Uploaded: April 11, 2006 03:33:52


Forth Worth Zoo: Giraffe reaching for the fresh grass

Canon 100 - 400L IS at 400mm. Mid-Day, ISO 200, 1/250th @ f5.6 -1/2 stop


Judy S. Fung April 11, 2006

Terrific colors and capture, Jeff!! #424871

Bridgette B April 11, 2006

This is gorgeous, Jeff!! I love how you caught his tongue reaching for the grass!! #2631391

Melissa A. Mannon April 11, 2006

wow! great shot! not something one sees too often. Love that tongue! #2631420

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe April 11, 2006

GREAT composition, and the tongue just makes that sttrreettch so more appealing. Peace, karen #2631463

Paul Michko April 11, 2006

Great perspective, Jeff. Way to stick your neck out!!! #2631469

Kathleen Clemons April 11, 2006

lol Oh this is great, Jeff! #2631478

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 11, 2006

Really nice of him to get on your level! I love this one! #2631519

Milan Banik April 11, 2006

love this tense shot ,composed so nicely with grass and tense head ,excellent Jeff! #2631578

Roger Bernabo April 11, 2006

Great clarity and shot Jeff! #2631612

Jenny D April 11, 2006

Very well captured, Jeff! I love how the colors are just popping out!! #2631629

Jim Huffield April 11, 2006

Wonderful image Jeff, colors are great. Jim #2631717

Laura Clay-Ballard April 11, 2006

Awesome capture! love this action shot! great colors, too. #2631735

April 11, 2006

Love the color and lighting on this one. The title is PPeeerrrfffecct. #2631828

Jenny Bosmans April 11, 2006

Superb capture, Jeff!! Such fantastic colors and details!! #2631949

Ken Smith level-classic April 11, 2006

Jeff, great picture and colors are vivid. Well done. #2631972

Casey A. Hanson April 11, 2006

Great shot, Jeff...gave me a chuckle! Too great! :0) #2632020

Douglas Currie April 11, 2006

Very well done Jeff, great colors. #2632149

Nadia W. Smith April 11, 2006

Nice the angle! #2632186

Nadya Johnson April 11, 2006

VERY cool capture, Jeff! Love this shot! #2632366

Pamela Shane April 11, 2006

Super detail, & colors Jeff. I love this image - great catch!! :) #2632401

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic April 11, 2006

Nice capture, Jeff...Love the angle, colors and details. #2632432

Rakesh Syal level-classic April 11, 2006

Love this composition and details, Jeff!! #2632556

Pat Gamwell April 11, 2006

Perfection in all elements, Jeff! Superb POV & clarity! LOVE IT! #2632774

Lynne Morris level-classic April 11, 2006

Absolutely beautiful Jeff! #2632821

Tamera S. Phillips April 11, 2006

What a great shot Jeff! Love the comp and clarity. #2633065

Inge S. Lasmana April 11, 2006

Very great shot, Jeff! love the moment and lighting. #2633082

Ray Clarke April 11, 2006

Great capture and detail Jeff (ac) #2633144

Marie Fields April 11, 2006

Wonderful image, Jeff!! #2633479

Goshka G. April 11, 2006

What a delightful catch, Jeff!! #2633548

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe April 11, 2006

Awesome capture Jeff! Love that tongue! #2633615

Robyn Mackenzie April 11, 2006

Wow! Great clarity and detail on this beautifully timed shot, Jeff! #2633938

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 11, 2006

Thanks Everyone very much for the great comments today! Jeff #2633978

Anne D. Eigen April 11, 2006

Wonderful action and perspective in this, Jeff!!! #2634057

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 11, 2006

Beautiful in every way, love the perspective, colors and detail !!! #2634077

William C. Raco level-classic April 11, 2006

Excellent detail, color and composition
Very well taken, Jeff!

Bill #2634108

Renee Doyle April 11, 2006

You know what they say ..... the grass is always greener .....!!!
Fantastic capture Jeff - like your pov and composition!!! Great job!

Janine Russell level-deluxe April 11, 2006

Jeff, excellent detail, colors, lighting and timing. #2634377

Helen Green April 12, 2006

Sensational photo Jeff. It looks great and you can even see the texture of the fur on his neck. #2635038

Wende Trew April 12, 2006

Excellent capture Jeff!! Love the clarity and the detail!! Awesome job!!! #2635044

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 12, 2006

Thank you All very much for the great comments! Jeff #2635139

Michele Jarvis April 12, 2006

Great angle, details, color and composition. I love the tongue even stretching for the grass. Awesome Shot! #2636316

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 12, 2006

Thanks very much Michele! Jeff #2636759

Jill Odice level-classic April 13, 2006

"My whata long tongue you have!" :-) Great shot Jeff :-) #2637818

Daniel Diaz April 13, 2006

Terrific colors, clarity, and capture Jeff!!! #2637887

Graeme yew Chow April 13, 2006

This is super ! a winner likely, Jeff. I like the stretch of neck and the detail. #2638510

Jack R. Perry April 13, 2006

Great shot Jeff. #2638542

April 13, 2006

SUPERB !!! nice images #2639418

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 13, 2006

Thank you all very much! Jeff #2640127

Paula Dwyer April 13, 2006

Super shot!!! :) #2640696

Dennis Flanagan April 14, 2006

Perfect title Jeff. I like the diagonal composition. #2641884

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 14, 2006

Thank you very much Paula and Dennis! Jeff #2642858

Stanley J. Contrades April 14, 2006

Excellent exposure and gorgeous colors in your capture and terrific diagonal presentation Jeff!! Beautiful job!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2644333

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 15, 2006

Thanks very much Stan! I really appreciate your comment! Jeff #2645034

William Johnson April 18, 2006

Super shot, and well timed with his tongue sticking out. Bill #2657040

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 18, 2006

Thanks Bill! Jeff #2658536

Aimee S. McMaster April 21, 2006

amazing capture Jeff! #2669825

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 21, 2006

Thank You Aimee! Jeff #2670240

Kara L. Hendricks June 03, 2006

What an outstanding capture.. Haven't been able to check you out in a while..Your gallery is inspiring as always... #2849388

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 24, 2006

Jeff, Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist! #3072831

Graeme yew Chow July 24, 2006

Congratulation Jeff, previously missed out that month and you keep faith again ! I really like this shot too. #3072997

Renee Doyle July 24, 2006

Great capture Jeff!!!! Congratulations on this wonderful finalist!

Lorraine A. Cook July 24, 2006

Congratulations on this stunning finalist, Jeff!<:)) #3073509

Judyann Plante July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff!!!

JUdyann ><> #3074248

Karen Slagle July 25, 2006

Congratulations and good luck next round, Jeff... #3075425

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations on your awesome finalist! Good luck in the next round! #3076006

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 25, 2006

Congratulations again Jeff. #3076139

Pat Gamwell July 25, 2006

Fabulous! Another BIG CONGRATS! #3076973

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff on this fantastic fianlist. Good luck in the next round !! #3078519

Marie Fields July 25, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff! Terrific finalist! #3078935

Tressie Davis July 25, 2006

I missed this one somehow originally???? Congratulations Jeff, hope to see it in the next round!! #3079951

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 25, 2006

Congrats on another excellent finalist, Jeff!
-Debby #3080693

Nancy L. Green level-classic July 25, 2006

Again, congratulations Ken!!! Very well deserved!! <>< #3080944

Sylvia Rossler July 25, 2006

Big congrats on this wonderful finalist Jeff :O) #3081517

Cora Miller level-classic July 25, 2006

I like the way you composed this on an angle, Jeff. Great catch! Congratulations! #3081593

Ken Smith level-classic July 26, 2006

Jeff, congratulations !!! #3083478

Dawn Leslie July 26, 2006

Congratulations...excellent capture! #3085471

Kristi A. Howson July 26, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Jeff! #3087350

Nadya Johnson July 27, 2006

What a great shot! Congratulations Jeff, on this outstanding finalist! #3089047

Darryl Wilkinson July 27, 2006

Jeff, OUTSTANDING 2nd place winner! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #3092357

Sylvia Rossler July 27, 2006

Big congrats on your win Jeff :o) #3092369

Su Sana E. P level-classic July 27, 2006

Jeff, Congratulations on your Win!! #3092417

Pat Gamwell July 27, 2006

WTG, Jeff! Fabulous shot! CONGRATS! #3092475

Graeme yew Chow July 27, 2006

Jeff, congratulation on your 2nd place win. #3092545

Stanley J. Contrades July 28, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place win, Jeff!
Much Aloha,
Stan #3092647

Evy Johansen level-classic July 28, 2006

Big congratulations on your wonderful win, Jeff! #3092652

Cora Miller level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Jeff. #3092683

She-She Killough July 28, 2006

Great name great image Jeff!!! Congratulations on your winner of an image!!

sheesh #3092741

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic July 28, 2006

Congratulations Jeff on your second place win !! #3092789

Renee Doyle July 28, 2006

WTG Jeff!!! Huge congrats on this fantastic 2nd place win!!!

Alan L. Borror July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Jeff! #3092988

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 28, 2006

Hearty congrats, Jeff!!!
-Debby #3093044

Jenny Bosmans July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful winner, Jeff! :) #3093244

Bridgette B July 28, 2006

Bravo...this is a fantastic winner! #3093321

Wally Orlowsky July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful winner, Jeff! #3093337

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Way to go, Jeff!!! #3093387

Vicki Hunt July 28, 2006

I am so glad to see this on the winner's page! congrats, Jeff! #3093389

Pamela Shane July 28, 2006

Congratulations Jeff on your wonderful
win! :) #3093395

Gail Vitikacs level-classic July 28, 2006

This is wonderful Jeff!!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #3093432

Ken Smith level-classic July 28, 2006

Jeff, way to go!!!! #3093647

Daniel G. Flocke July 28, 2006

Jeff - Great Shot!!

Congratulations on your 2nd Place Winner!!!

~Daniel #3093655

Anita Hogue July 28, 2006

Awesome win, Jeff! Congratulations! #3093672

Sandy Stigliano July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Jeff! #3093749

Ray Thoms July 28, 2006

Congratulations Jeff.....Ray #3093876

Mary Timman July 28, 2006

Congratulations! Good clarity and perspective. #3093902

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Jeff! #3093958

Cyn Valentine July 28, 2006

Congratulations Jeff!!! #3093964

Jim Kinnunen level-deluxe July 28, 2006

A very big congratulations on this delightful finalist and winning image, Jeff!!!! #3094351

Karen Beri July 28, 2006

Fantastic capture Jeff! Congratulations :) #3094482

Bill Wyatt July 28, 2006

Jeff Congratulations on you beautiful Winner! #3094556

Casey A. Hanson July 28, 2006

Congrats on this great win, Jeff! :0) #3094648

Jill Flynn July 28, 2006

Love that stretch Jeff. Congratulations on your win! #3094735

Kay Beausoleil July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff, on your win for this cool image! #3094776

Carla Metzler July 28, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff! :D #3094996

Monika Sapek July 28, 2006

Wonderful capture with great details, Jeff! Love the diagonals lines in this. Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!

Anne D. Eigen July 28, 2006

Congratulations on your win, Jeff! #3095483

Nadya Johnson July 28, 2006

WAY TO GO, Jeff! I just discovered that the wins had been announced, and "here he is!" CONGRATS!!!! A terrific photo! Well deserved! #3095594

Gail Sullivan level-classic July 28, 2006

Jeff...excellent clarity and love the tilted background and all the diagonals...congrats! #3095912

Claudia Kuhn level-classic July 28, 2006

Terrific capture Jeff! Congrats on your win! #3095999

Jane M July 28, 2006

Well done Jeff. Great capture and such clarity! #3096516

William C. Raco level-classic July 28, 2006

Excellent photo, Jeff!
Great color, detail and composition
Congratulations on the win!

Bill #3096598

Nobu Nagase July 28, 2006

Superb winner!!!
Congratulations, Jeff!!! #3097137

Lorraine A. Cook July 28, 2006

Congratulations on this fabulous win, Jeff!<:)) #3097340

Colette M. Metcalf July 29, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS on your win, Jeff!!! #3097679

Stephen Zacker July 29, 2006

Like that diagonal. Congratulations #3098678

Cathy Barrows July 29, 2006

Congrats on your win...cute shot #3098838

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 29, 2006

Thanks Everyone much for the great comments on this image! Jeff #3099974

Joannie Bertucci level-classic July 29, 2006

Outstanding details, lighting and composition Jeff, a very well deserved win! #3100318

Gerda Grice level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Great close-up portrait of that beautiful giraffe, Jeff! Many congratulations on your Second Place win! #3101812

Janine Russell level-deluxe July 30, 2006

Jeff, congratulations on your Second Place win. #3103531

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 01, 2006

Congratulations Jeff on your second place win. #3111329

Karim Abiali August 01, 2006

Congrat Jeff, lovely capture. #3111670

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 02, 2006

Thank you all very much! I really appreciate all of the great comments received! Jeff #3113575

Terry L. Ellis level-classic August 03, 2006

Congratulations, Jeff, on this delightful second place win!! #3120387

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 04, 2006

Thank you Terry! Jeff #3124830

Gunther Allen August 14, 2006

Don't know how I missed this one Jeff -it is outstanding and truly a deserving winner! Belated Congrats!!! #3162693

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 14, 2006

Thanks very much Gunther!! Jeff #3163808

Nadia Paul August 29, 2006

Wonderful capture Jeff - congrats on your win! #3238403

Donna La Mattino Pagakis August 31, 2006

A belated congratulations on this very clever and cute capture!!! #3250398

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 03, 2006

Thank you very much Nadia and Donna! Jeff #3262757

Cristi Bastian September 06, 2006

Lol! Jeff, I just absolutely LOVE this!!! #3275591

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 08, 2006

Thanks Cristi! I am glad to hear that you really enjoyed this one! Jeff #3283922

Hazel H. Cromer November 09, 2006

Fabulous capture Jeff! I love the angle. This definitely deserved a win!
Great color tones, too.

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 01, 2006

Thanks very much Hazel!! Jeff #3655911

December 03, 2006

WOW Jeff Great capture. Jen

My family loves the FW zoo. Hoping to go in Jan. #3663114

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 12, 2006

Thank you very much Jen!! The FW Zoo really is a great place for photographing! Jeff #3695525

Vladan D. Djordjevic January 04, 2007

Beautiful, beautiful photo!!! Great composition, color, lghting, clarity! #3781814

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 05, 2007

Thank you Vladan!! Jeff #3786026

Toni A. Martin January 14, 2007

Jeff, you do very good work. I love the angle on this, just perfect. #3818323

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe January 17, 2007

Thank you very much Toni! Jeff #3831514

Carol Teal February 05, 2007

While looking through your galery today, there were so many great photos that I forgot to comment on this one! I love giraffes and this one is so perfect. Love the great colors, lighting and angle. Congrats on your win! I hope you framed this one; I certainly would have! #3915832

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe February 06, 2007

Thank you Carol for your comment on this image and your very kind words!! Jeff #3917007

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett March 15, 2007

Wonderful capture, Jeff ... ,ice colors and lighting ... Congrats on this beautiful 2nd place win .... steve #4057926

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe March 15, 2007

Thanks very much Steve!! Jeff #4058827

Tori A. Woods April 18, 2007


There are so many great photographs in your gallery, but I just got that feeling of "Oh I Love this" when I first saw it........Wow...thanks, Tori #4183510

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 18, 2007

Thank you Tori; it was really nice to hear that you really enjoyed this image as well as some of my others! Jeff #4183900

paul parent level-deluxe July 08, 2007

amazing capture #4484824

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 09, 2007

Thank you Paul! Jeff #4489732

Sherran Andersen level-classic August 01, 2007

Detail is outstanding! Beautiful shot.

Sherran #4588515

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe August 01, 2007

Thanks very much Sherran! Jeff #4588548

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 01, 2007

Absolutely gorgeous Jeff! Great title too. lol

Congratulations on this well deserved win!

jo ann c. #5014621

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 02, 2007

Thank You Jo Ann! Jeff #5019900

Aimee C. Eisaman December 14, 2007

Awesome detail and composition! The colors are brilliant and that black tounge makes the shot.....impressive! #5206903

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe December 14, 2007

Thanks Aimee! Jeff #5208493

May 03, 2008

love this capture.
the giraffe ha amazing quality! #5879034

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 04, 2008

Thank You Kristine! Jeff #5883598

Lori Carlson April 16, 2009

Soooo cute! Congrats to you, Jeff! :0) #7412663

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 17, 2009

Thank You Lori! Jeff #7414468

Peggy J. Maguire May 04, 2009

Perfect shot Jeff!!!!!!!!and Congratulations well earned!! #7485436

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 05, 2009

Thank You Peggy! Jeff #7489146

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