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Stork in flight

By Ravinss
This too was taken on elephant back during an evening safari.
I tried any number of times to get these guys in flight... this is possibly the clearest photo I have of them.
It's surprisingly hard to hold a 500mm lens steady while sitting on the back of an elephant that would rather just wander and eat grass.
I can't remember the exact name of the type of stork... though I think it may be a black stork
Image details
Image size
900x601px 66.24 KB
Make
NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D300
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
Aperture
F/6.3
Focal Length
500 mm
ISO Speed
320
Date Taken
May 25, 2008, 5:25:49 PM
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© 2008 - 2021 Ravinss
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treesofmachinery's avatar
"It's surprisingly hard to hold a 500mm lens steady while sitting on the back of an elephant that would rather just wander and eat grass."

lmfao.. we all feel SO SORRY for you... :D
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