Brown eyes

By ColleenA
Good morning.....
Thank you for your great response to my elephant yesterday, much appreciated....GrinGrinGrin
Today a portrait of the young cub you were introduced to last week. This cub was always intrigued by us and was intent on listening to the click of our camera's....just too cute
Apologies up front if i am scarce on epz this weekend, it is our wedding anniversary and Rob is taking me to Hermanus for the weekend. I will sneak my ipad into my suitcase though. Hopefully we may spot a whale or two while there as its the start of the whale season and Hermanus is known as a favourite spot.
By the way, our storm only lasted 10 minutes yesterday but was it spectacular with the bonus of a beautiful rainbow afterwards......Have a great weekend

Tags: Wildlife and nature

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S_Psharma 5 1 India
21 Sep 2013 7:21AM
Stunning portrait of a lion very well captured.

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kel55 6 8 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 7:27AM
Nice shot Colleen , have a great weekend . ( no cricket) Wink
21 Sep 2013 7:29AM
Happy anniversary lovely. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.
what a gorgeous capture, looks so content and not wary of you at all. Grin Grin

ColleenA Plus
5 367 6 Australia
21 Sep 2013 7:37AM
Thanks Kathryn, it's because his Mom and Grandmother are relaxed with us. His Mom grew up in front of us. Because our Rangers treat them with respect they know it okay to be near us and feel safe. The other cubs were just going about their own business but this one loved the interaction with us.
fentiger Plus
17 918 24 England
21 Sep 2013 7:43AM
An impressive portrait.

jaktis 14 84 Sweden
21 Sep 2013 8:01AM
Enjoy your anniversary

johnlw 11 1 10 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 8:10AM
I think that's close enough ColleenSmile lovely Portrate.
Regards John.
9 10 10 England
21 Sep 2013 8:14AM
Happy Anniversary Colleen and hope you have a lovely weekend. Also thanks for finding time to share this cutie with us.Smile
netta1234 6 382 2 Wales
21 Sep 2013 8:15AM
Waaw that's a verry close close up Colleen,I love it,look's lovely and cuddly.
Hope both of you will have a great week end and CONGRATULATIONS on your Aniversary
And all the way from Wales "LLONGYFARCHIADAU" to you bothSmileSmile
LynneJoyce Plus
10 20 99 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 8:20AM
A stunningly beautiful shot of a gorgeous creature. We'll done you.

Have a great anniversary trip.
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
21 Sep 2013 8:27AM
May be your best so far, Colleen.
It does look playful.
A great picture.
Keep them coming.
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 8:42AM
Fantastic close up

Caziwinkles 5 3 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 8:43AM
A truly beautiful image Colleen - great eye contact.
Happy Anniversary - have a great trip. Smile

21 Sep 2013 9:09AM
Lovely photo of lion. Sharp and great to look at,Smile I assume you never used 18mm macroWink
21 Sep 2013 9:28AM
This is a superb image Colleen. Eyes are pin sharp
barbarahirst 9 27 12 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 9:45AM
Have a good one....
And this is a good one
21 Sep 2013 10:30AM
the yes have it for sure Colleen this must get the cutie of the week award for sure fine work and enjoy your weekend

21 Sep 2013 10:50AM
Lovely eyes. May he have a wonderful long life. Happy Anniversary.

Beautiful image Colleen... such a great catch of the eyes Grin

Have a wonderful weekend away for your Anniversary..Grin

Lynette Grin
Irishkate Plus
7 41 114 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 11:40AM
An excellent close up of the cub Colleen.
Have a great anniversary trip.
Didn't know there was a place called Hermanus
21 Sep 2013 12:38PM
stunning shot love the eyes
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
21 Sep 2013 1:31PM
A wonderful close-up, Colleen. A very happy anniversary to you both, have a wonderful weekend away Smile Carol
Jasper87 Plus
8 2.0k 150 England
21 Sep 2013 2:00PM
it's because his Mom and Grandmother are relaxed with us. - thought you were referring to Rob's relatives at first and your weekend away GrinGrinGrinWink

Excellent close crop, Colleen.

21 Sep 2013 2:10PM
Great shot. Happy anniversary Colleen. Cathy
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
21 Sep 2013 2:28PM
Good tight head shot Colleen.
Well presented too.
Super shot.
21 Sep 2013 2:36PM
Fine portrait Colleen and happy anniversary !
saltireblue Plus
8 8.1k 33 Norway
21 Sep 2013 2:50PM
Has the deceptive look of butter wouldn't melt in its mouth, Colleen....we are not fooled! Gorgeous beast and your tight crop brings out the feeling of close proximity.
Enjoy your anniversary trip! Don't forget...we demand photos!Wink

Ray12 Plus
5 137 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 3:06PM
Your wonderful wildlife pictures bring back so many good memories when I spent time in the Masi Mara, many thanks.
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
21 Sep 2013 3:09PM
How very cuddly! A wonderful close-up portrait Colleen Smile Hope you are enjoying the weekend and that you have a super wedding anniversary...don't be getting too sozzled! Wink
Trev Smile
jdenman 10 18 5 Spain
21 Sep 2013 3:30PM
Beautiful full frame shot, those eyes..............John
21 Sep 2013 3:50PM
A stunning shot
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 4:16PM
A very well observed, composed, exposed and captured frame filling image with great colour and detail throughout Colleen.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
Nikonuser1 Plus
5 153 16 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 5:28PM
Super Colleen, great frame fillerSmile

21 Sep 2013 5:37PM
What an impressive animal portrait Colleen. Happy anniversarySmileSmileSmile
Mike_Smith Plus
10 490 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 7:04PM
Cracking portrait of a beautiful cub Colleen, and congratulations on your anniversary
21 Sep 2013 8:12PM
Happy Anniversary to you both Smile
Adorable image Colleen, love it.

Jenny Smile
ali63 Plus
6 775 1 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2013 10:19PM
Congratulations on your Anniversary, lovely image,

Ali SmileSmileSmileSmile
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
21 Sep 2013 11:16PM
Close up Africa !! Colleen, have a whale Wink of a time.
22 Sep 2013 10:12AM
Those eyes !GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ---- Jukka.
22 Sep 2013 10:14AM

Quote:Great shot. Happy anniversary Colleen. Cathy
------Smile The same from me! Grin ---- Jukka.
22 Sep 2013 1:47PM
Happy anniversary - I know that you are having a good time because you commented on another photo that you've seen 6 whales already! Now that's just showing off!

Excellent shot of the little guy!
22 Sep 2013 6:59PM
Stunning portrait, Colleen!Smile
Happy anniversary!!!SmileSmileSmile
Regards Valery
JuBarney 7 26 3 United Kingdom
22 Sep 2013 7:23PM
A really super close up.
(Been away for the weekend too, on Dartmoor)
Hope you saw some whales.
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2013 2:58AM
That is an adorable portrait! Looking strait at you! Grin
ukgubbi 6 5 India
23 Sep 2013 10:16AM
good eye contact and very sharp.
Potra 5 Venezuela
25 Sep 2013 9:55PM
This is as sweet as a kitty picture. His expression is so childish that melts my heart.
I feel like I want to squeeze him in a hug.
ddolfelin Plus
6 103 3 Wales
27 Sep 2013 6:08AM
User Award for regular attendance and good conduct - and a cracking picture.
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
2 Oct 2013 6:29PM
A beautiful portrait of this adorable cub, he looks so cute and cuddly
DilysT 7 2 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2013 7:50AM
Fab image! You are worryingly close to that big pussycat!


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