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Re: Your best animal shots!
« Reply #960 on: July 25, 2014, 10:07:15 AM »
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love the light on the fuzzy antlers! nice shots.

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« Reply #961 on: July 25, 2014, 11:13:01 AM »
That's certainly a good use for 840mm of focal length!  Interesting behavior and nice composition.

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« Reply #962 on: July 26, 2014, 07:51:30 AM »
Hello!

I've been enjoying Canon Rumors for some time now trying to learn from your posts. Some very nice pictures in here: lot's of inspiration. I thought it was time for a contribution from myself so here goes:

All three pictures shot with a Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS.

Lions: 1/250s F8.0 ISO 1250
Leopard: 1/200s F5.6 ISO 100
Cheetahs: 1/160s F5.6 ISO 100
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« Reply #963 on: July 26, 2014, 09:15:32 AM »
Very nice series HarmsWay...And welcome to CR  :)

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« Reply #964 on: July 26, 2014, 04:02:30 PM »
Hello!

I've been enjoying Canon Rumors for some time now trying to learn from your posts. Some very nice pictures in here: lot's of inspiration. I thought it was time for a contribution from myself so here goes:

All three pictures shot with a Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS.

Lions: 1/250s F8.0 ISO 1250
Leopard: 1/200s F5.6 ISO 100
Cheetahs: 1/160s F5.6 ISO 100

Welcome to CR HarmsWay  :)

Beautiful photos. Are those from South Africa Safari?

One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE.
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE...
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE....
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..... ::)
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Re: Your best animal shots!
« Reply #965 on: July 26, 2014, 05:12:14 PM »
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love the light on the fuzzy antlers! nice shots.


Thanks! That's velvet, the proper name for the fuzzy covering on a deer's antlers, until their rutting season. Just before the rut, velvet falls off, they scrape off the remnants while they sharpen their antlers on tree trunks, after which they are left with the sharp, bony antlers were most familiar with.
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Re: Your best animal shots!
« Reply #966 on: July 27, 2014, 09:00:39 AM »
Hello!

I've been enjoying Canon Rumors for some time now trying to learn from your posts. Some very nice pictures in here: lot's of inspiration. I thought it was time for a contribution from myself so here goes:

All three pictures shot with a Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS.

Lions: 1/250s F8.0 ISO 1250
Leopard: 1/200s F5.6 ISO 100
Cheetahs: 1/160s F5.6 ISO 100

Welcome to CR HarmsWay  :)

Beautiful photos. Are those from South Africa Safari?

One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE.
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE...
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE....
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..... ::)

Thanks Dylan777! All three were made in Zambia where I live at the moment.

On one of my trips I was woken at 04:00 AM by the shouting of baboons; they were clearly distressed. When we left camp at 06:00 it turned out that the lions in the first shot had killed an impala just 300 meters from where we had slept. The baboons had been witness of the kill and alerted everyone nearby!

When we arrived on the scene, only the head of the impala remained. The cub is still licking its lips and if you look closely at the picture you can see that the fur of the lioness on the right is still red around the jawbone from feeding.

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« Reply #967 on: July 27, 2014, 11:21:06 AM »
Hello!

I've been enjoying Canon Rumors for some time now trying to learn from your posts. Some very nice pictures in here: lot's of inspiration. I thought it was time for a contribution from myself so here goes:

All three pictures shot with a Canon EOS 500D + Canon EF 70-300 F4-5.6 IS.

Lions: 1/250s F8.0 ISO 1250
Leopard: 1/200s F5.6 ISO 100
Cheetahs: 1/160s F5.6 ISO 100

Welcome to CR HarmsWay  :)

Beautiful photos. Are those from South Africa Safari?

One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE.
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE...
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE....
One day, I'll go there to photograph the BIG FIVE..... ::)

Thanks Dylan777! All three were made in Zambia where I live at the moment.

On one of my trips I was woken at 04:00 AM by the shouting of baboons; they were clearly distressed. When we left camp at 06:00 it turned out that the lions in the first shot had killed an impala just 300 meters from where we had slept. The baboons had been witness of the kill and alerted everyone nearby!

When we arrived on the scene, only the head of the impala remained. The cub is still licking its lips and if you look closely at the picture you can see that the fur of the lioness on the right is still red around the jawbone from feeding.
Wow...that's awesome HarmsWay. Thank you for sharing the photos and quick story.

I'm in California, USA. Safari is on my bucket list. Someday... ::)

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Re: Your best animal shots!
« Reply #968 on: July 27, 2014, 10:47:21 PM »
I havebeen seeing this doe in the same spot for 3 days now so I threw on my camo and stalked to the edge of the bean field where i saw her yesterday. It took almost 2 hours of crawling but i got to within 10 yards . I hope she makes it through another hunting season , she is real pretty to look at.

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I havebeen seeing this doe in the same spot for 3 days now so I threw on my camo and stalked to the edge of the bean field where i saw her yesterday. It took almost 2 hours of crawling but i got to within 10 yards . I hope she makes it through another hunting season , she is real pretty to look at.

piebald doe by sedwards679, on Flickr

It is so beautiful to see them free. Great photo!
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