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Jerry Curtis09-Sep-2020 01:25
I just noticed comments you left on some of my photos back in 2016. I must have seen them before, because I check comments and messages almost daily, but maybe didn't have time to check out your galleries at the time.
Far too many amazing images in your galleries to do justice with comments, but I just want to say that I see thoughtful composition and a high level of technical expertise in the creation of so many of your images. I must return again to explore more of your excellent work.
Long Bach Nguyen18-Dec-2015 05:19
Hello My Friend Sam
My wife and I wish you and your family a lovely Christmas and healthy and prosperous 2016
Long and Katherine
Adit Merkine14-Oct-2015 19:04

Many thanks for visiting my gallery and the nice comment.
You have a beautiful gallery. I was especially impressed by your night shots.
Wishing you continued success in your photography.

Gerard Koehl15-Jul-2015 15:54
Bravo pour tout votre travail photographique, les compositions et les expositions sont parfaits. Je vous ai ajouté à mes favoris pour mieux suivre votre passion.

hamery06-Jul-2015 20:34
Thank you Sam for visiting my gallery and is so nice to meet u in PBase. Thanks again for the comments. Wishing U here and your love ones here have a sweet and lovely 2015.
Stephanie31-Dec-2014 13:54
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*: (=’ :’) :::::::: Happy New Year Sam!!! 2015! :::::::::::
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Gary Wilson03-Feb-2014 03:51
Thank you for your kind comments on my site.

Geary B18-Jan-2014 21:27
Sam, thanks for the comment you left in my Anastasia Gallery, I appreciate it. People leaving comments is always good. A photographer of your caliber leaving one is special. I am absolutely blown away by your photos. Flash photography gallery is nothing short of amazing. I can't wait till I have the opportunity to take a photography trip to Arizona.
Guest 05-Oct-2013 21:28
Hi Sam,
Thanks for all the nice comments you have made on my images, they are very much appreciated...
As for the recent storm: My Wife and I arose two hours before sunrise in preparation for one of our annual Fall outings only to be met with an overcast morning. We opted to continue on our way hoping the weather would clear but, the weatherman was not on our side. An hour down the road it began to snow and as we continued the snow storm became more fierce as the blowing snow caused white out conditions, we were forced to take an alternate route back home.
Along the way we stopped to get a few images of the snowy conditions, I well be posting some as soon as I process them...
hermankervel12-Jun-2013 14:27
Very good
Guest 23-Apr-2013 22:54
Thanks for the nice comment on my"Mums" image, it is much appreciated...
Guest 12-Oct-2012 14:43
Morning Sam,
Thanks for the tip using clarity, I do use Lightroom 4.0 and have found it greatly improved from their previous ones.
I some times find myself holding back when using clarity, but you are correct about it clearing up some un-wanted items...
Bernie23-Dec-2011 20:49
Thx for sharing the amazing 2011 images Sam...happy 2012 to you and family!
Guest 09-Aug-2011 14:36
Morning Sam,
All the green vegetation along with the beatle killed trees are beginning to dry out with all the hot weather we have been having. We've had some dry lighting storms move through our area recently which was responsible for this fire. The fire fighters were able to get right on it and managed to keep it to only five acres...
Dale Stanton05-Jul-2011 21:27
Love your work, Sam! :) Yes we do have similar tastes in photography. Thanks for visiting my galleries.
Guest 27-Apr-2011 14:41
Thanks Sam for your nice comment on my Killdeer image..
As I stated on my image, this Killdeer laid her eggs in our yard so therefore she never ventured far from her nest.
She did her broken wing act and tried to lure me away from her eggs...
Guest 10-Apr-2011 02:26
Thanks for your visit to my website and I appreciate your nice comments on my images...
Yes Sam I tend too agree with you on the crop on my Fall color image, it would make for a much better over all image...Thanks for the critique
Guest 16-Mar-2011 16:17
Very impressive photography Sam! Thank you for your visit to my gallery. I look forward to seeing more of your work. Linda
Clayton Esterson17-Feb-2011 05:01
Hi Sam,

Thanks for always leaving kind remarks on my photo galleries. I finally looked at yours and see we have common interests. We don't get to Tuscon as much as we used to and were just down there for the gem show. Keep clicking and viewing!

Guest 31-Dec-2010 12:59
Happy New Year , I wishing all your dream come true and have a wonderful time and Thank you for your support all year and always good to me.

All the best.
Guest 30-Oct-2010 12:19
Hello Sam
how are you ? I stop to say hello to you and wish you have a wonderful time
If my English better then this I will write to you offer,I want to be your friend .

Please take care
Guest 24-Jun-2010 11:36
vuuuhuuu !!!! Now I can have you a friend, Thank you for your help. you so kind to me I really impressive.if you have something to advise me , please tell .

I hope to talk to you other time soon. please take care

Kanya ( Your student )
Guest 22-Jun-2010 12:04
Hello Sam . How are you ? how the weather over there? Today in Iceland the weather so wonderful warm and sun I love it... Thank you again for your kind comment. I have one question to ask can you help me please , I wonder how I can add you like a my contact so I can see when you put new picture.

Thank you so much

Kanya ( your student)
Guest 04-May-2010 11:58
Hello Sam , I stop by to say thank you to you again for your kind comment , Everytime I read your comment make me feel good you know alot help me to try to do good more and more .
Really Thank you so much

Take care
Kanya ( your student)
Guest 01-May-2010 23:49
Hello Sam, Thank you for your comment and time to visit my gallery . your advice is helping me alot. I have to learn more from you ,I want to call you my teacher if you not mind.

Please take care
Guest 27-Apr-2010 10:56
Thank you for your time to visit my gallery and your kind comment. I am happy to know you. Your work are wonderful ,Especially like the sky. Please keep post more and more . I look forward to see your work.

Take care

Clayton Esterson25-Aug-2009 05:18

Thanks for all your kind comments over time at my PBase site.

I use Photoshop 7.0, so it may be different than your version. Basically, I cut and paste the one image on top of another. Then, using the layers window, I adjust the opacity of the top layer. Since most of the field is dark, only the bolt should seem to be layered on top. You might have to jack up the contrast or brightness on the top layer, since you are reducing its opacity. Hope this helps.
Jerry Pillarelli06-Aug-2009 19:53
Sam, Love your work, wonderful captures! I'm in Atlanta now but Tucson is home (my folks live west of the Tucson Mountains)and it's always nice to visit Tucson/home through your images...Thanks and keep them coming! Jerry
Debbie Zabalza 01-Oct-2008 04:54
Sam, these are beautiful pictures what a talent you have.
hope to see you soon.
nicolebouglouan12-Jun-2008 14:53
Thank you for your kind comments in my galleries!
I'll come back here, you have wonderful pictures!
Chad Ramsey20-Jan-2008 05:45
Sam, you are a natural photographer, seeing lots of fantastic
things and able to capture them so well! Keep it up!
The best you you and your family~ Chad
Guest 07-Jan-2008 18:35
Very nice site - lots of variety and great photos.
Guest 28-Oct-2007 17:12
Thank you for the visit, I am glad you liked the photos!
You do have a very nice collection of images here!

All the best!
Guest 28-Oct-2007 05:23
Great work - especially like the "sky and beyond", "focus on color" and we're always interested in birdlife.
John Hobbs
BCI Photoclub
John Floyd13-Aug-2007 08:51
All your galleries are great.I really like those fantastic lighting catches.
Victor Tackett08-Jul-2007 03:08
Thanks for your comment's on the Lizard and Scorpion. That's what I get for believing my brother who lives in Tucson, I didn't think he knew what he was talking about. I look forward to looking through your gallery's. Thanks again. V Tackett
Guest 01-Feb-2007 03:57
Very nice galleries.
Dan Coleman09-Dec-2006 01:45
I have really enjoyed my visits to the desert. Your photos are excellent!