Tamron Prize Challenge: Travel and Nature

Challenge #1 in the Tamron Prize Challenge series. Hosted by Tamron Challenge, Simon Joinson.
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Give us your best Travel or Nature shot and you could win a superb SP 17-50MM F/2.8 Di II XR VC LD Aspherical (IF), which sets high-performance DSLRs free with SP engineering, F/2.8 maximum aperture and Tamron VC. To find out more about this highly praised lens check out http://tamron-usa.com/lenses/prod/1750_vc_b005.asp. The winner of this challenge (as decided by public vote) will receive a Tamron SP 17-50MM F/2.8 Di II XR VC zoom lens (in Canon EF-S or Nikon mount). If the winner is a full frame user, we will substitute the SP 28-75mm F/2.8. No other substitutions will be offered. No cash alternative is available. Prizes are non transferable and non refundable. Competition open to any registered dpreview.com member, anywhere in the world.
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Serengeti Leopard
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We only saw two leopards in our time in Africa, this one on the Serengeti. Much of the time his eyes were closed but we managed to wait for this image.
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Submitted: Tuesday, 18th October, 2011 04:32 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 11th April, 2011
Focal length: 500 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1000 sec
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 400
Notes: Hand held, more or less, from the roof of a safari van.
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