Love photography! I've mainly photographed Ballet and Theater performances in the past. Love to do portraits too. I got interested in the Cincinnati Zoo after entering a photography contest there and found that I not only like to take picture's of the animals I also enjoy observing their wonderful personalities and beauty. I'm a Volunteer Photographer for the Cincinnati Zoo . Right now I mainly take pictures of the zoo animals, wildlife, and my dogs.
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"CONNIE'S PHOTOSTREAM OF THE CINCINNATI ZOO IS GREAT!!!
I HAVE BEEN TO MANY ZOOS IN THE U.S. , BUT HAVE NOT BEEN THERE.
HER PHOTOS MAKE ME WANT TO GET TO OHIO AND PHOTOGRAPH ALL THE ANIMALS THERE!!!
SHE ALWAYS HAS ALOT TO SAY ABOUT OTHER PEOPLE VISITING HER PHOTOSTREAM AND COMMENTS ON EVERYONE'S PHOTOS.
KEEP POSTING THOSE GREAT SHOTS AND I WILL CONTINUE CHECKING THEM OUT.
12th September, 2009
"Connie is THE reason I now want to visit zoos! She's the best."
18th June, 2009
~Kim's Picture Gallery~ says:
"This testimonial is VERY long overdue, to one of the sweetest persons on flickr, Connie. Connie takes some of the most beautiful animals shots that I have ever seen. I love her work and I can not wait to see what she will post next. Thank you Connie for being such a wonderful flickr friend. You really mean a lot to me. Keep up the great work as I know you will.
Your flickr friend,
This Wish is for you.....
A Wish For You
A dream is a wish your heart makes
and my heart makes a wish for you
That you may find a rainbow
where all your dreams will come true.
May there be sunlight ever streaming
into your heart each day,
May you find the hand of friendship
along each new highway.
And may loving arms enfold you
when you need someone to care.
And may your heart know that my heart
is with you everywhere...."
18th June, 2009
"Not only is Connie an excellent photographer of animals I have seen here on Flickr, she is the nicest woman I have met on Flickr. Her genuine love for animals is quite obvious and the comments she gives to me and others are always much appreciated. Her sharing of photos is quite nice, and I can only hope to keep seeing more of her beautiful images in the future! She is also a genuine friend, and someone I can shoot a Flickr mail if I am in need, or just wanna chat to. Thanks Connie...STAY AWESOME!"
8th May, 2009
"Connie is an amazing person, and the pictures Connie produces is just incredible. Connie is an inspiration to me, and a dear friend. I would just like to say a big thank you for the friendship and support you have given me. All my Love, Colin."
1st April, 2009
"I've known Connie for the past 24 months ago (I've verified this hehe).I've never seen anyone who can post only animals shots consistently.Her collection of animals shots are very outstanding .You'll find the wide range of beautiful animals captured by her tastefully.I now crown her as the Best Animal Shooter in Flickr!!"
21st March, 2009
"Connie is one of those people who knows how to make animals glow through her lens.
I have never been more impressed with her work and Would love the chance to go shoot with her.
She is always generous in the type of comments she gives and is a genuine soul.
Flickr has been a great place to meet people like her and I can never look back with regret.
Thanks for being you Connie Lemperle.
You rock my sweet friend.
May your pains go away and sunny skies engulf your world.
28th January, 2009
"WOW! All I can say about Connie's photos. Her animal captures are amazing, fantastic, superb!!! Not only she is able to capture their beauty, but also their personalities, just at the right moment. Her photos continue to astonish me, and I am so happy she is my Flickr friend. Thank you, Connie, for sharing your love for animals with us."
24th January, 2009
Nounou 12 Maryse says:
Here are several months soon two years that I walk in Flickr and that I have thunderbolts for animalist photographs!! I could only arrive that on the marvellous pages of Connie and very of continuation I adored his manner “of seeing” through his objective
Connie is somebody of exceptional and a very great kindness, that “feels “in all photographs I am proud to count it with the numbers of my friends!!
My school English is very far behind me and my translator always does not say what I would like that he says but we include ourselves/understand nevertheless!!
Thank you Connie to be of my friends
With all my friendship
16th January, 2009
"This has been long over due. Visiting Connie's photos is such a treat to anyone that loves animals and excellent photography. So much eye candy here ! She has a unique way of capturing the personality of the animals she photographs. I am always drawn to the eyes as it's in the eyes one can tell so much. First...The eyes tell me Connie loves the animals she photographs. Second....The animals love/respect her. Her photography is magical and so many times I am in awe and so inspired by her. She always leaves wonderful comments and so encouraging and many times with a touch of humor which I love. Connie loves horses and had beautiful horses at one time . I had horses growing up but we share a love of horses. Every time I am around horses I think....Connie is going to love this photo of this horse or horses. I adore her dogs and often beg for more photos of her dogs. She brings the zoo to those of us who don't have the chance to see and learn about these amazing animals.
She brings so much education and I have learned so much about the different types of zoo animals and birds.
Thanks so much for your friendship and the privilege of visiting your photo stream."
9th November, 2008
dfg photography says:
"Where do I begin? Apart from taking really awesome and inspiring photos, Connie is also an amazing contact. She has always been wonderfully encouraging and I really appreciate it. Her stream never fails to cheer me up with its cute and cuddly critters! I look forward to more fantastic shots in the future."
17th September, 2008
"I don't know how long I have known Connie but it seems forever, and that is a good thing....I do remember she was the first one to help me here on FlickR when I was so wet behind the ears, and for that I am most grateful, she was right there to help and never made me feel like I was a bother to her.~~~ thank you Girl~~~her photos alone tell you what a wonderful and loving person she is, I am always in wonderment at her wonderful wonderful work. Thank you Connie, for sharing you beauty in your photos but most of all for being my special friend hugs carol"
10th September, 2008
Gail Hicks says:
"this is a person with passion.......she knows what she believes in and sticks to it.......always a kind word for everyone.......I consider her a dear friend............her stream is one of a kind. a stream you would most enjoy..........one of flickrs true warriors for what is right, Gail"
8th September, 2008
Tambako the Jaguar says:
"Connie is a wonderful person. She's not only shooting almost perfect animal pictures, but she is also a great friend, always willing to talk or comment others' pictures. I really appreciate her contact.
Her photostream contains some of the most wonderful animal portraits (especially big cats) that I've seen on Flickr. She shoots them with such a passion and a sense of detail that watching her photographs is always a great experience. One sees that she loves animals, her pictures are so full of character!"
10th July, 2008
"As a lover of animal photography, I find it a pleasure to visit Connie's photostream every day. Her passion for zoo photography shines in all her photos. Connie has a knack for capturing an animals personality, whether it's the intensity of the tigers or cheetahs or the almost human emotions of the great apes. I share her enthusiasm for observing and shooting animals at the zoo and greatly value her as a flickr friend."
4th July, 2008
"I love Connie's stream. She shows personality in all her animal shots. I have had the priviledge of shooting with Connie at her beloved Cincinnati Zoo. It was such a pleasure. Do enjoy her photos - you will never be disappointed!"
2nd July, 2008
"Connie's photos are some of the best wildlife photos on flickr! You rarely see the boundaries of the zoo, and would think she has spent years in tropical forests and jungles capturing these images. National Geographic should snatch her up!"
30th June, 2008
"I have only been a Flickrite for a few months, but already I am so impressed by Connie. The quality and mood of Connie's photos speak for themselves...they are top notch! In addition, Connie finds time to comment on other's photos, give awards, and encouragement. What a wonderful Flickr friend we all have in Connie!"
1st June, 2008
"I have followed Connie's photostream now for the past year. Her apparent love for animals is obvious in her photgraphy. I find the design,color and composition in her work to be unparreled in Flickr."
8th May, 2008
Domesticated Diva says:
"Connie is an amazing photographer and a great friend. She is always there to leave such nice comments on a regular basis which I'm sure is sometimes hard since sometimes I post a lot and it is hard to keep up with me, but she does. I have told her time after time she needs to start charging the Cincinnati Zoo for her photographs because they, the zoo, should use them for their advertising. They are so amazing. It is like she talks to the animals through her lenses and makes them pose for her at will. She is an inspiration to me both as a photographer and as a person. She is amazing and I'm so lucky to have her as a friend."
5th April, 2008
"You are amazing !!
I love Andy Rouse but you my friend are in the same league, I long to be a Wildlife Photographer and I take Inspiration and hope from you that one day it may happen !!
Yor work is an absolute joy to view and I love your titles, I wish you all the best in your life my friend."
14th March, 2008
"Connie is a fantastic photographer. Her animal shots are simply beautiful, and she manages to catch the character of each animal. I always look forward to viewing her photographs.
She's wonderful to have as a contact and co-admin!"
7th March, 2008
Blue Adept says:
"Here the camera has become an extension of her vision, showing the joy around her while educating you through images that touch your soul and leave a mark.
Keep on showing us yor passion."
10th January, 2008
"For the compassion and humor with which lemperleconnie approaches and photographs wild animals, she is one of the few Flickr photographers whose work I've come to revere.
She has other subjects: stunning dance studies and portraits of her daughters which are unforgettable - and equally striking composites created with her image editor. But whether it's lemperleconnie's photos of eagles, lions or Mexican wolves, the images I recall most affectionately are those of her animals.
And she will tell you stories with her photos. See 'Come here loverboy!' for example, a comic indictment of male obstinacy (and desire) and female wiles (and desire) played out between a silverback and his mate all in one photograph. Or in the course of a photo series she depicts a polar bear playing giddily (there is no other word for it) with a potential mate he has just met. And after bending your funnybone with silverback antics and then eliciting your wonder at just how 'human' polar bears and other animals can be, lemperleconnie gives us a gorilla story of a mother and infant as moving as any photo I've seen ('Warmth and security'). In fact many of her animal photos emphasize the importance of family.
These animals have soul. We will speak of an animal looking soulful, but how often do we credit it with soul? Well, lemperleconnie's photos credit her animals with soul and the reason is simple: For the humor and compassion which lemperleconnie brings to her creations not only illuminate the soul in her animals, they instill soul in her photographs too."
6th November, 2007
Raggedy Anne. says:
"connie and i have the same taste in photography, wild animals, but i look at her photostream for inspiration i have to admit, it looks like shes been doing it longer than i have, as her photos seem to be alive, they never cease to amaze me."
8th October, 2007
"Connie es una fotógrafa excepcional. Sus fotos de animales son excepcionales. Además es una buena amiga de sus amigos. Ver sus fotos todos los días es una profunda alegría y una sorpresa por ver su última obra de arte. Gracias Connie"
6th August, 2007
Franks Photos - BUSY says:
"Wow, how do you begin to thank and congratulate someone whose Nature photos are some of the best that you've ever seen. Connie gets photos of wildlife in their most natural and beautiful form that can be imagined. The color, the composition, everything is so beautiful.
A stroll through her stream is like walking through the Kalahari; visiting the lions and all lother wildlife that crosses her path. Since I'm fairly new at digital, I'm always paying close attention to others' work, to try and learn their style. Not just in taking the photos, but in how to portray them with appropriate cropping and to show their true beauty, and even their character.
Keep them Connie, I'm taking lots of notes........."
4th August, 2007
"I know Connie through Flickr . She is A Great Nature Photographer. Im really inspired by her photography.
You Are Great
29th July, 2007
"I know of Connie through flickr, her work is consistantly of a very high standard. Connie is one of a growing group of photographers who are taking animal portraiture to new levels.
Well done Connie and thank you for all your kind comments.
14th July, 2007
"Connie, I should have written this ages ago! You have been such a great friend and wonderful team member on the Impressed by your Beauty Team. Not only is your photostream amazing, it's a joy to have you as a good friend on Flickr. I thank you for all the hard work and effort you put forth in IbyB, your Artist Spotlights rock, you always provide such great input, and you have such a warm and caring persona! Thanks so much for all that you do for our team, and for me! ^_^"
26th June, 2007
"Connie successfully combines talented photography with an amazing relationship with animals of all kinds. She carefully selects the background, angles and expressions that portray each animal's unique personality. Her photographs are by far the finest I have seen. I am honoured to call her my friend and am constantly rewarded by her fantastic photos :-)"
19th June, 2007
"It's for me a great pleasure to be Connie's friend. From the very first time I saw her pictures of wild animals I was totally impressed.
She has a wonderful skill to catch the expressions of the animals.
Even her other pictures in flickr are of high quality.
I wish her all the best on the way of photography."
7th June, 2007
"It has been a pleasure being one of your contacts Connie. Your photos make my day! You are an excellent photographer, and I really dig your style!
Keep on keping on girlie!"
24th May, 2007
Bec Thomas Photography says:
"Some of the best animal photography I've seen. Stunning detail and variety!"
21st May, 2007
"If you like very beautiful images, you are in the right photostream here!
Connie is an amazing photographer.
An inspiration to me and I'm sure to many others …"
11th May, 2007
"Connie's work just keeps getting better and better. She's also a great critic and flicker citizen. What's so special about her work is the emotions she manages to capture in the animals she shoots. It's just so delightful and always manages to make my day when I see new photos posted from her."
27th April, 2007
"I am a young photographer who is trying to learn as much as possible. Connie was the first person to contact me and comment on my photos here on FLICKR. She has been a inspiration and encouragment to my young and immature work. Her work continually challenges me to work harder, so that I can try and capture the personality of her pictures. What a gift she has developed and continues to use so that WE can enjoy God's Creation!! Thank you Connie, for making this venture (photography) I have set out on, a little more rewarding. Hopefully, I catch up with you at the Zoo!!"
21st April, 2007
Trevor Gregg Photography says:
"Connie is a kind, caring and talented person whose amazing animal photography is an inspiration to us all. I'm truly blessed and honored to have her as a friend."
28th March, 2007
Fabrizio Cianella says:
She has a big sensitivity that puts into her pictures and into her splendid relashionship with her flicker’s friends.
Many of her photos are relate to wildlife. Animals seems to have become her friends with their trustful attidude towards her lens. It is not so easy!!
Surely is Connie’s discreet and light and good-natured character that makes Life loving her.
Thank you Connie
27th February, 2007
"I have been following Connie's photostream for awhile now so this is well over-due!
Her Zoo pics are incredible. You get a sense of personality from each critter she photographs which isnt always easy to do.
Connie ALWAYS takes the time to comment on my pictures and even go as far as to invite to special groups which takes ALOT of time.
Thank you for this and making Flickr such a wonderful community of talent and friendships!"
22nd January, 2007
"Always worth a second look. You know there's love for these animals in these shots and that's what makes them so good. That. And skill with the camera."
17th January, 2007
"Ok Connie blows me away with her Fabulous animal pics. Her sense of humor shows in her titles and the love for photography shows in everyone of her pics. Oh and her portraits and Ballet pics are incredible. I love Connie she is one heck of a friend and one HEdoublehockeysticks of a Photographer. YGG!!"
17th January, 2007
Fragile Queen says:
"Connie is the most wonderful of photographers. Her particular field of expertise is animal shots. She always manages to capture the perfect moment and her images display compassion, humour and love, traits which are obvious in Connie's own personality. Despite a recent health scare within her family, Connie would still find time to comment and lend support to other Flickr members. She is a great ambassador for Cincinnati Zoo and I count myself very fortunate indeed, to call her my friend."
14th November, 2006
Im only new to Flickr, but i have all ready made some wonderful friend's, and none better than Connie,
The help and advice she freely hands out to help people, is second to none, just the best
Connie you are a Gem, in all sense of the word
Connie's Photostream is , just Fantastic, a dream to behold, one you wont be able to stay away from, i cant !
Connie's love of nature and Animals, is inspiring, i know it has to me,
Connie i wish you well with your Photography, Please dont ever give it up,,
John '' Ireland ''"
10th November, 2006
"I only know Connie's work through FLICKR, but I am continually drawn back to her photos to see what she has posted. She has some of the best captures of animals I have seen on FLICKR. Thank You Connie for sharing with all of us. Your beautiful pics make my day."
31st October, 2006
- Connie Lemperle
- August 2006
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- Female and Taken