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I took this photo especially for Silly Sunday Smile It is a stuffed head in our friends' house in Zululand where we stayed over on holiday.
Thanx so much for the votes and comments on my bird's eye yesterday Smile
Have a cool day !!

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:8 Jul 2013 - 8:21 AM
Focal Length:5.8mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/20sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:1000
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Nyala Bull
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:21 Jul 2013 - 4:20 AM
Tags:Humour, Nyala head, Wildlife / nature
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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  2 India1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 4:27 AM

Beautiful wild life image.

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tonyguitar
21 Jul 2013 - 4:44 AM

No two ways about it... A super portrait. With an ever so slight Mona Lisa smile. TG

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 4:56 AM

He looks like he just stole one of those doughnuts with the icing sugar on it. Great shot of Mr. Stuffy........Sandy

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4139 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland111 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 5:47 AM

For one that has been stuffed, it still has a rather if unexpected benign smile, Herman.
Yes, how could you not take a shot.
But I am happy it's on your friend's wall and not our'sWinkWink
Ronnie..

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 3WesternRed vcard Australia
21 Jul 2013 - 5:50 AM

A wonderful creature that is well grazed. Well done Herman.
WesternRed.

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 4265 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
21 Jul 2013 - 6:28 AM

I hate these wall "decorations" but the image is great. I once had lunch at a "big" house and the table centre was a stuffed fox.......30 years ago and never forgotten.

Harriet

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece17 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 6:30 AM

Poor fella, Herman, I don't think he found it very amusing to be despatched and become a trophy on someone's wall Sad Well captured. Carol

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 6:33 AM

Nice smiling portrait of a stuffed nyala bull, Herman.

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2188 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:38 AM

Morning Herman from a somewhat cooler London... Cricket was terrible for the Aussies yesterday....
Wish you had not told me he is stuffed and hanging on a wallSadSadSadSad...anyway you have captured him well, always love their white war paint on their faces

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:58 AM

I love the "Mona Lisa" smile here Herman - but alas too saddened that he is not out a running wild. Great shot though.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2183 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:04 AM

A Great shot,but I dont think that I would like it up on my wall.
NettaSmile

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:09 AM

Well hope he had a good life before being put on the wall Herman
you have photographed him well
Lillian

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
21 Jul 2013 - 8:23 AM

Fine image Herman,
Fred.

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DicksPics
DicksPics e2 Member 3DicksPics vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:31 AM

A great image of this once fine beast, Herman!

Richard

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104023 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 8:58 AM

Bon Appetit GrinGrinGrin

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Caziwinkles
21 Jul 2013 - 9:30 AM

Great image Herman - sooner that wall than mine! Smile

Carol

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43230 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom103 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 10:05 AM

"Are we talking taxidermy here Herman?"

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
21 Jul 2013 - 10:21 AM

I wish he wasn't stuffed too - but on the plus side we can see what he looked like.Sad

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capto
capto e2 Member 21139 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 10:21 AM

Too fine an animal to be on a wall, so I have set him free.WinkSmile. Excuse my mod.

ivor

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myrab
myrab e2 Member 8myrab vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 10:45 AM

Made me smile Herman, but like the others don't want him in my sitting room.

Myra

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 11:06 AM

A great image Herman, like Ivors modSmile


Cliff

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 11:43 AM

SmileSmileSmile
Rende

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 11:45 AM

I like the smile

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Brian65
Brian65 e2 Member 5Brian65 vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 11:52 AM

Well stuffed image Herman, at least it died with a smile on its faceSmileSmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
Brian

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
21 Jul 2013 - 11:56 AM

Lovely details

Peter

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 12:58 PM

He's smiling and posing for you! What a show off! GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
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Diggeo
Diggeo e2 Member 1Diggeo vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 1:32 PM

What a face!! Beautiful!!

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 4hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 1:41 PM

What a cracker
mike

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xwang
xwang  531 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 3:21 PM

Wonderful shot.. excellent detail. I thought that it came to visit you in your house..Grin

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2474 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 3:59 PM

Great image for silly Sunday,

Ali SmileSmile

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User_Removed
21 Jul 2013 - 5:31 PM

A nice capture Herman.
Regards, Alf.

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JuBarney
JuBarney e2 Member 3JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 5:33 PM

A splendid shot & he still looks pretty real!
No doubt he died of old age!!!
Ju

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 7:28 PM

Love it, Glad you are having a great time!

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longhoss
longhoss e2 Member 4longhoss vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 9:35 PM

Super silly Sunday image Herman
Glyn

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Holmewood
Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
21 Jul 2013 - 9:43 PM

I like your silly Sunday shot Herman. Cathy

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pamelajean Critique Team 8768 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1596 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2013 - 9:56 PM

My first thought was that, with a different background, you could have pretended he was captured in the wild. Now it is done. Ivor has set him free.

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
22 Jul 2013 - 12:21 AM

I had to keep looking at this one Herman, didn't guess it was stuffed, but knew something wasn't quite right....................... I'm loving the mod also.

Tish

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CHRISB911
CHRISB911  854 forum posts1 Constructive Critique Points
23 Jul 2013 - 4:46 PM

great capture herman

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Glostopcat
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4 Aug 2013 - 10:38 PM

I guessed straightaway that this beast was stuffed as the eyes are more glazed than Ade Osmant's when he's had a session on the strong scrumpy cider!WinkGrinTongue

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