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Little Big Boy

By challicew
Hi there, many thanks for the comments and votes on yesterday's upload!

Another of my passions...photographing wildlife, and we are indeed so blessed to be living on a continent with such a variety of wild life.
Elephants are among my favorite and I can spend hours watching and filming them. This was taken at Addo Elephant Game Reserve about a 45 minute drive out of the city I live in. We've had terrible droughts and we came across huge herds waiting in line for the water hole in their specific "families".


Tags: Wildlife and nature

Voters: DOGSBODY, Sturt_Photos, lestelle and 37 more

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DOGSBODY 9 1.4k 30 England
28 Jan 2010 2:23PM
You have isolated the important part of this picture very nicely,
It certainly has the Ahh factor. Nice one. Andy

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28 Jan 2010 2:26PM
great shot! defenitely got the ahh factor, i agree.
lestelle 8 1 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2010 2:36PM
Really nice, skin detail really enhanced by black & white, very nice
cassiecat 10 39 46 England
28 Jan 2010 2:53PM
so sweet, you are very lucky to live in such a rich wildlife location.lesley
Cormy 10 3 England
28 Jan 2010 3:00PM
Fabulous image Challice
clicknimagine 8 221 88 India
28 Jan 2010 3:14PM
such a cute shot! brilliant composition...
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
28 Jan 2010 3:23PM

Quote:You have isolated the important part of this picture very nicely.

Agree with this comment absolutely. Very nicely selective capture.

Adderwatcher 8 60 19 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2010 3:26PM
Superb shot, well taken.
DRicherby 9 269 725 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2010 3:38PM
Excellent shot. Black and white is a great choice as it lets the texture of their skin come out.
28 Jan 2010 3:39PM
Excellent shot - well done !

borrower 8 4 England
28 Jan 2010 3:41PM
Absolutely gorgeous image
9 10 10 England
28 Jan 2010 4:47PM
This is just beautiful.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1929 United Kingdom
28 Jan 2010 5:46PM
He seems to be protected among all those legs. Delightful image.
rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
28 Jan 2010 6:15PM
Touching moment, such a joy to witness. Not easy to take ! Challice. Ron.
digipix76 11 577 England
28 Jan 2010 9:25PM

challicew 10 1 1 South Africa
28 Jan 2010 10:08PM
TY all so much for your comments and for the RC....
MandyD Plus
9 16,777.2k 1 England
29 Jan 2010 8:56AM
Beautiful capture, well done.
freybird 11 1 England
29 Jan 2010 8:54PM
Don't know how I missed this!!! excellent framing. Geoff

PS Only 45 mins from home!! you lucky........
challicew 10 1 1 South Africa
2 Feb 2010 6:02PM
Oh my Gosh....TY so much for the UA's...I feel so priviledged!

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