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African Bull Elephant

African Bull Elephant
Photo Information
Copyright: Tristan Swarts (swart) (125)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-12-02
Categories: Mammals
Exposure: f/3.2, 1/350 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2006-12-04 11:08
Viewed: 8740
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
African Elephant in the Hluhluwe / Umfolozi Game Reserve
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  • Dave Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 503 W: 43 N: 657] (2178)
  • [2006-12-04 11:11]

Excellent first contribution Tristan! welcome to TN!

Composition, POV, pose are all nice!

Thanks for sharing,


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  • Hil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 696 W: 13 N: 1407] (5035)
  • [2006-12-04 14:44]

Hi Tristan

What a lovely shot of this wonderful Elephant for your 1st post, the composition is good with a great pose, nice details and lovely natural lighting.

Welcome to TN
TFs Hilary :o)

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  • arfer Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2731 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2006-12-04 22:35]

Hello Tristan

A powerful image of this elephant.Well composed within the frame,the details are sharp and clear.The colours are well saturated.You must have been very close.Excellent POV and DOF.Well done.TFS


Hi Tristan, Excellent shot of the elephant with a great cropping job. You have filled the frame very nicely with this guy.

Thanks, John

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  • delfi Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 31 W: 35 N: 11] (106)
  • [2006-12-14 15:14]

Hi Tristan!

Wow! Now that's an ELEPHANT! (and a BIG one too...) Well done! Welcome to TrekNature!

Greetings, Dimitri.

Hello Tristan

What an excellent photo.
With results like this, you have a great future in photography.
A great shot of a very beautiful creature.
Thanks for sharing.



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