Shattered Dreams

© Donna R. Moratelli

Shattered Dreams

Damian P. Gadal October 06, 2002

Wow, you've managed to pack a lot of punch into this Donna... #10268

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 06, 2002

Wow, again!! Super, incredible, etc... #16623

Marcy October 06, 2002

Donna, Wow, lots of emotion in this one and a beautiful model. Ma #16625

Donna R. Moratelli October 06, 2002

Thanks, Carolyn, Damian and Ma!!I was trying to portray despair in this one for a project that I am presently working on. I hope that it worked. I appreciate these comments very much and value your opinions!!. #16628

Jeff Galbraith October 06, 2002

Hi Donna,
All I can say is, wow, what impact--this one really reaches out and grabs ya. #16639

Donna R. Moratelli October 07, 2002

Wow, THANK YOU JEFF! #16688

Adam Bolt October 07, 2002

WOW AGAIN!! Super strong image and the eyes just take your breath away!. I am curious thou... how did you get so much light back into the models face since the sun looks as if it is behind her and to her right. Flash would have just bounced straight back off the glass and a reflector would have been near impossible to set up with the area that you were working within.
I can see this image doing very well for you Donna.
Cheers Adam #16693

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 07, 2002

Wow! Six Wows..You must be proud! #16697

Donna R. Moratelli October 07, 2002

wow Adam!<< Thanks for the comment. She does have beautiful expressive eyes. She is an awsome looking chic, I agree!,,Regarding the light source, She was outside and I was inside of that horrible place. It was strong afternoon sidelighting. It did illuminate her face enough to give it a glow. If you look closely, you can see a shadow of the shattered glass on her face. The light was coming from the right and bounced a little bit off the glass and reflected on to her face also. Thanks for the WOW ADAM!! #16703

Robert Pranagal May 26, 2019

Hi Donna!
Congratulations on the well deserved win! #22371

Kathleen Clemons May 26, 2019

Such a cool shot!! Congrats!! #22438

Jeff Galbraith May 26, 2019

Congratulations Donna,
Its always nice to see you in the winner's circle. #22499

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 26, 2019

Absolutely great shot, Donna. The lighting, composition, subject, all really work. It definately deserves all the "WOWs"! +Guy #22504

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe May 26, 2019

Congrats!! About time you won again. I'm so happy for ya.. Talk later. #22564

Stephanie Adams May 26, 2019

CONGRATS on all your wins Donna!!!! #22606

Sharon E. Lowe level-addict May 26, 2019

Congrats again Donna! #22635

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

Thank you everyone for the warm congratulations! #22643

Cathy M. Gromball May 26, 2019

Congratulations Donna! Great shot!

Cathy :) #22685

June Marie Sobrito May 26, 2019

Congratulations! #22703

Lianne E. Cook May 26, 2019

thought this was cool - knew it was a winner - Congrats!!! #22734

Shelley Sanders May 26, 2019

Powerful message, congrats on the winner's circle Donna! #22769

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

Thanks everybody for all of your comments and congratulations. I am very happy today! #22910

Heather K. McFarland level-classic May 26, 2019

Congratulations Donna! I think this is a very original and powerful portrait! It really stood out from the crowd!

Heather #22915

Mark Oxley May 26, 2019

I'd like to add my words of congratulations to the ever growing and well deserved list of wow's. A great image that really has tons of impact. Way to go Donna! #23046

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

Thank you soo much Heather and congratulations on All of you wins too! Mark, Thank you so much too!!! #23115

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2019

Donna....woo hooo!! Congrats on your win!! This is awes a strong image...emotive and well done. I love it!!

I knew about your win days ago and this was my first chance to post. Don't ask ...it's been a nighmarish week. When it rains it pours!! For some reason, this last month has been so challenging! #23271

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

Thanks Delores, Tell me about it. I have been having a horrible month too. Ironicly, I was thinking of you yesterday. I havn't seen anything new of yours and wondered where you were. #23310

Dolores Neilson May 26, 2019

Well then...we can commiserate! Do you think it will help?? Aw shucks...maybe we should just go shooting instead...that always makes me feel better! #23365

Donna R. Moratelli May 26, 2019

shooting??? whats that?? It's seems like it's been raining for a year straight. It actually has probably rained here for about 2 months straight with a a couple of partly cloudy days inbetween..Maybe it will stop in June// Any other suggestions?? Remember that it gets dark at 4pm now too. I don't like the dark. I can't see in low light conditions at all. Night photography is OUT for me. #23377

Nancy Grace Chen March 26, 2004

Creative, eye-catching, and beautiful. GREAT job and congratulations!
-Nancy #448025

Darren M. Alexander August 07, 2004

congrats! this image really stands out. draws the viewer in. :-) nice work! #693562

Donna R. Moratelli August 07, 2004

Thanks Darren! #693595

Sandra Freyler October 11, 2005

Congratulations Donnarae! This should belong in a magazine! Outstanding image! #1941913

Donna R. Moratelli October 11, 2005

Thanks for the fine compliment; Sandra. #1942093

Nancy Grace Chen March 25, 2009

i hope this doesn't freak you out, but I LOVE this image. I first saw it about five years ago and I loved it then. i'm a much better photographer now and I still love it. I almost always think about it when I see shattered windows. it was just an image that really stuck with me. I just wanted to share with you that it has really inspired me and I think it's a fantastic portrait. #7332323

Donna R. Moratelli August 09, 2009

Nancy, I wish that I could find more locations for shoots like this one. It was perfect for what I was doing at the time . I appreciate the comment 5 years later too. #7831517

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic October 09, 2009

Beautiful!! #8022262

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

Description

Canon Elan 7e, 28-90 lens, textures and lines

Uploaded on October 06, 2002

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Donna R. Moratelli. 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.