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Cheating Cheeta


Cheating Cheeta
Photo Information
Copyright: Saskia van Diesen (svdiesen) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 3 N: 21] (204)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2002-07
Categories: Mammals
Camera: SONY DSC-S75
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Mammals of Southern Africa, Felidae of the world: First series [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-01-16 17:48
Viewed: 5589
Points: 5
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We visited the Hoedspruit sanctuary for cheeta's and other animals. They were very strict with not allowing visitors to the cats, for not spreading deseases. Therfor I had to uses some Photoshop magic (healing brush & clone stamp) to get this close-up: check out the workshop for the original picture.


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Nice picture, but the tones of the animal is almost melted with the tones of the background. Would it be better if the background was radically different ? Not sure. The texture as shown here is soft and shows a very special ambience.

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Nice shot but it would have been better to get a bit more of the face.
TFS.

Saskia, you have done a wondeful work with postprocesing. I was surprised whrn I saw the original in the workshop. Great work.

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