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We saw many Blue Wilderbeest at Cape Vidal but mostly quite far from the road - this was one of the better captures Smile
Thank you so much for your comments and votes on the Rhino yesterday !! Have a great day !! Our internet connection here is VERY slow.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 24.0 - 1200.8 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:3 Jul 2013 - 11:08 AM
Focal Length:128.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/160sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:160
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Blue Wilderbeest
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:6 Jul 2013 - 9:33 AM
Tags:Blue Wildrebeest, Cape Vidal, Wildlife / nature
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 9:35 AM

An excellent capture of this fine beast, Herman. Carol

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 9:42 AM

Superb image Herman, beautifully captured and presented

Hugh

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
6 Jul 2013 - 9:45 AM

Super image Herman, great pose captured,
Fred.

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
6 Jul 2013 - 9:46 AM

He's looking at you looking at him!! Makes a good picture though.

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 9:49 AM

Nice shot,
Matt

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Philip_H
Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 - 9:51 AM

Magnificent looking animal, Herman.

P.

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 9:57 AM

He's rather a handsome fella.

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digital_boi
6 Jul 2013 - 9:58 AM

excellent capture love it

G

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 - 10:19 AM

Since your internet is very slow I will type this very slow............... So, why are they blue?

A magic image Herman, he was obviously waiting for you to come along, he knows a good photographer when he sees one.

Hope you are enjoying visiting with friends.

Tish

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sparrowhawk
sparrowhawk e2 Member 5267 forum postssparrowhawk vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 10:28 AM

great shot i think he's got his eye on you though

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widtink
widtink  1406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 10:30 AM

He is ripped Herman SmileSmile Magnificent capture

Rod

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103995 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 10:38 AM

Looks pretty well fed GrinGrin a Lion of a feast? Wink fine catch

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:09 AM

Beautiful animal and photo Herman!

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:12 AM

This is an excellent image, Herman!
A real poser for the photographer!SmileSmile

Richard

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:24 AM

An excellent capture SmileSmile
Helen

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:26 AM

Great pose

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KDC
KDC e2 Member 2KDC vcard South Africa6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:59 AM

A very nice picture of this Black Bearded Brindled Gnu (I think thats its name?).
Just a shame the POF is behind him. Sad

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 12:11 PM

Excellent wildlife image.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 12:26 PM

A very fine shot....not sure what a previous commentor is seeing...I think you got the focus just about right for that great a distance. His head looks in focus to me.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2136 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 12:28 PM

A Brilliant image.
I feel that I've been with you on holiday with seing all these great images.Smile
NettaSmileSmileSmileSmile

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:23 PM

A super shot, Herman, lovely detail.

Ray

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41017 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England132 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:24 PM

A majestic looking creature, Herman.

Dave

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bobsblues
bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:24 PM

A beautiful capture Herman lovely to see these animals.
Rob

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:42 PM

Great image, of this wonderful beast,

Have a good weekend,

ALI Smile

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 429 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:49 PM

A really fine shot!

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 2:23 PM

Awesome shot Herman, the detail you have captured
shows the beast to perfection
Lillian

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 2:57 PM

Fantastic shot and pose Herman!
Gary

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 2:58 PM

A great image Herman, well capturedSmile


Cliff

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom97 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 3:43 PM

A fine, handsome beast beautifully captured.

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 3:57 PM

Aww...why the long face? Sad Yeah, he is looking a bit blue, Herman Grin

A very handsome capture of this fella you've got. Good pose too!

Andrew

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 4:14 PM

A wonderful capture of this big beast. Like the b/g too......Sandy

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 5:08 PM

Looks good Herman - I can only dream!
Joan.

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GeorgePlatis
GeorgePlatis e2 Member 1GeorgePlatis vcard Greece1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 6:06 PM

Fabulous capture, Herman!
George

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capto
capto e2 Member 2936 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 6:58 PM

Fantastic to get this close in the wild.Smile

ivor

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Mike_Smith
Mike_Smith e2 Member 7116 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 7:58 PM

Cracking shot Herman

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 8:28 PM

A really lovely shot & great pose
Ju

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2155 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 8:36 PM

Evening herman, finally arrived in London....24 hours is a long trip, quite exhausted, but beautiful sunny weather.
Great image of a wildebeest, well captured

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 430 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 9:34 PM

A fine beast Herman

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
6 Jul 2013 - 9:58 PM

Great shot Herman. Cathy

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 11:53 PM

Wonderful detailed capture Herman
Brian

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Jul 2013 - 1:32 AM

A wonderful image Herman Grin

Kathryn

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
7 Jul 2013 - 2:15 AM

you are showcasing south africa. very nice.

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nonur
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7 Jul 2013 - 9:23 AM

Super image, Herman.

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Excellent capture.

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
9 Jul 2013 - 7:04 AM

Stunning capture Herman... A most impressive animal!
IB

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 3gallero vcard Venezuela
10 Jul 2013 - 12:39 AM

Excelente composición..

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