Watching her friend's slideshow

© Max Aureli

Watching her friend's slideshow

Uploaded: June 22, 2009


Morgan Bat-Mitzvah

f/2 s1/15 iso/800 EF50mm f/1.4 USM - Ambient lights - Camera on tripod

Congratulations to the Finalist and Winners!! :-))


Barbara Waldoch level-classic June 23, 2009

You were obviously sneaking up on them, Max :-)
Cool shot! #1144972

Tiia Vissak June 23, 2009

a great portrait! #7668083

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

Thanks Barbara!! I was sneaking a little bit!! :-)))) #7668094

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

Ops, Tiia was in the middle!! :-))) Thanks Tiia!!! #7668096

Renee Doyle June 23, 2009

Another wonderful candid portrait Max!! #7668107

Tommy E. Burgess June 23, 2009

Outstanding candid Max!! #7668113

Betsy Labuschagne June 23, 2009

This series is really fantastic Max!! You've captured such wonderful expressions and the light is absolutely perfect!! Great work! #7668192

Brett Dolsen June 23, 2009

Amazing series Max!!I love this great work under difficult conditions!!Brett #7668208

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

LOL Good morning Betsy the Queen!! How are you?? Did you get drunk with coffee last night?? LOL LOL

Thank you Renee, Tommy and Betsy for your wonderful words and support!! :-)) #7668213

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

...and Brett... today I very slow on writing!! LOL #7668219

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 23, 2009

Great portrait and lighting here, Max.

Dominick #7668234

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic June 23, 2009

A great series of candid party-shots, Max. #7668274

Kerry Hill June 23, 2009

Wonderful capture with beautiful light, Max!! #7668332

Troy Gallagher June 23, 2009

Great indoor candid Max,

Troy #7668350

Laurence Saliba level-classic June 23, 2009

Another lovely candid Max!!! Sneaking??? mmmmmmmm bro these are young girls ok!!! :) #7668393

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

LOL@Bro... only capture the moment and, nothing else, Bro Laurence!!! LOL #7668395

Beverley Scott June 23, 2009

A great series of portraits Max! If you weren't sneaking, what were you doing to capture such beautiful candid images? #7668410

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

... drink and smoke?? LOL #7668415

Michelle Alton June 23, 2009

Excellent image, Max. Now I have to go back and view the series...somehow missed by me! #7668514

Douglas Pignet June 23, 2009

Very kewl capture and love the braces... #7668535

Karen Engelbreth June 23, 2009

wonderful candid portrait, Max... #7668626

Stefania Barbier level-addict June 23, 2009

wonderful exposure... love the bokeh on the back! #7668811

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Fantastic capture of her expression and great image, Max. #7668932

Hendrik Storme June 23, 2009

Lovely image Max! #7668935

Carol Sawyer June 23, 2009

Another beautiful portrait, Max!! #7668991

Stan Kwasniowski June 23, 2009

Max, wonderful #7669503

Joy Rector June 23, 2009

great shot #7669689

Margaret R. Barry June 23, 2009

Fantastic portrait, Max. Great expression and light! #7669896

ROLAN NARMAN June 23, 2009

Fantastic candid shot, wonderful lighting and expression and lovely mood in this image Max!

P.S. Were there any boys in that party??? #7669914

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

LOL My camera excluded all boys automatically!! LOL LOL
Yes Rolan but, only girls were sitting on the floor and, boys were in the back. My boss Melani did take care .. I think... I hope?!? LOL :-)))) I totally forgot that where boys too!! LOL LOL :-))) #7669966

ROLAN NARMAN June 23, 2009

Oh I know Max! that camera was custom made for you! It's not your fault it has a male aperture! You couldn't help it! #7670131

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

he he he... do you know how many time I try to shot men and the picture become black, Rolan??? Only girls and woman becomes colors.... the colors of Angels!!! :-))) #7670142

ROLAN NARMAN June 23, 2009

Including 80-90 years old women too right Max? #7670154

Daniella Puente June 23, 2009

You captured all this serie with great light on subjects and great candid expression on the right moment Max :) very well done!!! #7670163

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

...if they breathe..!!! LOL LOL LOL #7670167

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

Thank Daniella and all my friends for your wonderful words and support!!!

We start to chat chat and joke a little bit in here... (I hope not to much jokes... clients read too!!) #7670178

Lynne Morris June 23, 2009

This is beautiful Max, great light and comp, hey you need to do a boy session for us girls :) pretty please........... #7670453

Max Aureli June 23, 2009

Ok Lynne... I hope the camera works!! LOL :-)) #7670517

Anita Hogue June 23, 2009

Oh, this is a splendid shot, Max! Fabulous clarity and lighting! #7670642

Ellen Hodges June 23, 2009

Awesome capture, Max! Love the pov and dof!! #7670765

John Connolly June 23, 2009

Another wonderful addition to this remarkable series Max! Great lighting and detail! #7671002

Melissa G. Meiselman June 23, 2009

Wonderful candid shot taken with great expression, fine detail and great party lighting, Max!! #7671164

Patrick Rouzes June 23, 2009

Spectacular lighting, tones detail, clarity & expression captrued here, Max!!! EXCEPTIONAL portrait work again ,my friend!!! #7671228

Tammy Espino June 23, 2009

Lynn, Max's camera doesn't work with men, somehow I got stuck with that camera! LOL
Wonderful candid shots, Max!!! :)) #7671405

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe June 23, 2009

Another fantastic candid Max!! I love her sunglasses!! Great expression captured and I love the bokeh in the bg!! #7671546

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 23, 2009

Wonderful candid image Max! You excel at capturing 'the moment'! Well done my friend! ;-) #7671636

Nancy L. Green level-classic June 23, 2009

You really captured this young womans exquisite beauty Max, what a special memory!! I have never attended a Bat-Mitzva but I understand it is a very important mile-stone and special time for a young Jewish woman, BEAUTIFULLY done!! <>< #7671698

Robert K. Bemus level-classic June 24, 2009

Great portrait and series, Max!! #7672281

Vladan D. Djordjevic June 24, 2009

Fantastic face and great capture. #7674401

Debra R. Harder June 24, 2009

Wonderful moment you've captured here, Max! The clarity, colors, tones, details and lighting are wonderful. You are definitely the master when it comes to photographing people. Superb as always my friend!! Deb #7675123

Michael Khoury June 27, 2009

Striking tones of beauty Max!
mk #7682831

Chris Ebben June 27, 2009

You have done well, I'm sure this young girl will cherish her picture for years to come=^..^= #7684808

Mitch Spence level-classic June 29, 2009

Oh, my, little new teen girls and their braces. You do such lovely things with real moments in real lives, Max. #7689802

AEK June 29, 2009

oh this is really one that makes me grin, max. a wonderful capture of this kids soul, let alone the braces. amazing work; always a delight to see what you're doing. my best, a. #7690266

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