"Naive or commercial or merely utilitarian photography is no different in kind from photography as practiced by the most gifted professionals: there are pictures taken by anonymous amateurs which are just as interesting, as complex formally, as representative of photography's characteristic powers as a Stieglitz or a Walker Evans."
Susan Sontag – ON PHOTOGRAPHY 1977
" I still regard myself as an amateur: but a dilettante I certainly am not."
Henri Cartier-Bresson – THE DECISIVE MOMENT
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drop the heat says:
"Sometimes i sit down, take a mouse and look through the whole wide network and wait utill i see something.This time i got very lucky - i dug a chest full of brilliant moments of life.Thank you for sharing them."
24th April, 2008
. Julieta Feroz! . says:
"Is the best of the best.
My super hero.
Robert is a perfect camera!
5th December, 2007
Rupert Howe says:
"his genius is not limited to stills. if you love his photographs, you might also love his short films, at robertcroma.com"
9th September, 2007
"I would like to 2nd my testimonal to what Edwardolive already mentioned below. I just want to express my deepest respect to this incredible Photographer for all his works he have achieved in his past, and then also want to speak out loud that I am so honored to have him crossing over my photostream and leave so much comments for me!!
Whenever I come across his photostream, I always feel like I'm still playing in a sandpit, while this gentleman is reaching the moon."
25th June, 2007
"I love all his work. Especially his documentary photos that brings you close to the subjects, so they become more than subjects, they become humans . He has a fantastic eye for photo subjects that others would ignore. He inspires me me to carry on and get better. I deeply respect him."
12th June, 2007
Olive Bordello says:
"to travel around the world through his photographs is the best trip u can ever have. and still its not even close.
u r my favorite private journey mentor!"
19th May, 2007
"great.. great and great again...
his photo-reportage are so clean and brilliant.
..nice black&white photos..
I say: "he's a master of catching moments"."
16th May, 2007
Emmanuel Smague says:
"Robert Croma presents us with photos that are honest, gritty and real. they reach right into you and touch your emotions with their power.
I simply said : congrats!"
21st April, 2007
Séverine C. aka sey 9 says:
"I have no words to speak about the pictures of cromacom, because they make me speechless. Cromacom is without any doubt one of the best photographers in flickr, he makes the things I like so much in photography, these amazing possibilities to capture something stronger than real in reality, to capture story in eyes, to show world as it is, beautiful and imperfect, full of mess, full of live...
This is one of the most beautiful present I had on flickr. I am simply incredibly mooved by his strong pictures, behond my words.
Thank you !!!"
13th April, 2007
Levan Kakabadze says:
"Robert Croma's photostream is one of the best photostream I have seen on Flickr. His Photos inspire me and I learn much from his photos. He is Great photographer, his photos are very emotional. he captures great moments and expressions.
His photos are very addictive."
15th March, 2007
"Never before had I faved so many photos in one stream in one go. Robert has the rare gift of sensitivity. He sees things in a way most of us can only dream of. I am already addicted."
14th March, 2007
gogo et chunk says:
"Roberto Croma... What a fella'... A legend in his own Calvin's...
The 'Rad Folk' out here in California would holla' that you have 'Mad Skills' and your photography is just 'SICK!' and we know you're not even trying...
You're just that talented a geezer. 6000 miles of luv to you from us... xxx"
3rd November, 2006
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