Stripes

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Great closeup! I used to have one really similar to this, but it's lost now..probably went in one of my computer crashes. #1183290

Paul E. Earl September 22, 2009

Fantastic image, Carla!! #7970033

Tammy Scott September 22, 2009

Great close framing and awesome design! #7970035

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Fantastic close-up, Carla. Excellent details. #7970074

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 22, 2009

Love the brown and black stripes, wonderful close up Carla! #7970097

Gord MacEachern September 22, 2009

Looks like a winner to me Carla!!!!! #7970103

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Fantastic perspective and capture Carla! Jeff #7970128

Mary L. Graham September 22, 2009

Wow Excellent shot Carla!! =) #7970166

Robert R. Goodman level-addict September 22, 2009

Hi Carla,WOW!!!That is a very beautiful close up.Gorgeous capture!!!!! #7970276

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe September 22, 2009

I love shooting these guys....great capture!! #7970340

Val Feldman level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Wonderful lines and contrasts in this full frame of beautiful zebra - that eye (with the gorgeous lashes) is just fantastic. Beautiful, perfect perspective - an excellent capture, Carla! #7970452

John Benway September 22, 2009

Beautiful Carla, love the reflection in his eye.
John #7970553

Ron McEwan September 22, 2009

This is terrific Carla excellent composition, a winner in my book for sure. #7970936

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic September 22, 2009

wonderful perspective Carla! great close-up! #7970959

Chuck Bruton level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Yep!, that's pretty neat
Well done #7971068

Stephen Zacker September 22, 2009

Like the tight composition and dof. Very cool #7971299

Loan Tran level-deluxe September 22, 2009

Great capture. #7971314

Carla Metzler September 22, 2009

Thank you! #7971803

Carol Sawyer September 22, 2009

Beautiful full frame captue, colors and details, Carla!! #7971902

frank w. degenhardt level-classic September 22, 2009

Carla- Girl, you sure do know how to bring out the best in the things you take pictures of. This is so beautiful. Love the closeup, the just perfect angle of the shot, the fasinating stripes, and especially that eye. That takes this picture right to the winners circle for me. Beautiful colors, lighting, and clarity, oh but that eye.
Gorgeous work girl.
Have a wonderful day, do enjoy. #7972072

Nancy L. Green level-classic September 22, 2009

AWESOME up close and personal portrait of this beautiful animal dear friend, I LOVE the POV and the wonderful textures and clarity, WTG!! <>< #7972262

Carla Metzler September 22, 2009

Thank you! #7972536

Ray Thoms September 23, 2009

Awesome closeup Carla..... #7973767

Boyd L. Alexander September 23, 2009

WOWeeeeeeeeeee! What a powerful macro with wonderful composition...tack sharp..is right into my fav file Carla!! #7974157

Carla Metzler September 23, 2009

Thank you! #7975021

Murry Grigsby September 23, 2009

Nice tight crop and wave of stripes Carla! The eye really pops with those highlights!! I'm guessing this would look great also as a true B&W conversion :0) #7975344

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 24, 2009

Super composition of this striking image Carla, love it

jo ann c. #7979296

Carla Metzler September 24, 2009

Thank you, Jo Ann! #7979374

Carla Metzler September 24, 2009

Thanks you, too, Murry! #7979381

Shawn Jennings level-classic September 25, 2009

Great capture and composition, Carla! #7982410

Carla Metzler September 25, 2009

Thank you, Shawn! #7983937

Smita Pawar September 25, 2009

Fantastic Capture Carla. Awesome details.
#7984000

Cathy Barrows September 26, 2009

he was really posing for you...that was a great time #7985137

Carla Metzler September 27, 2009

Thank you! #7987108

Jean-Pierre Ducondi level-classic September 27, 2009

Very cool image here Carla. Great clarity.
JP #7988215

Carla Metzler September 28, 2009

Thank you! #7989975

Linda Blair October 07, 2009

Fabulous close up...so well composed!!!!!! #8016859

Carla Metzler October 09, 2009

Thank you! #8023160

Christian Rosito October 11, 2009

Fabulous comp, great image, Gorgeous!! #8027885

Carla Metzler October 12, 2009

Thank you, Christian! #8031134

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe October 22, 2009

Congratulations on your finalist!!!! Good luck in the next round! :) #8059498

Robert R. Goodman level-addict October 22, 2009

Congratulations,Carla!!!! #8059727

Tommy E. Burgess October 22, 2009

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist Carla!! #8060185

Gary Lange October 22, 2009

Congrats. #8060352

Sam Britt October 22, 2009

Congrats again, Carla! #8061762

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic October 22, 2009

Congrats on your well deserved finalist, Carla! #8061905

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic October 23, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your deserving FINALIST!!! 8o) #8064444

Shawn Jennings level-classic October 23, 2009

This is fantastic, Carla! Congratulations on your finalist! #8064500

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 23, 2009

Congratulations on your great finalist, Carla. #8065800

Courtenay Vanderbilt October 23, 2009

Fantastic capture, Carla! Congratulations! #8065924

Carla Metzler October 23, 2009

Thank You! #8065981

Boyd L. Alexander October 23, 2009

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Carla! #8066134

Melissa G. Meiselman October 23, 2009

Fantastic full frame close up and fantastic finalist!! Congratulations, Carla!! #8066473

Anita Hogue October 23, 2009

WOW, Carla! This is a winner for sure! Congratulations! #8066537

Ken Smith level-classic October 23, 2009

Love the zebra and love your comp on this one, Carla. Congrats to you!! #8066915

Nancy L. Green level-classic October 23, 2009

WOW!!! Antoerh one, WTG!!! <>< #8067019

Anne M. Young level-addict October 24, 2009

Congratulations what a super finalist! #8067668

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe October 24, 2009

Congrats Carla on your Excellent Finalist! Jeff #8068184

Carla Metzler October 25, 2009

Thank you! #8072161

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe October 26, 2009

Congratulations Carla !!! #8075475

Nancyj E. Hovey level-classic October 26, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your 2nd Place Winner! 8o) #8075653

Mike Clime October 26, 2009

Congratulations on you winner! #8075704

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Carla! #8075866

Sam Britt October 26, 2009

Congratulations on this winnner, Carla! #8075947

Carla Metzler October 26, 2009

Thank you! #8075968

Claudia Kuhn level-classic October 26, 2009

Beautiful close up Carla, congrats! #8076258

Karen E. Michaels level-deluxe October 26, 2009

Mon Cragrats my friend. Well done and well deserved!!!!! #8076444

Valentin M. Armianu October 26, 2009

Congratulations for your excellent winner!! #8076473

Melissa G. Meiselman October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Carla on this extraordinary winner!! Stunning full frame photo and wonderful capture of his eye!! #8076723

Mary K. Robison October 26, 2009

Congratulations on your superb win, Carla! Well deserved! YFM #8076769

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2009

Wonderful win!! Big congratulations, Carla!! #8076852

Anita Hogue October 26, 2009

Fabulous capture! CONGRATULATIONS!!! #8076853

Eugenio Diaz October 26, 2009

WOW - what an incredible image! congrats on your awesome Win!!!
WTG! #8077095

a2o akmal aini othman level-classic October 26, 2009

Congratulations, Carla!!! #8077285

Kara L. Hendricks October 27, 2009

Wonderful win Carla... Love this!!

CONGRATS!! #8077977

Tess L. Yee October 27, 2009

Congrats on this great winner, Carla! #8078306

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 27, 2009

Such a beautiful presentation my friend.Congratulations on the Finalist. Way to go. #8078320

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 27, 2009

A Winner it is. Congratulations for being in the winners circle my friend. #8078327

Smita Pawar October 27, 2009

Congratulations Carla. #8078613

Cathy Barrows October 27, 2009

Congrats on your 2nd place win...what a great day...now come go to my animal park #8078724

Shawn Jennings level-classic October 27, 2009

WTG Carla! Congratulations on your win! #8079000

Linda D. Lester level-deluxe October 27, 2009

Awesome....Congratulations! #8079892

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 27, 2009

You go girl!!!! CONGRATULATIONS on this beauty! #8080219

Colleen Farrell October 27, 2009

Wow, fantastic capture, Carla! I love the POV and comp on this. Big congrats on a well-deserved win! #8080532

Stephen Zacker October 28, 2009

Congratulations Carla #8081373

Vicki Hunt October 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS!!!! #8081651

Mary Beth Aiello level-classic October 28, 2009

Outstanding capture, Carla. Huge congrats on this wonderful winner. #8081741

Carla Metzler October 28, 2009

Thank you! #8082972

Courtenay Vanderbilt October 28, 2009

CONGRATULATIONS, Carla!!! #8083280

Boyd L. Alexander October 29, 2009

Huge congratulations Carla, on this outstanding winner!!! #8085206

Carla Metzler October 29, 2009

Thank you! #8085719

Dianna Murphy October 29, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your wonderful FINALIST!!! 8o)
Happy Halloween! Dianna
#8086299

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 29, 2009

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S, Carla.

UB. #8087342

Carla Metzler October 30, 2009

Thank you! #8088209

Vendla Stockdale October 30, 2009

Congratulations, this is absolutely stunning. #8089052

Carla Metzler October 30, 2009

Thank you! #8089389

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 02, 2009

Congratulations on this well deserved win!! I love it Carla

jo ann c. #8098040

Darryl Wilkinson November 15, 2009

That's cool! Great job on the comp! Belated congrats, MLA! :) #8134423

Carla Metzler November 16, 2009

Thank you! :)
#8136479

Anita Tykwinski January 27, 2010

Congrats on this stunning capture! #8334152

Carla Metzler January 27, 2010

Thank you much! #8334942

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Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on September 22, 2009

BetterPhoto.com All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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