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Good morning.....
Thank you for your votes and comments on Cape Town
Back to Wildlife today.....
A zebra in early morning light....loved the backlighting on his ears
If I have missed your uploads or only voted...apologies, my time is all taken up with three visits a day to see Rob, I am quite exhausted
Have a nice day.....Grin we have heavy rain here today and the fog horns are blaring

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2014 - 6:11 AM
Focal Length:250mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1250
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Mono stripes
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:2 Apr 2014 - 5:34 AM
Tags:Black & white, Wildlife / nature, Zebra
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Votes:73

Comments

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 5:42 AM

A superb image, Colleen, perfect lighting, and I love the b&w presentation. I trust Rob is improving day by day, he (and you) will be glad to see him back home again Smile Carol

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 5:47 AM

I love the rim lighting on those ears too and the direct gaze, lovely shot.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 6:52 AM

Excellent shot Colleen, lovely light.

Andy

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
2 Apr 2014 - 7:10 AM

Yes , Really fine light around his ears. - Hope that Rob soon comes home from hospital ,and you can get some rest!- Try to have strength so far. --- Jukka. P.S. My wife came to see me once a day when i was in hospital ,but the distance was 22 km.

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:11 AM

Great image Colleen, poor you try & get some rest before Rob gets home Smile I hope Rob is recovering well,

Ali GrinGrin

Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1624 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:22 AM

Spot on, lovely low key presentation in mono, taken to a different level with the backlighting on the ears.

Nigel

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:25 AM

Works so well in mono...
And yes the ears are special

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:25 AM

Superb capture and love it's expression, thinking of you both. SmileSmile

mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:26 AM

Great capture Colleen, The B&W works well, makes the backlighting stand out more.

Take care.

Dave.

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103999 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:27 AM

has a lovely softness Smile

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
2 Apr 2014 - 7:55 AM

It seems to me that God had a playful mood when he was creating this beautiful animal!Smile
Good portrait, ColleenSmile
Regards Valery

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 233 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 9:35 AM

It should get plenty of sleep in those pyjamas.
Great morning picture!

Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 10:02 AM

Lovely head on shoot Colleen.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 10:02 AM

Beautiful rim lighting and a wonderful image.
That's a long hospital stay - hope Rob is home soon.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 10:03 AM

Nice mono image Colleen, hope Rob is recovering wellSmile

Cliff

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 11:32 AM

that is a very good one i love it



billy

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 12:29 PM

Lovely light on the beautiful animal, take care Colleen hope that things improve for you GrinGrinGrin

leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
2 Apr 2014 - 12:42 PM

A superb capture Colleen that works very well in mono. A wonderful animal portrait!!!
Effrossini

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 12:44 PM

A beauty Colleen, wonderfully lit.
Look after yourself and hope hubby is soon home GrinGrin

Kathryn

781969
781969  India
2 Apr 2014 - 1:01 PM

Well captured,superb contrast.

Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 2:05 PM

This is an animal that is not often seen on this site Colleen. Superb.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

gss
gss  Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 2:49 PM

You will miss the wildlife in Australia...

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 4:17 PM

Nice capture of this horse in his pyjamas! Good eye contact, too Wink
Take care, and best wishes for Rob Smile
Trev Smile

viscostatic
2 Apr 2014 - 4:37 PM

An excellent mono image Colleen.

Phil.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 5:07 PM

Beautiful image Colleen!
George

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
2 Apr 2014 - 6:37 PM

Superb mono capture, Colleen. Hope Rob recovers soon and take care.

Fred

JohnoP
JohnoP e2 Member 9JohnoP vcard
2 Apr 2014 - 7:03 PM

I love mono images Colleen - this is nicely captured. Smile John

netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2146 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 7:39 PM

A brilliant image Colleen,
Take care,and I do hope that Rob is betterSmile
NettaSmile

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 8:18 PM

A really good shot Colleen, perfect in Black and WhiteWink

JohnSmile

brandish
brandish e2 Member brandish vcard United Kingdom
2 Apr 2014 - 10:53 PM

Caught the light on the ears a treat,really nice in b/w,bit of a change of tactic Colleen,but it works well.
Martyn.

sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 3sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
2 Apr 2014 - 11:05 PM

Beautiful Colleen..Lin

DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 12:13 AM

Hope Rob is on the mend, Colleen.

Richard

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
3 Apr 2014 - 2:52 AM

A good B&W. I like the light on the ears and back. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

Last Modified By WesternRed at 3 Apr 2014 - 2:53 AM
prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
3 Apr 2014 - 3:09 AM

lovely one

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
4 Apr 2014 - 2:37 AM

Love the mono Colleen, such a handsome fellow. Lovely light on the ears, a beautiful image.

Lynette Grin

lblythe
lblythe  1 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2014 - 5:29 PM

Subtle and beautiful.
L

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2014 - 11:36 PM

You've earned your stripes here Colleen, this is an excellent equine portrait in mono

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