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Wildlife Tenderness

louis

Winner of a Best of Nikonians Annual Photo Contest




Location: Montreal QC CA
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ISO 640 at 1/ 640 F / 6,3
· Date: Tue 1-July-2008 · Views: 3267 · Filesize: 132.6kb · Dimensions: 800 x 737 ·
Keywords: wildebeest, wildlife, calf
Camera: D2x
Lens & Filters: Sigma 300 - 800 mm at 400 mm
Film/ISO: 640
Aperture: 6.3
Shutter speed: 1/640
Location: Ngorongoro Crater, Tanzania
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Admiraled22
Location: Port Charlotte FL US
Posts: 7
Thu 21-August-2008 11:22

Perfect timing. Calf was obviously just born and is now imprinting with its mother. Wonderful photo.
Detail is impressive.
shutterpup
Location: MO US
Posts: 4,601
Tue 02-December-2008 06:38

You captured a wonderful moment, Louis. Well done! Smile
packrat
Location: Kanab UT US
Tue 20-January-2009 09:18

A photo with a universal theme. All mammals have the innate instinct to nurture their newborns. Sometimes this is unfulfilled, but this scene shows promise for a successful beginning.