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Elephant Calf

By challicew
What is a Game Reserve without elephants? My favorite of the Big 5. As with yesterdays upload, this was taken in the late afternoon an hour or so before gates closed for the night. The sun was behind the elephant and I was blessed to be able to get a good shot of this little ones reflection as the herd came down to the waterhole. I think this is why both yesterday's and todays are a little dark. Both shots were taken arround the same time. I didn't want to lighten anything up on either photographs as that's the way the light was!

Thankyou all so much for the c/c's yesterday. I'm off to the rehab today so I will catch up with you later.
Have an awesome day!

Tags: Wildlife General Reflection Game reserve Wildlife and nature Elephant calf

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Comments


BURNSIE 11 25 4 England
25 Nov 2008 6:26AM
Great capture
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MRSbiscuit60 11 224 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 7:59AM
Glorious Challice, these fabulous animals are what brought me to you in the first place and always love seeing more. Trish
jdenman 11 19 5 Spain
25 Nov 2008 8:05AM
Fantastic capture, great detail and lovely reflection.
John
BERTRAM 11 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 8:16AM
A terrific shot,very well captured.
Dave
25 Nov 2008 8:26AM
I like the light of the photo- has a certian feeling about it of soft and quite time.
25 Nov 2008 8:36AM
Wow great shot!
Adrian.
DOGSBODY 11 1.4k 30 England
25 Nov 2008 8:38AM
Very well taken with an excellent reflection. Andy
AlanBW 14 20 England
25 Nov 2008 8:38AM
Beautiful creature and a superb reflection
photophantom 11 108 3 Philippines
25 Nov 2008 8:42AM
Outstanding shot Challice, well done!
Dennis
cats_123 Plus
15 4.9k 29 Northern Ireland
25 Nov 2008 8:54AM
nice composition...reflection is a bonus

jeff
Newtman 13 2 5
25 Nov 2008 9:00AM
Nice one, Challice - and I love the reflection.
David
woolybill1 Plus
13 30 75 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 10:43AM
Excellent composition with the reflection and the little dribble of water.
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
13 1.7k 2119 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 10:53AM
Nice, unusual reflection shot! I wonder how this would look flipped 180 degrees, and the 'real' elephant cropped off? just a silly thought...
Moira
lonely_oryx 12 61 55 England
25 Nov 2008 12:47PM
Beautiful image
dawnmichelle 12 12 United States
25 Nov 2008 3:08PM
fantastic shot once again
Bob_V 12 1 2 United States
25 Nov 2008 3:35PM
What a superb capture.
Bob
25 Nov 2008 4:16PM
Great image with the reflection. JNC
Bodiewil 12 46 Wales
25 Nov 2008 4:46PM
I love elephants and this image... fantastic capture
Scaramanga 12 60 6 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2008 6:46PM
Wonderful composition, the reflection is perfect.
Stace 11 2 2 England
25 Nov 2008 9:16PM
Great capture

Stace
ToothPilot 12 50 4 United Kingdom
26 Nov 2008 6:03PM
Nice clear detail. Very good.
madbilly 11 1 4 England
28 Nov 2008 5:27PM
Aren't they cute and well shot
Leebo 12 2 United Kingdom
9 Dec 2008 8:52PM
superb capture love the reflection
Lee
10 Dec 2008 9:12PM
awesome photo. Must of been a blast to take photos of such wonderful animals.

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