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Majestic African Solitary


Majestic African Solitary
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Copyright: Radu Xplorator (Xplorator) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 651 W: 57 N: 1506] (7719)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2004
Categories: Birds
Camera: Nikon CP 8800, Nikkor 8.9-89mm 2.8
Details: Tripod: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Birds of Southern Africa, ~~ Sunsets & Sunrises part I ~~, Silhouettes [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2005-01-15 6:29
Viewed: 6269
Points: 35
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another silhouette from the Ethiopian series, a solitary male ostrich at sunset light, up in the country's grassy highlands.
One of those moments when you think you touched God, similar to when looking down from a serious mountain peak above glaciers, ripping a curl on a board in the Pacific or crying underwater starring a the beauty of a living reef or perhaps the mixed thought of Swedish twins and massages (OK, the last one I made up, the rest I know how its like ...)

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Composition: ****
Sharpness: ***
Color: ****
DOF: ***
POV: ****

Back to your first posts, well done.
TFS.

Love the silhouete against the warm light. This one works really well.

Radu, a beautiful silhoutte with the framing of the trees. Well done on this composition.

Mike

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  • Mluc Silver Star Critiquer [C: 11 W: 0 N: 0] (16)
  • [2005-01-15 9:58]

Tres belle photo superbe silhouette.

  • Good 
  • Nico Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 199 W: 1 N: 335] (1321)
  • [2005-01-15 10:03]

Good quality. Interesting light. Nicely framed.

Very nice silhouette,love the color!

Veri nice composition. The animal is at the right position. I reallly like it.

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  • pompey Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 4 N: 746] (2774)
  • [2005-01-15 13:12]

Lovely silhouette Radu, light composition and colours are all excellent.
Thoughts of the Swedish twins Mmmmmm.......

I love this silhouette! Warm, and exotic is the photo, nicely composed and sharp. I would have loved to be there! Top marks!

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  • rjamin (152)
  • [2005-01-15 23:45]

Superb photo both technically and artistically. Lighting is excellent too.

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  • japie Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1814 W: 100 N: 1904] (5187)
  • [2005-01-16 15:44]

Another beautiful silhoette with a lot of depth.

Well done and thanks for posting

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  • azulu Gold Star Critiquer [C: 111 W: 0 N: 75] (374)
  • [2005-01-16 18:22]

Very nice shot Radu. Good silhouette and composition. Congratulations.

Radu, this is always a pleasure to look at. It has become a signature shot of you. I beleive wherever I see soemthing similar I would ID it as your work. Great post. Well done.

Superb shot Radu! Very well composed. I like the different shades of yellow giving perspective to the view.

Loved the earlier ones and this is just as good.
It exudes a serene feeling.
Very pleasing light, composition and subject.

a beautiful silhoutte, nicely composed and sharp.well done.

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3277 W: 148 N: 6163] (18832)
  • [2005-12-17 5:08]

Radu, a wonderful composition here. The silhouettes of the bird and trees are just stunning, especially in these golden tones. Well done.

Hello Radu.

Excellent picture, nice composition and colors.

Regards.
Jose Luis.

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