Power and Innocence

© Jim Stringer

Power and Innocence

Hector Contreras 3/17/2008 9:24:00 PM

A winner in my book, Stunning
Heco #879925

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 3/17/2008 9:30:32 PM

Priceless, great timing and beautiful capture Jim! #5655656

Denny E. Barnes 3/17/2008 9:47:29 PM

Excellent, Jim!! Very beautiful capture!!!
Denny #5655687

Laura L. Gonzales 3/17/2008 9:54:15 PM

What a sweet and loving photo!! What a tender moment!! Great capture Jim!! I agree, a winner!! Laura #5655697

Harmeet Singh 3/17/2008 10:19:17 PM

This is awesome.One of its kind....Great image and winner. #5655745

Evy Johansen 3/18/2008 12:05:45 AM

Wow.... What a fantastic image, Jim! Winner in my book!! #5655906

Tiia Vissak 3/18/2008 2:04:48 AM

a great capture! #5656208

Raymond Pauly 3/18/2008 2:08:15 AM

Amazing shot! #5656223

Lynn M. Whitt 3/18/2008 2:38:41 AM

This is so precious, great shot... #5656332

Michelle Alton 3/18/2008 2:41:23 AM

No other word for this but "WINNER!"
It's a capture that we'd all just "die" for.
Michelle #5656344

Steven W. Lepak 3/18/2008 4:20:21 AM

Bravo Jim! Outstanding timing and capture. This one has legs. Keep up the great work. Best Regards, Steven #5656661

Jim Stringer 3/18/2008 5:05:39 AM

Thank you all very much for your wonderful comments! #5656922

Colette M. Metcalf 3/18/2008 5:41:17 AM

WONDERFUL capture!!! #5657102

Anne M. Young 3/18/2008 5:55:28 AM

Absolutely stunning - a new favourite! #5657171

Robert Baer 3/18/2008 6:35:39 AM

jim
what a precious moment you captured here. #5657430

Lisa R. Buffington 3/18/2008 8:00:38 AM

Great capture of this special moment! There is nothing like the love of a parent be it animal or person. Great work and great title. #5657804

Cheryl E. Molennor 3/18/2008 9:34:56 PM

OMG!!! Just beautiful! #5661061

Lisa J. Boulden 3/25/2008 7:00:53 PM

Such a spectacular image!!! #5698312

Emilie Meudic-Parent 3/31/2008 3:36:35 AM

Great work #5722511

Susie Peek-Swint 4/2/2008 12:21:20 AM

Wonderful moment ~ excellent timing and capture Jim ~ many congrats on POTD #5731464

Susie Peek-Swint 4/2/2008 12:23:31 AM

Wowzers! This is adorable and that's a HUGE tongue! #5731470

Kristy A. Keene 4/2/2008 12:30:12 AM

Great Capture! Congrats on your POTD! #5731492

Faisal Almalki 4/2/2008 12:30:21 AM

Wow! Beautiful moment, beautifully captured. Congrats on your POTD #5731495

Kurt Hawkins 4/2/2008 12:43:22 AM

very beautiful jim .. congrats on the potd .. B) #5731537

Les Rhoades 4/2/2008 12:45:27 AM

Congrats on your POTD selection #5731545

Denise Denomy 4/2/2008 1:00:25 AM

WHAT A POSITIVELY OUTSTANDING CAPTURE, Jim! Congratulations on your POTD!!! :0) #5731589

Jennifer L. Alder 4/2/2008 1:00:38 AM

What a wonderful capture! Big congrats on this terrific POTD, Jim! :) #5731591

Melinda F. Schneider 4/2/2008 1:24:09 AM

A fabulous POTD!!! I love it!!!!! #5731684

Bill Houghton 4/2/2008 1:51:38 AM

Great shot Jim. Congratulations. Bill

Check out my personal website at:

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#5731810

Michelle Alton 4/2/2008 1:59:17 AM

Boy, am I GLAD to see this as POTD! Hearty congratulations, and now onward to the stars!
Michelle #5731838

Alison Greenwood 4/2/2008 2:09:38 AM

WOW! AWESOME shot! Congratulations on your POTD! #5731877

Evy Johansen 4/2/2008 2:28:14 AM

BIG congratulations on this fantastic and well deserved POTD, Jim!! #5731953

Chua Wee Boo 4/2/2008 2:54:45 AM

Wow! What a fantastic shot!Congrats on your POTD,Jim! #5732025

Dominick M. Dimacale 4/2/2008 3:22:34 AM

Congratulations Jim on your POTD Win!

Dominick #5732175

Deborah C. Lewinson 4/2/2008 3:24:06 AM

Wow, outstanding capture, Jim, hearty congrats on your POTD! #5732186

Rick Clark 4/2/2008 3:48:52 AM

Congrats on an awesome POTD. #5732304

Vickie Burt 4/2/2008 4:09:37 AM

Congrats on your MAGNIFICENT POTD Jim. Would love to see this one on the winners podium! #5732402

Beatrix Neuhaus 4/2/2008 4:34:02 AM

this is adorable!!! Thank you so much for sharing. Congratulations ***** #5732509

Lori Carlson 4/2/2008 4:41:04 AM

Big cat congrats to you Jim! This is so wonderful!! :0) Adore your title and your timing! Great job! :0) #5732552

Pradeep K. Kaushik 4/2/2008 4:46:06 AM

Congrats on an awesome POTD Jim!! #5732566

Linda D. Lester 4/2/2008 4:51:24 AM

Awesome capture...Congratulations!!! #5732592

Kathy L. Clark 4/2/2008 5:02:23 AM

What a great shot Jim. Congratulations on your fabulous POTD. #5732654

Josselyne Klecanda 4/2/2008 5:27:13 AM

WOW!!! What a shot. congrats. #5732841

randy dannheim 4/2/2008 6:41:47 AM

Great shot!!!!!!!!! Jim #5733165

Samantha L. Dean 4/2/2008 6:48:58 AM

Beautiful photo and great title!!! This is awesome!! Congrats on your POTD. :-) #5733191

Stefan Nielsen 4/2/2008 6:52:51 AM

Congratulations on a well deserved POTD.
A truly stunning image :) #5733204

Lisa J. Boulden 4/2/2008 6:54:57 AM

WOWers!!!
Tender, majestic, and just plain wonderful!
A most-deserved and eye-pleasing POTD!
Blessings, Lisa #5733212

Cheryl E. Molennor 4/2/2008 7:01:54 AM

I'd give it the first place GOLD! Congratulations #5733227

Susan Weisensel 4/2/2008 7:20:16 AM

WOW, this is so stunning. It just has to win. Big congrats on your POTD. #5733294

Jean E. Hildebrant 4/2/2008 7:22:00 AM

What a beautiful contrast! Such tenderness. Seems so unusual for a male lion to be with the baby. Fabulous shot, I hope you come up with a win. Congrat's on POTD!!! #5733302

Erica Murphy 4/2/2008 7:41:30 AM

Congrats on your POTD Jim!! What a wonderful photo. #5733403

Songbird Cline 4/2/2008 7:41:47 AM

Congrats!!! this is charming and adorable!! #5733405

Joy Rector 4/2/2008 7:54:32 AM

congrats on the POTD #5733471

Colleen Farrell 4/2/2008 7:55:21 AM

That's a big tongue! Great capture, congrats on your POTD! #5733477

Margaret Anna Durkin 4/2/2008 7:57:39 AM

Wonderful moment, Congratulations! so precious, Beautiful photo. #5733490

Holly Hitchcock 4/2/2008 8:10:12 AM

Awesome and so tender, Jim!!! Congratulations. #5733541

Cheryl Meisel 4/2/2008 8:42:26 AM

Wonderful shot! I just love the muted bg too. Ahhhhhhhhhhhhh
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with this sweet shot!
Cherylm #5733697

Katleen R. Struckle 4/2/2008 9:39:47 AM

Precious and awesome image. Congrats on you POTD!! #5733951

Milan Banik 4/2/2008 10:10:27 AM

superb mother and child #5734068

Karen Engelbreth 4/2/2008 10:13:45 AM

Wonderful photo - big congrats on your POTD, Jim! #5734085

Nancy Donnell 4/2/2008 11:23:03 AM

Beautiful shot! #5734259

Jeff W. Robinson 4/2/2008 2:27:10 PM

Outstanding capture of their interaction Jim! Congrats on your very well deserved POTD!! Jeff #5734981

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 4/2/2008 3:25:52 PM

It's wonderful to see this image again Jim!!! A huge congratulations on your POTD!!! #5735193

Robin R. 4/2/2008 9:05:13 PM

Wonderful image. #5736315

Cindy Bendush 4/3/2008 1:51:26 AM

A beautiful moment ... Great timing and congratulations on this awesome POTD Jim! #5736837

Jim Stringer 4/3/2008 6:21:17 AM

Wow! What an unexpected surprise... Thank you all very much for your kind and wonderful comments!!! Jim #5737993

Susan M. Smith 4/3/2008 10:30:03 AM

SUPERB! Congratulations Jim! #5738953

Suzanne Hull 4/14/2008 7:58:15 PM

Jim, I agree with everyone...I was just down there and saw Izu with all SEVEN cubs, but I didn't get anything this beautiful...it's a lovely moment. This is my previous portrait of his highness. #5788742

Toni Riggs 4/15/2008 11:27:22 AM

Wonderful composition and timeing. A well deserved POTD! #5792041

Jim Stringer 4/15/2008 8:50:40 PM

Thank you very much Susan, Suzanne, and Toni! #5794101

Erin Tyler 4/21/2008 3:27:25 PM

Congratulations on your finalist! #5817990

Renee Doyle 4/21/2008 5:54:43 PM

Incredible capture Jim!!! Congratulations on this superb finalist!! #5820207

Karen K. Givens 4/21/2008 6:50:00 PM

Great finalist congratulations on your win. :) #5820809

Evy Johansen 4/21/2008 7:55:11 PM

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Jim!! #5821436

Anne M. Young 4/21/2008 8:24:04 PM

Great to see one of my favourites a winner! Congratulations #5821642

Lisa J. Boulden 4/21/2008 9:12:14 PM

Sweet and so dang wonderful!
Congrats, Jim!
~Lisa #5821878

Jim Stringer 4/22/2008 5:48:20 AM

Thank you Erin, Renee, Karen, Evy, Abbe, and Lisa. #5823620

Shawn Jennings 4/22/2008 8:02:30 AM

Fantastic image, Jim! Congratulations on your finalist! #5824352

Vickie Burt 4/22/2008 4:43:53 PM

Congratulations Jim. So glad to see this one as a finalist. Best of luck for the next round. #5826615

Jim Stringer 4/22/2008 6:12:38 PM

Thank you very much Shawn and Vickie. #5826966

Tamera Phillips 4/22/2008 9:00:45 PM

What an amazing Finalist - congratulations! #5827713

Evy Johansen 4/23/2008 9:23:51 PM

Big congratulations on your 2nd place win, Jim!! #5832608

Kurt Hawkins 4/23/2008 10:13:27 PM

very big congrats on a well deserved win jim .. B) #5832919

Mary K. Robison 4/23/2008 10:16:14 PM

Outstanding capture, Jim!
Congratulations on your well-deserved win!
#5832931

Colette M. Metcalf 4/24/2008 2:44:10 AM

Congratulations!!! #5833538

Linda D. Lester 4/24/2008 3:22:31 AM

This was the grand prize to me....You have capture the most precious moment ever! Congratulations on your win. #5833702

Vicki L. Filippin 4/24/2008 4:04:06 AM

I am SO glad this got a Gold medal, Jim. I loved it when I saw it as POTD and still love it. CONGRATS!!!! #5833871

Renee Doyle 4/24/2008 6:04:05 AM

A big congratulations to you Jim!! #5834467

Elida Gutierrez 4/24/2008 6:21:34 AM

CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Crystal Rosse Trophy
A Special Trophy for
"The March Winners" #5834597

A P 4/24/2008 8:03:22 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved win, Jim #5835190

Nadine A. Lewis 4/24/2008 10:13:23 AM

Oh my goodness, Jim...what an AWESOME image and FANTASTIC timing!!!! CONGRATULATONS!!! <>< #5835767

Sabah Enam 4/24/2008 11:58:33 AM

oh my! wht a mighty picture!
fabulous #5836324

Shawn Jennings 4/24/2008 12:29:44 PM

Congratulations on your win, Jim! #5836483

JO ANN CLEVELAND 4/24/2008 1:13:15 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this fabulous win Jim!

jo ann c. #5836731

Vickie Burt 4/24/2008 6:24:40 PM

Congratulations Jim. A beautiful photo, capturing a very tender moment, rarely seen. #5837966

Sharon 4/24/2008 7:18:34 PM

Congrats on your win, Jim. Amazing capture of a precious moment. #5838203

Michael G. Marshall 4/25/2008 8:47:41 AM

Congratulations on your winner Jim! Michael #5840267

Daniel RE Adams 4/27/2008 1:28:33 AM

Congratulations!
Nice photo! #5846641

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 4/27/2008 7:52:51 PM

BIG CONGRATULATIONS, Jim!! #5850323

Kenta Sudo 4/27/2008 9:57:53 PM

Congratulaition Jim!
Your photo is very powerful and love.
Ⅰ like the colors of your photo. #5850632

Megumi Jinushi 4/27/2008 10:04:05 PM

Congratulations Jim :D
Your photo is very nice! beyond discreption!! #5850651

Hitomi Akiba 4/27/2008 10:08:45 PM

Congratuations Jim!!
Your photo express peace and love. I like it. #5850664

Jim Stringer 4/28/2008 4:48:00 AM

Thank you all for your wonderful comments!

Jim #5851738

Cheryl E. Molennor 5/4/2008 7:32:57 AM

Please accept my late congratulations. Mycomputer has been down. #5881681

Mitzie Loland 5/7/2008 12:01:54 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic photo - great work Jim!! #5893521

Amanda Chapman 5/7/2008 1:38:15 PM

Bravo for excellent timing and congrats for the recognition! #5896309

Kasumi Otani 5/11/2008 9:43:56 PM

Congratulations! Jim!
Your phot is cute. #5911003

Shelly A. Van Camp 5/13/2008 6:17:25 AM

Awwwww, very sweet!! Great capture, Jim! #5916725

Renata Gusciora 5/16/2008 2:09:21 PM

Fantastic capture,Jim!Congratulations! #5932005

Fanie Heymans 5/21/2008 12:01:54 PM

WOW This should have been a FIRST Place. Great images. Thank you for your kind comments on my winner “Runners” I do appreciate it. #5957973

Clay M. McPherson 5/27/2008 6:35:03 PM

wow....amzing...stunning..well done!!!! #5985863

STARLET S. WRIGHT 6/8/2008 10:40:59 PM

THIS SHOULD OF BEEN FIRST PLACE. OUTSTANDING WORK. BEAUTIFUL. #6036155

Daniella Puente 6/27/2008 10:53:28 AM

AMAZING and wonderful photo +++++ #6113974

Bee Thalin 7/12/2008 8:30:28 AM

Absolutely wonderful!! I agree, a WINNER!! //Bee #6171083

Darlene Kiener 10/12/2008 2:14:43 AM

Congratulations, Jim! A capture of a lifetime. Such a tender moment.... a real treasure. Darlene #6586485

Marilyn Flanagan 12/9/2008 5:05:57 AM

What a wonderful photo. Congratulations on a well-deserved win. I have heard it said somewhere that a good photographer tells a story with his photos. Your gallery proves this to be correct. Thanks for sharing your many talents with us. #6870670

Bunny Snow 12/9/2008 7:50:06 AM

Oooooh!!! Awwwww!!! This is an awesome capture. It put a smile on my face (which has been difficult to do lately) and warmed my heart.

You've captured a tender moment, with a long lens, thrown out the background, composed the image nicely and patiently. It is absolutely awesome and a deserved winner and story teller. #6871117

Sabrina Ryan 12/9/2008 8:04:51 AM

Outstanding find and capture. Such a precious moment with incredible detail, composition and color.
Congratulations on all your well deserved recognition! #6871198

Amy Jackson 12/9/2008 8:06:34 AM

Beautiful image, Jim!! Congratulations! #6871204

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 12/9/2008 9:52:04 AM

An OUTSTANDING SnapShot feature Jim. I love this.

I'm so glad to see this baby cub again!!! I have been visiting the cubs a lot this past month. They sure have grown up. They recently had their first birthday.

Congratulations!!

Donna #6871619

Jessica A. Eik 12/10/2008 10:45:23 AM

Congrats on your POTD for this gorgeous shot - one of my favorites ever!!! #6875597

Jim Stringer 12/10/2008 3:49:41 PM

Thank you all so much for all of your kind words, they are very encourging!!! #6876681

Darlene Kiener 12/11/2008 3:04:55 PM

HUGE congratulations, Jim! So happy for you. #6880869

PAOLA MARINANGELI 3/6/2009 8:35:38 AM

Wonderful photo. I have recently joined BETTERPHOTO community and I am discovering fantastic photos here, and this is absolutely SUPER!
Hunge congratulations and I will continue to follow your gallery.
Paola #7251148

Jim Stringer 3/6/2009 2:52:09 PM

Thank you Paola, and you are right there are many fantastic photos on this site and many fantastic photographers. Look forward to seeing your work!! #7252341

Kim Andelkovic (Kovic) 9/20/2009 10:40:20 PM

Congrats on your POTD and win on such a beautiful and touching image......fantastic job. #7964608

Liz Bullock 3/7/2012 1:38:20 PM

It amazes me to see such an impressive male lion be so gentle to a cub. Congratulations on this magnificent capture! #10027441

Christopher B. 4/26/2012 11:25:10 AM

A truly beautiful shot. Once in a lifetime , awesome work. #10110252

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San Diego Wild Animal Park.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/3200 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: NIKON D200

Uploaded on 3/17/2008 9:18:47 PM

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Camera: Nikon D200 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE WinnerBetterPhoto.com Photo of the Day


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