Just for this moment

© Max Aureli

Just for this moment

Uploaded: July 21, 2009


The day the bride was born,
her father bought this bottle of wine
and preserved it for this special moment.

I thought the third glass was for me!! LOL
Emma and James wedding

EF50mm f/1.4 USM Fill light


Betsy Labuschagne July 21, 2009

A very unique idea for this special moment! Wonderful composition and lighting Max!! #1157376

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Tank you Betsy for your wonderful comment!! :-))) #7762828

Melissa G. Meiselman July 21, 2009

You captured this special moment very well, Max!! The shot was taken with sharp detail, great lighting and wonderful composition!! I am sure the bride and groom love the photos you took of this priceless event!! #7762880

Lynne Morris July 21, 2009

Oh Max, this is fabulous, the light, comp and clarity are fantastic, great work my friend. #7762914

Douglas Pignet July 21, 2009

I would ahve thought the same thing Max...lol Wonderful capture, great clarity and beautiful lighting..In all a wonderful shot. #7763023

Ann Coates level-classic July 21, 2009

You're sp funny Max. You really have a unique style. It's a fantastic shot of a very special moment. Well done. #7763039

Susie Peek-Swint July 21, 2009

Wonderful composition and light Max ~ a unique wedding capture and tradition ~ perfect! #7763089

Jean-Pierre Ducondi July 21, 2009

Amazing clarity and composition. Your wedding report is so original and well done. Great work my friend.
JP #7763151

Hendrik Storme July 21, 2009

Wonderful story and image! Perfect in anyway!!!! #7763152

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 21, 2009

Fantastic details and color, Max. Amazing photo. #7763176

Tiia Vissak July 21, 2009

a great scene! #7763185

Ray Clarke July 21, 2009

What a wonderful idea Max. Great capture and detail.!!!(R) #7763192

Leslie McLain level-classic July 21, 2009

Beautiful wedding image, Max, with great details. #7763243

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Excellent composition and very interesting image, Max. Beautifully done. #7763271

Ellen Hodges July 21, 2009

Great capture, Max! They should take the glasses of wine and give you the bottle!! Ha ha! #7763300

Carol Sawyer July 21, 2009

Beautiful capture and composition, Max!! #7763376

Gord MacEachern July 21, 2009

Lovely composition Max,great image! #7763414

Robert R. Goodman July 21, 2009

Hi Max,that is a beautiful stil life my friend.Great capture!!!!! #7763443

Patricia Ronan July 21, 2009

A beautiful story and an even more beautiful image to capture it, just gorgeous Max:))
LOL hope they gave you a little glass!!!! #7763489

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Nope!! Nada de nada!!! :-))) #7763499

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 21, 2009

Beautiful story and beautifully composed image to go with it. I'm sure it means a lot to them! #7763510

Daniella Puente July 21, 2009

Lovely capture of the moment Max, the light is gorgeous :) I'm sorry you didn't get a drink LOL! #7763619

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 21, 2009

You were to slow, should have grabbed it, swallowed it and said thank you :-)
Cool capture, Max! #7763746

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Next time I will follow your suggestions Barbara!! LOL LOL LOL!!!!! #7763755

Michael Khoury July 21, 2009

This is soooo exquisite Max!

Michael #7764408

Ray Thoms July 21, 2009

Great idea and well captured Max! #7764537

Tammy Scott July 21, 2009

This is an exquisite shot! #7764694

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe July 21, 2009

Such a sweet story, Max, and a lovely visualization of two becoming one! Awesome photo!

ccc #7764968

ROLAN NARMAN July 21, 2009

Gorgeous capture, excellent composition, wonderful colors, and fantastic lighting Max! Now why on earth didn't you put your mouth where the glass on the bottom is!!!! You would have been much happier! Next time make sure the label says "Chianti" otherwise do not take the shot! #7765617

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 21, 2009

What a wonderful image, and a marvelous idea!! There is a dad who was thinking ahead!! Great capture, Max!! Did they share with you after the photo was taken??? #7765830

Cassie L. Woodlee July 21, 2009

This is so beautiful Max!!! #7765881

Brett Dolsen July 22, 2009

Wonderfull composition,light and clarity Max!!Hoping it matured well!!Brett #7766902

Renee Doyle July 22, 2009

I was hoping it was for you too :-)
Another wonderful edition to this beautiful wedding album Max!!!


Stephen Zacker July 22, 2009

Like the way you composed this. Super lighting #7767188

Joy Rector July 22, 2009

beautiful shot #7767552

Lorna Shutter July 22, 2009

Wow! What a beautiful sentiment on the dad's part! ... and what a fantastic capture of this very special moment! Absolutely gorgeous, Max!!! Unique and flavourful! LOL! Too bad you didn't get a taste! :)

Brax ~ Ann C. thinks your SP's funny! Ha! Ha! :)

Brolan ~ Fussy, Fussy! LOL! :) #7767745

ROLAN NARMAN July 22, 2009

What a great comment on you part S. anrol! #7767789

Lorna Shutter July 22, 2009

Thanks, N. nalor! :) #7767841

Debra K. Johnson July 22, 2009

Perfection! This is just fabulous. #7767970

Susana Ms Heide July 22, 2009

The lighting here is EXTRAORDINARY Max!!! Liquid gold!!! Your wedding photography is REMARKABLE!!! Keep up the super work! #7769088

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 22, 2009

Oh this is fantastic bro!!! Awesome lighting indeed!!! #7769245

Marcel J. Fernandez July 22, 2009

A very creative POV and capture! #7769334

ROLAN NARMAN July 22, 2009

Congratulations on all your previous finalists Max! #7769395

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic July 22, 2009


Very nice,shap colors and clarity

Ysa... #7769974

Anita Hogue July 22, 2009

WOW, Max, I'm loving all your wedding images! If I wasn't married I would for sure want you to take my wedding pictures! I have a daughter in law that is just beginning her business of people photography and I told her about some of your images. To me people are hard to photograph. I think I do better with nature and stills. Occasionally images of my grandchildren and dogs.

Thanks again for sharing all your fabulous images with us and thanks for your tips.



Anna M. Halasz July 22, 2009

Beautiful,Max. Anna #7771043

Joseph N. DiGilio July 22, 2009

Excellent shot Max. You at the very least matched the father of the bride's romantic idea with this imaginative composition.
You would no doubt have preferred a dry chianti anyway. #7771674

Maria A. Gonzalez July 22, 2009

This is great shot,Max... Very nice story to go with it too...Very crispy image,great colors and details...Excellent wedding photography...Very unique shots...Also elegant...Very well presented,great job,Max.

Tammy Espino July 22, 2009

Wonderful capture ~ I hope they at least gave you some cake! The dirty rotten.....not sharing the wine with you..lol :) #7772432

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 23, 2009

Such a beautiful story behind this wonderful image.
Moment well captured, Max!
~♥~lisa #7774161

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 23, 2009

What a spectactular capture, love the pouring into one...and what a thoughtful father! Beautifully done Max!

jo ann c. #7774300

Sam Britt July 23, 2009

Terrific still life, Max. #7774312

Janet Daniel July 23, 2009

Incredibly gorgeous and dreamy image, Max!
Very creative! Love it! #7774975

Gail R. Schuett July 23, 2009

simply..beautiful!!!! #7775176

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic July 24, 2009

What a special and wonderful tradition. And this is one beautiful image, Max. WOW!! #7776690

Debra R. Harder July 24, 2009

I LOVE how you focus on the most important things, Max! This is WONDERFUL!! Perfect lighting, details, background, DOF and composition. BEAUTIFUL!!!!! Deb #7778151

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 24, 2009

Highly Professional, Max! You did this set up and shot SO VERY WELL!!! WOW!

Straight into FAVS!

I love the story, too. Thank you for telling it to us!!! What a wonderful thing for her father to have done so many years ago.

So...Did they give you a sip? HA! -S. Laura #7779073

Mitch Spence level-classic July 25, 2009

This is just beautiful, Max. You have done such a marvelous job at capturing very special moments of this wedding. They must be thrilled. #7780547

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 26, 2009

This is fantastic! Should be in a magazine! #7784176

Robyn A. Terrell July 26, 2009

Such wonderful and creative shots in your wedding photography, Max. This is such a lovely shot...superb work as always, my friend. #7784814

A P July 27, 2009

this should be a tradition!! Wonderful story to go with your wonderful capture. Congratz on your well deserved EfP. #7787671

Karen Kessler July 27, 2009

That is so special & you captured the moment beautifully, Max! #7787975

Laura E. Swan level-classic January 02, 2010

Brother Max! We need another picture in your gallery! Please post! :)

I love this image. It also says HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

-Sister Laura :D #8264569

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