One Plus Five

Posted by bobmcrae on Sat Jan 30, 2021 9:31 pm

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Previously unprocessed photo of Cheetah family found in 2014 at Massai Mara. Canon EOS 1DIV, EF 70-200/2.8 + 1.4 @ 260, f/11, 1/250, ISO 800. 

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by Cynthia Crawford on Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:29 am
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What a treat to see the whole family and all so clear-love the natural setting and the various expressions-something seems to have gotten their attention to the right. Just a total charmer. Love it! (And I used to love the old 1DIV when I had one...:) )
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by ADKShooter on Sun Jan 31, 2021 6:41 am
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Very nice family portrait. I have the feeling the mother cheetah has her hands (paws) full trying to raise this large a family !! Well done.

by david fletcher on Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:25 am
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Wonderful sighting Bob. That is some achievement and workload for that mother Cheetah.
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by Carol Clarke on Sun Jan 31, 2021 9:24 am
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What a lovely sight, Bob! I wonder, was this the famous Malaika? one of the most successful mothers in the mara, and also makes me wonder just how many of these beautiful cubs actually survived to adulthood.

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by Mary Brun on Sun Jan 31, 2021 12:13 pm
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Really a beautiful image that well tells this side of the life of these wonderful animals.

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by Ron Day on Sun Jan 31, 2021 5:23 pm
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Bob, a terrific family portrait. And they are all looking in the same direction. Well done!!!

by Gary Gulash on Sun Jan 31, 2021 7:50 pm
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I love your photo Bob! So cool having the entire family out in the open in a nice bit of habitat like this. They appear so relaxed and unaware of you, adds to the casual elegance of this beautiful moment in time. The framing of the family in the composition is excellent. The larger view did not disappoint!!

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