This is a female waterbuck. Not a particularly interesting looking animal but this was an impromtu shot with back-lighting that worked quite well.
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emka (72206) 2014-03-13 23:51
Hello Chris, I like this close up photo of waterbuck very much. amazing big ears, nice symmetry and excellent sharpness. Well done.
SnapRJW (28828) 2014-03-14 2:39
Hello Chris - This is an elegant portrait of the waterbuck. The backlight is quite beautiful and your chosen DOF has separated the buck from the background very well. I like this a lot.
Royaldevon (25884) 2014-03-14 3:25
This Is a lovely animal portrait.
You have got the focus exactly right.
The features are sharp and nicely textured with the b/g oof and the backlight highlighting the hairs.
You couldn't have asked the animal to pose better than this!!
Have a great day,
yquem46 (38378) 2014-03-14 9:09
A splendid back light picture with a good neutral BG for this razor sharp portrait
Definitely one that I'd like to have in my own gallery
Bravo, best regards
rychem (18819) 2014-03-14 10:10
Very, very nice portrait of this animal, great eye contact, excellent light, nicely blurred BG, good sharpness and details, reagrads
ACL1978 (7463) 2014-03-14 19:45
Hello Chris - you certainly took good advantage of this opportunity - the waterbuck is in perfect position and the light through its hair is lovely. Thanks.
kasianowak (4600) 2014-03-16 12:02
Amazing portrait! I love his fully stretched ears. Backlighting brings out furry outline and creates pleasant bokeh in the background.
RhodieIke (11512) 2014-03-17 23:40
You have captured managed and presented this image of this Waterbuck superbly, filling the frame with his head, great light management, super colours, and great Bg, blur.
Love it, Well done.