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Amanda Hatfield


Free Member, Arlington, TX
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About me

I've always been an "artist". Painting, writing and drawing were my usual outlets for years. I had never really had much experience with photography (outside of your everyday snapshots), until early 2006.
Honestly, I started taking pictures out of boredom. Now, I am almost completely obsessed with digital photography and photo manipulation.
Though I'm very much a novice, I really feel a sense of accomplishment if I complete a photo project that turns out even remotely close to what I had envisioned. The editing process is my favorite part. It's very relaxing to me and it's very easy to forget about other things I have going on while I'm editing. I've been known to be in front of the computer 5, 6 hours or more working on a photo without a break.
All of that being said, I know that I'm no photography phenom, but I enjoy it more than any other form of art I have worked with and I am very much looking forward to further developing my skills. Mostly, I hope others can find some sort of enjoyment in the pieces I create.


P.S. : I don't currently own a camera (lack of funds :( ), so I use any I can get my hands on. Hopefully the image quality will be better and more steady when I am able to purchase one of my own.

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  • When 02/06/2007 10:58


    Hey! Welcome to FC. If you need any help learning how to get around just give a holla'. Hope to see you joining us in the forums for discussions and fun.
  • Amanda Hatfield 02/01/2007 19:31

    thank you both for the warm welcome.
  • Sarah D. Kiefer 01/29/2007 6:38

    i like your attitude and images...sounds like we've got a few things in common. i've grown a permanent taproot in front of my computer, too. hours and hours later, i might hate it and trash it, and so it goes until the next sun comes up. nocturnal digi beast... welcome to the island. looking forward to seeing more images!

    cheers,
    sarah k
  • Matthias Moritz 01/29/2007 5:37

    Hello Amanda !

    A warm welcome to fotocommunity.com! The spirit of this platform is to share ideas, knowledge and pictures. Its a chance to communicate with photographers all over the world and to improve your own skills.
    I would like to encourage you to participate in writing comments to other photographers the same way you expect to get them for your own work. You´ll see, it will work after a time..:-))

    If you have any questions about fotocommunity, don´t hesitate to ask. The team:
    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/The_fotocommunity.com_Team
    will gladly help you.

    Have fun! Great to have you here from the U.S., (and special greetings to a Texan..:-)) )

    Kind regards

    Matthias
    Channel Manager

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