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A Face Only A Mother Could Love

A Face Only A Mother Could Love
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Copyright: Srikumar Balial (Hotelcalifornia) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1519 W: 24 N: 2225] (14408)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2014-05-27
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D5200, Tamron AF70-300mmF/4-5.6Di-LD-MACRO 1:2
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite African animal photos 3, Kruger National Park Through My Eyes [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2015-11-06 10:02
Viewed: 1537
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I had captured this Photograph of Common Warthog in Lower Sabie, Kruger National Park.

The Common Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus) is a wild member of the pig family found in grassland, savanna and woodland sub-saharan Africa.

*Size - Medium; 3-4.9 ft length. Shoulder Height - 25-33.5 inch
* Weight - 45-75Kg (Female); 60-150Kg (Male)

A Warthog is identified by the two pairs of tusks protruding from the mouth and curving upwards.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2015-11-06 11:45]

Hi Srikumar,a great face to face with this curious animal not often seen on TN. Very original member of the pig family,impressive capture made in the usual perfect quality.Have a nice weekend and thanks,Luciano

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2015-11-06 12:15]

Hello Srikumar,
Impressive frontal POV in this excellent photo. Great sharpness, details and beautiful natural colours. A beauty!
Have a good weekend,

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 820 W: 0 N: 2419] (10674)
  • [2015-11-07 8:02]

Hi Srikumar,
A very good capture of this The Common Warthog ..
Very beautiful photo in excellent sharpness an perfect details.
Have a nice weekend,

Ciao Srikumar, fun title, great capture of ugly creature, splendid sharpness, fine details and wonderful colors, very well done my friend, have a good week end, ciao Silvio

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2015-11-09 2:42]

Hello Srikumar,
Great catch. Excellent colors and details. Great perfectly sharp portrait.
Regards Sigi

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2015-11-09 10:41]

Hi Srikumar,
Nice photo of this Warthog. Good composition and sharpness
details with amazing colors.
Regards Jiri.

Hello Srikumar
what a fantastic face to face, very impressif animal well captured in his natural environment, great details and POV
i lkie your title very much
Have a good night

Hello Srikumar

You have choose a fine POV to obtain the
expressive eye-contact of that lovely wild animal,
with excellent focus, sharpness, and details, TFS


Hello Srikumar
How I love Warthogs, they have so much character. You captured this Warthog perfectly showing off it's detailed hair and skin. Lighting and colour is great.
TFS Janice

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