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Elephants sanctuary near Plettenberg Bay, South Africa. Orphan elephants - I've put them under wildlife as they roam free, although they are fed frequently by visitors.
hand held at knee height!
was that "trembling knee height"? great angle to shoot from
Great shot, the angle works well, the one on the right looks Indian? Nice one.
thanks everyone...they were all african
top shot well done
they look like there having a meeting*
Going there in December.
A great angle.
Fantatic shot. My wife and I were there last year march. It's a great place to visit.
Great angle on this shot.
Great shot from a great angle - would your holiday insurance cover you in this situation? Would the small print cover you for a footprint?
Ha Ha Bill....dangerous sport category?
thanks for the comments everyone..it was great to be able to get up close to such gentle creatures (although as soon as they ran out of food, it was a different story!!)
Lovely shot... scary angle! Very well caught!
nice angle, photography as an extreme sport
agree with the comments above. Nice one
Unusual angle! Pretty close though :^o !
different from the usual..hows your life insurance..great shot!
What a wonderful shot. Have an RC on me!
It's the low viewpoint that sets this shot apart - very well done.
I see you have been around... nice picture
Very strong image Jeff its Elephants no doubt about it, Very good shot well defined image, Adrian
great angle, special image, has power and dynamism too.
Love the camera angle, it give an excellent picture great impact
wow. what a great shot.
Wow!Love the angle and detail.
Scary angle to be shooting from But it works really well!
This is absolutely fantastic! What a brilliant angle - love the shapes and colours in this composition.
Great shot! =)
great composition and angle...
Majestic animals, their social side is captured well here. Looks like you are joining them from this angle. Great! Also love the blue sky.
Excellent photograph. Very well captured. Elephants are such beautiful creatures, it must of been a dream come true to have seen them .
this is fab love animals detail great
I think that this terrific-I love the angle of view which really portrays their relative size. I did notice that the whole image is slanting and am wondering whether or not this is deliberate.
I think it would be interesting to see the
image straightened with the trees perpendicular.
A cracking shot none the less!!!
Jeff, an excellent shot, great work Tara x
Wow amazing - well done
Love elephantos, Great angle
Good low viewpoint, looks like a conference.
Magnificent animals, hard to believe anyone could commit such horrendous atrocities towards them, superb picture
Lovely Photo, beatufully captured, wonder what they're saying.
Love the title! hehe. The texture and colours are so dramatic. And I love the composition too. =]
Absolute magic, superb
Blimey would have loved to do that, Gorgeous Creatures
great setailed shot
Lovely shot, saw the signpost for this place as we did 'the garden Route' in April
Were you standing in the middle? Great picture!
you get to help feed them, but they are only docile while you are doing that. As soon as the food runs out you have to back away. Seriously heavy animals, even the babies
Wow. This is a truly incredible image. Absolutely fantastic. That must have been some experience!
An amazing photo. Like the sky and like the fine detail of the elephants trunks. Well done! barmymarny x
a wonderful angle
Wonderful detail on this delightful shot .
You are Sooo lucky to be able to afford so many exotic holidays
I see you've come up trunks again, nice shot.
Love the angle you used for this
Love the angle on this one,beautiful animal.
Lovely composition - don't know quite how you go about posing elephants - must have involved a large bag a of buns!
Like this pic. Must have difficult to take. Looks like they are having a meeting!
like that POV.lesley
wow, what a spectacular shot you took....an elephant meeting....
Excellent shot nice to see they can roam---------------Milky
Great shot, love the low POV and composition
Yeah I argree looks like your huddling together with them haha! Looks like theres some noise in this picture which I quite like actually!
The colour of the blues are good
Fantastic shot here, lovely colour, detail and pov.
Wow, what a brilliant POV. Nicely captured.
Outstanding shot, amazing colours and great composition.
Brilliant! It brings out their social nature.
Not really sure if it is worth mentioning after reading all of the comments above but the I think the angle is brilliant, it exadurates and draws attention to the sheer size of these animals. Well done!
Love this image. Great colours detail and subject.
This image catch's the eye and you have captured it very well
Fantastic image and well done
This is wilde life indeed, graet capture! Thank you so much for your kindly words and suggestions!
Great shot and angle, full of action.
This is an excellent image.......Martin
beautiful and strong, nice work...
peace & love
This is a fantastic shot. I absolutely adore elephants. Well done, you deserve every vote.
Wonderful in all respects
i want to say "mouse eye view"... really nice, different angle
Great angle you must have been close to them.
Thanks for your commets
Very interesting point of view.
Great shot...Love the view point...Excelento...
The angle works well here. Super shot!
All I can say is WOW.
Interesting point of view. I also like the grouping - somewhat unusual.
big party there ..
fantastic angle and a great framing !
Great shot from a good viewpoint
Lovely pic .... just glad i aren't a worm! ...
Great perspective. Brave worm to be in that position. Love the textures of the elephants against the blue.
Brilliant safari-type shot; it really shows the elephants in all their beauty!
Great angle and perspective on this shot.. Brilliant grouping of ellies, if a tad close!
I love the angle, the comp and just everything about it!
A great capture and love the angle taken well done.
excellent shot i like it
Lovely photo deserves every nice comment, regards Leon.
Amazing image well captured and well spotted int he first place excellent
A wonderful meeting of elephants with nice light and texture.
Well done. WesternRed.
Elephant pow wow . lovely capture
That is an amazing photograph!
Wonderful pictures .we are so lucky to have such fantastic creatures as subjects.
absolutely fantastic..can;t understand how its gone without awards!!!
Thankyou for the vote on my Pagan Skin series.
Wow excellent image
Wonderful shot and angle and all the trunks !
WOW! Fantastic shot!
looks like an expensive trunk call to me, excellent capture and composition.
Super photo, but what a dangerous view point !
I'm a cynic - I think you bribed them!
You had a nice opportunity here to try out the low angle - they look even more impressive from this perspective!
I love the angle a lot! An amazing shot, indeed!
Oh my gosh I went there when I was in South Africa! Did you ride them? I didn't?
Quote: Oh my gosh I went there when I was in South Africa! Did you ride them? I didn't?
no..they were a little too wild
Superb composition of this mild mannered looking trio; butifully crafted and captured. Amazing shot!
Their is only so much can be said about an image, and I think
it's all been said!! Wow
Brilliant willdlife shot, I like your unusual angle too.
Great to get so many heads in the one shot - nice detail too - well done!
God only knows how you managed to get that low angle shot!
ive tried to get a decent picture of elephants but just cant seem to get one great shot ian
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