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Move Over!

Posted by
Elaine Hancock (Olney, United States) on 19 November 2013 in Animal & Insect.

Taken at Pier 39, San Francisco. Happy Silly Tuesday!

"There are moments when time stands still. You hope it will wait for you."
Dorothea Lange

© Copyright 2019 Elaine Hancock, All Rights Reserved

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Lovely light & a great capture!

19 Nov 2013 5:21am

Bruce from Tacoma, United States

Very nice capture. Lots of blubber.

19 Nov 2013 6:00am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

wow . . what an amazing sight ! Around my way I am lucky to see just one.

19 Nov 2013 6:24am

Doug from Burnham-on-Sea, United Kingdom

Wow I think you've sealed the ST award hear Elaine ;-)

19 Nov 2013 7:50am

Nazzareno from Rome, Italy

Fabulous this shot. I love this strong details and this perfect frame

19 Nov 2013 8:19am

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom

What a wonderful sight

19 Nov 2013 8:33am

Etsu from Kyoto, Japan

Oh... it seems as if they'd be inside the packed train. Fantastic shot. Have a nice day. :)

19 Nov 2013 8:38am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Un meeting sueprbe vue e tiamge quels beaux animaux.

19 Nov 2013 10:03am

Basile Pesso from Barcelona, Spain

The attitudes of the sleepy ones are stunning...overcrowded among the superb light. the future of humanity ?

19 Nov 2013 10:13am

jean pierre from paris, France

il y a embouteillage!!!! superbe lumière!!! amitiés

19 Nov 2013 10:33am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Wow ! Wonderful light ! Thanks for sharing.

19 Nov 2013 10:43am

Jason Politte from Conway, AR, United States

Wow, they're everywhere! :-)) Great shot of these seals, Elaine.

19 Nov 2013 12:11pm

Stu from From Scotland | Living in 京都 Kyoto, Japan

Ha ha! I love that most of them are managing to sleep like that.

19 Nov 2013 12:55pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

It's a wonderful sight to see - It made me laugh to see the boy seals challenge the pecking orders while the girls just ignore them and sleep.

19 Nov 2013 1:06pm

@Jules: The big males kept trying to push each other off the pier playing King of the Mountain and the females just ignored them. It was fun to watch!

Kyu from Kyoto, Japan

LOL. It looks to reach a limit. It could be a famous daytime scene at Pier 39. Wonderful capture.

19 Nov 2013 1:07pm

Lougris from Toulouse, France

Bain de soleil en famille !!! superbe.

19 Nov 2013 1:21pm

Martine Libouton from Genappe, Belgium

haaaaaaaa superbe cette photo avec une très belle lumière

19 Nov 2013 1:59pm

Graciel.la (Vic. Catalonia) from CAT. New European State, Poland

Ha ha, nice, very nice.

Overbooking !
An excellent image. Have a great ST !

19 Nov 2013 2:16pm

Lena from San Francisco, United States

Gorgeous sight, well see...:-) Happy ST !

19 Nov 2013 3:17pm

Don from Spokane, United States

A fine shot of the interaction between animals who apparently don't really mind the crowding. :-)

19 Nov 2013 3:48pm

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

I love going there. If only we could post the noise and the smells too. ;-) Happy Silly Tuesday!!

19 Nov 2013 5:03pm

@B. Thomas: And the flies!

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

AWW! This is so sweet. I love the face on the one sleeping on the right.

19 Nov 2013 6:19pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

:) very nice!
so beautiful frame, colors & lights!
Amazing & lovely!

19 Nov 2013 6:49pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Yeah!!! Glad to see that they've returned!! For so long, the City had been wondering what the seals had been up to as they weren't hanging around Pier 39 for some time. They weren't there in August of 2012 either. Great use of filling the frame! I love the sleeper. :-)

19 Nov 2013 7:47pm

@Steven: It was packed! There were probably 500 there. And quite a large crowd of people watching them.

RBL from Oxford, United States

Wow, that is an amazing amount of seals … love the light and how they group together! Great photo!

19 Nov 2013 9:42pm

Ellebelle from Mosquito Town, Netherlands

And still being able to sleep in this heap of Sea lions ..........
Wonderful light!!!

19 Nov 2013 10:54pm

Baldwin Vandewalle from Bejuma, Venezuela

A wonderful overcrowded scene of lazy sleepers ... Beautiful image !!!

20 Nov 2013 12:18am

Ilse from Rockville, United States

I cannot wait to see them....last time I was in SF there were not a lot of them there....

20 Nov 2013 1:41am

Harry from Apex, NC, United States

While barely wild, this is a good "wildlife" shot under harsh light.

20 Nov 2013 4:30am

franz from Baden, Austria

gorgeous light on this majestic animals. i guess there's always room for one more ... ;-)

20 Nov 2013 8:47am

Mariana Maoduš from Waterloo, Canada

beautiful . great light and tight frame

20 Nov 2013 12:59pm

L'angevine from Angers, France

là j'imagine le cri

20 Nov 2013 3:17pm