Focus is overrated.

I grew up just outside of Dallas in a small place called Poetry but now make my home in the Chicago area after a 10 year stint in West Michigan.

I wish cameras were made for lefties.

I enjoy positive, peaceful people and love to see photography that represents this...

Please let me know what you think.


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    Frank Hashimoto says:

    "Patrick was one of my first contacts on Flickr. At the time he was just learning many of the ins and outs of photography. It has been quite amazing to see how he has progressed to his current level of skill and experimentation. He's an exceptional photographer who doesn't hesitate from searching out what else he can achieve with it. He's also a great guy in person and I look forward to many more chances to meet up."

    April 1st, 2008

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    *lovey* says:

    "Ah! What can I say about the Bokeh-god! He inspires me! :)
    Keep on inspiring. God bless!"

    November 20th, 2007

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    grace*c* says:

    "Patrick never fails to amaze me with his keen sense of design. Using a profound understanding of the environment that surrounds him, from subway stations to graveyards, his art shines and impresses. It is truly worth my time to visit his photos every time I'm on flickr."

    September 6th, 2007

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    littlepretty says:

    "amazing. just amazing."

    September 17th, 2007

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    beyondthesparkle says:

    "He's amazing. His work... the colors, the texture... leave an imprint on your mind to keep you company all day long.
    My day isn't complete without stopping by."

    August 7th, 2007

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    lollophoto says:

    "Multi-faceted. Multi-filtered. Multi-talented. He can shoot buildings. He can shoot people. He can shoot trees and flowers. And he has no weakness in the lot.

    Flickr has a bokeh craze. Bokeh...bokeh..bokeh.....But, the fact is that not one person on Flickr does it as well or as beautifully, or as originally as Patrick does it.

    The rest of it out there is just blur. Patrick's is art."

    July 12th, 2007

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    linanneblack says:

    "* (I decided it would simpler for me to fave p2wy, rather than to fave all of his photos one by one. )"

    March 25th, 2007

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    JKönig says:

    "patrick is one of my favorite photographers, period. his eye is SO keen and SO sharp, he can make art out of anything, infusing it with a sense of sweetness and soul that's rarely seen in pixellated form. he also takes risks, which challenges and inspires me. whereas you and i might want to sharpen a shot, he will make it blurry; when you and i want to center on a subject, he will only hint at it in his frame. and the result is always -- and i mean always -- pure, pure magic.

    and having had the honor of meeting him and spending a few days shooting around chicago with him, i got to see that sweetness of his soul up close, and he really is one of the finest human beings i know. and i hope i know him for a long, long time."

    January 30th, 2007

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    debaird™ says:

    "One of the best things about Flickr are the people you meet. And if you're really lucky, you find wonderful, kind, witty, uber talented, and interesting people like p2wy--and they're the keepers!

    Yes, indeed!"

    August 3rd, 2006

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    sosarem says:

    "I am drawn to p2's photos because he can capture those moments in life that only words can describe. Every time I think I know what something looks like, p2 adds a new angle on that part of life. His talent makes his photos real and accessible to everyone."

    May 22nd, 2006

March 2005
Poetry, Texas
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