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Loxodonta africana

Loxodonta africana
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Copyright: Gerard Calberac (Pitoncle) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1173 W: 0 N: 1594] (9508)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-16
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D70s, Nikkor 70-300mm f4.5-5.6 G ED, SanDisk Ultra II, Hoya UV
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/250 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2010-11-12 0:45
Viewed: 4784
Points: 30
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Loxodonta africana, African elephant, Éléphant de savane d'Afrique observé dans le Parc National d'Etosha près d'Okaukuejo.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2010-11-12 0:48]

Hello Gerhard.
A wonderful shot of this Elephant.The composition is very nice and the POV and DOF are well handled.The shot is well focused with great details and textures.The lighting affords good natural lighting.You have good attention of the subject with excellent eye contact.Best regards Siggi

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2010-11-12 1:07]

Hi Gerarde,
Excellent photo of this Elephant, TFS!

Hello Gerard,

anther one from you very nice hollyday shots.
What an nice meeting to see this Elephant in the wild taken with very good low pov and sharpness.
Fine natural colours.


Hello Gerard,
Outstanding capture with superb details and exceptional colours.
Very nice composition with perfect focus and excellent clarity.
Have a nice weekend!

Bonjour Gerard,

A lovely and great capture of this African beauty while walking. Perfect exposure to freeze its movement!
TFS and have a nice WE!


Hello Gerard,
Impressive image of this giant animal captured with good details and great sharpness. Well done!

salut Gérard
what a nice capture of famous African elephant from great POV and with great sharp focus. it looks like he gave a special pose to you. nicely composed and presented. thanks for sharing. best wishes and have a nice weekend

Hola Gerard

Bella imagen de este solitario en movimiento. Perfecta composición nitidez y colores naturales. Un POV excelente.

Un saludo de Antonio

Hi Gerard,
super sharpness pose of this beauty "giant"
great details and beautiful composition.TFS

Bonjour Gérard
Classique mais c'est une bonne photo bien en focus
de cette force tranquille de la nature
Bon weekend

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-11-13 5:02]

Bonjour Gérard,
Une image si plaisante de cet éléphant qui semble sourire en se promenant. ..Une image pleine d'harmonie et de naturel. La lumière est splendide, la netteté de l'image parfaite. Bravo encore et toujours!!
Bonne fin de semaine

Lovely picture, Gérard! Please see WS for some modification.

All the best,


Hi Gérard,
Beautiful isolation of this elephant in excellent framing. The light and details are well metered and the stride is wonderful.
Great shot and thanks for sharing.
Kind regards,

excellent picture, congrats ! impressive subject with very good details,

ciao, tino

Salut Gérard

Excellente photo de cet éléphant prise au bon
moment lorsque au mouvement, excellent POV,
belle lumière africain, le contre-jour donne
un joli effet d'ombre et de lumière, TFS


Hello Gerard,

Excellent Photography!
I like the motion of this Elephant. Very true color and light all over the frame.
Thanks for sharing such splendid picture,
Regards and have a nice week end,

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