Happy T~K~W Day!

© Michelle Alton

Happy T~K~W Day!

MELODIE C. ROBERTS Student 4/1/2012 4:03:52 AM

LMAO

What a wonderful Card for T on her special day!!

Happy T~K~W Day Mickey!!

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Jeff W. Robinson 4/1/2012 4:14:30 AM

Outstanding capture Michelle! #10069900

Tiia Vissak 4/1/2012 4:22:07 AM

a wonderful portrait! #10069911

Marilyn Cornwell 4/1/2012 4:51:17 AM

Beautiful portrait and have a fun April Fool's Day! #10069939

Monnie Ryan 4/1/2012 6:37:31 AM

She's quite beautiful and sure looks contented! #10070030

Antonio Amen 4/1/2012 6:54:05 AM

BIG...portrait, well done #10070053

Heather Loewenhardt 4/1/2012 9:37:17 AM

The wonderful lighting and texture add character to this gentle giant. #10070240

Carolyn M. Fletcher 4/1/2012 10:48:50 AM

No men to pick up after, she must be in heaven! LOL #10070355

Mike Clime 4/1/2012 12:31:21 PM

Great light, shadows and details, Michelle! Very fitting name for an elephant. #10070577

Ann Coates 4/1/2012 3:47:42 PM

I guess what she has never known she can never miss but I still detest elephants being part of a circus. We had an elephant in NZ that had been part of a circus for 30 plus years but eventually Save Animals from Exploitation were able to save her from that life and she is now retired on a farm. This is an excellent image here Michelle. #10070806

Stephen Zacker 4/1/2012 3:48:28 PM

Like the tight composition #10070809

Barbara Waldoch 4/1/2012 4:00:36 PM

Lovely capture, Michelle! #10070830

Thomas E. Hinds 4/1/2012 4:08:52 PM

Just fantastic, Michelle! #10070848

David Phalen 4/1/2012 5:37:13 PM

Outstanding light, comp, tones and textures!!

HAPPY T~K~W Day!! #10070928

Stefania Barbier 4/2/2012 12:37:53 AM

great capture! #10071259

Chris Ebben 4/2/2012 1:15:03 AM

Another beautiful picture of Beulah, you were very lucky too meet her & get so close. Good work=^..^= #10071282

John Connolly 4/2/2012 1:19:04 PM

Elephants are such clever animals Michelle, you did a great job on this portrait! A great capture for the day, and I hope you had a great TKW Day! #10072041

Nancy L. Green 4/2/2012 4:29:59 PM

This is a WONDERFUL T~K~W image Michelle, VERY well done!!! <>< #10072393

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas 4/3/2012 9:20:03 AM

Wonderful close up Michelle!,
Amalia #10073559

Laura L. Gonzales 4/10/2012 7:08:23 AM

Always a treat to visit your gallery Michelle! What a fantastic capture of this great looking fella. The clarity, texture and detail are fantastic. Love this one! #10083926

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It's the REAL DEAL today. Beulah may never have met "T," but then again, she MAY have, after almost 40 years in the carnival business. I think she may be singing, "Happy Birthday" in this shot.
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The current owners of Beulah are kind people who have been traveling with her for twenty years. They absolutely adore her, and she returns that affection so obviously. Beulah is immaculate and as gentle as can be.
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For me, it was "love at first nuzzle."

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While it seems a sad commentary that this 43-year-old elephant has had this job all her life, and has never met a male or had a chance to raise a baby. But she does appear to live a happy life.
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Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 4/1/2012 3:44:12 AM

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