Friend Request

Uploaded: August 15, 2012 03:14:48 | Entered: February 17, 2016 04:15:31


*Love at First Bite*

My wife Leena has befriended the wild bunnies that visit our backyard - Last night they shared a carrot!

*Patience, confidence and trust all came into play for this image!!

Tamron 18-270 Di at 270mm. ISO 400, Early-Evening, 1/200 @ f8.0, EC 0


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe August 15, 2012

Excellent capture. Our wildlife seems to take off in a flash as soon as they see you. #1480493

Ann Coates level-classic August 15, 2012

Fantastic capture of human interaction here Jeff. #10276461

Jack Gaskin August 15, 2012

NICE CATCH PATIENCE FOR SURE Deer do this in Penn. in many touristy areas. Have seen wild turkey that get USED to ignoring people . Have never seen a WILD RABBIT this trusting before.

Jack #10276506

Terry T. Ruvalcaba August 15, 2012

what a tender moment #10276512

Danny B. Head August 15, 2012

Outstanding! Amazing that the rabbit came from the wild to eat from her hand. #10276516

Gord MacEachern August 15, 2012

This image says so much Jeff, fabulous capture!! #10276521

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe August 15, 2012

That's amazing! I can get pretty close to ours, but not that close..of course, I've never fed them either, so maybe I will try that. #10276531

Mary K. Robison August 15, 2012

Sweet capture, Jeff! We once had a black bunny pop up in our backyard. Must have been a pet, because he let me take photos from less than a foot away. Hope he made it back to where he came from!
Looks like Leena has become the official "snack lady" to the rabbits. Cool! #10276532

Tiia Vissak August 15, 2012

a cute shot! #10276547

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe August 15, 2012

Just so sweet! And what a big treat! #10276586

Lynn M. Whitt August 15, 2012

Awww, cute capture. #10276627

Anita Hogue August 15, 2012

A really cute shot, Jeff! #10276628

Randy K. Baldwin August 15, 2012

Nice one Jeff, to many cats around here for me to enjoy the rabbits. #10276633

Jyri Vissak August 15, 2012

Well seen and presented! Very cute! #10276634

Kathy Reeves August 15, 2012

Ahhh how sweet. Great photo, Jeff. We feed our rabbits also (not that close). They especially like apples. #10276695

Linda S. Smith level-classic August 15, 2012

Love the trust here Jeff! I'm sure it took awhile to build but WELL worth the effort! Wonderful capture! #10276712

Robert R. Goodman August 15, 2012

Hi Jeff,Wonderful capture and so nice of your wife my friend!!!! #10276749

Monnie Ryan August 15, 2012

This one's got "Awwwww" written all over it, Jeff - so cute (and well done, of course)! #10276783

Stephen Zacker August 15, 2012

Great timing and moment.. like your description :-) #10276909

Mike Clime August 15, 2012

Cute capture, Jeff! All animals, just like humans have their comfort zone and if they don't feel threatened will let you get close. #10276986

David Phalen August 15, 2012

Clearly Leena has established that she is trustworthy!! Terrific animal capture with outstanding comp, colors and clarity!! #10277050

Bojan Bencic level-classic August 15, 2012

That is a fantastic capture, Jeff. It is quite difficult to get the wild ones so confident. #10277062

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 15, 2012

Both your and Leena's patience paid off. Awesome capture and timing Jeff. #10277079

Lorna Shutter August 15, 2012

Leena must have a sweet and gentle nature for the rabbit to trust her like this! Wonderful capture of this adorable little bunny, Jeff! Excellent comp and clarity! I took some images of rabbits at the Zoo we went to which I'll be posting later on. I think they're the cutest things! :) #10277085

John Connolly August 15, 2012

I take my hat off to you pair, Jeff! The patience and perseverance that went into this wildlife shot is unbelievable! Great work! #10277166

Renee Doyle August 15, 2012

That is so neat Jeff! #10277173

Michelle Alton August 15, 2012

A winning image, Jeff. And the title is even MORE winning. #10277256

Tammy Espino August 15, 2012

She is like my mom! What a sweet capture! #10277694

Ellen Hodges August 15, 2012

Absolutely wonderful capture, Jeff!!! Love the title, too!!! #10277714

Barbara Waldoch August 15, 2012

Excellent taming and photography, Jeff! #10277747

Robert K. Bemus level-classic August 15, 2012

Truly amazing shot, Jeff!! #10277763

Marijana Fajgl August 16, 2012

Priceless capture, Jeff! #10277867

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic August 16, 2012

An amazing capture! It is wonderful to see interaction like this. Perfect title also Jeff! #10277878

Wendy Stevenson August 16, 2012

Great capture of this awesome interaction. I don't know about where you are but the rabbit around here this year and plenty! #10277889

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 16, 2012

Thanks Everyone Very Much!! Jeff #10277910

Antonio Amen August 16, 2012

Very nice photo, well done. #10277966

Jill Odice level-classic August 16, 2012

I also have befriended a local cottontail...But he has not let me get this close yet :-) I leave him a pile of lettuce and carrots and it's gone the next morning :-) Lucky you to get this sweet capture of your bunny! #10278444

Mitch Spence level-classic August 16, 2012

I would love to feed a bunny like this. Such gentle, shy creatures to become this brave. Sweet moment and image, Jeff. #10278491

Nancy L. Green level-classic August 16, 2012

Request accepted!! This is absolutely adorable Jeff, VERY well done!! <>< #10278625

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic August 16, 2012

Lovely image Jeff!,
Amalia #10278814

Rona L. Schwarz August 16, 2012

Oh my goodness! I remember Leena's wonderful bunny image very well - and now this! How extraordinary! It's so special to share and interact with a wild creature and how magical of you to capture it! Fabulous image,Jeff! #10279194

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 17, 2012

Thank You!! Jeff #10279310

Chris Ebben August 26, 2012

It is a very trusting wild rabbit, mind you the neighbours here would chase them, rather than befriend them. A beautiful image, well taken=^..^= #10291726

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 27, 2012

Thanks Chris! Jeff #10292794

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 28, 2016

Jeff, congrats on your bunny biting finalist! :-)

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 28, 2016

Congratulations on great finalist, Jeff #11452871

Jeffrey R. Bange March 28, 2016

Congratulations Jeff on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #11452933

Patrick Rouzes March 28, 2016

Congrats on the well-deserved finalist, Jeff!

Carol Eade level-addict March 28, 2016

So sweet. Congratulations on your finalist. #11453089

Ellen Hodges March 28, 2016

Huge congrats and best luck with this adorable Finalist, Jeff! #11453189

Paula Showen March 28, 2016

Congratulations on your beautiful Finalist!!! #11453335

Ray level-classic March 28, 2016

Congratulations on this great Finalist, Jeff! #11453376

Gerda Grice level-deluxe March 29, 2016

Very cute capture, Jeff! Big congratulations on your Finalist! #11453680

Linda S. Smith level-classic March 30, 2016

Congrats on your Finalist Jeff! #11453986

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe April 01, 2016

Wonderful capture, Jeff!! Huge Congrats on your Win!! #11454859

Terry Cervi level-classic April 01, 2016

Congrats on your adorable win, Jeff! #11454946

Patrick Rouzes April 01, 2016

Congrats on this well-deserved winner, Jeff. WTG! #11455017

Gail Sullivan level-classic April 01, 2016

Congrats, Jeff! #11455053

Jeffrey R. Bange April 01, 2016

Congratulations Jeff on your well deserved win. #11455057

Marijana Fajgl April 01, 2016

Big congratulations, Jeff! #11455252

Val Feldman level-deluxe April 01, 2016

Leena is a definite "bunny whisperer"! An amazing capture, Jeff and a wonderful and outstanding Gold Winner. Congrats! #11455331

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe April 01, 2016

Wonderful winner. Congrats! #11455372

Ray level-classic April 01, 2016

Congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Jeff! #11455386

Ellen Hodges April 01, 2016

Huge congrats on a fab winner, Jeff! Love this image!! #11455473

frank w. degenhardt April 01, 2016

It is amazing at what can happen when you combine that patience, confidence and trust can do for a precious moment like this. Congratulations on the Second Place Win Jeff. #11455511

Ujjwal Mukherjee April 02, 2016

Huge congratulations on your excellent winner,Jeff!! #11455586

Cindy Bendush level-classic April 02, 2016

Your patience paid off nicely Jeff - wonderful capture and super title! Congratulations! #11455591

Mary K. Robison April 02, 2016

Such a well deserved Second Place Gold Winner! Congratulations to you, Jeff! #11455598

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 02, 2016

Thanks Everyone!! #11455615

Bojan Bencic level-classic April 02, 2016

Well done, Jeff. Congratulations! #11455628

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 02, 2016

Congrats, Jeff, on this wonderful winning image! And, congrats to your wife for the pose! #11455981

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 02, 2016

Very cute Jeff. Congratulations on a well deserved Second Place win. #11456046

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 03, 2016

Thank You! #11456096

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 04, 2016

Congratulations on Gold Winner Jeff #11456964

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 05, 2016

Thank You Doc! #11457577

Martha R. Mazon level-classic April 28, 2016

So darling, Jeff, and such a clever title! Congratulations on your very creative winner! #11467023

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 29, 2016

Thank You Martha! #11467495

Mary K. Robison July 07, 2016

One of those great ( and sweet) captures I've managed to miss till now. Congratulations on your Gold Award, Jeff! #11492952

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 30, 2016

Thanks Mary! #11500077

isabel C. Zepeda level-classic July 05, 2017

great capture I have try that and it dose not work for me :) #11617364

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 06, 2017

Not all bunnies will do this - Thank You! #11617660

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