The Mane Attraction

© Val Feldman

The Mane Attraction

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 15, 2009

How very beautiful he is, Valarie. Wonderful portrait of this big cat. #1192421

Tess L. Yee October 15, 2009

Great fuzzy-faced capture, Valarie! #8038677

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 15, 2009

A wonderful portrait of this beautiful Lion!! Jeff #8038852

Amy M. Wilson October 15, 2009

Fabulous full-frame image of this gorgeous guy... love his expression, great capture, Valarie! #8038863

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 15, 2009

A beautiful full-frame capture Valarie! #8038874

Mary L. Graham October 15, 2009

wow what a beautiful Lion portrait Valarie!! =) #8038945

Anita Hogue October 15, 2009

Fabulous capture with wonderful clarity Valarie! #8039010

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 15, 2009

Hi Valarie,that is a awesome close up.Beautiful capture!!!! #8039023

Julie Burnett October 15, 2009

Oh he's gorgeous, Val! Wonderful expression, beautiful details and colors!! A fabulous portrait!! #8039053

Jack Ryan October 15, 2009

Excellent close up with outstanding detail. I, too, love the look on his face. Great shot! #8039142

Gina Cormier level-classic October 15, 2009

Oh great...he looks like he has my hair!! hahahahaha
Val...this is brilliant work! Fantastic clarity, composition, detail, and color. ;-) This rocks! #8039181

Melissa G. Meiselman October 15, 2009

OHHH WOW!!! This is a fantastic full frame portrait of this mighty king taken with sharp detail, great expression and vivid color, Valarie!! #8039400

Diane E. Deming level-classic October 15, 2009

Valarie, I love the lion and the meercat. They are both so sharp and the composition is perfect. Super job! #8039470

Jeana Clark October 15, 2009

Very handsome fella!!!
Your portrait of this majestic
lion is simply fantastic Val!!!
Great Work!!!!

~J~ #8039484

Margaret R. Barry October 15, 2009

Beautiful portrait, Valarie. Great details, color and expression! #8039544

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 15, 2009

Thanks to all of you for your comments on this - I appreciate each one! Have a great Thursday! ~ Val #8039581

Douglas Pignet October 15, 2009

This is a wonderful capture MGM Movies would be proud of Well done. #8039601

John Benway October 15, 2009

What a beautifully done portrait Valarie, the detail is amazing.
John #8039691

Carol L. Fowler October 15, 2009

Wonderful full frame portrait! Magestic! Doesn't look like his cousin, the Coward, at all! #8039821

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe October 15, 2009

Just beautiful....wonderful lighting! #8040107

Nadya Johnson October 15, 2009

Such a stunning portrait of this regal fellow, Valarie! Well done! And I love, love, LOVE your title!! Fantastic work! #8040116

October 15, 2009

Beautiful portrait and beautiful lion,alway love seeing lion captures,so far this is the best I seen so far,Vallarie,beautiful work!!!!!! #8040132

Marty Straub October 15, 2009

What a beautiful creature! An extraordinary photo showing amazing detail. You captured such a regal pose, too, Valarie. So well done. #8040317

Gord MacEachern October 15, 2009

Just an incredible image Valarie, way beyond description!!!!!! #8040329

Julianne Bradford October 15, 2009

You certainly get the best out of all your subjects Valarie! This is so magnificent. He likes you and the sun! #8040353

Ann Coates level-classic October 15, 2009

Ooh, you could just reach out and cuddle him but perhaps not a good idea. What an outstanding capture of this majestic lion Valarie. Fantastic image. #8040389

Carol Sawyer October 15, 2009

Beautiful portrait, color and lighting, Valarie!! #8040522

Yulianto Soeroso October 15, 2009

nice close up and detail #8040880

Sam Britt October 15, 2009

Terrific full frame portrait of this handsome big kitty, Valarie. #8040992

Jim Baines October 16, 2009

What did you do, crawl over the glass?
Simply brilliant, Valarie! I am fond of the lighting and tack-sharp details! #8042072

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 16, 2009

LOL, Jim! If I could've, I would've!! Thanks, everyone, for your comments on this one - as always, stopping by and leving your comments is greatly appreciated...Have a great weekend! ~Val #8042370

Howard B. Cheek October 17, 2009

Wonderful portrait Valarie, love the head turn, POV, and framing. Technically very well done.
I've been to Cameron Park, but it's been quite awhile. After the exhibit is over this weekend, plan to visit Belton Lake & try for some action captures of the waterfowl there. #8044699

Anita Tykwinski October 17, 2009

Fabulous close up of this beautiful creature. Such intelligence in his eyes. WOW!! #8044721

Eugenio Diaz October 18, 2009

Wonderful portrait of Mr King!!!
Well done, lovely details and clarity!
A Fabulous image, Valarie! #8048243

Kathy Cline level-classic October 19, 2009

Incredible face. Wonderful sharp and crispy image Val. JUST BEAUTIFUL
Blessings!! #8050774

Jack Ryan November 23, 2009

Congratulations...a very deserving selection!!! #8155059

Gina Cormier level-classic November 23, 2009



Julie Burnett November 23, 2009

As I said before, he's gorgeous, Val!! Congrats!! Good luck!! #8155792

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Val! Best luck!! #8155866

Amy M. Wilson November 23, 2009

Huge congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Finalist and best of luck in the next round, Val!!! #8155933

Julianne Bradford November 23, 2009

This is such a fabulous capture Valarie. I'm so happy to see it get the recognition it deserves! Congratulations and best of luck in the next round! #8155995

Ann Coates level-classic November 23, 2009

Huge congratulations Valarie on this very special image. #8156208

Marty Straub November 23, 2009

Congrats on BOTH of your well-deserved finalist photos, Valarie. #8156441

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe November 23, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful finalists, Valarie. #8156451

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 23, 2009

A stunning portrait, Valarie! CONGRATULATIONS! #8156878

Valentin M. Armianu November 23, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Valarie! #8159143

Kathy Cline level-classic November 23, 2009 #8159286

Kathy Cline level-classic November 23, 2009 #8159287

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 23, 2009

WTG on your wonderful finalists, Val!!! :-) k #8159484

Jim Baines November 23, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic FINALIST, Valarie .. and also let's include "Flower Fly" ... and just about anything else in your knockout gallery that could have easily been a finalist! #8159688

Diane E. Deming level-classic November 23, 2009

Congratulations on both of your finalists, Valarie. They are superb! #8160128

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 23, 2009

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8160144

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 23, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this amazing finalist, Valarie! WTG! #8160179

Sam Britt November 23, 2009

Congratulations, fantastic finalist, Valarie! #8160181

Patricia Seidler November 24, 2009

Congratulations again Valarie on this wonderful finalist. #8161668

Karen Bacon November 24, 2009

Congratulations on this excellent finalist valerie! #8162230

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 24, 2009

Sincere thanks to all of you for your kind and encouraging are the best! Thanks again - Val #8162966

Carol L. Fowler November 24, 2009

NO- YOU are the best! Wonderful Finalist- Congratulations! #8163510

Gord MacEachern November 24, 2009

This is such a beautiful image Valarie, Good luck ! #8163801

Carol Sawyer November 24, 2009

Congratulations on your finalists, Valarie!! #8164095

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic November 24, 2009

Gorgeous. Huge congrats on this wonderful finalist, Valarie. #8164140

Anita Hogue November 24, 2009

He is beautiful Val! Congratulations on a fabulous capture! #8164234

November 25, 2009

Congratulations on this Finalist Award. Very Well Deserved. I wish you all the best in the next round. Good Luck. #8166770

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 28, 2009

Hi Valarie, the 'MANE Attraction' got my attention!! GORGEOUS FULL FRAMED IMAGE.. love his colouring!! HIS FACE IS REALLY CONTENTMENT!!!



Dianna Murphy December 01, 2009

Woooo hoooo. An awesome month for you. Congratulations on your wonderful image! #8182540

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Another photo from the Cameron Park Zoo in Waco, TX...This big fellow was enjoying the little sunshine we got that day after our first real cold front of the season rolled in....

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/300 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 270.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300

Uploaded on October 15, 2009

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