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Zebra: perfect symmetry by woxys Zebra: perfect symmetry by woxys
Plains Zebra (Equus quagga borensis, zebra bezhriva) from ZOO Liberec, Czech republic :aww: honestly, I like this shot a lot :blush:


EDITED 4/10/2011: better quality, sharpness, color tones. And I submitted it as print! :D
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INFO ABOUT THE ANIMAL:

Name: Plains Zebra (Equus quagga borensis)
Location: Uganda
Size: 1, 4 m high weight: 340 kg
Diet: grass, lot of water needed
Predators: lions, cheetahs, leopards, hyenas
Interesting facts: the mane is missing | zebras live in family groups of 5-20 members, they often keep close to other zebra’s family groups and wildebeests | the herd has its hierarchy. The leader of the herd is a female | young males often gather into bachelor groups | they are active during the day | they are rolling in sand to get rid of parasites | the female gives birth to one baby every year | life span of this zebra is 20-40 years

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This photo belongs to me and I can very easily prove, that it was me, who took this shot. So please, respect my copyright :nod: if you want to use my work, ask me first to gain my permission, please! Thank you :lol:
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:iconmistleheart2012:
Mistleheart2012 Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2013  Student Artist
I really love it!
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:iconpeccatori:
peccatori Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:heart: Awesome! :star:
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:iconkanumbra:
kanumbra Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013   Writer
Wow. I guess you don't really stop and think about how amazing their colouring is usually do you? This is just phenomenal. What amazing creatures.
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:iconartisticruby:
artisticruby Featured By Owner Nov 18, 2012  Professional Traditional Artist
Incredible photos! You are so talented! May I ask permission to use the zebra and perhaps a tiger for references for my artwork? I do watercolor and colored pencil animal portraits and your photos are stunning! Thank you
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012
thank you so much! :aww:
Yes, you can use it - just give me credit, please and send me a link to your finished work, I will fav it :D
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:iconwickerwolfart:
WickerWolfArt Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2012
This is an awesome shot, the body is symmetrical but of course the pattern is not, excellent, my fave animal! :D
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Oct 16, 2012
thank you :aww:
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:iconprofessorbats:
ProfessorBats Featured By Owner Sep 21, 2012
Stunning.
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:iconbubbiies:
bubbIies Featured By Owner Sep 10, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Aw, very cute. I love zebras. Great job on the shot! :D
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:iconksavvyx3:
ksavvyx3 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is really great, I love it! :)
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2012
thank you so much :aww:
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:iconfrankloria:
FrankLoria Featured By Owner Jul 22, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awesome
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:iconlittlevillager:
LittleVillager Featured By Owner Jul 11, 2012
so a wonderful shot! :wow:
You have a big talent to photograph wild animals! :giggle:
Can I use this picture for a Roleplay on Howrse.de, please ? :love:
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Jul 14, 2012
thank you! :aww:
ok, just post a link to original, ok? :)
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:iconlittlevillager:
LittleVillager Featured By Owner Jul 17, 2012
yes, okay, thank you! :D
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:iconamandamitrani:
amandamitrani Featured By Owner May 31, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
....i am in complete awe of this shot. very straight-on and not a millimeter off-center. the pattern on the zebra creates almost an optical illusion...great work :D
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012
thank you :aww:
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:iconkenzo097:
Kenzo097 Featured By Owner May 13, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I <3 ZEBRAS!!!
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:iconshiggidyshwarz:
shiggidyshwarz Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
do you mind if i use this as reference for a painting on canvas ?
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Mar 27, 2012
Yes, you can use it - just give me credit, please and send me a link to your finished work, I will fav it :D
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:iconshiggidyshwarz:
shiggidyshwarz Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
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here you go :)
i hope the reference link is ok .. thx again :)
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:iconkatajunkova:
KataJunkova Featured By Owner Mar 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
To je krásný! :)
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Mar 26, 2012
děkuji :aww:
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:iconshadow--blaze:
Shadow--Blaze Featured By Owner Mar 2, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Bringing up a commonly asked question: White with black stripes? Or Black with white stripes?
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012
I will ask the zebra :D
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:iconshadow--blaze:
Shadow--Blaze Featured By Owner Mar 3, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
XD Yup! He'll know!
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:iconinoki-the-fox:
Inoki-the-fox Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
can i have permission to use your photograph for pointillism? :3
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
Yes, you can use it - just give me credit, please and send me a link to your finished work, I will fav it :D
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:iconinoki-the-fox:
Inoki-the-fox Featured By Owner Feb 20, 2015
So, it's taken me long enough but I've finished and upload the piece I made using this photograph of yours. :D
Sorry it took forever ^^; but I hope it doesn't disappoint.
Here it is:
Zebra Symmetry
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:iconinoki-the-fox:
Inoki-the-fox Featured By Owner Feb 15, 2012
Thank you thank you thank you! and of course i will! I sent you a note earlier asking permission to cause your photographs truly are amazing.. i'd almost would like to use more of them for pointillism too if i may :)
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:iconpeachypup:
Peachypup Featured By Owner Feb 14, 2012  Student Digital Artist
this is just absolutely STUNNING<3
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:iconhardworkingct:
hardworkingct Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
congrats on the recent sell woxy :bounce:
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Feb 12, 2012
Thank you :aww:
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:iconwolfofdesire:
wolfofdesire Featured By Owner Jan 26, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
NICE!!
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:iconcybelemoon:
cybelemoon Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
That is an amazing shot! :D
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2012
Thank you :aww:
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:iconenfantdesbois:
Enfantdesbois Featured By Owner Dec 11, 2011
Just.... Just awsome pitcure.
Chapeau!
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:iconpans-music-box:
Pans-Music-Box Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Death the Kid approves of this.
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dragon120874 Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012
I was totally looking for a comment like this...You, my friend, are awesome.
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:iconpans-music-box:
Pans-Music-Box Featured By Owner Mar 18, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
thanks :P
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:icondragon120874:
dragon120874 Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2012
Of course =P
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:icontommyboygirl:
tommyboygirl Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Incredible, Would you mind if I traced some of this for a monoprint? I wouldn't be selling it, and I would credit you. Thanks!
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Dec 5, 2011
ok :D
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:icontommyboygirl:
tommyboygirl Featured By Owner Dec 8, 2011  Student Digital Artist
Thanks SO much!
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:iconfrosting128:
Frosting128 Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow, very cool! I love zebras! Good shot, How did you get so close to this beauty?
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Nov 14, 2011
it simply came close :D Thank you :aww:
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:iconsemyo:
Semyo Featured By Owner Nov 4, 2011
One of my favorite animals! Excellent shot as always :)
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:iconwoxys:
woxys Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2011
Thank you :aww:
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:icona-u-r-o-r-a-s-k-y:
A-u-r-o-r-a-s-k-y Featured By Owner Nov 3, 2011  Student General Artist
Awesome! SO symmetrical I love this xxx
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:iconlia-a-eastwood:
lia-a-eastwood Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Professional
Well, the philosopher's question:
Am I black with white stripes or am I white with black stripes.
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