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Gentle Giants (1)

Gentle Giants (1)

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Free Member, Sasolburg

Gentle Giants (1)

To me these animals represent the name perfectly.... Gentle giants! By that I would never advocate they are harmless, they are wild animals and know how to defend themselves, but when I have the camera in hand and I approach these two animals, they bring about a calmness in my soul ... Beautiful to watch and always a pleasure to photograph

I'm working on perfecting a different style for me and will be showing a couple more of these in the near future

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  • Ken Piros 22/03/2016 14:22

    How great it is to walk up on a scene like this and capture images. The style looks good.
  • gerla 06/03/2016 8:31

    A great photo work. I like B&W and the high key style
    lg gerla
  • Rebekka D. 05/03/2016 22:28

    very beautiful in s/w .. so light .. ;o) Rebekka
  • Adele Oliver 05/03/2016 21:32

    magnificent image of these beautiful animals - your title fits so well, Deryck .... compliments for this fine capture in the wild and your excellent presentation of them !!!
    best regards,
  • JOKIST 05/03/2016 18:59

    Was für ein herrliches Motiv !
    Hast du toll eingefangen.

    LG Ingrid und Hans
  • Mirjam Burer 05/03/2016 18:20

    very well presented Deryck, like a drawing almost...
    the frame works great and the giraffes are beautiful..
    have a good weekend, lg, Mirjam
  • Angelika El. 05/03/2016 17:49

    That's a wonderful, artistic style!!! Superb work...

    bw a.

  • viola d 05/03/2016 14:53

    I think both Sabine and Alfred are right - the Giraffes has chosen their best face profiles plus the one of the left (which is in fact the one on the right:)) has stuck her tongue so flirtatiously - i'm sure it must be Mrs Giraffe:))
    Lovely series, my friend.
    Hugs, Viola
  • Alfred Schultz 05/03/2016 14:00

    Each of these "kameelperde" pose
    in their most handsome profile.
    Greetings - A.
  • Mark Billiau. 05/03/2016 13:01

    Pretty nice wildlife shot of these great animals !!

  • s. sabine krause 05/03/2016 12:44

    the serene silhouette, the v-shape they create against the sky… it plays into the hands of your new style, and the characteristic spotted fur of the giraffa camelopardalis ; )) suits it perfectly – and vice versa! greetings, sabine. p.s.: love the seemingly different expressions/attitudes of the two: the left one being sweet-tempered and curious, never stopping to chew and work its tongue, while peering benevolently into the camera. the other… seems to be posing for a stern profile mugshot! ; )) greetings, sabine.
  • TOMO11 05/03/2016 11:55

    Beautiful wildlife picture. Great work.
    Greetings Thomas
  • Gisela Schwede 05/03/2016 11:11

    Sehr schön!!!!!!!!!!
    LG Gisela
  • Rainer Klassmann 05/03/2016 10:28

    Great shot and contrast.
    B&W was a good choice.
    lg Rainer
  • Sue Thompson 05/03/2016 10:09

    They are truly amazing and beauttiful creatures Deryck. I love to see them as they run, even then they look so elegant and beautiful. a superb picture. Keep up the good work.