Looking at You


The stare is great. Young Leopard on Chief's Island, Moremi


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Ralph Patzel

Ralph Patzel 2014-11-04T05:36:56+0000

It's nice and well composed. But from technical point of view - why F32?

Simon Douglas

Simon Douglas 2014-11-04T12:25:54+0000

My f was on automatic at the time of this shot, so I let the camera do the thinking here. I was hoping to catch the mood here and as I am sure you are aware, timing needs to be perfect. I had a very limited time on this Leopard as he was looking at Impala in the distance and moved down the tree seconds later.


Ralph Patzel

Ralph Patzel 2014-11-12T02:10:56+0000

Don't understand me wrong, Simon. This is a very good picture but at the size shown here but I'm sure it's a problem for prints in bigger sizes.
I can only say that high iso was not necessary here, because F6.3-8 is perfect for a portrait like this.


Sanjay Ojha

Sanjay Ojha 2014-11-03T01:33:42+0000

Stunning Image. Direct eye contact




Model Canon EOS 500D

Focal Length 300mm

Shutter Speed 1/100

Aperture F32

ISO 3200

Taken At Sat, Oct 13, 2012 6:00 PM

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