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Jeffrey Lewis Knapp08-Jul-2016 05:15

Hey Clayton good to see you my friend. Are you retired now. Not me .....
Camilla 08-Jul-2015 09:05
I just viewed your Gambel's quail chicks gallery and not only are the photos so cute, but your captions are hilarious!! I was laughing so much - quail convention, triplets, proud dad, teens, all of them! But especially the Dad on guard one where the Dad totally looks like he's fiercely on guard! Great job injecting humor into looking at your photos! You seem like a fun person who views his backyard animals humorously like we do. They add so much humor and enjoyment to life, especially during baby season! Thanks for a real treat.
Antje Luft 08-Apr-2013 21:20
I am so thankful for your pictures of Afghanistan in the sixties.My parents lived there from1961-66.My father is an civil ingenieur and I was born there in 1963. As it happened I scanned all the 3500 pictures of my mum and digitilised them 2 years ago to print a fotobook.I cannot remember a lot of those days as I was to little but it gives me great pleasure to see this beautiful country with its peaceloving people.It is soo sad what happened there over the last 35 years with all the different intrudors and supppressors of all kinds. All the best to you and your family -kind regards Antje Luft -Germany
Mavis Davis 01-Mar-2013 19:31
Thank you for all these wonderful photos. One of my favorite activities online is finding and viewing photos, particularly of landscape. I'm looking forward to a lot of eye-opening pleasure here. Very best to you from an amateur, Mavis
Susan H 09-Feb-2013 17:23
Wonderful photos. I spent most of my viewing time on Afghanistan. I used Google Images side-by-side on my laptop to travel between then and now. I wonder about the fate of the young Afghan women in the photo of students walking down the street. So full of promise in 1967. Thanks, I look forward to viewing more galleries in the future.
Amy 28-Nov-2011 12:57
AISK in Kabul was a K-12 American public school open also to other ex-pats and Afghan-Americans.Total enrollment in the high school in 1975 was @ 100 students. The photo you have of the school shows the high school side; a similar building across the yard housed elementary classrooms, the art room , and in 1976, a library. A gym was also built on the grounds during that time.
One of the students you see is wearing the black and gold Kabul Scorpions sports uniform. They played other "local" American school teams in days-long tournaments throughout the school year. Flag football, soccer, basketball. (local = Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, New Delhi). AISK was just off Darulaman near the Noor Eye Clinic. N
shabudin Nathoo 26-Nov-2011 09:44
Wonderful pictures and scenery. Keep up the Good Job.

Shabudin Nathoo @

Thank you,

Nicolas 16-Sep-2010 03:42
With respect to you say that in every Mighty Mud Mania event, put out over 200 photos or 100 photos, and each year a maximum of 30 photos you post. I like to see all the photos you took of the last Mighty Mud Mania 2010 and I was a distant cousin and told me you were there, but not took picture

I'm nicolas and I'm form Argentina
Paul 05-Mar-2008 06:26
Keep Having Fun!!!!!!!
Mats K14-Feb-2008 20:59
Hej Clayton, I read your comment on protecting your work and I very much agree with your view. Of course I also became curious to see your work. Looking for instance at your shoots at Grand Canyon I can see why people have asked the permission to use your pictures. Nice shoots. Mats
Guest 14-Jun-2007 05:52
For some reason, your pictures really cheered me up.
Dean Eades BirdMad - BirdGuides Photo of the Year Winner 15-May-2007 21:56
Great Website
Guest 08-Mar-2007 06:55
Your work is amazing!
Michael 07-Dec-2006 16:35
Good site, Jonn from NY. 27-May-2006 22:18
Unbelievable! Liam O' Keefe
Oslonor 22-Apr-2006 07:58
Hello Clayton: Very nice pictures on Afghanistan. Please visit my blog on:

The Rise of Afghan Empire 19-Apr-2006 09:06
Fabulous site.
Derek Brown 28-Jan-2006 03:33
Wonderful collection of photos! I love Bill's collection too. Please tell him travel is rather easy but time travel is impossible; but his pictures make a good job taking us all back fifty years when it was more peaceful.

Guest 05-Nov-2005 15:41

Keep doing this!

Fr. Diego, Argentina
Kevin Tat 27-Sep-2005 16:36
Thanks Clay, for stopping by my Vietnam-Mekong Delta gallery. It was such a great experience being right there, and what's good without a camera.

arizona_sunshine09-Aug-2005 14:20
Thanks Clayton for the message on my panorama gallery. You have some great shots too. I guess it might be a good guess that you live in the Phoenix area, that makes us neighbors.

Thanks again!

Arizona Sunshine
kyu kusanagi 03-Jun-2005 02:38
I really love the content of this site it serves as a source of valuable information in my
life .I will continue to visit this websites often and I would like to thank you for your
continual service
janetspain31-May-2005 23:39
Clayton, Your photos are filled with the color of life. Thank you for sharing them! Janet
Mansour Mouasher24-May-2005 04:12
Thank you Clayton for visiting my on-line photo galleries, and for taking the time to leave such expressive comments. I enjoyed browsing through your albums. A wonderful set of images, well captured.
Guest 16-Apr-2005 10:52
Since I'm a lover of lightning, I thought that i might be in your guestbook. Your lightning shots are amazing and realy fascinate me more and more. Sadly in Kosova, where I live, we don't get that much of lightning effects from mother nature. that's why my lightning galery is small. It's interesting how in the past i was affraid of thunderstorms but now with my DRebel i'm more attracted to the movements and shapes it can create for a blink of an eye. Good job and continue shooting it...
Guest 11-Apr-2005 18:06
graet pictures especially the lightning from the 10D
Tasty Orange28-Jan-2005 03:14
Thank You for sharing your interesting slides from 1967 Afganistan. More people should post old pics. Many times they're more interesting than new ones. Please tell me what you did there... work as a Doctor I presume.
Joyce Haynes 20-Jan-2005 17:55
Hi Clayton, Your photographs are beautiful, but I was a bit disturbed seeing your stunned birds. As a conservation educator, I feel compelled to inform you that 963 million birds die each year from window kills and 6 million birds a day fall prey to cats. Those are alarming statistics. You can help our diminishing bird populations by simply stringing up cd's, feathers, shells,etc. on stings on your windows to break up the reflections. Window decals work great too. Cats that are not allowed outside greatly reduce bird kills. How many nuptial gifts ( dead animals left on your doorstep) do you get fom your cat? Just something to consider for the future of our birds.
Shawna 01-Jan-2005 07:25
Happy New Year!!! Your photos are amazing.
Jeffrey Lewis Knapp24-Dec-2004 04:22
Happy holidays Clayton. God bless you!
Guest 03-Nov-2004 18:38
Fantastic. Much better. I might even take a little more off the top and bottom, but that's a matter of personal preference.

Also, don't be afraid to use unusual shapes. The 2:3 aspect ratio is not law. (This advice should be taken w/ a grain of salt, though. Sometimes I get high praise for doing that, sometimes I get reamed. The life guys love it, the sports guys hate it, and the news guys just recrop my pictures anyway.)

Hope I don't come across as being to critical. I don't pretend to be a better photographer than you or anyone else. The advice I give is simply what I would do, maybe it's not the right thing for you to do.

Keep shooting, you've got a good eye.
Wally 21-Oct-2004 08:05
great to see the old images- pictures are meant to be seen!
keep scanning
veruschka 14-Oct-2004 14:30
hi clayton
just want to say how great your work is
laurent lardière11-Oct-2004 20:28
very nices pics,landscapes are so great ,the pics make me travell.!!!!!!
sport,us football collge i think?
please can you comment my galleries
thank's a lot
Jeffrey Lewis Knapp29-Jul-2004 01:53
how is everything going Clayton? hope you are well. just got back from vacation in northern Arizona.
chioma 17-Jul-2004 01:42
i love u
bluewatermonk05-Jun-2004 01:17
Wonderful work here Clayton. Thanks for dropping by my galleries and your comment.
Lyle Parker 19-May-2004 21:53
I came across your pictures of Afghanistan quite by accident. What alot of memories. I lived there from 1961-1965 and moved into the new school (AISK) just before going home to Wyoming. My father was an avid photographer and we must have hundreds and hundreds of his slides of Kabul and environs. It would be nice to share them on the Web, but I don't know how. Anyway thanks, I felt like I was stepping right back into Kabul as a teenager.
*Tinne aka digitinne*21-Apr-2004 16:58
Great work!
I love it.

Guest 18-Mar-2004 17:17
I realy like your photos.
Christina 14-Feb-2004 05:45
Hi, from a neighbor in the "Land of Enchantment". I hope you will make it one day here. Beautiful scenery as well. What a wonderful talent you have! I enjoyed surfing through the pics greatly. Have a wonderful Valentines day. If you like, check out one of my humble pages...
Julie and John Rizzello 06-Feb-2004 20:12
Hi Clayton,

Julie and John here. Great look site. Love the photos. Thanks for keeping in touch. Warmer weather in Arizona is's ugly here.
Garrie Rouse28-Dec-2003 23:04

Thank you for your kind comment on my "flora Virginica" gallery. I, too, have enjoyed looking through your many photographs. Its quite obvious that you have a great love for the outdoors and a keen eye and appretiation for the beauty in nature.

Jeffrey Lewis Knapp25-Dec-2003 16:11
Merry Christmas Clayton.
Guest 25-Aug-2003 11:41
Wow, these photos are really quite amazing.
Don Northup06-Aug-2003 05:08
Seen your post in the pbase forum and it was an interesting read. Followed the link here. Very respectable galleries here. I did enjoy the lightning strikesvery much. I do not have a view to shoot from here...maybe someday. Very good, jobs well done.
Larry Sogolow02-Aug-2003 16:43
Hello Clayton:

I thoroughly enjoyed your galleries, especially of California, Alaska, Afghanistan and the space shots (very educational as well). Thanks also for your comments on my California gallery.
Vanessa 16-Jul-2003 07:12
Hi! Do you sell prints of your photos? I am interested in purchasing a print of one of your pictures (Humphrey's peak (AZ) with wildflowers). Thanks so much!
Jeffrey Lewis Knapp28-Jun-2003 23:36
Hey Clayton. have you seen this one? It is the side of a building in downtown Phoenix.
michael esterson 28-Jun-2003 18:49
Esterson you have talent!

mike esterson
Jeffrey Lewis Knapp28-Jun-2003 12:56

Thank you for you kind words. I have been a zonie for about 30 years and love it. The weather is always beautiful. I work with United Blood Services.

D WHITE 05-Jun-2003 04:23

I got your e-mail. Glad to hear there are more photo of Afganistan to be posted. Please send your e-mail address again. I can't seem retrive it. I'll be checking back...

d white 04-Jun-2003 07:10

I loved the picture of Afghanistan. I am here Kabul now and it is sad to see what a beautiful place Kabul was and to see it now. If you would like to see some of my photos please e-mail me.


Guest 08-Apr-2003 04:17
Really nice - the "Sleeping Seal" shot is my favorite - but not to be unfair to other great shots in your galleries. I recently returned from Arizona, and covered much of the same area you did - so that is of great interest to me.

Your Nasa collection is really nice as well.

Rob (Toad on dpreview Retouching and Willdabeest in Pbase)
Charlie MClure 22-Mar-2003 20:13
Fantastic pictures! Brings back lots of memories from being on the road. Gives me an idea for what I might do with some of the ones I took in various locations around the country. Miss you guys and hope that we will be able to get together before too long!
Love, Chas
Tom 09-Mar-2003 18:27
Hello, my compliments for your nice pictures!
Please come see my photos sometime?
Best regards from Tom.
David Esterson 23-Feb-2003 20:20
Dear Clayton

Just browsing the web and was pleased to see that the Esterson talent exists on the other side of the Atlantic as well!
Greetings from 'old Jersey'
Jim Hasstedt06-Feb-2003 23:28
Excellent collection of great photos, Clayton! I can only hope to have one half as nice someday.
Menno Alberts11-Jan-2003 10:46
Hi, your galleries are great! You've really got the eye for photography! I love your travel-pictures! *thumbsup*
mymantra01-Nov-2002 15:54
I never took the time to thank you for the compliment on my butterfy galleries, so I thought I would return the favor. You really have some beautiful images here - the flowers are nice, but I really love some of the landscape shots. Keep up the good work !

Paul Sansom
Cindy Mead29-Aug-2002 02:30
beautiful captures- thanks for leaving a message in my 'moth eaten' album so I could find my way here to enjoy your own photos. I'll be back to view the rest soon, nice work!
Jesse Hernandez12-Jun-2002 02:59
Very nice pictures, Clayton. I especially liked the Alaska and California pictures. The Afghanistan pics are interesting (and I do mean that in a flattering way) and scary. You do great work with your camera and you have a good eye. Thanks for stopping by my site and commenting so nicely. It was very nice to meet you.
Regards and happy shooting,
Guest 29-Apr-2002 20:48
dear clayton
I am really delighted to receive a vote for my gallery from such a good photographer like you. I will give the best to expand my uploads. Thank you very much, Erik
Reid Killen 26-Jan-2002 21:13
Clayton, nice photos. I am inspired to purchase a digital camera and add to the collection. We drove the desert backroads from Laughlin, Nevada to Twentynine Palms and some stark, but beautiful sites. One being a volcano cone about 250' high last active 500 years ago. Keep the good work!
Guest 23-Jan-2002 00:00
Hey you guys
What a novel idea. With such a talented eye for natural splendors,you picked
a great way to share with the rest of us Thanks, they're really lovely. When
was the one taken in Afganistan...........last month?