The Snow Leopard

© Natalie J. Manuel

The Snow Leopard

Uploaded: March 13, 2006

Description

Taken at Melbourne Zoo today (13th March).

1/640s f/5.6 at 235.0mm iso400

This is not the easiest enclosure to take photos in - very long tall grass, an elusive, shy cat, tree trunks in front and wire that attracts glare of the sun. But I was determined and visited the enclosure a few times today waiting for him to come out. At last he did, and I wanted a portrait that showed his beautiful face and intense eyes.

Comments

James Whitbread March 13, 2006

Well Natalie your patients payed off,great shot:)Kind Regards James Whitbread. #407764

Renee Doyle level-classic March 13, 2006

Well worth the effort Natalie!!!! Wonderful portrait!!! Nice to meet another down under girl!!!
#2526069

Joyce Baldassarre March 13, 2006

Gorgeous shot. These cats are sooo beautiful! Great capture. #2526504

Janine Russell level-deluxe March 13, 2006

Natalie, excellent detail, clarity, exposure and lighting. #2529086

Daniel M. Bendjy March 21, 2006

This is so right on! The sharpness is perfect. #2555873

Natalie J. Manuel March 21, 2006

Thankyou very much :) #2555955

Laurence Saliba level-classic April 08, 2006

This is a beauty Natalie!!! You have some truly beautiful big cat captures!!! #2621374

Graham Jones June 21, 2006

Yes!... certainly worth the wait Natalie. Well done and congratulations on making finalist.

regards, Graham #2924193

Sylvia Rossler June 21, 2006

truly a beauty ! Big congrats on this superb finalist Nathalie !! #2924780

Natalie J. Manuel June 21, 2006

Thanks everyone :) #2925285

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic June 21, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Beautiful photo. #2928753

Piotr M. Organa June 21, 2006

Beautiful face - wow... #2930322

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