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Frank Foster 23-Jul-2013 12:35
I am glad I found your galleries again. My computer had crashed and lost your site in the favorites list. Your photography is great. Doing some photgraphy myself. Always been a pleasure to view yours. Thanks for sharing your photos and my wife, Linda, and I are glad to have found you again.

Still Diggin' in the Georgia WET Mude, Frank
Ron Brave 14-Jul-2010 14:16
packing bag now...
Guest 23-Apr-2010 08:42
Excellent work, great collection of colorful landscapes of beautiful places
nige5024-Nov-2009 21:18
Hi there thanks for looking in
Carol Reausaw 28-Aug-2009 14:16
The photos just keep getting better and better!! I'm going to use a few in the Spearfish Canyon Owners Association Newsletter with your permission. Thank you!
Kyle Teachman 29-Nov-2008 00:04
I like the photo's they look excellent. Thanks for the comment on my blog, I think I am going to get the Nikon D40, thanks for the help!
Dana, Czech Republic 13-Jun-2008 20:48
Wonderful places, beautiful images. Thank you for sharing, it pleased my heart.
D H Cofer 27-May-2008 07:43
Fantastic Images of a place that this Tennesseean loves . Thank You for sharing.
Peggy King 13-Mar-2008 04:06
I am from South Dakota, but I have lived in Texas since 1988. Your photographs make me miss South Dakota all over again, they absolutely beautiful. THANK YOU for that little touch of home.
marsha graham 10-Mar-2008 03:17
hi I am gabriel bieber mom I love the hills as they were my home for many years&I have visited many of places you photographed many times over. Your photos are so beautiful. The colors are magnificent&each photo is unique. I am thrilled to have access to the website,now when I am longing for those hills all I have to do is click. Thank you
Elisa 10-Feb-2008 15:44
I am in love with your pictures....they give me such peace. I want to be there to listen to the peace and smell the beauty.....feel the calm and the it.
Thank you for sharing!!!
Guest 03-Jan-2008 14:34
Great Gallery
Sam X01-Jan-2008 04:19
Happy New Year... and many happy shots in a new 2008. Thanks for Your support
Lisa 27-Dec-2007 19:28
Love your work! And I'm completely smittened with Buddy! It's so wonderful to see my magnificent Black Hills captured in such perfect beauty.
Guest 24-Dec-2007 17:02
Always enjoy viewing your images, your very talented...
Gary Stanley15-Oct-2007 16:01
You're very good behind the lens!
Dan 09-Oct-2007 22:19
Really beautiful photos. Great fun!
alfredo camba jr.24-Aug-2007 13:14
Very interesting & beautiful images! Nice work.
Guest 25-Jun-2007 23:59
Simply beautiful images captured! Great Perspective....
Guest 14-Jun-2007 07:18
Words can't describe how impressed I am of your work.
Guest 15-May-2007 21:27
Great Website
yoram shpirer24-Apr-2007 22:23
So many great shots here, it's hard to focus on what to comment on. It's a great gallery.
Guest 08-Mar-2007 08:45
I'm totally speechless. Good stuff.
Vicki Olson10-Dec-2006 14:21
I love chapter 7...what a beautiful place to live!!! they are breath taking!!!! cant wait for an another adventure.....
Guest 25-Nov-2006 22:19
Thanks for the nice comment on my image, appreciate it..
Guest 24-Nov-2006 14:24
Beautifull pictures, greetings from Belgium.
Guest 22-Nov-2006 13:52
Very nice photos and locations
Ann Cleeves20-Nov-2006 00:30
Will spend a long time browsing through all your galleries. A peek makes me think they are best I've seen. An exceptionally beautiful area, beautifully photographed. Well done! How wonderful to have discovered you.
Just an Observer 14-Nov-2006 14:49
I have been coming in here over and over just to enjoy the beauty, you have a wonderful talent, you soothe my soul with the beauty of your photographs and you keep me coming back for more. Thank-you so much for sharing.
Debbie Stahre12-Nov-2006 19:46
Lovely scenes you photograph!
Guest 29-Oct-2006 22:52
Simply amazing much to take in. I'll be back!
Guest 07-Oct-2006 14:43
Thanks for your nice comment on my image...
Terry Bowker27-Sep-2006 02:53
Wow, what wonderful shots! I was born in Rapid City and have not been back since the early seventies. Your photography has got me planning a trip to the Black Hills.
Soenda03-Sep-2006 08:11
Thanks so much for stopping by to leave your nice thoughts about our Karlie. We lost her on Wednesday, 8/30. Out of the blue this morning, the older of our two cats died unexpectedly. I tell you, the kindness of other pet owners has been a real comfort. Seeing your "Favorites of Buddy" was an upper I needed---a reminder of the good times that we sometimes forget when these things happen.
Guest 09-Aug-2006 16:35
Thank you for your comment on Hurry hurry!..btw you're way more than a point and shoot photographer!
Guest 08-Aug-2006 18:05
Thank you so much for checking out my Animal gallery!
Guest 31-Jul-2006 15:42
Thanks for your comment on my POTD!
Guest 26-Jul-2006 22:08
Great galleries love the flower pics
Joyce 24-Jul-2006 18:54
Best regards from NY!
Sue Roberts19-Jul-2006 16:01
thanks for your comments on my site. your dog is amazing as well as the beautiful scenery where you live. your pictures are fabulous
kimberly borchardt15-Jul-2006 01:39
I just love your little dog Buddy! He's so cute, and your pictures are gorgeous. You make the scenery look could sell real estate very well! Thanks for stopping by --and for these lovely galleries. Make you want to go out and take up hiking!
Steve Patterson11-Jul-2006 18:14
hi there nasty...puter still outta gas? fun to see all the landscapes of the black hills. hope you and wifey are having a great summer and that the handi is moving in the right direction!

abhilasha 07-Jul-2006 11:36
great work:D..loved it...
Peter 04-Jul-2006 20:23
Looking for information and found it at this great site...
Betty 27-Jun-2006 18:28
Wonderful Pictures! You have made homesick. I have spent time there and you have captured the spirit of the area.
Guest 23-Jun-2006 20:55
You have some amazing images!
Mike 21-Jun-2006 05:22
Great views of the Hills man!
I live in rapid city.
I would love to know the locations of the caves you show. I am big into cave photography.
While there are no cave pictures on my webpage yet I have a few that I am getting ready to put up. Http://
would you be willing to email me the location of these caves?
Love the webpage 17-Jun-2006 18:41
keep creating... Kris
Guy 14-Jun-2006 13:37
Hope you had a great birthday yesterday Big Al. Take care of my Father and get him well!
Guest 12-Jun-2006 13:30
Thank you so much for your very kind comment.
Guest 01-Jun-2006 13:50
Fantastic gallery, thanks for sharing and keep up the excellent work.
Alyssa Francesca26-May-2006 23:28
Thank you for your comments! I think you've got a great eye for landscape photography! Keep up the good work!
Pauline17-May-2006 03:42
In regards to 'Seven Sins Gallery'..
Thank you for you comments!.......... 'Sir'
I was wondering why you brought up 'greed'.
You are to kind to say i'm a special talent but....
I'm not to 'prideful' to accept that compliment!
Nor to 'envious' to say,
your photography has beautiful depth, great color and wonderful clarity!
You must have some pretty nice camera's.
No I'm not so special just a good organizer and arranger.
I have a special eye for the unique!
Have a good evening!
Perplexed indeed!
You made my day!
CJB 16-May-2006 15:42
Almost Heaven...
Spearfish Canyon...
Red rock mountains...
ripplin' rollin' river...
Yep, those pictures could make a guy write a song.
Guest 15-May-2006 04:48
Thanks for your comment in my gallery. I really enjoyed your galleries, especially those with your beautiful dog. Thanks again.
Guest 08-May-2006 02:37
And a :) to you too :) lol
Guest 25-Apr-2006 15:02
Thanks for leaving your nice comment :)
Your galleries are very nice, I like the canyon water very much :)
Guest 24-Feb-2006 22:57
Interesantes fotografías
Gracias por compartirlas
Saludos desde España
: ) 11-Feb-2006 02:50
Hey're slacking off. Isn't it time for some new pics? Your fans are waiting!
Jessie Smith 01-Feb-2006 22:16
Thanks for sharing the Pics. Lovely dog. Bet you spoil him.
Jeff Cochran25-Jan-2006 15:31
Many wonderful pics of the great outdoors, Thanks for sharing.
Guest 18-Jan-2006 01:15
Holy cow! What gorgeous pictures! Looks like I've got a lot of fun ahead of me ... I'm gonna go browsing through the rest of them!
marita toftgard23-Dec-2005 22:22
thanks for liking my gallery of gold;-)
and merry christmas

Guest 22-Dec-2005 14:25
Wonderfull gallerys. Thanks for sharing them.
Naomi 05-Dec-2005 14:42
You live in a beautiful area. Lovely images.
Kelly 24-Nov-2005 04:48
I am glad you brought the pictures back Al- Good job!!
Guest 18-Nov-2005 02:17
Pic Chick09-Nov-2005 02:50
We demand your return!!! (Or at least a brief appearance ;)
K 05-Nov-2005 18:10
Alex... News Flash.. It doesn't make you "Bad" to not post Pics.
Prplexd is already bad, naughty the whole - shabang!! He still needs to do what I tell him.

Put them back Mister. Somewhere! Or I'll hurt you in ways you could only dream about. Or I won't!
BAS Photography05-Nov-2005 02:18
Don't listen them! Don't post any picture back! Be bad! We all could do what you did but we have not enough courrage! :D
Kelly 03-Nov-2005 19:39
You must post pictures.. You have a duty to provide us with pictures!!
Anne L. 02-Nov-2005 22:11
Hope all is OK with you and yours and that you get back to posting soon...We all miss you and Buddy!
#1 13-Oct-2005 21:00
i really loved the pics thanx for sharing.
noearlybird25-Sep-2005 14:05
Really missing you!
Guest 24-Sep-2005 19:01
Yes Alan please put the pictures back
Kelly 18-Sep-2005 17:34
Alan.. Put the pictures back.
Don't make me come over there!
Dawn 18-Sep-2005 13:34
Oh, noooo ... What happened? I miss your photos already!
anna 12-Sep-2005 09:26
My favorite,, Escort Stockholm
vikki 17-Aug-2005 02:04
hi goofball
The Dizzy 1 05-Aug-2005 18:38
Omg Omg Omg Simply breath taking!! You have no idea how lucky you are to live in that kind of country! Simply Georgeous I say Tally Ho
Brando Ho27-Jul-2005 00:51
Nice water Galleries!!
Guest 20-Jul-2005 00:25

This is the first time I have seen your pictures. You have posted on my site - I appreciate your comments. I love your Black Hills gallery! It is wonderful to see all the things I love through the eyes of someone else. Great Job!! Lynne Williams - Sioux Falls
Guest 19-Jul-2005 16:24
I love to browse through your galleries. Really impressive photos you have here. Very nice quality also.
Guest 29-Jun-2005 15:03

nice homepage you've got!
keep up the good work

Guest 23-Jun-2005 20:44
You have a very nice collection of pictures. Keep up the great work.
Guest 14-Jun-2005 14:16
Again, thanks for coming by. Would appreciate it if you could look at my Impressionistic/Vagabond Gallery. I am putting things up there now on a daily basis. And at least there a vote counts (unlike my Nudes and Adult Situations Gallery that PBase has nuked.) Please stop by. Ellsworth
Vickie BROWN09-Jun-2005 11:22
How nice photos you have !
I appreciate your commebnt, in fact, Shirby was a stray dog and has been adopted by my cousin Frank who lives in Toronto.
Thanks and regards,
Kimberley Hannaman Taylor08-Jun-2005 19:40
Nice work. I really enjoy your subject matter.
Thanks for sharing.
noearlybird15-May-2005 02:24
Thanks for commenting on my dog Ollie the wonder chewer. I love him but he has to learn to channel his chewing in a more appropriate manner (sigh). I'm a sucker for dogs (and kids and other critters) too.

Great pictures, they made me smile tonight.
not the early bird
Guest 14-May-2005 21:02
Hi Buddy,
You're a pretty clever dog, but can you do this?

Your friend Skippy :)
jypsee06-May-2005 19:20
I've LOVED the Black Hills ever since my pa took me and my brothers there when we were young; thanks for the look and thanks for the nice comment on my SemiDaily gallery.
SAN23-Apr-2005 19:23
Great photos! I love how you captured the waterfalls with a slow shutter speed. You are very fortunate to have such beautiful surroundings.
Kelly 13-Apr-2005 23:40
I always thought Vancouver Island / West Coast of Canada was the most beautiful place on earth. I am constantly in awe of the scenery there. Spectacular :o) You really do a wonderful job of capturing the beauty, great scenery and a great eye too.
Guest 08-Apr-2005 20:53
Interesantes fotografías
Gracias por compartirlas
Saludos desde España
Kelly 03-Apr-2005 17:14
Always a joy to look through the pics. I look forward to seeing new ones. Except the ones I don't approve of.. tsk tsk. I am telling your Mother!
Cesar Augusto Castro Maldonado24-Mar-2005 22:32
Thank you for the comment on my gallery and I hope you can post pics now on the Show and Tell forum.
Guest 13-Mar-2005 22:17
Thanks for sharing such a beautiful part of the country! I didn't know that Dances with Wolves (one of my favorite movies!) was filmed here! How lucky to be able to hike in such beautiful scenery every day. Someday I hope to visit this area. And you've inspired me to start a dog PAD. I'll have to find another dog, since Skippy hates having his picture taken, too!
Guest 11-Mar-2005 15:10
Thanks for visiting my gallery!

Buddy looks lovely, you have some great shots of him and also of the landscapes in general

Keep it up!

Nunes BEIRAO - PHOTO10-Mar-2005 09:11
Hi prplexd,
Thanks for visiting my gallery, and for gentle words concerning
my dog Mozart, that decided to go to the "Dog's Heaven".
Keep shooting Buddy, that I will consider my friend too, from
now on...
Cheer's from Portugal.
Dean Eaton 09-Mar-2005 14:58
You should know that Buddy has inspired me to make up a continuing story for a very sick friend who will be housebound for at least three months.

I borrow one photo per "chapter", with a credit for your photo's source, and send it along to her. Buddy is searching for his human friend the Old Prospector, and the trail has been a tough one!

These are some of the best dog photos I've ever seen, and Buddy has a lot of personality. And - the lucky pup seems to have a great owner, too.

Thanks... Dean Eaton
s_barbour05-Mar-2005 03:23
Hi prplexed!
Just checking in to see what is new....I love your dog, he(I think) is very cute. I just posted a new gallery with my dog on it. Check it out when you have some free time. Looking forward to seeing more pics from you!
Guest 03-Mar-2005 04:24
I will be the first one in March to leave a comment. I check daily for new pics and always enjoy what I see, well most of what I see, disapproving glare ;o)-Kel
Guest 17-Feb-2005 23:26
Thanks for your kind comments, Greetings To You From, Brookings, Oregon. We are having a beautiful Spring Day.
Anita :o) 17-Feb-2005 17:30
Love the pics :o)
sally 16-Feb-2005 16:24
Al, i have been researching your "little problem". Sounds like your software is stripping the EXIF data. i looked at the specs for your camera...i should say, the software that comes w/ your camera... do you upload into the Zoombrowser EX program?? we use the same software to upload our pics and the data reamains in tact.

hope u can figure it out...

have been enjoying your galleries!

Guest 11-Feb-2005 22:22
Thanks for your nice comment about my photo 37793422.
You got a great gallery :)
s_barbour09-Feb-2005 13:57
Thank you so much for your kind words regarding my pictures, I truly appreciate the feedback. Your work is awesome! It looks as if you lead a very exciting life... hiking, rock climbing....etc. etc I'm sure that you have seen some amazing sites on your adventures. I will continue to check back often.
Jeanne Newman09-Feb-2005 04:25

Thanks so much for taking a peek at my work. The spoon was there...I was simply lucky enough to sit down and photograph the feet stepping near it. I enjoyed looking at YOUR images which are truly stunning...amazing how truly vast this country is. ~Jeanne
You know 09-Feb-2005 00:57
Lei fa un Al di lavoro meraviglioso. L'occhio piacevole per il paesaggio. :o)
KellyMae 07-Feb-2005 23:35
All the pictures are great, except for one page..... I am telling your Mom!!Not lookin' at that page, nope ya can't make me!!
Guest 06-Feb-2005 18:47
Interesantes fotos
Saludos desde España
AnitaFajita 01-Feb-2005 23:41
I always check back to see your pictures.
Nice job big guy ;o)
Guest 27-Jan-2005 13:29
Thank you for your comment in my guestbook! Your canyon shots are beautiful!!!
Mom 24-Jan-2005 03:12
Oh My God!! Slapppppppppp Tell me you did NOT call me Mom!!!!!!!!
You get to your room Buster!!
Nice pics :o) Nice Family
Al Varland17-Jan-2005 14:16
sorry mom
Guest 17-Jan-2005 04:30
Shaking Finger at you!!!! I approve of all pictures except one group .. tsk tsk
marilyn k holmberg01-Jan-2005 01:41
thanx for leaving a comment in my gallery, i really appreciate it!! .. how fun that we are close in vacinity, too!! .. enjoyed your galleries, keep up the good work :) .. you live in a wonderful part of the world.. i'm jealous!! .. have been to the black hills many times!!! .. thanx again!! .. 'm'
debbie 18-Dec-2004 23:22
Very nice I want 1. Good Job Weeeeeeeeeeeeeee Hi Bon! Hopee you have some Xmas pics!! Have A good day
Kelly 10-Nov-2004 23:03
ooooOOOOoooooh you are so talented :o)
Vicki 01-Nov-2004 18:47
Aweseome pics...such a beautiful part of the country part! Looking forward to seeing some with that horrible S word. (snow)

Take Care
Kelly 26-Oct-2004 17:10

Hey Al and Bon,

Imagine Al marrying a gal named after candy HA HA ..He must think you are so sweet. :o)
The pictures look incredible, very beautiful country. Nice looking couple as well.. Buddy looks like he is in his element.

Great Job,