© Donna R. Moratelli


Uploaded: May 28, 2004


I spotted these vivid orange painted row-boats docked on the bay in Belmar NJ.. It was about 6:45 pm. I set the camera high on a tripod which was placed on a dock.The exposure was made at f/22 @1/4 sec+1/2 . I used a 19-35 lens at 30mm. 100 ISO RAW image file


Cathy Gregor May 28, 2004

Very nice! Colors are great. #132490

Karen Bacon May 28, 2004

This is a great photo Donna!I bet we see it again! #564629

Donna J. Taff May 28, 2004

Great shot and very colorful!!!! #564639

Joyce Baldassarre May 28, 2004


Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 28, 2004

Gorgeous, lovely, perfect!!! #564700

Marcy May 28, 2004

WOW..It is a standout! Ma #564731

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 28, 2004

Nicely done! #564747

William C. Raco level-classic May 28, 2004

Wow, what a burst of color!!
Love that orange on blue.
The dock provides an additional contrast, along with the lighting and shadow, to make this a very striking image.
Great shot, Donna.

bill #564756

Kasia Elser May 28, 2004

GREAT SHOT! #564786

Kenton L. Elliott May 28, 2004

Wow! Donna, this is fantastic! This is a winner in my book, no question about it. Absolute perfection in all respects!! #564794

Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 28, 2004

Standout color! Beautiful -K #564825

Alisha May Furbish May 28, 2004

Wonderful use of color and repetition! #564854

Donna R. Moratelli May 28, 2004

Thank you Alisha,Kim, KS, Kactus Ken, Ma, Kasia, Bill Raco, Carolyn & Joyce!! I really appreciate the comments.! #564956

Allan L. Whitehead May 28, 2004

I love this Donna Rae. The reflections are terrific as well as the colors. Very, very well done, my friend - Allan #564990

Donna R. Moratelli May 28, 2004

Gee thanks; Allan!! It's wonderful getting a comment from you! #565018

Bonnie C. Lackey May 28, 2004

I think this just got voted a winner! I'll drink to that! Terrific eye - terrific shot! #565088

Donna R. Moratelli May 28, 2004

Wow, thanks VERY,VERY much; Bonnie!! #565198

Darren K. Fisher May 28, 2004

Stunning colors and one very well composed image. I know it has my vote. #565237

Shirley L. Carpenter May 28, 2004

Excellent color, image and composition Donna!! #565239

Ronald Balthazor May 29, 2004

Very well done, Donna. #565374

Donna R. Moratelli May 29, 2004

Thank you Ronald,Shirley & Darren! #565392

Kristen McKain May 29, 2004

wow!! Excelent!! #565461

Donna R. Moratelli May 29, 2004

thank you Kristen.. #565903

Rod D. Gray May 30, 2004

great colour and lines. excellent #567797

Cathy T. Vettes June 15, 2004

Congradulations Donna Rae !! Excellent image !! The color and clarity are Awesome !! #595444

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 15, 2004

Congratulations! -K #595492

Kristen McKain June 15, 2004

Congrats!! #595514

Donna W. Neal June 15, 2004

Congratulations Donna #595703

Jennifer Rennison June 15, 2004

Congratulations Donna! This colors are amazing! #595775

Cathy Barrows June 15, 2004

Congrats!...eye-catching #596116

Michael Brown June 15, 2004


Mike #596306

Donna R. Moratelli June 15, 2004

Thank you veeery much; everyone!! #596331

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 15, 2004

Great shot Donna, congrats! #596349

Terry R. Hatfield June 15, 2004

Very Good Finalist Donna Nicely Done!! #596446

Dan Holm level-classic June 15, 2004

Congratulations, Donna! Very well deserved! #596480

Murry Grigsby June 15, 2004

Congrats Donna! #596499

Donna J. Taff June 15, 2004

Congrat's Donna!!! #596575

Dale Ann Cubbage June 15, 2004

Congrats Donna! #596585

Roger D. Meador June 15, 2004

excellent #596792

Diane Dupuis June 15, 2004

Congrats Donna! Good luck!! (PS Time to update your gallery - couldn't find this one in it!!!) #596959

William C. Raco level-classic June 15, 2004

Very striking and beautiful.
Congratulations, Donna

bill #597088

Kathleen Clemons June 15, 2004

Stunning, Donna. Congrats to you! #597164

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe June 15, 2004

Fantastic image! Congrats! #597171

Nancy Grace Chen June 15, 2004

Excellent colors and perspective. Congrats on your finalist!!

Nancy #597558

Gianna Stadelmyer June 16, 2004

Beautiful shot, Donna! Congrats!!! #597939

Donna R. Moratelli June 16, 2004

Hi everyone; Thank you VEry much !!. Diane; Thanks for reminding me to update the gallery. I'll get to that soon! #598043

Kasia Elser June 16, 2004

CONGRATS! #598277

Karen Engelbreth June 16, 2004

Many congratulations, Donna! #598346

Janice Forrest June 16, 2004

This is just perfect. Well done and congrats. #598401

Marie Fields June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Donna! This is awesome! #598449

Robin L. Wehrman June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Donna! this is outstanding!! #598467

Donna R. Moratelli June 16, 2004

Thank you very much; Robin, Marie,Janice, Karen & Kasia! What a great day. I sincerely appreciate the comments! #599079

Kathleen Clemons June 16, 2004

Looks like your day just got even better, Donna! Congrats on First Place! #600052

Kelly Abernathy level-classic June 16, 2004

Woo-Hoo! Congrats on first place! Wonderful shot! I'm happy for you! -K #600078

Carolina K. Smith June 16, 2004


Patrick Campbell June 16, 2004

Congrats Donna on your win! This is a magnificent photo! #600127

Ron Goldman June 16, 2004

Congratulations Donna! Beautiful image! #600207

Terry R. Hatfield June 16, 2004

Congrats On Your Win Donna Rae!! #600236

Claudia Kuhn level-classic June 16, 2004

Big congrats on your win Donna!! #600258

Donna La Mattino Pagakis June 16, 2004

This is a very beautiful image. Love the bright colors and the composition is perfect. Congratulations!! #600313

William C. Raco level-classic June 16, 2004

Congratulations, Donna!
Great photo and a great win.

bill #600349

Grayce Pedulla Dillon June 16, 2004

Great job Donna, congrats!!!
Grayce #600401

Sandra Hardt level-deluxe June 16, 2004

Good going girl! -Sandy #600402

Jean-Francois Schmutz June 16, 2004

Congrats on your win, Donna !
I'm very happy for you !

JF #600492

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2004

Many contratulations on your win, Donna! #600497

Evy Johansen level-classic June 17, 2004

Many contratulations on your win, Donna! #600498

Mette Vendelboe Allison June 17, 2004

Beautiful colours in this, Donna! Congrats! #600549

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe June 17, 2004

Big congrats, my dear!! Good job! #600584

Wally Orlowsky June 17, 2004

Congratulations on this win, Donna! #600614

Donna W. Neal June 17, 2004

A huge congratulations on this win Donna! #600621

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict June 17, 2004

Congrats Donna - awesome image!! #600634

Paul C. Gazzanigo June 17, 2004

Congratulations, Donna! #600636

Donna R. Moratelli June 17, 2004

OMG.. What a suprise, and what a big honor this is!! Thanks everyone! This is wonderful! #600643

Paul Michko June 17, 2004

Congratulation, Donna. A wonderful image. #600702

Debra Booth June 17, 2004

Congratulations, Donna! #600771

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe June 17, 2004

Congrats Donna on this awesome image! Jeff #600899

Myra Vos June 17, 2004

Congratulations Donna, great photo. #600935

Deborah Sandidge June 17, 2004

Wonderful, congratulations! #601103

Murry Grigsby June 17, 2004

Congratulations Donna on your wonderful image and win! Terrific perspective, design, light and colors!! #601152

Lori Ditlefsen June 17, 2004

Congrats on the win Donna! Well done! #601204

Jennifer Jones June 17, 2004

Amazing color and composition. Congratulations Donna! #601242

Susana Matos June 17, 2004

amazing! Great photo! Congratulations!
Cheers from Portugal, Su #601593

Bernard B. Travers June 17, 2004

Go Donna go. Congratulations. Wonderful image - absolutely. #601597

Allan L. Whitehead June 17, 2004

Congratulations on all your fine work in the May contest, Donna Rae. I'm really proud of you, my very dear friend - your good friend, Allan #601625

Donna R. Moratelli June 17, 2004

Wow, what a heck of a day! Thanks everyone for all the wonderful comments. I sincerely appreciate it. All of you really put a smile on my face today. THANKS #601629

Rod D. Gray June 17, 2004

Fantastic winner well done #601809

Priscilla Rathbone June 17, 2004

Just beautiful, Donna Rae. The colors, the composition. Congratulations on your win! #601874

Robin L. Wehrman June 17, 2004

Hi Donna! Outstanding and congratulations on your win, well deserved!! #602062

Jeff Galbraith June 17, 2004

Congratulations Donna,

Wonderful vivid image--you're getting closer to the grand prize all the time. #602182

Dan Holm level-classic June 17, 2004

Awesons shot, Donna! Well deserved congratulations on your win!! #602726

Jimmy Wen June 18, 2004

big congrats Donna! superb color, lighting & composition! #603486

Heather K. McFarland level-classic June 18, 2004

Many congrats Donna. This is a beautiful image. One of those...wish it was mine images! The colors and composition are outstanding!! #604004

Monika Sapek June 18, 2004

Love those orange boats against the blue water, Donna! The composition and reflections are terrific here! Many congratulations on your First Place, Donna!

Donna R. Moratelli June 19, 2004

Thanks soooo veeery much everyone!!!!! #604519

Stephen Zacker June 19, 2004

Congratulations Donna! A great eye to produce this very strong image! #604894

Dolores Neilson June 20, 2004

Effectively composed and great contrasting colors! A well deserved first place win, Donna! Congrats! #606480

Leonard Pierce July 12, 2004

WOW!!! What a fantastic image Donna, everything about it is absolutely perfect!!! Congratulations on a very well deserved win!!!!!!!..... I think you deserved the grand prize though!! #644510

Kathleen R. Struckle July 14, 2004

Congrat's Donna Rae on your win!! Wonderful image. Love the colors!! #648065

Michael A. Landwehr March 30, 2016

Fantastic colors. Gorgeous! #11454349

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