Kissing Nala

© Vicki L. Filippin

Kissing Nala

Uploaded: March 08, 2009


3/8 - People
4/23 - Catch All

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D


Michelle Alton March 08, 2009

I just adore it, Vicki. #1094817

Sherry McClead March 08, 2009

Sweet! Great capture Vicki... how many days now?

Sherrybear #7258292

Christie R. Bielss March 08, 2009

Awwww! Too sweet! Great capture. #7258508

Vicki L. Filippin March 08, 2009

Thanks SO much for your visits and kind words, Michelle, Sherry & Christine. This is my niece, Rachel, and her dog, Nala. I took this last night at a going away to the Marines party at their house. I've been trying to capture an image of Nala for quite some time, now, but it never seemed to work out until now. Rachel is THRILLED with it.

um...14.5 days, Sherry! I can't wait to see you guys again! #7259481

anonymous March 08, 2009

Vicki, I love the colors and clarity. Well done. #7259682

Vicki L. Filippin March 08, 2009

Thanks so very much, Sheryl!
:o) #7259807

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic March 10, 2009

I wish I had taken this! Sooooo Sweet!!! #7266391

Nikki McDonald level-classic March 10, 2009

This is a lovely moment well captured. The lighting is just right, Vicki, and I can see why your niece is pleased with the result. #7266416

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks SO much, Melinda! Nala broke the same leg 3 times since Rachel got her, so it has been extremely difficult to get a natural looking shot of her. Her cast has been off for about 2 months now and is rough-housing with the 2 pit-bulls, so I think she's gonna be fine now. When this pic came up at upload, I was like...WOW..this is SUCH a typical and beautiful shot of these two! #7266418

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks, again, Nikki! We must have been posting at the same time! #7266423

Les Rhoades level-classic March 10, 2009

How sweet! #7266706

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks, Les!!!
:o) #7266835

Jean E. Hildebrant March 10, 2009

LOVE this one, Vicki!!! What a beautiful model your niece makes! Better twist her arm a bit for some more photo shoots :-) #7267272

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks, Jean! She's already done a bit of modeling, but wants me to do the rest for's just tying her down to get them done!! #7267525

Michelle L. Frick March 10, 2009

So adorable Vicki! Beautiful light and colors too! #7267701

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks so much, Shell!
:o) #7267969

John Caruso March 10, 2009

What a lovely moment captured, Vicki! #7268004

Vicki L. Filippin March 10, 2009

Thanks so much, John. They ARE an adorable #7268029

Mitch Spence level-classic March 11, 2009

This is just delightful, Vicki. Great framing and handling of the light. #7272047

Vicki L. Filippin March 11, 2009

Thank you, Mitch! The lighting was very poor and had to jumble around 60+ people here and there, but was pleased with the results as well. #7272178

Sherry McClead March 12, 2009

EP!!!! WOO-HOO!!

Sherrybear #7277941

Vicki L. Filippin March 12, 2009

Thanks a bunch, Sherrybear. I've been IM-patiently waiting for this one! #7278143

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic March 12, 2009

Really outstanding, Vicki!
Beautiful emotion and fantastic light!
Hope we see it again!
~lisa #7278283

A P March 12, 2009

a tender moment Vicki. Congratz on your POTD #7278499

A P March 12, 2009

Ooppss I'm tired an know not what I say. Congratulations on your well deserved EfP.

**Just think we need to see some puppy captures as the POTD. LOLOL I have the perfect one for St Paddy's LOLOL #7278503

Vicki L. Filippin March 13, 2009

Thank you very much Lisa! worries, Ann...I agree with you on more puppies for POTD; they just make the morning more pleasant! Looking forward to seeing what you have in store for us for the day of the green, donthcya know!!!
:o) #7279381

Joannie Bertucci level-classic March 13, 2009

I am so loving this image Vicki! Your lighting and details are fantastic, terrific pose too!
Congrats on your "puppy love" EP! #7281966

Vicki L. Filippin March 13, 2009

Awe! Thank you, Joannie! #7281983

Gary Lange March 20, 2009

This is great, Vicki!! #7306847

Vicki L. Filippin March 20, 2009

Thanks, again, Gary! One of my favs to date!
:o) #7307028

Datha Y. Thompson March 31, 2009

The little moments end up meaning the most!! This is just Precious!!! :0) #7357709

Vicki L. Filippin March 31, 2009

Thanks so much, Datha! #7357731

Susan Fox April 15, 2009

Got my vote for photo of the month at 101 :-) Love it Vicki!!!! #7408983

Vicki L. Filippin April 15, 2009

Wow, Susan...I'm completely humbled! Thank you SO much!!! #7409389

Jean E. Hildebrant April 20, 2009

Congrat's on photo of the month at 101, Vicki! Well deserved!! #7423091

Vicki L. Filippin April 20, 2009

Thanks SO much, Jean. Rachael & Nala will be thrilled! #7423206

Donna La Mattino Pagakis April 20, 2009

This is just beautiful Vicki. A huge congratulations on your BIG win at PG 101!!! WTG!!!!

Thanks again for the nomination. I am truly honored!!!

Donna #7423456

Vicki L. Filippin April 20, 2009

Thanks a bunch, Donna! I felt yours was much more deserving than mine for SURE! #7423520

Susana Ms Heide April 20, 2009

A truly WONDERFUL capture Vicki!!! Such a tender moment!! A well deserved recognition from the PG101!! CONGRATS!! #7424773

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 26, 2009

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #7562343

Sherran Andersen level-classic May 26, 2009

Congrats Vicki. Sherran #7563416

Vicki L. Filippin May 26, 2009

Thank you, Ladies! I'm SO excited about this one! #7563557

Sherry McClead May 26, 2009

Congrats girl! Nice job.

Sherrybear #7564246

Mitch Spence level-classic May 27, 2009

All riiiight Vicki. Way to go! #7567094

Nadya Johnson May 27, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Vicki! #7568651

Vicki L. Filippin May 27, 2009

Thanks a bunch for your kindness Sherry, Mitch & Nadya. #7569101

Sam Britt May 27, 2009

Congratulations Vicki, very sweet finalist. #7569398

Vicki L. Filippin May 28, 2009

Thanks so very much, Sam..I'm really proud of this one. I forwarded my BP mail onto my sister-in-law to share the news with Rachael & Nala...not sure if Nala really #7570552

Susan Fox May 28, 2009

One of my favs so I am so happy to see it make finalist. Congrats Vicki!!!! #7573756

Vicki L. Filippin May 28, 2009

Thanks're too kind!
:o) #7573765

Aimee C. Eisaman May 28, 2009

O so sweet of a capture! Beautiful! Congrats on your finalist! :~) #7574088

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