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"Come on in. The water's lovely..."

By NickDale      
A backlit male hippopotamus stands half-submerged in water, staring menacingly towards the camera. His skin is pink and grey, and one ear is folded back. Shot with a Nikon D850 at Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp in Tanzania in May 2019..ISO 360, 800mm, f/8, 1/1000

Tags: Mono Wildlife Animal Nature Travel River Africa Water Outdoors Monochrome Hippo Black and white Safari Tanzania Daylight African Outside Mammal Savannah Exterior Grassland Hippopotamus Wildlife and nature Herbivore Savanna Game drive Hippopotamus amphibius common hippopotamus Grumeti Grumeti Serengeti Tented Camp

Voters: mj.king, mike9005, doverpic and 12 more


Comments


9 Mar 2021 8:19AM
Superb image & composition.
Colin
NickDale 8 161 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2021 8:35AM
Thanks. It was originally a colour image, but I think the hippo looks more threatening and dangerous in low-key black and white with...
9 Mar 2021 9:03AM
Great image.
boov Plus
9 2 United Kingdom
9 Mar 2021 3:15PM
Impressive
richmowil Plus
12 474 2 England
9 Mar 2021 8:41PM
Very nice!

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