"Because I'm a giraffe",she said." Sometimes, the most obvious things are the easiest for me overlook."> "Because I'm a giraffe",she said." Sometimes, the most obvious things are the easiest for me overlook."/>

Long Face

© Dan Holm

Long Face

Uploaded: March 05, 2005 02:04:39


"Why the long face?", I asked.
"Because I'm a giraffe",she said." Sometimes, the most obvious things are the easiest for me overlook.


Kathryn (Love) Scheet March 05, 2005

excellent capture Dan!

lol - this is very, very cute!!


S J March 05, 2005

Yes!! Very cute capture, Dan!! Love your perspective too!! #1149041

Diane Dupuis March 05, 2005

I love it Dan! Hope you didn't get drooled on! #1149052

Arya Bandyopadhyay March 05, 2005

Very nice and interesting shot!! Nice crop!! #1149059

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe March 05, 2005

Nice one, Dan!!! #1149060

Danilo Piccioni March 05, 2005

...but you didn't overlook this very nice shot, thought!
Dado #1149066

Paul Michko March 05, 2005

Dan, I love your close framing on the guy. Well done. #1149073

Mata Patan March 05, 2005

Your describtion is very funny, lol!
If this giraffe could see this portrait, she would say "Don't you like my long face?" #1149091

Tom Andersen March 05, 2005

Great shot and commentary, Dan! The clarity is superb too! #1149101

Kathleen Clemons March 05, 2005

Nicely done, Dan! #1149145

William C. Raco level-classic March 05, 2005

Excellent composition and full frame close up, Dan
Nicely done!


Donald K. Cherry March 05, 2005

Fabulous image, Dan! #1149219

Amy N. Cappelli March 05, 2005

Beautiful, crisp, clear image! You can see almost every hair on his short coat. Great work, Dan! #1149260

Cindy Paquette March 05, 2005

I love your close-up...you make her look beautiful with her very warm colors and gorgeous long lashes! #1149348

Kara L. Hendricks March 05, 2005

Fantastic Portrait Dan!! The detail in the coat and clarity are wonderful as always.. #1149350

Wally Orlowsky March 05, 2005

Terrific perspective and closeup, Dan. A long face goes quite well with a long neck, but she should do quite well ... talking giraffes are quite rare nowadays ;) #1149357

Terry R. Hatfield March 05, 2005

Beautiful Dan,Nice Clarity:-) #1149493

Laurence Saliba level-classic March 05, 2005

Very good Dan!!! love the expression :) #1149613

Stephanie Lyons March 05, 2005

What a sweet face. I love the close cropping - beautiful. #1149639

Nobu Nagase March 05, 2005

Incredible shot!!!
Love the conversation you had with her, Dan!!!

Stacey M March 05, 2005

Dan, I don't think anyone would ever accuse you of overlooking the obvious!! You see the best in everything through your lens. A very beautiful Giraffe Portrait!!! #1149706

Roger Bernabo March 05, 2005

Great composition, cropping; giraffe sure looks content #1149769

Donna J. Taff March 05, 2005

Beautiful, Dan!!!! #1149808

Charlene Bayerle March 05, 2005

This is terriffic Dan....great framing and cropping!!!! #1149936

Robin L. Wehrman March 05, 2005

WOW Dan! Amazing shot and close-up and super framing and cropping. You sure did a fantastic job on this!!!!! #1149942

Piotr M. Organa March 05, 2005

Beautiful photo, Dan!
Nice quote, too :) #1149947

Marsha S. Smith March 05, 2005

Wonderful!!! Such soulful eyes she has. #1150029

Cathy Stancil March 05, 2005

Love the full frame of this adorable giraffe, Dan ! " I also have a long face to be abble to store that 18 inch long tongue of mine..." #1150037

Kathleen F. Greer March 05, 2005

So Cute! Awesome details and colors Dan!! #1150228

Mary K. Robison March 05, 2005

One of the finest giraffe portraits I've ever seen, Dan.
Those eyes...the tight diagonal cropping, the clarity. Everything shows the elegance in an animal so often portrayed as gangly and awkward.
Beautiful work! #1150231

Gloria B. Wood March 05, 2005

Outstanding image...lovely rich warm colors...just beautiful! #1150327

Elisabeth A. Gay March 05, 2005

What wonderful detail and colour - and expression!! lol
Ann #1150510

Wendy Stevenson March 05, 2005

Wow Dan you must be really tall to get eye to eye shot of this cute little guy!! Everything's just perfect, exposure, clarity and detail. Really AWESOME shot. I love the crop too:-) #1150531

Debra Booth March 05, 2005

Beautiful shot, Dan! Wonderful capture of that expression, and the details are great! #1150540

Susan T. Parady March 05, 2005

Terrific, Dan! #1150618

Jessica McCollam March 05, 2005

EXCELLENT close up, Dan! Love the detail and colors of her coat. EXCELLENT!:) #1150670

Anette Linnea Rasmussen March 05, 2005

Beautiful shot Dan! Love the lighting and colors on this, well composed!

Best wishes, Linnea #1150760

Donna La Mattino Pagakis March 05, 2005

So precious, another outstanding image Dan!! #1150789

Casey A. Hanson March 07, 2005

Wonderful image Dan! Love the comp! :0) #1153852

Marcie A. Fowler March 07, 2005

Fantastic image of a truly amazing animal Dan. Love the close up comp and your narrative as always!! Made me smile. #1154268

Dan Holm level-classic March 08, 2005

Kathryn, Sanjay, Diane, Arya, Carolyn, Danilo, Paul, Mata, Tom, Kathleen, Bill, Donald, Amy, Cindy, Kara, Wally, Terry, Laurance, Stephanie, Nobi, Stacey, Nobi, Stacey, Roger, Donna T., Charlene, Robin, Piotr, Marsha, Cathy, Kathleen, Mary, Gloria, Ann, Wendy, Debra, Susan, Jessica, Linnea, Donna P., Casey and Marcie: Thanks so VERY much for your generous feedback and kind comments! I sincerely appreciate it! #1155496

Rebecca P. April 17, 2005

i like the cute giraffe and nice cute pic #1263132

Jordi Delgado April 21, 2005

Congrats again, Dan!! Cute finalist!!

:-)) #1273080

S J April 21, 2005

Many Congratulations on this outstanding Finalist, Dan!! You should tell her about your win, ok? #1273527

Michelle R. Kovach April 21, 2005

Congratulations on all your finalists Dan! Nicely done! Best of Luck!
Michelle #1275096

Tom Andersen April 21, 2005

Congratulations again, Dan! #1275874

Cindy Paquette April 21, 2005

How wonderful that this image is here Dan! Congratulations!!! :-) #1276036

Stacey A. Bates April 21, 2005

Congrats Dan!!! #1276684

Linda D. Lester level-classic April 21, 2005

How many emails have you received? congratulations! #1277363

Alisha L. Ekstrom May 12, 2005

New to BP & I checked out your gallery. Really like your photo's. They are captured very well. Great job:) #1344587

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