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Intention & Grace
Intention & Grace
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Challenge: Free Study 2007-06 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro for Canon
Location: San Diego Zoo
Date: Jun 3, 2007
Aperture: 4.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Animals
Date Uploaded: Jun 27, 2007

nothing fancy in the editing: levels, hue/sat, sharpen, highlight/shadow, dodge/burn, crop

This lioness was moving around ALOT when i approached her exhibit area. I was about to give up, when she spotted something and froze. Luckily i was right in front of her and was able to pop off a few shots. She's so beautiful, I hope this does her justice!

Statistics
Place: 166 out of 556
Avg (all users): 5.9492
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.9158
Avg (non-participants): 6.0870
Views since voting: 703
Views during voting: 175
Votes: 118
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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10/15/2007 04:02:05 PM
Nice shot Annie, great expression on her face.
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07/11/2007 04:52:03 PM
Wow it certainly does do her justice and is very worthy of such a good finish

Wonderful sharpness without ever giving the impression that the animal was lying there stupified
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07/08/2007 08:51:09 AM
Annie this lioness is so beautiful and graceful. Your composition and processing are absolutely perfect. Good Job sister!!!
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07/08/2007 12:33:27 AM
Great shot. Congrats on your personal best.
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07/08/2007 12:14:20 AM
Oh yes!! She is SO BEAUTIFUL, and you have in fact done her justice! I really think this should have scored much higher, but congratulations on a personal best. I don't think it will be a personal best score for long tho!! :)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/07/2007 11:27:01 AM
Very intent look on her face. And is it just me, or is her tail bobbed?
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07/05/2007 06:55:03 AM
Cropping the ground out and making it a square crop would have really added to the intensity...nice image in any case 7
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07/03/2007 08:57:30 AM
Very cool composition...it has a very nice tension to it. The color and tones are wonderful as well. Great photo!
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07/03/2007 07:14:59 AM
zoo shots are tough. Concrete background detracts from the intensity.
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07/01/2007 09:38:58 AM
Very strong image, love the impact from his pose.
Very sharp and accurate representation aswell.
Love it.
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07/01/2007 05:01:12 AM
Zoo? Great capture and post-processing. The cougar's eyes make this image for me.
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