PLEASE VIEW LARGE – Bull Elephant – Loxodonta africana – Mpumalanga,South Africa


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My interest in the field of photography began in childhood, starting with film, then a ‘splatter’ of videography and finally the migration to DSLR photography.

I hope you enjoy viewing my interpretation of the Natural World through my lens.

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  • Squealia
    Squealiaalmost 6 years ago

    he looks old and crusty, great image

  • He looks crusty as he’s just had a mud bath and it’s in the process of drying. Thank you so much!!

    – Macky

  • flame7
    flame7almost 6 years ago

    Gosh! He must be so old!!! Fantastic image!!!

  • Not old Kelly, just fresh out of a mud bathe. :-) Thank you very much!!

    – Macky

  • janpiller
    janpilleralmost 6 years ago

    Wow – awesome creature! You’ve capture fantastic detail – and I must give you Kudos for that – I’ld be running in the opposite direction!

  • :-) Thank you Jan, to run is to admit defeat, most if their charges are mock charges!!!

    – Macky

  • Jonicool
    Jonicoolalmost 6 years ago

    fantastic textures and details!

  • Thank you so much Joni!!

    – Macky

  • Fremme
    Fremmealmost 6 years ago

    wow, out of his way, this guys is in charge, great capture once more, how far away were you…

  • :-) Thanks very much, about 15m away.

    – Macky

  • Kate Adams
    Kate Adamsalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful Mr Macky, I thought I was looking at a David Shepherd…but this is better, the details are stunning!!!!

  • Thank you Kate, that’s one HUGE compliment!!

    – Macky

  • naturelover
    natureloveralmost 6 years ago

    Just magnificent- marvellous animal and stunning shot!!

  • Thanks so much!!

    – Macky

  • velveteagle
    velveteaglealmost 6 years ago

    This guy has seen a few hot summers.. Great shot..

  • Thank you Chuck, was a rather feisty specimen. :-)

    – Macky

  • turtlepath
    turtlepathalmost 6 years ago

    Wonderful…in a truck with a very long lens, I hope???!

  • LOL!! No not at all, no truck, no long lens, I was about 15m from him.

    – Macky

  • SandraRos
    SandraRosalmost 6 years ago

    JISLIAAK ! ! ! Such an awesome capture ! !

  • LOL!! Thank you Sandra for that indigenous comment!!

    – Macky

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