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Cheetah on a hunt


Cheetah on a hunt
Photo Information
Copyright: Eyal Bartov (bartove) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 178 W: 1 N: 588] (7772)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2000
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1V, Canon EF100-400 IS, Fuji Provia 100F
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): some blood, but it's nature, Felidae of the world: Second series, The predator with the Prey 2 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2004-11-07 11:29
Viewed: 6111
Favorites: 2 [view]
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
In Samburu nature reserv, afternoon, I arived few moments after the kill of an Impala by 2 male Cheetas. I couldn't leav the road, and didn't want to disterb, so I had only one possible angle between 2 bushes.

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  • willie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1023 W: 61 N: 648] (2083)
  • [2004-11-07 11:57]

Great action shot. When I get to action like this I invariably screw it up.
Well done, good shot.

Good genuine wild action capture capture.

Great shot Eyal.
This the real life of nature.
Nice composition and goo details.
Well done.

Well done on capturing this action scene. I didn't know male cheetah teamed up together.Were they father and son perhaps?

  • Great 
  • styos Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 12 W: 0 N: 11] (59)
  • [2004-11-07 14:46]

In your note you said that this picture was taken between 2 bushes, but I had to look carefully to see them. You were able to get them to be as much out of focus as the BG, making the FG and BG almost melt together. Nice job "catching" this action.

Classic !

Great action shot! Well seen and taken.

  • Great 
  • Lesley Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 297 W: 13 N: 913] (2988)
  • [2004-11-07 17:53]

Oh...very cool shot! I feel like I am watching a documentary on TV...this is quite a capture and I am pea green with envy as I sure would love to see these creatures in the wild doing their thing!

Good action shot. Great capture of a wildlife moment. Under the circumstances, you managed a very well taken picture.

Great shot! True African colors and action in this picture. Well done!

Eyal, To borrow the slogan from coca-cola, it's the "real" thing!:-) Thanx for this great moment from the "hunt"..

  • Great 
  • RAP Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2524 W: 345 N: 2373] (7405)
  • [2004-11-08 8:02]

Excelente y fuerte retrato de la naturaleza.
Gran captura por su oportunismo y POV.
Personalmente me agradarķa el cuadro un poco mas amplio a la izquierda de la imagen.

Excellent and strong portrait of the nature.
Great capture by its opportunism and POV.
Personally I would please to the picture a little to me but ample to the left of the image.

  • Great 
  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2004-11-08 9:06]

Great catch! This is a wonderfull moment and you made the best of it. The image is clear and the sharpness good.

Thanks for posting

  • Great 
  • papkin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 78 W: 0 N: 96] (1580)
  • [2004-12-12 15:59]

Fantastic photo congratulations.

  • Great 
  • krall Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 190 W: 0 N: 47] (1286)
  • [2009-10-04 5:46]

excellent composition

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