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Ann Coates Student 9/9/2011 2:21:46 AM

Wow, this is spectacular Ujjwal. What a beautiful sight. #1407192

Jeff W. Robinson 9/9/2011 2:55:20 AM

Outstanding composition and capture Ujjwal! #9661842

Tammy M. Anderson 9/9/2011 2:59:45 AM

Just a superb wildlife capture, Ujjwal. A beauty. #9661854

Gina Cormier 9/9/2011 5:01:39 AM

This is fantastic!!! Beautiful image!!! #9662096

Jack Gaskin 9/9/2011 5:30:58 AM

AWESOME

Jack #9662175

Liz Bullock 9/9/2011 9:43:12 AM

Ditto,awesome! #9662533

Renata Gusciora 9/9/2011 9:45:23 AM

Beautiful scene capture,Ujjwal!Great tones and light!Lucky you to see all this wildlife! #9662543

Susana Heide 9/9/2011 1:00:14 PM

I've enjoyed your series of Cheetahs and I think this is my fav! The golden light is so beautiful and I love that you included the surroundings. #9662813

Patrick Rouzes 9/9/2011 8:43:02 PM

The lighting, tones, clarity, isolation & mood are phenomenal, Ujjwal! I see some winners in this series, my friend! #9663458

Stefania Barbier 9/11/2011 5:46:31 AM

SUPERB!!! #9665366

rony sagy 9/11/2011 10:43:07 AM

Fantastic capture, Ujjwal. #9665790

Ann Coates 10/18/2011 5:12:58 PM

So pleased to see this here. Congratulations on your finalist award Ujjwal. #9743783

Tammy M. Anderson 10/18/2011 5:14:02 PM

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, Ujjwal. #9743799

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/18/2011 5:48:37 PM

Gorgeous light! #9744126

Cheryl Winn 10/18/2011 6:07:54 PM

Wow! Spectacular shot,Ujjwal! The lighting is awesome. #9744295

Erica Murphy 10/18/2011 6:55:26 PM

Great shot!! Congratulations! #9744619

Patricia A. Coblentz 10/18/2011 8:33:06 PM

A spectacular wildlife capture, Ujjwal! Congratulations on your finalist! #9745141

Stefania Barbier 10/18/2011 11:26:20 PM

superb.... huge congrats Ujj!!! #9745680

Renata Gusciora 10/19/2011 6:13:22 AM

Big congratulations on your fabulous finalist,Ujjwal!!!:-) #9746474

Susan D. Royce 10/19/2011 7:21:13 AM

I like your compositional choices, Ujjwal. Congratulations on your beautiful finalist! #9746888

Veronique AUBOIS 10/19/2011 7:44:08 AM

Gorgeous capture ! Congratulations on your finalist ! :) #9746992

Anna Diederich 10/19/2011 8:32:49 AM

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ujjwal! #9747139

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 10/19/2011 8:57:11 AM

Very good environmental image! They're lit nicely. #9747197

Patrick Rouzes 10/19/2011 10:24:38 AM

Not surprised, Ujjwal! Congrats & good luck, my friend! #9747545

Renee Doyle 10/19/2011 5:39:50 PM

Fantastic lighting!! Wonderful finalist Ujjwal! Congratulations! #9749002

Mary K. Robison 10/20/2011 1:06:03 AM

Love the light washing over these magnificent cats, Ujjwal. It was a great idea to include their habitat in the background.
What a well deserved Finalist!
Congratulations, and fingers crossed for you in the next level up!
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Usman M. Bajwa 10/20/2011 2:43:58 AM

This one has it all, Ujjwal. CONGRATZ and expect seeing this again!

UB.
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Debra R. Harder 10/20/2011 9:09:16 AM

WOW, Ujjwal! Your heart must have been racing when you saw this. Love the lighting, details and composition. A winner in my book all the way...and a FAV!! Huge congratulations! Deb #9750409

Amanda J. Tanner 10/21/2011 9:06:17 AM

Congratulations Ujjwal! This is an amazing finalist. National Geographic would love this image also. Beautiful! #9752415

Merna L. Nobile 10/22/2011 3:14:52 PM

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
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Stefania Barbier 10/24/2011 10:40:44 PM

GORGEOUS winner Ujj, congratulations!!! #9760240

Melissa McCabe 10/24/2011 10:45:52 PM

Nice one Ujjwal, congratulations! : ) -mm #9760265

Tiia Vissak 10/24/2011 10:46:23 PM

Congratulations! #9760271

Ann Coates 10/24/2011 11:30:10 PM

Huge congratulations Ujjwal. #9760324

Renee Doyle 10/25/2011 2:02:58 AM

Very deserving win Ujj!!! Congratulations!!! #9760514

Tammy M. Anderson 10/25/2011 2:39:21 AM

Congratulations, Ujjwal. #9760574

Mary K. Robison 10/25/2011 2:51:35 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Ujjwal!
No real surprise to see this marvelous capture in the Winners' Circle! #9760596

Renata Gusciora 10/25/2011 5:34:08 AM

Congratulations on this wonderful Winner,Ujjwal!!!:-) #9761033

Debra R. Harder 10/25/2011 8:25:12 AM

No surprise here, Ujjwal!! I knew this was a WINNER all the way!!! Huge congratulations on your SUPERB GOLD WINNER!!! Deb #9761504

Amanda J. Tanner 10/25/2011 9:12:57 AM

A Big Congratulations on this well deserved Gold Winner Ujjwal! #9761634

Bojan Bencic 10/25/2011 9:35:22 AM

Congratulations on your win, Ujjwal. #9761695

Patrick Rouzes 10/25/2011 2:42:53 PM

One of my faves of all entires from September month, Ujjwal! CONGRATULATIONS, my friend! #9762195

Carmody Baker 10/25/2011 6:42:48 PM

This is just beautiful. makes me want to be there!!! Congratulations, Ujjwa. #9762833

Merna L. Nobile 10/25/2011 8:30:59 PM

Can't get much better, a winning photograph and a gold award. Merna #9763029

Allen O. Howard 10/25/2011 10:55:56 PM

Oh WoW! What an outstanding capture/WINNER! Congratulations! #9763243

Lydia Williams 10/26/2011 1:48:40 PM

Wow, an amazing photo Ujjwa! Congratulations on your golden win! #9764595

Usman M. Bajwa 10/31/2011 2:44:45 AM

CONGRATZ on this wonderful Gold winner!!!

UB. #9773567

Christine R. Lobsinger 11/3/2011 4:25:32 AM

Congratulations UB on such a golden WINNER! Simply OUTSTANDING SHOT! Love the light, the b/g view and these beautiful creatures displayed wonderful upon their hill!
SMiliNG CHRiS #9780574

Shelly A. Van Camp 11/4/2011 4:57:44 AM

What an amazing capture and so beautiful! I hope that they are protected there. Love this and Congrats on the win!! #9783050

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/9/2011 6:22:19 AM

Big congrats on this super Golden winner!

I just saw it also featured on Betterphoto.com [snapshot@betterphoto.com]

jo ann c. #9793412

Lydia Williams 11/9/2011 6:41:30 AM

Also, congratulations on your Snapshot feature! Awesome! #9793447

Heather Loewenhardt 11/9/2011 12:33:07 PM

I saw this featured photo also and just had to stop by and congratulate you. What a wonderful opportunity to photograph this group of cheetahs. I love the repeated patterning of their coats. Also congrats on your lovely gold button. #9794004

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/10/2011 12:20:43 AM

Thanks everyone and the Judges for your kind words and encouragement, much appreciated !!

Thanks Jo Ann C, Lydia and Heather for letting me know about the ‘Featured Photo’! I missed to notice the BP mail on this.
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Cindy Bendush 11/11/2011 9:53:36 PM

Beautiful capture Ujj! Belated congrats on your gold! #9799238

Phyllis A. Houghton 11/19/2011 10:23:16 PM

Congratulations on your gold and featured photo. Good choice in leaving the background you did to take us there! #9819918

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Description

Masai Mara.
After walking and running for a long distance, the Cheetah’s finally came up to this point from where they had a good view of the surrounding, I retained a good portion of the background in this image to show the environment at the expense of smaller size Cheetah’s.


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 600.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Uploaded on 9/9/2011 1:42:25 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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