© Max Aureli


Uploaded: April 21, 2009


Thank you to mom and Juliette for their availability and beauty.


Teri Klinger April 21, 2009

Max, this is adorable! great lighting and she has an awesome pose! nice #1116859

Max Aureli April 21, 2009

Tank you Teri for your support and wonderful words!! :-)) #7428544

Melissa G. Meiselman April 21, 2009

Outstanding capture of this adorable little girl hugging her teddy bear taken with wonderful lighting, fine detail and terrific composition, Max!! #7428567

Barbara Waldoch level-classic April 21, 2009

WOnderful shot, Max! #7428614

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 21, 2009

A Wonderful portrait Max!! Very nice pose and lighting! Jeff #7428692

Ann Coates level-classic April 21, 2009

What can be more adorable than a gorgeous little girl hugging her teddy bear. Beautiful work Max. #7428713

Dianna Murphy April 21, 2009

Wonderful portrait. beautiful color and light. #7428735

April 21, 2009

Beautiful and cute portrait,excellent color and details,Max,well done #7428791

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 21, 2009

This is wonderful, Max. Fantastic colors and capture. So cute. #7428844

ROLAN NARMAN April 21, 2009

Oh this is so adorable Max! She is really so lovely and cute! You've captured a very sweet expression my friend! Outstanding portrait with wonderful colors and details! The white background is perfect for this shot! Excellent job! Amen! #7428908

Max Aureli April 21, 2009

Amen. #7428924

Patrick Rouzes April 21, 2009

Max, this is another phenomenal portrait here, my friend!!! You should have many WINNERS here this month!!! #7428948

Max Aureli April 21, 2009

Patrick... don't start again.. I never win!! :-))
Amen and Ora Pro Nobis!!! :-)) #7428957

Anita Hogue April 21, 2009

Oh, Max, this has to be a winner! It is just too adorable and excellent exposure, lighting, and the colors are fantastic! I did one similar with my granddaughter with her best friend Kit (which was her doll). I framed it for her so she could put in her room. She loved it! I also made her some little note cards. Anyway, this is fabulous! #7428961

Debra K. Johnson April 21, 2009

Awe... Very sweet! Fabulous indeed. #7428997

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 21, 2009

I love how fresh and clean your images always are with the high key effect. The clarity and poise of your subjects are impeccably executed and you are VERY professional, Brother Max. I'm always impressed by your great work.

-Sister Laura :) !!! #7429030

Lynn M. Whitt April 21, 2009

What a precious portrait,great image Max... #7429036

Sam Britt April 21, 2009

Adorable portrait, Max. #7429113

Ellen Hodges April 21, 2009

Max you have done it again! The most super of images!! Wonderful work!! #7429215

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 21, 2009

Incredibly cute Max, and a marvelous portrait!! Every little girl should have a teddy bear to hug!! I love the expression you've captured!! As usual my friend your work is head and shoulders above the rest!!! #7429227

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 21, 2009

This is just the white BG!! Great job! #7429244

Anita Tykwinski April 21, 2009

Absolutely charming and adorable, fabulous detail and clean lines...darling model. #7429247

anonymous April 21, 2009

Max, absolutely adorable portrait. I love the lighting and colors. Great work. #7429277

Stan Kwasniowski April 21, 2009

Max, wonderful #7429283

Robert R. Goodman April 21, 2009

Hi Max,She has the sweetest face.Such a angel my friend.Very beautiful capture indeed!!!! #7429295

A P April 21, 2009

Outstanding capture Max. Wonderful expression captured and great white BG. Better and Better. And your models keep getting cuter and cuter. #7429418

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 21, 2009

Oh she's so cute Max!!! :) I too 'wish' this a winner!! :) #7429436

Max Aureli April 21, 2009

Thank you everybody!!! :-)) I never win Laurence!! :-)) I am not like you cousin, the golden buttons collections!! :-)))LOL #7429452

Tiia Vissak April 21, 2009

a sweet capture! #7429619

Renee Doyle April 21, 2009

Your portrait work is absolutely superb Max!!!!! And she is a gorgeous little doll :)


Robert K. Bemus level-classic April 21, 2009

Fantastic portrait and adorable girl, Max!! #7429660

Betsy Labuschagne April 22, 2009

Adorable portrait Max!!! Outstanding lighting, tones and composition! She's absolutely gorgeous and I love her expression here!!! #7429703

Mary K. Robison April 22, 2009

Max, this is marvelous!
Your portraits always have the best lighting and clarity. You've captured this lovely child in such a sweet pose here. Excellent! #7429735

Colette M. Metcalf April 22, 2009

Adorable!! Enjoyed your gallery! #7430144

Tammy Scott April 22, 2009

Amazing clarity on this awesome portrait! #7430158

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 22, 2009 :) you come up with the funniest expressions brother Max!!! well they are in the family, no??? #7430225

Stephen Zacker April 22, 2009

Adorable #7430257

Max Aureli April 22, 2009

And you come out with a funny solution brother Laurence!! Can I barrow 20s from you?? :-))) LOL #7430262

Carol Sawyer April 22, 2009

Very cute portrait, Max!! #7430272

Stefania Barbier level-addict April 22, 2009

this is superb Max, and somehow I feel I want to hug my Teddy Bear now... :) #7430311

Maria A. Gonzalez April 22, 2009

Beautiful expression,amazing colors and texture.What an excellent portrait,Max.Very well captured and well done. #7430448

Stephanie Frey April 22, 2009

Great portrait, Max! The lighting and clarity are perfect and she is just so beautiful! #7430473

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 22, 2009

20s???? lol how many 20's do I have!!! :) #7430531

Max Aureli April 22, 2009

Yap... yap Laurence... you have 100s guldens buttons on your gallery!!! Not even account the silvers... LOL #7430612

Nadya Johnson April 22, 2009

As always Max, your portraits are a treat to see - and this is no exception! Wonderful! (Where were you, when my son was small?? LOL!) Love this! #7431248

Lynne Morris April 22, 2009

This is so adorable Max, what a beautiful portrait. #7431274

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 22, 2009

Outstanding in every way!!!
Simply wonderful!
~♥~ #7431289

Vitor Dias April 22, 2009

Hi web friend.
Very nice photograph and a cute little girl, well done Max.

rgds Vitor #7431310

Debra R. Harder April 22, 2009

OMGOSH, Max!! This is AMAZING!! You are AMAZING!! An instant favorite for me!! Deb #7431484

Nancy L. Green level-classic April 22, 2009

Simply ADORABLE Max, OUTSTANDING portrait work, WTG!! <>< #7431649

M.Christine Duncan April 22, 2009

All hail the portrait King!!! Such a delight visiting your gallery Max... keep up the beautiful work! #7431678

Joy Rector April 22, 2009

awwww, precious #7431757

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton April 22, 2009

I rarely tag as favorite, but for this one, Absolutely no doubt than we have a exceptional image. It's all perfect !! (Istockphoto?) #7431837

Karen Engelbreth April 22, 2009

Wonderful and very cute portrait, Max... #7432459

Mike Clime April 22, 2009

Really cute portrait! #7432648

John Connolly April 22, 2009

She is SO cute Max! I love those beautiful eyes! #7433595

frank w. degenhardt April 22, 2009

Max- She is so cute and adorable and I love the way she is hugging that teddy bear. Just love the white background and the way we see just her and her friend. Such beautiful colors and tones. Love the pose.
Mom will be proud of this one.
Outstanding work my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #7436463

Eugenio Diaz April 22, 2009

Awesome portrait here...well done Max...great light and composition. #7436465

Paul E. Earl April 23, 2009

What a cutie! This is a very beautiful image! #7437640

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic April 23, 2009

Your portrait work is in a class of it's own, Max!!!!!!!! This is totally adorable and absolutely beautiful!!! #7437660

Gord MacEachern April 23, 2009

You are a true artist Max,congratulations on your finalists. #7441122

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe April 24, 2009

Wow Max - you ROCKED this shoot! So many beautiful images and EPs :) This one is adorable - just adorable! I have to learn how to utilize white like you do! #7444231

Tayseera Al-Barram April 26, 2009

So cute
wonderful Max.
Fantastic colors ,great light and capture. #7450728

Aimee C. Eisaman April 27, 2009

I'm usually a person of many words, but all I can say here is "perfect"! :~) #7458586

Sirsendu Gayen May 03, 2009

Beautiful portrait. #7479992

Courtenay Vanderbilt May 03, 2009

Well, I guess I am the caboose on this train my friend! I've overlooked this beautiful portrait somehow....forgive me! This is another exquisite display of your exceptional talent! Ciao! #7480893

Max Aureli May 03, 2009

Thank you everybody for your wonderful support!!!
Hi Court, what's up?? :-))) #7480950

Patti Coblentz May 03, 2009

Perfect portrait of this adorable the white background. Gold in my book!
Patti #7481289

Janet Daniel May 03, 2009

Remarkable, Max! She's a delightful little gem! #7481291

Luigi Di Serio level-classic May 04, 2009

Splendid work as always Max. Your portraits with the white backdrop are just top of the line! #7483063

Kim Kleinschmidt May 04, 2009

Max - this is too precious for words!
Fabulous portrait -
A moment captured forever! #7485631

Ellen Hodges May 04, 2009

Adorable girl and just an awesome portrait of her, Max!! Gorgeous!!! #7485745

Patricia Ronan May 05, 2009

Sweet and beautiful portrait of Juliette and her lovely teddy Max:) Perfect lighting and clarity as usual:) #7489083

AEK May 06, 2009

beautiful, crisp, adorable capture of 'juliette' and her pal. all the best, a. #7491953

Cassie L. Woodlee May 07, 2009

LOVE THIS, outstanding lighting and adorable capture Max!!!!! #7496347

Marijana Fajgl May 10, 2009

Adorable image, Max! Your model is so beautiful! #7504566

Sherran Andersen level-classic May 24, 2009

Wonderful portrait. Sherran #7553939

Tiia Vissak May 26, 2009

Congratulations! #7559725

Betsy Labuschagne May 26, 2009

HUGE Congratulations Max!!!! #7559788

A P May 26, 2009

Congratulations my friend and I'm cheering for this outstanding capture to go...... ALL THE WAY!!!

YOU GO MAX!!!! #7559922

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 26, 2009

Congratulations, Max on your beautiful finalist. #7560164

Lynne Morris May 26, 2009

Huge Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Max! #7560192

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 26, 2009

congratulazioni per il tuo bellissimo finalista Max!!! #7560545

ROLAN NARMAN May 26, 2009

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Max! #7560969

Ann Coates level-classic May 26, 2009

Super duper congrats Max on this superb finalist. Good luck in the next round. #7561614

Renee Doyle May 26, 2009

Such a wonderful finalist Max!! Congratulations!! #7561621


Congratulations Max!!
A Beautiful Finalist #7561844

Lorna Shutter May 26, 2009

Congrats on your Finalist Award for one of my favourite images, my other Pizza friend!!!!! LOL! :) #7561923

Sherran Andersen level-classic May 26, 2009

Congrats Max! Sherran #7561943

frank w. degenhardt May 26, 2009

Way to go Max. Congratulations on the Finalist. #7562210

Barbara Waldoch level-classic May 26, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Max! #7562404

Melissa G. Meiselman May 26, 2009

Congratulations, Max on both of your beautiful finalists!!! #7562455

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 26, 2009

So sweet Max! Congratulations on your finalist! #7562468

Eugenio Diaz May 26, 2009

Congratulations Max on your incredible Finalist…Well done!

Janet Daniel May 26, 2009

Hi Max - A HUGE congrats, my friend! WTG! #7562675

Leslie McLain level-classic May 26, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #7562838

ROLAN NARMAN May 26, 2009

This image deserves a "golden button"! #7563195

Max Aureli May 26, 2009

Do you think so, Rolan??? I will put a buttom in PS!! LOL LOL #7563279

Patti Coblentz May 26, 2009

Congratulations, Max!
Patti #7563347

Tammy Espino May 26, 2009

Congrats! #7563571

Evy Johansen level-classic May 26, 2009

Love it!! Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Max! #7563836

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 26, 2009

She is so cute!!!! Congratulations brother!!!! Well done!!! #7564129

Tayseera Al-Barram May 26, 2009

Congratulations Max
incredible Finalist :)

Debra R. Harder May 26, 2009

Congratulations, Max, on your wonderful finalist! Looks like GOLD to me!!! Deb #7564446

Brett Dolsen May 26, 2009

Congratulations Max and good luck!Brett #7564457

ROLAN NARMAN May 26, 2009

No PS necessary Max! Right now they are deciding on the karats of the button! #7564458

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 27, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Max. #7564844

Teri Klinger May 27, 2009

Excellent! Congrats and what a super finalist! #7565109

Lorna Shutter May 27, 2009

Max ~ Yap, you should get the button soon ... providing they didn't hire the flying sis to deliver it to you! LOL! :) #7565426

Chris Ebben May 27, 2009

I guess you know by now how good this one is, after all the above compliments. Good work=^..^= #7565529

Laurie Daily level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congratulations on this sweet finalist, Max!!!

Anita Hogue May 27, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S!!! So glad to see this in the finalist circle! You know I love your high key portraits! #7565611

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congrats Max on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #7565712

Hendrik Storme May 27, 2009

Big congrats on your finalists!!! #7566269

Mitch Spence level-classic May 27, 2009

Congratulations to you, Max! #7566745

Mukesh Srivastava May 27, 2009

Huge congrats for the excellent Finalist and good luck for next round!!!!! #7566750

Daniella Puente May 27, 2009

Congrats on this beautiful finalist Max!!! #7567421

Patricia Ronan May 27, 2009

Congrats on your finalist Max!!!! A beautiful portrait:)) #7567785

Nadya Johnson May 27, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Max! #7567791

Sharon Sawyer May 27, 2009

Max, HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!! #7568825

Susan Fox May 27, 2009

Congratulations Max! A wonderful portrait! #7569218

Terry L. Ellis level-classic May 27, 2009

Max, a very charming finalist! Congratulations! Love the clarity! #7569321

Sam Britt May 27, 2009

Congratulations Max! #7569405

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic May 28, 2009

So happy to see this one again, Max. Congratulations!!!! I hope to see again soon. #7570060

Ellen Hodges May 28, 2009

Best luck with this awesome finalist, Max!! #7571240

Colleen Farrell May 28, 2009

Beautiful, Max! Big congrats on your finalist! #7571783

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap May 28, 2009

Big congrats on your finalist Max! Well DOne!

Aimee C. Eisaman May 28, 2009

awesome work! congrats on a well deserved finalist! #7572519

AEK May 28, 2009

max - congratulations on receiving a finalist award for this totally perfect image. my best, a. #7573105

Anita Hogue May 29, 2009

Between me and you....... You should have won big time for at least second place, but I would have voted for first place!
Just for what it's worth....... #7577393

Cassie L. Woodlee May 29, 2009

Congratulations!!!!! Max!!! #7578004

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe May 30, 2009

Congratulations, and please keep up the incredibly inspiring work!

ccc #7580345

Patrick Rouzes May 31, 2009

Not suprised at all!!! Congratulations, Max!!! #7582208

Datha Y. Thompson May 31, 2009

What a Beautiful little girl!! I lover her eyes and the expressions you get from her!! CONGRATULATIONS again on another well deserved Finalist Max!!! :0) #7582723

Alex T. Mizuno May 31, 2009

How adorable! Congratulations on your Finalist Max!! #7582852

Marisol Pastor June 03, 2009

This is so tender! Congratulations on both of your finalists! #7593780

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 04, 2009

I know I'm way behind, but you deserve BIG CONGRATS for this adorable portrait, Max! #7596420

Beverley Scott June 06, 2009

Wow, you've created some beautiful images while I've been away. Huge congratulations, Max, on both of your wonderful finalists! #7602415

Marijana Fajgl June 07, 2009

Big congratulations, my friend! It deserved to be a winner! #7605805

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic June 07, 2009


CONGRATULATION in this beautiful photo finalist

Ysa... #7606027

Susana Ms Heide June 10, 2009

I haven't made my rounds this month yet to see all the beautiful finalists (going through some rough things). But I had to drop in to say that this image is so lovely! The connection between the girl and her teddy is wonderful and the colors and background are fabulous as always!! CONGRATS Max! #7616018

M.Christine Duncan June 16, 2009

Max... always blown away when I visit your gallery!!! Congrats on this finalist btw, don't know how I missed it!? This is fabulous, delightful, and so professional looking... bravo friend! #7636013

Max Aureli June 17, 2009

Thank you for all your great support my friends!!! #7639156

Mary K. Robison June 22, 2009

Can't possibly choose which sweet "portrait with teddy bear" I like more, Max! Congratulations on another superb finalist! Best of luck to you next level! #7663449

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 22, 2009

Congrats and hope this gets the gold Max!

jo ann c. #7665022

Lorna Shutter November 23, 2009

Woo Hoo! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this adorable image, Max!!!!! :)
Good luck in the next round, my friend! :)
Photobucket #8160020

ROLAN NARMAN November 23, 2009

Congratulations Lorna!...for noticing it 5 months later!!! LOL!!! #8160081

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 23, 2009

Now, behave Rolan! :-) #8160094

Patti Coblentz November 23, 2009

Thought I missed! #8160101

Lorna Shutter November 23, 2009

LOL! You know what's funnier ... I already CONGRATULATED him back in May!!! Blax tricked me by putting this on the first page of his Gallery! I guess this means he can't win in the next round? Ha! Ha! :D #8160269

ROLAN NARMAN November 23, 2009

Lol Lorna! Max did that on purpose to show that while this image became a finalist seven months ago the other very similar image next to it was not even picked! It was supposed to send a message out there!

As far as my comment to you I'm sure you know I was joking with you because Courtenay took it seriously! She should know better! #8160327

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 23, 2009

Of course, Rolan! I'm only slapping your hand for being a naughty boy! :-))) #8160383

Max Aureli November 23, 2009

LOL :-)))... I am eating pizza!!!! :-)) #8160398

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 23, 2009

You and your Pizza, Max!!!! :-))) #8160413

Lorna Shutter November 23, 2009

OIC! I was wondering why he put two shots that were almost identical together ... and I knew I had seen the shot before! I guess it got me all confused and I thought he resubmitted and got a Finalist Award or something. It was an excellent point he was making! ... and don't worry, I knew you were joking! LOL! :D #8160415

Lorna Shutter November 23, 2009

Hey, you guys budded! I was talking to Grolan! :) #8160434

ROLAN NARMAN November 23, 2009

Oh my dear Lorna! I'm so glad that we all resolved the issue with a pizza!!! Max, you devil, give them a slice! LOL! #8160586

Lorna Shutter November 23, 2009

Yes Max! Pass it over! ... Please? It smells so good! :) #8160635

Max Aureli November 23, 2009

Yes Lorna, my point is those images are very identical except the little cutie is saying HI with her hand.
So, I think that the JUDGES at don't like little girls say HI.

... Probably the Judges at BP they don't even know what to look at. ... Maybe they need a pair of glasses !!! LOL LOL

I still eat my pizza!! :-)) LOL LOL

ROLAN NARMAN November 23, 2009

Maybe you should give them a slice of pizza too Max! #8160688

Max Aureli November 23, 2009

LOL LOL.... you right Bro!!!

Judges ... would you like to come here and join the pizza conversion??


Max Aureli


Patti Coblentz November 23, 2009

Perhaps giving them a pair of glasses would be correct their bad "oversight"...
maybe wine glasses would work.... and pizza! #8160728

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 23, 2009

Oh, I like how Patti thinks! But nite, nite all! #8160738

Max Aureli November 23, 2009

LOL Patricia... you right maybe the Judges are looking for wine???

... well to late my wine is done !!! LOL LOL #8160743

Laurence Saliba level-classic November 23, 2009

Ahhhhhhhh, you did it this time bro!!! Congratulations Max, good luck for the next round. This time it gets gold :) #8160990

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic November 23, 2009



Ysa... #8161193

Susana Ms Heide November 25, 2009

I almost congratulated you on this too.... and then I read the thread and realised what was going on...But it is a really sweet, cute, cuddly, adorable portrait and so well captured... So.... FELICIDADES Max!! #8166767

John Connolly November 26, 2009

Definately Cute Max, Congratulations! #8170781

Yulianto Soeroso November 26, 2009

beautifulll #8170790

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