Pondering Cub

Uploaded: September 08, 2009 09:10:05 | Entered: July 05, 2018 05:51:54


This is Nyack, a few days before his first birthday. I used to visit him often, at the Wild Animal Park! Photograph captured through a thick glass window.

December 2, 2008
RAW / Aperture Priority / 55 mm
F 5.6 @ 1/125 ISO 400

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 08, 2009

Very nice perspective and capture Donna! Jeff #1178060

Renata Gusciora September 08, 2009

Fabulous shot,Donna! #7925862

Ann Coates level-classic September 08, 2009

When I first saw the mini pic I thought to myself how did she get so close but the thick glass explains it all. Well, this little one put on a show for you with those gorgeous eyes and expression. Beautiful capture Donna. #7925951

Stan Kwasniowski September 08, 2009

Donna, the "eyes" have it lol #7925968

Carrie M. Groseclose September 08, 2009

Beautiful clarity and detail, well captured and presented, Donna! #7926026

Troy Gallagher September 08, 2009

Beautiful capture Donna.

Troy #7926069

Reynaldo D. Reyes September 08, 2009

The clear and sharp details especially on the eyes would not give a clue on the presence of the thick glass. It's a great way to get these fabulous close-up shots. Nice work Donna! #7927173

Amy M. Wilson September 09, 2009

Love the pov and those eyes are GORGEOUS... wonderfully presented, Donna! #7928125

Joy Rector September 09, 2009

wow, love this capture #7928226

Nadya Johnson September 09, 2009

Wow! Donna, this is fabulous! #7929173

Alison Greenwood September 09, 2009

There's an echo in here...WOW! #7929363

Stefania Barbier level-addict September 09, 2009

beautiful animal, pov, and capture! #7930548

Julianne Bradford September 12, 2009

Beautiful capture of this appealing cub Donna! #7937964

A P September 13, 2009

OMG Donna I could almost reach out and touch him Incredible capture. Glad you get to spend so much time with him. #7940417

Donna La Mattino Pagakis December 29, 2009

Thank you for all of your incredible comments!!

Take care,

Donna #8254194

Toni Riggs June 25, 2010

Beautiful capture! #8715815

John Connolly February 08, 2011

I just love that expression and those beautiful eyes, Donna! A wonderful POV and crisp detail, well done! #9221233

Donna La Mattino Pagakis February 08, 2011

Thank you Toni and John!!! #9221469

frank w. degenhardt February 08, 2011

Fantastic job with capturing the beauty of this young lion, especially though the thick glass. Gorgeous colors, love the detail work, the way its eyes look up as if as your title suggest pondering. Such beutiful work my friend. #9222027

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic February 10, 2011

Fantastic point of view, clarity, DOF and the eyes are awesome. Love it !! #9224003

Emile Abbott level-deluxe February 10, 2011

Great full frame close up of this beauty. Love the details, clarity and eyes. Nice work behind glass Donna. #9224802

Emile Abbott level-deluxe August 31, 2018

Great close up and eye contact. Congrats on finalist Donna. #11722683

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