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Kiss These Lips
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Kiss These Lips
Kiss These Lips

Kiva the male giraffe at the Houston Zoo photoshoot 2003.
Canon 28-135mm. Entered "Animals" 10/16.

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Steven E. Ray
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    You might recall another image of Kiva entered sometime back :)

10/15/2008 12:38:46 AM

 
Stefania Barbier
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hehehe this is spectacular... fantastic close up....
where have you been Steven? LOOOOOOOONG time no see.... :-)

10/15/2008 1:11:55 AM

 
Kristy A. Keene
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I am in Awe!!! Great Capture!

10/15/2008 1:13:15 AM

 
Kerry Hill
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Awesome close up, Steven!

10/15/2008 3:07:14 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Welcome back Steven!!!
What a great, "Nice-to-see-you-again" image!
Great perspective an pov.
Smiles, Lisa

10/15/2008 3:28:46 AM

 
Hendrik Storme
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Great title and image! COOL!!!

10/15/2008 3:32:31 AM

 
Amy E. Schneider
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Oh, I LOVE this...such a funny capture!
Great close-up!
Amy:)

10/15/2008 5:33:00 AM

 
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Hi Steven! Good to see you back! Outstanding capture! He looks so friendly and curious! B-

10/15/2008 5:41:16 AM

 
Colleen Farrell
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LOL!! Fantastic capture and composition, Steven! I think you have a winner, here! I hope you're getting more free time to do fun photography.

10/15/2008 8:35:20 AM

 
Nancy (Peaches) Harker
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ROFLMAO, AWSOME capture, now I have to wipe the griaffe drool off me LOLOLOL!
SO glad to see ya back Steven!

10/15/2008 11:21:10 AM

 
Jennifer A. Lambert
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This is FABULOUS !!! I absolutely LOVE your work !!! I wish I could be your understudy. I am a huge fan ! * Wink *
Blessings, Jenny

10/15/2008 4:14:04 PM

 
Kathy L. Clark
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Steve this is so cute. I do remember the other image. Congrats on that and probably this one too.

Hey great mini-pic SP. It looks like your running for office. How about president one day!

10/16/2008 5:30:28 AM

 
Sarah G

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AWESOME!!! LOVE to see your work.

Glad you found time to share. I've missed your fantastic images.

10/16/2008 6:44:37 AM

 
Judy A. Lawhon
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OH....fantastic capture, Steve....love your POV!!

10/16/2008 9:43:10 AM

 
Reynaldo D. Reyes
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Who can resist the kissable lips and charming look. This is a fantastic shot Steven. Glad to see you're active again. Looking forward to your amazing shots.

10/16/2008 10:07:22 AM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Hi Steve!!!! I sure do remember the other shot...this one is just as awesome as the other one!!!!! What "kissable" lips!!!!! LOL FANTASTIC image!!!!! ♫ k

10/16/2008 7:52:27 PM

 
Ellen Hodges
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Simply fantastic image, Steve! Wonderful!!

10/17/2008 4:50:33 AM

 
John Connolly
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What an awesome tight portrait, Steven! Love your work and your gallery!

10/17/2008 2:41:12 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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Hi Steven :)

LOL- Those are some hairy lips.
Great pov and details on this one.

10/18/2008 7:24:20 AM

 
Susie Peek-Swint
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I love this 'in your face' capture Steven ~ great close-op of those hairy lips .. certainly made me smile :)

10/18/2008 2:52:35 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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:) Love it, Steven!!

10/20/2008 3:10:18 AM

 
Leslie McLain
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Love this image. It makes me smile.

10/20/2008 2:27:20 PM

 
Inge Linden
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Nice portrait, gorgeous model. Love it-))

10/23/2008 11:03:16 AM

 
Sheryl A. Hudson
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Oh, this just put a big smile on my face! Great work on this wonderful portrait Steven!!!

10/23/2008 9:31:10 PM

 
Sam Britt
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Terrific image, Steven.

10/25/2008 5:00:14 PM

 
Kate Baumgartner
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Awesome pov. Congrats on the ep.

10/27/2008 11:56:50 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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Oh - LOL - Great close-up Steve! .....I think I'll wait for a better offer though... >^..^<

10/28/2008 8:35:51 PM

 
Dawn M. Schneider
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whoa what a fantastic shot!!! great macro congrats on the EP

10/29/2008 1:58:25 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Looks like he's going to kiss you Steven. Great extreme CU! Yeah, I certainly remember Kiva.

11/5/2008 10:03:24 PM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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Straight to my FAVS!!! OMG I LOVE this Steven!!! Who could forget this Giraffe!!! :0)

11/7/2008 1:15:05 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Wowza, this is really eye catching and cool Steve!

11/18/2008 1:37:05 PM

 
Kay E. Mahoney
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Congratulations on your finalist, Steve.

11/25/2008 8:05:33 PM

 
Alex T. Mizuno
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Congratulations on your excellent Finalist Steven!!

11/25/2008 8:10:58 PM

 
Dawn M. Schneider
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way to go congrats on this awesome finalist.

11/25/2008 9:18:59 PM

 
Susan Fox
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Congratulations Steven :-)

11/25/2008 9:20:11 PM

 
Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!!!!!! Good luck in the next round!!!!! :-) k

11/25/2008 9:20:15 PM

 
Cindy Bendush
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You bet - can't wait! Congratulations on your finalist! :-)))

11/25/2008 9:31:39 PM

 
Stefania Barbier
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CONGRATS on your spectacular finalist Steven!

11/25/2008 9:50:59 PM

 
Michelle L. Frick
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Congratulations Steven! I would totally kiss that sweet mug! LOVE IT!!!

11/25/2008 10:32:26 PM

 
Teresa A. Burnett
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Huge congratulations on this AWESOME finalist Steven!! I'm not sure I'll take that kiss though!! Best of luck in the next round!!

11/25/2008 11:19:49 PM

 
Margaret R. Barry
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Congratulations on your fantastic finalist, Steven!

11/26/2008 1:31:29 AM

 
Datha Y. Thompson
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NO Suprises here!! I LOVE THIS!!Congratulations Steven!!!! WTG :0)

11/26/2008 7:18:31 AM

 
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This is absolutely BRILLIANT, Steven! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your OUTSTANDING finalist! Deb

11/26/2008 9:04:09 AM

 
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Congratulations Steven on your fabulous finalist! Love this image! B-

11/26/2008 9:14:23 AM

 
Mitch Spence
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Congratulations, Steven!

11/26/2008 10:08:15 AM

 
Mike Umbreit
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Steven - Congratulations!! - Mike

11/26/2008 2:20:25 PM

 
Marijana Fajgl
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Big congratulations for your fantastic finalist,Steven!

11/26/2008 2:39:57 PM

 
Susan M. Carter

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This is wonderful - congratulations

11/26/2008 3:15:07 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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Congratulations Steven!

11/26/2008 7:33:10 PM

 
Colleen Farrell
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LOL! Big congrats on your finalist, Steven!

11/26/2008 7:43:52 PM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Big congratulations, Steven!

11/26/2008 10:47:09 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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This is too close for comfort...LOL. Congrats on this stunning capture and Finalist, Steven.

UB.

11/27/2008 1:10:49 AM

 
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Congratulations!

11/27/2008 6:40:19 AM

 
Sylvia Rossler
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Big congrats on your wonderful finalist :) 

11/27/2008 2:24:49 PM

 
Joanne E. Bohenstengel
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CONGRATULATIONS!! SORRY A LITTLE LATE. THAT'S WHAT I CALL UP CLOSE & PERSONAL.
WONDERFUL PHOTO. JOANNE

12/2/2008 11:19:40 AM

 
Elizabeth A. Marker
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To cute!!
Congratulation!

12/30/2008 9:07:45 PM

 
Nancy L. Green
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OUTSTANDING capture Steven, definately worthy of finalist, I love it!! <><

1/8/2009 9:06:19 PM

 
John Connolly
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I'll pass on the kissing bit, but this is a wonderful full frame portrait,Steven!
Congratulations on your finalist award!

1/9/2009 1:53:56 PM

 
Dianna Murphy
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Love the POV. Great shot.

9/2/2010 12:57:47 PM

 
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