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Elegance II

Elegance II
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Copyright: Alan Turvey (liquidsunshine) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1878 W: 112 N: 1560] (5437)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2005-04-10
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 300 D, Sigma 50-500mm f/4-6.3 EX APO RF, Hoya skylight (1B)
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Felidae of the world: Second series, BEST OF: Cheetahs 1, Great Portraits Part Two [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-04-20 3:20
Viewed: 4687
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Here is another shot of the elegant Cheetah at Whipsnade wildlife park.
This is a magnificent big cat, and a real pleasure to photograph.
Elegant, Magnificent, Regal, Graceful....take your pick. This is all of the above.

is a link to a previous post on this magnificent cheetah

Thanks for looking

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Another lovely shot Alan. Nicely composed with very good light. She/he has a very pensive expression. Very good detain of the coat. Good work. Thanks

Halo Alan!
Sweet kitty :-) Next wonderful shot of this great cheetah!

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  • red45 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2636 W: 74 N: 9091] (31094)
  • [2005-04-20 4:08]

Just beautifull portrait of this pretty cat Alan. Pose, eyes, details of fur, light - all perfect.

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  • dew77 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4432 W: 248 N: 4028] (13270)
  • [2005-04-20 4:16]

Wonderful shot Alan!
I like all kinds of cats.This is superb pose with excellent
DOF,details and sharpness.TFS...:-))

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  • TAZ Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2241 W: 47 N: 3167] (10926)
  • [2005-04-20 4:20]

Belle et intéressante composition photographique pour ce superbe Guépard qui est impressionnant ! Jolies couleurs et bonne netteté.
Well Done !

Hi Alan!
Wonderful portrait!
Great composition!
Very well done!

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-04-20 5:43]

Excellent portrait Alan, of this regal animal! Superb colors, light and details. This is really good. The BG is good too. TFS!

Another great portrait/profile Alan. Excellent details, colors, sharpness and perfect light..Very well done!

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  • sAner Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1455 W: 74 N: 1426] (4750)
  • [2005-04-20 7:06]

Wonderful, just wonderful Alan. Not nits whatsoever from my side. Great composition, razorsharp details, fantastic colors and very nice POV & DOF. I really dig the BG. Well done & TFS!

Elegant, beautiful, what can I say about my favorite cat.
A beautiful portrait of the Cheetah.
Excelent work on this composition.


He is a beauty Alan. Sharp details, nice OOF BG, great POV.

What was he looking at ?


Very nice portrait, Alan.
The pose and the composition are great, Very good details and colours. Well seen from the BG.
Very well done.

Great shot Alan!
The POV and composition are perfect. Nice dark colours works really good to show this beautiful cat properly.
I really like it.
Well done!

This portrait is by far the better one, Alan. A beautiful cheetah and great pose. Excellent detail and color in this well composed shot. Thank you.

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2005-04-20 11:32]

This is a beautiful sharp image with excellent exposure.

Very well done and thanks for posting


I like your camera and lens :)

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  • Esox Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 239 W: 20 N: 344] (972)
  • [2005-04-20 13:55]

A wonderfull one.
These big cats are really superbs.
If we believe specialists, this specie is about to disappear, 'cause the populations are too small.
A pity, but x=we are guilty.
Your shot is a compliment to cheetahs, thanks for them.

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  • livios Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2150 W: 319 N: 4263] (16942)
  • [2005-04-20 15:47]

Alan, this is another shot of this beautiful animal.

Once more, excellent composition, pov and sharpness. The bg is great too.

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  • Toni Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 403 W: 2 N: 316] (2034)
  • [2005-04-20 17:04]

Stunning shot with great details and sharpness. I wouldn't like to come face to face with him.
Good work.

Great portrait, nice details and very good framing.
Well done.

Amazing portrait with great details. Composition is perfect. Very good light and DOF. TFS.

Beautiful capture, Alan. I like the natural looks it has. Great pose and lights, with nice background. Good work.

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