Nzou is the Shone word for elephant. This one I found beside the road close to Vic falls.
Scanned from grainy old print film
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corjan3 (2095) 2011-03-19 21:40
Don't frame it, just throw it! Fabulous picture of my favourite animal.
vrabieionut (2189) 2011-03-20 1:21
Good shot.....a beautiful capture,very good framing and nice colors
a pleasant day
ifege (10363) 2011-03-20 2:23
Great scan from your archives Steve. The elephant is perfect.
mozzy27 (2) 2011-03-22 1:47
Fantastic action shot of Elephant letting you know that this is his territory, superbly captured and framed. What a great experience and memory.
holmertz (43767) 2011-03-23 14:07
You were lucky to see this nice giant just by the road. I went all over Hwange National Park without seeing more than fresh dung. You got its head from a perfect angle and seem to have enjoyed a good eye contact. The dense vegetation provides a good background.
delpeoples (54471) 2011-03-28 3:53
I've learnt a new word, TE's great for learning a little bit about other languages. This nzou looks like he's posing specfically for you. What a personality. He's positioned well, to the right of the frame, the depth of field is excellent and the colours deep and very natural. Great shot, TFS and I wish you a good week.
- Copyright: Stephen Harnett (SteveH) (6247)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 1989-01-00
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Minolta X-700 35mm SLR, Tokina 60-300 4.5/5.6, Fuji 400 color
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2011-03-19 16:48
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