One Happy Pachyderm

© Lisa J. Boulden

One Happy Pachyderm

Dianna Murphy level-addict 12/2/2008 8:40:50 AM

Love the composition Lisa, excellent work. #1044942

Ellen Hodges level-addict 12/2/2008 8:48:10 AM

Wonderful capture, Lisa!! #6839617

Christie R. Bielss level-addict 12/2/2008 8:53:43 AM

Wonderful image, Lisa! #6839648

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 12/2/2008 9:14:08 AM

FANTASTIC image, Lisa!!!! She is a beauty!!!!! :-) k #6839775

Melissa Olsen level-addict 12/2/2008 9:24:38 AM

Indeed...FANTASTIC! #6839853

Jim Huffield level-addict 12/2/2008 9:38:45 AM

Awesome work, Lisa. Jim #6839935

Kim Dietrich Elam level-addict 12/2/2008 10:59:50 AM

Great composition! #6840179

Kerry Hill level-addict 12/2/2008 12:06:40 PM

Fantastic image and capture, Lisa!! #6840387

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap level-addict 12/2/2008 12:16:32 PM

Excellent image, POV, colors and details Lisa! #6840424

Nancy (Peaches) Harker level-addict 12/2/2008 12:57:24 PM

HEY, it let my comment on you today LOLOLOL!

Awsome capture Lisa!!! #6840540

Larry L. Redmon level-addict 12/2/2008 1:44:52 PM

I love the tight composition on this, Lisa. Great job! #6840693

Tammy Espino level-addict 12/2/2008 6:38:04 PM

Outstanding!!! #6841842

Monika Sapek level-addict 12/2/2008 10:05:37 PM

Nice capture, Lisa!
Monika #6842521

Stefania Barbier level-addict 12/2/2008 10:27:17 PM

he does look like if he were laughing.... beautiful! #6842570

Angela Azzinnaro 12/3/2008 12:51:35 PM

SUPERB image Lisa!!!! WELL captured!!!! #6845770

Eugenio Diaz 12/3/2008 5:35:04 PM

This is absolutely breathtaking....sooooo beautiful!!! #6846719

Schiavonn M. Hasslinger 12/5/2008 9:35:34 AM

Awwwww.. lol This is a fabulous capture. Love the detail. Congrats on the EP #6855177

Gerri R. Jones level-addict 12/11/2008 5:09:58 PM

Such a gleeful expression, this is a real smilemaker Lisa, love it! #6881197

Nikki McDonald level-addict 5/2/2010 6:07:12 PM

Wonderful joyous expression, Lisa, and excellent composition and detail. Love the background. Just saw this in Editor's Picks. Congratulations. #8584732

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 5/24/2010 12:25:11 PM

Fantastic shot - can't help but smile at this! #8632638

Laura E. Swan level-addict 5/24/2010 1:44:28 PM

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HUGE CONGRATS ON YOUR AWESOME FINALIST Lisa!!! Way to go Girl!

-Laura :D #8633057

Tammy Espino 5/24/2010 2:29:45 PM

Congrats on an awesome finalist! :) #8633642

Jane Hirst level-addict 5/24/2010 3:16:52 PM

Great composition....congratulations. #8634118

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/24/2010 3:30:39 PM

WHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist,
Best of luck in the next round!!! #8634275

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 5/24/2010 4:01:48 PM

Wow, Lisa, this is perfection!!!
Congratulations!
Debby #8634597

Shawn Jennings level-addict 5/24/2010 6:26:26 PM

Great composition, Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #8635993

Patricia A. Coblentz level-addict 5/24/2010 10:01:40 PM

Unbelievable, Lisa...great image! Congratulations on your finalist!

Patti #8637582

Stefania Barbier level-addict 5/25/2010 12:33:01 AM

gorgeous finalist, huge congrats! #8638396

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-addict 5/25/2010 5:55:28 AM

Terrific, Lisa! Congratulations! #8639676

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 5/25/2010 9:10:14 AM

CONGRATULATIONS AND GET READY FOR THE TOP SPOT!!

UB. #8640547

Elida Gutierrez level-addict 5/25/2010 11:35:39 AM

CONGRATULATIONS !!!!

The best luck for your FINALIST!!!
#8640937

Daniella Puente level-addict 5/25/2010 11:47:25 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Lisa :))) #8640978

Chris Henning level-addict 5/25/2010 12:25:28 PM

Love this Lisa! Huge congrats!! #8641143

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com level-addict 5/25/2010 4:12:49 PM

Great expression! #8641880

Amy M. Wilson level-addict 5/25/2010 4:42:40 PM

Love this... huge congratulations on an awesome Finalist, Lisa!!! #8641990

Renee Doyle level-addict 5/25/2010 6:24:24 PM

Wonderful finalist Lisa!! Congratulations!! #8642307

Usman M. Bajwa level-addict 5/25/2010 10:09:06 PM

TOLD YA.... 'Get ready for the Top Spot'. So happy this won the First prize, Lisa!!

UB. #8642831

Cindy Bendush level-addict 5/25/2010 10:23:10 PM

Fun capture Lisa! Congrats on your win!!! #8642854

Renee Doyle level-addict 5/25/2010 10:27:23 PM

This smile makes me smile each time I see it!! Big congrats Lisa on this excellent First Place Winner!!! #8642866

Bojan Bencic level-addict 5/25/2010 10:32:13 PM

Congratulations on your win, Lisa. #8642892

Stefania Barbier level-addict 5/25/2010 10:50:28 PM

HUGE congrats on your first prize win, it's gorgeous!!! #8642982

Corinne M. Thompson level-addict 5/25/2010 10:56:09 PM

Wonderful capture, congrats on your win! #8643018

Denny E. Barnes level-addict 5/25/2010 11:04:22 PM

Outstanding, Lisa! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved FIRST PLACE WIN!! WTG!! #8643075

Mary K. Robison level-addict 5/26/2010 1:05:59 AM

Can an elephant be a cutie, Lisa? Yes, when the right photographer is taking the photo! Excellent capture!
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned First Place Winner! #8643353

Danny B. Head level-addict 5/26/2010 3:45:25 AM

Congrats on the GOLD! #8643590

Claudia Kuhn level-addict 5/26/2010 4:15:09 AM

Congratulations Lisa on a cute winner! #8643674

Amy M. Wilson level-addict 5/26/2010 4:19:46 AM

Big congratulations on your excellent First Place win, Lisa!!! #8643702

Anita Hogue level-addict 5/26/2010 4:22:33 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful first place winner, Lisa! #8643720

Leslie McLain level-addict 5/26/2010 4:27:25 AM

Congrats on your terrific winner, Lisa. #8643764

Marilyn Cornwell level-addict 5/26/2010 4:28:38 AM

Congratulations, Lisa, on this wonderful win!! #8643772

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-addict 5/26/2010 4:48:06 AM

WTG, Lisa! Congratulations on this fantastic winner! #8643856

Pat and Graham Robards level-addict 5/26/2010 5:06:30 AM

Excellent Lisa! WTG!!! Congratulations. Pat #8643914

Shawn Jennings level-addict 5/26/2010 5:06:34 AM

WTG Lisa! Congratulations on your win! #8643915

Mary Beth Aiello level-addict 5/26/2010 5:21:46 AM

Big smiles all around, Lisa. This is just spectacular. Huge congrats on this wonderful First Place Gold. #8643993

Judy V. Kennamer level-addict 5/26/2010 5:22:26 AM

Congrats on your beautiful WINNER Lisa!!! What a beauty!!! #8643995

Judy V. Kennamer 5/26/2010 5:31:08 AM

Congratulations on your 1st Place Gold Award Lisa. A very well deserving win for a really great photo. Great job.

Brian

#8644039

Kathy L. Clark 5/26/2010 5:34:19 AM

Lisa this is such a wonderful image. Congrat to you on this well deserved win. #8644057

Cathy Barrows 5/26/2010 5:39:23 AM

Big congrats on your win #8644088

Donna R. Moratelli level-addict 5/26/2010 6:05:14 AM

Wow, I think that if you keep up at this rate we'll be seeing you as one of the next Grand prize winners or did you already get one?
Congrats on the hilarious and well composed animal shot! #8644254

Don Holland level-addict 5/26/2010 6:12:22 AM

Congratulations, Lisa! Perfect composition, detail and background! #8644284

Nancyj Hovey level-addict 5/26/2010 6:23:59 AM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your First Place
for this outstanding image! 8o) #8644354

Linda D. Lester level-addict 5/26/2010 6:26:44 AM

WTG!!! Congratulations on your first place win! #8644375

Patricia A. Coblentz level-addict 5/26/2010 6:57:49 AM

Just the best, Lisa!! So pleased to see this win 1st place..congratulations!!

Patti #8644564

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-addict 5/26/2010 7:50:21 AM

WTG on this magnificent win! :-)♫♪ k #8644773

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-addict 5/26/2010 8:16:49 AM

Congrats on this awesome 1st Place Winner Lisa!

jo ann c. #8644844

Debra R. Harder level-addict 5/26/2010 8:38:06 AM

WTG, Lisa! Huge congratulations on your MAGNIFICENT FIRST PLACE WINNER!! Deb #8644909

Jeana Clark level-addict 5/26/2010 8:44:16 AM


HUGE CONGRATS
For this awesome Winner!!!!

~J~ #8644941

Mitch Spence level-addict 5/26/2010 9:40:17 AM

Contratulations, Lisa, on a great first place theme win. #8645152

Ken Smith level-addict 5/26/2010 10:10:42 AM

I like that face...congrats, Lisa...super work! #8645233

Toni Riggs 5/26/2010 11:03:06 AM

Amazing detail, congrats! #8645361

Jeff W. Robinson level-addict 5/26/2010 12:00:02 PM

Congrats Lisa on your Wonderful Win! Jeff #8645508

John Singleton level-addict 5/26/2010 12:19:35 PM

Congratulations Lisa! I forgot you left the FFFP group, so I put up a congrats there. As always, try to keep up with your photos. John Singleton #8645552

Lisa J. Boulden level-addict 5/26/2010 12:50:53 PM

~.♥.~.~♥~.~.♥.~
What a great surprise!
Thank you, judges, for the wonderful recognition, and to my BP friends, for your kind words!
Trunks up!
Lisa♥ #8645623

Tammy Espino level-addict 5/26/2010 1:40:08 PM

Congrats! #8645724

Karen Celella level-addict 5/26/2010 2:38:17 PM

Huge congratulations for your exceptional first place winner Lisa! Cheers to your trunks up! #8645820

Sam Britt level-addict 5/26/2010 3:05:36 PM

Big Congratulations on this First Place winner, Lisa!! #8645889

Robyn A. Terrell 5/26/2010 3:18:25 PM

Huge congrats on a wonderful month and this adorable First Place winner! #8645916

Maria Morrow 5/26/2010 4:10:53 PM

Congratulations on your big win, Lisa.. adorable image and perfect for the category! #8645997

Nikki McDonald level-addict 5/26/2010 4:31:57 PM

A terrific theme win, Lisa, and an absolutely wonderful composition in its own right with the curves of the trunk and open mouth and the well-placed eye filling the frame so nicely. Congratulations on the first place win. #8646026

Sharon level-addict 5/26/2010 5:00:25 PM

Whoooo Hooooo!!! WTG, Lisa! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and deserved First Place Win!!! Wonderful image for the MT. #8646064

Phyllis Burchett level-addict 5/26/2010 5:21:03 PM

Congratulations Lisa on this amazing first place winner! #8646144

Carol L. Fowler level-addict 5/26/2010 7:46:33 PM

Congrats on the WIN! #8646514

Gerri R. Jones level-addict 5/26/2010 8:11:05 PM

This really makes me smile! Congratulations on a charming and beautiful winner, Lisa!!! #8646561

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 5/26/2010 8:50:22 PM

Congrats, Lisa, on your fabulous First Place Winner!

Debby #8646618

frank w. degenhardt level-addict 5/26/2010 8:54:34 PM

WTG and Congratulations Lisa for getting the First Place Win with this wonderful portrait of one happy elephant. #8646637

Graeme Chow level-addict 5/26/2010 9:14:34 PM

Big congratulations ! Wow Lisa. #8646696

Jennifer L. Alder level-addict 5/26/2010 9:28:45 PM

It's wonderful, Lisa! Huge congrats on your delightful first place win. wow! :) #8646723

Richard M. Waas level-addict 5/27/2010 6:45:34 AM

The comp, detail and BG are fabulous.... This is well deserving of a First Place!!! Congrats........ #8647387

Datha Y. Thompson level-addict 5/27/2010 8:07:19 AM

Excellent detail!!! Love it Lisa
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! WTG :) #8647561

Linda A. Braddock level-addict 5/27/2010 8:35:08 AM

Lisa, Congratulations on this beautiful First Place Winner!! #8647649

Rona L. Schwarz level-addict 5/27/2010 4:33:00 PM

Great tight composition, Lisa!! You captured his expression perfectly! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR FIRST PLACE WINNER! #8648262

Nadia Paul level-addict 5/27/2010 10:48:55 PM

Wonderful capture Lisa - congrats on your win! #8648624

Robert K. Bemus level-addict 5/28/2010 12:39:17 AM

Phenomenal profile and detail-- congratulations on your First Place Win, Lisa!! #8648709

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 5/28/2010 6:27:39 AM

Congratulations Lisa on your First Place Win!!!

Dominick #8649225

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-addict 5/28/2010 9:37:22 PM

Congratulations on your FIRST PLACE win Lisa! Perfect for the theme! #8650455

Gail Vitikacs level-addict 5/29/2010 7:48:05 AM

Way to go on this awesome image!!! Congratulations!! #8651116

Jayne Martin 5/30/2010 12:16:29 AM

Congrats on this awesome first place win!!! #8652368

Maria Coulson level-addict 5/30/2010 1:56:18 PM

Congratulations Lisa! Great detail. #8653485

Christine R. Lobsinger level-addict 5/30/2010 8:40:48 PM

Magnificant Lisa!!!! Truly, beautiful...
A HUGE CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU AND YOUR WINNER!!!!
RIGHT ON!
CHRISTINE
SMILING AGAIN... #8653958

John Connolly level-addict 6/2/2010 9:48:40 PM

Congratulations on this winning image Lisa! A wonderful capture of the beautiful big animal! #8661404

R. J. Laudenbacher level-addict 6/5/2010 8:48:34 PM

Congratulations Lisa on your first place win. It truly makes you smile when you look at it. Great work as always. #8668278

Carolyn McIntosh 6/7/2010 5:36:26 PM

Thanks for poking around in my gallery . .. took a peek at yours . . . what a fantastic photo this is . .. Congratulations on a well deserved win!!!! #8674011

Stanley C. Sims 6/8/2010 10:37:22 PM

Congrats on this winning image Lisa. Love your gallery also. #8681194

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Description


~~♥~~
The elephants are occasionally treated to walks around the zoo.
Here, this happy gal seems to be enjoying the autumn foliage.
It was wonderful to watch as the elephants pulled down
and devoured the leaves and branches.
Buffalo Zoo
Buffalo, NY


Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.50, ExposureTime: 10/1800 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 150.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 12/2/2008 8:38:36 AM

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Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera


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