Teacher, stop the punishment, please!

© Mata Patan

Teacher, stop the punishment, please!

Danilo Piccioni level-classic May 30, 2005

fantastica inquadratura e crop!
se non vince questa, beh allora me ne vado veramente!!!!
e sbatto la porta (virtuale) di BP! #255540

Jordi Delgado May 30, 2005

Fantastic shot, Mata!!!

:-)) #1409844

S J May 30, 2005

What a delightful image, Mata!! Very cute capture and excellent composition in B/W!! A WINNER in my view!! #1409847

Mary K. Robison May 30, 2005

Mata, this is SO cool, and I don't mean just the ice cream on the blackboard! LOL!
The expressions on the children are wonderful! I hope you win BIG with this!! #1409865

Donna Roberts May 30, 2005

Love those gorgeous expressions of the children Mata......the B&W really enhances the image so much.
Wonderful !!!!
:-) dddu #1409868

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic May 30, 2005

Mata darling child capture.

Wonderful expressions and nicely composed.

Super job.

Kerby #1409909

Paul E. Earl May 30, 2005

Being a teacher myself I can sympathise with this photo. LOL. Great capture. Kids will always keep you feeling young. #1409925

Paul Michko May 30, 2005

Great shot, Mata. I love your caption. #1409926

Carla Metzler May 30, 2005

What a wonderful cute capture, Mata! Love your title! #1410036

Tom Andersen May 30, 2005

They all have such wonderful expressions on their faces, Mata! I hope they got their ice cream reward! Fabulous capture! #1410080

Claudia Kuhn level-classic May 30, 2005

Nice capture Mata! #1410145

Roger Bernabo May 30, 2005

You have a unique characteristic in many of your images; they depict life. Well done and good to see you posting again #1410199

William C. Raco level-addict May 30, 2005

Wonderful photo, Mata
These kids will love this when they are older!


Linda D. Lester level-deluxe May 30, 2005

Love all the cute expressions...great capture, Mata! #1410242

Joy Rector May 30, 2005

Terrific image. Cute kids. #1410367

cj patterson May 30, 2005

adorable mata! #1410372

Tammy Scott May 30, 2005

FANTASTIC image, Mata!!! I am glad I actually found one of your entries today!!! I know you said you reentered an few but I am terrible at finding things on this website!!!

Nice shot and composition! #1410501

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe May 30, 2005

This is a wonderful shot of these kids Mata....love the expressions! #1410626

Stephen Zacker May 30, 2005

Fun image and title #1410695

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 30, 2005

Hehe poor kids Don't punish them!!!! Great capture Mata!!! Fantastic image! #1410968

Steve Mescha May 30, 2005

Just wonderful, Mata. I love all those big eyes :-) #1411376

Stacey M May 30, 2005

Terrific image Mata...Love all those eyes looking at us!!! #1411460

Stan Kwasniowski May 30, 2005

Mata, what a wonderful image, I like it

Stan kwasniowski #1411825

Karen Engelbreth May 30, 2005

Fantastic shot, Mata! #1411894

Ermanno Radice May 30, 2005

Concordo, questa è una bellissima foto, con un bel taglio e le espressioni dei bimbi sono meravigliose, bravissima, Mata! #1412025

Roxanne M. Bubar May 30, 2005

LOL Wonderful capture. Great expressions. #1412096

Cathy Gregor May 30, 2005

Such adorable children. Nicely done, Mata! #1412140

Laura Clay-Ballard May 30, 2005

I love this! their expressions are priceless. Beautiful shot. #1412333

Brian Cassar May 31, 2005

I like this image mata' An original composition with good expressions. Well done Mata! #1413303

Davide Patanè May 31, 2005

Hai visto la mia sorellina!!!
complimenti, questa mi ha davvero sopreso non me l'aspettavo!
Davvero perfetta. Inquadratura, scelta del B&N, sogetti. Complimenti!!
ma siccome sai ke sono un rompi, l'unica cosa ke non mi piace è l'atteggiamento della bimba. gli altri sono Xfetti nel loro ruolo.
Voto 9 ;) #1413379

Walter Graziano May 31, 2005

Very nice Mata, I love the shot! #1413620

Amber N. Eddings May 31, 2005

Very adorable photo!! Love the looks on their face's!! Great shot!! #1414377

Jessica McCollam May 31, 2005

Very cute shot, Mata! Love the B&W For this too!:) #1414704

Marsha S. Smith May 31, 2005

Cute shot of these little sweeties, Mata. They do look like they are in jail in this shot! #1415477

Dan Holm level-classic May 31, 2005

VERY, very cute shot and an EXCELLENT catch and capturte, Mata!! The lighting is awesome, too! #1415929

KHAWLA Haddad May 31, 2005

Mata this is such cute image love it, love the looks in there sweet faces and love your choice on B&W GREAT SHOT!!!!!!!! #1416005

Cathy Stancil May 31, 2005

What a awesome shot Mata !! Well done ! Great lighting, composition and these cute little faces...;o) #1416137

Jane Summa June 08, 2005

Excellent shot, Mata! You definitely have "the eye" for the eyes :-)!!! All of the comments above are right on! I ditto with all! #1445320

Davide Patanè September 05, 2005

Compliments Mata, Perfect for this monthly theme! #1803138

Paul E. Earl September 05, 2005

Very cute Mata!! #1803293

Laurence Saliba level-classic September 05, 2005

You did right in resubmitting this one Mata!!! Perfect monthly theme!!! #1803737

Danilo Piccioni level-classic September 05, 2005

prima di tutto auguri di nuovo!
e poi, come zio ha detto, brava a ripostare questa fantastica foto, e' perfetta per il mese!
vedrai che vince.

dado #1804105

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 05, 2005

Very well done #1804301

Kirsi Bertolini September 05, 2005

Great capture, awesome b/w, look at those faces! #1804591

Ermanno Radice September 05, 2005

Hai fatto bene a ripresentarla, questa poi mi piaceva moltissimo e come tema del mese è perfetta, Mata! #1804650

Kate Jackson level-classic September 06, 2005

Wonderful shot Mata ~ so cute! #1805628

Cathy Stancil September 06, 2005

I love this one and perfect indeed for the monthly theme... #1806664

Jenny Bosmans September 06, 2005

Wonderful capture, Mata!! Perfect in B&W!!! #1807962

Roger Bernabo September 07, 2005

Tough school! lol

A great capture or set up Mata... I really enjoy this and your title! #1810945

Jill Flynn level-classic September 09, 2005

This is a great shot Mata. Those faces and expressions are so wonderfully framed and highlighted! WINNER all the way!!!!! #1819420

Danilo Piccioni level-classic October 21, 2005

rileggi il primo commento su in alto!
vuol dire che rimango ancora un altro pò!
Congratulazioni! #1975875

Tammy Scott October 21, 2005

Another congratulations! I love this! #1975903

Ermanno Radice October 21, 2005

A quanto pare c'era una grande unanimità a descriverla come una gran foto e giustamente il riconoscimento è arrivato!
Complimentissimi, Mata!!!! #1976010

Peter Mantione October 21, 2005

Mata..i'm so happy to see your photos again as finalists.

Pietro #1976179

Stan Kwasniowski October 21, 2005

Mata, Congratulations #1977303

Carla Metzler October 21, 2005

Congratulations, Mata! :D #1977733

Chris Macer October 21, 2005

Congrats on the finalist, Mata! Best of luck! :) #1977798

Sylvia Rossler October 21, 2005

Congrats on your finalist Mata :o) #1977977

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations, once again, Mata!!! #1978901

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations again Mata!!! #1979011

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 21, 2005

Beautiful B&W!! Congrats!!!! Best to you in the next round! #1979621

Stephanie Lyons October 21, 2005

So adorable Mata! Congrats again! #1979783

Cathy Stancil October 21, 2005

Congratualtions Mata !!! Bravo, this is awesome !! #1979896

Karen Diaz October 21, 2005

Big Congrats my friend,You're always so good with these re-submissions!!! Good luck in the next round! #1979976

Jill Flynn level-classic October 21, 2005

Congratulations AGAIN Mata!!! Way to go! #1980365

Steve Mescha October 21, 2005

So glad to see this in the finals, Mata! A perfect shot for the theme! #1980404

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 21, 2005

Another big congratulations, Mata! Wonderful! #1980982

Marsha S. Smith October 21, 2005

So cute! Congrats again, Mata! #1981482

Deb Holmes-Hatfield October 21, 2005

Congratulations Mata, on this awesome finalist! #1981554

KHAWLA Haddad October 21, 2005

Congratulations on this terrific finalist,Mata best of luck in the next round!!!!!!! #1981839

Melissa L. Zavadil October 22, 2005

Congrats on this wonderful image!! #1982427

Lori S. Aschbrenner October 22, 2005

Congratulations, Mata! This is so adorable. Love the looks on all their little faces. #1983862

Brian Cassar October 22, 2005

I think we've seen this months ago. Well done and congratulations! #1984130

Daniel Diaz October 22, 2005

Same as my wife above Mata, PERFECT theme entry!!!! #1985065

Stanley J. Contrades October 23, 2005

CONGRATULATIONS once again, Mata! Very nicely done, and best of luck to you in the next round!!
Much Aloha,


Lori Carlson November 20, 2005

This is darling Mata!!! Congratulations! :0) #2100207

Nemil B. Chabebe September 03, 2006

Like Pink Floyd said "hey teacher leave those kids alone" but I'm glad you took this photo it is magnificent, congratulations on the finalist and I admire this one a lot. CIAO. #3260067

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


I took this just for a joke with some of the kids of the school where I work in.
They went behind the blackboard just to have fun and when I sow them in that way, I really laughed! They give me the idea to take this shot!

Uploaded on May 30, 2005

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Mata Patan. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.