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Cheetah called Mia

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Home and very exhausted from two days at WHF in Kent
stayed in a lodge overnight on the premises...brilliant experience

So many photos... 3 x 32 gb cards!! all hand held and in Raw format!!

Starting with Mia who let me share her enclosure...Wink
V2 Mia and I together
V3 Mia deciding if I was a worthy breakfast

Versions 2 and 3 taken with 60D Canon

Thank you for stopping by

many thanks to Kathryn, Colleen, Maureen and Becky for your Awards on the tiger

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF70-300mm f/4-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:23 Jun 2014 - 9:15 AM
Focal Length:70mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Cheetah called Mia
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:23 Jun 2014 - 9:39 PM
Tags:Cheetah, General, Kent, Lillian, Whf, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 - 9:41 PM

Brilliant Lillian. I can only see one so I will pop back in a bit. Cathy

All there now! Wow you could not get any closer!

Last Modified By Holmewood at 23 Jun 2014 - 9:43 PM
gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6534 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 9:43 PM

This is a beautiful image Lillian, the clarity is amazing. - gary

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 9:44 PM

Excellent Lillian, super looking CheetahSmile

Cliff

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2185 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 9:47 PM

Oh Waaw!!!!Lillian you are very brave.
Brilliant set of imagesSmile
NettaSmile

gwynn56
gwynn56  264 forum posts England
23 Jun 2014 - 9:48 PM

beautiful set of images SmileSmileSmile

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 9:48 PM

Wow, what an experience Lillian !
She is a Beauty !

B.

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 - 9:52 PM

What a wonderful experience.

A fine capture too of this graceful big cat.

P.

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 95916 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 9:57 PM

You captured a wonderful cat here Lillian

One to treasure methinks

Adrian

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:02 PM

Outstanding set of images Lillian, what an experience to actually be in the enclosure with her

Hugh

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
23 Jun 2014 - 10:03 PM

Super set of images Lillian, like them all,
Fred.

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
23 Jun 2014 - 10:08 PM

Outstanding set of images, Lillian. Top class. The interaction with a top predator at such close quarters is unbelievable.

Fred

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:11 PM

OOOOO! DID YOU TOUCH? WHAT A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!

love the pictures!

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91904 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:13 PM

V1 is a superb image. V2 and V3 - rather you than me.Smile
Brian.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:19 PM

Some experience !! Lillian.
Ron

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:23 PM

wow wonderful experience and one i'd love too! superb set

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:23 PM


Quote: OOOOO! DID YOU TOUCH? WHAT A WONDERFUL EXPERIENCE!

love the pictures!

Yes I was stroking her Jennn, that photo is on another camera..and they will email it to me
really was a day of unexpected pleasures...went in with many of the cats....to follow
when processed...
will catch up tomorrow everyone

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:25 PM

Wow, what an experience.

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:37 PM

very nice work..

Dave

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 10:51 PM

Lovely pictures of a rare experience.

Either she has just eaten or there will be more cheetahs soon!

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 11:11 PM

What a privilege Lillian, a wonderful experience for you. Look forward to seeing more.
Peter GrinGrinGrinGrin

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 11:17 PM

This is what you call getting in close and personal Lillian !!
Good shots.
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 11:18 PM

V1 superb Lillian but my goodness you are brave in V2 and V3!
Can anybody go in with the animals or just people like you who have
a real understanding of their habits?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jun 2014 - 11:28 PM

A really superb set of images


Billy

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 12:52 AM

A wonderful set of images. You are certainly brave.

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 1:12 AM

Images to treasure...

Regards Nathan GrinGrin

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 - 2:10 AM

Beautiful and inspiring! (Each shot got my heart racing...)
Soul stirring images! You are brave! Grin
IB

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 5:43 AM

Superb captures, you must have had a wonderful experience, Lillian, and with so many photographs to show us , looking forward to more Smile Carol

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 6:12 AM

How envious am I!!!! You lucky lucky lady. Amazing photos and an amazing experience. Love them all but V3 for me. How awesome to be that close GrinGrin

Kathryn

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1746 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom87 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 6:19 AM

Amazing experience, great image V1.
Nigel

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:02 AM

you are featured e2 piccy at the moment...

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:22 AM

How lovely to get so close to Mia she's beautiful.Smile

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41053 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:33 AM

They leave the oldies alone... they're just a bit too tough!!! TongueGrinGrin

Beautifully done, Lillian. No problems with that lens on this one... and 3 cards-worth handheld ... money well-spent.

Dave

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:34 AM

Top class photography.

Albert

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 9:11 AM

My favourite big cat Lillian and how wonderful to be so up close and personal with her. V1 is superb and as for V2 and V3 I am very jealousTongueTongueTongueTongueTongueGrinGrinGrin
Carole

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 1:30 PM

SO COOL to be able to get that close to a cheetah! WOW SmileSmileSmile

Super shots, Lillian.

Andrew

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 2:51 PM

How very elegant Mia is Smile A wonderful set of images, Lillian, lucky you having the opportunity to be there - I'd want to stroke her if I were there! Smile Love V3, looks like the two of you are having a conversation!! Grin
Trev Smile

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 3:07 PM

Great series of shots Lillian.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2253 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 4:03 PM

Oh Mamma.............GrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 4:05 PM

Superb images, Lillian - what an experience that must have been.

Richard

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4265 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
24 Jun 2014 - 5:08 PM

Absolutely stunning images. Mia is gorgeous and you can see she is friendly. (I think).

Maureen

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 5:22 PM


Quote: This is what you call getting in close and personal Lillian !!
Good shots.
Mick.

Mick took the words out of my mouth!
What a wonderful experience
Ju

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7122 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 6:27 PM

Wow stunning shots Lillian, amazing experience for you. I have that lens you just got, and its never off me camera

janlea
janlea e2 Member 2janlea vcard United Kingdom
24 Jun 2014 - 7:09 PM

Stunning captures Lillian, how nice it must have been getting that close Smile
Jan

capto
capto e2 Member 21150 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:28 PM

V1 is gorgeous, 2 & 3 make me nervous.Smile

ivor

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10473 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
24 Jun 2014 - 7:30 PM

Outstanding Lillian.

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
26 Jun 2014 - 5:21 PM

Fantastic Lillian, love the way she is looking at you in V3.

Ruth

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