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Artist | Student | Photography
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Thanks for looking at my art! I love photography and graphic art (also some doodles here and there...). So feel free to browse around! n_n

Please check out the other websites I'm on:


Also check out my buddy :icontonishi: 's art!

Current Residence: Makayla's world
Favourite genre of music: Rock/Pop/Country/screamo/hiphop/Dubstep
Favourite photographer:Kevin Meredith (for now)
Favourite style of art: Photography, Lomography, Graphic Art, Cosplay
Operating System: PC
MP3 player of choice: iPod Touch, my phone, pandora radio
Shell of choice: Ninja Turtle?
Wallpaper of choice: Photography of my own, things i love
Favourite cartoon character: ninja turtels, pokemon, kirby, batman & boy wonder
Personal Quote: "Oh i know David Beckem! What does he sing?"-Me
Chris Reistroffer came to my school a couple days ago. He is a famous Sioux Falls, South Dakota Photographer that has been all over the world.

See my last Journal…

He was one of the coolest people i have met, my friend even said that he looked like a boy version of myself. I had to laugh because we were similar: excited about photography and geeking out. And when he mentioned the Ninja Turtles...
"I'm still going to go home tonight and play xBox and drink chocolate milk."

He's also a Canon man, and I'm Canon too. :D
"Who's Canon?"
*Raise my hand along with 2 other people*
"Now who's Nikon?"
*most of the class raises hand*
"Ah the darkside.  Just kidding"

After the class dispersed I gathered up the courage to ask him questions that i had ready.
during this time he played Skrillex and he said something inspiring, and I swear the world went in slow mo.

In your bio you said you couldn't draw and photography was your art form: did you have any obstacles because of this? (I can't draw myself)

Are you a freelance photographer? If so what is it like?

How do you find clients?

What school did you go to and what did you study?
***He actually went to pre-law school. One time when he making a presentation he used his own photos instead of stock photos. His teacher thought that he was studying the wrong thing, and set him up with an internship with a newspaper photographer.
He said that the best thing to do is practice and watch other photographers. Hopefully I could shadow him next year!!

Where did you go after school?
***A newspaper company told him no. From then on he decided to do freelance.

What is your favorite kind of thing to shoot?
***Concerts because he loves the concert vibe. He said to always stay professional even when your client is famous. That is something that I need to work on. lol ^_^; He then told me that he took pictures of Family Force 5 (one of my favorite bands). The first one of Soul Glow Activator is when he started loving to take pictures of concerts.…
He told me about Skrillex and how he is a cool guy and how to learn the rules before breaking them.

As you can see I didn't have time to ask him all of my questions. Frankly, I could of stood there for hours talking to him.

After this whole experience I now know what I want to do with my life.
I was looking at my future self. :D

step one: get a better camera
step two: get inspired
step three: never give up

"I'm not a photographer. I'm an artist." the phrase that i lived by before and now after i met him.
"No matter what your clients want always put a little bit of you in it."

CHECK HIM OUT~! (and enjoy the Daft Punk music)

*all "quotes" are not exactly what he said, but close.
  • Mood: Spring Fever
  • Listening to: Daft Punk, Skrillex
  • Reading: Hunger Games (well...attempting)
  • Watching: YouTube
  • Playing: Kirby 64: Crystal Shards
  • Eating: Spaghetti
  • Drinking: Water, Coffee

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challengeaccepted Featured By Owner Aug 22, 2012  Student General Artist
Thanks for the fav!! :333
NikkiWardArt Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Thanks for the watch! :)
fryerock Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2012  Student Photographer
yeah! i love your Alice vs Alice!
angrydemon Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Student Digital Artist
fryerock Featured By Owner May 5, 2012  Student Photographer
and thank you for the bacon!
Neskybo Featured By Owner Apr 27, 2012  Student Traditional Artist
fryerock Featured By Owner May 2, 2012  Student Photographer
BrittyDee Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Hey, thanks so much for the favorite and comments on my doggy photos :) Enjoy the llama ^^
fryerock Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Student Photographer
thank you so much~!
BrittyDee Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
You're very welcome ^^
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