You are my sunshine!

© Mata Patan

You are my sunshine!

Janet Williams 6/28/2005 12:21:44 AM

Lovely shot Mata. The expression on her face is a wonderful capture. He, a typically dog just looks on as if to say - what on earth is she doing??!! She looks lovely in her little blue dress. Very well done. #270135

Dan Holm 6/28/2005 12:31:42 AM

Fantastic and VERY cute capture, Mata!! The two shots in this series beg to be framed and hung side by side! Excellent shot! #1529259

Patty Razonable 6/28/2005 12:33:15 AM

An adorable image!! Looks like they both are eye to eye and her red hair!! Excellent capture, Mata!! #1529261

Jordi Delgado 6/28/2005 12:35:01 AM

So cute, Mata!!!

:-)) #1529266

Donna Roberts 6/28/2005 12:54:48 AM

Oooh yes, I agree with Dan - these deserve to be framed.
Mata, she is just so cute and I could actually image her singing this little song.....LOL
She is so adorable. Love this image so much, just as much as the first.
:-) dddu #1529296

Mary K. Robison 6/28/2005 1:09:53 AM

Mata, my brain would explode if I had to choose between this marvelous capture and yesterday's...
but that's gonna be the judges' problem next month!!! LOL!!! #1529312

S J 6/28/2005 1:19:34 AM

I agree with Mary...judges are really gonna have trouble in choosing a favorite among today's and yesterday's shots!!! More please, Mata!!! I really enjoy looking at your little girl!! #1529317

Carolyn J. Connolly 6/28/2005 1:22:02 AM

Oh, Mata - this image is REALLY adorable, too!! Both Marie Christelle, AND Ettore, are interacting SO well!! WONDERFUL capture!! :o) #1529321

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/28/2005 1:28:30 AM

Mata - I love this shot! The look on the little girl's face and her beloved friend are priceless! Excellent shot! #1529331

Paul Michko 6/28/2005 2:37:28 AM

What an absolutely adorable image, Mata. #1529420

Kerby Pfrangle 6/28/2005 2:56:13 AM


What I like best about the two images you posted the last couple days is your daughter love for animals.

It a very special gift that the some kids have and she grow up respecting and loving our four legged friends.

The image is very nice in colors, details and lighting.



Donald K. Cherry 6/28/2005 3:04:05 AM

Another adorable candid image, Mata! They are both too good to pick a best one!! #1529469

Tammy Scott 6/28/2005 3:37:39 AM

Another awesome shot, Mata! Great expression on both of them! #1529583

Stephanie Lyons 6/28/2005 3:42:59 AM

Another very sweet shot Mata ... and the dog appears to be smiling at her! Too cute! #1529618

Agnes Fegan 6/28/2005 3:47:06 AM

I think even the dog is smiling!!! #1529647

Bobbie Davis 6/28/2005 3:58:18 AM sweet is that? Great shot Mata!!! #1529736

Cathy Gregor 6/28/2005 4:25:49 AM

Priceless, Mata!!
Wonderful color and comp. #1529893

Joy Rector 6/28/2005 6:26:58 AM

Beautiful. #1530398

Carla Metzler 6/28/2005 6:36:44 AM

Adorable image, Mata! She is such a beautiful child, too! #1530448

Roger Bernabo 6/28/2005 6:41:43 AM

Another lovely shot of your beautiful daughter #1530472

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/28/2005 7:03:46 AM

They are both great shots, Mata, well done and nicely presented! #1530574

Jenny Bosmans 6/28/2005 7:55:42 AM

Soooo adorable, Mata!!! There's a great 'love story' going on between those two!!! And the way you made them fit in the fram...fantastic! #1530803

Jill Flynn 6/28/2005 8:19:44 AM

Another WONDERFUL shot of Marie Christelle and Ettore - so full of love and emotion Mata. LOVE THIS so much! #1530892

Shelly A. Van Camp 6/28/2005 8:53:41 AM

Very sweet, Mata..I love them both. The look on her face is so cute...Love it! :) #1531035

Laurence Saliba 6/28/2005 9:22:26 AM

Have to agree!! Both sweet captures! #1531161

Opal Cross 6/28/2005 10:44:24 AM

What a priceless capture. These kind of dogs usually have so much patience especially with little ones. #1531384

Opal Cross 6/28/2005 10:46:57 AM

I forgot to congradulations on all your winners and finalist which are winners also. #1531388

Ermanno Radice 6/28/2005 12:09:06 PM

Bellissima anche questa, Mata! #1531644

Cathy Stancil 6/28/2005 1:09:54 PM

Adorable, Mata !! She is so cute....Great shot again ! #1531925

Jane Summa 6/28/2005 1:50:35 PM

Boy oh are sure making it tough for the judges, Mata!! LOL
I can't even choose which I like better..this one or the one from yesterday..They both show fantastic expression! I loved my Belgium shepard when I was growing up..she so reminds me of me the things that you capture. Perfect shot in every way, Mata!! #1532077

Goshka G. 6/28/2005 2:34:01 PM

This is really precious, Mata!! I'd have a problem too if I had to choose between the two images! #1532183

Claudette Foote 6/28/2005 6:49:56 PM

Adorable, Mata !! She is so cute.... THE COLORS THE EXPRESSION ... #1533041

Connie J. Turner 6/28/2005 7:02:51 PM

Way too cute. I love her expression! #1533077

Deborah Sandidge 6/28/2005 7:50:37 PM

Another cute capture of the two, priceless, Mata! #1533209

Jim Kinnunen 6/28/2005 8:22:14 PM

Very special image, Mata!!! #1533325

Sergio La Spina 6/28/2005 11:37:55 PM

Dopo tutti I mille commenti che anno le tue foto il mio puo essere solo un ago anche perche le vedo quasi in anteprima ma nella solitudine voglio dirtelo che è molto bella ben fatta e lei è una meraviglia e conoscendola ancora di piu perche a differenza di tanti ho il piacere di godore dei suoi sorrisi sinceri e donati con tutta l'innocenza che possiedono solo I bambini.
Bellissima immagine!!!!!e bel giardino ma chi lo cura???? #1533735

Dominique Declerck 6/29/2005 12:30:34 AM

Scène adorable, Mata!! jolie capture!! #1533758

Colette M. Metcalf 6/29/2005 3:18:13 AM

Adorable capture, Mata!!! #1533925

Danilo Piccioni 6/29/2005 5:05:21 AM

Questa vince sicuro! #1534460

Amanda Price 6/29/2005 7:32:18 AM

hahaha! DARLING! This has really brought a smile to my face this morning! #1535194

Lori Carlson 6/30/2005 10:42:28 AM

definitely another success Mata! Just as priceless as the other! Thank you for sharing! :0) #1539734

Karen Engelbreth 7/2/2005 1:48:22 AM

LOL - fantastic, Mata - wonderful little girl! #1545707

KHAWLA Haddad 7/3/2005 4:14:29 PM

Mata wow love this so much she is such cutie pie love it so much put smile on my face wonderful capture and title for this wonderful image love it !!!!!!1 #1550524

Laura E. OConnor 7/22/2005 7:43:51 PM


Stephanie Lyons 7/22/2005 7:49:59 PM

BIG congrats, Mata! #1622784

Amanda Price 7/22/2005 7:59:21 PM

Congratulations, Mata!! #1622872

Evy Johansen 7/22/2005 8:14:30 PM

Many congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Mata! #1622995

Cathy Barrows 7/22/2005 8:21:53 PM

Congrats on your cute #1623046

Paul E. Earl 7/22/2005 8:37:52 PM

Congratulations. I loved this one the first time I saw it. #1623146

Linda D. Lester 7/22/2005 9:24:09 PM

Congratulations!!!!! #1623436

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/22/2005 9:54:31 PM

Just look at the way that dog is looking at that child!! How very cute!! Congrats on the wonderful finalist!! #1623616

Dominique Declerck 7/22/2005 11:10:19 PM

Congratulations, Mata!!! #1623896

Laurence Saliba 7/22/2005 11:21:04 PM

Another GREAT finalist Mata!!! Congrats!! #1623924

Jill Flynn 7/22/2005 11:28:54 PM

One of my favorites of yours Mata. Way to go and congratulations! #1623935

S J 7/23/2005 12:41:23 AM

Congratulations on this super cute finalist, Mata!! What a sweetie she is!!! #1624088

Sylvia Rossler 7/23/2005 12:48:24 AM

Congratulations Mata!!!
You really earned this one :) #1624108

Mata Patan 7/23/2005 1:08:23 AM

Thanks for your kind comments!!!
I am really happy this shot is a finalist one!! My both one year daughter and dog!!! LOL!! #1624164

Walter Graziano 7/23/2005 1:26:51 AM

Nice shot Mata, congratulations! #1624211

Mary K. Robison 7/23/2005 1:52:09 AM

The judges have spoken, and filled your day with sunshine, Mata!
CONGRATULATIONS on your smiling duo making finalist, and the very best of luck to you in the next round!! #1624267

Kate Jackson 7/23/2005 3:01:59 AM

So many congratulations Mata! This is one adorable shot I am smiling so wide! #1624464

Kay E. Mahoney 7/23/2005 5:39:41 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!!!! Cute photo Mata. She is darling. Good luck in the next round. #1624916

Jill M. Flusemann 7/23/2005 6:07:29 AM

Congratulations on another finalist! #1625088

Deborah Sandidge 7/23/2005 7:40:34 AM

Precious, congratulations, Mata!! #1625725

Kerby Pfrangle 7/23/2005 8:17:34 AM


Congratulations on your finalist.

Best of luck in the following round.

Kerby #1625941

Donald K. Cherry 7/23/2005 9:18:35 AM

Congratulations on this very lovely finalist, Mata! #1626347

Marsha S. Smith 7/23/2005 10:17:57 AM

One of my favorites, Mata. Congratulations!
Good luck in the next round. #1626767

KHAWLA Haddad 7/23/2005 10:18:55 AM

Big Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Mata such wonderful capture good luck in the next round !!! #1626772

Jennifer Rennison 7/23/2005 10:40:49 AM

Fabulous expression of friendship, Mata! Congratulations on your finalist! #1626917

Lori Carlson 7/23/2005 10:46:54 AM

Congratulations Mata!! :0) #1626942

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 7/23/2005 12:41:30 PM

Congratulations Mata, on this adorable finalist! #1627394

Shelly A. Van Camp 7/23/2005 2:41:52 PM

Wow, you have many chosen....great pictures and well done. Good luck..:) #1627973

Tammy Scott 7/23/2005 5:03:34 PM

Congratulations on this cute and funny finalist, Mata! Way to go!!! #1628540

Stanley J. Contrades 7/23/2005 5:46:50 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Mata, and best of luck in the next round!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1628779

Ermanno Radice 7/24/2005 2:18:43 AM

Sono molto contento che ci sia anche questa adorabile foto tra I finalisti! #1630175

Sandy Landon 7/24/2005 3:36:01 PM

Such a cute capture!!! Congrats!!!!!! #1632364

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 7/24/2005 3:43:55 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Mata!!! #1632398

John Tubbs 7/24/2005 4:56:07 PM

What a wonderful moment - and now you have it forever! #1632691

Claudette Foote 7/24/2005 6:07:17 PM

I knew this would happen Love it so much... congrat. and it is a winner..... #1632889

Piotr M. Organa 7/26/2005 7:13:02 PM

Great photo, Mata.
Congratulations!!! #1642889

Susie Peek-Swint 7/29/2005 3:31:20 AM

Fabulous capture Mata ~ congrats on the finals! #1651800

KHAWLA Haddad 8/16/2005 7:48:44 PM

Mata congrats on Kodack pic of the day today did not find the other pic but this one on same setting :). wonderful job on these shots congrat :) #1725620

Shari Travison 8/18/2005 6:33:46 PM

LOL! Great title and wonderful capture! #1732985

Laura E. OConnor 8/20/2005 2:19:34 PM


Tammy Scott 8/20/2005 3:07:31 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mata! I am so glad to see this one again! #1740761

Anita Taylor 8/20/2005 3:55:59 PM

Beautiful shot, Mata! Congratulations on making finalist! #1741427

KHAWLA Haddad 8/20/2005 4:01:01 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #1741496

Sandy Landon 8/20/2005 4:11:27 PM

One of my favorites!! Big congrats!!!! #1741599

Linda D. Lester 8/20/2005 4:20:16 PM

My favorite!

Congratulations on your finalist! #1741684

Claudia Kuhn 8/20/2005 4:51:54 PM

So cute Mata, congrats and good luck! #1741967

Kerby Pfrangle 8/20/2005 6:39:07 PM

Congratulations Mata on your finalist.

Super job and good luck in the next round.

Kerby #1742850

Melissa L. Zavadil 8/20/2005 8:24:31 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist!! #1743493

S J 8/21/2005 2:10:27 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding super cute Finalist, Mata!! Good luck in the next round of judging!! #1744303

Kate Jackson 8/21/2005 5:07:24 AM

Congratulations Mata ~ this is so so cute! #1744636

Patty Razonable 8/21/2005 8:57:52 AM

Congratulations, Mata!! #1746018

Jill M. Flusemann 8/21/2005 12:29:12 PM

Congratulations on another finalist! #1746869

Anne D. Eigen 8/21/2005 12:50:07 PM

Another fabulous capture, Mata! Congratulations and best wishes!!! #1746961

Jennifer Rennison 8/21/2005 2:22:04 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Mata! Best of luck in the next round! #1747382

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/22/2005 4:43:40 PM

I am so thrilled that your photo has been selected. This is so cute, it should be blown up and placed one your wall. Congratulations! #1752905

Lori Carlson 8/22/2005 4:49:24 PM


S J 8/22/2005 11:01:19 PM

Woo Hoo!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Big Congratulations on this OUTSTANDING WIN, Mata!!! Wow!! #1754021

Carol Brill 8/22/2005 11:05:36 PM

Congratulations on your second-place win for this very charming shot, Mata! #1754040

Jordi Delgado 8/23/2005 12:06:39 AM

Congratulations Mata, on this terrific win!!!



Paul Sikora 8/23/2005 12:25:18 AM

Congratulations Mata a very deserved win #1754207

Dan Holm 8/23/2005 12:31:31 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Mata!!! A VERY well deserved WIN!!!!! #1754234

Paul E. Earl 8/23/2005 12:37:36 AM

Congratulations!! #1754254

Ermanno Radice 8/23/2005 1:33:52 AM

Congratulazioni vivissime per la tua vittoria, ben meritata, Mata! #1754324

Jenny Bosmans 8/23/2005 1:47:30 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Mata!!! #1754344

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 8/23/2005 2:08:12 AM

Congratulations on this cute and well deserved win Mata!!! #1754398

Tom Andersen 8/23/2005 3:08:53 AM

Congratulations on this superb winner, Mata! #1754515

Tammy Scott 8/23/2005 3:33:03 AM

Congratulations on a great win, Mata!!! #1754649

Cathy Gregor 8/23/2005 4:23:08 AM

Congratulations on this oh so cute winner, Mata!! #1754991

Walter Graziano 8/23/2005 4:31:45 AM

Congratulation Mata!!! #1755048

Kay E. Mahoney 8/23/2005 4:51:17 AM

Congratulations Mata. Love it. #1755194

Rakesh Syal 8/23/2005 6:17:16 AM

Congratulations, Mata!!! #1755690

Laura E. OConnor 8/23/2005 6:31:33 AM


Piotr M. Organa 8/23/2005 6:35:37 AM

Congratulations on your gold, Mata!
Love this photo! #1755811

Jim Kinnunen 8/23/2005 6:37:13 AM

Well deserved win, Mata...congratulations!:) #1755819

Laurence Saliba 8/23/2005 7:11:07 AM

A BIG CONGRATULATIONS Mata!!!!!!!!!! #1755997

Jennifer Rennison 8/23/2005 7:33:51 AM

Congratulations on your win, Mata! #1756128

Sylvia Rossler 8/23/2005 9:23:17 AM

Congratulations Mata !!! :) #1756478

Jill Flynn 8/23/2005 9:46:15 AM


Deb Holmes-Hatfield 8/23/2005 11:09:32 AM

Congratulations Mata, on this well deserved second place winner! #1756872

Kate Jackson 8/23/2005 11:10:52 AM

Many congratulations Mata ~ such a pleasure to look at this again and again! #1756877

Mary Timman 8/23/2005 12:52:33 PM

Job well done. Congrats Mata! #1757213

Marsha S. Smith 8/23/2005 2:02:45 PM

Congratulations, Mata! This is one of my all time favorites of yours. Such a cutie pie! #1757429

Stephen Zacker 8/23/2005 2:18:12 PM

Congratulations #1757517

Deborah Sandidge 8/23/2005 2:19:10 PM

The sweetest capture, Mata - congratulations!! #1757527

Lori S. Aschbrenner 8/23/2005 2:31:01 PM

Congratulations, Mata! What a wonderful story-telling picture you've captured for your daughter! #1757611

Kay Beausoleil 8/23/2005 2:59:01 PM

Congratulations on another big win, Mata! #1757754

Linda D. Lester 8/23/2005 3:17:12 PM

I'm so happy this favorite, Congratulations! I'm going to send that email right now!!! #1757815

Jill M. Flusemann 8/23/2005 3:32:04 PM

Congratulations on your win, Mata!!! #1757873

Laura Clay-Ballard 8/23/2005 3:48:18 PM

congrats on this awesome winning image! #1757940

Claudia Kuhn 8/23/2005 5:10:15 PM

Love this Mata, big congrats on your win!!!!!!! #1758150

Karen Bacon 8/23/2005 7:32:46 PM

A big congratulations Mata on this wonderful image! #1758599

Stanley J. Contrades 8/23/2005 8:33:41 PM

Terrific, Mata, and CONGRATULATIONS on this happy image and your 2nd Place win!! Very well done!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1758725

Colette M. Metcalf 8/24/2005 2:36:21 AM

Congratulations to you Mata!!! #1759140

William C. Raco 8/24/2005 6:08:14 PM

Congratulations, Mata!

bill #1763079

Serena Pierce 8/25/2005 9:04:59 AM

Wonderful!! Congratulations!! #1765523

Amanda Price 8/25/2005 11:31:26 AM

Congratulations, Mata! Well deserved! Congrats on all of your other finalists as well. I believe there were several! Way to go girl! #1766025

KHAWLA Haddad 8/25/2005 7:41:21 PM

A Big congratulations Mata on this wonderful Winner! #1767559

Sherrye Nozaki 8/26/2005 12:56:31 PM

Oh, this is just too cute! Adorable.

Sherrye #1770970

Taylor 1/2/2006 5:53:08 PM

Congratulations! #2246201

Jill Odice 1/26/2006 7:33:42 PM

What a great shot mata! You can tell they are great friends :-) #2343405

Gianluca Posella 6/23/2006 1:31:41 AM

Composizione eccellente, l'espressione della bambina dice tutto :)
Excellent composition, the little girl's expression, says all :) #2937957

Roxanne M. Bubar 12/4/2007 3:26:52 PM

Oh how I love the expression capture on both faces.
Congrats. #5169399

RC Fritz 12/25/2007 7:41:57 AM

Congratulations Mata! Merry Christmas to you and yours! My Xmas card:

Cynthia M. Wiles 11/9/2011 11:45:10 AM

(I just saw this!)
I love shots of big dogs and little people!! This is precious!
Cindy #9793934

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After yesterday success, I want to propose you another shot of Marie Christelle and Ettore the dog. Here she is adoring him, such she wants to tell him "You are my sunshine"...and I'm sure he is for her!!

Uploaded on 6/28/2005 12:18:17 AM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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