For me, the art of photography is first a great metaphysical and meditative experience. Heaven has a road: the Brightness's Road. Early in the morning, each day, I follow the light walking along my wild river bank on my little piece of this planet. I have a tremondous time and I let my feelings come trought. I do not shoot with my eyes. I shoot with my heart. I become the river.
Professionally, i'm a graphic designer and consultant in communication/marketing! You can see our site here: www.collettecommunication.com/
Pour moi, la photographie est d'abord et avant tout une grande experience metaphysique et méditative. Le ciel a une route. Tôt le matin, chaque jour, je suis d'un pas léger cette lumière, longeant les rives de ma rivière sauvage sur mon petit morceau de planète en état de totale réceptivité à ce qui est. C'est en devenant rivière qu'elle me livre ses secrets.
Professionnellement, je suis designer/graphiste et consultant en communication/marketing. Vous pouvez visiter notre site ici: www.collettecommunication.com/
Para mi, el arte de la fotografía es primeramente una gran experiencia metafísica y meditativa. El cielo tiene un camino: El camino más brillante. Temprano en la mañana, cada día, yo sigo la luz caminando por la orilla del río en mi pequeño pedazo de planeta. Tengo un tiempo tremendo y dejo que mis sentimientos salgan. No tomo con los ojos, tomo con el corazón. Yo me convierto en el río. Profesionalmente, soy un diseñador gráfico y un consultor en mercadotecnía y comunicaciones! (A special thanks to my good friend Carlos Bravo www.flickr.com/photos/miedo/ who translates this spanish version)!
Tu puedes visitar mi sitio aquí:
Daily News magazine... print & web.
DeMorgen Magazine... print only.
I'd an apparition near my Wild River... an interview by an angel...!!! :)))
If you want to buy one of my images on Flickr... just send me a Flickrmail... I'll upload on Imagekind...!!!
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"Denis, your photos are amazing: the more I see the more I love them. It took me some time to "get into it", but now I'm looking so much forward to every new one you show us. That's a great gift you give us, and I thank you for that. I'm sure you will give me lots of more "WOW-moments" in the future:-)"
December 7th, 2012
"Un fotógrafo con sentimiento y arte. Enhorabuena por tu gran trabajo Denis."
July 5th, 2012
"simply, you are an incredible photographer!"
May 18th, 2011
Raw Light Photography says:
"Denis paints with a lens. His art is fresh, and he bends light in ways few people have seen before. I love the vibrancy of his work, and am grateful that he shares his artistry on Flickr."
June 4th, 2011
"simply one of the best!"
October 11th, 2011
Suri JV (on and off) says:
"I have seen and immensely enjoyed the images of Denis. I have always observed that he looks beyond the apparent and tries to find an inner coherence and then put it down in fine and delicate colours. As the urge flows, he is entitled to call it a river. We can also, thanks to his vision, take a dip in that holy river, which, for most of us in India,is a sacred act."
January 12th, 2011
Ginas Pics says:
"Denis' photo stream opens up like a fairytale in a mystic world.
All of his images show a high sense of understanding and love for the beauty of his wide range of interest, of nature and of the things that count for him, such as art and philosophy in connection to the country he lives in. His compositions are outstanding as he intends to capture the moment and the impression nature has on him. He understands his photographic work as philosophical art and he lets us participate in this great process.
Technically perfect Denis knows about the secrets of photography and applies them accordingly also using special techniques. Whenever I see one of his photos I am deeply touched!
Denis is friendly and social and always comments on other people's photos. He is one of my best friends in the Flickr community. I am proud to know him and I can only recommend a stroll through his great photo stream and so get to know a bit of his paradise and share the visions when he communicates with his „wild river“.
Regina Siebrecht, M. A., Bensheim/Germany"
December 15th, 2010
Imagine that I wrote this years ago...because that is what
I should have done.
Imagine that I just kept it in a safe place and decided to
send it to you only now...
You have been my flickr friend for ages, always kind and positive,
always funny, friendly and incredibly supportive. I have spend many lovely moments, enjoying your comments and your very special views of life. Thank you so much for sharing it with your friends.
Your images tell your wonderful stories, through colours, shapes, reflections, mystery, joy and extraordinary beauty. It has always been a delight to follow your precious work.
Thank you so much for letting us be part of this beautiful world you
created, through magical photography and special talent.
Thank you for being this dear friend.
Best wishes, always...
November 22nd, 2010
"Denis Collette shoots a picture and then uploads it to Flickr. In less than 2 days it gets more than 200 commenst all saying 'WoW' in so many different ways. It deserves all those compliments (and even more). You are one of my favourite photographers!
'Friends of a feather ''FLICKR'' together.' Hanif
' I n unity c y c l i s t s s t a n d united ! ' Hanif
March 24th, 2010
R E M I B R I D O T says:
"Un grand sens de l'abstraction, de la couleur et du cadrage, tout est beau !!!"
January 17th, 2010
""You serve as inspiration to many of us.
Beautiful Gallery, Excellent Work.""
July 22nd, 2009
Vos photos sont splendides, elles pourraient servir d'inspiration pour créer des vitraux.
Merci et bon week-end"
August 15th, 2009
"Dear Sir Denis
art Monet ,, and amazing Photographer
I can not write more than you are amazing and you are the best in the world
your friend amani
June 9th, 2009
" Denis is my favorite Monet artist here on flickr.
He is a genuinely talented and warm hearted man
who conveys so much beauty in his artwork.
The depth, range, and variation of colours in his photography
is amazing. He is so personable and has a great sense of humor.
You colour the world of flickr with joy!
Aloha from Hawaii my dear friend,
Moanalani Ke`alohilani Roquette"
May 7th, 2009
janusz l says:
"Denise , you are true Master of Impressionistic images.
We may not share the same vision but I have so much respect ....
This reminds me Barcelona ...
Gaudi didn’t pay for the construction but someone else. Eusebio Güell became a 'Mediciesque' patron to architect. For me he is unsung hero. Reportedly on one occasion Gaudí said to Güell,
“Sometimes I think we are the only people who like this architecture“
“ don't like your architecture, I respect it“
... but with one exception - I do like your images
March 28th, 2009
Aveen Ismail says:
"Denis Collette is a true artistic photographer and the most generous gentleman I’ve known since I was a new flickr beginner about 2 years. His imagery are unique and very attractive to look at. It’s incredible how he uses different effects and techniques in his work. I truly adore anything he captures. It’s always is a pleasure to stop by at his photo stream. I’m very lucky to meet such a great poetic friend like Denis.
Thank you for the friendship and being loyal to me. All the best to you and your family.
March 20th, 2009
genevieve van doren says:
"Denis Colette...c'est tout d'abord un "abri"...un monde extraordinaire,ou l'on se sent bien...un cocoon...une ouverture sur le monde,que la plupart ne connaissent pas et qu'on peut découvrir grace à son TALENT !!! sa rivière sauvage est son centre de créativité,de beauté et de "clin d'oeil",sur le monde de tout les jours...et parlons de tout les jours,je crois qu'il n'a pas raté un jour de toutes ces années,que nous le connaissons !!!
Denis Colette...c'est aussi la gentilesse et la droiture et je crois que l'on doit mériter son amitié...Pour écrire un "testimonial",cela demande d'abord un peu de temps avant de connaitre la personne en question,ce n'est pas écrire,pour écrire..."
January 20th, 2009
"In the matter of photography Denis is one of my unreachable ideals, who are an important inspiration for my own progress. Many of his photos could belong to one of those famous high gloss photo magazines. I admire his ability to capture a single moment and to transfer this trice in to an impressive treasure. An exceptional talent - just what I call an artist.
January 11th, 2009
"So amazing to travel through your "small piece of planet ".....!!!
The way you represent the wild river goes beyond the simple photography image, and become painting.
It is a pleasure, as an italian, to find your quotations of Vittorio De Sica or Pier Paolo Pasolini, great artists combine to awesome images.
Excellent work, congratulation and Merry Christmas from Rome!"
December 21st, 2008
"Denis Colette was one of the first contacts we had when we started flickr some two years ago.He simply is the most outstanding photographer of artistic natural beauty in the world.
You can see and feel his passion and love for the subject.
Many times he is dreaming Près de son rivière.
We really love to enjoy his work.
Please visit Denis Colette. He and his works are it worth."
December 24th, 2008
"Une seule phrase pour résumer la Beauté et l'Originalité de ses oeuvres...
Le Peintre de l'Eau
Only one way to sum up the Beauty and Originality of his art:
The Painter of Water
A quelqu'un qui a toujours de bons mots pour mes photos...
To someone who always has nice words for my photographs...
En toute amitié
November 16th, 2008
I've been enjoying your images almost on a daily basis for close to two years now.
I can no longer absorb your light anymore without verbalizing my appreciation for your dedicated work.
As water often reflects back the visions of this world, you have learned to communicate with your "wild river" and translate its messages to us.
Your "wild river" is indeed wild when seen through your eyes. With everyone of your creation you prove beyond any doubt that seeing with the mind's eye is within the human reach. In my humble opinion, you are a light scientist and your creations demonstrate your keen ability and mastering in the art of seeing. Thank you for sharing your deep passion, we all benefit from it. You are another brilliant star in the Milkyway!"
November 11th, 2008
Light ᶤˢ ᵒᶠᶠ says:
"Denis - a poet with the camera, a prolific artist of the highest order.
What a great spirit is shining through his photography! Thanks for beeing here."
October 12th, 2008
• Cortes Photography • says:
"Like your photo gallery.
Reminds me of Degas paintings.
Nice water reflection shots.
Excellent color post production
editing and great eye for detail."
October 9th, 2008
~ Seba ~ says:
You are one of the most creative artist in the all Flickr community. The way you see the world is disquieting beautiful and your compositions are true jewels of art.
Also I want to emphasize your work in Flickr´s groups. Your invitations are full of joy and support for us. I really appreciate u, as one of my best Flicrk friends =).
As you say. your photostream is:
"Unique… different… so beautiful...!!!
A toast for your fabulous vision…champagne...!!!"
see ya, my friend
Sebastián, from Chile"
August 23rd, 2008
"Denis' work is sublime. The spirit of Claude Monet whispers in his ear as he creates his amazing visions. It is our treasure as well, because he chooses to share his visions with us and we get the joy of sharing his vision every day. Thank you Denis for being my inspiration and my friend.
July 9th, 2008
CTR Image Photography says:
"An artist could not duplicate on canvas with paint the work, the look, the feel Denis gives to us from a camera. I think he sees life as art. It shows in the way he presents what he sees to us who view.
I love all kinds of imagery. There are so many different takes on nature, people and water life. He is one of those streams I come to for a breath of fresh air."
May 25th, 2008
Smile, nature! says:
"Denis, c`est l`inspiration... c`est cet artiste rare qui nous donne le droit d`etre ce que l`on est... Par ses oeuvres magique et unique, il nous pousse à allé plus loin, droit vers soi-meme... Il enjambe toute les obstacles sombres pour les transformés en des soleils plein de lumière... Bravo ! et merci..."
May 23rd, 2008
"Thank you for sharing your thoughts about how you create your photography. Your reflections photos are mind-bending... I could not help wondering - are these gorgeous reflections never seen before or are they more a product of art or Photoshop? But, it seems that you have captured some of the innermost secrets of the interaction between the light that comes from the heavens and your wild river... Keep up the inspiring work... I think that when one meditatively and joyously follows one's heart when doing photography (or perhaps any art) that one can be intuitively guided to create truly great work. You will be an inspiration for that goal..."
May 23rd, 2008
Frédéric D :) says:
"Coming to see Denis ' picture is not a way to escape from reality even if you have the feeling you are an other world.
Coming to see his pictures is just taking a full bowl of Energy from the nature, from his river and be able to see and react in front of all atrocities and natural disasters we see in the world. Thank you Denis"
May 15th, 2008
Proverbs 31:10 says:
"Denis is been there for me since my very beginning here in Flickr, who can be more supportive, thoughtful and warm-hearted person than him???
Best wishes and success for this wonderful person I will always remember!!!
May 9th, 2008
"Beaucoup de orange dans tes photos, la couleur orange c'est aussi cela: On actualise avec discernement et intelligence ce que l'on vit, vers la paix intérieure. Dans l'orange, tu exprimes tes émotions avec compassion, dans la vérité."
March 25th, 2008
"I would like to thank you for giving me a world to escape in, your captures are magical filled with beauty. Je t'embrasse tendrement xxx""
February 27th, 2008
"Every photo in Denis' photostream is incredible! I could fave every photo but I made him a contact instead! I can only hope to achieve some of what you show here every day.
Thank you for sharing all of you wonderful photos, thoughts and comments with everyone!"
February 12th, 2008
"For me, one of the best photographers I've meet. His art is always inspiring me, a very professional and intelligent person, a great artist!!!
Is nice to have him as a contact, he is a gentleman!"
February 5th, 2008
"I think everyone on Flickr must know and appreciate Denis Colette - as much for his infectious enthusiasm for life and its beauties, as for his generosity with comments and encouragement for others, and not least for his wonderful, inspirational photography - truly the Monet of his personal wild river!"
January 22nd, 2008
"Only few words for you:
I wish to make photographies like yours!
You bring the essence of life directly through your shots!
January 20th, 2008
""Denis Collette" ........... a name to be proud of being in your friends' list.........his presnce is always a fountain of irresistable smiles on my face............the way he congrats,shares CHAMPAGNE... PEANUTS... CHOCOLATE... ICE CREAM......it's all just a WoW !! ...........He is here to mesmerize us all with his marvellous pictures & to shower his unlimited love as Ours Santa !!.....Need You Always !! :-)"
January 19th, 2008
"To Denis....thank you for the creative love you post for us to enjoy each day!
When I think I have no inspiration for another, a wonderful note appears from Denis and even, sometimes he brings peanuts, popcorn and champagne!...so, I explore his photo-stream, read his inspirational words, feel his excitement for life and like magic I have the fuel I need to bring what I love to Flickr.......thank you Denis, you always bring a smile to my face and inspiration to my soul!!"
January 16th, 2008
Mad Men Art says:
"ArtDirector denis collette
Congratulations - 祝贺您 - Enhorabuena - Parabéns - Félicitations - Gratulation – Congratulazioni – 축하합니다.
World100F – QualityGroup – Marco"
January 12th, 2008
Chaval Brasil says:
"Denis, you're like Santa, I've seen your coments on the best photos everywhere on Flickr, this is probably as harder as delivering Christmas gifts to all kids around the world :)
Keep up the good work! Happy new year."
December 26th, 2007
"Denis is a talented and appreciated photographer in the flickr community who always takes the time and effort to encourage and comment positively on other people's work.His images are unique and full of colour.
He brings a joyous spirit and a full of life humour to flickr.
Thank you Denis for sharing your wonderful work."
December 17th, 2007
Ivan Makarov says:
"Denis is one of the kindest people you will meet online. He's always takes time to comment on my photos, and deliver some goods whenever photo is in Explore. It's a pleasure to have you as a contact.
I also need to let you know that your work is always so rich in color, so good in composition, and so story telling. You are indeed an artist. Besides that you have a wonderful eye and you see beauty where most of us overlook it.
I even go around now looking for my own wild river.."
December 9th, 2007
Chuckie Cotton says:
"ove your photosteam! You are a very talented photographer;-) thank you for your kind comments! Thank you for sharing! i Look forward to seeing more og your photos!""
November 7th, 2007
"i often used to wonder who the crazy man who left me peanuts and champagne in my photostream was :) i still dont really know, but he makes some beautiful art, and thats good enough for me"
October 23rd, 2007
Sarah .K says:
"Denis is a talented and appreciated photographer on flickr, and I am sure that many others get inspired by him just like I do.
Looking at his pictures is always a pleasure and beeing his contact is a privilege :)
In addition to beeing a great photographer Denis is also a kind and friendly man."
October 22nd, 2007
"From the beginning even before I made Denis my contact I was influenced by his artistic ways of capturing colors and beauty at the same time, I am amazed of how beautiful nature can be, a camera on Denis hands is like a paint brush and nature his canvas!
Me personally when I see his captures just by looking at them I can write a poem in no time, I do write poems as a hobby but when I see his photos its even better to get my thoughts percolating, and thats not exaggerating,
Thank you my friend for getting me inspired to do better,
I will always treasure what we have here on flickr!
October 14th, 2007
"Denis is channeling the Great Voice...the nameless one with so many inadequate names who is at the source...he lives close to the the wellspring of art, beauty, poetry and everything that makes one enthusiastic about this gift we call life. A joyous, earthen spirit who walks the face of our planet like a man, but is also a passeur. In addition, I am a great fan of his art. I enjoy it. I emulate it. I revel in it. And I raise my glass of champagne and peanuts to my friend. salut mon amis...tabernacle...you rock!"
October 10th, 2007
"When denis collette first told me that my picture is in explore I called him King maker, But he is Really a king maker. He has great Artistic sense that we can easily see in his all pictures.
He captures beauty with the Eye of Camera and then he treats it with his sense of creativity and then describes it with his beautiful thoughts. Photographer like me can find many things to learn from his work. Denis Thanks for sharing all this to us."
September 30th, 2007
"Denis pictures are not to be enjoyed in one view. the more you favour it the more it tastes.When i open my pictures i pray that denis 's comment are there on my photo because it is he who always inform me of the honor of explore.
To me he is uncle denis like uncle fred of wodehouse whose motto is spreading sweetness and light all around him."
September 26th, 2007
"Denis pictures are always inspiring, very different and almost classified as highly quality shots. He put nicely written comments on it -- reflecting what each picture would say to us.
Thank you very much... denis."
September 20th, 2007
Saeed Khalifa says:
"i wouldnt want to make this testimonial cheesy. All i have to say is that this man is an amazing photographer ! give us more ;)"
September 19th, 2007
"Denis, You are perfect impressionist, and every Your work is splendid confirmation this .
I heartily wish You many, many successes and the great joy of creating."
September 18th, 2007
♡ Popotito ♡ says:
"I admire your art, for me, you are a Master from whom I want to learn it all: the keen eye to capture the right moment, the artist who sees beyond what others can see..., the person who has the warmth and kindness to capture the world in its maximum beauty, the friend who is encouraging and challenging, the Master...who teaches you what beauty is! Thanks for counting me as your friend and thanks for encouraging me! :)"
September 14th, 2007
Photo Grafix says:
"Denis nous montre des choses avec son objectif que nous ne pourrions voir autrement ... Il nous apprend aussi beaucoup ! Ouvrons nos yeux, car il nous ouvre son coeur sur lequel il a fixé un objectif magique !"
September 14th, 2007
"Denis`s love of all things nature is truly evident in his Art.You find yourself being trancended to far away places with every image he uploads.
To say he is one of the nicest men here on flickr is an understatment.
May your life be full of happiness and Joy Denis.
September 10th, 2007
Al Shamma3 says:
you are realy pro photographer
i whould be like u"
September 7th, 2007
Matthew Fang says:
"What can i say about Denis !!
Passion ? Yes you can see in to he work how he love this beautiful world.
Patience? Check , just a pic he can take time to time and just wont be good to share with ous .
Positive ? Hahah i do't think peoples have a doubt for that look your comment you will know .
Bcs this 3 " P " that is why this man pics can com to be so good and beautiful and nice and warm , if you just take time and look it , you will fell you'r in the party surprised all the time .
My dear friend it's my honored to be your friend ! good job !"
August 19th, 2007
brian doucette says:
"Denis is a true filckr friend in all the languages he utilizes to describe his images. His creations are unique. His love of life and nature are evident in his images, in his captions, and in all the kind support he gives to his many contacts. Vos images sont superbes Denis."
August 8th, 2007
"Denis is an amazing photographer with a very generous spirit. I enjoy his positive energy that he spreads with all of us on flickr."
July 24th, 2007
gary syrba says:
"They say you can see a lot of a photographer's personality in their photos. This is so very true with Denis. You look at his photos and the first thing that you notice is the wealth of warm tones and rich textures. Browse through all of his photos... you see the same warmth everywhere. Then you notice what a nice, peaceful feeling it gives you while browsing through his work. That's about the time you realize what a true artist Denis is.
Now look at his words. Either in his captions, or in his replies to other Flickr members photos on their (or your) photostream. You will see the same warm tones and rich textures in his words. He always has a good word and/or encouragement for others. That's when you realize that his art comes from his soul."
July 18th, 2007
"Wow what a talent this guy has been given by god, you are one of few that have evolved into true artists your style is unique Denis."
July 2nd, 2007
Linda Gail. says:
"Denis is one of the best photographers and poets.....he is always there with kind words ,encouragement ,faves comments and invites....its easy to tell this man has a heart of gold and a special gift of not only photography but love of life and friends........Im proud to call him a flickr friend.....Gail"
June 13th, 2007
Little Laddie says:
"When you pass a gently swaying tree, do you notice the varying hues of its bark? As you meander along a whispering brook, do you see the warmth in its folding waters, do you hear the songs it sings? If a morning’s blossom stretches its gentle petals towards you as you linger, do you embrace the trailing scent of its essence, do you see its many splendid tones of pink? Denis does – all of this and more.
You will know these things to be true upon your first venture into his world. A world represented by moments frozen in time, never-ending captures of the beauty that we pass by each and every day. A simple winding river holds the impressionistic moments of all that it reflects, and the hearts and souls of simple blooms are laid out before us for pure joy.
Even beyond the world seen through Denis’ eyes is the exuberance felt through his words and laughter. To know him even for a short time is to know things differently. Denis shares his love of life and living unabashedly and with fervor. There is a fire within him that keeps us all warm.
Thank you Denis, merci."
May 31st, 2007
"La naturaleza es bella por naturaleza, pero se torna aún más bella y mágica cuando uno recorre tus fotos.
Keep up the good work, Denis!
I'll be watching ;o)"
May 27th, 2007
Is not a photographer!!
He is a great Poet, Philosopher as well as imaging artist.
Denis is full of creativity & inonotions in his works.
I am totally impress & sold!!
Please visit him more often to discover even more......
You are great friend to have.....
I appreciate your everything....."
May 22nd, 2007
Your wonderful, colorful, soothing and marvelous "Wild Rivers" are the most relaxing photos to view on Flickr. I feel I must jump into them and go with the current over the most beautiful and heavenly places and not caring where I end up... Because where this "Wild River" takes me I will find love, peace, and joy...
Your "Wild Rivers evoke all these emotions and feelings in me..
Your spirit of love, kindness, and caring for others shows in your comments and your work..
I am proud and happy to have met you and know you are making an impact on many lives here in the Flickr Community.. You have made a beautiful change in my world of color and photography...
Thanks to your beautiful wife and family for sharing you with us..
Keep up the good work and always looking forward to seeing your next creative works of art..
May 21st, 2007
Bec Thomas Photography says:
"Denis has a wonderful creative style of photography! His photos really remind me of oil painting. Some of the best abstract photography out there!"
May 21st, 2007
Jeff Clow says:
"Denis is a masterful artist behind the lens. His use of color, light and form is as good as you'll see - anywhere. But what you might not know if you've not been touched by his generosity and kindness is that this wonderful man is also a great leader within the Flickr community.
He takes the time and effort to encourage and comment positively on so many other's works here, and a comment from him is like a bright shaft of sunlight on a cloudy day. He is a world class invidividual who shines his light on so many other people, and I personally am very proud to be able to call him my friend."
May 20th, 2007
Ms Ladyred says:
"I have been thinking about writing a testimonial for my good friend Denis for some time now and finally have the time to sit down and do it.
Beautiful, Inspiring, Peaceful, Happiness, and Warmth are just a few words of many one could say that describe the beauty he brings to us each and everyday.
I always look forward to each day to see what his "Crazy River " has conjured up for us again.
Please do stop by and wallow in the beauty he consistently brings us each and everday!
Such a wonderful friend to have here on flickr. He takes the time to praise others work.
I am proud to call Denis one of my Flickr friends!"
May 20th, 2007
leyla gundogan says:
"I love to visit your photostream posts daily..
Your photos take us on a leaf to dreamland!
and you are the best of the best in photography ,
good luck and keep up all the good work!
May 20th, 2007
"Ansel Adams once said: “Photography, is a powerful medium of expression and communications, it offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.”
One needs only to view any one of the Wild River selections of Denis Collette to know the infinite variations of light, color and composition made possible by incredible creativity. I go to his Photostream often and I'm never disapointed by his work or his creative passion!
Most importantly for me however is his constant encouragement! He is quite generous with his comments, his champagne, and his marvelous sense of humor. I get a smile on my face...just seeing his icon!"
May 16th, 2007
tree F says:
"He has a great feeling of communion between himself and the great natural.
His works of art reveal a sensitive interpreter of nature; he was famous as an interpreter of Shakespearean roles.
He used the language of painting and creativity of thinking to be put in perspective of the images he works with. I was deeply moved by this connection."
May 11th, 2007
"If I had to choose just one word to sing the eulogy of Denis Collette, it would be – warmth.
I think that if I met him for real, I would melt. Just look at the sparkle in his eyes.
He lives in my idea of paradise.
Drift through his photostream. He will welcome you into his kitchen, his study, his living room where you will see his grandchildren sleeping, wrapped in a blanket of cosiness.
Jubilate in the colours and fragrance of his garden.
Float along the waters of his enchanted rainbow river.
Be warned: this river will carry you head over heels into a chasm of virtual love."
May 2nd, 2007
Giuseppe Toscano says:
"Denis, you shoot with your heart, but you see with your soul.
April 29th, 2007
"Like many of us here on Flickr, we have come to know and make friends with some wonderful people from all over the world. Well, I am one of the fortunate ones to have met Denis through his photo's. I then learned how kind and how compassion a person he is. and It show's in his stunning work.
Denis, Thank you for being not just a contact but a dear friend..it is a honor to say I am one of lucky ones to know you...May you be Blessed always"
April 17th, 2007
In the short time I’ve known you on flickr, I’ve come to look forward to your amazingly creative and beautiful photos. They are filled with color and joy…it is always a pleasure to see your fantastic vision of beauty, light, and life.
I appreciate your generosity....not only with your photos, but also your comments. In each, I am enriched by your kindness, wisdom, humor, and your effervescent enthusiasm for life.
Thank you, my friend, for making the world so much more wonderful. I am truly fortunate to have the opportunity to glimpse the beauty of your wild river. xo"
April 15th, 2007
"Denis and his photography are full of lushly colorful, passionate, generous, exuberant, joyful, celebratory positive spirit! I believe that his wild river and morning walks -- plus his kind nature -- replenish his creative well to overflowing every day. Lucky us, with whom he shares his vibrant creations and his warm, enthusiastic encouragement -- in multiple languages -- yet another manifestation of his generous spirit."
April 15th, 2007
Lemon Lady says:
"Denis is an amazing photographer who brings light to gray days.He is not only kind,but his happy spirit shines through each and every one of his artistic creations.I look forward to viewing his photos all the time." Thank you."
April 10th, 2007
Igor Makarov says:
"Photography it instrument of photographer that can show that he feels and sees around. Denis is a master of arts and emotional feeling of nature and people. People who see he photos."
April 9th, 2007
"Denis' photos are magic. I don't know him for a long time but I have already noticed his particular sensibility . He is kind and frendly, simply : he is fantastic !"
April 8th, 2007
"Vos photos de sont vrais chefs d'oeuvre.
Description of your photostream: masterpiece after masterpiece."
March 4th, 2007
"shots full of art
shots fill you up with peace
I wish I could take photos like Dennis in future"
February 28th, 2007
"I've been faving the art that Denis makes through photography and can only hope he continues his love affaire with nature. Breathtaking at times, his colors and compositions are nothing short of inspirational....congratulations on your accomplishment."
February 3rd, 2007
Ivano Bettati says:
"I think your work only and simply genial."
January 20th, 2007
- Denis Collette
- December 2006
- Pont-Rouge, Canada
- I am:
- Male and Taken
- Graphic designer
- Reflets 2006
- info [at] deniscollette.com