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One of three male lion brothers taken at the WHF in Kent. (Apologies to Hugh - I took my previous upload down as it looked a bit noisy.) Thanks for looking and for your time. Comments and/or criticisms are very welcome.
Many thanks to John (lifesnapper) and to DerekL for their UAs for Amur Leopard Cub II - your awards were much appreciated!
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L IS USM +1.4x
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:31 Oct 2012 - 1:56 PM
Focal Length:193mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture priority
Metering Mode:Pattern
White Balance:Auto
Title:Daydreaming
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:15 Nov 2012 - 5:51 PM
Tags:Lion, Pets / captive animals, Whf, Wildlife / nature
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franken
franken e2 Member 113058 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 5:53 PM

Impressive portrait Ann.

Ken

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lifesnapper
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:06 PM

Amazing shot ann, so beautifully captured.

John Smile

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barbarahirst
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:09 PM

daydreaming of what ...one wonders
a great capture

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rontear
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:20 PM

Hounary Lion club Wink Anne, seen some action this one !!
Ron.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 6:22 PM

Another beautiful close-up, Ann, wonderful detail in his handsome, but battle scarred face. Carol

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Daisymaye
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:25 PM

An awesome close-up portrait........Sandy

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Lillian
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:28 PM

Oh he is so lovely Ann
a beautifully captured shot
Lillian

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 6:38 PM

The Lion King dreams of Africa deep in his genes. Wonderful portrait Ann.

Dougie

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SlowSong
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:40 PM

Oh, he looks so sad. Sad
x

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Maiwand
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15 Nov 2012 - 6:52 PM

Great portrait with a great title.
Ron

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 6:56 PM

A superb portrait of this magnificent lion, Ann, as you say he has a far away look.
Lovely work.
Ronnie.

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andylea
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15 Nov 2012 - 7:00 PM

this is stunning ann wonder what he's thinking about top shot Wink
andy

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Badgerfred
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15 Nov 2012 - 7:03 PM

Excellent close up Ann, a well timed capture with great detail,
Fred.

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JohnChambersPhotography

daydreaming of what ...by the look of what he is resting on I would say something much softer than these wooden posts. Good title Ann with good detail.

John

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derekhansen
derekhansen e2 Member 5183 forum postsderekhansen vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 7:20 PM

Such a wonderful looking face. Like your crop here Ann and the detail is excellent.
Derek

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gareth01422
15 Nov 2012 - 7:28 PM

He almost looks sad????????

bags of detail too..

Well worth a vote.

Gareth

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nealie
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15 Nov 2012 - 7:31 PM

Superb capture.

John

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bricurtis
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15 Nov 2012 - 8:09 PM

Superb portrait Ann - love the spotted nose - he does look sad.Sad
Brian.

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WhiteRose1
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15 Nov 2012 - 8:13 PM

I think someone did the link to Stanley Holloway before but this is definitely Albert with his nose all covered in scars, and laying in a somnolent posture.

Dave

(you bought the extender then Grin)

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morpheus1955
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15 Nov 2012 - 8:20 PM

Fantastic portrait Ann, superb detail, beautifully captured and presented.

Hugh

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 279 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
15 Nov 2012 - 8:35 PM

A battle scarred beauty, fantastic animal portrait, the colours and detail are amazing, a great capture.
Well done, Ann.
Darryl. SmileSmile x

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bobhowell
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15 Nov 2012 - 8:43 PM

Hi Ann, looks like the middle one, a great image and full of detail. Bob

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zapar40
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15 Nov 2012 - 9:10 PM

a beautiful portrait capture.
ant.

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Irishkate
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15 Nov 2012 - 10:05 PM

Superb portrait of the lion.Great look captured in his eyes.
Fills the frame beautifully.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Tibetan
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15 Nov 2012 - 10:42 PM

That's not a bad likeness of me spiritually really, well done you, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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LynneJoyce
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15 Nov 2012 - 10:48 PM

WOW!

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EAS
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15 Nov 2012 - 10:50 PM

Managing to look like a great big pussy cat!! I'm not deceived but a lovely moment captured.

Ann

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taggart
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15 Nov 2012 - 11:24 PM

A superb portrait, you do these so well!

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achieverswales
16 Nov 2012 - 12:13 AM

Stunning big cat capture Ann, to look at them they do not look like killers as they are so beautiful.

Regards

Trev.

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mikbee
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16 Nov 2012 - 12:54 AM

Wonderful hairy detail Ann.
Super shot.
Mick.

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AnneWorner
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16 Nov 2012 - 1:07 AM

The detail is splendid - really like the relaxed almost dreamy look this one has.

Anne

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Deep_Bhatia
16 Nov 2012 - 2:26 AM

Wow! nice close up. deep

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fentiger
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16 Nov 2012 - 7:53 AM

An impressively detailed portrait.

Albert

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CaroleS
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16 Nov 2012 - 9:14 AM

He really is miles away Ann - superb detail.
Carole

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digital_boi
16 Nov 2012 - 9:20 AM

wonder if he is up for a cuddle your first! fine capture Ann

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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kazza12
kazza12  1 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2012 - 11:16 AM

brilliant capture ann SmileSmile

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ValSaxby
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16 Nov 2012 - 11:30 AM

Lovely portrait Ann

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danbrann
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16 Nov 2012 - 12:50 PM

Just look at that face....how could he eat anyone? A cracking image Ann

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annettep38
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16 Nov 2012 - 1:19 PM

a true character portrait!
a penny for his thoughts.

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Joline
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16 Nov 2012 - 1:19 PM

He looks so sad, probably dreaming of what his world should be like if he were roaming free.

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ugly
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16 Nov 2012 - 3:07 PM

I do like my cats and this is a great image...

Dave

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Hop-A-Long
16 Nov 2012 - 3:10 PM

Beautiful detail in this shot of an equally beautiful animal.

Andy

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marktc
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16 Nov 2012 - 8:39 PM

It's all been said Ann, glorious shot!

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pascalg
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17 Nov 2012 - 3:44 AM

superb capture

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Richsr
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17 Nov 2012 - 10:48 AM

Good one Ann.
Regards Richard

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kathrynlouise
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18 Nov 2012 - 10:17 PM

Gorgeous shot Ann Grin

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Glostopcat
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22 Nov 2012 - 7:41 PM

A terrific portait of this noble beast, he does look rather wistful

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