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I have always been mesmerized by cameras; I love everything about them, from the way they look and work, to the sound the shutter makes when it captures an image. When I began taking pictures, nothing could escape my lens. I took pictures of everything. Until one day when a dragonfly changed my view of photography and, ultimately, turned me in to the artist I am today. It sounds crazy, but this one little dragonfly made me realize the power of photography. What I thought was going to be 'just a picture' [of said dragonfly] turned out to be much more. When the film was developed I saw something I had never seen before. For the first time in my life, I saw the wonders of nature -- the colors, the details, the intricacies. From that moment on I became fascinated with getting closer to nature and learning about the little things in life that are nothing short of miraculous. Hence, my passion for macro-photography. This journey,…

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  • Joined November 23, 2008

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I have always been mesmerized by cameras; I love everything about them, from the way they look and work, to the sound the shutter makes when it captures an image. When I began taking pictures, nothing could escape my lens. I took pictures of everything. Until one day when a dragonfly changed my view of photography and, ultimately, turned me in to the artist I am today. It sounds crazy, but this one little dragonfly made me realize the power of photography. What I thought was going to be 'just a picture' [of said dragonfly] turned out to be much more. When the film was developed I saw something I had never seen before. For the first time in my life, I saw the wonders of nature -- the colors, the details, the intricacies. From that moment on I became fascinated with getting closer to nature and learning about the little things in life that are nothing short of miraculous. Hence, my passion for macro-photography. This journey, which began with that one small dragonfly, has resulted in the photographer I am today. I hope you enjoy the images as much as I enjoyed taking them.

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