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Too much blood?

Hi. I would appreciate your opinion on some of my lion images which are quite graphic in terms of blood on their faces. These are wild lions who have just caught a Wildebeest and are in the process of feeding. Is this too much? Do you have any experience with this.

Photo credits: Neal Cooper.

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June 07, 2011

Suebmtl

Great shot.It is a lot of blood but that's how lions survive.
Your images are wonderful and require many hours in the field.Keep up the great work.

June 07, 2011

Adeliepenguin

Very nice:)
FYI, I have two cheetah's in my portfolio, one bloody and one "clean". The bloody cheetah has sold, the clean cheetah has not. The bloody cheetah has 5 times the views of the clean one.

June 06, 2011

Elimitchell

Nature is graphic. Great photo!

June 06, 2011

Littlemacproductions

No its not to much. Awesome portfolio.

June 04, 2011

Karenfoleyphotography

it's an awesome photo that will probably appeal to some peoples needs but definitely not all ... i wouldn't not post it because of the blood.

June 04, 2011

Martyhaas

If you want a great photo, you've got one. But is that what you want? A great photo? Or a great photo that will sell? I think you've got a valid hesitation here. I'm certain that a lot of potential buyers will grab some other photo because the blood is too distracting from what they want to say with the photo. Others may really want this because no one else is posting bloody images.

June 04, 2011

Mariaam

Amazing photo!

June 04, 2011

Calyx22

I think it's a great image of the savagery of Nature. Don't clean it up. It's perfect the way it is!

June 04, 2011

Calyx22

I think it's a great image of the savagery of Nature. Don't clean it up. It's perfect the way it is!

June 04, 2011

BCritchley

It's a great capture.

June 04, 2011

Iwhitwo

Neal, this is a great image portraying the true reality of life in the wild.

June 03, 2011

lzf

great image

June 03, 2011

Jianbinglee

Very real, awesome photo.

June 03, 2011

Laurasinelle

Yes, its too much blood, but nature its like this, and for that its amazing this photo!

June 03, 2011

Leahmae

Great shot - i look more at the eyes which are speaking volumes - he doesn't look too happy having his picture taken. Its not too graphic - a very realistic looking live picture. Very nice.

June 03, 2011

Markosloizou

Nice image. Well i don't find it shocking its a great shot of a lion its natural environment, there is nothing too much. I used to hunt and fish so blood isn't anything new. In my Country i come across almost every day cats that have been runed over by cars. All of their intestines are visible on the road and blood it's everywhere. That is a shocking view

June 03, 2011

Kikkerdirk

I really like the image, it pictures reality and is a great concept for the struggle of life, eaten or been eaten.

June 03, 2011

Egomezta

It is a great image.... And yes it is very shocking at the same time. But it is how nature is.

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