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Good morning all...
Thank you for your votes and comments on my vulture yesterday
Today one of my favourite animals to photograph, this zebra heard my camera clicking away and stopped grazing to look at me.
Have a great day

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:20 Aug 2013 - 8:48 AM
Focal Length:270mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:A stripey affair
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:17 Sep 2013 - 5:47 AM
Tags:Wildlife / nature
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Votes:83
Voters:jdenman · CarolG · S_Psharma · WesternRed · HarrietH · LynneJoyce · Andysnapper · Hermanus · jovanovic · phillG · Caziwinkles · Bzox · SUE118 · andylea · RobertTurley · kathrynlouise · Jeddahknight111 · ddolfelin · User_Removed · kuvailija · Alan_Baseley · NaturesHaven · digital_boi · ugly · stuart1963 · canonfan · jdinne · GillyB · johnlw · barbarahirst · EMJAYCEE · DeSilver · Lynniesefforts · Richsr · marshfam19 · morpheus1955 · Jenny-D · WhiteRose1 · fentiger · richmowil · ValeryAst · cats_123 · alansnap · Nikonuser1 · Fefe · Irishkate · taggart · CaroleS · mikbee · prabhusinha · TrevBatWCC · myrab · ali63 · williamsloan · Greyheron · graceland · GeorgePlatis · sparrowhawk · capto · JuBarney · Philip_H · annettep38 · lifesnapper · RysiekJan · Ray12 · georgiepoolie · saltireblue · jaktis · Louise_Morris · 213hardy · Franko59 · Glostopcat · Stephen_B · AlexAppleby · Chinga · BarbaraR · Brian65 · BIGRY1 · alligatorpants · JN_CHATELAIN_PHOTOGRAPHY · Potra · DonMc · Leo ·
Views:233
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jdenman
jdenman  7 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:56 AM

Again am green with envy Sad

Beautiful !................John

CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:03 AM

A delightful image, Colleen. Carol

S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:09 AM

Fantastic and very very beautiful picture.

WesternRed
WesternRed Plus Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
17 Sep 2013 - 6:20 AM

A lovely capture with spot on depth of field giving magic trees and grass. F/6.3 is good for your type of pictures. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

HarrietH
HarrietH Plus Member 4276 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
17 Sep 2013 - 6:23 AM

Brilliant.

Harriet

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce Plus Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:24 AM

That look is magical.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper Plus Member 7109 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England25 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:31 AM

Lovely shot Colleen, you definitely got her attention.

Andy

Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Sep 2013 - 6:36 AM

This is a beauty Colleen !! Excellent photo ! We are enjoying sun and WIND today Smile

Caziwinkles
17 Sep 2013 - 7:03 AM

Casting a shy glance your way and a swish of his tail too. Great image Colleen. Smile

Carol

SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:18 AM

A lovely expression to capture.Smile

Jeddahknight111
Jeddahknight111 Plus Member 3Jeddahknight111 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:31 AM

Lovely capture of the Zebra, great location shot , and colours are brills.Smile Note, glad for you it was not a lion that heard the camera clickWink

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise Plus Member 3421 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:31 AM

A beautiful capture Colleen. Fabulous expression GrinGrin

Kathryn

ddolfelin
ddolfelin Plus Member 371 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:33 AM

Trust you to get a shot of its bottom, Colleen.

Wonderful shot which includes perfect detail and the haze of the grass.
Colours are lovely too.

kuvailija
kuvailija Plus Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
17 Sep 2013 - 7:53 AM

A good shot Colleen ! GrinGrinGrinGrin Love that funny little tail of his (or her) !SmileSmileSmileSmile ---- Jukka.

digital_boi
17 Sep 2013 - 8:12 AM

fine expression captured Colleen whole thing has a very soft dreamy feel to it

Graham

Last Modified By digital_boi at 17 Sep 2013 - 8:12 AM
canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:22 AM

Great image Colleen. Lovely to see these animals in their natural enviroment and not a zoo
Jim

jdinne
jdinne  12 England
17 Sep 2013 - 8:28 AM

Brilliant Colleen a perfect pose. Love it.

John

johnlw
johnlw  8 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:40 AM

A very nice capture the light is lovely and great shot of that zebra.
Regards John.

barbarahirst
barbarahirst Plus Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:43 AM

only too happy to take this beautyto RC

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:44 AM

You are so fortunate Colleen to be able to see the animals in their natural surroundings and you certainly use your photographic skills to good advantage.Smile
Joan.

ukgubbi
ukgubbi Plus Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
17 Sep 2013 - 8:53 AM

such a lovely creation of god. Resplendent

Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts Plus Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
17 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

He's beautiful Colleen, busy looking like a zebra should in his natural surrounds...no harnesses here !!GrinGrin

Lynette Grin

Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 890 forum postsRichsr vcard England215 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Like the details and tones in this Colleen
Regards Richard

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51313 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 9:16 AM

Giving you a very snooty look down her nose, Colleen.

Dave

Jenny-D
Jenny-D Plus Member 5Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 9:18 AM

Fabulous image Colleen, love the expression you've captured.

Jenny Smile

fentiger
fentiger Plus Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 9:53 AM

A splendid natural capture.

Albert

richmowil
richmowil Plus Member 6307 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:00 AM

You were caught in the act, Colleen!! Excellent image with great timing!!!!

ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
17 Sep 2013 - 10:08 AM

Great portrait, Colleen!
And yet, are zebras black with white stripes or white with black ones...Wink
Regards Valery

cats_123
cats_123 Plus Member 114324 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:22 AM

very natural Grin

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 Plus Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:32 AM

A great image Colleen, well capturedSmile

Cliff

Fefe
Fefe Plus Member 3Fefe vcard United Kingdom31 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:57 AM

Lovely pose you have captured ColleenGrinGrin
Diane

Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 11:13 AM

A very beautiful wildlife image Colleen - you've done a sterling job capturing this and all you other images
in their natural habitat which seems to blend in around them.
Love the composition.
KateGrinGrinGrin

taggart
taggart Plus Member 1046 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 1:08 PM

A lucky moment-- so glad he turned to watch you!

mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 1:42 PM

A good ''behind'' look here Colleen !!
Good shot.
Mick.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha Plus Member 7prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 2:27 PM

I wonder how they are identified while census.

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 2:40 PM

And I still say they're white with black stripes!! Grin A very delightful capture, Colleen Smile
Trev Smile

ColleenA
ColleenA Plus Member 2271 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 3:33 PM

I agree with you TrevGrinGrin

ali63
ali63 Plus Member 3660 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:01 PM

Super image Colleen,

Ali SmileSmile

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:11 PM

Wonderful capture, Colleen!
George

capto
capto Plus Member 32360 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:19 PM

Lovely shot especially with the zebra looking at you.Smile

ivor

JuBarney
JuBarney Plus Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:21 PM

A really lovely capture with his head turned to you.
Ju

Philip_H
Philip_H  3 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 6:08 PM

Like the pose, setting and presentation, Colleen.

P.

annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:16 PM

selective colouring ... all black and white!

georgiepoolie
17 Sep 2013 - 7:26 PM

Beautiful capture.

saltireblue
saltireblue Site Moderator 54745 forum postssaltireblue vcard Norway27 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:32 PM

Yep, stripes are in this season, ColleenGrin For once both vertical and horizontal.
Obviously a femal checking if the stripes make her bum look big.Grin

Malc

Franko59
Franko59 Plus Member 3Franko59 vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:54 PM

Another smasher!!,,, Ian

Glostopcat
Glostopcat Plus Member 9250 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:04 PM

You've earned your stripes here Colleen, superbly captured

AlexAppleby
18 Sep 2013 - 8:59 AM

Probably thought you were shooting him Colleen. Oh, that's right, you were!!!

Chinga
Chinga Plus Member 4Chinga vcard United Kingdom
18 Sep 2013 - 10:57 AM

Stunning capture Colleen! Grin
IB

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 Plus Member 3BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 9:36 PM

A lovely Zebra imageGrin. These are wonderful looking animals and it is a shame that they have so many other animals wanting to eat them!Sad
Ryan

Leo
Leo  1346 forum posts England9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Oct 2013 - 2:33 PM

Such wonderful detail on the head and body, almost stands out in 3D Smile

Leo

Last Modified By Leo at 6 Oct 2013 - 2:33 PM
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