Hagenbecks 1

Posted by
Albert (Sweden, living in Mechelen, Belgium) on 9 October 2011 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

From a visit to Hagenbecks Tierpark (Zoo) in Hamburg last weekend. This is a black and white series of 5 photos.

Canon EOS 7D 1/750 second F/5.6 ISO 200 280 mm

Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Even in black and white the King of the Jungle manages to look majestic.

9 Oct 2011 7:19am

Olivier from Manage, Belgium

This is an outstanding picture...great art, probably an spotlight to day!

9 Oct 2011 7:44am

Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Trop fatigué !!!!

9 Oct 2011 8:02am

Marie LC from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Magnificent animal and bw. Excellent !

9 Oct 2011 9:39am

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

oh, that´s a beautiful portrait! the kinds asleep, who dares to wake him!

9 Oct 2011 10:07am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Such delicacy and exquisite play of light! An exceptional b&w portraiture!

9 Oct 2011 10:39am

jay from MUMBAI, India

A Perfect Sunday Pic......LAZY

9 Oct 2011 10:49am

Florence from Paris, France

A King's rest ! Wow. What a great image Albert !

9 Oct 2011 11:47am

Rafael from North Miami, United States

Beautiful capture and excellent choice of B&W Processing. Love all your photos they are masterpieces. Congratulations!

9 Oct 2011 1:07pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia


9 Oct 2011 1:26pm

Landy from Miami, United States

superb this image a good job of lighting imprecionante work greetings

9 Oct 2011 1:29pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

Incredible shot and the black and white is perfect. He may look like he's resting, but he definitely has an eye on you. Superb!

9 Oct 2011 2:01pm

Heinz from Hamm, Germany

der sieht in SW auch sehr gut aus. Feine Tonwerte.

9 Oct 2011 2:45pm

Cécé from Strasbourg, France

Wouahhh,quelle belle photo!!
Magnifique n&b pour ce beau fauve!!

9 Oct 2011 4:17pm

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

so beautiful animal ! perfect capture in B&W, beautiful lighting !

9 Oct 2011 4:23pm

Jules from Drayton, United Kingdom

majestic, a stunning b&w and the lighting is perfect.

9 Oct 2011 4:34pm

Enzo from Lausanne, Switzerland

What a great image !!!

9 Oct 2011 4:53pm

Tom from Stekene, Belgium

Wonderfull lighting.

9 Oct 2011 5:55pm

k@ from Paris, France

Your light & his pose : divine !

9 Oct 2011 6:26pm

John Maslowski from Dallas, PA, United States

Great shot of this powerful animal. Love the light and dark shadows, excellent B&W image!

9 Oct 2011 6:43pm

Karine from Loiret, France

Une lumière magnifique ! Et les détails sont très bien rendus !!! Bravo

9 Oct 2011 7:01pm

Adrian from Wakefield, United Kingdom

a spotlight for me.

9 Oct 2011 8:40pm

GunnShotPhotos from Fresno, United States

Fantastic shot! Love the black & white. It makes it look more majestic and dramatic even though the lion looks completely relaxed.

9 Oct 2011 8:41pm

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

Beautiful lighting. He looks great.

9 Oct 2011 10:07pm

Stefan from Thiersee, Austria


9 Oct 2011 10:43pm

Ralf Kesper from Attendorn, Germany

Very well done.

9 Oct 2011 11:14pm

Yonatan from New York, United States

Beautiful shadows and light for this lounging lion. I especially love the glow in his eye.

10 Oct 2011 2:56am

johbont from rotterdam, Netherlands

he looks shy in b/w

10 Oct 2011 8:11am

Mariana M. from Waterloo, Canada

wow...wow... what a super capture :) Love it !

10 Oct 2011 10:35am

Laurette from Johannesburg - Fourways, South Africa

A beautiful capture of this magnificent animal. Excellent in b&w. Well done !!

10 Oct 2011 1:55pm

JCJ from Troyes, France

excellent. 5*

10 Oct 2011 3:50pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Great image! I love the lighting and the beautiful B/W!

10 Oct 2011 5:22pm

Jaytee from Fresno, California, United States

This makes a wonderful black and white image!

10 Oct 2011 5:30pm

klausZ from Kufstein, Austria

an awesome processing in bw! congrats my dear, definitely one of my favorites for a spotlight!

10 Oct 2011 6:24pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

Beautiful capture of this king of beasts! Looks like you caught him trying to get in a "cat nap."

10 Oct 2011 7:57pm

Nina from Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States

Oh my...what a beautiful capture. He is gorgeous and you processed this perfectly...well done!

10 Oct 2011 8:53pm

San G. from Encino, California, United States

A gorgeous creature and a moment in his life that is captured so well. I love the light on his face.

11 Oct 2011 5:56am

Christine Walsh from Astoria, NY, United States

5 *s for sure! The lighting, the detail, the b&w - fantastic!

11 Oct 2011 11:46am

kk from Sweden

Åh, vad det ser gott ut!

13 Oct 2011 7:17pm

Marie from FRESNES, France

magnifique, en noir et blanc.

19 Oct 2011 8:47pm

Phil David Morris, 2012 from Saskatoon, New York, Canada

You must make wonderful music with your camera, you have made this beast look so
comfortable with you around. Gorgeous control of your darkness, superb !~

12 Feb 2012 5:12pm

Canon EOS 7D
1/750 second
ISO 200
280 mm