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I took this photo at Lake Saint Lucia, KwaZulu Natal in July. Our tent was pitched less than 100 meters from them but in a safe place. Just love the noise these beasts make !

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon Powershot SX20 IS
Lens:5.0 - 100.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.3 - 545.4 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jul 2012 - 2:25 PM
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.7
Aperture:f/5.7
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:125
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Lazy Sunday
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:14 Oct 2012 - 4:51 AM
Tags:General, Wildlife / nature
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debu
debu  4 India
14 Oct 2012 - 4:53 AM

Superbly captured! well done.
debu

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 7:27 AM

Excellent capture with great animal expressions. A

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morpheus1955
14 Oct 2012 - 8:28 AM

Fantastic shot, I love the way the second one is keeping a eye on you and what your doing Smile

Hugh

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41101 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:42 AM

Living the life!! LOvely capture.

Dave

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43651 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:50 AM

A really wonderful image Herman, one which fills ones eyes with delight, and ones heart with joy. GrinGrinGrin

Regards Nathan

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 8:57 AM

Ha ha, just like me after a few Can's on a Sunny Sunday afternoon Smile (Dosn't happen often in England of course)Smile

John Smile

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Humblebee  2 England
14 Oct 2012 - 10:15 AM

A beautiful shot of the sleeping beasts ... Carol Grin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
14 Oct 2012 - 10:16 AM

Excellent made me smile! nice line up! fits the theme nicely regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 11:51 AM

What a heavy weight line up: I see one has an eye open, no doubt just keeping guard over the troupe.
Ronnie.

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 12:11 PM

Love this family portrait.

Ray

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 1:24 PM

I like the way these hips gather together-- good you could get this photo-- !

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 8Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 1:44 PM

Lovely warm sun siesta. Fine shot Herman.
Ron

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fificat100
fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 5:27 PM

Well captured. Nothing like a relaxing sunbathe! but one of them is keeping an eye on things, just in case - - - - - !!Grin

Lavina

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 6:04 PM

A great shot with one of them keeping an eye on you.Smile
NettaSmile

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 Oct 2012 - 6:53 PM

Great capture just how I'm feeling right now.Smile
Rob

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
14 Oct 2012 - 10:35 PM

We're family!!!!!! Sweet!!!!!!! AniaWink

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
15 Oct 2012 - 10:18 AM

Sunday afternoon kip - nothing beats it SmileSmile
Helen

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jasonrwl
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16 Oct 2012 - 7:14 AM

Great shot Herman. Agree about the noise they make - had a wonderful trip to Zambia a few years ago and were camped out by a river full of hippos
Jason

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18 Oct 2012 - 6:48 AM

EXCELLENT SHOT...........Grin

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19 Oct 2012 - 3:21 PM

Love them too!
Ann

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richy66
richy66  2 United Kingdom
24 Jan 2013 - 9:18 PM

Jealous........me?............not much!Wink

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