A Gentle Nudge

© Carol L. Fowler

A Gentle Nudge

Uploaded: October 09, 2010


10/9/10, animals. Another capture of the mother urging her chicks into the pond.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/1600 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 370.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Ron McEwan October 09, 2010

OMG Carol, the special moment captured perfectly, I feel winner here. #1316022

Patti Coblentz October 09, 2010

So adorable...love her eye on you and her babies at once! A really heart warming image. #8957062

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic October 09, 2010

very very cute. They are so adorable. #8957088

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 09, 2010

This is just wonderful, Carol. Excellent details and timing. #8957144

Sam Britt October 09, 2010

So sweet! Terrific capture, Carol. #8957170

Gord MacEachern October 09, 2010

This is so fabulous in so many ways Carol!!
I am sure we will see this one again, and then again!!! #8957206

Monnie Ryan October 09, 2010

So adorable -- perfect timing! #8957219

Ann Coates level-classic October 09, 2010

Such a touching and beautiful moment you have captured here. #8957229

Susan Weisensel October 09, 2010

Adorable!!! #8957249

Barbara Waldoch level-classic October 09, 2010

Ahhhhh.... how cute, Carol! #8957302

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 09, 2010

ahwwww adorable and beautiful capture! #8957350

Howard B. Cheek October 10, 2010

Technically well done Carol..Cute too :)
Your timing is perfect and the image tells a story.
Very well done! #8957555

Jack Ryan October 10, 2010

Well timed image with excellent clarity and color...great find. #8957707

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic October 10, 2010

So cute and such a great moment. Outstanding composition and details.
JP #8957784

Julianne Bradford October 10, 2010

Oh wow..what adorable wonderful capture Carol. #8957923

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 10, 2010

An exceptionally endearing & masterful work here, Carol! Captivating...& hope you have a Winner here, my friend! #8957970

John Connolly October 10, 2010

What a beautiful family scene you have captured here, Carol! This is a real feel good image!

Thanks for you thoughts on my bridge image, too cool for crocks in that river, but a haven for sand flies! #8958283

Nadia Paul October 10, 2010

This is just sooo beautiful Carol - outstanding capture - hope to see this one again! #8958427

Carol L. Fowler October 10, 2010

Thanks for all those comments! Much appreciated #8958541

Rona L. Schwarz October 10, 2010

So cute, and such a special moment captured perfectly! Wonderful details - love the fuzzy little ones and those teeth - a wonderful composition that I'm sure we'll see again. #8958885

Dianna Murphy October 11, 2010

You certainly captured the moment. Awesome color, light and detail too. Another winner to me. #8960597

Carol L. Fowler October 11, 2010

Thanks everyone! #8960790

Liz blahh October 11, 2010

Wonderful capture! #8961231

Marty Straub October 12, 2010

Wow, how did you train the mom to be your assistant, Carol? What an extraordinary capture of the moment, and such amazing detail. Love all of the eyes... #8962095

Carol L. Fowler October 12, 2010

Thanks! #8962523

Renata Gusciora October 12, 2010

Sweet capture,fantastic focus and great lighting,Carol! #8962690

Karen Celella level-deluxe October 13, 2010

Fabulous detail and composition, Carol! #8964239

Maria A. Gonzalez October 14, 2010

Sweet and adorable capture of this Mom and her babies..Beautiful moment.Well done,Carol. #8965753

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe October 14, 2010

Perfect timing, Carol! This is sooo adorable! #8966399

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic October 15, 2010

Wonderful capture! You did very well capturing these adorable chicks and mom! Nice Work Carol! #8971276

Anita Hogue November 15, 2010

So happy to see this adorable capture again! Congratulations! #9036394

Terry Cervi level-classic November 15, 2010

Congrats on this sweet Finalist, Carol! #9036487

Jack Ryan November 15, 2010

Another congratulations!!! #9038176

Kathleen Rinker November 15, 2010

Very sweet capture Carol, huge congrats on your finalist!! #9038195

Merna L. Nobile November 15, 2010

I would personally like to congratulate you on your winning photograph for October, 2010 and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. Merna Nobile #9038422

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 15, 2010

Congratulations on this endearing Finalist and good luck in the next round! #9038707

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe November 15, 2010

Another big congrats! #9038986

Laura E. Swan level-classic November 15, 2010


What a wonderful Image, Carol! WOW!

-Laura #9039510

Sam Britt November 15, 2010

Congratulations on all your terrific finalists, Carol!! #9039520

Phyllis H. Burchett November 15, 2010

Congrats on this awesome finalist! #9039682

frank w. degenhardt level-classic November 15, 2010

So cute and so well done my friend. Congratulations on the Finalist. #9040023

Freddy Bland November 16, 2010

Beyond cute!! This is such a super capture, Carol!! Congrats on another wonderful finalist!!! #9040290

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 16, 2010

Congrats Carol on this Wonderful and well deserved Finalist!! Jeff #9040820

Debra R. Harder November 16, 2010

LOVE THIS, Carol!! The lighting, details and timing are perfect!! Huge congratulations on your BEAUTIFUL finalist!! Deb #9041585

Carol Eade level-addict November 16, 2010

So sweet, Carol, congratulations on your finalist! #9042136

Carol L. Fowler November 16, 2010

Thanks everyone #9042144

Rona L. Schwarz November 16, 2010

Oh I loved this one, Carol! So special and I'm so happy to see it again, although not surprised. CONGRATULATIONS on another outstanding Finalist, and good luck in the next round! #9042542

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 16, 2010

Hope to see this inthe next round, Carol! CONGRATULATIONS & good luck! WTG! #9042944

Patti Coblentz November 16, 2010

Congratulations on this adorable finalist, Carol...hope it goes on to the next round!! #9042956

Nadia Paul November 17, 2010

Congrats on your adorable finalist Carol! #9044057

Dianna Murphy November 17, 2010

No congratulations yet, I'm waiting for the Gold. #9044962

Terry Cervi level-classic November 17, 2010

Congrats on your well deserved win, Carol! #9045350

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 17, 2010

huge congrats on your gorgeous winner! #9045360

Monnie Ryan November 17, 2010

YAY! This one just HAD to be a winner, Carol -- congratulations! #9045439

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic November 17, 2010

Big congrats Carol. Wonderful win.
JP #9045506

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 17, 2010

Thought so! CONGRATULATIONS on this Incredible Winner, Carol! WTG! #9045581

anonymous November 17, 2010

Congratulations Carol on your precious winning image! #9045652

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 17, 2010

Outstanding winner, Carol!
~♥~lisa #9045677

Joannie Bertucci level-classic November 17, 2010

Congratulations Carol on this beautiful win! #9045812

Kathy Salerni level-classic November 17, 2010

Big congrats on winning the Gold, Carol! #9045933

Freddy Bland November 17, 2010

Congratulations, Carol, on your beautiful gold win!!! #9045963

Anita Hogue November 17, 2010

A big congratulations, Carol! #9046026

Monica Mermoz level-classic November 17, 2010

Huge congrats on your well deserved win! #9046109

Sam Britt November 17, 2010

Big Congrats on your terrific win, Carol! #9046184

Rona L. Schwarz November 17, 2010

Yea Carol! I knew it and I'm so happy for you! MANY CONGRATULATIONS on this outstanding Gold Winner! #9046218

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic November 17, 2010

Congratulations on your WINNER! 8o) #9046330

Randy D. Dinkins level-deluxe November 17, 2010

As always, great job Carol, congratulations! #9046628

Patti Coblentz November 17, 2010

WTG, Carol! Congratulations on this wonderful winner!!! #9046728

Claudia Kuhn level-classic November 17, 2010

So sweet! congratulations! #9046796

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 17, 2010

This is just the cutest Carol. Love it, a huge congratulations on your golden win! #9046801

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 17, 2010

Excellence with huge doses of "CM" always gets its just rewards - CONGRATULATIONS, Carol, on this sweet Gold Win! WTG! #9046843

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 17, 2010

Huge congrats on your awesome and adorable winner, Carol!!! #9046946

Renata Gusciora November 17, 2010

Big congratulations on your wonderful winner,Carol!!!:-) #9047016

Lana Arcemont level-classic November 17, 2010

Congratulations!!!!! #9047096

Carol L. Fowler November 17, 2010

Thank you for all those wonderful comments! #9047195

November 17, 2010

A very big congrats to you Carol on your outstanding 2nd Place Finish. A very deserving win for a really great image..

Brian #9047254

Steve M. Harrington November 17, 2010

A sweet winner indeed. Good on you, Carol! :)
Steve #9047395

Debra R. Harder November 17, 2010

Huge congratulations, Carol, on your BEAUTIFUL GOLD WINNER!! Deb #9047425

frank w. degenhardt level-classic November 18, 2010

So adorable and beautifully captured. Congratulations on the Second Place Win my friend. WTG! #9047887

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe November 18, 2010

Big congrats Carol. Adorable shot. #9048624

Daniella Puente November 18, 2010

Congratulations! #9049656

Carol Eade level-addict November 18, 2010

Congratulations, Carol! #9049834

Evy Johansen level-classic November 18, 2010

Adorable!!! Big congratulations on your win, Carol!! #9049934

Nadia Paul November 19, 2010

Congrats on this adorable winner Carol! #9050520

Karen Celella level-deluxe November 19, 2010

Huge congratulations on your outstanding winner, Carol. It's very touching! #9051440

Ann Coates level-classic November 19, 2010

Congratulations on your fantastic win Carol. #9052206

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 19, 2010

SO SWEET!!! Congratulations on your win! #9052546

Carol L. Fowler November 20, 2010

Thanks everyone! #9054077

Monika Sapek level-classic November 20, 2010

Big congratulations on your Second Place Win with this sweet capture, Carol! #9054391

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 21, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on your terrific Winner!!

UB. #9054543

Phyllis H. Burchett November 22, 2010

Congrats on this awesome winner Carol! #9057543

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe November 22, 2010

Congratulations, Carol! #9058098

Gerri R. Jones November 27, 2010

Congratulations Carol...heartwarming image!!! #9066750

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