Ranthambore National Park, India

A tiger eye close up photograph of the predator’s pupil and profile of its face. This profile photo shows the beautiful Bengal Tiger eye close up. Explore the incredible details in his eye with the beautiful fur pattern on the face.

copyright Anette Mossbacher, 10 August, 2021

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This photograph was captured with a X-T2 and a lens. The following settings were used:

  • Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Exposure time: 1/300s
  • ISO: 3200
  • Focal Length: 560mm

The original photograph has the following dimensions: 5674 by 2837 pixels (WxH).

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This profile photo shows the beautiful Bengal Tiger eye close up. Explore the incredible details in his eye with the beautiful fur pattern on the face. When this majestic tiger passed our vehicle, I was able to take this close up photo of his eye. Bengal tigers are the largest animals in the big cat family in the world. However, African lions come close to the size of the tigers. Due to poaching and habitats decline, these wild animals are indeed an endangered species.

Bengal Tiger Eye

Bengal tiger eyes have binocular vision to judge the distance to their prey. During the day, they can see nearly as much as humans. That is quite impressive compared to other animals. It is also not necessary for their purpose. To see three-dimensional perception and depth perception is the primary function. Tigers mainly hunt during the night due to their excellent night vision. They see about six times better as humans at night. As you see in this photograph, the round pupil allows a maximum of light to enter the eye at night. During the day, they as well see colors. Not entirely as we humans do, but enough.

Bengal tigers, Panthera tigris, are on the IUCN list as endangered species.

You cannot get more personal with such an elusive wild animal to see a tiger’s eye close up in a photo. Explore more of our Tiger photography. Our nature photos are for sale of license and fine art photo prints.

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4 comments for Bengal Tiger Eye Close Up

  1. Hanneke

    Brilliant close-up 😍, stunning!

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Thi tiger was watching our jeep closely, from close! Thank you very much, Hanneke. 😀

  2. Ruth koprek

    Gorgeous photograph.

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Two comments 😀 Thank you Ruth for your time to comment on the close up image.
      Have a great evening.
      Ciao Anette

  3. Ruthkoprek

    Unbelievable photograph.

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Thank you very much Ruth. 😀
      Ciao Anette

  4. Karen

    A beautiful close up of the eye.

    • Anette Mossbacher

      Thanks a lot, Karen.
      Ciao Anette

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