Male Lion & his cub

© Mike Crosby

Male Lion & his cub

Liz blahh November 01, 2011

Beautiful moment,light, comp,detail captured here! #1419742

Michael G. Marshall November 01, 2011

Terrific image, Mike! Michael #9776813

Mike Crosby November 01, 2011

Thank you Liz & Michael! : ) #9776999

Carla Capra level-classic November 02, 2011

;) CC #9779539

Louise Souchereau November 09, 2011

Oh this is so nice, love the color and light. bravo #9794587

Khalid Al-Issa November 11, 2011

very well done Mike #9797542

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 11, 2011

Wonderful timing and comp, Mike. CONGRATZ on the POTD!

UB. #9797545

Stacey Williams November 11, 2011

Terrific image! Congrats on the POTD.
Stacey #9797596

Marilyn Cornwell level-deluxe November 11, 2011

Congratulations on POTD! #9797603

Mary K. Robison November 11, 2011

Outstanding animal capture, Mike ~
Congratulations on your well earned POTD! #9797606

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe November 11, 2011

Huge congrats on a wonderful POTD!!! #9797613

Patti Coblentz November 11, 2011

The colors, tones, and dof are so beautiful in this, Mike, and what a wonderful, endearing moment you have captured. Congratulations on your POTD! #9797656

Katarina Mansson November 11, 2011

Beautiful, heartwarming picture. Congratulations on your POTD Mike! #9797663

Jack Nevitt November 11, 2011

Wow, Mike a very tender moment. Congrats on your POTD.

Cheryl Schneider November 11, 2011

Wonderful shot, Mike! Congratulations. #9797687

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 11, 2011

Awesome capture, sooo loving...congratulations on this POTD...we surely will see this in Gold later Mike!

jo ann c. #9797695

Charles A. LaMatto November 11, 2011

Great POTD. Excellent DOF and lighting. You captured a beautiful moment in time. Congrats. #9797707

Sara B Coffey level-classic November 11, 2011

A great capture indeed! Love the coloring, lighting, & especially the composition! Congrats on your POTD
Sara ☼ #9797712

Susan D. Royce level-classic November 11, 2011

The father is so nurturing - a lovely shot, beautifully composed. #9797728

Pamela Njemanze November 11, 2011

What a moment, great capture! Perfect composition and lighting :) #9797732

Andre Larose November 11, 2011

What a beautiful and tender moment you captured. The paws on the cub are as big as dad's. Super POTD!

André #9797771

Patricia A. Casey level-deluxe November 11, 2011

Congratulations on POTD.....lovely capture, Mike =^..^= #9797793

Sharon F. Morris November 11, 2011

LOVE LOVE this. Congrats on your POTD Mike. Beautiful moment and love the light. #9797796

Carla Capra level-classic November 11, 2011

This is an awesome image, congrats on your POTD.
;) CC #9797804

Tarun Bose November 11, 2011

Outstanding image.Absolutely perfect. A sure winner, congrats for your POTD, Mike. #9797838

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe November 11, 2011

Aw this makes my heart sing. Congrats on this stellar image being chosen for POTD. #9797870

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 11, 2011

Beautifully tender.
Wonderfully captured.
Congratulations on your POTD!
~♥~Lisa #9797882

Nancy L. Green level-classic November 11, 2011

This is FANTASTIC Mike, CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful POTD!!! #9797945

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict November 11, 2011

Very beautiful and excellent capture of this wonderful moment, Mike!

Congratulations on your POTD!
Debby #9797983

Ann Coates level-classic November 11, 2011

A beautiful moment you have captured here. Congratulations on your POTD. #9798069

Michele Peterson level-classic November 11, 2011

Wonderful! Congratulations on your well deserved POTD!! #9798078

Janice M. LeCocq level-addict November 11, 2011

Love it! #9798097

Carla Maddox November 11, 2011

I want one! Everything else has been said about this tender moment that you captured beautifully, but I want the cub. Fantastic job! #9798203

Rona L. Schwarz November 11, 2011

Absolutely FANTASTIC capture, Mike! Such a tender and special moment - who says that father's aren't nurturing! Marvelous detail and clarity and beautiful blurred background perfectly complements the pair. Outstanding POTD - Congratulations! #9798240

Maria Coulson November 11, 2011

Great capture of a very tender moment. Congratulations!! #9798257

Mike Crosby November 11, 2011

Wow! Thank you everyone for your kind comments! I'm overwhelmed with thankfulness for this honor and the wonderful compliments. I love the BetterPhoto community! Thank you so much! #9798357

Debbie Bray November 11, 2011

Congratulations Mike, this image is just too nice for words! Very well deserved on your POTD!!! #9798384

Shirley A. Kinney November 11, 2011

Priceless Capture, Mike. Congratulations on your POTD. #9798537

Louie Zaninovich November 11, 2011

Perfect timing on this rare captured moment! Congrats on POTD! Love your gallery too, great creativity! Louie #9798609

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 11, 2011

Superb capture of these two! Big Congrats on your outstanding POTD! #9799184

Nadia Paul November 12, 2011

What a beautiful capture Mike - congrats on POTD! #9799449

Bill Houghton November 12, 2011

Beautiful shot of these lions. Great detail. Congratulations, Bill #9799481

Johnnie Ann Gaskill November 12, 2011

I echo all the compliments already given!! Congratulations!!! #9800164

Don Johnson level-deluxe November 12, 2011

Congratulations Mike, on this wonderful POTD. Well deserved! #9800395

Paul D. November 13, 2011

Oh man, you NAILED it Mike! Henri Cartier Bresson always went for that "decisive moment" when to press the shutter, and kaPOW, you did just that. This image has it Mike, I'm thinking gold for sure. Whatever lens you used, it's razor sharp so hold onto that one. Congrats on the POTD! #9801121

Bunny Snow level-classic November 13, 2011

Your timing was perfect. This razor sharp image, the perfectly beautiful lighting and tonality, the excellent composition makes for a magnificent work of art. Not to mention a wonderful POTD, for well deserved. Congratulations on your POTD!
Hope we see this again! #9801810

Richard D. Love November 16, 2011

Congratulations, Mike. Outstanding timing and light. Well done!!!

Rick #9808038

Lori Carlson December 15, 2011

I look at this often. and finally sending CONGRATS! Just love it, Mike! #9869835

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