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    Vic Nic says:

    "One thing stands out in Liber's work, passion. He has a way of seeing an image and nails it. His portrait work displays a skill that is not often seen despite the millions of photographers work out there on Flickr, his images display empathy and a degree of intimacy with the the person he is photographing, he displays depth and skill that not many can compare with.

    His advice and help, if at times may seem a bit critical, is all to serve a purpose, and that is to impart some of his knowledge and experience, and are meant to help you along the journey of learning.
    His "Pod casts" are a must !!

    His work has depth, scope, and very much "feeling"

    You will learn a so much from Liber and he will always offer help.

    fuck knows why he hates me ?

    Vic"

    16th January, 2011

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    flynnsphotos says:

    "liber is a master photographer he has outstanding abilities to deliver perfect photos in any form nature, landscape ,portrait, action,HDR,night and day , b-w , and especially brilliant with necked chicks !!
    he is number 1 in light box"

    8th December, 2009

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    Model Chelsey Faith says:

    "Ricardo "Liber" Is a awesome Photographer
    His mixture of Far away Composition and Super Upclose & abstract Shots & His Awesome Portraiture of people Show that he is a true Master Photographer
    I Hope to be able to enjoy His Work every time he comes up with something new !

    Ricardo You
    Have Blown me away !"

    19th October, 2009

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    Ma®tiniLux says:

    "Liber's by far the nicest oligarch I know.
    From what I can tell though, he suffers from severe Oedipus complex since he has a manic interest in things that can be either shot or drilled; cameras, oil wells, booze and women (...). Open and shut case really.

    Anyway, he's a relentless and proper tosser, which is worth respect. Oh, and he takes excellent snap shots, check it!"

    2nd October, 2009

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    Crick3 says:

    "Liber has not only has not only delved deeply into the digital world but is equally adept when fondling film cameras. His travels enable all of us to see the real people and strange spots most of us will never get to see in person. His portrait, street, and work in general shows a talent that many wish they had and he didn't buy that. He was my first DMU contact because he has the eye and and the nuts to tell a person when there is really is something that could be improved and expound as to how to do so, and most of the time, be correct."

    9th September, 2009

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    Trapac says:

    "Liber has a big mouth, a lot of teeth, and looks mean.

    At least that's what I thought when I first 'met' him on flickr.

    Actually he has a big heart, a great sense of humour and can a wield a camera in a manner suggestive of actual talent.

    Being provocative as well as funny just goes with the territory, I wouldn't want him to be any other way."

    8th September, 2009

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    Jakes_World says:

    "Liber is a man of two faces, I think. One side takes hot schweet vibrant images of life. The other side takes hot schweet photos of barely dressed women. I actually like both sides. He is amazing, hard as that is for me to say......"

    7th September, 2009

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    disgusting fool says:

    "HELLO! I am DisGUSTING FOoL, and I wanted to says about MISTER LIBERT how much I am in love with his fotos. I LOVE THEM SOME MUCH, you stupids! YOU SEE, he always shows you the NIPPLES in the fotos - always. I am saying he always is showing THE BEST - never the cheap stuff, only the best. He has flying DRAGONS, many, many DRUNK men in streets, and my favorite that I cannot remember now, sorry, but it is of prostitutes, maybe?. OK, I go now, becasue he get MAD AT ME. But I love his fotos - ALWAY!!!"

    7th September, 2009

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    rolandvarriale says:

    "Liber is a master of taking one picture and presenting it in three or four different ways. Through is careful use of cropping, lighting, and selective composition I have seen him Lightbox 1 photo 3 different ways at least twice.

    Not only does that show the breadth of his knowledge as a photographer, it shows us a little of how an artist actually thinks. The way he approaches his work is nothing less than admirable.

    He is a constant favorite of mine to see on my homepage when he uploads and he is always more than willing to go over photo technicals with you if you ask, and sometimes if you don't.

    His grasp of photographic concepts is astounding for an amateur and his camera collection costs more than all that I currently own"

    6th September, 2009

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    Colusite says:

    "If you take the time to look (and I mean really look) at Liber's photostream, you cannot come away without realizing what a talent he has for portraiture. He always seems to be able to perfectly capture his subjects' eyes. Those eyes speak volumes about past time, thoughts, hardships and hopes.

    He is absolutely fearless about who, what and when he shoots and I imagine that more than a few have resulted in threats of assault on him. Take some time and delve deep into his massive body of work. It will be time well spent."

    6th September, 2009

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    ЅkinnyBaldGuy says:

    "Ricardo has a very scary iconotar yet he has the most amazing collection of photos out of anyone I have met on Flickr. He is one of the few photographers that I aspire to be as good as, but will never make it. Keep the inspiration coming Libs."

    6th September, 2009

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    RuanNiemann says:

    "Liber is incredibly generous in every way. He did something pretty amazing for me, without even really knowing me. Always ready to help with advice, constructive criticism. I have learnt a hell of a lot from him and his work in a short space of time.
    Oh, and did i mention he takes some pretty damn awesome photographs, a trip through his stream is definitely a worthwile experience. All round stand-up guy."

    6th September, 2009

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    RyanMacLean says:

    "A great photographer who knows his gear,his subjects, and developing, but he's also inadvertently helped me with BW, street shots and opened my eyes to the new horizons of locations and interactions that I would not have had otherwise."

    5th September, 2009

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    adameros says:

    "Liber is simply the master of the street portrait. All others are pretenders to the throne."

    5th September, 2009

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    Ivan Makarov says:

    "Don't know where he finds all the hot women, but that's a good photostream if you're in this kind of thing.

    Besides that liber has a great eye for street photography and abstract scenes. I always learn from looking through his work."

    5th September, 2009

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    - Jeff Wilson - says:

    "Brilliant portraits, beautiful eastern European women, and an eye for subtly in his richly toned black and whites. Also a consummate teacher of his craft with his RAW imaging series. Who travels that much, seriously?"

    5th September, 2009

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    No longer the boy says:

    "Liber is not just a brilliant photographer, he's also brilliant in spotting things worth photographing. Travelling more in a month than Tony Blair in a year, liber brings you an interesting slice of the world as he sees it with every upload. His talent for spotting subjects is amazing, only surpassed by his skill in converting the ordinary into something striking. Oh, and he knows more strip clubs in Europe than you do."

    5th September, 2009

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    leesure says:

    "When beginning to photograph people on the street, there was only one source I considered consulting. Liber has taught me that you never photograph 'strangers' because you always get to know then 1st. He only shoots 'friends,' it's just that he has a myriad of friends around the world with ndew ones every day. That's a rare talent indeed."

    5th September, 2009

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    Ѕhims says:

    "Liber is singularly unique in both the range of his photographic subjects, the quality of the images he creates, and the pure lust for life that is evident in everything he does. If you need a good recommendation for a restaurant, a place to shoot, or a place for the best strippers, Liber seems to know where you should go."

    21st August, 2009

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    MeckiMac says:

    "Liber is an awesome photographer who shoots great portraits of beautiful women, old cranky guys, camels, donkeys and every other creature of the planet.

    He is the No 1 contributor to "The Lightbox" pool that only contains images that made it through the harshest DMU group on Flickr - > "DMU2"."

    5th May, 2009

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    Anthony Posey SIR:Poseyal Kinght of Desposyni says:

    "His Photos move me to be better,,,, glad he is on my contacts list"

    11th June, 2009

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    lamisane66 says:

    "merci de vos congratulations j'en suis reconnaissant (your wiew it's very nice)"

    7th April, 2009

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    .michalfanta. says:

    "Liber is a photographer who's outstanding photos are full of life (even those with no people in them). :)
    It is always a pleasure to visit his photostream."

    16th March, 2009

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    Lightmash says:

    "Liber is a talented photographer and a true friend. What I like the most about him is how he likes to share his overwhelming technical expertise with passion via his photostream and especially by his raw image Podcasts. This is a man that really adds something truly valuable and different to a photo community like Flickr. There are only a few of his likes among us!"

    12th January, 2009

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    cosmos traveler says:

    " I enjoy having one of Liber's photos show up on my screen. His subject matter ranges from landscapes, to the whimsical, to portraits. Having never been overly successful at portraits myself, I appreciate what he is able to achieve. He moves from a beautiful woman in the prime of her youth, to the work worn faces of the elderly. In each, he is able to capture the persona behind the face as well as the beauty and character of the face itself. You feel as if you are beginning to know this person through the photograph.
    His landscapes attain the ultimate. I'll look upon one of them and immediately want to leave what I am doing and be transported to the place where the photo was taken. It doesn't matter if it be a city, mountain, or seascape, I'll want to be there. What more could you ask of a photograph and its creator?
    Thanks for many beautiful shots, Liber. Keep on shooting."

    11th August, 2008

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    andertho says:

    "Liber is a master portrait artist.

    His portraits are straightforward, and technically perfect.

    This straightforward approach reveals the person behind the photo -- his portraits are as honest and revealing as is possible. -- true beauty.

    His non-portraits are full of converging lines and striking perspectives. He has a clear eye that draws the viewer in and celebrates form.

    Enjoy this great photographer's work."

    10th August, 2008

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    Gregory Bastien says:

    "Liber is a great photographer and his talent never stop growing up. I especially love his portraits since we can see how much he seems to love the human kind.
    Plus, he's a kind and funny man that everyone can appreciate."

    10th August, 2008

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    Rod Capturedsun says:

    "Liber is the person on Flickr of whom I'm most jealous. He's got a ton of great equipment matched only by his talent as a photographer. He gets to travel way too much and he takes beautiful pictures of beautiful people. Bastard!"

    6th August, 2008

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    @me&you says:

    "Not only a talented photographer...but a stunning person,and a great friend."

    16th July, 2008

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    grumbledog says:

    "Liber is the world's foremost photographer of pretty laydeez bosoms. One time he and I became drunk in Amsterdam and chased a group of Japanese tourists all the way to the Rembrandthuis, where we made them give us their underpants and then pushed them into a puddle. Then we walked arm in arm through the tulip gardens singing loudly songs from Walt Disney films."

    20th April, 2008

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    Plurp says:

    "Alona was from Latvia. Anyway, that's what she said. Frankly, she looked Estonian to me. I suppose it doesn't matter, though. Not with the world grid going down and all, and now she's sitting here sipping warm white wine, telling me matter-of-factly that it was all her doing."

    30th August, 2006

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    gvlx says:

    "I know liber for a long time and, at first, I was surprised he was into photography.

    Then I understood he takes it with the seriousness and passion he also devotes to the rest of his (many) works and (pre)occupations.

    And so, even if he just starting in the art, it is easy to see he may offer/is offering the world some nice shots.

    Thanks, man. ;)"

    6th August, 2006

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    Hughes500 says:

    "I just saw one of liber´s photos by a coincidence but then I checked out more and more until I had seen every pic of his great stream. It truly is a pleasure to surf his sets which are very manysided, inspiring and especially HiQuality!!! Liber has got professional equipment containing different cameras and lenses.
    So, take some time and dive into his world of stunning photos!It´s strongly recommended!"

    20th May, 2006

Name:
Ricardo Liberato
Joined:
August 2004
Hometown:
Malange, Angola
I am:
Male and Taken
Occupation:
Software Engineer
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Ricardo Liberato Photography