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Photographer's Note

Time to get back on my theme about the TE members I admire. To know what this is all about please read the introductory notes on the first post of the series.

17639 critiques given, 230 workshops made, 980 notes written, 970 photos posted. Information received at Monday, December 4, 2006 at 11:06:14 AM CET. Few other TE member embraces the spirit of the site in a more passionate way than Norbert. There’s always a lot of debate in the forums about the point system and the feedback some receive but a brief understanding on how Norbert likes to live this wonderful experience might give some good answers to all this ongoing issue. This site is about sharing. Some understand it, some don’t. Some like it, some don’t. I love it and I am sure Norbert does it also. Friends are made here, amazing photography is displayed for free, a constant learning process is always on the run.

But if we take this wonderful Norbert posture to the side (almost impossible, I know), all we got is his wonderful photography. Owner of an unblemished technique, never ever have I seen a Nikon used as perfectly as in the hands of our German friend. I always considered the Nippon tool as an instrument of precision and when seeing Norbert work it’s easy to understand why. It almost makes me wanna run to buy an extra D200 body. After posting more than nine hundred photos, variety is a quality that must be present, but his close attention to details, composition and new hi-tech structures is always a recurring theme I love about his work.

The photo I am offering to you here was deliberately thought to this purpose on the first place. I could have portrayed it without a single soul, but Norbert’s late work shows a nice path in grabbing his photography closer and closer to people. So I hope this fits in the overall context of his work.

Thanks my friend for being a precious raw model for this community. Your right posture will always contain more words than any lengthy thread in the general forum. My deepest respect for that. We will be here to celebrate your 1000 post. It will not take much time, I am sure… :)

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