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This is a Trumpeter Hornbill in the act of eating a berry deep in the riverine forest around the Victoria Falls,Zambia

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“All Things Photographic”
“Nature in its Entirety-Nothing Man Made”
“Capture Fun”
“The Birds”
“Closeups in Nature”
“Animals of Africa -Best of the Best”
“Bugs and Animals on Flowers in Macro”

Canon 7d and canon 500mm lens at 700mm with 1.4x extender f 10.0 1/1250s iso 1250





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bird, hornbill, trumpeter, wild eating, berry, forest, victoria falls, zambia, africa

I am an amateur photographer and mostly photograph wildlife and have a special love for WILD big cats and birds.I am self taught and have never attended a course in photography.I exclusively photograph animals in the WILD which is always challenging! I use only canon equipment and now have 7d , t3i,and power shot 40 sx hs camera`s and use canon 28-135 mm,70-200mm f 2.8 ,100-400mm f 5.6,and 500mm f/4 lenses.

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  • Marilyn Grimble
    Marilyn Grimble11 months ago

    Wow! What timing … Did you use rapid fire?

  • Thanks,Marilyn,yes i used aperture priority and rapid fire,so a bit of luck but you make your luck by being there!!

    – jozi1

  • icesrun
    icesrun11 months ago

    WHAT A FANTASTIC SHOT!! SO GOOD! HIS BEAK LOOKS A LITTLE WORN

  • Thanks much,Ciana really happy with this one!!

    – jozi1

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...11 months ago


    15 September 2013 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • My pleasure,Kon:)

    – jozi1

  • David Clarke
    David Clarke11 months ago

  • My pleasure ,David:)

    – jozi1

  • TeresaB
    TeresaB11 months ago

    September 15, 2013

    Beautiful work!

  • Thanks very much,Teresa :)

    – jozi1

  • Larry Trupp
    Larry Trupp11 months ago

    Very nice capture Tony

  • Thanks,Larry :)

    – jozi1

  • John Velocci
    John Velocci11 months ago

  • Thanks,baneling:)

    – jozi1

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjes11 months ago


    Beautiful capture!

  • Thanks,Maggie :)

    – jozi1

  • Evita
    Evita11 months ago

    Beautiful work !!!

    Click on the link below to view your feature and congratulate your fellow artists
    Nature In Its Entirety-NOTHING MAN MADE ~ FEATURE GALLERY ~ September 17th, 2013

  • Many thanks,Evita for the feature :)

    – jozi1

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheep11 months ago

    Congratulations on your Feature!! Excellent work! Gena

  • Thanks very much,Gena :)

    – jozi1

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