Pinnawala is a remarkable place to visit. In this orphanage about 50 elephants are wandering around. Some out of the wild wounded by lacal farmers in protection of their crops and others born here.
Here you see a photo of the most impressive moment of the day, the moment that all the elephants are takeing a bath in the river. A new born baby shelters between the big ones that give em optimal protection.
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snunney (100000) 2011-12-21 5:24
A great capture of this youngster taking shelter among the older members of the group. The tight crop works well and the image has very good colours and clarity. A charming composition.
holmertz (53434) 2011-12-21 6:22
Very cute and quite touching. It's certainly an impressive sight and you have captured the moment well in a nicely cropped picture with very good light and sharpness.
Silvio1953 (144288) 2011-12-21 6:58
Ciao Gerrit, lovely wildlife scene with superb creatures, wonderful natural colors and splendid light, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio
Fis2 (98503) 2011-12-21 12:55
Beautiful elephants, curious scene.
I like frame, colors and sharpness.
Very well done.
siamesa (28121) 2011-12-21 13:33
Boa noite Gerrit
What a marvelous photo! Lovely scene and an amazing capture. TFS
jlbrthnn (76037) 2011-12-22 14:50
I hope that these magnificent animals are safe in this place. A beautiful magnificent and moving photo. Excellent quality. Bravo.
Good night. Joyeux Noël!
rodgerg (55767) 2011-12-23 9:30
Goed avond best Gerrit,
Very efficience framing for this impressive and sympatic shot. An image full of life with the attitudes of the differents elefants very well colected.
Vasa (515) 2011-12-26 16:37
So lovely scene with the baby. Many thanks Gerrit for your sensibility. Warm regards,
danyy (0) 2011-12-29 8:30
j'ai toujours eu un faible pour les photos animalières, étajnt proche de la nature sans être militant, je respecte flore et faune de toute région.
Une photo magnifique et évocatrice.
npecanhuk (75502) 2012-03-19 19:54
I love the presence of that baby elephant!
Very interesting and attractive wildlife photograph!
Sharpness, exposure, colors, contrasts, horizontal format,chosen pov and composition are all excellent!
TFS - congrats,
Have a great week,