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Cheetah at Chester

By MikeRC
Hi....the cheetah's are out at Chester zoo.

I believe there are more still in quarantine so that's still to look foreward to:
The two currently on show are very young and active...not yet suffering from apathy.

In view of the low barrier, the opportunity exists to take excellent shots of the two young cheetah's.

Take advantage of the good viewing while you can because eventually it will be wire mesh all round.

Thanks for looking at my first attempt....more to follow.

...stay lucky....Mike

Tags: Chester zoo Cheetah Digitally manipulated Pets and captive animals Mikerc

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A lovely shot of a lovely animal

well done
Deb

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Paintman Plus
11 1.2k 177 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 4:50PM
Fabulous image, especially for a zoo shot. Excellent work.
Alan.
7 Jun 2008 4:51PM
superb shot..
Chrism8 Plus
11 879 19 England
7 Jun 2008 5:00PM
Excellent shot, superb detail and DOF.

Chris
piccy Plus
11 8 Wales
7 Jun 2008 5:43PM
Great pose and good position, well taken.
Freda
KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 5:55PM
very natural pose here Mike
keith
LesF Plus
11 182 9
7 Jun 2008 6:42PM
Good one Mike

Les F
This is one superb composition.. fabulous quality in every aspect of the word.. envy

Nikki !
Maiwand Plus
11 3 73 England
7 Jun 2008 6:51PM
Terrific capture of this animal Mike. An excellent shot.
Ron
lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
7 Jun 2008 6:52PM
Beautiful lighting and pose
Great picture, well taken and processed.
Chris
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 8:06PM

Quote:Great pose and good position, well taken.
Freda

I agree totally deffo a good image
User_Removed 9 78 1 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 8:11PM
Superb work

Dave
7 Jun 2008 8:36PM
Excellent composition Mike.
Brian
una Plus
14 10 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 10:09PM
Great image, fabulous pose.
Una
ericfaragh Plus
14 147 4 United Kingdom
7 Jun 2008 10:48PM
Excellent capture, wonderful pose.
Wow, brilliant shot, Im off to chester later today so lets hope I can get something half as goodSmile


Debs
8 Jun 2008 5:08PM
amazing details on fur and wood, great to capture that moment.
FeatherFriend Plus
10 38 217 England
8 Jun 2008 7:03PM
Lovely focus and detail on this one Mike.
Geoff.
sparklep Plus
10 146 1
9 Jun 2008 12:16AM
One of your very best. Superb capture.
Marian Plus
12 62 England
9 Jun 2008 8:40AM
So where's the low barrier? I think I must have gone around with my eyes closed. I had to take my Cheethar pics from above, so couldn't get any eye level shots, must have another look next time I visit.
Chester Zoo have 5 Cheethars, but sadly 2 were not well enough to travel, so will be arriving later.
I love your composition, getting him on the log is just great, all they were doing when I visited was sitting around!
Marian
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2008 11:18AM
I fully expected at least an HC on this one !!
awesome shot
9 Jun 2008 7:55PM
Amazing capture - right place right time. Andy
PS where is the toucan Smile
csr Plus
10 3 England
9 Jun 2008 11:25PM
Excellent shot, superb detail and DOF.
Chris
pamelajean Plus
11 1.0k 1984 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2008 3:34PM
The featured E2 photo at the moment.
C_Daniels Plus
13 399 10 England
10 Jun 2008 3:45PM
Very nicely caught - a welcome attraction there...
tigertimb Plus
10 40 66 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2008 4:18PM
This is wonderful Mike; good detail, a bit of motion and I just love this pose on the log which is something different from the norm
Tim
alfpics Plus
15 362 2 England
13 Jun 2008 9:18AM
Fantastic shot! Great composition, pose and detail
Andy
Frank_Reid Plus
12 225 1 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2008 7:01PM
Nothing to be said except for Quality Work.

Frank
KBan Plus
12 501 4 United Kingdom
10 Jul 2008 9:56PM
quailty shot Mike, would look good framed on your living room wall
keith
25 Feb 2009 10:14PM
Wow what a shot ,they come come any better than that
Trevor
Mynett Plus
9 142 6 United Kingdom
3 Mar 2009 8:46PM
you would never know this was at chester zoo, wow
Linda
29 Sep 2013 2:01PM
wonderful shot of this gorgeous creature
7 Dec 2013 8:27PM
What a brilliant piece of photography Mike! Pity I have used my award today. SmileSmileSmile
Don

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