI Know Stamp - Revamped by EvilSakuGroups overload by prosaix'Notes make me feel special' stamp by SynfullZero Punctuation :stamp: by ReaperLoveMST3K Stamp by Teela-B by mst3kMST3K Stamp - Family Date by FlockofFlamingosStamp: Defending faves by pralinkova-princeznaI'll Support Procrastination by Phoenix-PyreThere is no spoon by cfryanti love my canon cam - STAMP by se1988Homework by Plumey.:: Animal Rights Stamp V2 ::. by loneantarcticwolfH.A.N.D stamp + info by SynfullSupport a Deviant by TheStampKingForums Stamp -REVAMPED- by BurntheEvidence165Snow Leopard Trust Stamp by HeWhoWalksWithTigersAPN stamp chatty chat by Tepara


Artist | Photography
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:bulletblue: CURRENT PROJECTS :bulletblue:

:pointr: Currently have:

105 photographs "sta.shed" away to be uploaded.

30 GB of pictures on my memory card to upload and look through/sort.

50+ images waiting to be processed/have a border put on.

:bulletgreen: ABOUT ME :bulletgreen:
:pointr: After being gone from dA for a couple years, I'm slowly trying to be more active. More photos will be coming soon!
:pointr: I started photography in sophomore year of high school, but really started taking animal pictures about 7 years ago.
- I use a Canon 50D, Canon Rebel XT, a couple zoom lenses (1 Canon, 1 Sigma), a macro lens (Canon), a landscape lens (Sigma), and Photoshop/Lightroom.
:pointr: I am currently a graduate student at CUNY- Hunter College, studying Animal Behavior and Conservation. I received my B.S. from Michigan State University, where I studied Zoo & Aquarium Science, Animal Behavior/Neurobiology, and Ecology (all basically Zoology).

:bulletblue: ON DEVIANTART :bulletblue:
:pointr: I'm an animal photographer, but I don't mind trying new types of art or new types of photography.
:pointr: I've been on dA for a while, so if you have any questions, please feel free to ask and I'll try to help out as best I can. :aww:

Updated on- 10/11/2014

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