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Matt Dillon
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
I am a beginner who got into photography when my wife suggested I try it. I have been on disability for some time now and have been really bored so I tried it and I have fallen in love. Everything I see now I think to myself how to compose the shot. Its like an addiction.

I have been trying different things but seem to be enjoying landscape/skyscape, HDR and macro photography the most. I really love photos with water motion blur in them but have not captured one myself that I am pleased with, yet.

I started with my wife's old Pentax MX SLR but have moved to digital with a Kodak z990 and Olympus e-500 and have been having much more fun. Oh, that and the fact I don't have to pay for film was a big plus! :-)

I am still learning all about how to use my cameras and what everything means. I get a lot of ideas and info from photos on here and other sites by looking at the photos and the things like what aperture, shutter speed and whatnot that were used to achieve them really helps!

I have 2 boys, 5 and 8. My youngest and I enjoy going on walks through parks and around the local lake taking photos together. All of us but my wife enjoy fishing and when the weather gets a bit nicer I hope to combine photography and fishing for more fun with both.

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TheFaithfulSkeptic Aug 17, 2012  Student General Artist
As I've been away from DA for a while I don't quite know how late this thanks is... but not matter!

Thanks for the fav of The Light of Nature! Much appreciated!
ChrisM-Erotic May 7, 2012  Professional Photographer
Thank you for adding me to your Watch it is most appreciated :)
PhotoEnki Apr 27, 2012  Professional Photographer
May I most graciously give you thanks for the watch you placed upon my DA page. Thank you.
metallurgicalmonster Apr 27, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
thanks for the fav
Thanks for the favorite. (:
Sukai3 Apr 25, 2012  Student General Artist
Thank you for favouriting Phoebe Cat! (:
indanarka Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for adding ~Elf Maiden, Sky Haven~ :)
JolieCharmeRouge Apr 25, 2012  Student General Artist
thank you for the fav!!!
Zamykas Apr 25, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the fav and welcome to dA =)
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