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Lioness

By ColleenA
Good day.....
Thanks for your continued support of my uploads in the absence of me being able to vote on yours due to sow internet.
Also a big thank you To Kate (IrishKate) for her UA...very chuffed with this one as I am out of my comfort zone with landscapes...I was extremely happy with my effort.
We had good lion sightings today, including some mating activity...a very noisy affair...Blush.....this is the lioness resting after bout 3GrinGrin... As I captured it, just cropped in front of her to make square.
I converted it to mono but have also uploaded the colour version..like both so was not sure which to lead with....you can decide
Have a nice day....

Tags: Lioness Wildlife and nature

Voters: User_Removed, GeorgePlatis, morpheus1955 and 63 more

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Comments


16 Mar 2014 10:57AM
I think that mono is just fabulous ! Superb dof and excellent capture!
George

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JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 11:06AM
A splendid shot & esp. love the colour version.
Ju
Adore the mono Colleen..especially love the pov!!!

Lynette Grin
16 Mar 2014 11:16AM
Super close up's Colleen, V1 my favourite,
Fred.
16 Mar 2014 11:16AM
well framed and it has to be colour for me Colleen

Graham
Nigeve1 Plus
3 1.4k 101 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 11:29AM
V1 works best for me.
Nigel
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 72 14 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 11:31AM
Super mono image ColleenSmile

Cliff
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
16 Mar 2014 11:32AM
Amazing Colleen, both versions are superb. Wonderful capture
and presentation.
I take it you're quite happy with the new lense SmileSmile

Dave.
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 11:33AM
The image in mono is stunning Colleen. Wonderful picture.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
16 Mar 2014 11:33AM
They are both excellent presentations, Colleen, poor girl must be worn out Wink Carol
ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
16 Mar 2014 11:38AM

Quote:They are both excellent presentations, Colleen, poor girl must be worn out Wink Carol

This is day one Carol, it can go on for up to 3 days and every twenty minutes....not easy being a lioness....
16 Mar 2014 12:12PM
Lucky her.
Supreme pictures today, Colleen.
That pov gives a true insight into the reality of these creatures.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 100 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 12:35PM
I like both but the mono does work really well.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
16 Mar 2014 12:46PM
Superb portrait, Colleen. B/W for me.

P.
16 Mar 2014 1:04PM
Really fantastic Colleen, I love them both, V2 as it brings the beautiful animal to life. Wonderful GrinGrin
a superb shot


billy
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 1:26PM
Great shot Colleen, think I like the coloured one best.
Brian
Fefe Plus
4 23 31 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 2:07PM
I cant decide either Colleen......love the comp!
Diane
16 Mar 2014 2:20PM
The mono has it for me, Colleen - a superb image!

Richard
16 Mar 2014 2:46PM
Love the B/W, Fabulous job.
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 2:48PM
Must say you have captured this beautifully Colleen,
very good close crop but for me it is the colour
Lillian
Chinga Plus
5 3 1 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 3:06PM
She looks good both in mono and colour in my view... Love the goatie and the expression caught...
IB
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
16 Mar 2014 3:18PM
Excellent composition and capture, Colleen - both versions work well, but it has to be colour for me Wink
Trev Smile
16 Mar 2014 3:32PM
Great great Lioness profile in colour & B & W. Cant make up my mind which I prefer
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
16 Mar 2014 5:07PM
Reminds me of an old advertisment. "It tickles the tip of your tongue"

Well spotted and captured

Peter
netta1234 Plus
4 369 2 Wales
16 Mar 2014 5:16PM
Two brilliant close ups Colleen,I like them both as muchSmileSmile
NettaSmile
fotobee Plus
3 4 3 South Africa
16 Mar 2014 5:46PM
Hau! Simba! Like them both. You must enjoy the lowveldt as much as you can, Colleen, Pieter (Tannie Bezuidenhout) said an excrutiatingly funny thing about Aussie and SA, he said "So many South Africans have emigrated to Australia that both countries IQ`s have been raised by it!" OUCH!! (heh heh) Regards Martin
Great close-ups, Colleen. The Mono looks very dramatic which is my fave.

Fred
SlowSong Plus
8 6.4k 29 England
16 Mar 2014 7:04PM
This so beautifully shows the shape of that head . Gorgeous in mono.
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 7:22PM
Lion portraits don't get any better. Both versions work for me. Excellent work!Grin
Ryan
AnnJ Plus
4 5 Scotland
16 Mar 2014 7:27PM
Like them both Colleen, but might have lightened the eye a tad as it is very dark and difficult to see. But it is an excellent shot. Ann.
16 Mar 2014 8:14PM
Both great photos.
16 Mar 2014 9:51PM
Fabulous close up images Colleen, love both.

Jenny Smile
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 9:56PM
Definitely colour for me, an excellent close up.
marktc Plus
5 86 14 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 9:58PM
Amazing!
Bravdo Plus
8 17 2 United Kingdom
16 Mar 2014 11:24PM
Love it, gets my vote all day long. Excellent B/WGrin

BArry
Bantu Plus
3 7 1 India
17 Mar 2014 5:01AM
Superb capture of both variants.
JohnoP 11 2
17 Mar 2014 6:30AM
Two lovely images....colour for me! John
andylea 7 37 1 United Kingdom
17 Mar 2014 6:38AM
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Vey impressive and dramatic !! excellent work !
18 Mar 2014 5:09PM
One of my favourites of yours Colleen.
L
gss 2 1 Romania
21 Mar 2014 4:10PM
Superb close-up
Silviu
viscostatic 10 34 5 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2014 5:27PM
The colour one for me Colleen - makes it easier to see the eye.

Phil.

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