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Lioness just let out from her accommodation early morning with autumn colours
at the Knowlsey Safari Park


Sorry to Hugh and Mark, for taking off last Photo...was not happy with it

Early morning Safari before the public arrived...really special, even have them up trees!! Hand Held

My thanks to Andy for your GEA and to John, Graham, Steve, Lavina, Lin and John
for your User Awards
and thanks to you all for your comments
and your good wishes for Nathan...as Ernie said...He will be back...thank goodness
with his advice, comments, and always a cheerful outlook and his friendship

Remember
Be good to one another, and always say what you need to
tomorrow is a long way away..have a great weekend


Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:16 Sep 2012 - 8:45 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/640sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Watching
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:28 Sep 2012 - 10:10 PM
Tags:General, Knowlsey Safari Park, Lioness, Pets / captive animals, Wild arena, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled

Comments

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:18 PM

Wonderful portrait of a lovely Lioness, I just love the inquisitive expression Smile

Hugh

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:19 PM

What a magnificent big cat and as your title suggests watchful face, gaze fixed on something off stage right. Superb capture, Lillian, your very high standard well maintained.
Good news about Nathan.
Ronnie.

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:22 PM

Looks as though deep in thought, probably as to where breakfast might be! The details are wonderful.

Ann

rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:29 PM

Magnificent portrait of a magnificent lioness, Lillian.

Ray

canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 - 10:42 PM

A superb portrait and a majestic pose from the lioness Lillian
Jim

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:42 PM

Sizing up the day-- A cat who could be in charge me thinks!

FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 733 forum postsFeatherFriend vcard England217 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:44 PM

Excellent detail in the fur and such beautiful eyes Lillian, crikey....your'e taking a risk getting this close Wink
Geoff.

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:55 PM

Very watchful look.
Wonderful close up of a proud animal.
KateGrinGrinGrin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
28 Sep 2012 - 10:57 PM

Super composition Lillian, excellent detail captured,
Fred.

paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 10:58 PM

Great eye contact.
Matt

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 11:08 PM

The deep thoughtful mood captured to perfection. Good news re Nathen.Smile
Joan.

elainebaker
elainebaker e2 Member 2elainebaker vcard United Kingdom
28 Sep 2012 - 11:11 PM

Amazing animals Lillian. We have good taste Smile This is a really good capture of her expression wondering what the rest of the day will have in store for her. You go to some amazing places to take your pictures. Elaine

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101763 forum postsexposure vcard England
28 Sep 2012 - 11:15 PM

Beautiful strong detail lillian...a lovely expression & eye detail.
Pauline.

achieverswales
achieverswales e2 Member 4achieverswales vcard Wales101 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 11:17 PM

Simply stunning big cat photography Lillian.

Regards

Trev.

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 11:26 PM

Strong study of this Lioness, Lillian. A regal portrait.
Ron.

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
28 Sep 2012 - 11:48 PM

A fine portrait of this lioness.

Albert

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 12:35 AM

A well detailed close up Lillian.
And lets hope that Nathan does indeed come back !!
Mick.

debu
debu e2 Member 4debu vcard India
29 Sep 2012 - 12:41 AM

Very nice detailed image.
debu

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 - 1:09 AM

First class portrait... Magnificent pose! IB

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8831 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1638 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 1:13 AM

She's adorable, Lillian.
Thanks for the update on Nathan.
On the "be good to one another" subject, I'm doing my best, but must try harderTongue!

fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 2:38 AM

A really striking portrait of this beautiful animal.

Lavina

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 5:47 AM

A magnificent creature, Lillian. Thank you for the update on Nathan, we will all be eagerly awaiting his next upload Smile Carol

jdinne
jdinne  11 England
29 Sep 2012 - 7:34 AM

Stunning Lillian, those eyes are brilliant.

John

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
29 Sep 2012 - 7:47 AM

A very haughty looking lady Lillian. Beautiful capture. Moira

User_Removed
29 Sep 2012 - 8:14 AM

Excellent capture, great expression.

Lucien

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64838 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 8:30 AM

What a very handsome cat. Aloof and proud. Wish we could stroke them. Grin
x

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 8:34 AM

Great capture Lillian......

Ade

JohnChambersPhotography

Fantastic pose, lovely detail once again Lilian, good work.

John

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 8:38 AM

excellent capture

digital_boi
29 Sep 2012 - 9:15 AM

a superb capture of this fine lioness Lillian another winner

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

Cliff1944
Cliff1944 e2 Member 3Cliff1944 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 9:54 AM

A stunner!
Cliff

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 439 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 9:59 AM

A regal pose Lillian and a beautiful captureSmile
Carole

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 10:16 AM

A stunning portrait, Lillian, and she looks so proud Wink A beautifully detailed shot Smile
Trev Smile

raygregson
raygregson e2 Member 6raygregson vcard United Kingdom
29 Sep 2012 - 11:03 AM

superb crystal clear image,well captured indeed lillian.ray

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 11:13 AM

Fine shot of the Lioness Lillian
Ron

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Sep 2012 - 11:37 AM

Superb shot of this beautiful Lioness love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 6268 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 11:47 AM

a stunner

marktc
marktc e2 Member 459 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 2:10 PM

Eying up her dinner more like... terrific capture Lillian.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Sep 2012 - 8:28 PM

A very proud and majestic looking lioness Lillian, she's beautiful and very regal

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
30 Sep 2012 - 11:30 PM

a wonderful, touching portrait of a great cat.

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Oct 2012 - 11:13 AM

Wonderful shot! Thank you for informing us about Nathan!

Tigger1
Tigger1 e2 Member 2Tigger1 vcard England
2 Oct 2012 - 9:48 PM

Love it!

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