The limitations in your photography are in yourself, for what we see is what we are. -- Ernst Haas

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    Cyril BRETON says:

    "I'am so glad that I came across Mike's stream. He is an amazing artist. He has great ideas and even better executions. From image to image, Mike captures mood and color in a fantastic way. He always has something interesting and brilliant within his works.
    I go on his stream, and everytime the same pleasure : nice angle, stunning color, great crop, breathless seascape... (all the usual flikr's language). A lot of his capture are masterpiece. Take the time, go on his stream. If you take a look at his photostream you won't be disappointed at all, you'll really enjoy it!
    Keep on with this excellent photos!"

    July 22nd, 2008

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    Kubo Takaho says:

    "photofool is one of the very best landscape photographers on Flickr.
    His work is always Amazing...."

    December 13th, 2007

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    Barry McGrath says:

    "Mike has some of the most amazing photo's I have ever seen on Flickr. That's no joke! Wonderful landscapes that are really powerful. He is a master with his 5D and I can't wait to see more wonderful photography from him!"

    September 16th, 2007

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    BeenSaved says:

    "Mike is one of the true greats of the Flickr world. No one can create such wonderful sunrise/sunset photos like he can. He truely inspires me to work harder to get the perfect shot every time."

    July 27th, 2007

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    BenGoode says:

    "This guy is truly a beast with the camera! His work is an inspiration on Flickr. He produces the most breathtaking landscapes I have ever seen!"

    February 20th, 2007

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    LaraJade says:

    "A master of landscapes, light and capturing beautiful scenes."

    January 9th, 2007

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    Suspicion says:

    "Truly the Prince of Sunsets/sunrises. Such rich textures and and warm colours . Imaginative and passinate- one hell of a photographer."

    January 8th, 2007

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    Toby Keller / Burnblue says:

    "A master of the twilight hours, and one of the few who can truly capture the beauty of the Santa Barbara coastline. I am amazed by the consistent quality of photofool's stream."

    January 4th, 2007

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    jot.de says:

    "Mike is definitely no fool :-).
    He is a master in creating wonderful moody photos at twilight and in capturing the beauty- and colourful nature around him.
    He has developed his own very unique style that shines through in every photo!
    Moreover he is a very good observer and has the gift to interpret a photo in many creative and touching ways. It´s always a pleasure to read his interpretations and to see my own shots in a new way.
    Thank you Mike for sharing your wonderful work and thoughts!"

    January 3rd, 2007

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    czkhalid says:

    "Photofool’s work has always become an inspiration to me. He has eyes for perfection and a lot of imagination that takes a lot of looking “into” before you learn to see the extraordinary in something so ordinary. I used to think that a photograph is something we usually looked at - seldom looked into.

    Thank you for making me sees things in a different perspective."

    December 12th, 2006

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    Aradan says:

    "Photofool's work is simply unreal. He seems to have the Midas Touch when it comes to seaside photography. If you take any time at all to wander through his stream, you'll be in for a fantastic visual treat."

    November 10th, 2006

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    snowmonkeypottery says:

    "Mike is so dedicated to the photography and art, landscape in particular. He is my inspiration. I like all his photos, they are all masterpiece. Anyway, Mike, by enrolling to that program, no doubt you'll be a highly regarded landscape photographer."

    October 25th, 2006

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    adrians_art says:

    "I think that Mike's sunset shots are one of the very best images that I have seen on Flickr, they are all breath taking, Stunning, Superb and any other set of words you care to add, I it a real pleasure and an honour to have Mike as one of my contacts, very well done Mike, your shots are awesome!
    Adrian."

    October 24th, 2006

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    Dietrich Bojko Photographie says:

    "Photofool is one of my absolute favorite flickr contact and one of those few photographers whose every shot elicits a gasp of wonder. His landscapes are, almost without exception, technically of a very high standard and compositionally stunning!!!

    A excellent photographer, BRAVO!!! Keep up the wonderful work!""

    June 2nd, 2006

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    mrwsierra says:

    "Photofool's landscape images are powerful and colorful - particularly the outstanding sunset shots, of which there are many. I look forward to seeing more of his work in the future."

    May 30th, 2006

Name:
Mike Le
Joined:
August 2005
Hometown:
San Jose, Ca
I am:
Male and Taken
Occupation:
Software Engineer
Website:
http://www.photofool.com