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It was so delightful to observe three Bontebok calves running and making all kinds of silly jumps as they enjoyed their new found lives. This one stood still long enough for a snapshot.
V2 - a mother and child.
A huge Thank you to George for his precious UA on my Clivia as well as to all who kindly voted and commented !!
Have a super Tuesday.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX50 HS
Lens:4.3 - 215.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 108.2 - 5412.0 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:11 Sep 2013 - 10:08 AM
Focal Length:215mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/6.5
Aperture:f/6.5
Shutter Speed:1/320sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:500
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Bontebok Calve
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:17 Sep 2013 - 3:52 AM
Tags:Bontebok, Wildlife / nature
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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:01 AM

Not the sharpest of shots but well worth it for a glimpse of this beautiful young creature and her mum.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:18 AM

We see just how small the baby is in V2, when beside it's mom. Two good images Herman......Sandy

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:30 AM

Both images are equally outstanding

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handlerstudio
handlerstudio e2 Member 2handlerstudio vcard United States5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:35 AM

Two great captures Herman. Isn't it amazing how they come out of the womb ready to rumble?

Peter

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jdenman
jdenman  6 Spain5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:41 AM

Beautiful creature well captured...........John

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2168 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:50 AM

Morning Herman, thick mist out this morning....
Two wonderful images, he is too adorable, you appreciate how small it is next to Mom...love the wild flowers

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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:50 AM

Nice shots, Herman. V2 is amazing! Have a nice day.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:01 AM

What a 'deer' little fella, Herman, two lovely captures. Carol

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
17 Sep 2013 - 6:01 AM

Wonderful images with great colour. Well done Herman.
WesternRed. Hope you like my modifications.

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4265 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
17 Sep 2013 - 6:27 AM

Really lovely shots of this beautiful animal and her offspring.

Harriet

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Andysnapper
Andysnapper e2 Member 699 forum postsAndysnapper vcard England18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:36 AM

Very, very cute and both excellent shots.

Andy

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Caziwinkles
17 Sep 2013 - 6:57 AM

Lovely images Herman - v2 showing Mum still keeping a protective eye on her young. Smile

Carol

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:21 AM

2 delightful images.Smile

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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 7:27 AM

V2 for me Herman. A lovely capture GrinGrin

Kathryn

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achieverswales
17 Sep 2013 - 7:28 AM

So cute Herman, it must be fabulous to live where all these animals are running wild.

Regards

Trev.

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kuvailija
kuvailija e2 Member 2kuvailija vcard Finland
17 Sep 2013 - 7:58 AM

Very beautiful,touching images , Herman ! Lovely,lovely! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin ----- Jukka.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:17 AM

what a dear little fellow

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canonfan
canonfan  4 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:20 AM

Two amazing images Herman. You have some wondeful animals in your homeland
Jim

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digital_boi
17 Sep 2013 - 8:24 AM

V2 for me Herman must be so nice to have this in your backyard so to speak

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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jdinne
jdinne  11 England
17 Sep 2013 - 8:27 AM

Wonderful images Herman and V2 for me also.

John

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 8:36 AM

Two lovely images Herman - V1 makes me think of Bambi.
Joan.

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:41 AM

Love V2 Herman, great capture.
Brian

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ukgubbi
ukgubbi e2 Member 2ukgubbi vcard India
17 Sep 2013 - 8:45 AM

very innocent looking and lovely calf. nice shot

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EileenH
EileenH  1 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

Two beautiful captures Smile

Eileen

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termite53
termite53 e2 Member 1termite53 vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 8:54 AM

Delightful Herman

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Lynniesefforts
Lynniesefforts e2 Member 3Lynniesefforts vcard Australia
17 Sep 2013 - 9:00 AM

2 delightful shots Herman.. V2 is just beautiful GrinGrin

Lynette Grin

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 9:02 AM

Awww...what a sweet thing! Love your description of them too GrinGrinGrin

Thanks for V2 'cos we can really appreciate how small the little fella is Smile

Andrew

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WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 9:08 AM

v2 is a lovely composition, Herman.

Dave

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
17 Sep 2013 - 9:53 AM

Lovely - especially Mum and baby.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  2 Russian Federation
17 Sep 2013 - 10:05 AM

Two great photos here, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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richmowil e2 Member 5241 forum postsrichmowil vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:14 AM

You have captured their endearing qualities, Herman.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:29 AM

Two nice images Herman, like bothSmile

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom28 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 11:21 AM

What do you call a deer without eyes?


No idea....Wink

What do you call a deer with out eyes that doesn't move?...

...........Still no idea.....Grin
Diane

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lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 11:34 AM

Lovely captures

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 1:06 PM

So very dear, You are lucky to view all sorts of wild life!

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 1:35 PM

Two super images

Hugh

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 1:37 PM

Two fine shots Herman.
And a first sighting of this species for me I think !!
Mick.

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Maiwand
Maiwand e2 Member 7Maiwand vcard England69 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 2:34 PM

Excellent shots Herman. V2 is a real treat.GrinGrinGrin
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prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 2:42 PM

Cute with those lovely flowers.

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 3:28 PM

Wonderful Herman SmileSmile

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 4:15 PM

Certainly has the cute factor by the bucket load,

Ali SmileSmile

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mashwood10
mashwood10 e2 Member 2mashwood10 vcard United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 4:45 PM

Herman, this has to be digital zoom AND it's fantastic !!! Proud of you my man, hahaha. WinkWinkWink

Pam

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17 Sep 2013 - 5:05 PM

Excellent work, Herman!
George

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17 Sep 2013 - 5:08 PM

great shots

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:20 PM

The cute calf, especially with his Mum is so well captured.
Love the flowers too.
Ju

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17 Sep 2013 - 5:27 PM

That's cute, so nice to see.Smile

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Mike_Smith e2 Member 7121 forum postsMike_Smith vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 5:37 PM

Two wonderful shots Herman, i really like V2 today showing Mother and calf

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Philip_H  2 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2013 - 6:05 PM

Two delightful captures, Herman.

P.

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sable  6 England7 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 6:43 PM

Two beautiful images I like them both xx

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
17 Sep 2013 - 7:34 PM

Looks so fragile

Peter

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fificat100 e2 Member 3fificat100 vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Sep 2013 - 10:26 PM

Superb shots of these beautiful animals. V1 is darlingSmileSmile

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Chinga
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18 Sep 2013 - 5:43 AM

Excellent captures! Grin Both shots are wonderful. V1 is most endearing...
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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom73 Constructive Critique Points
18 Sep 2013 - 1:35 PM

So vulnerable looking - lovely 'soft' dreamy feel to this.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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21 Sep 2013 - 1:46 PM

Two endearing images both beautifully caught

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