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Always Watching by Chikrata Always Watching by Chikrata
Now that i've got a few more shots I can start to mix up the species a bit. :)

This is Irina, the female Snow Leopard at Marwell Wildlife wondering what i'm talking about behind her back :P

Camera - Nikon D90
Lens - AF-S Nikkor 300mm F4.0

Comments and critiques appreciated!
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Manu34 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013  Student Photographer
A wonderful photo of the dreamy Irina! I like the her adorable expression and her beautiful fur, really a brilliant capture of this moment! Keep up the great work!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! She's a beautiful girl!
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pitsforlife Featured By Owner Jul 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Such a beautiful snow leopard portrait!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jul 29, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks so much :)
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salt25 Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
I have drawn using as a reference [link], thank-you for the excellent image!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you very much! It looks great!
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salt25 Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
np pleasure to work with a stunning image
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
It means a lot you think that :)
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salt25 Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
Np, great gallery
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks again ^^
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salt25 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2013  Professional Traditional Artist
np
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WooflesArt Featured By Owner Feb 23, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
I referenced this photo for my drawing here [link] Thank you for the wonderful photo!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! Great work too. Thanks for using my image!
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WooflesArt Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Thank you for letting me use it!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Mar 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome :)
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In-the-picture Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:camera: I`ve featured this dev here [link]

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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 28, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Brilliant capture! :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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John-Peter Featured By Owner Jan 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hello! :wave:
Your beautiful art has been featured in the newest journal of our group:iconnature-capture: [link]
Please :+fav: the Feature for more people can see it! :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!!!
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John-Peter Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
No problem :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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simonebyrne Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   Photographer
Such a beautiful image! :+fav:
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! Glad you think so!
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012
:w00t: This lovely piece has been featured here :bulletred: Raw-Nature's Christmas Feature :bulletred: at :iconraw-nature:

Please Fave/comment on the feature and take some time to Fave/comment on the wonderful work of our other members
(hopefully they will do the same for you) :w00t:
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Aww thank you!!
Will do!
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s-kmp Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2012
My pleasure :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Dec 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
^^
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Dark-Lioncourt Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Professional
amazing! I love the exprecion on her face, lovely :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you!
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Dark-Lioncourt Featured By Owner Nov 2, 2012  Professional
you're very welcome :)
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elphieofkiamoko Featured By Owner Oct 29, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautiful shot.
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks!
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AmandaDrage Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
Stunning, what a perfect pose!!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks! She really was playing along here!
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KW-Scott Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Wow such a soft yet emotional piece! I just love it buddy! :D
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks Kevin! Glad you do ^^
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KW-Scott Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
No problem :D
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
^^
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Alannah-Hawker Featured By Owner Oct 13, 2012   Photographer
I still don't think she's looking at you ;)

..Nice colours in this one :)
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Haha. Well I can promise you I was the only one there speaking to her :P

Thanks Alannah :)
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ArcticIceWolf Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love Snow Leopards! So beautiful!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Same here! And they really are!
Thanks!
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ArcticIceWolf Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
welcome!
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
:)
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ManitouWolf Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
That is a truly beautiful shot....almost like she's a model and this is the pose you requested her to do. Just stunning.
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Chikrata Featured By Owner Oct 12, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much. She really is a great model to work with!
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Camera Data

Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D90
Shutter Speed
1/500 second
Aperture
F/4.0
Focal Length
300 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Sep 29, 2012, 1:55:24 PM
Software
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3.6 (Windows)
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