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Elephant Sunset

I got this driving in the Kruger park in South Africa - it was not a special safari organised specifically for the purpose of getting this kind of shot, it was ...
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I got this driving in the Kruger park in South Africa - it was not a special safari organised specifically for the purpose of getting this kind of shot, it was just a holiday with family. We knew golden hour was our best bet for seeing animals, and I knew I wanted the sun behind the animals to get the golden, backlit effect, so off we went. There are no shortages of elephants in the Kruger, and they're big enough that you usually don't need massive zoom lenses to fill the frame with them. So all things considered, this was a pretty easy shot to get!
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sbmasterpieces PRO+
 
sbmasterpieces March 25, 2016
Great use of harsh sunlight. Well done!
eduForero
 
eduForero March 26, 2016
Perfectly Done!! Regards.
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Alfredo_Jose July 02, 2018
Wow, gorgeous photograph!