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Sometimes I get comments from concerned people who think they have seen my images elsewhere on the Internet. Before jumping to conclusions, please bear in mind that I do submit to other websites outside of deviantArt... over a dozen sites at last count and that number will most likely increase. So I think it's only fair to include this disclaimer for your benefit and convenience.

If you happen to see my photos elsewhere online, look first at the account of the person who posted them. I often go by the username somadjinn or my proper name Nicolas Raymond. Then there's my new baby - - my own website for free stock photos.

I have also created an account in case you want to see a list of websites I submit to: If you still think you see my photos elsewhere posted in more suspicious channels, please feel free to let me know. I genuinely appreciate your concern.

On the flip side, I have to admit it's not too pleasant an experience when people assume the opposite and accuse me of art theft completely out of the blue. I have worked very hard to create all these images over the years, and I hope this disclaimer will help to clear up any misunderstandings either way.

Please also note that most of what I offer is stock, with some commercial uses allowed outside deviantArt (see my Stock Rules for more details). So it's perfectly normal if you find my photos in blogs for example, as long as they credit and link back to me. What I'm most concerned about is a small minority of people who would claim my photos as their own and / or seek to exploit them to make a lot of money.


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Nicolas Raymond
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
Current Residence: Bethesda, Maryland (16 years)
Previous Residences: Montréal, Québec (14 years) + Geneva, Switzerland (1 short year in 1989 where I sponged a whole lot from le très beautiful French language!) + Ottawa, Ontario (born and lived 2 years)
Operating System: Mac OS X
Inspiration: My Dearly Departed Father Gérard Raymond :icongerryray: Je me souviendrai toujours

Words to live by: "Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend."
- Albert Camus

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Been a while since my last feature, but comfortably settling down here in my new home in the Washington DC area after a long 600 mile drive from Montreal with a 13 year old cat. Progress slower than I expected, lots of things to catch up on, but over the weekend I'm looking forward to an exciting field trip :) My first ever participation in a photo workshop, inside an abandoned silk mill factory otherwise closed off to the public. A 2-3 hour drive, but this time I get to enjoy more peace of mind without a nervous cat sitting next to me, my mother will be taking good care of her at home :heart: 

Meanwhile, I know I will fall back even more on my messages and I apologize in advance. But I would still like to take the opportunity to feature some inspirational gems... as usual I am featuring deviants in (username) alphabetical order to avoid playing favourites. Hope you enjoy :)

:iconannewipf: Anne, aka annewipf

Waiting for Her Crusader by annewipf Deep Blue by annewipf Rainy Night by annewipf

:iconcbidgie: Cindy, aka cbidgie

Water Stock - MacKenzie Falls by cbidgie Port Arthur 9 by cbidgie Seas Stock - Pinnacles, Phillip Island by cbidgie

:iconcinnamoncandy: Candi, aka Cinnamoncandy

Symphony of Light by Cinnamoncandy Hangin' Out by Cinnamoncandy Violin by Cinnamoncandy

:iconjagged-eye: jagged-eye

Ak 47 Tribal 1a by jagged-eye David Scarecrow 1a by jagged-eye Nicole Cyber Assassin 1a by jagged-eye

:iconkpekep: Alexsander, aka KPEKEP

lonely mountain by KPEKEP Crash by KPEKEP Another rocks by KPEKEP

:icontheresahelmer: Theresa, aka theresahelmer

Chocolate n Strawberry Candy/Mousse Collections by theresahelmer Stentor by theresahelmer Berry Parfait for 4th of July Celebration by theresahelmer

:iconvirnagray: Virna, aka virnagray

Insomnia by virnagray My beautiful and silly niece by virnagray The Calderas of Phoenix by virnagray



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TheLadyFalcon Featured By Owner 21 hours ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the :+fav:! ^^
LavitaDistress Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
forfavs by LavitaDistressRiver of her tears by LavitaDistress  
LoByteSo Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thanks a lot for faving Who Is The Decoration :D
Nipntuck3 Featured By Owner 2 days ago
Many thanks for faving my work :) (Smile)
skulls887 Featured By Owner 3 days ago   General Artist
I like your art.
LenSpirations Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for the llama and the faves! :) 
JenFruzz Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you for the fav! :D
VoxSpiritus Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you kindly for the fav! :) :happybounce:
jennystokes Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Professional General Artist
Thanks so much Nicolas.
Paige1108 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Student Artist
omg ur art is amazing ;o; thank you for the points!

If you donate it for a commission feel free to tell me you did and i'll do the drawing. If not then I have to say a big thank you to you :)
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