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Murry Grigsby 12/15/2003 5:15:06 AM

Looks like too much Christmas shopping :0) Nice shot, Donna! #80441

Kathleen Clemons 12/15/2003 5:15:39 AM

Great shot, Donna. Love the expression on his face. #295389

Donna R. Moratelli 12/15/2003 5:19:26 AM

FMurry, How'd you know? He was Christmas shopping and the mall was packed. Maybe I'll change the name of the image. Thanks..

Hi Kathleen, Thanks! #295395

Heather L. Jacks 12/15/2003 5:31:14 AM

This is soooo cute. Great shot. #295410

Colette M. Metcalf 12/15/2003 5:59:04 AM

Great image, Donna!! #295455

Paul Coco 12/15/2003 5:59:24 AM

Excedrin headache #53. Love it, a terrific capture, Donna. #295456

Stephen Zacker 12/15/2003 6:00:14 AM

Been there.. done that! Cute Image!
:-) #295458

Jeff Robinson 12/15/2003 6:01:09 AM

Outstanding! We can all relate to this image after too much time at the mall! Jeff #295460

Colleen Braun 12/15/2003 6:06:38 AM

my thoughts exactly... #295477

Carolyn M. Fletcher 12/15/2003 6:56:03 AM

Hahahaha!! Girl, I hope you got a model release, because this guy is gonna hate you when he sees this!! It's GREAT!!!!! #295585

Ann Texter 12/15/2003 7:04:19 AM

Great image! He looks like he's been put through the Christmas time ringer!
Very funny! #295600

Donna R. Moratelli 12/15/2003 7:13:48 AM

Hi THanks everyone for the comments on this one. I really appreciate it and this guy will see the comments too!

Carolyn, Of course I have a model release!! It's in my filing cabinet SIGNED. I'm thinking of using this picture as a stock image.. What do you think?? #295622

Mette Vendelboe Allison 12/15/2003 7:41:02 AM

Lots of story and expression, depth and good lines! Very nice, Donna! #295664

Donna R. Moratelli 12/15/2003 9:09:19 AM

Thanks for the comment, Mette J. I really appreciate it!!! #295743

Jean Papo 1/11/2004 6:56:36 PM

Great expression and shot, Donna! Well done! #327790

Adam Bolt 1/15/2004 2:54:05 AM

I saw this on your web site the other day Donna when you sent me an email. I loved the series of images that you took and I am so glad to see this as a finalist!
Cheers Adam #331628

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/15/2004 5:05:54 AM

Congrats, Donna, you're on a roll!!! #331867

Sharon E. Lowe 1/15/2004 6:14:29 AM

Congrats again Donna - glad to see your Christmas buddy made it to the finals!! #332207

Ann Texter 1/15/2004 6:16:10 AM

Congratulations on the finals! #332217

Donna R. Moratelli 1/15/2004 6:17:46 AM

THANKS SHARON! He'll be thrilled about it.
Adam, Thank you, I'll stop by again to take a peek at your wonderful line of images.

Carolyn and Jean, Thank you very much!!


Lori Ditlefsen 1/15/2004 7:59:12 AM

Congrats Donna! #332616

Ronald Balthazor 1/15/2004 8:31:31 AM

Congratulations, Donna. Well told story. #332778

Robert Brown 1/15/2004 8:45:23 AM

Donna, I'm glad to see this one was chosen! Congrats. #332841

Kathleen Clemons 1/15/2004 9:11:43 AM

Once again, Congrats to you!! #332945

Murry Grigsby 1/15/2004 10:44:54 AM

Congrats on all your finalists Donna!! #333276

Donna R. Moratelli 1/15/2004 1:55:23 PM

Wow,thanks very much everyone!!!I'm so happy that this image was picked out of the group of his images because, this one was the image that inspired me to shoot a whole series of the holiday shopper. We plan on doing another shoot again. I just havn't thought of a theme yet..If anyone has any ideas, please let me know!I'd appreciate it and so would Richard.. #333824

Donna R. Moratelli 1/15/2004 1:59:08 PM

Wow,thanks very much everyone!!!I'm so happy that this image was picked out of the group of his images because, this one was the image that inspired me to shoot a whole series of the holiday shopper. We plan on doing another shoot again. I just havn't thought of a theme yet..If anyone has any ideas, please let me know!I'd appreciate it and so would Richard.. #333831

Jeff Robinson 1/15/2004 2:47:20 PM

Congrats Donna, I knew this was a great one! Jeff #333882

Colette M. Metcalf 1/15/2004 4:22:04 PM

Congrats, Donna! #334083

Stephen Zacker 1/15/2004 5:09:05 PM

Congrats on your finalist images Donna! #334214

Patrick Campbell 1/15/2004 10:10:21 PM

A big congrats, Donna! You keep him busy, he's a natural! #334676

Stanley J. Contrades 1/15/2004 10:49:20 PM

My, oh my, what an absolutely great face. Congrats, again!, Donna, and the very best of luck. Yep, I'd keep him busy, too, and bet he loves it!!! Bet he'd be great with a child!
Aloha from Kaua'i,
Stan #334721

Sharon E. Lowe 1/16/2004 10:51:45 AM

Congrats on 2nd place Donna! Knew this was a winner! #335779

Kathleen Clemons 1/16/2004 10:57:41 AM

Congrats on your win, Donna! #335810

Carolyn M. Fletcher 1/16/2004 11:17:28 AM

Congrats!! Should have been first place! #335867

Murry Grigsby 1/16/2004 11:19:40 AM

Congrats on your win with this wonderful grumpy holiday shopper!! #335874

Jean Papo 1/16/2004 12:57:24 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win with this great shot, Donna! I love it!!!!!!! Kudos!!! #336091

Stanley J. Contrades 1/16/2004 1:46:59 PM

Now you really have all the reasons to sign him on, Donna :-)! Congratulations and looking forward to more of your work with him!
Aloha from Kaua'i,
Stan #336216

GARY L. ROHRBAUGH 1/16/2004 3:54:32 PM

Congrats Donna! #336388

Donna R. Moratelli 1/16/2004 4:17:15 PM

Thank you veeeeery much,everyone!!!!!!!I know someone besides myself who will be extremly happy to see this. #336423

Kerry Drager 1/16/2004 4:45:40 PM

Hi Donna: Excellent! A huge CONGRATS on your success with this wonderful image!!
Kerry #336455

Donna R. Moratelli 1/16/2004 4:59:01 PM

Hi Kerry;Thank you veeeery much for everything that you have taught me! I learned a lot. You are a terrrrific instructor and photographer!. #336477

Evy Johansen 1/16/2004 8:25:13 PM

Many Congrats on your Second Place win! #336659

Stephen Zacker 1/17/2004 11:41:34 AM

Congrats Donna. This is a Great character image! #337371

Colette M. Metcalf 1/17/2004 1:07:56 PM

Many congrats, Donna!! #337507

Adam Bolt 1/17/2004 3:17:30 PM

It's lucky you didnt put the whole series of shots up!!! Would have won the sweepstakes with them! ;-)
Well deserved win Donna!
Cheers Adam #337733

Marcy 1/18/2004 5:52:13 AM

Congrtulations Donna, you did a great job, a very well deserved win! Ma #338271

Barbara K. Breitsameter 1/19/2004 8:46:53 PM

This is great! Congrats on your win. #340742

Gordon J. Evans 1/24/2004 6:35:14 AM

Great shot Donna!!! I'm sure I came close to looking like that same guy at some point during the holiday crush... LOL #346025

Donna R. Moratelli 1/24/2004 7:09:22 AM

Hi Gordon, I think that a lot of people have a rough time around the holidays. Thanks & take care!

Thank you Barbara, Ma and Adam!!
Adam, he asked me to do another shoot now. I need some ideas first on how to shoot it.
If anyone has any ideas, I'd really appreciate it. #346124

Gary H. Minish 1/25/2004 9:57:36 PM

I had to laugh when I saw this Donna, because I'm very familiar with the feelings that you have so expertly captured here! Very nice Shopping Blues portrait. Congratulations on a very well deserved win :-) #348210

Susana Matos 2/1/2004 1:34:06 AM

Great capture!! Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su #356378

Jeff Galbraith 2/12/2004 11:39:15 AM

Belated congratulations Donna--what a great expression. #373529

Christine Lobsinger 6/4/2011 6:29:22 AM

Hi Donna, so happy to have found you here at BP! I love all your work! You know that pictures tell a thousand words, BUT I have to tell you all your captions (words) are fantastic! Your words are so compliementing!!!! This image you made is EXCELLENT!
I hope you used this one as a stock image!
I would LOVE to work in this FIELD... just gotta learn HOW!
Christine #9443588

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This is a man that just left the mall after a long day of shopping. He fought the traffic on a rainy day,then waited in lines to pay for gifts.

Uploaded on 12/15/2003 5:05:40 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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