Wildlife Photography Micro Tutorial... Aim for the Eyes!
Humans or wild animals, it is the same. A great way to create a strong image is to photograph your subject at eye level. You'll be able to make a connection with your subject. Aren't the eyes said to be the mirror of the soul? Believe me, they are. When you aim your 500mm lens directly at the cheetah's gaze, you'll get what I mean!