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    Aaron of NEPA says:

    "My favorite portrait photographer bar none.. excellent work James!"

    March 10th, 2008

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    defeated cave says:

    "James is one of the few people on flickr who I consider to be a true friend. I have learned so much from him since our paths first crossed more than a year ago. He's always been so generous with his time and insight into photography. Most of all, he demonstrates a true mastery of this medium, which has taken so many of us all around the world with him on his travels... but at the same time has given us a unique perspective on his life. I'll be forever thankful to flickr for allowing me this opportunity to "meet" such a fascinating and talented individual. Mwaah! to you James :)."

    December 7th, 2007

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    TerryJohnston says:

    "James has one of the best photo streams on flickr and he is one to watch! I have been following his photos for quite some time and it is such an amazing process to watch. I take mental notes and really admire his keen photographic style. One this I know is one day I would like my photos to be as beautiful as his..."

    August 24th, 2007

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    colossal ink says:

    "james, i feel as if my "testimonial" means nothing when compared to all these other great photographers.. but nevertheless, i'll continue..

    your images are truly unique. i always look forward to see where you will travel next. you capture things i would never even think to look twice at. you portraits are one-of-a-kind...not to mention they pull at my heartstrings with emotion.
    here's to you my flickr friend and mentor. you're my inspiration"

    May 10th, 2007

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    Daniela Haussmann (Press) says:

    "james pictures are simple and strong. they are very expressive. everytime i looking at it, it seems to me to be a part of the image, because it looks so real. each time i turn back, looking at his pictures, i can find another little detail, which makes every visit and every further look to an expedition. an expedition through the world of little an lovely things of everybodies everyday life. in james photographs i begin to recognize these little things, that go under in the daily hectic rush. in james photostream i begin to recognize them, find them again and get a feeling for all these little things which enrich our lives. many of us have forgotten them. thanks for remembering james!!! i love your work! the way you focus things, the way you put love in every detail, the way of your perspective and thanks for let me and other see the world through your eyes. an outstanding and extraordinary creative work! with lots of smiles from germany, daniela :-)"

    February 26th, 2007

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    Lee Burgess says:

    "James is an inspiration for true photography.. What you see is what he photographed! He has no need for PS or any other programs, he is a true master at what he does..
    To me that is the ultimate talent!
    Thank you for the inspiration to forever grow James.

    Lee"

    January 9th, 2007

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    dear liquid says:

    "your photos about sammy always put a big smile on my face!!! great work!"

    January 8th, 2007

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    Jenn Phatiphong says:

    "...he doesnt know it, but looking at his work inspires me...
    (oops, i guess he'll know now!)"

    December 10th, 2006

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    faded collar says:

    "James is a very creative and sensitive photographer.James 's stream is just great...I love USA,and with his photos,i travel !
    James is a delicate person,so kind ...
    It is a great pleasure to knowing you(:-s sorry for my terrible english...it's difficult for me...)

    Kisses of course !!! ;-)))

    xxx
    Céline"

    October 8th, 2006

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    resonant detail says:

    "When I think in jto_'s photostream a word come to my mind: children. Everytime my soul is empty I come here and drink from the beauty of his children 's portraits and feel the joy again.

    Thanks for sharing your pics with the rest of the world, sir."

    August 31st, 2006

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    uncommonmuse says:

    "James has an uncanny and rare ability to see things that the rest of the world might miss.
    Light within a drop of water on a translucent rose petal, resolve etched in the lines of a mans face, the strength and compassion reflected in a woman’s smile, freedom in a child’s stance, elegance and possibility within an otherwise abandoned place or object.

    In his images, I see artistic perfection in the lighting of a well crafted photograph, but somehow, also, the light within the subject…his camera uncovers hidden beauty and a story.
    Each picture is a celebration of the details of life.

    Comments and words that accompany his own work and others are thoughtful, helpful, poetic and witty and sometimes profound.
    My guess is that this is an observant and quietly expressive man, someone who has the heart of an artist and the soul of a Wiseman."

    June 8th, 2006

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    Cherry Moon says:

    "Jto_'s pictures moves me to tears. They're so "real"... so candid... everything I expect from a true photographer.

    The world through his eyes is very inspiring, and I look forward to following his work for years to come :)"

    October 10th, 2005

Name:
james
Joined:
May 2005
Hometown:
Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Currently:
Oakland, CA, US
I am:
Male and Taken
Occupation:
photographer
Website:
http://oligney.com