Renzo Ballabio 7/19/2002 1:41:16 PM

Very nice job Donna. Colors and expression combine well. A happy shot indeed. #6708

Patricia Marroquin 7/19/2002 1:49:05 PM

Wonderful, bright and colorful. The reflection of the man on the right also adds to the shot. This photo just brightened my day! :-) And now I'm in the mood for some pasta! #9841

Donna R. Moratelli 7/20/2002 7:17:22 AM

Thank you Renzo and Patricia for the comments. Patricia, now I know why I decided to have spaghetti last night 'AGAIN'! #9849

Carolyn M. Fletcher 7/20/2002 9:27:12 AM

Is he adorable or what? Very cute. #9853

Donna R. Moratelli 7/20/2002 8:40:59 PM

Hi Carolyn, Yes, this guy was so cute and smiley. I ended up with some real wacky pictures of him. He was very energetic and loved to have his photo taken. #9865

Dolores Neilson 7/21/2002 11:15:51 PM

Hi Donna!! Is this the one I said I loved in your gallery?? Well, I still do!! Very bright smile and cheery image!! Golly, let's go have lunch! #9902

Donna R. Moratelli 7/22/2002 4:18:47 PM

Hi Delores, Yes, this is the picture and thanks again for the nice comments again!. He does make a good lasagna too, but not as good as mine... The secret is in the tomatoe sauce and mine is the best on earth!! You'll have to come here and I will make some for us with the meatballs, salad and italian bread.. Can you tell that I am hungry?? #9951

Dolores Neilson 7/22/2002 4:29:36 PM

OK Donna..Mmmmmm....that's enough torture for now!! If you are as perfectionistic with your cooking as with your photography...I know I'm in for a treat!! Thanks for the invite! #9953

Piper Lehman 8/6/2002 8:52:00 PM

Congrats, Donna. I've always loved this shot. The red and white are great together. Very "Italian!" #10707

Dolores Neilson 8/6/2002 9:49:34 PM

Congrats Girlfriend!! First prize again!! Wooo Hoooo!! Way to go!! #10754

Guy D. Biechele 8/7/2002 12:42:12 AM

Great capture, Donna. This is a real eye catcher! Congrats on your First Prize win. +Guy #10804

Gerda Grice 8/7/2002 1:05:35 AM

A wonderful, warm, happy-making picture, Donna. A big congratulations on your First Place win! #10812

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 6:10:25 AM

Thanks Piper!!Congrats to you too!! #10829

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 6:13:46 AM

Thank you Delores!!Now when is our dinner?? I made the sauce again yesterday and it turned out great!! #10830

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 6:16:39 AM

Thank you Guy!It's great to hear from you too!! #10831

Carolyn M. Fletcher 8/7/2002 6:53:13 AM

First place!! Congrats..it's a great one. #10847

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 7:57:41 AM

Thanks Carolyn, I had a feeling about this one and that's why I decided to enter it in to the contest this time!! #10866

bob garas 8/7/2002 8:50:19 AM

way to go. great capture. congratulations #10875

Jeff Galbraith 8/7/2002 3:43:25 PM

Congratulations Donna,
Talk about capturing the moment--perfect composition and great colour too. #10917

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 7:01:55 PM

Thank you Bob and a big congratulations to you again too!!! #10935

Donna R. Moratelli 8/7/2002 7:05:16 PM

Thanks JEFF, This guy made it easy for me. He was a natural. #10936

Robert Brent 8/8/2002 9:12:07 AM

Way to go Donna !
You deserve it !
All the best :) #10991

Hayley Brooks Thistlethwaite 8/15/2002 3:32:22 AM

Nice shot... It definitely tells a story ! I feel like it was a scene from a commericial... #11542

Donna R. Moratelli 8/15/2002 6:18:04 AM

Thanks Robert,I always appreciate your comments!!and Haley ,Thank you for the comment too! #11548

Johnathan R. Peal 8/18/2002 10:02:14 AM


Just wanted to say that I liked this photo from the 1st time I saw it. I was really surprised that it didn't win before.



Charlie F. Kohn

dear donna,
i am late for this but I believe it's one of the liveliest and natural pictures I have seen in a long time! my congratulations for the first! you really deserved it. I am happy to be back after a long time with lots of changes.

charlie.f.kohn@sixpence-pictures.com //madrid, spain #32849

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