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This is new! Hi guys! I'm not around much anymore! But I am vlogging and have a YouTube channel! Woo!


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Aishling O'Neill
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Hi guys! I really don't have the time for DA anymore. I feel like its not really the same as it used to be.
I tried there awhile back to get back into it but I just find it a lot of hard work.
The groups I am completely turned off. I have submitted to so many and have been declined. Pretty much being told my work isn't good enough. If I submit to other groups, they are groups that accept everything so if anyone is watching my work gets lost. I have no problem, really no problem with getting the right kind of critique on how to make my work better but with groups you are never told what the problem is. And in a lot of cases (I'm trying not to sound big headed) my work is a lot better than ones that have been submitted. I also see people commenting in some groups asking why their photos were declined and getting responses about this and that being wrong, and with most of them yes I can see what they mean, their work mightn't be the best but with others its ridiculous, I've seen amazing work from people being declined. And these groups aren't even very professional groups! Nah do not like. I think my work isn't the best already and I don't need to be put off it even more. I do photography because I enjoy it and want to learn and share what I've taken with everyone.

How am I suppose to get my work out there? But most importantly I want to enjoy taking photos and spend more time at it and I find updating my Blog (which is updated all the time now so go follow! You can even subscribe by email and get my blog updates that way.), Flickr and my Facebook page to be a lot easier and I also don't have to upload photos one at a time. I'm trying to get everyone to like my Facebook page because that is always updated now (liked my blog) and you can talk to me, let me know what you think, etc. Just like here. I should also mention that my personal Facebook account is for friends and people I know and is personal. I actually pretty much post everything I do on my personal Facebook on my twitter and instagram. My personal Facebook is more family based and if I added everyone it would be very messy haha! That is why pages are so great. You can keep up with my photos and talk to me now and then.

So basically what I'm trying to say is I'm not very active here anymore. And I don't want to miss out on you guys so please follow me on any of the sites I've mentioned, I really want to keep in touch with friends I made here. I might sometimes upload something here but not very often and not everything I shoot. It is sad because I loved being on DA once and spending all my time there but now it's just not what I'm looking for right now.

Do you have a blog or Facebook page? Let me know so I can follow your work elsewhere too!

Blog (email updates)
Facebook Page
Tumblr (I post movie/tv/etc things not my photos)
Sempre Sorres (my beauty/lifestyle blog I run with my sister
Google+ (I am not used to this at all but might get more active so feel free to follow!)
  • Listening to: Japanther
  • Reading: Night Watch
  • Watching: Modern Family
  • Playing: Candy Crush
  • Eating: Homemade Browny Thing of Awesome
  • Drinking: Coke


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gatos0606 Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2015
My goodness!

I want to travel to Ireland this coming spring! and Your photos just made me want to go even more!!!

I could feel the contextual stories on each one of them

Love love love!!!1
TwiztidChevy Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you for Fav'n  my photo. Beautiful gallery and  :headbang:
fluffyvolkswagen Featured By Owner Jun 5, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Haha! Thanks and you're very welcome! :giggle::love:
Jasperinity Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2014
Happy birthday! :D
fluffyvolkswagen Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
schelly Featured By Owner May 17, 2014  Professional Photographer
fluffyvolkswagen Featured By Owner Dec 10, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
birthdays Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2013
:woohoo: :party: :iconcakelickplz: !!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! :iconcakelickplz: :party: :woohoo:

It's December 5th 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:

Birthdays Team
This birthday greeting was brought to you by: ~KoudelkaW
Nameda Featured By Owner Apr 3, 2013  Professional General Artist
thanks for the re-watch hun :hug:
fluffyvolkswagen Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome!!!! :love:
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