"This is NOT my backyard!"

© Lisa J. Boulden

"This is NOT my backyard!"

Uploaded: September 16, 2008 15:02:46


**previously titled, 'Holding On'

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/2500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Wendy Moghadam September 16, 2008

Beautifully done! #999769

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic September 16, 2008

Wonderful details and clarity Lisa!,
Amalia #6463518

Patricia Ronan September 16, 2008

Beautiful composition Lisa, love the focus on the lovely looking finger nails:) #6463536

Molly A. O September 16, 2008

NICE manicure! Love this shot and the clarity:) #6463663

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 16, 2008

A powerful image Lisa - Great job with this! We all have to have faith in the Human Spirit - There are a lot of great things going on too during these challenging time... Hang in there! Jeff #6463725

Aggie Villanueva September 16, 2008

A poignant, isolated, yet still hopeful image. Well done, my friend. And well said. #6463799

Bill Knaps September 16, 2008

Lisa that is not very much holding that Gorilla back from eating you. No bars. Great shot. Bill #6463838

Nancy (Peaches) Harker September 16, 2008

Awsome capture Lisa, I feel the same way you do, tomorrows another day!
Keep smilin! #6463842

Jean Campbell Creamer September 16, 2008

Wonderful detail and great composition. #6464055

Judi Morrissey September 16, 2008

wonderful capture. well done, Lisa! #6464337

Liz blahh September 16, 2008

Outstanding! #6464362

Irene Colling level-classic September 16, 2008

This is one of the best photos I've seen today Lisa. Very compelling, I love it. #6464444

Lorna Shutter September 16, 2008

Very moving image and description, Lisa! I think we're all holding on for dear life! He does have very beautiful nails! Wonderful capture! :) #6464490

Kaye Burazin September 17, 2008

Bravo on all aspects! #6466862

Karen Bacon September 17, 2008

Outstanding image that says alot! Great job Lisa! #6467095

Tammy Espino September 17, 2008

Fanatastic image~ #6467527

paola A. Jofre September 18, 2008

Very powerful image and words Lisa...brilliant work!! :).. #6472831

Jim Britt September 18, 2008

Love the nails and DOF. Great shot. Colors are perfect. #6473711

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic September 19, 2008

Beautiful and so unusal..Great lighting, DOF, colors and clarity. #6477172

Alexandra Hankova September 21, 2008

Beautiful image! Great work. #6485479

Matteo Colombo January 07, 2009

Outstanding shot!! #6993562

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 07, 2009

I really appreciate your wonderful comments! Thank you!
~♥~Lisa #6995325

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 06, 2009

Terrific image, amazing detail. #7378310

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 06, 2009

The zoo will love this shot too! Love it.....I have to shoot at the zoo sometime with you. #7378800

Cheryl E. Molennor April 06, 2009

great message and feel #7378841

Kim Lund level-classic April 06, 2009

This is just perfect for this month's theme! Very original capture. I say it's a winner! #7379040

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic April 06, 2009

Beautiful Lisa - #7379169

Kay Beausoleil level-deluxe April 06, 2009

Great composition and detail, Lisa! #7379567

Debbie E. Payne April 06, 2009

It's been a long time since I've gone through your gallery. I am always amazed by what I see. This is wonderful and tells a story.''

Is this a gorilla or a chimp? I had the good fortune to see Dr. Jane Goodall in person at a lecture/book signing last month and she blew us all away. What a wonderful woman, scientist and storyteller she is all wrapped up in one tiny little package with a huge heart. #7380040

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 06, 2009

Thank you all for such nice comments!
Linda, I'd love to shoot at the zoo with you... just name the date!
Debbie, how luck to have met Jane Goodall (I actually did a hero report on her in 3rd Grade!) This hand actually belongs to a little howler monkey.
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7380050

Tammy Scott level-classic April 07, 2009

What a very original composition! Great job on this! #7380590

Ken Smith level-classic April 07, 2009

I thought I remembered this photo...kinda thought provoking...very nicely done, Lisa! #7380747

JO ANN CLEVELAND April 07, 2009

Excellent! Very thought provoking too Lisa....

jo ann c. #7381587

Nadine A. Lewis level-classic April 07, 2009

F A N T A S T I C ! ! ! ! ! ! ! #7381717

Gina M. Savage April 07, 2009

Wow! Amazing detail and I love the title. Very unique perspective. Well done, Lisa. #7382320

Dave Blewett April 07, 2009

love the feel of this image..great work. #7383147

Steve M. Harrington April 07, 2009

Powerful simplicity, Lisa! A fine eye for a story!
Steve #7383638

Michael Lynch April 07, 2009

Awesome image ! #7384049

Gerri R. Jones April 08, 2009

Lots of emotion and thought for the viewer Lisa...great image! #7385829

Shawn Jennings level-classic April 09, 2009

Super capture, Lisa! I like the color and lighting on this! #7388110

Eugenio Diaz April 09, 2009

AMAZING image!
Well done Lisa! #7388638

Lori Carlson April 19, 2009

Well seen & shot, Lisa! Great frame-filling image! :0) #7419443

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic April 19, 2009

Thank you!

Lois Adomite level-classic April 20, 2009

Terrific image. Lois #7425171

Michelle L. Frick May 26, 2009

Congratulations Lisa!! #7559740

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 26, 2009

I love this...Congratulations! #7560648

Aggie Villanueva May 26, 2009

I always loved this one. Congrats on the Finalists! #7560798

Renee Doyle level-classic May 26, 2009

Awesome shot Lisa!!! Congratulations!!! #7560840

Lorna Shutter May 26, 2009

Congrats on your Finalist Award for this incredible shot, Lisa!!!!! :) #7560950

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 26, 2009

:-)))))) congrats!!!!!!!!!!!! #7561363

Jeana Clark May 26, 2009

On Your Fabulous Finalist Lisa!!!
Best Of Luck In The Next Round!!!

~J~ #7561409

Debbie E. Payne May 26, 2009

This image just tugs at my heart. It is wonderful and so deserving of the Finalist title. I predict it will go much further! #7561749

Sharon Sawyer May 26, 2009

BRILLIANT, Lisa! HUGE congratulations on your outstanding finalist and all the best in the next round!!!!!!!!!!!!. #7561787

Ken Smith level-classic May 26, 2009

I remember this one..so glad you resubmitted it..congrats again, Lisa! #7562600

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 26, 2009

Totally Beautiful!!! Congrats on your well-deserved Finalist!! #7563134

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 26, 2009

Love this one my friend. Congratulations, hey I can say that all night, for yet another well deserved Finalist my friend. #7563147

Terry Cervi level-classic May 26, 2009

I love it! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist, Lisa! #7563209

A P May 26, 2009

by Anne Pictures, Images and Photos
on your OUTSTANDING Finalist. Best of Luck in the next round! #7563286


Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Lisa...go for the gold!

jo ann c. #7563502

Sherran Andersen level-classic May 26, 2009

Congrats Lisa. Sherran #7563590

Tammy Espino May 26, 2009

Congrats!!! :) #7563737

Ujjwal Mukherjee level-classic May 26, 2009

Terrific image,Congratulations!!! #7563997

Eugenio Diaz May 26, 2009

Congratulations on your AMAZING Finalist…Well done, Lisa! #7564057

Debra R. Harder May 26, 2009

Man-oh-man...this is brilliant too!! Love this, Lisa! Congratulations again on another superb finalist! Deb #7564097

Lois Adomite level-classic May 26, 2009

Congratulations. Lois #7564229

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congrats Lisa on your amazing finalist. #7565843

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 27, 2009

Thanks for your wonderful support and kind words!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7565945

Shawn Jennings level-classic May 27, 2009

Congrats again, Lisa! #7567138

Jessica Jenney May 27, 2009

Terrific finalist, Lisa! Congrats! #7567503

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Very cool Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #7568303

M.Christine Duncan May 27, 2009

Your title and image conveys so much Lisa... bravo on this finalist my friend!!! #7568702

Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 27, 2009

Congratulations Lisa! Great shot! #7569596

Sherry McClead May 28, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your finalist... awesome image... WTG!!

Sherrybear #7571109

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 28, 2009

Congratulations on the win, Lisa. Great job. #7572246

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 28, 2009

wonderful win Lisa, congratulations!!! #7572360

Jeana Clark May 28, 2009

Yippee Skippee Lisa!!!!!

~J~ #7572376

Tiia Vissak May 28, 2009

Congratulations again! #7572404

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic May 28, 2009

Congrats Lisa!!!!! A gorgeous winner!!!! #7572489

Shawn Jennings level-classic May 28, 2009

Congratulations on another fantastic win, Lisa! #7572610

Tammy Espino May 28, 2009

Whooooooooo, congrats!!! #7572666

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 28, 2009

Congrats on your amazing winner. #7572770

Ken Smith level-classic May 28, 2009

2nd time's a charm! Excellent work, Lisa..and a super month for you! #7572880

Linda D. Lester level-classic May 28, 2009

WTG!!!! Huge Congratulations!!! #7572923


So happy this got the gold, I think it is awesome Lisa

jo ann c. #7573186

Terry Cervi level-classic May 28, 2009

Congrats on this wonderful second place win, Lisa! #7573250

Toni Riggs May 28, 2009

Cute capture, congrats! #7573254

ROLAN NARMAN May 28, 2009

Huge congratulations on your awesome winner Lisa! #7573933

Colleen Farrell May 28, 2009

Your new title is much better--it says it all. :( Beautiful and poignant image, Lisa. Really well done. Congrats on your win! #7574028

Sam Britt May 28, 2009

Congratulations on your 2nd place win, Lisa! #7574097

Lorna Shutter May 28, 2009

Hurray! Congratulations on your 2nd Place Win, Lisa!!!!! Photobucket #7574107

Renee Doyle level-classic May 28, 2009

Awesome work Lisa!!! Big congratulations on this excellent winner!! #7574176

A P May 28, 2009

Congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos #7574425

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 28, 2009

I just love this Lisa. Way to go and a Big Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. #7574430

Erica Murphy level-deluxe May 28, 2009

Congratulations again Lisa! #7574461

Mary K. Robison May 29, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS again, Lisa, on another superb winner! #7574950

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 29, 2009


Usman. #7575210

Vladan D. Djordjevic May 29, 2009

Big congratulations on your superb win, Lisa! #7575511

Eugenio Diaz May 29, 2009

Congratulations on your Fabulous Win, Lisa! #7575772

Gerri R. Jones May 29, 2009

Congratulations on your win Lisa...sooo well deserved! :) #7576171

Debra R. Harder May 29, 2009

You are AWESOME girl! Another HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on another BRILILANT GOLD WINNER!! Deb #7576620

Laurence Saliba level-classic May 29, 2009

Congratulations on this amazing winner Lisa!!!!! #7576814

Rosemary Sampson level-classic May 29, 2009

Great perspective. Love the details. So well done! #7577800

Sharon Sawyer May 31, 2009

Lisa, congratulations on another fantastic winner!!!! #7583055

Datha Y. Thompson June 01, 2009

Congratulations again Lisa!! Love it :0) #7585292

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic June 02, 2009

So creative and well done, Lisa. I love it. Another huge congrats on this outstanding win. #7590016

Courtenay Vanderbilt June 03, 2009


Nancy L. Green level-classic June 03, 2009

OUTSTANDING and very well deserved Lisa, WTG!!! <>< #7595207

Linda Blair June 04, 2009

Fantastic win....congratulations!!!!!! #7596191

Marisol Pastor June 05, 2009

Excellent ... disturbing but excellent! Congratulations! #7600652

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe June 16, 2009

I'm so happy for you Lisa! Congratulations on your win!! #7637062

Stephen Zacker June 20, 2009

Touching image. Congratulations #7658574

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict July 17, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your Win!!!

Dominick #7747775

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