My Baby

Uploaded: November 11, 2010


Western Lowland Gorilla
and her 2 week-old baby

Buffalo Zoo
Buffalo, NY

Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: 4.50, ExposureTime: 10/1250 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Liz blahh November 11, 2010

Wonderful capture, light and clarity! #1326099

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 11, 2010

Nice capture, Lisa. Love how she is holding the baby. #9028099

Tammy L. Bevins November 11, 2010

unbelievable! this is incredible. #9028158

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 11, 2010

A precious portrait of them Lisa!! Jeff #9028182

Shirley Sicurello level-classic November 11, 2010

Expressive portrait, shows tenderness and protectiveness. #9028523

Tammy Espino November 11, 2010

Awwww this is just so awesome :) #9028637

Sherran Andersen level-classic November 11, 2010

How that eye contact. #9029081

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic November 11, 2010

Very beautiful capture of the moment, Lisa!

UB. #9029128

Michelle Alton November 12, 2010

This one has "starlight" all over it, Lisa. Perhaps the best mother/baby primate shot I've ever, EVER seen! #9029246

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic November 12, 2010

Thank you, Liz, Kay, Tammy B. and Tammy E., Jeff, Shirley, Sherran, Usman, and Michelle. I really appreciate your wonderful feedback!
Blessings, Lisa♥ #9029568

Lynn M. Whitt November 12, 2010

Wow!! What an amazing image. PERFECT #9029698

Maria Morrow November 13, 2010

Outstanding, Lisa.. just beautiful :) #9031481

Kara L. Hendricks November 16, 2010

U N F R E A K I N B E L I E V A B L E!!!! #9042152

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 22, 2010

What a precious capture Lisa...look at those eyes...this should be a winner for sure!

jo ann c. #9058461

Ken Smith level-classic November 23, 2010

You got a lot of great zoo shots, Lisa...congrats in advance on upcoming finalists! :-) #9059156

JO ANN CLEVELAND December 03, 2010

Ohhhh my goodness Lisa, such a sweet, loving shot! Love it..

jo ann c. #9078397

Patrick Rouzes level-classic December 05, 2010

Lisa, I think you have a Winner here, my friend! The tones, textures, lighting, clarity, expression & display of affection are exceptional! Super endearing image & work! WTG! #9081959

Kathy Salerni level-classic December 05, 2010

What a beautful and touching portrait of of this Mom and little one, Lisa! I will be in your neck of the woods the next 2 weeks and would love to get to the Buffalo Zoo! My family has EVERY moment planned!! #9082504

Debra R. Harder December 08, 2010

OMG, Lisa!! What a joy to see all these new beautiful images!! Your series at the zoo is absolutely SUPERB!! Gorgeous portrait of this amazing moment you've captured. LOVE THIS!!! Deb #9088466

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe December 09, 2010

Truly outstanding Lisa, I am so impressed. This is an instant favorite for me! #9089238

Carol L. Fowler December 09, 2010

Wonderful, warm capture of Mother and Babe #9089977

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 05, 2011

This belongs in the Winners' Circle, Lisa. Good luck!

UB. #9143641

Phyllis H. Burchett January 05, 2011

This is fabulous....wonderful moment you've captured. #9145216

Stanley C. Sims January 08, 2011

You have many wonderful shots of animals in your gallery Lisa. This is just one of them. Your timing is your strength. Keep up the good work. #9150926

Joseph T. Pilonero level-addict January 11, 2011

Ausome, emotional and wonderful shot, Lisa. Love it. TED P #9156636

Don W. Chamblee level-deluxe January 12, 2011

Incredible image Lisa. I hope you go far with this one. #9158992

Michele Peterson level-classic January 12, 2011

This is an amazing image, Lisa. It's like we are right there with them. Fabulous! #9159058

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar January 12, 2011

excellent capture #9159539

Amanda J. Tanner level-classic January 13, 2011

This is such a touching capture! It gives you a feeling of love for these wonderful animals! They are so much like us. I love her expression and how she is holding her baby so close. So Beautiful Lisa! #9161316

Dianna Murphy January 15, 2011

Wow, awesome capture Lisa. #9165048

Ann Coates level-classic January 18, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist award Lisa. #9171340

Sue L. Cullumber January 18, 2011

Lisa - this is so beautiful. Fantastic comp. and lighting! #9171351

Tammy Espino January 18, 2011

Congrats on your great finalist! :) #9171429

Merna L. Nobile January 18, 2011

I can only imagine how proud you must be feeling right now. What wonderful news! CONGRATULATIONS, Merna #9172049

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 18, 2011

Go get the Gold this time, Lisa. Its very deserving. Good luck!

UB. #9172085

Kathy Salerni level-classic January 18, 2011

A big congrats on your beautiful finalist and best of luck in the next round, Lisa! #9172221

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 19, 2011

Congratulations on your finalist, Lisa. #9173080

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 19, 2011

Love this image, Lisa, a fav!

Congrats and best wishes for the next round!
Debby #9173383

Patti Coblentz January 19, 2011

So lovely, Lisa...a favorite for me, too! Congratulations on your finalist! #9174153

Karen Celella level-deluxe January 19, 2011

Congratulations on your touching finalist, Lisa. #9174305

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 19, 2011

Just look at those eyes! What a wonderful portrait, Lisa - congratulations on your finalist! #9174381

Shawn Jennings level-classic January 19, 2011

Great capture, Lisa! Congratulations on your finalist! #9174408

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 19, 2011

it's a beauty... congratulations!!! #9174449

Carol Eade level-addict January 19, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Lisa! #9174455

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic January 19, 2011

Beautiful and touching. Congratulations on your finalist! #9175034

Emile Abbott level-deluxe January 19, 2011

Emotion packed finalist congrats Lisa. #9175255

Terry Cervi level-classic January 19, 2011

Love this, Lisa!! Congrats on your wonderful Finalist! #9175807

Maria Coulson January 19, 2011

Congratulations Lisa, this is very tender -- well done! #9175926

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 19, 2011

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Lisa, I loved it! Hope we see Gold on this!

jo ann c. #9176695

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 19, 2011

Congrats on an amazing finalist, Lisa. #9177692

Elida Gutierrez January 19, 2011

Very touching image, CONGRATS!!!! #9177945

Renee Doyle level-classic January 19, 2011

So sweet!! Congratulations Lisa!! #9178666

Rona L. Schwarz January 19, 2011

Lisa, this is so incredibly touching, just wonderful! CONGRATULATIONS on your superb FINALIST and Good luck in the next round! #9178694

Cindy Bendush level-classic January 19, 2011

Wonderful mood and moment Lisa - congratulations on your finalist! #9179107

Debra R. Harder January 20, 2011

This is amazing, Lisa! Love the lighting and perfect moment captured here. A winner all the way! Huge congratulations! Deb #9180882

Gerri R. Jones January 20, 2011

Fabulous capture Lisa, I wonder what she is thinking and how she feels...these questions make this an outstanding image in my mind! congratulations on your finalist! #9181547

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 20, 2011

on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #9181754

Wm Nosal January 21, 2011

WOW! Beautiful Shot!
Congratulations! #9184180

Kathy Cline level-classic January 21, 2011

Congrats Lisa.

Nancy (Peaches) Harker January 21, 2011


HUGE CONGRATS on your finalist!
Best of luck in the next round!


Ken Smith level-classic January 22, 2011

No surprise here...congrats, Lisa!! #9186078

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 23, 2011

Phenomenal in every way, Lisa! Congratulations on this incredible finalist! Good luck! #9186977

Antonio Amen January 23, 2011

Very good.
Thank you for comment my photo.
António #9187137

Leslie McLain level-deluxe January 23, 2011

Congrats on your beautiful winner, Lisa. #9187605

Linda D. Lester level-classic January 23, 2011

Awesome....Congratulations! #9187639

Tammy Espino January 23, 2011

Congrats on your win :) #9187677

Jessica Jenney January 23, 2011

Congratulations, Lisa on your fabulous win! #9187720

Phyllis H. Burchett January 23, 2011

Congrats Lisa on this wonderful winner!!! #9187856

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic January 23, 2011

Wow Lisa, this winning capture is so full of emotions. Big congrats.
JP #9187953

Kim Andelkovic January 23, 2011

Congratulations on a wonderful win :-) #9187974

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic January 23, 2011

on your very deserving
Second Place Winner! 8o) #9188186

Lisa B. North January 23, 2011

Gulp! Oh boy! JP said it right...full of emotions for sure! The eyes have it! #9188276

Patrick Rouzes level-classic January 23, 2011

Congratulations on this incredible winner,Lisa! WTG! #9188319

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic January 23, 2011

Congratulations on your awesome 2nd place winner, Lisa. #9188378

Lana Arcemont level-classic January 23, 2011

A beautiful capture!
Congratulations on your second place win! #9188400

Nancy L. Green level-classic January 23, 2011

No surprise on this wonderful winner, CONGRATULATIONS!!! <>< #9188458

JO ANN CLEVELAND January 23, 2011

Big congratulations on this awesome 2nd Place Win Lisa! This is an amazing shot!

jo ann c. #9188520

Mary K. Robison January 23, 2011

That expression you captured, Lisa...
CONGRATULATIONS on your well earned win! #9188521

Bill Houghton January 23, 2011

Lisa, this is such a beautiful winner. Congratulations, you deserve it. Bill #9188690

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict January 23, 2011

Hardy congrats, Lisa, on your wonderful winner! #9188735

Renee Doyle level-classic January 23, 2011

Big congratulations on this wonderful winner Lisa!! #9188791

Kathy Cline level-classic January 23, 2011

Im so happy th is won as it had my vote!

Ellen Hodges level-deluxe January 23, 2011

Huge congrats on a fantastic and adorable winner, Lisa!! #9188883

Rona L. Schwarz January 23, 2011

Am so happy to see this a Winner, Lisa! A marvelous, marvelous capture! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS ON 2ND PLACE WINNER! #9189036

Steve M. Harrington January 23, 2011

Wow! A wonderful and most worthy winner, Lisa! :)
Steve #9189104

Cindy Bendush level-classic January 23, 2011

Beautiful winner Lisa - congratulations! #9189130

Kathy Salerni level-classic January 23, 2011

Big congrats on this gorgeous Winner, Lisa! WTG! #9189179

Stefania Barbier level-addict January 24, 2011

gorgeous winner, huge congrats!!! #9189334

Michelle Alton January 24, 2011

This was a winner long before it acquired the gold badge, Lisa. Congratulations! #9189392

Kara L. Hendricks January 24, 2011


Chris Budny level-deluxe January 24, 2011

Congratulations, Lisa, on this wonderful win! A terrific capture! #9189645

Lorna Shutter January 24, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS on your 2nd Place Win for this AWESOME image, Lisa!!!!! :) Photobucket #9189909

frank w. degenhardt level-classic January 24, 2011

How tender and beautifully done my friend. CONGRATULATIONS on the SECOND PLACE WIN for this incredible work. #9189944

Lindley Johnson level-classic January 24, 2011

Congratulations on your wonderful second place winner, Lisa. #9189979

Mark Dodge January 24, 2011

This is really excellent, Lisa. Fantastic lighting and the pose/expression is so well captured. Congratulations on your win! #9190205

Bojan Bencic level-classic January 24, 2011

Congratulations on your winner, Lisa. #9190210

ALLEN O. HOWARD January 24, 2011

Congratulations Lisa! A well deserved win. #9190323

Debra R. Harder January 24, 2011

No surprise here to see this special image win GOLD, Lisa!! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB WINNER!!!! Deb #9190390

Kathryn Wesserling level-classic January 24, 2011

This touching portrait (and story) had to be a winner! Congratulations, Lisa. #9190464

Mitch Spence level-classic January 24, 2011

Congratulations, Lisa, on a beautiful image and on your gold. #9190733

Eva Ferrière January 24, 2011

Excellent work, Lisa! Very deserving winner, I LOVE this! Impressive capture! #9190778

Shawn Jennings level-classic January 24, 2011

WTG Lisa! Congratulations on your win! #9191050

Maria Morrow January 24, 2011

Congratulations on this beautiful winner Lisa! #9191163

Terry Cervi level-classic January 24, 2011

Congrats on this awesome win, Lisa! #9191194

Patti Coblentz January 24, 2011

Congratulations on your beautiful winner, Lisa!! #9191240

Karen Slagle January 24, 2011

You captured a stunning winning image, Lisa. I love the lighting and emotion. #9191456

Rosemary Sampson level-classic January 24, 2011

Your photography always inspires me. Congratulations on this wonderful capture. #9191489

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic January 24, 2011

I really appreciate everyone's wonderful comments and kind words!
Thanks a bunch!
Blessings, Lisa♥
PS: Was just notified today, that this image won first place in the mammals category of the Buffalo Zoo's 2010 Photo Contest. :) #9191509

Irene Colling level-classic January 24, 2011

Huge Congratulations Lisa on your wonderful winning photo. #9191647

Monika Sapek level-classic January 25, 2011

Many congratulations on your wonderful Winner, Lisa! #9193188

Stanley C. Sims January 25, 2011

I thought I would see this one again. Well deserved winner. Congrats on the gold Lisa. #9194110

Sam Britt January 25, 2011

Congratulations on your Second Place Winner, Lisa!! #9194136

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 26, 2011

Gold it is. CONGRATULATIONS.....!!!

UB. #9195171

Alex T. Mizuno January 26, 2011

Very emotional image Lisa! It certainly deserves gold. Congratulations on your win!!! #9196196

Datha Y. Thompson January 27, 2011

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S ! ! !

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe January 27, 2011

Congratulations on your win!! A big time favorite Lisa!! #9197604

Paula Showen January 27, 2011

Congratulations! This is an awesome capture! #9198041

Maria Coulson February 07, 2011

Amazing clarity Lisa, congratulations! #9219832

Cindy Bendush level-classic February 13, 2011

Draws us right into our own emotions ~ Congratulations on your win LIsa! #9239011

Thomas E. Hinds September 16, 2011

This is a stunning animal portrait! I am in awe, Lisa! I will say some of my best friends are Western Lowland Gorillas who live at the Rio Grande Zoo in Albuquerque. What amazing creatures they are and you have captured this mom and babe perfectly! Sorry I missed it upon your winning! #9675020

Christine Lobsinger level-classic September 26, 2011

CHRISTINE #9695787

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