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A Mother's Smile
3rd PlaceA Mother's Smile
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2013-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Olympus OM-D E-M5
Lens: Panasonic Lumix G VARIO 35-100mm f2.8
Location: Mt. Evans, CO
Date: Jul 16, 2013
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2013

At the highest paved road int he US, Mt. Evans. We arrived just as all the mountain goat mothers were heading down the mountain with their babies.

Post challenge -

I had high hopes for this image. I didn't think the score was high enough to ribbon in a Free study.

Thanks to 21.gif hahn23 and 21.gif spiritualspatula for the advice on where to go while visiting in Colorado.

Thanks for the comments and the votes!

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 178
Avg (all users): 6.8529
Avg (commenters): 7.9000
Avg (participants): 6.7778
Avg (non-participants): 7.0333
Views since voting: 1980
Views during voting: 180
Votes: 102
Comments: 31
Favorites: 4 (view)


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08/13/2013 01:24:02 AM
Nicely captured David -- Can't miss with a natural maternal scene.
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08/11/2013 09:33:56 AM
HEY! Congrats on the shot- I'm glad you were able to get some good ones whilst you were out!
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08/09/2013 10:59:05 PM
This is just fantastic! Hearty congrats on the ribbon with this wonderfully appealing capture.
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08/08/2013 10:32:42 PM
Congratulations! Fabulous shot.
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08/08/2013 08:22:49 PM
Your high hopes and your high road paid off with a nice high score.
Fabulous image, here.
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08/08/2013 05:51:07 PM
Lovely image. She does look like she is smiling.
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08/08/2013 03:08:23 PM
"Top o' the world, Ma!!" ;-) Congrats! Great image.
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08/08/2013 12:20:24 PM
Fantastic shot!
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08/08/2013 11:02:19 AM
What a wonderful image! They almost don't look real. Congratulations. BTW, this would be a great entry in National Geographic.
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08/08/2013 10:25:04 AM
Congrats David!
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08/08/2013 10:22:55 AM
Wonderful capture and the colors are over the top - as is the view for us and them. Congratulations on the ribbon.
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08/08/2013 09:42:56 AM
So very well done...You will have to tell me where this is exactly...my brother lives in Colorado and we visit from time to time....
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08/08/2013 08:53:21 AM
Congratulations on your ribbon, awesome capture.
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08/08/2013 07:43:41 AM
Congrats on the ribbon; well done.
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08/08/2013 03:21:53 AM
Missed this before,lovely image,Congratulations.
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08/08/2013 03:19:49 AM
Gorgeous colors in this shot.
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08/08/2013 02:32:53 AM
Congrats, not withstanding the skill and effort to be out there, that little Olympus OMD EM5 is brilliant, especially for smaller hands. 7
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08/08/2013 01:29:43 AM
I loved the pale blue sky, with the pale animals, a Nat Geographic type shot, sweet on the ribbon hey!
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08/08/2013 12:45:38 AM
Wow...great shot. Congrats.

Dave
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08/08/2013 12:22:10 AM
Yaaaay! This is such a special image. Congrats on the ribbon!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/07/2013 11:12:41 PM
Wow, what a great scene to find and be able to photograph. Nicely done.
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08/07/2013 09:56:39 PM
Nice moment. This reminds me of Mt. Evans in Colorado. Lots of mountain goats at the summit. Great shot!
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08/07/2013 09:38:49 PM
Adorable, and beautifully captured.
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08/07/2013 04:38:44 PM
other-worldy
bump
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08/06/2013 11:45:49 AM
This is brilliant. The soft colors, the stances, the focus. Love it.
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08/06/2013 08:05:00 AM
Super shot. Perfect exposure and light.
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08/06/2013 12:55:09 AM
sweet shot 8
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08/01/2013 03:26:41 PM
What a great moment. I love how the little cloud frames them
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08/01/2013 02:05:20 PM
The certainly have a gorgeous view of the valley. Nice image.
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08/01/2013 01:50:39 PM
awwww ..really nice capture!
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08/01/2013 08:47:41 AM
Who says they don't smile? Lovely!!
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