The Kiss. . .

© Betty McCalley

The Kiss. . .

Priscilla J. Burgers 5/31/2012 10:03:45 PM

Wonderful capture! Beautiful. #1466443

Sherran Andersen 6/1/2012 10:02:28 AM

That little one is so cute. Wonderful timing on this capture. #10164624

Betty McCalley 6/1/2012 6:10:56 PM

Thank you so much. :)

Melissa Wynn 6/5/2012 10:42:57 AM

Great timing on this shot! Big AWWWW factor. #10169427

Kathy Salerni 7/30/2012 3:31:21 PM

Huge congrats on this wonderful Finalist, Betty! Best of luck in the next round! #10252014

The Judges at 7/30/2012 3:56:41 PM

Beautiful! #10252204

The Judges at 7/30/2012 4:10:01 PM

Great capture! #10252270

Ann Coates 7/30/2012 6:38:23 PM

You captured a beautiful moment, congratulations on your finalist. #10253022

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/31/2012 11:08:17 AM

Beyond sweet, congrats! #10255240

Carol Flisak 7/31/2012 4:34:21 PM

Wonderful image of this precious moment, Betty! Huge congratulations on your first place winner! #10255959

Sheryl Sturges 7/31/2012 4:55:38 PM

How precious -- and what a shot! So enjoyable. CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR WIN!!! #10256057

Cheryl Schneider 7/31/2012 4:59:13 PM

Heartwarming, Betty. Congratulations! #10256077

Dan Holm 7/31/2012 5:04:04 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this awesome winner, Betty! Really an outstanding catch and capture! #10256102

Phyllis H. Burchett 7/31/2012 5:33:48 PM

Congrats on this wonderful first place winner! #10256208

Robin R. 7/31/2012 5:40:33 PM

Great moment beautifully captured. Congrats. #10256243

Kay E. Mahoney 7/31/2012 6:01:01 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful first place winner, Betty. #10256305

Terry Cervi 7/31/2012 6:09:45 PM

Just adorable, Betty! Congrats on your fantastic 1st place win! #10256325

Carmody Baker 7/31/2012 6:34:51 PM

You nailed it. Great job Betty! #10256415

Sara B Coffey 7/31/2012 6:55:50 PM

Wow! This is a wonderful example of The Golden Mean! A once in a life time image! Glad you captured it! I Love the tender moment of these gentle creatures!
Sara:) #10256524

Renee Doyle 7/31/2012 7:10:15 PM

Beautiful capture Betty!! Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner! #10256578

Mary Beth Aiello 7/31/2012 7:18:26 PM

Just so special, Betty. Huge congrats on this spectacular Gold. #10256605

Carol Quina 7/31/2012 9:04:27 PM

Congratulations Betty on your FIRST PLACE winning photo! It is very sweet! #10256849

Mariann Kovats 7/31/2012 10:14:13 PM

Congrats on your beautiful win! #10256916

Mary K. Robison 8/1/2012 1:37:00 AM

Such a well deserved First Place Win! CONGRATULATIONS to you, Betty! #10257087

Ann Coates 8/1/2012 3:29:41 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning Gold. #10257242

Usman M. Bajwa 8/1/2012 6:52:38 AM

What a fab pose and tender moment you captured so wonderfully, Betty. CONGRATZ on your First Place Winner!!!

UB. #10257592

Rona L. Schwarz 8/1/2012 8:48:34 AM

An exceptionally tender moment and a marvelous giraffe image, Betty! A sensational example of the mothering instinct and a very cute one at that! And I love your effects! Huge Congratulations on a marvelous first place winner! #10257793

David M. Montero 8/1/2012 12:30:06 PM

Marvelous capture Betty! Congratulations on your big win! #10258169

Orsi 8/1/2012 12:31:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!Amazing!!! #10258170

Jane Holestine 8/1/2012 1:17:56 PM

This is an image people dream of capturing! Outstanding in every way! Congratulations! #10258227

Betty McCalley 8/1/2012 4:16:16 PM

Thank you very much to ALL OF YOU! ! ! This is my very first FIRST PLACE win. So this will always be special to me. Thank you all again for the compliments - - - Betty Mc #10258553

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/1/2012 4:39:23 PM

A well deserved first place win Betty. So awesome, congratulations! #10258590

Carol Eade 8/1/2012 5:46:53 PM

Beautiful capture, congratulations! #10258806

Randy D. Dinkins 8/1/2012 6:22:38 PM

Great catch, very cute; congratulations! #10258930

Kathryn Wesserling 8/1/2012 6:42:57 PM

Every time it seems as though we've seen about every animal picture possible, a wonderful photographer comes along to capture one unique moment. Congratulations for your Gold - it's well-deserved. #10259009

JO ANN CLEVELAND 8/2/2012 8:09:51 AM

Awesome image Betty!!

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner!

jo ann c. #10259760

Betty McCalley 8/6/2012 2:23:57 PM

Thank you so much. :)

Linda S. Smith 8/8/2012 2:58:29 PM

Congrats on your fantastic capture of these beautiful creatures Betty! A will deserved win for sure! #10267939

Janet Fikar 8/13/2012 5:25:11 AM

Wow, I'm not sure it gets any better than this. Wonderful capture! Congrats. #10273920

Priscilla J. Burgers 8/13/2012 6:34:16 AM

Congratulations, Betty. Well deserved! #10273984

Bill Houghton 8/22/2012 11:45:28 AM

Betty, this is such a great photo. No wonder it's a winner. Congratulations, Bill #10285730

Lisa J. Boulden 8/30/2012 10:25:41 AM

Sweet and stunning!
~♥~Lisa #10299367

Lori Carlson 8/31/2012 5:17:49 AM

Congratulations on your winning capture, Betty!! Thanks for sharing such a beautiful moment!! LOVE! =) #10301179

Michelle Alton 10/31/2016 9:19:58 AM

Beautiful capture and presentation....deserves all the gold! #11532541

Nancy L. Green 10/31/2016 9:28:54 AM

This is absolutely ADORABLE Betty, perfectly captured at just the right moment!!! <>< #11532543

John D. Roach 10/31/2016 9:38:33 AM

That is a real winner! #11532547

Guy D. Biechele 10/31/2016 10:33:54 AM

Gorgeous image! I love the curves and composition. Congratulations on all the gold. #11532568

Dawn Miller 10/31/2016 3:14:49 PM

I love this! Perfect composition. Nice lighting. Beautiful. #11532807

Donna Dunbar 11/4/2016 1:45:55 PM

I love this, it's absolutely gorgeous !!!!! #11534433

Chuck Green 11/4/2016 4:00:52 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winner!! <>< #11534480

Elsa Gary 11/4/2016 5:04:15 PM

What an amazing moment to have captured! I love the blissful expression on the baby's face. Congratulations on your All Time Winner gorgeous image. #11534498

KALAFATAS MICHAEL 11/4/2016 10:59:57 PM

Congratulations. Just great timing.

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70-200mm with TC / F8 1/250 / ISO 640

Living Desert, CA - - - baby giraffe was only a week old.

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 5/29/2012 11:45:28 AM All Time Best Photo Contest Winner Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner Photo of the Day

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