Sea Lion Pup

Kim Dietrich Elam 10/6/2008 12:04:05 AM

Adorable! #1011203

Tiia Vissak 10/6/2008 12:05:17 AM

a beautiful capture! #6558194

KARU WIJESUNDARA. A.N.P.A.S. 10/6/2008 12:07:25 AM


KARU. #6558204

Stefania Barbier 10/6/2008 12:08:47 AM

adorable! great clarity and capture.... #6558212

Laura E. Swan 10/6/2008 12:09:32 AM

What an amazing capture! Looks like you got SO CLOSE UP too! Cool! -Laura Swan #6558220

Evy Johansen 10/6/2008 12:10:44 AM

Wonderful capture, Donna!! Beautiful clarity and details! Very cute! #6558232

Raymond Pauly 10/6/2008 12:15:55 AM

Nice catch and shot, Donna. #6558268

Brett Dolsen 10/6/2008 12:24:47 AM

Beautifull Donna!!Amazing to come across such a wonderfull animal on your doorstep!Brett #6558301

Ray Clarke 10/6/2008 1:04:44 AM

Great clarity and detail, cute capture Donna.!!!(R) #6558397

Paul Michko 10/6/2008 1:47:45 AM

AWE!!! #6558487

Yulianto Soeroso 10/6/2008 2:08:41 AM

cute pose and nice environtment #6558562

Dominick M. Dimacale 10/6/2008 3:00:44 AM

Great timing and find, Donna.

Dominick #6558740

Joy Rector 10/6/2008 3:45:52 AM

love this capture #6558976

Jeff Robinson 10/6/2008 3:56:11 AM

An Excellent wildlife capture Donna! Jeff #6559014

Ken Smith 10/6/2008 4:02:47 AM

Looks like he's all decked out for his portrait session. Very nicely done, Donna! #6559040

Anne M. Young 10/6/2008 7:14:10 AM

Super shot Donna. Love the colour and clarity! Wahta great model he was! #6559837

Marcel J. Fernandez 10/6/2008 7:38:16 AM

This little guy should charge you a modeling fee. Donna this is a wonderful capture. #6559958

Max Aureli 10/6/2008 9:39:38 AM

Great poser!! Nice light, clarity and details with beautiful colors, Donna!!! #6560513

Daniella Puente 10/6/2008 9:55:06 AM

Beautifully frame Donna he did a great pose for you :o)))) #6560561

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/6/2008 10:15:19 AM

This guy's a cutie, Donna!!!!! Wonderful capture!!!!! :-) k #6560610

Melinda F. Schneider 10/6/2008 10:55:50 AM

Lucky you! Nicely framed, Donna. #6560764

Sandy Stigliano 10/6/2008 1:19:32 PM

Great capture Donna, beautiful composition!! #6561257

Patrick Rouzes 10/6/2008 1:26:43 PM

Exceptional tones, detail, lighting, clarity,b/g, & comp here, Donna!!! Amazing job on this,my friend!!! #6561282

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/6/2008 2:08:03 PM

Thank you everyone!!! I felt very fortunate to come across this sea lion pup. It's the first time I have ever seen one under the pier.

Take care!

Donna #6561413

Anita Hogue 10/6/2008 2:55:02 PM

Hi, Donna! WOW what an awesome find! FABULOUS capture!!!! #6561668

Nikki McDonald 10/6/2008 4:04:41 PM

Wonderful find, Donna. Great color, detail and clarity. #6561924

Bill Knaps 10/6/2008 6:46:06 PM

A beautiful capture Donna. Bill #6562420

Michelle L. Frick 10/6/2008 7:00:24 PM

Looks like someone is mighty proud of himself! Love it!! #6562469

Dr Silly 10/7/2008 10:24:01 AM

Super portrait. :O)

Amber J. Skene 10/7/2008 6:30:43 PM

Looks like this seal is posing for you! Fantastic capture with great color, lighting, and clarity. #6567406

Janet Daniel 10/7/2008 6:56:54 PM

Splendid close up of this cute little guy, Donna! #6567502

Terry L. Ellis 10/7/2008 7:50:49 PM

What a fabulous capture, Donna! Your framing is beautiful! #6567673

Emmanuel Panagiotakis 10/12/2008 6:28:30 PM

Good timing here my friend and very nice sharp pictures :)

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/13/2008 2:25:57 PM

Thanks again to each of you!!!

Take care,

Donna #6593844

Vicki L. Filippin 10/16/2008 5:09:40 PM

I don't know how I missed commenting on this one, Donna....SO SORRY! I know how excited you were to get the shot! I'm thrilled for you with the EP! It's a great image. #6610818

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger 10/18/2008 6:40:10 AM

Wow wow wow! This is such a beautiful capture of such a wonderful animal. Well done!! #6618045

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/18/2008 10:48:36 AM

Thank you Vicki and Schiavonn! #6619064

Gary Lange 10/24/2008 6:27:45 AM

Wow, this must be the sea lion pup you told me about. Great capture here, love it! #6651789

Marcel J. Fernandez 11/25/2008 7:44:21 PM

Congratulations yet again Donna!!! #6805330

Vicki L. Filippin 11/25/2008 7:49:25 PM

Not that I'm surprised in the least, but congrats...I expect a 2nd round of congrats any day now.
I LOVE THIS IMAGE!!! #6805389

Stan Kwasniowski 11/25/2008 8:02:42 PM

Donna, congratulations #6805522

Susan Fox 11/25/2008 9:23:42 PM

Congrats Donna!!! #6806435

frank w. degenhardt 11/25/2008 9:44:19 PM

Donna- Beautiful wildlife that brought you a finalist. Best wishes for more. Congratulations. #6806726

Stefania Barbier 11/25/2008 10:14:51 PM

WTG Donna, huge congrats! #6806964

Corinne M. Thompson 11/25/2008 10:15:45 PM

Congrats on your Finalist for this fabulous capture Donna! #6806970

Graham Robards 11/25/2008 11:18:06 PM

Awww wonderful, congratulations on your finalist again Donna! ~Pat #6807337

Teresa A. Burnett 11/26/2008 12:33:11 AM

WOW, and again huge congratulations on this awesome finalist Donna!! Best of luck in the next round!! #6807605

Ken Smith 11/26/2008 5:25:05 AM

He's happy to have his photo taken! Congrats, Donna! #6809158

Elida Gutierrez 11/26/2008 7:25:57 AM

Congratulations for your FINALIST!!! #6810047

Sam Britt 11/26/2008 7:48:14 AM

Congratulations again, Donna! #6810246

Tiia Vissak 11/26/2008 9:28:05 AM

Congratulations! #6810947

Anita Hogue 11/26/2008 12:07:21 PM

An awesome capture, Donna! Congratulations! #6811870

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/26/2008 1:33:01 PM

How exciting!!! THANK YOU EVERYONE!!! This was the first time I ever came across a sea lion under the pier.

Good luck to all of you!

Donna #6812197

Marijana Fajgl 11/26/2008 2:46:11 PM

Big congratulations for your fantastic finalist, Donna! #6812691

Kristi A. Howson 11/26/2008 5:33:28 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist Donna. Great shot of the baby! #6813258

Amy M. Wilson 11/26/2008 7:26:22 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Finalist, Donna! #6813690

Terry L. Ellis 11/26/2008 7:53:37 PM

Another terrific finalist, Donna! Congratulations, again, buddy! #6813819

Stephanie Frey 11/26/2008 7:57:50 PM

Congratulations Donna, on another beautiful Finalist! #6813834

Colleen Farrell 11/26/2008 10:05:29 PM

Fantastic, Donna! Big congrats on your awesome finalist! #6814145

Usman M. Bajwa 11/27/2008 1:35:36 AM


UB. #6814874

Leslie McLain 11/27/2008 5:41:36 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist. What a cool find. #6815523

Bill Wyatt 11/27/2008 8:21:36 AM

Gorgeous Congratulations! #6816166

ALLEN O. HOWARD 11/27/2008 2:20:23 PM

Great shot! Congratulations, Donna!, Allen #6816915

Sylvia Rossler 11/27/2008 2:28:33 PM

Big congrats on your wonderful finalist :)  #6816945

Max Aureli 11/27/2008 5:21:26 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful Finalist, Donna!!! #6817385

Kim Dietrich Elam 11/27/2008 5:26:05 PM

congrats on your finalist, Donna!!! #6817393

Denny E. Barnes 11/28/2008 12:32:14 PM

Congratulation on your excellent finalist! It's a beautiful image!!....Denny #6821038

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/28/2008 12:47:51 PM

Thanks so much to each of you. Your congratulatory wishes and great comments are a true inspiration! #6821164

Linda Blair 11/28/2008 4:56:21 PM

Congratulations!!!! #6822461

Renee Doyle 11/29/2008 1:09:05 PM

Strike a pose!! Awesome finalist Donna - congratulations! #6826295

Leland N. Saunders 11/29/2008 3:22:38 PM

Well Done, Donna, Congrats on the Finalist ... !! #6826747

Marilyn K. Lincecum 11/29/2008 6:37:11 PM

Great shot..Congratulations on your fianlist !! #6827407

Joanna Madloch 9/4/2009 10:17:33 AM

Fantastic portrait, Donna. And the model cooperated! #7915499

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This image was captured yesterday in Oceanside, California. I came across this baby sea lion, on the rocks, under the pier.

F 10 @ 1/160 ISO 200


Exif: F Number: 10, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi

Uploaded on 10/6/2008 12:01:19 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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