"While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see." ~ Dorothea Lange
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"grasp of a graceful heart ~ that means to enter into cathy's world...
combined with energy of nature, comes interswirled her love for the life and her gentleness ...
your crisp and joyful photos bring me breath of joy and smile~ thank you!
i am happy to hold you close to my heart :)"
21st March, 2008
Pete Foley says:
"Cathy is a unique talent. Her compositional skills are extraordinary - she sees beauty in simple, elegant, clean, uncluttered images, judging perfectly when less is more, balancing interest and complexity against simplicity and elegance. The result is a spellbinding portfolio which screams class and artistic sensibility, and pictures with a unique signature which are unmistakably Cathy from the first view of a thumbnail. All the more remarkable, because all of this is achieved with a relatively simple camera."
26th November, 2007
"A truly wonderful person. I love visiting your photos Cathy and wait in anticipation for them xx"
24th September, 2007
"Cathy is most definitely one of THE ABSOLUTE BEST photographers on Flickr! You can quickly see this with just one glance at her gorgeous photostream! One look and you're hooked! ;) I've always been in love with her images, they are straight from her precious heart and you can certainly tell! :) Not only is she so incredibly talented but she has such a huge heart of pure gold! The sunshine in her heart and soul just shines through in her glorious images and in her very kind words. I know anyone who knows her knows what a true blessing she is and what a definite honor it is to be able to call her a friend! I know I do, she is such an amazing person and I'm so thankful to have her in my life! :D
Thank you Cathy for being such a great blessing to me! :D Thank you also for touching the world through your breathtakingly beautiful images hon! :) (((HUGS))) to you my dear friend! ♥"
1st September, 2007
"She is a fantastic photographer, attracted to light and positive thinking. Her delightful photos are a joy to behold. I believe she is a refreshing spirit, an optimist, and is able to show the light she has inside herself through her professional, beautiful photography.
Thank you for your presence cattycamehome."
1st July, 2007
"Catty, your just an amazing photographer and inspiration to me...everything else has been said by the other members"
10th May, 2007
"I love Catty's creativity and friendship! I find it difficult to find an image in her photostream that I haven't marked as a favorite. She inspires me to try new styles with my photography. Thank you Catherine for who you are on Flickr and in the World! (-8 Stephen"
27th April, 2007
Sally Van Natta says:
"It almost seems redundant to write another testimonial. But Cathy is unique. Her work is simple and direct or perhaps better said, simply and directly brilliant. Whatever the essence is of an idea is visually, she captures it with color and beauty. And her support for other photographers is generous and always enthusiastic. Like many others, I especially look forward to her visits and comments."
15th April, 2007
D Kwon photography says:
"I love love love looking through Catty's work! It's eyecandy! Each photo brilliantly captures the beauty of nature. The colors breathe life into the photos. Her gallery just draws me in."
9th April, 2007
Maria Dalva says:
"Catty's work is fabulous! It's so delightful to see all those colors!
If you are sad, just come here and you'll feel right better! ;o)
Her photos are a continuous inspiration for me - I love the joy of life she bring to us, with hearts, colors and details.
I wish you all the best! ;o)"
9th March, 2007
Sati Kobashi says:
"Do you want to see the essency of Life?
You came to the right photostream!"
20th February, 2007
"Catty is not only an incredibly talented photographer with a unique eye. Her pictures are more than that for me: they're pure Philosophy.
I never found anyone on flickr who can express so widely and simply the idea of the joy of life. This is really a gift.
And I've never met her in person, but I know she's a kind, warm, sensitive sweetie who I'm sure is surrounded by beautiful and loving people, on flickr and in everyday life.
Thanks my friend!! xxx"
6th February, 2007
"I cannot say anything more. Many others have said exactly what I want to, but nevertheless, I'll try to.
I first saw one Cattys images while browsing the explore page. It just stood out from the rest of the great pics on the page. To my amazement every single image in her stream is breathtaking and stunning. And if you have the time to look at the time to note what type of camera she has used, you will be too.
I couldn't help but drop her a mail, didn't expect a reply though. But to my utmost surprise she did, and since then she has become a great friend and a big inspiration and a helper. She always finds the time to leave a comment on one of my images and I thank her dearly.
Shes a superb photographer and really nice person."
21st January, 2007
"Lots of great photos are here to be seen. If you've been here five minutes, you know what I mean. Then there's this girl whose work isn't bad [lol]. It's much more than great, it's dreams that you've had. Grass....flowers...feathers from wings. Animals....bugs.....joy in little things. Hearts are her mark, and rightfully so. Passion...love....in her work really shows!
In the world of photography, wherever you roam.
One of the BEST here on Flickr Street, is cattycamehome!
xo, K & L"
15th January, 2007
Diana Pinto says:
"What can I say about Catherine? Her work is simply amazing! Especially for someone who, at first, was simply a viewer! So creative, so enjoyable, and of such high quality; each new picture of hers reinforces my admiration! All of her photographs were obviously composed by a truly unique and creative mind.
She's also very very nice!
Keep it up, please, because I'm following your work!"
7th January, 2007
arny johanns says:
"catherines photos are extraordinary special..they always have a story or something that touches your heart..
i look in her photostream every day..waiting with anticipation to see what her next one will be like..she puts a lot of herself..her personalitly in her photos..so to me they are not just photos..they are piecez of art..
she is also a great inspiration to me..and her comments always make me feel better about my photos..
thank you catherine..i am so glad i found you on flickr.."
3rd January, 2007
"Catty is first and foremost a wonderful and sweet person with a HEART of gold and in addition to that, an amazing and talented photographer. To find her photostream is to find a treasure, for sure. Never change, dear, you are an inspiration! : )"
3rd January, 2007
"Catherine...today is Christmas !!!
.. and today I want to write something for you....
...when I see one of your new photo in my contacts streem I feel happy because I know that I will find for sure something special from you...
...please don't change...keep the sense of simplicity and the joy of live always so centered as now !!!!!
24th December, 2006
"If you want eye candy, this is the place to be! Oh how fun it is to see Cathy's stunning macro shots - they are always so brilliant and full of color! Her pics are truly inspirational and full of life. Never a dull moment and always a surprise!
Hugs from MN, my dear!"
13th December, 2006
"Catherine's photostream is a pure pleasure with so many great compositions and amazing colors.
Catherine is also a very friendly person with great sense of humor.
I really appreciate and am honored to be your friend here.
Keep up the fabulous work!"
10th December, 2006
"you are a super photographer i am stunned by your shots they should be framed and exhibited"
7th October, 2006
"her photos are an explosion of colours, beauty and joy. every time she uploads something, it brightens up my day."
29th September, 2006
"I think Cathy is a supreme photograher every shot that I have seen is a masterpiece, the way she sees the world through her colour images and the contrast with in those shots is excellent to say the least, and every shot that Cathy posts to flickr seems to get better and better, and I look foreward to seeing more of them as the weeks go by! very well done Cathy!"
27th August, 2006
"You are very special. Keep up the good work and I follow you every day.
26th August, 2006
Big Gig Photography says:
"Ones eyes will widen with delight and awe upon looking at the work of Catty.She has an amazing talent and an uncanny knack for bringing colour into our world when we need it most. Catty,you RULE!!"
2nd August, 2006
"What can I say about Cathy ... sheesh, what can't I say? She has become one of the best influences in my life and understands things that the rest of the world doesn't. There's never been a time she hasn't been there for me, and we've not even met ... YET!!!! Her photography shows what a great eye she has, and the words that go with it show her intelligence and sensitivity. Love ya sister. *HUGGLES*"
19th June, 2006
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