Journal

Top Ten

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo.” achieved a Top Ten placement in the challenge January Avatar sponsored by the Cover Shots group.

31 December 2011

3 Top Tens

“Moran Dancing, Maasai, or Masai, of Kenya & Tanzania” achieved a Top Ten placing in the challenge African Holiday Spirit sponsored by African Beauty.

" Namib Desert Dunes, Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia" achieved a Top Ten placing in Tree or trees in Southern Africa sponsored by WILDLIFE of SOUTHERN AFRICA.

“Dwarf Mongoose, Serengeti, Tanzania” achieved a Top Ten placing in the challenge Small Mammals (nothing bigger than a rabbit) sponsored by Top Shelf Wildlife.

27 December 2011

2 Features

“False Bay from Cape Point, South Africa” was featured in WILD AFRICA.

“Sunset Through Smoke, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Artists Universe.

27 December 2011

Top Ten

“King Protea, Kirstenbosch Gardens, South Africa” achiebed a Top Ten position in the challenge Proteas of Africa sponsored by AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

25 December 2011

Featured

“Maasai Giraffe, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Baby Animals.

24 December 2011

2 Awards & 2 Features

“Profile Portrait, Large Male Lion, Maasai Mara, Kenya” & “Babies, Nose to Tail. Southern Elephant Seal Pups, Macquarie Island” both accepted into DeeZ 5C’s Award Showcase.

“Profile Portrait, Large Male Lion, Maasai Mara, Kenya” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

“Rock Formations, Kopjes in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” was featured in Artists Universe.

23 December 2011

2 Features

“Emperor Penguin Feeding Chick, Antarctica, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

“East African Rainbow Agama Lizard, Male” was featured in Nature’s Paintbrush.

22 December 2011

Another Award

“Golden Glow. Polar Bears at Sundown, Churchill, Canada” has been selected as Image of the Day (20 December) in the Quality Art & Photography group.

21 December 2011

Award of Excellence

“Golden Glow. Polar Bears at Sundown, Churchill, Canada” received a 5C’s Award for Excellence from DeeZ.
The five C’s are Composition, Creativity, Clarity, Colour/Contrast and Commercial Appeal.

20 December 2011

Featured

“Golden Glow. Polar Bears at Sundown, Churchill, Canada” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

19 December 2011

Top Ten

“Bush Church, Namibia” was selected in the Top Ten in the challenge Churches in Africa sponsored by AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

18 December 2011

Features

“Skyscraper Reflections Detail #2 from Harbour Tower, Vancouver City, Canada " was featured in # Shelters #.

“Maasai Giraffes. Males Necking. Maasai Mara, Kenya " was featured in Alphabet Soup (Letter X).

16 December 2011

2 Features

“Little Bee-eater, Serengeti, Tanzania " was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

“Barking Owl at Night, Northern Territory, Australia " was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

12 December 2011

2 Features

" Tombs of the Nobles, Egypt, by Carole-Anne Fooks" was featured in RELIGIONS OF THE WORLD.

“Pair of Secretary Birds, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Birds.

11 December 2011

Challenge Winner & Feature

“White on White. Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” was a joint winner in the Top Ten Winter Challenge sponsored by the All Creatures Great & Small group.

“Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti, Tanzania " was featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

9 December 2011

2 Features

“Superb Starling, Serengeti, Tanzania " was featured in Quality Art & Photography.

“Polar Bears: Mother & Cub Struggling in Hudson Bay, Canada " was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

8 December 2011

Featured

“Not A Care In The World: Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in Zoofari.

7 December 2011

2 Features

“Tashiling Festival #3, Eastern Himalaya, Central Bhutan, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in Ancient Relics Customs & Sites.

“Little Bee-eater, Serengeti, Tanzania " was featured in Images Of Endearment.

6 December 2011

Featured

“Are You Looking At Us?? Apes. Orangutans, Sepilok, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Scavenger Hunt.

5 December 2011

2 Features

“Hippopotamus, Kenya by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in WILD AFRICA.

White-headed Buffalo-weaver, Tanzania was featured in ARTISTS UNIVERSE.

4 December 2011

3 Features

“White-headed Buffalo-weaver, Tanzania " &
“Juvenile Grey Crowned Crane, Serengeti, Tanzania " were featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

“Barking Owl at Night, Northern Territory, Australia, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Birds.

2 December 2011

2 Features

“Cutie – Leopard-spotted Bengal Kitten” was featured in Pets Are Us.

“Streetscape Reflections (2), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. " was featured in Artists Universe.

1 December 2011

Challenge Winner

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo” won the challenge for the December Avatar sponsored by the Zoofari group.

29 November 2011

Top Ten

“Homage to 9/11” selected in the Top Ten of the challenge Tall Buildings sponsored by AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT.

27 November 2011

Second in the Top Ten

“Pink Cactus in the Rain #1” was selected as second place winner in the challenge “Cactus Flowers” sponsored by the Amazing Challenge Entertainment group.

25 November 2011

3 Features

“Polar Bear & Cub Walking on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

“Silver Glow. Polar Bears at Sundown, Churchill, Canada, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

" Tombs of the Nobles, Egypt, by Carole-Anne Fooks" was featured in All things Egyptian.

24 November 2011

Featured

“Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada " was featured in **AWESOME WILD ANIMAL & UNDERWATER KINGDOM.

22 ovember 2011

2 Features

“Leopard-spotted Bengal Stretching Out” was featured in Pets Are Us.

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” was featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

18 November 2011

3 Features

“Pink Cactus Flower in the Rain #2” was featured in Artists Universe.

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in AFRICAN BEAUTY.

“Hibiscus in Red #1” was featured in AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT.

16 November 2011

Top Ten Placing

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” was selcted third in the challenge ELEPHANTS OF AFRICA – NOVEMBER 2011 AVATAR sponsored by the WILD AFRICA group.

15 November 2011

Challenge Winner

“Pink Cactus in the Rain #1” was selected as the winner of the challenge “I’m a Happy Flower” sponsored by the ENCHANTED FLOWERS group.

14 November 2011

Feature and TopTen

“African Elephants, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. " was featured in Animals of Africa – Best of the Best.

“Raising Dust. African Buffalo. Tanzania” achieved a place in the top ten in the challenge GROUPS OF WILD ANIMALS, BIRDS sponsored by AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” is being used as a clickable banner by the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE to denote featured works.

12 November 2011

4 Features

“African Elephant Portrait, Serengeti, Tanzania.” was featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

“King Tutankhamun’s Funery Mask, Egypt, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in Ancient Relics Customs and Sites.

“Female Impala Drinking, Tanzania. Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Live and Let Live.

“Australian Wedge-tailed Eagle Portrait #1.” was featured in Artists Universe.

11 November 2011

2 Features

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Nature’s Paintbrush.

“Pink Cactus Flower in the Rain #2” was featured in All About Flowers.

10 November 2011

2 Features & Featured Artist

“Cooling Off ! Western Grey Kangaroo.” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Scavenger Hunt.

Also I have been ackowledged as a Featured Artist in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

9 November 2011

2 Features

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Nature In Its Entirety – Nothing Man Made.

“African Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania. " was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

8 November 2011

4 Features

“Spotted Hyena pup, Kenya.” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

“Maasai Giraffe, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

“Reflections. Skyscraper Detail from Harbour Tower, Vancouver City, Canada.” was featured in Alphabet Soup.

“Streetscape Reflections (2), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.” was featured in Alphabet Soup.

6 NOvember 2011

3 Features

“Plains Zebra, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. " was featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE
as was “Dikdik, Serengeti, Tanzania.”

“Male Impala. Tanzania.” was featured in Animals of Africa – Best of the Best.

4 November 2011

Feature

“African Elephants, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania. " was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥.

2 NOvember 2011

Feature

“Male Impala, Serengeti, Tanzania.” was featured in **AWESOME WILD ANIMAL & UNDERWATER KINGDOM.

1 November 2011

2 Features

“Plains Zebra, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Nature In Its Entirety.
“Plains Zebra, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥.

27 October 2011

2 Features and Top Ten

“Maasai Giraffe, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Baby Wildlife of the World

“Plains Zebra, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

Selected second in the Top Ten for the challenge AFRICA’S REPTILE FAUNA sponsored by the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

24 October 2011

2 Features

“Plains Zebra, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥

“African Elephants, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania.” was featured in Top Shelf Wildlife.

23 October 2011

Featured

“Rock Hyrax or Rock Dassie, Serengeti, Tanzania. " was featured in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE.

21 October 2011

Top Ten

Achieved Top Ten (2nd) in the challenge Kitten Look, sponsored by the BIG CATS group with “Serval Cat Kitten, Serengeti, Tanzania.”

20 October 2011

4 Features

“Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania. Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥.

“Thomson’s Gazelles, Serengeti, Tanzania” & “Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania.” were featured in Amazing Wildlife.

“Close Together – Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania” was featured in Nature In Its Entirety.

19 October 2011

Featured & Top Ten

“Dwarf Mongoose, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Nature’s Paintbrush.

Achieved a Top Ten in “Reflections” sponsored by AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

17 October 2011

Featured

“You Looking At Me?? Orangutan, Sepilok, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Alphabet Soup.

16 October 2011

2 Features & Saturday Chat

“Plains Zebra Portrait #2, Akagera National Park, Rwanda, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥.

Two of my images of South Africa were included in the selection in AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE supporting the discussion topic on South Africa’s beaches and coastline, called “Our Coastal Regions”.

15 October 2011

“Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Birds.

14 October 2011

Featured

“Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Birds.

14 October 2011

Featured

“Are You Looking At Us?? Apes. Orangutans, Sepilok, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Nature In Its Entirety.

11 october 2011

Featured

“You Looking At Me?? Orangutan, Sepilok, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Images Of Endearment.

10 October 2011

4 Features

""Nibble, Nibble". Lions Copulating, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks" was featured in Top Shelf Wildlife & in AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

“Mmmmm…Nice ! The Male Lion After Copulation, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY.

“African Lion, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Wild Cats In Their Environment.

9 October 2011

Featured

“Ramses II Sculpture, Luxor, Egypt, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in All That’s Archaeology.

8 October 2011

Featured

“Male Impala. Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in AWESOME WILD ANIMAL & UNDERWATER KINGDOM.

4 October 2011

Top Ten & 3 Features

“Superb Starling, Serengeti, Tanzania” selected in the Top Ten of the BIRDS OF AFRICA – OCTOBER 2011 AVATAR challenge sponsored by the WILD AFRICA group.

“Maasai Village Scene with Children & House, East Africa, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in # Shelters #.

“Lilac Breasted Roller, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Pictures with a WOW Factor.

“Domestic Bliss. Lions After Copulation, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in Amazing Wildlife.

3 October 2011

Featured

“Adolescent African Lions, Serengeti, Tanzania” was featured in ♥ Artists Universe ♥.

30 September 2011

I'm Back. 8 Features and a Top Ten.

Hi Everyone,
I am back on-line after about one month.

8 images have been featured while I have been away.

“Tashiling Festival #1, Eastern Himalayas, Central Bhutan” selected as second in the Top Ten of the Ancient Customs Challenge in the ANCIENT CUSTOMS group.

26 September 2011

Equal First in Challenge

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was selected as equal first in the Challenge: Wildlife with their their personalities/reputations showing, sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.

2 September 2011

2 Features & Cheerio for 1 month or so.

“King Protea, Kirstenbosch Gardens, South Africa, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

“Profile Portrait, Large Male Lion #2, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the Animals of Africa – Best of the Best group.

I will be out of communication for approximately the next 4 weeks, so I will not be able to continue my contributions for the time being.

1 September 2011

Top Ten & 3 Features

“Devil’s Throat at Iguassu Falls, Brazil & Argentina, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was selected in the Top Ten for the September Avatar challenge for the Cover Shots group.

“African Lion, Adolescent Male, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Spiral, Madagascar, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Green! group.

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the AWESOME WILD ANIMAL KINGDOM group.

31 August 2011

3 Features

“Lion in the Grass, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“African Lion, Adolescent Male, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Spiral, Madagascar, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Green! group.

30 August 2011

2 Features & 2 Images for SONDAGSIESTA

“Maasai Village Scene with Children & House, East Africa, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Alphabet Soup – Letter H group.

“Silverback Gorilla Eating #2, Hirwa Group, Rwanda, East Africa, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY group.

2 of my Serengeti Landscape images were slected in a collection supporting the SONDAGSIESTA: 28 Aug. 2011 page in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

28 August 2011

5 Features & 4 Images used to support an article

“Young Lion in the Grass, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Live and Let Live group and in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Australian White Ibis, Juvenile Begging, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in The Birds group.

“Profile Portrait, Large Male Lion, Maasai Mara, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group. As was “Not A Care In The World: Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks”.

4 of my antelope images were used to help illustrate an article in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group: “Saturday Chat | Saterdaggeselsie – 27 Aug 2011 Antelopes/Wildsbokke”
The imges were: 1 Serengeti National park, Tanzania; 2 Defassa…

Top Ten Winner and Top Ten Placement - Also 2 Features

“Congratulations on your shared challenge win in the Primate Art Group! Your voucher is on its way.” First message received this morning was a really nice surprise. It was for “Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” in the Avatar Challenge sponsored by the Primate Art group.

“Standing Guard Over Her Cub, Churchill, Canada, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was selected in the Top Ten in the letter “P” challenge sponsored by Pictures with the WOW Factor!

“Grey Crowned Crane, Kenya by Carole-Anne Fooks” & “Balancing Rock Formations. Kopjes in Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks” were featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

26 Augusr 2011

Feature & Challenge Avatar

“Jaguar XK 120 about 1950 model, Front End, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the ♥ Artists Universe ♥ group.

“Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was chosen to be used as the avatar for a new challenge “Primates of Africa” in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

25 August 2011

Feature

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Zoofari group.

24 August 2011

2 Features

“Royal Spoonbill, South Australia, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Birds group.

“Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Nature In Its Entirety-nothing man-made group.

23 August 2011

Top Ten & Feature

“Dripping Tiger, Kanchanaburi, Thailand, by Carole-Anne Fooks” selected in Top Ten in the Zoofari Cats Big and Small! challenge sponsored by the Zoofari group.

“Australian White Ibis, Juvenile Begging, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the ♥ Artists Universe ♥ group.

22 August 2011

Top Ten

“Dripping Tiger, Kanchanaburi, Thailand, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was selected in Top Ten in the Out For A Swim challenge in the Amazing Wildlife group.

21 August 2011

3 Images used in Saturday Chat

3 Images of mine (African Lion, Serengeti, Tanzania; Serval Cat & Kitten, Serengeti, Tanzania; and A rare sighting. Serval Cat, kitten, Leptailurus serval hindei, Serengeti National park, Tanzania) were chosen to help illustrate the article ■OUR AFRICAN WILD CATS | WILDE KATTE VAN AFRIKA in the
AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

20 August 2011

4 Features

“Pig-tailed Macaque Baby Playing, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife and in the Images of Endearment group.

“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in ***AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT group.

20 August 2011

4 Bronze Certificates in the Photograph of the Year Awards

I have just heard that I have received a Bronze Certificate Award for each of the 4 entries I made to the Better Photography Magazine’s Photograph of the Year 2011 Awards in the Amateur Section. Two entries were in the Emotive Portraits category, one was in the Exotic Travel category and the last was in the Revealing Nature category.

20 August 2011

2 Features & Mystery member with further 2 selections

“Not A Care In The World: Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait, Borneo, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Large Lotus Flower #2, Thailand, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the Nature’s Wonders group.

Selected as Mystery Member #15 in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group. A very nice surprise.
And two images were selected in a weekly special supporting writing in the Afrikaans tongue in the same group.

19 August 2011

5 Features

“Australian White Ibis Flying, South Australia” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Royal Spoonbill. South Australia” was featured in the Live and Let Live group.

“Lion Cub Sitting, Maasai Mara, Kenya” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Polar Bear, Mother & Cub, Churchill, Canada” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Portrait, Maasai (or Masai) Woman, East Africa” was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

18 August 2011

Top Ten & 4 Features

“Red Breasted Toucan Portrait at Iguassu, Brazil” was selected in the Top Ten for the Best shot of our Feathered Friends challenge sponsored by the Zoofari group.

“Obelisk, Luxor, Egypt” was featured in the All things Egyptian group.

“Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Back & White Ruffed Lemur Just Hanging Around, Madagascar” was featured in the Nature In Its Entirety-Nothing Man Made group & in the Artists Universe group.

17 August 2011

Top Ten & 3 Features

“Maasai (or Masai) Woman, East Africa” was selected in the Top Ten in the Colourful Africa challenge in the AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY group.

“The Reclining Buddha, Wat Pho, Bangkok, Thailand” was featured in the Religious Art and Photography group.

“Cat: Large Male Lion Looking Intently, Maasai Mara, Kenya” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Plains Zebra Group, Akagera National Park, Rwanda” was featured in the AFRICAN BEAUTY group.

16 August 2011

6 Features

“Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

“Tiger Cub Lying Down, Thailand” was featured in the the Nature’s Paintbrush group & the Baby Wildlife of the World group,

“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” was featured in the ****THE BEST OF ANYTHING**** group.

“African Lion, Serengeti, Tanzania” was featured in Wild Cats In Their Environment group.

“Red Breasted Toucan Portrait #2, at Iguassu, Brazil” was featured in ****All Creatures Great and Small****

15 August 2011

2 Features

“Devil’s Throat at Iguassu Falls, Brazil & Argentina” was featured in the ♥ Artists Universe ♥ group.

“At peace, Buddha Torso, Wat Po, Bangkok, Thailand” was featured in the *AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT* group.

14 August 2011

6 Features & 2 Top Tens

“Tiger Cub Lying Down, Thailand” and “Lioness & her Cubs at a Wildebeest Kill, Maasai Mara, Kenya” both featured in the Big Cats group.

“Emerald Tree Boa #1” was featured in the Artists’ Universe group.

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” & “Primate – Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” were featured in the Awesome Wild Animal group.

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” was lso featured in the Alphabet Soup group.

“Ptarmigans, Churchill, Canada” was selected in the Top Ten of the White on White, Animals in Camouflage challenge sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Tashiling Festival #1, Eastern Himalayas, Central Bhutan” was selectd in the Top …

2 Top Ten & 3 Features

“Emerald Tree Boa #1” was selected in the Top Ten of the Snakes, frogs and lizards … oh my! challenge in the Zoofari group.

“Plains Zebra Portrait, Akagera National Park, Rwanda” was selected in the Top Ten of the Zebras in the wild challenge of the Wildlife of Southern Africa group.

“Ptarmigans in the Arctic Willow, Churchill, Canada” was featured in the Artist’s Universe group.

“Superb Starling, Kenya” was featured in The Wonder of Wings group.

“Standing Guard Over Her Cub, Churchill, Canada” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

12 August 2011

Features

“Emerald Tree Boa #1” was featured in the Zoofari group.

“Superb Starling, Kenya” was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.

11 August 2011

3 Features

“Masked Monk #2, Tashiling Festival, Eastern Himalayas, Central Bhutan” was featured in the Religious Art and Photography group.

“Detailed Portrait of a Toco Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” was featured in the Zoofari group.

“Emerald Tree Boa #1” was also featured in the Zoofari group.

9 August 2011

3 Features

“Baby Mountain Gorilla, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa” was featured in the Baby Wildlife of the World group.

“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” was featured in the ****All Creatures Great & Small**** group.

“Large Lotus Flower, Thailand” was featured in the ♥ Artists Universe ♥ group.

8 August 2011

Challenge Win, Top Ten, 3 Features & Featured Artist

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” was voted the most popular entry in the Animals in the Wild challenge sponsored by Art and Collectables Sales.

“Are You Looking At Us?? Apes. Orangutans, Sepilok, Borneo” achieved Top Ten in the Let Go Ape! challenge in the Zoofari group.

“Ptarmigans in the Arctic Willow, Churchill, Canada” was featured in The Birds group and also in the Images of Endearment group.

‘“Feed Me Mum” – Emperor Penguins, Antarctica’ was featured in the Images of Endearment group.

Made a Featured Artist in the Art and Collectables Sales group.

7 August 2011

2 Top Tens & 2 Features

“Are You Looking At Us?? Apes. Orangutans, Sepilok, Borneo” was voted into the Top Ten in the challenge The Letter “O” sponsored by the Pictures with the WOW Factor! group.

“A Face Only a Mother Could Love. Male Southern Elephant Seal” was voted into the Top Ten in the challenge A Face that only a Mother can Love sponsored by the Top Shelf Wildlife group.

“The Eyes Have It! Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” was featured in the AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY group.

“Huge Sculpture of Ramses III, Karnak, Egypt” was featured in the Alphabet Soup group.

6 August 2011

Top Ten

“King Tutankhamun’s Funery Mask, Egypt” achieved a place in the Top Ten in the Faces of Egypt challenge sponsored by the All Things Egyptian group.

5 August 2011

Feature in the best of Red Bubble, a 2 Top Tens & 2 Features

“Baby Orangutan, Borneo” was featured in the 2 FEATURED Submissions Per Day – The BEST of Redbubble – HIGH QUALITY WORK ONLY group.

“Scottish Highland Pipe & Drum Band” selected in the Top Ten of the Uniforms challenge sponsored by the Artist’s Universe group.

“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” was a Top Ten in Wildlife starting with the letter P challenge sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.
“Plains Zebra Portrait, Akagera National Park, Rwanda” was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group and in the Artist’s Universe group.

4 August 2011

2 Features & Top Ten

“Namib Desert Dunes, Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia” was featured in the AFRICAN BEAUTY group.
“Closeup Portrait of a Toco Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” was featured in the Zoofari group.

“Maasai Giraffes. Males Necking. #2. Maasai Mara, Kenya” was top ten in challenge Wildlife that look tangled or twisted together sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.

3 August 2011

3 Features & Top Ten

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” was featured in the Art & Collectables Sales group.
“Ptarmigans, Churchill, Canada” was featured in The Birds group.
“Silverback Gorilla Eating #2, Hirwa Group, Rwanda, East Africa” was featured in the Nature In Its Entirety – Nothing Man-made group.

“Thomson’s Gazelles drinking, Serengeti, Tanzania” was top ten in the challenge Animals in or around water sponsored by the Zoofari group.

2 August 2011

2 Top Tens & 3 Features

“Dikdik, Serengeti, Tanzania” Top Ten in the Camouflaged Animals sponsored by the African Art & Photography group.
“Maasai Giraffes. Males Necking. #2. Maasai Mara, Kenya” Top Ten in the challenge wildlife that look tangled or twisted together sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” is featured in the Nature’s Wonders group.
“Baby Mountain Gorilla, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa” is featured in the Images Of Endearment group.
“The Great Pyramid, Gizeh, Egypt” is featured in the Religious Art and Photography group.

1 August 2011

2 More Features

“Baby Mountain Gorilla, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa” is featured in the Images Of Endearment group.
“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” is featured in the Nature’s Wonders group.

31 July 2011

3 Features & Top Ten

“Female Lion Portrait, Maasai Mara, Kenya” is featured in the Wild Cats In Their Environment group.
“African Lion, Serengeti, Tanzania” is featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.
“Sculptured dune, Namib Desert soon after sunrise” is featured in the Alphabet Soup group.

“Polar Bear, Mother & Cub, Churchill, Canada” in the top ten of the Baby Bears challenge sponsored by the Baby Wildlife of the World group.

31 July 2011

Feature

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” is featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

28 July, 2011

2 Top Tens & Feature

“Red Breasted Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” was in the top ten of the BEAUTIFUL COLOURED BIRDS … ALL VARIETIES! challenge sponsored by The Wonder of Wings group. This image was also chosen as the banner for this challenge.

“Namib Desert Dunes, Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia” was in the top ten of The letter “N” challenge sponsored by the Pictures with the WOW Factor! group.

“Arctic Fox #1, on the Tundra, Hudson Bay, Canada” is featured in the Images Of Endearment group.

27 July, 2011

4 Features & Challenge Designer for the Amazing Wildlife group.

“Red Breasted Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” is featured in the Zoofari group.
“Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania” is featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.
“Male Ostrich, Serengeti, Tanzania” is featured in The Birds group.
“Red Breasted Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” is featured in the Zoofari group.

Designed the most recent challenge for the Amazing Wildlife group: “White on white: animals in camouflage” . Example used for the challemge banner is “Ptarmigans, Churchill, Canada”.

26 July, 2011

Features & Permanent Feature

“The Great Pyramid, Gizeh, Egypt” is featured in the All That’s Archaeology group.
“Babies, Nose to Tail. Southern Elephant Seal Pups, Macquarie Island” is featured in the Baby Wildlife of the World group.
“Ptarmigans, Churchill, Canada” is featured in the Wonder of Wings group.

“Sturt’s Desert Pea, Outback South Australia” has won me a place in the Permanent Member Feature Gallery in the Artists Universe group.

25 July, 2011

Top Ten & Feature

Top ten in the Alphabet Soup (letter B) group’s challenge with “Standing Guard Over Her Cub, Churchill, Canada” an image of a Mother Polar Bear protecting her cub.

“Tashiling Festival #1, Eastern Himalayas, Central Bhutan” featured in the Ethnic Art group.
“Red Breasted Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil” featured in the Top Shelf Wildlife group.

24 July, 2011

Features

“Mother & baby Orangutan, Borneo” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.
“Cat: Large Male Lion Looking Intently, Maasai Mara, Kenya” was featured in the Alphabet Soup (Letter C…) group.

23 July 2011

Lots of Good Things Today

Message received from RedBubble management:
“Congratulations Carole-Anne! Your work is on the RedBubble homepage today yay!! One of our homepage curators picked your image because they thought it was brilliant. Less than 3 in a thousand works make it onto the homepage – so congratulations.”
To see the image:
click here

Features:
“Babies, Nose to Tail. Southern Elephant Seal Pups, Macquarie Island” & “Baby Orangutan, Borneo” were featured in Images Of Endearment

22 July 2011

3 Top Tens, 2 Features & 1 Banner

Top tens in 3 challenges:
“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” in the ANIMALS ON THE MOVE challenge in the Top Shelf Wildlife – 1 IMAGE PER DAY! group.
“Domestic Violence. Lions Copulating, Maasai Mara, Kenya” in the Lions in the Wild challenge in the Wildlife of Southern Africa group.
“Walking the Dog, Vancouver City, Canada” in the Ottawa and Canada Day! challenge in the Live and Let Live group.

“Red & White Fuchsia” featured in the Cover Shots group.
“Superb Starling, Kenya” featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.

“African Elephant, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania” chosen as the banner for the features in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.
21 July, 2011

Challenge Winner & Features

“Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo.” won the challenge: “Whoa…. Did You See That?” sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group. The requirement for this challenge was that the animal should be looking away from the camera.
“The Eyes Have It! Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” was featured in the Images Of Endearment group.
“Red Breasted Toucan Portrait at Iguassu, Brazil” was featured in The Birds group.
19 July 2011

Top Ten & 6 Features

“Lion Cub Portrait, Maasai Mara, Kenya” achieved a Top Ten spot in the “Images of baby wildcats!” challenge in the Baby Wildlife of the World group.
“Maasai Village Scene with Children, East Africa” featured in the African beauty group.
“Ramses II Sculpture, Luxor, Egypt” featured in the All Things Egyptian group.
“Huge Sculpture of Ramses III, Karnak, Egypt”, “Obelisk, Luxor, Egypt” & “Ramses II Sculpture, Luxor, Egypt” featured in the Ancient Relics Customs and Sites group.
“The Eyes Have It! Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya” featured in the Images of Endearment group.
18 July 2011

2 Top Tens & 2 Features

Top ten selection in the challenge for a new group avatar for the Baby Wildlife of the World group with “Juvenile Mountain Gorilla, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa”.
Second in the ♥ Artists Universe ♥ 2 Works Per Day group’s challenge of BURNING FIRE with “F111 with Fire, Adelaide Air Show”.
“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada” & “Standing Guard Over Her Cub, Churchill, Canada” were featured in the Alphabet Soup group.

17 July, 2011

Featured

“Alpha Romeo G1, 1921, Rear End” was featured in the Live and Let Live group.
“Red Breasted Toucan Portrait at Iguassu, Brazil” was selected as Image of The Day and appeared on the front page of the Artists Universe group.
“East African Rainbow Agama Lizard” was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.
14 July 2011

Final Ten & Challenge Winner & Featured Artist

Africa Sea Eagle Swoops, Lake Naivasha, Kenya was in the Final Ten of the *AMAZING CHALLENGE ENTERTAINMENT* Many themes group’s challenge Birds of Prey.
Won the Images that have an unusual POV – Ground Transportation Prior to 1950
challenge sponsore4d by the 49er with Wheels – ground transportation prior to 1950 group, with closeup image of “Alfa Romeo Tipo B P3”.
Also have been made a Featured Artist of the 49er with Wheels – ground transportation prior to 1950 group.
13 July 2011

Featured

Dunes, Dead Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia, was featured in the Nature’s Wonders group.
11 July 2011

Featured in 4 Groups & Selected Features for the AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY - 2 Images per day group

Female Lion Portrait, Maasai Mara, Kenya, was featured in the Pictures with the WOW Factor! (3 per day) group.
Are You Looking At Us?? Orangutans, Sepilok, Borneo, was featured in the Images Of Endearment (2 Images per day)group.
F111 with Fire, Adelaide Air Show, included in the permanent features of the Artists Universe group.
Detailed Portrait of a Toco Toucan at Iguassu, Brazil, was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group’s collection entitled “A touch of Yellow”
Was asked to select features for the AFRICAN ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY – 2 Images per day group, and these went up today.
10 July 2011

Top Ten in the "Reflection(s) Challenge" & 5 Features

Top ten in the “Reflection(s) Challenge” with “Giraffe at Sunset, Etosha, Namibia”, sponsored by the Art and Collectables Sales (Limit 2 per day) group.
“Tombs of the Nobles, Egypt”,
“Camaleer at the Pyramids of Gizeh”, and
’Masked Monk #1, Tashiling Festival, Eastern Himalayas, Central Bhutan"
were featured in the Ancient Relics Customs & Sites group.
And “Detailed Dunes, Namibia” and
“Dunes, Dead Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia” were featured in The Landscapes of our World group.
9 July 2011

2 Features & Special Saturday Feature

“Detailed Dunes, Namibia, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in The Landscapes of our World group.
And “Dunes, Dead Tree & Dry Tsauchab River Valley, Namibia” was featured in The landscapes of our world.
Proteas, Kirstenbosch Gardens, South Africa was included in the Special Saturday feature sponsored by the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.
8 July 2011

4 Features Today

“Protea portrait, Kirstenbosch Gardens, South Africa, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the AFRIKAANS IS MY MOEDERTAAL / AFRIKAANS IS MY MOTHER TONGUE group.
“Sculptured dune, Namib Desert soon after sunrise, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in The Landscapes of our World group.
“Large Male Polar Bear on the Tundra, Churchill, Canada, by Carole-Anne Fooks” was featured in the Amazing Wildlife group.
“Tombs of the Nobles #2, Egypt, by Carole-Anne Fooks " was featured in the All things Egyptian group.
7 July, 2011

Features

Kori Bustard, Kenya, featured in the Animals of Africa – Best of the Best Please 3 Week group.
Juvenile Mountain Gorilla, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa, featured in the Baby Wildlife of the World group.
3 July 2011

Won Challenge, Featured in the Wild Africa group & Top Ten in Wild Africa group Challenge

Won the challenge of Portraits of Amazing Wildlife, sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group with “Watching Carefully. Pig-tailed Macaque Portrait. Borneo.”
Juvenile Mountain Gorilla Eating, Kwitonda Group, Rwanda, East Africa, was featured in the Wild Africa group.
Male Impala, Tanzania, in Top Ten in the “Shot of anything Impala (Aepyceros melampus)” for the Wild Africa group.
26 June 2011

Top Ten in Hungry Wildlife

“Feed Me Mum” – Emperor Penguins, Antarctica was selected in Top Ten in “wildlife that looks like they are hungry or waiting to be fed” sponsored by the Amazing Wildlife group.

Top Ten in Eyes of Africa & Features

The Eyes Have It! Black-faced Vervet Monkey, Kenya, was included in the Top Ten in the Callenge, Eyes of Africa, sponsored by the African beauty group.
Portrait of a Young Maasai (or Masai) Woman, East Africa, was featured in the African Beauty group.
East African Rainbow Agama Lizard, Male and Spiral, Madagascar, were both featured in the Reptiles group.
21 June 2011

3 Features Today

Skyscraper Detail from Harbour Tower, Vancouver City, Canada, featured in Abstract Lines.
Serval Cat, Female, Serengeti, Tanzania, featured in Wild Cats in Their Environment.
Enjoying a Chat in the Park, Vancouver, Canada, featured in the Art and Collectables Sales group.
20 June 2011

Featured in Wild Cats In Their Environment & Baby Wildlife of the World & African Beauty group.

Featured in Wild Cats In Their Environment (2 per 24 hours) with Lion Cub Resting, Maasai Mara, Kenya.
And in Baby Wildlife of the World – 2 images – Standing Guard Over Her Cub, Churchill, Canada (image of Polar Bears) and “Feed Me Mum” – Emperor Penguins, Antarctica – a composite image of an Emperor Penguin feeding its chick.
And Maasai (or Masai) Mother & Child, and East African Rainbow Agama Lizard East Africa, in African Beauty group.
6 June, 2011

Features x 3

“George” Large male Orangutan, Borneo was featured on Amazing Wildlife. And Female Lion Portrait, Maasai Mara, Kenya was featured on World Wildlife Phototgraphy.
Close Together – Elephants, Serengeti, Tanzania is being used as the image for the current challenge:
“For this challenge I would like to see any and all forms of wildlife that live in Africa” for the Amazing Wildlife Group.
15 May 2011.

Features in Wild Africa

Both: Plains Zebra, in the landscape, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania and Rock Formations, Kopjes in Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, were featured in Wild Africa. 7 May, 2011.

Dikdik Featured on Amazing Wildlife

Dikdik, Madoqua kirkii, or Kirks Dik Dik, Serengeti National Park, Tanzania, East Africa. Dikdiks form monogamous pairs in fixed territories of low bush along dry, rocky stream beds. They mark their territory with dung deposits & with secretions from the preorbital gland. Dikdiks live in various habitats with good cover and plentiful browse. At maturity they weigh up to 12bls & are 14in at the shoulder. They are one of the smallest antelopes. Colour differences occur due to their environment. 7 May 2011

Weekend Feature

ANIMAL & WILD BIRD Photography! featured my image of Hildebrandt’s Starling, Serengeti, Tanzania, by Carole-Anne Fooks, on the weekend of 1 May. Thankyou.