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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
Categories: Mammals
Camera: Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon 400mm 2.8 IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2010-07-27 12:01
Viewed: 5163
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Thanks for viewing and critiquing my Black-faced impala in the previous post.
This one might also be called penkop. An advanced penkop more or less. Whereas the ram's horns still don't have that typical lyre-shaped form, you can already distinguish some beginning.
The Black-faced impala is one the two impala subspecies. The other one is the common impala.
The Black-faced impala is significantly larger than its counterpart the common and has a black facial marking.
The Black-faced subspecies had come close to extinction and in 1968-1971 310 individuals were transferred to Etosha National Park for better protection.

Thanks for viewing and have a nice day...

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Hi Annick,
Beautiful animal which you've photographed well. Sharp lines, interesting composition, and nice contrast between foreground and background make this a fine shot. Enjoyed and learned something from your note as well.

Hi Annick,
A good close look at this Impala in profile.
Great composition and natural colour.
Good to see you still here.

Hi Annick,
A nice capture of this impala. Very good sharp details and a nice portrait. Thanks a lot for sharing.

hallo Annick
dit is toch een super scherpe opname
veel details te zien en mooie kleuren
het licht is erg goed ,met zoveel zon daar
groetjes lou

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  • Alex99 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4072 W: 133 N: 7096] (23735)
  • [2010-07-28 21:44]

Hi Annick.
What a nice surprise: you are here again and share a wonderful picture as usual.
Pictured creature is amazing as well as its reproduction. Composition of the shot is stunning, colours are awesome (including coloration of a fine BG) and details of the animal are superb too. Well done and kind regards.

Hi Annick

Nice portrait of this impala. Great sharpness and composition. I like the forward facing ears and OOF green background.


Hi Annick,

A beautiful portrait.
Depth of field, sharpness and vivid color images and became very successful.
Thanks for sharing and labor.

Kind regards

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2010-08-07 0:33]

Hi Annick,
Ben ik weer. Ook deze is schitterende. Weer in een perfecte compositie. Uitstekend scherpe details en natuurlijke kleuren. Erg mooie, contrasterende, vage achtergrond.

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2010-08-09 4:31]

Bonjour Annick,
Grand plaisir de revoir de tes postings! C'est vraiment une bonne idée. Toutes sont de merveilleuses photos, j'ai choisi celle-ci montrant avec grande finesse un Impala dans toute sa fragilité. La netteté est excellente et l'arrière-plan d'un vert très subtil très plaisant.
Un grand merci

Hello Annick,
Wonderful image with fine details, nice colors, good composition, and excellent POV. Well done!

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