Back Modifications (3)
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By tigs  
I got the white balance totally wrong for this shot but I love the composition (which took quite a few attempts to get!) so I had a play in black & white... I'd love to know what you think... I'll have a play with the colour version too and upload that in the next few days... thanks for looking, I look forward to reading your comments Smile
ps... press F11 to view the large version full screen!

Tags: Zoo Tiger Rotterdam Sumatran Blijdorp Pets and captive animals

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Dave1709 10 5
4 Sep 2006 9:11PM

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X5DJM 11 26 England
4 Sep 2006 9:14PM
Wonderfulshot, nice and sharp and I like the crop. B/W works well.
Nice one..
lordposh 12 45 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2006 9:18PM
Works well in B&W strong lines and tones

phillips 10 69 2 Scotland
4 Sep 2006 9:40PM
Powerful B& only crit is that I'd burn in the top corners.

tigs 12 145 3 Netherlands
4 Sep 2006 10:07PM
Oooh, a good tip Guy, I might try that!!!

Thanks everyone for your comments Smile
starman1 13 61 United States
4 Sep 2006 10:50PM
I like this in B&W, it's a strong image.
Hope you like my mod.

tags66 10 8 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2006 11:24PM
Great b&w image.
MaryMac 10 258 1 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2006 6:02AM
Great shot love the B/W image you say you are coming to Africa soon where are you planning on going I live in Botswana Central Kalahari area you just have to remember the light is the biggest problem for fotos here its just so bright !
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
5 Sep 2006 7:01AM
I like the bw treatment, which seems to emphasize the markings.
jkennedy 10 4 1 Indonesia
5 Sep 2006 12:58PM
An excellent shot of a stunningly beautiful animal. Super eye contact. Well done. CLIK,
tigs 12 145 3 Netherlands
5 Sep 2006 3:57PM
Thanks for all your comments, much appreciated. And thanks for the mod Dewey, I'd also tried a crop like that too!! Smile

Mary - Thanks for the tip! We'll be up before sunrise aiming to get the morning light hopefully! We're planning a trip to Tanzania at the end of October... staying in National Parks the whole time - Ruaha, Tarangire, Ngorongoro and Serengeti - can't wait!! Smile
ITPSnapper 10 45 Netherlands
5 Sep 2006 4:51PM
A superb Tiger Image!! B&W lloks stuning to me, well impressed. Nice tight crop which I like too!
Mayfly 11 485 2 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2006 3:07PM
Works well. Looks good mono.

tigs 12 145 3 Netherlands
7 Dec 2006 12:20AM
Hi Andy,

Many thanks for your modification (and comment!) - the mod looks great... i'm a bit spooked by the eyes maybe, but I really like it, thank you! Excellent work Smile
Mayfly 11 485 2 United Kingdom
7 Dec 2006 7:38PM
Thanks Natalie - glad you like Smile

Stunning photo. I like the tight crop.
tezza 12 569 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2007 2:58PM
Nice picture - makes a change to see a tiger in b/w and thought that I'd have a go at a variation whilst at it.

You might like to check out photographer Nick Brandt , whom I saw an article about in a magazine and bought his book. Some amazing pictures of wild animals in it and all in b/w!

tigs 12 145 3 Netherlands
1 Feb 2007 6:30PM
Thank you for the mod Terry, and the link to Nick Brandt's website - his work is stunning!!! Smile
davart 11 2 2 United Kingdom
22 Feb 2007 12:21PM
I love all your animal photo's, but for me this one really has impact.

You really do feel as your looking the real toger in the eyes.



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