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Late Afternoon Cheetah


Posted by Des on Thu Apr 14, 2022 3:02 pm

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We came across this handsome male one late afternoon in South Africa. He was about 15ft away when I took this image.
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by david fletcher on Fri Apr 15, 2022 2:10 am
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Gorgeous light Des.  Love the way it pops from the darker tones.  Brilliant!
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by Carol Clarke on Fri Apr 15, 2022 7:42 am
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I'm not a fan of cutting off an animal's body just in front of the hindquarters, Des - in fact I prefer your thumbnail with the cut closer to the back of the shoulders. That said, the gorgeous light on this beautiful cheetah is quite stunning!

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by ADKShooter on Sun Apr 17, 2022 1:15 pm
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Beautiful light and incredible detail of this handsome cat. I agree with Carol that a squared off comp may be more effective in this case.
 

by Cynthia Crawford on Thu Apr 21, 2022 4:50 pm
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Ditto Carol and Warren...lovely light!
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