Portrait Of Leo

© Dan Holm

Portrait Of Leo

S J 5/31/2005 12:10:02 AM

Wow!! Great capture, Dan!!! I love the clarity and and your superb framing of this majestic animal!! Absolutely OUTSTANDING composition!! Love it!! #256050

Danilo Piccioni 5/31/2005 12:11:27 AM

the sharpness and details in this amazing portrait is just Outstanding! so full of pride! #1413279

Jordi Delgado 5/31/2005 12:24:47 AM

IMPRESSIVE shot, Dan!!! Such framing and detail are outstanding!!!

:-)) #1413295

Mary K. Robison 5/31/2005 1:08:04 AM

All the classic adjectives come to mind for this beautiful capture, Dan ~ majestic, regal, stately, etc. But I really love the catchlights in his eyes!! #1413352

Patricia Marroquin 5/31/2005 1:09:15 AM

Oh, Dan, this is stunning! Those eyes -- wow! We'd better see this again. Congratulations! :-) #1413355

Brian Cassar 5/31/2005 1:18:11 AM

Great image Dan. I like the majestic expression of the king. Well done Dan! #1413374

Stanley J. Contrades 5/31/2005 1:38:09 AM

You've done Leo's portrait in grand style, Dan!! I wouldn't be surprised either if we see this one again!! Superbly photographed!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1413399

Judy S. Fung 5/31/2005 2:02:20 AM

Wow! Truly wonderful capture, Dan!! Terrific composition, clarity and details. #1413410

Paul E. Earl 5/31/2005 2:19:00 AM

Very Regal. Truly the king of beasts. Lovely photo, Dan. #1413424

Dolores Neilson 5/31/2005 2:24:11 AM

This is one of the best lion shots I've seen, Dan. Excellent sharpness and detail...wonderful comp...just a winner in my book!! Great for the kitty theme this month!! Almost didnt' make it, huh? #1413431

Kerby Pfrangle 5/31/2005 2:27:50 AM

Dan majestic, proud and beautiful

King of the jungle.

Nice lighting and comp.


Hope he is in the monthly theme contest. #1413437

Kerby Pfrangle 5/31/2005 2:27:51 AM

Dan majestic, proud and beautiful

King of the jungle.

Nice lighting and comp.


Hope he is in the monthly theme contest. #1413438

Paul Michko 5/31/2005 2:43:15 AM

Looks like it may have been a demand and not a request. :) Great portrait, Dan. #1413470

Donald K. Cherry 5/31/2005 3:01:15 AM

Awesome portrait, Dan! #1413490

Bonnie C. Lackey 5/31/2005 3:13:58 AM

Grand capture, Dan... #1413496

Tammy Scott 5/31/2005 3:24:02 AM

He looks positively regal, Dan! Fantastic shot and great title! I'm a Leo! #1413525

Walter Graziano 5/31/2005 3:37:27 AM

Very nice Dan and I am sure "What Leo wants Leo Gets"! #1413564

Cathy Gregor 5/31/2005 4:13:34 AM

And you've captured this king of the jungle superbly, Dan!!! #1413697

Tom Andersen 5/31/2005 4:15:23 AM

I think Leo is very proud of your work, Dan! Wonderful capture! #1413700

KHAWLA Haddad 5/31/2005 4:30:20 AM

Dan Leo looking very handsome in this outstading portrait wonderfulllllll!!!! #1413729

Claudia Kuhn 5/31/2005 4:49:09 AM

So regal looking! Nice portrait! #1413804

Linda D. Lester 5/31/2005 4:56:06 AM

Beautiful portrait of this awesome animal! Great shot, Dan! #1413836

Susie Peek-Swint 5/31/2005 5:28:48 AM

Wonderful capture Dan ~ love the eyes! #1413943

Roger Bernabo 5/31/2005 5:49:36 AM

You captured Leo in majestic light #1414013

Wally Orlowsky 5/31/2005 5:51:00 AM

Awesome pose and super detail, Dan. #1414018

Joy Rector 5/31/2005 5:56:45 AM

Beautiful capture of such a proud animal. #1414037

Elisabeth A. Gay 5/31/2005 6:41:54 AM

What a majestic animal! Beautiful capture Dan!
Ann #1414206

Michelle Lea Guinn 5/31/2005 6:43:52 AM

AWESOME Dan, Just AWESOME!!!!! mlg #1414214

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 5/31/2005 6:49:57 AM

How royal he looks, Dan, great capture of this beautiful animal! Very well done! #1414240

Karen Engelbreth 5/31/2005 7:39:26 AM

I don't know what to say Dan - Absolute fantastic portrait, WOW! #1414472

Cindy Paquette 5/31/2005 7:40:40 AM


Jessica McCollam 5/31/2005 8:01:31 AM

OUTSTANDING, Dan! You never dissapoint! This is Fantastic!:) #1414525

Olivia Navarro 5/31/2005 8:03:49 AM

Fantastic detail on this shot, Dan! It's wonderful! #1414531

Mata Patan 5/31/2005 9:38:19 AM

Lol!! Never say no to a lion!! Wonderful portrait...for this time, you're safe! #1414881

Michelle R. Kovach 5/31/2005 9:39:51 AM

This is fantastic Dan! Wonderful composition & I love the golden tones here! Nicely done!
Leo is a good model! #1414886

Stephanie Lyons 5/31/2005 10:27:39 AM

Awesome capture Dan - outstanding! #1414977

Marsha S. Smith 5/31/2005 12:10:20 PM

How regal he is. This is an awesome portrait of this magnificent fella! So close and such detail - beautiful! #1415261

Goshka G. 5/31/2005 12:27:35 PM

Regal indeed, and your portrait really does your friend Leo justice, Dan!!;-) #1415340

Rob T. Henry 5/31/2005 12:29:09 PM

Wow!!! Perfect portrait, Dan!! #1415344

Janet Williams 5/31/2005 1:35:18 PM

Fantastic Dan! I love his eyes, and in fact everthing about him. Wonderful! #1415523

Candice C. Calhoun 5/31/2005 2:55:00 PM

Great decision there Dan...and tremendous capture of this incredible animal. You did a royal job on the king of the jungle!!! (Can you tell I am running out of accolades for your work? Reading the thesaurus tonight to be prepared for tomorrow...) :)

ccc #1415681

Kathleen Clemons 5/31/2005 3:54:03 PM

Wowza, Dan, this is outstanding work! #1415859

Stephen Zacker 5/31/2005 3:59:21 PM

Amazing capture and detail. It's almost like being face to face with him #1415878

Susan T. Evans 5/31/2005 4:52:58 PM

outstanding capture Dan!!! amazing detail! #1416059

Cathy Stancil 5/31/2005 5:05:01 PM

He is beautiful !! And you captured him beautifully: so alert and proud...very rare moments when they are caged. Awesome colors, details and of course composition ! #1416095

Noel Baebler 5/31/2005 5:37:44 PM

Absolutely beautiful capture, Dan! #1416194

Dan Holm 5/31/2005 5:58:15 PM

Sanjay, Danilo, Jordi, Mary, Patricia, Brian, Stan, Judy, Paul E., Dolores, Kerby, Paul M., Donald, Bonnie, Tammy, Wally G., Cathy G., Tom, Kelly, Claudia, Linda, Susan, Roger, Wally O., Joy, Ann, Michelle L.G., Deb, Karen, Cindy, Jessica, Olivia, Mata, Michelle N., Stephanie, Marsha, Goshka, Rob, Janet, Candice, Kathleen, Stephen, Susan, cathy S. and Noel: Thank you all so VERY much!! I truly appreciate your wonderful and supportive comments and feedback! #1416264

Amanda Price 5/31/2005 6:12:06 PM

Ok. Wow. If you hadn't obliged, would you have been...lunch? :) #1416306

Carol Brill 5/31/2005 6:12:42 PM

You have captured his regal bearing superbly here, Dan, as befits his highness! Methinks the king would be pleased with his court photographer after seeing this royal portrait!! #1416308

Wendy Stevenson 5/31/2005 6:15:53 PM

Beautiful shot Dan. Those eyes are amaing looking!! Is there anything you CAN'T shoot. Really great job!! #1416317

Opal Cross 5/31/2005 6:51:51 PM

Dan this guy makes you want to reach out and touch him. Very good shot. I hope you have a winner with this one. #1416441

Debra Booth 5/31/2005 7:32:50 PM

Dan, this lion rules!! Fantastic capture! #1416601

Deborah Sandidge 5/31/2005 8:15:05 PM

Gorgeous lion portrait, Dan, you really captured his noble presence! #1416708

Cora Miller 5/31/2005 11:51:20 PM

This is SUCH an impressive portrait, Dan! The light and detail are supurb! You've certainly done justice to his regal elegance. #1416960

Dan Holm 6/1/2005 12:08:34 AM

Amanda, Carol, Wendy, Opal, Debra, Deborah and Cora: Thanks so very much! I'm glad you like it and I truly appreciate your comments! #1416968

Carla Metzler 6/1/2005 4:39:43 AM

Absolutely beautiful capture, Dan! #1417528

Laurence Saliba 6/1/2005 11:28:12 AM

WOWWWWWW This is GRAND!!!!!!!!!! #1419259

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/1/2005 12:12:50 PM

AWESOME!!! I love the clarity and expression. Actually everything about this one Dan!!!


Dan Holm 6/3/2005 12:30:39 AM

Carla, Laurence and Donna: Thanks so much! I truly appreciate it! #1424927

Sharon Day 6/5/2005 6:27:21 PM

Magnificant big cat portrait, Dan!!! This is one of the best I've seen! Well done! #1434299

Jill Flynn 6/6/2005 8:59:58 AM

I concur with everyone too. This is ONE OF THE BEST LION PORTRAITS EVER! The clarity and detail ARE mind blowing Dan. Don't know how you do it. This is MAGNIFICENT!!! #1436778

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/6/2005 3:43:17 PM

Beautiful shot, Dan, with lots of mindwandering expression, great detail and colors. Good luck. #1438180

Deborah C. Lewinson 6/21/2005 2:59:47 PM

Congrats on your magnificent finalist, Dan!
Best wishes for the next round!
Debby #1498198

Stan Kwasniowski 6/21/2005 3:22:09 PM

Dan, congratulations

Stan K #1498331

Jill Flynn 6/21/2005 3:33:01 PM

Congratulations on this magnificent finalist Dan! #1498436

Donald K. Cherry 6/21/2005 4:06:29 PM

Congrats and good luck in the next round, Dan!! #1498779

Tom Andersen 6/21/2005 4:08:10 PM

Congratulations on this terrific finalist, Dan! #1498804

KHAWLA Haddad 6/21/2005 4:08:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist Dan I know leo would make it such wonderful image good luck in the next round well don Dan!!! #1498814

Cathy Barrows 6/21/2005 5:12:22 PM

Congrats!...terrific #1499680

Kathleen R. Struckle 6/21/2005 5:27:39 PM

Congrats on this magnificent image Dan!! #1499871

Sandra Wehrman 6/21/2005 5:38:46 PM

congrats dan! I missed this the first time aroundm, this is gggreat! #1500001

Tammy Scott 6/21/2005 5:40:14 PM

Congratulations again, Dan! #1500016

Leonard Pierce 6/21/2005 6:22:07 PM


Noel Baebler 6/21/2005 6:26:53 PM

Huzzah, Dan! #1500477

Donna J. Taff 6/21/2005 6:48:21 PM

Congrat's, Dan on your many many finalist!!! #1500735

Jennifer Rennison 6/21/2005 8:09:59 PM

Wow, Dan!! Gorgeous portrait of Leo the Lion, congratulations on your finalist! #1501328

Kerby Pfrangle 6/21/2005 8:29:09 PM

Dan congratualations.

Good luck in the next round.

kerby #1501464

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/21/2005 10:01:22 PM

Love this Dan! Congratulations!!! Awesome work!!! #1501906

Cesar J. La Rosa 6/21/2005 10:23:28 PM

Congratulations on this great Finalist, Dan!!! #1501983

Patty Razonable 6/21/2005 10:50:14 PM

Excellent portrait!! Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round!! #1502118

Jonna Bergström 6/21/2005 11:20:56 PM

A big congrats to this fantastic finalist, Dan!! #1502330

Phil Sauvey 6/22/2005 12:05:51 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist! Keep up the great work! You inspire many!! #1502448

Jordi Delgado 6/22/2005 12:56:13 AM

Congratulations for this BIG finalist, Dan!!

:-) #1502539

Mata Patan 6/22/2005 2:03:28 AM

Congrats!!!!!! #1502667

Paul E. Earl 6/22/2005 2:12:50 AM

Well done, Dan!!!! #1502686

Alan L. Borror 6/22/2005 6:03:42 AM

Congratulations on this excellent finalist, Dan! #1503913

cj patterson 6/22/2005 6:19:18 AM

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!!! #1504085

Casey A. Hanson 6/22/2005 7:06:51 AM

Awesome image Dan, congrats to you! :0) #1504506

Deb Holmes-Hatfield 6/22/2005 8:05:38 AM

Congratulations Dan, much deserved! #1504831

Duane Carter 6/22/2005 8:14:55 AM

Congratulations, Dan!!! Great capture! #1504886

Mette Vendelboe Allison 6/22/2005 8:27:56 AM

Big congrats, Dan! #1504947

Humayun Rizwan 6/22/2005 8:38:15 AM


Stacey A. Bates 6/22/2005 9:38:30 AM

Congrats on this majestic finalist!!

Susan T. Evans 6/22/2005 9:57:23 AM

congrats #1505526

Patricia Marroquin 6/22/2005 10:55:47 AM

Spectacular! Congratulations, Dan! :-) #1505919

Stanley J. Contrades 6/22/2005 2:49:11 PM

As I said earlier I wouldn't be surprised if we saw this one again, and here he is :-)!! Great job, Dan, and big CONGRATULATIONS sent your way, along with much good luck in the next judging!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1507093

Linda D. Lester 6/22/2005 3:11:12 PM

Congratulations on this beauty! #1507193

Lani T. Broadbent 6/22/2005 7:32:39 PM

Dan, Congrats on another great photo and award! Best of luck for the next level! #1508134

Martin Witt 6/22/2005 8:37:44 PM

Beautiful animal, superb capture! Congrats! #1508363

Kerby Pfrangle 6/22/2005 11:39:33 PM


Congratulations on this wonderful king of the jungle entry getting the finalist award.

Best of luck to you in the following rounds in the finals.

You have an extremely special gift with your photography.

Kerby #1508647

Opal Cross 6/23/2005 8:57:33 AM

Dan, congradulations on this big winner. He really deserves this for letting you take his photo. Great shot. #1510688

Piotr M. Organa 6/24/2005 8:42:13 AM

Congratulations, Dan!!!
Great photo! #1515207

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Leo wanted me to take his portrait. I obliged.

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