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Great photo !
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very impressive gallery!!
I've enjoyed seeing your galleries again old friend.
Your awesome work deserves much praise.
I would recommend to everyone spend time in these galleries you'll come back again and again.
Thanks for visiting and for the kind comments. Your galleries are superb! I enjoyed them yery much.
Don, I am very moved by what happened to you. So glad that you are donating your time and talent to the innocence project.
Thanks for the comment on my tulip picture
Much enjoyed. Thanks!
I LOVE the photo called "Flowers" - the one that was chosen by the Portland Flower Show 2008 Poster.......with the clothes hanging on the line and the flowers in the forground.
I just love looking at this scene
I can almost feel the sun and the gentle breeze on my face.
I can smell the freshness of the clothes.
I can hear the wind rustling the leaves.
....the bees making their way throughout the flowers.
A photo that makes you FEEL the experience of the image......
is a GREAT photo.
great pics.... you could inspire many to pick up a camera and see how beautiful the world can be.....you make it look so easy.
Brilliant photos! Absolutely Beautiful barns with the scenery, I especially love the one with the metal sleds and the little girl swinging and all of the above with the flowers!Continue on job Well Done keep up the great work..much success in the future.
Keep up the good work Donald - hope you continue with the bird photography.
Raymond J Barlow
hi Don, thanks for your comments in my galleries, I really enjoyed surfing through your images.
Very nice work Don. Keep up the good work!
Thanks for visiting my gallery and your comments,
i have seen your wonderful galleries. stunning images and wonderful colors.
you are a great photographer.
Amazing stuff thanks for the VOTE! =)
Thanks so much for your kind words. After only having the briefest of looks at your photography (I'm at work :-), I am that much more flattered, your collections are absolutely stunning.
As Arnie says -- I'll be back
Enjoy your images very much.
Windows and doors , and the 2 lighthouse galleries
William G. Mancebo
Thanks for the compliment & vote, Donald! That is one image, not a merge. It took me about 50 shots to get it right. pbase.com/blackjack47/image/84789988/original
Best regards, WM
Beautiful work you have on display here. Just brilliant. Thanks for visiting mine.
Thank you for visiting my galleries and your kind comments.
Thanks for visiting and for the kind comments. Your galleries are superb! I enjoyed the visit. Brent
I HATE visiting your galleries!!!! Everytime I do I am reminded of a time when I lived just up the street from Nubble Light in an A frame. Your images are truely incredible. I miss that place so much. I remember walks on York beach and scuba diving at the base of Nubble. I was back there a few years ago and it has changed so much. Multi million dollar buildings cantilevered out over the water. Your images are by far the best I have ever seen of Nubble Light. Keep up the great work and thanks for visiting my galleries.
Hi Don! You asked about a picture in my aviation gallery some time ago...I just now saw it. The airplane is a 747-200. And OE means Operational Experience, when a person goes fly the line with an instructor when finished with simulator training. I enjoyed looking through your galleries...you have some great pictures too.
If I only can take pictures like you :)
Lovely work. Share more please.
artful light diffused all over
his remarkable series!
I appreciated the comments from a great photographer like you!! I am living in Hong Kong which is crowded with 7+ million people. We are still lucky enough to have about 200 species of butterflies found in Hong Kong. I will keep shooting and share those nature's treasure with others.
Thanks so much for your comment on my photo of the Sorry Mom Tattoo parlor! You have some wonderful galleries! Will come back and spend more time looking. Janet
thank you very much for visiting my gallery.
Thank you so very much for your recent messages about images from my galleries and your constant support.I apologise for not responding to every recent message or your images but I hope to do better in the future!My very best wishes and thanks, David. :0)
Raymond J Barlow
Hi donald, thanks for your visit to my pbase.. You asked about my processing.. I shoot Raw, and for web use, I convert to jpeg, edit in PS CS, adjust the curves, some USM, and neat image if there is noise., I clone out branches when I need too, and do some cropping also.
You have beautiful images here, thanks again! and take good care.
Donald, you're one magnificent landscape photographer!
You have so beautifuly photos in yours portfolio...Excellent my friend...Excellent work...Greetings from Montenegro, old/new country in Europa...I will come back with pleasure...
Chan Seng Ho
Amazing galleries...and thanks for sharing.
Some of the most amazing images I have ever seen. If you like my
Point Pleasant gallery please check back. I am always adding.
Beautiful gallery! Thank you for sharing.
Donald, Thank you for your comment of my Airbus A330s gallery. Nice pictures here too, especially the lighthouses ones.
Donald, your pictures are very inspiring! I particularly like you lighthouse images...simply breathtaking! Keep up the good work.
fantastic variety of themes - great gallery to visit. Keep them coming - waiting for more
thank you so much for the most gracious and encouraging comments!
you made my day today..
regards and happy easter
What an amazing collection of galleries and pictures you have. There is a lighthouse in Singapore on one of the offshore islands, and I can learn many things from you here on how to take dramatic pictures of lighthouses. Cheers!
Hi donald , Thanks very much for you kind comments , You do amazing work here !!! shooting - RAW - AND - Nikon Editor - Thanks again *****
Donald: Many thanks for your generous comments. I have thoroughly enjoyed perusing your galleries....will be leaving comments sometime soon.....I leave for the southwest in a day or two and am polishing up my pano taking and getting accustomed to some new pano equipment I've gotten for the trip. I hope to be posting a few on the trip so stay tuned. May not be much till mid/end of the week but then they should be pouring into my pano gallery for a few weeks. Cheers, John
Donald, thanks so much for the encouragement!! I'm obsessed at the moment with night photos. I usually take photos to paint from, but these don't need any painting!
Your work is excellent and I found the photo; BBQ?? ...fab!
Thank you for voting for my gallery, you have some beautiful images!
You have some great galleries here , really making use of colour and light. Great stuff , I will return . I have sent seperate e-mail re storm gallery . Rod
Many thanks for your kind comment. Just visited your Gallery, I am equally impressed with your eye for nature. What saved my bacon was the cloud layer in front of the sun this AM. Truly I will not forget this morning' rise!
thank you for your nice comments to some of my shots. It is unbelieveable how nice your landscape shots are. Absolutely nice to just view them again and again. I believe I could learn a lot from you. Well, should we meet one day (who knows) you must show me the tricks ;-)
All the best, cu
great stuff real nice
Thank you very much for your comments!. Regarding my web site, I'm still working on it. I'm using dreamweaver 8 to develop the web pages. Also I used a photo gallery module from comdevweb
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Wonderful Gallery.Nice work.
I just uploaded a few fine art pics.Please give a few comments.Good or Bad,both welcome.
Thank you for visiting my galleries, your comment and vote - appreciated. You have so much work and it so interesting. I have a thing for lighthouses too but have not visited that many. I have some photos from the Byron Bay lighthouse I took in January and I must put some up on PBase. Diana
Don, Congratulation for your galleries. You are a great photographer. I know is not easy to take photos of the lighthouse with different light and wheather conditions. You have to have a lot of patient!!!.
Thanks for sharing.
Marc de Kleijn
Thanks for the nice comment on my lighthouse gallery. Always nice to hear compliments from photographers who are lightyears ahead of me :-)
Nektario Moment Photo
Very very nice work...
Thank you for dropping by my humble gallery! Your work is incredible! I will have to come back...over and over! Paula
You have an awesome amount of great captures! Will return and visit more of your galleries later on :)
Hi Donald --
Thanks for your comment , You have many excellent photos !!! My compliments *****
Thanks for stopping by my gallery and your kind comments. I admire your work on the light houses.
Don, I have another "Imagine" photo for your "Imagine" gallery if you are interested.I tried to email it, but it came back. Check it out at pbase.com/RNBenjamin. It is in the new 'New York Streetscapes' gallery. Hope all is well, and the camera and the eye work well together !
I admit you got talent. Now I'm jealous.
i love your lighthouses,is great piece art work and masterpiece of lighting,thanx for sharing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Hi Donald, genuinely enjoyed your comments. Thanks for dropping by my gallery. I still don't know how to steer that gallery into what direction as I have tons of photos from that trip. Hopefully comments like yours will give me ideas.
So glad you enjoyed my current efforts Donald.....one has to do a little searching to find interesting or colourful subjects at this time of year in the Northwest. Thanks for stopping by and your kind words.
Great images you have here, Don. Thanks for the comment.
Donald, Some brilliant images here which are going to take some time to go through. I'd like to thank you for your comment on my desperately needed rain photo. A compliment indeed. Cheers, Greg
I have been here earlier than you to my gallery and enjoyed a lot in browsing your photos. thanks for your encouraging words.
Hi, thanks a lot for your comments - some fantastic galleries you have too...
Thanks very much for you kind comments in my gallery.
You are very kind.
Hi, thank you for your visit and comments. I do my best, but so far of your work.
However, I'm very pleased you saw my gallery.
Beautiful gallerys you have here, extremely nice work. And thank you for the kind words on my images, it is much appreciated. :)
Thank you very much and Happy new year! :)
Very nice photos.
Marc de Kleijn
Best wishes for the new year! Thanks for visiting my lighthouse gallery and your nice comments. You have stunning lighthouse pictures. Very cool.
Thank you for your visit and kind comment. I admire your great work and enjoy surfing through your pages. Thanks for sharing.
Sunday morning 12/10/06: I have spent the entire morning at your website. I have exxperienced autumn in N. Conway and the deep sensitivity with which you captured Jack's life. I have visited each of your galleries and they are inspirational. I am more than ever commited to painting.
Great shots...I am so glad that I took the time to stop by. You are deffinently a favorite :)
your work is AWESONE!! i really LOVE IT!!
your webside is beautiful too!!
KEEP IT THE GREAT AND SENSITIVE WORK!
Wow , you have wonderful galleries, I am new at Pbase, so there is a lot to see, I have to come back later, I certainly do, because some galleries are breathtaking, thanks for sharing, gr Enny.
hi my FRIEND Paul! thank you for lunch and the time to talk together! i look forward to meeint you here in portland soon! peace, don!
good morning Don was a geart pleasure having lunch with you hope to do it again, when time permits thanks for the picture your friend Paul
Wow, Donald I count myself fortunate to have been at Portland Headlight today as you were capturing the moment(s)...power driven waves...dancing waves of light...very special. I will be coming back to your site for more of those moments...powerful.
Thanks for introducing me to Elizabeth and her work...Two wonderful artists working in concert..lovely.
Thanks for taking time to look through my galleries. Thank you for the compliments. I like your light house photos very much. It makes me think of the way Claude Monet painted his series by simply changing the time of day and he painted.
Good morning Don
still enjoying your art very powerful and beautiful hope to see you soon your friend Paul Doiron
Thanks taking time to visting my gallery, love your comments sooooo much .. You do amazing work here, keep it on ,cheers
Really love your work, wonderful!
To answer your question about my egret photo. I was from a local park. The sunset reflected from the water makes the nice background. And the egrets are busy to get their dinner. I was luck enough to get his one. It is almost a full frame. I forgot if i crop or not, but even if i did, it will be less than 10%. thanks again for your comments.
Thanks for your kind comment on the "Sunset over Abashiri" photo and "Hokkaido East" Gallery. Your galleries are truely amazing.
Maurice Mc Duff
Hello Donald. You must be a meteorologist, your reading of sky colors is perfect. I realy appreciate the luminous rendering and composition of your landscapes, your ligthouse pictures are amasing, very colorfull, a great piece of creativity !
Thanks for the the comments on my northeast Oklahoma wildlife shots. There is not much here to compare to your great New England scenes. I have found that beating the bushes on a regular basis reveals so many things that went unobserved for many years.
KW Stephens Jr-Phoenix, AZ
Don-Great work. Only a local guy could get this many great shots of the lighthouse. Some are outstanding and really capture the "magic of mother nature" along side mans work.
Donald, it was a pleasure to spent time shooting pictures with you at the light house yesterday. your work is fabulous, I love the way you play with the light and your composition. I had a great time in Vermont, Maine last week even though most of the color is gone..
Thanks for sharing your work and I'm looking forward to meet you again.
Well Mr. Verger:
I have spent many happy hours with "your images" They are wonderful. I am sure you know that. I know little of photography. how that magic is accomplished, but I do know that you seem to be able to capture in an image part of what it felt like on that day, in that place at that tmme, and to be able to do that is very very special...
lovely comment left for me on my gallery.
Donald, Thank you for the really nice comment on my old house image. I had a ziplock over my lens, and our feet were covered in mud. It was fun. I glanced through your galleries, they are excellent. Your lighthouses are wonderful. I love lighthouses and barns. One we have around here, the other...not. I live in the mountains. :-)
hey my friend hope this finds you well your photos, are still the greatest keep up the good talent your friend paul
Thank you for your nice comment on my pic. You have beautiful images in your galleries
Your images are absolutely wonderful.
Titles where possible would lend contest to the image
Willow Oak, Northern Virginia Oct 2004
Just a suggestion
I love your photos, especially the ones with sunlight beaming out through clouds! What talent...
Your pictures are just beautiful and breathtaking. Thank u so much for all the beauty
Thanks so much for your visit and all kind comments. I really appreciate them very much. Best regards.
good morning my friend great pictures love to look at them every day and pick a new one for my desk top every week have the light house exalent your Friend Paul we will get togter soon for lunch
oops ... my email is email@example.com
Great chatting with you at the Commonground Fair.
OMG, image 10593 HopeLightPeace is outstanding. Forget Calgon, this image takes me away!!
Thanks for the tips on museums, etc.
Great to meet you at Long Sands . . . thanks for sticking with us and taking the photos. It was fun to see what I look like on the long board!
Your images are amazing. What a beautiful gift, thank you for sharing.
Hey Don, Great photo's I love the Light house with the guiding light beaming towards the heavens ,It's beautiful:) what a snap your awsome your friend . Paul Doiron
Fully enjoyed the galleries. Your work is thoughtful and sensual. Please continue updating your web site as those of us from Ireland can only enjoy your work that way.
Good morning my friend how do i vote all is well getting stonger every day looking foward to seeing you soon paul
Good morning! I met you this morning for sunrise at the Portland Head Light. You have amazing snaps -- I'm looking forward to viewing them all and voting! Great work!
check out my typo I love you and your pictures haha :)
Good Morning Donald, I just wanted to ask you if you have like a Jeez i don't know what it is called but a thingy that would protect people from taking your pictures and making them theirs. You know? Any way it must be my peranoia (sp). I love you pictures. My favorite is the window that looks through to the other window and the sun shine. I will look more and give more feed back. You have inspired me. Thank you.. Heidi
Good morning Don 02:00am thursday hey my friend how are you ? great seeing and talking to you last week thank you for every thing Don you are truely a great friend see you later your friend Paul Doiron
Thank you for your comments on my gallery.
Your galleries are absolutely stunning...work of art.
Thanks for your visit and kind comment. I just love the Pohnpei's gallery
Thanks a lot. It is a pleasure to meet someone with humor.
I viewed all the images in your galleries, very nice work.
It was great talking with you at the art show today, hope you did ok with sales.
thnx for comment on my site
Hi Don just looked at all the wonderfull pictures a truly art talent that you have see ya soon your friend Paul it's all about have a great day my friend
Fabulous Don! What a delight to escape the work I was doing and get lost in your amazing images. I look forward to my clients enjoying that beautiful piece I won this weekend.
I was trying to tell you how much I love the sunflower pictures and how I expect one for my birthday, but the site wouldn't let me! I wanted you to know that I keep checking your site and you continue to amaze me!!
Your favorite banker, Tara
hi Don hey man how are you today i just got home from the camp it was great to see you and Pactric hope all is well i looked for the beautiful pictures of the camp but cant find them your friend always Paul
Kilkenny Photographic Society
Thank you for visit and lovely comment,its a my pleasure!!!!!Thank u,Petr
Teila K. Day
You've a wonderful gallery here that is filled with "real life". While visiting your gallery, I felt as if I was there interacting with people and even viewing the barns in person. One thing that really amazes me, is how well you photograph with the Nikon 4500. I love the swivel design (I own a Nikon 900s), however I never generated photos as nice as yours. It is very obvious that you are very adept at capturing and relating moments in time to others. Good work! Sincerely, Teila
You have so many beautiful photos in your gallery. My favorite are the sunset shots. Others are indeed very beautiful as well. -Zainudin-
Crused thro some of your galleries..you do excellent work!
Thank you for your vote on Face Abstract!
thnx for your discretion ;-)))
Thank you for your visit and encouraging comment. I enjoyed your galleries and have picked out some personal favorites. Will be back for more.
Excelent galleries and brilliant captures, artist with great creativity, I enjoyed going through your photos and surely learned a lot..
I LOVE your pictures, :) hope you're doing good, email me soon..I love you!
Great job Donald ! You're a true artist !
thanks to have visited my galleries
Donald.........Truly amazing imagery throughout all of your galleries!
Color, lines and composition are everywhere within your pictures......Congratulations!
Best to you.......William
THANK YOU :)
Thank you for the kind words about my Mormon barn picture. It is truly appreciated. :-)
thanks for you encouragement. I just paint for fun. You have a beautiful gallery. keep it up. I wish I could take beautiful pictures too. :)
Thanks for its commentary. I have still seen little of its impressive work, in special the gallery fog.
Thanks for all your kind comments and votes on my works. Glad to find my way here and be overwhelmed by your huge beautiful collection. It's going to take me some time to view all of them. But I look forward to see and learn more from you. Will be back soon :-)
thank you for your comments.
you have a wonderful galleries!!
Hi Donald. Thank you so much for the very ethutiastic kind remarks regarding the lotus or waterlily flower, for the vote and for taking the time to look at it. Looked over your galleries and you have a lot of really wonderful photos !!!! Have a wonderful day :-)
Hi Don, thank you so much for your kind comments, I'm flattered to receive them from an artist like yourself. I live in East Yorkshire, a few miles from a place called Driffield.
Don, I saw your photographs at the Lincoln Library today, July 3. Years ago, you and I were colleages at Hanscom Middle School. You left to form the Acton Children's museum. Which much to my delight, our grandchildren enjoy visiting.
Congratulations on your creative endevours, I loved your photos.
I like your galleries, it's full of details, natural and absolutely wonderful !
Hi Don, what a wonderful and refreshing gallery.., i'll be coming back for sure!! cheers
Thanks for your comments in my Simplicity gallery. I keep hopping back and forth between doing "normal" and more abstract stuff as I try to improve, and it's great to see what people respond to. I actually didn't think too much about that leaf photo at first, but it's become one of my favourites over time... I'm at work right now and can't really delve into your galleries, but they look wonderful and I will certainly take a close look when I have the time to give them the attention they clearly deserve.
Don, thank you for visiting and commenting on my photos. I've enjoyed looking at yours, which are magnificent!
Great work Donald! You have so many beautiful images to discover. I'll be back!
Thanks for sharing.
Thank you for your comment on my POTD!
Don Verger, regarding the Richard Calmes photograph of the oddly yet stunningly posed beautiful ballerina..........
A story behind her, Talk about a life challenge, Her name Whitney Sue, an aspireing Prima Ballerina who was involved in an auto accident experiencing the same type injury that actor Christopher Reeves experienced (Broken Neck).
She was in an automobile accident 3 days after Richard Calmes (PBase member) took this shot
She broke 2 vertabrae-same as actor, now deceased, Christopher Reeves.
She had to wear a halo device for 5 months.
It was screwed into her skull.
She could not shower or wash her hair for fear of infection.
After the halo came off, she wore a collar for 3 weeks.
She got the collar off on Monday (Recently).
Her extreme strength and conditioning are the reason she was not paralized the doctors say.
She wanted to take part in the shoot with the girls she has been so close to so Lisa (co-ordinater) put her in the pose you commented on.
Richard calls the pose the "I'm back" look.
(I call that pose stunning and it was created for her)
She is very well known throughout the USA and Europe as one of the most promising young dancers. She was going to Juliard this fall.
Now she has decided (wisely) to take the next year to get back in shape.
She will attend Georgia State and go to class every day.
You can see how beautiful she is.
And she is a beautiful person!
Hi Donald. Many thanks for your visit encouragement and vote. I have been toying with idea of selling cards for a long time and have had a lot of satisfaction making them by hand. I didn't print them myself, my printer is not good enough and it was actually very cheep to get the done commercially, 13 cents per foto.
Thanks again Cheers Dougie
I just discovered your pbase. Very nice and good work
Thanks for the comment and the vote you made in my gallery. Cheers! and you've got a wonderful gallery.
You have some awesome photos in your gallery. I will be back to visit often. Thanks for your comments on my pad gallery.
Don, your work is "Uhdahn Kaselel!" I wish I can view this island through your lense. Everyday, I asked myself, "What the heck am I doing here?" but then your pictures remind me that I had once wanted to come back to paradise. Maybe we'll meet in New York soon.
Wonderfull collection of work!
Looking for a picture of Harry from Portland Diner on Tuesday. Enjoyed scrolling through your beautiful photographs but couldn't find my little guy anywhere. Nonetheless the beautiful pictures might inspire me and my hubby to get out on First Friday....
Don...I am completely enthralled by your photographs.....keep your gifted eye clear and....keep goin' on.....
Best Wishes....Paul Levenson
nice gallery!! I'd better say nice crowded gallery, you should organize, 'cause it's difficult to look at pictures ! there's so many on the page.
Lloyd & Sandy Spitalnik
Hi Don, thank you so much for your most kind comment and vote for my Canada Warbler shot. Wish our migrants stayed here longer! Your galleries look beautiful. Will definitely be back. Regards, Lloyd
Hello Donald, I am overwhelmed by your comments on my gallery. Thank you for your encouragement. I really appreciate it.
If I was asked by PBase to pick a single True Photo Poet from all its members, without hesitation I would call your name, Donald. Your every image is poetry, and very fine one...
Good Morning Don
ilike the banna tree girl with the lighter back gound the best but that is me how are you this fine day ? hope all is well your friend always Paul
Hello My dear Friend Don
i was looking at your your art work and thought it was Awesome Don it was great seeing you Thursday for lunch you are a great person i"m moving to Casco this weekend May 13th hope to see you this summer keep up the good work i really enjoy your art thank's your frien Always Paul&Ruth
Thanks so much for your kind comments and affirmation.
You say that you have a thought ....
All the best,
Don, Awesome work......... Janis
Thank you for the comment on my photo of the day. It is very much appreciated.
You are undoubtedly one of the photographic masters on PBase.
Our photographic community and art lovers around the world are fortunate to have your superb galleries so conveniently accessible.
Your images display great technical expertise, originality, creativity, vision and intellect.
May you continue to inspire us and shine your beautiful light into our darker corners - far into the future.
And may you in turn attain great happiness and fulfilment in your work and life.
I would value the comments and advice of a master like yourself.
My best wishes,
HI Donald, thanks for the comments! I was checking out ur gallery, nice pics! but I had a hard time looking for your PAD because everything is in your root gallery, very hard to sift through and find what I want (the april 11 pic you were refering to), very frustrating.
don't know if you have your lap top or not but hope you realy enjoy your adventure over there have fun your friend paul D
Hi Don hope all is well and lookig foward on having lunch maybe some day your friend paul and your photos are great
Thanks for commenting on my photo. I am going to come back and take a good look at your work it looks fantastic. Thanks for the tip on photo.net.
Great compositions. Congrats!
I love your pictures.
Hi Don. Love your barn gallery. Couple of my barn galleries. Have many more shot I have not put up. Like two disk full. Never pass a barn without trying for a shot, they are disappearing so fast.
As for the robin shot you are welcome to use it,as long as I get credit for it. I only shot for my own pleasure. Thanks for asking. Do you neeed a larger file. It was shot with a Pansonic Z10 .
Virtuoso pictures. Great.
thank you for such emotional and encouraging comment on my "Hug" picture.
And thank you for joy from your beautiful and highly aesthetical photography.
With best wishes,
Thank you so much for all your wonderful comments this morning and your votes on my phtoos and galleries,I am flattered. I am now looking at yours and you have such a vast array of subjects that are all very well done. I will have to come back and look at them all when I have some more time. Well Done!
You've got great works here!
Thank you for kind comments and vote on my gallery.
Thanks for you kind comment on my "Foggy morning" image. It gave me the opprotunity to see your work. Fantastic, I will keep coming back your work is exceptional.
Hello Donald. Thanks for visiting my gallery and for the nice comments. I just spent some time perusing your image galleries, and I really like the breadth of subjects and perspectives I found there. Great job. I can see why you chose the one you did as your favorite. It is an incredible shot. Well done.
Thank you for your comment and message.
Hello don Great photos enjoy them every time i go on your page keep up the good work my friend and oh yes it was great to see and talk to you wednesnight see you soon PaulD
Some great photos here...keep it up.
Hi Don, just discovered your galleries today, you have some amazing stuff here. I shall comment on some that catch my eye now and I'll be back for more.:)
Thanks so much for the great comments on my images.
You have such wonderful galleries here, such a high photographic standard. It's been a pleasure visiting.
Thanks for your comment and your vote on my winter image! You got some impressive stuff in your galleries - keep uploading! Take care /Anders
hey Don, great photos, please contact me.
thank you very much!!
Thank you so much for the visit to my PAD gallery and for letting me know that you liked it. So glad you liked the orchid close-up :-)
Viewed your galleries and you have a lot of wonderful images. Thank you so much for sharing it will all of us. Have a great day :-)
Don, i think this is the most impressive collection of images i have seen in a long while! very very very Humbling for me!
Liked the colors and composition, everything!
what i see now, is really FANTASTIC
Thanks Don for your vote and nice comment. much appreciated...
Hi, You have some amazing photos in your galleries. I couldn't possibly comment on them all, so I'll just say Wow. Thanks so much for taking the time to view my galleries, the more comments you have the better... I am new and have plenty to learn. I hope to you stop by again. And, I will definitely be back to check out more of your photos.
Amazing nature and images amazingly captured.
Best wishes for you & a happy new year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Thanks for your kind comments o my galleries, Donald.
Best wishes for you and a very happy new year!
Thanks for visiting my galleries and leaving such kind comments. I have really enjoyed your galleries and will be back to catch up soon.
Hi Donald. I'd like to thank you for your comments in my "Saint-Tropez 2005 regattas" gallery. I discovered great shots in yours, and I'll be back soon. Patrick
Hi Donald, Thank you for the comments on my yesterday's Hammer pic...the name of that flower I believe is called "Cosmo" ? Henryhwong
Thanks so much for your comment and vote for my "Musician In The Park" PaD. They really mean a lot to me coming from a photographer I hold in such high regard! I really appreciate your visit.
Thanks for your kind comments on my Snowgeese gallery. Everyyear abount this time, ten thousands of Snowgeese migrante from Russia, they will stay at Reifel Bird Sanctuary in Ladner of BC then down South to Washington State for Winter. In Spring they will be back to Russia again. They are the amazing big birds.
I am still remember your excellent Sunrise pictures, you are the best !
Hi Donald, thanks a lot for your encouraging remarks on my PaD-entry from today. You have a couple of excellent galleries here, and I sure will be back to view them in some more detail.
Thanks for your comments which brought me to your wonderful galleries. Thanks for sharing!
thanks for you comments, My God give you peace, joy and blessing
Thank you for placing my image on your site. We all need to be aware of the possibility of the ultimate mistake humans can make, as depicted in my image. One favor, please correct the spelling of my last name. Take care.
Thanks Don for your nice comment and your vote
Thank you for coming by my galleries and voting.
I am now going through yours, what amazing, wonderful work you have here. I see a few that are just begging to be shown off in the Popular Photos!
I love your photos and I'm glad we are friends.
Don, thank you so much for your so kind and inspirated comments to my galleries and photos. It was a real pleasure to read them and i felt a strong encouragement coming from your part. Yesterday I browsed for the first time some of your galleries and I was asthonished by the high quality of your work, from both conceptual and representational points of view. It will be always a pleasure for me to come back here for inspiration and a good deep breath of aesthetic delight. added you to favorites, naturally.
Yours are some of the most inspirational galleries I've seen on Pbase and folks like you and Phil Douglas bring so much more to your images with your commentary. Thank you for the many compliments you've left under my "Look Into The Water" abstract gallery. I value your critiques due to your great artistic ability. Take care and continue to bloom in the light of your wonderful work. Shu
I love looking at your work. About the 13 photos you have for your 12 month calendar...maybe use all of them? Make #13 the cover. I look forward to placing an order!
Don, your photos are exquisite. You know what would be wonderful, given your eye for color study? How about a calendar based on the color wheel? You could divide the seasons by color groupings...eg, winter could be for 'analogous' colors (adjacent colors on the color wheel), like blue, blue/violet and violet, summer could be for color triads made from equilateral triads like red, yellow and blue, spring could be for triads from isoscoles triangles, like red/violet, yellow and green, and fall could be for "quadratic" chords based on a square, like red, yellow/orange, green and blue/violet...just an idea and maybe way too complicated...but interesting... Have you seen Johannes Itten's 'color star'? I have a color wheel based on it which provides great inspiration about color schemes and harmonies...
Wonderful galleries you have here. There are so many photos to check out, I will have to make a 2 day viewing of it! Thanks for the compliment on my humming bird gallery. Take care and keep taking those wonderful pics!
Thank you for the comment Don. Summer is coming to an end but Fall will show her colors. I learn so much viewing great photos like yours...thank you for the education.
Hi Donald-Thank you for your nice comment & vote on my sunflower picture :)
I am impressed by the quantity and the quality of your pictures!
Your galleries are awesome with outstanding images, a true pleasure for the eyes. Thanks for sharing and thanks for your kind comments on my galleries. Best regards!
Love your photographs Don, great lights. Thanks to show us your world.
Simply astounding, Don. So much to contemplate with each image. Thank you for sharing these....
One word.......bodacious! Outstanding photos.........outstanding galleries........thanks for sharing and thanks for visiting my humble galleries.
Thanks for visiting my galleries and for commenting. I have found a whole world of great work in your galleries. I shall be back definitely
great galleries all around, with some outstanding images.
I met your wife in gallery 302 the other day. She really likes my tulip painting. I asked her if you would be interested in bartering with me : I would barter the tulip painting for two of your works: the picture of Crescent Lake and one of the lady of marble with the piece of blue sky (if it is available). Let me know what you think. We each would have to pay the gallery's 17 %, right? Linda PS I upped the price on the tulips because I wanted to make sure your wife got first refusal...I will put it at $225 for you.
Wow.... pretty amazing stuff here.
Thanks for visiting my gallery....
Thank you a lot Donald, for your very kind words on my humble work. I've seen your work (and I had seen it before, but normaly I'm to lazy to write... ;) and it's really interesting, I will return over it when I have more time.
I see you're in Maine... I'd love to visit New England, specially while your gorgeous fall.
Best wishes from Spain!!
Well done Don you have some good work here
YOU ARE TALENTED!
THNX FOR SHARING
i dey here. carry on
Don, it makes me very happy to see that you like my pictures that much, I never got so many comments and votes from one person I think. Or is it that we have both the same interests and styles in photography, I saw a lot of same subjects and approach in your photocollection that reminds me of my own pictures.
My best regards and thanks,Jean-Luc from Belgium.
hey there, saw you in Bridgton at Art in the Park...( the girl with the broken hand.) Just checking out your work, good stuff.
Don...thanks for the warm compliments on pictures. Considering the quality of your cloud and sky images I feel I'm in excellent company with you in this particular fun field of photography...what the sky says can make or break a photo. I can't wait to get a DSLR to increase the quality of my images. Quite a few of my images are taken with good old 35mm and my scanner doesn't do them justice..although some of the images, I admit are kind of old and faded. I've been through your galleries before and have voted numerous times...I'm a firm believer in supporting Pbase members and using my votes to help them get more recognition for their talent.
Donald, thanks so much for your comments on "gift of leaves". Please let me know when you get your computer up and working and have posted your dead leaf picture. I really want to see it.--Rene
Donald, you have great shots and it seems as though we have a very similar view on what to photograph. Again, beautiful work and I hope to see more in the gallary.
Erica ... From 1hr. Photo :)
Don, Thanks for your kind comments about my Airliner photography, Appreciate it.
Hi Don. Thank you for your very kind comments and vote on my train photo. I followed the link to your galleries this morning and was thrilled at your work. Absolutely stunning. I love your eye, composition, the life of your images. I have you placed in my favorites and will be back often.
Best regards from Vancouver Island, Canada
Donald, thank you for your comments on my galleries. As far as the Everest picture is concerned, while I am a very active climber I haven't, nor do I wish to, climbed Everest. The shot was taken from Kala Pattar, a 5600m little lump beside it! Thanks for being so enthusiastic about it and I'd be happy for you to send it on to your son! kind regards. Angus
What a delight to discover your work while surfing the Pbase galleries. I have put you in my favourites and i look forward to many more visits to your beautiful world.
Christy & Mary-Lee Brown
Hi Don - Sorry I didn't get a chance to put our email address on your windshield out to Attean. So here it is... firstname.lastname@example.org. I hope you got some great pictures up here, I will be looking to see if any get posted. By the way, the amazing photographs - I was totally wowed! Keep up the great work!
I was looking through your galleries and just don't know where to post a comment - you have so many great images! So, here is a good spot, I guess.
I'm making you one of my Favorite Artists so I can visit often
Hi Don - thanks for your kind comments on my Shadows Light and Shade gallery. I've enjoyed looking through your galleries - some great stuff here and you're lucky to live in such a beautiful place. Cheers, Steve
You've got some great stuff on here, Don. Great use of light and color...all this from a Red Sox fan...go figure.
Keep it up...GO YANKS!!!
Hi Don - Just thought i let you know how I took the daylily picture you asked about. It was out in my flower garden and I placed a chair behind the flowers (about 1 ft behind) on which was draped my black wool winter coat (the black background). I used my Nikon D100 with a 105 macro lens and a SB-29s macro speedlight at 1/13 sec at f32. The camera was about 3 ft away from the flower for that closeup. The flash supplemented the bright sunshine .
I enjoyed looking through you galleries and particularly liked your sunset/sunrises and your favorites gallery - Ann
nice homepage you've got!
keep up the good work
Glad to know you are still watching my hummers pictures. Thank you for your warm comments.
To clean the mildew in your feeder, the best tool is baby's milk bottle cleaning brush, you can very easily to put it into the small hole of your feeder, the brush then spread out in the bottle...so easy. Try it out.
Thank you so much for visiting my gallery. Your photos are amazing!! I'll definitely be checking in more often.
Hi Don! I see you've only been here since 02-Oct-2004 and that you already posted 1078 images!!!!!
You are a very talented (and prolific!) photographer, judging from the minute portion of your work I have seen so far.
I will keep an eye on your galleries, and promise to use my best French in my comments!
PS: I hope you were able to find your battery charger! :)))
I don't know how I missed your gallery in the past, but you can count on me to be a reular here. Nice eye. (I'm particularly impressed that these are straight out of the camera). Keep up the great work.
Hello Donald, you do such a great work. Your shots are full of talent and creativity. You are one of my favorites. And thank you very much for your kind comments on my photos.
Best wishes, Isolde
Your work is amazing! You have a great eye for strong compositions and light. Thanks so much for your kind comments on my photos!
Thank you for stopping by and voting for one of my pics. I've been looking around your galleries and there's so many that I would vote for, but I would need to spend more time :) I'll be back :D
Hi Donald, today i have visit your galleries again, you are very talented!
Thanks for sharing!
Thank you for commenting on my mist over the Ouse I have looked at your gallery and am overwhelmed by the number of mood shots you have here all are fantastically done and I love each one. Very well done I will be back to see your work from time to time.
Hi Don, Many thanks for your return visit and comments on my shadow gallery. It is always nice to know when something hits the mark. You say you don't use bookmarks so I'm taking the liberty of posting a link here for you. I hope it works. I do have some more to post but like to put them in a whole line at a time to keep the pattern.
I have really enjoyed my time in your gallery. You really have a wonderful gift. So many beautiful photos.
Many thanks for your visit to my shadows. Your atmospheric lighting is simply awesome. Mark
Its brent and mike from star wars wed night. Whats up man! you got some great work on here. we especially love the ones that seem to be everyones favorites, the two clouded island shots. it was a good time talkin with u waitin in line, and you got a great car.
Thanks for all your comments and votes... I did reply by email. I will also send you some notes I took while traveling in Cambodia...
Thanks a lot for your kind comments on my Hammers. I was not always use flash for most of the Hammers pics, reason being once I turned on the flash, the shutter speed would be automatically set not faster than 1/250s, that's a bit slow for capture the Hammer's wings movement, however if I were in extreme difficult lighting condition, I had no choice . I'm living in BC of Canada, it's not so difficult to find the Hammers in the parks, but it's a bit difficult to catch them in flight and to choose the clear and clean background to reflect the Hammers wings movements. Of course, photoshop is the good tool for me to do some montage works.
I enjoy very much for viewing your galleries, they are so amazing and so beautiful, you have done the excellent works so far and I will visit your galleries again and again.
You have a wonderful gallery. Many of your techniques are exactly what I strive for. I'll be back periodically, as time permits, to view and hopefully comment. John
Thank you for your comment regarding one of my pads. I am especially appreciative because it gave me the opportunity to come and enjoy your beautiful galleries!
Don I love the freshness in your work, your abstracts are intriguing! shannon x
Thanks for interest in my Bird Self-portrait gallery. I am a retired physicist who still sees photos as data and the new camera as an opportunity to build gadgets. I look at galleries like yours to help get more of a sense of art. I have struggled with the issue of saturation in the bird photos. Procrastination has left most of the pictures dull, but sometimes more realistic - like the Red-shouldered hawks. Thanks, Mark Dreiling
I had a look through some of your galleries and enjoyed it thoroughly! Great compositions and artistry. You've shown a wonderful sense of the world around you! I've added you to my list of favorites. And thanks for the comments, and vote, for the recent rose image in my PaD gallery for May....much appreciated!
A lot of beautiful shots. Happy to visit your galleries.
Very nice. I will definately be back to explore further. Thanks for the comments on my barns.
nope, the first one on the pole is a sparrow hawk- kestrel here in maine in the winter! and the last one small in the tree i believe is a shrike when i blow up the shot a lot. thanks for playing , let me know if you do some
Nice photos, Don. Has anyone figured out the bird game yet? I think it's a peregrine falcon. Am I correct???
Don - wanted to email the paintings I have done of some of your photos (remember I told you - and you have taken several photos of my barn, I see!!) but your email is not posted. Please write me back so I can show you my version of your shots.
I just have to keep coming back to your incredible atmospheric images - captivating
. . . That subject is a dirty word, right? Just thought I'd differ mildly with your comment on this site that you won't touch it.
. . . To my mind, PhotoShop cheating is altering the main objects in the frame -- their form or their "local" color (the paint, dye or weathering that's part of the surface).
. . . BUT I think PhotoShop right to move us closer to what we were trying to get in the frame, closer to the "real thing" that the camera didn't quite grab.
. . . Two examples. Your stunning sun behind island with fog shots came out, you said, "more yellow than I remember." I agree, and I P-Shopped them back to a more neutral tone (picking up some vague blueness in the sky) for my wallpaper. Another: Your "Maine winter" series includes a forest, pic #37448335. Pretty shot, and it's my monitor's wallpaper right now. But it had some wires running through the trees near the bottom. I define that picture as Mother Nature at work, not Ma Bell. With a few strokes, I speckled the wires with branches from nearby trees, and now it looks like nobody ever ran copper on this side of the water.
. . . I think PhotoShop is like the cops. You never like to see them, but they're handy and undeniably valuable when there's a moment of need.
. . . As ever, I find your stuff awesome in its grandeur and simplicity.
Don, Thanks for the comments on my 747/Forest fire image. I work as a pilot for a major airline and I took the shot while flying up to Anchorage Alaska this past summer. Many times during the flight we pass aircraft coming down from Anchorage into the states on the same route. The 747 happened to pass us while we were looking at the forest fire just northwest of Edmomton. It is one of my favorites! Thanks for checking it out. Really liked your albums. I grew up a Red Sox fan in CT and now I live in Chicago. The sox are out here this year to play the Cubs in June. I will be there! Greg Lipinski
I truly love your work, you are in a beautiful part of the world....thanks for showing it off so well. TFS, Kind Regards, Audra
Good stuff, you'll find more graffita here -
Merry Christmas Donald...I was browsing the Galleries section this morning and noticed your " One Magic Morning " Gallery ( great images ) and could not help but remember a morning I had just the other day. Like you, I live in a State ( Montana ) that can and does get some very cold mornings, and if you dare brave the cold some fantastic images can be made. I invite you to visit my Website,( GLOphotography ) and view my Fog, and Winter's Canvas Galleries....keep shooting those mystical momments...a fellow photographer...Gary O
Donald, your work is beautiful! Thank you so much for sharing!
Hi Donald --
Thanks for your comment on
. If you look through my galleries you'll notice I hardly ever do this kind of editing -- I mostly shoot "straight from the camera" like you, occasionally cropping but usually composing in the camera (habit from slides?). My only other photoshopped example I can think of is
. Keep shooting -- I like your stuff!
thanks for compliment on flower pic. as to your question, in photoshop I clicked on purple in flower to choose color, then used pencil tool to outline flower, then colored rest of background. It took awhile, lol
Nice gallery by the way
Donald, thanks for the nice comments on my Fire in the Sky photo. Cheers! Stan
Ulli der Chaot
thanks for your message under this picture:
The train is comming from the rigt side, i shot more the ten pictures and win..... :-)
(sorry my english is not so good)
Thank's for your comment and visit.
I really your galleries.
Thanks for the comment on my 11/12 photo, Don. I enjoyed looking at your PaD gallery--will come back and visit the others soon! --Kathryn
Thanks for the nice comment in my gallery. I enjoyed visiting yours.
I live in Liberty .. saw the arto picture on Shauns gallery too.. tried a digital shot.. will see when Iget home from work
Thanks for leaving a comment in my gallery Donald.
Thank you for leaving the nice comment in my gallery. Also thank you for sharing.
thank you very much Bernard, i will visit your galleries again soon also
thanks Ed, the shot you sent me to is lovely and so sad, i have dropped you a note saying that 30 below zero day or two in winter will hopefully prserve our proud hemlocks here, don
Thanks for visiting my galleries and leaving your kind words. You have many excellent photos here and you have your own unique style. I'll be back to look for your updates. Happy shooting!!!
Don, Thanks for the comment on my oak tree. I was most interested in what you said about hemlocks. Here's an example of what's happened to our giant 400 year old hemlocks in Shenandoah Park.
The skeletons in this shot were beautiful hemlocks only ten years ago.
Jac & Lea . . . ;>)
Congrats Donald for your new toy...
I answered your message through PBase system.
Have fun shooting
walk lightly, visit often, dawn comes best, don
Hi Toni, thank you for writing...... i love your work! Erich and i have been commenting back and forth his work is wonderful and he has been hjelping me by leaps and bounds to learn things i have not even had the slightest hint about...pbase can be great fun and learning and communicating with new people artists friends......... so how could you find me from Erich? thats a mystery, best, don
Hi Don - I tracked you here through my friend Erich's gallery - I have had a wonderful time and will be back soon. Keep shooting these magnificent images. Its quite late and I hope I didn't wake you up tip toeing around tonight.
Thank you for your comments!
Yes, doors can be very interesting, I like it you give them a special gallery. I immediately had to see it and I like your pictures there.
thank you so so much Renae!!!!!!!!!!! i will write more soon. i appreciate you comment s very much best, don
thank you so much Marilyn ! i think some of my shots that i like are the ones that feel mistly or moody..... ikeep trying to figure out what and why i like what i like in a shot. your comment helps thanks! don
marilyn k holmberg
what lovely galleries.. i love the misty, landscape captures you have achieved.. you have a wonderful feel for the land!! .. thanx for the kind words you left on my gallery!! .. i truly appreciate it. :) 'm'
Thank you so much for the encouraging words you left in my gallery! I have spent the last several hours reviewing your galleries - WOW! I feel very honored to receive a compliment from someone as talented as yourself. Your galleries are (a repeat to one of the comments I left) - BREATHTAKING!
I have loved all aspects of photography for many years, especially viewing others works of art. I have been playing with digital photo editing for the past five years or so but just recently gotten up the courage to share with others.
Your kind words are so appreciated!
Thanks again, Renae (email@example.com)
Hi Donald! Best regards from Germany! I love your pics. They wake the wish to travel into this wonderful country. My heart goes out - love amie
John, thank you so much for your encouragement!!!!! I enjoy and am inspired by your work. I have been trying to get sauturated and not overexposed images..... and to see.... be well, don
Thanks for your comments and visit to my galleries. Im glad you wrote because I might otherwise have missed your excellent work here. That would be my loss.
The colourful intensity and creative composition of the images speak volumes. You seem to wring the best from your subject and pour much of yourself into the end result. I really enjoyed the viewing.
Please accept my thanks for posting your pictures and my (belated) welcome to PBase. I hope you enjoy it all.
your galleries are very interesting with an excellent eye . I 'll come back to see them