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Water Buck are also called Kring gat in Afrikaans, which translated means circled butt. I wonder why Smile
V1 - Mr Water Buck
V2 - Mrs Water Buck
Thank you Carol [ Caziwinkles] and Richard [ [DicksPicks] for your treasured UA's on my fat family - and to everyone who voted and commented too Smile I was amazed how many guys loves to live dangerously by mentioning their mother's in law's likeness to the lead image GrinGrinGrin

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:1 Jul 2013 - 2:18 PM
Focal Length:80.3mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/5.6
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:100
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Water Buck
Username:Hermanus Hermanus
Uploaded:4 Jul 2013 - 3:56 AM
Tags:Cape Vidal, ISimangaliso Wetland Park, Water buck, Wildlife / nature
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kathrynlouise
kathrynlouise e2 Member 2364 forum postskathrynlouise vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 4:21 AM

2 beautiful images Herman. V1 for me, love his horns, very handsome creature Grin

kathryn

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S_Psharma
S_Psharma  1 India1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 4:23 AM

V2 is a stunning picture.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 5Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 4:32 AM

Both excellent captures Herman. The males of the species are so impressive with those horns. ......Sandy

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Potra
Potra e2 Member Potra vcard Venezuela
4 Jul 2013 - 4:52 AM

What a handsome couple! Like they should be, a happy couple.
Great pictures, I just love them all!
Marian

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Chinga
Chinga e2 Member 3Chinga vcard United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 5:17 AM

Wow! What a lovely creature. I like the horn patterns and textures in V1 and the cheeky look in V2! Wonderful takes... IB

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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 1122 forum postsColleenA vcard South Africa3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:40 AM

Morning Herman from a windy Cape Town ... I love Waterbuck and you have captured them so well. Our game lodge is called WaterbuckGrinGrin
Looks like you had a great time...safe journey home

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

Nice photos Herman! Have a good trip back.

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 5LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom95 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:56 AM

Beautiful creatures very well captured.

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Mrsbass
Mrsbass  1 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:01 AM

Two great shots Herman, the light is beautiful on these magnificent creatures.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7125 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:10 AM

Great captures, Herman, he certainly is very aptly named Smile Carol

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HarrietH
HarrietH e2 Member 3254 forum postsHarrietH vcard Portugal
4 Jul 2013 - 6:20 AM

Poor thing being born with a target on his rump. Lovely creature and splendid capture.

Harriet

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 4966 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England129 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:28 AM

Posing beautifully for you, Herman. Two fine images.

Dave

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103958 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 6:43 AM

Another fine family portrait GrinGrin

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jasonrwl
jasonrwl e2 Member 430 forum postsjasonrwl vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:04 AM

Two cracking images Herman - looks like you are having a good holiday.
Jason

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Caziwinkles
4 Jul 2013 - 7:09 AM

Posing just for you Herman - two fab images. Smile

Carol

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 12915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:28 AM

These are some of your best work Herman ~ great stuff.

Albert

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anglingandyq
anglingandyq e2 Member 1anglingandyq vcard England
4 Jul 2013 - 7:42 AM

Two wonderful captures v1has it for me, he looks so regal Herman!!

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:49 AM

What a handsome pair...
Their name so appropriate

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SUE118
SUE118 e2 Member 5SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:52 AM

Super captures, glad I'm not behind ( excuse the pun ) them.WinkWink

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andylea
andylea e2 Member 537 forum postsandylea vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:02 AM

two belters herman fantastic detail wonderful colour and tones half a vote each today like them both nice ones Wink
andy

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Tish1
Tish1 e2 Member 1Tish1 vcard United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 8:05 AM

As always you have delighted us with splendid images, both are equally great, but I do like the pose in V2 and thank you for the translation Grin

Have a good weekend and safe journey home and remember, no speeding and no running red lights.

Tish

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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 6Badgerfred vcard Wales
4 Jul 2013 - 8:12 AM

Super images Herman, V1 my favourite,
Fred.

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Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 4Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:19 AM

Such great images and from their own setting even better Herman
Lillian

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chrissie3
chrissie3  5 England
4 Jul 2013 - 8:26 AM

MV1 is my favourite - such a majestic animal. Lovely images though.

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 1Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:57 AM

2 super images Herman, great looking animal V1 for meSmile


Cliff

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 4EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:07 AM

2 superb images Herman.
Joan.

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 4133 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland110 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:37 AM

Two excellent shots, Herman: love both equally.
Ronnie.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:24 AM

V1 for me, Herman. Wonderful light and posture, so well taken.

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brian17302
brian17302 e2 Member 2brian17302 vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:29 AM

Super detailed wildlife images with great lighting
Regards Brian

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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2449 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:33 AM

2 super images great work,

Ali Grin

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Fefe
Fefe e2 Member 2Fefe vcard United Kingdom25 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:50 AM

V1 is fabulous! Love it HermanGrin
Diane

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 661 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England53 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 10:51 AM

Great lighting in v1

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xwang
xwang  431 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 11:25 AM

Beautiful light, wonderfully captured images...

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georgiepoolie
4 Jul 2013 - 11:31 AM

Lovely images, well captured.

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 32357 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom96 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 11:41 AM

Wonderful wildlife photography

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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widtink
widtink e2 Member 1404 forum postswidtink vcard Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 12:15 PM

Nice sharp shots Herman SmileSmileSmile Some of yer best here IMHO Smile

Rod

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gallero
gallero e2 Member 2gallero vcard Venezuela
4 Jul 2013 - 12:36 PM

Imponente animal. Buen trabajo con la luz.

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 12:37 PM

Two magnificent animals.
I have often wondered why deer almost always turn their backs when we try to photograph them. In this case, I think they are showing off their colorsSmile

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boov
boov  1 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 1:06 PM

Super duo

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Rende
Rende e2 Member 737 forum postsRende vcard Netherlands4 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 1:09 PM

Beautiful capture with lovely light Herman.
Rende

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 2:10 PM

Love these horns too Herman !!
Good shots.
Mick.

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agednovice
4 Jul 2013 - 2:27 PM

A good composition Herman.

Frank

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tonyguitar
4 Jul 2013 - 4:16 PM

The male has a graceful rack of ridged horns, yet the Mrs. is beautiful gal with lovely big eyes. Excellent and pleasing images. Well done. TG

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore16 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:23 PM

Lol...what a name! Circled Butt GrinGrin

Excellent captures of these handsome creatures, Herman.

Andrew

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JuBarney e2 Member 2JuBarney vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 5:24 PM

Two super shots
Ju

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myrab e2 Member 7myrab vcard United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 6:50 PM

2 smashing images Herman.

Myra

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 7:33 PM

Excellent portraits of the Waterbuck family, Herman. Grin

Ray

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 342 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 8:02 PM

V1 for me Herman a real corker

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Jul 2013 - 9:05 PM

Two fabulous images Herman, love them both Smile

Hugh

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Holmewood e2 Member 1Holmewood vcard United Kingdom
4 Jul 2013 - 11:40 PM

Great shots Herman. Cathy

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WesternRed
WesternRed e2 Member 2WesternRed vcard Australia
5 Jul 2013 - 9:06 AM

Two wonderful creatures but you have captured V1 to perfection with the light.
Well done Herman. WesternRed.

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ValeryAst
ValeryAst  1 Russian Federation
5 Jul 2013 - 4:27 PM

What a greater concentration of various animals! Good set as usual, Herman!Smile
Regards Valery

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accipiter
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6 Jul 2013 - 7:31 AM

Fine captures Herman - you are having a lot of fun! A

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6 Jul 2013 - 10:29 AM

stunning

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bobsblues e2 Member 4bobsblues vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
6 Jul 2013 - 1:22 PM

Great shots Herman .SmileSmile
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annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
14 Jul 2013 - 11:56 PM

just fantastic!

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