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elephants in Tanzania, Africa

jgould2

Fort Pierce, US
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jgould2 Gold Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for his excellent and frequent contributions and sharing his in-depth knowledge and experience with the community in the Nikonians spirit. Nikonian since 13th Oct 2007
Thu 16-Jan-14 06:09 PM

Hi all.

In case you thought I ignored the elephants here are a few shots:


Camera: NIKON D700/70-200 f/2.8
Focal length: 82 mm (equiv. 82 mm)
Aperture: F5
Exposure time: 1/1000"
ISO speed rating: 200/24°
Program: Aperture priority
Metering Mode: Pattern
White Balance: Auto

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This is not a real fight, these are brother and sister and a few moments later he tried to mount her but she wasn't interested. By the way that is not his leg.


Camera: NIKON D700/70-200 f/2.8
Focal length: 155 mm (equiv. 155 mm)
Aperture: F5.6
Exposure time: 1/200" (+0.67 EV)
ISO speed rating: 200/24°
Program: Manual
Metering Mode: Pattern
White Balance: Auto

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Giving himself a dust bath. The smaller elephant is scratching his rear on the tree. They had both just come out of the river.

Camera: NIKON D3S/200-400 + 1.4tc
Focal length: 550 mm (equiv. 550 mm)
Aperture: F5.6
Exposure time: 1/640" (-0.33 EV)
ISO speed rating: 400/27°
Program: Manual
Metering Mode: Pattern
White Balance: Auto

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This cute little fellow knows his place in the line of march.

To see a few more pics go to: http://images.nikonians.org/galleries/showgallery.php/cat/26042

As always, any comments, criticism or advice very welcome.


JIM


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