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It is an amazing journey for me to be sharing the world through your vision. I think I understand photography more. I know more of its power. I even feel I understand my own feelings about the world in a more profound way by seeing what you do. Thank you, my friend for letting me in on this journey.
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*: (=’ :’) :::::::: Happy New Year Sam!! 2015! :::::::::::
Happy Holidays to you and yours .
May the new year bring more inspiration and happiness to you.
Thanks for your constant support.Waiting your appreciation often,always kind sure,but it is a good time when I go see the Zoe story and other ,a masterpiece to demonstrate your talent and your love of the life.Your knowledge and no compromise in technical, trying always to discover a new tool or an old variation is a great value.
Keep this line and protect yours ,in the mountains the spirit perhaps is very deep but I know in NY also.
Bernard and Christine and JOJO
Thank you Sam for being a great friend always .
Thank you the constant support as well.
I do inspire a great deal from your amazing photo work.
Your gallery is flawless! Honored to be a part of it. Hope to see you all again soon in NY!
Can I see the x files
Bro, I wish you and your family Merry Christmas and a Healthy Happy New Year!
Bro,Happy Father's Day! To You Too.
Sam, This is wonderful! Perfect focus and exposure! With the ISO 1000 this camera is awesome. Zoe, The magic eyes
Thank you for the kind words. I am having an amazing journey viewing your wonderful photography.
All the best.
Merci de tes visites et de tes commentaires, j'aime beaucoup tes galeries et je reviendrai régulièrement les visiter, à bientôt...
happy new year Sam and geat joy to your familey
I am trying to catch up with back correspondence here on PB
but I spend only 15 min at a time so its takeing a bit longer the I had hoped
I hear dan is doing well and thats good news
the baby is is a work shaker a perfect little guy
all the best talk soon
Sam,I wish you Marry Christmas and Happy healthy New Year to you and your family.
Thanks for your help to find a way for my job.Your comments on your pict are a source for my inspiration.As a MARTIN SCORTSESE you paints the life not for you alone but for sharing.WI can follow your joy,your fears, all that is life.
well done congradulations to both you and your wife
She is simpley perfect a beautiful little one
I bet the grand parents are very happy ,
We wish you the very best for her
Thanks for the support!
In Two days, it is three birthday of Zoe .From the beginnig of her life SAMDAD adds more and more nice pictures ,I hope that will continue long long time ....
Sam I will like to see more Gorgeous macro shot!!
SAM .Thanks my Friend for the apologize of my Pictures.But you are a particular photographer for me,a day in the dark side and a day in the light with the heat of the family.That gives strange view and so warm view of the life.It is like a movie with hard time and very hot ambiance.It is the life in fact.For me if a photographer can do that it is a Great Photographer.Big Job.
Have you heard any thing about a new dslr comming for China?
I have read to reports about THAT.
Olympus and Panasonic L1
I went to the Oly/ Panasonic -club seminar I still can't see anything their view finders are dim ! How ever I switched the lens from the Panasonic L1( a leica kit lens)to the oly 510 , Sam what a wow!!!! I took 5 shots and viewed them on the their computer
Sam I swear you could shave with them--- sharp clear full of detail ---Amazeing
I'll keep you posted
amaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaazing photogarphs,really extremely super pics.keep it up
my worst fears have come true
sigma --I finaly got to hold one ,see one but not use one! we took the sigma to UPS to sent it in for repair ---Dust--- where I live and the kind of photographs I like
this camera woun't work for me I am really down in the dumps
it a little worst then my d80 in the dust problems. I need weather a proof unit and sealed lens no doubt about it
Sam I am back to square one I hate the sony ccd chip in the d200 and pentax
what to do?
Hey Sam it look like I will get my hands on a new sigma around the 14th of Aug
my friend has agreed to spend 3 or 4 hours doing so landscape photos together
Ill keep you posted
Hi sam no news on the camea yet! I am still stuck with my wifes company
I'll keep you posted
Hi sam thank yout for the great review its most welcome
No I still hve company from out of the state and the out of the country.
we just finished our first 5 and middle of next week we get 3 more I am afraid Iam booked solid untill the 14th of Aug and its makeing me crazy
Sam, Happy Father's Day!! I Like The Shot Of You And Your Little Boy, I Think The Hand Sign Means He Dad Is Number One.Enjoy Buddy.
Hope you update soon as I'll be anxiously awaiting.
You are a hell of a photography and camera (digital & film enthusiast).
Not many around like you. I have enjoyed your advice on cameras and on
images as well. You are also an awesome photographer and a good friend.
Love your writings as much as I enjoy your photographs. Expect to keep
on seeing me back to check out on your latest equipment, latest images,
and on your latest stalking the night accounts. Kaden K.
You have so nice photos in yours portfolio...Excellent my friend...Greetings from Montenegro, old/new country in Europa...i will come back with pleasure...
You're a true artist.
sam...thanks for the lunar new year wishes. congratulations and may become rich (literal meaning to gung hei faht choi). lw
Thanks for your nice comments on my photos. i think you have some really great photos in ALL your galleries. I enjoyed looking through them all. You have great talent. And your comments underneath go well with the photos.
James Giovanni Pan
Sam, you are a very gifted photographer. I love the variety you bring to the table and your unique blend of composition, color balance and emotional expression.
Just remember to let your passion drive you. You'll go far, I have no doubt about it.
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hey sam!! one word - AMAZING!! I have to admit I underestimated your passion for photography.. i thought it was just for fun... when i saw your page, i got so impressed. i can feel the emotions captured in the picture! "Galing!". I saw my pic on your X file and I must say it's the BEST picture taken of me. hehehe. i should have posed some more. hahhaha! pls share me the p/w so I can check further. i hope to see you again... it was great to meet you! pls take care of yourself and our bestfriend!
hey sam..this is tina's friends from the phils...maribs, bing, and armi...we wud just lyk to ask how can we view your galleries becoz it is asking a password...tnx so much...
dude i only have 1 pic? can u send me a copy thru my e-mail addy firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks! Take care! give my regards to Celeste! =)
oh...that image of the guy at the dinner table is a self portrait of me. celebrating the new year with the mien (or yao as they're called in Thailand) people in the bay area.
thanks for a view of your world as a thai american. it was very interesting as a chinese american who have traveled extensively in Thailand and understand the Thai temperament. i myself growing up in a major american inner city. I got hitched in China. What a cultural clash! Thanks!
Sam, it was great meeting you in person having known you from this site and the forums! Despite your skills, you are very humble and I was really impressed by your knowledge. I really love your site, it is a thinking man's site, you really learn so much about photography and life here, not to mention your fabulous humor! The concepts you've introduced here I have seen imitated by others on various other sites, and forums. I think you are a great and important artist, and hope we get the chance to shoot together again. Very Best Regards,
Hey, whas up?
Still got your tripod bag.
Damn, your shit is ill!
pea soup! ganday! hey what's up "zeta reticuli". Long time no see. I see you're still keepin it real with your corky cartoons. classic.
ma.salvacion g. santos
wowowie sam! that's really great... can give a lot of colorful meaning to some very simple things. maybe, that's how you are in reality... simple but meaningful, in short, just GREAT! hope to see you very soon.
Great new galleries. You got into the scanning of old pics. Bet you got the idea from me.
It's looking good!
hallo leute fals mark sich meldet, sagt ihm mal einen schönen gruss von mir.
kannte ihn noch aus alten zeiten.
I'm loving it. Great the way you expanded and worked out from the center. It's only getting better!
Keep up the good work. Joy Leftow
Masterful images of and thoughts concerning the addiction that I also dearly love ... and hate.
For me it's life, it's very much sex, and it's very likely gonna ultimately mean death.
I go to the gym and do my aerobic work on the eliptical trainer like a madman, believing this will ward away the evil spirits of cellular destruction.
What is helping me to move in the direction of putting the habit down is that more and more people are recoiling from me - the smoker.
But then there are still those folks, some "out", some closeted, for whom tobacco is part of erotic rituals.
These men are my buddies in hot, but ultimately damn stupid behavior.
I've never had a problem incorporating "risk-reduction" - "safe-sex" behaviors into my life as a gay man.
Maybe smoking is my way of shaking my fist at the sky that will never yield an answer.
Time for some coffee and a Players Navy Cut.
Real addicts move past filtered smokes ya know ... I'm the guy you'll see tearing the filter off a smoke after I bum one from someone.
Here's a photo-op: Get a camera ready sometime to capture the look of total shock + disbelief that the person witnessing the "ripping of the filter" pretty much always displays as they watch a real addict go after what he craves.
But keep shooting: soon the person's face will soften as their denial kicks in and they soothe themsleves with the thought "Man has he got a problem ... glad I'm not hooked on these things like that guy is."
Keep staring it in the face man ... stay open to the potential for recovery ... well, at least that's what I'm tryin' to do.
Thanks for listening.
F García Robles
Gracias por compartirlas
En España tienes un amigo para lo que quieras
Just saw Brady Bunch on page 2.
Sam, Thanks for your kind words on my 'Coffee and Cigarettes' Gallery. You were my insperation. I got the idea from your 'Portrait of an Addict' Gallery. By the way, what happened to your Brady Bunch Gallery? I though it was very creative.
i adore your work. they are cool, natural, simple. seems like every pic has its own story to tell the world. thank you for sharing with us.
keep up the great work!
hey sam! ur work is excellent!!! its really cool...you gave life to the most usual moments and captured the complexity of what is simple...truly amazing!!!
take care always and god bless!!!
cristina "baby" galera
You are a photography master and an equipment guru!! Your work is awesome and
inspiring. Thanks for sharing and for all the advice you've given me!