Following Mom

Uploaded: October 02, 2012 03:19:08 | Entered: November 12, 2018 04:29:53


At 12 days old the Baby Rhino (Asha) is getting ready to take her first swim with Mom!

Tamron 18-270 Di at 42mm. ISO 500, Mid-Morning, 1/200 @ f5.6, EC 0 - Adjustments with PSE10 and NIK Silver Efex

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 500, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 42.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 02, 2012

A new addition at the Fort Worth Zoo! #1489704

Jack Gaskin October 02, 2012

Nice shooting on both Especially like the B&W think it works well w/the background.
Very interesting animals I get a kick out of the OLD MAN EAR HAIR they all have.

Jack #10350018

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 02, 2012

Great shots of the big event. Terrific tones. #10350019

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe October 02, 2012

Well done, indeed, Jeff. #10350029

Kevin P. Kreischer October 02, 2012

Nice Jeff, like the B & W touch. #10350034

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 02, 2012

Aww... sweet capture Jeff #10350086

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe October 02, 2012

Awwww, she's so cute. Did they name her yet? #10350119

Kathy Reeves October 02, 2012

Ahhhhhh! Who would have thought a baby Rhino could be so cute. Excellent! #10350124

Douglas Pignet October 02, 2012

love the two together...nicely done #10350148

Gord MacEachern October 02, 2012

Love the B&W here Jeff, super image!!! #10350167

Antonio Amen October 02, 2012

Very good Jeff, like the B/W option. #10350180

Tiia Vissak October 02, 2012

a wonderful scene! #10350190

Lynn M. Whitt October 02, 2012

Great capture, love the b&w. #10350225

Randy K. Baldwin October 02, 2012

Nice Shot Jeff. #10350234

Monnie Ryan October 02, 2012

Well done, Jeff - it really look great in B&W! #10350277

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 02, 2012

Fantastic photo, Jeff. They look so good in B&W. #10350300

Mariann Kovats level-classic October 02, 2012

It is a cute capture! It is amazing how cute is the rhino baby! Wonderful, Jeff! I love it in B&W #10350323

Robert R. Goodman October 02, 2012

Hi Jeff,Great capture my friend.Haven't been to zoo in a long time.Sure is a little cutie!!!! #10350327

Michelle Alton October 02, 2012

Really GREAT! Not something one expects to see on the Texas Prairie! Beautifully done....both shots! #10350354

Linda S. Smith level-classic October 02, 2012

Soooo precious Jeff! Love the b&W DD work too! #10350392

Rony Sagy October 02, 2012

Wonderful capture. #10350466

Mitch Spence level-classic October 02, 2012

Love the details and tones in this dandy black and white, Jeff. There's something about this scene that looks almost prehistoric. #10350819

Hendrik Storme October 02, 2012

Wonderful B&W! #10350901

Mike Clime October 02, 2012

Excellent capture and looks great in b/w! #10350927

Marijana Fajgl October 02, 2012

Fantastic captures of this magnificent animals, Jeff! #10351031

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic October 02, 2012

"Sooooo" cute and love the Black & White. Wonderful tones and textures. #10351062

JO ANN CLEVELAND October 02, 2012

Awwww...I love this Jeff..sooo sweet!

jo ann c. #10351093

Stephen Zacker October 02, 2012

I Really like it in B & W #10351158

John Connolly October 02, 2012

Wonderful work here Jeff! New life is always a great feel good sight!
The black and white image really suits this pair of rascals! #10351310

Emile Abbott level-deluxe October 02, 2012

Both are fabulous but really loved the B&W best. Glad you have a new addition. Better luck than the Panda that passed last week. #10351437

Mike F. Anderson October 02, 2012

Good Choice in B/W Jeff! #10351892

Ann Coates level-classic October 02, 2012

How wonderful to be able to witness this. The B&W works so well here Jeff, beautiful work. #10351999

Barbara Waldoch October 02, 2012

Excellent, Jeff! #10352010

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 02, 2012

Fabulous, no doubt..... #10352129

Avril Young October 02, 2012

A magical moment in time..beautiful Jeff and wonderful tones! #10352316

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 02, 2012

Awesome moment and gorgeous in black and white, Jeff!! #10352561

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 03, 2012

Thanks Everyone Very Much! Jeff #10352692

Connie J. Bagot October 03, 2012

This is just awesome! I love the texture and detail on these beautiful animals and the comp/pose is to die for! #10353086

Jill Odice level-classic October 03, 2012

Amazing detail and a wonderful image! These have to be the strangest animals, they remind me of modern day dinosaurs! #10353211

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 03, 2012

WONDERFUL capture Jeff, this is a very special moment you have here!! <>< #10353540

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic October 03, 2012

Wonderful capture and tones Jeff!,
Amalia #10353654

Tammy Espino October 03, 2012

Adorable capture! #10353856

Terry Cervi level-classic October 03, 2012

How cute, Jeff!! Great in b/w too! #10354118

Renee Doyle October 03, 2012

A perfect little Minnie-me!!! How very cute!! #10354271

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 04, 2012

so cute! adorable capture! #10354393

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 04, 2012

Thank You!! Jeff #10354474

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe October 04, 2012

I love these shots, Jeff. In the life of a rhino!! Nice zoo!! kk #10354998

Leslie McLain level-classic October 04, 2012

What an amazing capture, Jeff. #10355121

Lorna Shutter October 04, 2012

Never seen a baby Rhino before! They're so cute! Love both of the captures you have here, Jeff! The B&W image is AWESOME! ... but I like your perspective in the Colour one! Fabulous work either way! :) #10355233

Katherine Kuhn October 04, 2012

Wonderful capture, Jeff! Great in b&w - love the amazing textures of both their hides & the rocks! #10355612

Thomas E. Hinds October 04, 2012

Great B&W image, Jeff! Fantastic tones. #10355766

frank w. degenhardt October 04, 2012

There is no doubt this will be a winner. First of all mom with baby is always touching, but the scene with the black and white, the rocks, the features of mom and baby, this is exceptional work my friend. Absolutely beautiful. #10355827

Jeffrey R. Bange October 04, 2012

Great capture Jeff, love the B&W over the color because of the various tones, how lucky were you to be there to witness the babies first swim. #10355909

Rudi Reiner level-classic October 04, 2012

Nice shot, love the B&W! #10356020

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 05, 2012

Thank You!! Jeff #10356127

Patrick Rouzes October 09, 2012

The tones, textures, detail, clarity & timing are superb, Jeff! Good luck!

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 10, 2012

Thank You Paddy! Jeff #10364143

Mary K. Robison October 10, 2012

That NIK Silver Efex choice was brilliant, Jeff. This is the most eye-grabbing b&w shot I can remember seeing on the site. And the textures of Mom and Baby are a perfect match with the rocky background.
On top of that, your cool pov for the color capture is superb.
WinnerWinnerWinner!!! #10364571

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 12, 2012

Thank You Mary! Jeff #10366472

Darryl Wilkinson October 13, 2012

Precise timing, point of view and an incredible capture, Jeff! #10368088

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 14, 2012

Thank You Darryl! #10368417

Maria Coulson October 14, 2012

Jeff, what a great capture. Perfect for B&W. #10368674

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 15, 2012

Thank You Maria! Jeff #10369905

Anthony G. Comella October 24, 2012

Super capture Jeff!! #10382682

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 25, 2012

Thank You! Jeff #10384181

frank w. degenhardt December 30, 2018

Love the black and white Jeff. Congratulations on this Finalist. #11743795

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 01, 2019

Thank You Frank! #11744268

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 06, 2019

Congrats on great finalist, Jeff. #11745085

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 13, 2019

Thanks Doc! #11745833

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