Mother's Hand

© Kathy Salerni

Mother's Hand

Terry Cervi level-classic October 02, 2011

Just adorable, Kathy!! #1412469

Phyllis H. Burchett October 03, 2011

Wonderful and touching image Kathy. #9713480

Debra R. Harder October 03, 2011

OMG, Kathy!! This series is phenomenal!! Winner, winner, winner, winner!!!! Deb #9713627

Val Feldman level-deluxe October 03, 2011

Oh, a complete heartmelter! He's so very tiny against Mom's big hand! Have to agree with Deb - everything is perfect - a hands-down winner for certain! #9713967

Tammy Espino October 03, 2011

How'd I miss so many awesome shots!!! :) Fantastic zoo series!!! #9714280

Jeffrey R. Bange October 04, 2011

What a beautiful series Kathy of mother and child, a definite winner in my books and as far as I'm concerned they all deserve gold. #9716046

Rona L. Schwarz October 07, 2011

WOW, Kathy! This is a phenomenal series and you hit a home run with this one! Have to agree that everything about it says Winner! Sorry I've been absent - had a very busy September. Were these all taken at SD zoo or WAP (or whatever th3e new name is)? They are truly wonderful! #9722852

Kathy Salerni level-classic October 07, 2011

Thanks, Rona! They were taken at the (New Name) Safari Park!! #9722862

Leslie McLain level-deluxe October 18, 2011

An amazing capture, Kathy. #9744854

Carol L. Fowler October 20, 2011

Adorable capure #9751062

Jill Odice level-classic October 26, 2011

Wow, that is fantastic! It would make a great Mother's Day card :-) #9764397

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe October 29, 2011

Strictly fabulous, Kathy!!! #9771438

Robert R. Goodman level-addict November 16, 2011

Hi Kathy.A big congratulations my friend!!!! #9808866

Susan D. Royce level-classic November 16, 2011

Wow, so sweet and so much detail, Kathy. Congratulations on your Finalist! #9809082

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe November 16, 2011

A winner all the way. Just incredible mood, details and timing. Congratulations on your finalist award Kathy!!! #9809185

Carol L. Fowler November 16, 2011

Wonderful FInalist- Congrats #9809285

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 16, 2011

How could this miss? ?? A warm and tender moment captured perfectly technically and artistically...It still melts my heart each time I look at it...I predict Gold, Kathy! Congrats!! #9809334

Phyllis H. Burchett November 16, 2011

So glad to see this back, big congrats Kathy! #9809418

November 16, 2011

Excellent! #9809427

Jeffrey R. Bange November 16, 2011

Congratulations Kathy and best of luck in the next round, if this doesn't bring home the GOLD I will be the first to protest. #9809680

Courtenay Vanderbilt November 16, 2011

Fantastic, Kathy! Congratulations! #9809727

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 16, 2011

This is wonderful Kathy. A big congrats to you on this outstanding finalist. I see GOLD in its future. #9809869

Terry Cervi level-classic November 16, 2011

This is just the sweetest, Kathy! Congrts on your finalist! #9810049

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Congrats on an awesome finalist, Kathy. #9810208

Cheryl Winn November 16, 2011

Outstanding capture, Kathy. Congratulations on your finalist. #9810324

Cheryl Winn November 16, 2011

Outstanding capture, Kathy. Congratulations on your finalist. #9810328

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 16, 2011

Superb finalist, Kathy! A fav!

Debby #9810505

Renee Doyle level-classic November 16, 2011

WTG Kathy!! Congratulations! #9810723

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 16, 2011

Huge congrats and verrrry best luck with this awesome finalist, Kathy!!! #9810770

Tammy Espino November 16, 2011

Congrats on this awesome capture and finalist!! :) #9810948

Rona L. Schwarz November 16, 2011

I knew we'd see this very special capture again, Kathy! And I'm sure we'll see it with GOLD next! One of my very favorites of yours. Super Congratulations on this amazing and marvelous Finalist! #9811087

Patti Coblentz November 16, 2011

I am in constant awe of your talent, Kathy ...congratulations on this magnificent finalist! #9811462

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome finalist
Kathy, bet we do see gold on this one!

jo ann c. #9812979

Stefania Barbier level-addict November 17, 2011

truly beautiful winner... congratulations!!! #9813987

Val Feldman level-deluxe November 17, 2011

I'm smiling SOOOO BIG over here, Ms. Kathy!! So very happy to see GOLD attached to this wonderfully warm and tender-hearted moment! Excellent work - and HUGE well-deserved Kudos to you!!!!!! #9814008

Tammy Espino November 17, 2011

Congrats on your gold win!! :) I'm glad you love the zoo and the animals there~ #9814161

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Huge congrats on a wonderful winner, Kathy!!!!! #9814214

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 17, 2011

Hardy congrats on your win, Kathy! #9814379

Anita Hogue November 17, 2011

Congratulations on your stunning winner, Kathy! #9814409

R. J. Laudenbacher level-classic November 17, 2011

Congratulations Kathy on this heart touching gold winner. #9814680

Lydia Williams level-deluxe November 17, 2011

An amazing photo, Kathy. Congratulations on your gold! #9814727

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 17, 2011

Wonderful moment and capture Kathy! Big congratulations! #9814815

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 17, 2011

Big Congratulations on this awesome Gold 2nd Place Winner Kathy ... fantastic!!!

jo ann c. #9814863

Leslie McLain level-deluxe November 17, 2011

Congrats on an amazing winner, Kathy. #9815088

Patti Coblentz November 17, 2011

I am thrilled by this amazing winner, Kathy...big congratulations to well deserved!!! :))) #9815137

Jeffrey R. Bange November 17, 2011

Well I guess I won't have to do any protesting Kathy as I knew from the moment that I first saw this picture it was going to take home the gold. #9815296

Phyllis H. Burchett November 17, 2011

BIG congrats Kathy on your win!!! #9815407

Renee Doyle level-classic November 18, 2011

WTG Kathy!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful winner!! #9815690

Janet Fikar November 18, 2011

Beautiful image - congratulations! #9816398

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 18, 2011

Belongs in the WINNER'S circle, Kathy! Congratulations, my friend! #9816741

David M. Montero November 18, 2011

Incredible capture. Congratulations on scoring gold Kathy! #9816991

Gina Cormier level-classic November 18, 2011

Congrats on the gold for this spectacular image!!! #9817723

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 18, 2011

You KNOW I love this, Kathy!!!
Big congratulations on a well-deserved winner!!!
~♥~Lisa #9817943

Rona L. Schwarz November 18, 2011

And me too, LOVE THIS, Kathy! I knew we'd see it with Gold! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR GOLD MEDAL WIN, my friend! #9818082

Mitch Spence level-classic November 19, 2011

Excellent work, Kathy. Congratulations to you. #9818863

Merna L. Nobile November 19, 2011

You’re the kind of person who makes the world a better, brighter place…You worked hard for this, you made it happen, and you have a right to be proud. So enjoy these satisfying moments; you deserve every one! Merna

Karen Bacon November 25, 2011

congratulations on this fantastic winner Kathy! #9830724

Daniel Ruf January 24, 2012

A real beauty, Kathy. Congrats. #9940212

Wes Gubitz January 28, 2015

A really great shot! Glad I checked out your gallery; you have a lot of amazing shots! Thanks for making them available to us all... #11233956

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