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After Thanksgiving

Posted by
Stephen Phillips (San Francisco, United States) on 27 November 2009 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Here's hoping you managed to gather with those you care for yesterday - and had much to be grateful for this year.

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Magda from Vancouver, Canada

hahahahahaha love the title! They all look so comfortable! Too cute!

27 Nov 2009 5:52am

Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

Wow, what a lovely image, love the title

27 Nov 2009 6:26am

Paco Díaz from Palma de Mallorca, Spain

Incredible shot, I'm not sure of understanfing the title (sorry) but the photo is really impactant :)

27 Nov 2009 7:11am

@Paco Díaz: Thank you, Francisco - nothing to be sorry about and I'm being a bit silly with this post. One aspect of Thanksgiving is that tables across the land are set with WAY too much food. The result tends to be that after the meal - every guest feels like these sea lions - all wanting to place their heads down on the sofa and shut their eyes. Most anyone who lives here would identify with the image.

yz from Hungary

hilarious shot

27 Nov 2009 7:27am

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld, Germany

A very cute shot,I wish we had "thanksgiving" here in Europe (any excuse for a blow out) Oh well !! I´ll just have to wait until Christmas...

27 Nov 2009 8:12am

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Excellent and very funny !

27 Nov 2009 10:00am

k@ from Paris, France

Haaaaaaa ! I laugh aloud, truly ! This is not only hilarious with your title but a superbly composed image with superb tones, bravo Stephen - and thanks for the big grin ;))

27 Nov 2009 10:24am

@k@: Well - I'm still waddling around like a walrus this morning and happy to have afforded you a laugh Karine - have a wonderful weekend.

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Lovely shot, I hope they just sleeping!

27 Nov 2009 1:13pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

this is beautiful!!! and i think the way a lot of people feel after Thanksgiving!

27 Nov 2009 1:16pm

ripple from Nottingham, United Kingdom

really convey the feeling of over indulging. Very effective shot

27 Nov 2009 1:35pm

Loner from Wörgl, Austria

A great shot with a funny name !

27 Nov 2009 1:54pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

It's really a funny shot, like a lot... :-)

27 Nov 2009 2:08pm

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

That is a hilarious image for the theme :))) Bravo :)) ha ha ..lol

27 Nov 2009 2:41pm

ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

ROFL...so appropriate! best...jerry

27 Nov 2009 4:04pm

Marie LC from Voiron, France

S'ils ne font que dormir tout va bien... mais je ne peux pas m'empêcher en voyant cette image de penser à tous ceux qui les massacrent

27 Nov 2009 5:21pm

@Marie LC: J'apprécie votre réponse en cette matière(question). Heureusement - la Californie a des lois dures protégeant ces merveilleuses créatures et leurs numéros(nombres) sont devenus grands.

dobbino from Cape Town, South Africa

Lovely sentiments, Stephen - and a superb photo to back them up with! Looks like they had a wonderful party too!

27 Nov 2009 6:00pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

They look like I felt last night!!! Great post today Stephen, super shot.....and hope you have a wonderful weekend!!!

27 Nov 2009 10:33pm

Liang from San Francisco, United States

nice framing on this, hope your thanksgiving went well!

27 Nov 2009 11:45pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria

Very funny, exellent photo!

28 Nov 2009 2:22am

Fusao from Tokyo, Japan

it's lovely. thank you for posting it :)

28 Nov 2009 3:13pm

grant from kansas city, United States

great shot, and i know that feeling.

30 Nov 2009 3:43am

Annie Granatino from Moscow, Russian Federation

Fabulous photo, Steve. My niece is with me looking at your stuff and is in awe of it all. She is a budding photographer herself.

30 Nov 2009 5:39pm

dj.tigersprout from New York City, United States

simply precious!!! what a lovely and joyful image! 5 stars!!!

30 Nov 2009 7:04pm

Viewfinder from Bradenton, FL, United States

I love this.

1 Dec 2009 12:06pm

laurent from 93, France

excellent, where animals became abstract

3 Dec 2009 3:23pm

Barbara from Oakland, United States

This is a wonderful shot of the sea lions at Pier 39! The lighting is perfect - also the composition. Great texture detail on the fur as well. 5 stars! Yeah! Hey, I gotta post my version of this sometime!

5 Dec 2009 2:31pm

@Barbara: Thank you for your most generous response, Barbara. And just to keep the record straight - the image was from a trip to Santa Cruz - taken along the outboard section of the wharf. This is what allowed me to get directly above these wonderful, albeit noisy creatures.

Cathy from Moon, VA, United States

They look so cozy.

24 Jan 2010 2:01am