Hippo reflections by jozi1

A hippopotamus(Hippopotamus amphibius) watching us a little warily in a pond/waterhole near Lodolozi,South Africa.

Canon 7d and canon 500mm lens f 6.3 1/640s iso 3200

200 views 7 favorites 6 features as of 04/05/2013

Featured in the Following Groups ;

“Shadows and Reflections”
“Closeups in Nature”
“A Photographers Craft”
“The Silky Touch”
“Wildlife of Southern 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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  • AuntDot
    AuntDotover 2 years ago

    Good one, Tony! Did you ever see Lucifer the Hippo at the Wildlife Park in Homosassa Springs, FL? He’s an honorary resident there, as all the other residents are native to Florida. Here is his story. He’ll be 53 years old in January 2013.

  • Thanks AuntDot,been to Homassasprings a few times including a father son fishing trip but have never seen or heard the story about Lucifer,very cool and thanks for sharing it :)

    – jozi1

  • Dean Cunningham
    Dean Cunninghamover 2 years ago

    awesome work tony – love that green water too !

  • Thanks much,Dean :)

    – jozi1

  • Steve Randall
    Steve Randallover 2 years ago

    Fascinating capture Tony. Waiting to play hungry hippos….

  • Thanks my friend :)

    – jozi1

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • My pleasure,David :)

    – jozi1

  • billfox256
    billfox256over 2 years ago

    Between the Hippo and the reflection this is one fantastic capture!!!! Bill

  • Thanks much,Bill :)

    – jozi1

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkeover 2 years ago

  • Thanks,Ray :)

    – jozi1

  • dilouise
    dilouiseover 2 years ago

    An interesting and fascinating capture, love it’s ears!

  • Thanks very much,dilouise,hippo`s are strange but interesting animals :)

    – jozi1

  • Mark Hughes
    Mark Hughesover 2 years ago

    Splendid shot Tony.

  • Many thanks,Mark,my friend :)

    – jozi1

  • branko stanic
    branko stanicover 2 years ago

  • Thanks very much,branko for the feature :)

    – jozi1

  • Konstantinos Arvanitopoulos
    Konstantinos A...over 2 years ago

    5 December 2012 – 1 image per 24hrs

  • My pleasure,Kon :)

    – jozi1

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