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About Photography / Hobbyist Core Member Bassem TamimiMale/Austria Groups :iconthestreetjournal: TheStreetJournal
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I have been away

Fri Aug 14, 2015, 4:56 AM
To all of my friends and watchers at deviatArt: I owe you a big apology!

I have been away for a very long time, sporadically looking in, because of a bad conscience, or in the hope of picking up where I left off and staying on again. Instead I failed to stay.

In order to explain my failure I need to share some background about me. I started being active on dA after I lost my business and everything with it (around end of 2011). I managed to keep my camera gear and decided to do things I love for "now", while dealing with the consequences of breakdown (and burnout)... as a kind of balance. I danced a great deal, photographed a great deal and was here at deviantArt.

Here and in the rooms I danced I made friends and got in touch with people who inspired me. Especially from you fine people at dA I got a great deal of wonderful positive Karma! I am and will always remain grateful!

Last year I had reached the point where my "time out" was no longer sustainable and I had to get much more serious about rebuilding my business. By now I am starting to stand on my own two feet again and can see a future ahead.

Under the new circumstances I regrettably had no time left for dA. My camera(s ... I do have one in my phone as well) did remain close to me though. In other words I have a backlog, which I want to share with you!

End of July I took my first vacation since I started rebuilding my business. I was in Sweden with the family of my life partner in the countryside and without Internet (virtually none). I did notice that I got a DD (thank you hosagu !!!), but could not act on that. It was a kind and a kind of a wakeup call. Ever since I wanted to find the time to get back here and stay!

So here I am. I'm gonna pick up the pick up the pieces now and remain,

sincerely yours,

Bassem Tamimi

  • Mood: Remorse


Bassem Tamimi
Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
Current Residence: Vienna
Operating System: Mac OS X, iOS
MP3 player of choice: iPod in my iPhone
Personal Quote: The greatest adventure is to get to know people.

Street Photography

I love to do street photography, and always like to see the shots my fellow street photographers share at dA. I am therefore member in these groups.

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Smaragd01 Featured By Owner 6 hours ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for your llama. Let me return one :)
marijasmanja Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New Deviant  Photographer
tnx :)
flurina Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
vielen lieben Dank für den fav!!
MiguelofKing Featured By Owner Aug 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
thx for the Llama :D
Bizriart Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Professional Traditional Artist
thanks a lot
ZiaulKareem Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Many many thanks for all the favs! Much appreciated! :)
Jinnger Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much for all the favs Bassem! and that's a lot of them! :hug:
spiti84 Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
vielen dank für den :+fav: :)
Limaria Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015
... und vielen Dank für die :+fav:s :hug:
whitestone Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2015
Thanks a lot for all the :+fav:'s mate! :bow:
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