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Her look really means what she thinks!!
She means bussiness

She has been in so many fights, lost bits all over her body! her ears are 'mangled' with her mouth been in battle too!
but still a beautiful beast with snow still on the ground showing her lovely detail in the fur


V2 another with snow on face...if it uploads! as taking an age

Thank You Hugh, Dave and John for your Awards very much appreciated
and to you all for stopping by...thank you

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:14 Jan 2013 - 11:10 AM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Athena... Black Jaguar
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:22 Jan 2013 - 4:19 PM
Tags:Black jaguar, General, Kent, Pets / captive animals, Whf, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:22 PM

A beautiful animal, Lillian, captured in your own inimitable style, the expsoure spot on, and that not too easy with such a totally black coat. The intense gaze towards camera is excellent too.
Very well done indeed.
V 2 a fine portrait too, but the prize goes to V 1.
Ronnie.

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 22 Jan 2013 - 4:25 PM
CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:23 PM

She certainly looks one mean kitty, Lillian Smile A super capture.
Will come back for the version. Carol

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:23 PM

beautiful

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4547 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom60 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:34 PM

Cracking shot !!!....lovely detail in the fur !!.....she sure looks a mean beastie !!!!!

gingerdelight
22 Jan 2013 - 4:39 PM

What a beauty!

digital_boi
22 Jan 2013 - 4:39 PM

V1 ticks all the box's Lillian lovely capture great stare i think she does mean business

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 - 4:46 PM

amazing shot i love these cats a great capture SmileSmile karen

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:55 PM

Gosh, your pussy cat is BIG!!
Super captures and love V2.
Ju

ringyneck
ringyneck  7304 forum posts United Kingdom18 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 4:58 PM


Quote: A beautiful animal, Lillian, captured in your own inimitable style, the expsoure spot on, and that not too easy with such a totally black coat. The intense gaze towards camera is excellent too.
Very well done indeed.

V 2 a fine portrait too, but the prize goes to V 1.
Ronnie.

Agree...... lovely Cat.Reminds me of the excellent prog on last night of the orphan Jags....

Keith

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:00 PM

Two fabulous images Lillian,, excellent detail and I love those eyes Smile

Hugh

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41033 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:01 PM

Aren't black cats supposed to be lucky? Not if you cross her path, I guess Grin Excellent detail in the black coat, Lillian.

Dave

jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 945 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 - 5:04 PM

Fantastic detail Lillian. Love the water spots on the face.
Jenni x

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Before I saw your description, I said to myself, "she means business!"
Two fabulous shots, Lillian!

****

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

That's why I titled my post on her 'Athena's Meaner.' Super portrait of this seriously scary lady.

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:16 PM

Such strength in her build, a fiersome stare and the battle-scars to prove her worth without a doubt! Brilliantly captured.

Ann

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:18 PM

looks like she has plenty of attitude lillian two belting captures v1 just nicks it for me today a real cracker nice one Wink
andy

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:24 PM

v1 for me. I had to show this to Fafnir... He keeps bragging that he is not fat for his 7kgs.. So I had to show him some real competition Smile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:32 PM

certainly wouldnt want to play cat and mouse with this beauty

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:34 PM

Great eyes

Kingfisher8
22 Jan 2013 - 5:35 PM

A beauty.

Keith.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:36 PM

One big cat !! Lillian.
Ron.

marktc
marktc e2 Member 346 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:37 PM

I'm pretty sure you were glad not to be in her enclosure!!!!

Terrific shot Lillian!

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:43 PM

Excellent captures Lillian................. she looks a bit chubby round the chops, or is she eating something? A lion maybeWinkGrinGrin
Diane

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 1bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 5:58 PM

Both excellent images Lillian I do prefer V1 as it does show off thee battle scared ear better. Bob

WindowonWildlife
WindowonWildlife e2 Member 5WindowonWildlife vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:09 PM

Fabulous animal Lillian, v1 for me Smile

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64341 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:21 PM

Who ate all the pies!? Smile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:25 PM

Wow, a very powerful looking Beast in V1 Lillian, but captured as a more placid Pussy in V2.

John Smile

NeilWigan
NeilWigan e2 Member 4NeilWigan vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:32 PM

My favourite of the big cats,they always look so menacing.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:33 PM

She's beautiful and what a lovely face.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85907 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 6:48 PM

Magnificent Lillian

Adrian

pks
pks  10 England
22 Jan 2013 - 6:49 PM

two more fine big cat shots I like v2 best

peter

Last Modified By pks at 22 Jan 2013 - 7:00 PM
canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2013 - 6:53 PM

Two superb images of this lovely looking cat Lillian
Jim

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 7:01 PM

Great images and No. 2 gets the vote.

Albert

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 7:25 PM

Beautiful creature Lillian. Superbly exposed and composed.
Ron

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 7:36 PM

Top notch photography.
What a beautiful animal.
KateGrinGrinGrin

achieverswales
22 Jan 2013 - 7:36 PM

V1 for me Lillian she is beautiful.

Regards

Trev.

terryxc
terryxc  1 England
22 Jan 2013 - 8:00 PM

Two amazing shots, version 1 wins for me.

Terry.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 8:04 PM

Two wonderful images of this beautiful animal, Lillian.

Ray

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
22 Jan 2013 - 8:49 PM

Two beautiful images Lillian, love the way you have caught her looking at you.

Ruth

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 11:03 PM

Love both images Lillian. She looks a real tough lady.
Joan.

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jan 2013 - 11:45 PM

WOW What a cat fab shot
mike

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 7:47 AM

your braver than me Lillian, superb shot tho

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Jan 2013 - 10:36 AM

What a stunning beauty she is Lillian !! V1 especially is an excellent capture !!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 11:00 AM

She's not the easiest colour to photograph! But very well done here, Lillian Wink She does look rather mean, although a little less agressive in V2! Smile
Trev Smile

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 1:13 PM


Quote: Excellent captures Lillian................. she looks a bit chubby round the chops, or is she eating something? A lion maybeWinkGrinGrin
Diane

Chops! THAT's the word I was looking for. 'Cos I was thinking it looks like she's rinsing with mouthwash with her chops looking all ballooned out.

Two excellent captures, Lillian, but V1 is stunning.

Andrew

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 1:43 PM

Wow one mean looking female - two great shots - Elizabeth xx

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jan 2013 - 2:42 PM

Obviously a cat with attitude and in V2 she is showing you her 'best' side!
Carole

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
23 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

Would not get in with that one Lillian, lol. a real mean cat ready at any moment, still a beauty ask any male Panther lol. well done two great photo's, you must nie on live in that place lololol, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

stu8fish
stu8fish  1 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 - 4:47 PM

Sweet, this is some bruiser of a cat.
Caught the colour nicely.

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
23 Jan 2013 - 6:18 PM

Thought this had to be yours Lillian. She is one mean looking puss. Did you go in the enclosure with her - hehehe.
2 beautiful captures of her. She is a beauty despite her war wounds. Moira

NobbytheNobster
24 Jan 2013 - 12:44 PM

Wow...what a magnificent cat.
Great capture Lillian
Regards
Ricky

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8232 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
26 Jan 2013 - 6:41 PM

I wouldn't want to trifle with this formidable beast Lillian, it looks like she's got you in her sights or she's putting on this expression for the epzers' so that they know to respect her in future!!!

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