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Zoo Photographer of the Year 2012 WinnersZoo Photographer of the Year 2012 Winners Feature
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Zoo Photographer of the year!
I have to say there was so many AMAZING entries and these photographers deserve it. Very talented. All of them!
1st - :iconmorho:
2nd - :icondarkSoul4Life:
Best Action Shot - :iconDeeOtter:
Best Portrait - :iconFriendFrog:
Best Moment - :iconTiefenschaerfe:
Best Endangered Species - :iconMisty-Dawn:
Southern Cassowary by ~darkSoul4Life
Kiss Zebra? by ~sirena-pireyJudge and Jury by *SilkenWinds
Entries Can be seen here: http://zoo-photographers.deviantart.com/favourites/52830476
Previous Features: http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/devZoos-R-us-Winter-Photograp
:devZoos-R-us: Winter Photography Contest Winners!:iconzoos-r-us:
Winter Photography Contest Winners!
Previous Features: http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Feature-Winners-of-Monochrome-Contest-342958314 http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/#/d5ld8io http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Feature-and-Ramblings-331448583 http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Feature-328006099 http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Feature-295679887 http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Lovely-Monday-Photography-Feature-291252379 http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/journal/Photography-Feature-288406700
New Year's Goals!Alright, so every year I make goals or write down things I want to do then see how many I managed to accomplished. So far since I started doing it while in college (admittedly 5 years ago) I have managed to get more and more things done on my new list each year. I thought this year I would share some of the things I wanted to do... so maybe I'll inspire you or to push myself further.
- Brush Teeth after every meal
- Floss every day (not just randomly)
- Portion control my meals, smaller plates = smaller portions, no seconds, etc.
- Continue not eating/drinking: Soda (2 years now), No Alfredo or Chinese food (1 year now)
- Give up Fried Food completely (Except for Chicken Wings)
- Give up Candy and Sweets and that crapola
- Stop saying the "F" word
- Enter the NYS Fair Photography Contest (Aug)
- Enter the Rosamond Gifford Zoo Photography Contest (Jan)
- Enter the Beaver Lake Photography Contest (Jun-Aug)
- Complete a Novel (Don't put it off until Nanowrim
Happy HolidaysHello my friends!
Just wanted to say Happy Holidays! I hope yours are filled with wonderful people, presents, pets, or whatever else can make you happy.
Feature: Winners of Monochrome Contest:iconsnazzyphotography:
%SnazzyPhotography held a Monochrome Contest and I told them I would feature the winners, here they are! their lovely work, and check out their galleries!
First Place is *a2star with "An undisclosed desire"
Second Place is ~silverwing-sparrow with "Up"
Third Place is ~kozyafffka with "my wedding"
Soviet grunge by ~kozyafffka2 by ~kozyafffka
"Lil girl" by =OlivierAccart
"On The Edge" by ~BokehLight
"a fiery throng of muted angels" by ~panna-phi
All contest entries can be found here: http://snazzyphotography.deviantart.com/gallery/40460379
Previous Features: http://hecklinghyena.deviantart.com/j
Some Stuff...Ah the life of a teacher, naturally my immune system is strong, but not strong enough this year. I have been icky ill the past week, hence my nonexistence on this site. So to catch up I thought I'd do a journal post.
Whoever gave me a 3 month membership THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! I really appreciate it since mine was going to run out and I haven't had room in my budget to renew because of Christmas. I am so thankful.
Anyways, I shall be getting back to everyone who left comments, it just might take me awhile. Hope everyones well... one more week of school then break!
Save the Tiger Feature:iconsave-the-tiger:
These are some excellent photos from the group #Save-the-tiger.
This is an amazing group, if you are not a member I highly recommend you join, especially if you want updates on tiger related news.
I wish everyone a wonderful week and hope you enjoy the feature!
Tigerliebe by *BovecPerspective Yawn by *DeeOtterAmur tiger by ~Bormi
Tiger II by *RemusSirionAmur Tiger Twin by *papatheo
AMUR TIGER Stock by *PictureByPaliLooking Regal by *8TwilightAngel8
Ferocious Tiger by *W-N-GTiger on the snow 10 by ~Jagu77Time to Sleep by ~Eltasia
Tiger Dip by `TVD-PhotographyEmerald Eyed Beauty by *Velvet-PawTiger Stare by *DanielleMinerI can be angry by *NB-PhotoArt
Sumatran Tiger i by ~weaverglennBengal Tiger by =StolzerPower by ~FantasticFennec
Predator by ~SpikedPyroNosey by *HeWhoWalksWithTigersLittle Kitty by ~hi2u2day
Target Acquired by ~nordynzBundle of Love by ~Eltasia
Siberian Tiger (018) - whiskers by *SikarisIs That the Can Opener? by ~soyrwooSwamp-Tiger by ~x-crossroad
3780 - White tiger by ~Jay-CoRare Specimen by ~RoxMadtiger by ~Yair-LeibovichSumatran tiger: amber eyes... by *woxys
White Tiger by ~JaymeeLSSo Serious by *Velvet-Pawtiger project in bw by ~TlCphotography730Tiger 22 by ~Alannah-Hawker
What a Day...Hello everyone!
Personal Journal not a feature, although it is on my to do list to do a feature I've just been so busy.
I've had quite the day I just had to post if not for a little sympathy then to rant. I'll start out by saying, it really wasn't horrible and I know that, but it still was exhausting. It has been tiring to say the least.
I went to school and had to deal with an irate parent who thinks my job is to do the work for their son. News flash: teachers teach not do the work for the student that is their job. Very frustrating, especially when I bend over backwards making it easy for this student to make up work, extend deadlines, only to have them fail because they are lazy. UGHHHH.
Then on my way to my second job of the day (office type job) I witnessed an accident which was horrible. Seven police cars, ambulances, firetrucks the whole shebang. No one died though which is good.
THEN on the way home from my second job onto my third job of the day (babysitting over night while t
Feature and Ramblings!I went to the Utica Zoo on Saturday and went to the Buffalo Zoo today but I have to admit I'm somewhat disappointed... It ended up pouring more than being actually decent weather for both days... Lots of animals were not out. I am supposed to go to work tomorrow but I might go to the zoo near me instead... Bad me, I know but so tempting.
So anyways I'm stealing this idea from =SilverVulpine, take a look at the lists of animals and comment requests for photos of certain animals! Mammals - http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/mammals, Birds - http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/birds, Amphibians & Reptiles - http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/amphibians-reptiles, Fishes - http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/fish, and Invertebrates - http://www.rosamondgiffordzoo.org/invertebrates
How is everyone doing?
These are hilarious pictures I've discovered. They made me literally laugh out loud so I wanted to share...
And these are some
RAFFLE: Fullbody Colored Sketch + FeatureThis is going to be a series of features and/or raffles that I'll be doing from now on .I've been wanting to do this!
Get a chance to win a fullbody drawing from me. Just add this journal to your faves!
You'll win something like this: (There will be 3 winners)
Let's make this journal known so that more people will see the AWESOME artist,:iconmasaki768:!
A total digital painting and concept art master!
Suggest AWESOME artists as well!
Make your own judgement: Do these artists deserve to be more known by the community?
Raffle ends December 3, your timezone.
Weekly photo #021 + Ipanema Beach, Rio de Janeiro by *oO-Rein-Oo Deep in the center of Milky Way by ~Gautama-Siddharta Magical Phase by ~FlorentCourty .:Antelope Canyon II:. by *RHCheng Red Leaves by =nikicorny My best profile? by ~Gallynette Walking through winter by *m-eralp Tales of the Forest II by *LG77 Magic Garden by *Pyr0sky equals by ~bailey--elizabeth Jumping Spider (Hyllus sp.) by *melvynyeo Tiny Garfield by *ZoranPhoto It's snow! by ~Zluvka November through my eyes by ~9207011401 -Chasing vision- by *Janek-Sedlar Border Collie by ~Zheltkevich Snowy Beach by =mydigitalmind You Look Tasty by *GlynEdmunds Hotel in the Mountains by *AbandonedZone salt by ~vampire-zombie Free one. by *Lileinaya Stragglers by ~Northstar76 .. .. . . ... . . .. ..... .. by ~Frozen-photo a song of ice and fire. by ~Hamish-Frost Banana Peanut Boy by ~dubowik What grows in me by *Anina-Bird Le chemin blanc... by ~ChristineAmat Loty by ~aussiefoto
Lady of the lake - common kingfisher by *Jamie-MacArthur Forrest Of Delusion by *GODEVIL666
November Mornings. by `dragonfly-oli
New Door by ~Image-heart The Atlantis by ~Hengki24 uuuu by *ohyda Dreams To Reality by =jkrab Untitled by ~BlackCocktail The Return by *Oer-Wout The wind is golden. by `dragonfly-oli Mg 1364 by *indojo
Autumn Maple by *WindyLife Katy by *Hart-Worx Candle Lit Lake by ~PeterJCoskun Into Space by ~jyoujo
RoF Feature: Rise from the Dead
Rise from the Dead
presented by the Realm of Fantasy
Thralls to the 7th Throneby Cryptcrawler
Transcendental Deity Regularby neisbeis
Queen of the Dead Artby Artgerm
Dark Armyby thiennh2
Manga/Anime Beauty #9 - Rini-tan
Manga/Anime Beauty - An Interview with =Rini-tan
Manga/Anime / Digital Media / Paintings / SAI
Hello! Today is a beautiful day.... a day for a new interview!
Welcome to the ninth issue of Manga/Anime Beauty.
After several requests, I interview a star within the dA M/A world, an incredibly talented, kind and lovely european artist - =Rini-tan !
I love her art so much, her style is so special and her digital painting is to die for. I'm so glad she agreed to be interviewed - thank you so much!
I hope you guys will like this interview, and right after it don't miss the chance to visit her gallery if you haven't already, her art is fantastic!
Now, let's get started!
Please note: All the artworks featured on this article were chosen by the devia
Art Feature: The Digital Showcase - Vol 1
The Digital Showcase
presented by the Digital Artists
If you like this art feature please this blog to help spread the word.
Dark Queen Guinevere (Advanced)by Cryptcrawler
Miss Summerby su-ke
Water Goddess regby Toru-meow
Cry of a Broken Winged Birdby Vanleith
CI Monthly Feature - #16Hello dear members of %Creation-Inspiration,
Another article featuring works from our members! This is a great opportunity to showcase your works to more than 42k members and 37k watchers!
How can I get featured?
In the 15th of every month, we will post the feature poll. Just leave a thumbnail of one of your works on that poll and we will feature you in the 1st of next month. Make sure you comment before we close the poll. There's only 200 slots!
Best of November 2013Here are some of the best pictures I found in November, 2013. They do not appear in my Square-features, that's why I do a monthly feature for all those great artists on deviantART who submitted no-square pictures.
New Perspectives (Part 5) by *EinsilbigGlencoe by =Greg-McKinnon
The Odyssey by *ColinHSillerud
Be Proud by =Kara-aBruarfoss by *Michaelthien
Early Winter's Magnificence by ~MaximeCourty
Division by *IvanAndreevich
CATS AND KITTENS - FEATURE!
Cat eyes by ~hiramf Kittydog II by ~MikiYoshiUzuki Patch by ~haggins11
Ezequiel 2 by *hiram67 Autumn cat by *VasiDgallery Miss Gizzy by *SalemCat
Black cat by ~Alexandra35 High key cat by ~Alexandra35 Russian Blue by *Trippy4U
The Light by ~dimitricaceaune Mrs Cat by ~Alexandra35 INNOCENCE... by *chryssalis
Discovering the Wild by *JocelyneR Sushi 1 by =DianaGrigore Cat Sitting by ~zapfino
Golden Hours - Feature
Butterfly by ~CasheeFoo
Winter sunshine by ~nomatterwhy I'll never let go by =lpdragonfly
DEATHOFTHESUN : The Wandering Fire by =iamthewoodendoor home is. by ~gloeckchen
Held in sunset by ~FairyLady19007
Dreaming of the Sea by ~Tracys-Place Spun Gold by ~KatieLindPhotography
Sunset by ~AngieAvadaKedavra Reality Dream by ~Thinking-Silence
1106295 by ~Vanilladisaster
Snap Grass by =WildGuardian Sunlit Field by ~NODSOLDIERGIRL
Friday Photography FeatureHello Everyone!
I enjoy being featured so I thought I'd start doing a weekly feature in my journal. One of my favorite things to do when I get home from work is sort through the new photos on Deviantart and away! So these are some of the ones that caught my eye, hope you enjoy them as much as I do.
If you like the <3
:thumb282008763: hands remember by ~friday-forever anzhlk2 by ~afamjaowy
bullets catch in her__ teeth __ by ~Perfuzie-Mentala Deux by ~eulalievarenne :thumb199573289: :thumb279501120:
My second home 1 by *LordGuardian :thumb281989981: Natures Radiance by =MarkLucey
Regor by =wchild transparency by =ersatz-moon single tree by *indojo
a hospital bird with soot in her lungsshe slept through a car crash
that almost killed her,
through whitewhite walls
where her lover dies
nobody thought she'd make it
but she woke up a few months later
with flowers in her hair
and ash in her airway
trying to remember how to start all over
but forgetting to remember how to live.
fall slipped from her open eyes
and winter crawled in for a long hibernation
to her the clouds looked sick
and pale like they might
let everything inside them out,
but she opened up wide instead,
spilling blood where there was none to be spilled.
her heart slipped down the street
and with unsteady hands
she stitched in a bird and cut off its wings.
pray into my collarbone
let your snake tongue slither
with the syllables.
i wish for soft-chested nights,
and the trickle of champagne down crystal glass.
poppy-lips, lull me to sleep,
nurse my coiling tongue with yours;
tap my scalp like a silent drum,
and wind my hair in between your fingers
like broken guitar strings.
(serenade me with the buzz of pollen in your kiss.)
Keep in Touch!
^Nyx-Valentine arrived in our community and started whipping everyone into a frenzy with her relentless desire to bring the Artistic Nude and Fetish galleries to the fore. 9 years later, and it's safe to say that Nyx is not only a leader as a photographer in these galleries, but she has also established herself as a much saught after model. ^... Read More