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Posted by Des on Tue Feb 04, 2020 4:04 pm

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This was a Cheetah that we spent some time with in South Africa. He rested for a large part of the day and as the sun was setting, he began to move. It was obvious that he had only one thing on his mind - dinner! We only stayed for a short while as we didn't want to jeopardise his chances of success by exposing his whereabouts. The light was just starting to be interesting but as always, the welfare of the subject is more important. This was one of the last frames I took. By exposing for the highlights, the darkened surrounding created drama and the intensity of focus on his face completed the story.
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Feb 04, 2020 5:29 pm
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Very powerful. Very dramatic. Love it, Des!

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by Paul Fusco on Wed Feb 05, 2020 12:04 pm
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Well done, Des!!
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by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Feb 06, 2020 6:45 am
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Love this- coming out of the dark with such an intense gaze. Very artistic!
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by bobmcrae on Thu Feb 06, 2020 12:38 pm
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Congratulations! Very dramatic lighting which resulted in a very powerful and unique image. Love it!
 

by AForns on Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:52 pm
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Dramatic lighting leads to one fine image !!! Big Congrats !!
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by Gary Gulash on Sun Feb 09, 2020 1:38 pm
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Beautiful subject and superb lighting for drama, 10/10.
 

by Ed Cordes on Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:13 pm
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Stunning! You certainly captured the hunting mood. Congrats on the EP! Well deserved.
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