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Good morning....
Thanks for your vote and comments and to JamesMoorephotography for his UA, much appreciated...
This was taken after the lionesses feeding frenzy on the warthog kill. She is the sister of Scarface. Her face is still mucky with innards.
Thank you for all your well wishes for Rob. Its been 12 days since is hip replacement and he is in a Rehab centre until Monday. There has been a few niggles but he is getting stronger everyday.
Apologies if I only vote and not comment, time is short these days
Have a nice day

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:70-300mm f/4-5.6 G
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2014 - 4:40 PM
Focal Length:300mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Lioness
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:3 Apr 2014 - 6:48 AM
Tags:Lion, Wildlife / nature
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Votes:84
Voters:Nigeve1 · mistere · kuvailija · Alan_Baseley · ugly · cats_123 · SUE118 · Danny1970 · fentiger · NDODS · Bzox · LynneJoyce · CarolG · RobertTurley · 781969 · User_Removed · morpheus1955 · saeidNL · barbarahirst · DicksPics · Badgerfred · Tish1 · JohnoP · AnneB50 · Jenny-D · HarrietH · ddolfelin · Nikonuser1 · ali63 · georgiepoolie · viscostatic · Len1950 · Brian65 · leontari · digital_boi · PhilT2 · lenocm · CaroleS · Mollycat · Maiwand · Ray12 · jovanovic · WesternRed · williamsloan · mikbee · Irishkate · Cookie_Monster · SlowSong · Mike_Smith · taggart · jamesmoorephotography · dven · NaturesHaven · myrab · pentony · pentaxpatty · Fred263 · TrevBatWCC · marshfam19 · JuBarney · netta1234 · marktc · sdixon2380 · cheesey · helenlinda · WhiteRose1 · GeorgePlatis · 213hardy · Stephen_B · BIGRY1 · EMJAYCEE · SteveMoulding · Lynniesefforts · jaktis · ValeryAst · Sheddy · lifesnapper · lblythe · brandish · accipiter · andyf3050 · Glostopcat · annettep38 · gwynn56 ·
Views:222
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mistere
mistere Plus Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:05 AM

Lovely shot Colleen, No doubt she spent the next few hours having a clean up.

Good to hear Rob's on the mend.

Dave.

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
3 Apr 2014 - 7:16 AM

Beautiful eye contact with the sis. Looks like she is very very ,close in spite of the 300mm or actually 450mm focal length .But she has just eaten, so she might not be very hungry ,i guess. --- A very good closeup , Colleen. --- Jukka.

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:24 AM

Delightful image and hope things continue well with Rob. You look after yourself as well.

NDODS
NDODS Plus Member 43816 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:33 AM

A stunning face to face full frontal frame filling shot Colleen.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:40 AM

Nice lioness shot with beautiful soft golden light. Good luck with supporting the rehab patient.

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8164 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:43 AM

An excellent close-up of this beautiful lioness, Colleen, and glad to hear all is going well with Rob. Carol

781969
781969  1 India
3 Apr 2014 - 8:00 AM

Getting confident day by day superb.

Vikram.

saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:13 AM

Excellent and fantastic capture,very well done,
Saeid

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:19 AM

Those ears say it all.
Good to hear Rob is on the mend
Must be difficult for you at the moment

DicksPics
DicksPics Plus Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:31 AM

An excellent image, Colleen!
Good to hear a Rob is improving!Smile
Richard

Badgerfred
Badgerfred Plus Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
3 Apr 2014 - 8:39 AM

Fine close up Colleen,
Fred.

Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:40 AM

Yes, she looks well fed, and a stunner



Tish

AnneB50
AnneB50  2117 forum posts Scotland18 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 8:45 AM

she is beautiful. We will miss these wildlife shots whe you move.

Anne

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 9:00 AM

Wonderful image Colleen, glad to hear Rob is improving Smile

Jenny Smile

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4272 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
3 Apr 2014 - 9:03 AM

She's beautiful. Her parents certainly produced handsome offspring. She certainly has the look of a healthy well fed young lady.

Maureen

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 9:04 AM

A very serious lady looking for the next item on the menu.
Good picture!

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 9:15 AM

Nice capture Colleen, she still looks hungry!!!Smile

Cliff

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3626 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 9:17 AM

Lovely image Colleen, so pleased to hear that Rob is making progress SmileSmile,

Ali

viscostatic
3 Apr 2014 - 9:34 AM

Great wildlife shot Colleen.

Phil.

Brian65
Brian65 Plus Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 10:01 AM

Great shot Colleen. Glad to hear Rob is getting on better now.
Brian

leontari
leontari Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
3 Apr 2014 - 10:15 AM

An excellent face to face capture, Colleen.
Effrossini

digital_boi
3 Apr 2014 - 10:30 AM

good eye contact Colleen good capture looks like Rob will be dancing soon Wink

Graham

Mollycat
Mollycat Plus Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 11:17 AM

Straight to the point with this one Colleen. Excellent picture.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 11:26 AM

Great shot Colleen.
My compliments to Rob and hope for a speedy recovery.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
3 Apr 2014 - 11:53 AM

A lovely lioness you certainly got them tamed downSmile Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

williamsloan
williamsloan Plus Member 4williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 12:21 PM

A beautiful shot. Superb


Billy

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 12:50 PM

A fine close up here Colleen.
Good shot.
Mick.

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom79 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 12:58 PM

Glad he's just eaten - I wouldn't like to be that close!
Glad rob is recovering - my sister in America has just broken her hip!
Kate GrinGrinGrin

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith Plus Member 7219 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 2:47 PM

Cracking close up, beautiful Lioness too.

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 3:10 PM

This cat is scoping out his options-- ---Hey! Gal--- that's a great cam. can I try it?!

myrab
myrab Plus Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 4:18 PM

She's beautiful, what a good shot.

Myra

Drighlynne
Drighlynne Plus Member 351 forum postsDrighlynne vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 4:19 PM

Stunning lady.
Lynne

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty Plus Member 2pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 4:41 PM

Really beautiful Colleen, I will miss your wildlife shots too when you move, glad things are on the up too with your hiusband GrinGrinGrin

Fred263
Fred263 Plus Member 3Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
3 Apr 2014 - 5:03 PM

Stunning close up, Colleen. Great eye contact.

Fred

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 5:17 PM

I don't know about having eaten, she looks like she's fancying you for lunch, Colleen! Wink A fine portrait of this lady, though Smile
Trev Smile

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 6:04 PM

She is beautiful & so well captured.
Ju

netta1234
netta1234 Plus Member 3221 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:06 PM

A brilliant image with lovely eye contactSmile
NettaSmile

sdixon2380
3 Apr 2014 - 7:09 PM

Fabulous picture, such a hard stare.

marktc
marktc Plus Member 460 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:10 PM

Another magnificent image Colleen, absolutely lovely, but I must say I expect nothing less from a tog of your calibre! WinkSmileGrin

helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:24 PM

Terrific capture Colleen SmileSmile
Helen

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51211 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England141 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:26 PM

A detailed study with latent menace, Colleen.

Rehab 'til Monday.... playing cricket again in a few weeks!!

Dave

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 7:44 PM

Excellent capture and presentation, Colleen!
George

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 9:56 PM

Another great lion uploadWinkGrin
Ryan

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 11:05 PM

A look of self satisfaction.Grin
Joan

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
4 Apr 2014 - 2:34 AM

Another beauty Colleen, superb photography.

Lynette Grin

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
4 Apr 2014 - 7:10 AM

Yes, Colleen... This is the face which says - no, my dear, I am not a kitten with which you can play from time to time ....Smile
Regards Valery

lifesnapper
lifesnapper Plus Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Apr 2014 - 5:24 PM

A tad scary Colleen.

John Smile

andyf3050
andyf3050 Plus Member 1andyf3050 vcard United Kingdom
6 Apr 2014 - 5:54 PM

Stunning image... a beautiful animal and you're so privileged to be so close to her. Excellent photography!

AndyF

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 8247 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 11:35 PM


Quote: I don't know about having eaten, she looks like she's fancying you for lunch, Colleen! Wink A fine portrait of this lady, though Smile
Trev Smile

Talking of lunch the gentleman adventurer Simon Fletcher has yet to return from his latest travels, perhaps he's ended up as lunch for a pride of lions!Tongue A beautiful portrait of this magnificent animal Colleen, excellent eye contact in this one

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