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Vines on the bank of Riverwalk in San Antonio Texas
Cristina
The Prince's Granddaughter
Ballet
Chuar Butte and the Colorado River
Bridge lost in the fog
A vertical ice sculpture
A man reading the newspaper in Tuilieries Gardens
The Beautiful Miter Basin in the Sierra Nevada Mountains
Fletch and the face
Ice sculpture on a rock
A crowded riverbank
Stone Pinnacle in the Mohawk Mountains
Hamrahóll Aurora
lil bo peep
Couple walking the bank of La Seine
Perito Moreno Glacier, Patagônia, Argentina
Mid Afternoon Frolic
Plant in a frozen droplet
Two Hoodoo formations along the ridge of Lake Powell
Goldengate bridge calling
Sunset in the dunes
Jungle babblers fighting in twilight
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A crowded riverbank

Masai Mara, Kenya. The great migration in the Mara/Serengeti is probably one of the most amazing spectacles that nature has to offer. I have been going to the Mara for 10 years and never managed to photograph a river crossing in amazing light until last September. It was toward the end of the trip and I had already photographed a few impressive crossings but all during the day in fairly flat light. We went to the Mara river very early as a wildebeest buildup had started next to one of the main crossing points. We didn't have to wait long before the first animals started to cross immediately followed by the main group.

TAGS: Kenya, Masai Mara, Nature

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Paris, France
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© Michel Zoghzoghi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2017
Total Views: 10
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 22, 2017, 2:01 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Focal Length: 500mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO1600
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