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Elle de Bondy


Free Member, Sydney
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About me

Feck I hate these "why this, why that" things, but I guess they have to be done.

I'm here because I have friends who are here (I'm a sheep, I know) and also because I finally managed to scam a proper camera and I can feel like less of an idiot when I go out and take photos (rather than when I was using the old point and shoot).

I got into photography because my mother once lied to a potential partner and said that I was talented in a creative way and had won awards for photography...I guess at the time (I was 15) I thought I'd better actually have something to show if they ask and not make my mother out to be what she actually is in this case, a liar. Also, I discovered towards the end of high school a distinct like of graphic design, and because I'm shiteness personified when it comes to the more traditional forms of art, I thought to get original pieces that I can transmorgraphy in photoshop/illustrator using a camera.

I then went on to do a media course in which photography was a module, unfortunately my teacher was more intereted in repeatedly telling us about the time she'd met the Dalai Lama than she was telling us about aperture and shutter speeds. So everything I know (very little unfortunately) is self taught - mostly by logic (I'm an anti-manualist).

Hopefully, I can learn a few more things from you guys!

Pentax K100D
Sigma 18-50mm
Sigma 70-300mm DG Macro

P.S. Photo of me taken by Peta Lisle...my cuz!

Comments 3

  • Jaime Crystal Attenborough 03/06/2007 12:24

    thankyou so much beautiful girl
    off to have a look at your new shot
    heres you very own spider web
    Jaime :)
  • Jaime Crystal Attenborough 02/07/2007 3:54

    hey beautiful girl, its so nice to see you on here !
    good stuff !
    and love your profile :)
    here are a few of my photos, hope to catch up soon Elle
    jaime :0)
    xxxxxxx








    Ohh Peta Nice ! :):)


  • Andy Pomplun 01/24/2007 21:24

    Welcome to fotocommunity.com!

    Good to see you found this place, where professionals, amateurs and rookies meet to share their views of photography, show and discuss each others work.
    I hope you'll find the things you were looking for when you joined and have the same fun I have since I became a member.
    Don't hesitate to ask me or any other member of the team if you have any questions!

    When I thought about making it easier for new members to join our community, I had the idea to write a short tutorial which might help. You can find it here:
    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/Starting_at_fotocommunity



    You might also want to gather some information in our online-help. There you can learn about the different features of fotocommunity.
    To get there click here:
    http://www.fotocommunity.com/info/Help


    fotocommunity - share your passion!

    Best regards
    Andy

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