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Cheetah at The Orana Wildlife Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand by Ralph de Zilva

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Cheetah at The Orana Wildlife Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand by 


Nikon D700 & Nikkor 80-400mm lens
@ 400mm

Top Ten In the Absolute Clarity Groups “Animals In B&W” challenge on 22.03.2013

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I have always had a love of capturing images and in my early teens took many photographs on my little Kodak camera. I loved the wild open spaces and bird life in particular and longed to be able to be an accomplished photographer. It took ill health and a forced early retirement to re-kindle this love of photography. I am a self-taught amateur photographer who has had no formal training. I take great pride and joy in my work and these days have the time to pursue this wonderful hobby.

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  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...almost 3 years ago

    i love seeing this beauty, so full of exciting, and goodness, wonderful capture, all love, Normaje.

  • Thank you so much for your lovely comment and fave.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Rickster1
    Rickster1almost 3 years ago

    Nice to see the prowess of two Cheetahs sitting side by side on the feed page Ralph and thanks to NJ ~ They look great whatever the continent…
    Love the rim of light enhancing the fur
    Regards Rick

  • Thanks very much Rick for your great comment and fave.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Angie66
    Angie66almost 3 years ago

    beautiful animal and a stunning shot :0)

  • Thanks so much Angie for your terrific comment and fave.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Ellanita
    Ellanitaalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful cat!!!

  • Many thanks Ellanita.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • BlueMoonRose
    BlueMoonRosealmost 3 years ago

    Magnificent!

  • Thank you very much, Kathryn.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Reginadez
    Reginadezalmost 3 years ago

    Looks great in BW, love the back lighting. Well done.

  • Thank you so much Regina for your kind comment.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • AndreaEL
    AndreaELalmost 3 years ago

    Magnificent capture Ralph.

  • Thank you very much Andrea.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Rachel Williams
    Rachel Williamsalmost 3 years ago

    Excellent image. Great composition.

  • Many thanks Rachel for for the wonderful comment.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • Val Saxby
    Val Saxbyalmost 3 years ago

  • Thanks so much for that Val. Greatly appreciated.

    – Ralph de Zilva

  • henuly1
    henuly1almost 3 years ago

    this is nice,i love the lighting!

  • Thanks very much Henry.

    – Ralph de Zilva

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