One Happy Pachyderm

© Lisa J. Boulden

One Happy Pachyderm

Dianna Murphy Student 12/2/2008 8:40:50 AM

Love the composition Lisa, excellent work. #1044942

Ellen Hodges 12/2/2008 8:48:10 AM

Wonderful capture, Lisa!! #6839617

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

Wonderful image, Lisa! #6839648

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

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

Melissa Olsen 12/2/2008 9:24:38 AM

Indeed...FANTASTIC! #6839853

Jim Huffield 12/2/2008 9:38:45 AM

Awesome work, Lisa. Jim #6839935

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

Great composition! #6840179

Kerry Hill 12/2/2008 12:06:40 PM

Fantastic image and capture, Lisa!! #6840387

Rajeev 270293 Kashyap 12/2/2008 12:16:32 PM

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

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

HEY, it let my comment on you today LOLOLOL!

Awsome capture Lisa!!! #6840540

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

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

Tammy Espino 12/2/2008 6:38:04 PM

Outstanding!!! #6841842

Monika Sapek 12/2/2008 10:05:37 PM

Nice capture, Lisa!
Monika #6842521

Stefania Barbier 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 12/11/2008 5:09:58 PM

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

Nikki McDonald 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 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 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 5/24/2010 4:01:48 PM

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

Shawn Jennings 5/24/2010 6:26:26 PM

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

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

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

Patti #8637582

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2010 12:33:01 AM

gorgeous finalist, huge congrats! #8638396

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/25/2010 5:55:28 AM

Terrific, Lisa! Congratulations! #8639676

Usman Bajwa 5/25/2010 9:10:14 AM

CONGRATULATIONS AND GET READY FOR THE TOP SPOT!!

UB. #8640547

Elida Gutierrez 5/25/2010 11:35:39 AM

CONGRATULATIONS !!!!

The best luck for your FINALIST!!!
#8640937

Daniella Puente 5/25/2010 11:47:25 AM

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

Chris Henning 5/25/2010 12:25:28 PM

Love this Lisa! Huge congrats!! #8641143

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

Great expression! #8641880

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

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

Renee Doyle 5/25/2010 6:24:24 PM

Wonderful finalist Lisa!! Congratulations!! #8642307

Usman Bajwa 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 5/25/2010 10:23:10 PM

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

Renee Doyle 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 5/25/2010 10:32:13 PM

Congratulations on your win, Lisa. #8642892

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2010 10:50:28 PM

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

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

Wonderful capture, congrats on your win! #8643018

Denny E. Barnes 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 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 5/26/2010 3:45:25 AM

Congrats on the GOLD! #8643590

Claudia Kuhn 5/26/2010 4:15:09 AM

Congratulations Lisa on a cute winner! #8643674

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

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

Anita N. Hogue 5/26/2010 4:22:33 AM

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

Leslie McLain 5/26/2010 4:27:25 AM

Congrats on your terrific winner, Lisa. #8643764

Marilyn Cornwell 5/26/2010 4:28:38 AM

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

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/26/2010 4:48:06 AM

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

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

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

Shawn Jennings 5/26/2010 5:06:34 AM

WTG Lisa! Congratulations on your win! #8643915

Mary Beth Aiello 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 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 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 5/26/2010 6:12:22 AM

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

Nancyj Hovey 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 5/26/2010 6:26:44 AM

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

Patricia A. Coblentz 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 5/26/2010 7:50:21 AM

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

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

Congrats on this awesome 1st Place Winner Lisa!

jo ann c. #8644844

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

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

Jeana Clark 5/26/2010 8:44:16 AM


HUGE CONGRATS
For this awesome Winner!!!!

~J~ #8644941

Mitch Spence 5/26/2010 9:40:17 AM

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

Ken Smith 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 5/26/2010 12:00:02 PM

Congrats Lisa on your Wonderful Win! Jeff #8645508

John Singleton 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 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 5/26/2010 1:40:08 PM

Congrats! #8645724

Karen Celella 5/26/2010 2:38:17 PM

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

Sam Britt 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 Capilupi 5/26/2010 4:10:53 PM

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

Nikki McDonald 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 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 5/26/2010 5:21:03 PM

Congratulations Lisa on this amazing first place winner! #8646144

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

Congrats on the WIN! #8646514

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

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

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

Congrats, Lisa, on your fabulous First Place Winner!

Debby #8646618

frank w. degenhardt 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 5/26/2010 9:14:34 PM

Big congratulations ! Wow Lisa. #8646696

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

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

Richard M. Waas 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 5/27/2010 8:07:19 AM

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

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

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

Rona L. Schwarz 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 5/27/2010 10:48:55 PM

Wonderful capture Lisa - congrats on your win! #8648624

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

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

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

Congratulations Lisa on your First Place Win!!!

Dominick #8649225

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

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

Gail Vitikacs 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 5/30/2010 1:56:18 PM

Congratulations Lisa! Great detail. #8653485

Christine R. Lobsinger 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 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 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

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner


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