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Striding out


Posted by Marc on Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:35 am

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6.34pm,
dusk and with a successful hunt by his mum, a confident 3 mth old full bellied male cheetah cub strides off to join his sister on the open grassland plains of the Eastern Serengeti.

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Marc


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by dianarebman on Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:12 am
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Wonderful photo! Love the shallow depth of field and soft background. The eye contact is great!
 

by Carol Clarke on Mon Nov 16, 2020 6:18 am
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That is a full belly, Marc! Beautiful shot and I love the light as it illuminates the face perfectly as this cub strides by.

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by Mary Brun on Mon Nov 16, 2020 10:01 am
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Beautiful image, I love the attitude of the subject and the depth of field that makes this shot almost a painting.
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by John Spreitzer on Mon Nov 16, 2020 11:49 am
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Love everything about this. Great capture!
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by david fletcher on Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:37 pm
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Lovely image Marc. What a belly! Congratulations
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by Ron Day on Mon Nov 16, 2020 1:54 pm
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A great shot Marc. I love the light that is kissing the side of the face. Congratulations!
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Tue Nov 17, 2020 4:52 am
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Love the full-bellied pose and the beautiful striding cub in a soft environment. A real pleasure to view, especially enlarged. Congratulations!
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by Lerkes on Wed Nov 18, 2020 6:52 am
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Great to see the full belly and your timing was spot on. Nice light on his face, too
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by Gary Gulash on Mon Nov 30, 2020 11:59 pm
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Awesome shot Marc. There is a nice mix of sharp focus and soft bokeh and soft fur and sharp details that really works. Love the distant elongated horizon with sky above in the 16:9 format - I'm of fan of that!
 

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