My Baby

Liz Bullock level-classic 11/11/2010 9:13:27 AM

Wonderful capture, light and clarity! #1326099

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 11/11/2010 10:49:12 AM

Nice capture, Lisa. Love how she is holding the baby. #9028099

Tammy L. Bevins 11/11/2010 11:59:13 AM

unbelievable! this is incredible. #9028158

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 11/11/2010 12:13:17 PM

A precious portrait of them Lisa!! Jeff #9028182

Shirley Sicurello level-classic 11/11/2010 3:10:12 PM

Expressive portrait, shows tenderness and protectiveness. #9028523

Tammy Espino level-classic 11/11/2010 4:22:54 PM

Awwww this is just so awesome :) #9028637

Sherran Andersen level-classic 11/11/2010 10:21:19 PM

How sweet...love that eye contact. #9029081

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 11/11/2010 11:21:45 PM

Very beautiful capture of the moment, Lisa!

UB. #9029128

Michelle Alton level-classic 11/12/2010 3:16:54 AM

This one has "starlight" all over it, Lisa. Perhaps the best mother/baby primate shot I've ever, EVER seen! #9029246

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 11/12/2010 5:14:58 AM

~♥~♥~♥~
Thank you, Liz, Kay, Tammy B. and Tammy E., Jeff, Shirley, Sherran, Usman, and Michelle. I really appreciate your wonderful feedback!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #9029568

Lynn M. Whitt level-classic 11/12/2010 6:21:37 AM

Wow!! What an amazing image. PERFECT #9029698

Maria Morrow level-classic 11/13/2010 5:09:57 AM

Outstanding, Lisa.. just beautiful :) #9031481

Kara Hendricks level-classic 11/16/2010 11:36:18 AM

U N F R E A K I N B E L I E V A B L E!!!! #9042152

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 11/22/2010 6:46:41 PM

What a precious capture Lisa...look at those eyes...this should be a winner for sure!

jo ann c. #9058461

Ken Smith level-classic 11/23/2010 5:09:27 AM

You got a lot of great zoo shots, Lisa...congrats in advance on upcoming finalists! :-) #9059156

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 12/3/2010 10:49:52 AM

Ohhhh my goodness Lisa, such a sweet, loving shot! Love it..

jo ann c. #9078397

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 12/5/2010 3:42:56 PM

Lisa, I think you have a Winner here, my friend! The tones, textures, lighting, clarity, expression & display of affection are exceptional! Super endearing image & work! WTG! #9081959

Kathy Salerni level-classic 12/5/2010 10:18:36 PM

What a beautful and touching portrait of of this Mom and little one, Lisa! I will be in your neck of the woods the next 2 weeks and would love to get to the Buffalo Zoo! My family has EVERY moment planned!! #9082504

Debra R. Harder level-classic 12/8/2010 11:35:23 PM

OMG, Lisa!! What a joy to see all these new beautiful images!! Your series at the zoo is absolutely SUPERB!! Gorgeous portrait of this amazing moment you've captured. LOVE THIS!!! Deb #9088466

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 12/9/2010 8:17:04 AM

Truly outstanding Lisa, I am so impressed. This is an instant favorite for me! #9089238

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 12/9/2010 4:33:52 PM

Wonderful, warm capture of Mother and Babe #9089977

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/5/2011 12:58:17 AM

This belongs in the Winners' Circle, Lisa. Good luck!

UB. #9143641

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 1/5/2011 6:10:44 PM

This is fabulous....wonderful moment you've captured. #9145216

Stanley C. Sims 1/8/2011 9:51:16 PM

You have many wonderful shots of animals in your gallery Lisa. This is just one of them. Your timing is your strength. Keep up the good work. #9150926

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 1/11/2011 11:42:34 AM

Ausome, emotional and wonderful shot, Lisa. Love it. TED P #9156636

Don W. Chamblee 1/12/2011 2:40:51 PM

Incredible image Lisa. I hope you go far with this one. #9158992

Michele Peterson level-classic 1/12/2011 3:43:46 PM

This is an amazing image, Lisa. It's like we are right there with them. Fabulous! #9159058

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 1/12/2011 11:52:26 PM

excellent capture #9159539

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic 1/13/2011 5:59:36 PM

This is such a touching capture! It gives you a feeling of love for these wonderful animals! They are so much like us. I love her expression and how she is holding her baby so close. So Beautiful Lisa! #9161316

Dianna Murphy level-classic 1/15/2011 2:58:02 PM

Wow, awesome capture Lisa. #9165048

Ann Coates level-classic 1/18/2011 8:08:33 PM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist award Lisa. #9171340

Sue L. Cullumber level-classic 1/18/2011 8:09:51 PM

Lisa - this is so beautiful. Fantastic comp. and lighting! #9171351

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/18/2011 8:20:33 PM

Congrats on your great finalist! :) #9171429

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 1/18/2011 9:31:48 PM

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9172049

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/18/2011 9:37:22 PM

Go get the Gold this time, Lisa. Its very deserving. Good luck!

UB. #9172085

Kathy Salerni level-classic 1/18/2011 10:02:10 PM

A big congrats on your beautiful finalist and best of luck in the next round, Lisa! #9172221

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/19/2011 3:24:15 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa. #9173080

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/19/2011 4:29:04 AM

Love this image, Lisa, a fav!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #9173383

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 1/19/2011 6:13:48 AM

So lovely, Lisa...a favorite for me, too! Congratulations on your finalist! #9174153

Karen Celella level-classic 1/19/2011 6:29:38 AM

Congratulations on your touching finalist, Lisa. #9174305

Lindley Johnson level-classic 1/19/2011 6:35:57 AM

Just look at those eyes! What a wonderful portrait, Lisa - congratulations on your finalist! #9174381

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/19/2011 6:38:06 AM

Great capture, Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #9174408

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/19/2011 6:41:26 AM

it's a beauty... congratulations!!! #9174449

Carol Eade level-classic 1/19/2011 6:42:22 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Lisa! #9174455

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic 1/19/2011 8:03:36 AM

Beautiful and touching. Congratulations on your finalist! #9175034

Emile Abbott level-classic 1/19/2011 8:36:29 AM

Emotion packed finalist congrats Lisa. #9175255

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/19/2011 10:44:19 AM

Love this, Lisa!! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #9175807

Maria Coulson level-classic 1/19/2011 11:09:47 AM

Congratulations Lisa, this is very tender -- well done! #9175926

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/19/2011 2:44:21 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Lisa, I loved it! Hope we see Gold on this!

jo ann c. #9176695

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/19/2011 5:51:18 PM

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Lisa. #9177692

Elida Gutierrez 1/19/2011 6:27:28 PM

Very touching image, CONGRATS!!!! #9177945

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/19/2011 9:00:38 PM

So sweet!! Congratulations Lisa!! #9178666

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/19/2011 9:05:57 PM

Lisa, this is so incredibly touching, just wonderful! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #9178694

Cindy Bendush level-classic 1/19/2011 11:52:51 PM

Wonderful mood and moment Lisa - congratulations on your finalist! #9179107

Don Holland level-classic 1/20/2011 1:46:30 AM

Congratulations on an outstanding finalist, Lisa! #9179228

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/20/2011 12:51:05 PM

This is amazing, Lisa! Love the lighting and perfect moment captured here. A winner all the way! Huge congratulations! Deb #9180882

Gerri R. Jones level-classic 1/20/2011 4:10:25 PM

Fabulous capture Lisa, I wonder what she is thinking and how she feels...these questions make this an outstanding image in my mind! congratulations on your finalist! #9181547

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 1/20/2011 5:14:51 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181754

Wm Nosal level-classic 1/21/2011 5:42:37 PM

WOW! Beautiful Shot!
Congratulations! #9184180

Kathy Cline level-classic 1/21/2011 6:16:18 PM

Incredible.
Congrats Lisa.
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Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-classic 1/21/2011 7:47:08 PM

Photobucket

WOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!

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Ken Smith level-classic 1/22/2011 6:22:34 PM

No surprise here...congrats, Lisa!! #9186078

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/23/2011 8:48:21 AM

Phenomenal in every way, Lisa! Congratulations on this incredible finalist! Good luck! #9186977

Antonio Amen level-classic 1/23/2011 11:27:55 AM

Very good.
Thank you for comment my photo.
Regards
António #9187137

Leslie McLain level-classic 1/23/2011 2:42:32 PM

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Lisa. #9187605

Linda D. Lester level-classic 1/23/2011 2:48:59 PM

Awesome....Congratulations! #9187639

Tammy Espino level-classic 1/23/2011 2:54:15 PM

Congrats on your win :) #9187677

Jessica Jenney level-classic 1/23/2011 3:03:31 PM

Congratulations, Lisa on your fabulous win! #9187720

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 1/23/2011 3:28:58 PM

Congrats Lisa on this wonderful winner!!! #9187856

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic 1/23/2011 3:47:27 PM

Wow Lisa, this winning capture is so full of emotions. Big congrats.
JP #9187953

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) level-classic 1/23/2011 3:53:31 PM

Congratulations on a wonderful win :-) #9187974

Nancyj Hovey level-classic 1/23/2011 4:51:50 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving
Second Place Winner! 8o) #9188186

Lisa B. North level-classic 1/23/2011 5:15:07 PM

Gulp! Oh boy! JP said it right...full of emotions for sure! The eyes have it! #9188276

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 1/23/2011 5:24:21 PM

Congratulations on this incredible winner,Lisa! WTG! #9188319

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 1/23/2011 5:36:42 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Lisa on your wonderful Winning image! #9188377

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 1/23/2011 5:36:54 PM

Congratulations on your awesome 2nd place winner, Lisa. #9188378

Lana Arcemont level-classic 1/23/2011 5:40:45 PM

A beautiful capture!
Congratulations on your second place win! #9188400

Nancy L. Green level-classic 1/23/2011 5:53:32 PM

No surprise on this wonderful winner, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9188458

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 1/23/2011 6:10:25 PM

Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Win Lisa! This is an amazing shot!

jo ann c. #9188520

Mary K. Robison level-classic 1/23/2011 6:10:42 PM

That expression you captured, Lisa...
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win! #9188521

Bill Houghton level-classic 1/23/2011 6:37:15 PM

Lisa, this is such a beautiful winner. Congratulations, you deserve it. Bill #9188690

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 1/23/2011 6:42:59 PM

Hardy congrats, Lisa, on your wonderful winner! #9188735

Renee Doyle level-classic 1/23/2011 6:51:11 PM

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Lisa!! #9188791

Kathy Cline level-classic 1/23/2011 6:57:39 PM

Im so happy th is won as it had my vote!
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Ellen Hodges level-classic 1/23/2011 7:05:20 PM

Huge congrats on a fantastic and adorable winner, Lisa!! #9188883

Rona L. Schwarz level-classic 1/23/2011 8:02:57 PM

Am so happy to see this a Winner, Lisa! A marvelous, marvelous capture! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON 2ND PLACE WINNER! #9189036

Steve M. Harrington 1/23/2011 9:06:21 PM

Wow! A wonderful and most worthy winner, Lisa! :)
Steve #9189104

Cindy Bendush level-classic 1/23/2011 9:41:08 PM

Beautiful winner Lisa - congratulations! #9189130

Kathy Salerni level-classic 1/23/2011 10:52:38 PM

Big congrats on this gorgeous Winner, Lisa! WTG! #9189179

Stefania Barbier level-classic 1/24/2011 1:43:26 AM

gorgeous winner, huge congrats!!! #9189334

Michelle Alton level-classic 1/24/2011 2:27:51 AM

This was a winner long before it acquired the gold badge, Lisa. Congratulations! #9189392

Kara Hendricks level-classic 1/24/2011 3:43:17 AM

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Christopher J. Budny level-classic 1/24/2011 3:55:00 AM

Congratulations, Lisa, on this wonderful win! A terrific capture! #9189645

Lorna Shutter level-classic 1/24/2011 5:36:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this AWESOME image, Lisa!!!!! :) Photobucket #9189909

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 1/24/2011 5:53:16 AM

How tender and beautifully done my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN for this incredible work. #9189944

Lindley Johnson level-classic 1/24/2011 6:02:03 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful second place winner, Lisa. #9189979

Mark Dodge 1/24/2011 7:29:28 AM

This is really excellent, Lisa. Fantastic lighting and the pose/expression is so well captured. Congratulations on your win! #9190205

Bojan Bencic level-classic 1/24/2011 7:30:28 AM

Congratulations on your winner, Lisa. #9190210

Allen O. Howard 1/24/2011 8:00:20 AM

Congratulations Lisa! A well deserved win. #9190323

Debra R. Harder level-classic 1/24/2011 8:19:07 AM

No surprise here to see this special image win GOLD, Lisa!! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB WINNER!!!! Deb #9190390

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 1/24/2011 8:44:04 AM

This touching portrait (and story) had to be a winner! Congratulations, Lisa. #9190464

Mitch Spence level-classic 1/24/2011 10:46:10 AM

Congratulations, Lisa, on a beautiful image and on your gold. #9190733

Eva Ferričre level-classic 1/24/2011 11:04:28 AM

Excellent work, Lisa! Very deserving winner, I LOVE this! Impressive capture! #9190778

Shawn Jennings level-classic 1/24/2011 1:09:07 PM

WTG Lisa! Congratulations on your win! #9191050

Maria Morrow 1/24/2011 2:12:13 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Lisa! #9191163

Terry Cervi level-classic 1/24/2011 2:26:39 PM

Congrats on this awesome win, Lisa! #9191194

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 1/24/2011 3:04:09 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Lisa!! #9191240

Karen Slagle level-classic 1/24/2011 5:05:19 PM

You captured a stunning winning image, Lisa. I love the lighting and emotion. #9191456

Rosemary Sampson level-classic 1/24/2011 5:27:20 PM

Your photography always inspires me. Congratulations on this wonderful capture. #9191489

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 1/24/2011 5:41:40 PM

~♥~.♥.~♥~
I really appreciate everyone's wonderful comments and kind words!
Thanks a bunch!
Blessings, Lisa♥
PS: Was just notified today, that this image won first place in the mammals category of the Buffalo Zoo's 2010 Photo Contest. :) #9191509

Irene Colling level-classic 1/24/2011 6:34:34 PM

Huge Congratulations Lisa on your wonderful winning photo. #9191647

Monika Sapek level-classic 1/25/2011 10:35:35 AM

Many congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Lisa! #9193188

Stanley C. Sims level-classic 1/25/2011 8:16:19 PM

I thought I would see this one again. Well deserved winner. Congrats on the gold Lisa. #9194110

Sam Britt level-classic 1/25/2011 8:27:12 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner, Lisa!! #9194136

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 1/26/2011 8:50:10 AM

Gold it is. CONGRATULATIONS.....!!!

UB. #9195171

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 1/26/2011 5:33:46 PM

Very emotional image Lisa! It certainly deserves gold. Congratulations on your win!!! #9196196

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 1/27/2011 7:33:28 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !
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Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 1/27/2011 2:19:36 PM

Congratulations on your win!! A big time favorite Lisa!! #9197604

Paula Showen 1/27/2011 7:34:00 PM

Congratulations! This is an awesome capture! #9198041

Maria Coulson level-classic 2/7/2011 8:44:18 PM

Amazing clarity Lisa, congratulations! #9219832

Cindy Bendush level-classic 2/13/2011 9:37:54 PM

Draws us right into our own emotions ~ Congratulations on your win LIsa! #9239011

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 9/16/2011 4:42:47 PM

This is a stunning animal portrait! I am in awe, Lisa! I will say some of my best friends are Western Lowland Gorillas who live at the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque. What amazing creatures they are and you have captured this mom and babe perfectly! Sorry I missed it upon your winning! #9675020

Christine R. Lobsinger level-classic 9/26/2011 10:22:25 AM

THE WOW FACTOR LISA... MY GOD,
SIMPLY STUNNING!!!!!
A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS MY FRIEND..
WOW!!
SMILING BIG,
CHRISTINE #9695787

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~♥~.~♥~.~♥~
Western Lowland Gorilla
and her 2 week-old baby

Buffalo Zoo
Buffalo, NY

Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: 4.50, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 11/11/2010 8:43:54 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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