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At least that's the way I see it. It seems to have a different snout than mom. So I'm wondering if it's a boy who will have that big elephant trunk one day. Seen along the California coast.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:1 Mar 2014 - 11:58 AM
Focal Length:200mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/7.1
Aperture:f/9.0
Shutter Speed:1/800sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1600
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Mom and Big Baby
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:29 Mar 2014 - 1:04 AM
Tags:Elephant seals, Seals, Wildlife / nature
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nonur
nonur Plus Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 1:32 AM

Very nice wildlife shot, and he's a handsome young lad, Sandy.

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taggart
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29 Mar 2014 - 1:40 AM

Super image, I love your seal shots!

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Hercules
Hercules Plus Member 2Hercules vcard Canada
29 Mar 2014 - 2:08 AM

Great capture Sandy..

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prabhusinha
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29 Mar 2014 - 2:59 AM

Cute in natural setting.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan Plus Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 4:22 AM

I reckon you're right...his schnozz hasn't come into its own yet. Imagine if his father was the Jamie Farr of the seal world. This seal would be in for a surprise.

Beautiful pin sharp capture, Sandy. The depth and detail are superb!

Andrew

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CarolG
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29 Mar 2014 - 5:24 AM

A lovely sight to see and capture, Sandy. Carol

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 6:30 AM

Super shot of a very endearing subject with lots of detail, subtle colour and texture.

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rayme330
rayme330 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 8:02 AM

A wonderful capture, Sandy.


Ray

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 9:40 AM

Handsome is as handsome does!
Joan.

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pascalg
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29 Mar 2014 - 9:41 AM

tack sharp... excellent!

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digital_boi
digital_boi Plus Member 8digital_boi vcard Scotland3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 11:18 AM

fine find and capture Sandy clean sharp image

Graham

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 1:47 PM

What a wonderful capture Sandy of mum and her baby, lovely detailed shot Smile
Trev Smile

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29 Mar 2014 - 6:33 PM

soulful.....

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29 Mar 2014 - 7:18 PM

Wonderful picture Sandy

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly Plus Member 8323 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 7:22 PM

Well captured, I would like this opportunity to take seals

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Lillian
Lillian Plus Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 8:03 PM

I think he is smiling for you
Lovely photo
Lillian

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pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 9844 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1649 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 9:18 PM

Nice one for the seal family album, Sandy, Lovely whisker detail. I find the driftwood and seaweed interesting features of the image, too.

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mikbee
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29 Mar 2014 - 9:19 PM

I wonder where Dad is Sandy !!
Good shot.
Mick.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 Plus Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Mar 2014 - 11:38 PM

Wonderful capture Sandy, love his cute little faceGrinGrinLin

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Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
30 Mar 2014 - 1:11 PM

I think you live in such a beautiful place... full of stunning wildlife... Lucky you!
Marvelous capture... IB

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RonnieAG
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30 Mar 2014 - 4:45 PM

A lovely image, Sandy.
R.

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4 Apr 2014 - 11:29 PM

The big one looks rather grumpy and the smaller one much happier, a fine shot of this pair

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