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Phacochoerus africanus

Phacochoerus africanus
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Copyright: Gerard Calberac (Pitoncle) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1173 W: 0 N: 1594] (9508)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2010-08-28
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Nikon D70s, Nikkor 18-70mm f3.5-4.5 G ED, SanDisk Ultra II, Hoya UV
Exposure: f/8, 1/250 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-11-06 2:26
Viewed: 5795
Points: 28
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Phacochoerus africanus, Warthog, Phacochère observé près des chutes Victoria.

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

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Hello Gerard,

another very nice image from you.
Good pov, composition and sharpness.
Fine colours.


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  • jhm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 893 W: 0 N: 507] (1853)
  • [2010-11-06 2:44]

Hello Gerard,

Splendid picture out of the nature.
What a lovely picture of the warthog.
Fine picture, TFS.

Have a nice weekend,

Solamente la rareza de la especie ya vale un voto !
Enhorabuena por la captura de este raro y bello
ejemplar. Te envidio sanamente por tus viajes !
Un abrazo y buen fin de semana Gerard: Josep Ignasi.

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  • zetu Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 967 W: 26 N: 3888] (16941)
  • [2010-11-06 3:47]

Hello Gerard
Nice but doesn't look friendly...
Thanks for sharing

Hellow Gerard,
A nice natural eye catching image of this warthog.

hello Gerard
very nice picture with good details and good colours
great shot
greeting lou

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  • Luis52 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1175 W: 8 N: 4240] (15809)
  • [2010-11-06 9:38]

Hola Gerard.
Truly admire this photo, quality, and most of all that was accomplished with a short lens (18-70mm)
You must be a very pleasant experience to admire these animals so close.
TFS My friend.
Great note too.

Hello Gerard,
Beautiful image of this warthog. It has beautiful tusks. The frame of grass around it makes it stand out. Very well done and
thanks for sharing.

Hello Gerard,
Lovely capture with exceptional details and fantastic clarity.
Perfect focus and very fine details.

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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2010-11-06 16:24]

Salut Gerard,je pense sois impossible faire du mieux,une photo vraiment de classe,quelle prise de vue et quelle nettete',sans doute la meilleure maniere pour decouvrir cet interessant phacocerus.Mes plus gros compliments et bonne Dimanche,Luciano

Hola Gerard

Que pedazo de jabali, con esos colmillos que dan miedo y lo cerca que te encuentras, perfecta composición con tonos naturales perfectos. Un buen POV.

Un saludo de Antonio

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  • foozi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2791 W: 0 N: 6696] (25839)
  • [2010-11-07 4:04]

Hello Gerard,
wow...what a capture. Well seen in excellent sharpness and real confrontation. The tall grass really give a pleasant view.
What a strong composition of sharpness and detailes.
Look at the hairs on the back, so special.


Hello Gerard
what a nice capture of this famous ungulate of Africa. great focus and POV/DOF. nicely composed and presented. thanks for sharing. best wishes and have a good night

Salut Gérard

Jolie photo de cet animal africain,
excellent DOF obtenant son regard contact
visuel avec toi, excellent cdrage et surtour DOF, TFS


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