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Good morning.....
Thank you for all your votes and comments and a special thank you to Jocelia for her UA.

A cutie for you today.....The 3 Lionesses and the 5 cubs were all having an afternoon siesta hen we found them at a water hole. This cub decided to wake them all up...
have a nice day, I am off to Durban this morning for a week to visit my Mom as she is turning 85 years old and also to enjoy the 30-35 deg weather they are having.

Have a nice week

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Aug 2013 - 4:40 PM
Focal Length:155mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.9
Aperture:f/6.0
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Wake up Mom....time to play
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:14 Oct 2013 - 5:09 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:87
Voters:S_Psharma · ddolfelin · andylea · fificat100 · Hermanus · jaktis · Dave_Henderson · CarolG · ugly · termite53 · morpheus1955 · Andysnapper · Stuart1956 · Caziwinkles · Nikonuser1 · netta1234 · Bzox · HarrietH · User_Removed · cabbie · ValeryAst · Mollycat · LynneJoyce · kathrynlouise · Nigeve1 · AnnChown · Badgerfred · RobertTurley · briantjjones · alansnap · Alan_Baseley · peterthowe · marshfam19 · widtink · stuart1963 · EileenH · NDODS · rontear · yasheen · williamsloan · EMJAYCEE · Derek_Fearn · Irishkate · richmowil · digital_boi · mikbee · ali63 · Quoise · taggart · saeidNL · ChiliMan · saltireblue · TrevBatWCC · GeorgePlatis · SteveMackay · NigelKiteley · Philip_H · sparrowhawk · capto · Jenny-D · JuBarney · anglingandyq · marktc · moiral · kuvailija · NaturesHaven · jovanovic · 213hardy · viscostatic · Holmewood · myrab · sweetpea62 · Tish1 · AnnJ · HuddersfieldHil · lesliea · WesternRed · Chinga · mommablue · georgiepoolie · Glostopcat · rogerfry · zapar40 · BIGRY1 · fotozw · fazzer · gwynn56 ·
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 5:13 AM

Very very beautiful and timely captured image.

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 368 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 5:13 AM

Have a good trip, Colleen - and Happy Birthday to Mom.

Lovely picture this morning.
You've caught a perfect moment in time.
Top class.

fificat100
fificat100 Plus Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 5:25 AM

Yes, a lovely moment in time, Colleen. Well captured.

Lavina

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
14 Oct 2013 - 5:30 AM

This is so lovely Colleen - I am always amazed at just how they allow their kids to mess with them Smile Enjoy beautiful Durban you lucky fish you Smile

jaktis
jaktis Plus Member 1184 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
14 Oct 2013 - 5:32 AM

So lovely

Peter

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8155 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 6:15 AM

An enchanting image, Colleen Smile. Enjoy your week in the sun Smile Carol

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 6109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 6:41 AM

What a gorgeous shot Colleen, a super capture of a lovely moment.

Andy

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:07 AM

Awww! what a great capture ColleenSmileSmile


Cliff

Caziwinkles
14 Oct 2013 - 7:08 AM

A lovely endearing capture Colleen. Have a great week with your Mum. Smile

Carol

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 2221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:27 AM

A lovely image,Enjoy the stay with your Mum and Happy Birthday to her.
And a greeting all the way from Wales for her "PEN BLWYDD HAPUS "SmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4272 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
14 Oct 2013 - 7:29 AM

Kids! All the same. A mother out shopping (hunting) all day and only want a bit of a rest and baby wants to play.
Really cute.

Harriet

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:50 AM

Mum's to tired to play, she's very tolerant and loving to her youngster. Lovely image. GrinGrin Peter.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:51 AM

You have certainly cornered the market in cute with this delightful image.

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
14 Oct 2013 - 7:52 AM

A very cute "alarm clock", Colleen! Have a great time with your Mum!Smile
Regards Valery

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 8:02 AM

Lovely Capture Colleen. These youngsters GrinGrin

Have a lovely time with mum and hope she has a wonderful birthday Grin

Kathryn

AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 8:08 AM

Adorable!

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
14 Oct 2013 - 8:26 AM

Excellent capture Colleen, like the composition,
Fred.

briantjjones
briantjjones Plus Member 1briantjjones vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 8:29 AM

Colleen a beautiful and tender image so well timedSmile Enjoy your trip and the sunshine.
Brian J.

marshfam19
marshfam19 Plus Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 9:03 AM

This is definitely an Ahhh image. Great capture.

Mary

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 9:52 AM

Lovely imageSmile

Eileen

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 10:03 AM

A very well observed and captured image with heaps of charm and so much appeal Colleen

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

rontear
rontear Plus Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 10:51 AM

Close knit family are Lions. Excellent image of fun !! and learning Colleen.
Ron

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 11:05 AM

a great capture.

billy

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 11:29 AM

Endearing - what else is there to say.Smile
Joan.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 11:44 AM

Just like my grandchildren!
Well timed capture of the lovely little cub.
Happy Birthday to Mom.
KateGrinGrinGrin

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6302 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 12:36 PM

Its all been said above Colleen!! Great work!!

digital_boi
14 Oct 2013 - 12:43 PM

endearing capture Colleen enjoy the warm and the sun

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 12:46 PM

Looks a playful soul Colleen !!
Good shot.
Mick.

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3603 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 12:52 PM

A special moment, enjoy your time with your Mum & that glorious sunshine lucky you Colleen it pretty miserable here at the moment,

Ali Smile

Quoise
Quoise Plus Member 2396 forum postsQuoise vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 1:09 PM

Lovely Colleen!

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 3:09 PM

Excellent and great image,very well done,
saeid

ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 3:26 PM

Awww...what a sweet shot! SmileSmile

Have a wonderful time in Durban, Colleen Smile

Andrew

Last Modified By ChiliMan at 14 Oct 2013 - 3:27 PM
saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44404 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 4:17 PM

Kids...who'd have them!
There's always one, isn't there. Quiet hour at the kindergarten, and little Johnny wants to play...

Malc

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 4:24 PM

I'd love to play with them too! Very cuddly... Wink Wonderful capture, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 4:58 PM

Fabulous image, Colleen!
George

SteveMackay
14 Oct 2013 - 5:01 PM

An endearing image and I love the fun title tooSmile, gorgeous shot Colleen!Smile

capto
capto Plus Member 21692 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:11 PM

Youngsters can get away with anything.Smile

ivor

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 7:31 PM

An adorable capture... best wishes to your mom and hope you have a lovely week together.

Jenny Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 7:36 PM

What a gorgeous shot
Ju

anglingandyq
anglingandyq Plus Member 2anglingandyq vcard England
14 Oct 2013 - 7:40 PM

A great composition and wonderful light Colleen

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 8:10 PM

Cute indeed... fabulous shot!

moiral
moiral Plus Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
14 Oct 2013 - 8:20 PM

What a very special moment to capture Colleen.
Have a great time away. Moira

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
14 Oct 2013 - 8:29 PM

Oh what a touching and moving cat-image , Colleen.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin- I love all kinds of cats,as ihave often told.Smile Have a very nice trip to your mom,and say regards and congratulations from far north to her from me!SmileSmileSmile ----- Jukka.

Last Modified By kuvailija at 14 Oct 2013 - 8:31 PM
viscostatic
14 Oct 2013 - 8:54 PM

Just superb!

Phil.

Holmewood
Holmewood Plus Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
14 Oct 2013 - 8:57 PM

Wow Colleen that is just so cute. Lovely shot. Enjoy your break. Cathy

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 9:25 PM

Beautiful light and what an adorable picture Colleen..Lin

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2013 - 9:30 PM

A portrait of Happy families, well done!


Tish

AnnJ
AnnJ  3 Scotland
14 Oct 2013 - 9:34 PM

Utterly charming. Well done! Ann.

lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
14 Oct 2013 - 11:53 PM

Beautiful image Colleen well captured.
Allen, Smile

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
15 Oct 2013 - 2:37 AM

A magic capture of this very affectionate cub. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
15 Oct 2013 - 5:45 AM

How adorable! Grin
A great moment caught for sure! IB

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 12:44 PM

An enchanting wildlife image, you've captured the moment perfectly. Images like this make all the time you spend out and about with the camera worthwhile

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Oct 2013 - 8:26 PM

A wonderful moment at the start of their day. You have captured the morning light too!Grin
Ryan

fazzer
fazzer Plus Member 543 forum postsfazzer vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Oct 2013 - 9:31 PM

Beautiful shot, love the shaft of light illuminating the mums muzzle Smile

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