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Tempting Fate
  Tempting Fate
Tempting Fate


...and Living Dangerously... :) Found this sweetly sleeping little bundle of fur at the Sauer-Beckmann Farm in Stonewall, TX completely oblivious to the fact that he was being scrutinized (quite closely) by the barnyard rooster...

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Tammy M. Anderson
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    Outstanding capture. Love the lighting. You were at the right placeand time to catch this unique couple.

1/4/2012 5:09:48 AM

 
Carol Flisak
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Excellent capture, Val... wonderful light, comp and timing!

1/4/2012 5:27:06 AM

 
Jack Gaskin
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GREAT CATCH

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1/4/2012 5:31:44 AM

 
Anita N. Hogue
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What a cool find and I love your light and composition!
Happy New Year!

1/4/2012 5:33:39 AM

 
Mary Timman
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So pretty. Love the tones, softness and texture. I can't believe he's just sleeping though, I have a feeling someone is going to be in trouble soon.

1/4/2012 5:37:49 AM

 
Inge Linden
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Stunning capture-wonderful light&comp.

1/4/2012 6:19:48 AM

 
Bobby Ray Goodman
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Hi Valarie,Happy New Year my friend.LOL!!Sure is one brave Rooster,I bet the other Chickens dared him to do it.Beautiful capture,nice to see a post!!!

1/4/2012 6:27:03 AM

 
Monnie Ryan
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Fabulous find beautifully captured, Val! Happy New Year to you, too!!

1/4/2012 6:41:37 AM

 
Karen Slagle
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Too cool, Val.

1/4/2012 6:54:20 AM

 
Jeff W. Robinson
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Outstanding capture of them Val - 2 subjects that you would not expect to see together! Happy New Year!

1/4/2012 7:22:36 AM

 
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What a fantastic capture, I think they must be dear friends! :-)

Love it Val!

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1/4/2012 7:37:04 AM

 
Don Christiana
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Val, this is a wonderful capture. The photo tells a story all by its self. I hope you have a great day...and a fantastic 2012.

1/4/2012 7:53:23 AM

 
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Oh, what a find. Fantastic capture with such dreamy beautiful light and colors. Happy New Year Val.

1/4/2012 9:07:07 AM

 
Gord MacEachern
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Love this Val, this has to really go places. A most incredible image topped off with a wee touch of humour!!!!

1/4/2012 9:11:13 AM

 
Shirley A. Kinney
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Just too cute, Val.

1/4/2012 10:31:51 AM

 
Freddy Bland
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Fantabulous capture, Val! Is that a word? Well, to me it most definitely is in this case! A delightful story-telling image that you've captured with awesome details, lighting and composition! I expect we will definitely be seeing this one again, my Texas friend!!

1/4/2012 3:44:11 PM

 
Neal D. Hatcher
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Fantastic capture-Isn,t that farm a neat place-I,ve been there and loved it
Into my favs this goes

1/4/2012 4:05:39 PM

 
Patricia Seidler
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Beautifully captured Valerie.

Happy New Year to you too!

1/4/2012 4:27:25 PM

 
Lorna Shutter
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Hey Ms. U.S.A.! It's so good to see a new post from you! Hope you had a great holiday! This image is fabulous!!! The kitty is adorable ... and the chicken/rooster? looking over its shoulder is priceless! What an awesome capture! Love the play of light and shadows and the dreamy look it gives! This one's a fave for me ... and a Winner in MY book, my friend! Excellent work, Ms. Val! :)

1/4/2012 4:59:05 PM

 
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Look who is calling who LM, Val! LOL The unusual chicken and cat combination together is fantastic and then your light on it makes it that much more wonderful. Great work LMjr! LOL

1/4/2012 6:52:20 PM

 
Kathy Salerni
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I love everything about this shot, Val! Right place, right time, perfect comp and the the soft light!

1/4/2012 7:13:56 PM

 
Michelle Alton
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It's collecting Faves like crazy, Val. What a magnificent work of artistry. Maybe even a GP award!

1/4/2012 7:18:45 PM

 
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Oh, that's a fabulous capture, Val, and love the light! Happy new year to you, too!

1/4/2012 7:37:27 PM

 
Tammy Espino
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You made me smile, this has winner written all over it:)

1/4/2012 7:54:40 PM

 
Doug Pignet
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lovely capture with wonderful colors and comp...nicely done

1/5/2012 3:04:25 AM

 
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Awesome detail and fabulous find, Val!!! Incredibly gorgeous!!! Hope you are all well!! Tell your Mom, one of my clients won a 2012 Ford Escape at a casino raffle on New Year's Eve!!! Hope that your Mom is next!!

1/5/2012 6:33:10 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks everyone - appreciate your comments much!

1/5/2012 7:42:39 AM

 
Emile Abbott
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Hi Val and Happy New Year my friend. Awesome eye, timing and capture of not something you see often. Cute and patient Kitty and curious rooster well composed by your expert eye.

1/5/2012 2:03:39 PM

 
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Outstanding find and capture Miss Val! Hope you had a Happy New Year!

1/6/2012 6:15:29 AM

 
Julie Burnett
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I envy you finding this unusual scenario, Val, this had to be a hoot! Exceptional lighting and treatment to boot!! Just fabulous!!

1/6/2012 6:21:18 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks Doc, Mary and Julie - appreciate your stopping by! Have a great day!

1/6/2012 10:14:51 AM

 
Patrick Rouzes
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A unique & beautifu image with lovely lighting, tones, colors, setting, & timing here, Val! Extremely well done, indeed!

A Very Happy New Year to you, my friend!

1/6/2012 6:08:07 PM

 
Terry Cervi
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I love the dreamy quality this beautiful photo has, Ms. V! Happy New Year!!

1/6/2012 8:46:54 PM

 
Heather Loewenhardt
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What a wonderful composition with such great lighting and shadow work.

1/7/2012 1:24:07 AM

 
Carol L. Fowler
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Wonderful interaction (At least by one of the subjects!) Hope the rooster didn't interrupt that cat nap!

1/7/2012 4:18:48 PM

 
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CONGRATULATIONS on your EFP, Ms. Val!!! Photobucket See, the cat's friend is dancing with me! Ha! Ha! Now on to the next round! :)

1/7/2012 4:38:26 PM

 
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The dappled lighting really enhances this wonderful scene Val - beautifully taken and presented my friend!

1/7/2012 5:09:55 PM

 
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What a fabulous whimsical capture with amazing lighting Valarie! This is a winner in my book!

1/7/2012 9:17:06 PM

 
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This is AWESOME Val!

1/17/2012 10:35:48 AM

 
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This is fabulous Val, everything about it....L O V E it!

1/18/2012 6:36:57 AM

 
Irene Colling
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Outstanding presentation of this captivating scene.

Great work Val.

1/18/2012 10:30:41 AM

 
Karen Bacon
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You captured such outstanding light and unique situation here Val! Only a true photographer can do this-and you have!Good luck with this, we will see this again!

1/21/2012 4:05:17 PM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Magical. Love that light and the moment you captured

2/13/2012 3:44:56 AM

 
Val Feldman
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Thanks so much everyone!! :) :)

2/21/2012 12:40:34 PM

 
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