Got my eye on you!

© Karen Kessler

Got my eye on you!

Uploaded: March 02, 2011


Mother & Daughter hippos at the Memphis Zoo on 2/26/11. Their names are Julie (Mom) & Splish, but I'm not sure which is which in the photo!

Adjusted levels & hue/saturation, cropped, & sharpened using PS CS3.

Animals ~ 3/2/11

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 300.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Wm Nosal March 03, 2011

Beautiful Shot, Karen! #1357753

Christine Lobsinger level-classic March 08, 2011

Gorgeous colourning Karen, and this comp is perfect!!! Congrats to you on your EP...
Love your title too!
Smiling Christine #9279560

Karen Kessler March 08, 2011

Thank you Wm & Chris! #9280242

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic April 27, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9373279

Christine Lobsinger level-classic April 27, 2011

Yippie Yippie... a great job! I'm happy for you my friend! Congrats to you on your Finalist shot! Awaiting it to go farther!!!!
Smiling Christine #9374000

Wm Nosal April 27, 2011

Congratulations, Karen! #9374186

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic April 28, 2011

Amazing image and finalist, Karen. Huuuge congratlutaions!! #9376449

Patricia Seidler April 28, 2011

Great POV and capture Karen. Congratulations on getting a finalist! Its not easy getting one..... #9377379

Irene Colling level-classic April 28, 2011

Love it! Your low POV makes this a powerful image Karen. Your exposure is perfect and your composition of elements is excellent.

Congratulations on a very fine Finalist. #9378493

Karen Kessler April 28, 2011

Thank you all for your comments & congratulations! I was shocked (yet excited) that it went this far! #9378520

Merna L. Nobile April 28, 2011

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping

Chris Ebben May 16, 2011

Congratulations on getting the opportunity to take such a great picture & your Finalist!! Very good=^..^= #9407774

Karen Kessler May 16, 2011

Thank you, Merna & Chris! #9407824

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 08, 2013

Your gallery is always so beautiful, Sister. BP will keep it in tact for you for a while even if you can't see it anymore...Unless they changed their policy. Sure hate to see all these awards disappear. Please come back next year or sooner. We all go through dry seasons so when you get the BUG again please come home. :)

We will miss you here until then.
Love, Lala

P.S. I got my eye on YOU TOO! Lol!!! Watching for your return. xo #10760888

Wm Nosal July 08, 2013

:) Me Too!
Sorry I'm Still On The Injured List #10760895

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 08, 2013

Hi Wm! Fancy meeting you here! I hope you are getting a little better each day? :))) #10761003

Karen Kessler July 09, 2013

Thank you, Lala & Wm! I decided to clean out my gallery & BP won't let me delete the ones with awards anyway! :)

I'll try to pop in every now & then. I can leave messages thru BP, too (like anyone can). I know this because years ago before I joined I would get on every now & then to look at the beautiful photos. I would send BP messages to some of the photographers about how much I enjoyed theirs! #10762042

Wm Nosal July 09, 2013

Hello, Karen
It's So Sad Saying Goodbye To Someone You Don't Really Know :)
Had A Bad Fall and Lost The Use Of My Right Arm
Is Last 2 Months Can't Use My Cameras
Or My Computers
Hopefully I Will Be Back On BP Full Time Again Soon :)

Well, Be Good and Prosper
or This That Live Long and Proposer
:) Been Watching A lot Of Star Trek
The Last 2 Months

Hola! #10762078

Karen Kessler July 10, 2013

Wm, I hope you start feeling better & are able to get out on some photo shoots before you go stir crazy!

Yes, it is sad saying goodbye to someone you've never even met. I really struggled with it last night, but feel like it is time for a little break.

Hola! #10763212

Laura E. Swan level-classic July 21, 2013

I'm so grateful that you are on facebook, Sis. Don't you ever leave there, You hear?? xoxoxo #10775560

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