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Under The Elephant - Shortlisted for Rspca YPA 2009

By JoshCunliffe
I came across this elephant grazing approximately 20 metres away from the roadside atop the Ngorongoro Crater in north Tanzania. A little patience saw the huge animal stroll casually up to our truck, have a little look around, then walk inches past the front of us. This was a terrific experience and I captured a photo I'm very pleased with. It's a pity I can't upload a bigger picture; the detail is something to behold!

Comments and Votes always appreciated. Thanks for looking.

I'm so pleased - this photo just got shortlisted out of thousands for the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 12-18 Catagory. Smile

P.S I've found this picture looks absolutely revolting on a lot of screens... Oops.

Tags: Close-up and macro Landscape and travel Wildlife and nature

Voters: ValSaxby, AndrewAlbert, Pete and 21 more

Highly Commended Photos are given by the team to photos that were good but not quite an editors' choice award.

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cider 17 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2009 11:07PM
Nice image well composed in the situation
User_Removed 15 2.1k 7 England
31 Jul 2009 9:29AM
I really like this - creative shot. H
SlowSong Plus
13 9.9k 30 England
31 Jul 2009 10:33AM
Superb viewpoint. A different type of elephant shot and shown in context. Good mono.
ValSaxby 16 146 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2009 12:07PM
I loved this shot the first time I saw it - was at work at the time hence no coment. The composition is superb, a really 'different well thought out image. Congratulations on the HC - very well deserved.


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