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Alexander Shamota

The story of my life is a little like the path of a roller coaster with all sorts of twist and turns and loops, long slow climbs up followed by rapid descents although it hasn't always been as exhilarating as a roller coaster ride.

It's not something I'm secretive about but there's really too much to tell, to tell here.

One thing has remained constant though, is my interest in and passion for beautiful, compelling photography.

Even during several long stretches of time when I didn't even pick-up a camera, I loved to view beautiful, moving images of the world and the people who inhabit it.

For various personal and circumstantial  reasons I have never successfully pursued a livelihood in photography but I am trying to do so now before I leave this Earthly coil.

I would love to make some beautiful portraits of people that they can share with their immediate family and friends as well as with their descendants.