Light Lunch

© Dan Holm

Light Lunch

S J 9/15/2005 12:05:45 AM

Terrific "never seen before" capture, Dan!!! Fantastic clarity and framing!! And yes, I really like your perspective on #310603

Rob Bishop 9/15/2005 12:07:20 AM

What a terrific capture, Dan! The angle of view, and crop are perfect.

Rob #1839278

Janet Williams 9/15/2005 12:15:13 AM

I love giraffes (or giraffe?). This is one amazingly clear and detail image of his beautiful head. The tongue may be a 'bit too much information'!! but clearly he needs it as he has no salad tongs to grab his lunch! Oh its wonderful and as always the narrative just makes it! #1839287

Mata Patan 9/15/2005 12:27:40 AM

Black giraffe tongue!!!!!!
Seems the menu is her favourite one today!!
Cool perspective! #1839308

Paul Sikora 9/15/2005 12:41:03 AM

Dan, this is great, what a capture and framed perfectly #1839341

Jordi Delgado 9/15/2005 12:42:00 AM

Terrific catch, Dan!!! Neat and perfectly composed as always!!



Rakesh Syal 9/15/2005 12:52:40 AM

Love this capture and caption, Dan!!! #1839369

Carolyn J. Connolly 9/15/2005 12:52:45 AM

FANTASTIC capture AND image, Dan!!! Your timing was IMPECCABLE!!! :o) #1839370

Stanley J. Contrades 9/15/2005 1:36:25 AM

Spectacular catch with great detail, Dan! The Giraffe's long, prehensile, muscular tongue can be extended up to 18 inches!! May be a little too much information as well (LOL)!! Excellent imagery and timing!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1839417

Kerby Pfrangle 9/15/2005 2:07:13 AM

Dan wonderful prespective and what a wonderful fun image. Salad seems to be the main course of the day for this giraffe.

Super colors and love your timing.

Kerby #1839438

Judy S. Fung 9/15/2005 2:20:15 AM

Terrific framing and capture, Dan!! #1839464

Paul E. Earl 9/15/2005 2:25:57 AM

This is why giraffes have such long necks!! What a great capture Dan!! #1839492

Alan L. Borror 9/15/2005 2:26:03 AM

What a great capture, Dan! Love it!!!! #1839493

Paul Michko 9/15/2005 2:39:40 AM

Wonderful capture, Dan. Must be a relative of Gene Simons of Kiss. :) #1839528

Donald K. Cherry 9/15/2005 3:04:58 AM

Fantastic capture, Dan! I really like this a lot! #1839586

Walter Graziano 9/15/2005 3:20:36 AM

Nice shot Dan! Love the Black Tongue! #1839631

Joy Rector 9/15/2005 3:25:09 AM

beautiful capture #1839642

ADILSON F. FERREIRA 9/15/2005 3:28:25 AM

Terrific capture Dan!!!
The composition is great and the tonge is cool!!! #1839649

Kate Jackson 9/15/2005 4:56:28 AM

I love being right up there with the giraffe. And I love the way his head is reaching up, up and evermore up and the tongue is even up higher than his head. The only way I can get my tongue higher than my head is to lay on the ground and squash my nose in!! #1839923

Margaret m. Buenneke 9/15/2005 5:56:20 AM

Margaret #1840035

S P Mukherji 9/15/2005 6:32:03 AM

Terrific timing, clarity and composition. A beautiful capture! #1840157

Brian Cassar 9/15/2005 6:32:19 AM

Terrific capture Dan. Perfect timing. Well done! #1840158

Karen Engelbreth 9/15/2005 6:58:14 AM

LOL - fantastic capture, Dan - love it! #1840246

Jill Flynn 9/15/2005 8:44:00 AM

Love that stretch Dan! The clarity and focus are OUTSTANDING!! LOVE THIS! #1840597

Shelly A. Van Camp 9/15/2005 8:49:39 AM

Oustanding capture! Love it, Dan!! #1840621

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/15/2005 8:56:57 AM

Wow, excellent shot, Dan! #1840649

Jenny Bosmans 9/15/2005 9:48:26 AM

OUTSTANDING capture indeed, Dan! Excellent and I love it!! #1840868

Jill Odice 9/15/2005 9:58:20 AM

My what a long tongue you have ! :-) beautiful shot, how did you get to his eye level :-) #1840931

Terry L. Ellis 9/15/2005 10:01:17 AM

Totally terrific capture, Dan! Beautifully composed and, of course, great statement. #1840941

Mary Timman 9/15/2005 11:11:07 AM

GReat capture!!!! You caught this perfectly and with such detail of him reaching for his salad..Great title! #1841170

Goshka G. 9/15/2005 11:50:25 AM

Real stunner, Dan!!! What a picturesque tongue and such a great idea for lunch!! And as always, your wonderful narrative adds yet another dimension!! #1841332

Opal Cross 9/15/2005 12:02:26 PM

Dan, this is absolutely gorgeous. I love your " narrative " as much and it really speaks to the subject so to speak. Just so wonderful, and I also love the giraffe. After reaching that far, hope your neck isn't strained. #1841356

Sergio La Spina 9/15/2005 12:27:32 PM

wowowowow terrific capture Dan!! truly perfect..... #1841484

Pu Chen 9/15/2005 1:07:13 PM

You certainly make that lunch very tasty! Wonderful capture, Dan! #1841667

Ermanno Radice 9/15/2005 1:20:11 PM

Terrific capture, gorgeous image, Wonderful, Dan!!!! #1841724

Roxanne M. Bubar 9/15/2005 1:29:33 PM

Dan, OUTSTANDING CAPTURE. What a wonderful image. What a tongue. I wonder if he has a sore neck?:) #1841772

Amanda Price 9/15/2005 1:47:24 PM

haha! This is great! #1841845

Sandy Landon 9/15/2005 1:55:13 PM

Look at that tongue!!! Great shot!! #1841875

Elisabeth A. Gay 9/15/2005 1:55:34 PM

LOL what a marvellous caption on a great shot Dan!!
Ann #1841876

Cathy Barrows 9/15/2005 2:37:33 PM

your comments are just too funny...great shot...and leave it to a woman (Sandy) to notice the size of the #1842049

Candice C. Calhoun 9/15/2005 2:51:42 PM

GREAT, and funny!

ccc #1842124

Marsha S. Smith 9/15/2005 3:17:46 PM

Great shot, Dan. I think he is doing his Gene Simmons imitation. #1842274

Danilo Piccioni 9/15/2005 3:26:37 PM

as usual a great photo and a great candidate for the contest too. #1842324

Susie Peek-Swint 9/15/2005 3:58:19 PM

Excellent capture, perfect timing and title Dan ~ now if I can only get the image of Kate's squashed nose out of my mind ~ LOL! #1842417

Noel Baebler 9/15/2005 4:10:54 PM

Just WOW! #1842452

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/15/2005 4:59:08 PM

This is just precious, and the caption- AWESOME!! #1842590

Nobu Nagase 9/15/2005 5:23:10 PM

Perfect timing to capture the great moment as usual.
...what I want seems always out of my reach, Dan, but it's great to know even for a giraffe sometimes it is...

Debra Booth 9/15/2005 5:30:34 PM

Excellent capture, Dan! #1842697

William C. Raco 9/15/2005 5:46:35 PM

Excellent pose, light and detail
Very nicely done, Dan

bill #1842743

Dan Holm 9/15/2005 6:00:55 PM

Sanjay, Rob, Janet, Mata,Paul S., Jordi, Rakesh, Carolyn, Stan, Kerby, Judy, Paul E., Alan, Paul M., Donald, Wally, Joy, Adilson, Kate, Margaret, SP, Brian, Karen, Jill F., Shelly, Leanne, Jenny, Jill O., Terry, Mary, Goshka, Opal, Sergio, Pu, Ermanno, Roxanne, Amanda, Sandy, Ann, Cathy, Candice, Marsha, Danilo, Susan, Noel, Donna, Nobi, Debra and Bill: Thank you all so VERY much!! I truly appreciate it! #1842795

Susan T. Evans 9/15/2005 6:18:27 PM


Jessica Hughes 9/15/2005 6:34:29 PM

Dan, this is incredible!! You've captured him at the perfect moment. The detail and clarity is absolutely perfect!!! #1842915

Deborah C. Lewinson 9/15/2005 6:55:05 PM

Wow, Dan, this is PERFECT!!!!
-Debby #1842998

Dan Holm 9/15/2005 7:01:08 PM

Susan, Jessica and Debby: Thanks so much!! Your supportive comments and encouragement are deeply appreciated! #1843016

Stacey M 9/15/2005 7:51:50 PM

Hey Dan, been out of the comment loop for awhile, but so glad to see you have not lost your touch. Only Dan could get a Giraffe to strike this pose :-) #1843150

Chris Macer 9/17/2005 8:38:46 AM

Amazing capture, Dan! What a tongue! #1848403

Kara L. Hendricks 9/18/2005 10:29:39 AM

Just catching up on your posts.. I love this.. What a shot and fantastic timing on your part.. And as always.. Your dialog is perfect.. Winner??? #1851955

Morgan Kallin 9/19/2005 6:24:19 PM

Hmmm... I think I would call the picture "Tall Order" :) Very nice Dan! #1857404

Luigi Di Serio 9/21/2005 7:52:03 PM

Unthinkable!!! Never seen a giraffes tongue that close (not that I'd care to get too close)... fantastic work, love the angle, clarity, framing and of course the capture! #1865115

KHAWLA Haddad 9/22/2005 7:13:42 AM

WOW such amazing capture wow did not know that s tongue so long wow this is fantastic capture love it well don Dan!!! #1866849

Jonna Bergström 9/27/2005 9:37:52 AM

Wow, what a winner Dan!!! Fantastic capture! #1891655

Debbie Fleri 9/29/2005 10:48:19 AM

Oh My Gosh,,,What a capture,,,Great lines,,,Great title...

Debbie : ) #1899499

Debbie Fleri 9/29/2005 10:52:17 AM

Oh My Gosh,,,What a capture,,,Great lines,,,Great title...

Debbie : ) #1899517

Evy Johansen 10/21/2005 1:02:03 AM

LOL... Love it! Many congratulations on your well deserved Finalist - again, Dan :-) #1975347

Leanne M.E. Boyd 10/21/2005 5:34:00 AM

Congrats again, Dan! #1976345

Donna K. Kilcher 10/21/2005 5:39:19 AM

Congratulations! #1976381

Kerry Haines 10/21/2005 6:59:07 AM

Dan, without a doubt, this is one splendid image. Giraffes are so beautiful and elegant in their special way. Your capture of this moment is impeccable. Well done Dan! Congrats on being a finalist. #1976859

Chris Macer 10/21/2005 7:34:48 AM

This is wonderful, Dan! Congrats again :) #1977195

Sergio La Spina 10/21/2005 7:39:10 AM

Fantastic shot CONGRATULATION!!! #1977238

Kristi A. Howson 10/21/2005 8:01:28 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Dan and good luck in the next round! Cool..I don't think I've seen a giraffe's tongue before :) #1977455

Stacey A. Bates 10/21/2005 8:53:10 AM

Congrats Dan!!! #1977858

Terry L. Ellis 10/21/2005 10:45:14 AM

Congratulations, Dan! Super! #1978464

Laurence Saliba 10/21/2005 11:34:48 AM

Congrats again Dan!!!! #1978642

Agnes Fegan 10/21/2005 1:08:41 PM

Congrats Dan!!! #1979281

Marsha S. Smith 10/21/2005 1:45:46 PM

Congrats!!!! #1979558

Elisabeth A. Gay 10/21/2005 2:08:54 PM

Congrats again Dan, this one is my favourite!!
Ann #1979686

Diane Addonizio 10/21/2005 4:27:18 PM

Congratulations! #1980570

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 10/21/2005 5:49:26 PM

yet again Dan, congrats to you! #1981006

Noel Baebler 10/21/2005 6:14:08 PM

Huzzah, Dan! My fav animal pic by you! #1981168

Melissa L. Zavadil 10/21/2005 11:37:42 PM

This is awesome!! Very neat image!! Congrats!!! #1982172

Stanley J. Contrades 10/21/2005 11:58:05 PM

WTG, Dan, and CONGRATULATIONS and lots of good luck to you in the next round with this terrific animal capture!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1982235

Jim Kinnunen 10/22/2005 9:27:57 AM

I love this one, Dan...congratulations!:) #1984128

Lori Carlson 10/22/2005 6:56:17 PM

Great moment you captured Dan!! Great work as always! Congratulations! :0) #1985960

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