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Photo of the Day ~ Animals & Wildlife Category ~ June 22, 2008

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Backyard Baby
by Patrice Cigallio Wesa (Patrice Cigallio) 
Canon PowerShot S3IS
Ironwood, Michigan
United States of America

Photographer Notes:
This little fawn was born during the early morning hours of 6/8/08 in our neighbor's back yard. The photo was taken on the afternoon of its birth while this little backyard baby, less than a foot and a half long, was curled up under the swing.

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Douglas Perry commented on June 22, 2008 00:05:
Wow. Great color and detail.
Robin-Lee Vieira commented on June 22, 2008 00:50:
Aww.. Patrice this is a precious baby to be sure! You captured such beautiful innocence! Excellent detail and beautiful warm color. I love the little wrinkles above it's nose! A darling and well taken POTD!
Joyce Webley commented on June 22, 2008 01:28:
To be able to capture this- what an experience! This is a beautiful image, Patrice. Everything about it is perfect! Congratulations!
ellen hodges commented on June 22, 2008 01:42:
Beautiful capture, Patrice. Congrats.
Mike Steward commented on June 22, 2008 04:07:
This definitely has the aahhh factor Patrice. The way the little fawn is curled round makes for a delightful composition. Congratulations.
June Marie Sobrito commented on June 22, 2008 06:14:
how darling...what a beautiful photo of a sweet baby!! congrats!
Gord Barter commented on June 22, 2008 07:13:
Wonderful catch Pat, he is so sweet, very well done!
Shapour Vaezi commented on June 22, 2008 07:46:
Well done Patrice!Really an exceptional opportunity to take such a rare subject.Congratulations.
Linn Smith commented on June 22, 2008 08:19:
The gift of life is presented beautifully in this image...quite an experience and captured with wonderful lighting and clarity as well as terrific detail. Congratulations on your big win today!
Kumiko Parkinson commented on June 22, 2008 08:27:
Excellent capture of the young life, great pose, clarity and colors! Congratulations Pat!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on June 22, 2008 08:51:
Thanks so much KK for featuring this image today on PV. Thank you too Douglas, Robin-Lee, Joyce, Ellen, Mike, June Marie, Gord, Shapour, Linn & Kumiko for your kind and much appreciated comments!
Ralph Lehmann commented on June 22, 2008 09:24:
What a great shot, captured without interferring with the rest period, absolutely great shot. Congratuations.
Helen McHugh commented on June 22, 2008 09:25:
I'm so delighted to see this beauty here, Pat! Such a beautiful capture! It's a privilege to be able to view this lovely baby so soon after birth! Big congratulations on your well deserved POTD today!
Ralph Lehmann commented on June 22, 2008 09:26:
What a great capture, its shows so much detail and clearity.
Ralph Lehmann commented on June 22, 2008 09:27:
Great capture, clearity and detail. Contratuation on this POTD, well deserved.
Liem Le commented on June 22, 2008 09:28:
It is so cute Bamby, nice color, composing, sharpness. Congratulation for your POTD!
Dee Langevin commented on June 22, 2008 10:04:
Terrific capture of a beautiful animal Pat! Great detail, color and composition in this endearing photo. Congrats on your POTD!
Sharon Isern commented on June 22, 2008 10:21:
Perfect, beautiful photo. I like the close view.
Mustafa Kizilcay commented on June 22, 2008 10:37:
Fairytale look of that baby, excellent capture, Patrice! Big congratulations!
Margaret Barry commented on June 22, 2008 10:53:
Such a beautiful capture, Patrice. Congratulations on your POTD!
Robert Zappia commented on June 22, 2008 12:24:
This shot certainly has the cuteness factor. Well taken & congrats on POTD Patrice!
SaMi Martin commented on June 22, 2008 13:03:
Ohhh how cute is this. You must have been very close to get this great capture & very nicely done. Congratulations Patrice!
Betty Batten commented on June 22, 2008 13:08:
Wow!! What an awesome shot! Color and detail fantastic. Deffinately an awwww#1 on this one. Congratulations on your POTD!!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on June 22, 2008 13:30:
Thanks so much Ralph, Helen, Liem Le, Sharon, Mustafa, Margaret, Robert, SaMi & Betty for your thoughtful and appreciated comments!
Tony Price commented on June 22, 2008 13:52:
Lovely baby fawn shot, well done Patrice. Congrats on you win today Tony
Barbara Socor commented on June 22, 2008 19:52:
This a remarkable shot Pat! Such a wonderful experience to be this close and to capture such a tender image.....Terrific! Congrats to you.
Randy Magley commented on June 22, 2008 20:20:
An amazing image - what a privilege it must have been to witness this in person. Thanks for sharing it!
Al Mullen commented on June 22, 2008 20:23:
Nice intimate shot Pat.
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on June 22, 2008 21:04:
Thanks so much for your much appreciated comments Tony, Barbara, Randy & Al!
Dick Vance commented on June 22, 2008 21:31:
That is one of those "Awwwwwwww" shots, Pat! A wonderful thing to see and you've captured it perfectly with excellent exposure, composition, and focus. Best regards, Dick:)
Kathy Shogren commented on June 22, 2008 23:14:
So adorable. What a treat to see one up so close. Congrats Patrice on this well-deserved POTD!
Tim Sweeney commented on June 22, 2008 23:26:
What a lovely image! Most deserving POTD. Congratulations!
Patrice Cigallio Wesa commented on June 23, 2008 09:08:
Thanks you so much Dick, Kathy & Tim for your very affirmative & kind comments.
Kathy Pazaryna commented on June 23, 2008 18:11:
I really Love this picture Patrice great portrait of this new born fawn I kept waiting to it to blink or move Big congrats!!!!
Nancyj Hovey commented on June 25, 2008 07:08:
Congratulations on your well deserved POTD.
Donna Pagakis commented on July 16, 2008 16:43:
Great pose and details, a super potd, congratulations!
marilyn flanagan commented on October 17, 2008 08:22:
Oh, Patrice, this is one of the most beautiful photos I have ever seen! What a lovely little fawn. Congrats on your well'deserved POTD!

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