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It's safe to come out now

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It's safe to come out now
It's safe to come out now
Sat and watched this mum as she hid her little one behind the bushes until finally she decided it was safe to bring her out. Taken in the afternoon at Masai Mara, Africa.

1/250, f14, iso200

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Melissa Gurdus
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    It is nice to see them outside of a zoo. Beautiful capture, Renee.


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4/29/2006 8:53:34 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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This is a beautiful capture Renee, and I'm sure well worth the wait to get a shot of the baby!


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4/29/2006 10:58:30 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Beautiful wildlife capture!! You're so lucky to see and capture them, Renee!!


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4/30/2006 12:15:48 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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A wonderful capture, Renee! It must have been exciting to be there!


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4/30/2006 12:35:25 AM

 
Karen Engelbreth
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Wonderful wildlife capture, Renee!!


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4/30/2006 12:52:07 AM

 
Pat Gamwell
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Glorious shot, Renee! WOW! Wonderful earth tones, perfect clarity & powerful image! EXCELLENT!


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4/30/2006 1:29:51 AM

 
Ray & Audrey Clarke
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Elephants are my favourite wild animal , and this is an absolutely beautiful photo of them Renee, am quite envious (ac)


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4/30/2006 1:58:54 AM

 
Paul Sikora  

Must be a great joy to come across these animals in the wild and to capture a beautiful image like this, Renee


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4/30/2006 2:24:43 AM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Wonderful capture, Renee!! How exciting it must be to see them in the wild!


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4/30/2006 2:32:45 AM

 
Al G. Juniarsam
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Wonderful capture of these elephants, Renee!! I really like the composition, moments, and color!


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4/30/2006 4:24:55 AM

 
Tarun Bose
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Good capture Renee. It is good to see animals in natural envoirnament. Well done.


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4/30/2006 8:02:51 AM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Beautiful wildlife image, Renee. It must have been very exciting to be there and see them in their natural habitat. Lucky you !! :-)


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4/30/2006 11:34:17 AM

 
Goshka G.
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Wondeful catch, renee! Congrats on yout gorgeous winner too!!


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4/30/2006 1:00:48 PM

 
Renee Doyle
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Melissa, Lynne, Susan, Nadya, Karen, Pat, Audrey, Paul S, Paul E, Al, Tarun, Marilyn and Goshka - many thanks!!! Thanks for the congrats too Goshka.
Audrey, the elephants were amazing to watch in the wild - so instintively protective and gentle, and graceful ... yet so huge!!!


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4/30/2006 1:42:00 PM

 
John Connolly
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You certainly caught the moment here, Renee! An outstanding wildlife image!


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4/30/2006 3:51:09 PM

 
Jill Odice
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What a wonderful photo op, Africa!!! This is a great image Renee!


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4/30/2006 3:57:58 PM

 
Ken Smith
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Lucky you to visit Africa. Beautiful shot.


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5/1/2006 5:33:13 PM

 
Darren K. Fisher
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Amazing to see here, but has to be even more so in person. Thanks for sharing.


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5/2/2006 6:32:27 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Wonderful capture, Renee...I really like the inclusion of the surroundings, well done!


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5/5/2006 8:54:05 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Great capture, Renee!!


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5/7/2006 3:16:11 AM

 
Life Expressions 
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Awesome capture, Renee!!!


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5/7/2006 5:47:01 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Wow.. Incredible capture Renee!!


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5/8/2006 6:50:59 AM

 
Roger Bernabo
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VERY cool image Renee and a wonderful story


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5/9/2006 7:38:44 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Beautiful scene Renee, and a lovely story! How amazing Africa must have been!!


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5/10/2006 5:21:43 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Oh what a sweet shot! This is very COOL!


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5/12/2006 8:06:37 PM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Amazing capture, Renee!


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5/14/2006 7:38:22 PM

 
Mary Timman
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Great composition and clarity!


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5/16/2006 8:25:16 AM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Awesome shot, Renee!


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5/19/2006 5:54:34 PM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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Congrats!


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5/21/2006 3:39:11 PM

 
Darryl Wilkinson  

Isn't it IRONIC?? BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you, Renee! :)


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5/21/2006 3:48:18 PM

 
Jenny Bosmans
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Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Renee!! :)


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5/21/2006 4:08:21 PM

 
Kara Hendricks
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Congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! Good luck!!!


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5/21/2006 4:49:53 PM

 
Su Sana E. P
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Congratulations on this well deserving Finalist, Renee!!


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5/21/2006 5:51:33 PM

 
Life Expressions 
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Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Renee!


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5/21/2006 5:51:54 PM

 
Evy Johansen
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Renee!!


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5/21/2006 6:57:25 PM

 
Robyn Mackenzie
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Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Renee! Way to go!!!!


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5/21/2006 7:24:36 PM

 
Sherry S. Boles
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Congrats, Renee! :)


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5/21/2006 7:37:13 PM

 
Lorraine A. Cook
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Congratulations, Renee!!<:))


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5/21/2006 7:54:53 PM

 
Lorri Shank
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A wonderful shot. Aren't moms great?
Congrats, Renee!


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5/21/2006 8:04:41 PM

 
Lynne Morris
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Congratulations Renee :)


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5/21/2006 8:53:49 PM

 
Paul E. Earl
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Congratulations Renee!! Sorry I missed this one when I was congratulating everyone this morning. All the best in the next round.


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5/21/2006 8:58:22 PM

 
Pat Gamwell
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This one comes as no surprise, Renee! It is a fantastic shot! BIG CONGRATS, my friend!


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5/21/2006 9:18:06 PM

 
Al G. Juniarsam
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CONGRATS for your wonderful capture, Renee!!


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5/21/2006 10:12:56 PM

 
Marilyn K. Lincecum
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Congratulations, Renee on this fantastic image. Good luck in the next round !!!


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5/21/2006 11:06:49 PM

 
Dennis Flanagan
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Congratulations Renee. Great shot.


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5/22/2006 2:45:49 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Thanks so much to everyone for your congratulations and kind comments. Sorry I haven't been around much - hope to change that in a day or two and catch up on all the great images I have missed.


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5/22/2006 3:27:59 AM

 
Inge S. Lasmana
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Congratulations Renee & good luck in the next round!


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5/22/2006 6:57:34 AM

 
Tammy Scott
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Awesome finalist! Congratulations!


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5/22/2006 10:07:08 AM

 
Nadya Johnson
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Great photo and great finalist, Renee! Congratultions and best of luck in the next round!!


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5/22/2006 11:32:48 AM

 
Gail Vitikacs
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Congratulations Renee!


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5/22/2006 1:54:51 PM

 
John Connolly
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Congrats, Renee! This is a very deserving wildlife study.


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5/22/2006 3:44:27 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Renee! An awesome capture in the wild!


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5/22/2006 7:12:26 PM

 
Corinne M. Thompson
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Great capture and colors Renee, Congrats on your Finalist!


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5/23/2006 7:11:46 AM

 
Chris Macer  

Congrats on the wonderful finalist, Renee! Best of luck! :)


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5/23/2006 8:20:48 AM

 
Renee Doyle
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Many thanks again Inge, Tammy, Nadya, Gail, John, Kristi, Corinne and Chris!!!! I really appreciate it!


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5/23/2006 1:47:00 PM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulations on this wonderful finalist,Renne best of luck in the next round this is so wonderful!


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5/23/2006 1:49:48 PM

 
Debbie Hartley
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Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Renee!


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5/23/2006 2:13:05 PM

 
Jill Odice
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Congrats Renee!!! Best of luck in the next round with this wonderful finalist!


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5/23/2006 4:04:18 PM

 
Donna Roberts
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Congrats Renee - looking forward to your return to BP once your reno-horrors are over.
:-) ddu


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5/23/2006 6:35:35 PM

 
Bea. Anderson
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What a wonderful opportunity to catch a beautiful photo such as this one. Big congratulations. They are such wondrous animals.


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5/23/2006 7:08:31 PM

 
William Johnson
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Very nice capture Renee, lovely setting and composition. Bill J.


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7/4/2006 3:19:20 AM

 
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