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Just surveying her visitors into her home!!
Her eyes are so different to a house cat..and do not be lured into thinking...cute!

she is a wild outdoor critter, and has teeth to stay away from
Taken last week at the BWC in Surrey

V2 a fuller version of her

My thanks to Alan and Eric for your User Awards on the Red Squirrel
and to you all for dropping in and commenting, thank you

Lillian

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkIII
Lens:EF100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:18 Jul 2012 - 11:35 AM
Focal Length:400mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/7.1
Shutter Speed:1/500sec
Exposure Comp:-2/3
ISO:500
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Scottish Wild Cat
Username:Lillian Lillian
Uploaded:27 Jul 2012 - 12:37 PM
Tags:Bwc, General, Pets / captive animals, Scotish Wild Cat, Surrey, Wildlife / nature
Votes:Voting Disabled
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

Comments

achieverswales
27 Jul 2012 - 12:40 PM

Stunningly beautiful, no V2 at the moment Lillian.

Regards

Trev.

jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 11jdinne vcard England
27 Jul 2012 - 12:42 PM

Both stunning Lillian, superb detail. V1 the eyes excellent...........

John

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 12:42 PM

I certainly wouldnt crossthis beauty

marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 12:47 PM

two great shots Lillian, but v2 for me too

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6515 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 12:51 PM

Is V2 the best cat portrait ever, I think so, absolutely brilliant. - gary

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 12:52 PM

Two very beautiful captures, Lillian, love 'em both Smile Looks almost quite cuddly...Wink
Trev Smile

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman  114484 forum posts England36 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:06 PM

Catitude!......Looks just like our cat Simba, but this one has both his eyes and Simba's twice his size, but is nothing more than a great big couch potato, except when there's a rat about. Then you get to see his wild side....

Ade

morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:12 PM

Wonderful image, superb detail and colours, those eyes definitely hide the actual intent !!!!

Hugh

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41022 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:23 PM

Excellent detailed head shot, Lillian, but I'm leaning towards the whole shebang in v2 Smile The pose on the log and composition is very good.

Dave

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:27 PM

Wonderful detail, Lillian, she looks so innocent, but is proabably a bundle of fury when upset Smile. Carol

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4137 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:42 PM

A fine example of the Scottish wild cat, Lillian, captured with your customary care and expertise in both these shots, head portrait as well as the bigger picture.
Wonderful detail and just look at those eyes.......such finely marked irises.
Ronnie.

Metro6R4
Metro6R4  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:44 PM

Quality that can only come from both photographer & your top notch equipment, Regards Paul.

phani1505
phani1505  1 India
27 Jul 2012 - 1:45 PM

Wowwww ....

taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 1:48 PM

Beautiful markings and the EYES! wonderful contact! A great image of the wild cat!

tonyng
tonyng e2 Member 4tonyng vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 2:27 PM

V1 looks so domesticated and cute until I saw V2 - which has a linx-like appearance. Top image Lilian.

Ayoob
Ayoob e2 Member 3Ayoob vcard Australia
27 Jul 2012 - 2:28 PM

Two wonderful shot ,Lillian.........GrinGrinGrin

lostnspace2011
27 Jul 2012 - 2:34 PM

Two lovely images Lillian. Particulary like V2, very good indeed Smile

MArk

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 2:39 PM

Both very good Lillian with lovely detail and a fine expression in V1.
Joan.

graceland
graceland  92375 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:03 PM

Grin

nice

EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:26 PM

She is without doubt a beauty but of the "touch me not" variety given that look!

Ann

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:29 PM

A purrfect shot, even if she is so wild.
Honestly, her eyes DO look like Elrond's but maybe that is because he is a maine coon. But he only turns wild when you try to put flea drops on him Smile

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8748 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1575 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:48 PM

Beautiful feline portrait, Lillian, with an expression that speaks of its wild nature in a way that only you could capture, but V2 is also wonderful, so no favourite.

Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England207 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 3:48 PM

Like the expression and good details and tones in this Lillian
Regards Richard

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:08 PM

Isn't she beautiful and what a super coat, would love a cuddle but I probably wouldn't have much skin left.

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:08 PM

Oh,--I have know quite a few Scottish wildcats Lillian.
Perhaps with not as much facial hair though !!
Good shots.
Mick.

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 7282 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:12 PM

.Sadly I can't view your v2 v1is an excellent pic

Gypsyman
Gypsyman e2 Member 3659 forum postsGypsyman vcard England
27 Jul 2012 - 4:13 PM

V2 for me today Great set. Eric.

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:35 PM

Beautifully captured and composed. V2 for me too.

banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10777 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2782 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 4:58 PM

Very detailed images Lillian, well done.



Willie

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 5:11 PM

I was just thinking that the eyes are fascinating! Two super shots, Lillian, but V2 wins me over SmileSmile

Andrew

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 54169 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 5:13 PM

Oh my, what a beauty. Such gorgeous pictures.
Smile

canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 - 5:24 PM

Two beautiful images Lillian. Lots of detail. Both are superb and I have no particular favourite
Jim

sable
sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 5:42 PM

Two absolutely beautiful images I like them both xx

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 6:18 PM

Very well done for capturing these images Lillian, not a moggy to mess with.

John Smile

exposure
exposure e2 Member 101307 forum postsexposure vcard England
27 Jul 2012 - 6:47 PM

Two beautiful detailed images.
Pauline.

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 7:09 PM

Superb images Lillian, never ever mess with a mogget!!
Carole

Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:19 PM

Thought she was a wild one her eyes are very different the detail is superb

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 3Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 8:50 PM

You can see more of the wildcat in V2.
Excellent study of the cat.
KateGrinGrin

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 9:33 PM

What a stunning portrait. Great work!!

Albert

pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 - 10:27 PM

That is some stare on that cat, Lovely capture, Peter..

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jul 2012 - 10:48 PM

Those eyes are wonderful SmileSmile
Helen

Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
27 Jul 2012 - 11:36 PM

Amazing capture, Hypnotic eyes... Wow!
IB

goso
goso e2 Member 7goso vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 1:48 AM

Xlent pics Lillian ...Bill

Ray42
Ray42  6 England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 7:33 AM

Two very good captures

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 8:04 AM

A superb close up Lillian! Love v1 with those beautiful eyes.
Ann

vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:47 AM

Super, sharp images, Lilian.

Karrol
Karrol  529 forum posts England
28 Jul 2012 - 9:15 PM

Purrfection!

Brilliant capture

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8231 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jul 2012 - 9:52 PM

A beautiful wild cat portrait, such wonderful detail in both the fur and the eyes

cassiecat
cassiecat  639 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2012 - 7:15 PM

think v2 is my fav.lesley

moiral
moiral e2 Member 4moiral vcard Scotland
29 Jul 2012 - 9:28 PM

I tot I taw a puddy tat,
I did, scratched me bloody eyes out TongueGrin.
A true beauty here Lillian, but doesn't V2 show quite clearly she is not to be toyed with. Moira

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