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Dune runner

Oryx on the dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, early in the morning. I spied this oryx from some way off, just its horns showing above a dune. I crept up slowly, b...
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Oryx on the dunes of Sossusvlei, Namibia, early in the morning. I spied this oryx from some way off, just its horns showing above a dune. I crept up slowly, behind a bush, and managed to capture it as it sprinted across the dunes. Like the narrow depth of field even though classically a landscape should have more in focus.
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joynshannon
 
joynshannon March 10, 2018
Superb capture
RiViCo PRO+
 
RiViCo March 10, 2018
Good shot
davidjharper PRO+
 
davidjharper March 11, 2018
Thanks for your kind comments. I am excited as this is my first breakthrough on VB!
gusgardner
 
gusgardner March 22, 2018
Great image.
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marcbaechtold May 13, 2018
cool photograph with nice details and good contrasts, keep shooting!
keepclicking
 
keepclicking February 03, 2019
Wow, brilliant