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Good morning....
Thank you for great votes and comments on yesterdays leopards and to the following for their UA's...
Jukka (Kuvailija), Adrian (Tomcat), Mike_Young, Brian65 and Fred (Badgerfred)...they are all much appreciated.
I have been asked for more elephants so here they are....
Another very hot day in Cape Town
Have a nice day

Brand:Sony
Camera:Sony NEX-3
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:31 Mar 2012 - 4:22 PM
Focal Length:94mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Exposure Mode:Program AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Auto, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Elephants
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:19 Feb 2014 - 5:43 AM
Tags:Elephants, Wildlife / nature
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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
19 Feb 2014 - 6:04 AM

Aaah more of my favourites, the wrinkly loves. Love the eyelashes in V3.. Such beautiful animals!!
Another super set Colleen!!

Lynette Grin

CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7139 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 6:32 AM

Three more wonderful close-ups, Colleen. 10C when I got up this morning, but a promise of reaching the early 20's during the day. Carol

781969
781969  1 India
19 Feb 2014 - 6:33 AM

Lovely closeup,with beautiful capture.

Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England19 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 6:41 AM

These are brilliant Colleen, I do like heffalumps.

Andy

Caziwinkles
19 Feb 2014 - 7:00 AM

At least I am not the only one with wrinkles! A superb set Colleen - I too like elephants! Smile

Carol

mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:08 AM

Gentle giants, lovely work colleen. Brilliant close ups.
Congrats on yesterdays upload, sorry i was a bit late to the party, didn't get back from London till very late.

Dave.

SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:23 AM

Wonderful images of the gentle giants.Smile

ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 334 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:38 AM

More great pictures!
Top shots, Colleen!

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:45 AM

Stunning crop in V1, love this set. Take my UA for the day for these beauties.

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104034 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:45 AM

Lovely skin tones SmileSmileSmile

barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:52 AM

whoah!! those lashes

NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43468 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:54 AM

A stunningly beautiful trio of images, The detail in the leather like skin is quite incredible. Image one for me please Coleen

Regards NathanGrinGrinGrin

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
19 Feb 2014 - 8:02 AM

Fine set Colleen, excellent detail in all,
Fred.

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 8:35 AM

Three excellent shots of these fabulous animals, and I too love the crop in V 1 but the pair in V 2 gets my undivided attention.
R.

termite53
termite53 e2 Member 1termite53 vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 8:46 AM

Great close ups Colleen, I love V2, fantastic
Regards
Tony

kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 3kuvailija vcard Finland
19 Feb 2014 - 8:53 AM

Excellent elephant close ups indeed with very good detail! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin - V2 is my favourite.Smile --- Jukka.Smile

ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
19 Feb 2014 - 8:55 AM

v2- excellent closeup of duo.

pentaxpatty
pentaxpatty e2 Member 1pentaxpatty vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 9:08 AM

Gorgeous once again Colleen I love their long eyelashes, how super these animals are. V2 is my favourite. Smile

Patty

helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 9:10 AM

Lovely textures and I love those eye-lashes SmileSmile
Helen

EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 9:24 AM

The most lovely wrinklies one could wish to see. Grin
Joan

Jenny-D
Jenny-D e2 Member 4Jenny-D vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 9:38 AM

Another set of wonderful images from you Colleen.

Jenny Smile

AnnJ
AnnJ e2 Member 3AnnJ vcard Scotland
19 Feb 2014 - 9:40 AM

The composition of V1 is superb Colleen. The curl of the trunk seems to balance the image beautifully and of course those wrinkles are the best! Ann.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 10:27 AM

Bet you cannot wait for your next visit there Colleen
another great set, and yes, V1 crop is my winner
Lillian

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 10:32 AM

I think you're trying to sponsor some moisturising creams Colleen!
Just waiting for the advert to follow!
Love V3.
Was it caterpillars or stick insects which you featured in your line up image?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 10:51 AM


Quote:
Was it caterpillars or stick insects which you featured in your line up image?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

It was processionary caterpillars Kate...page 10 in my pf , at the bottom next to an elephant.

gss
gss  Romania1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 11:06 AM

I love it, especially the second picture, elephant left, has proboscis with a special texture. as if has rings. I would play with a zoom on his trunk, I think it would come out something new
And yes, please more elephants, very nice animals!
Silviu

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 11:12 AM

Another excellent set, Colleen, really shows the texture of their skins...V2 has to be my fave, for the eye contact Wink
Trev Smile

leontari
leontari e2 Member 2leontari vcard Greece
19 Feb 2014 - 11:41 AM

Three great elephant portraits, Colleen!!! I like them all.
Effrossini

marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 11:49 AM

You have captured the wonderful texture of their skins Colleen. Great images.

Mary Grin

Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 12:13 PM

3 great captures Colleen, V2 is for me todaySmile


Cliff

JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 12:21 PM

Three splendid captures of these wonderful animals.
Ju

digital_boi
19 Feb 2014 - 12:30 PM

good compositions Colleen for me all winners

Graham

ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 12:42 PM

Beautiful images Colleen, I would love to have the long eyelashes WinkWink

Ali

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 1:20 PM

Good textures on the skin Colleen.
A fine set.
Mick.

williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 1:23 PM

beautiful.


billy

kfrances
19 Feb 2014 - 2:12 PM

Wonderful close ups, V2 for me.

Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom30 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 2:18 PM

Beautiful wrinklesGrin
Diane

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 3:50 PM

So gorgeous - one of my favourites! Smile

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 4:29 PM

A lovely study.

GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 5:11 PM

Top quality captures with great clarity and excellent presentation, Colleen!
Regards,
George

Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 5:20 PM

Superb images, Colleen. Great close ups and details. Great eye lashes and skin textures.

Fred

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 5:44 PM

Three lovely imagesSmile

Eileen

kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3369 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 6:06 PM

Three fabulous captures Colleen, fabulous textures. V1 for me GrinGrin

Kathryn

Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 6:15 PM

Wonderful skin textures, Colleen.

P.

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64573 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 6:31 PM

Contentment.
x

viscostatic
19 Feb 2014 - 7:06 PM

Brilliant images of beautiful animals Colleen.

Phil.

WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41073 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 7:42 PM

Detail and texture. v2 is a lovely composition of the pair, Colleen.

Dave

anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
19 Feb 2014 - 7:51 PM

Great work Colleen excellent texture and detail

RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8149 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 8:35 PM

Another excellent selection.

Richard

dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101490 forum postsdark_lord vcard England137 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2014 - 8:43 PM

All nice Colleen, but V2 is my favourite today Smile

Keith

Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 2Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
19 Feb 2014 - 9:59 PM

Lovely shots Colleen. Love the eyelashes. Cathy

WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
20 Feb 2014 - 1:23 AM

Lovely captures. Well done. Colleen.
WesternRed.

BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 Feb 2014 - 5:51 PM

Lovely Elephant images. They show how wonderful and gentle these animals areGrin
Ryan

evelen
evelen  9 England
20 Feb 2014 - 6:40 PM

excellent set of shots.
eve.

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8235 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2014 - 4:27 PM

Tremendous textures and details in the skin in this set Colleen, v2 of the pair of elephants holds particular appeal

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