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When I look at my gallery I sometimes wonder if people think..."Hey, this guy can't be in all these different places he must be pulling stock shots and calling them his own". I know that this happens because I posted a few images on line as "Public Domain" just for fun and within a day found someone "selling" them as his own "Fine Art"....some people!
Anyway the reason for the wide selection of subject mater is this.... 
  For several lucky years I enjoyed a job that had me traveling around the country. I spent a lot of time in Florida, Texas, Arizona, etc... along with that job, I managed to build up a lot of hotel points and airline miles. My wife and I took advantage of those "Perks" and did a lot of traveling for several years.
  So, yes, there were stretches where I would be in Ft. Lauderdale one week and San Antonio the next. Then we might take a trip to the Grand Canyon or a cruise to the islands.... Those were great years brought to a screeching halt by the folks at Goldman-Sachs, Chase, Bank of America and other "Too Big To Fail" financial Institutions. Though we didn't get hit as hard as many, many other people, it did get me downsized . I was lucky to hang in and spend a year in Houston (giving me a chance to explore Texas and the Gulf Coast) taking a lot of pictures before returning to New Jersey.
  Back in the Garden State, I spent a lot of time shooting along the coast and in the Pines of South Jersey and the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. Additionally I would just ride around finding things to shoot at flea markets, playgrounds, abandon buildings, etc...I also enjoyed working on Macro water drops on rainy days..Though I really haven't posted many of those.
  Also, since becoming a deviant I have been posting a lot of older stuff in addition to the new.

  So, they are all mine.. I also enjoy manipulating my own work in photoshop i.e.: Out of Bounds, etc..

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Jim Semonik
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
57 Years Old
Married, 2 daughters, 4 grandsons
1 dog (at the moment!)
Gallery Sales / Internet Sales
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Aeroslash Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist
Happy birthday
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Zylund Featured By Owner Apr 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Hope you have an amazing birthday this year, and many, many more in your future c:
Best wishes to you on this day, and every other day :3
Happy birthday!
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QCC-Art Featured By Owner Mar 8, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Ever visited the QCC Art Gallery in Bayside, Queens?

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Zylund Featured By Owner Sep 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
these are honestly some of the best shots ive ever seen. incredible work, the detail on everything makes it all seem so vivid and crisp. again very nice, keep up the amazing work :3
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notwithoutmycamera Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
great gallery, sir.... new resident of bucks county, here, beginning to understand the diverse photo ops that exist...

GREAT GALLERY!!
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Midnightcat24 Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2013
Your gallery is incredible! I love it! :heart: :clap:
You should have much more viewers for your work! 
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Pajunen Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2013
Thank you for the  :+fav:s
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SundryMarie Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2013  Student General Artist
Of course! :D (Big Grin) 
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malaugusto Featured By Owner Sep 4, 2013   Photographer
Hi Jim,
Thanks for joining #devPREMIUM.
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BlueLunarRose Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fave! :)
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