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Darkest Before Dawn

By NickDale      
A backlit male Cape buffalo stands turning his head towards the camera in the gloomy, early morning light. His body is in silhouette, and the sun is rising above the misty horizon behind. Shot with a Nikon D810 at Kicheche Bush Camp in Kenya in January 2021.
ISO 220, 800mm, f/5.6, 1/1000

Tags: Landscape Wildlife Animal Nature Animals Travel Africa Sunrise Sun Grass Close-up Safari Kenya Stand African Dawn Bovine Bush Mammal Standing Savannah Buffalo Golden hour Cape buffalo Grassland Sunup Horizontal Masai mara Maasai mara Wildlife and nature No people Herbivore Game drive Syncerus caffer Kicheche African buffalo Kicheche Bush Camp

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RLF Plus
11 18 4 United Kingdom
7 May 2021 8:29AM
Another cracking iconic shot.
Another day to survive the many perils on the plains!
RonDM Plus
6 211 United Kingdom
7 May 2021 9:17AM
Another great image well done

FabioKeiner 8 111 1 Austria
7 May 2021 10:02AM
perfectly fantastic
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
7 May 2021 3:10PM
Spectacular !!
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