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Jaguar in Person!

By Lillian  
This is a rather close up of Ares...
he was on heat and not a happy boy, so ''grabbed'' what I could

V2 a little more of him
Hand held and taken at WHF in Kent

Just could not resist this handsome face, full of woe

Thank you all so much, what a reception to the cub

special thanks go to Steve, Val, John, Bob, Sue, Netta and Ju
for your User Awards


Lillian

Tags: Kent Whf Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature Jaguar big cat Ares


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Comments


achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
25 Jan 2013 3:42PM
Two excellent close ups Lillian, I do prefer V2 myself.

Regards

Trev.

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25 Jan 2013 3:43PM
Almost nose to nose. Great detail
capto Plus
4 4.1k 8 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 3:45PM
Great to see this beautiful creature so close.Smile

ivor
25 Jan 2013 3:51PM
two excellent ones again think for me V1 the crop works well

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 3:52PM
Two fabulous images :Lillian, superb detail and colours, V1 just pips it for me as my favorite but only just Smile

Hugh
moiral 6 12 Scotland
25 Jan 2013 3:53PM
2 awesome looking portraits Lillian, and I do prefer V2. Moira
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
25 Jan 2013 4:01PM
Love the closeness of the crop in V.1, Lillian, excellent captures. Carol
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
25 Jan 2013 4:05PM
Another fine portrait from the WHF Lillian. Well done.
Ron
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 4:05PM
I really like the angle in v2 but both are excellent SmileSmile
Helen
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
25 Jan 2013 4:14PM
Erm, "He was on heat ...//...so I grabbed what I could"???Wink
Really, Lillian, not the kind of behaviour one expects of youGrin
Marvellous close up, in your face image high on detail.

Malc
Trev_B 9 151 68 England
25 Jan 2013 4:22PM
Two stunning shots Lillian... I like the close crop in V1... well done.

Trev
AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 4:27PM
I can't decide between the two Lillian; both are excellent!
Ann
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 4:31PM
Lovely !!!!!.....they're gorgeous animals !!!
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 4:34PM
Wow, two super captures. Absolutely love V1 but just wish there was a tiny bit more of him, but love the POV.
Ju
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 4:37PM
v1 for me today lillian love the comp a cracker nice one Wink
andy
25 Jan 2013 4:44PM
Two excellent close ups, Lillian!
V1 for me today!

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RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
25 Jan 2013 4:46PM
Despite what you say, these images are quite superb, Lillian, and the detail in it's fur could not be better. Nice to see the fuller picture at V 2 but that close-up inspection in V 1 is really top notch in every aspect. Wonderful photography yet again.
Ronnie.
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
25 Jan 2013 4:54PM
V1 is so very good Lillian - nay, not good, absolutely superb.
Joan.
25 Jan 2013 5:00PM
2 absolute gems !
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 5:11PM
Two well cropped shots Lillian, with great detail.

Ray
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 5:13PM
V2 for me Lillian as it shows off that phenomenally powerful skull.
25 Jan 2013 5:13PM
2 lovely sharp close ups.
JennixxSmile
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
25 Jan 2013 5:17PM
Great images but No. 1 is my favourite.

Albert
25 Jan 2013 5:24PM
Detailed photography...5D III.....You looky person
John
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 5:59PM
Two incredibly detailed images of this gorgeous hippopotamus Lillian. Image number two works for me, as I like to see what is going to eat me before I have a chance to walk away calmly.

Regards Nathan Grin
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
25 Jan 2013 6:00PM
Two wonderful captures, Lillian, but my vote goes to V2 Wink
Trev Smile
AnnJ Plus
5 5 Scotland
25 Jan 2013 6:19PM
Another winner. I like the close crop of V1. Ann.
25 Jan 2013 6:40PM
WOW! I hope that one word is enough Lillian Smile

John Smile
Fefe Plus
5 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 6:47PM
I cant choose a fave, they are both great for different reasons, I love the intense stare in V1 and the bigger picture and dof in V2!
Diane
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 7:26PM
A tad to close LillianWink

Adrian
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
25 Jan 2013 7:26PM
Excellent close up crop in v1, Lillian. I think v2 would look good cropped in close on the sides as well. Two fine images.

Dave
User_Removed 4 4 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 7:26PM
V1 is really good but v2 for me pips v1 from the angle Doc and composition love v2. Bob Smile
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 8:42PM
Two super images Lillian great work.
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 8:50PM
That's real close Lillian, 2 beauties
netta1234 Plus
4 381 2 Wales
25 Jan 2013 8:53PM
Another BRILLIANT set LillianSmileSmileSmileSmile
NettaSmile
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2013 9:42PM
Two fine images but yes I do prefer V2.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
25 Jan 2013 10:15PM
V1 shows a sadness. He's given up the dream of going back to the wild and now only has daydreams about it. As shown in his far away gaze. V2 he's coming back to reality and maybe waiting for dinner. Love them both, with V1 just a touch more........Sandy
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
25 Jan 2013 10:22PM
V1 for me, mainlky because the site is so slow tonight, I can't hang around to view V2! Sorry! I suspect it would be V1 getting the click anyway - superb image.

Ann
pks 12 2 England
25 Jan 2013 10:36PM
love v2

peter
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
25 Jan 2013 11:36PM
V2 for me Lillian ,he looks quite thoughtful .
2 cracking images here lillian,well captured indeed.ray
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
26 Jan 2013 1:07PM
What an excellent close-up portrait in V1! Wonderful detail, Lillian, and yeah, he does look doleful, doesn't he? Sad

V2 wins it for me, though, 'cos of the angle and light.

Andrew
Tibetan 4 3 England
26 Jan 2013 4:44PM
V2. spot on like a lot well done, best regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
26 Jan 2013 6:35PM
Two terrific detailed close ups of this handsome animal, v2 is my pick too
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
26 Jan 2013 6:51PM
So good I want to touch it!
Chinga Plus
6 3 1 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2013 2:16AM
AMAZING! Love the markings and the incredible detail here! GrinGrin
IB
28 Jan 2013 5:14AM
Both stunning Lillian but v2 for me, just beautiful. In awe of your big cat images, hope I can get one as awesome in time Grin
Kathryn

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