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Sweet Love by amaliabastos Sweet Love by amaliabastos
Two lovey-dovey penguins I spotted amongst a huge colony. Those are Magellanic Penguins (Spheniscus magellanicus), in Ushuaia, Argentinean Patagonia.
Canon 7D.

Contest Results: 1st place winner in the #We-TheArtists contest with theme: "Valentine's Day".
1st place winner in the #Designs-by-Nature mini contest with theme: "Love".
1st place winner in the #Birds-Club unknown artists' contest with theme: "Emotions".
1st place winner in the #Small-Simple contest with theme: "A Tribute to Cute".
2nd place winner in the #All-types-Art contest with theme: "Spring".
1st place winner in the =XxFreakOfNaturexX contest with theme: "Spring".
1st place winner in the ~chillydragon contest with theme: "Environment".

Edit: Added watermark.

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This piece is absolutely stunning, i am completely amazed how you managed to capture this moment so beautifully and in perfect focus. The grass frames them perfectly and the penguins seem to be about to hug too!? I think if they ever got to see themselves in this photograph, they would probably give you a hug too, Amalia. The colouring is so natural and in keeping with the environment of the penguins, especially how the colours in the background of the shot precisely match the colours in the grass. It holds the shot together and makes the black and white of the penguins really stand out to make it's impact very appealing. They also seem to have expressions! Positively gorgeous work.
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Critique by CraftyDivaGirl19 Jun 30, 2012, 11:58:14 AM
I love this picture! The lighting is great, the quality of the picture is nice, the angle is clever, everything about this picture rocks! Not to mention penguins are very adorable. And these penguins look adorable! Also the way the camera is placed looks very nice. You can see the grass in front of the lens and you can also see a cool blur effect in the background. Adding a blur effect to the background seems to always add a professional touch! I'm just rambling on now because of the 100 word minimum... but thanks for reading my review... good day now?!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Aug 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Gorgeous work! :aww:
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amaliabastos Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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BirdGVee Featured By Owner Jul 21, 2013  Student General Artist
D'awwww. Lovely timing ^_^
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amaliabastos Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :meow:
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kitten-in-a-hat Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
So sweet and well taken! Love it! 
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amaliabastos Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much! :)
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Suzannesphotos Featured By Owner May 8, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Very cute!
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amaliabastos Featured By Owner May 9, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! :D
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SaraPereiraArt Featured By Owner May 1, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Parabéns Amália pelo teu primeiro lugar no concurso do grupo NatureWeb, bem merecido ;)
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