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Maasai Giraffe X2

Maasai Giraffe X2
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Copyright: David Boswell (jamfest) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 576 W: 23 N: 529] (4243)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-10-07
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon 5D, Canon 100-400/4.5-5.6L IS
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/320 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-11-05 8:46
Viewed: 2604
Points: 12
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Got lucky and saw the 2 maasai giraffes in a unique pose at Tarangire NP.

-shot in RAW
-exposure, recovery, fill, and blacks adjusted in Lightroom
-clarity and vibrance increased in Lightroom
-sharpened in CS3
-levels adjusted and resized in CS3

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Hi David,
Wellc aptured moment of the giraffes, the X-shape was a great idea to shoot. As always, the sharpness and details are excellent on the animals, and this fantastic way of composing the image adds even more impact to your photo.
Nice part of your series, well done! TFS.
Best regards,

Hello David,

Excellent idea and realisation too!
The colors of the giraffes are very beautiful and the background is very good, a bit blurred.
Congratulations fot this composition and TFS.

Superb timing to capture this view. Great sharpness in the giraffes and lovely smooth colours.
Thanks for sharing

Hi David, a funny and excellent capture of these Maasai Giraffes. Lovely shot.
TFS and cheers,

Hi David,
Very nice moment captured vith excellent timing.TFS.


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  • juyona Gold Star Critiquer [C: 2585 W: 1 N: 425] (10173)
  • [2008-11-06 0:20]

Hola David,
original disparo,
buenos detalles y selecto pov.

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