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Good morning...
Thank you for your votes and comments and especially to Kathryn (Kathrynlouise) for her UA, much appreciated.
Some bum shots for you today....A herd of elephant were walking down the track in front of us so I took the opportunity of some bum shots...love their swishy tails. V2 is a mono of the lead image.
Have a great dayGrinGrin

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D5300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Mar 2014 - 7:48 AM
Focal Length:110mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.9
Aperture:f/6.0
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:560
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Behind
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:22 May 2014 - 5:58 AM
Tags:Elephants, South africa, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 6:03 AM

Wonderful textures in their hides, Colleen, great angles of capture Wink Carol

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6100 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 6:28 AM

I think this thread has bottomed out now...sorry.

I like these, a bit different but interesting and elephants from any angle will always get my vote.

Andy

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andylea
andylea  537 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 6:49 AM

wonderful set colleen super light and detail v1 for me today a belter nice one Wink
andy

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pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:01 AM

Wonderful view of their rears not a bum.shot. Hope you are ok , sorry not been able to view, or comment, vote or upload until last night.
Best wishes Patty Smile

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:02 AM

I have taken some bum shots in my time but none so good as this because I don't have access to such gorgeous models. Colour for me.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43242 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:16 AM

Charming, a wonderful collection of images Colleen, I think that I prefer the colour variants.

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:25 AM

Great set of rear end captures ColleenSmile

Cliff

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RobertTurley
RobertTurley e2 Member 1RobertTurley vcard United Kingdom
22 May 2014 - 7:29 AM

This brings back so many memories of my short time in South Africa. I love elephants and I really like this photo. Well done.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:35 AM

Sexy.....

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1163 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 7:50 AM

Lovely images with a difference Colleen Grin just shows how textured the skin really is

Ade

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Badgerfred
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22 May 2014 - 8:00 AM

Super set Colleen, great detail in all,
Fred.

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1743 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom86 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 8:07 AM

Great set, V1 for me.
Nigel

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 8:28 AM

Seen a few sights like this on my walkabouts at Gunwharf, though they didn't have tails. Think I prefer yours Colleen, much more interesting.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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digital_boi
22 May 2014 - 8:32 AM

yup her bum does look big in this great set Colleen

Graham

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
22 May 2014 - 8:50 AM

A very good set this , Colleen !- Cant just find the right words to go on with this subject ,so better to stop here Blush,SmileSmileSmileGrin --- Jukka.

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williamsloan
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22 May 2014 - 9:08 AM

Superb images I will go for number one




Billy

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viscostatic
22 May 2014 - 9:09 AM

Even from behind these animals are beautiful Colleen. Great light and textures in V1.

Phil.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 234 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 9:18 AM

These pictures are very good in every way.
Once one has sorted out which end is which (I look for the ears).
Great textured hide and sense of location.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 9:24 AM

What a rude bunch of 'Ellies' Colleen. You travel all that way to photograph them and this is the best they can do for you.!!!!
Lovely fun series.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 9:55 AM

What wonderful ready made abstracts they have in their hides. Jumbo fashion parade.Grin
Joan.

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Jocelia
Jocelia e2 Member 3Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 9:58 AM

Oh, Colleen, I just love Elephant bums especially with waggly tails, ha.ha…..WinkWinkWink

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Sillybilly
22 May 2014 - 10:00 AM

Oohhh ya cant beat a sexy elephant bum...lol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 10:16 AM

So much more than just bum shots. Wink

Albert

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sparrowhawk
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22 May 2014 - 11:07 AM

superb

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mikbee
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22 May 2014 - 12:22 PM

Certainly ''in your face'' shots here Colleen !!
Good set.
Mick.

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JohnoP
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22 May 2014 - 12:34 PM

Love V1 Colleen! Smile John

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rontear
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22 May 2014 - 12:41 PM

Getting a bum deal hereWink Colleen. Textured too !!
Ron

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Fred263
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22 May 2014 - 12:56 PM

Superb set of images from behind, Colleen. Great textures and details too.

Fred

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DicksPics
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22 May 2014 - 1:08 PM

A brilliant bottom bonanza, Colleen!SmileSmileSmile

Richard

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marshfam19
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22 May 2014 - 1:26 PM

This is a really lovely set of bottoms, for me V2 is my favourite.

Mary Grin

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Cookie_Monster
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22 May 2014 - 1:26 PM

Lovely bottoms! Grin

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
22 May 2014 - 2:14 PM

Great Colleen.

Myra

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 2:32 PM

Wonderfully detailed set Colleen.V1 for me today GrinGrin

Kathryn

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ali63
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22 May 2014 - 3:25 PM

Great work Colleen,

Ali

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Irishkate
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22 May 2014 - 3:42 PM

Remarkably small tails for their size. Wonderful images with 'cracking' detail.
Love V1 and that curl of then tail in V4.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 4:39 PM

Well, we're scraping the bottom of the barrel here - what a load of bum images!! Grin Seriously, a great and different set of elephant images here, Colleen, great detail in the folds of skin. Think the colour versions all work best for me, with V1 just being the winner Smile
Trev Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
22 May 2014 - 4:50 PM

I'm a little behind with my comments todayWink
Great shots Colleen.
Carole

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prabhusinha
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22 May 2014 - 5:16 PM

They look quite good from back too

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lifesnapper
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22 May 2014 - 5:35 PM

Really good shots etc Colleen, V1 steals the show for me though.

JohnSmile

P.S. A lovely new PF picture too.

Last Modified By lifesnapper at 22 May 2014 - 5:36 PM

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22 May 2014 - 6:06 PM

A splendid collection! Well seen and put tog; set!

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mistere
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22 May 2014 - 6:09 PM

A picture with a tail or two, lovely and different Colleen.
Nice work.

Dave.

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tomcat
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22 May 2014 - 6:45 PM

This did bring a smile to my face ColleenWink

Adrian

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22 May 2014 - 6:55 PM

Lovely set, but does remind me of our High St on a Saturday.WinkSmile

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22 May 2014 - 8:06 PM

Lovely bum shots ColleenGrinGrin..Lin

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22 May 2014 - 8:59 PM

What a lovely set of bums!Grin
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Holmewood
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22 May 2014 - 10:08 PM

What a lot of behinds Colleen. Great set. Love them all. Cathy

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Lillian
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22 May 2014 - 10:24 PM

BRILLIANT!
Lillian

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Stephen_B
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22 May 2014 - 10:27 PM

Great eye to see this shot Colleen.

A really powerful image from an unexpected POV

Steve

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22 May 2014 - 10:56 PM

You have captured a beautiful moment of natural life. Lovely "behinds" ... Grin
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23 May 2014 - 12:16 AM

Awesome V1 all the way for me , Little & large Butt's SmileSmileSmile

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23 May 2014 - 2:05 AM

Great series. ..Grin

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Lynniesefforts
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24 May 2014 - 12:19 AM

Aren't they just precious beings, I love elephants.. Great set Colleen.

Lynette Grin

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Franko59
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24 May 2014 - 7:42 AM

Great images! SmileSmile

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2 Jun 2014 - 10:39 PM

You've come up trumps here Colleen, I particularly like the mono versions as they really show the textures in the elephants skin

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