Here I am!

© Max Aureli

Here I am!

Uploaded: March 04, 2009


Mom and Tyler, thank you for your beauty and fun.


Tammy Scott March 04, 2009

Great lighting and clarity on this fun shot! #1092619

Max Aureli March 04, 2009

Thank you Tammy for your beautiful words!!! #7242542

Daniella Puente March 04, 2009

Great impact with the white BG and the moment is so natural and funny! well done Max :))) #7242555

Ron McEwan March 04, 2009

Terrific candid portrait Max, very well done and crisp clean image. #7242576

Betsy Labuschagne March 04, 2009

Wonderful, fun capture Max!! Fantastic lighting, composition and expression!!! #7242670

AEK March 04, 2009

hey max - this is a seriously delightful image!!! I just love the expresssions you've captured in this crisp composition. excellent as always!!! ;) #7242684

Melissa Olsen March 04, 2009

Max, what a wonderful and totally fun composition you have here. Fantastic color and outstanding light. Great job! #7242699

Christian Rosito March 04, 2009

Perfect!! Wonderful portrait! #7242744

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic March 04, 2009

You've captured a great moment here, Max! Wonderful lighting and expressions! #7242754

Melissa G. Meiselman March 04, 2009

Fantastic portrait with wonderful expressions, composition, sharp detail and great lighting, Max!! #7242891

Debbra Bailey March 04, 2009

Great capture Max! Love the composition and the interaction between the two! #7242893

Tiia Vissak March 04, 2009

very cute! #7242906

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 04, 2009

This is so wonderful Max!!! Super fun portrait here!!! #7242913

Margaret R. Barry March 04, 2009

Fantastic capture, Max. Great lighting, composition and expressions! #7242951

Kerry Hill March 04, 2009

This is just lovely Max!! Fabulous colour and clarity, great capture of expression!! #7242978

March 04, 2009

Beautiful portrait,excellent detail.Max! #7243032

Terri L. Scribner March 04, 2009

Great lighting and what fun they are having!! #7243067

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 04, 2009

Excellent capture of this mother and son. Great work as always, Max. #7243072

Michelle Alton March 04, 2009

It's so clean and fresh and full of love's glow, Max. Terrific! #7243136

Marisol Pastor March 04, 2009

What a great capture Max! #7243345

Robert R. Goodman level-addict March 04, 2009

Hi Max,that is a very cute capture my friend.Excellent work!!!!! #7243352

Lynne Morris level-classic March 04, 2009

This is gorgeous Max, lovely lighting and comp. #7243357

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Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 04, 2009

Terrific shot, Max! #7243674

Renee Doyle level-classic March 04, 2009

Fun portrait Max!!!!! I love how happy they look together!! #7243678

Erin Kirsten March 04, 2009

Fantastic candid photo! #7243892

Kumiko Parkinson March 04, 2009

Wonderful capture of very natulal smiles and expressions, EXCELLENT, Max!! I love it!! #7243998

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe March 04, 2009

So pretty and natural image, Max! Really great my friend!! #7244010

A P March 04, 2009

precious capture between Mother and son, Max #7244051

Anna M. Halasz March 04, 2009

Wonderful,natural portrait.Simply sweet ! Anna #7244119

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna March 04, 2009

Wonderful carefree portrait, Max!!!!! Beautiful shot!!!!! :-) k #7244177

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe March 04, 2009

What a fun portrait, it makes me smile Max! #7244188

Lynn M. Whitt March 04, 2009

Awww, cute capture... #7244272

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 04, 2009

Looks like a fun pair to shoot. Love the little boy's expression. #7244304

Mary L. Graham March 04, 2009

Oh this is so cute Max!! So playful! =) #7244312

Eugenio Diaz March 04, 2009

AWESOME image here Max!
Well done and so well composed! #7244430

Patrick Rouzes level-classic March 04, 2009

Max, you could be doing this for a living!!! Another incredible portrait here,my friend!!! #7244548

Tammy Espino March 04, 2009

Fantastic fun photo! :) #7244584

Joan Powell March 04, 2009

what a great portrait , love their expressions and pose !! #7244593

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe March 04, 2009

Marvelous portrait, Max!! Fantastic composition, color and clarity!! I love their expressions, so natural and so happy!! #7244673

ROLAN NARMAN March 04, 2009

Hi Max! You've captured excellent expressions of Mom and Tyler my friend! Very natural, cute and fun image! Great composition, background, clarity, and pose.

P.S. About my know that hat very well! LOL! #7244738

Max Aureli March 04, 2009

Thank you very much mom Lynn R. for your great words that I received from your email. Thank you again, you let me cry.

Thank you my friends for your wonderful support... I needed it!!!


Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 04, 2009

Lovely capture Max!,
Amalia #7244838

Stefania Barbier level-addict March 05, 2009

such happy expressions... gorgeous Max! #7245148

Brett Dolsen March 05, 2009

Awesome candit portrait Max!!I agree with Patrick on your work.Brett #7245316

Ray Thoms March 05, 2009

Great image Max... #7245644

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 05, 2009

Terrific portrait. Very creative. #7245973

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 05, 2009

What an adorable portrait Max, your portraits are always outstanding

jo ann c. #7246391

Debra R. Harder March 05, 2009

This is such a great moment you've captured here, Max! The pose is fantastic!! Great clarity, lighting, colors and composition. A winner all the way! Deb #7246430

Vladan D. Djordjevic March 05, 2009

Wow, what a happy image! Terrific portrait, sweet moment, great colors, details, pose. Well done, Max! #7246687

John Connolly March 05, 2009

A wonderful pose, and feel good portrait Max! Outstanding work, my friend! #7247458

Tammy L. Newcomb March 05, 2009

Awesome portrait with lots of personality. #7247893

Ann Coates level-classic March 05, 2009

Love the natural expressions on both of their faces. Any parent would be absolutely thrilled to receive this beautiful portrait. #7248155

Sherran Andersen level-classic March 05, 2009

Wonderful portrait work Max... I really like the pose. Sherran #7249143

Shari Kelly March 06, 2009

OH now this is as real as it gets Max---
Wonderful image---made me smile...Shari #7251340

Gerri R. Jones March 07, 2009

A wonderful feeling and expression in this portrait, Max! #7253832

Lorna Shutter March 07, 2009

I really love this image, Max! The lighting is excellent and the white background really makes your subjects stand out! The clarity and detail are superb! Love the position you caught them in and the wonderful smile on Tyler's face! Fantastic candid portrait of mom and son! :) #7255734

Max Aureli March 07, 2009

Lorna, this little boy is amaze!! I really enjoyed capturing him in action!!

Thank you for all your beautiful comment and great support, my friends!!


Beverley Scott March 07, 2009

A fantastic image, Max! The pose, expressions and colours have helped capture a casual portrait but one with great feeling. Excellent work!! #7256758

Amber J. Skene March 08, 2009

Fantastic Max!! So much fun in this one! Beautiful color and lighting! #7259933

Angela Azzinnaro March 08, 2009

WOW- ADORABLE capture Max!!!!! #7260509

Courtenay Vanderbilt March 10, 2009

Max, you are so very talented! Your portrait work is superb. I especially like the action in this one and your ability to capture such wonderful expression. Also, congrats on your EFP! #7265897

Lorna Shutter March 10, 2009

Yay! Congratulations on your well-deserved EFP for this great mother and son portrait, Max!!!!! Photobucket #7266090

Gail Vitikacs level-classic March 10, 2009

Such a delightful capture! This is one I bet he loves when he has children of his own! #7266786

Daiana Kelly March 11, 2009

Gorgeous and fun portrait. #7271582

Mitch Spence level-classic March 11, 2009

I love this, Max. What a great portrait of a real moment of interaction. #7272094

Aimee C. Eisaman March 11, 2009

Such a sweet capture Max! Love the white background and brightness of the shot overall! Great job as always my friend! :~) #7274174

Max Aureli March 12, 2009

Thank you for all your beautiful comments and support!! :-))
Thanks Editor for the EFP!!

Aimee, good you put back your beautiful mini pic!! You look gorgeous!! :-))) #7277802

Aimee C. Eisaman March 12, 2009

Awww thanks Max! I'm blushing! I'm about due for a new self soon as the weather gets nice! :~) I have a remote now too!!! #7277814

M.Christine Duncan March 13, 2009

A fresh composition for such a sweet portrait Max... truly delightful! Wonderful! #7280900

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 20, 2009

Such a terrific portrait, Max!
~lisa #7307593

Tiia Vissak April 22, 2009

Congratulations again! #7432709

Michelle L. Frick April 22, 2009

Congratulations Max!! #7432877

Lorna Shutter April 22, 2009

Congratulations on your Finalist Award for this fabulous portrait, Max!!!!! :) #7432954

Angela Azzinnaro April 22, 2009

HUGE CONGRATS Max!!!!!! #7432999

Courtenay Vanderbilt April 22, 2009

Congratulations AGAIN, Max! Truly wonderful! #7433043

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009

gorgeous finalist Max, CONGRATS!!!!! #7433224

Rachelle D. Carriere April 22, 2009

Congratulation on this beautiful finalist Max! #7433235

Melissa G. Meiselman April 22, 2009

Congratulations, Max on this fantastic finalist!!! #7433240

Mitch Spence level-classic April 22, 2009

I love this, Max. Hooray, hooray. #7433437

Ann Coates level-classic April 22, 2009

My biggest congratulations to you Max. Well and truly deserved. #7433919

Patricia Ronan April 22, 2009

Congratulations again Max!!! Another beautiful finalist:) #7434482

ROLAN NARMAN April 22, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Max! This one is golden! #7434492

Beverley Scott April 22, 2009

Loved this first time round, Max, so huge congrats on this wonderful finalist! Hope to see it a third time! #7435106

Debra R. Harder April 22, 2009

This is PRICELESS, Max! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on another SUPERB finalist!! Deb #7435320

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congrats on your awesome finalists, Max!!! WTG!!!! #7435365

Renee Doyle level-classic April 22, 2009

So pleased to see this again Max!!! Congratulations!! #7435963

Anita Hogue April 22, 2009

I absolutely love it, Max! Congratulations! Drop me a mail message and let me know what you are using for your backdrop. I need something this large! This is awesome! I have six grandchildren and another due in three days........ Love your lighting too! #7435973

Judi Morrissey April 22, 2009

Congrats on this great candid! #7436007

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 22, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. #7436030

Joan Powell April 22, 2009

a BIG congrats #7436145

A P April 22, 2009

Outstanding Max

Best of luck in the next round.

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7436165

Terry L. Ellis level-classic April 22, 2009

Love this finalist, Max! Congratulations! Awesome! #7436209

Alex T. Mizuno April 22, 2009

Wonderfully charming portrait Max! Congratulations on your Finalist!! #7436286

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 22, 2009

Mom and monello Tyler did it!! Congratulations on this lovely lovely finalist brother!! #7436359

Eugenio Diaz April 22, 2009

Amazing finalist...Congratulations one more time #7436459

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 22, 2009

And another YAYYYYYYY!!!! Congratulations on this marvelous finalist Max!!! Best of luck in the next round!!! #7436645

Betsy Labuschagne April 22, 2009

Two again!! Congratulations Max, so well deserved!!! #7437155

Sharon Sawyer April 22, 2009

Max, congratulations on your beautiful finalist!!! All the best in the next round. #7437158

Susana Ms Heide April 22, 2009

This a breath of fresh air! Real emotions... real life! CONGRATS again, Max on this well deserved finalist!! #7437183

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 23, 2009


ANOTHER FINALIST BROTHER MAX??? You will be awake for DAYS saying thank you to all of your devoted fans. :)

We love your work!!! They all deserve to win!

-Sister Laura #7437685

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic April 23, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Max. #7438287

Max Aureli April 23, 2009

Thank you my friends for all your fantastic support!!!! :-))) #7438626

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 23, 2009

Warm and wonderful congrats to you, Max!
Fantastic work!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7438632

Jennifer L. Alder April 23, 2009

I like the interaction here! Big congrats on both of your finalist images, Max. #7439120

Christian Rosito April 23, 2009

Congrats again Max, well deserved! #7439170

Datha Y. Thompson April 23, 2009

Congratulations Again!!! I love how you capture personalities!!!!!!! WTG :)) #7440502

Nadya Johnson April 23, 2009

Congratulations Max, on your wonderful finalist! #7440718

Marisol Pastor April 23, 2009

Congratulations Max! #7440768

Marijana Fajgl level-classic April 23, 2009

Another amazing finalist! Big congratulations, my friend! #7441157

Laurie Daily level-deluxe April 23, 2009

WoW...Fantastic work, Max...Congratulations on your outstanding finalist!!! #7441249

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 23, 2009

Outstanding work Max - Congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #7441325

Mukesh Srivastava April 23, 2009

Huge congrats for the Finalist.... Good luck for the next round!!!!! #7442655

Erica Murphy level-deluxe April 24, 2009

Congratulations Max!! This is really sweet and fun!! #7444593

Vladan D. Djordjevic April 24, 2009

Big congratulations on this amazing finalist, Max! #7445582

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton April 24, 2009

Love this feeling of complicity. Congrats again, Max !! #7446134

Stephanie Frey April 24, 2009

Congratulations on another great finalist, Max! #7447067

Janet Daniel level-classic April 25, 2009

Hi Max - A big congratulations on this super finalist! #7448974

Daiana Kelly April 25, 2009

Congrats on this amazing image! #7449438

Max Aureli May 03, 2009

Thank you all my friends for your wonderful support and beautiful words!!! :-))) #7481290

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