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Dorcas Gazelle

Dorcas Gazelle
Photo Information
Copyright: Geoff Taylor (geoffash26) Silver Note Writer [C: 5 W: 0 N: 45] (283)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-07
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon 1D MkII N, Canon EF 500mm f4.0L IS USM
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/640 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): African Rare Antelope 1 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-04-16 15:34
Viewed: 13532
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The Dorcas gazelle is generally similar in appearance to the closely related Gazella gazella, but they are smaller, have longer ears and more strongly curved horns.
They are common to north Africa

This image captured at Marwell zoo

All comments appreciated

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Hello Geoff,
Excellent portrait. Monochromatic colours, background, DOF, POV and so forth are well done.

Hello Geoff,
Fantastic capture, superb sharpness, nice depth of field
and wonderful details, beautiful natural colors, very good clarity and lovely light, nice textures in the horns, beautiful blurred background and great pose.

  • Great 
  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2008-04-16 19:24]

What a beauty, Geoff.
Fantastic frontal POV and eye contact.
Beautiful monochromatic color palette.
Sharp details. Great image.
TFS. : )

perfect portrait, there are dorcas gazelles in the Negev desert of S Israel and also in Arabia (not only in n Africa). The are really delicate and beautiful creatures living in Savannah like landscapes. TFS Ori

Hello Geoff,

Very good portrait with beautiful colors and BG.
Good of sharpness.
Nicely done1

Regards Gert

Very good portrait

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