The Kiss

Uploaded: November 08, 2011 13:54:39 | Entered: May 17, 2017 00:29:55


This was taken at the LA Zoo on October 6th. We did not know this little one was just born 7 days ago and the Zoo had not announced it! Lucky for me, Mom was loving up her newborn!

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 10/300 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S


Tammy Espino November 08, 2011

That is just precious! #1421459

Carol L. Fowler November 08, 2011

Adorable capture! #9792070

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna November 08, 2011

Adorable, Kathy! :-) k #9792237

Ellen Hodges November 08, 2011

Breathtaking scene and sooooo very adorable, Kathy!!! A big Wow!! #9792511

Terry Cervi level-deluxe November 08, 2011

I love your animal pics, Kathy! This is adorable! #9792618

Patrick Rouzes level-classic November 09, 2011

The tones, textures, clarity, timing & embrace make for an endearing & beautiful image, Kathy! WTG, my friend! #9794081

Rona L. Schwarz November 09, 2011

This one is even better, Kathy! Such a treat to see, so special and so tender. Terrific timing, very precious and very moving. Bet we see it again! #9794921

Patti Coblentz November 13, 2011

Oh my are indeed the best animal photographer...this is just so sweet and tender...fantastic, Kathy!! #9802538

Tammy Espino June 18, 2012

Congrats again Kathy on another super finalist!! :) #10185544

Tammy Espino June 18, 2012

Congrats again Kathy on another super finalist!! :) #10185545

Robert R. Goodman June 18, 2012

WTG!Big Congratulations,Kathy! #10185960

frank w. degenhardt June 18, 2012

So cute and touching. Congratulations on the Finalist my friend. #10185974

June 18, 2012

Excellent! #10186748

June 18, 2012

Excellent! #10186756

Phyllis H. Burchett June 18, 2012

BIG congrats Kathy! #10186941

Ellen Hodges June 18, 2012

Huge congrats and best luck with both of your over the top gorgeous finalists, Katy!!! #10187128

Ann Coates level-classic June 18, 2012

A magical moment you captured here. Congratulations on your finalist. #10187180

Rona L. Schwarz June 18, 2012

I knew we'd see this one again, Kathy! A most marvelous and intimate moment, so special. Hope to see it in the Winner's circle next! Huge congrats on yet another fantastic finalist, my friend! #10187439

Carol L. Fowler June 18, 2012

Congrats on your Finalists! #10187486

Val Feldman level-classic June 19, 2012

You always make me marvel. Both at your wonderful photographer skills at capturing the perfect interaction and moment between your animal friends and then, at the fantastic end result itself that brings a lump to my throat. Beautiful work, my friend, on all counts - congratulations on a well-deserved Silver! #10188416

JO ANN CLEVELAND June 19, 2012

Such sweet love! Wowza! Congratulations on this awesome finalist Kathy!

jo ann c. #10188485

Julianne Bradford June 19, 2012

Adorable..adorable! Congrats! #10188500

Patrick Rouzes level-classic June 19, 2012

CONGRATS again Kathy!

Terry Cervi level-deluxe June 19, 2012

How sweet this is, Kathy! Congrats on your finalist! #10190669

Jeffrey R. Bange June 19, 2012

Fantastic finalist photo Kathy I don't know how I ever missed this one, best of luck in the next round but I don't think your going to need it. #10190676

Merna L. Nobile June 20, 2012

Do what you love, and it will make your soul rich. CONGRATULATIONS, for being an award winner for the month of May, 2012. Merna #10192549

Sylvia Scotting February 08, 2015

Exceptional #11242863

To discuss, first log in or sign up (buttons are at top center of page).

Get Constructive Critiques

Sign up for an interactive online photography course to get critiques on your photos.


Did You Know?

Discussions by Category: You can view photo discussions on various themes in the Community > Photo Discussions section of the site.

BetterPhoto Websites: If you see an orange website link directly under the photographer's name, it's totally okay. It's not spam. The reason: BetterPhoto is the one that offers these personal photography websites. We are supporting our clients with those links.

Unavailable EXIF: If there is no other information but 'Unavailable' in the EXIF (meaning no EXIF data exists with the photo), the 'Unavailable' blurb is not displayed. If there is any info, it shows. Many photos have the EXIF stripped out when people modify the image and resave it, before uploading.


The following truth is one of the core philosophies of BetterPhoto:

I hear, I forget.
I see, I remember.
I do, I understand.

You learn by doing. Take your next online photography class. Staff Favorite

Copyright for this photo belongs solely to Kathy Salerni.
Images may not be copied, downloaded, or used in any way without the expressed, written permission of the photographer. Contact photographer via gallery
Log in to follow or message this photographer or report this photo.