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What should be my next focus for shots? 

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Grave Excursions 4 by Salemburn
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Back from the Dead?

Journal Entry: Fri Jan 3, 2014, 2:32 AM
  • Listening to: Wandering Star, by Kid Beyond
  • Reading: Feet of Clay
  • Watching: Doctor Who, "Terror of the Zygons"
  • Eating: Home Made Beef Stew
  • Drinking: Pepsi

Some truly wonderful artists that deserve attention!
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Twilight Zone Moments by Salemburn She Dances with Heavenly Fire 2 by Salemburn Long Tressed Mistress 2 by Salemburn Bones and Poses 3 by Salemburn City Poses 4 by Salemburn
Welcome to the Wind Farm by Salemburn Race in the Dark 2 by Salemburn HoTR: Part Perspective 39 by Salemburn A Little Sparkle and Fire 3 by Salemburn Glass by Light by Salemburn

So... It's been a while...

A lot has changed in my life since I last wrote a journal entry here... My wife has decided to move out and though we're still technically married, it's in name alone. It hurt, badly, but after a while I decided to pick myself up and keep going. I'm alone for basically the first time in my life, standing on my own two feet, and you know, I'm making it. It made me realize the things that had once ignited a fire in me were nothing but a slow burning ember now, so I've set out to do more, be more.

With that being said I sincerely hope to start posting on here more. I've missed the feedback, the friends, the little part of me that was tied to my interactions here. :) As it's the dead of winter, my outdoor shooting will probably be lacking, but I'll just have to see what I can find inside... :)

Thank you for listening. You'll see me soon. :)

Journal Design by SkadiWu

PS Brushes: wyckedBrush Darkresources JamesRushforth


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Michael McCormick
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
I'm here to show the world what I see everyday, the beauty and horror, the tears and joy... I'm always looking for feedback, growing and learning, to make the world shine in my art. I'm honored by each and every one of you who visit my page, and hope you like what you see!

Current Residence: Cedar Rapids, IA
deviantWEAR sizing preference: Large
Print preference: Anything! :D
Favourite genre of music: Goth/Industrial/EBM
Favourite photographer: Don't have a fave
Favourite style of art: Dark/Gothic/Steampunk Photography
Operating System: XP
MP3 player of choice: 160gig Ipood, The devil machine
Shell of choice: I prefer husks
Wallpaper of choice: Victorian Blood Red Velvet
Skin of choice: My Own
Favourite cartoon character: Scooby Doo, Johnny Quest, Venture Brothers, Tarrna
Personal Quote: May you be in Heaven a full Half Hour before the Devil knows you're Dead...

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farglebargle Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2016
Great work! When are we going to see more Anastasia?
M4IAN Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016
Happy Birthday!
Destiny3000 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2016  Hobbyist Writer

Hope you have great day!
louisambockstedt Featured By Owner Aug 16, 2015   Digital Artist
I positively love your work!
Destiny3000 Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015  Hobbyist Writer

Hope you have a great day!
M4IAN Featured By Owner Apr 28, 2015
Happy birthday.
joanaabreu Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
What an amazing gallery you have! :D
Bizd Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2014
Your photo has been used in "Too young to vote but not to die..."
louisambockstedt Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you for the +fav. <3
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