What’s new, pussycat?
I have been ‘hunting’ this wild cat (correct name: Caracal / Rooikat) for goodness knows how long. They are very elusive creatures and do not wait for anybody.
Thanks to N-Photo, the day I ‘shot’ this cat my camera was ready and set up – ‘always ready’. More important, I shot this photo in RAW, which enabled me to make some minor alterations to the image afterwards, to the colour balance in particular.
The full metadata is: Nikon D3200 with VR 70-300mm f/4.5 zoom lens, 1/320 sec, f/5.6, ISO800, and the Direct Sunlight White Balance setting. (I had to adjust the White Balance later as this cat was very much hiding in the shade.) I used Capture NX2 to edit the RAW photo, and then saved it as a small JPEG file. Vernon Haley, Port Elizabeth, South Africa That’s the sort of hunting we like to see, Vernon! It must have taken some very careful stalking to take that shot – an animal like that will be able to hear you coming from a long way off.
Vernon Haley’s careful stalking paid off – isn’t this Caracal magnificent?