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Maria Andreasen 11-Mar-2011 10:10
hello paul
I wanted to ask you if it is okay if I use the picktures of the cats and dogs. I have a user on the site, where you virtually can breed animals. I don't earn any money on it, it's just for fun.
Ida 20-Feb-2009 20:11
Hi, very nice photos.
Can i use your photos on a website called ?
- IdA
howard 12-Feb-2008 02:57
Paul, will you contact your navy buddies. We are all trying to find you.
Rose 13-Dec-2007 03:19
LOVE your work !! Would like to know if you print and sell any of your photos (I saw some displayed in a store and they were beautiful !) Please let me know. Thanks.
Guest 27-Jun-2007 14:01
Pure display of talent.
Guest 27-Jun-2007 14:00
Pure display of talent.
Guest 25-Mar-2007 16:05
Hi, I randomly came across your galleries and just wanted to say how impressed I am. Keep up the good work!
Guest 08-Mar-2007 07:07
I'm the man, but you're the master. Master of beautiful pictures...
Mom 10-Sep-2006 15:15
Hey, we want new photographs. Get busy.. Mom
Guest 22-Aug-2006 03:18
HI! thanks for signing my guest book. You have a great talent for capturing wildlife..who knows? Maybe you'll be a famous nature photographer one day! Keep up the good work. If you have a zoom lense, try taking pictures at equestrian events. It's a lot of fun and will help you develop your accuracy in focusing quickly. I'm going to Granby Zoo on the weekend and hope to capture some nice shots of the animals. I'll have some on my website
Guest 14-Jul-2006 14:29
Paul, did you know that I (Lito)have a lot of comments on Rod ostoski-space shuttle sts1 but it was deleted from yesterday July 11, 2006. I believe he couldn't take the critique I layed out for him so he deleted my comments.
Dean 19-Jun-2006 07:54
I read your comments re the Fred Miranda site.
I have tried for weeks off and on to register.
Every user name I offer is bounced as already in use...I DON"T think so.
I made up goofy ones just to try to get in. And I AM using a proper email address.
Not only that, mail to their Customer service BOUNCES.
Okan Bilge 25-Apr-2006 10:51
Hi Paul,
This photos are realy incredible. I own a pentax 80 ed with 20-60 eyepiece and nikon cp 8400. But I can't get razor sharp images. The vignetting get lost nearly in max.zoom. So I decided to buy a wide angle zoom like xl 28. From another hand, many digiscopers advicing the W/O dcl-28. What is your assessment about this?
Thank you for your interest.
Jim 10-Feb-2006 21:01
I believe your work is good enough to be used in Outdoor Life or National Geographic but you are too scared to submit it.
Guest 31-Dec-2005 19:31
Paul, what an incredible gallery!
just "Googled" and found your website came up! and on Fred Miranda What a great site/gallery. WOWSER!
I'm flying down to Florida end of January till Feb 8th. I'll be staying south of Sarasota, near Venice. I've heard of a place called Fort De Sota Beach, which is supposed to be great for bird-shooting. then I see your gallery and you've been there! Is this time of the year OK for shots?
I will also try the Venice beach rookery, once I find it!. Also, I'll drive down to Ding Darling many suggestions.
I have a Canon 5D. With a: 70-200mm IS 2.8: 70-300mm DO IS f/4.5; a Canon 400mm 5.6; Canon 24-105 IS f/4.0 a 1.4 ext and 2.0 ext. And several WIDE angle and primes, if needed.. Can't bring them all. What would be ideal?
As far as Canon Custom functions for bird shooting: What do you suggest for
C.Fn-04?(Shutter/AE lock)
C.Fn-09?(Bracket sequence)..if needed
C.Fn-18?(LCD display--> return to shoot)
C.Fn-19?(Lens AF stop button)
I assume, I'll be in M mode, or aperture priority at ISO=400(depending on light), panning mode if the lens has it(70-200 & 70-300),
The ISO "400", panning/ af/ai-servo set up...aperture priority..shutter
speed(1/500th or 1/800 or 1/1000)..and lots of practice. Does this set-up
sound about right? Please help me customize. Tripod? Monopod? Better Beamer? Times?

Could you help me with the Canon 5D set-up so I don't have to lose a 100 shots before I get it about right and can set up before the shoot?

Thanks a million for your website, Paul
I'm really impressed!
Wayne T. Fisk
Guest 04-Oct-2005 04:33

Great shot here:

Unfortunately, I can't respond to the Sigma forum -- since some candy-ass
had me banned from there a few days ago.

But I can still post to all other forums:

The funny thing is -- the mere fact that I was producing a new mix of both SD9 and 300D
images -- must have got to them (and I don't suspect DSG -- he's goofy, but not really petty).

diddyguy 03-Oct-2005 11:57
hmm, overdone and undercooked imo
Joe 17-Jul-2005 18:18
I Gather you have also done some digiscoping. Does the digiscoping provide the same crispness as the EF 400 lense? Im guessing no. I am trying to decide between digiscoping and
digital slr with EF 400 and doubler.

Thnx for any input
Joe H.

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Ramiek11-Jul-2005 21:32
I have seen some of your photo's and I like them very much and think they are great!
I am sure I will come back to see the rest of them!!

Holly Kleven 08-May-2005 15:48
Absolutely awesome photos...!
Holly K.
nobuyuki.tsukumo 18-Apr-2005 04:44
hello!nice to meet you!
i came from
from oosaka japan!
your nature photo glaphic skills are very high
i want take photos like you especially osprey!
i want take osprer but near my home town.they are very rare
and find them once or twice so you are very lucky
i have link your site
please keep taking photos!
your country white head eagle are very popure
i like their photo very mutch.
but i think osprey's photo is the best one of birds photoglaphs
have nice art photo lifes and take care of your health and safety
good luck! god bless you!

from asura oosaka japan
my url is
SDD 31-Mar-2005 23:28
Guest 02-Mar-2005 05:56
Great stuff - what is you lense choice here?
DV 12-Dec-2004 21:07
hey paulyoly,

visited ur gallery from your dpreview posting. good shots.
r u a doc? we may have something in common.
send me an email

Don Spencer17-Jul-2004 01:27
absolutely fabulous, I must get down there sometime
nick 24-Jun-2004 06:19
I would like to say nice shots, I do have a few questions, could you email me?


Guest 11-Jun-2004 06:58

here's a nice shot

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Text is garble due to foreign language, you, but you be able to see the photos.

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b yates17-May-2004 16:55
You have got some fantastic photo's on your site. A Excellent body of work with every image having great appeal. byates
Alan Reinhart 24-Mar-2004 03:03
Paul -

I've enjoyed your 300d work immendsly. I'm in the research stage and your images have the look and quality I'd like to achive someday. You have a great shot of a cardninal with several views. In one you show "blur" being added; a VERY subtle improvement occurs. Can you point me to more info on this techique? I do have PS CS here. I understand (to some degree!) about USM, but I'm not clear on how you use blur to improve the shot.

I'll be keeping a link to your gallery - great stuff!

=Alan R.
Rod Ostoski - Brevard County Photographer20-Mar-2004 03:41
Don't think I've seen you at the Fred Miranda site yet. Check it out. You'll fit in like a glove. I usually post in the nature & wildlife.
Guest 20-Mar-2004 03:25
I realy like your photos.i vote your gallery :)
Paul Pfau04-Jan-2004 23:55
Max, my birds in flight gallery is all with the canon 400mm f5.6L, any other birds shot with the digital rebel were using the sigma 50-500mm zoom.
Max 28-Dec-2003 16:08
Hello Paul,

I really enjoy you work. I catch up on the 300D forum every day and so far have been just lurking. I purchased a 300D in mid October and have been very satisfied. I caught a picture of your 300D in one of your galleries and was wondering what lens you use to capture you bird pictures, I see many at 500mm and some that vary in the 300mm to 500mm range. I am also very interested in nature photography and have not yet invested in any lens greater than the 28 to 135mm IS lens. Can you please tell me what this lens is?

Thank you for making your work available for viewing.
Ken 21-Dec-2003 04:29
I love your shots. I saw a photo of your digital rebel with a Canon lenses and also one with another lenses. What do you use for your long shots? I appreciate seeing them because I've been curious how the rebel does, and to me they look very nice.
jeff sikes 25-Nov-2003 14:45


Very nice pics on the pelicans--I think that i may now be swayed to look at the 300D
vs the 10D-Please advise what lens that you are using to gey such sharp pics.

Thanks, Jeff
Rizal 17-Nov-2003 19:30
hi Paul,

Nice photos. I wonder if you have used the Fuji S602 for digiscoping. If yes, any smaple photos? Any vignetting?

Best regards
Don Northup01-Jun-2003 19:04
I somehow stumbled upon your gallery, I am raise cichlids and cats, you may want to check my galleries out. Have a good day, I had fun browsing some of your images today.