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Dani Diamond
Waterbury, CT
Followers 1509 Karma 1254.1

My name is Dani Diamond and I'm based in NYC.
Photography is a passion. I do it because I love it; getting paid for
it is simply a bonus. I'm often asked what kind of photography I
dedicate myself to. But I find it difficult to confine myself to a
label such as a fashion photographer, product photographer, etc. My
philosophy is that an artist is always growing and there is no reason
to put a limits on the artist's skills. With that in mind, if someone
presents an idea, even if it is out of my "comfort zone," I consider
it. Regardless, I do have my personal favorites. I love shooting
naturally lit portrait, fashion and commercial work.
Within everyone there is artistic skills that can be tapped into, but
only those who are passionate and ambitious ever tap into that and
become artists.

I wasn't born talented, I was born ambitious.

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Nick Sakowski's picture

Hey Dani, I am just curious about a setting you may use or may not use on the D800. I have the D800 and I am curious what you use for your Active D-Lighitng? I would appreciate it! Also I bought your tutorial and I am loving it can't wait to apply some of your techniques to my own work, thanks!

Hey Dani! Absolutely love your work. You're truly an inspirational and I'll definitely be following you! Question - I saw a Surface Pro article from you in my RSS feed, but it wont load. It says access denied. Can you republish it? Huge fan of the Surface line (I can't go back to Apple after using it), and would love to read your review and how you use it. :-)

Pat Black's picture

Hey Dani, I am going to be in New York this week, if I buy you lunch will you teach me how to be successful and take the best photos of my life?

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lol Pat just saw this sorry bro haha

Mark Smith's picture

I am now following you her as well as you facebook photography and personal page. No, I am not a stalker, but rather appreciate the quality and artistic vision of you work. In my view, it is always stunning and beautiful. I hope to continue to learn and grow.

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Mark much appreciated!

Kendra Paige's picture

Congratulations on your 500px feature! I recognized your work instantly, very defined style!

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Thanks! That means a lot!

Dude, you're from the Dirty Water? Me too! What part of Waterbury did you grow up in?

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Haha I actually grew up in Ohio

Dani, You inspire me to just get better. Thank you!

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Thanks for the kind words

Carolyn Steingard's picture

Great photos Dani!

Sean T's picture

Dani can you please please do a tutorial how to go about this https://fstoppers.com/bts/natural-light-tip-will-have-strobists-selling-...
I have tried and my results are so so. Could you show the settings you used to give a clue?
Thanks

Dutch Myers's picture

Hello Dani
Really enjoying your images, your articles. Thanks Dutch

Jan Christian Zimara's picture

Hello Dani,

I really enjoy your pictures and they inspired me to try something new and discover my limits.
Thanks and have a nice Christmas time.

Best wishes from Germany

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