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The big guy at the San Diego Wildlife Park.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 50D
Lens:EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Jan 2012 - 11:11 AM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.4
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Elephant Running
Username:Daisymaye Daisymaye
Uploaded:31 Jan 2012 - 12:11 AM
Tags:Bull, Digitally manipulated, Elephant, Wildlife / nature
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martinjp
martinjp  5 Wales3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:13 AM

Superbly worked😉

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4134 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:18 AM

Marvellous shot of the elephant with it's trunk extended towards you, and so beautifully processed and presented too.
Ronnie.

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LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:21 AM

'Super color, tonality, details, processing, & presentation,' Sandy~

~ Peter Smile

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 2Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:23 AM

Was he running for some buns ? Gorgeous creature, fantastic shot Sandy…………Jocelia

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goso
goso  7 Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:25 AM

This would make a great wall hanger Sandy - a ripper ! ...Bill

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zapar40
zapar40  466 forum posts Wales5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:25 AM

beautiful image.
ant.

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 942 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:27 AM

Fantastic processing!∆

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:27 AM

Hope he is not running after Daisy !!
Good work Sandy.
Mick.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:36 AM

WOW! Fantastic photo, what a powerful effect!GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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gajewski
gajewski e2 Member 9gajewski vcard United States9 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:37 AM

Great shot -- love the processing.
-=\Walter

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gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:46 AM

A great shot of the elephant and a great effect too. - gary

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butterflydiva72

With everything that has been said before me, what else is there to say! I agree with it all. AMAZING!

Antoinette Grin

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DanielD
DanielD  4 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 1:49 AM

Superb presentation, Sandy - The running effect is accelerate by your added b/g - I like the idea

Daniel

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posty57
posty57  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 2:39 AM

You have done this magnificent animal justice Sandy ! Good on you !! SmileSmile

Barry

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 6:33 AM

Simply superb, Sandy. Carol

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 6:53 AM

Rushing out of the park ! Sandy. Distinctive enhancement.
Ron.

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103960 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:12 AM

super effect Smile

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:36 AM

It's a shame he's stuck in a zoo for the rest of his life. Elephants are wanderers with a purpose. The purpose is the continual search for the water holes, in a zoo he has no purpose to live for.

Dougie

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:43 AM

Wanderer with a purpose - what a great thought!
you caught him beautifull, focus spot on, great detail and super presentation!
Johanna

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:59 AM

Wonderful work indeed,love it,
saeid

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EAS
EAS e2 Member 5EAS vcard Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 8:05 AM

For a moment there thought you'd swapped continents!! Wonderful image, so full of detail and action!

Ann

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 8:23 AM

RC from me for this excellent image .... click!
wow kinda scarey ....

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 8:47 AM

Cracking shot Sandy, very nice;y presented.

Hugh

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sherring
sherring  646 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 9:08 AM

Very David Sheppard. "British painter known for his paintings of Elephants"

Steve.

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gingerdelight
31 Jan 2012 - 9:21 AM

Amazing! A superbly captured and worked image Sandy, well done!
Carol

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PhilT2
PhilT2 e2 Member 490 forum postsPhilT2 vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 9:37 AM

Simply magnificent and has my award for great creativity from a wonderful original photograph. The end result is pure art.

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digital_boi
31 Jan 2012 - 10:14 AM

the original shot is a superb capture with good detail and skin texture you processing of this one has to be one of your best a pleasure to view

Graham

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 10:52 AM

Love the effect you've done with this Sandy, cracking work....

Ade

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pascalg
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31 Jan 2012 - 11:09 AM

amazing work!

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Karen_Summers
31 Jan 2012 - 11:16 AM

This is just a beauty very arty look to it

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franken
franken e2 Member 112927 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:43 PM

Truly superb work Sandy.

Ken

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 6602 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States41 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 12:57 PM

Fabulous work on this - just superb.

Anne

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FeatherFriend
FeatherFriend e2 Member 6FeatherFriend vcard England216 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 1:12 PM

Super processing Sandy, that BG works a treat,
Geoff.

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luceombra
luceombra  227 forum posts Italy5 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 2:13 PM

what an amazing work!

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twelvemegs
31 Jan 2012 - 2:26 PM

Another excellent piece of work Sandy

David

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 3:37 PM

Excellent image and great presentation Sandy. By the look of him its time to run I think GrinGrin
Ron

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 4:06 PM

Excellent shot and the detaIL IS SPOT ON
MIKE

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 4:38 PM

Beautiful capture and presentation, Sandy - hope you got out of the way before he reached you! Wink
Trev Smile

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 5:41 PM

A superbly manipulated image Sandy - just love this!
Ann

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 6:09 PM

Super work - Carole

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1080 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
31 Jan 2012 - 6:13 PM

A dramatic creation

Peter

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 6:15 PM

WOW! this really is a 'coming at ya' shot Sandy, very good work indeed.

John Smile

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tomcat
tomcat e2 Member 85750 forum poststomcat vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:18 PM

An amazing piece of work Sandy

Top shot gal

Adrian

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john_starkey e2 Member 3john_starkey vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
31 Jan 2012 - 7:18 PM

Speechless Sandy,stunning work,

John.

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OAKEY
OAKEY  6 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2012 - 9:23 PM

Love this sandy, great work.
Shaun

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 2WesternRed vcard Australia
1 Feb 2012 - 2:50 AM

This is a wonderful picture. I love the processing treatment. The contrast between background and a beautiful coloured textured creature. Well done. WesternRed.

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ugly
ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom55 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2012 - 7:02 AM

A very nice detailed image...
Great DOF...
Very sharp and it has nice texture...
Great comp...
A image that worth a lot in my mind....
A magic image well done...

Dave

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JimV
JimV e2 Member 7JimV vcard Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 1:27 AM

Glad to see that this was digitally manipulated Sandy, wouldn't have liked to be you if it was real. Now you'll have to explain how you did get this great shot of the elephant without running for your life. Wink
Rgds., Jim

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2 Feb 2012 - 2:45 AM

Well done Sandy ,what a great work you have got here...........GrinGrinGrin

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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
2 Feb 2012 - 11:35 PM

excellent presentation and manipulation.

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Glostopcat
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4 Feb 2012 - 9:25 PM

A tremendous image of this magnificent animal

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Ridgeway
Ridgeway  7221 forum posts Ireland2 Constructive Critique Points
5 Feb 2012 - 8:42 PM

Loveing the colour and tones in this shot,lovely presentation of a fine beast.

Aidan,,

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jadaszek
jadaszek  2 United Kingdom
6 Feb 2012 - 6:25 PM

Wow, beautiful shot!!

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focused-photography

What a wonderful work.

Carsten

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