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Hello Paul Have just seen your photographs and they are truly amazing. Why did you waste your time in machine tools? Hope you are fit and well
Thanks, Paul for the nice comment and vote on my Hawk image...
The Heritage man
Just focused on your horse pictures. It's just awesome. Will check out the rest too.
Paul, Just thought I would check out the photographs after talking with you today. I'm really impressed. You have some amazing shots. Look forward to seeing some more in the near future.
Hi Paul, love your new photos of the big cats,they are amazing. my favourite is the tigers but also love the wolf an bear photos. look forward to seeing you soon x
Thank you for the kind comment. Harriet Feagin
Paul, love your pictures, galleries and your styling and composition of this page.
All the best.
Great pictures. well done.
Paul, very good to meet you and your wife today. Showed your pictures my wife & family and they loved every one.
I am eager to get started.
Best Regards Eddie
Paul I love looking at your work. You are one of the very best talents here on PBase!
I'm blown away by your images. They really do touch the soul. You truly have a gift!
wonderful pictures, really inspirational. The naturalistic ones are just breathtaking.
Thanks for sharing
marvelous eye you have.. truly enviable works here...marcia
Hi, I am overwhelmed by your images, you are not just a photographer, you are an image-maker.
Hats off to you.
Dear Paul What a talented man you are, where are you living now? and are you using local images? I hope you are in good health and keep up the good photography! V
Amazing work!!! Work like yours is truly a great inspiration. Best regards Tomas Lange.
With so many fantastic images, it is almost visual overload! But wow, I just keep coming back for more. Wonderful work!
Wow! You could and should be earning a fortune from your photos; -Please tell me you are?! In 18 years of modelling you're the only photographer I've ever known who composes, fills frames and draws the eye exactly as I would want, but even if I took photos in the same locations with the same camera I couldn't get shots like yours without your technical skills. you're fantastic and a true Artist;- Well done! I wish you weren't so far away otherwise I'd LOVE to have Model Testshots done by you cos you'd be the only person to be able to understand and give me exactly what I really want. I've tried so hard explaining in the past to photographers, but their interpretation is so far removed from mine. I know with you I could trust you completely to pose me and structure shots exactly as you like and they'd be perfect! Let me know when you're around or near the Midlands so we can meet up! Keep up the Fantastic work, I love to see you using your real talents.
Hi Paul, Trish gave me your card, what fantastic images! Truly spectacular, you must be very proud.
Keep in touch
Dean Eades BirdMad - BirdGuides Photo of the Year Winner
Your work is fabulous! Great eye! I am so glad I came across your galleries.
It truly made my day.
Wishing you well,
Paul, Your work is very impressive, your tremendous variety exemplifies your diversity, the effects you use compliment your work and you achieve perfect DOF in every shot. My visit to your gallery has been extremely enjoyable!
Regards, Christina Rollo
it´s a pleasure to explore your gallerries. You have so many great shots, I cant give a comment for one of the photo. Thank you for sharing.
je vous admre artist
I'm the girl who was taken a photo in the Shinjuku Gyoen.
Your photos are amazing!
I'm looking forward to see more your photos.
Certainly part of the greatest gallerie. i till do not (and will neither) see all pbase ones, but your gallerie is really impressive. And discouraging...when we think we made progress.. we find one who put you back to the ground;).
I am once again amazed at the breadth, depth and quality of your work. Also many thanks for a fantastic afternoon very best Jim H
Latest images are really wonderful, but I want to see more !!!!
I decided today to look around pbase at other galleries and I'm glad I did. Your images are always such a pleasure to view my friend. Great work, great galleries! Cheers!
I am in love with your work! it is very beautiful and the colors are so vibrant. They are such an inspiration to me, and I have looked at some of your pictures to get ideas for my oil paintings (that's how I found you). You are amazing.
very nice work, i'm really impressed, keep it up!
Rehan Siddique, UK
Splendid photos.. Great work... Most pleasant... Worth to spend hours with an aching back and soured eyes fixed on the monitor. Hearty congradulations Paul.
I'm so pleased that I discovered your galleries. It is now listed under my favorites. You are a superb photographer, and an inspiration to me. You are a master of lighting. The muted lighting effects on your animal shots, such as your apes, is very effective. I am curious as to how you achieve this. I am also fascinated by your use of a flood filter, as I am not familiar with it.
I have left a number of comments and votes in your animal gallery. After seeing your work, I am ready to scrap mine, and start over. Thank you for the wonderful visual experiences and inspiration to other photographers that you have provided on pbase.
A very nice collection of photos Paul
You have truly great work and it was a pleasure to have found your work.
You are an absolutely super talented photographer. I wished you posted your EXIF information, so I could learn more from you.
Browsing throught your galleries are delightful and relaxing at the same time.
You're already very good and I'm sure you'll post even better work in the future.
Dean Eades BirdMad - BirdGuides Photo of the Year Winner
You have so beautifuly photos in yours portfolio...Excellent my friend...Excellent work...Greetings from Montenegro, old/new country in Europa and i will come back with pleasure...
Technically, yours is perhaps the best photography I have seen on PBase. Exposures and sharpness are just amazing. Apart from your skills, I suppose you are using top glass. I find your work very inspiring!
glimpses by lu
All of your work is amazing!! You are an inspiration! I will visit often!!!
have just discovered you galleries. Have put you under my favourites list as it is going to take many visits to do all the photos justice. What I have seen so have been truly excellent with so many original ideas, and I will obviously be back
Thanks for letting us see how you see !
Some of the best work on PBASE can be found in your folders. Regards!
Keep going forward. You have so much potential.
Enjoyed looking at all your galleries Paul, especially the one of Japan. The quality of your pictures gives me something to strive for. Thanks for sharing!
unique style... taking notes..
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hi,paul good job with pics,please can you send oliver program pics,looking for choregrapher with kids dancing as i cant seem to locate it cheers....deb,choregrapher!
Fantastic colours and composition. Congratulations!
Your gallery is most impressive.
Keep up your excellent work. Best Regards. Tad Janocinski
This site is very useful. Keep up this excellent work - very good.
You have a superb gallery containing fantastic and first-class photos.
Are you a professional photographer? I strongly believe so.
Keep up your great work.
Hi Paul - Val here (Mrs Bernie!). Great site. Your photos are so clear and a great range. I enjoyed browsing. Take care.
As the first - Sorry my english.
We are want to ask you about use your photos for the most popular russian
educational site about wild life www.floranimal.com
We are have the big photo galleries about diferent animals
and we are want to get more pictures from author from other countries.
I can garantee for you that yours pictures will be using only on our
Alexandr Myaskov - head of the project
Hi Paul, I have been coming back to your gallerie for a least two years now and to me your simply the best there is. Your work is really inspiring for me. I would appreciate very much if you could take the time to tell me your workflow in photoshop as to how you achieve your photos to be so sharp and clean. Thanks for sharing your talent with us.
Great Galleries and Photo`s..
So glad one of the members of my Digipets group mentioned your galleries. So many breathtaking images. I will have to visit regularly!
Hello Paul, my name is Roland Keates from Derby UK. I have a website at www.keatesbyname.com and I am adding links to other Keates webpages on my site. If you would like to contact me to confirm you would like me to add your link please do.
Words fail me, your photos are just amazingly beautiful... You're on my favourites list so I can come back often! :o)
Hi Paul. Obviously, you do not need my praise, but your images are awesome. I'll visit again soon.
Just plain "wow!"
Hey could you send me the source code for that stylesheet? I like yours and I'd like to edit it myself. Please send it to johnsonM86@hotmail.com if you would.
All I can say is Wonderful,Wonderful,Wonderful!
You are a great photographer, definitely one of the best in the world today.
Thanks for introducing me to this site
Your pictures are an inspiration
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I must say that your lighting and colours are excellent. Would you let us know what equipment you are using and the exif data on some of the photos?
RL Dean, Sr.
You are very talented in the art of photography. Your photographs are a joy to ponder. Thank you for sharing them with us.
Your photographs are wonderful and inspiring for those of us who dabble in the art
Great Photo`s.. and Gallery
Simply superb! It's a visual feast to tour through your galleries.
Very impressive,I like all your galleries.
A beautifully done and well-deserved new home for your fine photographs, Paul.
Visit me when you have a moment as well: www.oasisgalleries.com
All the best to you!
Hi Paul: Your pictures are truly inspiring. Your ability to come up with new and exciting images every time I visit your galleries is a real treat. Thanks for sharing and keep them coming.
Hi Paul, every time I visit your site I'm impressed. Your pictures are stunning. I specially enjoyed the Dark and Sultry and Moody galleries. If you have time I'd like to know your techniques used for the Dark and Sultry gallery using Photoshop.
Fantastic indeed. You are a true master of composition, balance and mood. However, I wonder if some of your images would not be even better if they were less saturated, since intense saturation has a tendency to subtract from tonality.
Love, Love, love your photos! Fabulous!
Thanks for Friday
Found your photos and they are fantastic. I will take time to view them more.
Who needs a pension when they have talent
Breath taking quality and beauty in your work, which I need to go through with more detail. Do take a look at my humble work and I appreciate all comments and advices.
Thank you for your kind comment on my gallery. I noted had not visited in a long time and frankly I've been missing a lot. Your work continues to be a notch above the rest.
Mahalo and aloha.
Simply stunning. Your pictures simple leap off the page. Also like the Photshop touch.
To simply say: "Your work is superb!" is an understatement.
I have pored over your gallery many times, and each time in complete amazement.
You're the best pbaser there is (without a doubt).
Elpidio (MJ's Dad)
Great stuff! You are an inspiration. Eric
Once again it was such a delight to see your photography again.
You are the Master!! Bravo!
Can you explain how you did this one in mid day:
yaldor at softhome.net
absolutely beautiful, sensitive . . . wonderful colors and emotion.
Paul, I search the pages of recent photos to find you. Your photos are surperb. I use them as backdrops for my desktop.
You are a Master photographer Paul. All of your galleries are phenomenally beautiful.
Wonderful pictures, great work with Photoshop.
I am not the first to say it, but I have too : impressing!
I like that you appreciated my friend F Toussaint work.
Absolutely stunning. Best wishes, Roger.
Superb work. One of the best on Pbase. I enjoyed looking through your galleries. Good to see so many pictures from around the uk.
Regards Paul H
You are a household name!
The photos are once again magical - Air Show-66.JPG and 65DT8302_ok.jpg have to be the best for the day for me.
Keep up the good work and I hope to see some photos of Prague soon!
I'm lost for words...
I was just given a link to this web site and I'm just blown away by your photos. My God what you do with color along with the subjects that you shoots are beyond words. I just sat here with my mouth open looking at all of your photos. They are truly breathing taking. Thank you so much for allowing me to view them. kota
Your work is stunning! The pictures leap off of the page and tell the whole story at a glance. I am a semi-professional, but only hope to get to the level you are at. Keep posting images to inspire us all on! I visit your pages at least a couple of times a week just to get motivated.
Your photo's are excellent and You have an eye for taken great photos. What type of camera you have.... I only use Digital camera's and all of my pictures are OK but not great. You have taught me a lot and I will get better. Thanks Richwooders
You have a tallent for capturing stuning images. Great work
i dey here ooooooooooooooooo
Your photo's are really a great inspiration to me. I love your clair-obscure effect and love the blue moment in the evening to take pictures too. If you ever come my way on the pbase site at gina_dl I would be really honored.
What type of camera you have? Your pictures are superbs. You have a good eye to catch the right moment. You have a beautiful galery, all the way!! Thank you to give us the chance to see it.
i just love your works, please take a look at my works, thanks :)
i am just a beginner....
Greetings from Philadelphia
Your colors and tight composition are very impressive! Trying to pick up a few tips here. Do you expose towards the underexposed side?
Thank you so much for your nice comment on my pbase site, I'm flattered. I was going to leave some comments on some of your photos, but there are just too many to name. Your talent is overwelming! So many beautiful shots...I'll be back to browse often.
your work is so good, especailly the colors and lights. i just love them.
i really moved by the nature, animal and people's beauty from your eyes and camera.
thanks for your discovery.
Could please tell me what kind of camera you are using?
Keep doing what you are doing!!
F García Robles
Gracias por compartirlas
Hello, I enjoyed your photos.Thx for sharing.
Paul you have a fantastic eye and a great sense for composition. What is your camera and lens of choice? I love your work...
Paul, your stuffs just outstanding and it's real nice to see Italy done correctly.Great Post Processing...cheers. robin
Excellent!! Any other superlative is too little. You have aneye for colour and compsition that makes the image sing. Congratulations.
A feast for the eyes every time, incredible work Paul, you have a wonderful eye and see a true sense of beauty in everything and everyone you photograph. Fabulous!!
Can you tell me how you resize your pictures in Photoshop to post on web, I know how to resize I just don't know how much I should resize them. Do you put all your original on disk, and keep you edited ones on your hard drive. I think I just need help in getting organized. If anyone know the answer to this can you please help. Once again I Love you photos.
I guess you don't have nothing better to do but travel, huh? I just love you pictures, I live out here in Norfolk, va and I can't find no where to take pictures and then I see yours, and I'm like wow. wherdid you go. Well everytime I'm about to put the 10D down I see someone elses great work. Any pointers? Thanks for the inspiration.
June Marie Sobrito
Absolutely stunning work...Truely an inspiration to me!
All works of art...
You are obviously a very talented individual...
Kudos Paul, some of the best, most consistent work I've seen on the 'net. Did you use Photoshop or the equivalent to adjust contrast and saturation? Great work
can you please email me. I want to use one of your photos on my company website.
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i think ur work is amazing...
really inspires me.
Your photography has a magical touch, real yet too perfect to be a copy of a subject!
Thank you for sharing your photos.
June Marie Sobrito
Wow! Great work!!
Wonderful gallery, you are amazing!
You have a good eye for subject and composition. Thanks for sharing!
Popko van Meekeren
Evocative, keen eye, inspiring photography. You make me want to walk out of my door with my camera immediately. That is a good thing. Keep on doing this photography and show us. You're welcome to have a look at my galleries.
Like your People gallery a lot. You've got a keen eye and a good sense of the moment to capture. Nice work on post processing as well. I'm adding you to my favorites!
Paul thanks for visiting my Hawaii gallery and appreciate the New Year Greeting. In Hawaiian, Hauoli Makahiki Hou.
Visited Britain almost a decade ago, if my wife and I make it back we can use your photographs as a guide. Aloha
Many, many thanks for your kind words...can't tell you how much the praise means coming from you!!!!
Your galleries are a wonderful place to wander....and dream!
We're going to Scotland in the late spring....any suggestions??
Where do you live in UK?
Merry Christmas to you, too. And thanks for the quick response. Perhaps you could help use the levels and curves like you do. Take your boat photo 65DT4744 for instance... I would have expected all of the white values to be very similar in all of the boats, but the values seem to change as the eye moves away from the central boat (similar to a burn around the edge). How was this done? Thanks again for getting back to me so soon.
Happy Christmas to you.
Thank you of your comment.
I do not use dodging or burning.
Generally, I just adjust the curves and contrast.
I love your work. How do you dodge and burn your photos? Is it an action in PS or the D&B tool? It is so subtle and even I am very interested as to how you achieve it.
your work is breathtaking. good to see life in this form.
I wish to thank you for the very kind comment you left in my gallery.
Allow me to return the compliment and seize this opportunity to let you know how much I admire your photography (although I do not often leave comments because of my akward use of Shakespeare language). I enjoy paying frequent visits to your galleries, where I always find images that are a powerful source of inspiration.
My best wishes to you and your family for this coming year.
I am sorry I do not know much about the Nikon Coolpix 4500.
On my Canon 10D I use a FF 100mm Macro Lens.
The depth of field on this lens is very shallow compared to most lenses.
With the 10D I switch to a single focus point, rather the multiply point focusing.
I always manually focus.
Hope this helps, good luck.
Your flower pictures are great. In another forum it was suggested that a nikon coolpix 4500 could blur the background of a flower picture. The examples given in that forum to show bluring or vague background, did not show a blurred or vague background with a low fstop of about f3.5 or f3. The distracting background was still present, as leaves or twigs, definitely identifiable. With all do respect to the person trying to show this, the background was still visible as a distraction. Since you seem to actually do what I am asking about, I wondered if it is that you use a canonD1, although Jim stated that" the nikon coolpix 4500 is as good a macro at any price." And I'm only trying to understand and very highly respect Jim. As far as you know can the 4500 do flower pictures as yours, or is it the photoshop manipulation? Or What? Trying to understand and have been (as a digital novice) learned a lot from Jim, but his response is different that the results show. Thank you Bob Essak
Wow. Stunning. You're the real thing. I've added you to my list of favorites. Thank you for sharing your work.
I would like to know if I can purchase photos, I would like to hang in my house
F García Robles
nice to meet you!
i really love your photos~~!!!
i love "Countryside & Trees" the most!
Greeting from Devon, just had a wander through the animal gallery, really lovely, just a bit disapointed there were not any English Pointers!!!
you have very nice pictures here. Your work is very impressive, and I admire your talent.
Thank you as well for the nice and generous comment you left at my gallery, I'm very honoured to be distinguished by a great artist like you.
All the best,
Paul, I love your work. It has a real appeal to it.@You have an eye for seeing things and capturing them in the best possible way. Thanks for sharing your work.
Tao Chun Liu
I love your galleries so much.^__^
I think this is one of the best galleries I have ever seen.
Some very nice work Paul. I'll have to stop by "after hours" to get a look at the rest but what I saw was quite impressive. Regards, - Dan
I use a D60 with variuos lenses. 100mm macro/24-70mm/70-200mm and a TS-E24mm.
Filters are Polorising and ND.
I use Photoshop 7.
No, I only use Digital, no film camera's
I know of the Kodak DCS-14n, but have no experience with one.
Good luck with your modeling photo's.
I'm just curious: What is your camera model? Do you use a lot of accesories (lens, filters...) and do you use any software like Photoshop©.
I have a Sony F717 and i would like to do headshots and modeling photos with my photogenic friends (and cute girlfriend) but i don't know how to process with the lightning. For the moment i do some macros.
Do you work with non-Digicam like Mamiya? Do you know the Kodak DCS-14n? I'd love to upgrade my recent Sony to a Canon (D60 or 10D).
Bye Paul! Best wishes from France where we're waiting for your great eye-cam!!
Hi Jonno & Wendy,
Thanks for the nice comment.
Trish is delighted that I am always in my Studio.
What a wide range of subject, well done really enjoyable. Jonno and Wendy
Thank you for your kind comment.
loved the pictures of paris
Thank you for your nice comment and great encouragement to improve.
Great galleries Paul. Among the best here. Congratulations.
Hi Paul, I just stumbled across your galleries and I'm totally in awe. Your shots are absolutely incredible. Thanks for sharing, I'll have to stop by from time to time and see what's new :) Regards, Franziska.
Muchas Graciuos for your nice comment.
I have viewed your site and I am amazed at the prospective and quality of your images.
You have taught me a lot.
F García Robles
Eres un buen fotografo, buen trabajo
Thoroughly enjoyed sharing your work. Very inspirational and capturing images.
Wellcome to this site. I have seen some really pretty galleries. Jan
Thank you for your nice, comment.
This is my first day on this site and you are my first reply.
Hi - Really great composition - beautiful pictures!!