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Burchell's zebra

Burchell's zebra
Photo Information
Copyright: Annick Vanderschelden (vanderschelden) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2553 W: 74 N: 7464] (30441)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-11
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 400mm 2.8 IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Kruger National Park
Theme(s): Alex99's favorite shots, Vanderschelden's Burchell's zebra [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-08-04 15:11
Viewed: 7668
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 42
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
A Burchell's Zebra is a large land mammal with an off-white coloring, but never pure white. The shadow stripes are usually well marked, and the leg stripes are absent or poor, and almost never complete to hooves.
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Camera Model Name
Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Shooting Date/Time
11/10/2007 12:01:24
Tv(Shutter Speed)
Av(Aperture Value)
Metering Modes
Evaluative metering
Exposure Compensation
ISO Speed
EF400mm f/2.8L IS USM +1.4x
Focal Length
560,0 mm
Image size
3888 x 2592
Image Quality
White Balance
AF mode
One-Shot AF
Picture Style

eqshannon, jaycee, JoseMiguel, anel, siggi, nglen, mala-zaba, Alex99 has marked this note useful
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  • Great 
  • waylim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 296 W: 8 N: 489] (1765)
  • [2008-08-04 15:37]

Another great portriat of the Burchell's Zebra, perfect sharpness and clarity, one can see every whisker on his chin. Composition is just fine. Thanks Annick.

There is something very attractive about these animals..Even as kid I liked to see them..and your quality imaging sure doesn't hurt. Very nice Annick...A special one!

  • Great 
  • jaycee Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2454 W: 10 N: 8044] (25460)
  • [2008-08-04 16:17]

Hi Annick,

I love Zebras and this portrait is just beautiful. Your black and white are perfect. Fine details throughout - wonderful eye, ears, nose and mouth. The mane is fantastic.


Hello Annick,
Beautiful capture of this magnificent al, beautiful
colors and clarity, excellent sharpness and fantastic
pose, nice depth of field. well done.

  • Great 
  • GaryT Gold Star Critiquer [C: 102 W: 7 N: 236] (160)
  • [2008-08-04 16:41]

Your zebra portraits are real winners. Gary

Another beauty Annick. I love the sharpness and soft light. How do you organize your safari photos... do you print them so you can look at them as a group or do you make slideshows? The are so special I'd think you'd want to be able to visit them often.

Evelynn : )

  • Great 
  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2008-08-04 18:52]

What a handsome fellow he is Annick. He looks so alert, and his colours and details are so sharp. Well captured - he's a beautiful animal and you show him perfectly

Hi Annick,
A portrait with a lot of character, I would say.
I like the way you filled the frame, and of course all the excellent technical details involved.
Congratulations and thanks for sahre.
My best regards,

hello annick,
its always nice getting back here & a delight when see these kind of perfect shot,you have managed exposure very well, the eye contact and the pose is great, liked the precise dof and the tight composition,
well done once again,
tfs & regards

Great portrait shot, Annick. Well done.

Hi Annick
The sharpness and clarity are unbelievably good. I can almost touch the subject it seems so real.

What a wonderful scene you captured, Perfect moment to shoot,
Best wishes,

  • Great 
  • gannu Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 988 W: 4 N: 3277] (14761)
  • [2008-08-05 5:03]

Hello Annick, Another great portrait of this zebra and with superb clarity. perfect sharpness and great shot. Ganesh

  • Great 
  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2008-08-05 5:37]

Bonjour Annick,
Encore un magnifique portrait. Ce zèbre a une expression tout à fait particulière, très sérieuse, presque comme un humain.
Très photogéniques les zèbres!
Un grand merci

Hi Annick
Nice portrait of this B&W guy :)

  • Great 
  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2008-08-05 8:23]

Hello Annick,
Excellent portrait. Great sharp details with good exposed colours. Also good lighting and POV. Well done and TFS.
Best regards Siggi

  • Great 
  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2008-08-05 12:58]

Hi Annick. Afetr the Elephant this must be mt Favorite animal. Your picture show it of to its best. with such detail in the etes and in the coat. The plain Bg helps to make it stand out. well done TFS.

  • Great 
  • rdfoto Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 372 W: 0 N: 719] (3295)
  • [2008-08-05 13:12]

Bonjour Annick
Très beau portrait de ce zèbre, excellente netteté, cadrage et attitude de pose du sujet, bravo, amicalement Robi

Hi Annick,
Nice composition, great POV and exposure. Another beautiful portrait.

  • Great 
  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2008-08-06 10:08]

Hi Annick.
Next one of your outstanding portrait works. POV, framing and composition of the image are brilliant and cannot be better. Quality of the reproduction of a charming model and BG is high end. Too. My congratulations.

Beautiful photo of this great animal!


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