- PaulH (13882)
- [2007-12-13 2:56]
Is it just me, or is this Steenbok smiling for you?!
Great timing to capture this pose Annick, perfect DOF and beautiful colour...very well done. I'd never heard of a Steenbok before either, so thanks.
- Jamesp (18906)
- [2007-12-13 3:25]
Lovely shot and pose despite the overcast conditions (although I find I often get more detail in these conditions). The DOF is spot-on and eye contact wonderful.
- Adanac (21378)
- [2007-12-13 3:32]
I must thank you for posting this excellent image. I agree with James he does look like he is smiling at you. The other thing I have never noticed before is how the markings on his face makes it look like he has three horns, thanks again Annick.
- fiftysomething (657)
- [2007-12-13 4:03]
Lovely well composed photo of this delicate animal. The detail is excellent and you don't seem to have lost anything by using a 1.4 converter. I will certainly use my converter in the Kruger park this December/January after seeing your results.
- uleko (10940)
- [2007-12-13 6:01]
This is a very beautiful antelope that you've capture so well here! I love its pose looking straight at you and the way it's half-hidden in the grass. The details and the colours are really wonderful as well as the soft grey background. Excellent shot!
Many thanks and regards,Ulla
- joey (24909)
- [2007-12-13 7:00]
great shot of this Smiling Steenbok!
Superb pose with great eye-contact!
Brilliant DOF and BG.
Soft lighting and good colours.
- azleader (931)
- [2007-12-13 7:47]
Another gorgeous documentary image and superlative capture. The Mark III with a decent lens takes a great photograph and makes it technically better. Kudos
- fragman (43778)
- [2007-12-13 10:19]
just beautiful, TFS Ori
- pvb (1981)
- [2007-12-13 10:59]
De pose en de grote oren.
De kleuren en de scherpte
- hester (11638)
- [2007-12-13 11:02]
That is so beautiful. I love the wonderful gentle colour tones and the great POV. Excellent DOF. Cute smile as well :)
- lousat (65489)
- [2007-12-13 15:04]
very nice moment to take this gazelle,very perfect work,perfect details and sharpness,thanks for share,Luciano
- arfer (0)
- [2007-12-13 19:34]
That smile is one of the cutest I have seen on an animal.
Just marking the post
- horia (16656)
- [2007-12-14 0:56]
This is one funny looking fellow :))Really!
The pattern of dark fur on his nose really immitates another horn like the ones from the head...plus he is also smiling :)) I like him! He looks like fun :)
A splendid shot my friend and once more a great use for a shallow DOF is the focus is spot on (like it is here).
The Steenbok is very well isolated from the FG and the BG and presented with sharp details, amazing but stil natural colors and put in a lovely composition.
Bravo and TFS
- undoredo (2740)
- [2007-12-14 14:46]
What a pretty and charming fella you brought here!!
Very nice pose of this Steenbok you've captured, with excellent details and perfect focusing.
Also, I can see very clean and excellent DOF here.
Well presented, my friend.
- angela926 (3083)
- [2007-12-14 17:10]
great shot, good compositon, very good sharpness, excellent dof. great facial expression!!!
- CeltickRanger (37400)
- [2007-12-20 19:18]
superbe ta photo prise sur le vif,
j'aimes ce genre de photo, superbe contact des yeux
du sujet avec ta lentille, excellent focus et netteté des details du sujet
j'aimes ta photo
- PeterDF (0)
- [2008-03-01 11:26]
It's almost like this little Steenbok is posing for you...as if to say "How does this look for you?" It'a really nice shot of this beautiful animal.