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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by PRWIN » Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:28 pm

lion queen wrote:Leopard action..............

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lion queen looking at this again you could not have been in a better position, wish we could have been able to move around for mine, too much distractions in the background, You would have had amazing landing if the grass was shorter :clap: :clap: :clap:

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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by lion queen » Wed Jan 18, 2017 12:49 pm

Thank you for your kind comments PRWIN!! :gflower: :gflower:

If only you knew how many km we drove that morning to get into a better position!!

On the road to Satara from Skukuza. We sat in a huge road block and I could see leopard moving around in the tree.

So we turned around and drove one of those gravel loops and got back on the tar North of the tree and went down the road hoping that the block would be less on the north side. Which it actually was.

PLUS leopard had waited all patiently for us to get back to the sighting, before he decided to get down!!

And luckily I play in the evenings with my camera and get that out of the way :wink: :wink: So had all settings as good as I could get them and praying that I would be quick enough to get that dismount.

But ja some you just have to be glad you could at least get one photo! :gflower:
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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by manicwalker » Thu Jan 19, 2017 4:25 am

PRWIN & LQ..
Your action photos are great :thumbs_up: :thumbs_up:
Thanks for sharing :k ...
Looking at your amazing photos is really so enjoyable :clap: :clap:

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Unread post by PRWIN » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:13 am

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Unread post by lion queen » Thu Jan 19, 2017 8:35 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Love how the dust contribute to the action!!!
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Unread post by manicwalker » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:26 am

PRWIN,
Thats a great "action shot" :clap: :clap:
Love the ellie action... :thumbs_up:
Hope neither ellie got badly injured in their "tussle" :roll:

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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Fri Jan 20, 2017 4:31 am

I just love the colors in the dust. Action with technicolor. :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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Unread post by PRWIN » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:06 am

Thanks all

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Unread post by Elsa » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:09 am

Wow, great action shots! :clap:

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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:16 am

Oh wow!!!!

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

She not taking any c**p from the King today!!!
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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by lion queen » Fri Jan 20, 2017 8:21 am

Hyena playtime action

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Unread post by roaneric » Sat Jan 21, 2017 9:20 am

A few of my action shots from my trip in January
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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by Crested Val » Sat Jan 21, 2017 3:05 pm

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I long each day for my beloved Kruger!!!! :thumbs_up:

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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by Meandering Mouse » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:51 am

Great action shots :D :thumbs_up:

PRWIN, that is not a guy in touch with his feminine side. Very dramatic.

Lion Queen, I love the playful element of hyenas. :thumbs_up:

Roaneric, Now I want to go straight back to Kruger....sigh

Val, your hippo really looks to be on a mission. I would not like to get into that big fellows way.
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Re: Photo Theme: Action Shots

Unread post by lion queen » Mon Jan 23, 2017 11:21 am

:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:

Just love the action photos roaneric!!!!
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