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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 05, 2016 7:30 pm

Thank you for the comments!!

Superb series of Impala action shots Jesscan1 :clap: :clap: :clap:

Heron surfing on the Hippo's back... :dance:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Wed Jan 06, 2016 11:38 am

Great shot Jan! It looks as if the Hippo wants to get rid of the surfer! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Mon Jan 11, 2016 6:19 pm

It was a hot day and the Impala were really thirsty running down to the water's edge and happily drinking at Sunset Dam, not worrying about the Crocodiles that were around them.
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One of the Crocs move ... and the Impala stop drinking and move around with not much space between the Crocs and themselves.
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1. A Croc suddenly SNAPS open it's mouth and ...
2. one of the Impala gets a huge "skrik" and jumps high into the air. Impala start jumping around with fright ... almost standing on the Crocodiles around them


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Check how high this poor Impala jumps in order to get away ...
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She jumps right over the other Impala and the Crocodiles.
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Jan 11, 2016 7:15 pm

Love your surfer Jan and think we saw the same Heron when we were there recently....although not surfing :lol:

Amazing series of photos Jesscan. Very athletic impala!! :thumbs_up:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Mon Jan 11, 2016 8:54 pm

Thank you for the comments :thumbs_up:

Superb Impala series........cant believe they walk over and stand so close to the Croc :big_eyes:

Thank you for helping to keep the thread alive :thumbs_up:

They are so photographic ........with beautiful colours...

Reflection..

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Mon Jan 11, 2016 10:05 pm

Stunning Jan :clap: :clap:

Your photography is so inspirational and makes me want to work all that bit harder to learn and get it right.
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by meercatmaz » Tue Jan 12, 2016 12:49 am

Superb series of impala v croc shots Jesscan1 :clap:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 12, 2016 7:31 am

What a sighting Jesscan1! Stunning series of pictures of the Impala among the Crocodiles! Absolutely fantastic! :clap: :clap:

@ Jan van Wyk: Your picture doesn't show Jan! :hmz:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Tue Jan 12, 2016 4:26 pm

Thanks for the comments.

Nothing wrong with your photography Tessa :thumbs_up:

Tx Hilda......dont know what happened..last night it was fine.....reloaded :thumbs_up:

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Tue Jan 12, 2016 5:22 pm

Thanks Jan! Problem solved! :dance: :dance:

Beautiful picture of the White-faced Duck! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:23 am

I have other photos taken at Sunset Dam, which I still need to sift through after our recent trip to Kruger, but this is just a simple scenic shot for now.

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by hilda » Sun Jan 17, 2016 10:35 am

Beautiful, thank you for sharing Tessa G! :clap: :clap:
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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:28 am

Fish Eagle on it's way to catch a fish at Sunset Dam

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Jan van Wyk » Sun Jan 17, 2016 11:50 am

Superb moment captured and great photography :clap: :clap:

Did he hunt early morning?

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Re: Sunset Dam

Unread post by Tessa G » Sun Jan 17, 2016 1:20 pm

Fantastic Jesscan1 :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
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