Life is Beautiful

© Lisa J. Boulden

Life is Beautiful

Uploaded: May 07, 2009



Exif: F Number: 9.5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.50, ExposureTime: 10/3500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 350.00 mm, Model: NIKON D80


Mary Beth Aiello level-classic May 07, 2009

Perfection, Lisa. A fav for me. #1124591

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 07, 2009

A wonderful event to see and photograph!! Jeff #7495371

Bojan Bencic level-classic May 07, 2009

Amazing photo, Lisa. Beautiful composition and details. #7495393

Eugenio Diaz May 07, 2009

AMAZING Photo Serie...great all the way!
Thank you for sharing with us such a treasure! #7495421

Marcel J. Fernandez May 07, 2009

This one of those images that stands out in a gallery of very fine images. Wonderful work Lisa. Will add to my favorites gallery! #7495467

Lynne Morris level-classic May 07, 2009

Oustanding capture Lisa, this is absolutely beautiful. #7495520

Karen Celella level-deluxe May 07, 2009

Your detail, color, light and composition are exceptional Lisa. The bright blue eye gives it a very intimate feeling. #7495536

Renata Gusciora May 07, 2009

Ah,this just stunning,Lisa!!Amazing image ,fabulous detail and feel to it! #7495623

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 07, 2009

I really appreciate your wonderful words! Thank you!
It was such a treat for me to witness this goose and her new hatchlings. Left me feeling great the whole day through!
Bright blessings, Lisa♥

Here is a tighter crop... any preferences? #7495733

Melissa G. Meiselman May 07, 2009

Wonderful display of new life and the tender care of the mom taken with sharp detail, terrific lighting and wonderful composition, Lisa!! I prefer the posted image rather than the tighter crop. It gives your subjects more breathing room. #7495754

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe May 07, 2009

Stunning image Lisa! #7495857

Julianne Bradford May 07, 2009

I agree with Melissa. And thanks for sharing this wonderful photo with us. #7496204

Cassie L. Woodlee May 07, 2009

OH WOW Lisa this is amazing!!!! #7496320

Karen Slagle May 07, 2009

Now how sweet is this? New life and so perfect for Mother's Day. Well done, Lisa. #7496338

May 07, 2009

Beautiful shot,nothing like mom care,Lisa,beautiful work, #7496447

May 07, 2009

adorable #7496711

Amy JACKSON level-classic May 07, 2009

Wonderful series, Lisa!! So cute! I prefer it un-cropped! :) #7496983

Max Aureli May 07, 2009

Adorable!!! All this series should be for a children book, Lisa!!! Lovely composition, and adorable!!! #7497582

Sam Britt May 07, 2009

I love this series, Lisa. I think all of these images should be EFPs! #7497661

frank w. degenhardt level-classic May 07, 2009

Lisa- This whole series of the goose taking care of her new born children is moveing, so beautiful, and fasinating. I thank you for sharing this special moment with us.
Love the framing of this one. The colors of mom, the babies, and the backgound compliment each other. In particular I love the wing as if its hugging the baby and her head down as if shes whispering love words to her baby. The other thing that really stands out for me is the beautiful eyes of the mother. So blue and then that coloring around it are amazing.
Stunning work and series my friend.
Have a wonderful day, take care. #7497927

Stefania Barbier level-addict May 08, 2009

exceptionally sweet and beautiful... :) #7498520

Kathleen Rinker May 08, 2009

What a touching moment you have captured here Lisa, fabulous image and series!! #7498812

Tammy Scott level-classic May 08, 2009

What a very cute series! Excellent shot! #7499056

Carol Sawyer May 08, 2009

Beautiful capture and series, Lisa!! #7499136

Gene Spears May 08, 2009

wonderful series, Lisa - i've enjoyed it very much! #7499341

Linda Boehme level-classic May 08, 2009

Amazing! Love it! #7500389

Michael Lynch May 09, 2009

Beautiful shot ! #7501707

Debra R. Harder May 09, 2009

Life is definitely BEAUTIFUL...and you capture it so BEAUTIFULLY, Lisa! This is amazing. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS!!!!! FAVED! Deb #7503241

Summer A. Kozisek May 09, 2009

Absolutely beautiful!! #7504015

Gerri R. Jones May 10, 2009

Beautiful the vertical framing! Great series Lisa!!! #7505365

Boyd L. Alexander May 10, 2009

You hace captured such a beautiful moment so well...excellent work Lisa!! I think we will be seeing this again in the gold!! #7505573

Heather Thorsen May 11, 2009

A truly beautiful series Lisa. I have really enjoyed looking through them. #7508971

Tammy D. Ferren level-classic May 11, 2009

What a perfect moment you captured....and how perfectly you captured it! Absolutely stunning work! A fave for me and it should surely be a winner if my vote counted! #7510785

Guy D. Biechele level-classic May 13, 2009

Great shot, and great series. Well done, Lisa! #7516845

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic May 18, 2009

Thank you! #7532120

Nick Lagos May 19, 2009

Full of quality it #7535765

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 22, 2009

Thanks for sharing this miracle with us Lisa. Impressive, I love this too! #7547586

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) May 22, 2009

Another stunning image of these beautiful ducks.Great composition and detail. #7548944

Jean E. Hildebrant May 25, 2009

Wow, Lisa! These shots of the goose and her goslings are just magnificent! I've loved them all. There has certainly got to be a winner amongst them!!! #7555517

Kathy Cline level-classic May 25, 2009

Your Mama and babies are to die for!
Hope your day is blessed.
Kath #7556125

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 29, 2009

Awwwwwww, so sweet! #7577371

Mark Dodge June 18, 2009

Hi Lisa,
Have you seen this one too?

Do you and Barbara go shooting together? Just curious. #7645402

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic June 18, 2009

~•~•~ ~•♥•~ ~•~•~
I really appreciate everyone's wonderful comments! Thank you!

Mark, Barbara and I did shoot this sweet scene together; laying side-by-side, on our bellies, along with fellow BPer, Terry Cervi. That explains the similar images. We were treated to such a delightful scene on that day!
Blessings, Lisa♥


Marisol Pastor July 12, 2009

Excellent image Lisa ... as is the entire series. The color, clarity, details, and comp are A+ #7731753

Debra K. Johnson level-classic July 18, 2009

OMGosh Lisa, this is FABULOUS! A favorite for sure. #7752624

Michelle L. Frick July 18, 2009

So beautiful Lisa! I love this whole series of yours! Good luck this month!! #7753012

Sobia Chishti July 19, 2009

I think I saw another one of this goose and her child before. I would be disappointed if any one of among these didn't win. Good Luck Lisa. #7756701

Tammy Espino July 21, 2009

Congrats on a great finalist!! :) #7763779

A P July 21, 2009

congratulations Pictures, Images and Photos

Way to go Lisa. Best of luck in the next round. Awesome finalist. #7763843

Bonnie C. Lackey July 21, 2009

Such a gorgeous finalist! #7763876

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 21, 2009

An inspirational and beautiful image. Congratulations on your finalist! I'm so happy to see your favorite here Lisa! #7763985

Sharon July 21, 2009


Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 21, 2009

Congrats on your totally gorgeous Finalist Lisa! #7764822

Max Aureli July 21, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on this fantastic Finalist!!!! #7764966

Jeana Clark July 21, 2009

Outstanding finalist Lisa!!!
Congratulations and best of luck in the next round!!!!

~J~ #7765004

Tammy Scott level-classic July 21, 2009

Such an adorable finalist! Congratulations! #7765015

anonymous July 21, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your fabulous finalist! B- #7765112

Colleen Farrell July 21, 2009

WTG, Lisa! Congrats again! #7765827

Joseph T. Pilonero level-addict July 21, 2009

First time I saw this I thought of it as a very special capture. Judges like it too. Congrats and hope to see this again. TED #7765846

Debra R. Harder July 21, 2009

This has GOLD all over it!! LOVE THIS, Lisa! CONGRATULATIONS on another BEAUTIFUL finalist!! Deb #7766014

Susan Fox July 21, 2009

Congratulations Lisa! #7766390

Ann Coates level-classic July 21, 2009

I'm not surprised to see this amongst the finalists. I'm hoping it goes gold. Congratulations Lisa. #7766400

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 21, 2009

And another huge congratulations on this very special finalist, Lisa!! I sure hope we see this one again!! #7766541

Renee Doyle level-classic July 22, 2009

So beautiful!! Congratulations Lisa!! #7766863

Mary E. Lake July 22, 2009

Congrats Lisa on this awesome finalist!! :) #7767514

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congrats on your wonderful finalist, Lisa. #7767733

Jane Hirst July 22, 2009

WOW......great finalist!!! #7767838

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 22, 2009

Many Congratulations on this awesome Finalist, Lisa.

UB. #7768525

Anne M. Young level-addict July 22, 2009

WOW beautiful finalist - Congratulations! Love it Lisa #7768652

Glenn E. Traver July 22, 2009

Congratulations on this blue eyed beauty Finalist Lisa ~ GT #7768984

Mitch Spence level-classic July 22, 2009

My congratulations to you, Lisa. It's a winner! #7769303

Linda Blair July 22, 2009

Big congrats on the fantastic finalist!!!!!! #7769438

Cheryl E. Molennor July 22, 2009

A winner indeed CONGRATULATIONS :)! #7769685

Leslie McLain level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congrats on your amazing winner, Lisa. #7769729

Mary E. Lake July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your winner Lisa, :) #7769774

Terry Cervi level-classic July 22, 2009

Congrats on your win of our favorite goose family, Lisa! I wonder how Lucky is doing, the only Domestic gosling who survived at Forest Lawn? #7769775

A P July 22, 2009


Mark S. Cox July 22, 2009

Wonderful, wonderful capture. Congrats on the win! #7769893

Don Johnson level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Simply stunning! The eye is sooo very sharp. Congratulations on your 2nd place win! #7769925

Lisa J. Boulden level-classic July 22, 2009

Oh, I'm happy to see this one wearing a new badge.
Thanks judges.
And thank you all for such wonderful comments! I really appreciate the kind support.
Blessings, Lisa♥ #7769995

Tammy Espino July 22, 2009

Whoooooooo On the gold :))) Congrats! #7770134

Daniella Puente July 22, 2009

WONDERFUL winner Lisa, CONGRATULATIONS!!! #7770148

Smita Pawar July 22, 2009

Brilliant composition and capture. Congratulations on the win. #7770165

Patrick Rouzes level-classic July 22, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER,Lisa!!! #7770219

Tarun Bose July 22, 2009

Congrats for your winner, Lisa. #7770283

Renee Doyle level-classic July 22, 2009

Perfect title for this beauty Lisa!!! Big congrats on this wonderful winner!! #7770309

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic July 22, 2009

Congrats on the gold! #7770445

Bojan Bencic level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations Lisa! #7770475

Chris Henning July 22, 2009

Gorgeous capture, Lisa. Your animal images are amazing. The emotion in this is terrific. Huge congrats on your win. #7770571

Karen Celella level-deluxe July 22, 2009

WOW! Second Place Winner!! Huge congratulations Lisa! #7770631

R. J. Laudenbacher level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Big congratulations Lisa on your second place win of such a beautiful, emotional capture. #7770819

Nadya Johnson July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your outstanding winner, Lisa! #7770896

Carlton Ward level-deluxe July 22, 2009

Congratulations Lisa and well deserved. This is a wonderful photograph. #7770978

anonymous July 22, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your beautiful winning image! B- #7771011

Judy V. Kennamer level-classic July 22, 2009

Congrats on your Gold Lisa!!! Beautiful!!!! #7771216

Carol L. Fowler July 22, 2009

Congrats on the well-deserved WIN! #7771221

Susan Fox July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful winning photo! #7771394

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe July 22, 2009

A wonderful image Lisa, I'm so happy for you! Congratulations on your win!! #7771399

Colleen Farrell July 22, 2009

WTG, Lisa! Big congrats on a most well-deserved win! #7771424

Eugenio Diaz July 22, 2009

Congratulations on your OUTSTANDING Winner!!!
AMAZING work here!!!
WTG Lisa! #7771473

Ken Smith level-classic July 22, 2009

This is the family that keeps giving and giving...out golds! Congrats, Lisa!! #7771634

Sam Britt July 22, 2009

Congratulations, fantastic winner, Lisa! #7771898

Debra R. Harder July 22, 2009

WHOOO-HOOOO, Lisa! So happy to see GOLD here!! CONGRATULATIONS on your BEAUTIFUL WINNER!! Deb #7772035

Lana Arcemont level-classic July 22, 2009

Congratulations, Lisa!
A Wonderful Image! #7772246

Datha Y. Thompson July 22, 2009

Gorgeous Winner Lisa!!!
Congratulations!!!! #7772458

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 22, 2009

YAYYYYYYYY!!! Congratulations again on this wonderful WINNER, Lisa!! #7772489

Maria Coulson July 22, 2009

Congratulations Lisa, this is so tender and beautifu. #7772540

Tommy E. Burgess July 23, 2009

Congratulations on your beautiful and well deserved winner Lisa!!! #7772723

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic July 23, 2009

WTG, Lisa. CONGRATULATIONS on this stunning GOLD Winner!

UB. #7772893

Alex T. Mizuno July 23, 2009

This is outstanding Lisa! Congratulations on your win!!! #7773070

Jessica Jenney July 23, 2009

Congratulations, Lisa on your beautiful win! #7773399

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 23, 2009

Love it! Congratulations!!!!!!!! #7773901

frank w. degenhardt level-classic July 23, 2009

A most touching and beautiful picture. Congratulatins on the Finalist and the Second Place win from Annie and myself. #7773996

Sharon F. Morris July 23, 2009

Congrats Lisa on your wins with this beautiful capture. #7774153

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 23, 2009

Very well deserved Lisa, I have loved this series you have done the past months!

AWESOME work and wonderful winner!

jo ann c. #7774464

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna July 23, 2009

Wonderful winning image, Lisa!!! WTG!!! :-) k #7774595

Laurence Saliba level-classic July 23, 2009

A BIG Congrats Lisa!!!! #7774618

Courtenay Vanderbilt July 23, 2009

Amazing image Lisa, Congratulations!!! #7775613

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe July 23, 2009

Congrats Lisa on this Wonderful 2nd Place Win! Jeff #7775710

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton July 23, 2009

Very beautiful winner.. Congratulations Lisa !! #7776454

Amanda D. Austwick level-classic July 24, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful photo!!! #7777862

Shawn Jennings level-classic July 24, 2009

Congratulations on this fantastic win, Lisa! #7777976

Monika Sapek level-classic July 24, 2009

Many congratulations, Lisa!
Monika #7779443

M.Christine Duncan July 25, 2009

Lisa, this is just beautiful!!! Congrats on the win m'dear, hope you're having a great summer so far!!! #7781747

Donna R. Wageman July 27, 2009

Glorious detail, color, just everything.
Perfecto - congratulations! #7787689

Nick Lagos July 29, 2009

A wonderful and emotive image Lisa.. congratulations on a very well deserved win #7793466

Brook Burling July 29, 2009

Just Beautiful Lisa! Congratulations on a well deserved win :) #7794168

Anne McKinnell August 04, 2009

Congratulations Lisa, on another win in your wonderful goose series!! #7815435

Daniel Ruf August 05, 2009

A stunning capture. Well done! #7818810

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict November 15, 2009

Congratulations Lisa on your Win!!!

Dominick #8132191

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