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Good morning....
Thanks for your votes and comments and to Lynne (Drighlynne) for her UA, much appreciated....
A Lioness for today, resting in some shade, but still on the lookout for a tasty impala....I thought the V2 Lioness image was appropriate after my long stint at the dentist yesterday. I also had my eyes closed Grin I did not think it was possible to keep ones mouth open for so many hours. My teeth do look better than this lioness's however. I am now the proud owner of a new smile . Thank you for all the well wishes yesterday and those who sent pm's.
Have a nice day....

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:150-500mm f/5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2014 - 8:36 AM
Focal Length:500mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Watchful
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:21 May 2014 - 6:00 AM
Tags:Lioness, South africa, Wildlife / nature
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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
21 May 2014 - 6:24 AM

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7134 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 6:27 AM

She's beautiful, Colleen, and such a wonderful background, too. Glad to hear all went well yesterday, and you are now the proud owner of a Colgate ring of confidence smile Smile Carol

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1166 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 6:31 AM

A beautiful image of a very beautiful lioness Colleen beautifully composed too great work as usual

Ade

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 6:32 AM

Superb shot Colleen. There is definitely a look of 'resting but watchful' here.

Andy

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43424 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 6:39 AM

Brilliant...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

P.S. I hope you are feeling better after your trip to the dentist.

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JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
21 May 2014 - 6:39 AM

Lovely trio Colleen, especially V2....fantastic facial expression! Smile Hope you are recovering from your traumatic day yesterday! John

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 7:13 AM

Thee good shots from which V3 is my favourite in which she is showing her contempt for your artificially acquired, piano-keys smile!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 7:23 AM

Still laughing.....
as a thumbnail I thought of your visit yesterday
Brilliant.......probably like YOUR teeth now

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 7:36 AM

V2 is fabulous - a proper lioness.

Pleased all went well yesterday.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 7:53 AM


Quote: Thee good shots from which V3 is my favourite in which she is showing her contempt for your artificially acquired, piano-keys smile!

Unfortunately have had crowns on my teeth since a teenager, they were not replaced for cosmetic reasons

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 7:59 AM

great shots of what the lioness is thinking about there Colleen
look forward to seeing the smile soon in London then!Wink
Lillian

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 8:47 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileGreat ColleenSmile

Cliff

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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 5marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2014 - 8:59 AM

Great set of images Colleen, for me it's V3, I think she is poking her tongue out at the world, wonderful.

Mary Grin

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 9:06 AM

Excellent shots Colleen. Love the tension created by V2. Excellent.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 9:23 AM

V2 is scary Colleen - don't think she needs any dental treatment!! Which reminds me it'7Joans time for me to get mine checked over.Grin
Joan.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 9:47 AM

Exceptionally great shots, Colleen. Super timing and results.

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williamsloan
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21 May 2014 - 10:02 AM

Super shots very good

Billy

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3368 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 10:06 AM

OMG! V2 for me. A fabulous shot. Can't make out if you told her a joke and she's laughing or roaring at you. Either way it's a wonderful capture. Love the other two also but v2 for me today GrinGrin

Kathryn

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Mollycat
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21 May 2014 - 10:22 AM

Wonderful pictures of this lioness Colleen, V3 for me please.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41066 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 10:58 AM

Mousing over between v2 & v3 has kept me amused for far too long..... GrinGrinGrin

Dave

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 11:13 AM

Three great images - love the background grasses in V1 - that's what I always love to see in natural wildlife images.
V2 - just like you showing off those new crowns!
V3 what the boys will do when you smile!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
21 May 2014 - 11:17 AM

Superb images, Colleen. Great timing and the lion's teeth look Ok to meSmileSmile
Pleased to hear your dental woes are over. GrinGrinGrin

Fred

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stub197
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21 May 2014 - 11:49 AM

Fantastic trio, everyone a corker Smile
but V2 & V3 seam to follow on and
made me smile lovely image mate SmileSmileSmile

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mikbee
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21 May 2014 - 12:36 PM

Certainly ones here to get your teeth into Colleen !!
Good set.
Mick.

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digital_boi
21 May 2014 - 12:44 PM

V3 looks like she is bored with you Colleen and is sticking her tongue out at you

all three worthy of a vote for sure

Graham

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Lynniesefforts
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21 May 2014 - 1:03 PM

Three superb shots Colleen, V2 is my favourite. I am glad your dentist saga is over for now. But probably not half as glad as you are Grin

Lynette Grin

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
21 May 2014 - 1:22 PM

Good captures with V1 standing out with magic depths. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 1:34 PM

Marvelous expressions on this lions countenance!

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CaroleS
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21 May 2014 - 2:00 PM

Nice one Colleen - I love all the big catsSmile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 3:02 PM

Wonderful captures Colleen !
George

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 3:04 PM

So, are we going to see a selfie of your new set of gnashers then, Colleen?!! Grin
A fine set of teeth here too....but V3 really made me smile!! SmileSmileSmile
Trev Smile

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 4:12 PM

Not the same dentist i hope, A fine set of images Colleen. Well worth a new smile SmileSmileSmile

Dave.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
21 May 2014 - 4:28 PM

very beautiful lioness, v3 for me GrinGrinGrin

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sweetpea62
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21 May 2014 - 5:08 PM

Excellent set Colleen, V2 really special..Lin

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Franko59
Franko59 e2 Member 3Franko59 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 May 2014 - 5:34 PM

Wonderful version set! I think my favourite is No3 just because it makes me smile!SmileSmileSmile

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lifesnapper
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21 May 2014 - 5:35 PM

Very good shots considering the harsh BG Light Colleen, well done.

John Smile

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Mike_Smith
21 May 2014 - 6:14 PM

Three wonderful pictures Colleen, you have to smile at the expression on her face in V2, so you been to dentist eh, always expensive lol.
My local Zoo has just been on the local news they have Sumatran Tiger cubs just been born, which are an endangered species so i will have to go see them

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21 May 2014 - 6:39 PM

Three corkers Colleen

Thanks for sharing

Adrian

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ali63
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21 May 2014 - 8:11 PM

Great images, so glad all went well at the dentist's, well done on coping with that long session in the chair SmileSmile

Ali

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brandish
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21 May 2014 - 8:17 PM

Terrific Colleen,if i had to choose,it would be V3 for me,but(excuse the pun)only by a whisker.
Martyn.

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21 May 2014 - 9:05 PM

Glad it all went well yesterday Colleen. Lovely set. V2 my favourite. Cathy

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21 May 2014 - 9:06 PM

Colleen, you always say such nice things about my landscapes but real your true life nature images are super. I went to the zoo in Edinburgh once with Ellie I felt so sad when I came across a sea Eagle in a small cage......just not supposed to be.

Paul.

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ColleenA
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21 May 2014 - 9:43 PM

Yes Paul I am not a lover of zoos. I understand why we have them it doesn't mean I have to like them.

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netta1234
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21 May 2014 - 9:52 PM

Brilliant ColleenSmile
OMG!!!!!8 hrs with your mouth open,very brave,Smile
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22 May 2014 - 2:33 AM

I am glad that you did not get too close for this wonderful portrait, Colleen.
Great photo.

Peter

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22 May 2014 - 3:54 AM

Perfect close up.very dangerous catch.

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viscostatic
22 May 2014 - 9:07 AM

Excellent Colleen. V2 for me.

Phil.

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Sillybilly
22 May 2014 - 10:04 AM

V2.... Geez ill be running a mile....

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22 May 2014 - 8:58 PM

Great images and those teeth look great. I am glad your gnashers look ok now too!Grin
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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
22 May 2014 - 10:51 PM

V2 and V3 shows what she thinks of your photo shoot! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Made me giggle!
IB

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23 May 2014 - 2:08 AM

Wonderful set of images , Colleen...Grin

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2 Jun 2014 - 10:41 PM

Love v2 and v3 they are brilliant!Grin

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