Uploaded: March 14, 2015 12:05:02 | Entered: April 14, 2015 08:57:45


Meet Mr. Anole Mahoney :) who proudly wears his Irish-green suit every single day...Happy (early) St. Paddy's Day everyone!

May your blessings outnumber
The shamrocks that grow,
And may trouble avoid you
Wherever you go.
~Irish Blessing

Resub 4/15 - Animals

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe March 14, 2015

This is amazing. Love the comp. light, details and all the beautiful green. Certainly will see this again and an early happy St. Paddy's day to you too. #1610860

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 14, 2015

He wasn't trying tell you insurance, was he? Wonderful color and capture Val!! #11265370

Don Christiana March 14, 2015

Fantastic image Val. The details and color on Mr. Mahoney are amazing and the composition is perfect. Love the green theme for St. Paddy's Day.... Favorite for me. #11265390

Michelle Alton March 14, 2015

It's absolutely wonderful ANY time of the year, but add "perfect" since St. Patrick's Day is approaching.. #11265421

JO ANN CLEVELAND March 14, 2015

Love all the greens, great presentation Val! #11265442

John Benway March 15, 2015

Love the greens Val, most excellent work and perfect composition. #11265523

Debbie Bray March 15, 2015

Lol Miss Val, what a funny description, and so appropriate for St Paddy's Day! I just love the foliage and how Mr Anole is peeking over the top like that, so adorable! #11265538

Carol L. Fowler March 15, 2015

A classic Val! Fav!! #11266052

Terry Cervi level-classic March 15, 2015

What a great shot in honor of St. Paddy's Day! Don't forget your corned beef and cabbage, Ms.V!! Happy St. Paddy's Day to you too! #11266162

Ellen Hodges March 16, 2015

Absolutely wonderful, Val!!! Happy St. Pat's to you and yours!!! Hope that your move is going okay! #11266683

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic March 16, 2015

Whoa! what a capture Val, the green tone and this marvelous creature signal a joyous celebration of St. Patricks. Very well done Val and a favorite for me too. #11266685

Kathy Salerni level-classic March 17, 2015

It's still St Patricks Day here so I am still in time to comment on this gorgeous image, Val!! Beautiful soft greens, comp, light and treatment! #11267143

Marijana Fajgl March 29, 2015

He looks great in his green paradise! Outstanding image, Val! #11273916

Karen Bacon April 01, 2015

Wow Val! Outstanding image,perfect in every way!! #11276844

Emile Abbott level-deluxe April 02, 2015

Awesome greens and details. #11277774

Ellen Hodges April 03, 2015

Soooo very excellent, Val!! Love the closeup!! #11278194

Nadia Paul April 11, 2015

What a beauty Val, and so well camouflaged - a wonderful capture my friend! #11283837

Laura E. Swan level-classic April 12, 2015

WOW, WOW, WOW! I could look at this wonderful image for a very long time. It's so wonderful and peaceful and GREEN! HeeHee...That little fellow is really chillin' out and doesn't seem scared at all. That leaf appears to be a perfect little day bed for him. I really love this. Hope it goes far, Val!! -LOTW :) #11284134

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 21, 2015

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalists, Val, and good luck in the next round! #11305718

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 21, 2015

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalists, Val, and good luck in the next round! #11305719

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 21, 2015

Huge congrats on your awesome Finalists, Val, and good luck in the next round! #11305720

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 21, 2015

Brilliant work, Val! Congrats on this gorgeous finalist! #11305743

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 21, 2015

Knew we would see this again and again. Congrats! #11305919

Nadia Paul May 21, 2015

So well deserved my friend - congrats on your finalist! #11305997

Becky LeMaster May 22, 2015

Beautiful capture Val! Congratulations on making finalist! :) #11306435

Lydia Williams level-classic May 23, 2015

Wow, so happy to see this finalist....and would like to see this one again...what a great image! #11306926

Marijana Fajgl May 23, 2015

Outstanding capture, Val, huge congratulations! #11307004

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 23, 2015

Glad to see this back, Val. Congrats on your finalist.

Karen Bacon May 24, 2015

Congratulations on a spectacular winner,Val! #11307548

Leslie McLain level-classic May 24, 2015

Congrats on a beautiful winner, Val. #11307558

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 24, 2015

WOW! Congratulations on your win, Val! #11307572

Mary K. Robison May 24, 2015

Congratulations on your well earned Gold Winner, Val!

Lydia Williams level-classic May 24, 2015

Congratulations Val on your golden win!

Janice Mezzacappa May 24, 2015

Val Congrats on this amazing winner!! #11307732

Kathy Salerni level-classic May 24, 2015

Not going to comment 3 times this time, Val! Huge comgrats on this gorgeous Winning image! #11307836

Heather Loewenhardt level-classic May 24, 2015

Congrats on this awesome image receiving gold Val. Well done. #11307844

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe May 24, 2015

What an amazing image, Val! Gorgeous green on green, wonderful details, outstanding composition. Huge congrats on this fantastic Winner!!! #11307867

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 24, 2015

No surprise to see this superb capture a winner. Congrats!! #11307908

Nadia Paul May 25, 2015 1

I knew it deserved gold and am so glad the judges agreed! Congrats on this wonderful winner my friend! #11307989

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 25, 2015

Big congrats on your winner, Val.

Patrick Rouzes level-classic May 25, 2015

Big congrats on your winner, Val.

Peggy Pfister level-classic May 25, 2015

Congrats on this gorgeous winner, Val! #11308417

Debbie Bray May 26, 2015

What a gorgeous winning suit Mr Anole is wearing, green is so his colour, as we have all said Miss Val! Huge congratulations from down under for this very wonderful win! #11308522

Joannie Bertucci level-classic May 26, 2015

Of course he is Irish and a Texan (just like me)! How else could you have created a master piece! :-) Congrats Val on your "green" gold badge! #11308758

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 26, 2015

Congrats, Val, on your win for this marvelous image! Love the green on green!!! #11309022

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 26, 2015

A big thanks to all of you for your kind congrats - I sure appreciate!! #11309030

Carol L. Fowler May 26, 2015

So beautiful! Congrats! #11309079

Becky LeMaster May 26, 2015

Congratulations on your win Val! :) #11309128

Emile Abbott level-deluxe May 27, 2015

Congratulation Val on second place winner. #11309395

Ellen Hodges May 31, 2015

Huge congrats on a fabulous winner and finalist, Val! Both sooooo well deserved! #11310929

Marijana Fajgl June 01, 2015

Big congratulations on your wonderful winner, Val! #11311474

Teresa Burnett level-classic June 11, 2015

Gorgeous capture, Val!! Congratulations on this well deserved win!! #11316547

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