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King Cheetah


King Cheetah
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Copyright: Natley Prinsloo (Mamagolo2) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 158 W: 1 N: 636] (3124)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-10-25
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/800 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2010-10-31 10:14
Viewed: 5431
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This time I got a better photo of the King Cheetah as it was more on the move in the enclosure. It was quite scary as when we moved towards the gate I was the last person and the cheetah moved with us and it was not far behind me. My new son in law and a friend was sitting in the lookout when they shouted I must look behind me as the cheetah is following me. Of course I thought they were trying to scare me as this is a totally wild King Cheetah. But they were serious as it was not far behind me. I got quite a scare but nonetheless I got a good photo of it in the open this time and it was worth it.
Hope you enjoy it and comments are welcome.

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Hi Natley I always love reading peoples stories. This adds some lovely touch to the presentation! Fantastic capture Natley! The gorgeous posture of the King Cheetah is briliant. Good God that cat is fantastic! As usually I did some work, it is irresistible for me! Please check the result! Have a great week Natley!
Regards,
George Veltchev

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-10-31 10:37]

Hello Natley,
Beautiful photo in good sharpness and an excellent POV with eye contact. The colours are a bit overexposed. Good BG and composition.
Regards,
Peter

hello Natley
this is the first time i am watching the king cheetah,
very beautiful .
thanks to you for this lovely and beautiful shot good close up and your bravery
TFS
manaswi

Hello Natley,
Great capture. Very beautiful animal. Amazing pattern. And what an attitude...
Well done.
TFS
Annick

amazing creature, TFS Ori

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2010-10-31 11:33]

Hello Nately,
What an impressive photo you share with us today. The pose you captured allows us to get a great view of the Cheetah's gorgeous coat. The markings and colors as very attractive. Well done!!
Ron

Hello Natley,
Wonderful image with this Cheetah in a real king atitude. Excellent details, colours, POV and eye contact. Well done!
Regards,
Mircea

hello Natley
super good pose of this beauty
great details and very nice naturel colours
greeting lou

What a beautiful animal, beautifully captured. I find that cheetahs love to pose for the camera like this one does. Well done!

You are indeed very privileged Natley. I have yet to see this marvelous creature with it's special markings in nature.
Well captured and nice to get him in the open like this.
TFS.
Greetings
Frans.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2010-10-31 23:32]

Hi,
fine looking king in good pose and I wish you could have included some more of the trees behind. lovely image. tfs.
nagraj.v

Hallo Natley
It seems that you had a wonderful outing the day you daughter got married with lots of photographic opportunities just waiting for you. This was the 2nd year in the Kruger that we missed out on the cheetahs and therefore I am quite green with jealousy to see this beautiful posting of yours. The direct eye contact is great. It is indeed a beautiful image and one you can be proud of with reason. Thanks for sharing. Best regards and lots of love.
Anna

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-11-01 1:56]

hello Natley,
A very impressive apparition, what a beautiful creature! They are really among the most beautiful animals of the world. Natural and fine shot, which has been improved in a very fine way in the WS. Excellent catch!!
Kind regards
Anne

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  • fthsm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 172 W: 56 N: 512] (3689)
  • [2010-11-01 4:32]

Such an elusive animal and great eye contact that could make my heart beat faster. TFS.

Bonjour Natley,
Il est splendide dans une fière attitude et très bien valorisé.
A bientôt sur TN pour de nouvelles aventures.
Gérard

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