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    SkyShaper says:

    "A unique eye in Flickrland. Hits the streets with his special Maq attack style."

    April 7th, 2011

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    Adam Dimech says:

    "Maq's photography is original in style and beautiful to look at. There are always so many details to admire and the technical quality of the images is superb.

    I have especially enjoyed his series from Perth, Western Australia."

    December 18th, 2010

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    HAMeeeeD says:

    "Hi maybemaq hi everyone
    I am not a man of word or an expert in photography but I can say that your photos have something new and different from other's photo . every time a check your page I see something I like full with life and that what I really think .
    That's all thank you .
    Your Fan Hameed"

    May 27th, 2010

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    SalvoAssiderato says:

    "Your work is really great, man :)"

    April 11th, 2010

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    arnd Dewald says:

    "The Puddle Master
    Maq creates amazing worlds on the sidewalk.
    Expect great photos all the way long."

    March 9th, 2010

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    r c a q says:

    "Maq's stream is full of adventure, reflections, cheerful pictures. More importantly, the main reason why I keep lurking on his page on a regular basis is his personality - simply: what he does, and the soul revealed in the stories - and, yea, visually displayed in some of his reflection shots -

    Keep on shooting - and travelling
    cheers^^"

    February 9th, 2010

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    Phoenicio says:

    "maq! or should say REFLEKSHEN!!!
    well, its always a pleasure to me to jump into your stream from while to while and let myself be inspired and took by your wonderful reflexions! its just that i have never seen a photographer that shows you clean work! and thats what i saw from those wonderful and attractive details in your shots!
    another thing, you merged reflexion and night-shots in your unique style! pretty nice japanese style !
    well my friend, it was and will be a pleasure to me sharing comments and talent with you!
    wish you the best in the rest ...


    Hicham"

    November 14th, 2009

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    Manel says:

    "Tus fotos brillan tanto como tus impactantes reflejos o como tus inesperados y animosos comentarios.
    ありがとう"

    December 21st, 2009

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    Hi i'm Steven says:

    "Makoto's photos are so amazing, each one is different from the next, when i saw his photos i was instantly inspired by his work, and as i look at his work i learned so much from him."

    November 24th, 2009

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    Roko Flanders says:

    "Ah ... Makoto, you are one of the best photographers I've found in this network. Not only are you an excellent photographer, you are an excellent person. It really is a pleasure to have you among my friends here on Flickr. Id like your night shot and compositions.... you have a touch !

    Roko"

    March 12th, 2009

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    Paolo Fanizzi says:

    "Maq is a friend...not a common friend...Maq is the artist that i admire, his quality is out of discussion. Maq has a great propension to share the wonderful subtle vision, his eyes are able to discover in the night the beauty of light and in the light the dark side of the luminous colours.
    Maq is my reference, the opposite of my (poor!) style, so i admire him.
    He is a magician.
    He is the brother in "light" that i have never had before.
    Many thanks, mate.
    Hope to hold your hand as soon as possible.
    That's all.
    Ciao."

    May 28th, 2008

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    Bleron says:

    "hello makoto
    your photo are brilliant ;)
    i like your photo..."

    May 24th, 2008

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    steg1967 says:

    "In normal life floorings aren't mirrors, houses are not built on a 45 degrees slope, in the streets there are persons not looking-thru entities... but in this weird stream of Makoto's shots everything could be absolutely common, and in such a normal way it is portrayed.
    He looks at the world with such a vivid creativity that he succeeded to create another reality, fully consistent in itself, and so more fascinating than the real one that you will be bound to come back here again."

    May 2nd, 2008

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    kymai100 says:

    "maq's photos never fail to surprise and delight. i love his photos!"

    April 23rd, 2008

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    gcorcione says:

    "A great eye that interprets the art of photography with excellent technique and passion ... that's all and this is no small thing!"

    February 17th, 2008

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    pablotesoriere says:

    "I think you are really a talent! Your pictures are fantastic! I admire you how you work! Really you are an artist!"

    February 3rd, 2008

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    Stephen Sandoval says:

    "This guy takes amazing photos at unique angles and containing tremendous colors. This one is one to watch!"

    February 3rd, 2008

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    Nick Haigh says:

    "been a fan of maq's work for quite some time now
    he's a master of light & reflections, an amazing photographer
    and flickr friend! very generous with his comments & praises
    thanks for all your support my friend
    and keep up the fantastic work"

    December 8th, 2007

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    PIERO CAMPILII FOTOGRAFÍA says:

    "He's the God of reflections, time and space so, open up your eyes, fasten your seat belt and grab your air sickness bag!

    His photostream would make you come back again and again to enjoy this amazing endless trip to the center of his life and the things he's in love with:

    His cities... their night lights and his bike!

    A great photographer of great elegance that has a great idea about what looks beautiful and pleasant to the eye.
    His also a very modest person with a great sense of humor.

    I am honored to be one of his contacts."

    November 1st, 2007

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    postix says:

    "Every single photo is a piece of art. Magnificent images of brilliant imagination."

    September 19th, 2007

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    .RayPG. says:

    "I have been looking all this great photos and there are no much words to say, but when talent is there, we will have a great view of how you see the world. Excellent work!! I will be waiting to see more you are a great inspiration hope that I could get cool photos as yours.

    Regards!"

    August 31st, 2007

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    Nanni Pisanu says:

    "Absolutely great, great style, great eye...
    Maq the voyager, his photos around the world tells stories...
    his works make me smile and dreaming at the same time,
    in every picture I can see his colorful life and a amazing energy.
    Keep it up Maq!"

    August 11th, 2007

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    ~my7uae says:

    "I've realy enjoyed ur photostream. One of the most amazing flicker profiles. You payed attention to the minor details in order to make the final picture works perfectly!
    The views u have; keeps me wondering!"

    June 26th, 2007

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    soulspin says:

    "Gorgeous gorgeous work...and despite having a massive amount of Flickr friends he always seem to find the time to provide others with kind comments. Maybemaq is such an asset to the Flickr community!"

    June 10th, 2007

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    kwiat says:

    "His artwork is beautiful, his comments highly appreciated. He generously leaves his statements with a good eye for interestingness and the photography that will be."

    April 14th, 2007

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    H.E.D.I. says:

    "My testomonial: mac-design.blogsp...

    Thanks Makoto!"

    March 23rd, 2007

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    Herny_Bahus says:

    "He knows how to create art, with light and camera. Like a writer with his pen, he tries to left inside people something new, something that prints on our faces a sincere smile. I love his gallery. I love his masterpieces. His point of view on the world make me feel right. Extraordinary is to see his great love and passion for life. I love his cosmopolitism! Maybemaq is surely one of the most brilliant talent that we can meet here in flickr."

    January 20th, 2007

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    Federica Erra says:

    "Dov'è l'anima delle cose?
    in questa galleria!"

    December 25th, 2006

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    rivello says:

    "What to say about him? Well, he is the best!
    His photostream is superb, no comments!!
    Maq, i really enjoy being your friend -- cuz we have a really true one to last long.
    Sometimes it's hard to keep in touch, we always play tag(LOL) to catch each other online to chat, cuz as you know, we are far half world from each other, however it shows one thing: a true friendship has no boundaries. Thank you my dear friend!"

    November 26th, 2006

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    R-Nesto says:

    "Composition, colours, and details... Maybemaq is just one of the best ambassador of flickr... Merci pour tout..."

    November 12th, 2006

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    Digenis Akritas says:

    "Maq's photos inspire and capture the imagination. He somehow always manages to find the impressiveness in everyday scenes and situations, and his reflection shots are among my favourites! Maq's globetrotting and constant wanderlust are much like my own; I hope our paths cross again in this big world!"

    October 31st, 2006

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    Berat says:

    "A great photographer, his images are always full of details and beautiful colours. Thank you maybemaq for great photos!"

    October 26th, 2006

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    airchayes says:

    "maybemaq is a world traveller, and luckily one with a remarkable talent to capture what he sees on his journeys. whether urban or nature sceneries - his photos have cosmopolitan class and style, every single one a proof of his creative skills on composition and color, light and shadow... just to mention a few.
    maybemaq's photostream is a window on the world - a window with a beautiful view.
    i admire his highly inspirational work and am very glad to have come across him here on flickr."

    August 23rd, 2006

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    Straws pulled at random says:

    "A great traveller, his images are always full of details and beautiful colours. Thank you for showing us the world!"

    July 25th, 2006

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    andrea francesco says:

    "His compositions, his art: it's a whole look at what in this world is beautiful. It can be a simple reflection, a shadow on a wall, something colorful. Maybemaq travels a lot and this lets him to take unique views of the places he visits, thanks to his special eye... A special eye for a special artist!"

    June 18th, 2006

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    rlukns says:

    "every one of his compositions is a work of art."

    February 14th, 2006

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    .bn. says:

    "Oh, this is the just the whole world in one Flickr page. Yet simple, yet beautiful. I love the natural look of each photo, everyday life in its everyday beauty. Cheers."

    December 19th, 2005

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    10179k79 says:

    "maybemaq's photography conveys an absolutely simple yet brillant passion for life. His images are full of atmosphere without ever being kitschy, and they feel real despite their high aesthetic standards. Every piece is imaginative, sensitive, and inquisitive. Above all, his work is truly cosmopolitan and reflects globalisation far from any trace of superficiality. His photostream is like a book full of stories. I am always thrilled to see his latest additions."

    November 24th, 2005

Name:
maq
Joined:
October 2004
Hometown:
nagasaki, japan
Currently:
london, UK
I am:
Male
Occupation:
engineering / photography
Website:
maybemaq