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Good morning ....
thank you for your votes and comments on yesterdays Lion...
a wildebeest for you today....
Have a great day....for me I have 8 hours in the dentist chair today....will try and catch up later...

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 - 4:30 PM
Focal Length:250mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.3
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Wildebeest
Username:ColleenA ColleenA
Uploaded:20 May 2014 - 5:46 AM
Tags:South africa, Wildebeest, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 5:56 AM

A fine capture, Colleen. I don't envy you your dentist's visit, half an hour is bad enough for me, let alone eight hours Sad Carol

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JohnoP
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20 May 2014 - 5:59 AM

Nice capture of this magnificent beast Colleen....love the pose and look! Smile Good luck at the dentist. John

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bobsblues
bobsblues  4 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:01 AM

How can you do eight hours Colleen 3/4 hour is enough for me you I think you must be super woman in disguise Wink. A magnificent shot of this big beastie well taken Colleen
Hope you a pain free day.Smile
Rob

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ade123
ade123 e2 Member 1174 forum postsade123 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:20 AM

A great image Colleen good luck in the chair

Ade

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 6105 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England21 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:33 AM

Super image Colleen.

Good luck later today, it won't be as bad as you think.

Andy

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 6:52 AM

brilliant detail colleen wonderful tones and comp a belter nice one Wink
andy

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 7:14 AM

An excellent shot, Colleen!
Good luck at the dentist!

Richard

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 3370 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 7:22 AM

OMG! 8 hours, that would be my worst nightmare. Hope all goes well.
Fabulous image, love its pose GrinGrin

Kathryn

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mistere
mistere e2 Member 1mistere vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 7:34 AM

Excellent image Colleen, you can almost hear him thinking "8 hours in the dentists" thats got to be worth
a decent pose...
Good luck.

Dave.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:00 AM

he is as wrinkly as me...
why 8 hours??????????
good luck

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Nigeve1
Nigeve1 e2 Member 1831 forum postsNigeve1 vcard United Kingdom91 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:02 AM

Magnificent beast, excellent image.
Nigel

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
20 May 2014 - 8:04 AM

Excellent pose and detail captured Colleen, super image,
Fred.

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:19 AM

Certainly eyeing you up and down. Excellent picture Colleen.
Peter GrinGrinGrin

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:20 AM

That's a hefty bit of an animal and looks to me to sizing up whether or not to chase you off, but at any rate so obliging to offer this pose first for your camera.
R.

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kuvailija
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20 May 2014 - 8:23 AM

An excellent image , Colleen ! SmileSmileSmile Eight hours ? - thats a long session you poor thingSadSmile --- Jukka.

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ddolfelin
ddolfelin e2 Member 338 forum postsddolfelin vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:23 AM

Love the blue sheen of the animal's coat.

Good luck today!

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4266 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
20 May 2014 - 8:31 AM

Good luck at the dentist.....Sad

Maureen

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Sillybilly
20 May 2014 - 8:34 AM

Great image
Dont fall asleep in the dentist chair....lol

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:44 AM

"who are you calling a cow!!" TongueGrinGrin

8hrs, Colleen, and I guess you won't be getting a lunch break Tongue

Dave

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:48 AM

Hope all goese well Colleen, a super image, he is keeping a eye on youSmile

Cliff

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:58 AM

Like your timing for this Colleen.
R.

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Drighlynne
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20 May 2014 - 9:12 AM

Great shot Colleen , hope you are OK after your visit to the dentist.
Lynne

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williamsloan
williamsloan e2 Member 3williamsloan vcard Northern Ireland1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 10:08 AM

A very good capture well taken



Billy

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digital_boi
20 May 2014 - 10:12 AM

8hrs is a long time are you getting hypnotised for the event! looks like he is about to run you off his territory

Graham

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viscostatic
20 May 2014 - 10:18 AM

Great wildlife image Colleen.

Phil.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 10:41 AM

A magnificent image of the Wildebeest in his natural habitat.
Somehow always looks better than captive animals.
I'm hoping your dentist visit is cosmetic?
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 8149 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2014 - 10:56 AM

Classic over the shoulder look, often seen on the red carpet of film award events.
Fine wildlife image Colleen, like it.

Richard

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rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 11:06 AM

Wildebeest are not the most intelligent of mammals, ( Lion snack ) This individual is aware for once !!! Colleen. Good luck at the dentist !!
Ron
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marshfam19
marshfam19 e2 Member 6marshfam19 vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2014 - 12:25 PM

Great capture Colleen. Good luck at the dentist.

Mary Grin

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 12:26 PM

Seems to say, what on earth you think you are doing? Great shot.

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ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 8ChristineD vcard England
20 May 2014 - 2:05 PM

A fine capture

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2481 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 3:18 PM

Super image, hope all goes well at the dentists,

Ali Grin

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 3:30 PM

8 hours??!!! Sad 20 to 30 minutes is more than enough for me! Wink Your wildebeest doesn't look too happy for you either! Wink
Good luck Smile
Trev Smile

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lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 8lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 5:39 PM

Not a Beast that you would want to follow into the Woods Colleen, but then neither am I Wink

John Smile

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Fred263
Fred263 e2 Member 2Fred263 vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2014 - 7:34 PM

Superb image, Colleen.
That's a long appointment at the DentistSad

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 7:51 PM

Magnificent animal Colleen. They do make quite a sight when they gather in their thousands at the migration time.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron

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Holmewood
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20 May 2014 - 8:08 PM

Great shot Collenn. Poor you. Hope it goes Ok. Cathy

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BIGRY1
BIGRY1 e2 Member 2BIGRY1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 8:11 PM

A great wildlife imageGrin
I don't envy you sat in that chair having 8 hours worth of work done. Will you be posting some images and showing everyone what your dentist has done?Tongue (only jokingWink)
Ryan

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Jenny-D
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20 May 2014 - 8:30 PM

Great image Colleen.

Hope all went well at Dentist.

Jenny Smile

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brandish
brandish e2 Member brandish vcard United Kingdom
20 May 2014 - 8:53 PM

Just another fantastic photograph,sort of come to accept these as the norm.Not surprised that you have such a following,your shots are brilliant.
Martyn.

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Franko59
Franko59  3 England1 Constructive Critique Points
20 May 2014 - 9:28 PM

Why the long face? The Wildebeest not you ColleenSmile Although 8 hours it could be youWink Great capture and I think your very braveSmileSmileSmile !!!!!!!!

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 3ukgubbi vcard India
21 May 2014 - 1:33 AM

Great pose. In India no wildbeast are there. First time I saw them in Philansberg national park, SUN city, SA. Love this shot.
Hope you are fine now.

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Lynniesefforts
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21 May 2014 - 1:57 AM

Now that's what I call a look!! Great image Colleen, and much good luck at that horrid place!!

Lynette Grin

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
21 May 2014 - 3:23 AM

I like the look in this capture. Seems to be saying come here and see how you stand. Well done Colleen.
WesternRed.

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Chinga
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22 May 2014 - 10:02 PM

A very powerful image. perfect light and focus. Impressive animal ...
IB

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