Hippo smile

© Kathy Salerni

Hippo smile

Carol L. Fowler 11/18/2011 3:53:11 PM

Love your POV and all the wonderful detail #1424128

Jill Odice 11/19/2011 9:47:17 AM

LOoks like you were right therein the water with the hippo! I never saw one so up close with so much detail! Wow, I think you have a winner here! #9818857

Troy Gallagher 11/19/2011 2:01:02 PM

Fantastic capture Kathy. #9819252

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/19/2011 4:21:50 PM

WOW! Such incredible details on this huge beauty, Kathy! ;-) k #9819412

Tammy Espino 11/19/2011 6:13:41 PM

Super duper capture!!! :) #9819529

Ellen Hodges 11/20/2011 8:22:17 PM

A very WOW capture, Kathy!!! Superb pov! #9821959

Jeffrey R. Bange 11/21/2011 9:04:58 PM

Great capture Kathy, you definitely have a real talent for capturing such unique poses, #9824007

Val Feldman 11/22/2011 12:36:20 PM

Looks like another winner to me! Fantastic pov with superb detail..and I agree with Jeffrey - you DO have this magical way of finding the best poses, angles, light and color - not to mention, DETAIL in all your captures of our animal friends! Excellent work! #9825292

Leslie McLain 11/26/2011 5:54:32 AM

Love it, an amazing capture. You take the best zoo pictures, Kathy. #9831271

Rona L. Schwarz 12/14/2011 6:28:49 PM

My goodness, Kathy - I missed this one!!! Although with my spotty participation of late I should not be so surprised...Marvelous, fabulous and fantastic - a truly amazing capture and probably the best hippo composition I have ever seen. Love this pose and how he fills the frame, and the detail is exquisite! I expect to see this with a big gold badge next! #9866772

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/14/2011 6:32:28 PM

Congrats on this awesome finalist Kathy! #9866797

Ellen Hodges 12/14/2011 7:14:12 PM

Huge congrats and very best luck, Kathy!!!! Wowser!! #9867011

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/15/2011 6:59:04 AM

Congratulations Kathy!

Outstanding capture girl!

jo ann c. #9868308

Terry Cervi 12/15/2011 8:23:50 AM

Congrats on your fantastic animial capture, Kathy! The detail is awesome! #9868563

Judy Foxworthy 12/15/2011 9:09:51 AM

Fantastic! Congratulations, Kathy!! #9868709

Leslie McLain 12/15/2011 5:46:02 PM

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Kathy. #9869812

Val Feldman 12/15/2011 5:53:45 PM

What a super month you've had, Kathy and each Finalist so well-deserved! I love this big guy! I'm betting winner on this one - but then I think I bet winner on your other two, too..so hard to choose! :) Why not Gold on all 3????!!! :) Congratulations, my friend! #9869845

Sabrina Ryan 12/15/2011 6:48:53 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding Finalist Kathy! #9870034

ALLEN O. HOWARD 12/15/2011 10:28:52 PM

WOW! AWESOME! Congratulations! #9870348

Renee Doyle 12/16/2011 12:21:58 AM

Absolutely love this Kathy!! Congratulations! #9870442

Terry Cervi 12/16/2011 2:45:11 PM

Congrats on your awesome win, Kathy! #9871843

Merna L. Nobile 12/16/2011 2:55:32 PM

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile

Ann Coates 12/16/2011 4:34:50 PM

Wow, this is awesome. Congratulations on your Gold. #9872264

Sabrina Ryan 12/16/2011 5:24:21 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Beautiful Winning image, Kathy #9872417

Val Feldman 12/16/2011 5:25:10 PM

Woooo-hooooo, so happy to see Gold attached to this big guy - an amazing shot, executed perfectly and with an incredible pov and glorious details, to boot! You go, girl!!! Congratulations! #9872419

Ellen Hodges 12/16/2011 6:07:09 PM

Huge congrats on this stunning winner, Sabrina!!! #9872542

Ellen Hodges 12/16/2011 6:10:58 PM

Kathy!! Congrats on the awesome win!!! #9872553

Phyllis H. Burchett 12/16/2011 6:48:12 PM

BIG congrats Kathy on this fabulous winner!!! #9872674

Jeffrey R. Bange 12/16/2011 7:13:40 PM

Congratulations Kathy on a well deserved win. #9872769

Tammy Espino 12/16/2011 7:18:33 PM

Congrats on your win! :) #9872784

Renee Doyle 12/16/2011 7:31:16 PM

WTG Kathy!! BIg congratulations to you! #9872817

Rona L. Schwarz 12/16/2011 7:45:59 PM

SUPER CONGRATULATIONS on a spectacular month, my friend! Like Val, I was routing for 3 Winners, but I guess 1 out of 3 ain't bad! This was my favorite...Am very thrilled to see it with GOLD. I bet it has lots of promotional potential, too! #9872865

Mary K. Robison 12/17/2011 12:48:09 AM

Outstanding photo!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Kathy! #9873281

Bojan Bencic 12/17/2011 4:04:27 AM

Very charming. Congratulations on your win, Kathy! #9873462

Lydia Williams 12/17/2011 6:21:37 AM

Oh my gosh, what a great photo...congratulations, Kathy! #9873759

Carla Capra 12/17/2011 8:59:25 AM

Congratulations #9874025

Patrick Rouzes 12/17/2011 5:24:25 PM

WOW, CONGRATULATIONS on this phenomenal Winner, KAthy! WTG, my friend! #9874725

Robert R. Goodman 12/18/2011 10:05:38 AM

A big Congratulations my friend,WTG Kathy!!!! #9875764

JO ANN CLEVELAND 12/18/2011 12:40:38 PM

Wowza! This is amazing, great find and soo well presented!

Congratulations on your Gold 2nd Place Winner, I love it Kathy!

jo ann c.

Amanda J. Tanner 12/19/2011 8:00:17 PM

Congratulations Kathy! A wonderful winner! #9878380

Usman M. Bajwa 12/21/2011 2:13:27 AM

CONGRATZ on this wonderful Gold Winner!!!

UB. #9880155

Anne McKinnell 1/2/2012 4:41:52 PM

Oh I love hippos and I think this is my favourite photo of a hippo ever! Love, love, love it! It's a beauty. Congratulations on your winner. #9899016

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