Cheetah Close Up

Another cat from our South Africa trip. On the last jeep ride on our last day at our first safari, we were on our way back and almost to the camp when we found a cheetah. Awesome! I love the orange eyes!

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D850, ISO 800, 70-200 at 130, f/11, 1/320 hand held.
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Superb detail in the fur and I like the composition, Steve. That eye is awesome.

Amazing shot! Really the only thing I would do would be a completely stylistic and personal preference thing, which would be burning a little contrast vignette and maybe even a little in the body shadows to create some depth.

Killer shot though, I’d love to see one of these!