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A series of head shots of some of the Rothschild's Giraffes at Chester Zoo from earlier this year

Brand:PENTAX Corporation
Camera:Pentax K10D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:smc PENTAX-DA 55-300mm F4-5.8 ED
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:24 May 2012 - 12:17 PM
Focal Length:87.5mm
Aperture:f/6.3
Shutter Speed:1/1600sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Up Close and .......
Username:Alan_Baseley Alan_Baseley
Uploaded:6 Nov 2012 - 5:06 PM
Tags:Chester zoo, Pets / captive animals, Rothschild's giraffe, Wildlife / nature
Votes:52
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CarolG
CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 5:26 PM

Simply wonderful, Alan, especially V.1, just love that piece of grass poking out of his mouth Smile Carol

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HELANA
HELANA  5 United Kingdom
6 Nov 2012 - 6:12 PM

Grate set of images Alan, very good close-ups.
Elena

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christinecilia
christinecilia Plus Member 3christinecilia vcard England
6 Nov 2012 - 6:27 PM

i like v1 andv2 lovely photo. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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canonfan
canonfan Plus Member 5canonfan vcard United Kingdom
6 Nov 2012 - 6:33 PM

Great capture Alan
Jim

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RonnieAG
RonnieAG Plus Member 5152 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland116 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 7:10 PM

A do like giraffes, they have such appealing faces, amd you have captured this one in such excellent poses and in very fine detail, Alan. A lovely set in every way.
Ronnie.

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bill33
bill33 Plus Member 4bill33 vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 7:11 PM

Wonderful set of images, Well done, Bill.

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JohnChambersPhotography

Good set of captures, nice pose with appealing faces nice shots I do like v1 best.

John

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fificat100
6 Nov 2012 - 10:03 PM

Super captures. Love V1. Smile

Lavina

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helenlinda
helenlinda Plus Member 8342 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 10:10 PM

A lovely set and v1 gets my vote - SmileSmile
Helen

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mikbee
mikbee Plus Member 8mikbee vcard Scotland8 Constructive Critique Points
6 Nov 2012 - 11:24 PM

Good tight head shots Alan.
A well coloured set.
Mick.

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lesliea
lesliea Plus Member 5lesliea vcard Australia
7 Nov 2012 - 1:26 AM

Very nice images well captured.
Allen, Smile

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AnnChown
AnnChown Plus Member 5195 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 6:52 AM

Lovely images of this fine animal - v1 is special!
Ann

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CaroleS
CaroleS  5258 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 7:42 AM

V1 is quite a character shot! Well captured set.
Carole

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Maiwand
Maiwand Plus Member 8Maiwand vcard England71 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 9:10 AM

Super capture Alan.
Ron

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digital_boi
7 Nov 2012 - 9:59 AM

great set Alan the expressions are priceless love em

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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Jocelia
Jocelia Plus Member 4Jocelia vcard Australia1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 11:15 AM

Beautiful animals and fantastic close ups……….Jocelia...Wink

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phil99
phil99 Plus Member 845 forum postsphil99 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Nov 2012 - 11:31 AM

A lovely set of images....Phil

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
7 Nov 2012 - 11:32 AM

brilliant, love the expression
bunSmile

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
7 Nov 2012 - 1:30 PM

A very nice set like them all well done, that's my break over regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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AnneWorner
8 Nov 2012 - 3:11 PM

V1 is priceless - look at the different positions of each ear!

Anne

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Humblebee
Humblebee  3 England
9 Nov 2012 - 12:32 AM

A fabulous set of images, but v1 has to get the vote, it looks as if it wanted to share its little mouthful with you .... Carol Grin

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