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The three heads



The symmetry of the placing of the heads was just perfect.

The symmetry of the placing of the heads was just perfect.
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Runner Up in Covers Photo Contest Volume5
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Contest Finalist in Mammals Photo Contest
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RaeZimmerman Premium
 
RaeZimmerman November 01, 2019
wonderful composition!
daveseye PRO
 
daveseye November 06, 2019
WOW! I could never get them to do that - even with glue!
CB-Images PRO
 
CB-Images November 06, 2019
Superb capture
Janet_GR
 
Janet_GR November 07, 2019
The perfect moment and place to be....
barbarabergmannbiglow PRO+
 
barbarabergmannbiglow November 07, 2019
Gorgeous, amazing, beautiful!! ♥️
MaryAnne306 PRO+
 
MaryAnne306 November 07, 2019
What a marvelous capture! Congratulations on all your finalist awards.
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Mimismountain November 07, 2019
Amazing!
Bellatrix_B2
 
Bellatrix_B2 November 08, 2019
Absolutely PERFECT!!!
speterson6 PRO+
 
speterson6 November 08, 2019
Extraordinary image...love it!!
mikebennett
 
mikebennett November 12, 2019
When crossover works, it WORKS!
iamsoloh
 
iamsoloh Sep 05
Wonderful. The moment you capture here is very rare.

Behind The Lens

Location
I took the photo in the Masai Mara Kenya
Time
It was the 31st of may at 15.50h.
Lighting
It had been a rainy day. The sky opened from where the sun was setting. The beautiful late afternoon sun lit the giraffes
Equipment
I shot this picture from the roof of the car, using a bean bag to support my lens. I used a Canon 5D MIV, Lens: Canon 200-400mm with a build in extender
Inspiration
We were on a photo safari and we are always looking for great light and special moments. Sometimes the two come together.
Editing
I post-processed in Lightroom. The picture was landscape and I turned it into portrait. Further only slight adjustments where made on the RAW picture
In my camera bag
When I am on safari I carry: Camera's: 2 x Canon 5D MIV, 1x Canon 80D Lenses: Canon 70-200mm F2.8, Canon 200-400mm with build in extender (F4.0) and a Canon 24-70mm F4.0 A tripod A Canon flash 2 bean bags And cleaning equipement
Feedback
Always look for wonderful light (most of the time the beginning or the end of the day) and the special moments in animal behaviour (funny or special face, situation or behaviour).

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