The Linebackers

Uploaded: March 03, 2014 03:37:37


Quite a Protection Plan!

These mature Bison were really protective of the young calf while I was out on the Ranch recently. *If only the Dallas Cowboys had a front line that looked this good!

Canon 100-400L IS at 400mm. ISO 800, Mid-Afternoon, 1/320 @ f8.0, EC -1/3

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Great title and excellent capture, Jeff. I could name quite a few NFL teams that need this kind of line. LOL #1565558

MELODIE C. ROBERTS March 03, 2014

They make an ominous group!

Sensational title and capture Jeff! #10991615

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Focus right on mark and the color makes these linebackers stand out.
They look as if no one is getting by. #10991618

Anita Hogue March 03, 2014

I for sure wouldn't get in their way.
An outstanding capture and cute title, Jeff! #10991645

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe March 03, 2014

The perfect title for this cute capture, Jeff. #10991661

Randy K. Baldwin March 03, 2014

There's a protection plan that's off the hoof! Nice image Jeff! #10991667

Colette M. Metcalf March 03, 2014

Love it:0) I do have to agree with Tammy! lol #10991740

Monnie Ryan March 03, 2014

Is that Jerry Jones I see behind that tree trying to pick new recruits? Cool capture, Jeff! #10991759

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer level-classic March 03, 2014

This sure is a wonderful family portrait, Jeff. #10991808

Liz blahh March 03, 2014

AWESOME!!! #10991855

Jeffrey R. Bange March 03, 2014

Great capture and title Jeff, I love the horns on the Bison on the left. #10991864

Tiia Vissak March 03, 2014

a wonderful scene! #10991868

Denny E. Barnes level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Love! Well seen and very beautifully captured, Jeff! Looks to me like they are saying "Come no closer". #10991904

Gord MacEachern March 03, 2014

This is so good Jeff, your POV just takes this from excellent to perfect!!! #10991920

John Connolly March 03, 2014

Definately a force to be reckoned with Jeff! What a superb capture! #10992018

Nancy L. Green level-classic March 03, 2014

My thoughts exactly!!! WONDERFUL capture my friend!!! <>< #10992074

Emile Abbott level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Great family portrait I would not want to get in their way. #10992088

Renata Gusciora March 03, 2014

What a fantastic capture,Jeff! Great composition and color! #10992093

Ermanno Radice March 03, 2014

Wonderful capture, beautiful colors and composition! #10992169

frank w. degenhardt level-classic March 03, 2014

I think you have a picture here Jeff that everyone would want hanging on their wall. This is absolutely beautiful. I love the three adults and then the baby. Your colors are so gorgeous and I love the details of their features. Definitely a must have for my favorites. Exceptional look, a beauty my friend. #10992178

Jyri Vissak March 03, 2014

Well seen and presented! #10992219

Leslie McLain level-deluxe March 03, 2014

Fantastic capture, Jeff. #10992352

Daniella Puente March 03, 2014

WONDERFUL!!! #10992384

Katherine Kuhn level-classic March 03, 2014

Great capture & title, Jeff! BTW, 85 to 14 is crazy! My husband is in Austin right now in a t-storm & freezing rain due tomorrow while we had 65 in PDX! #10992433

Barbara Waldoch level-classic March 03, 2014

Beautiful shot, Jeff! #10992508

Robert K. Bemus level-classic March 03, 2014

Beautiful portrait, Jeff! #10992528

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 04, 2014

Thanks Everyone Very Much! Jeff #10992732

Stephen Zacker March 04, 2014

Fantastic capture, like the little one. We kind of feel that way about the Bronco's :-) #10992841

David Phalen March 04, 2014

They could use some college training at Ohio State.:)

Terrific comp, colors and details!!

Heard you had ice down there yesterday. Hope all is well!


Carrie M. Groseclose level-classic March 04, 2014

Fantastic image and perfect title Jeff! #10993154

Jill Odice level-classic March 04, 2014

Not a bunch to mess with! Nice! #10993223

April Riggs March 04, 2014

Awesome title and shot! #10993248

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe March 04, 2014

this is a fav for me. Perfect in every way! Loved seeing bison calves in Yellowstone. Your dof, detail, colors, comp, etc - all spot on. #10993388

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 05, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10993489

Debbie Bray March 05, 2014

I laughed at your caption! The bison look huge (we don't have them), and I like the pic of the grouping of them. Funny comment about the Dallas Cowboys! #10993813

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic March 05, 2014

Great shot and comment about the Dallas Cowboys. Love the asymmetrical horns on the one on the left. Looks pretty funny. Definitely a force to be reckoned with. #10993887

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic March 05, 2014

Great capture and title Jeff!,
Amalia #10993935

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 06, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10994763

Carol L. Fowler March 06, 2014

Great looking herd! #10994830

Kathy Reeves March 07, 2014

Love this one, Jeff! Fantastic name! #10995118

Tammy Espino March 07, 2014

Awesome capture! WOW!!!
I won't be seeing the races this week-end , work! :( #10995453

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 08, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #10995565

Rudi Reiner level-classic March 08, 2014

Excellent comp and lighting Jeff! #10995757

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 09, 2014

Thanks Eudi! Jeff #10996098

Ann Coates level-classic March 16, 2014

Great shot Jeff, I like how they are all looking straight at the camera. #11001658

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 17, 2014

Thank You Ann! Jeff #11002291

Mike F. Anderson level-classic March 18, 2014

Nice shot Jeff. I like your POV and that they are up on the rise like that. #11003420

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 19, 2014

Thanks Mike! Jeff #11004081

Robert R. Goodman level-addict April 27, 2014

A big Congratulations my friend!!! #11031354

Mike F. Anderson level-classic April 27, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist, Jeff! #11031368

Jeffrey R. Bange April 27, 2014

Congratulations Jeff on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #11031452

Jeffrey R. Bange April 27, 2014

Congratulations Jeff on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #11031453

Ermanno Radice April 27, 2014

Congratulations Jeff on your well deserved finalist photo! #11031610

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict April 27, 2014

Congrats on this marvelous finalist, Jeff!

Great title for a great image!
Debby #11031836

Nadia Paul April 27, 2014

Another beauty Jeff - congrats! #11031984

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 27, 2014

I am so happy to see this one again!! Congratulations on a fantastic Finalist. #11032416

Eivor Kuchta April 28, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist! #11033058

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 29, 2014

Congratulations on another outstanding finalist, Jeff. #11033983

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 29, 2014

Thank You! Jeff #11034351


Wowwwww...congrats on another excellent FINALST Jeff! You are sooo talented!

jo ann c. #11040758

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 10, 2014

Thank You! #11042344

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