Lion-sized Yawn

© Kathleen N. Nelson

Lion-sized Yawn

Stanley J. Contrades 11/21/2004 6:20:08 PM

I don't think the wolf in Little Red Riding Hood has anything over this guy!!! WOW, what a shot and timing on this, Kathleen!! Excellent and very nice effects on the fur and BG!!
Stan #190385

Kathleen N. Nelson 11/21/2004 6:48:35 PM

Thanks so much, Stan. I think this fellow was very bored with all the people watching him and/or taking his picture. #930233

Cindy Cone 11/21/2004 8:15:24 PM

Wonderful image. Kathleen! Great work with the effects! #930329

Darren K. Fisher 11/21/2004 8:40:47 PM

Now that is one awesome capture. #930358

Joy Brown 11/21/2004 9:07:18 PM

Outstanding!!! #930391

Janet L. Skinner 11/22/2004 3:22:50 AM

Excellent timing!!!! #930628

Blair Boudreau 11/23/2004 12:06:17 PM

Well done, Kathleen! #934008

Stanley J. Contrades 12/15/2004 11:36:59 PM

Love it! CONGRATULATIONS, Kathleen, and good luck in the next judging!

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/16/2004 4:51:01 AM

Congratulations on this fabulous finalist, Kathleen! What a capture! #975574

S J 12/16/2004 6:04:16 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this terrific finalist, Kathleen! #975899

Laurence Saliba 12/16/2004 10:09:45 AM

Stunning photo Kathleen. Well done, congrats. #977192

Kathleen Clemons 12/16/2004 10:50:03 AM

Congrats to you, Kathleen! #977366

Dolores Neilson 12/17/2004 3:44:00 AM

As good as what one would find in National Geographic!! What a shot!!

Congrats! #980426

Donna W. Neal 12/18/2004 5:01:42 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist Kathleen #983720

Kathleen N. Nelson 12/18/2004 5:20:39 AM

Thanks so much Cindy, Darren, Joy, Janet, Blair, Stan, Pat, Sanjay, Laurence, Kathleen, Dolores, and Donna. #983791

Colette M. Metcalf 12/18/2004 9:17:01 AM

Congratulations!!! #984716

The Judges at 6/16/2005 11:57:32 AM

Wow, great capture! #1478182

Kathleen N. Nelson 6/17/2005 8:08:39 AM

Thanks so much, Colette and Judges. I appreciate your comments. #1481640

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Photo taken at Cleveland Zoo. Overcast day. Used Canon 100-400 lens on tripod. Exposure 1/125 sec, f5.6. Lens at 400 mm. Cropped photo in PS and added NIK vignette blur so as to make the lion's mouth stand out in the photo.

Uploaded on 11/21/2004 6:03:43 PM Photo Contest Finalist

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