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Tigress Sophie at the waterhole by NB-Photo Tigress Sophie at the waterhole :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 65 4 I know what you mean by NB-Photo I know what you mean :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 71 7 The fascination of small things by NB-Photo The fascination of small things :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 62 4 Everybody gets their turn by NB-Photo Everybody gets their turn :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 92 16 The lion cub that will roar one day by NB-Photo The lion cub that will roar one day :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 35 2 The challenger, in a relaxed mood by NB-Photo The challenger, in a relaxed mood :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 35 6 The challenger by NB-Photo The challenger :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 41 5 Intensity by NB-Photo Intensity :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 51 9 I sit still most of the time by NB-Photo I sit still most of the time :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 17 0 Goodbye! by NB-Photo Goodbye! :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 3 0 AT and Tom by NB-Photo AT and Tom :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 4 0 I mean business by NB-Photo I mean business :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 137 19 Worries of a lioness 2 by NB-Photo Worries of a lioness 2 :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 52 4 Worries of a lioness by NB-Photo Worries of a lioness :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 241 38 Papyrus by NB-Photo Papyrus :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 14 0 A bird drying his feathers by NB-Photo A bird drying his feathers :iconnb-photo:NB-Photo 23 4

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Wonderful composition, and in black and white this becomes all the more powerful. The framing, too, is very nice in focusing on the ess...

I think this is one of the more appealing wild cat photos I have seen lately. The composition is stunning and takes full advantage of t...

I really love this picture. It is a great one in that it portrays one of the most charismatic animals of the planet in a most beautiful...

The tiger is moving into the picture, and her eyes are on the thirds, which is a good thing. On the other hand, I find this not very im...

by spike83

Polar bears are very charismatic animals, and they command a lot of sympathy these days, because their habitats are shrinking due to me...

by brijome

The face and the eyes of this lion suggest that he is an old warrior who had his fair share of trouble in life. Of course you would rea...


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Artist | Hobbyist | Photography
United States
As you can tell from my gallery, cats, big or small, are the love of my life. I'm also interested in photographing anything else that comes my way AND has beautiful shapes or colors, and I wish my busy work schedule would allow me to dedicate more time to photography.

Current Residence: FL
Print preference: larger is better
Favourite genre of music: Jazz
Favourite photographer: Too many
Favourite style of art: Music
Operating System: MacOS
MP3 player of choice: iPod
Personal Quote: A mind is like a parachute. It doesn't work if it's not open

Which photos of mine do you like the most? 

60 deviants said Big cats
28 deviants said Animals
10 deviants said Pet cats
10 deviants said Landscape
2 deviants said People and Portraits
No deviants said Urban

Journal History


Wonderful composition, and in black and white this becomes all the more powerful. The framing, too, is very nice in focusing on the essential. I also like two other aspects of your picture, and the first one is that both the suit of the pianist and the piano itself dissolve in black lacking any detail, which helps to draw the attention to the hands and the piano's keys. The second is that the hands are creatively blurred. I may be slightly biased because the piano happens to be my favorite instrument, but I think this is a very beautiful picture, Jenny.
Tigress Sophie at the waterhole
As you may have noticed, I'm going through my archives and I'm discovering a number of shots worth uploading here.
This is a shot of Sophie, a Siberian tigress (Panthera tigris altaica) Tigress Sophie by NB-Photo I took five years ago while visiting my friend Britta :iconbrijome: in Austria.

Tierpark Haag, Lower Austria

My second Daily Deviation

Journal Entry: Sat Mar 18, 2017, 8:25 PM
Can you imagine how stunned I felt about receiving the news?

A helping hand by NB-Photo

A million thanks to :iconjenfruzz:

Random Notes

4 June, 2012:
It's been one year ago today that I submitted my first photograph. I am thoroughly enjoying my activities here, and I am particularly glad about discovering great artwork. Although I don't have the time anymore to respond to each and every favorite, I am very grateful to all of you, and I'm trying to at least reply to all your comments.

28 September, 2012:

20,000+ favorites since I posted my first photograph back in June of 2011! A good reason to be happy and to celebrate. I would like to thank all of my watchers and friends here on dA for their continued interest and support.

15 January, 2013:

Now here's a mystery: I have a photo in my gallery that is entitled "Two Jaguars in Love" Two jaguars in love by NB-Photo that, as of yesterday, had accumulated 227 favorites and had been downloaded 78 times. Today I got notified that, after a seemingly long time, this photo has attracted another favorite, so the count went up to 228. However, at the same time the download count increased to 203!!! Assuming that dA's counting procedures work properly, that suggests that 125 people downloaded my photograph, but only 1 (one) of them picked this as a favorite. Isn't that odd???
I would completely understand that blatant discrepancy if this was some kind of (semi-)pornographic shot, because in that case, who would want to admit to the fact that they picked this as a favorite (for everyone else out there to verify). But hey, this is just wildlife photography. Maybe someone can enlighten me??!!


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petro66 Featured By Owner 4 days ago
I can not answser to your polls question, I think all of your work is great , and give me a lot of inspiration, thank you for shearring
NB-Photo Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the compliment. I really appreciate it.
Okavanga Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2018
Thanks for faving by funkypunk2   SpongeBob (Spread the love) [V1] by Jerikuto

Okavanga Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2018


rainylake Featured By Owner Nov 25, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi there! Thanks for joining :iconartisticanimals:

We are happy to have you with us. If you have any questions, please let me know and I'd be happy to help :aww:

Before submitting, please take a look at our submission guidelines. Lastly, if you are interested, we are currently hosting an APN contest (animals, plants, nature). Have a wonderful day!

-Kathy :heart:
Okavanga Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2018
Many thanks for the Watch - much appreciated. Your wildlife work and travels and mine have much in common.


NB-Photo Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you David. I will enjoy watching you.
Jorgipie Featured By Owner Oct 26, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks for the fav! Bongo-cat-test
NB-Photo Featured By Owner Oct 27, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
You're very welcome.
MissNickyX Featured By Owner Mar 9, 2018  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much for watching me xxx by MissNickyX  
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