Piggy Eyes

Tried to make a warthog look more interesting. Shot from a low angle and the B&W gives lovely crisp contrast between the bristles and skin. Not sure about the crop but wanted to avoid the predictable full face and hoped that this would focus attention on her lovely Piggy Eyes.
Title: Piggy Eyes
Location: Ingwelala
Camera: Canon 700D
Lens: Tamron 70-200mm
Mode: M
Exposure: 1/500 sec at f/2.8
Focal Length: 143mm
ISO 100
Flash: No
Filter: No
Tripod: No
Post processing: Lightroom, Photoshop

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Comment by Caleb Dredge on September 3, 2017 at 16:14

Splendid Photograph. the amazing detail held my attention. Danie in entirely correct it reminds me very much of Zuckerman's work. Congrats on SOTW 

Comment by John Griffin on August 28, 2017 at 11:36

Thanks Christine!

Comment by Christine Markram on August 28, 2017 at 11:13

Well done!  What an inspiration :-)

Comment by John Griffin on August 28, 2017 at 10:08

Thanks so much Danie. Huge compliment!

Comment by Danie Bester on August 28, 2017 at 9:47

This image reminds me a bit of Morten Koldby and Andrew Zuckerman's work. It is a completely different wildlife shot than what we're used to seeing on this platform! Technically, maybe not perfect in terms of the deep-edging, but boy do I like this image! Worthy feature! 

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