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Promise not to move!

By Lillian  
That's my promise to Murphy!! not even to get your tail in
or remove the grass from your eye!!!


Was in there with him and only feet away..no way was I going to move...would you?Smile
But loved the look I was being given so here you have it..with no change of under clothing!!SmileSmile
Has to my favourite with the hot breath again in the cold

Thank You everyone for stopping by and
thank you to Ann and to Robin for your User Awards on the Serval

Hope that you are getting some good snow images
and have a great day

Lillian

Tags: Murphy General Kent Cheetah Whf Wildlife and nature Portraits and people

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Comments


20 Jan 2013 11:45AM
Super image Lillian, great detail,
Fred.

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royd63uk 11 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 11:56AM
wow amazing
20 Jan 2013 11:59AM
Stunning
20 Jan 2013 12:01PM
Great pose...nice set of knashers.............GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
morpheus1955 10 3 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:03PM
WOW Lillian your braver than me Smile What a fabulous shot, I love the pose and his expression, quite outstanding

Hugh
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
20 Jan 2013 12:11PM
Great shot Lillian, lovely attitude captured here and one of your best......IMO Wink
Geoff.
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
20 Jan 2013 12:15PM

Quote:Great shot Lillian, lovely attitude captured here and one of your best......IMO Wink
Geoff.



My thoughts, too, Lillian Smile Carol
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
20 Jan 2013 12:15PM
He's saying "Bog Off Lillian, and take your camera with you". Grin
Misty56 8 22 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:16PM
this is a corker, so clear like glass, what a day you must have had Grin
achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
20 Jan 2013 12:21PM
Showing who is boss Lillian, awesome photography.

Regards

Trev.
20 Jan 2013 12:28PM
I think its teeth need flossing.

Great expression
20 Jan 2013 12:32PM
wow, a well timed shot here again Lillian, great stuff, well done.

John Smile
NDODS Plus
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:32PM
"I think you may have upset him slightly Lillian?"

Beautifully focused and composed.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin
20 Jan 2013 12:34PM
Very well timed image. Not sure I would want to be that close
Jennix
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:34PM
You've been told! Well timed Lil.
Irishkate Plus
6 38 102 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:35PM
I still can't believe you were in there with him!
With a look like that, I'd have broken all records for the high jump!!!!
KateGrinGrinGrin
nikshot 7 9 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:44PM
Another cracking shot, well done you.

Nick
CaroleS Plus
6 424 3 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:47PM
Wow - well capturedSmile
Carole
fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
20 Jan 2013 12:52PM
Timed to perfection! Great image.

Albert
marktc Plus
6 86 14 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:52PM
At this point I'd be getting twitched well done you!
rayme330 4 17 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 12:54PM
You are very brave Lillian, great image.

Ray
20 Jan 2013 12:57PM
Another stunner, Lillian the Brave!!
SmileSmileSmile
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RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 1:01PM
A very challenging posture and facial expression: as I said before, what an experience for you, Lillian, to be able to occupy 'his space' and still be able to concentrate on capturing this image, and a superb one at that.
Very well done, my friend.
Ronnie.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
20 Jan 2013 1:21PM
Terrific capture Lillian. This is nicely exposed and all the pent up power of the beast is so evident in the crouching pose.
Ron
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
20 Jan 2013 1:31PM
Another spectaclar cat shot-- What a great pose!
20 Jan 2013 1:37PM
Someone said the wrong word great shot
mike
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
20 Jan 2013 1:41PM
Great capture of Murphy showing his teeth and ready to pounce on you, Lillian! Wink
Trev Smile
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 1:43PM
Had to be yours Lillian and such a good capture
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 1:52PM
While the Serval, despite that serious face, managed to pretend he/she was just a nice pussy cat, there's no doubting this one's character and attitude! Fantastic image, Lillian. Just amazed you returned and were able to post more images on epz!! Tongue

Ann
20 Jan 2013 1:53PM
Wonderful image Lillian very special yer a brave wee lass

GrahamGrinGrinGrin
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
20 Jan 2013 2:35PM
wish i had a set of teeth like that Lillian,mine fall out if i open my mouth that wide.He doesnt look happy to see you but it was worth the risk.
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
20 Jan 2013 2:53PM
My goodness...to have him have that look and pose with you just a few feet from him! You're made of stern stuff, Lillian. This is a stellar capture Smile

Andrew
saltireblue Plus
6 6.2k 33 Norway
20 Jan 2013 3:46PM
You do have a way with the boys, LillianWink He saw you photographing a rival and took umbrage. You mustn't play with his emotions...he's jealous.

Seriously, this is superb and that 10mm lens shows no distortion ever at this close range.Tongue
Just kidding, I know you weren't that close.

Malc
pamelajean Plus
10 969 1847 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 3:56PM
Rather you than me, Lillian. What an experience, and what an attitude you have captured.
Niknut Plus
6 1.3k 69 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 4:10PM
GrinGrinGrinGrin !!!!!!!!!!!!
Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
20 Jan 2013 4:39PM
This is totally excellent Lillian !!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
EMJAYCEE Plus
7 10 10 England
20 Jan 2013 4:42PM
Don't think I would be as brave as you Lillian!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Joan.
Super image Lillian well timed well presented.

John
rontear Plus
13 8 8 England
20 Jan 2013 5:19PM
Seems to mean to business, Lillian. Lucky your not an impala!!!!!!
Ron.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
20 Jan 2013 5:36PM
What a wonderful expresion you've captured, you did well not to shake the camera when you took this!!!
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 5:42PM
An amazing super shot & he does look rather annoyed with you.
I wonder how you stayed calm to take the shot.
Ju
20 Jan 2013 5:46PM
A stunning shot Lillian - well done you to stay put! Lou
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 5:46PM
He doesn't look best pleased Lillian, but that's what makes this such a great image.
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 5:57PM
What a session you must have had LillianWink

Getting so close to some of nature's large cats

Adrian
AnnJ Plus
5 5 Scotland
20 Jan 2013 6:35PM
You are getting too brave Lillian !! Great shot though and worth any anxiety you might have felt!! Ann.
canonfan 6 7 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 6:39PM
I love this image Lillian. I think he is a bit angry though
Jim
SUE118 Plus
8 8 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 7:20PM
Beautiful.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2013 8:32PM
What a shot!
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
20 Jan 2013 9:03PM
Doesn't look too enamoured at your presence, Lillian. Wonderfully timed for that expression. Didn't even notice the tail.

Dave
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
20 Jan 2013 10:33PM
Fantastic feral pose! You must have good nerves, I think I would have been quite nervous there!
20 Jan 2013 11:52PM
Wow, great capture, what a pose!
Johanna
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 9:45AM
Brilliant action shot Lillian. Super pose. paul
Tibetan 4 3 England
21 Jan 2013 10:05AM
OK! Lillian, admit it! your an ex-resistance fighter from the second world war! lol. well you could have been with nerves of steel like that! brilliant shot! you are an exceptional Lady, well done, you have my respect, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
kazza12 4 2 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 12:35PM
a beautiful capture love those teeth lol SmileSmile karen
Billyray 9 70 3 United Kingdom
21 Jan 2013 12:37PM
Superb Lillian. Big cats is/was my secret fear after reading one of Wilbur Smiths books about Africa. I could never get so close to any of the large wild cats. The detail is excellent.
Ray
pks 12 2 England
21 Jan 2013 7:21PM
another cracker well taken

peter

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