I genuinely thank the Flickr community for:
•Filling my hypersensitive neurons with magnanimous jolts of visual beauty
•Visiting my stream and sharing their thoughts
•Inspiring me to expand my photographic repertoire

I'm right handed, but left-eyed; blessed with synesthesia, (so my world is full of high-volume color and detailed sensation); ticklish to a fault and deceptively strong (for a slim gal).

Oh yeah: all of my images are copyrighted. No rights granted unless I've provided in writing.

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    mikefiction says:

    "Ann is such a photographic talent. She has an eye that makes me jealous :) and I'll never understand how she makes the time to respond to every single comment she gets."

    September 23rd, 2008

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    motionid says:

    "This is but a glimpse of the genius and beauty that is original_ann"

    May 14th, 2008

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    Yosigo says:

    "My first testimonial in two years on flickr, just to say: ART!"

    March 1st, 2008

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    quaint earth says:

    "Never ever have I seen a photostream that makes my stomach clench and my eyes tear like original_ann's."

    January 30th, 2008

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    TommyOshima says:

    "Her Photostream is a Pure Source of inspiration!"

    January 2nd, 2008

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    nutritious suggestion says:

    "original_ann pays close attention to the intricate detail of everything in her vicinity. Her photographs are elegant and whimsical. She creates beautiful representations, which explain the delicate science of magical personification. I continue to be drawn to her Flickr stream on a daily basis."

    December 22nd, 2007

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    Edward Olive Actor Photographer Fotografo Madrid says:

    "classy photography"

    December 13th, 2007

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    fotoattack says:

    "I was just mopping the tile in my home, thinking about flickr and what a ride it's been! Ann was the first of my contacts that I thought of. Ann is always around, leaving the best comments and compliments on my stream. She is beautiful, witty, intelligent and a VERY "ORIGINAL" artist and photographer here at flickr. Thank you for sharing your amazing work with us. You are very loved and admired by many. xo)
    Okay, back to mopping..."

    November 27th, 2007

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    towering sky says:

    "ann is a photographer to respect among overseas photographers most

    I get many ideas from ann"

    November 12th, 2007

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    s0ulsurfing says:

    "I genuinely look forward to Ann's work appearing in my contacts list, i'm constantly bedazzled by the poetic beauty of it all, a genuine flickr treasure"

    October 23rd, 2007

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    (davide) says:

    "I found her in the interestingness "Hasselblad" pages.
    She's one of the best photographers on Flickr, and one of my first inspirations.
    Her art is unique and intriguing, always changing its look in something different.
    If you'd like to see what you can do with an Hassy, visit Ann's photostream ;)"

    August 29th, 2007

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    panic-embryo says:

    "Whenever there's a dull and cloudy day tapping on my window, I put on my hood, boots and all and I make a dash for the nearest and brightest sunshine in the neigbourhood. Anne-Stars...thanks for the ongoing beautilicious memories! :x"

    August 23rd, 2007

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    [kren] says:

    "She is a muse with her endless support but also with her sensitive photography."

    May 3rd, 2007

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    smokingdrum says:

    "Ann, I have wanted to write you a testimonial for some time.

    Your photos evoke a wonderful nostalgia of places visited in childhood or beyond. But you deliver them with a wonderfully unique warm, saturated feeling.

    I'm crap with words but I think this roughly gets across why I am always looking forward to seeing what you post next. And, I'm truly thankful for all the supportive and kind comments you insist on leaving me!"

    February 10th, 2007

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    Jiffy Cat says:

    " Fortunate is the Flickr-ite who stumbles across Ann's photos. Ann's magical nostalgia infused photographic pleasure-dome is one of Flickrs greatest treasures. Not to mention Ann herself.Always encouraging,engaging,thoughtful and generous with her comments
    and praise for others. It's been my pleasure to know her and to consider here one of my best Flickr friends."

    November 25th, 2006

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    mel-pin says:

    "Ann introduces to the flickr community a kind of rare mental elegance. Not only by her wonderful, unique views but also with her rich feelings. Her sharp sensitivity is the key to a bright, intimate world where light vibrates playfully around every single object.
    It's the enfolding world of a kind wizzard. She takes us to her endless sea, her spellbound place, her soul. And she leaves us there gently, quietly. We stay smiling, enjoying her wonderful visual music."

    September 27th, 2006

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    Richelle Ludwick says:

    "She is simply one of the most encouraging, creative, interesting and brilliant people around."

    July 18th, 2006

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    axiomatic street says:

    "You're out with your camera, you see something lovely, you try and put your heart into how you might tell everyone else about the beauty you see, you post it and Ann comes along and she gets it and she tells you in such a warm encouraging way - I doubt Ann that you could ever appreciate how much that means.

    Muse, inspiration and a teacher too through the medium of your own jewel like images - thanks Ann!"

    July 7th, 2006

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    rustman says:

    "original. indeed."

    June 28th, 2006

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    living chess says:

    "ann. is. the. best."

    June 27th, 2006

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    DerrickT says:

    "Ann's delicate cables of creativity are always like a draw-bridge, an unspeakable beauty easily penetrated into the deepest depth (at least, for myself) that remains within us all.

    It has been a pleasure knowing this kind and creative woman and the aloe of my thoughts continue to escape me, yet like the autumn crocus and the powers that grace our beloved internal gardens, we often locate the chapel of of whomever tends to visit our minted coinage of life.

    Ann's work is influential and is like fragments seeking fragments in a constant interaction within each other.

    She continues to hold my imagination by the throat, and I am enjoying every moment of it.

    Now everyone should go and dig through her images because there are treasures awaiting your eyes!

    May you continue to shine and let peace and love control your blooming world, like atmospheres between our "realm" and the communion of angel-air!"

    May 9th, 2006

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    etravus says:

    "Ann's work to me is so special.
    Her "coastal life" set takes me back to the coast of my youth.

    Her work is so beautiful and insightful.

    I find Ann also good at giving comments on other artists work.

    When I need inspiration I come to see Ann's beautiful photography.


    May 1st, 2006

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