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Family ties by Svenimal Family ties by Svenimal
Lionsiblings Bandele and Naledi cuddling.

July 2011/ Nikon D300s/ Sigma 70-200 2,8

ISO 400/ F 4/ 1/160 sec
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I promised you a critique, so here we go! :giggle:

I totally love the pose. When you go to a ZOO, you can often see sleeping animals and let's be honest - it is boring to photograph animals, who just lay still with their eyes closed. But you managed to capture cute moment of them both yet awaken - and the pose, when the one uses the other one as a pillow, is incredibly cute. Also their wonderful orange fur makes a nice contrast with gray stony background. Also, it is very clear and sharp, which is your standard, of course. Great shot, Sven!
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Love is Sven. Great... nay grrrrreat shot! ;P
Well composed, and with both their eyes open it's a very eye appeasing shot. Great focus. Everything on the cubs that needs to be in focus is. Paw pads, eyes, lil tuffs of fluff, and then the foreground/lower rock is just enough out of the way that it dosen't negatively impact the image. Full technique and vision stars!
I took away one star for impact only for the unavoidable colour palette in the picture (all being sandy colours) but the cubs stand out in their yellowness so 4/5 there for impact.
Originality you loose a star cause you do A LOT of lion images. But cubs like this, all cub cuddly you get the remaining 4/5!

very awesome shot, lacks BAM impact, but is very appealing viewing and cuteness wise.
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:iconjonnyschweer:
awww family bonding.
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:icondraconicat:
Such a beautiful shot, and such a sweet moment.
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Svenimal May 3, 2012   Photographer
Thank you :)
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:icondraconicat:
You're very welcome!
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:iconyeehui:
it looks so cute as if they were saying something:
Bandele:WAKE UPPPPPPPPP.......
Naledi : =/=
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Svenimal Nov 30, 2011   Photographer
:D
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Star-Light-Stable Oct 31, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
This is so cute a pictuer.
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Svenimal Nov 2, 2011   Photographer
Thank you :)
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Star-Light-Stable Nov 2, 2011  Hobbyist Photographer
Your welcome!!
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LaydeeUnicorn Oct 12, 2011  Student Traditional Artist
This is just too adorable :3
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