Global Impressions of Portraits by Steadman Uhlich

What People from Around the World See in Steadman Uhlich’s Portraits

Here are a few of the hundreds of Global Comments on Steadman Uhlich’s Portrait work.

NOTE: There are literally hundreds of comments like these from over 50 countries found Steadman’s Studio “old website” and those comments will be transferred to this new site as soon as possible.

In the meantime, you can look on the first 50 pages of the Old SUFA site to see the Global Comments associated with the first 50 Global Favorites portraits.

You only see a small sample here.

What you are seeing below is just a small sample of the hundreds of comments from around the world.

The few comments below are about Steadman’s work in general, not about a particular portrait.

Hundreds of other more specific comments are addressed to specific photographs and how they strike people who viewed them.


Global Impressions of Portraits by Steadman Uhlich: The Comments on the Work in General.


“What strikes me is the expression, how each person has a unique personality.

Your portraits give an impression from the soul rather than being a mirror image.

Every person looks natural and him or herself, that shows to me that you really do the effort to get to know your subjects.”
Philippe, Warsaw, Poland

“Your subjects seem to have an ‘aura’ of wisdom and balance.

It’s like you have captured them in a moment of personal reflection and even meditation.

This is also true for the portraits of the kids.

I get the impression it is more spiritual than physical. It is about the world that lies behind the eyes.

You don’t communicate through your photos on a physical or even emotional level, but instead on a spiritual level.”

Daan, Utrecht, Netherlands

“Your work is impressive.

Choosing one photo only would not be fair for the rest of the portfolio.

The first thing I felt when I saw your work is that every photo shows not only a character but also the essence of it.

I can feel how the energy flows from your work.

When I see your photos, I can feel the essence of the character on the portrait and that´s the greatest achievement.”

Santiago, Buenas Aires, Argentina

“Your portraits are touching in a different level than I have ever seen before.

They are very expressive and real.

They don’t look made up or posed. They are so natural and even more spiritual.

You portraits are not just pictures, they are exquisite art.

I am stunned by their beauty and spiritual strength.”

Rebecca, Tehran, Iran

Your work is really wonderful. How you can make an ordinary person so perfect and fantastic!

All of the pictures on the website are full of mystery

I can’t find words to describe my feelings when I first entered your website.

Each of your works is really a masterpiece.”
Huixian, Taizhou, China

“I was just stunned to see so much excellent portraiture!

You have a wonderful ability to photograph what is ‘inside’ the body, not just the facade.

Really, in so many ways you have captured your subject’s soul.

The lighting, processing, and composition are all superb.”
Bob, Walla Walla, Washington, USA

“When I view your portraits, I do not just see that person, but I feel as if I know them a little or I would like to know them.

Your portraits are very intimate and I like that.”

Marcus, Longview, Texas, USA

“The photographs are straightforward and simple, yet they communicate volumes.

The images rely on expression, texture, and relationship rather than props and gimmicks to stimulate viewer response.

Though I’m sure in many cases your direction of the pose was deliberate, it’s a true testament to your expertise and I’m sure the rapport with your subject, that not a single image looks posed.

I feel as if I’m getting an honest glimpse of an individual ‘in the moment.’”

Kate, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

“I find all of your work quite stunning. “

Kevin, Adelaide, Australia

“I find your photography to be downright beautiful.

The lighting, tones, and mood are both powerful and elegant at the same time.

Mark, Lilongwe, Malawi

“These are some of the most beautiful portraits I have ever seen.”

Yakim, Rosh Ha-Ayin, Israel

“I am particularly moved by your portraits of women.

It is rare, in my opinion, to see a portrait of a woman that displays a non-sexual strength and beauty and simply shows her as an individual.

I had not realized how rare, until I realized how refreshing and fascinating seeing these portraits was to me.”

Gwen, London UK

“The impression I am left with is one of a very perpetual and natural connection with each of your subjects.

 As a portrait artist, you know this is not a requirement to get ‘nice’ portraits. But it is absolutely a requirement if one is to get the real heart-stoppers, those faces that become firmly lodged in part of your mind and can be easily recalled even years later.

That you have achieved this level of trust, where one can look into the eyes of the image and feel like they know something about the person, over such a broad range of subjects, is truly remarkable.

These people are lucky, all of them, to have been your subjects.”
Todd, Iowa City, Iowa, USA

“I love your pictures.

The different pictures showing different people at different ages from different cultures and countries are sensational.

Emotional expressions are just endless. One with a specific emotion at a particular moment would find a personal connection or linkage with any of these pictures in one way or another.

And, that is the beauty of looking at your pictures expressing the differences.”

Anantachai, Bangkok, Thailand

“The way you capture depth and details with your cast of lighting gives your photographs a rich three-dimensional quality reminiscent of the paintings of the classic masters that I found amazing.”
Homero, Masaya, Nicaraugua

“You have a very fine body of work.

I like your bold, classical style.

Elegant and yet deceptively simple.

And the posture of your models, lighting and compositions are all exemplary.

I also liked that there are people of all ages on your site and all are treated with the same careful, well crafted, and studied hand.
Liam, Bedfordshire, UK

“You truly have a gift. All of your photos are astoundingly pure and beautiful.”
Caroline, Brisbane, Australia

“I am struck with the way your subjects speak to me. They all have a story to tell and you have captured it.”

Craig, Edmonton Alberta, Canada

“Your work is fantastic. A very strong and inspiring body of images.”
Chris, Sydney, Australia

“Strength, grace, humor, intelligence and beauty.

I feel as though each of the portraits in your portfolio somehow have aspects of these and that you have managed to get the subject to project their individual personality.

The work as a whole illustrates some of the best human qualities there are. “

Gwen, London, UK

“You are a Master, a Master Artist. Your work is awe inspiring.”
R.H., Sacramento, California, USA

“I am amazed with the overall quality.

The main thing that caught my eye was how you use the light. “
Rui, Oporto, Portugal

“The images were breathtaking.”

Josh, Nairobi, Kenya

“You have a gift for communicating an emotional connection between your subject and your audience.

I find myself asking: ‘What were they thinking?’

Or, ‘What were you talking about?’ Thank you for the inspiration.”
Gene, Windsor, Canada

“You bring out the personality of a person.”

Simon, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, UK

“You manage to capture the emotion in such an amazing way.”

Radoslav, Sofia, Bulgaria

“Absolutely fabulous work.”

Jeff, Chicago, Illinois, USA

“I take my hat off to your use of light! A wonderful thing to behold.”
Stale, Oslo, Norway

“These photos each make me want to know a little more about the person in the photograph.

Each photo is technically sound as we would expect, but more importantly, capture enough of the ‘person’ to make the observer want to look longer and harder at the photograph.”
Danny, Denver, Colorado, USA

“You must see one of Steadman’s creations in person to truly appreciate it.

To simply refer to it as photography is short-minded.

It is truly a work of art that draws your eye continuously. Your heart follows thereafter.”

Bill, Birmingham, Alabama, USA


Testimonials & Comments from a Wide Range of Very Satisfied People

These are just a few of the many Testimonials about Steadman Uhlich’s help to others through advice and consulting and objective comments about his photography and art. There were countless more not shown here.

Art Gallery Visitors

There are 140 Verbatim Testimonial Quotes you can read from Art Gallery Visitors who saw Steadman’s Art and Photography in an Art Gallery. These quotes are from people who saw his work up close while it was hanging in an art gallery at full size, often at “Life Size.” While you are able to view hundreds of photographs on this website or in Steadman’s online portfolios, you are only able to see these are low resolution and small sized images. The real photos Steadman makes are generally much larger than what you are seeing online. In some cases these photos are up to 5 feet tall! Others have been 10 feet wide! Even his portraits are generally life-size and so most are seen larger than you can see on your laptop or computer. In addition, the high resolution prints are amazing for the amount of details seen, the sharpness of details, the textures, and some even have amazing optical illusions that astounded art gallery visitors. So, if you will read some of these Art Gallery Visitor comments, you should get an idea of how someone may respond if you display a portrait or fine art photograph that Steadman has made for you, whether it is in your home or office. It is highly recommended that you read over these comments, because these people have actually seen his work at the sizes he recommends and displayed as he suggests.

Global Visitors and Global Viewers of Steadman’s Art and Photography

There are also verbatim comments and impressions from Global Visitors to his Studio website or others who have seen his work via the internet and who left their impressions of his work. There you can see literally hundreds of comments from viewers who were impressed, moved, and “stunned” from over 50 countries around the world. To read those comments, go to Steadman’s Old Studio Site and look at the comments beside the photos on each of the first 50 pages of that site. Those portraits have been called The Global 50 Favorites, but they were made and called that prior to Steadman’s trip across America.

Global General Impressions of Steadman’s Portrait Work

The following link is to a page which shows just some (31) of the many comments (hundreds) that Steadman’s portrait photography has received from viewers around the world. Many of these verbatim comments are from experienced photographers, many of which are professional photographers themselves. These comments are just the “general impression” type and are only about Steadman’s portrait photography, which is only one element from his larger body of work as a photographer and artist (painter). Global General Impressions of Steadman’s Portrait Photography

Steadman’s Portrait Clients and Patrons

There are also testimonials from Steadman’s Studio Clients who have actually hired him to produce artwork or portraits for them. To read those comments, simply click Testimonials About Steadman Uhlich: Client Comments.

Art Patrons and Hosts (Hosts in Steadman’s Visiting Artist Program)

You can also read full length Verbatim Testimonial Letters from Patrons and Hosts who hosted Steadman while he is traveling in 2011, 2012, and 2013 as part of his unique Visiting Artist Program. Those letters also give insight into not Steadman’s ability to create beautiful portraits or art for clients. They also give you verbatim comments on his character and trustworthiness. In many cases, Steadman was a guest of these hosts for several weeks (up to 4 months) and so the clients or hosts got to spend many hours with him. They saw him in many hours of social interactions, working with members of their own family, working with others in public, and as a professional artist focused on his subjects. They also got to know him from many hours spent together eating meals, traveling, visiting, and sharing stories.

Steadman’s Former Partners and CEO Level Contacts (Management Consulting Career)

Prior to beginning his career as a professional artist and fine art photographer, Steadman was for years a very successful and truly unique high-level management consultant working for two of the largest Big Six global consulting firms. His contact level was the Chairman, CEO, and other “C Level” contacts of some of the largest global corporations. He worked as a unique “Partner in Charge” of an innovative program for the largest firm. The following link will take you to a page where you can see 60 Verbatim Testimonial Comments from many of his partners (whom he helped) and some of his CEO contacts. 60 Testimonial Quotes by Former Partners and CEOs Regarding Results, Professionalism, Creativity, Consulting Skills, and Experience

Photographers Steadman has Mentored

There are additional testimonial letters from photographers around the world that Steadman has mentored. To view a few of these, visit Steadman’s PhotoMentors site that is focused on teaching and educating people about fine photography. There is a Testimonials category there with many verbatim testimonial quotes about Steadman and several verbatim letters from photographers he has mentored or helped. Steadman has had remarkable success in helping photographers (both new and experienced) learn how to see their photos in a new way and how to improve their own work to reach their own goals. He gives very practical advice in the form of his Simple Suggestions that any photographer can follow. And his style of communicating with and advising people on both abstract and technical topics has won praise from the people he mentors.

200+ Photographers Steadman Helped

There are 200+ Verbatim Testimonial Comments from Photographers Steadman Helped. These verbatim comments were unsolicited and publicly published by the writers on a highly regarded internet photography forum where Steadman helped photographers from around the world (amateur and professionals) improve their photography. Many of these comments were in an unusual, unsolicited, “Tribute to Steadman” (prompted by someone else) that thanked him for his service and helpfulness to the global online photography community.

44 Photographers Who Bought from Steadman

There are even testimonials from other photographers who have bought from Steadman in the past: Testimonials from 44 Photographers who bought from Steadman. There are Verbatim Testimonials from 44 photographers who have bought many thousands of dollars of photography equipment from him, online. If you have any doubts about buying anything from Steadman, you should read what they say about the accuracy of his descriptions of what he sold them and their high satisfaction with the entire transaction process.


Links to Various Verbatim Testimonial Quotes

Testimonial Quotes by 200+ Photographers Around the World Regarding Steadman’s Helpfulness, Service, and Creative and Critical Eye

140 Quotes by Art Gallery Visitors Seeing Steadman’s Work Lifesize and in an Art Gallery

Quotes by Global Visitors Regarding Just ONE Portrait Project for Just ONE Person: The Pianist

Quotes by Global Visitors Regarding Steadman’s Portraits of Elders

Quotes by Global Visitors Regarding Three of Steadman’s Equestrians Portraits

Testimonial Quotes by Photographers Steadman has Mentored

60 Testimonial Quotes by Former Partners and CEOs Regarding Results, Professionalism, Creativity, Consulting Skills, and Experience

Testimonial Quotes About Steadman Uhlich: 44 Photographers who Bought from Steadman

Testimonial Letters from Patrons and Hosts who Participated in Steadman’s Visiting Artist Program



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