Are you looking at me?
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|Red Hartebeest (Alcelaphus buselapus caama). |
As you can see with the green grass summer has arived here in South Africa and it is very nice to have some colour in the shots. Winter here gets pretty pale.
Hartebeest, grows roundabout 1.5m tall and weigh in at a 120-200 kg. They feed mostly on grass and are duirnal
A good way to recognise them is the horns. From the side the make what is almost a 90 degree angle.
Exposure Time: 1/320 sec
ISO Speed Ratings: 100
Focal Length: 300/1 mm
Date Taken: 2005-12-03 12:16
Hope you like it. I could not find a lot of information on these animals, maybe someone can shed more light on them?
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- [2005-12-22 19:13]
Hello Johan, welcome to TN from me. This is a nice shot. I love the pose of the hartebeest and it's good it is looking at the camera. The photo is a little soft in focus and taken at around midday which is always a harsh light to deal with. I think your composition could be improved by taking your subject a little off centre - I think with the head in the top left would be nice. A fill flash would work well here as it would give a little catchlight in the eyes and that gives a photo so much more impact.
It's a nice shot, well done and I look forward to seeing more of your work.
- [2005-12-23 5:37]
A nice pic but I feel the focus could have been sharper. As far as composition is concerned, I think it could have been less centred. A good way to assist the photographer is to set a focus zone or point on the viewfinder to one that is not dead "Centre". Hope this helps. Keep the photos coming.
Only 12 hours till Christmas day here in New Zealand. No critique this time, just to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a safe New Year.
- [2005-12-26 15:26]
Ha, great capture of the Red Hartebeest Johan. It is a little soft and I agree with Paul's comments, buT it is an interesting shot I think. I like how it is looking straight on at the camera, showing off his unusual face. Well done.
I hope you had a good Christmas,
PS I look up Google for most of my info I post. I also quote the website I get it from too.