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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:23 Feb 2013 - 5:41 AM
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Voters:S_Psharma · stuart1963 · Hermanus · johnke · RobertTurley · Mrsbass · Derek_Fearn · fentiger · andykay1967 · DeSilver · pdunstan_Greymoon · pollisher · NDODS · ugly · Tish1 · Take-a-View · mauriceegan · EAS · leontari · Alan_Baseley · sparrowhawk · TrevBatWCC · myrab · John_Horner · User_Removed · sweetpea62 · Lillian · tamarisk · Suzicoo · GeorgePlatis · brian17302 · MalcolmM · SammyRatFan · Brian65 · Holmewood · Nikonuser1 · Trev_B · DicksPics · Dinney · DonMc · gwynn56 · andylea · kazza12 · Ayoob · Badgerfred · Irishkate · rayme330 · Fotofunguy · uzi35mm · User_Removed ·
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stuart1963
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  3 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  2223 forum posts South Africa14 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  2 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 Plus Member 14915 forum postsfentiger vcard England23 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 Plus Member 44168 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom114 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 Plus Member 7ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 11:13 AM

just love this image...

Dave

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Tish1
Tish1 Plus Member 2Tish1 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  6 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 Plus Member 2leontari vcard Greece
23 Feb 2013 - 1:43 PM

An excellent processing work.SmileSmile
Effrossini

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC Plus Member 7TrevBatWCC 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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User_Removed
23 Feb 2013 - 3:14 PM

Superb capture, well done.
Alf.

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

Excellent capture,well done..Lin

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Lillian Plus Member 6Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 3:52 PM

A lovely capture
Lillian

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Suzicoo
Suzicoo  3449 forum posts 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 Plus Member 2GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 4:43 PM

Great capture Colleen !
George

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brian17302 Plus Member 3brian17302 vcard United Kingdom12 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 Plus Member 6Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
23 Feb 2013 - 6:58 PM

WOW! FANTASTIC shot Colleen.
Brian

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Trev_B Plus Member 8142 forum postsTrev_B vcard England68 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  7 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 Plus Member 6DonMc vcard United Kingdom
25 Feb 2013 - 10:37 AM

Clever and beautifulSmileSmile
DonMc

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

very beautiful SmileSmile

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Irishkate
Irishkate Plus Member 432 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom80 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 Plus Member 3rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Mar 2013 - 3:58 PM

The detail in this is stunning, Colleen.

Ray

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