A Little Love

© Laurie A. Rubin

A Little Love

Michelle Alton Student 6/27/2010 4:28:18 PM

This is phenomenal, Laurie. A most tender and well executed image! #1282735

Joannie M. Bertucci 6/27/2010 9:50:35 PM

Marvelous capture Laurie! Love the softness of this special moment! #8720489

Usman Bajwa 6/27/2010 10:27:55 PM

An award winner, Laurie. How on earth did you 'tell' them to pose perfectly for you!!!

UB. #8720509

Laurie A. Rubin 6/27/2010 11:04:15 PM

Thanks for your kind comments. I spent a good hour with them hoping to capture a special moment. I'm glad I did! :~) #8720537

Emily Cook 6/28/2010 6:34:45 AM

Wow, right into my favorites! Amazing catch on ypur part of the connection between these two. I agree - award winner! #8721061

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/12/2010 1:36:57 PM

And, I'm sure, this will go from finalist to winner! #8751261

Fax Sinclair 7/12/2010 1:41:36 PM

Aloha Laurie,
Congratulations!
This image is beautiful, and perfect! #8751287

Melissa Gurdus 7/12/2010 3:11:43 PM

Exquisite shot, Laurie!! Congratulatons!! #8752310

Dianna Murphy 7/12/2010 4:18:52 PM

First time I've seen a chick! A warm congratulations on your wonderful finalist and a big good luck in the next round to you. #8752967

Rosemary Sampson 7/12/2010 4:19:26 PM

What an extraordinary capture. Just wonderful, Laurie! #8752972

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/12/2010 4:25:09 PM

Wow, Laurie, congrats on your awesome finalist!

Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #8753042

Nancyj Hovey 7/12/2010 4:29:10 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8753094

Lynn M. Whitt 7/12/2010 6:07:21 PM

Absolutely amazing capture!!! A big congratulations... #8754126

Sherran Andersen 7/12/2010 7:22:54 PM

How sweet is this... straight to favs... congrats Laurie. #8754737

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 7/12/2010 8:58:48 PM

A very nice shot with good intereaction between the mother and baby flamingo #8755279

Jeff W. Robinson 7/13/2010 8:07:54 AM

Congrats Laurie on your Amazing Finalist!! Jeff #8757489

Connie Fore 7/13/2010 10:33:07 AM

Wow, fantastic capture!!! Wish I had taken this shot! Bravo!!!! #8758098

Tarun Bose 7/13/2010 10:54:04 AM

Congrats for your finalist, Laurie. A winner. #8758198

Linda D. Lester 7/13/2010 2:02:35 PM

This is the sweetest thing I ever saw!!! Congrats on your finalist! #8758866

Nancyj Hovey 7/14/2010 1:17:26 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FIRST PLACE WINNER! 8o) #8762296

Mary Beth Aiello 7/14/2010 1:29:37 PM

A real beauty, Laurie. Huge congrats on this outstanding First Place Gold. Love it. #8762378

Jack Nevitt 7/14/2010 1:53:37 PM

Congrats Laurie
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Melissa Gurdus 7/14/2010 1:54:35 PM

WOW!! Fantastic photo and BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your first place winner, Laurie!!! #8762604

Claudia Kuhn 7/14/2010 2:09:31 PM

So sweet, congrats on your first place winner! #8762722

Linda D. Lester 7/14/2010 2:48:07 PM

You sure have a true winner here....congratulations! Love it! #8762882

Jessica Jenney 7/14/2010 3:20:20 PM

Congratulations, Laurie on your stunning First Place Win! #8763040

Hosey M. Harrell III 7/14/2010 4:00:23 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Laurie! #8763213

Deborah C. Lewinson 7/14/2010 4:03:13 PM

Congratulatons, Laurie, on your wonderful first place winner!

Debby #8763228

Bonnie C. Lackey 7/14/2010 4:21:33 PM

Great work well deserving of this honor! #8763369

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 7/14/2010 4:34:20 PM

Brilliant win.....super congrats :-) #8763440

Robin R. 7/14/2010 4:58:09 PM

A wonderful moment, beautifully captured. Congrats. #8763560

Debra R. Harder 7/14/2010 5:23:58 PM

This is an AMAZING moment you've captured here, Laurie! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL FIRST PLACE WINNER! Deb #8763627

Mitch Spence 7/14/2010 5:26:38 PM

I've never seen a flamingo with a chick, much less in an image as beautiful as this, Laurie. Congratulations. #8763636

Graham J. Weiss 7/14/2010 5:50:24 PM

Stunning shot and beautifully treated Laurie. Boy am I glad I attend those NIK webinars! And an honour to share the podium with you!

Congrats. #8763751

Sam Britt 7/14/2010 6:56:06 PM

Big Congrats on your first place win, Laurie! #8763931

Rona L. Schwarz 7/14/2010 7:06:39 PM

This is simply phenomenal, Laurie! Perfect in every way! CONGRATULATIONS ON A STUNNING FIRST PLACE WINNER!! #8763963

Deborah Sandidge 7/14/2010 9:13:37 PM

This is such a sweet capture, Laurie - congratulations on your exceptional winning image!! #8764276

Laurie A. Rubin 7/14/2010 11:13:09 PM

Thank you so much for your wonderful, kind comments. I really appreciate it! :-) #8764440

Jennifer L. Alder 7/14/2010 11:52:46 PM

Brilliant work! CONGRATS! #8764468

Mary K. Robison 7/15/2010 3:40:43 AM

Outstanding in every way, Laurie!CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Winner!
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Kimber Wallwork-Heineman 7/15/2010 6:28:38 AM

This was my very favorite for the month - Congratulations! #8765192

Karen Celella 7/15/2010 6:37:18 AM

Huge congratulations for your fabulous winner, Laurie! #8765213

Carol Eade 7/15/2010 8:51:18 AM

A beautiful capture, Laurie, congratulations! #8765472

Tarun Bose 7/15/2010 11:37:55 AM

Big congrats Laurie for your gold, I predicted. #8765766

Merna L. Nobile 7/15/2010 12:33:45 PM

BEAUTIFUL! Congratulations on your Award for June, 2010. Merna #8765880

Phyllis Burchett 7/15/2010 5:46:04 PM

Awesome capture, Congrats on this beautiful winner Laurie! #8766415

Nikki McDonald 7/15/2010 8:52:26 PM

An awwww capture if I ever saw one, Laurie, and a delightful first place image. Congratulations. #8766747

Denny E. Barnes 7/15/2010 10:26:48 PM

Big Congratulations, Laurie on your outstanding and well deserved Gold winner!! #8766916

Kate Jackson 7/16/2010 2:28:10 AM

Absolutely amazing capture Laurie! Well worth a 1st! #8767079

Mary K. Robison 7/16/2010 3:09:46 AM

First Place, and now POTD? Why not? This sweet and beautiful capture deserves them!
Congratulations, Laurie!
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Robert D. Proctor 7/16/2010 3:13:07 AM

Beautiful Image....Congratulations! #8767101

Kathy Wesserling 7/16/2010 3:33:59 AM

Absolutely exquisite! and my first viewing of a baby Flamengo! #8767130

Joy Rector 7/16/2010 4:16:15 AM

congrats on the POTD #8767225

Karen Celella 7/16/2010 4:27:18 AM

Congratulations on your exceptionally cute POTD, Laurie! #8767248

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 7/16/2010 4:45:16 AM

Congrats on POTD......truly deserving of the title. :-) #8767271

Ronald F. Fischer 7/16/2010 4:48:04 AM

What a spectacular capture, Laurie! Congrats on the POTD!!! #8767279

Jessica Jenney 7/16/2010 5:04:35 AM

Congratulations, Laurie on your gorgeous POTD! #8767321

Laura Kalcheff 7/16/2010 5:09:57 AM

This is just fabulous beyond words. #8767335

JO ANN CLEVELAND 7/16/2010 5:32:52 AM

What a sweet capture Laurie, love it!

Congrats on POTD!

jo ann c. #8767381

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 7/16/2010 5:47:50 AM

Absolutely outstanding. Congrats on the POTD.
JP #8767426

Patricia A. Coblentz 7/16/2010 5:51:50 AM

Congratulations on this outstanding POTD, Laurie!! #8767440

Nancy S. Kruskop 7/16/2010 5:52:36 AM

One of my all-time favorites, Laurie! Congrats! #8767443

Jeffrey R. Bange 7/16/2010 5:55:45 AM

Congratulations Laurie on a well deserved FIRST PLACE WIN. #8767447

Nancyj Hovey 7/16/2010 6:02:11 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving POTD!

What a fantastic image! 8o) #8767455

Nancy L. Green 7/16/2010 6:11:26 AM

SO PRECIOUS and SO well done!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #8767472

Beth W. DeBor 7/16/2010 6:18:41 AM

It has all been said already! Congratulations, Laurie. #8767507

Anne M. Young 7/16/2010 6:24:43 AM

Super Winner! Congrats #8767533

Melissa Olsen 7/16/2010 6:44:28 AM

Congrats and this photo just captures my heart. #8767592

Rita K. Connell 7/16/2010 6:45:43 AM

frist time see a chick, a very stunning picture and well deserve as a winner and POTD congratulation on both #8767601

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 7/16/2010 6:58:39 AM

Such a wonderful image, Laurie! Congratulations on your first place win and POTD!!!! #8767645

Bill Houghton 7/16/2010 7:10:00 AM

What a great image Laurie. Congratulations on your wins and POTD. Have a great day, Bill

If you have time, check out my website:
Bill Houghton Photography



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Esther R. Tinz 7/16/2010 7:19:04 AM

Absolutely Precious! Congratulations! #8767724

Phyllis Burchett 7/16/2010 7:22:00 AM

Congrats on your POTD Laurie! #8767735

Songbird Cline 7/16/2010 8:03:56 AM

sweet, charming, and beautiful.. you captured love and beauty.. gorgeous in every way!! #8767804

Kathleen Brennan 7/16/2010 8:27:56 AM

Congrats on your gold and POTD! #8767837

Janie S. Oliver 7/16/2010 8:54:38 AM

Congrats! Absolutely gorgeous. #8767897

Richard M. Waas 7/16/2010 9:19:59 AM

Laurie you really hit the jackpot with tis image. Congrats on your Gold and POTD!! Well deserved........ #8767939

Lisa J. Boulden 7/16/2010 9:26:26 AM

Super-darling!!!
Such a heartwarming capture and BEAUTIFUL image!
Congratulations, Laurie, on your double-gold!
~♥~Lisa #8767947

Kathy Salerni 7/16/2010 10:50:17 AM

What an endearing image, Laurie! Huge congrats on your 1st place win and POTD! Beautiful! #8768042

Karen E. Baumann 7/16/2010 11:05:00 AM

An animal portrait like no other. This is so beautiful!!! Congratulations on your first place win and on your POTD!!! Well deserved, I might add. #8768064

Pam Bosch 7/16/2010 11:08:42 AM

A breathtaking and touching image with the most exquisite color and light. WTG Laurie well deserved 1st Place and POTD!!! #8768073

Erica Murphy 7/16/2010 11:22:42 AM

Stunning and gorgeous Laurie!! Congratulations on your POTD and your 1st Place WIN!!! #8768097

Anne McKinnell 7/16/2010 11:39:21 AM

This is sooo precious! Congratulations on your POTD and first place winner!! #8768116

Cindy Bendush 7/16/2010 12:03:54 PM

Absolutey beautiful and tender - Congratulations on your double achievement Laurie! #8768151

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 7/16/2010 12:35:34 PM

Incredibly sweet Laurie, congratulations on your big FIRST PLACE WIN and POTD!!!!

WTG!!

Donna #8768180

Christine Pentecost 7/16/2010 1:13:34 PM

Absolutely beautiful! Congrats on your 1st place photo and POTD! #8768230

Debra R. Harder 7/16/2010 1:19:24 PM

WTG, Laurie! Huge congratulations on your First Place Win and POTD!! Deb #8768239

Carol Teal 7/16/2010 1:59:42 PM

WOW! I have never seen a baby flamingo before, and isn't it hard to believe those short little legs grow to be so long? A beautiful image and so worthy of the POTD and a first place win! A huge congrats! #8768323

Christine R. Lobsinger 7/16/2010 2:24:31 PM

I second that WOWOWOWOWO! I never ever seen a baby flamingo either...
An OUTSTANDING CATCH Laurie!!! Perfectly displayed for all to witness...
GORGEOUS WORK!!!
I Wish you all the best in this one... CONGRATS TO YOU ON YOUR EP and POTD...and AWAITING FOR GOLD!!!

CHRISTINE
SMILING WITH YOU #8768362

Christine R. Lobsinger 7/16/2010 2:25:28 PM

OMG, Thank GOD I went back to take another look... CONGRATS TO YOU ON YOUR GOLD!!!!!!
SMILING AGAIN,
CHRIS #8768366

Louie Zaninovich 7/16/2010 2:40:19 PM

Laurie,
Excellent timing & composition! Perfect DOF and clarity, beautiful image! Your gallery is full of timely & creative compositions. Congrats on your gold & POTD! Louie #8768393

Shirley A. Kinney 7/16/2010 4:27:27 PM

What an adorable capture, Laurie. #8768573

Karen L. Messick 7/16/2010 4:40:04 PM

Congrats Laurie, well deserved! #8768599

Evy Johansen 7/16/2010 6:53:50 PM

Ooooh, this is so adorable, Laurie!! Big congratulations on your win and your POTD!! #8768784

Carol Flisak 7/16/2010 7:14:52 PM

Congratulations on your First Place Winner and POTD, Laure! What a beautiful image and a precious subject! #8768849

Laura E. Swan 7/16/2010 10:40:50 PM

More than great!!!! 20/10!

-Laura Swan #8769147

Toni Riggs 7/16/2010 11:52:47 PM

Really cute, congrats! #8769165

PATRICIA A. CASEY 7/17/2010 2:04:57 PM

Congratulations on the win....lovely image...great capture....
Cheers! #8769911

Bill Foxworthy 7/17/2010 2:28:18 PM

Outstanding image Laurie, congratulations X 2 #8769963

Sharon 7/17/2010 6:01:24 PM

Beautiful image, Laura!!!! HUGE congratulations on your well deserved POTD & First Place Win! #8770309

Katleen R. Struckle 7/17/2010 6:38:47 PM

Awesome image. Congrats on POTD and First Place Win. #8770401

Avril Mrs Young 7/17/2010 9:40:57 PM

wow!!!! outstanding! fantastic capture...congrats on your win.. #8770603

Lindley Johnson 7/18/2010 6:40:14 AM

So sweet! Congratulations on your first place win and POTD for this terrific capture, Laurie! #8771100

Judy V. Kennamer 7/18/2010 6:17:18 PM

Wonderful capture Laurie!! Congrats on your First Place win - well deserved!!! This is one of my all time favorite bird photos! #8772317

Linda L. Ruiz 7/21/2010 6:49:42 AM


glitter-graphics.com #8777716

Paula Showen 7/27/2010 7:40:31 PM

ADORABLE! Congratulations on your well deserved win!!! #8790120

Liz Bullock 8/2/2010 2:42:12 PM

Superb, beautiful and wonderful! A well deserved congratulations!!! #8801797

Richard D. Love 8/4/2010 6:32:06 AM

Congratulations, Laurie. Such a beautiful image with a wonderful story. Well done.

Rick #8805565

Chris Ebben 8/5/2010 1:18:04 AM

What can I say, it's all been said. Your wait paid off big time. Congratulations on your First Place Win and POTD!! You have done extremely well=^..^= #8807219

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/13/2010 2:43:52 AM

Congratulations Laurie on your Win!!!

Dominick #8897114

Bunny Snow 10/31/2013 3:51:36 PM

Every time I look at this beautiful image with its wonderful story, I smile and sense a wonderful cozy feeling.
Thank you.

Congratulations on your well done creation and winning image. #10885691


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Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/4000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 280.00 mm, Model: NIKON D2Xs

Uploaded on 6/27/2010 4:00:39 PM

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Camera: Nikon D2XS Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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