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Who will get the ball rolling? River crossings, herds, predators on the move... small description, location and equipment details please to accompany the image. Matt.

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Who will get the ball rolling? River crossings, herds, predators on the move... small description, location and equipment details please to accompany the image. Matt.

Let me start the ball rolling....a crossing from mara - close to the kiboko/olarro campsite, Canon 17-40 and 40 D used !post-14224-0-94300600-1315845268_thumb.jpg

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Cracking image. What was the post processing treatment? Look forward to seeing more of your images on Safaritalk bushbaby. And, to save uploading images in this way, have a look at the instructions in my signature line. Matt.

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This is the best I could do this year. Nikon D 700 with a 200-400 mm Nikon lens ( f 32 @ 1/40 )

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A couple I've shared before just to keep the ball rolling!

 

From the Mara last year:

 

 

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It keeps getting better and better! Thanks Dicky and BonitaApplebum: real movement in those images.

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No river crossings I'm afraid, but did get a couple of shots of the herds during our balloon ride over the Mara.

 

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Some migration pictures from the last two years. Still have to process the ones I got in Masai Mara this August. Though the river crossings this season were not as spectacular as they were last year, for me.

 

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Not really a picture - This is a time lapse video shot near the Lookout Hill in Masai Mara this August.

 

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Who has more Great Migration images to upload? I've seen quite a few in the trip reports but not here...

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Taken at one of the Paradise crossing points from the Triangle side. I used a 1DX with 300mm 2.8 II + 2x III extender on a beanbag. We were poorly positioned and watching the crossing point to our front when they started crossing out of sight to our rear, but we could hear them go, so a quick move of the vehicle... facing the other way allowed me to capture this shot.

 

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A different crossing point near to the one in my first post.

 

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from a balloon

 

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Great update, let's see some more migration photos...

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Cool shots folks.

I see nobody has updated here in a while?

I'll post a few...

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From the current migration (ongoing), photographed mid August 2016.

 

1/10 SS at 800mm (steadied on beanbag with a gentle trip of the shutter!)

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Between Kiboko and Peninsula crossing, Mara Triangle, last year around sunset

(our camp in the Triangle allows us to be at these spots at first and last light)

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Very cool (an dcooperative) dust cloud in the last one Morkel.

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Mara River, Northern Seregeti 2015

 

Perhaps not as dramatic a crossing as some others, but still a crossing!!

 

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Spot the lurking croc

 

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In 2012 I had the privilege of seeing parts of the Great Migration including a couple of Mara River crossings near Mara Serena Lodge and Governor's Camp.  This video includes a croc attack.  Not the highest quality video but you can get an idea...

 

 

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