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Giraffe with young

Giraffe with young
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Copyright: Paul Lees (PaulLees) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 548 W: 0 N: 1647] (9004)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-06-16
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D 300s, Nikkor 200-400mm f4 VR II
Exposure: f/4, 1/500 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): CeltickRanger's favorite African animal photos 3 [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-07-24 13:29
Viewed: 2811
Points: 38
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Hi TN, this picture i have to share with you as the young Giraffe was looking for effection from Mom Hmm cute,
Best Regards,

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5136 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-07-24 13:44]

Hello Pauly,
Nice to see a new photo from you.
What a wonderful photo! This excellent timing creates a fantastic composition. Splendid natural colours and very sharp.

Ciao Paul, lovely family portrait with fantastic creatures, beautiful natural ambientationG, splendid sharpness and wonderful colors, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

Hello Paul,
beautiful picture of this Giraffe and its young. I especially like the way it looks upwards to its Mom. Good sharpness, natural colours and well chosen vertical format.
Best wishes,

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  • tree Silver Star Critiquer [C: 28 W: 0 N: 14] (8)
  • [2012-07-24 18:13]

I think you hit a home run with this picture. The subject matter is excellent. It is good to see you again.

Hi Pauly,
interesting giraffe with its child :)
Nice point of view. Beautiful place. Perfect composition.
Thanks for sharing,

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  • deons Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 58 W: 0 N: 54] (581)
  • [2012-07-24 21:02]

Hi Paul
I am also from the old school, but digital is better with all the megapixels now available :-)
Lovely family portrait, well exposed and framed. TFS Deon

hi Paul,
so cute to see this chemistry between the mom and her baby. baby is so adorable! and mom, as usual a thinking soul :)
excellent POV, Paul. this could have been the best angle. loved it.
have a nice day

Amazing scene Pauly! Beautiful photo with excellent composition, wonderful soft colours and impressive sharpness.

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  • KOMSIS Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 821 W: 0 N: 2415] (10644)
  • [2012-07-25 2:56]

Hallo Pauly,
Very beautiful photo!
Beautiful colours good composition and sharpness details.
Best wishes,

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-07-25 6:25]

Hi Paul,
Lovely photo of this giraffe family. Gorgeous light and colours.
Very good composition and details.
Regards Jiri.

hello paul
very good sharpness picture with great details and beautiful colours
nice composition
thanks greeting lou

Hello Paul
Lovely composition and scene with natural colours. Excellent detail, good light on the animals. Nice to see these two together.
regards yiannis

Hello Paul
Beautiful tender picture.Very elegant vertical composition.Splendid colours and excellent sharpness.Thank You.
Have a nice day!
Best regards

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-07-25 11:38]

Hello Paul.
This is a truly beautiful portrait, the warm colors are so lovely. How did you ever get this two to pose so perfectly. Simply beautiful, masterfully captured.Best regards Siggi

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  • Zeno Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 483 W: 0 N: 1345] (10867)
  • [2012-07-27 6:56]

Hi Paul,

This is a cute mother and child photo. Excellent composition. Fantastic sharpness and natural colors. Africa at its best.


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  • tuslaw Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2752 W: 280 N: 4931] (19883)
  • [2012-07-27 10:09]

Hello Pauly, How cute is this!!
I have to admit, at first glance I wasn't sure which direction the young giraffe was looking..I then seen the tail:) What a tender moment to capture on film and in such good quality. Great work!!

Hallo Pauly,
Glad to see a photo from you again. You captured this moment perfectly with splendid sharpness, detail and natural colours. POV was perfect. Well done my friend and hope to see more photos soon.
Best regards,

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-11-02 5:58]

Hello Paul,
Missed this cute photo from summertime. Love the attitude of the baby Giraffe looking towrds his mother. Well chosen vertical framing and beautiful subtle tints.
A touching picture, indeed.
Kind regards

Hello Pauly

WOW ! this is a photo with full of tenderness,
beautiful scenery of the young Giraffe with its Mommy,
with beautiful warm and rich color tones, TFS


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