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January 8, 2012
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Canon
Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shutter Speed
1/256 second
Aperture
F/13.0
Focal Length
420 mm
ISO Speed
800
Date Taken
Jan 7, 2012, 3:10:42 PM
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Adobe Photoshop Elements 8.0 Windows
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37mm

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Catwalk by clippercarrillo Catwalk by clippercarrillo
The soft overcast enabled me to get the cat without the usual hard contrast that hides the whites on the fur. Unusual is the fact that claws and tail are visible in a walking posture which captures the entire cat in motion. Shot at high ISO and shutter speed, there is plenty of detail to study and absorb how the cheetah walks. It was Winter light, sacred in it's gentleness. Taken at the Kansas City Zoo, Kansas City, Missouri, USA, 1/7/2012. Note that cheetahs do not have retracting claws. They are the most ancient of the large cats. This particular cat broke into a run immediately after the photo was taken.
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namenotrequired Featured By Owner Dec 3, 2012  Student Interface Designer
I've featured this in The International Cheetah Day Challenge :) This day is tomorrow, please help us raise awareness for this cause if you can! :hug:
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B9CC1D Featured By Owner Mar 21, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
"I'm a model you know what I mean
And I do my little turn on the catwalk..."
I'm to sexy for this photo?
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Yvawn Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2012
Catwalk, lol.

Btw, i LOVE this pic, cheetahs are my favorites.
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darkSoul4Life Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
It's such a wonderful capture :)
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HopesForFun777 Featured By Owner Jan 16, 2012
Fantastic shot!
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eyepilot13 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Beautifully captured big cat! I love it!
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O-Gosh Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
Great image - love all the patterns and textures, the composition
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C0d3r3d32 Featured By Owner Jan 11, 2012
The reason why the cheetahs claws are visible is because cheetahs have semi retractable claws. It helps them like cleats help football players.

By the way this is a great capture!
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TanuSingh Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Wow :)
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StarkArya Featured By Owner Jan 10, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful shot :)
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