Beastly Bored

© Val Feldman

Beastly Bored

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 12/9/2009 4:55:58 AM

Funny. Fantastic expression and title, Valarie. Love it. #1214261

Tammy M. Anderson level-classic 12/9/2009 5:00:43 AM

Outstanding clarity and details, Valarie. Beautiful capture. #8203082

Linda D. Lester level-classic 12/9/2009 5:01:19 AM

At least he was a wake for you. When they go to sleep you can stand there for hours! Beautiful! #8203086

Jeff W. Robinson level-classic 12/9/2009 5:03:27 AM

Excellent capture of the moment Valarie! Jeff #8203096

Courtenay Vanderbilt level-classic 12/9/2009 5:05:13 AM

Super capture, Valarie! Linda's so right, good timing! #8203108

Anita Hogue level-classic 12/9/2009 5:12:45 AM

A terrific catch Valarie! Wonderful clarity as always! #8203135

Anita Hogue 12/9/2009 5:40:14 AM

Great Up Close Capture of this beauty.

Brian #8203197

Hal Bambrick 12/9/2009 5:52:52 AM

Very Nice Catch Valarie!!!!!!. #8203220

Mary L. Graham 12/9/2009 6:07:05 AM

Excellent Capture Valarie!! =) #8203272

Ellen Hodges level-classic 12/9/2009 6:38:15 AM

So very awesome capture, Valarie! Perfect timing and wide open space! Wow! #8203350

Amy M. Wilson level-classic 12/9/2009 6:45:03 AM

TOO funny... I LOVE this, Valarie!!! Great capture, timing and clarity... kitty wants a nap! LOL #8203377

Jack Ryan level-classic 12/9/2009 7:16:45 AM

An excellent and well timed capture. Excellent detail...very nicely done as usual. #8203471

Marty Straub level-classic 12/9/2009 7:29:54 AM

Looks like a day at the dentist for this fine looking fellow. Another outstanding photo, Valarie. Amazing detail and the perfect comp. I love the full-frame head shot that brings out such clarity. #8203508

Sabrina Ryan level-classic 12/9/2009 7:30:17 AM

Sounds like my cats! LOL! Wonderful timing and capture, Valarie! #8203511

Ron McEwan level-classic 12/9/2009 8:07:54 AM

Good timing Valarie excellent detail. #8203594

Monnie Ryan level-classic 12/9/2009 8:54:18 AM

Perfect action capture, Valarie! Quite a magnificent kitty! #8203707

Doug Pignet level-classic 12/9/2009 8:55:45 AM

Looks like a Monday morning yawn to me....lol Funny & nice capture...Great colors and comp...Yes I know what you mean by white is hard...All about the lighting...lol Doug #8203715

Walter H. Wiesbeck level-classic 12/9/2009 9:40:50 AM

Excellent capture of the king,love his expression,and your title,Valarie,Beautiful work!!!!!! #8203854

Julianne Bradford level-classic 12/9/2009 10:01:13 AM

Fabulous Valarie! The film industry should use this terrific capture for rating boring movies! #8203905

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 12/9/2009 10:46:28 AM

Sensational catch of this yawning majesty! WONDERFUL photo!

ccc #8203974

Kerry Hill level-classic 12/9/2009 11:27:13 AM

Fantastic capture of this beautiful cat Valarie, great details and timing!! #8204074

Gord MacEachern level-classic 12/9/2009 1:08:09 PM

What a great feline moment you captured Valarie, perfect!!!
Cats seem to do what they want when they want, big ones, and small ones!! #8204272

Ann Coates level-classic 12/9/2009 3:34:34 PM

Ha, great timing to get this cat with it's mouth wide open. Fantastic capture Valarie. #8204516

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna level-classic 12/9/2009 4:18:56 PM

LOVE it, Val!!!! AWESOME shot of the King!!! :-) k #8204598

Carol L. Fowler level-classic 12/9/2009 4:46:29 PM

Wow- what timing! Wish I could have been there. Spectacular capture, Val! You can almost see his tonsils! #8204659

Sam Britt level-classic 12/9/2009 6:51:31 PM

Terrific capture, Val. Great timing, beautiful big kitty! #8204915

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 12/9/2009 7:04:01 PM

Perfect timing! Terrific capture, Valarie! #8204950

Tommy E. Burgess 12/9/2009 8:50:36 PM

Fantastic timing to get this wonderful capture Valarie!! #8205097

Maria A. Gonzalez 12/10/2009 4:16:23 AM

What a pose....Incredible timing and quick reflexes to capture this beautiful big kitty...Excellent colors and full frame composition..Awesome portrait with amazing detail and clarity..Very well done,Val...
Have a great day.. #8205437

Val Feldman level-classic 12/10/2009 6:54:06 AM

Thanks so much, everyone, for stopping by and commenting...It's always so much appreciated! ~ Val #8205771

Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic 12/10/2009 11:38:16 AM

I LOVE this, Valarie! What perfect timing and stunning capture! #8206274

Gina Cormier 12/10/2009 1:28:36 PM

Ok..that's it...I'm calling 1-800 dentist right now!!!! Can anyone say ZOOM!!!!
lol
WOWIE....this is just spectacular!!!
The clarity rocks ( as usual) the pose is comical and the overall image is superb. I got nothing else....lol #8206466

Julie Burnett level-classic 12/11/2009 4:41:56 AM

FANTASTIC shot, Val! Terrific timing to catch this, and LOVE your title!! #8207832

Val Feldman level-classic 12/11/2009 6:49:52 AM

Thanks so much Gina, Carrie and Julie for your comments! Have a great weekend! ~Val #8208211

Nancy J. Locke 12/11/2009 12:07:00 PM

ADORABLE AND FANTABULOUS!!!

Happy Holidays, Nancy J L #8208874

Dianna Murphy level-classic 12/11/2009 3:27:13 PM

Looks like he's laughing out load at something very funny. Great capture. #8209267

Patricia Seidler level-classic 12/14/2009 3:58:50 AM

Say aah.......Great timing and capture Valarie with terrific detail and lighting! #8214539

Lana Arcemont level-classic 12/14/2009 6:39:36 PM

Fabulous Image! Great detail and color! #8216215

Nina Shields level-classic 12/22/2009 11:09:00 AM

Valerie, great timing in capturing this amazing "King of the Jungle"; love the expression, all caught with amazing detailing and clarity; excellent! #8239925

Kathy Salerni level-classic 2/25/2013 12:34:27 AM

Woo Hoo, another great Finalist! Congrats, Val! #10582532

Cheryl Schneider level-classic 2/25/2013 3:45:38 AM

What a great shot! Congratulations, Valarie. #10582873

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 2/25/2013 5:32:30 AM

LOL, Val, marvelous image!!!

Congrats on your finalist award, and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #10583089

Patrick Rouzes level-classic 2/25/2013 7:01:20 AM

Big Congrats on this incredible Finalist, Val. Good luck, my friend!
#10583336

Julianne Bradford level-classic 2/25/2013 9:33:50 AM

Oh this is marvelous Val!! Congrats! Hope to see this wonderfully timed capture again! #10583858

Don Christiana level-classic 2/25/2013 12:14:02 PM

Wonderful capture of the King of the Jungle...kinda makes me a little sleepy as he yawns...Congrats on another great Finalist. #10584284

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/25/2013 3:34:31 PM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist! :) #10584634

Dayna Cain level-classic 2/25/2013 4:05:36 PM

Congrats Val! #10584687

Nadia Paul level-classic 2/25/2013 4:10:27 PM

Congratulations on your well deserved finalist Val - wonderful title too! #10584703

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 2/25/2013 5:13:00 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic Val, hope we see this again in gold!

jo ann c. #10584849

Leslie McLain level-classic 2/25/2013 6:56:42 PM

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Val. #10585177

Carol Eade level-classic 2/25/2013 8:13:24 PM

Great timing, Val, congratulations on another finalist! #10585391

Ann Coates level-classic 2/25/2013 10:11:50 PM

Brilliant Valarie. Must be a hard life. Congratulations on your finalist. #10585553

Debra R. Harder level-classic 2/26/2013 8:01:13 AM

Now this fellow has something to say! Perfect timing, Val! Huge congratulations on another outstanding finalist! #10586335

Karen Bacon level-classic 2/26/2013 8:34:35 AM

Excellent timing on this fantastic capture and finalist,Val! #10586398

Renee Doyle level-classic 2/26/2013 1:16:56 PM

Great detail and wonderful capture Val! Congratulations! #10586796

Rony Sagy level-classic 2/26/2013 1:18:23 PM

Congratulations Val on this fantastic finalist. Good luck in the next round. The capture of this guy is awesome. #10586797

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 2/26/2013 5:28:29 PM

He is beautiful, Val! Wonderful and cute capture of this King! I can never get over how big they are and how beautiful! Congratulations on this great Finalist! Hope you are doing well! #10587251

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 2/26/2013 10:46:02 PM

CONGRATZ on this terrific capture and good luck up next!!!

UB. #10587567

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 2/27/2013 2:26:31 PM

This guy's making me tired, Val. An outstanding capture.... and finalist. Huge congrats. #10588672

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic 2/27/2013 2:26:37 PM

This guy's making me tired, Val. An outstanding capture.... and finalist. Huge congrats. #10588673

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic 2/28/2013 2:29:52 AM

Wow what an expression. Congrats on your wonderful finalist award Val. #10589249

Tammy Espino level-classic 2/28/2013 9:32:51 PM

Congrats on getting the old! Knew you would :) #10590534

Kathy Salerni level-classic 2/28/2013 9:46:20 PM

Huge congrats on this beautiful Winner, Val! #10590567

level-classic 2/28/2013 10:16:43 PM

Congrats on this outstanding 2nd place Gold win Val. Always a treat to view your gallery.. #10590610

Kathy Wesserling level-classic 2/28/2013 10:38:40 PM

How good is this Gold? It made me yawn in response! Now, that's how "real" your portrait feels; congratulations. #10590638

Ann Coates level-classic 2/28/2013 11:53:59 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic Gold Valarie. #10590753

Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 3/1/2013 12:48:56 AM

Magnificent image and timing, Val...big congratulations on your winner!

PS: my husband is just a few miles away from you digging for artifacts for a month! #10590808

Joanna Kovalcsik level-classic 3/1/2013 3:02:06 AM

Wonderful Win, Valerie! Congratulations! :o) #10590891

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic 3/1/2013 3:22:07 AM

Huge congratulations on your wonderful Winner,Val!! #10590919

Colette M. Metcalf level-classic 3/1/2013 3:26:11 AM

A big congrats to you on your Gold, Val!!! #10590936

Mary Dimitriw level-classic 3/1/2013 3:40:18 AM

Big congratulations Val on this fantastic winner! #10590980

Leslie McLain level-classic 3/1/2013 4:31:37 AM

Congrats on a fantastic winner, Val. #10591129

Monnie Ryan level-classic 3/1/2013 6:23:34 AM

Fantastic detail on this beauty, Val - congratulations on your win! #10591360

Terry Cervi level-classic 3/1/2013 6:55:57 AM

WTG, Ms.V!! Congrats on your fantastic 1st place win! Cute title and great timing to catch this bored lion in his big yawn. #10591428

Bojan Bencic level-classic 3/1/2013 7:04:38 AM

Great shot, Val. Congratulations on your win! #10591465

Debra R. Harder level-classic 3/1/2013 7:49:18 AM

No surprise here, Val! This is a marvelous capture. Huge congratulations on your outstanding GOLD WINNER!!! #10591588

Emile Abbott level-classic 3/1/2013 8:19:50 AM

Huge Texas congratulations on this well deserved gold winner, Val. #10591665

JO ANN CLEVELAND level-classic 3/1/2013 10:30:23 AM

So happy to see this was awarded the Gold! Big congratulations Val! I still can't loo at this without yawning! lol

jo ann c. #10591850

Val Feldman level-classic 3/1/2013 1:18:09 PM

Thanks so much everyone and thank you BP Judges! Hope you all have a super day, as well as, a great weekend! ~Val #10592077

Karen Bacon level-classic 3/1/2013 1:52:43 PM

Congratulations Val on winning the gold, you certainly deserve it!That is one BIG,sleepy pussycat! #10592103

SaMi Martin level-classic 3/1/2013 2:54:49 PM

Awesome capture; Congrats Val on your Gold! #10592142

Don Christiana level-classic 3/1/2013 2:59:28 PM

A HUGE CONGRATS Val on a wonderful GOLD Winner. Great title and perfect capture. #10592150

Lindley Johnson level-classic 3/1/2013 3:55:28 PM

Terrific timing and a wonderful title! Congratulations on your super win, Val. #10592219

Renee Doyle level-classic 3/1/2013 4:43:32 PM

Big congratulations to you Val on this wonderful winner! #10592280

Carla Capra level-classic 3/1/2013 4:50:44 PM

Personality Plus perfectly captured. Congratulations. #10592295

Nadia Paul level-classic 3/1/2013 5:33:26 PM

A wonderful winning image my friend - congratulations! #10592380

Claudia Kuhn level-classic 3/1/2013 6:00:43 PM

Great timing Val, congratulations on your winner #10592425

Thomas E. Hinds level-classic 3/1/2013 6:33:20 PM

WTG, Val, with Mr. Yawner King! This Winner is no yawner, though! Great work and a huge congratulations! #10592483

Phyllis Burchett level-classic 3/1/2013 6:50:57 PM

BIG congrats Val on this fabulous winner!!! #10592523

Carol Eade level-classic 3/1/2013 6:56:11 PM

A wonderful winner, Val, congratulations! #10592530

Deborah C. Lewinson level-classic 3/1/2013 8:22:12 PM

Hardy congrats, Val, on your fabulous winner!

Debby #10592625

Michele Peterson level-classic 3/1/2013 10:41:27 PM

Oh my, I love this!!! What a fabulous capture Val! Congratulations on this great win!! #10592705

Candice C. Calhoun level-classic 3/2/2013 5:45:46 AM

Congrats on your awesome winner!

ccc #10592984

Cindy Bendush level-classic 3/2/2013 11:06:35 PM

Wonderful Val! Big congratulations on your gold! #10594134

Stephen Zacker level-classic 3/3/2013 9:04:31 AM

Fantastic timing. Congratulations #10594667

Julie Burnett level-classic 3/4/2013 5:07:19 AM

HUGE congratulations on this awesome winner, Val!! :) #10595797

Bobby Ray Goodman level-classic 3/4/2013 6:24:00 AM

Valarie,,Big Congratulations on this beautiful win my friend!!! #10595898

PATRICIA A. CASEY level-classic 3/5/2013 5:38:50 AM

Sounds like my kind of lion.....cool capture Val! Taking me a while to get caught up on all my comments....Congratulations on the Win for this handsome fellow! #10597225

Lydia Williams level-classic 3/5/2013 5:27:35 PM

Val, this is fantastic...Love it..Congratulations! #10597972

Christopher J. Budny level-classic 3/11/2013 7:12:59 AM

Congratulations, Val! #10604800

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 3/14/2013 6:03:47 AM

HUGE CONGRATZ on the Gold, Val!!!

UB. #10609061

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 3/22/2013 1:54:17 PM

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editorís Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!
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A slow day at the zoo for this guy...lots of yawns, a quick look around for anything "interesting" - a couple more yawns and then back to the important stuff...A nap in the sun...

~Photo taken at the Cameron Park Zoo - Waco TX~


Exif: F Number: 14, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on 12/9/2009 4:27:58 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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