Queen of my deserted soul

© Mata Patan

Queen of my deserted soul

Dan Holm level-classic 6/8/2005 12:08:22 AM

Whoa! Gorgeous SP, Mata!! That color and the lighting is magnificent! #259999

S J 6/8/2005 12:14:35 AM

Beautiful self portrait, Mata!! You look great with the added dreamy effects!!! Wow! Dado has done a great job!! #1443875

Sachin M. Jadhav 6/8/2005 12:15:10 AM

wow.... great composition,color,lighting and image softness #1443878

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 6/8/2005 12:18:20 AM

Quegli occhi mi hanno perforato lo schermo! LOLO #1443884

Cathy Stancil 6/8/2005 12:20:31 AM

This is gorgeous ! You are gorgeous Mata !! Beautiful colors, framing and lighting...and model ! #1443887

Stanley J. Contrades 6/8/2005 12:23:36 AM

Fabulous collaboration on this SP, Mata, with excellent lighting and colors, as well as the model's natural beauty!! Well done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1443897

Donna Roberts 6/8/2005 12:28:29 AM

Mata......please, please consider using this as your mini-macro.
How much do you think Dado would charge to make me look this good - nah, forget it....I could NEVER look that good.
A beautiful image Mata - you really are gorgeous!!
:-) dddu #1443905

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 6/8/2005 12:28:49 AM

Mesdames and Messieurs let me introduce you to a tipical Sicilian Beauty!
Isn't she LOVELY! Mata, no beauty farm can emprove that! it 's all natural. #1443907

Jessica McCollam 6/8/2005 12:30:30 AM

Fabulous self portrait, Mata! I love the soft glow and the lighting too! VERY BEAUTIFUL!!!!!:) #1443912

Jordi Delgado 6/8/2005 12:42:27 AM

Gorgeous shot and work, Mata/Dado!!!... And what a gorgeous model!!!! I think you should work togheter more often to make images like this one!!!

:-)) #1443935

Mary K. Robison 6/8/2005 12:42:34 AM

You and Dado make an excellent team, Mata! Beauty AND talent ~ unbeatable combination!! And those colors are gorgeous!
P.S. Ditto what Donna says!
(2nd P.S. Tell your brother-in-law hello! LOL!!) #1443936

Colleen Braun 6/8/2005 1:41:13 AM

wonderful self portrait... #1444008

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 6/8/2005 2:16:16 AM

Mata this is wonderful.

First off you are a beautiful lady and Danilo did a super job on this image.

Love the blue wrap around your face and this is one stunning portrait.



Judy S. Fung 6/8/2005 2:27:21 AM

Beautiful SP, Mata!!! Excellent team work! #1444037

Paul Michko 6/8/2005 2:47:39 AM

WOW!!! What a beautiful model, how can you go wrong. :) Terrific capture and work on this. Very beautiful, Mata. #1444079

Donald K. Cherry level-classic 6/8/2005 3:03:37 AM

Wonderful SP of a very beautiful young lady! Very well done, Mata!! #1444126

Tammy Scott 6/8/2005 3:27:14 AM

What an absolutley beautiful self portrait, Mata! You make a lovely model!!! #1444182

Stephanie Lyons 6/8/2005 3:46:13 AM

Wow! A winning combination if I ever did see one! This is awesome Mata - I love it! Dado - can you make me look this good?!? #1444265

Roxanne M. Bubar 6/8/2005 4:13:19 AM

WOW!!!! What beautiful colors and such a lovely self portrait. You are beautiful #1444396

Paul E. Earl 6/8/2005 4:22:36 AM

Beautiful photo. You are a very lovely lady Mata!!!
In Answer to your comment on my photo...
In Australia we are only half way through our school year. It is winter here now. Our school year goes from January to December. #1444446

Cathy Gregor 6/8/2005 4:35:33 AM

How lovely, Mata!!
You make a gorgeous model! #1444522

Agnes Fegan level-classic 6/8/2005 5:05:57 AM

You make a beautiful model Mata!!! #1444639

KHAWLA Haddad 6/8/2005 5:30:54 AM

WOWWWWWWWWWWW Mata you are gorgeous!!!!
have to agree you make super model love this SP Dado did such great job on this love the lighting and dream effect ! #1444780

Joy Rector 6/8/2005 5:36:50 AM

Gorgeous. #1444819

Steve Mescha 6/8/2005 6:35:42 AM

I don't think you have to be told how fantastic this is! Outstanding example of one picture being worth more than a thousand words!!!!! #1445058

Stacey M 6/8/2005 6:47:41 AM

Mata you are gorgeous!!!! This is the best SP I have ever seen....think we will be seeing this one again!!! You go girl (and Dado!!!) :-D #1445132

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/8/2005 6:50:26 AM

Lovely portrait, Mata, very well done. #1445154

Michelle Lea Guinn 6/8/2005 7:04:05 AM

You are soooo Beautiful!!! Love your Self Portrait!!! mlg #1445235

Jane Summa 6/8/2005 7:08:01 AM

Hi Mata! I'm speechless! Such beauty, extraordinary colors & fine details have me in awe right now! Awesome self portrait..I'm sure what touchups Dado helped you with were minor (but good)because, overall, we all know what a super photographer you are! Excellent image is every way! #1445257

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 6/8/2005 7:14:52 AM

WOW!!! WOW!!!! WOW!!! You are fantastically GORGEOUS! Wonderful SP!! I bet you couldn't take a bad pic. This is very elegantly done Mata.. I am speechless.. #1445289

Olivia Navarro 6/8/2005 7:32:48 AM

I'll repeat the one word that everyone else has used that describes this portrait so well--WOW!!!!!!!!!!

Everything about this portrait screams professional--from your pose and composition to the effects. This will be back again FOR SURE!!!! #1445387

Karen E. Michaels level-classic 6/8/2005 7:35:32 AM

Oh My God..... this is a second glancer portrait. *bowing* not worthy ;-). Way to go Mata! Peace, karen #1445406

Karen Engelbreth level-classic 6/8/2005 7:40:45 AM

WOW - what a beautiful self portrait, Mata - love it! #1445434

Francesco PatanŔ level-classic 6/8/2005 7:54:08 AM

MERAVIGLIOSA, questa Ŕ da grand prize. Se cosý non sarÓ Ŕ meglio che si vada a pascolare per altri siti.
Sono orgoglioso di averti trasmesso poche cose ma buone, tra queste la lealtÓ e la sinceritÓ. #1445484

Dominique Declerck level-classic 6/8/2005 8:01:45 AM

C'est toi, ša!?Mata? ...waouuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu!!!!!!!!!!! #1445513

Laurence Saliba level-classic 6/8/2005 8:23:31 AM

This must be not only your favourite Mata but everyone's!! Very nice work both you and Dado!!! #1445627

Mata Patan level-classic 6/8/2005 8:45:06 AM

People, I never felt so excited like today just for a photo!!!!
I really thanks everyone of you who spent nice words on this image and I have no words to thanks Dado for giving me this chance and for showing his great sense of friendship!!!!!
Thank you, Merci, Grazie, Danke!!!!!!!! #1445711

Jill Flynn level-classic 6/8/2005 8:55:14 AM

Mata - you've outdone yourself. This is ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL, YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL! This is an outstanding self portrait! I know we'll be seeing this one again! One of my favorites of yours!! WOWOWOWOWOW!!!!!! #1445747

Sandy Landon 6/8/2005 9:48:11 AM

WOW!!! ABSOLUTELY BEAUTIFUL! What more can be said. Great work! #1445960

Kathleen R. Struckle 6/8/2005 9:54:33 AM

Mata you are beautiful! Love the lighting on your face! #1445975

Laura E. OConnor 6/8/2005 9:54:46 AM

Mata, I have a feeling that whatever Dado did, only enhanced your genuine beauty. Also - it's not fair to be a great photographer AND a gorgeous model! Save some talent for the rest of us!! LOL!! Stunning work! #1445976

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 6/8/2005 10:31:50 AM

Terrific portrait Mata!!!
You are not just a great photographer but you also could be a model, you are very beautiful I am sure that Dado did not have too much work!!! :0) #1446035

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 6/8/2005 11:37:44 AM

VERY PRETTY and well done!!!! Shelly #1446254

Ermanno Radice 6/8/2005 11:46:37 AM

Fantastico ritratto, ha tutti gli ingredienti per vincere, dal viso e l'espressione, I colori, la luce, la composizione e la mano esperta di Danilo.
BELLISSIMA FOTO, MATA!!!!!!!! #1446304

Terrill Province 6/8/2005 1:04:54 PM

Wonderful shot of a talented photographer! I have enjoyed your gallery so much ~ count me as a big fan. #1446584

Goshka G. 6/8/2005 2:40:11 PM

Have you considered modelling for yourself, Mata?;-) This is a gorgeous SP, if I ever saw one!! #1446988

Bobbie Davis 6/8/2005 3:02:48 PM

Yup, the only word I can think of is --- WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is absolutley gorgeous!!! You are a beautiful model!!! #1447106

Marsha S. Smith 6/8/2005 3:07:50 PM

Gorgeous!!!! Dado's effects are lovely too! You really should use this for your minipic, Mata, it is perfect!!! #1447136

William C. Raco level-classic 6/8/2005 5:07:00 PM

Both the photo and you are beautiful, Mata!
So very nicely done!


Deborah Sandidge 6/8/2005 5:33:27 PM

So beautiful, Mata! #1447641

Stephen Zacker 6/8/2005 6:23:12 PM

Didn't need much improvement :-)
Really lovely SP. Like the colors and softness #1447793

Debra Booth 6/8/2005 6:53:10 PM

Beautiful self portrait, Mata!! #1447870

Carol Brill 6/8/2005 7:13:47 PM

I love the exotic look of this portrait as well as the romantic lighting and soft effects, Mata, a lovely collaboration (and great gift for your husband framed, perhaps?)! #1447932

Lori S. Aschbrenner 6/8/2005 11:02:45 PM

WOW! Ditto to Carol's comments! This is STUNNING! #1448350

Roger Bernabo 6/9/2005 7:29:50 AM

Wonderful Mata and I like your B/W version also! You have a beautiful persona without Dado's work Mata #1449684

Melissa L. Zavadil 6/9/2005 2:50:32 PM

Very beautiful shot! Wonderful work and excellent touch of Dado's art to add! Great work all around! #1451297

Daniel Diaz 6/9/2005 5:25:02 PM

I believe the beauty also comes from you, beautiful SP, and lovely colors, I too also liked the B&W version!!!! #1451737

Darla Cobus 6/10/2005 5:20:38 AM

One of the best SP I have ever seen, What amazing color and you are truley beautiful! I also love the B/W version! #1453422

Bryan Yates 6/10/2005 7:31:09 PM

Beautiful image! This photo draws you in!! Whats not to like!!! Perfect! #1456550

Amanda Price 6/11/2005 7:38:12 AM

AMAZING SP!! Great teamwork! #1457958

Stan Kwasniowski 6/13/2005 1:09:37 PM

Mata, I missed this, wow, awesome your a "beautiful young lady"

Stan K #1465525

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 6/13/2005 10:46:43 PM

Yes! I prefer the B&W much more! #1467241

Lori Carlson 6/25/2005 11:35:47 AM

This is breathtakingly beautiful Mata!! You and Dado do great work!! :0) And you are always so inspiring! (both of you!) #1519510

Steve Mescha 7/2/2005 4:18:00 PM

I just heard of your fantastic luck with this photo, Mata! Congradulations :-) !!!!! #1547621

Michael F. Azucena 7/3/2005 9:05:08 AM

Belissima! #1549456

Laura E. OConnor 7/22/2005 7:59:26 PM


Judy S. Fung 7/22/2005 9:56:36 PM

Congrats, Mata! #1623628

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/22/2005 11:19:07 PM

A BIG Congrats Mata!!!!!! #1623918

Dominique Declerck 7/23/2005 12:17:38 AM

C'est facile de gagner.. quand on est belle comme ša!! Congratulations, Mata!!! #1624012

Terrill Province 7/23/2005 12:32:50 AM

Ah, but of course... this is one of the most beautiful images ever entered and I'm so excited for you! Brilliant!!! Congratulations!!! #1624066

Sylvia Rossler 7/23/2005 2:59:47 AM

This is a winner picture Mata.Congratulations! #1624458

Daniel Diaz 7/23/2005 4:26:45 AM

Ciao Bella, congrats on your all your finalists!! This one though is my favorite!!! #1624737

Jill M. Flusemann 7/23/2005 6:14:35 AM

Beautiful! Congratulations! #1625138

Ermanno Radice 7/23/2005 6:15:01 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, good luck on the next round, Mata! #1625141

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/23/2005 8:58:21 AM

Congratulations on this very well deserved finalist!! Great shot Mata!! This is so beautiful!! #1626197

S J 7/23/2005 9:09:08 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Mata!! Where's Dado?? #1626267

KHAWLA Haddad 7/23/2005 12:52:15 PM

Congratulations on Gorgeous finalist Mata best of luck in the next round!!!!!!!. #1627442

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/23/2005 1:40:25 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mata, well done! #1627711

Jill Flynn level-classic 7/23/2005 1:42:18 PM

LOVE THIS Mata. Congratulations on your win. Way to go! #1627722

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 7/23/2005 2:07:36 PM

Very beautiful...congratulations Mata!!! #1627820

Lori Carlson level-classic 7/23/2005 3:43:25 PM

Congrats on your beautiful portrait Mata!! :0) #1628268

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 7/23/2005 4:47:40 PM



Congradulations and I am sure we see this again.

Kerby #1628450

Donna Roberts 7/23/2005 6:00:58 PM

I am *so thrilled* to see this beautiful image as a finalist Mata.
I knew it would get through!!!
Excellent news!
Fingers crossed for the next round my friend.
:-) dddu #1628865

Stanley J. Contrades 7/23/2005 6:09:47 PM

Way to go, Mata, on this fabulous SP and CONGRATULATIONS once again!!The best of luck to you in the next judging round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1628901

Jennifer Rennison 7/23/2005 6:14:20 PM

Absolutely gorgeous, Mata! Congratulations on your finalist and best of luck in the next round! #1628918

Kathleen R. Struckle 7/23/2005 6:50:42 PM

Congrats Mata!! #1629094

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 7:25:41 PM

Congratulations again on this beautiful SP and finalist, Mata! #1629292

Luis Louro 7/24/2005 3:17:03 AM

Just beautiful, Mata, good luck!!! #1630215

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 7/24/2005 9:26:19 AM

I just knew this bombshell would make it... Fantastically gorgeous... Congrats on your finalists and best of luck!!! #1631222

Marie Fields level-classic 7/24/2005 1:19:17 PM

Gorgeous image, Mata! Congratulations!!! #1631954

Sandy Landon 7/24/2005 5:00:37 PM

Well we all knew this would be a winner!! So beautiful!! Congrats! #1632711

Luigi Di Serio 7/27/2005 1:53:58 PM

O MAMMA MIA! Chi Ŕ questa donna bella che sto guardando? Nice work! #1645695

Kate Jackson level-classic 7/29/2005 2:22:34 AM

Mamma Mia indeed! Belated congratulations to you and Dado. This is to die for! #1651666

Julia a. Dixon 7/30/2005 8:41:32 PM

i love this pic.. perfect light.. perfect color blue... Your friend did a great job... I bet it so fun to be in this pic.. I always behind the camera.. few pic of me.. until I got in betterphoto.. learn how to do it myself through camera timer.. as u can see pic of myself with my daughter.. it the best pic I ever have in long time.. would love to learn from you.. I love all ur pics in your gallery.. smile
can't decide which one is best.. as I pick this one.. beautiful light and color and your skin look good with everything..

hope to see more new pics...
Julia #1657652

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 7/31/2005 2:24:11 PM

Outstanding self portrait Mata!! And great post work from Dado!!! Very nice!!! #1660075

Anderson D. Co 8/17/2005 1:22:29 AM

This is a perfect work of art Mata. #1726156

Shari Travison 8/19/2005 2:10:58 PM

Beautiful color and dramatic lighting. And you're very attractive. Congrats on your Finalist! #1736693

Kathryn (Love) Scheet 8/20/2005 2:00:31 PM

congrats on this great finalist Mata! #1739925

Tammy Scott 8/20/2005 3:09:37 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! I am thrilled to see this one made it to finalist! #1740790

Terrill Province 8/20/2005 3:31:33 PM

Ahh, but of course! Congratulations ~ #1741088

Sandy Landon 8/20/2005 4:12:49 PM

Congrats on this beautiful image!!! #1741610

Linda D. Lester level-classic 8/20/2005 4:22:00 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #1741700

Michelle R. Kovach 8/20/2005 4:27:06 PM

Congratulations Mata! #1741747

Jenny Bosmans 8/20/2005 4:33:04 PM

Congratulations again on your finalist, Mata! #1741794

Lori Carlson 8/20/2005 4:58:39 PM

Still awesome! Congratulations! :0) #1742031

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 8/20/2005 5:50:32 PM

I'm confused... Wasn't this a finalist last month as well?? Anyway.. It was gorgeous then and still is!!! Congratulations!!! #1742502

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic 8/20/2005 6:40:07 PM

Congratulations on your lovely finalist Mata.

Best of luck in the next round.

Kerby #1742858

Melissa L. Zavadil 8/20/2005 8:26:05 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! I am absolutely sure that we will see this in the next round! It has dado luck all over it!! :o) #1743500

Cesar J. La Rosa 8/20/2005 11:12:53 PM

Congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL Finalist, Mata!!! #1743881

Kate Jackson level-classic 8/21/2005 5:05:17 AM

Congratulations to you and Dado Mata ~ this is stunning each time you see it! #1744626

S J 8/21/2005 7:52:36 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Mata!! #1745631

Patty Razonable 8/21/2005 9:02:05 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful portrait, Mata!! #1746047

Jill Flynn level-classic 8/21/2005 9:03:22 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Mata. This is GORGEOUS! #1746056

Kirsi Bertolini 8/21/2005 10:57:17 AM

Such a georgeous frame with blue! You MUST feel pretty good about this one! It makes a perfect signaturepiece too! #1746603

Anne D. Eigen 8/21/2005 1:16:57 PM

So beautiful, Mata! Congratulations and best wishes!!! #1747095

Jeff Robinson level-classic 8/21/2005 6:01:04 PM

Congrats Mata on your finalist this month! Jeff #1748045

Jill M. Flusemann level-classic 8/21/2005 7:46:16 PM

This is so breathtaking, Mata! You can do a portrait of me anyday if they all turn out like this :) Congratulations on a definite winner! #1748469

Leanne M.E. Boyd level-classic 8/22/2005 6:58:55 AM

Excellent and gorgeous shot Mata! Congratulations on your finalist, a winner in my eyes! #1750377

Stan Kwasniowski level-classic 8/22/2005 8:26:27 AM

Mata, congratulations on a wonderful image of a beautiful woman #1750730

Judy S. Fung level-classic 8/22/2005 3:39:07 PM

Congrats, Mata! #1752718

bob cornelison level-classic 8/22/2005 9:14:23 PM

Excellent shot and vivid colors! Congrats!
~:O) #1753707

S J level-classic 8/22/2005 11:04:09 PM

Woo Hoo!!! Double WIN!!! Congratulations again, Mata!!! Wow!!! #1754033

Carol Brill 8/22/2005 11:06:28 PM

Congratulations again for win #2 this month, Mata, great job!! #1754047

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/23/2005 12:03:52 AM

Congratulations Mata! #1754149

Jordi Delgado 8/23/2005 12:09:23 AM

Congrats again, Mata!!! WooHoo!!!



Dan Holm level-classic 8/23/2005 12:37:08 AM

Yea, Mata!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this gorgeous WINNER!!!!!! #1754253

Paul E. Earl 8/23/2005 12:43:09 AM

Fantastic win!! So well deserved!! #1754268

Ermanno Radice 8/23/2005 1:34:47 AM

E vai col raddoppio!
Ancora congratulazioni,bravissima, Mata!! #1754326

Jenny Bosmans 8/23/2005 1:53:20 AM

Congratulations again on your beautiful win, Mata!!! #1754360

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 8/23/2005 2:15:49 AM

Congratulations again on this wonderful and deserved win Mata!!! #1754418

Cliff & Patti Smith 8/23/2005 3:00:40 AM

Wow....Congratulations Mata! This is beautiful and well deserved! #1754493

Tom Andersen 8/23/2005 3:13:36 AM

Congratulations on this absolutely gorgeous winner, Mata! #1754534

Tammy Scott 8/23/2005 3:35:32 AM

Congratulations, Mata!!! YEAH!!! #1754671

Daniel Diaz 8/23/2005 3:55:20 AM

Congrats on your double win Mata!! You go girl!!!!! #1754818

Stephanie Lyons 8/23/2005 3:56:17 AM

Excellent! Congratulations Mata! #1754826

Kathleen K. Parker level-classic 8/23/2005 3:57:45 AM

Congratulations, Mata, on both your fabulous wins!!!
kk #1754841

Shiva level-classic 8/23/2005 4:03:41 AM

Congrats Mata.. it was an excellent portrait. #1754893

Michelle R. Kovach 8/23/2005 4:16:36 AM

Congratulations Mata! Very well deserved Win! #1754955

Cathy Gregor 8/23/2005 4:28:03 AM

I'm so glad this won!!
Congratulations on your win, Mata!! #1755023

Walter Graziano 8/23/2005 4:34:47 AM

A second Congratulations Mata, you are doing some job!!!! Excellent work! #1755075

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 8/23/2005 4:57:21 AM

Congratulations on your win Mata. #1755235

Steve Mescha 8/23/2005 5:54:22 AM

Way to go, Mata!!!! I love your determination :-) #1755513

Olivia Navarro 8/23/2005 5:55:11 AM

TWO WINNERS?!?!?!?!?! Mata, you're a star!!!! :-) Big congratulations, my friend!!!! #1755518

Marie Fields level-classic 8/23/2005 6:12:34 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Mata!!! #1755647

Rakesh Syal level-classic 8/23/2005 6:32:24 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!! On this super win, Mata! #1755789

Jim Kinnunen level-classic 8/23/2005 6:35:07 AM

Congratulations on this win, Mata!!! #1755807

Laurence Saliba level-classic 8/23/2005 7:15:43 AM


Kay Beausoleil level-classic 8/23/2005 7:17:56 AM

Congratulations on your win for this romantic image, Mata! #1756040

Kara L. Hendricks level-classic 8/23/2005 7:26:31 AM

COngratulations Mata on your win!!! WTG!!! Looks like re-entering paid off!!! #1756084

Jennifer Rennison 8/23/2005 7:38:42 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Mata!! #1756158

Sylvia Rossler 8/23/2005 9:32:43 AM

Ha! Je le savais ! Toutes mes fÚlicitations Mata :) #1756510

Noel Baebler 8/23/2005 9:40:19 AM

Beautiful portrait! Beautiful honor! Congratulations!!! #1756544

Jill Flynn level-classic 8/23/2005 9:55:22 AM


Kate Jackson level-classic 8/23/2005 11:08:08 AM

So glad to see this got where it deserved Mata! #1756861

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/23/2005 11:14:41 AM

Congratulations Mata, well deserved! #1756892

Danilo Piccioni level-classic 8/23/2005 11:47:51 AM

Big congrats on this and the other wins for you... I feel like I won a little too with this one!!! LOL

It was a pleasure to help !
dado #1757020

Judy S. Fung 8/23/2005 12:00:36 PM

Congrats on your win, Mata! #1757049

Mary Timman 8/23/2005 12:56:19 PM

Outstanding! Contratulations Mata! #1757225

Marsha S. Smith 8/23/2005 2:09:18 PM

Congratulations, Mata! It is just lovely! #1757464

Stephen Zacker 8/23/2005 2:20:21 PM

Congratulations #1757536

Deborah Sandidge 8/23/2005 2:24:43 PM

The lovely Mata, congratulations!! #1757568

Jill M. Flusemann 8/23/2005 3:36:47 PM

This is so incredibly beautiful!!! You should be very proud of this! Congratulations! #1757891

Barbara Helgason 8/23/2005 3:40:03 PM

Just beautiful, congratulations!!! #1757906

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/23/2005 3:50:42 PM

congrats on this awesome winning image! #1757953

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 8/23/2005 5:39:53 PM

SOoooooooo Awesome Mata!!!!!!!!!
Big congrats on your win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1758256

Stanley J. Contrades 8/23/2005 8:50:20 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this absolutely beautiful win, Mata!! Outstanding!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1758766

Sachin M. Jadhav 8/23/2005 10:16:02 PM

Congratulations on this winning image MATA! #1758868

Terrill Province 8/23/2005 10:23:41 PM

I wish that you and the Italian Eye could work your magic on me! Can't get this image out of my mind, it's so wonderful. #1758870

bob cornelison 8/23/2005 11:28:38 PM

I had a feeling this would win! Congrats!
~:O) #1758922

Colette M. Metcalf 8/24/2005 2:52:56 AM

A BIG congrats to you Mata!!! #1759171

Andrea W. Hedgepeth 8/24/2005 5:11:24 AM

Congratulaltions, Mata! #1759895

William C. Raco level-classic 8/24/2005 6:05:12 PM

Wow, it's a long way here to comment ;)
Congratulations, Mata!
Wonderful work.

bill #1763069

Susana Ms Heide level-classic 8/24/2005 11:57:15 PM

Let me add a hearty congrats to the long list! WTG! #1763578

KHAWLA Haddad 8/25/2005 7:46:57 PM

Congratulaltions, Mata! #1767572

Terry L. Ellis level-classic 8/29/2005 10:38:22 AM

Beautiful gal, beautiful image and beautiful congratulations, Mata! Wonderful!!!! #1780749

Jane Summa 9/19/2005 11:01:32 AM

I'm smiling big! :-) Congratulations :-)!!!!!!!! #1855659

Dr Silly 9/30/2005 9:20:59 AM

WOW BEAUTIFUL, Mata this is the first time seeing your gallery and you have some beautiful work.

Congratulation on your win.

:o) #1902797

Jill Odice level-classic 10/12/2005 12:50:44 AM

I don't think I have seen this many comments on one photo since I joined here :-) You are great behind the camera, but should get in front more ! This is a great collaboration :-) #1942950

Martin J. Preslar 12/2/2005 7:11:05 AM

Exceptional Image! Perfectly composed! And Dado's magic wouldn't have been so successful if the raw materials weren't already magical! :) #2145188

RC Fritz 3/11/2006 6:10:59 AM

Great image and exceptional vivid colors.
Congratulations!!! #2520849

William88 10/10/2006 5:40:25 PM

>>She is surely a wonderful model!

>>Don't say you are a great
>>photographer!! LOL!

>>10/10/2006 4:12:51 AM

You too, Mata, I mean, are a wonderful model. I wish I could shoot you, I mean, using a camera. LOL!!
Anyway, nice to meet you Mata. Thank you for giving me LOL comment.

William88 7/11/2007 6:45:27 PM

You have an impressive gallery, Mata! Wonderful Work! #4498403

Angela Azzinnaro 9/29/2007 2:34:54 PM

GORGEOUS SP Mata!!! You are a STUNNING BEAUTY my friend!!! #4861930

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Self portrait emproved by my dear super friend Dado - The Italian Eye!!!
....he is better than a beauty farm, lol!!!

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