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Up Close And Personal

By Ceciliat  
Hi everyone, well Greg, Brittaney and I had a great time at the Six Flags Safari. Its over 300 acres of wild animals roaming free on the grounds. We took the VIP tour. Had a guide and traveled in a Land Rover out among the animals. We were even allowed to get out of the car in the more safer areas and get within inches of some of the animals. This shot is one of my favorites because I was so close I could touch the bird, in fact I had to back up to get this shot as it was too close with my 400mm in hand. Stay tuned as I have lots of shots I will be showing from this trip.

Tags: Close-up and macro Pets and captive animals Wildlife and nature

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Comments


16 Sep 2007 12:51AM
Superb close up

Graeme

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glazzaro 11 70 23 United States
16 Sep 2007 1:00AM
Beautiful shot Cesie, love what you did with the BG to isolate the main subject, excellent work indeed! Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
16 Sep 2007 1:22AM
wot a stunning capture. Certainly gets my vote and can't wait to see more from this trip.

Dee Smile
Great work. Well done.
LisaRose 9 172 4 United States
16 Sep 2007 5:36AM
This looks awesome Cesie. I love the "s" shape comp.

Lisa
chrissd Plus
10 304 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2007 6:46AM
this is a beaut Cessie SmileSmile
chris
firzhugh 11 13 New Zealand
16 Sep 2007 7:35AM
brilliant detail, fantastic shot
jaktis 12 84 Sweden
16 Sep 2007 7:44AM
Crisp details

Peter
ChristineL 11 39 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2007 8:14AM
cracking detail Cesie and a lovely, snooty pose, great shot,
Chris.
trissie 10 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2007 9:09AM
Beautiful image Cesie, lovely detail and love the pose.
Hope you are keeping well.

Trish x
KBan 11 490 4 England
16 Sep 2007 9:17AM
super profile Cesie
keith
16 Sep 2007 9:57AM
Fabulous shot, even better large. super crisp details and a great pose.
Nice one.
Annette
AlanBW 10 20 England
16 Sep 2007 10:17AM
Superb detail in the excellent profile capture
tim g 12 13 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2007 11:10AM
Lovely detailed shot.

Tim
BEVZED Plus
9 1.1k United Kingdom
16 Sep 2007 7:16PM
Full of mischief that face! Well captured, so full of detail, love it
Beverley
16 Sep 2007 11:08PM
truly stunning profile of this proud looking bird..
excellent details !!!

Nikki
User_Removed 11 825 Lithuania
17 Sep 2007 3:58AM
excellent Ces`!... nicely done!
A_Harrison 11 260 Canada
17 Sep 2007 8:04AM
I've never seen a more handsome rendition of there much made fun of birds

Allan
taggart Plus
12 46 13 United States
17 Sep 2007 5:16PM
Glad you had a good time-- Sorry, We were also traveling, much to catch up---Jennnn
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2007 5:33PM
superbly detailled Cesie Smile Hope all is well with the family.
18 Sep 2007 7:35AM
A superb shot Cesie!! Wish I could have been there with you! Looks like I missed a great day!!

Hope you are well.

Fran x
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2007 4:27PM
excellent detailed profile - good colours.
Pegon 11 78 1 England
19 Sep 2007 5:21PM
A cracker Cesie, excellent detail.
Pete.
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
19 Sep 2007 5:56PM
Nice side view with good sharp detail. I like the feather near the ear area the best. I look forward to seeing more.

Patrick
imagio 10 12 1 England
27 Sep 2007 1:25AM
Superb capture

Berni
MickS 11 23 14 England
30 Oct 2007 8:21PM
Watcha Cecilia,
excellent shot, that is just so crisp and clean.
best
Mick

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