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A youngster eyeing us all up!

Again taken at the WHF in Kent at this stage of the day I was in such agony
that was only able to capture half dozen of each animal as bending down proved to muchSad

Where do I start??? with all the comments
and so many User Awards yesterday (have thanked you all via message) and
a GEA thank you Phil...I thank you all so much

Enjoy your day

Have just spoken to Nathan, He sends his best wishes..and good luck to you Trev
and get well soon..has phone problems until January!!! also not a good day again yesterday



Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:31 Oct 2012 - 4:33 PM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/400sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Serval Cub
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:4 Nov 2012 - 9:05 AM
Tags:General, Serval, Whf kent, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 3260 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:06 AM

That face is one to fall in love with............GrinGrinGrinGrin

Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7126 forum postsTrev_B vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:07 AM

Such a pretty cub... and beautiful detail Lilian.

Hope the pain has subsided.... Trev

mountains
mountains  645 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 9:08 AM

beautiful markings

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:09 AM

Tis one is a finalist for Cutie of the Year! Superb image. Well done on all the awards yesterday Lillian, all richly deserved. If you get many more you will have to move to a bigger place to make room for the huge trophy cabinet!

Last Modified By LynneJoyce at 4 Nov 2012 - 9:12 AM
Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:11 AM

A rather smaller wild cat today Lillian, a real raft of awards yesterday, well done. This wee puusy is by no means in the shade from his larger cousin, the ears are marvellous.

Dougie

Fotofunguy
Fotofunguy e2 Member 3Fotofunguy vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 9:12 AM

It's a cracker!

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41122 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:14 AM

Those ears are something else, lovely detail again, Lillian.

Dave

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:14 AM

What a gorgeous Animal Lillian, and so very well captured. You should compile a Photo Book for the Whf, and maybe even produce Post Cards from your wonderful pictures.

John Smile

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
4 Nov 2012 - 9:17 AM

Superb shot Lillian. Great eye contact and look at all the little hairs standing up along the ridge of it's ear.
It's Sunday today so I am being silly!
Moira

dmhuynh72
dmhuynh72 e2 Member 628 forum postsdmhuynh72 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:28 AM

brilliant portrait with excellent detail in the fur.
regards
Yung

DeSilver
DeSilver e2 Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:30 AM

Firstly congratulations on all the UA's. I don't think I have ever seen so many but every one was well deserved.

Not as big of a pussy as yesterdays but still a lovely animal portrait. Nice.


David.

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:36 AM

Exquisite, Lillian. Carol

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Nov 2012 - 9:36 AM

Super pose captured Lillian, lovely shot,
Fred.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:50 AM

Hope you are feeling a bit better now, Lillian: seems that no matter how much pain you were in, it did not prevent you capturing yet another exquisite shot of this big cat.
Wonderful shot.
Take care.
Ronnie.
(PS.......forgot to say many congrats. on yesterday's awards.....very well done.......R)

Last Modified By RonnieAG at 4 Nov 2012 - 9:51 AM
SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 10:09 AM

What a fantastic creature. Just so beautiful.
x

SteveMoulding
SteveMoulding e2 Member 5SteveMoulding vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 10:11 AM

An absolutely stunning cat, so beautifully captured.
Steve.

Ruthannette
Ruthannette e2 Member 7Ruthannette vcard England
4 Nov 2012 - 10:15 AM

Another excellent capture Lillian, such a lovely face the detail is amazing.

Ruth

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 10:17 AM

Really rather special.

digital_boi
4 Nov 2012 - 10:19 AM

another very fine capture Lillian a lovely alert look and great eye contact...hope your on the mend

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 439 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 10:36 AM

It really has all been said Lillian, another beauty (those big ears!) and sincere congrats on all those well deserved awards.Smile
Carole

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 10:56 AM

They don't come any better than this Lillian. All awards richly deserved.
Joan.

ValSaxby
ValSaxby e2 Member 9140 forum postsValSaxby vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 11:05 AM

Lillian this is stunning - the framing, colour, DOF all spot on. Love it.

Val

bobhowell
bobhowell e2 Member 2bobhowell vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:18 AM

aaaa I see snap, think yours looks much better shrouded as you have done. Really liked your lion yesterday and this is also super, well taken. Bob SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

Billyray
Billyray  770 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:22 AM

Another cracking shot Lillian. Ears pricked up, eyes foccussed, he/she look ready to charge.
I hope you are feeling better today. (Its not my back but my knees when I am getting up or down).
Take care.
Ray

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:27 AM

Beautifully sharp Lilian, congratulations on your plethora of awards for that Lion !!!.
Ron.

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:35 AM

I'm running out of superlatives for your stunning images, Lillian.

Ray

Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 4660 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
4 Nov 2012 - 11:38 AM

Top of the Class again Lillian, great Photograph. Eric.

carper123
carper123 e2 Member 3119 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:47 AM

Superb colours and detail, cracking capture and those ears are nearly as big as mine.Wink lol.
Nice one, Lillian.
Darryl. xx SmileSmileSmile

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:54 AM

Lifesnapper's idea is worth considering Lillian.
A wonderful image again today.
Despite your pain you always manage such amazing images.
Hope you're feeling better and give our love to Nathan.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 11:56 AM

Beautifully captured.

P.

fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:56 AM

Another stunning wildlife capture.

Albert

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 11:58 AM

A GEA and 18 User Awards for yesterday's image.
You were too modest not to put a figure on it Lillian.
KateGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

User_Removed
4 Nov 2012 - 11:59 AM

What big ears you've got, lovely detailed capture Lillian. Smile

Lucien.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 44301 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway26 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 12:08 PM

Despite being considerably smaller than yesterday's 'cousin', this is no less impressive, Lillian. An innocence to his features that the lion could never have.

Malc

Many thanks for the UA, and say hello to Nathan for me next time you two talk

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
4 Nov 2012 - 12:21 PM

Excellent !! Great capture !! GrinGrin

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 12:32 PM

What big ears he has! Grin Another beautifully captured and detailed shot, Lillian - looks like you're going to be raking in another good collection of UAs! Wink
Trev Smile

Misty56
Misty56  6 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 12:38 PM

This is a stunner, with the ears forwards, Congrat on your award

morpheus1955
4 Nov 2012 - 12:45 PM

Superb shot Lillian, excellent detail and colours.

Hugh

tezquirk
tezquirk  327 forum posts United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 12:47 PM

Great capture , Well done Smile

Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 12:47 PM

A little beauty. Love his little mouth, makes him look almost tame. Awesome capture Lillian.......Sandy

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 1:16 PM

A beautiful portrait of this big eared little cat

EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 1:34 PM

Wonderful!

Ann

MossyOak
MossyOak  2 England15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 1:40 PM

Another excellent image Lillian. Composition and first class sharpness and detail to grab the viewer
Richard

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 1:51 PM

This one is very cute---and well togged!

raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
4 Nov 2012 - 1:52 PM

another superb image lillian,pin sharp,well captured.ray

nealie
nealie e2 Member 3nealie vcard
4 Nov 2012 - 2:28 PM

Absolutely spot on, great capture.

john

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
4 Nov 2012 - 2:35 PM

Love those ears Lillian very nice detail, as always regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 2:46 PM

gorgeous

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 3:12 PM

100% SmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileTop of the class image.And congratulations yesterday on receiving all those Awards,you desserved them all.SmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 3:25 PM

Super capture.
Looks a strange cat with such big ears.

B.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 3:29 PM

Really fine capture of the Serval Lillian. Theses are such attractive cats.
Ron

andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 3:50 PM

fantastic detail lillian this is a stunner top shot Wink
andy

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 5192 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 4:18 PM

More excellent detail in this little chap from the hairs on his chin to those on the tips of his ears. A wonderful portrait Lillian!
Ann

JohnChambersPhotography

My My what big ears you have....lovely shot. thank you for the info on Nathan,

John

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 5:43 PM

I swap you for my spine Lillian, I can't bleeding well bend full stop.......Grrrrrr Sad

Great image this one BTW.....

Ade

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 8:43 PM

excellent capture

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:02 PM

Another photograph of the highest order Lillian.

Thanks for the telephone call earlier.


Regards NathanGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7212 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Nov 2012 - 9:11 PM

Great image as usual from your good self Lillian

johnjones
johnjones  5 England
5 Nov 2012 - 11:47 AM

Brill.
jj

AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
5 Nov 2012 - 10:22 PM

Such an excellent photo - look at those intelligent eyes! A congrats on the GEA.

Anne

lesliea
lesliea e2 Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
7 Nov 2012 - 1:18 AM

Beautiful image Lillian well captured.
Allen, Smile

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 - 4:57 AM

Here kitty-kitty, here kitty-kitty-kitty
Aw, kitty kitty - (with such long ears)
(Here kitty-kitty, here kitty-kitty-kitty)
I thought I saw a puddy tat Grin Grin

Lovely take! he looks so angelic here
and I bet he'd scratch our eyes out
if we got near him... IB

Last Modified By Chinga at 7 Nov 2012 - 4:58 AM
sallybea
sallybea  441 forum posts United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 - 6:51 PM

Beautiful subject beautifully handled, thanks for sharing
Sally

jujupops
jujupops e2 Member 4jujupops vcard England
10 Nov 2012 - 3:47 PM

Another excellent shot Lillian
Julie

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
11 Nov 2012 - 10:41 PM

absolutely amazing. what a beautiful portrait of this handsome youngster!

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