Eye of the Tiger

Discussion in 'Birds' started by TexIndian, Jul 28, 2005.

  1. From a visit to a private sanctuary for a few big kitties. This gal was playing sneaky.


    Click on image for larger, detailed view.

    200-400 AF-S VR
  2. bfjr

    bfjr Guest

    Nice one really interesting perspective!!
  3. Do you have the feeling you're being watched!!

    Nice capture, John.
  4. MikeG


    Apr 30, 2005
    SF Bay Area
    The eyes of Texas are upon you?

  5. Nice composition, nice change up!
  6. dbirdsong

    dbirdsong Guest

    Very nice...Tigers are just so much fun to photograph
  7. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    That is a cool image.

    Usually I don't care for these type images, but this one is great.

    Good job :>)))
  8. Makes you feel like you're Mogli and he's Shir Khan (sp?)! Cool shot! :)
  9. Flew


    Jan 25, 2005
    Very nice image John. I love the detail in the eye. Looks just like my house cat, except maybe a tad bigger. 8)

    What are the shooting particulars?
  10. Thanks, all. Flew, this was from about 15 yards through a large mesh fence. The 200-400 was set at 210mm. Shot at 1/250, f6.7, ISO 800 early on a cloudy morning with flash from an SB-800 mounted on camera set for balanced fill minus 2/3 stop.
  11. Playing sneaky is what they do just before they have you for dinner. Nice image.
  12. Nice shot good compostion is thsi one of the trips with Tom Hicks over on the FM site?
  13. eng45ine


    May 11, 2005
    Chicago, IL
    Very creative capture, John. The detail is wonderful as well as the composition. Great job.
  14. OH WOW!!! That is great!!! :D :D :D
  15. Gordon Large

    Gordon Large Guest

    Super shot, John. :) :) :) I can't imagine this kitty was in this perfect position for more than an instant - great capture! And unique - I like animal shots that don't have that posed look.

  16. Mike, this is indeed from one of the trips Tom Hicks put together for a bunch of folks from the Texas Photo Forum.
  17. mfrank123

    mfrank123 Guest

    wow that's just an awsome shot
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