A lion cub I saw at the Rhino and Lion Reserve just outside of Johannesburg yesterday...
Shot at 500mm (750mm on the D100) at f/8.
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carper (96) 2004-06-14 1:54
Fantastic job Henry,
Beautiful with the other lion in the background. Great dof, great job, well done
clodreno (0) 2004-06-14 2:09
I liek this image henry and I don'mind the dof at all. The colors are soft and very pleasant to the eye..
jhm (153716) 2004-06-14 2:13
Hi Henry come back, great a beautiful picture excellent sharp and clear, and the background is wonderful. Well done.
Thanks for sharing.
olli (2091) 2004-06-14 2:30
I´m glad you´re back, Henry. And with a great shot.
Excellent composition and framing. And DOF as well. Very beautiful light and brown tones both in the lions and in the background. Very high technical quality.
Very-very well done.
elroyie (2750) 2004-06-14 3:05
Very good picture and very good composition, you got the right DOF and very good bokeh.
Galeota (10338) 2004-06-14 3:07
héhéhé, I suppose you wouldn't have used a macro lens..or even only a wide angle adjustment.. to do this one...
The colours of the "cat" match perfectly the background. This seems almost like a duotoned photograph.
Rinie_Hoff (9340) 2004-06-14 3:09
Hi Henry, great picture you got here. and great DOF as far as I'm concerned, I like the color, as there is only one.
cdewet (0) 2004-06-14 4:28
A cute pose. and the f8 renders him nice and sharp! It also blurrs the BG nicely. Good to see the environment, and no hint of captivity.
Goos fur texture too.
manny (21833) 2004-06-14 4:46
The main appeal of this photo is the monochromatic composition. About the DOF, I wish it is a little bit deep as the other cub at the back seems to be floating. Anyway, it still is a good picture from you.
jhonny_blue (4956) 2004-06-14 5:04
Woinderful picture of these lions ! I like the colours and the other lion on DOF ! Amazing Shot.
Very well done !
yesterday (9833) 2004-06-14 5:21
Excellent composition the front lion is PERFECT sharp, same is color - light and contrast, good blure bachground.
Splendid work................regards kaj Nielsen
nwoehnl (122) 2004-06-14 14:00
Just plain amazing, Henry, what a beautiful character study of the lion cub, with the sunlight really enhancing the detail and color tones in the fur to the very best. The cub in front also stands out nicely against the out-of-focus one lying in the back - another shot with the focus the other way around might be a perfect complement to this one ;-) Fantastic color setting and detail, great capture.
mustafaa (610) 2004-06-14 15:31
Perfect shot. Well done.
joseelias (0) 2004-06-14 16:57
Very beautiful photo! The composition is great and the DOF perfect.
Also the colors, details and clarity are very good.
avigur_11 (22099) 2004-06-14 17:15
Waht a cute kitty. Fantastic sharp shot, with excellent DoF and a very good angle. Very detailed and accurate job. Well done, Henry.
dominique (11414) 2004-06-15 13:20
Very beautiful photograph, the sight is powerful with another lion at the bottom, very good idea and the picture is very clear. well considering.
- Copyright: Henry Engelbrecht (henrye) (3500)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2004-06-13
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Nikon D100, Sigma 50-500 F4-6.3, Digital JPEG, UV
- Exposure: f/8
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Lion... like my name! [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2004-06-14 1:34
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