Mother love

© Angie de Louw

Mother love

Andrea W. Hedgepeth 6/28/2005 12:33:16 PM

What a wonderful image. Great shot! #270488

Beverley A. Daniels 6/28/2005 1:28:19 PM

Oh my God--that's so adorable!! Great shot Angie--I love it! #1532005

Terry L. Ellis 6/28/2005 1:29:22 PM

Awesome!!!! #1532009

Jennifer L. Wright 6/28/2005 1:38:51 PM

Awww, that is darling! #1532042

Jen 6/28/2005 2:26:23 PM

This is absolutely adorable! #1532158

Jessica L. Richard 6/28/2005 2:29:33 PM

great captrue, this is adorable! #1532172

Ellen L. Zaslaw 6/28/2005 5:21:36 PM

Wonderful image. Very touching. Great title. #1532668

Ken Grooms 6/28/2005 6:40:24 PM

This is a perfectly composed picture. If the animals were people, they could not be better posed. I like everything - the expression, pose, color, sharpness, etc. Great job Angie!
Ken #1533015

Ellen L. Zaslaw 6/29/2005 12:30:22 AM

Ken is right on.
This is transcendental ! #1533757

Ken Grooms 7/22/2005 9:14:50 PM

Congratulations, Angie, on your well-deserved win! We should be seeing this one more time real soon! #1623378

Kay E. Mahoney 7/23/2005 7:00:12 AM

Fantastic capture Angie. I love it. Congrautlations on your win. Good luck on the next round. #1625384

The Judges at 7/23/2005 8:28:59 AM

What a great pose! Mom has a nice smile #1626007

Andrea W. Hedgepeth 7/23/2005 8:42:42 AM

Contratulations on making to the finalist! #1626093

Serena Pierce 7/23/2005 11:40:57 AM

Great capture!! Cogratulations!! #1627178

Lori Teller 7/23/2005 4:51:41 PM

What timing! This is awesome! #1628472

Jennifer S 7/24/2005 12:44:13 PM

This is SO cute! Perfect timing- awesome shot!! Congrats on being a finalist! #1631854

LJ Corliss 7/24/2005 11:23:09 PM

Congrats :) #1633785

Piotr M. Organa 7/24/2005 11:46:37 PM

What a fantastic family portrait! Amazing smiles.
Congratulations on your well deserved FIRST PLACE, Angie! #1633835

Kerby Pfrangle 7/25/2005 2:16:49 AM


Congratulations on your first place win.

Job well done.

Kerby #1634133

Kay E. Mahoney 7/25/2005 5:07:13 AM

Congratulations on your first place win Angie. It would make a cute greeting card. Hope you send one to the zoo so they can see that they had a person take a winning picture from there. #1634865

Kathleen K. Parker 7/25/2005 5:12:02 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Angie!!
Kathleen #1634885

Claudette Foote 7/25/2005 5:39:35 AM

Congratulations on your first place win, Angie!!

Cindy Cone 7/25/2005 6:00:26 AM

This is wonderful! Congrats on your well-deserved first place win, Angie! #1635077

Christy L. Densmore 7/25/2005 6:00:53 AM

Congratulations, I just love this shot. #1635078

Linda D. Lester 7/25/2005 6:39:46 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful winner! #1635210

Peggy Wolff 7/25/2005 6:54:03 AM

Love this, love this, love this! Congrats on a great first place win! #1635281

Cathy Barrows 7/25/2005 7:12:24 AM

Congrats on your win!...just too cute #1635412

Kay Beausoleil 7/25/2005 7:29:46 AM

Wonderful portrait -- congratulations on your win, Angie! #1635509

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/25/2005 7:35:20 AM

You have just gotta LOVE this image!! This is the sweetest animal photo that I have seen in a long time!!! How absolutely adorable!!! Congratulations on your 1ST PLACE WIN!! This shot is so deserving!! #1635535

Melissa L. Zavadil 7/25/2005 7:37:49 AM

I have to add one more thing!! The dirty face on the little one just gets me!!! We love them anyway--even when they are dirty!!!! :o) I just love this shot!! #1635553

Wendy Stevenson 7/25/2005 7:53:29 AM

Congratulatons on your FIRST PLACE win Angie with this very sweet shot!! #1635632

Ken Grooms 7/25/2005 7:59:15 AM

I told you so! #1635664

KHAWLA Haddad 7/25/2005 8:07:30 AM

Congratulations on this beautiful first place winner!!! #1635705

Jill Flynn 7/25/2005 8:23:26 AM

A big congratulations on your well deserved FIRST PLACE win Angie! Way to go!! #1635839

Joyce ONeil 7/25/2005 8:39:53 AM

This made me smile so big! Awesome! Congratulations! #1635968

Amanda Price 7/25/2005 9:24:15 AM

lol! What a wonderful capture!! It almost look she's trying to restrain her dirty toddler for a quick portrait before he's off and runnung again! haha Congratulations on your win! #1636261

Terry L. Ellis 7/25/2005 10:50:03 AM

I said this was awesome when you posted and now the Judges agree! Congratulations, Angie, for this awesome first place win!!!!! #1636685

Ermanno Radice 7/25/2005 12:05:34 PM

Congratulations on this gorgeous first place winner, Angie!!!
Love this image!!!!!!! #1636974

Judy A. Lawhon 7/25/2005 12:59:02 PM

Congrats Angie....wonderful photo!! #1637214

Lorri Shank 7/25/2005 1:15:36 PM

Angie--I am so glad that you won. This is one of my all time favorites! Lorri #1637247

Paulette Plakidas 7/25/2005 2:48:38 PM

This is an unbelievable shot! Congratulations!!! #1637553

Cindy Zweiacher 7/25/2005 2:55:26 PM

Congratulations on your winner!! Really great Angie:) #1637584

Joannie Bertucci 7/25/2005 3:15:20 PM

There is so much us humans can learn from the animal kingdom!
Congratulations on a very fine win! #1637668

Serena Pierce 7/25/2005 4:06:23 PM

This really does make you smile! Congrats on your first place win!!! #1637875

Sharon Day 7/25/2005 4:52:35 PM

Congratulations, Angie!!! Wonderful image! #1638132

Angie de Louw 7/26/2005 2:05:18 AM

A big thank you to everyone for all your morale-boosting comments!!
I can hardly believe it. :-)

Mary K. Robison 7/26/2005 2:05:44 AM

Everybody else has pretty well covered it ~ this is an amazing (and beautiful)double portrait, Angie.
CONGRATULATIONS on an undeniably well-earned First Place win!!! #1638930

Jonna Bergström 7/26/2005 2:07:24 PM

Congratulations on this great win!! #1641827

Nancy Grace Chen 7/27/2005 9:44:33 AM

Their expressions are so human-like it's surprising! Congratulations on your winner!

Nancy #1644939

Els De Winter 7/27/2005 12:44:47 PM

I absolutely love this photo. Congratulations on your first place win! #1645539

Pamela K 7/28/2005 11:40:20 AM

This is great! What a capture! Congrats on first place!

Pam #1649539

Janet Williams 7/29/2005 12:05:43 AM

This is just SO adorable! They just look so much as if they are posing, AND smiling for you! Its amazing - really well done and congrats on win. #1651518

Kevin Anderson 7/30/2005 6:59:39 PM

GREAT SHOT!! Angie. How did you get them in that position? absolutely perfect composition. This is FIRST PLACE MATERIAL. CONGRATS, CONGRATULATIONS. #1657411

Virginia L. Allison 7/31/2005 5:24:32 AM

I'm speechless...this is a major WOW. Congrats on a well deserved win. #1658396

Mark Oxley 8/1/2005 11:55:00 PM

WOW!! Tremendous capture, Angie. A big congrats on a well deserved 1st place. #1665222

Shari Travison 8/3/2005 10:06:29 AM

Too adorable. Great timing and wonderful shot. Congratulations! #1672223

Joy Rector 8/5/2005 6:41:58 AM

congrats on this precious win. #1680691

Loraine Arnold 8/6/2005 3:19:46 AM

This is SO cute!!!! #1683632

Elisabeth A. Gay 8/11/2005 1:09:52 PM

Meerkats, my favourite critters - what perfect models!! This is incredible Angie
Ann #1706379

Lori Carlson 8/19/2005 12:11:29 PM

What a portrait Angie!!!! Wonderfully done! I'm excited for you with your win~congratulations! :0) #1736332

Donna Dunbar 8/20/2005 2:25:47 AM

I Don't know How I ever missed this one but this is fantastic!!!!! Congrats on your win. #1737765

Emanuel R.L Marcos 4/29/2006 5:43:32 AM

Donna u u took the work right from my mouth!!Angioe this is gr8!!Congratulations #2704841

Tonya R. Boles 7/18/2006 8:40:16 PM

Great shot. #3047205

Debra K. Thomas 3/14/2008 8:20:27 AM

OUTSTANDING! :) #5642030

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 1/13/2009 5:08:10 AM

I see this for the first time! OMG!!!! You couldn't have asked for a better pose, could you! This is SOOOOO precious and SOOOO wonderfully captured. Big congrats on your great win, Angie. So well deserved. Straigth into my favs too. #7023488

Lisa J. Boulden 1/17/2009 7:28:49 PM


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Taken in the Johannesburg zoo.

Uploaded on 6/28/2005 12:30:56 PM All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest FIRST PLACE Winner

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