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Elephant

.....leaving you with this zoo picture, feeding time for the elephants!

Thank you to Colleen for her User Award and to all for your votes and comments.

EDIT:-- We have had to change plans--we were to see a lawyer to settle some financial details, he will not see us until next wed. so we will not leave until MONday--- I will catch up with you now!

We will be visiting my husband's mother as she adopts to a new nursing home--will return after the weekend!

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D300 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.4D Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:7 Aug 2013 - 4:08 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.4
Aperture:f/13.0
Shutter Speed:1/200sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:320
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Spot
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:Elephant
Username:taggart taggart
Uploaded:13 Aug 2013 - 10:33 PM
Tags:Close-up / macro, General, Humour / fun, Pets / captive animals, Photo journalism, Portraits / people, Zoo
Votes:52

Comments

Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:40 PM

Just love Effalents, when I get a garden big enough I am going to get one Wink

Tish

Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:40 PM

Great close up of that crinkled skin and long eyelashes.
KateGrinGrinGrin

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:42 PM

I love what I call 'view through' shots and this one is a cracker. Great colours, textures and detail.

nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:44 PM

Amazing clarity and texture, lovely compo, Jenn. I love it! I think it may also work well in mono.

Last Modified By nonur at 13 Aug 2013 - 10:49 PM
morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 8morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:54 PM

Great shot, excellent detail and great composition

Hugh

Cookie_Monster
Cookie_Monster e2 Member 2Cookie_Monster vcard Germany1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 10:55 PM

great composition. love the combination of smooth pillars and crinkle skin.

Potra
Potra e2 Member 1Potra vcard Venezuela
13 Aug 2013 - 11:23 PM

Superb framing, excellent textures and shadows.
I just feel terrible for all animals in captivity...
M

johnlw
johnlw e2 Member 8johnlw vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 11:30 PM

Lovely detail.
Regards John.

Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
13 Aug 2013 - 11:37 PM

Fine capture Jenn, nice detail,
Fred.

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 3188 forum postsannettep38 vcard France32 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2013 - 11:47 PM

have a safe trip and may you find lots of inspiration..
just went to check out your poppies Smile wonderful!!

RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 2:07 AM

Excellent DOF at 50mm. and f/13.0, all well in focus: and an original take on this feeding elephant.
Ronnie.

Hermanus
Hermanus e2 Member 2Hermanus vcard South Africa
14 Aug 2013 - 4:24 AM

This is lovely Jenn !! Great clarity and I like the composition too Smile Enjoy the time with your mom in law !

Last Modified By Hermanus at 14 Aug 2013 - 4:24 AM
fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 7:28 AM

The detail captured is amazing and an unusual composition but it works for me.

Albert

pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8319 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 9:16 AM

He has his eye on you Jenn, a good shot betwixt the pillars

EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 - 9:56 AM

Great capture Smile

Eileen

Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 12:25 PM

So sad....it always bothers me to see them in zoos.
I hope you have a successful trip.

Last Modified By Joline at 14 Aug 2013 - 12:26 PM
Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 12:56 PM

Beautiful composition with those pillars in the same tones as the elephant.
Rende

mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 1:23 PM

Wonderful detail on Nellies trunk here Jenn !!
Good shot.
Mick.

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 2:09 PM

Good U were at a safe distance.

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 2:47 PM

Such majestic animals and so clever
a lovely image Jennn
and hope all goes well
Lillian

Philip_H
Philip_H e2 Member 2Philip_H vcard United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 - 6:03 PM

Great composition, Jenn.

P.

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
14 Aug 2013 - 6:19 PM

Magnificent detail you've got on this fellow's face, Jennnn. All the best with this week's endeavours.

Andrew

myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
14 Aug 2013 - 6:45 PM

Great close up,love the eye,

Myra

ValeryAst
ValeryAst e2 Member 2ValeryAst vcard Russian Federation
14 Aug 2013 - 8:51 PM

Anyone would have sad eyes when he wants some carrots, but gets only hay ...Wink
Regards Valery

ChristineD
ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
14 Aug 2013 - 9:02 PM

great composition

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