Shame about fennecs + my favourite wolves - PHOTOSHi!Shame about fennecs + my favourite wolves - PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
I went to my beloved ZOO Olomouc to photograph animals yesterday - I needed a break from the thesis writing.
I spent hour or maybe more with my favourite wolf subspecies - Iberian wolves. They were very active and even aggresive, snapping their jaws and snarrling a lot. One of them tried to catch a crazy rodent. It was fun and I got many photos for you
But the bad news - fennec fox got a new light in their enclosure. It is a red light and it TOTALLY does not allow you to photograph, because the specific light ruins the texture of the animal's fur and there is no chance to get any photo I am sad about it, I loved this place for fennec photography now it has been lost... in ZOO Dvur Kralove, they put those foxes into very dark indoor exhibit, so this place is also lost and in Prague, you never see them... Hm... I am a bit sad about it, I would miss those little guys
I also definitely need a new lens. My current one had troubles to focuse yesterday and I could not take a s
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 email@example.com), 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
Is anybody here? + news + ZOO animals - PHOTOS.Hi!Is anybody here? + news + ZOO animals - PHOTOS.2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ok, ok, ok, I am almost scared - what happaned? It seems that this site is totally empty for last week!
I wonder what caused this: Sandy? Or do Americans have some Halloween holiday so they are not online? Or... is there some secret and slow Zombie attack?
Of course dA decided to use this time to announce free shipping usually they do it before Christmas and I usually get pretty nice money from it. This time I got just few dolars, so I hope dA will repeat the action - just before X-mas as they did the last year. Because this site really seems to be empty now! as a response to a free shipping, I released Free calendar for 2013 - I think I have never had so few faves, views and downloads on it. What a pity, what a bad time
I know about Sandy, it was covered by Czech media a lot
Poor people, I hope everything will be fixed as soon as possible. I did not know it affected so many people
You also know I asked you to vote for Allerlei's photo - thank you
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!
PHOTO BOOK IS HERE! + dA offers FREE SHIPPING!!!!!Hello!PHOTO BOOK IS HERE! + dA offers FREE SHIPPING!!!!!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first, DA offers free shipping right now, so in limited time, you have a chance to purchase some items without paying for shipping
I offer a lot of stuff and I hope you might find ideal Christmas present among my prints you are definitely invited to have a look at my prints: http://woxys.deviantart.com/prints/?utm_source=deviantart&utm_medium=userpage&utm_campaignrintstab
And... I ordered 15 photo books and they finally arrived!
I must say I am amazed with the quality - those are 48 pages! So many animal photos (more than 120 photos of animals!) printed on photopaper by professional company. Normal price is 52 USD without shipping. My price is MUCH lower!
So there is profi photobook, printed on photopaper, very high quality - it is a MIXTURE of many animal species, but mostly you can find WOLVES, FOXES and BIG CATS. There are also some birds, reptiles and fish
And MY price is only 25 USD, which includes economy international shipping!
If you a
:-( 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
Bitten by a squirrel + funny ZOO Vienna - PHOTOSHiBitten by a squirrel + funny ZOO Vienna - PHOTOS2 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
Relief, kiriban and ZOO Brno - brand new PHOTOSHi people!Relief, kiriban and ZOO Brno - brand new PHOTOS2 years ago in Personal More Like This
So my parents finally got back from Georgia. I have to say that I feel a great relief! Of course I knew local people are civilized that it is a nice country with fantastic nature, but it was still the Caucasus region and I definitely did not trust its roads and planes... My parents loved the trip and today and tomorrow we are looking at the photos they and their friends have taken. Nice to have them home
I also announce the newest kiriban as you did not catch the previos one: 904 444!
Catch my 904 444 pageviews and send me a printscreen via note as a proof to win a feature
(no feature for porn or animal cruelty, thanks for understanding)
Huh, I made a BIG mistake.
(WARNING, A LITTLE SPOILER ALLERT IS FOLLOWING)
I read a part of Hunger games. I do not say it is a bad book - but I was shocked how bad I felt for that story! Among my friends, I am well-known for having no love for kids. But reading about deaths of all those children made me sick and although I stopped r
Wild, feroucious but beautiful - LEOPARDS - PHOTOSHello!Wild, feroucious but beautiful - LEOPARDS - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yay, I have only three last driving lessons before the final exam!
And I need to start writing my final thesis again! I bet you hate this line at least as much as me
I also made a totally delicious dessert with two different cremes, it took me at least 5 hours to finish it - but do not worry, one can eat only very small portion every day and I will give some pieces to my grandfather, friend and sister's boyfriend
And I need to ride a bike again - that Alpen trip interrupted my sporting again and I need to get used to it again
I at least had some nice hour of fast walking on Monday
Here come some cats
It is Sri Lankan leopard, Snow leopard, Amur leopard, Persian leopard, then again Sri Lankan leopard, Snow leopard, Amur leopard and Persian leopard. I hope you like it
Wonderful animals - PHOTOSHi,Wonderful animals - PHOTOS2 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
Amazing SNOW LEOPARDS on snow - PHOTOSHi,Amazing SNOW LEOPARDS on snow - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
thank you for kind voluntary donations for free calendar (http://woxys.deviantart.com/art/Animal-photocalendar-2012-FOR-FREE-269531520) I really appreciate it!
Kiriban winners will be featured next time, ok?
Today I post photos of my favourite cats, snow leopards. All were taken in ZOO Jihlava with Canon Powershot S5 IS. I still have some sharp photos of nice moments, which I somehow "saved for better occassion". Ironically, I now do not feel like posting them, because although they are sharp and bright, they do not have SLR quality of shots taken with my SLR camera. There are also some very cute poses of baby snow leopard, so I might still post them later. I will consider it.
Nah, bad mood here.
And thank you for every , of course!
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
Wonderful leopards - PHOTOSHi!Wonderful leopards - PHOTOS3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Huray, I am finally healthy. Finally it was not salmonellosis, but something very similar - so I took the same pills and now I am quite fine, which is good. Thanks for support
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
Canines - correct answers +the most adorable videoHi people,Canines - correct answers +the most adorable video2 years ago in Personal More Like This
At first, I remind of Kiriban - it is 933 333 now and it is not far I am waiting for a printscreen which would be sent via note
At second, female polar bear Cora and her babies are fine! You can see the video which was taken soon after birth here: http://video.idnes.cz/?idvideo=V121126_142654_tv-zpravy_sha
You can nicely see both twins and the most adorable movement of Cora, who uses her paw to get the cubs close to her chest to keep them safe and warm Cora is now supposed to let them rest on her chest, guarding and feeding them for few months! I hope whole the family will be ok!
You can also watch the mom and babies here - http://www.zoobrno.cz/cs/videogalerie/ do not forget to turn the sound on, you would be shocked how NOISY those tiny, less than a week old babies are! Please, keep in mind that only 10-20% babies survive in ZOOs, so you can see some sad things while you watch the stream. Ok?
Correct answers did you get all those canines right?
BABY LIONS - photos! But I am ill now :(Hi people!BABY LIONS - photos! But I am ill now :(3 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yesterday I went to ZOO Olomouc with my great friend amrodel - she has never been to this ZOO and because it is one of my the most favorite animal facilities, I really wanted to show her! And because amrodel is a lion lover and because baby lions were born in Olomouc, we could not have a better opportunity to meet! It is always a pleasure to see :devamrodel and we really had fun. It was fantastic to watch whole lion family - father imon was so desperate, because his babies wanted to play with his tail! He really seemed very unhappy about it. But we had fun.
Thank you for great meeting and for a great present (amrodel gave me a printed version of her famous and beautiful photo of my beloved wolf Lobo), friend
In the ZOO, I saw also something which took my breath away - I will show you later!
But after I got back, I got some leight gastric problems. I had them also today, but it was very far from anything serious. But during this eve
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!
Kiriban is really close + wonderful animals - FOTOHi peopleKiriban is really close + wonderful animals - FOTO2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Ok, kiriban is really close - click here www.woxys.deviantart.com to catch my 933 333 pageviews send me a printscreen as a proof via note to win a feature. No feature for animal cruelty or porn, ok?
All those photos were taken in my beloved ZOO Olomouc
Animal calendar 2013 for free is here! :-)))Hi!Animal calendar 2013 for free is here! :-)))2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Oh my, I am always so excited when I post my animal calendar for a new year!
Here you can download the full version or buy dA version:
DO NOT FORGET THAT SHIPPING IS FOR FREE NOW! Only for few days!
Please, every fav is a great help for me, because it helps me to spread the calendar and I have a chance to sell some and get few dolars for my ZOO visits thanks for every fav!
And although this calendar is for free, I am grateful for any donation (points or few dolars) - my paypal is connected with firstname.lastname@example.org - thanks for support
Here you can see photos included in 2013 calendar - that red watermark is NOT on original pictures, of course!!!!
I hope you like it, I hope you like it!
Black & White Contest: CLOSEDEDITED: 27/6/13Black & White Contest: CLOSED2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Big apologies, both me & :iconKila-911: have been exceedingly busy this week, moving for me and graduation and exams for her. Please bare with us on the judging front. I promise early next week to have the contest results up!
Finalised Contest Information:
21st June 2013 [23:59 GMT]
Theme: New Creature design:-
By this we mean a new design that is NOT already incorporated in the god game [which our entire fan-group is based on] Black & White Look here for more information on the game and in-game Creature designs ---> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_%26_White_%28video_game%29 & Trailer ---> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r2zOKyghdbw .
By Creature we mean the god's animal companion and physical manifestation within the Black
Art-thief + small cats - PHOTOS!Hi people!Art-thief + small cats - PHOTOS!2 years ago in Personal More Like This
Yup, after long time, there is another stealing guy in this site.
He posts many famous google photos, clearly claiming them as his own. His last submission was a red fox, which is in fact a very famous National Geographic photo, which is posted by thieves very often. This guy says it was him who took the photo and he was only 30 cm far from this animal. What a liar.
This guy does NOT steal my photos, he steals photos of other authors.
So please, report him. I think his gallery is totally crowded with stolen shots, so if you know the originals, report him too, please.
And please, just report, no rude words for him. Thanks!
I hate those liars so much, especially when they think that blocking you would save their butt.
Stolen ------------> original: http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/mammals/red-fox/ (Property of National Geographic)
Baby polar foxes were born! + old PHOTOS of kitsHi!Baby polar foxes were born! + old PHOTOS of kits3 years ago in Personal More Like This
I just read the info, that baby polar foxes were born in local ZOO!
They are probably still too young to leave the burrow, but I might visit them soon to try to take some photos
Maybe it will kick me to buy a new year ticket - I have not visited the ZOO since my year ticket expired in March but yeah, I will buy it, I think. I definitely visit this ZOO more often than just six times a year
Some ooold photos of baby foxes (taken in 2009). Kits are so adorable
Baby wolves were born!!!Hi!Baby wolves were born!!!4 years ago in Personal More Like This
This is one year old journal, but I have great news - I just read that in local ZOO, baby arctic wolves were born again!
They still stay in a burrow, but as soon as they get older and leave the den, I will do my best to bring you some photos
Photos in this journal were taken in 2011
Here come the first photos of baby arctic wolves, who were born in ZOO Brno this year
The quality is very bad, they were some 20-30 metres from me, but I think you can still enjoy their cuteness
Fantastic white wolves - PHOTOSHi!Fantastic white wolves - PHOTOS2 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.