Terms of Endearment

© Donna M. Weber

Terms of Endearment

Tamara K. Walker level-classic 5/30/2006 5:02:38 PM

Outstanding capture, wonderful color and clarity. #455395

Revonda L. Gentry 5/30/2006 6:34:24 PM

I agree,looks like a winner!! #2833841

Judyann Plante 5/30/2006 6:39:16 PM

Fantastic capture, Donna1

Judyann ><> #2833866

Nobu Nagase 5/30/2006 7:41:54 PM

Welcome aboard, Donna!
What a pleasant surprise to see you here, and
what a great pleasure to find your image here.
This image of Japanese Macaques is just about a perfection. Simply outstanding!!! #2834062

Kenneth Mucke 5/30/2006 8:22:17 PM

Welcome aboard...Looks like a great image to jump right in with...i don't know if you know it or not, but National Geographic had an image of these monkeys but were covered in snow...so you are in good standings #2834194

Melissa G. Meiselman 5/30/2006 8:25:22 PM

Welcome to Better Photo, Donna. Your first post is a terrific full frame composition with terrific details. The subject...the two in an embrace really makes this image soooo very special, Donna!!!! #2834201

Donna M. Weber 5/31/2006 5:50:52 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments and warm welcome. Donna #2835451

Carolyn Foster Spano 5/31/2006 5:51:36 AM

Donna this is wonderful. #2835458

Zenon Toczek 5/31/2006 12:32:51 PM

How much more human anybody can look, including... humans
This is just awesome.
What an coincidence! I am not stocking you, LOL, I have just joined here to.
zenon #2837136

James Reininger 5/31/2006 12:59:28 PM

Excellent Image... #2837248

Jen Lowrey 6/1/2006 5:56:48 AM

What a wonderful capture! Welcome! Jen #2839952

Rudra Mandal 6/20/2006 11:59:22 PM

A WINNER !!! #2923464

Emile Abbott level-classic 6/21/2006 7:26:17 AM

beautiful and emotional capture for a great Finalist, Congratulation Donna. #2926558

Kenneth Mucke 6/21/2006 7:29:53 AM

Way to go...a great big congrats on your finalist #2926585

William Moore 6/21/2006 8:00:05 AM

terrific closeup of these wonderful monkeys whom I have seen many times on TV....congrats on wonderful finalist #2926786

Nobu Nagase 6/21/2006 8:11:14 AM

Many congrats, Donna!!!
This has been one of my favorites of the images from your Japan trip since I saw it the first time on WA.
...thinking to see it on the winning group also..., best of luck!!! #2926876

Marta Azevedo 6/21/2006 9:12:57 AM

great. congrats #2927265

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 6/21/2006 3:31:54 PM

Well surprise, surprise, look whose here!
Congratulations! #2929727

Jen Lowrey 6/21/2006 4:31:44 PM

Congrats!! #2929940

Piotr M. Organa 6/21/2006 5:09:25 PM

Gorgeous photo, congrats!! #2930153

Lorri Shank 6/21/2006 5:53:37 PM

Donna--I just don't have words for this photo. It is extraordinary! A big congratulations and I hope you win. Lorri

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 6/22/2006 11:14:59 AM

I love the color and tones in this image. Striking. #2934761

Connie L. Carpenter 6/22/2006 12:09:43 PM

Love this one! Congratulations!! #2935031

Donna M. Weber 6/22/2006 6:29:22 PM

Thanks everyone for the generous comments.



Cora Miller level-classic 6/22/2006 9:47:17 PM

What a pleasant surprise to see your work here, Donna. Congratulations on this well deserving finalist. It's so easy to get wrapped up in the emotion of this one. A real winner. #2937358

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 6/23/2006 12:41:08 AM

Very nice Donna, a big congratulations on your win!! So much feeling to this image! #2937805

Judyann Plante 6/23/2006 3:45:36 AM

congratulations, Donna!!!

Judyann ><> #2938416

Joannie Bertucci level-classic 6/23/2006 4:14:42 AM

Way to go...Congratulations on First Prize!
Hope you like it here better! #2938642

Wendy Stevenson 6/23/2006 5:24:48 AM

Congratulations Donna - what a fantastic First Place win!!! Superb photography!! #2939155

William Moore 6/23/2006 5:52:30 AM

terrific choice for your Winner...congrats #2939311

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic 6/23/2006 6:05:22 AM

Congratulations on your first place winner. They are adorable. #2939386

Terri L. Scribner 6/23/2006 6:11:02 AM

Perfect winner!! #2939427

Nancy L. Green level-classic 6/23/2006 6:13:45 AM

What a wonderful image!!! Congratulations on your big win!!! <>< #2939439

Zenon Toczek 6/23/2006 6:14:37 AM

Congratulations, you deserve so very much the recognition, and I wish yo many, many more!

zenon :) #2939444

Barbara Helgason 6/23/2006 6:37:59 AM

Congratulations Donna!!! #2939571

Melissa G. Meiselman 6/23/2006 7:13:37 AM

Congratulations, Donna on your big win!!!! #2939816

Jill Flynn level-classic 6/23/2006 7:26:08 AM

BEAUTIFUL. Congratulations on your win Donna! #2939898

gloria s. kasse vega 6/23/2006 7:42:50 AM

Love it!! Congratulations!!! #2939982

Mick Burkey level-classic 6/23/2006 12:02:23 PM

Wonderful picture, Donna. Well deserved winner!! #2940857

Monika Sapek level-classic 6/23/2006 12:33:08 PM

What a wonderful close-up of those two monkeys! Love their heart shaped and pinkish faces in it. Congratulations on your Big Win, Donna!

Nobu Nagase 6/23/2006 1:34:05 PM

Yes! I knew this would be here, Donna!!!
Congratulations on your First Place win on this great photo!!!
One of the best and my favorites from our collectioin on your first submission here.
Expecting many more!!! #2941250

Janine Russell level-classic 6/23/2006 6:29:29 PM

Donna, very nice detail and textures on this sweet portrait; congratulations on your First Place win. #2942554

Nobu Nagase level-classic 6/23/2006 7:08:35 PM

...it should have read "...your collection..." English language certainly gives me problems every now and then... My sincerely apology. #2942655

Cora Miller level-classic 6/23/2006 9:03:44 PM

Many congratulations, Donna. :) #2942984

Evy Johansen level-classic 6/23/2006 11:12:50 PM

Congratulations on your beautiful win, Donna! #2943350

Connie L. Carpenter 6/24/2006 4:24:28 AM

Congratulations, Donna...on your beautiful first place winner. #2943913

Kenneth Mucke 6/24/2006 4:27:15 AM

WOW>>>Way to go....congrats #2943922

Ronald F. Fischer 6/24/2006 5:00:02 AM

WOW, awesome capture!! Congratulations!! #2944079

Donna M. Weber 6/24/2006 2:45:19 PM

Wow, thanks everyone Connie and Cora, good to hear from you! #2945938

William C. Raco level-classic 6/24/2006 3:34:16 PM

Hi Donna!!
How wonderful to see you posting here.
Such a beautiful photo
My heartiest congratulations on the win
I hope to see many more of your fine works

Bill #2946029

Diana L. Ralph level-classic 6/24/2006 4:22:04 PM

This is so precious, Donna! Well-deserved winner! Congratulations! #2946144

Mary Clarke level-classic 6/24/2006 5:13:24 PM

Congratulations in this First Prize winner Donna, wonderful detail. #2946265

Brenda W. LaFleur level-classic 6/24/2006 11:00:42 PM

Hey Donna! Nice to see you here and a big congrats on your win! Not a surprise, at all. This image is a winner in anyone's book. #2946906

Dorann Weber level-classic 6/25/2006 9:16:42 AM

Congratulations Donna and welcome! #2948294

Jill Odice level-classic 6/25/2006 10:54:49 AM

I missed it when you posted this! This is my all time favorite photo of yours Donna! If you ever have a chance to watch a video called Baraka, ck it out...There is a scene in it of these monkeys in a hot spring in the snow! It is awesome! #2948589

Ronald Balthazor level-classic 6/25/2006 6:27:53 PM

Congratulations, Donna. Terrific detail and wonderful image. #2949822

Sue L. Cullumber level-classic 6/30/2006 2:36:51 PM

Donna, wow- love this! Congrats! #2971563

Lynnmarie Daley level-classic 7/5/2006 2:25:02 PM

Donna, this is one of my favorite shots on this website. Congrats on a very well deserved win! #2989564

ronda chatelle level-classic 7/6/2006 12:34:08 AM

Amazing, touching, emotional image! What talent and timing! Congratulations on your well deserved gold ribbon Donna! #2990790

Nir .b. 7/8/2006 4:34:51 AM

Amazing, so Human!
Keep up,
Nir .B. #2999605

Emile Abbott level-classic 7/16/2006 10:47:57 AM

Congratulation Donna on a well deserved Gold Metal and winner. #3036345

David Collins level-classic 7/21/2006 7:22:01 AM

What a wonderful capture Donna!!! Congratulations in grabbing a "First Place". Your gallery photos are wonderful also! #3058835

Irina Kotikova 7/23/2006 9:54:55 AM

Those furry people are wonderful - one of the most amazing photos I've ever seen! This one can make people think twice before commiting anti-animal atrocities... #3066234

Donna W. Neal 7/26/2006 6:45:30 AM

Congratulations Donna #3083505

Darren K. Fisher level-classic 7/27/2006 4:08:00 AM

This is one of my all time favorite images of your's. I am so happy it won and got you a first place. I so miss seeing your work. I always look forward to getting my Donna fix....LOL...Again congrats on a very well deserved win!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 #3088427

Stan Pustylnik 9/26/2006 8:26:55 AM

Donna, it's also my favorite image of yours. Life time capture. It's candid, models were concentrated on their internal feelings, you caught their emotion best possible way. Amazing how human-like this image looks.

I'm happy to be able to leave comment on this masterpiece.

Jill Odice level-classic 7/11/2016 12:02:38 PM

One of my all time favorites, congrats on your ATW Donna! #11494585

Nancy L. Green level-classic 7/11/2016 12:27:22 PM

CONGRATULATIONS Donna!!! <>< #11494608

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).


Japanese Macaques, Nagano Prefecture, Japan

Exif: FNumber: , ExposureBiasValue: , ExposureTime: , Flash: , ISO: , WhiteBalance:

Uploaded on 5/30/2006 4:39:47 PM

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Winner
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

Copyright for this gallery photo belongs solely to Donna M. Weber. Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer.
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.