Uploaded: September 09, 2011 01:42:25


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


Ann Coates level-classic September 09, 2011

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

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 09, 2011

Outstanding composition and capture Ujjwal! #9661842

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe September 09, 2011

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

Gina Cormier level-classic September 09, 2011

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

Jack Gaskin September 09, 2011


Jack #9662175

Liz blahh September 09, 2011

Ditto,awesome! #9662533

Renata Gusciora September 09, 2011

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

Susana Ms Heide September 09, 2011

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 level-classic September 09, 2011

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

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 11, 2011

SUPERB!!! #9665366

Rony Sagy September 11, 2011

Fantastic capture, Ujjwal. #9665790

Ann Coates level-classic October 18, 2011

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

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 18, 2011

Congrats on a wonderful finalist, Ujjwal. #9743799

October 18, 2011

Gorgeous light! #9744126

Cheryl Winn October 18, 2011

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

Erica Murphy level-deluxe October 18, 2011

Great shot!! Congratulations! #9744619

Patti Coblentz October 18, 2011

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

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 18, 2011

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

Renata Gusciora October 19, 2011

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

Susan D. Royce level-classic October 19, 2011

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

Veronique AUBOIS October 19, 2011

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

Anna Diederich October 19, 2011

Congratulations on your gorgeous finalist, Ujjwal! #9747139

October 19, 2011

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

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 19, 2011

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

Renee Doyle level-classic October 19, 2011

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

Mary K. Robison October 20, 2011

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!

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 20, 2011

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


Debra R. Harder October 20, 2011

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 level-classic October 21, 2011

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

Merna L. Nobile October 22, 2011

May your heart catch the joy of the moment and soar!
I am so happy for you!

Stefania Barbier level-addict October 24, 2011

GORGEOUS winner Ujj, congratulations!!! #9760240

Melissa McCabe October 24, 2011

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

Tiia Vissak October 24, 2011

Congratulations! #9760271

Ann Coates level-classic October 24, 2011

Huge congratulations Ujjwal. #9760324

Renee Doyle level-classic October 25, 2011

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

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe October 25, 2011

Congratulations, Ujjwal. #9760574

Mary K. Robison October 25, 2011

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

Renata Gusciora October 25, 2011

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

Debra R. Harder October 25, 2011

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 level-classic October 25, 2011

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

Bojan Bencic level-classic October 25, 2011

Congratulations on your win, Ujjwal. #9761695

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 25, 2011

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

Carmody Baker October 25, 2011

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

Merna L. Nobile October 25, 2011

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

ALLEN O. HOWARD October 25, 2011

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

Lydia Williams level-deluxe October 26, 2011

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

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic October 31, 2011

CONGRATZ on this wonderful Gold winner!!!

UB. #9773567

Christine Lobsinger level-classic November 03, 2011

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 level-classic November 04, 2011

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 November 09, 2011

Big congrats on this super Golden winner!

I just saw it also featured on []

jo ann c. #9793412

Lydia Williams level-deluxe November 09, 2011

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

Heather Loewenhardt level-deluxe November 09, 2011

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 level-classic November 10, 2011

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.

Cindy Bendush level-classic November 11, 2011

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

Phyllis A. Houghton level-deluxe November 19, 2011

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

Mary K. Robison March 28, 2016

Congratulations on this photo getting an ALL-TIME Gold EP, Ujjwal!
Hope it goes even higher! #11453452

Lydia Williams level-deluxe March 29, 2016

Congratulations Ujjwal on another golden badge...Fantastic image! #11453658

Mary K. Robison July 10, 2016

Congratulations on your beautiful ALL- FAVORITE FINALIST, Ujjwal!! #11494369

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