Uploaded: December 01, 2012 19:22:06


Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 78.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Tiia Vissak December 02, 2012

very cute! #1501374

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 06, 2012

I can't help but LOL!!! Excellent Shell, a winner and favorite!!! #10453544

Stefania Barbier level-classic February 25, 2013

wonderful finalist... congratulations!!! #10582721

Katarina Mansson February 25, 2013

Heartwarming and superb capture. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Michelle! #10583215

Chris Budny level-deluxe February 25, 2013

That is just charming! What a great, happy image! Congratulations, Michelle! #10584052

February 25, 2013

I really like the physical interaction here. Lovely. #10584836

Michelle L. Frick February 25, 2013

Thank you Tiia, Donna, Stefania, Katta, Chris and The Judges! You are alleople who inspire me all the time. #10584948

Tammy Espino February 25, 2013

Congratulations on your finalist! :) #10584962

Carol Quina level-classic February 25, 2013

Super cute Shell! Congratulations! #10585523

Michelle L. Frick February 25, 2013

Thank you Tammy and Carol! #10585527

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 26, 2013

Already a favorite, good luck in the next round Shell!!! And congrats!!! #10587544

Michele Peterson level-classic February 27, 2013

My favorite of yours this month!! Congratulations on this "fun" finalist! #10588548

Emile Abbott level-classic February 27, 2013

Congratulation on this fabulous interacting and cute finalist, Michelle. #10588762

Terry A. Stoa February 28, 2013

Cute capture, Michelle. Congrats on your Finalist. #10589986

February 28, 2013

Congrats on this outstanding 2nd place Gold win Michelle. #10590609

Katarina Mansson March 01, 2013

Congratulations on your wonderful winner Shell! #10591015

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 01, 2013

Yes, Yes, YES..... So excited and happy Shell!!!!

You are so talented!!!!


Donna #10591396

William C. Raco level-classic March 01, 2013

Very sweet
Congratulations, Michelle #10591427

Bojan Bencic level-classic March 01, 2013

Lovely photo, Michelle. Congratulations on your win! #10591468

Emile Abbott level-classic March 01, 2013

Congratulations Michelle on your second place gold winner. #10591686

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 01, 2013

Adorable! So happy to see this was awarded the Gold! Big congratulations

jo ann c. #10591915

Claudia Kuhn level-classic March 01, 2013

So sweet Michelle, congratulations #10592432

Michele Peterson level-classic March 01, 2013

Congratulations again, Shell! I'm thrilled to see this win! #10592708

Joseph T. Pilonero March 02, 2013

Cute little rascals! Great capture, Michelle. Congratulations on gold. #10593197

Christine Czernin level-classic March 06, 2013

Big congratulations on your gold win, Michelle.
Cute,it makes me smile. #10598757

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic March 14, 2013

Huge CONGRATZ Shell on your terrific Winner!!!

UB. #10609065

Merna L. Nobile March 22, 2013

What a great way to start a new year! Your award winning photographs go from Editor’s Pick to Finalist and hopefully to Gold.
CONGRATULATIONS for the month of January, 2013!

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