Uploaded: August 17, 2008 16:30:17


Hope everyone had a great weekend! I guess I jumped the gun a little on the finalists. I want to thank you all so much for your support and your comments it means the world to me!
This photo was taken while we where away this weekend, thank you for looking! Have a great night!

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, red-eye reduction mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 37.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi


Tammy D. Ferren August 17, 2008

Wow! This is gorgeous! Love the tones and composition. It's awesome! #981627

Robert R. Goodman August 17, 2008

That is awesome,Shannon.Beautiful capture.I did a shoot once out in the Pinal Mountains.And came face to face with a Mountain Lion,Most nerve racking two minutes my life.Thank God he wasn't hungry!!!! #6325803

Jennifer L. Alder August 17, 2008

Glad to hear you had a fun getaway!
This is really beautiful, Shannon- the artistic treatment is just wonderful. Love the tone and light. What a beauty! :) #6325825

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe August 17, 2008

Wow Shannon - this is really a beautiful image! I love your choice of the sepia tones... perfect for this guy! And perfect title too! His stature really does look like pride! Great job :) #6326005

Bill Knaps August 17, 2008

Janet this is a great and beautiful capture. Bill #6326071

Bill Knaps August 17, 2008

Excuse me Shannon for calling you Janet. I commented on her photo and then yours. Bill #6326088

frank w. degenhardt August 17, 2008

Shannon- Good day my dear friend. This is probably one of the best animal pictures I have seen. It sure is at the top of the list for sure beauty, pose, and stunning features. The title fits the pose as you can see the pride in her. The sepia is amazing work and gives a beautiful look to the picture. I am amazed at the details so percise that each hair on her is so clear and sharp. What stunning features you have caught here. The lighting and clarity outstanding. Love the rock background which compliments her colors and looks to perfection.
Incredible work
Have a wonderful day, take care, please be safe. #6326161

Nancy (Peaches) Harker August 17, 2008

AWSOME Shannon!!! #6326196

Kate Baumgartner August 17, 2008

Love the tones and composition. Outstanding capture. #6326285

Robyn A. Terrell August 17, 2008

Shannon, this is without a doubt the most exquisite and majestic animal capture that I have every seen. Such a regal animal and pose. Your POV and presentation of this gorgeous cat is off the charts stunning!!! A fav! #6326335

Liz blahh August 17, 2008

Stunning! #6326468

Daniella Puente August 17, 2008

Agree with all have been said Shannon, this is TERRIFIC and has SO MUCH IMPACT!!!! hope to see it again :))) #6326616

April Riggs August 17, 2008

Perfect- looks like you were close enough to be his lunch if he decided! #6326819

Vladan D. Djordjevic August 17, 2008

An excellent image! #6326830

Michelle Alton August 18, 2008

What a magnificent lion portrait. Unique. #6327365

Nicole Granville August 18, 2008

Well done Shannon. Beautiful capture. #6327801

Judi Morrissey August 18, 2008

Good morning Shannon! The colors and clarity on this one are great. Well done! Hope you had a fun weekend! judi #6327883

Deb Koskovich August 18, 2008

wow, this is amazing, Shannon. Unique and beautiful treatment of this wonderful portrait. #6327994

Amber J. Skene August 18, 2008

Gorgeous! Great capture Shannon! Just love the tones and treatment her. Hope you had a GREAT time away! #6328985

Kimi A. Phillips August 18, 2008

THIS IS AWESOME!!! Into my favs!!!:) #6329263

Candice L. Carter August 18, 2008

Everything a lioness should be! Pride, strenght, and so much mmore! Excellent capture! #6329543

Hendrik Storme August 19, 2008

Love everything about this fantastic shot Shannon!

Angie Sidles level-classic August 19, 2008

Amazing Capture and tones here Shannon! Gorgeous work!! Beautiful comp! #6332565

Pamela Shane August 19, 2008

Breathtaking capture Shannon! #6333995

Shari Kelly August 19, 2008

My Gosh Shannon---you amaze me girl!!!
is there anything you can't shoot????
You are so beautifully talented...
She looks like she is posing...those eyes--incredible!!! love the tones as well...
PERFECTION...Shari #6334581

Amy E. Schneider August 19, 2008

Wow, What a beautiful capture Shannon!!!! Great tones, clarity....I love your pov----awesome shot....What more can I say it is T-E-R-R-I-F-I-C!
I'm with there anything you can't shoot???? :)

Amy:) #6334662

Shannon D. Miller August 20, 2008

You are all TERRIFIC!! You always make me smile!! Your support and wonderful comments mean the world to me! :) :) :) #6338006

Dianna Murphy August 20, 2008

Wow, I love this, Amazing shot and effects. #6338428

Scott A. McDaniel August 20, 2008

WOW. This is so, I'm not sure of the word...perhaps majestic. Awesome shot Shannon #6340013

Cassandra A. Fontaine August 21, 2008

Yes..totally majestic!! Excellent tones this!! His eyes are so awesome!!!! #6343839

Kimi A. Phillips September 22, 2008

BIG CONGRATS!!!:) #6489478

Erin Appelbaum September 22, 2008

Congrats on this and all of your finalists Shannon. Peter #6489602

Jeanine M. Bailey September 22, 2008

Shannon WTG on all your finalists!!! :) #6489682

Scott A. McDaniel September 22, 2008

Awesome job Shannon. Well deserved. #6490049

Linda D. Lester level-classic September 22, 2008

Beautiful...Congratulations! #6490233

Amber J. Skene September 22, 2008

Congrats on your finalist! #6490334

Jeana Clark September 22, 2008


~J~ #6491420

Robyn A. Terrell September 22, 2008

Congrats on this most beautiful finalist, Shannon!!! #6492964

Anita Hogue September 22, 2008

WOW, another finalist! WTG my friend!!!! #6493096

Amy E. Schneider September 22, 2008

Yeah You!!!!Look at you girl----three finalists!!!! WoOoHOoo, you deserve all of them and much more...I'm so happy for you. Your work is amazing--you know I'm a BIG fan! WTG girly...Amy:) #6493420

Sam Britt September 22, 2008

Congratulations, terrific finalist, Shannon! #6493823

frank w. degenhardt September 22, 2008

Shannon- Way to go my dear friend. I knew this one was destined to be in the running. Stunning work. Congratulations, I want to see this in the winners circle. #6495193

Bill Knaps September 22, 2008

Congrats Shannon. WTG Bill #6495343

Cassandra A. Fontaine September 22, 2008

YAY..CONGRATS GIRL! behind on everything! This week has been crazy! Great finalist...always Shannon! #6495752

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 23, 2008

Congrats Shannon on your Excellent Finalist!! Jeff #6497551

Shannon D. Miller September 23, 2008

Thank you so much everyone for all of your wonderful comments you so appreciate each and everyone! #6497714

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 23, 2008

Awesome sharon!
Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, hope to see it in Gold!

jo ann c. #6498029

Hendrik Storme September 23, 2008

Congrats again on this terrific image!WTG! #6498511

Daniella Puente September 23, 2008

Big congrats and good luck!!! #6499924

Angie Sidles level-classic September 23, 2008

Big congrats Shannon on this AMAZING finalist! Beautiful work, girl!!! #6502202

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