Me? Bite?

© Bob Cournoyer

Me? Bite?

Uploaded: August 30, 2005 14:55:26


iso 400, 210mm, f/5, 1/1000, sports mode, slightly cropped.....Overcast day at the Pt Defiance Zoo, Tacoma WA....So there I sat, on the ground, trying to get as low as I could, lense as close as I could get it to the fence...The other zoo goers were looking at my camera/lens...the tiger was looking at lunch...:-)


Linda D. Lester level-classic August 30, 2005

So beautiful!!!!! Wonderful shot! #303065

Keri M. Dietrich August 30, 2005

Great job! #1787039

Collette Photography August 30, 2005

Wow, I love the vivid stripes on the tigers back!! #1787055

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic August 31, 2005

Beautiful picture #1788742

Bob Cournoyer level-classic August 31, 2005

Thanks, Keri, Collette and Shelly.....I try to get to the zoo at least once a week to see how "my" tigers are doing.....:-)
Bob #1790664

Julie Gamicchia September 02, 2005

Wonderful capture Bob! #1796131

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 02, 2005

Thanks, Julie...
Thanks for adding somemore photos before the needle shot....I really like the "old wagon". My first impression was to say it looked like a painting...then I read the photo discussion....good image...:-) #1797796

anonymous September 11, 2005

Oh, I love this shot, he just looks adorable! #1825991

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic September 13, 2005

Beautiful animal and photo! #1832424

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 13, 2005

Thanks, Natalie and Shelly...:-)
I discovered raw shooting yesterday...shot somemore tigers...I cannot believe how much brighter/colorful the tigers are in raw compared to jpeg!
Sorry, I'm still amazed at the difference between the two....and will continue to be.
I also tend to ramble..:-)
Bob #1832472

anonymous September 13, 2005

Bob, did you happen to also take a pic in jpeg (similar pose) I would love to see the difference? #1833668

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 13, 2005

I'll try Natalie....I go back to work tomorrow for an 11 day stretch with a bunch of overtime.....So, somewhere in there I'll try to get a snap of the same object (not necessarily the tiger) in raw and jpeg. And then, since I'm new at this raw stuff, try to figure out how to get it on here....:-) #1833702

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 13, 2005

Sorry to bother you all, but I'm trying to figure out how to get a picture into a conversation......I could do it easily w/jpeg, but when I try to save something raw manipulated for the web, I only get choices of gif and pn something....
Bear with me please....:-) #1834308

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 13, 2005

Okay, one more try... #1834339

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 13, 2005

Why did that happen????????? #1834352

anonymous September 13, 2005

Mmmm bizarre...... I am finding it hard to differenciate raw and large fine jpeg. Maybe I need to do some test shots myself. #1834573

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic September 14, 2005

Beautiful animal and very well captured.

Just stunning image.

Kerby #1836154

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 14, 2005

Thanks, Kerby! And your gallery is looking very nice...:-)
Bob #1836202

Jessica Hughes September 16, 2005

This is a gorgeous photo! I love that pose! #1846673

Melissa L. Zavadil September 23, 2005

Congrats on this! I love the way the tiger is looking!! #1872479

LJ Corliss level-classic September 23, 2005

Congrats, Bob :) #1872937

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations Bob. Good luck in the next round. #1875647

Keith L. Clayton September 24, 2005

Great shot! Congrats! #1876543

Bob Cournoyer level-classic September 24, 2005

Thanks, Melissa, LJ, Kay and Keith for the kind words...:-)

Bob #1877694

Terry L. Ellis level-classic September 24, 2005

Congratulations, Bob, on this stunning capture and finalist! #1878232

Danilo Piccioni September 24, 2005

congratulations! #1879672

Amber N. Eddings September 25, 2005

Congrats on your finalist! Good luck next round! #1881297

Laura J. Smith November 12, 2005

Mr. Cournoyer, You've gotten so many compiments on this pic, I figured you'd like some constructive criticism as well so off the top of my head: don't you think that tiger is awfully orange? Does he look that way or were you playing with the saturation tool? And I think a giraffe or a spider monkey would have fit in the frame better. I'd clone out the grass, too...I don't like green and orange and Zebra's would have provided better lines if those are the main subject of your pic. You also might apply some Pshop tool to make his eyes bigger and rounder and use the clone tool to extend his could draw it up threw the grass for a close connect to his eyes which would help my eyes circulate through the pic...make tail curliques for added interest. That's all for this one. Your secret admireer, Me #2067560

Bob Cournoyer level-classic November 12, 2005

Truthfully, Laura, I don't recall. I know I cropped it because of the way the picture dimensions look. I may have played with light levels, but as far as saturation....colors and I don't get along that well.....ask my wife, who's always saying, "You're going to wear that shirt with those pants?"...:-)
And, looking at it again, which I don't usually do....the eyes are very very soft!
Thanks for the comment
Bob #2067971

Taylor January 02, 2006

Great job! #2246094

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