Second page of "Considerate Comments"
June 9, 1998
Carl, I am no expert in this field at all, I do
however have a love of creating on paper with
many varied mediums but I just felt that I had to let
you know how wonderful the images are that you
have captured. There is such 'soul' to every image.
I am 30 years old and a nursery school teacher
for the past 10 years, however I decided that I should
follow my passion of 'art' and am returning to full
time ed in Sept to study Visual arts.
You really have inspired me even more than I was
before. Thank you.
June 14, 1998
Your work is from the heart. Anytime you wish to send me
something, please do.
June 17, 1998
Thank you so much for sharing your art. I put
your link in my favorite places so that I can spend
more time and check out the rest of your page. I
really like your art, I like the way you present it
on your page, the kinda of sad shots as well as the
happy shots like the "doll and the doll" and the
boy with the cat. years ago, on the CBS show Sunday
Morning they did a story on an artist that like you
started with a Kodak Brownie and like you worked in
black and white, but most of his work was sad....it
made you think but was so sad. I almost got started
once.... I wish I had...LOL send me that ole Kodak
and a roll of back and white...Carl you take care
and keep up the good work.
June 17, 1998
YOU are a very talented artist.....I am so glad you
sent this to me * Thank You*
June 17, 1998
Thanks for the web site. I enjoyed looking. My
dad was a photographer. Your work looks great
June 24, 1998
Received: from CleverQT14
I am 13 and a female from America - I enjoy reading
others web pages so I decided to take a look at yours -
The pictures you take are amazing. You have a talent
with the camera. I mean I've never seen such pizzazz
in someones photos as yours. It's as if they're doors
to another life and I can feel the thought and poise in
all of your pictures - I commend you on all the photos
and hope in the future I will have as much talent with
something I love as much as you do with taking pictures!
June 24, 1998
I typed in "Sweden" in the AOL directory and found
your name, then found your website. I haven't had a
chance to browse it carefully, but it's very impressive.
I'm a physician in Massachusetts, but have an interest
in the arts and also Sweden.
I'm also very curious about that. What your thoughts are.
Lynn Shepler, MD, JD
June 25, 1998
From: "Carrie Knapton"
I live in the United States. My grandparents came
from Sweden and I was searching for information about the
culture when I came across your site. I was happy to view
the Swedish landscapes, and also admired the several
portraits from the former duchess, to the Guatamalan boy
to the refreshing young children. The Ansel Adams of human
nature! The photographs are classics from their rich tonal
values and striking, quiet innocence. It's rare when I come
across someone's work which is genuine and honest, especially
when these characteristics come through a photograph. You've
mastered capturing a moment that's not staged or artificial.
It sparks my curiousity, drawing me in through intimacy, not
through screams demanding attention. I was wondering if you
sold prints. I'm sure the prices vary, if you have a list,
could you please send one?
With best wishes,
July 5, 1998
You have a great site and I LOVE your work. I haven't
gotten through all your work yet but I will slowly.
There is so much. I have been trying to get a site going
for my art stuff. I am a photographer too, but only for
fun. Nothng like what you have. I see that you like
children. My personal favorite. If you find the right
child, they will be your best model. They look straight
into the lens. AMAZING...it makes me shiver.
Great stuff Carl....
July 12, 1998
From: kitty roach
I paid a visit to your site - and explored your
art - what beautiful work you do. I especially
love the images of people, you catch the emotional
quaility in each expression. I also very much
appreciated your lighting use, this enhances the
feeling. And they feel real.
I learned something at your site and I thank you
for this as well as your kind note.
Your site is a total success! Everyone I send
your address to,....has been thrilled by it.
:o) Your art spreads good cheers!!
Thank you for being you,..for making the things you do.....
Have a happy creative day...
Have a wonderful life,
July 13, 1998
From: Paul Elia
Looked at your pics. I can see why you call
them art. Will be back when I can spend more time.
Thanks for sending me your address.
July 14, 1998
Your site was recommended in an artist's chat room.
After visiting I can see why. You have captured emotion
and depth, and have created a very emotionally enjoyable
site. Thank you very much!
July 18, 1998
AJohnstonh: Tooth, I am impressed
ToothOwl: thank you Aj !!
AJohnstonh: have not gotten thru room 2 yet. Very touching.
ToothOwl: Aj....feel free to pass the link to your friends
AJohnstonh: thanks Tooth...I will
July 28, 1998
It gives me great honor to have looked at
your work. The photography, I must admit, I
loved the most. You have very nice work.
What all did you have to do to be able to become
a professional photographer like that, and what
schooling did you have to take? I would love
to find out more about it, please get back to me,
when you have more time.
July 28, 1998
I did get a chance to visit your web site.
Wow.....loaded with all kinds of stuff. I'm
glad to meet someone so willing to share their life,
their innards and outards!
Your sensitivity to the elderly impressed me
very much, Perhaps because of my own love for that
subject. I like that your work doesn't seem staged or
posed. From my own experience, I know that this can
be a difficult thing to master.....applaude! And,
Yosimite National Park is my favorite place on
earth to date.....Ansel Adams really had inspiring
subject matter, no wonder he is THE great one!
Anyway.....catch me on line sometime....don't
know what the time difference will do for/against
us....but I am on at all kinds of weird times.
July 30, 1998
Dejame ir a verlas ok?
wowwwwwwwww Jurame que son tuyas las fotos??????
Estan bien lindassssssss!!!!!!!!!!!!! Oye....
toothhhhh, eres un artista!!!!!!!!!! maginificas
fotos !!!!! estupendas !
wowwwwwww estan super suaves !!!!! yeapppp claro !
Es fotografo! y son super suaves! artisticas
SkY_GirL alais tu-mamita-linda
August 2, 1998
It took me a few days to go through most of
your links... I am speechless! I find myself to be
extremely critical of the 'arts' i.e. paintings, drawings
etc. Your work is ABSOLUTELY beautiful.. Your use of
shadows and light is beyond perfection! I am so partial
to b&w photos.. You have been able to capture the pure
and honest emotions in so many of the children's faces,
including body language which makes the audience really
'feel' what the children are feeling 'right at that moment'!!
I was especially touched by the 'Slight Sweet Shyness'
Sweden '95' .. she actually looks a lot like me at that age.
The 'self portrait' was excellent...pencil, pastel, ???
And then of course your ceramics and paintings are also
outstanding. You are so accomplished and have been very
blessed with such a gift!!!
As I was going through all of the photographs, I tried
to keep in mind your short stories... many of your photos
have a long loading time - Are there any photo's there
(which I may not have seen) which might compliment your
stories? And a not so long loading time? If so, don't send
an attachment to this email address...I have problems trying
to open them. Just let me know if you want pic's to
compliment your stories and the names of the photo's.
I will download them and then upload onto my site!
As well with your permission, I would like to add a link
to your page from my homepage called 'Links I Love to Visit'
... If you'd like I could also place a link from the short
story pages if you include your photos, thereby giving you
Again Carl - Thank you for sharing your gift!!!!