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On the Great Plains


Posted by Morkel Erasmus on Mon Nov 12, 2018 2:18 pm

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A moment envisaged before it happened. Saw a giraffe coming from the other side of the road in the Mara Triangle...instructed our guide to hang back and wait for him to move into the cluster of balanite trees on the left. Boom...

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by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 13, 2018 5:07 am
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Classic African plains view, Morkel. Good thinking, and planning on your part, and beautifully executed!

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by david fletcher on Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:43 am
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As Carol said. Classic Africa well planned Morkel. Love the sense of the endless plains.
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by Ed Cordes on Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:50 pm
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Great job of waiting. I really like the line of trees in the right of the frame as well as the low angle.
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by SMB on Fri Nov 16, 2018 5:05 pm
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Lovely. Great spacing of the trees and left to right flow of the image.
Really like the pulled back aspect of the image, gives a nice sense of place.
 

by Cindy Marple on Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:36 pm
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Wow you sure picked a fabulous spot to wait for the action! Wonderful composition, great moment with the giraffe just nibbling at the lone twig.
 

by Paul Rossi on Sun Nov 18, 2018 8:55 pm
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Great composition as a result of great vision and anticipation.  A rare opportunity intelligently taken advantage of. I know the feeling when it comes together, so "boom" brought a smile to my face.
 

by Nate Chappell on Sat Nov 24, 2018 3:26 pm
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Beautiful image Morkel, the spacing of the trees makes this work really well.
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by Morkel Erasmus on Sun Nov 25, 2018 10:00 pm
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by Des on Thu Dec 06, 2018 4:43 am
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A picturesque scene well timed. I wonder if loosing a smidgen more of the grass would make the crop even stronger. Gorgeous all the same.
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