Life is Beautiful

© Lisa J. Boulden

Life is Beautiful

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 5/7/2009 6:08:36 AM

Perfection, Lisa. A fav for me. #1124591

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 5/7/2009 6:27:25 AM

A wonderful event to see and photograph!! Jeff #7495371

Bojan Bencic level-classic 5/7/2009 6:32:04 AM

Amazing photo, Lisa. Beautiful composition and details. #7495393

Eugenio Diaz level-classic 5/7/2009 6:36:58 AM

AMAZING Photo Serie...great all the way!
Thank you for sharing with us such a treasure! #7495421

Marcel J. Fernandez level-classic 5/7/2009 6:43:32 AM

This one of those images that stands out in a gallery of very fine images. Wonderful work Lisa. Will add to my favorites gallery! #7495467

Lynne Morris level-classic 5/7/2009 6:52:33 AM

Oustanding capture Lisa, this is absolutely beautiful. #7495520

Karen Celella level-classic 5/7/2009 6:56:20 AM

Your detail, color, light and composition are exceptional Lisa. The bright blue eye gives it a very intimate feeling. #7495536

Renata Gusciora level-classic 5/7/2009 7:29:54 AM

Ah,this just stunning,Lisa!!Amazing image ,fabulous detail and feel to it! #7495623

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/7/2009 8:13:23 AM

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I really appreciate your wonderful words! Thank you!
It was such a treat for me to witness this goose and her new hatchlings. Left me feeling great the whole day through!
Bright blessings, Lisa♥

Here is a tighter crop... any preferences? #7495733

Melissa Gurdus level-classic 5/7/2009 8:18:57 AM

Wonderful display of new life and the tender care of the mom taken with sharp detail, terrific lighting and wonderful composition, Lisa!! I prefer the posted image rather than the tighter crop. It gives your subjects more breathing room. #7495754

Debbra L. Bailey level-classic 5/7/2009 8:36:21 AM

Stunning image Lisa! #7495857

Julianne Bradford level-classic 5/7/2009 10:10:15 AM

I agree with Melissa. And thanks for sharing this wonderful photo with us. #7496204

Cassie L. Woodlee level-classic 5/7/2009 10:54:12 AM

OH WOW Lisa this is amazing!!!! #7496320

Karen Slagle level-classic 5/7/2009 10:59:03 AM

Now how sweet is this? New life and so perfect for Mother's Day. Well done, Lisa. #7496338

Walter H. Wiesbeck level-classic 5/7/2009 11:33:31 AM

Beautiful shot,nothing like mom care,Lisa,beautiful work, #7496447

Teresa Brooks 5/7/2009 12:50:36 PM

adorable #7496711

Amy Jackson 5/7/2009 2:19:50 PM

Wonderful series, Lisa!! So cute! I prefer it un-cropped! :) #7496983

Max Aureli 5/7/2009 6:22:35 PM

Adorable!!! All this series should be for a children book, Lisa!!! Lovely composition, and adorable!!! #7497582

Sam Britt level-classic 5/7/2009 6:51:14 PM

I love this series, Lisa. I think all of these images should be EFPs! #7497661

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 5/7/2009 8:42:09 PM

Lisa- This whole series of the goose taking care of her new born children is moveing, so beautiful, and fasinating. I thank you for sharing this special moment with us.
Love the framing of this one. The colors of mom, the babies, and the backgound compliment each other. In particular I love the wing as if its hugging the baby and her head down as if shes whispering love words to her baby. The other thing that really stands out for me is the beautiful eyes of the mother. So blue and then that coloring around it are amazing.
Stunning work and series my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #7497927

Stefania Barbier level-classic 5/8/2009 1:00:59 AM

exceptionally sweet and beautiful... :) #7498520

Kathleen M. Rinker level-classic 5/8/2009 3:00:47 AM

What a touching moment you have captured here Lisa, fabulous image and series!! #7498812

Tammy Scott level-classic 5/8/2009 3:46:28 AM

What a very cute series! Excellent shot! #7499056

Carol Sawyer level-classic 5/8/2009 3:56:36 AM

Beautiful capture and series, Lisa!! #7499136

Gene Spears level-classic 5/8/2009 4:31:04 AM

wonderful series, Lisa - i've enjoyed it very much! #7499341

Linda Boehme level-classic 5/8/2009 11:59:06 AM

Amazing! Love it! #7500389

Michael Lynch level-classic 5/9/2009 2:22:13 AM

Beautiful shot ! #7501707

Debra R. Harder level-classic 5/9/2009 12:04:28 PM

Life is definitely BEAUTIFUL...and you capture it so BEAUTIFULLY, Lisa! This is amazing. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS!!!!! FAVED! Deb #7503241

Summer A. Kozisek level-classic 5/9/2009 6:39:00 PM

Absolutely beautiful!! #7504015

Gerri R. Jones level-classic 5/10/2009 6:51:18 AM

Beautiful moment...love the vertical framing! Great series Lisa!!! #7505365

Boyd L. Alexander level-classic 5/10/2009 8:09:41 AM

You hace captured such a beautiful moment so well...excellent work Lisa!! I think we will be seeing this again in the gold!! #7505573

Heather Thorsen level-classic 5/11/2009 7:41:01 AM

A truly beautiful series Lisa. I have really enjoyed looking through them. #7508971

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic 5/11/2009 8:26:10 PM

What a perfect moment you captured....and how perfectly you captured it! Absolutely stunning work! A fave for me and it should surely be a winner if my vote counted! #7510785

Guy D. Biechele level-classic 5/13/2009 12:52:21 PM

Great shot, and great series. Well done, Lisa! #7516845

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 5/18/2009 4:14:23 AM

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Thank you! #7532120

Nick Lagos level-classic 5/19/2009 2:00:10 AM

Full of quality Lisa...love it #7535765

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 5/22/2009 8:00:51 AM

Thanks for sharing this miracle with us Lisa. Impressive, I love this too! #7547586

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) 5/22/2009 6:48:26 PM

Another stunning image of these beautiful ducks.Great composition and detail. #7548944

Jean E. Hildebrant 5/25/2009 9:25:31 AM

Wow, Lisa! These shots of the goose and her goslings are just magnificent! I've loved them all. There has certainly got to be a winner amongst them!!! #7555517

Kathy Cline level-classic 5/25/2009 2:52:49 PM

Hi Lisa YES I AGREE LIFE IS BEAUTIFUL AND SO IS YOUR GALLERY AS ALWAYS.
Your Mama and babies are to die for!
Hope your day is blessed.
Kath #7556125

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 5/29/2009 3:19:16 PM

Awwwwwww, so sweet! #7577371

Mark Dodge 6/18/2009 4:33:33 PM

Hi Lisa,
Have you seen this one too?
http://www.myparkphotos.com/44698/photographs.html

Do you and Barbara go shooting together? Just curious. #7645402

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 6/18/2009 7:18:54 PM

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I really appreciate everyone's wonderful comments! Thank you!

Mark, Barbara and I did shoot this sweet scene together; laying side-by-side, on our bellies, along with fellow BPer, Terry Cervi. That explains the similar images. We were treated to such a delightful scene on that day!
Blessings, Lisa♥

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Marisol Pastor level-classic 7/12/2009 11:10:45 AM

Excellent image Lisa ... as is the entire series. The color, clarity, details, and comp are A+ #7731753

Debra K. Johnson level-classic 7/18/2009 8:37:17 AM

OMGosh Lisa, this is FABULOUS! A favorite for sure. #7752624

Michelle L. Frick level-classic 7/18/2009 11:12:54 AM

So beautiful Lisa! I love this whole series of yours! Good luck this month!! #7753012

Sobia Chishti 7/19/2009 9:09:08 PM

I think I saw another one of this goose and her child before. I would be disappointed if any one of among these didn't win. Good Luck Lisa. #7756701

Tammy Espino 7/21/2009 4:24:10 PM

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7763779

A P 7/21/2009 4:30:13 PM

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

Way to go Lisa. Best of luck in the next round. Awesome finalist. #7763843

Bonnie C. Lackey level-classic 7/21/2009 4:34:13 PM

Such a gorgeous finalist! #7763876

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/21/2009 4:44:36 PM

An inspirational and beautiful image. Congratulations on your finalist! I'm so happy to see your favorite here Lisa! #7763985

Sharon 7/21/2009 4:57:33 PM

CONGRATULATIONS!! #7764112

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/21/2009 6:09:05 PM

Congrats on your totally gorgeous Finalist Lisa! #7764822

Max Aureli 7/21/2009 6:23:02 PM

Congratulations Lisa on this fantastic Finalist!!!! #7764966

Jeana Clark level-classic 7/21/2009 6:25:33 PM


Outstanding finalist Lisa!!!
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7765004

Tammy Scott 7/21/2009 6:26:13 PM

Such an adorable finalist! Congratulations! #7765015

anonymous 7/21/2009 6:35:03 PM

Congratulations Lisa on your fabulous finalist! B- #7765112

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 7/21/2009 7:37:36 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your wonderful Finalist photo, Lisa! #7765618

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/21/2009 7:58:01 PM

WTG, Lisa! Congrats again! #7765827

Joseph T. Pilonero level-classic 7/21/2009 8:00:24 PM

First time I saw this I thought of it as a very special capture. Judges like it too. Congrats and hope to see this again. TED #7765846

Debra R. Harder level-classic 7/21/2009 8:31:04 PM

This has GOLD all over it!! LOVE THIS, Lisa! CONGRATULATIONS on another BEAUTIFUL finalist!! Deb #7766014

Susan Fox level-classic 7/21/2009 9:49:34 PM

Congratulations Lisa! #7766390

Ann Coates level-classic 7/21/2009 9:50:52 PM

I'm not surprised to see this amongst the finalists. I'm hoping it goes gold. Congratulations Lisa. #7766400

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/21/2009 10:21:29 PM

And another huge congratulations on this very special finalist, Lisa!! I sure hope we see this one again!! #7766541

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/22/2009 12:44:51 AM

So beautiful!! Congratulations Lisa!! #7766863

Mary E. Lake level-classic 7/22/2009 5:03:24 AM

Congrats Lisa on this awesome finalist!! :) #7767514

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/22/2009 5:45:06 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Lisa. #7767733

Jane Hirst level-classic 7/22/2009 6:03:32 AM

WOW......great finalist!!! #7767838

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/22/2009 7:42:49 AM

Many Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Lisa.

UB. #7768525

Anne M. Young 7/22/2009 7:59:32 AM

WOW beautiful finalist - Congratulations! Love it Lisa #7768652

Glenn E. Traver level-classic 7/22/2009 9:01:24 AM

Congratulations on this blue eyed beauty Finalist Lisa ~ GT #7768984

Mitch Spence level-classic 7/22/2009 9:47:20 AM

My congratulations to you, Lisa. It's a winner! #7769303

Linda Blair 7/22/2009 10:21:55 AM

Big congrats on the fantastic finalist!!!!!! #7769438

Cheryl E. Molennor 7/22/2009 11:10:47 AM

A winner indeed CONGRATULATIONS :)! #7769685

Leslie McLain level-classic 7/22/2009 11:15:24 AM

Congrats on your amazing winner, Lisa. #7769729

Mary E. Lake 7/22/2009 11:21:35 AM

Congratulations on your winner Lisa, :) #7769774

Terry Cervi level-classic 7/22/2009 11:21:36 AM

Congrats on your win of our favorite goose family, Lisa! I wonder how Lucky is doing, the only Domestic gosling who survived at Forest Lawn? #7769775

A P 7/22/2009 11:31:32 AM

CONGRATULATIONS LISA ON YOUR AWESOME WINNER #7769830

Mark S. Cox 7/22/2009 11:39:30 AM

Wonderful, wonderful capture. Congrats on the win! #7769893

Don Johnson level-classic 7/22/2009 11:44:12 AM

Simply stunning! The eye is sooo very sharp. Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #7769925

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic 7/22/2009 11:53:27 AM

~~♥~♥~♥~~
Oh, I'm happy to see this one wearing a new badge.
Thanks judges.
And thank you all for such wonderful comments! I really appreciate the kind support.
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7769995

Tammy Espino level-classic 7/22/2009 12:21:13 PM

Whoooooooo On the gold :))) Congrats! #7770134

Daniella Puente level-classic 7/22/2009 12:24:14 PM

WONDERFUL winner Lisa, CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7770148

Smita Pawar level-classic 7/22/2009 12:27:26 PM

Brilliant composition and capture. Congratulations on the win. #7770165

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 7/22/2009 12:39:39 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER,Lisa!!! #7770219

Tarun Bose level-classic 7/22/2009 12:52:50 PM

Congrats for your winner, Lisa. #7770283

Renee Doyle level-classic 7/22/2009 12:57:18 PM

Perfect title for this beauty Lisa!!! Big congrats on this wonderful winner!! #7770309

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic 7/22/2009 1:24:36 PM

Congrats on the gold! #7770445

Bojan Bencic level-classic 7/22/2009 1:33:42 PM

Congratulations Lisa! #7770475

Chris Henning level-classic 7/22/2009 1:57:41 PM

Gorgeous capture, Lisa. Your animal images are amazing. The emotion in this is terrific. Huge congrats on your win. #7770571

Karen Celella level-classic 7/22/2009 2:12:35 PM

WOW! Second Place Winner!! Huge congratulations Lisa! #7770631

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic 7/22/2009 2:52:24 PM

Big congratulations Lisa on your second place win of such a beautiful, emotional capture. #7770819

Nadya Johnson level-classic 7/22/2009 3:11:15 PM

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Lisa! #7770896

Carlton Ward level-classic 7/22/2009 3:39:25 PM

Congratulations Lisa and well deserved. This is a wonderful photograph. #7770978

anonymous 7/22/2009 3:50:17 PM

Congratulations Lisa on your beautiful winning image! B- #7771011

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic 7/22/2009 4:42:20 PM

Congrats on your Gold Lisa!!! Beautiful!!!! #7771216

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 7/22/2009 4:43:42 PM

Congrats on the well-deserved WIN! #7771221

Susan Fox 7/22/2009 5:31:55 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winning photo! #7771394

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 7/22/2009 5:32:22 PM

A wonderful image Lisa, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations on your win!! #7771399

Colleen Farrell level-classic 7/22/2009 5:35:41 PM

WTG, Lisa! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win! #7771424

Eugenio Diaz 7/22/2009 5:41:53 PM

Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Winner!!!
AMAZING work here!!!
WTG Lisa! #7771473

Ken Smith level-classic 7/22/2009 6:07:09 PM

This is the family that keeps giving and giving...out golds! Congrats, Lisa!! #7771634

Sam Britt level-classic 7/22/2009 6:48:01 PM

Congratulations, fantastic winner, Lisa! #7771898

Debra R. Harder level-classic 7/22/2009 7:12:33 PM

WHOOO-HOOOO, Lisa! So happy to see GOLD here!! CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL WINNER!! Deb #7772035

Lana Arcemont level-classic 7/22/2009 8:09:55 PM

Congratulations, Lisa!
A Wonderful Image! #7772246

Datha Y. Thompson level-classic 7/22/2009 9:42:32 PM

Gorgeous Winner Lisa!!!
Congratulations!!!! #7772458

Teresa A. Burnett level-classic 7/22/2009 9:49:31 PM

YAYYYYYYYY!!! Congratulations again on this wonderful WINNER, Lisa!! #7772489

Maria Coulson level-classic 7/22/2009 10:09:27 PM

Congratulations Lisa, this is so tender and beautifu. #7772540

Tommy E. Burgess 7/23/2009 12:01:20 AM

Congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved winner Lisa!!! #7772723

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/23/2009 1:22:19 AM

WTG, Lisa. CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning GOLD Winner!

UB. #7772893

Alex T. Mizuno level-classic 7/23/2009 2:46:18 AM

This is outstanding Lisa! Congratulations on your win!!! #7773070

Jessica Jenney level-classic 7/23/2009 4:14:21 AM

Congratulations, Lisa on your beautiful win! #7773399

Linda D. Lester level-classic 7/23/2009 6:27:44 AM

Love it! Congratulations!!!!!!!! #7773901

frank w. degenhardt level-classic 7/23/2009 6:48:22 AM

A most touching and beautiful picture. Congratulatins on the Finalist and the Second Place win from Annie and myself. #7773996

Sharon F. Morris level-classic 7/23/2009 7:21:37 AM

Congrats Lisa on your wins with this beautiful capture. #7774153

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 7/23/2009 8:41:46 AM

Very well deserved Lisa, I have loved this series you have done the past months!

AWESOME work and wonderful winner!
Superb!!

jo ann c. #7774464

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 7/23/2009 9:12:09 AM

Wonderful winning image, Lisa!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7774595

Laurence Saliba level-classic 7/23/2009 9:15:17 AM

A BIG Congrats Lisa!!!! #7774618

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 7/23/2009 3:24:18 PM

Amazing image Lisa, Congratulations!!! #7775613

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 7/23/2009 4:00:06 PM

Congrats Lisa on this Wonderful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7775710

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton 7/23/2009 8:54:30 PM

Very beautiful winner.. Congratulations Lisa !! #7776454

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic 7/24/2009 7:51:15 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful photo!!! #7777862

Shawn Jennings level-classic 7/24/2009 8:42:06 AM

Congratulations on this fantastic win, Lisa! #7777976

Monika Sapek level-classic 7/24/2009 10:43:11 PM

Many congratulations, Lisa!
Monika #7779443

M.Christine Duncan 7/25/2009 7:37:11 PM

Lisa, this is just beautiful!!! Congrats on the win m'dear, hope you're having a great summer so far!!! #7781747

Donna R. Wageman level-classic 7/27/2009 4:17:47 PM

Glorious detail, color, just everything.
Perfecto - congratulations! #7787689

Nick Lagos level-classic 7/29/2009 6:24:13 AM

A wonderful and emotive image Lisa.. congratulations on a very well deserved win #7793466

Brook Burling level-classic 7/29/2009 10:19:31 AM

Just Beautiful Lisa! Congratulations on a well deserved win :) #7794168

Anne McKinnell level-classic 8/4/2009 9:25:29 AM

Congratulations Lisa, on another win in your wonderful goose series!! #7815435

Daniel Ruf level-classic 8/5/2009 6:36:58 AM

A stunning capture. Well done! #7818810

Dominick M. Dimacale level-classic 11/15/2009 2:48:51 AM

Congratulations Lisa on your Win!!!


Dominick #8132191


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Exif: F Number: 9.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.50, ExposureTime: 10/3500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 350.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 5/7/2009 6:05:08 AM

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