Pet Me Please!

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  1. JimFox

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    Of the hundred or so Elephant Seals at Piedras Blancas in Big Sur California, only a few were really active towards sunset. This was one of them. This seal seemed to genuinely respond to my smiling at him. This was at 450mm with the Tamron 150-600mm G2 on a Nikon D850.

    All comments are welcome,

    Jim

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    Very good image Jim, nice pose, great sharpness.
     
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    Thanks Ben. It was cool when this seal seemed to actually smile while looking at me.
     
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    Definitely looks like he is posing for you :)
     
  5. Joe Colozzo

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    very nice image. I don't know these seals but the ones around here are known to bite :eek:

    Were you standing taking this shot?
     
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    This is so cute!
     
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    Well, after seeing your pictures Jim, I ordered a Tamron 150-600mm G2. I just got home from a trip and it's too late to play with it. I'm off tomorrow. So hopefully I'll get a chance to get outside and play.
     
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    It looks to me like he is smiling back. Great image, Jim.
     

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