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Alert & Ready

By Gezina  
Thank you so much for your kind support on the Marbled White Resting upload - very much appreciated.
I know there seem to be no rhyme nor reason to the uploads in my p/f at the moment but hey that is how it is, variety is the spice of life - right? I just browzed through my Safari shots and decided to share this one with you - Ina

Tags: Safari Wildlife and nature Pilaansberg

Voters: KBan, Mynett, Ade_Osman and 34 more

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Mynett 8 142 6 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2011 10:56PM
so glad you found this one to share, it is a stunning shot, and would grace any wall

Linda

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Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
6 Jul 2011 11:00PM
You upload what you like Ina, when the quality is as good as this I'll always look at them.....

Ade
teocali Plus
8 441 18 England
6 Jul 2011 11:17PM
This is a real beauty, Ina. Wonderful light and tones and great skin textures and eye contact. Superb natural habitat.
Sylvia
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
6 Jul 2011 11:22PM
"Alert and Ready" and by the looks of it ready to charge, Ina. Just as well it was with your 400mm. and T/C. Great shot captured.
Ronnie.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
7 Jul 2011 12:30AM
Well, these guys are pretty impressive. Great shot............Sandy
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
7 Jul 2011 6:09AM
A real beauty, Ina, a couple of posers for you. Carol
tomcat 11 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2011 7:40AM
What a fine wildlife image Ina
Life as it is meant to be

Adrian
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2011 8:11AM
love it Ina, you have the attention of the animals
lobski 5 2 1 Philippines
7 Jul 2011 8:16AM
Great timing and very well taken Ina!

Fred Grin
Ray42 8 3 England
7 Jul 2011 8:21AM

Quote:So glad you found this one to share, it is a stunning shot, and would grace any wall

Linda



I quite agree - always a pleasure to look at wildlife pictures that capture the essence of where they are and this captures SA very well too
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
7 Jul 2011 11:17AM
A super wildlife image, Ina, very nicely posed for you, too! Smile
Trev Smile
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
7 Jul 2011 11:37AM
Its all about the photo Ina, your pf and your choice and this is a cracker. Excellently exposed and detailed with a great angle of capture
Love it
Richard
7 Jul 2011 11:44AM
Hi Ina,what a magnificent pair, superbly captured gray.
I think these are most noble looking beasts. A superb well composed shot with great lighting. Are they called Gnu or Wildebeest in SA?
Steve.
Maiwand Plus
10 3 72 England
7 Jul 2011 2:16PM
Glad you brought this one out Ina. Its a real cracker and deserves lots of attention. Great focus and exposure.
Ron
Gezina 10 3 6 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2011 4:35PM

Quote:"Alert and Ready" and by the looks of it ready to charge, Ina. Just as well it was with your 400mm. and T/C. Great shot captured.
Ronnie.

- Your OK Ronnie unless you're on foot and surprise one of these or threaten them they'r fairly harmless in fact even when they're praid upon they might just run off for a few yards and then graze on - buffalo however is another matter all together, they could be very unpredictable and seriously grumpy especially the lone bulls.

Quote:Are they called Gnu or Wildebeest in SA?
Steve.


Thank you for your comment Steve these are Blue Wildebeest - you do get the black one as well but not in the Kruger - it is almost a more compact species but a white tail to it, I think I might have a photo of one but not as good as this one - they are much more skittish. Ina
janty66 9 3 England
7 Jul 2011 8:52PM
Fantastic !!!
bricurtis Plus
11 2.1k 49 England
7 Jul 2011 9:22PM
Giving you mean looks Ina - A super capture.
Brian.
8 Jul 2011 11:25AM
Super capture Ina, well done !

Chris
User_Removed 6 34 4 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2011 3:54PM
Very nice shot ina,
Luke
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
9 Jul 2011 3:04PM
A top shot Ina, the eye contact is excellent

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