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This is Ares the Black Jaguar..testing me!

Tried to fade most out and keep focus on the face...snow still just there
V2 nonchalant, just licking my lips

Both hand held

Thank You everyone for dropping by and leaving your comments..really grateful
and thank you to Steve, Nick, Annette, Graham, Ann, and Bob for your User Awards

Enjoy your day

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 - 10:55 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/4.5
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:2000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Custom
Title:Come on then!
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:16 Jan 2013 - 11:14 AM
Tags:Ares, Black jaguar, General, Pets / captive animals, Whf kent, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:18 AM

two stunners lillian fantastic detail and colours v2 just nicks it for me today nice ones Wink
andy

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:23 AM

Two superb shots, and he looks as though he means business!
Ju

DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:30 AM

Well what can one say except these two images are up to the usual very high standard that we have come to expect from you Lillian.

Looks like there is no wire or glass between you and this beautiful Big Cat. These are really two wonderful shots! Smile Smile Smile


David.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41123 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

Lovely captures, Lillian. v2 has more space to walk into and has more dof. Fine work again.

Dave

Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
16 Jan 2013 - 11:31 AM

This is one of my most favourite animals Lillian !! Excellent photos !!

achieverswales
achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:37 AM

Two stunning captures again Lillian V2 for me.

Regards

Trev.

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:38 AM

Two excellent captures Lillian.
Joan.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:43 AM

on the thumbnail I thought this is you black cat... til I saw the node Smile
excellent Lilian

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:46 AM

Great eye contact

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:49 AM

He looks so soft and cuddly, Lillian, but don't be fooled Wink Two excellent captures. Carol

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:58 AM

brilliant love v2 i think that he/she is eying you up as lunch

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 12:26 PM

Just one great big pussy cat in V1, while V2 sort of says it all! Two superb images of a most handsome creature.

Ann

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 12:34 PM

He's stunning Lillian. 2 beautiful shots but no 2 just gets it, looking at you thinking, mmmmm tasty Tongue
So wish I could drive, love the tigers, lions and snow leopards at Dudley but so many other big cats I could be capturing.

Kathryn

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 12:47 PM

Those are very penetrating eyes. I think I prefer V2 with that huge foot and tongue .......Sandy

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 1:51 PM

Two stunning images Lillian, has to be V1 as my favorite

Hugh

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 1:51 PM

A kind of intent !! here Lillian.
Ron.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
16 Jan 2013 - 1:55 PM

Excellent captures Lillian, V2 a slight favourite,
Fred.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 441 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 1:56 PM

Superb focus on the head, what a beautiful big cat!
Carole

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 2:12 PM

Both superb captures, Lillian, especially for the eyes!

Andrew

Misty56
Misty56 e2 Member 6Misty56 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 2:24 PM

tis is a eye catcher, one cat to watch all the time, well taken Lillian see you in April x

digital_boi
16 Jan 2013 - 2:40 PM

two excellent captures again Lillian both with great eye contact again V2 is the winner+++ again today love the stare the licking of the lips and the paw gives you an idea of the power of this very fine animal

GrahamGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64840 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:16 PM

Amazing picture. If you cover up the bottom of the cat's face it looks like a common-or-garden pussy cat. But see the whole face and Whoooaaaaa!!!Smile

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:32 PM

Rich, lush well cared for fur suggesting he eats well and is a happy monster-- These are wonderful images!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:49 PM

Two more beauties, Lillian, but V2 just has to be my fave here! Wink
Trev Smile

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 3:53 PM

v2 for me Lilian marvellous captures both though!

nikshot
nikshot e2 Member 5nikshot vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 4:25 PM

Just awesome!!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Nick

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 4:37 PM

Two stunning pictures, Lillian - V2 for me!

****

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 4:38 PM

Having caught sight of you, he is licking his lips: love to know what was going through his mind at that moment.
Two wonderful shots of this handsome big cat, Lillian.
Ronnie.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 4:43 PM

2 Superb images and I'd love a cuddle.

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Two excellent images again with a preference for No. 2.

Albert

susanbarton
susanbarton e2 Member 6susanbarton vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 5:26 PM

Two brilliant shots I fave V2 but love both

Susan

Niknut
Niknut e2 Member 4742 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom64 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 5:53 PM

Oooooo....love that expression in V1 !!!!!!!!!

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 6:00 PM

Beautiful and rare animal Lillian. Good shot.
Ron

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 6:32 PM

Wow, what a menacing Beast you've captured here Lillian, scary but excellent.

John Smile

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 6:43 PM

Scary and magnificent. I am definitely going to add a caption to version 2 Lillian!

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7213 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:01 PM

Wow what a big cat this one is Lillian

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:02 PM

Wow! I thought from the thumb it was an ordinary moggy, great shot Lillian

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:03 PM

Stunning and scary wildlife imagery Lillian.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 96187 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:20 PM

Spot on with the focus Lillian

A black beauty indeed

Adrian

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:42 PM

To capture detail in black fur is very difficult as you know Lillian, yet you have managed it superbly well. Hand held too!.

Ray

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 7:42 PM

These are really wonderful Lillian.................. one bit I really like is those little white hairs in his legsGrinGrin
Diane

jennialexander
jennialexander e2 Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 - 8:04 PM

2superb images Lillian. You have got the exposure spot on showing his features. Very difficult with the black coat. Beautiful
Jenni x

stu8fish
stu8fish e2 Member 2stu8fish vcard United Kingdom
16 Jan 2013 - 8:11 PM

No 1 for me. The cat look's hungry. Great shot.Smile

Suehh
Suehh e2 Member 739 forum postsSuehh vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 9:31 PM

I thought V1 was a fine shot, which it is, but then I saw V2 and love it - so menacing and beautiful at the same time

gingerdelight
gingerdelight e2 Member 8298 forum postsgingerdelight vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 9:34 PM

What a beauty! Both superbly captured Lillian, well done!

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2215 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 9:46 PM

A brilliant set with great eye contactSmile
NettaSmile

Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 9:47 PM

2 excellent shots of this adorable creature. Very well timed in V2.
Paul

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 9:55 PM

both brill shots, but would not be getting to close to this fella ha Bob Smile

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 e2 Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 10:26 PM

Superb facial expression and eye contact in V1.
Cliff

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 10497 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 10:37 PM

You have controlled the blacks so well Lillian.

Hop-A-Long
Hop-A-Long e2 Member 752 forum postsHop-A-Long vcard England
16 Jan 2013 - 11:08 PM

Two beautiful shots of a beautiful animal.

Andy

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
16 Jan 2013 - 11:10 PM

Two great images with that penetrating stare.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 7:22 AM

That's not next doors cat coming to see what you have, blimey Lillian are you on a death wish?

Dougie

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Jan 2013 - 1:18 PM

Crickey Lillian, you do get in there don't you lol. hope you do not end up in the food chain! well done love V2. regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Glyn1
Glyn1 e2 Member 5Glyn1 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 8:19 PM

Wow, what an experience, superb Lillian.

Glyn

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
17 Jan 2013 - 11:06 PM

Ares is a beauty, and I like both pictures, Lillian, but particularly like that big paw being lifted in V2.

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 - 1:46 AM

AMAZING shots... Love the eye contact in V1. But V2 would make me shake as he looks about to pounce on you! Great work. IB

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 Jan 2013 - 5:31 PM

It looks like he's got you in his sights, these are awesome images

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