Seen ya!!

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Seen ya!!

Penny Steiner August 22, 2003

Hope you were using a very long lense;) Nice shot of the polar bear. What zoo? #54096

Colette M. Metcalf August 22, 2003

What a very nice capture, birdie!! #174683

Nicole Boenig-McGrade August 22, 2003

Hi Birdie, very nice! He's so gorgeous n cuddly, did you take him home? I really like the dark contrasting background, works so well. #174695

Charlene Bayerle August 22, 2003

Beautiful bear portrait Birdie!! #174715

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 22, 2003

Great shot, Birdie!!! I like the colour, texture and compo. #174717

Roseann E. Dreasher August 22, 2003

I will add my kudos as his expression and the composition! #174735

August 22, 2003

Its a beauty!!! #174785

Darren K. Fisher level-classic August 22, 2003

Outstanding capture!!! #174815

August 22, 2003

Excellent! Polar bears and pandas are my favorites for lots of reasons. This would look great next to another 8x10 of a polar bear I have at home! I'm jealous....super shot #174828

Viveca Venegas level-deluxe August 22, 2003

Wow!! is he for real, alive? Most gorgeous animal. Bravo Wolfgang. Viveca. #174860

Murry Grigsby August 22, 2003

Wonderful portrait, Birdie!! #174917

Claudia Kuhn level-classic August 22, 2003

Nice job all the way around - I love his expression with the cock of his head. #174937

Shirley L. Carpenter August 22, 2003

Excellent capture Birdie!!!!!!!! #174942

Suzie Strasburg August 22, 2003

Terrific lighting,texture,detail,composition!!!(Has National Geo. called yet? #175016

Lorraine T. Lynch level-classic August 22, 2003

Beautiful expression, beautiful image Birdie....... #175223

Carol Brill August 22, 2003

He looks adorable--wonderful head shot...what a contrast to your last image, much more comfortable to look at and enjoy!:~) #175317

Jean Papo August 22, 2003

Great shot, Birdie! May I ask how do you get the dark contrasting backgrounds on these zoo shots? Very attractive! #175382

Mark Oxley August 22, 2003

White subject and black background = recipe for disaster! Not in this case though, exposure is spot on. Great job Birdie!! Love the composition and expression on the bears face. #175478

Evy Johansen level-classic August 22, 2003

Excellent shot, Birdie! He looks so sad... #175572

Patricia Marroquin August 23, 2003

Sweet shot, birdie! Nice job! #175644

Wolfgang Dolak August 24, 2003

He is LARGE, believe me, his paws being twice as big as my head. But it was absolutely safe, the distance was about 8 meters I guess. I don't think he was sad, even if it may look like it. But one thing I can say for sure - he was hot!!!

Penny: This was taken in Vienna Zoo.

Viveca: He is VERY real!! Lol!

Jean: There is a spot metering mode with the 5700. That makes it a lot easier. And there was enough shadow in the background of the bear to start with.

Thanks again for your great support!
birdie #176701

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe August 27, 2003

Excellent close-up, birdie! You can almost run your fingers through that thick fur! #180062

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Zoo series, no. 3.

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