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This elephant had given himself a mud bath earlier and the mud had dried to a dull red colour. I decided to colour pop the image to highlight the mud colour.

Brand:NIKON
Camera:Nikon Coolpix P510 Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:12 Jan 2013 - 7:24 AM
Focal Length:27.6mm
Aperture:f/4.4
Shutter Speed:1/100sec
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:African elephant
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:13 Apr 2013 - 3:40 PM

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phil1963
phil1963 e2 Member 2264 forum postsphil1963 vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 5:55 AM

Don't get many of them round here, they tend to tread on the daffsGrin great imageGrin

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
23 Feb 2013 - 5:57 AM

I like what you have done here Colleen !! An excellent image !! have a nice flight back to Cape Town - and I am an early riser from the days I used to run and train for marathons Smile

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johnke
johnke  154 forum posts South Africa9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 7:19 AM

Morning Colleen, super shot and a gorgeous animal it is too. Maybe a little crop on the right would be a good idea but a terrific image.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 7:34 AM

Really like the processing on this image - great shot of the beautiful elephant.

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 8:14 AM

Your post processing works really well with this fine image.

Albert

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 10:10 AM

I like this, so wonderfully different and beautifully crafted.

regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 11:13 AM

just love this image...

Dave

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 12:14 PM

Oh Colleen, he will fit in my back garden very nicely, love him.

Tish

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 1:29 PM

I think this is my first visit to your pf and what a delight! So many wonderful and varied images!

Ann

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leontari
leontari e2 Member 1leontari vcard Greece
23 Feb 2013 - 1:43 PM

An excellent processing work.SmileSmile
Effrossini

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 2:43 PM

A lovely capture, Colleen, and a good idea colour-popping the red mudSmile Nice detail in the elephant's skin, too Smile
Thanks again for your UA! Grin
Trev Smile

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23 Feb 2013 - 3:14 PM

Superb capture, well done.
Alf.

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sweetpea62
sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 3:25 PM

Excellent capture,well done..Lin

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 3:52 PM

A lovely capture
Lillian

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Suzicoo
Suzicoo e2 Member 2419 forum postsSuzicoo vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 4:24 PM

Like the colour popping to bring out the mud colour, works really well
SuzicooSmile

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 4:43 PM

Great capture Colleen !
George

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom11 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 4:58 PM

Great photo Colleen, post processing really makes the mud stand out
Cheers Brian

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 6:58 PM

WOW! FANTASTIC shot Colleen.
Brian

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Trev_B
Trev_B e2 Member 7110 forum postsTrev_B vcard England64 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 8:42 AM

A wonderful shot that works very well with the colour pop, well done Colleen.

Trev

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Dinney
Dinney  6 England2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 7:40 PM

This is a superb image Colleen showing the elephant in its environment. The post processing works very well in this image giving a great impact.
Kevin

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DonMc
DonMc e2 Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 - 10:37 AM

Clever and beautifulSmileSmile
DonMc

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kazza12
kazza12 e2 Member 2kazza12 vcard United Kingdom
28 Feb 2013 - 11:39 AM

very beautiful SmileSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
28 Feb 2013 - 2:14 PM

Excellent image and the colour popping is so subtle and effective.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 3:58 PM

The detail in this is stunning, Colleen.

Ray

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