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Copyright: Achim Fried (John_F_Kennedy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 271 W: 0 N: 286] (3684)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-09-28
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 40D
Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-07-02 3:27
Viewed: 5123
Points: 12
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Impala at the Chobe NP

An impala (Aepyceros melampus Greek αιπος, aipos "high" κερος, ceros "horn" + melas "black" pous "foot") is a medium-sized African antelope. The name impala comes from the Zulu language. They are found in savannas and thick bushveld in Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique, northern Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Zimbabwe, southern Angola, northeastern South Africa and Uganda.

Exposure Time: 1/166
F-Stop: f/14.0
ISO Speed Ratings: 250
Focal Length: 200/1 mm
Date Taken: 2008-09-28 08:23

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Hi Achim,

Nice sharp image of the deer Impala. Very well composed with nice focus and great clarity. I liked this. Very beautiful animal this is.


Beautiful picture of an Impala, JFK.
It is such a graceful mammal.
The colour of the animal is very attractive and you have recorded it very well.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-07-02 12:02]

Hi Achim. You have taken a fine clse up of this Impala with its impresive looking horns.A very elegant animal. A bonus to see the two birds on the neck. All with good detail and natural colours. well done TFS.

Ciao Achim. Perfect and interesting wild capture. My best compliments.


Hello Achim
very beautiful shot of this elegant animal, very well composition, wonderful colors, lighting and sharpness, you have captured this impala in a nice pose and from a grteta POV
Thanks for sharing

Hi Achim.

The point of view is showing the action of the impala, it is also showing the details and colors of the animal. The subject is well framed. The light has a good effect on the colors. Have a nice day.


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