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    • CommentAuthorroadscum
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2012
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    I've told you before Mrs Beelzebub, we can't take the recycling if you keep mixing brimstone in with the damned souls...

    The Bins of the Beast
    • CommentAuthorchris g
    • CommentTimeAug 8th 2012
     (10726.2)
    my turtles are moody an shit
    IMG_0065

    IMG_0061
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      CommentAuthorAlastair
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
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    which run of figures are those?
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      CommentAuthorjoanneleah
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
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    I want to work with you.

    Is anyone here interested in modeling for me? Doesn't have to be nude, but could be. I'd like some traditional/surreal seated portraits. I'm in Brooklyn.
    Message me: me@joanneleah.com
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      CommentAuthorallana
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012 edited
     (10726.5)
    Joanne, anytime you're in Toronto ....




    Hideously Decorated Wurlitzer with Speaker, in Field.
    Hideously Decorated Wurlitzer with Speaker, in Field. by Allana Mayer (allana) on 500px.com

    Living flowers aren't nearly as interesting as dead ones.
    Untitled by Allana Mayer (allana) on 500px.com
    • CommentAuthorchris g
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.6)
    Alastair - They are from the new Nickelodeon show starting in September. They look pretty pissed off!
    • CommentAuthorArgos
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.7)
    @Joanne - If you're ever in San Diego or if I ever finally get my ass to NYC, I will contact you! I've done nude modeling once before and it was loads of fun. Ironically, few things make me feel better about my body than modeling nude. It's oddly a great cure for self-consciousness.

    @SteveToase - I am loving the photo of your dad with an "old guys rule" t-shirt holding a tiny infant. It's perfect.

    @Oddbill - your model is gorgeous and you always take such great shots of her!

    @Chris - Clever and creative, I like it.
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      CommentAuthortaphead
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.8)
    I can thoroughly recommend working with Joanne. She's awesome, and not the least bit murdery!
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      CommentAuthordorkmuffin
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.9)
    Ditto @taphead. @Joanne is lovely and super fun to work with.
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      CommentAuthoroldhat
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.10)
    Will definitely contact you whenever I find myself in NYC again.
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      CommentAuthorFishelle
    • CommentTimeAug 9th 2012
     (10726.11)
    @Joanne Same with me! If you ever find yourself in Salt Lake City, or I move east or visit New York again, I'd love to be involved in your work.
  1.  (10726.12)
    I'm finally attacking the massive backlog of photographs I've got piling up for over two years. Also, I'm watermarking. I kind of hate it, but I also hate the idea of my images being saved to someone's hard drive and falling into that void of "hey, I wonder who made this?"

    Moonrise:
    moonrise/sunrise

    Frank Oz
    Little Shop of Oz

    Ridgewood, Queens
    Sweet Shop
    • CommentAuthorArgos
    • CommentTimeAug 10th 2012
     (10726.13)
    Rachael, that's a very tasteful watermark. I don't see it being any different than an painter signing a piece he just finished. Maybe for the bottom photo, use a watermark in black? I can hardly see your name and likely wouldn't notice it if I didn't know it was there.
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    @argos. Thanks. That photo personally means a lot. @Rachael I would look at placement as that could very easily be cropped.
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    @argos - I fixed it a wee bit, made it less transparent on that last one. I keep fucking with it, deciding how pale it can go while being legible. Hmmmm....

    @Steve Toase - I know it could be cropped. I don't really mind that. I mean, if anyone really wants to get rid of a watermark, it's easily done in photoshop. I can't prevent that. I just wanted a way to sign my photograph to retain credit in a way that doesn't fuck with the photograph aesthetically. Most people don't crop out watermarks. Most people save photos they like, and end up with folders of random images on their hard drive. I want my photos to remain by ME, so if anyone is so inclined, they can google my name and find more pictures.
  4.  (10726.16)
    @rachael fair. Good shots btw. I think the point you make becomes even more significant with sites such as pinterest. you're not going to stop people, reposting, even if you wanted to, but you can draw them to more of your work.
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      CommentAuthorallana
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2012
     (10726.17)
    Crossposting this 'cause it's, like, my favourite thing ever.

    PUDDLES! by Allana Mayer (allana) on 500px.com
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      CommentAuthorallana
    • CommentTimeAug 11th 2012
     (10726.18)
    Also, we broke into another abandoned place, and met some graffiti artists.

    The Artist, in his Studio. by Allana Mayer (allana) on 500px.com
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    have hardly picked up a camera for the last few weeks, but did take this one last week in Mumbles, Wales:

  6.  (10726.20)
    @allana the picture of you is awesome.
    Cathedral in the rain
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