© Max Aureli


Uploaded: July 24, 2009


Emma and James wedding

The ending was dedicated to Michael Jackson.

EF50mm f/1.4 USM Bouncing speedlight

Congratulations to the Finalists and Winners of this month!!


Laura E. Swan level-classic July 24, 2009

Gasp. FAINT. The first to comment, Max? That ALONE is THRILLING!!!

I love the subjects that you focus in on. This is superb! I also think that is a G7 cord but we will have to wait for Brother Rolan to get here to tell us for sure!

Love it! Sister Laura #1158855

Max Aureli July 24, 2009

Thank you Sister!! :-))
I think Brother Rolan is night night right now!!! :-))) #7779270

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 24, 2009

Beautiful capture and great lighting, Max! #7779282

Patrick Rouzes July 24, 2009

Well, Sir Max A Million, you have done it again!!! Exceptional focus, clarity, lighting, detail, & perspective captured here!!! Laura knows her music!!! Maybe we can form a band!!! Have a nice weekend,my friend!!! 1:40 am here now so I am not responsible for what I say!!! #7779324

Robert R. Goodman July 24, 2009

Hi Max,my bother can play really good.I can't carry a tune to save life.Beautiful capture,my friend!!!!! #7779331

Renee Doyle July 24, 2009

Wonderful light, selective focus and comp Max!!!! Superb work!! #7779407

Kerry Hill July 24, 2009

Hey Max, this is wonderful!! Fantastic composition and beautiful lighting!! Great work!! #7779415

Michael Khoury July 25, 2009

Wonderful picture and dedication Max !
mk #7779506

Beverley Scott July 25, 2009

What a fantastic image, Max!!! Everthing about this image - tones, lighting, focus, details - are fabulous!!! #7779575

Brett Dolsen July 25, 2009

Wonderfull SF and tones in a great composition Max !!Brett #7779768

Joy Rector July 25, 2009

great shot #7779911

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 25, 2009

Your wedding images are just amazing. Great SF and composition, Max. Excellent job as always. #7779937

Amy M. Wilson July 25, 2009

Excellent pov, lighting, colors and details; great capture, Max! #7779975

Manuel Barrera July 25, 2009

Superb focusing, great way to end the session. #7780032

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2009

Beautiful, simply beautiful bro!!! I love images with musical instruments involved!! Hey where is Rolan?? still sleeping?? :) #7780039

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 25, 2009

Beautiful, simply beautiful bro!!! I love images with musical instruments involved!! Hey where is Rolan?? still sleeping?? :) #7780046

Debra K. Johnson July 25, 2009

Ohhh...I love this one! Wonderful image Rolan. #7780086

Debra K. Johnson July 25, 2009

OMGosh... I'm sorry Max! #7780091

Carol Sawyer July 25, 2009

Beautiful lighting and image, Max!!! #7780309

Eugenio Diaz July 25, 2009

beautiful, nice focus and colors.

Kim Kleinschmidt July 25, 2009

Fantastic capture, Max!
Awesome POV, lighting and detail! #7780367

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic July 25, 2009

Great focus on the lighting and details on the guitarist's hands. Nice job Max! #7780831

Ann Coates level-classic July 25, 2009

Your unique style shines through again Max. I love how you zoom in like this. It's intriguing and tells a story. Fantastic Max. #7780841

Lynne Morris July 25, 2009

Absolutely gorgeous Max, wonderful comp, light and tones, a great capture my friend. #7780843

Betsy Labuschagne July 25, 2009

Awesome capture with excellent light and focus, great work Max!!! #7780983

Daiana Kelly July 25, 2009

Beautiful capture Max. #7781283

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 25, 2009

As always Max, your creative eye is right on! This is an awesome image with fantastic SF! #7781324

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 25, 2009

Awww, I love this, and I agree with Courtenay, you have such great skills and great eye and creativity!

jo ann c. #7781483

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 25, 2009

Wonderful image, Max!!! :-) k #7781531

Tammy Espino July 25, 2009

Thrilling capture :) #7781621

Lorna Shutter July 25, 2009

Fantastic capture, my friend! I see another EFP coming! Great work! :) #7781718

Melissa G. Meiselman July 25, 2009

Beautifully composed in performance shot with great focus on his hand taken with warm lighting and vivid color, Max!! Great dedication, as well!! #7781802

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2009

Wonderful performance shot Max, I have love this wedding series, WTG!! <>< #7781924

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 25, 2009

This is fantastic, Max!! Love the dof, the lighting, the tones... everything about this one!! Awesome work, my friend!! #7782068

Susana Ms Heide July 25, 2009

Max, you are obviously not afraid to get close to the action! I love the warm mood created by the hues! Fantastic detail! #7782100

Barbara Waldoch level-classic July 26, 2009

Beautiful image, Max! #7782465

ROLAN NARMAN July 26, 2009

Wonderful capture Max! Excellent focus and gorgeous lighting on the fingers! That chord must sound nice! Well done my friend! Have been busy attending parties and going to a concert! #7783662

Jean-Pierre Ducondi July 26, 2009

What a wonderful image. The DOF, lighting, focus are all perfect. Awesome work Max.
JP #7783891

Chris Ebben July 26, 2009

Great close-up image & a great dedication. Good one=^..^= #7784522

M.Christine Duncan July 26, 2009

Perfection... really! This went into my faves Max, I love the richness in the color, lighting, and DOF... bravo my friend, a powerful image! #7784627

Patti Coblentz July 27, 2009

I agree, a powerful image, Max...very well executed! Love it!
Patti #7787260

A P July 27, 2009

Outstanding POV on this thriller capture. #7787682

Debra R. Harder July 27, 2009

I agree with Ann!! This is an OUTSTANDING POV...with superb selective focus, details and lighting. BEAUTIFUL!! Deb #7788023

anonymous July 28, 2009

Max, this is stunning. I love it. The lighting, tones, and clarity are amazing. #7789794

Sheila D. Robertson July 28, 2009

Lots of human interest here.....and it is a great composition and pov. Wonderful! #7790839

Patricia Ronan July 28, 2009

Great detail image again Max, love your composition, focus and lighting:) #7791437

Courtenay Vanderbilt August 17, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist, Max! #7857376

Karen Engelbreth August 17, 2009

Congratulations.... #7857741

Melissa G. Meiselman August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Max!!! #7857954

Ron McEwan August 17, 2009

A terrific finalist image Max, congratulations. #7857970

Amy M. Wilson August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Max! #7858063

Karen Celella level-deluxe August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Max. You have captured the hearts of all the musicians here. #7858102

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic August 17, 2009

on your well deserving FINALIST. 8o) #7858165

Lorna Shutter August 17, 2009

All right! CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist Award for this great image, Blax!!!!! :) Photobucket #7858257

Janet Daniel August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your excellent finalist, Max! WTG! #7858327

Debra R. Harder August 17, 2009

This is such a brilliant image, Max!! A GOLD winner in my book. Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING finalist!!! Deb #7858708

Anita Hogue August 17, 2009

A wonderful finalist Max! Congratulations my friend! #7858728

ROLAN NARMAN August 17, 2009

Huge Congrats on this gorgeous finalist Max! The judges liked the chord he was playing! #7858750

Max Aureli August 17, 2009

Thank you for all your wonderful support my friends!! :-)))

Ellen Hodges August 17, 2009

Huge congrats on this fantastic finalist, Max! #7858863

Carla Metzler August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your great finalist, Max!
Good luck in the next round! #7858901

Leslie McLain level-classic August 17, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist, Max. #7859195

Patrick Rouzes August 17, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on your amazing finalist,Max!!! WTG!!! #7859197

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe August 17, 2009

YAYYYYYY!!! Huge congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Max! Best of luck in the next round!! #7859199

Ann Coates level-classic August 17, 2009

Yeeha Maxyshark, congratulations on this fantastic finalist. #7859244

Patti Coblentz August 17, 2009

Great going!! Congratulations, Max!!
Patti #7860081

Betsy Labuschagne August 17, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved finalist Max!!! Good luck in the next round!! #7860389

Laurence Saliba level-classic August 17, 2009

Congratulations dear Bro!!! Love this finalist!! #7860404

Lynne Morris August 17, 2009

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Max. #7860519

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic August 17, 2009

Fantastic Finalist,Max! Congratulations!! #7860657

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 17, 2009

Congratulations and best of luck in the next round, Max!! #7860674

Stefania Barbier level-addict August 18, 2009

bellissimo finalista Max, congratulazioni!!! #7860755

Barbara Waldoch level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on this gorgeous Finalist, Max! #7860779

Mary K. Robison August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your well earned finalist, Max! #7861100

Janet McNeil level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations and good luck!! #7861410

Jessica Jenney August 18, 2009

Congratul;ations, Max on your fantastic finalist! #7861534

Linda D. Lester level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist!!! Best of luck in the next round! #7861821

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Max. Beautiful photo. #7861895

Manuel Barrera August 18, 2009

congratulations #7862003

Eugenio Diaz August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist, Max #7862228

Jeana Clark August 18, 2009

Fabulous Finalist Max!!!
Much Deserved Congratulations
are in order!!!

~J~ #7862374

JO ANN CLEVELAND August 18, 2009

Big congrats on this awesome finalist Max!

jo ann c. #7862904

Colleen Farrell August 18, 2009

Awesome, Max! Big congratulations on your finalist! #7863187

Sue Marshall August 18, 2009

Big congrats Max ~ on your excellent finalist! :-) #7863214

Mitch Spence level-classic August 18, 2009

Congratulations to you, Max, on yet another beautiful piece of the world from you. #7863297

Daniella Puente August 18, 2009

Congrats Max :))) #7863331

Nadya Johnson August 18, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding finalist, Max! #7863357

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Big Congratulations Max, on your excellent and well deserved finalist!! #7863445

John Connolly August 18, 2009

Huge congratulations on your finalist award Max! Very deserving indeed! #7863849

Raymond Pauly August 18, 2009

Great POV, clarity and DOF here! Congratulations on a fine finalist. #7864905

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Congrats Max on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #7864939

Becky J. Parkinson level-deluxe August 18, 2009

Wonderful image and congratulations on this wonderful finalist!! #7865014

Chris Henning August 18, 2009

Cool image, Max. Congrats!! #7865439

Marijana Fajgl August 19, 2009

Fantastic capture, Max! Huge congratulations and good luck! #7866451

Robyn A. Terrell August 19, 2009

You have such a great eye and come up with wonderful and creative shots, Max. Congrats on this fantastic finalist! #7867017

Stan Kwasniowski August 19, 2009

Max, congratulations #7867290

Debra K. Johnson August 19, 2009

Congratulations Max! #7867594

ROLAN NARMAN August 19, 2009

Huge congrats on your gorgeous winner Max! #7869661

Max Aureli August 19, 2009

Thank you Bro ... it was my great winner to take this shot!!! LOL LOL #7869678

Max Aureli August 19, 2009

Thanks to all my friends for your wonderful comments and support!!! I really appreciated!! :-))

Thank you Editor Finalist!! :-))) #7869763

Maria A. Gonzalez August 20, 2009

This is an excellent image of selective focus..The colors and lighting are great so are details on that playing hand...Very well done,Max..
Congratulations on your finalist... #7873052

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic August 20, 2009

Really fantastic image, Max. Great focus and a wonderful mood. And I love the dedication.
Huge congrats. #7873866

Beverley Scott August 22, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist, Max!!! #7877159

Laurie Daily level-deluxe August 22, 2009

Congratulations on your fabulous finalist, Max! #7877235

Tammy Espino August 22, 2009

My bad for being so far behind in comments! Congrats on this fantastic finalists!!!! :) #7878650

Heidi Knight August 23, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Max. WTG - it'd stunning!!! #7880439

Janice Mezzacappa August 27, 2009

Huge Congrats Max such a fantastic capture! #7893594

Jean-Pierre Ducondi August 29, 2009

I think this should be resubmitted. It deserves better :-)
Congrats on the win for his awesome image. Hope to see it again.
JP #7899748

Vicki Snow August 30, 2009

awesome DOF and the detail...I can hear the strings a strummin!! Excellent capture Max!! #7900766

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