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It's been a VERY long time since I've been active here on :devart:, and even that's been sporadic over the last couple years.  But I've missed the interaction, the affirmation and the critiques.  And the fellowship - very much have missed the fellowship.

Rather than rattle on here I'll direct anyone with an interest in what's been going on to my blog - another "home" on the 'net I'm working to re-invigorate and engage with on a more regular basis...

Looking forward to jumping back in!  :)
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  • Watching: "The Big Sleep"
  • Drinking: Ice water


Artist | Photography
United States
Why "Touch the Flame?"
The title comes ostensibly from the U2 song "Where the Streets Have No Name"...

I want to run
I want to hide
I want to tear down the walls
That hold me inside
I want to reach out
And touch the flame
Where the streets have no name

But the idea of "touching the flame" - reaching out, taking chances, embracing inspiration, giving in to temptation - has always intrigued me. I remember as a young child visiting my grandmother and being fascinated by a burning candle on the table. "Don't touch it" she cautioned. "It'll hurt." But of course, when her attention was away I slowly moved my finger closer and closer to the flame, until I touched it and was burned. Despite that early lesson in fascination and trust and danger and pain I still desire to touch the flame.

I live in Baltimore, Maryland (if you're in town and want a tour of my favourite photographic haunts hit me up). I'm a romantic at heart - from my interests in art to books to film to whatever... but I'm also drawn to that which speaks to the soul and feeds the spirit.

"You must be the change you wish to see in the world." ~ Gandhi

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tiny-sparrow Dec 29, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I'm quite behind on my "thank yous." Thank you for the inspiration and encouragement and for adding more of my work to your collection.
your welcome . Your work is the type i was looking for when i searched Germany . Almost all of what came up was the Hetalia Germany . I have been to Germany twice and fell in absoult love with it . I would post my own photo's of my travels in Europe but for some reason my computer wont read them :(
npmonkko Jul 4, 2012   Photographer
Thanks for the :+fav: :D
Thanks for the favorite :)
touch-the-flame Mar 29, 2012   Photographer
Always! :hug:
TebPixels Mar 21, 2012   Photographer
Thanks for the fav:)
MistressVampy Mar 20, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the watch and the faves :D :hug:
Thk for the :+fav: and for watching me!!!
I'm very happy!!!!
touch-the-flame Mar 20, 2012   Photographer
My friend :icontiny-sparrow: pointed me in your direction - you have lovely work!
So...thanks Tiny-Sparrow!!! =D :hug:
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