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28 | lgbt | she/her & they/them I like taking photos 📷 Message me for info on buying prints I also reblog a lot of artwork and things that I'm interested in

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naiad
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How to purchase photos from me 📷

I’m selling custom bundles of my photography! I’ll make a personal listing for you on my storenvy (where I’m also selling a ‘Rural Living’ photo magazine)

3 photo prints 4x6 size for $5

3 photo prints 8x10 size for $20

You pick any of my photos that you want and I’ll get them printed on high quality photo paper. You can find almost all of my photos on here in my photography tag I also have them up on my instagram and I’m working on uploading them all to my ko-fi where they’re all in different albums.

I also have a redbubble where I sell prints and photos on things.

Just send me a message on here or email me at naiadphotos@yahoo.com with whichever photos you’re interested in and I’ll make you a custom listing.


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spy(he/him)
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spy

help. how do i turn on the ability to view blogs marked as adult? i can't view my own blog's content anymore :-(

naiad

I have no idea but maybe someone following me has the info?



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supermario(he/him)
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An office interior in one-point perspective with light flooding in from a window on the left wall, casting purple highlights and dark red shadows onto simple furniture.

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divo
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Digital painting of a watermelon half against a pink background.

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Filled out forms to get me and JJ on a vaccine list. We both have health issues but I feel like we're pretty low priority but either way we're on the list and that's a comfort.


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I just won a bid for 5 unopened expired disposable cameras! I honestly have quite a bit of film I want to shoot with but I don’t have anywhere to go lmao. But post vaccine I’ve got big plans on getting out there and capturing some nice photos! And I found a local shop that does film for a very reasonable price and they have great reviews. This is going to be a very fun adventure c: I’m going to keep one of the cameras in my purse in case I see anything interesting while I’m out and about


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babushka
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Saw comments on social media so here we fucking go. I am going to rant and admit something controversial.

I film myself while crying/being incredibly emotionaly distressed. That's a coping mechanism. I've started recording vents on video recently and doing it made me realise that I am actually a real person who experiences emotions and those emotions are valid, because when i saw myself on camera it was like looking on a different person. And the whole self-help thing is about getting out of your head and treating yourself like your friend, so it works. It can be a form of vent art, too, like expressing your distress through photos of your own face. I'm not postings those photos/videos, but I do send them to my friends sometimes because I want to share my pain with them.

Just because someone has posted a photo of themselves crying doesn't mean they're fishing for compliments and/or faking it. It's possible, but it's not always the case. Also, someone sharing a personal sad story is not a place for comments like "why would you film yourself crying, i wouldn't ever do it".

ikaii-chan

I know, it's a way to help you know that you matter and your emotions matter. And it's not like anything bad it's just a way to cope with some negative feelings and emotions you just need to let out. Other people judge in a negative way because they think it's "cringy" or just "seeking attention" but it's not like that at all, it's a way to help the person know that their emotions and feelings are valid in this world. We all are different and we all express our feelings differently.

💕 I just want you all to know, you all are loved no matter what. You are beautiful inside and outside. You may not love yourself yet, but i want you all to know i love you for you, your opinions/emotions/feelings and most importantly you are valid in this world 💕


babushka

Good addition!

also @naiad 's point. Society nowadays is really quick to call everyone they see online "attention seeking", especially women. which is kinda ridiculous most of the time because 1) it's normal for human beings to want attention 2) sometimes, stuff you see online is a literal cry for help and saying that people who NEED attention (possibly medical) don't deserve it is just gross.

People do fake stories for likes sometimes (and it's usually suuuper obvious tbh), but most of social media users overshare stuff on their pages since that's the only environment they're comfortable in. Oversharing on itself can be kinda dangerous, but not having a safe environment irl isn't a person's fault and something to judge them for. Also, it's their ultimate decision - to share or not to share, and the form they want to turn their emotions into, since it's their emotions, their life and their page. Social media commenters just usually lack basic respect and write invasive stuff like this.



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coffee
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of course i had to do something pokemon related ^^


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treemom
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An experiment. Shimmery in person, not so much in the scan.


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lina(she/her)
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persephone

i just think it's rude that i have to go to work instead of getting to keep bees, tend an orchard, sing freely, and swim in the sunshine


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Would anyone be interested in me doing a short video of flipping through my photography magazine so people can get an idea of the photos on every page?


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bird-king
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a cute frog i digitally painted. reference definitely used


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naiad
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I've been looking into developing film at home and it seems like more work than I'm willing to do but I was talking to JJ about it and apparently he's always wanted to learn how to develop film???? He just doesn't actually enjoy taking photos. But he's fascinated by the chemicals and the process and wants to learn how to get the photos onto the paper like they do in old movies/shows where they hang up the wet paper from the ceiling. So we're going to work on getting a dark room set up in the basement and teaching him how to develop photos so that eventually he can just develop all the photos I take from home. And we'll just be a little photo team where neither of us really has any interest in doing the job of the other but are both super passionate about our own parts in it lmao

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@star-rice

Yes! Honestly being creative with other people is always so much fun ♥
And I'm just really excited to try it out. Like I was reading about developing and honestly it just seems like more than I personally want to do right now (might have to change things if photo labs close lol). And I mentioned that when I start working again I think I'm going to buy a film scanner just to make film processing slightly cheaper but that I don't want to develop the film and he was just like "Oh I've always wanted to learn how to do that" and I guess he never brought it up because he assumed I'd rather just have it professionally done lol

So we're going to work on building a basement darkroom and watching some vids and then buy some cheap film and take nonsense photos to practice with. It'll probably be something that doesn't actually happen for a while but I'm VERY excited to get things in motion :D



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star-rice(he/him)
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Moth

I drew some rosey maple moths today! :]


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I've been looking into developing film at home and it seems like more work than I'm willing to do but I was talking to JJ about it and apparently he's always wanted to learn how to develop film???? He just doesn't actually enjoy taking photos. But he's fascinated by the chemicals and the process and wants to learn how to get the photos onto the paper like they do in old movies/shows where they hang up the wet paper from the ceiling. So we're going to work on getting a dark room set up in the basement and teaching him how to develop photos so that eventually he can just develop all the photos I take from home. And we'll just be a little photo team where neither of us really has any interest in doing the job of the other but are both super passionate about our own parts in it lmao


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Decided to look up how to develop film on my own and that's just not gonna happen lmao. I love the look of film but I'll never have the patience or understanding for all that 😂


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thoughts(he/him)
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I think I have some minors following me and just be careful on the internet guys. I made a lot of dumb internet mistakes as a teen and I have younger siblings that are approaching those years and it makes me worry for everyone who's around their ages.

It's easy to think you're mature for your age but just be a kid. Hold on to that for a while.

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just some tips from a veteran to ward off creeps, scammers, and other online hazards:

  1. don't doxx yourself. nobody needs to know your last name. or the names of friends, family members, your school, or workplace. those last two can ruin your life if you say or do the wrong thing.
  2. don't try to get into 18+ spaces. there's nothing mystical or badass about them. you can end up with a messed up or traumatic perception of things like sex, violence, drug use, etc. and if you get caught faking your age, it'll put you and others in legal trouble.
  3. don't take sexual photos, even if you don't send them. the laws around it are dodgy, and neither your phone nor the connection between 2 phones are totally safe. it's prime blackmail material and it's not worth it!
  4. don't post photos or videos of identifiable places where you live, especially if you go there often!
  5. your photos contain EXIF data. it's mostly harmless, but it can include personal and location data. there are apps that can scrub that information, but if that sounds like too much work, fiddle with your settings to see if you can turn those 2 things off.


naiad
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I think I have some minors following me and just be careful on the internet guys. I made a lot of dumb internet mistakes as a teen and I have younger siblings that are approaching those years and it makes me worry for everyone who's around their ages.

It's easy to think you're mature for your age but just be a kid. Hold on to that for a while.


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Here's something depressing lmao

Last year I worked at the amusement park (part time) from like June to September and I just went and printed out my W-2. In my 4 months of work I made (before taxes) less money for the entire time I worked than my husband makes in one paycheck with minimal overtime. I'm going back for the work environment and the socialization but damn that's like a slap in the face from capitalism

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redclock
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yellow clouds

I need to use gouache more >:L


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thedarklordgivenofucks(they/them)
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