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phuongconway August 18, 2015
Just mesmerized by this photo! It's Phuong from Facebook, by the way :)
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mytmoss August 18, 2015
Thank you and I definitely recognized your name :)
 
Roussou August 25, 2015
Great shot, beautiful
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mytmoss August 25, 2015
Thank you :)
 
rhondaflynn December 14, 2015
Amazing shot! I've recently started a challenge for photos of elephants. I would be honored if you could/would consider joining. Thanks!

viewbug.com/challenge/elephants-any-species-in-any-setting-photo-challenge-by-rhondaflynn
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orlandosadie April 10, 2016
Big cats are also my favorite, but this image for me takes the honors by mile of all your current photo's Mr Moss
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mytmoss April 10, 2016
Thank you :)
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ruthjolly December 27, 2016
gorgeous animal and light
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mytmoss December 27, 2016
Thank you :)
 
Malarchy1 January 11, 2018
This photo is stunning. My teenage son wants to save the elephants when he grows up. I can't wait to show him this. So Beautiful.
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mytmoss January 11, 2018
Thank you :)
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Arriana January 15, 2018
I love this!
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mytmoss January 15, 2018
Thank you :)
 
heathernewman_8974 August 12, 2018
This is truly stunning!
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mytmoss August 12, 2018
Thank you :)
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GeraintI Sep 10
I love this.
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mytmoss Sep 10
Me too ! Thank you :)

Elephant Sunset



We found this large male elephant leisurely strolling along with a beautiful sunset behind him. Londolozi Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa....
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We found this large male elephant leisurely strolling along with a beautiful sunset behind him. Londolozi Reserve, Sabi Sands, South Africa.
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Behind The Lens

Location
Lion Sands Reserve, Sabi Sands South Africa
Time
The shot was taken just as the sun was setting at 6:20 PM
Lighting
Having strong backlight presented problems are getting any detail on the elephant. I settled to just get beautiful silhouette shots instead
Equipment
Hand held, Canon 1D IV, Canon 100-400L, 180mm, ISO 1600, 1/640 sec, f/20
Inspiration
I love getting photos with the sun behind animals. There is nothing more spectacular than African wildlife at sunset
Editing
Basic working with levels and sharpening. This is a full frame shot
In my camera bag
I currently carry Canon 1Dx, Canon 5Diii, Canon 7Dii, Canon 400 DO with 1.4x, Canon 100-400L II, Canon 70-200L II, Canon 70-300L, Canon 28-70L, Canon 17-40L, Canon 100 2.8 macro
Feedback
You pretty much have to be at the right place and the right time and be patient. I took lots of shots of this elephant with this and a few others being worthy of display. Shoot at much as you can to increase the odds for success and worth on different adjustments on fstop

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