Wonderful wolves + cute wolf pups - PHOTOSHi!
Oh, nobody caught the kiriban again?
Plans for next week:
1) to finally make a ZOO photography guide
2) as the school term started, I need to deal with my final thesis (and you know how MUCH I hate it)
3) to clean some data from computer
4) to lose 1 Kg
Special feature for my best friend Allerlei: I am with you, pal
Fantastic white wolves - PHOTOSHi!Fantastic white wolves - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Nobody caughed the kiriban?
What a pity
Will, will, where are you?
I do not mean any guy (although Will Riker is kind of cute ), but my own will - I can not get into losing weight again, although I now have the perfect chance to continue! I hate my weak will so much, how comes that I can not kick myself to continue, especially when I see it IS possible? :/ nah, I am so angry at myself. Go, stupid Woxys! There are still 20 kilos of fat which wait to be removed.
Mhhhhhm, I really need to start, as even the current state makes me feel much happier than the state a year ago.
Sorry for talking about this issue a lot, it is not easy, although I have already managed to lose some 20 kilos. And now other 20 should go away! It is just hard, because yes, it is nice I lost so much, but I am still so terribly overweight I have so many motivation clothes, but I obviously need a big kick to continue. GOOO, blonde, go but thank you for your support, you are awesome.
Thank you + kiriban + zoo news + zoo PHOTOSHi!Thank you + kiriban + zoo news + zoo PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first, thank you for supporting Allerlei and her photo - not only her photo will be included in a calendar, but she won, her photo had by far the most "likes"! thank you for helphig her - the calendar with her shot will be sold by ZOO Bratislava and the money will go to the construction of brand new wolf exhibit the ZOO is probably a bit poor, so it needs to get all the money first before it starts building. So such calendar might be a nice help! I can not wait - wolves now have very small, old cage, because the ZOO got them by mistake and had no proper place for housing them
At second, I announce a new kiriban - it is 922 222 and it is quite close. No chance to get 1 milion pageviews this year, but you have an apportunity to win a feature just catch it and send me a printscreen via note no feature for porn or animal cruelty
At third, there are some big changes in ZOO Brno - right now, it is building an exhibit for Komodo dragons! just
Tiger drama in local ZOO + animals - PHOTOSHi people!Tiger drama in local ZOO + animals - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Once more sorry for low activity. Thesis, thesis. Thesis. Thesis. DIES.
Today a white tiger in Czech ZOO Liberec attacked a young guy (he was on practise, not a visitor), who was saved thanks to bravery of two female keepers who hit the cat with some bucket to get his attention. The tiger escaped from the exhibit, so three people, all of them injured by the tiger, stayed inside the cage. The tiger was shot with some drugs and went limp. Fortunately, this whole accident seems to have a happy end, injuries are not severe and the tiger has not been harmed. Just wow, huh... Drama!
Finally a feature for Kiriban winner and then some animal photos. Please keep your fingers crossed for me, so I can finish my thesis soon. Thank you!
Snow is here - wolves on snow - PHOTOSHi!Snow is here - wolves on snow - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
The first snow came - it was very thin layer, much less than 1cm, so it did not survive the night, but it still pleased me
It inspired me to post some photos of wolves on snow - those shots are quite old
Wohoo, this number of pageviews? thanks people, it looks nice - I wonder if I can make it to 1 000 000 until the end of 2012! it would be awesome
Beautiful and fuzzy: WOLVES - PHOTOSHi!Beautiful and fuzzy: WOLVES - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Here come some photos of arctic wolves
They are old, so the quality is lower - but I think it is a good thing to use stock photos
Guilty and adorable baby animals - PHOTOSHi!Guilty and adorable baby animals - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first, thank you for very interesting discusion under my last journal - although I did not reply to every comment, be sure I read every single one! do not be afraid, I definitely do not judge USA and its citizens through some reality shows here in the Czech republic we also have really stupid shows and so, I think it is a world epidemy I always keep in mind that USA is huge country with a large scale of people of all the qualities some of you said they are ashamed to be Americans - I do not think there is a reason for it, as your country has f.e. many good universities or scientists!
I had a bad day today. I got totally stressed (I can not say why - maybe because of my stupid diploma thesis?) and when I get stressed, I eat. Holy mother, I ate such a crap today, that I feel really guilty and if I did not feel a strong resistance against it, I would like to kick myself to threw it all away I ate some caramel cream I prepared for a cake I made, then I ate TH
Wonderful animals - PHOTOSHi,Wonderful animals - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
last time I posted photos from ZOO and Aquarium Berlin, today I post photos from Tierpark Berlin - hehe, yes, this city has two big ZOOs!
:iconxNightfury: won a feature, but she wants me to feature her friend. So it is a little feature for her and bigger one for her friend!
The second winner: :iconmeowkittycat478:
Shall We Dance? - Colored Ver. by meowkittycat478 Make a Wish... by meowkittycat478
:thumb312438119: Sunset Girl - OC Eclair by meowkittycat478 Trick or Treat by meowkittycat478
Cloudy Sunset 2 by meowkittycat478 Clouds by meowkittycat478 Afternoon Sky by meowkittycat478
Animals and LOVE - PhotosHi,Animals and LOVE - Photos2 years ago in Personal More Like This
thank you for so many notes with Valentine cards!
I wish you wonderful Valentine too and here is my series of "animals in love" photos
12, KIRIBAN is close, troll, wolves on snow-PHOTOSHi!12, KIRIBAN is close, troll, wolves on snow-PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first - there is a new kiriban - catch my 866 666 pageviews and send me a printscreen as a proof via note to win a feature
(no feature for animal abuse, porn or art-thieves).
At second - I lost 12 kilos it means I need to lose 20 another killos to have NORMAL weight. Well, I am on a good way, I just need to try harder. 12 kilos are nice, but not nice enough if you consider the time. I am still satisfied, because I think I mostly lost fat and not muscles, which is great I will do my best to lose another 10 kilos faster. Let's give it try ok? I will do my best to lose another 10 kilos until the end of October (I do not want to go to quickly. To lose weight fast is definitely not a good way, because then you get a lot of fat back and you lose muscles...).
I went to buy some present for my sister's nameday (which is today and we had a cake, OH! and because my job's colleague is also Martina, we had another cake, OH! I think I will eat gras
Newssss + kiriban + animals - PHOTOSHi pals,Newssss + kiriban + animals - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
my journals are rarer and rarer, heh?
At first, kiriban! I missed wonderful 977 777 (I am an idiot), so catch my 978 978 to win a feature! it is quite close!
Just send me a printscreen via note as a proof, please (as usual, no feature for porn or animal cruelty, thank you for understanding)
At second, let me thank you for a camera bag! I could buy it thanks to all your donations and it arrived safe, looking pretty awesome I especially appreciate a special space for bottle of water thank you once moooore!
But you know what is funny? Maybe you remember I said that I ordered two T-shirts from DA as a reward for losing weight. I ordered them and paid with points 11/1/2012 and I was nervous because I waited long time without getting them. After Christmas, I informed dA that the package did not arrive. Because both T-shirts were already out of stock, DA politely got my points back. But two days ago, more than 4 months after ordering it, my T-shir
ZOO Dvur Kralove - PHOTOS + lens troubles?Hi pals!ZOO Dvur Kralove - PHOTOS + lens troubles?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Kiriban was caught and the winner will be featured soon
I also passed all your comments and compliments (on the last journal's photos) to my parents, they were very pleased and thanked you so thanks!
This weekend I spent in mountain and I visited one of my favourite ZOOs, Dvur Kralove nad Labem. I was a bit disappointed that they moved cheetahs (I did not see them at all), because this ZOO was very good for taking photos of them. They also moved fennec foxes from very photographer friendly enclosure which allowed the foxes to enjoy some sun light into a nocturnal indoor pavilion which is very dark and you can watch the foxes only from above, so I am afraid I lost this place for fennec photos I also did not manage to take good photos of baby tigers and baby leopard although I tried a lot. It seems that my lens refuses to focuse, which scares me I admit I could take some 70 000 photos with it, but... do not die, 55-250 IS! I can not be without photography!
News, features, BEARS - PHOTOSHiNews, features, BEARS - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ohooo, I celebrated my graduation ceremony with like billions of calories!
It was the first time I had sushi (but I am a bit suspicious if the sushi was a proper version, because apart of tuna or salmon, there were also pieces which included pieces of... a duck ), then we had some cake, Latte and finally that pizza. Yummmmm.
I am awfully back to healthy regime now, nah, I would so have something unhealthy
The graduation ceremony was... a bit boring. I loved the previous ones better (lol, this one was my the third), because they were somehow nicely confused, the guests applauded although they were not supposed to do so... Funny but this time it was very official, the speech of our new dean was also somehow official (I sooo loved the previous dean! Fortunately he was present on Friday too, having a speech, but shorter). And guests seemed to be bored, like somebody forced them to sit there :/
But it was not bad, simply a nice way how to say "goodbye" to my alma mater.
Leaving + WOLF CALENDAR 2012-2013 FOR FREEEEEE!Hi!Leaving + WOLF CALENDAR 2012-2013 FOR FREEEEEE!3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I prepared a promised Wolf calender for you - August 2012 - July 2013!
Here you can see the photos I have chose for this version
I hope you will like it!
You can download the calendar here:
It is for free, but I welcome every donation (I have a paypal account connected with firstname.lastname@example.org), as my Premium membership will end soon
Those photos are included: please, note, that the MASSIVE watermark is NOT on the calender, it is just in the journal!
I will be offline for few days, I am having vaccation with my family - please, keep your fingers crossed for me so I can see dolphins!
Last time I asked you to do that and I really saw them thanks!
After I get home, I hope to be a millionaire thanks to all your donations
Bitten by a squirrel + funny ZOO Vienna - PHOTOSHiBitten by a squirrel + funny ZOO Vienna - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I used my a bit higher (but still pathetically low) self-confidence to meet another dA member - this time it was Shadow-and-Flame-86, lovely young scientist from Scottland, where she studies marine mammals! It was just perfect, she is very nice person, we had fun (at least me ). I am really glad we met and could chat a lot about her work, ZOOs and animals in general
What was the biggest attraction? Giant pandas? Wolves?
No! Those were squirrels
ZOO Vienna is totally full of wild but tame squirrels. And by full I mean that they are everywhere in a forest part of the ZOO! People feed them with nuts, so they come VERY close to you, they even run to humans, following them and begging I was ready for this and I prepared a sack of wallnuts for me and Shadow-and-Flame-86 to have some fun. It was amazing one squirrel bit me when she took a nut from my fingers - I was rude to hold it too tightly, I think XD other squirrel climbed me chest, other one my
Cute and amazing animal predators - PHOTOSHello pals!Cute and amazing animal predators - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
So finally my illness got worse - it is still just a cold, but I had to stay in a bed and I was coughing like having tuberculosis
But since today, I finally feel a bit better. I will have a little walk tomorrow and if I survive () I hope to travel to take some new photos as it is snow here now again!
I also prepared some materials as I want to self-study English. I need to improve. I know I have work to do :/ I am especially bad with prepositions and prepositional phrases. And also with the use of "to" - I am never sure if I should say "I am considered a bad person" or "I am considered TO be a bad person".
One nice thing: I do not have nightmares about my thesis anymore, so I kicked myself to write a "thank you letter" to my supervisor. I like her, she is a very skilled young teacher and I was concerned about her opinion on me. I was afraid that she would consider myself to be totally stupid because of my inability to write a good thesis. Her reply was short but ni
ZOO Salzburg - PhotosHiZOO Salzburg - Photos2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I am back from Alps
It was a very short trip, but I got to see ZOO Salzburg, visited fantastic spa, had a nice walk, travelled by cute little train, ate a deer and all was simply nice
But my camera and this ZOO are not friends :/ so I have only very few photos for you, I took mostly journal shots.
And their special GINGER (!!!!) wolves were sleeping again! I have never seen such inactive wolves in any ZOO
I also replied to almost all the notes!
I hope you do not hate me for not responding to all contest notes you sent me months ago - those who won were those who sent the first three notes, so there was justice anyway and the right answer was released too, so I would need to reply to all those messages just with "I am sorry that you did not win, I wish you good luck next time" thanks for understanding!
:-( and ZOO animals - PHOTOSHello,:-( and ZOO animals - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I hate that thesis SO much... I feel like total idiot, I somehow can not write it. Why?!
It is my the last attempt to complete it, if I do not finish it properly, I totally lose my chance to get my second Master degree. Which would be pretty embarassing, because not only I already have all the credits I need, I even passed the graduation exams! After so much work, it would be stupid to end without the title just because of inability to write stupid 80 pages.
Also, I wish USA a lucky hand when it comes to voting! It might be interesting, I will definitely watch US elections interesting material for a student of political science. I do not mind to share my opinion - I would vote for Obama. But I do not feel like advocating my opinion, I have no problem with those whose attitude is different
The first few photobooks have been already shipped!
P.S.: still exercising, still riding a bike (two days, then a pause), still eating 5x a day. I have problems with drinkin
Kiriban and adorable baby polar bears - PHOTOSHello pals!Kiriban and adorable baby polar bears - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
1) thank you, my Polish watchers for useful contacts!
2) today it is an important day for me, because today I had probably the lowest weight after some 12 years! unfortunately, this weekend will probably ruin it a bit (big family celebration with a loooooot of fatty unhealthy meals ), but still! I am on a great way and I am quite satisfied
3) ha! I announce the last kiriban... before I get 1M pageviews! sooo... catch my 988 888 pageviews and send me a printscreen as a proof via note to win a feature no feature for animal cruelty and porn, ok? I also suggest only people who have some art in their gallery should try it
4) female polar bear Cora finally left a maternity box, taking her two babies to outdoor enclosure so me and mum (I promised to go with her, she loves Cora, it is my mom's favorite animal) visited the ZOO. The babies were in the most distant part in the photographer-unfriendly enclosure and the weather was not good, so my pho
Art-thief + did you get crazy, USA?Hi people!Art-thief + did you get crazy, USA?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Sorry, it is a bit late so feature would not be found by enough people - so the kiriban winner will be featured next time.
I also found some annoying art-thief - I find really pathetic when those people are able to swear that they really took those photos :/
Please, only report and run without leaving a comment. Those people make me sick too, but you never know if they are just rude or if they have some mental issue
There are computer sample images (not my art) in his/her gallery...
And the last thing I want to say.
I saw Toddlers and Tiaras recently.
I mean... WHAT?!
Is that really USA's fun? it is SCARY! All those fat mothers who did not manage to live their dreams, so they want to realize through their poor kids. And fat or very skinny dads, who are too weak to stop it. And all those really incredible cases of little kids dressed up as prostitutes, smoking riders or so on... What kind of a parent
X-mas - being commercial :) fox, wolves - PHOTOSHi people!X-mas - being commercial :) fox, wolves - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
kiriban winner will be featured next time
Today I want to be commercial
A bit more than 1 month until Christmas - time to announce my stuff
I really think some of those might be nice gifts - especially when it comes to print/gifts, which are not only originals with animal photos, but also USEFUL! Last year, I used donated points to order some of my stuff from DA, because I wanted to know the stuff I sell. I got 6 mugs and I was amazed with quality - I use them on daily basis and they are so cool! And I got also a calendar - and again, I can say the calendar's quality made me really happy, photos are sharp, colours are vivid and the format of calender allows you to note your own stuff into it
So I am definitely not ashamed to offer my stuff - I believe it can really make people happy
In this journal, I at first feature some of the stuff I sell - then I post a photo to show you, how those mugs really look like. The last photo set will show you, how d
The reason why I 'call out artists'Well, I think I say enough about this crap already with my replies to people and in the original posts themselves but I want to get the final word out so people can read and interpret how they will. Thank this http://artist-confessions.tumblr.com/post/40773766635/submitted-by-anonymous-admin-note-background for the resurface and sorry for people who don't wish to read about this sort of thing anymore. If you don't please pass it by.The reason why I 'call out artists'2 years ago in Personal More Like This
As much as I don't want to address this, I want to to let people know why I do these things. This is kind of like a "snitches-get-stitches" kind of post, isn't it? I don't really have much to say since I already said a load of it when I made these posts but to people who think I want to sick my watchers etc on people it's not true. And remember as ruthless as the internet to these kind of things, they are also VERY forgiving. The Kidchan scenerio for example resolved itself nicely when Kidchan made a formal apology and properly addressed the situation. I ha
NaruSakuHas it really been 2 months since my last journal? ^^'NaruSaku2 years ago in Personal More Like This
As many of you probably saw, a lot of people are hurt over NaruSaku from the last chapter. All I have to say is that this feels too soon for any pairing to become canon. We still have a year and a half before the manga ends and every time Kishimoto brings more into a character, they die. Asuma and Kurenai, Jiraiya and Tsunade and then we also lost Neji when he was getting the spotlight. Does this mean Hinata will die? No. I am not Kishimoto. I don't know his plans. All I am saying is that this could end badly for Hinata. After all, she is right next to Naruto on the front lines. Obito wants Naruto to suffer and with that combined is making Hinata a big target at the moment. I still ship NaruSaku. It is still my current love but am I against NaruHina? No. I don't like the pairing but I am not opposed to Kishimoto doing what he wants. I loved NaruSaku when it wasn't canon and will continue.
I am not going to say NaruSaku will be cano
China trip post (photo heavy)Mm I don't know how to go about this in an organized manner, so this will just be a stream of photos with my intermittent narration.China trip post (photo heavy)3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Our trip was Shanghai > Hangzhou > Nanjing > Suzhou > Wuxi > back to Shanghai. Then we went to Hong Kong on our own.
Oh yeah, first, since I have no photos of these (for good reason): THE SQUAT TOILETS. They suck. They stink. You can always tell if there's a bathroom nearby by the smell in the air! Half the time the flush doesn't even work. All the used toilet paper is tossed in a bin, so the smell just lingers and lingers. For some reason, sometimes they sell food right outside the bathrooms. LIKE WHY?! I don't know how anybody can think about eating with that smell there.
I drank as little as possible. Between my sis and I, we also brought 5-6 rolls of toilet paper, so it was more than enough. (We left the extra rolls at Grandma's in HK afterwards haha.)
Anyhoo, onto pictures...
From our place to China was a 12 hour flight, 4 hour break at airport, then
Fantastic but less known canines.Do you know them?HiFantastic but less known canines.Do you know them?2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Today I post 8 photos of not that well-known canines.
Do you recognize all eight species?
My fox mug is broken noooo! It slipped from the sink and fell down and although the mug is quite massive, it did nit survive. Hell!