📷 HERMIN ABRAMOVITCH - part 1

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HERMIN ABRAMOVITCH - PHOTOGRAPHER


I have known Hermin Abramovitch for something like 20 years or more.
We had both been on a photography site called Trek Lens. When Hermin got canned from there I asked him what happened. Apparently, he had a fight with the owner of the site. He recommended I follow him onto DeviantArt, a site much better suited for posting about my artwork.

He posts some poignant and sometimes humorous descriptions with his photos, and I am copying those under the respective photographs.


Note: check this post out on Busy - you can view the images much larger!

A PEEK

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The concept of “the Other” occupies a central place in Sartre. Consciousness is not alone in the world. It must accommodate itself with other minds, which are also fighting to exist. The For-Itself (i.e. man) is also for others. You meet others without the form. How can I interact with others? Through the body, the physical manifestation of my being-in-the-world.
Therefore, shame is the original feeling brought on by the realization of the existence of others. Sartre uses the example of looking through a keyhole, an act that induces a thrill because of the thought that someone might realize that I – the peeper – am looking through the keyhole. In that moment, one sees oneself as other people would see the me: as an object. Shame, in other words, is the shame of oneself in the gaze of the other. It is the crushing realization that I am little more to others than the physical manifestation of my body in their sight. And here intervenes the online code of the game: I am as the number called in bingo, I may not be recalled once I have been pulled out and seen by everyone.
The Other is a scandal: the Other holds the power to freeze me into a being (vulgar, proud, shy, …) that I am not. The gaze of others exposes me, makes me weak and fragile, turns me into a subject.

A HAT TRICK

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So you run and you run to catch up with the sun but it's sinking
Racing around to come up behind you again.
The sun is the same in a relative way but you're older,
Shorter of breath and one day closer to death.
P. Floyd

ALL YOU TOUCH

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Breathe, breathe in the air
Don't be afraid to care
Leave but don't leave me
Look around, choose your own ground
For long you live and high you fly
And smiles you'll give and tears you'll cry
And all your touch and all you see
Is all your life will ever be
Crazy,
Over the rainbow, I am crazy
Bars in the window
There must have been a door there in the wall
When I came in
Pink Floyd

BIG WAVE SURF

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Brazilian surfer Rodrigo Koxa has officially broken the world record for the world’s biggest wave ever to have been surfed, with his incredible run at Nazare beach in Portugal being recognized as a Guinness World Record.
The World Surf League confirmed the achievement at its Big Wave Awards in Santa Monica, California, on Saturday night, with the official height of the wave registered at 80 feet (24.38 meters).

CAUGHT IN THE NET

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Phishing:
Phishing is used most often by cyber criminals because it's easy to execute and can produce the results they're looking for with very little effort.
What it is:
Fake emails, text messages and websites created to look like they're from authentic companies. They're sent by criminals to steal personal and financial information from you. This is also known as “spoofing”.
What it does:
Trick you into giving them information by asking you to update, validate or confirm your account. It is often presented in a manner than seems official and intimidating, to encourage you to take action.
Provides cyber criminals with your username and passwords so that they can access your accounts (your online bank account, shopping accounts, etc.) and steal your credit card numbers.

EYES WIDE SHUT

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What is a television apparatus to man, who has only to shut his eyes to see the most inaccessible regions of the seen and the never seen, who has only to imagine in order to pierce through walls and cause all the planetary Baghdads of his dreams to rise from the dust.
Salvador Dali


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We stayed in contact from time to time, and just recently, I went again to DeviantArt to see what he was up to.
Already back in April 2013, frustrated with peeps ripping off his photos, he posted this Journal Entry saying sarcastically "Everything in my account is for free" - and here is the kicker: there were actually peeps so dense they took it seriously and profusely thanked him (you can read some of the comments in the link I provided).

He is a very talented, prolific and inventive photographer - and I only scratch the surface with some of the work I present here. To see his work, go to DeviantArt - AHERMIN.

Currently working in Israel as a Quality Assurance Manager at Solcon Industries LTD. - previously as Regulatory Affairs Manager at Harmonic and at GE Healthcare (Six Sigma Black Belt). He studied at the University POLITEHNICA of Bucharest, Romania. He speaks English, Hebrew, French, Romanian and Russian.

You can also see some work and read about him on the TUTTART PITTURA blog site

All photos are © Hermin Abramovitch - and you may inquire about it via e-mail - in spite of what his DeviantArt Journal entry says, it would be the decent thing to do!
RESPECT THE ARTISTS COPYRIGHT!

TO BE CONTINUED - STAY TUNED FOR PART 2



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These are super cool...
I really love the first one!

thanks - me too - that's why I picked it to be the first. There are many great photos, over the years he had produced tons and tons. First ones I had seen a couple decades ago were beached jellyfish. I was going through his latest, but I might look for them, just need to dig very deep.

It's stunning work for sure.

@tarotbyfergus
I just noticed my SP went into the toilet - 100% barely registers! Time to take a break from Steemit and recharge. Got better things to do anyway - working on a contest drawing for @kommienezuspadt - https://steemit.com/trailbycomics/@kommienezuspadt/trial-by-comics-winners-for-lovecraft-and-new-theme-announced - finally an incentive to go to the studio!
3/4 done - another 2 days to work on it.

These photos are of another level, they require a lot of professionality and patience. I love the "Big Wave Surf" and "A Hat Trick". How much time did he spend to wait the rigth wave and the rigth position of the sun? The Patience and Passion are indispensable in art-world.

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On behalf of Hermin, thank you! I had never met him personally thus not in a position to have watched him work, but yes, from my own experience, it takes a lot of work and patience to come up with such results.
And lets not forget, he has a full-time day job!

Sorry I don't understand :) With the phrase "he has a full-time day job" you mean that he normally have a job but he manage to practice his hobby of photos? Or that his job is making photos?
In each case he has a huge talent!! I wanna learn too.

He has a executive sort of position in a Israeli company, not at all related to his photography, which he does on the side. Not unlike myself (until I retired) - only now am I doing art full time.

Thanks for your answer. I hope you enjoy your full time art. One day I will have this opportunity too.
Bye

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