Hey guys. This may come as a message from the dead to many of you, but here I go again!
My time off DA and my "fandom" seems like it started eons ago, but actually, it hasn't even been 2 years. And the reasons? There are no reasons. Who needs reasons when you've got... (no, not heroin, not that...) life. A lot of things have happened in that time, I've graduated from school, I've moved away from Bavaria to start my work in the "alternative civilian service" in Jena, which is somewhere in the middle of Germany, and so on. Not much time for art, for SW, or for my writing, and no real motivation for that, either (although I'd still browse DA from time to time; have enjoyed this SW media or that, except TCW; and had various great inspiration for WFSAM, some of which evolved into chapter drafts). It all just moved down my priority list a bunch of steps.
And I'm not really back, that much I've got to admit. At least not with this account. CorranFett has too much associations with SW for what I want out of my DA "portfolio" right now. The thing is, a rather subdued hobby of mine, one at which I think I'm quite apt at, has recently emerged, and with a vengeance. I'm talking, of course, about photography.
That's why I'd like you to meet EOSthusiast:
You may notice that he has the same icon as I do - no coincidence, mind you: as it happens, EOSthusiast and CorranFett are one person: me.
EOSthusiast doesn't have much to show on his DA profile, yet, but I will soon start uploading older pictures and more recent ones.
In the meantime, be sure to check out 00042
He's a buddy and colleague of mine who sort of got me back into the whole photography business. He's actually pretty new to digital photography, so I bet he'd sure like some constructive criticism.
Since you can't do all too much photo magic with an old Canon Eos 350D and its so-so kit lens (although it has produced lots of great photos in the past, it's somewhat outdated), I'm in the process of upgrading my equipment with new lenses, an awesome Manfrotto tripod, and of course a new camera, which will be the Eos 60D. I was so close to deciding for the 7D or even the 5D MkII, but in the end it came down to this: I'd rather get a decent lens with stunning quality with a moderate body than getting a high-end camera and not being able to afford a lens that can make use of its advantages that come with the price.
Anyway, to cut a long story short: you won't be seeing new stuff from CorranFett anytime soon.
But if you're interested in what else I'm up to, and if the few photos I've shared on this account were any to your liking, you might wanna watch that other ME.
That said, rock on!