Uploaded: July 19, 2002


environmental portrait using a manual minota and tripod. exposure unrecorded


Renzo Ballabio July 19, 2002

Very nice job Donna. Colors and expression combine well. A happy shot indeed. #6708

Patricia Marroquin July 19, 2002

Wonderful, bright and colorful. The reflection of the man on the right also adds to the shot. This photo just brightened my day! :-) And now I'm in the mood for some pasta! #9841

Donna R. Moratelli July 20, 2002

Thank you Renzo and Patricia for the comments. Patricia, now I know why I decided to have spaghetti last night 'AGAIN'! #9849

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 20, 2002

Is he adorable or what? Very cute. #9853

Donna R. Moratelli July 20, 2002

Hi Carolyn, Yes, this guy was so cute and smiley. I ended up with some real wacky pictures of him. He was very energetic and loved to have his photo taken. #9865

Dolores Neilson July 21, 2002

Hi Donna!! Is this the one I said I loved in your gallery?? Well, I still do!! Very bright smile and cheery image!! Golly, let's go have lunch! #9902

Donna R. Moratelli July 22, 2002

Hi Delores, Yes, this is the picture and thanks again for the nice comments again!. He does make a good lasagna too, but not as good as mine... The secret is in the tomatoe sauce and mine is the best on earth!! You'll have to come here and I will make some for us with the meatballs, salad and italian bread.. Can you tell that I am hungry?? #9951

Dolores Neilson July 22, 2002

OK Donna..Mmmmmm....that's enough torture for now!! If you are as perfectionistic with your cooking as with your photography...I know I'm in for a treat!! Thanks for the invite! #9953

Piper Lehman August 06, 2002

Congrats, Donna. I've always loved this shot. The red and white are great together. Very "Italian!" #10707

Dolores Neilson August 06, 2002

Congrats Girlfriend!! First prize again!! Wooo Hoooo!! Way to go!! #10754

Guy D. Biechele level-classic August 07, 2002

Great capture, Donna. This is a real eye catcher! Congrats on your First Prize win. +Guy #10804

Gerda Grice level-deluxe August 07, 2002

A wonderful, warm, happy-making picture, Donna. A big congratulations on your First Place win! #10812

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thanks Piper!!Congrats to you too!! #10829

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thank you Delores!!Now when is our dinner?? I made the sauce again yesterday and it turned out great!! #10830

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thank you Guy!It's great to hear from you too!! #10831

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 07, 2002

First place!! Congrats..it's a great one. #10847

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thanks Carolyn, I had a feeling about this one and that's why I decided to enter it in to the contest this time!! #10866

bob garas August 07, 2002

way to go. great capture. congratulations #10875

Jeff Galbraith August 07, 2002

Congratulations Donna,
Talk about capturing the moment--perfect composition and great colour too. #10917

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thank you Bob and a big congratulations to you again too!!! #10935

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2002

Thanks JEFF, This guy made it easy for me. He was a natural. #10936

August 08, 2002

Way to go Donna !
You deserve it !
All the best :) #10991

Hayley Brooks Thistlethwaite August 15, 2002

Nice shot... It definitely tells a story ! I feel like it was a scene from a commericial... #11542

Donna R. Moratelli August 15, 2002

Thanks Robert,I always appreciate your comments!!and Haley ,Thank you for the comment too! #11548

Johnathan R. Peal August 18, 2002


Just wanted to say that I liked this photo from the 1st time I saw it. I was really surprised that it didn't win before.



Charlie F. Kohn May 26, 2019

dear donna,
i am late for this but I believe it's one of the liveliest and natural pictures I have seen in a long time! my congratulations for the first! you really deserved it. I am happy to be back after a long time with lots of changes.

charlie.f.kohn@sixpence-pictures.com //madrid, spain #32849

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