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I'm the Boss!!


I'm the Boss!!
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Copyright: Tim Inman (tinman) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 242 W: 7 N: 458] (2663)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-03-18
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 20D, Canon EF 600mm f4.0L IS USM, SanDisk CFExtreme2gb
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/40 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-07-10 4:41
Viewed: 4036
Points: 14
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
To anyone who has heard the lion roar, it is a truely amazing sound and experience.
Taken along the banks of the Sabi River just outside Lower Sabie, this lion and his brother / friend were calling together, the other lion was just to the left of this picture.

The lions are not in top quality condition and we saw two sets that day, both groups were very out of condition.

Wonderful experience and glad I can share this moment with the site!
Cheers. Tim

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excelent photo

  • Great 
  • PaulH Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1137 W: 26 N: 3879] (13882)
  • [2007-07-10 5:22]

Hi Tim,
a great moment caught very well, i envy your experience! Great focus and DOF, the blurred subtle BG is great. Any idea why they were so out of shape? Poor diet perhaps? These magnificant creatures seem to be sadly on the edge all the time these days...
lovely shot, well done.
Paul

Hi Tim
great capture with stunning sharpness.
I almost hear the lion. Great compo too with lovely BG.
Tfs
Tom

Hello Tim
That is a roar and not a yawn. You can see it...:-)
Good shot; very sharp, super composed, outstanding DOF.
TFS
Annick

  • Great 
  • pvs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1127 W: 254 N: 3161] (14464)
  • [2007-07-10 8:04]

Hi Tim,

A fantastic capture,well exposed and focused,the oof bg lookks great,well done and tfs

Paul

excellent....wow

excellent capture,nice pose,well done

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