It's safe to come out now

Uploaded: April 29, 2006 20:42:10


Sat and watched this mum as she hid her little one behind the bushes until finally she decided it was safe to bring her out. Taken in the afternoon at Masai Mara, Africa.

1/250, f14, iso200


Melissa G. Meiselman April 29, 2006

It is nice to see them outside of a zoo. Beautiful capture, Renee. #436507

Lynne Morris level-classic April 29, 2006

This is a beautiful capture Renee, and I'm sure well worth the wait to get a shot of the baby! #2707328

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 30, 2006

Beautiful wildlife capture!! You're so lucky to see and capture them, Renee!! #2707362

Nadya Johnson April 30, 2006

A wonderful capture, Renee! It must have been exciting to be there! #2707381

Karen Engelbreth April 30, 2006

Wonderful wildlife capture, Renee!! #2707398

Pat Gamwell April 30, 2006

Glorious shot, Renee! WOW! Wonderful earth tones, perfect clarity & powerful image! EXCELLENT! #2707416

Ray Clarke April 30, 2006

Elephants are my favourite wild animal , and this is an absolutely beautiful photo of them Renee, am quite envious (ac) #2707486

Paul Sikora April 30, 2006

Must be a great joy to come across these animals in the wild and to capture a beautiful image like this, Renee #2707552

Paul E. Earl April 30, 2006

Wonderful capture, Renee!! How exciting it must be to see them in the wild! #2707580

Al G. Juniarsam April 30, 2006

Wonderful capture of these elephants, Renee!! I really like the composition, moments, and color! #2707787

Tarun Bose April 30, 2006

Good capture Renee. It is good to see animals in natural envoirnament. Well done. #2708572

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 30, 2006

Beautiful wildlife image, Renee. It must have been very exciting to be there and see them in their natural habitat. Lucky you !! :-) #2709189

Goshka G. April 30, 2006

Wondeful catch, renee! Congrats on yout gorgeous winner too!! #2709375

Renee Doyle level-classic April 30, 2006

Melissa, Lynne, Susan, Nadya, Karen, Pat, Audrey, Paul S, Paul E, Al, Tarun, Marilyn and Goshka - many thanks!!! Thanks for the congrats too Goshka.
Audrey, the elephants were amazing to watch in the wild - so instintively protective and gentle, and graceful ... yet so huge!!! #2709438

John Connolly April 30, 2006

You certainly caught the moment here, Renee! An outstanding wildlife image! #2709751

Jill Odice level-classic April 30, 2006

What a wonderful photo op, Africa!!! This is a great image Renee! #2709775

Ken Smith level-classic May 01, 2006

Lucky you to visit Africa. Beautiful shot. #2713871

Darren K. Fisher level-classic May 02, 2006

Amazing to see here, but has to be even more so in person. Thanks for sharing. #2718149

Sherry S. Boles May 05, 2006

Wonderful capture, Renee...I really like the inclusion of the surroundings, well done! #2730399

Colette M. Metcalf May 07, 2006

Great capture, Renee!! #2733668

Life Expressions May 07, 2006

Awesome capture, Renee!!! #2735608

Kara L. Hendricks May 08, 2006

Wow.. Incredible capture Renee!! #2737562

Roger Bernabo May 09, 2006

VERY cool image Renee and a wonderful story #2744638

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe May 10, 2006

Beautiful scene Renee, and a lovely story! How amazing Africa must have been!! #2746048

Tammy Scott May 12, 2006

Oh what a sweet shot! This is very COOL! #2757925

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic May 14, 2006

Amazing capture, Renee! #2764388

Mary Timman May 16, 2006

Great composition and clarity! #2771492

Darryl Wilkinson May 19, 2006

Awesome shot, Renee! #2786851

Laura Clay-Ballard May 21, 2006

Congrats! #2793724

Darryl Wilkinson May 21, 2006

Isn't it IRONIC?? BIG CONGRATULATIONS to you, Renee! :) #2793789

Jenny Bosmans May 21, 2006

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist, Renee!! :) #2793944

Kara L. Hendricks May 21, 2006

Congrats on this wonderful finalist!!! Good luck!!! #2794288

Su Sana E. P level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserving Finalist, Renee!! #2794767

Life Expressions May 21, 2006

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Renee! #2794768

Evy Johansen level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Renee!! #2795306

Robyn Mackenzie May 21, 2006

Big congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Renee! Way to go!!!! #2795473

Sherry S. Boles May 21, 2006

Congrats, Renee! :) #2795525

Lorraine A. Cook May 21, 2006

Congratulations, Renee!!<:)) #2795616

Lorri Shane May 21, 2006

A wonderful shot. Aren't moms great?
Congrats, Renee! #2795675

Lynne Morris level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations Renee :) #2795992

Paul E. Earl May 21, 2006

Congratulations Renee!! Sorry I missed this one when I was congratulating everyone this morning. All the best in the next round. #2796022

Pat Gamwell May 21, 2006

This one comes as no surprise, Renee! It is a fantastic shot! BIG CONGRATS, my friend! #2796138

Al G. Juniarsam May 21, 2006

CONGRATS for your wonderful capture, Renee!! #2796358

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic May 21, 2006

Congratulations, Renee on this fantastic image. Good luck in the next round !!! #2796475

Dennis Flanagan May 22, 2006

Congratulations Renee. Great shot. #2796943

Renee Doyle level-classic May 22, 2006

Thanks so much to everyone for your congratulations and kind comments. Sorry I haven't been around much - hope to change that in a day or two and catch up on all the great images I have missed. #2797144

Inge S. Lasmana level-classic May 22, 2006

Congratulations Renee & good luck in the next round! #2798542

Tammy Scott May 22, 2006

Awesome finalist! Congratulations! #2799599

Nadya Johnson May 22, 2006

Great photo and great finalist, Renee! Congratultions and best of luck in the next round!! #2800017

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 22, 2006

Congratulations Renee! #2800633

John Connolly May 22, 2006

Congrats, Renee! This is a very deserving wildlife study. #2801107

Kristi A. Howson May 22, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist and best of luck in the next round Renee! An awesome capture in the wild! #2801882

Corinne M. Thompson May 23, 2006

Great capture and colors Renee, Congrats on your Finalist! #2804089

Chris Macer May 23, 2006

Congrats on the wonderful finalist, Renee! Best of luck! :) #2804353

Renee Doyle level-classic May 23, 2006

Many thanks again Inge, Tammy, Nadya, Gail, John, Kristi, Corinne and Chris!!!! I really appreciate it!

KHAWLA Haddad May 23, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist,Renne best of luck in the next round this is so wonderful! #2805563

Debbie Hartley level-deluxe May 23, 2006

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist Renee! #2805637

Jill Odice level-classic May 23, 2006

Congrats Renee!!! Best of luck in the next round with this wonderful finalist! #2805968

Donna Roberts May 23, 2006

Congrats Renee - looking forward to your return to BP once your reno-horrors are over.
:-) ddu

Bea. Anderson May 23, 2006

What a wonderful opportunity to catch a beautiful photo such as this one. Big congratulations. They are such wondrous animals. #2806503

William Johnson July 04, 2006

Very nice capture Renee, lovely setting and composition. Bill J. #2983857

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