The Kiss. . .

© Betty McCalley

The Kiss. . .

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

Wonderful capture! Beautiful. #1466443

Sherran Andersen level-classic 6/1/2012 10:02:28 AM

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

Betty McCalley level-classic 6/1/2012 6:10:56 PM

Thank you so much. :)

Melissa Wynn level-classic 6/5/2012 10:42:57 AM

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

Kathy Salerni level-classic 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 level-classic 7/30/2012 3:56:41 PM

Beautiful! #10252204

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

Great capture! #10252270

Ann Coates level-classic 7/30/2012 6:38:23 PM

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

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/31/2012 11:08:17 AM

Beyond sweet, congrats! #10255240

Carol Flisak level-classic 7/31/2012 4:34:21 PM

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

Sheryl Sturges level-classic 7/31/2012 4:55:38 PM

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

Cheryl Schneider level-classic 7/31/2012 4:59:13 PM

Heartwarming, Betty. Congratulations! #10256077

Dan J. Holm level-classic 7/31/2012 5:04:04 PM

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

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 7/31/2012 5:33:48 PM

Congrats on this wonderful first place winner! #10256208

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

Great moment beautifully captured. Congrats. #10256243

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

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

Terry Cervi level-classic 7/31/2012 6:09:45 PM

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

Carmody Baker level-classic 7/31/2012 6:34:51 PM

You nailed it. Great job Betty! #10256415

Sara B. Coffey level-classic 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 level-classic 7/31/2012 7:10:15 PM

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

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 7/31/2012 7:18:26 PM

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

Carol L. Quina level-classic 7/31/2012 9:04:27 PM

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

Mariann Kovats level-classic 7/31/2012 10:14:13 PM

Congrats on your beautiful win! #10256916

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

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

Ann Coates level-classic 8/1/2012 3:29:41 AM

Huge congratulations on your stunning Gold. #10257242

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 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 level-classic 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 level-classic 8/1/2012 12:30:06 PM

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

Orsi level-classic 8/1/2012 12:31:07 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!Amazing!!! #10258170

Jane Holestine level-classic 8/1/2012 1:17:56 PM

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

Betty McCalley level-classic 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 LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 8/1/2012 4:39:23 PM

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

Carol Eade level-classic 8/1/2012 5:46:53 PM

Beautiful capture, congratulations! #10258806

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

Great catch, very cute; congratulations! #10258930

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 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 level-classic 8/2/2012 8:09:51 AM

Awesome image Betty!!

Congratulations on this wonderful First Place Winner!

jo ann c. #10259760

Betty McCalley level-classic 8/6/2012 2:23:57 PM

Thank you so much. :)

Linda S. Smith level-classic 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 level-classic 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 level-classic 8/13/2012 6:34:16 AM

Congratulations, Betty. Well deserved! #10273984

Bill Houghton level-classic 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 level-classic 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

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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 Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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