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Allen Hughes
Artist | Photography
United States
First of all I'd like to welcome you to my page, and if you took the time to glance at my gallery, I'd like to say thank you. Also; If you favored one of my shots I'd like to say this up front; THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I do appreciate it. I may not individually respond to being favored, but I do respond to every comment.

I got my first camera in 1958 on my 10th birthday and I've been hooked ever since.
In 1965 I got my first 35mm, a Nikkormat FT
In 1972 I got my degree in Graphic Design/Photography.
My photography interests vary, but I favor three subjects; Surfing allen59.deviantart.com/gallery… , Classic Cars allen59.deviantart.com/gallery… and Mother Nature allen59.deviantart.com/gallery….
The majority of my photographs are taken in Central and Northern California, in particular; Santa Cruz and the coast both north and south; Monterey/Carmel area; The San Francisco Bay Area and the mountain regions that surround it; the Lake Tahoe region; Yosemite National Park.
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It's weird that photographers spend years or even a whole lifetime, trying to capture moments that added together, don't even amount to a couple of hours. ~James Lalropui Keivom


While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see. ~Dorothea Lange

Often while traveling with a camera we arrive just as the sun slips over the horizon of a moment, too late to expose film, only time enough to expose our hearts. ~Minor White


A photograph is usually looked at - seldom looked into. ~Ansel Adams

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Congratulations on your second DD! :heart:
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Allen59 Mar 25, 2014   Photographer
Thank you very much
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MaxK-W Feb 1, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for joining my group #Of-Life Allen! :iconof-life:

I look forward to seeing more of your photography featured in our group in the future! :hug:

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Excellent gallery!
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Allen59 Jan 19, 2014   Photographer
Thank you. I appreciate that very much :D

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InayatShah Jan 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
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Your wonderful work has been featured in our journal  photoseries.deviantart.com/jou…

Thank you for being a member of our group
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Allen59 Jan 6, 2014   Photographer
Wow! Thanks. I appreciate that very much.
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lukiesyaya Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Allen, your gallery is amazing! :star: :star: :star:
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Allen59 Dec 26, 2013   Photographer
That's something one never tires of hearing. Thank you Lynn
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lukiesyaya Dec 30, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The ocean shots are like being there! Lovely job! I really miss being near the beach. You are welcome, Allen, my pleasure. :heart:
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