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Black-faced Impala

Black-faced Impala
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Copyright: Annick Vanderschelden (vanderschelden) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2553 W: 74 N: 7464] (30441)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-12-13
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 400mm 2.8 IS
Exposure: f/4, 1/1600 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Travelogue: Namibia, a photographer's dream
Date Submitted: 2009-04-07 11:36
Viewed: 5905
Points: 18
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This photograph is captured in Halali restcamp, Etosha National Park, Namibia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Black-faced Impala

Conservation status

Vulnerable (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Mammalia
Order: Artiodactyla
Family: Bovidae
Subfamily: Aepycerotinae
Genus: Aepyceros
Species: A. melampus
Subspecies: A. m. petersi
Trinomial name
Aepyceros melampus petersi
Bocage, 1879

The Black-faced Impala is a subspecies of the impala. It is native to Angola and Namibia.

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2009-04-07 11:41]

Hi Annick.
I am glad our meeting after so long delay. Very attractive picture of lovely for me nice animals. You have pictured the most expressive moment at their competition. As usual great details, natural colours and excellent DOF. My kind regards and TS.

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  • nglen Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2883 W: 30 N: 9683] (36145)
  • [2009-04-07 11:45]

Hi Annick. A good picture of the two Impala . You have captured them in an interesting pose. A good pcicture in there natural suroundings. Good detail and colours. well done TFS.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2009-04-07 12:00]

Hello Annick
Nice capture in great moment with natural colors and good details.

Hallo Annick,

eindelijk eens weer buurtjes.
Je levert hier weer een mooie foto af van deze vechtende dieren.


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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2009-04-07 13:44]

Hallo Annick,
Mooie foto van deze impala's. Prachtige zachte kleuren. Goede scherpte en vanuit een erg goed standpunt genomen.

Hi and Good Morning Annick,
Nice to see you came back again MF. A stunningly great capture of these fighting prety black-faced impalas in their natural beahaviour and environment from nice POV with wonderful details and fine composition.
TFS and have a nice day!

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  • crs Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 922] (3551)
  • [2009-04-07 22:23]

Hello Annick,

You are showing a good photo with a high image quality. The animals are shown in a very sharp image with good details of the body. The effor they are doing can be seen in the photo.

Thank you for sharing,

Hi Annick

great shot of these two bucks duelling. They look evenly matched, nice composition in the lush grassland.


Hi Annick,
A nice capture of these Impala fighting. Excellent sharp details and a lovely composition. Thanks a lot for sharing.

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