Humanitarian advocacy and communications advisor, aid worker, independent photographer, avid traveller, and keen diver. Lived in Europe, Asia, Middle East and Australasia, once upon a time from New Zealand.

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  • "were here were queer, were fabulous don't fuck with us" by Brain Goop
  • The Rose of Australia Hotel by yewenyi
  • Things I Love Thursday ! by ♥Simplymichelle
  • black - out take by Akida

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    sparkletone says:

    "I've been watching Lil's photography grow for many years now, and I must say that I am impressed with the body of work she has amassed along the way, alongside the tremendous skills she's developed. She is becoming a truly great photographer and I am looking forward to seeing what she brings to us over the coming years! Always interesting, never dull. Love it! Keep 'em coming, Lil."

    February 15th, 2008

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    ~ fernando says:

    "What is here? Amazement? Wait, it is. Amazement. Amazement at all sorts of images that reveal details that I cannot anticipate. That is a real talent to seek in a photographer, and to enjoy the photograph, as they stay in your mind long after you close the browser, and follow you when you are making certain shots with your own camera. We can say this about many subjects that Lil chooses, but there is also quite an impression that her composition and choice of light/shadows brings to what we see, and it increases the pleasure of watching her photographs.

    Sometimes I forget about this amazement and just repeat to myself: "how the hell did she get that shot?" ARGH! Still, I think it is just a more vulgar way of saying amazement."

    September 24th, 2006

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    angelocesare says:

    "Lil' shots are individually surprising (few examples: "Cooling off", "Lone shark", the "America architectural icons" set, "KGB inner prison", the "New York life" set). She gives us the world as a special present. A landmark in my daily walk through Flikr's feelings."

    August 14th, 2005

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    cherryvega says:

    "Insightful without the need for words."

    February 23rd, 2005

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    ANNA:poet says:

    "Not only does she take amazing shots, she has us think about the world in a different way."

    February 19th, 2005

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    mjd-s says:

    "lil has been my friend for a long time, yet I still get amazed when I see some of her photos.

    How can she see what I see in such a different way?

    It's exciting to watch her development in both skill and confidence as a photographer.

    Am always waiting eagerly to see the next phase!"

    January 15th, 2005

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    Sam Scholes says:

    "The countries of the world offer a diverse and wonderful landscape to photograph. From South Africa to Tokyo and on to New York City there are so many things to see and be part of. Kristen has the good fortune of traveling extensively and her photographs chronicle her adventures. Through her work we have the opportunity to travel along with her and see a world of life and people, of remarkable architecture, curiosities, and strange foods. But Kristen does more then simply capture images of these things, she brings them to life through well composed and finely executed photographs. There is more to her work then just pretty pictures and she is a photographer worth paying attention to."

    January 7th, 2005

Kristen Elsby
August 2004
Geneva, Switzerland
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