Strong And Proud

© Bill Houghton

Strong And Proud

William C. Raco level-addict 10/27/2005 4:12:49 AM

Excellent pose, light and detail
Very nice photo, Bill

bill #333516

Mary L. Graham 10/27/2005 4:16:05 AM

Beautiful shot Bill!! =) #2003122

Jeff Robinson level-addict 10/27/2005 4:34:53 AM

Outstanding capture Bill! Really great work on this!! Jeff #2003190

Janet L. Skinner 10/27/2005 4:37:19 AM

Simply gorgeous, Bill!!! #2003197

Agnes Fegan level-addict 10/27/2005 4:45:05 AM

I love the expression in his eyes - wonderful capture! #2003229

Linda D. Lester level-addict 10/27/2005 5:29:06 AM

Just beautiful!!! #2003419

Janine Russell level-addict 10/27/2005 8:31:23 AM

Bill, very nice detail and pose. #2004091

teresina m. wheaton level-addict 10/27/2005 4:59:42 PM

Such an excellant shot, just beautiful. #2005746

Deb Holmes-Hatfield level-addict 10/27/2005 5:24:38 PM

Majestic portrait, Bill, the detail is incredible! #2005834

Shelly A. Van Camp level-addict 10/28/2005 1:12:40 PM

Great capture, details and color! #2008751

Goshka G. level-addict 10/28/2005 1:16:43 PM

Terrific portrait, Bill!! #2008764

Jonna Bergström level-addict 10/28/2005 3:27:57 PM

Fantastic portrait, Bill! Excellent! #2009373

Jessica L. Richard 10/30/2005 5:11:11 AM

gorgous capture! #2013962

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 10/30/2005 2:07:03 PM

One for National Georgraphic for sure! You can't do any better than this beauty! #2015372

Nicole Kessel 10/30/2005 5:09:59 PM

Insanely gorgeous, Bill! The detail and lighting of his eyes is just perfect!! #2015854

Sharon L. Wack level-addict 10/30/2005 8:24:10 PM

Hi! Bill One word ( Magnificent!) #2016205

Stanley J. Contrades 10/30/2005 11:17:41 PM

Incredible quality in this shot, Bill, as well as the breathtaking, and spectabular, images in your gallery!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2016396

Kristi A. Howson 11/2/2005 9:40:31 AM

Stan took the words right out of my mouth...the clarity, pose and expression makes this one awesome photo Bill. Was glad to see it win at Shutterbugs too:) #2026979

Navin Talwar 11/2/2005 8:39:48 PM

All the photos in your gallery are so good that it is dificult to decide which is better.You indeed are a great photographer Bill. #2029116

Mary Timman 11/3/2005 3:29:11 PM

A very strong creation. Great work. #2032411

Karen Engelbreth 11/5/2005 3:18:53 AM

Fantastic portrait of the Lion, Bill! #2037050

Kerby Pfrangle level-addict 11/5/2005 7:29:43 PM

King of the beasts. Beautiful and proud.

Kerby #2039476

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/5/2005 7:32:05 PM

Gorgeous detail, light and capture, Bill! Very striking! #2039483

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 11/6/2005 3:12:00 PM

Very impressive image, the details are wonderful. Being a LEO myself, I am drawn to these beautiful lions. Outstanding expression! Well done Bill! #2041895

Johnny Santoso 11/8/2005 4:52:52 AM

Outstanding capture Bill, simply one of the best.. regards, #2047948

Lani T. Broadbent level-addict 11/8/2005 9:59:23 PM

Superb regal capture, Bill! Ditto on the fantastic lion portrait! #2052358

Cathy Barrows 11/9/2005 4:42:44 AM this from the zoo in Montgomery #2053143

Jeanie Hughes 11/9/2005 5:54:57 AM

I love the mystical expression on his face. Great shot! #2053603

Kaye Burazin 11/9/2005 9:10:40 AM

Bill,thank you so much for stopping by my gallery and commenting. That means so much to me coming from one of the true artists in the photography world. Your imagery is sheer poetry to the eye. I hope someday to reach a fraction of your level of excellence. #2054526

Brian Cassar 11/11/2005 12:09:12 AM

Good shot Bill! #2061430

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 11/11/2005 4:14:53 PM

Gorgeous capture, Bill, great lighting and pose, and your gallery is truly outstanding!
-Debby #2064677

Joy E. Cobb level-addict 11/13/2005 8:51:47 AM

Incredible capture, Bill. The detail and proud pose against the dark background are striking indeed! Captivating eyes, too. #2069768

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 11/16/2005 11:48:56 AM

Awesome...great lighting, color, datail and pose. Fantastic job, Bill !!!! #2083835

Hendrik Storme level-addict 11/17/2005 8:22:41 AM

Beautiful excellent shot!!! #2087371

Bobbie Davis level-addict 11/17/2005 4:35:13 PM

This is absolutely gorgeous Bill!! I'm a Leo and have always wanted a pic like this to put on my wallpaper! #2088846

Dominique Declerck level-addict 11/20/2005 2:22:22 AM

Great!! #2097049

Michelle Brocken level-addict 11/20/2005 5:06:10 AM

What a great proud expression on his face!It´s beautiful!! #2097215

Anne D. Eigen level-addict 11/20/2005 6:07:58 AM

Excellent shot and great capture of his regal air as well, Bill! #2097497

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 11/21/2005 10:14:19 PM

Bill, you have one of the most amazing nature galleries I've ever seen!
Thank you so much for the comment on my punny fish :-) #2104791

Renee Doyle level-addict 11/22/2005 11:09:11 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Bill!!
Stunning capture!!

Stanley J. Contrades 11/22/2005 11:46:41 PM

Bravo!! Love it :-)!! CONGRATULATIONS on this being chosen as a Finalist, Bill, and much good luck to you in the next round with this beauty!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2109090

Sharon L. Wack level-addict 11/23/2005 1:22:09 AM


Darryl Wilkinson 11/23/2005 1:29:15 AM

Congratulations Bill, on this fantastic and well deserved image! Great work my friend!!! #2109356

Bill Houghton 11/23/2005 2:07:25 AM

My thanks to everyone for your wonderful comments. I really appreciate it.
Bill #2109431

Jenny Bosmans 11/23/2005 3:42:03 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Bill!! #2109562

Walter Graziano 11/23/2005 4:29:04 AM

Congragulations on this majestic shot! #2109900

Kirsi Bertolini 11/23/2005 4:42:32 AM

Bill, you are on the league of your own! Great finalist! #2109999

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 11/23/2005 5:18:06 AM

Big congrats to you, Bill, on this awesome finalist! #2110203

Life Expressions 11/23/2005 5:39:49 AM

Congrats on being chosen as a finalist Bill! #2110350

Elizabeth J. Bernier 11/23/2005 6:03:06 AM

Wow!Love the light,and the lion is so handsome in this excellent capture Bill!!!Congrats on your finalist win!!! #2110562

Linda D. Lester level-addict 11/23/2005 6:05:50 AM

One of my favorites..Congratulations on this awesome finalist....good luck in the next round!... #2110590

Siete Meeter level-addict 11/23/2005 6:12:43 AM

Beautiful capture!!!
Congratulations on being a Finalist, good luck in the next level!!!

Marie Fields level-addict 11/23/2005 7:51:50 AM

Congratulations, Bill! Awesome image!! #2111415

Mary Timman level-addict 11/23/2005 7:53:45 AM

Said this was great before..winner to me.
Congratulations and good Luck! #2111431

KHAWLA Haddad 11/23/2005 7:55:44 AM

Congratulations on this awesome finalist, Bill....Best of luck in the next round! #2111446

Deborah Sandidge 11/23/2005 8:21:27 AM

Such an expressive capture, Bill -- congratulations on your finalists!! #2111707

Terry L. Ellis level-addict 11/23/2005 9:28:52 AM

Bill, congratulations on this magnificent finalist! Best of luck! #2112157

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-addict 11/23/2005 9:31:22 AM

Congratulations,Bill. Well deserved !!! #2112172

Cathy M. Gromball 11/23/2005 9:48:49 AM

Congratulations, Bill! Wonderful!

Cathy :) #2112345

Hendrik Storme 11/23/2005 11:45:34 AM

Congratulations!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #2113011

Noel Baebler 11/23/2005 3:44:44 PM

Huzzah, Bill!!! #2114403

Chris Macer 11/23/2005 5:11:06 PM

Awesome as always, Bill! Congrats on the finalist and best of luck :) #2114721

Kristi A. Howson 11/23/2005 7:54:06 PM

So glad to see this make it (I knew it would).. Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #2115259

Joannie Bertucci level-addict 11/23/2005 8:13:51 PM

I am sooo not surprised on your finalist Bill! I predict you will be in the winners circle with this beauty! #2115306

Linda Boehme level-addict 11/24/2005 4:24:50 AM

Congrats on your finalist, Bill. Your work always inspires me. Good luck in the next round. #2115952

Daniel Diaz 11/24/2005 5:30:33 AM

Big Congrats on this exceptinal finalist Bill, it's always a pleasure to view your Fantastic images!!! #2116147

Heidi Tidd 11/24/2005 5:33:18 PM

Love the pose you captured him in, and the background is superb-- good dof on it and solid so he stands out lovely. Congrats on the finals and good luck! :-) #2117679

Refik Arpaci 11/25/2005 4:27:19 AM

Congratulations on your finalist result Bill!!! I think I'll be back here co congratulate you again!!! best wishes!!! #2118490

Janet L. Skinner 11/25/2005 5:54:02 AM

Congratulations, Bill!!! #2118736

Susie Peek-Swint 11/25/2005 3:33:29 PM

Many congrats on this awesome finalist Bill! #2120106

DiAnna F. Paulk 11/27/2005 5:01:54 AM

Beautiful capture, Bill! Congratulations on your finalist medal with it!

The little church in Calera can be seen from 231. So, the next time you're heading to B'ham take the backroad and watch for the little white steeple. Thanks for stopping to comment on it. #2125371

DiAnna F. Paulk 11/27/2005 7:04:45 AM

Oops -- I meant 31 between Mtg & B'ham :) #2125950

Keith L. Clayton 12/14/2005 3:36:48 PM

Super capture! Nice job and many congrats, Bill!! #2186510

Taylor 1/7/2006 9:17:21 AM

Wonderful job! Lions are one of my favorite animals. #2262100

Roxanne M. Bubar 1/26/2006 4:44:43 AM

Congrats on this magnificent image which you captured beautifully. #2340275

Ray Clarke 2/21/2006 12:42:38 PM

Wonderful Bill, (AC) #2447863

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 3/15/2006 10:24:47 PM

Lovely image.Great composition. Natural nice colors and clarity.You have some great pictures in your gallery. #2537353

John Connolly 3/20/2006 12:49:06 PM

I like the angle you took this one from Bill, it makes the end result even more powerful. #2553730

James E. Coleman level-addict 4/14/2006 4:59:36 AM

Ditto all the above, I like the DOF showing only the lion.
Jim #2641765

Jen Lowrey 4/24/2006 6:52:28 AM

What an AWESOME image! Jen #2680261

Amy JACKSON level-addict 5/11/2006 5:18:10 AM

Beautiful image, Bill! Really great work! I love this! #2750540

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-addict 6/24/2006 3:41:11 PM

Great portrait. Congratulations. #2946050

Emile Abbott level-addict 5/15/2007 5:29:49 PM

Regal capture #4286944

haleh mosleh level-addict 6/8/2007 6:26:31 AM

Dear Bill,

It is a great capture indeed.

Good Luck #4378163

Amit Sheokand level-addict 8/6/2007 12:04:00 AM

amazing capture...... perfect POV #4606551

haleh mosleh level-addict 8/7/2007 4:11:33 AM

Dear Bill,

Once again I have say that I love your capture, his eyes have so much to say, they are meaningful, they leave an impression on every single mind.

Good Luck
Haleh #4612452

Elaine A. Game level-addict 9/24/2007 3:27:55 AM

Ah so Daniel is still in the Lions den.. and what a lion . I think he would give a resounding roar of approval of his portrait.. it is magnificient photo Bill..hard to say which one of your photos I like best. as all are best... #4835847

Elaine A. Game level-addict 9/24/2007 3:27:59 AM

Ah so Daniel is still in the Lions den.. and what a lion . I think he would give a resounding roar of approval of his portrait.. it is magnificient photo Bill..hard to say which one of your photos I like best. as all are best... #4835849

Inge Linden level-addict 11/11/2007 10:07:25 AM

An awesome shot!
I really enjoy your entire gallery! Bill #5058288

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-addict 3/24/2009 4:57:26 PM

Great expression and clarity, an awesome lion portrait. Congratulations Bill! #7324602

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This is Daniel. He lives at the African Habitat of our Montgomery, Alabama Zoo.

Uploaded on 10/27/2005 4:08:15 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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