The Watchers

Adam CD Caron December 09, 2008

i always like shots of these guys. and being yours just makes it perfect. love the DOF and the colors great shot bro see an ep on this in a few days #1048811

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic December 09, 2008

This is awesome, UV.

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Aimee C. Eisaman December 09, 2008

The detail and capture are amazing UV! The background is a bit bothersome to me though....it looks like you tried doing some cloning that didn't blend well. I could be wrong and it could just be the grasses in the backgroun. This is a shot that I think would look great with one of your gradient backgrounds in greens. :~) #6871182

Dale Hardin December 09, 2008

Nice capture Ulysses. Very good comp also and I like the divided attention from the two gazes.

The background is a little distracting as Aimee mentioned but I think a simple cloning out of the flowers would suffice. The one right next to the fur on the right can be easily done by cloning from the border of fur just above it. #6871449

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe December 09, 2008

Terrific details and capture, Ulysses. Love how they posed for you. #6871538

Irene Colling level-deluxe December 09, 2008

Perfect composition Ulysses.

You captured a wonderful pose and the detail is excellent.

I like the background because it gives a sense of place. I would not clone out the flowers as I like the bit of color they give.

If this were my photo I would not replace the background. I would lower the saturation of the background and use a gradient layer behind the animals set to overlay. That would brighten the area immediatly behind the animals but leave them in a natural looking environment. #6872369

Karen Engelbreth December 09, 2008

A wonderful and very cute capture, Ulysses! #6872707

Debbie E. Payne December 09, 2008

Great shot, Ulysses. I have a couple of meerkat images to work on. Irene, I obviously need to know A LOT more about layering because I haven't got a clue about what you just said. Vague ideas but that's all. I need to study this whole layers thing MORE! #6872899

Jodi M. Walsh December 09, 2008

excellent detail. I also like the background and think irene's suggestions would be worth a try. you continue to be master of the animal shots! #6873292

Aimee C. Eisaman December 10, 2008

I think I got misunderstood here. I actually like the flowers and the background, but to the left (our left) of the one standing straight up it looks like cloning was done there and I was just saying if it was cloning that it was noticable! #6875064

Dale Hardin December 10, 2008

I like Irene's suggestion better than my own. Thanks for the tip Irene. #6875418

M.Christine Duncan December 23, 2008

UV... always a delight visiting your gallery! My eye was drawn to this image with the lovely bg, and some fabulous discussion seems to be going on too! Your wildlife shots really DO come to life... keeping exploring the animal kingdom for us!!!
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Laura E. Swan level-classic December 29, 2008

Your gallery is completely impressive Ulysses. You have more badges there than an HONOR SCOUT! AWESOME. I am so proud of you! I really love this image here, too.

You have your own style and you are on your way kiddo. To ANYWHERE you want to take your career. You HAVE it. That special "thing". -Laura :) #6952421

Jeanine M. Bailey January 21, 2009

CONGRATS again UV!!!! :) #7063156

Laura E. Swan level-classic January 21, 2009

ULYSSES!!! TURN YOUR COMPUTER ON! YOU GOT A FINALIST LITTLE BROTHER!!!!

Huge CONGRATS to you!!! -Laura #7063190

Debbie E. Payne January 21, 2009

Congrats on the Finalist. This is SO CUTE...and good luck in the next round. #7063229

M.Christine Duncan January 21, 2009

Congrats UV!!!! DRU Club salutes one of our own! WTG my friend! #7063598

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic January 21, 2009

Lovely MT entry. Congrats on getting the Silver Medal.

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Adam CD Caron January 22, 2009

Congrats bro very nice

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Kathy L. Clark January 22, 2009

This is wonderful Ulysses. Congrats again. #7067333

Anita Hogue January 22, 2009

Fabulous capture, UB! Congratulations! #7068173

Debbra Bailey level-deluxe January 22, 2009

Awesome image! Congrats! #7068213

Sam Britt January 22, 2009

Congratulations - terrific finalist, Ulysses! #7068445

Aimee C. Eisaman January 22, 2009

Whoohoo on another finalist! :~) #7068682

Tiia Vissak January 22, 2009

Congratulations! #7069173

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Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 200.00 mm, Model: NIKON D3

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