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Little Guy
Little Guy

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Challenge: Free Study 2009-10 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS
Location: Selous Game Reserve
Date: Oct 8, 2009
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/500
Date Uploaded: Oct 19, 2009

Wow, it was a great finish to the week. Seems like more often than not my images start off well and then slide as the week progress. This one did the opposite.

This is an Impala baby. He must have just recently been born as he didn't take off running with his mom when we drove up. He sat there perfectly as I edged out of the car and popped this picture. Tanzania is a wonderful place to live both for the people and the amazing wildlife.

The finishing was a bit challenging as I was trying to keep the color interesting and every time I hit save for web they seemed to lose an edge. Over all I am very pleased.

Thanks for your comments and votes.

Place: 22 out of 403
Avg (all users): 6.6102
Avg (commenters): 8.1250
Avg (participants): 6.3968
Avg (non-participants): 7.1373
Views since voting: 992
Views during voting: 285
Votes: 177
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/07/2009 11:59:57 AM
Nifty shot - excellent detail, and my what big eyes he has!
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11/07/2009 10:47:09 AM
awwww. those ears and eyes are bigger than her head! what a sweet shot.
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11/06/2009 11:48:34 PM
9 - Oh a gem - what a nice surprise when this came up. Lovely colors and clarity - 'if only' a touch more light in/on the eyes and a whisker sharper on them and the nose/chin (as long as it doesn't take the dominance away from those beautiful big eyes). Very nice.
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11/05/2009 09:24:39 AM
good colors....at least they are not flat and dull...very nice
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11/04/2009 11:28:48 PM
nice detail, good focus.
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11/02/2009 08:45:52 AM
Fabulous detail !! , the tones are great , 8
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11/01/2009 11:03:45 AM
(No vote, just a comment) Wow, amazing ears! Nice set of yellow/brown shades.
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11/01/2009 10:55:38 AM
Stunning shot. I've seen a lot of deer shots but this one takes the prize. 10
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11/01/2009 08:47:51 AM
Terminally cute! Wonderful image!.....8
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