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    Lines :: Structured
    Tools of the Trade :: Hard Metal.....Soft Heart
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    Name: Hiral Patel Age: 38
    Username: hdogg4u
    Gender: M
    Type: Registered User Location: Ionia, Michigan
    Cameras: Canon EOS-20D
    Canon EOS-300D Rebel
    Lenses: Sigma 24-70mm f/2.8 EX Aspherical DF for Canon
    Canon EF 28-105mm f/4-5.6 II USM
    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
    Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
    Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro for Canon
    Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX APO IF HSM for Canon
    Registered: Dec. 13th 2004
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    Biography: Hotel owner/manager by day I get very busy caught up in the daily things on my list of to-dos. My true hobby is computers so I do many different things for the hotel using a computer. I design all the ads for the hotel and many other things with the time I have away from the hotel. However this hobby was still keeping within the hotel boundaries. I managed to get my hands on a Canon Digital Rebel by luck from a guy who was selling his gear so I said why not and I bought it. I had never used a DSLR or done anything with camera but take pictures of basic things. I started doing research online for photography as a hobby and I starting reading articles upon articles of techniques and the vast array of things involved with photography. I soon started taking pictures and experimenting with different things. I was going places fast though due to the fact I started running out of things to take pictures of. After doing more research I came across DPC and thats was when I joined and now Im an active member and use all my free time with the website and doing more research on photography.

    I will one day..if I keep trying. Hiral Patel

    "I took a photo....it needed composition
    I composed a photo....it needed better lighting
    I added lighting....it needed technique
    I added technique....it needed sharpness
    I added sharpness....it needed "wow"
    I added "wow".....it landed a ribbon
    dame it I dont have one....well I guess I need to add some more."
    by Hiral Patel
    Signature: Time is a photographers enemy. Each second is an expiration. Each Second is a lost picture. (myself)



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