A cute sleeping kangaroo in Lone Pine Koala Sactuary near Brisbane, Australia. She/he was sleeping, ignored me and let me shot whatever the way I liked. I jumped over her/his body in order to find the best angle, and even put a tiny stone on her/his tummy in the hope that Her/he would open his/her eyes slightly. But nothing bothered her/him, and she/he kept sleeping all the time during my photographing.
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rhodinia (120) 2006-07-16 23:43
This is a fun shot. He looks a bit like he's smiling. The sun caused a pretty strong shadow to the left of the Kangaroo that I find a bit distracting, but overall it's a good picture. This would be a good one for TrekNature as well.
Thanks for Sharing :)
DownUnder (1177) 2006-07-17 1:18
funny one from land Downunder, well seen
PHILIPPEV (930) 2006-07-17 3:06
funny shot of a very trusting kangaroo !!!
lyes123 (59) 2006-07-17 9:14
very nice and smile foto
i love it lol :)
Propofol (1790) 2006-07-18 7:25
Great shot, very cute! But as an Australian (who's seen plenty like this, on the side of the road...) I have to ask: is it actually alive? :)
Nice picture - thanks for sharing!
antho (412) 2007-03-21 23:10
I didn't know kangaroos slept like this...
Merline (0) 2009-03-16 7:18
technically there could be minor improvements (sharpness for example), but it is such a cute view, I didn't know they slept on their backs, he is so relaxed, and he seems like he is smiling. Very trusting ! Well seen, thank you for sharing this tender moment.
evanherk (0) 2010-09-06 0:23
Cute beastie. From a technical viewpoint the photo would have profited from a lightening of the shadows, particularly on the left of the animal's head. This could have been accomplished with a white reflector or by use of the flash.
AnaRita (1741) 2010-09-19 4:30
Olá XK Ke,
how did you manage to get so close? He must have been in a deep sleep state :D.
He's got a funny facial expression.
Thanks for sharing,
zahra67 (4) 2010-12-31 22:02
look at his face!
sweet dreams!i never like to wake him up!!
prentice (62) 2011-01-01 5:53
ldalef (78) 2011-01-04 6:49
Nice photo capturing the little fellow looking very relaxed and contented. Nice angle on the lighting as well.
kiks (12759) 2011-01-15 4:00
Fantastic!!! He seems so happy. Great shot.
selay22 (254) 2011-03-02 4:33
what a sweet portrait
what a cute expression
and what great lighting
david_P (512) 2011-03-13 7:35
So cute ! fun shot ;)
Yiannis84 (2824) 2011-12-15 4:50
join2sandeep (9) 2012-06-26 20:56
The capture is quite funny and cute at the same time. An innocent smile on the face makes this photo perfect.
wetmarbel (211) 2016-05-10 3:27
I think he is smiling at you ! nice shot
I change brightness/contrast , curves & some crop
it's now better i think
I invite you to see & Critique my photos
tanjagari (180) 2016-09-17 7:01
- Copyright: XK Ke (xke) (134)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2006-07-07
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon PowerShot A80
- Exposure: f/5.0, 30 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Theme(s): Australian Wildlife, Great animal photos 3 [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-07-16 22:56
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