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Copyright: Andrew Roberts (proberts) Silver Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 30 W: 0 N: 60] (646)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-07
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 300D, Sigma 50-500 F/4-6.3 EX HSM
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/1250 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-02-26 6:30
Viewed: 5941
Favorites: 3 [view]
Points: 36
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Leopard which was taken on my trip to Namibia last year.Very priviliged to see this one as they are very elusive in the wild.
I was hanging outside of an open jeep to take photos of him/her when it let out a feroucius roar.I got a few photos of it when it was growling but felt i was pushing my luck a bit too far.Got myself back in the jeep with a huge smile on my face.I will never forget this experience coming so close to one of these beautiful anomals.

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Nice shot Andrew, the expressions on the face says it all. Very nice colours and framing of this image, Nice work.

Demetrio

Totally beautiful shot. You not only captured a great pose perfectly but it was taken in the wild too! Bonus points for that and I envy you your experience! Great work once again, well done!

Matt

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  • gelor Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 124 W: 3 N: 12] (523)
  • [2006-02-26 7:34]

Bonjour Andrew,
Superbe prise ! Je ne doute pas que le coeur doit battre très vite quand on se trouve ainsi près d'un tel fauve. Bon réflexe pour une très belle image. Gérard

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2006-02-26 8:00]

Hello Andrew!
Excellent portrait.Details are crisp clear and razorsharp.
POV,framing,colors,expression on face and composition are
wonderful.TFS...:-)

Hi Andrew,
very nice, this is beautifully composed and presented.
Well done

linda foto, a luz a pose e os detalhes são perfeitos.
Debi

Excellent Andrew.

Realy clear and sharp. Nice texture and color

Thanks

Wow, great action photo. Like he's saying Who's the boss around this neigbourhood. The details and DOF are great.
TFS,
Niek

Very nice shot.

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  • aido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1044 W: 156 N: 1218] (4046)
  • [2006-02-26 10:39]

Hi Andrew,
A beautifully exposed and focused shot, and considering the circumstances the quality is exceptional. A wonderful shot with perfect detail, and to do this in the wild must be an experience in itself.
Excellent.
Adrian

Hello Andrew,
This ones snarling expression makes the shot.
Like the light and warm color. Very sharp.
This closeup rocks, luv the dental work ;-)
Very well done!

Stunning capture Andrew,
What a memorable experience to have.
Good detail, colours and sharpness.
Composition and pose are good. Good POV and framing. This image is a fine addition to my favourites, thank you.
Thanks for posting, have a great week.

Hello Andrew!
Great colors and amazing moment. Perfect composition and details. Great photo!
TFS ;-)
regards
Dorota

Andrew, this is an excellent picture. Great colours, excellent sharpness and POV. A very nice composition. Well done. Thank you for posting.

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-02-26 17:20]

A superb shot, Andrew.
Am glad you lived to post this picture for us. : P
Absolutely love the colors and the expression on this beautiful cat.
Very sharp details and wonderful POV. Congratulations and TFS. : )

This is an awesome shot! great capture of a leopards mood swing. Excellent job Andrew. :)

Great photo of a beautiful leopard!
Lucky you, having seen one!I wasn't that lucky...maybe next time? ;)
Love everything,expression,color,sharpness,framing,DOF...
Congrats!
Isabel

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  • SelenE Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2249 W: 65 N: 4205] (13972)
  • [2006-07-03 16:12]
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Very well exposed, clear, sharp and a beautiful shot. Goes to my favorites.
TFS

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