Considering this guy was in musth, he was quite calm. The shot is taken at 100mm, so you can see he was quite close!

Phinda Private Reserve, South Africa

loxodanta africana

Canon EOS 1Ds Mark II ,Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM 1/200s f/6.3 at 100.0mm iso500

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ellie, male, tusk

I am an amateur photographer with a love of travel. I mostly enjoy landscape and wildlife photography. I live in California which provides a great deal of opportunities for great photography.

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  • Meladana
    Meladanaalmost 4 years ago

    Brilliant close up, lovely detail and light!

  • Thank you!

    – Michael Moss

  • David Clarke
    David Clarkealmost 4 years ago

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesalmost 4 years ago

    Stunning capture Michael!

  • Ray Clarke
    Ray Clarkealmost 4 years ago

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    sarnia2almost 4 years ago

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  • marella
    marellaalmost 4 years ago

  • Neutro
    Neutroover 3 years ago

    Mervelous animal, Wonderful shot!

  • Thank you for your great comments!

    – Michael Moss

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