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A wonderful blue eyed Serval really watching the broom
that was 'protecting' me...as was in the enclosure with him and his son....Wink

Another from the WHF in Kent...in the sunshine
hand held and up close!!

Off to Kent again tomorrow to meet up with a few EPZer's
Leeds Castle if interested in joining us..10.30 to 11 am at the paying desk!!

Thank You Steve for your User Award on the Leopard

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:6 Aug 2013 - 4:17 PM
Focal Length:105mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/1250sec
Exposure Comp:+1/3
ISO:2000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Manual
Title:Oh That Stare!
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:4 Sep 2013 - 7:21 PM
Tags:General, Kent, Pets / captive animals, Serval, Whf, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

Beautiful image Lillian. Was he alittle feisty?! Hence the broom Tongue
A gorgeous cat and what beautiful eyes GrinGrin

Kathryn

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

A wonderful Serval portrait. Love the eyes.... Well captured Lillian.
By the way all my wildlife images are also handheld as no place in a game vehicle for a tripod and no doors or windows to use as a rest.

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:27 PM

Wide awake and full of spunk, glad you had protection-!
I love his pose!

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Sep 2013 - 7:31 PM

You've capture a fine pose and some excellent detail in this beauty Lillian,
Fred.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:32 PM

A fine image, Lillian. Carol

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:33 PM

Cracking good capture Lillian. A beautiful creature.GrinGrinGrin
Ron

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 7:34 PM

Lovely image Smile

Eileen

tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85853 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:37 PM

Can't fault your dedication at being at wan with these beauties

Love those eyes

Adrian

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:39 PM

Pretty face and I love that nose................looks good for sniffing out prey.............GrinGrin

Caziwinkles
4 Sep 2013 - 7:46 PM

He is definitely weighing you up here Lillian - broom or no broom!! Smile
Fab image - as always!

Carol

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 7:49 PM

Stunning shot Lillian, must be great to get inside there enclosure

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41028 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England133 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:02 PM

Bristling with indignation and not wanting a brush with the 'law' keepers GrinGrin That's a fast shutter speed you used, Lillian.

Dave

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32873 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:05 PM

An image with jaw dropping qualities Lillian. A real stunner and one which I only wished I could have captured, one day maybe...

See you tomorrow girl...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:06 PM

Images don't get much better than this, Lillian!

Richard

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
4 Sep 2013 - 8:07 PM

Thoae eyes!

Harriet

HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4261 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
4 Sep 2013 - 8:08 PM


Quote: Thoae eyes!

Harriet

Oc course I meant THOSE eyes!!

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54203 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:21 PM

Gorgeous boy. I just so want to stroke him.
x

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:32 PM

Beautiful and what an expression.

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:32 PM

Wonderful image Lillian, have a great day tomorrow

Hugh

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:40 PM

A beautiful and intense eyed kitty. A lovely capture Lillian.......Sandy

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:45 PM

Not one to tangle with, I am fairly certain but a very handsome critter. Great pose.

Have a great time at Leeds Castle.

Ann

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
4 Sep 2013 - 8:47 PM

A really outstanding image Lillian and those wonderful eyes!!
Effrossini

richmowil
richmowil e2 Member 5240 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:52 PM

Beautiful Portrait Lillian!! Great work!!

Louise_Morris
Louise_Morris e2 Member 42289 forum postsLouise_Morris vcard England
4 Sep 2013 - 8:53 PM

He's a beauty Lillian - looks very superior!
Have a good day tomorrow! Lou

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 8:55 PM

A fine image
Ju

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 8:58 PM

Lovely shot Lillian. Cannot believe the only protection you had was a broom! Cathy

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:03 PM

A excellent image Lillian, he is so alert, well captured.Smile

Cliff

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 2AnnJ vcard Scotland
4 Sep 2013 - 9:05 PM

This is a lovely image Lillian and you have captured the eyes so well, they really make such an impact. Ann.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91886 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:06 PM

Beautiful facial detail Lillian - it's a beauty.
Brian.

User_Removed
4 Sep 2013 - 9:14 PM

A beautiful picture Lillian.

pks
pks  10 England
4 Sep 2013 - 9:23 PM

lovely portrait lillian

peter Smile

achieverswales

Awesome capture Lillian right up there with your best.


Regards

Trev.

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:41 PM

Gorgeous capture, have fun tomorrow it's going to be hot & sunny SmileSmile

Ali

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 9:49 PM

great shot Lillian time you did another book

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 10:33 PM

Beautiful portrait.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 10:46 PM

Can of "Whiskers" being opened I thinkWinkGrin
Diane

M_squared
M_squared e2 Member 3M_squared vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2013 - 11:11 PM

Beautiful detail and lighting.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:31 PM

These are incredible cats, Maggie has just had an acceptance (illustrating two of these from Zambia) in the RPS International Smile Beautiful image Lillian.
Ron

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:35 PM

A fine looking cat indeed Lillian.
And remember to be on your best behaviour tomorrow !!
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2013 - 11:54 PM

Stunning image Lillian and I can't believe the number of times you're in those enclosures!
Long may you be safe.
KateGrinGrinGrin

andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 12:39 AM

SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
5 Sep 2013 - 2:07 AM


Quote: Images don't get much better than this, Lillian!

Richard

I'll say...what a beautiful boy Lillian, those eyes are amazing...

what a wonderful place to be able to go to, and be so up close and personal with the wildlife..I am green with envy GrinGrin

Lynette GrinGrin

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
5 Sep 2013 - 4:30 AM

This must be one of the best Serval portraits that I have ever seen Lillian !! An excellent image !

bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:16 AM

Great capture Lillian good eye contact love it .Smile
Rob

ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:32 AM

This is a young one...
Very nice eyes and DOF...

Dave

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:26 AM

Love those ears especially...
But a broom for protection?????.....Whatever next????

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:43 AM

A stunning portrait of this beautiful animal.

Albert

Mike_Reid
Mike_Reid  645 forum posts Scotland
5 Sep 2013 - 7:54 AM

Nice Composition
MikeSmile

capto
capto e2 Member 2982 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 7:58 AM

You can't but be captivated by those lovely eyes.Smile
ivor

I'll be there

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9472 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 9:17 AM

Perfect portrait.

widtink
widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 9:23 AM

Beautiful image of a wonderous beast Smile

Rod

digital_boi
5 Sep 2013 - 10:21 AM

Excellent Lillian no others words for it

Graham

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
5 Sep 2013 - 12:34 PM

Lovely image and excellently captured.....Grin

hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 3:49 PM

Cracking shot lovely detail
Mike

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 4:21 PM

beautiful and what a look your getting

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2013 - 6:37 PM

Super shot of a gorgeous animal. Lillian.

Ray

JohnChambersPhotography

O those eyes, brilliant capture, with a good title.

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

Superb Lillian

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
7 Sep 2013 - 1:57 PM

Looks SO cute. Love the eyes Smile

Andrew

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
8 Sep 2013 - 6:52 PM

What a beautiful little beast Lillian, a real pleasure to view

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2013 - 9:00 AM

who could resist the ears! and that stare Smile

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