Photography is my passion, thank you for taking the time to look at my picture's and profile.

Maybe now i find photography being more static then ever, as it works for really static.
Working more on sculpturing, wood, glass and so on..


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    petitillusion says:

    "Marco de Groot - frontier photographer, an artist on a constant search for the primal look of life."

    9th June, 2010

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    whymanm says:

    "When I came to flickr, Habaneros was the first person I considered to be a proper photographer, and he doesn't disappoint. His view of the world is all about controlled monochrome and distant observation, but there's always something tender and vulnerable in his work.

    Above all, this is an artist who shows a huge enthusiasm for the work of others. His input is invaluable.

    Finally, check out his ink work - is this not the coolest man on the planet?"

    27th November, 2008

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    c {pp} says:

    "What can I say? I've not been inspired enough to write a testimonial for anyone else, but habaneros absolutely deserves a good one. We've been watching each other from the early days and I love how he's developed. Habaneros, your pictures make me smile often and think in equal measures. I'm very happy to have met you here in the flickr playground. I hope we play together for many more years x"

    4th September, 2008

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    asmabeekah says:

    "Marco is a texture wizard! really! his works look like being found in the grandma's chest or in some dusty attic, but it just gives them a great charm of memoirs. I appreciate this unique world by his eyes, and glad I've met him here on flickr, he's a real cute and talanted man)!"

    28th August, 2008

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    Fatima2t says:

    "I always enjoy browsing through habaneros photostream because you can always find inspiration and passion in his shots!!
    i commend you marco on the beautiful photos you produce! :D"

    10th August, 2008

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    heroethic says:

    "Habaneros takes absolutely gorgeous pictures, always finding new ways of looking at his subjects! Not only is he a great photographer also a verry giving person and fun to be around!"

    28th July, 2008

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    tending my garden's says:

    "Hab! inventive and happy to experiment, learning and most important I sense a beginners mind ( not a beginners craft) that keeps it all from beeing " old cheese" ! ( I love old cheese, too. But thats not the point here! haha)"

    19th July, 2008

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    juntos ( MOSTLY OFF) says:

    "For me Habaneros (marco) photos are full of soul... they are never boring, his stream has always something new to show you about the world and he shows it so well. I think he is a sensitive soul, very artistic -- I just love his photos as well as his friendship ever since I landed on planet Flickr. He is very talented, nice well an interesting person -- all this is refected in his stream. I am very glad to have met his tru Flickr !!"

    6th July, 2008

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    CRASH:candy says:

    "habaneros is a fantastic photographer who captures not only brilliant images but more often than not a story...
    his portraits depict raw life and emotion and his macros are the best i've seen on flickr!!!
    thanks for rockin it haba!! ...always waiting to see what's next..."

    24th May, 2008

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    roevin | Urban Capture says:

    "His captures are unique, creative and perfectly executed. Marco is one of my favorite Flickr contacts, and one of the few in my RSS-list. I admire the way he experiments, which pays off with one or more excellent postings every day. He even talked me into buying a Sigma 10-20 lens, one of my best buys in 2008!!"

    25th March, 2008

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    pantherinia_hd Anna A. says:

    "Marco.... a great photographer and a great person ! Sees things around him in a unique way !"

    29th February, 2008

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    .B®am. says:

    "Bro....

    Great photographer, great style, great person...
    You make so many amazing and interesting surprises.... great pics man.

    You know how to project and choose your subjects well...keep it up..
    So people come see his pics....

    Peace

    B®am"

    25th February, 2008

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    passionpicts says:

    "Flickr isn't Flickr without Habaneros! Marco is such a sweet and warm person. His photos move me in many ways. He inspires me, motivates me and he can always turn a big smile on my face with his comments. I love his work. He is such a multitalent, artistic & creative. I admire his diversity (and his tattoos by the way). Thank you Marco! X, Passion"

    19th November, 2007

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    Oniric Mermaid says:

    "When I visit Marco's stream I always find a photo that puts a smile in my face, one that is truly great, and on that is different. Three reasons to visit! His photos are full of passion, tenderness and fun, and I feel that his photos are a personal invititation of him to me to visit his world. Haba's stream is one of my favs in Flickr, and Marco one of my fav flikeefriends. XX"

    19th November, 2007

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    ~Princess Kitteh~ says:

    "Marco, is an extrememly talented and wonderful friend ! I take such pleasure in viewing his beautiful pics. I very much admire his artful eye and his creativity. He is a true sweetheart whose comments I value and look forward to. He's one of the best ! : ) He's also as beautiful inside as he is on the outside ! : )"

    27th August, 2007

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    leschick says:

    "clearly brilliant, perceptive and deeply intellectual -probono
    - my sentiments too. :)"

    26th August, 2007

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    D. $ . [bwrah bwrah] says:

    "my daily shot of fantastic colours!!!"

    17th August, 2007

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    Miss. Butterfly (take a break till ...) says:

    "Marco , "hi ! from Turkey " i am sorry because i saw your stream very late =( but i really like it , so that's why i am writing smt here.. you have very goodshots! sometime i should look all of them .. and of course your tattoos i really like them =) by the way nice to meet you .."

    17th August, 2007

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    ° o + • m2matiz says:

    "a special point of view.
    a special elegant mood.
    a special friend."

    12th August, 2007

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    Bee-lee says:

    "I love habaneros’ pictures because they show perfectly his creativity, his love for photography and his sense of humor. He takes us by the hand and shows us his world; with all the lovely and sometimes weird details (like grumpy old men on bicycles!)
    And I think he’s a great guy! Warm and funny – his lovely comments and messages make me always smile! I’m very lucky that I’ve met him here at flickr! :-)"

    24th July, 2007

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    Grit Photography says:

    "Ah, good 'ol Hab. He's creative and fun with his pictures and has a bright sense when it comes to taking pictures."

    9th July, 2007

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    Dreamer.~ says:

    "Habaneros is a free-spirited, adventurous, loving individual. His photos take us on a walk through his life. He gives us glimpses of freedom, things that are cute, reality and himself. Take a look at his pages and find out where this "Hottest Little Pepper in the World" has been and what he's up to~"

    6th August, 2006

Joined:
September 2005
Hometown:
Bussum
Occupation:
Artist
Website:
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