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Springbok


Springbok
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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: 2011-04-02
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D80, NIKKOR 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VRII, UV Filter
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite African animal photos 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2011-07-09 1:12
Viewed: 2904
Points: 45
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Springbok inhabit the dry inland areas of south and southwestern Africa. Their range extends from the northwestern part of South Africa through the Kalahari desert into Namibia and Botswana. Springboks can be found in numbers of up to 250,000 in South Africa. They used to be very common, forming some of the largest herds of mammals ever documented, but their numbers have diminished significantly since the 19th century due to hunting and fences from farms blocking their migratory routes.

In South Africa springbok inhabit the vast grasslands of the Free State and the open shrublands of the greater and smaller Karoo. In Namibia they live in the grasslands of the south, the Kalahari desert to the east and the dry riverbeds of the northern bushveld of the Windhoek region. In Botswana they mostly live in the Kalahari Desert in the southwestern and central parts of the country.
Best Regards,

Bungbing.

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wonderful wildlife photography. good sharpness and clarity. wonderful species. congrats.

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2011-07-09 1:16]

Hello Bungbing.
Very nice capture of this Springbok,
Very good detail, colours and sharpness. exposure and lighting are good. Good POV and composition.Best regards Siggi

Impresionante realismo el que consigues con estos
enormes mamíferos de tu tierra. Bellos colores.
Saludos Bunyapon y buen fin de semana:
Josep Ignasi.

SA must be a wonderful place for nature lover like you friend Bungbing. This is a fine catch capturing the springbok gazing unaware to your presence. Love the tone and details and nice one for TN.
Thanks and have a wonderful weekend,
Jusni.

Hola Bungbing,

Que suerte disponer de tan rica fauna y flora que da tantas oportunidades al fotografo de naturaleza,
Magnifica imagen con gran riqueza de detalles.
Buen fin de semana.
Saludos
Paco.

Hello Bunyapon,
good capture of this fine grazing Springbok. love the shallow depth of field and the fine moderated detail on the animal coat! The colors ...specially the greens are looking a bit too bright and they are even glowing. The blue cast around the white highlights suggest that your white balance has been incorrectly set. This minor notes however can be easily adjusted in post processing, my friend! How pity that your workshop has been locked!
Have a nice weekend Bunyapon !
Regards,
George Veltchev

Hello Bungbing,
Excellent wildlife photography.
Excellent colour combination.
Gtrat timing and sharpness...

Arindam(")

Hello Bunyapon,
nice capture of this Springbok with natural colours. I especially like the browsing pose and the peaceful atmosphere.
Best wishes,
Helmut

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2011-07-09 5:20]

Sawasdee ka Bunyapon,
very beautiful animal and presented in a beautiful moment. Grazing and gazing at the lens makes this view so pretty.
Nicely composed shot and to me it is such a pleasant view.

regards,
Foozi

Very good contrast of colors and high level of detail!
Perfect POV for this beautiful image!
Fabrizio

Hello Bungbing

Excellent close-up photo of the springbok,
with fine POV and framing, beautiful light,
excellent focus sharpness and details, TFS

Asbed

Lovely photo, good landscape and details. regards yiannis

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2011-07-09 8:10]

Hola My friend Bunyapon.
I guess it was such a great moment when You took this photo of this springbok. You have a beautiful photos of wild animals in Your gallery form Your country.
TFS and Have a nice WE.
Luis52.

Hi Bunyapon,
very nice photo of this animal. Great point of view. Nice colours. Very good composition.
Have a nice Saturday,
Maciek

Hello,
Superb capture of a lovely mammal with very nice colors and very good focus.
Exceptional clarity and amazing sharp details.
Marius.

Hi Bungbing,

What a lovely capture of this fine species of Springbok taken in its natural habitat, splendid lighting/white balance control, amazing sharpness that enhances the detailed fur texture, love the highlighted eye, good work Bungbing and well done,
Best regards,

Pauly.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2011-07-09 10:55]

Hi Bunyapon,
Lovely capture of this Springbok ..
Fine details and splendid sharpness, wonderful composition.
Have a nice weekend,
Seyfi

hello Buyapon
nice picture with good details and lovely colours
greeting lou

great capture Buny, excellent ambient shot,
have a nice day,

ciao, tino

Ciao Bunyapon. Excellent DOF and details with exciting brilliant colours for the environment.

Roberto

Ciao Bungbing, great capture of cute creature, wonderful natural ambientation, beautiful blurry BG, excellent sharpness, fine details, splendid light and colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

A beautiful animal in a beautiful environment and a GREAT photo Bunyapon!! The composition and the framing is excellent. The lighting and the colours are fantastic. The sharpness is impressive.
Regards,
Christodoulos

Bunyapon, beautiful photo of this springbok. Have a great week, Bill

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