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Sable Antelope

Sable Antelope
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Copyright: Bunyapon Kusolkrong (bungbing) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 516 W: 0 N: 1626] (7743)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-08-20
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D80, NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VRII, UV Filter
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/1000 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2011-11-24 23:33
Viewed: 4242
Points: 44
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Sable Antelope
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

The Sable Antelope (Hippotragus niger) is an antelope which inhabits wooded savannah in East Africa south of Kenya, and in Southern Africa.

The Sable Antelope stands 120 to 140 centimetres at the shoulder and weigh 200 to 270 kilograms, males being larger than females. Female Sable Antelope are chestnut to dark brown darkening as they mature while males are very distinctively black. Both sexes have a white underbelly, white cheeks and a white chin. They have a shaggy mane on the back of their neck. Sable antelope have ringed horns which arch backward, in females these can reach a meter, but in males they can reach over one and a tenth meter. The life span of these animals is up to 18 years.
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Beautiful photo of a great antelope. Incredibly great antlers.

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  • pegos Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 222 W: 0 N: 356] (1982)
  • [2011-11-25 0:25]

Hello Bunyapon,
this image is splendid! Beautiful light and great sharpness; excellent POV and wonderful warm colours, fantastic eye. Very well done!
Thanks for sharing

Ciao Bungbing, beautiful portrait of superb creture, fine details, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

impressive animal, very good photo performance!
regards Nasos

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2011-11-25 0:52]

Hello Bungbing,
A photo in beautiful clarity and colours. Taken from a very good low POV. Excellent DOF.

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  • joska Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
  • [2011-11-25 1:23]

Hi Bunyapon,
Beautiful lights and very fine, colorful details on this photo of this Sable Antelope, TFS!

I like the antelope in the long grass. Nice pose and good eye contact. Excellent detail and good light. Impressive animals! regards yiannis

Hello Bungbing
An interesting animal in a great pose and an excellent photo with good composition, wonderful colours, fantastic lighting and impressive sharpness.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2011-11-25 4:43]

Beautiful light and position to take so well these longhorns of the antilope,magnificent composition,sharpness and colors as usual.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano.

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2011-11-25 6:13]

Magnificent antelope, beautiful composition and lighting. tfs.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-11-25 6:52]

Hello Bungbing,
this shot is amazing. Excellent light shows off the greeat details of this animal. Excellent POV, colors and sharpness. Nice to see them in the natural setting.Best regards Siggi

Hi- great capture with fantastic details. Perfect sharpness and use of light. Tfs

Hi Bunyapon,
interesting photo of this animal. Amazing colours. Great sharpness and details. Perfect composition.
Have a nice weekend,

hello Bungbing
super good and sharpness composition with beautiful colours and very good light
greeting lou

Hello Bunyapon,
A beautiful image captured from an ideal POV with great sharp details and natural colours. I also like the eye contact and pose of the antelope. Well done!

Hello Bungbing,
What a splendid photo with exceptional details.
Absolutely amazing colors and exceptional contrast against the background.
The light and exposure are perfect as usual.
Thanks for sharing!

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2011-11-25 13:23]

Hi Bunyapon,
Realy very nice portrait of a beautiful antelope. Composition and light are very good.
Nice colours with excellent detail.
Have a good weekend
Regards Jiri.

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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2754 W: 282 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2011-11-25 19:41]

Hello Bungbing,
Such a beautiful animal with unique looking horns and an attractively marked face. Very fine detail and wonderful exposure. You are fortunate to have such a magnificent animal living in your country. Great job!!

Hello Bungbing,

This is an impressive capture, for several reasons!
First the animal offers a very pleasant pose, showing its features well and with great eye contact...
Superb details in the subject, standing well out on the blurry back!

Pablo -

Ciao Bunyapon. Good contrast and exciting light for the antelope against the lighting BG.


Hi Bunyapon,

Fantastic picture of this Antelope in good pose.
Very well captured with good details & sharpness. Good BG & composition. I like the well shaped horns. TFS.

Hello Bungbing,
A Excellent POV of this Sable with superb sharpness and detail. Most of all the eye contact and DOF is splendid.
Best regards,
Annetjie is recovering very good.

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