Keeping a good eye on mum

© Ann Coates

Keeping a good eye on mum

Uploaded: November 16, 2011 00:04:38


I followed this chook and her little ones around for ages trying to get a decent shot but they were constantly on the move. I only managed to get a couple of good ones.

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 7D


Tiia Vissak November 16, 2011

great tones, details & timing! #1423344

Avril Young November 16, 2011

such a delightful capture Ann..would go so nicely in a child's story book.. #9807153

Michelle Alton November 16, 2011

Well, it was worth the chase just for THIS one, Ann. #9807205

Gord MacEachern November 16, 2011

I too was thinking it would be great gracing the cover of a childs story book!! #9807323

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 16, 2011

A wonderful moment captured! #9807436

Jack Gaskin November 16, 2011

Well this one was certainly worth the effort.

Jack #9807491

Dayna Cain level-classic November 16, 2011

Definitely worth the effort! Bet we see this one again! #9808256

John Connolly November 16, 2011

Aren't mums the greatest! An excellent capture Ann, well worth all the effort! #9808302

Liz blahh November 16, 2011

Wonderful capture! #9809626

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic December 01, 2011

So sweet!
~♥~ #9842581

Jack Gaskin December 14, 2011


JACK #9865285

Michele Peterson level-classic December 14, 2011

This is too sweet! Congratulations on the finalist! #9865726

Stefania Barbier level-classic December 14, 2011

congratulations for your beautiful finalist!!! #9865774

Ellen Hodges December 14, 2011

Huge congrats on all your beautiful finalists, Ann! Best luck!!! #9867006

Nadia Paul December 14, 2011

So glad to see this beauty as finalist - congrats Ann! #9867096

Terry Cervi level-deluxe December 14, 2011

Missed this the first time around! I love it!! Congrats on your finalist, Ann! A fave for me! #9867294

Tiia Vissak December 14, 2011

Congratulations! #9867583

Renee Doyle December 15, 2011

Awesome!! Congratulations Ann! #9867667

Barbara Waldoch December 15, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous Finalists, Ann! #9867715

Amy M. Wilson December 15, 2011

Congratulations on your precious Finalist... love it, Ann!! #9868211

Judy Foxworthy December 15, 2011

Congratulations, Ann on your awesome finalist!! #9868672

Marijana Fajgl December 15, 2011

Adorable image, Ann! Big congratulations! #9868992

Gord MacEachern December 15, 2011

I loved how you "cleaned house" with your beautiful finalists Ann, WTG my friend!! #9869107

Rona L. Schwarz December 15, 2011

Oh my goodness, another wonderful finalist, Anne! This one is too precious...just darling...and certainly worth your patience. Big Congrats again! #9869445

Ujjwal Mukherjee December 15, 2011

Wonderful image and finalist,Ann! Congratulations!! #9870371

Val Feldman level-classic December 16, 2011

What a super and well-deserved month of Finalists you've had, Ann! Another hearty congratulations on yet another beautifully captured Finalist!! Congratulations!!! #9871253

Tiia Vissak December 16, 2011

Congratulations on your Winner! #9871738

Stefania Barbier level-classic December 16, 2011

beautiful winner, congratulations Ann!!! #9871768

Ellen Hodges December 16, 2011

Huge congrats on this fabulous winner, Ann!!! #9871831

Terry Cervi level-deluxe December 16, 2011

This is just the sweetest, Ann! Congrats on your win! #9871838

Merna L. Nobile December 16, 2011

What could be more important in life than to know in our hearts that in everything we have tried to do, we have done our very best?
Congratulations for your magnificent contribution for the month of November, 2011.
Merna Nobile

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict December 16, 2011

Awesome winner, Ann!

Congratulations! #9872198

Val Feldman level-classic December 16, 2011

You ALWAYS capture such wonderful interactions between your animal's your great sensitivity and respect for their ways that makes them always open to you and your camera, I just know it. Warmest congratulations, my friend, on this wonderful Gold Win! #9872407

Amy M. Wilson December 16, 2011

HUGE congratulations on your AWESOME Gold Winner, Ann!! #9872728

Raymond Pauly December 16, 2011

Outstanding winner Ann! Really beautiful! Congratulations! #9872798

Michelle Alton December 16, 2011

What a great winner, Ann! Well deserved, for sure! #9872801

Renee Doyle December 16, 2011

Congratulations on this excellent winner Ann! #9872815

Rona L. Schwarz December 16, 2011

Val said it perfectly, Ann! Your work shows an understanding and passion for your subjects that few can match. This is so well-deserved. Super Congratulations for the Gold Winner! #9872828

Kathy Salerni level-classic December 16, 2011

Huge congrats on this beautiful Gold Winning image, Ann! #9872916

Joannie Bertucci level-classic December 16, 2011

I'm sure you trying to get their photo was quite an image in itself! :-) Congratulations on your gold recognition for the wonderful image Ann!
How are things in Christchurch these days? #9872956

Mary K. Robison December 17, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned Gold Winner, Ann! Lovely capture of Mum and her wee ones. #9873272

Stacey Williams December 17, 2011

CONGRATS on your win Ann!! #9873372

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna December 17, 2011

WTG on this wonderful winner, Ann! :-) k #9874144

Marijana Fajgl December 17, 2011

Big congratulations on your fantastic winner, Ann! #9874427

Patrick Rouzes level-classic December 17, 2011

Congratulations on this endearing Winner, Ann! WTG, my friend! #9874719

Ujjwal Mukherjee December 17, 2011

Huge congratulations on your fantastic Winner,Ann!! #9874902

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 18, 2011

Wowza! This is amazing, great find and soo well presented!

Congratulations on your Gold 2nd Place Winner, I love it Ann!

jo ann c. #9875941

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 18, 2011

Awwwwweee - Huge congratulations on your beautiful winner Ann! #9876742

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic December 19, 2011

Congratulations Ann! A beautiful winner! #9878397

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 21, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S on your stunning Winner, Ann !!!

UB. #9880138

John Connolly December 22, 2011

Congratulations on your gold win Ann! What a fantastic Christmas surprise! #9882649

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer December 24, 2011

A winner all the way and too cute for words, Ann. Congratulations. #9884713

Carolyn Vickers January 01, 2012

Well Deserved! What a sweet capture of a mother's love. #9895971

Laura Greene January 14, 2012

Congratulations, Ann! #9920467

Wm Nosal February 28, 2012

Beautiful Image, Ann!
Congratulations #10012580

Laura E. Swan level-classic March 03, 2012

OM GOSH! ANN! THIS IS SO, SO GOOD! It needs to become FAMOUS! WOW! I'd like to buy a print of this from you! How much? I mean it! I have PAYPAL! Let me know! Or maybe you will make a calendar or book and I can buy that? :)))


-Laura :D #10018916

Carole L. Parker level-classic March 04, 2012

Congrats Ann. What a fantastic shot #10021668

Bill Houghton March 27, 2012

Ann, this is a beautiful capture. Outstanding work. Congratulations, Bill #10061914

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