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About Photography / Hobbyist Core Member AmiFemale/United States Group :iconanimalsoftheworld: AnimalsofTheWorld
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Random from Dragons

Come look at mighty dragons in all shapes and sizes!

A very special dragoness called Silkara Lanyxania is surely to be in there.

Random from Photos- Squirrels and Friends

Squirrels are my favorite animals. Look inside the folder to learn why they are so endearing to me. :meow:

Random Favourites

From dragons to photos to cartoons, you'll find it all here. ;) I love to favorite things not just because I like it, but also because I want to promote the artist! Some are sorely in need of recognition so wonderful are their talents!


Commission: Pathfinder by jocarra

Commission: Pathfinder

by jocarra
Artworks I'd really like to buy someday. Unfortunately money doesn't grow on trees, wouldn't it be nice if it did? :XD:


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Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
Photography is a passion of mine and someday I hope to have all pro lenses. Right now, I do the best I can with what I have. I have learned a LOT over the years, and my skills have vastly improved. However, much improvement is still needed. Regardless, I hope you enjoy my gallery, and I give a lot of heartfelt thanks to everyone on deviantart who supports me with comments and/or favorites.

The deviantart community is awesome! :dalove:

About that girl in the photo:

Hi there! Call me Ami online. In "real" life, Evie will do.
I'm 36 currently.
I have Fibromyalgia, and sometimes life is VERY challenging.
I love God, believe in Him, and consider myself a Christian.

I love all of God's creatures. :heart:

Well OK...maybe not mosquitoes.

Current tools of the trade:

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lenses: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II, Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM , Tamron AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 SP Di VC USD XLD

About my photography: I only use natural light and never use flash. I do not use Photoshop and only do minor editing with either Windows Photo Gallery or Photofiltre (highly recommended). My style is extremely challenging because of this but I feel it is the best way to learn. My biggest tip to other photographers would be to get out there and photograph everything. Look above you and below you. The more you look around, the more wonders you will see.

Who Are You In The Mane 6?
Who Are You In The Mane 6?
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Exactly one day after my last journal I became very ill.  I won't get into it but suffice to say I have improved somewhat although every day remains a struggle.  I can't thank :iconmouselemur:  enough for keeping my group going for me.  I hope to get back to it more often soon but it will never be the same.  My goal this coming Spring is to do at least one zoo trip for new photos.  It would be a miracle after already six months of illness.  Your prayers would be much appreciated and thank you!
If you are on facebook check out  Angels for Juliana.  That girl will melt your heart and help you through the worst times.  Her family documents her struggles almost daily and through it all Juliana sustains a positive attitude.
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Fox by Alannah-Hawker

This is an amazing photo. First the off-centering is done perfectly and the shot is beautifully composed. I like that there is less bok...

Red Squirrel in Primroses by WNPhotography

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by aoao2

This is so adorable I could cry. Love the bowtie and the (blanket?) he's sitting on, also the fuzzy effect is very cool and adds a soft...


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Pajunen Featured By Owner Sep 24, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav:
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Sep 28, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
welcome ;)
ToxicFruitSalad Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2015   Traditional Artist
Love your animal photography so much! It's impossible not to cheer up looking at them. :)
SilkenWinds Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks  ;-; I miss doing photography...been too ill to do much of anything lately.
ToxicFruitSalad Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015   Traditional Artist
Aww, I'm sorry. Hope you get better soon!
ScarabsCorner Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Happy bday
CrazyCrocuta Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
Happy birthday! :D :party::cake:
Aishlling Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Happy Birthday my dear!!!!
dislestia4-ever Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015
Sprinkle Pop birthday birthday cake birthday cake birthday cake Sprinkle Pop birthday  Happy Birthday!!!!
Agent36496 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2015   Writer
:cake: Happy Birthday :huggle:
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