The Joy of the Game

© Renee Doyle

The Joy of the Game

Renee Doyle Student 12/10/2009 11:56:27 PM

Luk Chai just loved playing with this soccer ball .... he looked so happy :-) #1214844

Stefania Barbier 12/11/2009 12:28:03 AM

LOL GORGEOUS! the ball look bigger than him...!!! #8207464

Ann Coates 12/11/2009 12:37:50 AM

You don't think elephants would be playful but this wonderful image proves they are. A really delightful and fun moment capture Renee. #8207478

Brett Dolsen 12/11/2009 12:40:47 AM

Incredible captures Renee!!Watched the special on the birth and naming ceremony the other evening!!What a fantastic breeding program and history!Brett #8207483

Darryl Wilkinson 12/11/2009 12:50:04 AM

Ha ha... sweet shots Renee!! :) #8207500

Dominick M. Dimacale 12/11/2009 1:02:06 AM

Outstanding image here, Renee, love the clarity too.

Dominick #8207521

Laura E. Swan 12/11/2009 1:23:37 AM

HOW FUN just WATCHING THEM!!! Awesome capture(s) and perfect timing!

-Laura :D #8207559

Barbara Waldoch 12/11/2009 2:12:51 AM

How cute, Renee! #8207611

Tiia Vissak 12/11/2009 2:26:46 AM

a wonderful scene! #8207639

Tammy M. Anderson 12/11/2009 2:45:27 AM

Excellent clarity, colors and details, Renee. Perfect image. #8207650

Usman M. Bajwa 12/11/2009 3:29:43 AM

Wonderful capture, maybe these animals should be drafted in Man Utd.!!

UB. #8207705

Michelle Alton 12/11/2009 3:53:51 AM

UNBELIEVABLE!!!! #8207733

Gord MacEachern 12/11/2009 4:33:34 AM

I hope to see this wrapped in GOLD in a little while Renee!!!!!!!!

On a sadder note the Matriarch elephant at the Toronto Zoo layed down and died last week and no one seems to know why.
She was healthy, so this made it even more of a terrible loss. #8207821

Linda D. Lester 12/11/2009 5:25:43 AM

So cute....they stay little for a long time right? #8207960

Courtenay Vanderbilt 12/11/2009 6:21:39 AM

Great stop action, Renee and the details are to die for!!! #8208122

Ken Smith 12/11/2009 11:42:46 AM

I'm sure you were mesemerized by these guys...two more cute photos...this could be a soccer poster! Excellent, Renee! #8208798

Robin R. 12/11/2009 12:03:41 PM

Great subject - well captured. The activity and detail are wonderful. #8208865

Karen Engelbreth 12/11/2009 3:08:33 PM

Fantastic timing and capture, Renee... #8209251

Dianna Murphy 12/11/2009 3:34:55 PM

Wow those are superb. Winners... Gold all the way. So cute! #8209284

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 12/11/2009 4:14:30 PM

Simply ADORABLE, Renee!!! :-) k #8209430

Anne M. Young 12/11/2009 5:44:07 PM

WOW this has to be another winner! #8209672

Shelly A. Van Camp 12/11/2009 6:08:56 PM

Awwwwwwwwww, I love them!!! #8209711

Debra R. Harder 12/12/2009 8:58:18 AM

Your timing on this couldn't have been better, Renee!! I swear...I think this little guy is smiling. Outstanding image!! jsb #8210768

Renata Gusciora 12/29/2009 6:20:33 AM

Love it,Renee!:-)Just perfect! #8253267

Toni Riggs 1/11/2010 2:40:46 PM

So cute! #8289617

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 1/27/2010 3:21:17 PM

Very sweet capture Renee! #8335111

Anita N. Hogue 1/27/2010 7:06:54 PM

This for sure brought a smile to my face! AWESOME!!!! #8335778

Nikki McDonald 1/29/2010 7:23:58 PM

Terrific capture, Renee. Saw this in Editor's Picks -- congratulations. Bet it goes on :) #8341011

Liz Bullock 2/19/2010 9:09:55 AM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist! #8394833

Shawn Jennings 2/19/2010 10:42:35 AM

Love this! Congratulations on your finalist, Renee! #8395702

Tiia Vissak 2/19/2010 11:16:37 AM

Congratulations! #8395959

Linda D. Lester 2/19/2010 12:54:33 PM

I bet it would be so much fun to shoot this cute little guy....Congratulations!!!! #8396738

Courtenay Vanderbilt 2/19/2010 1:35:26 PM

Love this one, Renee! CONGRATULATIONS! #8396997

Renata Gusciora 2/19/2010 2:02:36 PM

Big congratualtions on this terrific finalist,Renee!!!:-) #8397236

Amy M. Wilson 2/19/2010 2:40:12 PM

Huge congratulations on your outstanding Finalist, Renee!!! #8397412

Phyllis Burchett 2/19/2010 7:53:11 PM

Congratulations on this adorable capture! #8399089

Graeme Chow 2/19/2010 8:03:04 PM

Another outstanding finalist.Congratulations Renee. #8399152

Anne M. Young 2/19/2010 8:34:12 PM

Congratulations another super finalist! #8399245

Stefania Barbier 2/19/2010 11:50:38 PM

congratulations on your spectacular finalist!!!! #8399760

Mukesh Srivastava 2/20/2010 7:04:51 AM

Stunning capture,Renee!!!! Huge congratulations on this well deserved Finalist Win!!!!!! #8400662

Debra R. Harder 2/20/2010 8:02:31 AM

I just love your mama and baby elephant images, Renee!! Congratulations on your fantastic finalist!! jsb #8400855

Ken Smith 2/20/2010 10:53:44 AM

These all belong on a magazine cover. Congrats again, Ms Doyle!! #8401422

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 2/20/2010 1:10:17 PM

So sweet Renee! Congratulations on your finalist! #8401668

Randy D. Dinkins 2/20/2010 2:45:46 PM

Beautiful captures. Well deserved finalist. Big congrats. #8401887

Cindy Bendush 2/20/2010 5:42:22 PM

Aww - too precious!!! Wonderful finalist Renee -- congratulations! #8402328

Ann Coates 2/20/2010 7:14:52 PM

Congratulations on your superb finalist Renee. #8402652

ROLAN NARMAN 2/20/2010 9:02:23 PM

Huge Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist Renee! #8402836

Kathy Salerni 2/21/2010 6:57:33 AM

Congratulations of your well deserved finalist, Renee! #8403628

Erica Murphy 2/21/2010 8:35:02 AM

Congratulations on your great finalist Anne!! #8403866

Erica Murphy 2/21/2010 8:35:17 AM

Congratulations on your great finalist Anne!! #8403867

Erica Murphy 2/21/2010 8:35:21 AM

Congratulations on your great finalist Anne!! #8403868

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 2/22/2010 7:47:44 AM

Fantastic capture, Anne! Congratulations! Fave! #8406883

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 2/22/2010 7:48:31 AM

Sorry, I meant Renee! I saw Anne's name above and that's what I typed! :( #8406888

Elida Gutierrez 2/23/2010 12:22:32 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your Finalist!!!

The best of Luck!!! #8410354

Katarina Mansson 2/24/2010 7:02:07 AM

Sooo lovely! Congratulations on antoher finalist and good luck next Renee! #8412446

Lisa J. Boulden 5/24/2010 1:41:30 PM

Certainly brings a smile to my face!!!
Congratulations, Renee!
~♥~Lisa #8633017

Laura E. Swan 5/24/2010 1:59:41 PM



Amazing timing here!

-Laura #8633259

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 5/24/2010 3:24:14 PM

HUGE CONGRATS on your AWSOME finalist,
Best of luck in the next round!!! #8634207

Deborah C. Lewinson 5/24/2010 3:58:44 PM

Congratulations, Renee, on this awesome finalist!

Debby #8634573

Melissa Gurdus 5/24/2010 4:38:38 PM

Big congratulations on this stunning finalist!!! Simply beautiful!! #8634933

Shawn Jennings 5/24/2010 6:23:53 PM

Another great finalist, Renee! Congratulations! #8635966

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 5/24/2010 9:00:39 PM

This is so awesome! Congratulations, Renee! #8637302

Ann Coates 5/24/2010 10:32:57 PM

What a great moment you captured here. Congratulations on your superb finalist Renee. #8637720

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2010 12:27:03 AM

absolutely adorable... congratulations Renee!!! #8638373

Mary K. Robison 5/25/2010 1:05:19 AM

Such a sweet capture, Renee!
CONGRATULATIONS on its selection as a
finalist, and best of luck to you next level up! #8638452

Pat and Graham Robards 5/25/2010 2:18:01 AM

Congratulations Renee, this an awesome capture as is the other one.

I want to get to Tarongah zoo if I can twist my husbands arm that is.

~Pat #8638553

Ken Smith 5/25/2010 4:43:25 AM

Outstanding, Renee...Congrats to you! #8639175

Nadia Paul 5/25/2010 5:12:38 AM

What a wonderful capture Renee - congrats on your finalist! #8639386

Linda D. Lester 5/25/2010 5:31:52 AM

Love that double to make this one gold! I love this shot they were too much fun to watch! #8639488

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/25/2010 5:36:07 AM

Congrats, again, Renee! #8639521

Amy M. Wilson 5/25/2010 7:30:27 AM

Congrats on this adorable Finalist, Renee!!! #8640131

Usman M. Bajwa 5/25/2010 9:02:55 AM


UB. #8640527

Jennifer L. Alder 5/25/2010 12:03:02 PM

Congrats, Renee, on this beautiful finalist :) #8641059

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/25/2010 1:12:52 PM

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Renee!

jo ann c. #8641289

Dianna Murphy 5/25/2010 1:23:31 PM

So happy to see this one! It's priceless! #8641322

Donna LaMattino Pagakis 5/25/2010 6:39:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist!!! This is so sweet Renee! #8642349

Renata Gusciora 5/25/2010 6:43:43 PM

Totally love it,Renee!Huge congratulations!!!:-) #8642376

Jean-Pierre Ducondi 5/25/2010 7:33:53 PM

Big congrats on your finalists Renee. So well done.
JP #8642564

Kathy Cline 5/25/2010 8:26:22 PM

So sweet
Congrats Renee

Kathy Salerni 5/25/2010 8:37:31 PM

Huge congrats on this beautiful finalist, Renee! #8642712

Cindy Bendush 5/25/2010 10:30:42 PM

Exceptional capture and well-deserved winner Renee! #8642887

Bojan Bencic 5/25/2010 10:56:44 PM

Congratulations on your win, Renee. #8643023

Stefania Barbier 5/25/2010 10:59:03 PM

gorgeous win, congratulations!!! #8643048

Katarina Mansson 5/25/2010 11:19:55 PM

Congratulations on your heartwarming winner Renee! #8643133

Denny E. Barnes 5/25/2010 11:30:35 PM

Outstanding, Renee! BIG CONGRATULATIONS on your beautiful and well deserved WIN!! Awesome image!! #8643146

Mukesh Srivastava 5/26/2010 12:14:39 AM

Incredible captures Renee!!!! Huge congrats for the GOLD!!!!! #8643197

Corinne M. Thompson 5/26/2010 12:17:39 AM

Fabulous capture, congrats on the win! #8643200

Mary K. Robison 5/26/2010 12:30:46 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved Second Place Winner, Renee!

Tiia Vissak 5/26/2010 12:56:51 AM

Congratulations! #8643343

Usman M. Bajwa 5/26/2010 1:38:38 AM

Huge CONGRATZ. on your Theme Gold, Renee!

UB. #8643405

Lisa J. Boulden 5/26/2010 4:51:06 AM

Such a delightful winner, Renee!
Congratulations on the GOLD!
~♥~Lisa #8643868

Amy M. Wilson 5/26/2010 4:51:21 AM

Big congratulations on your FABULOUS Second Place win, Renee!!! WTG #8643870

Anita N. Hogue 5/26/2010 4:57:04 AM

Congratulations,, Renee! This is a wonderful winner! #8643894

Shawn Jennings 5/26/2010 5:16:54 AM

I just love these shots! Congratulations on your win, Renee! #8643965

Courtenay Vanderbilt 5/26/2010 5:25:57 AM

Congratulations, Renee! Well deserved, adorable win! #8644012

Renata Gusciora 5/26/2010 5:50:21 AM

Big congratulations on your awesome winner,Renee!!!:-) #8644154

Kathy L. Clark 5/26/2010 5:50:33 AM

This is just too adorable. Congrats Renee on a well deserved win. #8644155

Kathy L. Clark 5/26/2010 6:08:30 AM

Congratulations on your outstanding Gold Award Renee. A very well deserving win for a very well deserving photo and great photographer.

Have a great day.

Brian #8644264

Pat and Graham Robards 5/26/2010 6:18:49 AM

Oh wow Renee, how womderful this went gold.Congratulations . Pat #8644312

Linda D. Lester 5/26/2010 6:35:13 AM

Yeah! I'm so happy to see this here! Love it!!! Congratulations on your win! #8644444

Nancyj Hovey 5/26/2010 7:19:46 AM

on your 2nd Place Winner
for this outstanding image! 8o) #8644671

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 5/26/2010 8:07:57 AM

WTG on this magnificent win! :-)♫♪ k #8644831

JO ANN CLEVELAND 5/26/2010 8:56:02 AM

Congrats on this awesome Winner Renee!

jo ann c. #8645026

Jeana Clark 5/26/2010 8:58:05 AM

For this well deserved Winner!!!!

~J~ #8645041

Rolando Rosito 5/26/2010 9:00:22 AM

Fantastic winner Renee, congratulations!! #8645053

Debra R. Harder 5/26/2010 9:00:24 AM

This little fellow is definitely smiling!! Huge congratulations, Renee, on your OUTSTANDING GOLD WINNER!! WHOOOOOO-HOOOOO! Wish you and Barry were here celebrating..the Irish way!!! jsb #8645054

Ken Smith 5/26/2010 10:16:46 AM

It wouln't be winners circle without one of your exception here. Congrats to you, Renee!! #8645263

Mike Clime 5/26/2010 12:46:25 PM

Congratulations on your winner! #8645615

Randy D. Dinkins 5/26/2010 1:23:25 PM

Great MT winner, big congrats!!! Great series of captures here!! #8645672

Claudia Kuhn 5/26/2010 5:05:52 PM

Congratulations Renee!! #8646088

Christopher J. Budny 5/26/2010 5:20:47 PM

Congratulations, Renee! The detail in the skin is just fantastic! #8646141

Sharon 5/26/2010 5:43:31 PM

WTG, Renee!!! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding and well deserved Second Place Win!!! #8646276

Sam Britt 5/26/2010 6:09:18 PM

Big congrats on this terrific 2nd place win, Renee! #8646383

Carol L. Fowler 5/26/2010 7:53:27 PM

Congrats on the Win! #8646528

frank w. degenhardt 5/26/2010 9:16:49 PM

Congratulations Renee on the Second Place Win for this adorable work. So cute. WTG my friend. #8646701

Jennifer L. Alder 5/26/2010 9:37:03 PM

Huge congrats to you, Renee, for this amazing image making it gold. :) #8646748

Datha Y. Thompson 5/27/2010 8:33:56 AM

This is so SWEET!! Love it Renee!!

Mary Beth Aiello 5/27/2010 1:57:25 PM

Just love this, Renee. Huge congrats on this adorable and outstanding winner. #8648092

Maria Coulson 5/27/2010 8:15:49 PM

Renne, what a fun picture! Congratulations on a well deserved winner. #8648502

Phillip R. Connolly 5/27/2010 9:40:45 PM

Congratulations on a great win, Renee!!! I love your elephant series!! Excellent!

Phil #8648566

Tommy E. Burgess 5/27/2010 10:35:00 PM

Huge congraatulations on your fantastic winner Renee!! #8648611

Nadia Paul 5/27/2010 11:32:31 PM

Congrats on your wonderful winner Renee! #8648671

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/28/2010 6:54:47 AM

Congratulations Renee on your Win!!!

Dominick #8649301

Dr Silly 5/29/2010 11:50:41 AM

Super Gold win Renee, congratulations. :O) #8651580

Margaret R. Barry 5/30/2010 12:17:53 PM

Congratulations on your fantastic winner, Renee! #8653386

David M. Montero 5/31/2010 12:20:18 PM

Love the shot. Congratulations Renee!!! #8655405

Dianna Murphy 6/4/2010 3:09:50 PM

The best winners are those that in addition to being technically great also cause emotion,congratulations on your outstanding Winner!!!! #8665923

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 6/5/2010 9:34:33 AM

This is so wonderful, Renee! Congratulations!! #8667288

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Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 210.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 12/10/2009 11:58:59 PM Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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