Just A Kiss

Uploaded: January 09, 2018 09:07:55 | Entered: January 09, 2018 09:09:25

Description

These Cormorants were enjoying each other's company and seemed to be ignoring us. I loved this pose, because it appears almost as if they are about to kiss! Taken with Canon Mark II, Canon 100-400 mm L lens at 400 mm, handheld. Settings are f9.5, 1/250, ISO 500.

Comments

Cary Rogers January 09, 2018

Great image comp and subject detail, Shirley! The subjects really pop out nicely from the muted BG! #1702197

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 09, 2018

Thank you, Cary. <>< #11669947

Randall V. Rainey level-deluxe January 09, 2018

Shirley I agree with Cary, great image and title with great DOF control and sharpness. A FAV #11669948

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 09, 2018

Thank you, Randall. <>< #11669951

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic January 09, 2018

Wonderful image Shirley!,
Amalia #11669983

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 09, 2018

Thank you, Amalia. <>< #11669993

Rudi Reiner level-classic January 09, 2018

Cute shot Shirley! #11670026

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 10, 2018

Thank you, Rudi. It was a fun shot. <>< #11670074

Gord MacEachern January 10, 2018

Love the comp,colors and detail Shirley, fabulous wildlife! #11670076

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 10, 2018

Thank you, Gord. <>< #11670077

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 10, 2018

I agree, this is such a moment, so glad you captured and shared this!! <>< #11670121

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 10, 2018

Thank you, Nancy. <>< #11670135

Chuck Green level-classic January 10, 2018

Fantastic shot, my friend! <>< #11670157

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 10, 2018

Thank you, Chuck. <>< #11670176

John Connolly January 11, 2018

A great title for this fine wildlife image Shirley! What a wonderful moment you have captured here! #11670269

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 11, 2018

Thank you, John. <>< #11670317

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 11, 2018

Well timed and composed and love the title as well, Shirley. #11670319

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 11, 2018

Thank you, Emile. <>< #11670339

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 18, 2018

Amazing capture, Shirley. Great details and moment. #11671717

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe January 18, 2018

Thank you, Bojan. <>< #11671722

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 21, 2018

What a perfectly timed capture, truly a remarkable finalist Shirley, congratulations and good luck in the gold round!! #11679879

Patrick Rouzes February 21, 2018

Congrats on this perfectly-timed and incredible finalist, Shirley! #11679951

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 22, 2018

Thank you, John and Patrick. Much appreciated. <>< #11680003

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 22, 2018

And that kiss gets a finalist, Congrats Shirley. #11680205

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 22, 2018

Thank you, Emile. <>< #11680220

Jill Odice level-classic February 22, 2018

Perfect timing Shirley! Congrats on the Finalist! #11680223

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 22, 2018

Thank you, Jill. <>< #11680228

Candace M. Cleveland February 24, 2018

Congratulations on your gold Shirley! #11680546

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Thank you, Candace. I appreciate that. <>< #11680611

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Huge Congratulations on your Gold Winner, Shirley. #11680656

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Thank you, Emile. Much appreciated. <>< #11680664

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Outstanding capture and Winner, Shirley. #11680691

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Thank you, Tammy. <>< #11680727

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures February 24, 2018

Huge congratulations Shirley on this skillful gold winner!! #11680771

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 24, 2018

Thank you, John. <>< #11680787

Patrick Rouzes February 25, 2018

Congrats on the well-deserved Winner, Shirley! #11680844

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 25, 2018

Thank you, Patrick. <>< #11680979

Janet Daniel February 25, 2018

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Shirley! #11681106

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe February 25, 2018

Thank you, Janet. <>< #11681142

Rudi Reiner level-classic March 31, 2018

Congratulations Shirley, excellent timing! #11689588

Randall V. Rainey level-deluxe March 31, 2018

congratulations, Shirley. It is a great capture. #11689594

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe April 01, 2018

Thank you, Rudi and Randall. <>< #11689676

Candace M. Cleveland September 19, 2018

Congratulations on your POTD Shirley! #11726082

John D. Roach level-addict September 19, 2018

Cool. Congrats. #11726090

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 19, 2018

CONGRATULATIONS dear friend, this is AWESOME!!! <>< #11726091

Leslie McLain level-classic September 19, 2018

Congrats on a fantastic winner and POTD, Shirley. #11726111

Chuck Green level-classic September 20, 2018

Congrats, Shirley, on your terrific winner and POTD! <>< #11726192

John Koepfer @PresentPleasures September 20, 2018

Incredible timing, capture and double gold winner Shirley, congratulations!! #11726210

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe September 21, 2018

Thank you all! We have been without internet for over a week because of the hurricane, so I had no idea it had received POTD and that you all had commented. <>< #11726272

Lydia Williams level-deluxe September 23, 2018

Great image Shirley...Love these cormorants. Well caught! Congratulations on your goldens! #11726513

Shirley D. Freeman level-deluxe September 23, 2018

Thank you, Lydia. Just in the right place at the right time! A blessing for sure. <>< #11726542

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