Magnificent Beast by Manfred Belau

I was born in the year of the Tiger and it is my favourite animals. I hope this reworked photo does him justice!

The Sumatran Tiger is only found on the island of Sumatra!It is the darkest, smallest of the Tigers, and therefore suitable for its rainforest habitat. Up to 2.4 m head to tail and 90 kg measures in comparison to the Amur Tiger (3.3 m– 300 kg) relative small, lol. I have only ever seen a Sumatran Tiger. There are only 240 left in the wild! So sad.

Inspired by the year of the Tiger!

Dodge and burn, lab-colour curve layer, selective contrast and sharpen layers, croped.

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Comments

  • 1chick1
    1chick1about 5 years ago

    oh wow stunning lovely detail

  • Thank you!

    – Manfred Belau

  • DonDavisUK
    DonDavisUKabout 5 years ago

    Magnificent Manfred. A FAV for me.

  • Thank you Don and for the Fav!!!

    – Manfred Belau

  • Danny Clarkson
    Danny Clarksonabout 5 years ago

    Great work. Amazing detail and clarity. Love it, Well Done and an instant FAV

  • Thank you very much Danny! Thanks for the fav. too!

    – Manfred Belau

  • Emma Moss
    Emma Mossabout 5 years ago

    Spectacular!

  • Cool Emma! Thanks for popping into my Gallery. Nice to see your smiling face around here! Nice to make your acquaintance!

    – Manfred Belau

  • Russ Styles
    Russ Stylesabout 5 years ago

    Fantastic stuff Manfred, your processing on this is amazing…love the clarity in the eyes.

  • Spend quite a bit of time on it. Thanks for your kind comment Russ!
    Just working on a Snow Leopard at the moment, should be up soon.
    Cheers,Manfred.

    – Manfred Belau

  • Yannik Hay
    Yannik Hayabout 5 years ago

    Splendid! And with the black bg, it makes the black lines pop out. Great details and work. Cheers!

  • Thanks Yannik, :)

    – Manfred Belau

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 5 years ago

    He is just gorgeous! I love Tigers and the buddies Lions..When I would go to the Zoo in My home town of Chicago,,the first place the children and I would go ..was to the tigers and Lions..they are such strong animals..It is sad that there are only 240 of the left..thank you for such a beautiful picture..sherri :):)

  • Thank you for your lovely comment Sherri! I just would love to see one of those fully-grown Amur Tigers in the wild (not to close of course, lol.) Thanks again! Manfred

    – Manfred Belau

  • WayofWarriors
    WayofWarriorsabout 5 years ago

    Great

  • Thank you!

    – Manfred Belau

  • lorilee
    lorileeabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful!!!!

  • Thank you :0

    – Manfred Belau

  • Sherri     Nicholas
    Sherri Nic...about 5 years ago

    hehe,,,I have to agree with that..but they sure are God’s beautifull creatures..:):) Sherri

  • :)

    – Manfred Belau

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