We're going to the Zoo, zoo zoo! ;)


Link Posted 21/10/2013 - 20:36
From a recent trip to the Zoo. Kids in tow so all shot with either 18-55 WR or 55-300 DA

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Last Edited by DanielH on 21/10/2013 - 20:38


Link Posted 21/10/2013 - 21:10
You hit the mark for me with the last one! Thats a great sharp menacing close-up. Nice colours and exposure in tricky lighting conditions.

Some of the others struggle a bit in very high contrast conditions, so it may have been better to isolate a smaller part of the animals if possible. But I'm sure there were plenty of obstacles making it difficult.
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Link Posted 25/10/2013 - 12:03
Thanks Gareth and Nigel. Anyone else want to comment?


Link Posted 25/10/2013 - 12:55
I also like the last one. The big cat looks stunning!
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Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 20:39
Well as has been suggested I'll give this a bump and wonder if the other 221 people who looked at the set have anything to say, even for example which was your favourite?



Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 20:47
The first two and the last are my favourites
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Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 20:50
thanks Stuey


Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 20:58
No problem
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Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 21:05
I was going to say on the first showing that some are over exposed, particularly the first, but didn't want to upset.
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Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 21:07
A good and varied set Daniel. The last Tiger shot is the stand-out for me, it is very powerful. I also really like the Meerkat one because it is different to the norm and the first Tiger shot is also very strong. The others for me don't have quite have the wow factor, they are sharp and well exposed enough apart from the first one which is a little burned out, but they don't have anything to make them stand out from the crowd.


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Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 21:10
gracias David


Link Posted 20/11/2013 - 21:18
There is a style here I like very much - keep it up. The negatives are: blown highlights on 1 and 4; over-sharpening across the field (although this is hard to judge on the forum pics); the bird shots seem to have a blue cast? I agree that the last pic is extremely good.
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