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pault

As encouraged by @@madaboutcheetah

First go at black and white since the days of film!

 

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And strangely enough, it actually looks a bit like a film slide! It's very attractive Tony, and so's your Bunyoni picture. Maybe you have found a new talent.

 

@@Soukous... Great sable shot. That one really wanted to be B&W.

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TonyQ

@@pault

Thank you - I do like the look of black and white film (and the look you achieve in your Uganda B&W shots)

@@Kitsafari

Thank you - he was very expressive - and sometimes very thoughtful! I have put a few more of him here...

 

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Soukous

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Game Warden

Has anyone tried Infrared, the technique which Billy Dodson talks about here?

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Soukous

The Lookout

 

This meercat had found himself the ideal perch on top of a thorn bush

 

Addo NP, South Africa

 

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savoche

One from a few years back in Etosha.

 

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Shrivant

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Seronera, Central Serengeti, Tanzania

wonderful!

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Shrivant

lovely images @Panthera Pardus. especially love the leopard sitting on the fallen tree

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Shrivant

This was taken on the first game drive of my first ever trip to Africa! Tarangire National park, Tanzania. ~ September 2011

Nikon D700, Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8

 

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Game Warden

@@Shrivant Great shot.

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Soukous

A female leopard in Sabi Sand

 

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Soukous

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Soukous

I like this pose a bit better than the previous one.

 

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theplainswanderer

Images from Hwange

September 2014

 

 

cheers

 

David Taylor

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offshorebirder

Wow @@Soukous! I am a bit late to this party, but your image of Elephants at the watercourse/waterhole looks like a print from an etching circa 18??. Where was it taken, pray tell?

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Soukous

@@offshorebirder - OK, I'm old, but not that old!

 

The shot was taken in September 2014 in Hwange NP.

I played around with it a bit using NIK filters in Photoshop

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IamFisheye

Concealed Elephant, Hwange, Sept 2014

 

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Morkel Erasmus

Spotted Hyaena in the rain, Kruger National Park, South Africa

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Morkel Erasmus

@@IamFisheye I like it loads!! Perhaps induce a bit more contrast via dodging/burning?

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Morkel Erasmus

A storm over the dunes of the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Kalahari.

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Ben mosquito

First post here

 

Rainy day in Masaï Mara, July 2010,

 

 

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Camera NIKON D300s
Lens70-200 AF-S VR I
Focal Length 200mm
Shutter Speed 1/500 s
Aperture f/4
ISO/Film1600

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Soukous

Here are a couple of shots from our recent Primitive Trail

 

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Tom Kellie

First post here

 

Rainy day in Masaï Mara, July 2010,

 

Camera NIKON D300s
Lens70-200 AF-S VR I
Focal Length 200mm
Shutter Speed 1/500 s
Aperture f/4
ISO/Film1600

 

~ @@Ben mosquito

 

That's a fine image!

Your caption gives the context, so that it's clear why the lion looks lioke that.

Rain...

It's so helpful to see the full shooting setting information — Thank you!

Tom K.

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Tom Kellie

Here are a couple of shots from our recent Primitive Trail

 

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~ @@Soukous

 

Black and white brings out patterns in the riverbed which might likely be overlooked.

The water, the mud/sand are almost an abstract, in contrast to the distinctive rhino geometry.

Very nice!

Tom K.

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