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    Nemesis6Dreams says:

    "He is my contact for such a long time. Although I've never seen him before...I could feel that he is a great person. I appreciate every comments he makes in my photos. I'd admire all his works...colorful, vibrant , outstanding. He is one of the Great Photographer here in Flickr. So don't miss his is one of the best here."

    May 3rd, 2012

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    lowellthomasphotography says:

    "He is always the first to comment on my pictures with the most encouraging words. Always a faithful follower of my photostream and I can always count on him to give his opinion. He is also a skilled photographer who helps define the true purpose of flickr. Thank you for all of your loyalty to this site and my photos! :-)"

    May 29th, 2009

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    sheila.petrak says:

    "Before I was only a fan of flckr, who could never let the day pass without looking at the photostreams of each members until finally I saw the art works of the- father. He not only showed how the camera snapped but also he tried to reveal what he saw in his heart. With his effort, creativity n willingness to explore the potentialities of his work, he can create captivating images of his interpretation, recognizes the subtleties of colors, texture and lightning and exploits them to the full, puts the object of photography on a level of comfort both of himself and with the ambience,shoots the subject in an interesting angle. I love all his photos. He makes my day complete. His comments encourage me to continue. I was about to give up, but because of his work, I was inspired to try my best and work hard to be like him. I know it will take years for me, but , I will not stop cuz my idol ( the-father )is always there to guide me with his comments. Thank you for sharing your photo to all of us. All his photos are lively, surreal and interesting. More power! stay healthy!"

    May 27th, 2009

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    Mr.GG says:

    "I'm always happy for his support. Also I like his photostream.

    Thank you very very much"

    April 18th, 2009

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    LuAnn Hunt says:

    "The-Father really got me going on Flickr. His comments have been wonderful and encouraging. He is a great photographer and has a keen eye for color. I love his work and glad so many others enjoy his work too!"

    April 10th, 2009

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    kanavasp says:

    "What can i say!!!!
    Exelent work, fantastic fotos & allways there to comment our fotos!!
    Evrything are perfect here!!
    salut from Greece!!!!"

    December 12th, 2008

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    Micartttt says:

    "I realise that the-father is very passionate in photography. He is always there non stop giving support & encouragement to his Flickr's friends :)

    He deserves very much to have the nickname " the-father " as i could feel his consideration and thought for people.

    " the-father " , i wish you all the best and may you & entire family have good health, joy & prosperity :)"

    December 7th, 2008

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    ♥ Spice (^_^) says:

    "the-father is a very friendly person
    and a talented photographer.
    he has a variety of photographs
    that i really admire. he is one of the
    very best in Flickr!"

    November 18th, 2008

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    Ally Byrom says:

    "The Father is one of my most dedicated contacts. Always commenting and almost always the first to do so.

    His photo stream is just bursting with talent, colour and life.

    His ability to keep up with his contacts puts me to shame......

    I am always in his debt

    Thank you!"

    November 14th, 2008

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    bermudes says:

    "He is a great father for us!
    and a very good photographer too!"

    October 19th, 2008

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    unlimited inspirations says:

    ""the-father" means: kindness, artistic, energetic, passionate, enthusiastic, inspirational, motivative and unique.

    I know how amazing is the nature,

    I know how wonderful is the colour,

    I know how passionate is the attitude,

    I know these because of "the-father".

    His photos are highly inspirational to me, especially for the captures of nature, all the ideas are so direct and simple, and he is so talented to express in an artistic way, every capture is looks like a painting.

    "the-father", thank you for your continuous support and encouragement to me, you are really the father on FLICKR@"

    October 27th, 2008

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    jimpg2_2015 says:

    "the - father is one of the most generous artists on flickr and I am so glad for the opportunity to be his contact. the-father is not only a very talented photographer but he cares about his contacts, rewarding them with views, faves, comment . Thank you very much..."

    October 6th, 2008

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    Koshyk says:

    "For the past two years, no one has been more supportive to me as "the-father". Sometimes, my work keeps me too busy to visit the photos of my friends including his, but he never fails to visit, comment on and appreciate my photographs. Visiting his photostream is a pleasure, not only for learning from his techniques, but also to see the wonderful scenes of Germany, through his lens."

    September 27th, 2008

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    Tran_Thaohien says:

    "Hi the-father
    I feel ashame because I have'nt spent enough time to commen on your photos but I always receive your comments and supports to my every single photo. Thank you so much for spending time in my photostream and just to stop by and say "THANK YOU!".
    Best wishes to the nicest person in Flickr:)"

    September 6th, 2008

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    ~M~Chelle & her view*** says:

    "Gernot is one of the most supportive and encouraging friends that I have on flickr. He always shows up.
    He is also very talented constantly stretching his boudaries. Just a wonderful person which I admire.
    Thank you Gernot for being my friend!!!

    August 26th, 2008

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    Gery Singer says:

    "Hallo the-father!
    Deine Bilder sind echt Meisterhaft!

    Gratuliere Dir!

    Gerhard SINGER"

    August 17th, 2008

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    S U J A says:

    ""hurihaa photo thakeh ves varah reethi" this is how i describe in my language "Dhivehi" in english it means" all your pictures are very nice" If i have a chance, i wanna learn your magic."

    August 14th, 2008

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    Photo Plus 1 (Kamran Ahmed) says:

    "Just few word A very nice photographer and a very loving friend"

    July 12th, 2008

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    {Ellie} says:

    "The father's photos are just wondeful, Colorful and full of happieness!!! Keep going trough the photography and never stop taking Great pictures.


    May 13th, 2008

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    ♥ Lala ♥ says:

    ""It's the first time I've instantly wanted to write a testimonial about someone. This stream is one of the best places for to visit. Your photos know how to make me feel the picture instead of just see it. You are an inspiration for me, The Father. Keep shining!""

    May 7th, 2008

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    phantom blot says:

    "the-father has always been so present and kind, and such an example as a photographer, that I decided to write a testimonial in gratitude. But when I saw the list of testimonials already written, I understood that it is itself the best testimonial possible. Of all I have seen, it's by far the longest and more affectionate of all in Flickr. And he more than deserves it!"

    April 15th, 2008

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    Loupine says:

    "Ich schätze the- father nicht nur als großartigen und sehr vielseitigen, creativen Fotografen, sondern auch als treuen Flickrfreund! Ich freue mich jedesmal sehr über seine Kommentare und seine Aufmerksamkeit! Thank you!
    The- father is one of the creativest, eclectictst and greatest photographers. He is a very friendly and kind flickr friend. Good on you!"

    March 20th, 2008

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    Tampen says:

    "As the long list of testimonials on this page suggests, TF has earned a special place in the hearts of hundreds of Flickr members. His patience, loyalty and indefatigable encouragement have made him a Flickr legend.

    He's also a terrific photographer. His best work is like a collection of shining jewels, full of cleverly manipulated colours that leap off the screen.

    If you catch his eye, you're in luck !"

    March 8th, 2008

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    Doris007 says:

    "ich muss mal ein gorßes Kompliment, für deine Gallerie aussprechen!
    du bist ein wundervoller Fotograf!"

    March 8th, 2008

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    R A P H A E L says:

    "Es ist immer eine GROßE FREUDE deine "comments" zu lesen!!


    March 4th, 2008

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    khasan says:

    "Your photos are wonderful to look at."

    March 3rd, 2008

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    Historicus says:

    "Dank am "Vater" kann ich mich an meiner Schulzeit in München gut erinnern, seine Bilder zeigen mir täglich beindruckende, technisch perfekte, Fragmente Bayerns!"

    February 5th, 2008

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    Harold_5056 says:

    "the-father, is one of the finest contacts a person could ask for he is there everyday to look at your photos. He always has a kind word and an invite.

    He is a fantastic photographer who's photos are amazing and full of color always a pleasure to look at.

    Thanks for being My Flickr Friend


    January 20th, 2008

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    Martyn Starkey says:

    "the-father is an great photographer and a wonderful contact who always finds time to drop by with a a friendly and encouraging comment. He is a true cornerstone of flickr.

    Thank you my friend."

    January 16th, 2008

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    horstgeorg says:

    "I am very glad to write a testimonial for “The Father”

    He is very, very creative, and he is an excellent photographer. He has the 'eye' for everything interesting and present it to us in a great platter, and he is a fantastic visual artist. The images are stunning.

    “The Father” has a wonderful commitment to his contacts and he is always there with a thoughtful and friendly comment.

    If you want to see extraordinary images, you can stop here, you are at the right place!

    Thank him so much for sharing his great pictures with us ;-)"

    November 24th, 2007

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    AdeleS says:

    "The-father is one of the nicest people you could meet on Flickr.... not only that, he is a fantastic photographer and brings the beauty of his country to all of us in style! His eye for detail and colour is outstanding! Keep up the great work and thanks for being such a lovely and encouraging contact x"

    November 22nd, 2007

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    Rafal Bergman says:

    "The-Father is an excellent photographer with sharp eye for details and excellent sense of colour and compositions. But he is much more than that. He is also a great person and friend and great animator of Flickr society. If not that he is supporting my mediocre work with his generous comments I would also say that he has a very good taste for photography ;). As for the mystery of his name I think that because his profile has given us some hint it is quite safe to guess that it is Darth :). Am I right Father?"

    November 14th, 2007

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    Mandana (on and off) says:

    "Father is one of the kindest and most supportive people I know on Flicker. His photos are amazing and inspiring and everyday he takes the time to give us encouragement and suppot on our work. He personifies a father in every sence of the word. I am so grateful to have him as my friend."

    November 2nd, 2007

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    amiMaija (Anne Brown Photography) says:

    "I love my Father"

    November 1st, 2007

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    Hanadi Traifeh says:

    ""The father" is one of the most loyal flickr friends that I could ever ask for.. His encouragement and nice words were enlightening my bath since I became a member of Flickr world..

    Thanks for being next to me !!"

    October 7th, 2007

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    Art4tos says:

    "Dear Father.

    Beautiful work of great complexity; exotic to my eyes, sometimes, and very modern some other times but always original and at a very high standard of quality.

    Best Regards~Art4tos"

    September 25th, 2007

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    jm0202 says:

    ""The Father" is such a wonderful person, kind and a good flickr friend. Its always nice to look at his next photograph uploaded, always artistic, and beautiful. Im glad to have meet him in flickr."

    September 14th, 2007

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    (Βαγγελης) Vangelis says:

    "The Father is always there to give a nice word even when i couldn't do that for him!
    He is a supporting friend and his pictures are all a work of art and very colorful! It is amazing to see the colors in his pictures!
    Thank you my friend for taking the time to visit my stream even when i couldn't comment on your stream!
    Your photos are really a work of art - all of them!

    September 1st, 2007

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    Anirban Brahma says:

    """The father (Pls do tell me ur name), you take so Beautiful Pics...
    I have become acquainted with him here on flickr. He is an amazing photographer and He in so nice and so generous with his comments.... His Photos help me relax and also helps me to learn a lot about photography...
    His photos are just wonderful and so beautiful and will make anyone say wow and feel good. Thank you for being my contact.... Keep clicking more of this beautiful images...

    I am glad our paths have crossed""""

    July 4th, 2007

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    ~FreeBirD®~ says:

    "Someone I have known from the very beginning of my photostream, But has simply supported me through his words and Indeed for his work, I feel it is simply splendid to have some one like "The-Father" to be on the flickr, it adds to a total new experience of sharing and clicking pictures.
    This is an Ode to a person who never leaves other behind..
    Nice to have a person like you..

    July 3rd, 2007

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    glenOX [glen navarra] says:

    "the-father is always there to support you,he would take time to give encouraging words and support.I encourage everyone to see his beautiful images especially explored ones,im sure you will enjoy them.despite his popularity here in flickr,he remains humble and willing to share his talents.I really admire his work and i cant wait to see more of them.I feel honored to be in his contacts."

    May 3rd, 2007

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    schwede123 says:

    "Hallo Big-father
    Ich bin immer wieder neu überrascht, was alles möglich ist, um meisterhafte Bilder zu produzieren. Es gibt viele gute Fotografen, aber nur einen Biggest - father..
    Gratuliere dir.

    March 18th, 2007

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    pipi pinto orellana says:

    "You are the best thing than it has passed me in FLICKR amiable, positive , always with a good comment to my shots.I'm thankful of all heart with you, for your interest by which he is mutual, since your pics always I have appreciated them like which they are... a great work of a great professional... and a great father :)) Enchanted of being able to say you whatever I thank for your friendship.

    March 12th, 2007

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    Benquerencia says:

    "I learn many things of “the-father”. It has a sense of the photography with which I identify. It knows to extract the beauty of which you go and of its mind and it express it in its photos. Desire that follows in Flickr many years delighting to us with its photos"

    March 1st, 2007

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    photogenesis ... says:

    "Always a kind and encouraging word - a great Flickr friend to have and a pretty damn good photographer himself ! Thanks my friend!"

    February 22nd, 2007

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    Cult Crap Collective says:

    "You have different kind of photos and that is something I like a lot. I think it is a way to widen your knowledge. Some of these types are not really my thing, but that is personal taste. But every photo has a high quality standard, so I think they are beautiful as well. I like your stream a lot and appreciate your comments om my images.


    February 19th, 2007

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    Bob.Fornal says:

    "The-father sees the world ... from above, from below, from the side, from straight on ... there is an abundance of life, even when he is photographing inanimate objects.

    Well done ... can't wait to see more!"

    January 24th, 2007

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    Anchi.h says:

    "Just like that nickname "the father", i could feel his consideration for people. I am glad to know him. and.....
    to be continued when my english is not so pool. hahaha"

    December 23rd, 2006

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    gavin_ian_campbell says:

    "The-father, what can I say!!!. If you are new to his work then I urge you to take your time and take pleasure from his work as I and so many others have done so before. His skill and talent with the camera alongside his creativeness are portrayed through his splendid collection of photographs. I can not forget to mention The-Father's loyalty to flickr, he is a gentleman when it comes to the feedback he leaves, providing usefull and valued comments time after time. I value his critique and I value his photography."

    December 12th, 2006

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    Dalia:) says:

    "Won't just say his work is very different, because this is out of question.

    What is really special about him is that he continuously follows-up on his contacts’ new posts to the site, which requires a lot of time and dedication, and it also shows how much he cares.

    In addition to all this, he comments constructively on pictures and does not try to hurt people's feelings.

    the-father . . . stay the way you are and keep up the good work."

    November 11th, 2006

Gernot Schreyer
August 2006
Weiden, Germany
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