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Spotted (Panthera pardus)

Posted by
Steven (Chicagoland, United States) on 28 July 2010 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

This leopard was the first animal spotted as we arrived at the Brookfield Zoo in Brookfield, Illinois. This was my first outing with a local photographers "Meetup" group.

Photo taken April 10, 2010.

SONY DSLR-A300 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 250 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

LOvely shot, look like he's just woke up

28 Jul 2010 5:24am

Calusarus from St Sorlin en Valloire, France

A beautiful close portrait. Well done

28 Jul 2010 5:29am

Marie LC from France

oh le beau gros chat !

28 Jul 2010 5:41am

jpla from St Barthélémy d, France

C'est mignon un gros chat ! Je te souhaite une agréable journée

28 Jul 2010 6:29am

Marie from Belgium

Wonderful photo, colors and detail,
Lovely leopard ...


28 Jul 2010 9:32am

Philip from JoBurg, South Africa

Fantastic shot makes a great portrait

28 Jul 2010 10:41am

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

wow.. wow.. EXCELLENT !!! What a super closeup . This one goes to Spotlight page for sure :)

28 Jul 2010 1:08pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Excellent indeed - great job on the markings and the tongue is totally cool - man I hope you had a treat for him!! Very cool..

28 Jul 2010 1:11pm

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Excellent indeed - great job on the markings and the tongue is totally cool - man I hope you had a treat for him!! Very cool..

28 Jul 2010 1:11pm

Iris from Assen, Netherlands

thank you for your reply!! I really love this photo great shot!!

love Iris

28 Jul 2010 1:12pm

Shahryar from Isfahan, Iran

great capture :)

28 Jul 2010 2:05pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Fabulous capture. Bravo.

28 Jul 2010 2:22pm

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Very nice work!
PS: Just yesterday our local zoo presented the latest litter of snow-leopards. The zoo is part of an international effort tho save them from extinction.

28 Jul 2010 2:26pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Wow ! Impressive ! I like the details in this very beautiful portrait ! Great work :)

28 Jul 2010 2:37pm

Landy from Miami, United States

buena saturacion de colores, gran esprecividad en la toma, saludos

28 Jul 2010 4:20pm

Denise from Pennsylvania, United States

Fantastic shot. HE is beautiful.

28 Jul 2010 4:53pm

Becky from los angeles, United States

wow! great image - great cat!

28 Jul 2010 7:21pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Great capture.

28 Jul 2010 8:28pm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

A real hot shot Steve, the contrast shown by the white whiskers is amazing. Hope you enjoyed the experience of working in a group of like minded people.

28 Jul 2010 8:41pm

MadScientist from Düsseldorf, Germany

Impressive kitten! Very fine shot!

28 Jul 2010 9:20pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

Big lens and up close, just wow!

29 Jul 2010 1:36am

Isidro from Barcelona, Spain

Great capture,

29 Jul 2010 1:41am

Bill Brown from California, United States

Outstanding close up of this big cat!

29 Jul 2010 3:17am



29 Jul 2010 11:00am

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

a big "wow"

29 Jul 2010 8:29pm

pixator from kerman, Iran

Not beautiful shot!

29 Jul 2010 9:07pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Life is so hard in the zoo! A gorgeous capture.

29 Jul 2010 11:20pm

Elisa from Massachusetts, United States

great capture!!

30 Jul 2010 3:39am

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Lovely animal portrait. All the tourists make him tired.

18 Aug 2010 7:22am