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Update I investigated dAhub yesterday and got 60 watchers and about 40 comments and 60 favourites in exchange for 100 deviant art points. Hmm. You can “earn” points too, by leaving comments of faves. So there’s a trade in points for popularity. I had no idea. On the whole 'd rather get favourites because I touch someone's heart than to get points, so I think no more of that one for me, it's a dangerously attractive game but not why I'm here.

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I've been experimenting with GetWatchers.com, a Web site that shows you random deviant art pages so you can commnt of :fav: them; if you do, GetWatchers adds some of your own deviations to the list that are shown to other people, so you get more views.

If you're using it, please comment and tell me what you think of it.

I fear it leads to superficial comments, and that the art people choose to show (you can choose 10 of your deviations) tends not to be hard-hitting enough, but how to make the comments better?

I spent some time on photosig.net, and GetWatchers is slightly better in that it favours long comments, so "nice capture" or "pretty flower" comments are less likely - but then, on photosig you also get comments like, "did you consider using the 800mm f/2.8 lens to accentuate the bokeh while preserving the flatness of the subject and still adhering to the rule of thirds" which isn't much better.

Tell me instead, This picture made me rise up and soar over the cubicles of drudgery like a canary in a clockwork shoe factory singing Ave Maria to the nuns in the rafters; tell me, The balance is off here because the rock and the snake distract the viewer's eye away from the dog's severed penis - suggest a tighter crop, preferably one that entirely eliminates the vomiting giraffe, and possibly lightening the shadows a little to get detail back into the wall of the pit.
  • Mood: Joy
  • Listening to: Faith and the Muse / Elyria
  • Eating: Crystalized ginger, organic

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Liam Quin
Canada
Current Age: 51, Current Residence: Athol (near Milford and Picton), Ontario, deviantWEAR sizing preference: L. Or can I just be naked?, Favourite photographer: my husband, Operating System: Mageia Linux, Shell of choice: bash, Skin of choice: smooth, hairless. Favourite cartoon character: Ivor the Engine. Personal Quote: Never stop loving.

I run a small stock image Web site, www.fromoldbooks.org/
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:iconjasperinity:
Jasperinity Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
Happy birthday! :D
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:iconbarefootliam:
barefootliam Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2014
aww thank you :D
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:iconjasperinity:
Jasperinity Featured By Owner Sep 13, 2014
You're welcome! :3
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birthdays Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2014
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's September 9th which means it's that time of the year again and your special day is here! We hope you have an awesome day with lots of birthday fun, gifts, happiness and most definitely, lots of cake! Here's to another year!

Many well wishes and love from your friendly birthdays team :love:

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This birthday greeting was brought to you by: TaNa-Jo
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:iconsoftyrider62:
Softyrider62 Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2014   Digital Artist
Thank you for the watch! :) (Smile) 
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:iconmidnitez-remix:
Midnitez-REMIX Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Hi Liam,

Coming this August the 16th is :icontoronto:'s biggest and best DevMEET of the summer and we hope you can attend! We will be heading to Centre Island to hang out, check out the petting zoo, going out to eat and exploring the island. It's an all ages meet; come by yourself or with a friend if you like, everyone is welcome!

Journal with full info:
toronto.deviantart.com/journal…

RSVP Page:
toronto.deviantart.com/devmeet… 


If you can make it then please RSVP so we know you are coming. Even if you will be there a bit later than when it starts that's okay too but we still need you to RSVP. So again, hope to see you there! :D (Big Grin)

Admin,
-Midnitez
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:iconbarefootliam:
barefootliam Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
Sorry - I need at least a week's notice to make it into Toronto these days.
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:iconmidnitez-remix:
Midnitez-REMIX Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014  Student Digital Artist
Alright well there was more than a week's notice but I guess you missed the journal. Anyway, maybe next time I guess. :)
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:iconbarefootliam:
barefootliam Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2014
I did miss the journal, my bad - thanks
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cornix-augur-aquae Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2014  Professional Traditional Artist
not at all
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:iconnorway090:
Norway090 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Love your calligraphy and photography, keep up the good work <3 c:
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:iconbarefootliam:
barefootliam Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014
Thank you for your kind words. :D
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:iconnorway090:
Norway090 Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome :)
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android272 Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks for the +fav 
GIMP Icon Theme: Flat by android272  
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barefootliam Featured By Owner Mar 16, 2014
yw :D good luck with finding the last icon!
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