Cooling Off

© Melisa R. McKolay

Cooling Off

Uploaded: February 24, 2004 14:41:33


This was one of those special moments between father and son. Lighting, everything perfect. I raced to get my camera and with only 2 shots left (of course) and ISO 100 (oh, no), I captured one of my most treasured memories!


Sherrie D. Smith February 24, 2004

this is so great it!!!!! #100751

Jean Papo April 12, 2004

Congratulations, Melisa!!! This is a winner to me!!! Great capture!!!! #474364

Nancy Grace Chen April 12, 2004

What a wonderful, wonderful moment!! It's amazing when a photo can just overwhelm you with a great feeling, and this is one of those. Big congratulations on a well-deserved finalist!!

Nancy #474531

Dale Ann Cubbage April 12, 2004

Congrats! #479442

Melisa R. McKolay April 14, 2004

Thank you for appreciating this one as much as I do, it means so much to me! #482784

Eric Highfield level-deluxe April 14, 2004

Congratulations, Melisa! This must be a bit of icing on the cake for an already priceless image. Enjoy it! #483558

Nancy Grace Chen April 15, 2004

I am SO glad to see this win. This is not only a wonderful keepsake for your family but a delight for others to see as well. Congratulations!!

Nancy #485521

Dale Ann Cubbage April 15, 2004

Many congrats Melissa! This is fabulous, truly deserves to win! #485687

Eric Highfield level-deluxe April 15, 2004

Not only icing but, a BIG cherry too! From these two, you've captured the essence of what life is all about. Sends shivers down my spine every time I see it! #485738

Kathleen R. Struckle April 15, 2004

Congrats Melisa!! Just a wonderful image!! #485846

Peggy Wolff April 16, 2004

Congratulations on your win! This is certainly an image to be treasured! You captured both the relationship between your husband and your son as well as the playfulness and fun of childhood. Your husband looks as if he was transported in time back to his own childhood for that time. You should be very proud of this photograph and your family. #486588

Robin L. Wehrman April 16, 2004

Hi Melisa!! Congratulations on your win, well deserved!!!!! Robin #487042

Susie Peek-Swint April 16, 2004

Fantastic shot Melisa ~ a well deserved win.. congrats!! #487706

Evy Johansen level-classic April 17, 2004

Many Congratulations! #488033

Melisa R. McKolay April 17, 2004

Thank you all for your wonderful comments, I am truly overwhelmed and incredibly grateful! This photo has brought me so much joy and it really shows the essence of the bond between my husband and my son. Thank you, thank you, thank you! #489038

Jessica Hughes April 21, 2004

CONGRATULATIONS Melisa! This is truly a wonderful image! I love it!
Jessica #495715

Susana Matos May 03, 2004

this is absolutely GORGEOUS!!! This photo has everything to provoque emotions, it is wonderful!!!!!!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your winner, havenĀ“t still had the time to comment the winners...
Cheers from Portugal, Su #516331

Dale Ann Cubbage May 03, 2004

Congrats on this being featured in the newsletter! I'm so proud of you and happy for you! You deserve it!!!

dale ann #517207

Stan Kwasniowski May 03, 2004

Congratulations Melisa


Melisa R. McKolay May 05, 2004

Wow, what an honor to be featured in the newsletter too!! All I can say is I'm truly grateful and overwhelmed, again. Thank you all so much for your wonderful comments and support of this wonderful moment in my life. God Bless! #521198

Jessica McCollam July 14, 2004

This looks like it would be the ad campaign for KODAK!!!! Fantastic shot!!! #647535

Melisa R. McKolay July 17, 2004

Hmmmm....good idea Jessica! Thank you for the wonderful compliment. #653211

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