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African Road Trip
« on: August 03, 2015, 23:29:05 »
July 2013 I did a round trip through Botswana, Zimbabwe's Hwange NP, Victoria falls and back through Botswana's Makgadigadi Pans and Kubu Island.

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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #1 on: August 03, 2015, 23:35:42 »
The baobab trees are so overwhelmingly cute (can you apply that notion to a tree?). The delicate colours add to the overall impression too.

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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2015, 23:48:22 »
A great series! Victoria falls from above is interesting, it looks like there is a huge crack in the earth's crust.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #3 on: August 03, 2015, 23:53:55 »
what clarity of light colours and form. adorable
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #4 on: August 04, 2015, 06:03:06 »
great selection for a thread - beautiful
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« Reply #5 on: August 04, 2015, 06:03:44 »
great selection for a thread - beautiful
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #6 on: August 04, 2015, 08:25:38 »
Thanks for all the nice comments. I do however battle with the processing of the second photo, and are not happy as it is done. It was taken into the sun with my D300, and every way I process it it has that HDR type look.

Anyone that would care to have a try at it? I have a RAW file for it.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #7 on: August 04, 2015, 10:27:34 »
What a trip! I quite like the Victoria falls shot.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #8 on: August 04, 2015, 11:18:58 »
Great series. I really love the trees, they are my favourites - especially the last one. But I also happen to really like the second pic btw.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #9 on: August 04, 2015, 17:21:44 »
Here is one with some star trials over the Boabab trees, as well as an aerial photograph of the island.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #10 on: August 04, 2015, 20:05:32 »
Thanks for all the nice comments. I do however battle with the processing of the second photo, and are not happy as it is done. It was taken into the sun with my D300, and every way I process it it has that HDR type look.

Anyone that would care to have a try at it? I have a RAW file for it.

yes for sure - bring it on!!

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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #11 on: August 04, 2015, 22:33:38 »
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« Reply #12 on: August 04, 2015, 23:05:40 »
maybe?
maybe not?
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #13 on: August 04, 2015, 23:07:51 »
I like what you did to the sky, the grass etc was a touch warmer on the day.
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Re: African Road Trip
« Reply #14 on: August 04, 2015, 23:23:50 »
like so?
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