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About me

I'm a researcher in neurobiology who also has a growing passion for digital photography. I love strong vibrant colors-- and the awareness of this preference is slowly teaching me to appreciate soft compositions as well, even though I'm not naturally drawn to them. I'm an artist but a lazy one, and so I relish the fact I can put the skills I have used for drawing and painting into a simpler medium like digital photography ("simpler" i.e., less time intensive).

I'm a n00b to photography and I'm just beginning to upgrade my equipment. My current camera (with which I am in love) is a Nikon D7000, with an 18-105mm f/3.5-5.6 lens and a less expensive older AF 28mm f/2.8 macro lens. A good portion of my current photography was taken with my older Olympus EPL1.

At the moment my greatest problem is raising enough money to upgrade my Photoshop to CS6 so that I can work with the .NEF files my camera produces in order to get the clearest pics I can. So for now, most of my pictures here are not as tack sharp as they will be once I get CS6 to re-edit the RAW images.

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  • LadyNoone 05/13/2014 21:41

    Dear Emily :)
    Thank you a lot for your kind, motivating words. That's a challenge for me to try to take better pictures. I think that your fascinating profession gives you the unique opportunity to observe and show us photographs of unusual natural phenomena.
    Best wishes,
  • alexander stefanatos 05/13/2014 20:51

    Dear Flibbit, thanks for your attention on my work and warm comments.
    friendly regards alexander
  • Mirjam Burer 05/13/2014 19:54

    thanks for your comments Flibbit.. (nice name..)
    all the best
  • Jürg Scherrer 05/13/2014 18:04

    Dear Flibbit -
    very happy to have your news after a long time - many thanks for your visit and your very kind comments. Most appreciated. My best wishes to you.
    Hugs from Italy.
  • Jürg Scherrer 06/13/2013 22:44

    Dear Flibbit -
    many thanks for your very kind comment -
    have a nice week-end
    cheers - Jürg
  • Jürg Scherrer 06/10/2013 0:15

    Dear Flibbit -
    many thanks for your kind visit and most appreciated comments.
    Wish you an excellent start in the new week.
    Hugs - Jürg
  • ali44 02/16/2013 17:24

    would like to thank for your comment and visit.
  • Jürg Scherrer 10/26/2012 21:14

    Hello Flibbit -
    many thanks for your very kind comments -
    have a nice week-end
    cheers - Jürg
  • C. Vogel 08/29/2012 19:21

    Thank you for comment.

    Cees vogel.
  • Tad Kanazaki 08/28/2012 2:39

    Thank you for your comment.
    BW Tad.
  • Tad Kanazaki 08/21/2012 0:19

    Thank you for your visit and comment.
    BW Tad.
  • Jürg Scherrer 08/12/2012 22:43

    Dear Flibbit -
    many thanks for your very appreciated comment; yes, Milan is an interesting town, mainly the centrum -
    I wish you an excellent start into the new week.
    Cheers - Jürg
  • cathy Blatt 06/30/2012 17:57

    Dear Flibbit, many thanks, wish you a good weekend, best regards,
  • Tatiana Gutskova 06/29/2012 8:16

    Thank a lot of for your comments, flibbit.

    bw Tatiana
  • Veikko 06/29/2012 7:32

    Thanks for comment!
  • gabrielfuego 06/22/2012 9:56

    Grazie mille per il tuo commento...molto gentile...ciao
  • gabrielfuego 06/07/2012 9:05

    You really are very, very kind for your comments .....
  • gabrielfuego 06/07/2012 9:02

  • gabrielfuego 06/07/2012 8:59

    Thanks for your comment...
  • gabrielfuego 06/07/2012 8:55

    Thanks for your comment .... very nice ... hello Gabriel
  • Jürg Scherrer 05/21/2012 13:36

    many thanks, Flibbit, for your nice comments - very appreciated.
    Have a nice week....... here it's raining :-(((((
    Cheers - Jürg
  • Jenipher Baker 05/01/2012 9:56

    Hi and welcome to FC
    thanks for the comments and looking in

    cheers Jeni
  • Dragomir Vukovic 04/30/2012 18:02

    Hey and Hi, Welcome to the FC world of magic.
    Enjoy your ride !!!
    Dragomir ~ Special Channel Manager
  • Bubobubo 04/30/2012 8:48

    Hello Flibbit thank you for your commen.
  • formic 04/30/2012 6:52

    Thank you. It's nice to get a compliment. I have to confess that I am not interested in photography but an observation. The camera helps me to stay, what at the time impressed me. I greet and thank you for visiting my gallery
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